State Editions

Siblings' row: Cremation stopped for 81-yr-old

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | PNS | BALESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Nilgiri police seized body of an 81- year-old man from cremation ground and sent it for autopsy after one of his married daughters alleged that her father was killed by his eldest brother. Narendra Patra of Nischintapur village of Baunsabania GP under Nilgiri police station limits was missing since Tuesday....

CSR Forum holds talk on Odisha growth

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Odisha CSR Forum organised a seminar, ‘Inclusive Growth of Odisha: Prospects, Challenges and Strategy’ on November 18 here. Participating in the seminar, Secretary of Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Dr Sobhan Kumar Pattanayak stressed on promoting millets to reduce dependence on paddy cultivation which needs more water. Diversification of crops...

ITR, AIIMS hold Diabetes Day

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | PNS | BALESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The ITR, Chandipur and the AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, jointly organised the World Diabetes Day, 2017 along with a regular satellite OPD camp at Rasmi on November 18. A walkathon started at 6 am from PROOF gate (Station Square) to Rasmi ITR Colony where the employees of ITR, PXE, MES, PMU and denizens...

Captive mines or preference in bidding can boost steel sector

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | PNS | in Bhubaneswar

Steel is crucial to the development of any modern economy. India is the largest producer of Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) and is the third largest producer of crude steel in the world. India is also the third largest consumer of finished steel globally behind China and the US. The steel...

‘BJP pressuring ECI to delay holding poll: BJD

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Labour and Employees State Insurance Minister Sushant Singh on Sunday alleged that the Central Government and the BJP are trying deliberately to get the Bijepur by-election delayed. Singh told reporters here that there is a feeling among the people that the Union Government is pressuring the Election Commission of India (ECI)...

XIMB Rourkela campus still in cold storage

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | AUROBINDA DAS | ROURKELA | in Bhubaneswar

It was when Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had declared the Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar’s second campus at Rourkela that the residents who were disheartened over the IIM issue had got some solace. But till date the assurance of the CM has not translated into action. While the BJD said the...

Kunduli rape victim shifted to SCB

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | PNS | JEYPORE | in Bhubaneswar

The Kunduli gangrape victim was shifted to the SCB Medical College Hospital in Cuttack on Saturday night after the minor girl’s health condition deteriorated at Kotpad in Koraput district. The girl vomited in afternoon at Kotpad, where she was accommodated by the District Child Welfare Committee (CWC). Blood was found in...


Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | Baidyanath Mishra | in Bhubaneswar

Farmers pitted against drought, pests Vagaries of nature, coupled with man-made blunders, have placed the farmers in a precarious condition forcing the State Government to announce a package for pest attack and drought like situation. It also announced to provide agriculture input subsidy to small and marginal farmers who have sustained...

‘Bazaarfresh’ shop: Three women’s enterprise

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | SUMEET SHARMA | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Caught in the city's fast pace of life, tedious commuting and long working hours, many consumers don't have the time to buy groceries or would like to avoid the chore. After an initial reluctance, online shopping for vegetables and fruits is gaining popularity in the city. Thewww.bazaarfresh.in, an online fresh and...

File contempt case against Centre, CM urged

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

In view of the Centre failing to constitute a Tribunal to resolve Mahanadi disputes between Odisha and Chhattisgarh within a year, Samajwadi Party State president Rabi Behera on Sunday suggested to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to file a ‘contempt of court’ case in the Supreme Court against the Union Government. In...



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