You are here : Home » State Editions » Bhubaneswar

State Editions

Gajapati incurs Rs100-cr Hudhud loss

Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | PNS | MOHANA (GAJAPATI) | in Bhubaneswar

The hilly district of Gajapati is estimated to have suffered a loss of at least Rs100 crore in cyclone Hudhud, which deprived lakhs of their livelihoods and damaged near about 25,000 houses. The district Congress unit visited the gale-hit villages on Friday. Tribals suffered massive losses as their maize, pulse, paddy,…

Illegal cracker units busted, 3 held

Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | AKSHAY ROUT | JAJPUR | in Bhubaneswar

Police have recently cracked several illegal crackers units in Chainpur village under Jajpur police station and arrested three persons. Crackers worth of Rs3 lakh were seized from them, said Jajpur SDPO Suryakanta Ray. All the three arrested persons were booked under Sections 3, 4 and 9 of the Indian Explosive and…

SP seeks Rs500-cr cyclone aid from Centre

Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Samajwadi Party State unit on Saturday urged the Centre to provide an interim relief of Rs500 crore to Odisha to take up restoration and livelihood programmes in the Hudhud-affected Koraput, Malkanagiri, Nabarangarpur, Kalahandi, Gajapati and Rayagada districts. The party submitted a memorandum to Governor SC Jamir urging him to take…

ECoR strives to check crackers in trains

Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

In view of the ensuing Diwali festival, the railway authority has geared up its machinery to check carryout out of fire crackers and other inflammable substances in passengers and Mail/Express trains in order to avoid any kind of fire mishap in trains. In this context, the East Coast Railways (ECoR) has…

CEC report unmasks State Govt image: BJP

Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Supreme Court-appointed Central Empowered Committee’s (CEC) report on the mining scam in Odisha has unmasked the real image of the Naveen Patnaik Government, said BJP State spokesperson Sajjan Sharma on Saturday. Sharma said the BJD Government looted the State by allowing the Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) and other companies for…

Posco’s wait for mine lengthens further

Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

As Centre asks State Govt to submit yet another proposal It seems South Korean steel major Posco will have to wait for more time to have an iron ore mine to cater to its proposed mega plant near Paradip, thanks to the indecision of the Union Ministry of Mines (MoM). The MoM…

Recruitment for 50,000 posts this fiscal

Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The State Government has decided complete recruitment for 50,000 new posts in various departments in the current financial year. Presiding over a high-level review meeting at the State Secretariat here on Saturday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik directed the concerned authorities to expedite the recruitment process. Stating that he would review the…

S’garh widow killed in jumbo attack

Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | PNS | ROURKELA | in Bhubaneswar

Elephant menace seems not to abate in Sundargarh district. A 52-year-old widow was trampled to death and her house in Kinjrikela forest area was completely damaged by a tusker on Friday night. Ura Naik(52), a widow, and her 13-year-old granddaughter were sleeping in their hut in Gaidega Jugaldih Toli village when…

XIMB launches rural marketing fair Gramotsava

Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Rural Managers’ Association of the Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (RMAX) launched its flagship event Gramotsava, a rural marketing fair, at the institute here on Thursday. The event provides a diversified platform to different institutions for promoting their products and services in rural market. Father Arockia Das unveiled the Gramotsava-2014…

Businessman injured in cuttack firing

Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | PNS | CUTTACK | in Bhubaneswar

A businessman of the city on Saturday sustained bullet injuries in his abdomen when a youth opened fire at him in the busy Pilgrim Road market near College Square under the Malgodown police station. Arun Behera (35), who runs a shop in the market, is now undergoing treatment at the SCB…

SOUND BITES

It's unfortunate that Sardar Patel, who dedicated his life for the unity of India, faced criticism and suffered hurdles in his political career.

Prime Minister —Narendra Modi

It is the law of diminishing returns. Unless you want to be a perennial host, there is nowhere to go but down.

Actor —Amy Poehler

The decision of the Swedish Government to recognise a Palestinian state is deplorable and strengthens the extremist elements.

Israeli Minister —Avigdor Lieberman
Site Designed and Developed by: Infomedia Web Solutions