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Moily to review Paradip refinery project today

Saturday, 27 Jul 2013 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas M Veerappa Moily reached here on Friday evening on a two-day visit to the State. On Saturday, Moily would review the progress of the Paradip refinery project and visit the Pradesh Congress Committee office here to interact with State party leaders and workers. He...

Uliburu loot: 7 forest officials face music

Saturday, 27 Jul 2013 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The State Forest Department on Friday initiated departmental proceedings against seven of its officials on the charges of their involvement in the alleged Rs 1,800 crore Uliburu mining loot in Keonjhar district. According to sources, the officials to whom suspension orders have been issued are forester Ravindra Mohanty, forest guards Bhagirathi...


Saturday, 27 Jul 2013 | . | in Bhubaneswar

Odisha suffer defeat in Shafi Darashah Bhubaneswar: Avimanyu and Suuny Singh both of Haryana smashed unbeaten half century each and guided the team to register a massive nine wicket victory against Odisha in the final day of their four-day-long Zone-D league match in the Shafi Darashah Trophy All-India Cricket Tournament at...

Women population declines in highly literate districts

Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Utkal Mahila Samti, Bhubaneswar, affiliated to the National Federation of the Indian Women, organised a seminar on "Protection of women and law" here recently. Senior bureaucrat and poet Bishnupada Sethi, Secretary of Indian Red Crosss Society, Odisha Branch Mangala Prasad Mohanty, legal expert Madhumita Parida, Smita Kanungo and senior...

Matriculation supplementary examination results today

Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Matric supplementary examination results would be declared at the Secretariat here after 10.30 am on Friday, while the results would be published online later at 2 pm, informed School and Mass Education Minister Rabi Narayan Nanda on Thursday. “The students can get their mark-sheets and certificates on August 3,” said Nanda,...

Gamblers rule the roost in city, contrary to cops’ claim

Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Gamblers still rule the roost in the city though the Commissionerate Police claims that they have been conducting raids in different areas to eliminate the gambling dens. More surprisingly, the gamblers were seen continuing their business openly behind the headquarters building of the Commissionerate Police itself in the city. According to...

Let rich students also be admitted in Govt schools

Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | IMRAN ALI | in Bhubaneswar

After the horrible midday meal (MDM) tragedy in Bihar, I have been continuously coming across media reports on MDM goof-ups in Odisha. Recently, people have complained about the presence of a two headed snake in dalma curry in a school kitchen in Brahmapur, creating much uproar. The case is under investigation....


Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | Pioneer | in Bhubaneswar

IPS body mourns PR Mohanty’s death Cuttack: The India Police Service Association mourned the demise of retired Inspector General (IG) Prem Ranjan Mohanty here on Thursday. A condolence meeting was held at the State police headquarters premises here under the chairmanship DGP Prakash Mishra. Among others, DGP Mishra, SDG Sanjiv Marik,...

Nissin Food’s Khurda plant to be ready in Nov

Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Nissin Food Groups of Japan, manufacturer of instant Top Ramen noodles, would commission its state-of-the-art food processing plant at Khurda on November 11, said its Managing Director Akhide Mastsuo. Akhide Mastsuo, who called on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday at the State Secretariat, told reporters that the Rs 100-core food...

Women protection force needed for Puri: NCW member

Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

A special women protection force is urgently required for Puri to build an environment of safety of women tourists and halt the rising incidences of crime against women at Puri, observed the two-member NCW inquiry committee constituted to investigate the rape and murder of a 14-year-old blind girl on the...



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