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Puri roadside vendors seek relief from extortionists

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | PNS | PURI | in Bhubaneswar

Roadside vendors in the Badasankha area have urged the Director General of Police (DGP) to protect them from hooligans who are demanding extortion money from them every day and torturing them if the sum is not paid. In a letter signed by hundreds of poor businessmen of the area have told…

Area inclusion in RMC: R’kela activist laments apathy

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | PNS | ROURKELA | in Bhubaneswar

Says Govt fails to abide by HC ruling Noted social activist and BJD leader Niranjan Dash lamented apathy by the State Government in taking a decision on the issue of including Hamirpur, Nabakrishna Nagar, Tumkela, Tilkanagar and Construction Colony in the proposed Rourkela Municipal Corporation (RMC). Briefing to mediapersons here, he said…

Rs 40cr to be spent on N’pada MI project renovations

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | PNS | NUAPADA | in Bhubaneswar

Additional 4,482 hectares of land to be irrigated The Department of Water Resources is planning to spend about Rs 40 crore in Nupada district for repair, renovation and restoration (RRR) of traditional waterbodies. The scheme, which will be funded by the Central Government, has already been cleared by the Technical Advisory Committee…

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Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | Pioneer | in Bhubaneswar

K’pada BJD workers burn Ghadai’s effigy Kendrapada: About a hundred of BJD activists led by Kendrapada MLA Kishore Tarei burnt an effigy of former Finance Minister Prafulla Chandra Ghadai at Tinimuhani Chhak on Sunday protesting his outbursts against party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnik. “CM Patnaik is the most popular…

HM axed for misbehaving with woman teacher

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | PNS | ROURKELA | in Bhubaneswar

The headmaster of a Government school was suspended allegedly for misbehaving and indulging in sexually provocative talks with a woman colleague in Sundargarh district. Sources said an Assistant Teacher in Project Primary School at Gobira under Kuanrmunda block lodged a complaint with the Kuanrmunda Block Education Officer (BEO) Ajay Ekka that…

4 S’garh youths go to Delhi for work: 1 dies, 2 missing

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | MALAY RAY | SUNDARGARH | in Bhubaneswar

Lone youth discloses horror at workplace One died and two went missing of four youths of Sundargarh district who had gone to work as labourer in Delhi. One of them reached his home in the Rajgangpur area. The parents of the youths have lodged complaints with the Kansabahal police on the…

7 PLFI cadres held from Saranda jungle

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | PNS | ROURKELA | in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand Police and the CRPF personnel arrested seven People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) cadres while conducting a joint coming operation in the Saranda jungle on Odihsa-Jharkhand border on Saturday. The arrested have been identified as Laxman Narayan, Suman Minz, Siba Narayan, Prafulla Majhi, Ananad Kumar, Durga and Amar Singh. Besides their…

CM urged to stop mindless industrialization

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Hundreds of common people joined the ‘People’s Climate March’ organised here on Sunday. The gathering signed a petition to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urging him to take decisive action to stop mindless industrilisation in Odisha, which is going to be the worst victim of global climate change impact. The People’s Climate…

MasterPeace holds Peace Day in city

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The UN International Day of Peace was commemorated on Sunday at the KITT University campus jointly by MasterPeace India, KIIT, State Social Welfare Board, Department of Culture and Tourism along with some civil society and corporate organisations. In his Inaugural address, Minister of Culture and Tourism Ashok Chandra Panda said it…


Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | Pioneer | in Bhubaneswar

Paramount win in Gati Krushna Football Bhubaneswar: Paramonut Sporting defeated Bajrangabali Club by 2-1 goals in the league round match of the 11th Gati Krushna Memorial Div-A Football League at Unit-1 High School Play Ground here on Sunday. Paramount got the lead in the 18th minute through the goal by Apple…



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