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RDC report only in April-end

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | PNS | SAMBALPUR | in Bhubaneswar

The Northern Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), who was scheduled to submit his report on the Hirakud boat tragedy to the State Government on April 19, is unlikely to stick to the deadline due to the delay in the recording of the statements of the concerned officials, sources said. However, the report...

NHRC asks CS to rehabilitate Satkosia villagers

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Humans as important as tigers The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the Chief Secretary of Odisha to rehabilitate and ensure the basic human rights of the villagers residing inside the Satkosia Tiger Reserve area and its adjacent areas who suffer immensely due to the prolonged inaction of the State. The...

EOW seeks to confiscate two ponzi firms’ assets

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | PNS | Bhubaneswar | in Bhubaneswar

The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the State Crime Branch on Saturday sought permission from the State Finance Department to confiscate assets of two chit fund companies, the Green Ray International and the Astha International Pvt Ltd. The EOW has submitted the lists of seized articles of the two firms, including...

Check artificial hike in onion, potato prices: SP

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Samajwadi Party on Saturday urged the State Government to check the “artificial hike” in the prices of potato and onion in the State.Party State president Rabi Behera in a memorandum to the Food Supplies and Consumer Affairs Secretary said the unscrupulous traders and hoarders are creating artificial scarcity of...

BJP seeks re-poll in 84 Ghashipura booths

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Alleges booth capturing by BJD The BJP on Saturday lodged a complaint with Chief Electoral Officer Mona Sharma alleging that the BJD captured 84 booths in Keonjhar district’s Ghashipura Assembly constituency in order to ensure victory of its candidate and Higher Education Minister Badrinarayan Patra from the seat. A team...

Bahinipati accuses CM of J’pore post-poll violenc

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Threatens to gherao Naveen Nivas Senior Congress leader Tara Prasad Bahinipati on Saturday accused BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of instigating ruling party leaders and workers of Jeypore to launch a murderous attack on his brother, nephew and son late on April 10 night after the first-phase poll. Addressing...

Man, nephew killed in road mishap in B’swar

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | PNS | BALESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Two persons were killed and one seriously injured as a truck hit their motorcycle from behind on National Highway-60 at Nalabahar near Basta in Baleswar district on Saturday afternoon. Reports said three persons, an uncle, his sister and nephew were going on a motorcycle to their village Rahasgovindpur in Mayurbhanj district...

OAS body seeks arrest of BDO attackers

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | PNS | Bhubaneswar | in Bhubaneswar

The Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) Association on Saturday demanded that the persons responsible for the attack on Marsaghai BDO SK Pati be arrested soon. The association said it would be forced to boycott the poll duty including the May 16 counting of votes if their demand is not met within...

Newborn girl rescued from Cuttack rly station

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | PNS | CUTTACK | in Bhubaneswar

Child Line officials of an orphanage here rescued a newborn girl from the premises of the Cuttack railway station on Saturday morning. The baby, believed to be either a day or two-day-old, was lying wrapped in a piece of cloth in front of the Station Manager’s cabin. Railway police sources said...

2 boys die, 4 rescued in Ganjam temple site tragedy

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | KRUSHNA CHANDRA PANDA | BERHAMPUR | in Bhubaneswar

The renovation site of century-old Bateshwar Temple at village Kantiagada under Ganjam block witnessed an unprecedented tragedy in which two boys were found dead and four more were rescued on Saturday afternoon. According to reports, Tarini Pradhan, a resident of Niladripur, was performing some Puja in this heritage temple when the...




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