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Decision on bus owners’ demands by December 1

Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

A day after the All Odisha Bus Owners’ Association announced to go on a strike from December 1, the State Government on Monday said it is trying to resolve demands of the association through talks soon. “The Association submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister and me regarding their demands. We are...

J’suguda Vedanta holds fly ash use talk

Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | PNS | JHARSUGUDA | in Bhubaneswar

Initiated by Fly Ash Resource Centre (FARC), Bhubaneswar and State Pollution Control Board, a one-day seminar was hosted by Vedanta Limited, Jharsuguda on ‘Utilisation of Fly Ash’ here. Around 200 delegates from State Government, industrial houses, fly ash brick making units, potential entrepreneurs and members of media fraternity participated in this...

2 more farmers end life

Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Two more distressed farmers committed suicide in Kalahandi and Nabarangpur districts and another was admitted at the VIMSAR in Burla in a critical condition after consuming pesticide in Sambalpur district on Monday. Somnath Majhi of Pujipadar village under Narla block in Kalahandi district, who consumed poison late on Sunday night, died...

Naveen warns Pramila Malik over Amar Ladoo remark

Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

BJD MLA Pramila Mallik’s ‘Amar Ladoo’ (immortal sweets) remark on farmer suicides has at last drawn flak from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who warned her to refrain from making such irresponsible statements. However, Mallik said she has not received any such communication neither from Patnaik nor from his office. Notably, Mallik, president...

Villagers killed in SOG-Maoist clash: OHRC orders probe

Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

A day after three villagers were gunned down by security personnel during an anti-Maoist operation in the Karlapat forest in Kalahandi district, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Monday directed the South-Western Range Deputy Inspector General (DIG) to conduct a probe into the incident. Taking strong note of the death...

Cops clueless in doctor couple murder case

Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Commissionerate Police still remained clueless in the murder case of retired doctor couple in the posh Sailashree Vihar area in the city that occurred on Sundaymorning. Commissioner of Police Dr RP Sharma who on Monday visited the house again where the doctor couple, Prafulla Kumar Mishra and his wife Susama...

Rourkela cop’s body found in official quarter

Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | PNS | Rourkela | in Bhubaneswar

Senior police inspector Rajesh Chhatria working in the Rourkela Police District Headquarters was found dead in his Government quarter at Sector-3 in a suspicious condition on Monday. Local police seized the body and kept it in IGH morgue waiting for his family members who were expected to reach by evening. The...

‘Declare major Odisha hills as mining-free zones’

Monday, 16 Nov 2015 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

A State-level convention on climate change policy and sustainable development held here came up with a host of proposals to save the ecology and environment of Odisha and get a relief from the climate change impact. The convention organised by the National Alliance of People’s Movement Odisha Chapter and Lok Shakti...

Six arrested for stopping Maharathy’s car in JSpur

Monday, 16 Nov 2015 | PNS | JAGATSINGHPUR | in Bhubaneswar

Police on Sunday arrested and court-forwarded six persons for allegedly waylaying Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy’s vehicle at Balia Store in Jagatsinghpur district while he was returning from attending a children’s festival on Saturday. A large number of farmers under the banner of the Naba Niraman Krushak Sangathan intercepted the Minister’s vehicle...

Akademi organises poet Bhagrathi’s birth anniv

Monday, 16 Nov 2015 | PNS | NABARANGPUR | in Bhubaneswar

For the first time, the Odisha Sahitya Akademi celebrated birth anniversary of legendary litterateur of undivided Koraput district Bhagirathi Patra. Patra belonged to Nabarangpur district. He is remembered not only for his contribution to the Odia literature but also for his research in Odia language. His writings have made him immortal...



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