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BJP submits memo of 25L farmers to Guv

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The BJP Krushak Morcha on Monday handed over a memorandum with signatures of 25 lakh farmers to Governor Dr SC Jamir urging him to direct the State Government to waive farm loans and disburse fresh interest-free loans to famers soon. Morcha members and farmers led by its State president Shibaji Mohanty...

Bring petrol, diesel under GST ambit: PIL

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | CUTTACK | in Bhubaneswar

A day after Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan requested the Union Finance Ministry and the GST Council to bring petrol and diesel under the ambit of the GST, a PIL was filed in the Orissa High Court here on Monday in which the petitioner, an advocate of the High Court,...

BJD holds stir against fuel price rise across State


BJD members led by Biju Yuva Janta Dal (BYJD) Balangir president Lotus Sarangi and Lalit Nayak held a road blockade in front of the Balangir Collectorate on Monday against the continuous rise in prices of petrol, diesel and other petroleum products. The agitators raised slogans against the Central Government and Petroleum...

Manav Adhikar to launch door-to-door campaign

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR | in Bhubaneswar

The Manav Adhikar Suraksha Manch on Monday staged another Ghant Yatra (cymbal rally) at the MKCG Medical College Hospital and sent a memorandum to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik requesting him to fulfil all demands at the earliest. Expressing deep concern that their repeated letters have remained unheeded, the Manch threatened that...

Staff, infra crunch hits Tarbha hospital services

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | TARBHA | in Bhubaneswar

Tarbha NAC headquarters hospital is one of the old hospitals here. The NAC apart, 21 panchayats and hundreds of small villages in both Balangir and Sonepur districts depend on it. But this hospital has inadequate infrastructure and manpower. Consequently, the patients suffer a lot. Many times, the patients have to sleep on...

S’garh girl caned by principal; case lodged

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | MALAY RAY | SUNDARGARH | in Bhubaneswar

A first year college girl in her complaint filed in a police station of Sundargarh district has brought allegation that she was caned by her principal. The police registered a case and started an investigation. The principal of the college, in her reaction, refuted the allegation. Sources said Poonam Tirkey, a native...

Spl team takes stock of MKCG facilities

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR | in Bhubaneswar

A special squad led by Brahmapur Sub-Collector Siddharth Sankar Swain made a surprise visit to the MKCG Medical College Hospital to take stock of the real problems and affairs at the college on Monday. The team divided into six different categories reviewed the problems in the causality, indoor, outdoor and physiotherapy...

AAP gheraoes B’ngir DLO over labour issues

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar

The members of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led by Ajaya Das gheraoed the District Labour Office (DLO) protesting against the neglect of demands of labourers. Labourers have not received the labour card for years. Those who have received card have not received the benefits, alleged Das.They took out a...

Hilsa sells at Rs 300 per kg in Baleswar

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | UBACHAK MOHANTY | BALESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Hilsa fish is abundantly available in the local market of the district these days. The fish netting vessels are having a bumper catch of the fish this season in the last three months, mainly in the month of August. The hilsa fish size of one kilogram which was generally available at...

Aluminium is the metal of New India: Chand

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Aluminium Association of India (AAI), a member of Aluminium International and the apex body representing all primary and secondary producers of aluminium in India, organized a national seminar on Monday on the theme ‘Aluminium in Power Transmission and Distribution’ here. In his inaugural address, Nalco CMD Dr Tapan Kumar...



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