State Editions

No standard in Gop-Balighai roadwork

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | PNS | NIMAPARA | in Bhubaneswar

Quality is compromised in the construction of the Gop-Balighai PWD road, a short cut route to the district headquarters town of Puri from Nimapara. Most people of the Nimapara constituency are dependent on the road to commute to Puri. After a long time, the Government sanctioned funds for construction of the...

Lakshman Patha Utsav at J'pore on Nov 26

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | PNS | JEYPORE | in Bhubaneswar

A poster for the Saheed Lakshman Nayak Patha Utsav was inaugurated here by Korapur district Collector Anupam Saha in the Jeypore Sub-Collector Chakravarti Singh Rathore, local MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati, municipality VC Surya Narayan Ratha, DIPRO Kagarnath Prasad Raiguru and scribe Pramod Patnaik. The posters described the rich culture and heritage...

Dalai urges India, China to coexist peacefully

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader and Nobel Peace laureate the Dalai Lama reached here on a three-day visit to the State on Monday afternoon and was given a rousing reception by the Tibetan community people, who had thronged the Biju Patnaik International Airport in huge numbers to seek the holy leader’s...

Shiksha Sahayak job aspirants lathicharged

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Police rained lathis to disperse protesting Shiksha Sahayak job aspirants agitating under the banner of Shiksha Sahayak Ashayi Sangha, Odisha at the Lower PMG here on Monday. Thousands of BEd degree-holders and Certificate in Teaching (CT) holders were staging dharna at the Lower PMG demanding engagement as Shiksha Sahayaks. The situation turned...

Another State farmer ends life in B’garh

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | PNS | Bhubaneswar | in Bhubaneswar

Despite the package and compensations announced by the State Government, farmers’ suicide continues unabated with another one, Pradip Khamari of Behera village in Bargarh district, ending his life on Monday by consuming poison over crop loss. He had grown crops over one acre of land; and due to the crop loss,...

‘Kunduli rape survivor develops suicidal tendency’

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | PNS | CUTTACK | in Bhubaneswar

Assuming that the Kunduli gangrape survivor has made an attempt to commit suicide by consuming several iron tablets at a time, the authorities of the SCB Medical College Hospital here have included a psychiatrist in the team which is now supervising the treatment of the minor dalit girl. “There is...

Basant Panda threatened at ‘gunpoint’ in party office

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

BJP State president Basant Panda was threatened by two youths at gunpoint at the party office here on Monday. The duo, identified as Pinak Mohanty and Sambit Panda, of the Barang area, who claimed themselves as BJP workers, entered the office and threatened Basant Panda showing him two guns. However, speaking...

BJP holds rally in A’garh, raps Odisha Government

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | PNS | ATHAGARH | in Bhubaneswar

Under the leadership of BJP MLA nominee in last election from Athagarh Biswa Sundar Mishra, a motorcycle rally of hundreds of workers with former Minister Sameer Dey and lyricist cum singer Manmath Mishra was organised here on Monday. The rally started from Birakishorpur and reached at the office...

K’pada, S’pur lead group point table

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

On the completion of the second day of the Odisha Tennis Premier League, the point table changed dynamically with the Kendrapada Contenders leading group-A and the Sambalpur Shooters leading group-B. In group-A, the Kendrapada Contenders with 59 points are leading the table. While the Puri Waves was placed second position...

Koraput annual cultural festival Parab begins

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | PNS | KORAPUT | in Bhubaneswar

The Parab, an annual cultural extravaganza of Koraput district, showcasing the tribal art and culture, got off to a colourful start on Sunday. Hundreds of tribals in their traditional attire danced to the tune of the unique local music as the festival kicked off from the shrine of goddess Sankulai Devi of...



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