State Editions


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...

172 tested dengue positive

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

As many as 172 patients have tested dengue positive in 13 districts so far, said a release issued by the Health and Family Welfare Department on Thursday. While highest 115 patients were from Cuttack, 13 from Khurda district, 12 from Angul, nine from Dhenkanal, eight from Ganjam, five from Jajpur, two...

Odisha posts 22% growth in software exports

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

The State has recorded about 22 per cent growth in software exports in 2012-13. In value terms, the State’s software exports reached Rs 1,970 crore from Rs 1,611 crore in 2011-12. The exports by IT units, registered with the Software Technological Parks of India (STPI) and Special Economic Zone (SEZ) stood...

Joint replacement training at KIMS

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

The Orthopaedics Department of Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) has started a joint replacement training centre to train young orthopeedic surgeons with the help of Depoy Synthes Institute. There will be a basic Arthroplasty workshop of hip and knee on July 26 and 27. The programme is meant for surgeons...

Heavy rainfall predicted for next 48 hours

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

The Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre on Thursday forecast that under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over coastal Odisha and adjoining north-west Bay of Bengal, a fresh low pressure area was formed over north-west Bay of Bengal and adjoining coastal West Bengal. Rain and thunder shower will occur , while heavy to...

ArcelorMittal surrenders share in JV coal block

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

After withdrawing from its greenfield steel project in the State, ArcelorMittal has decided not to pursue its proposed captive power plant project at Keonjhar district and to surrender the allocated portion of the Rampia and Dip Side Rampia coal blocks in the Sundargarh district. ArcelorMittal India Limited (AMIL) Director Mahendra Pratap...

K’handi third Palli Sabha also against mining

Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | AJIT PANDA | NUAPADA | in Bhubaneswar

The residents of Palberi village in the Niyamgiri Hills region of Kalahandi district participating in the Palli Sabha held on Thursday vehemently opposed mining in the hills. The sentiments revealed by them were the same as expressed in the previous four Palli Sabhas held at Serkapadi and Kesarpadi of Rayagada...

Rs 15-crore swindling: Investors meet K’pada DM

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

About 50 investors, who allegedly had deposited their hard earned money at Bhubaneswar-based DP Investment Services Private Limited’s branch offices in Kendrapada, on Wednesday met the District Collector and lodged a complaint of duping against the company. According to the investors, DP Investment Services had opened its branches at Garadapur, Chandol,...



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