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Khordha PEO held taking bribe

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | CUTTACK | in Bhubaneswar

Panchayat Executive Officer Kaibalya Mahataray of Bankoi gram panchayat under Bolagarh block in Khordha district was arrested in a bribery case on Saturday. The Vigilance police, Bhubaneswar Division, trapped him while he was demanding and accepting Rs 1,000 from complainant Jitendra Barad of Bankoi Dala village, Bolagarh for release of the...

OAS, ORS officers trained at SSU

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | CUTTACK | in Bhubaneswar

The Sri Sri University’s (SSU), Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies and Department of Good Governance and Public Policy imparted training on good governance to 20 OAS and ORS officers under the State Revenue and Disaster Management Department. The three-day programme comprised various topics on the subject as well as the...


Monday, 21 May 2018 | BAIDYANATH MISHRA | in Bhubaneswar

Row over Govt-industrialists nexus The BJD wanted to project the Mahanadi as a political issue ahead of the last PRI elections but failed as there were few takers. The BJP, which the BJD targeted with the river issue, rather registered an unexpected victory and created a flutter in the ruling camp....

Madhusudan Law College to be made varsity

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The State Government has decided to upgrade the Madhusudan Law College in Cuttack into a law university and enhance the welfare fund of the lawyers very soon. “Steps have been taken at the Government level to declare the Madhusudan Law College as a law university. The Advocates’ Welfare Fund will be...

Cobra spotted on airport runway

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

A cobra was spotted on the runway of the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here triggering panic among the passengers and forcing the flight to halt for some time on Saturday evening. The passengers alighted from the plane till the cobra was rescued. The incident took place at around 8.20 pm...

ICCR not to close its office in city

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

In a huge relief for the culture researchers, the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) has decided not to close its Regional Office in Bhubaneswar. ICCR president Vinay Sahasrabuddhe has made this clear in a letter to Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. “The review of all ICCR centres was...

Officials inspect J’pore Airport for UDAN clearance

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | JEYPORE | in Bhubaneswar

An eight-member team, comprising officials from Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and Airports Authority of India (AAI), on Sunday visited the Jeypore Airport to take stock of infrastructure development for operation of flight services under the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) scheme. The team led by Civil Aviation Ministry...

BJP to publish BJD Govt’s ‘36 scams’

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said his party would make public “36 massive corruptions” committed by the BJD Government during its 18 years of rule and 48 achievements by the Union Government during the last 48 months on the occasion Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the State on...

Devotee thrashed in Jagannath Temple

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | PURI | in Bhubaneswar

A devotee from Maharashtra was allegedly assaulted by servitors and his gold pendent was snatched in the Jagannath Temple here over payment of Dakshina. The victim identified as Chetan G Amolkar, a resident of Thane, was beaten up and injured for not paying a huge amount to the servitors as demanded...

State to promote 1 lakh bee farmers

Monday, 21 May 2018 | SUDARSHAN CHHOTORAY | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Honeybee farming, which is profitable with small investment and eco-friendlytoo, needs to be promoted as more and more farmers are showing interest in it. “Odisha was among the rare States, which were producing honey. We have to bring back that glory,” said MSME Minister Prafulla Samal on the occasion of the...



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