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Under-construction bridge collapses; seven injured

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | BARGARH | in Bhubaneswar

In yet another such incident, a bridge being constructed built under the Biju Setu Yojana of the Rural Development Department collapsed in the district on Sundayinjuring seven labourers. Sources said the mishap occurred at Dubenpali in Bhedan block when the slabs of the bridge were being laid. The bridge is being...

Prasanna opposes Rita candidature for Bijepur

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Rajya Sabha BJD member Prasanna Acharya seems to have revolted against the party leadership’s move to field deceased Congress MLA Subal Sahu’s wife Rita Sahu as the party candidate in the coming by-election in the Bijepur Assembly constituency in Acharya’s Bargarh district. Acharya, also a BJD spokesperson, on Sunday said, “No...

‘Quality edu institutions build good characters’

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

A good educational institution should strive not only for achieving excellence in teaching and research activities but also for shaping the character of its students so that they become responsible citizens. This is what Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said while addressing a workshop on ‘Quality Education and Role of Lecturers’...

Utkal Bharat team meets Minister

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

A delegation led by Utkal Bharat president MA Kharabela Swain met ST and SC Development, Minorities and Backward Classes Welfare Minister Ramesh Chandra Majhi on Saturday and submitted a memorandum demanding appointment of the State Other Backward Class Commission Chairman soon. The party pointed out that the State Government...

JSPL bags 6 golds in State boxing meet

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | CHAMPUA | in Bhubaneswar

Six rural talents sponsored by JSPL, Barbil have bagged six gold medals in the State Level Sub-Junior Boxing Championship held recently in Bhubaneswar. The competition was jointly organised by the Boxing Orissa and Khordha District Amateur Boxing Association. In girls’ category Manju Munda, Arti Gope and Jashoda Purty won gold medals...

Two Phulbani colleges witness peaceful polls

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | PHULBANI | in Bhubaneswar

The Students’ Union elections were held peacefully at the Government Autonomous College and the Women’s College here on Saturday. In the Autonomous College, Rupesh Kumar Nayak was elected as president, Biswabhusan Bhoi was elected as vice-president, Akash Kumar Behera as secretary, Gladson Pradhan as athletic club secretary, Hesan Kumar Nayak as...

Paradip Puja pandals awarded category-wise

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | PARADIP | in Bhubaneswar

On the occasion of the Vishwakarma Puja, different puja pandals were awarded in different categories. On Friday, an award giving function was held here. In the category of exterior decoration, the Jagatsinghpur District Truck Owner's Association and Paradeep Dumper Owner's Association bagged the first position. The Odisha Marine Fish Producers ...

Cop dies as rifle goes off

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | CUTTACK | in Bhubaneswar

A Havildar of the Kishan Nagar police station in the district was killed on Sunday when his service rifle went off accidentally while he was cleaning it. The deceased was identified as Saroj Patnaik. He was rushed to the SCB Medical College Hospital, but he succumbed to the injuries. The Mangalabag police...

Paradip College: BCJD wins all posts

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | PARADIP | in Bhubaneswar

Biju Chhatra Janata Dal (BCJD)-supported candidates won various Students’ Union posts in the Paradip College on Saturday. While Tarun Bera was elected as president, Sandip Palei as vice-president, Amit Mandal as secretary, Debashis Das as assistant secretary and Pujarini Senapati was elected as dramatic secretary. The election passed off peacefully amid a...

Robbers’ gang busted; 8 held, gun, bikes seized

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Keeping in view the festive season ahead, the Commissionerate police (CP) has launched a crackdown against criminal gangs and proclaimed offenders. On Sunday, the CP busted a notorious gang involved in several incidents of loot in the city. Eight miscreants including two juveniles have been nabbed and one pistol, four motorbikes...




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