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Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | Baidyanath Mishra | in Bhubaneswar

Sadist hooliganism at IAS officer’s house Throwing cow dung into Karthikeyan Pandian’s official residence from outside and then gate-crashing his house by a group of youths alleged to be BJP activists is an indication of the growing political intolerance in the State; and the incident has been condemned by many political...

Engaging SPOs to guard rly tracks advised

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

With railways have increasingly been Maoists’ soft target for attacks, deployment of Special Police Officers (SPOs) in Odisha for track patrolling, collection of intelligence and safeguarding railway properties has been advised by senior police personnel engaged in counter insurgency activities. As it has recruited tribal youths as SPOs to help police...

Kudumis seek ST status; rally on Mar 11

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PNS | BARIPADA | in Bhubaneswar

Kudumi (Mohanta) leaders have reiterated that their community be accorded Scheduled Tribe (ST) status. Addressing a Press conference held here on Saturday, they informed that a rally named “Kudumi Adhikar Rally” would be organised here on March 11 which Gujarat Patidar Andolan leader Hardik Patel has given his consent to attendThousands...

Lecturers’ convention in city on March 4

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Joint Council for Action (JAC) of the University and College Teachers' Association of Odisha and the Retired Teachers’ Association would hold a mass convention here on March 4 to press for fulfilment of their various demands, informed JAC coordinator Dr Amiya Kumar Mohanty at a press meet here on...

SAIL-GEDCOL pact for power unit at Mandira

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) and the Green Energy Development Corporation of Odisha (GEDCOL), a subsidiary of the Odisha Hydro Power Corporation (OHPC), signed an agreement for formation of a Joint Venture (JV) company here recently. The company provisionally named as “Mandira Power Corporation Limited” would instal and operate...

Siksha Sahayaks decry Govt apathy

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Odisha Siksha Sahayak Association here on Sunday pulled up the State Government for its dillydallying attitude in fulfilling their demands despite repeated requests. The demands include hike in salary, death aid and regularisation of all Siksha Sahayaks on completion of six years in job. The meeting presided over by association...

Kunduli issue: Cong demo in city today

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Congress on Sunday announced to hold a demonstration here on Monday to protest “the delay” by the State Government in providing justice to the Kunduli gangrape victim. Congress MLA and party SC cell chief Krushna Sagaria at a Press conference here said the party would stage a demonstration in Bhubaneswar...

U Bharat bats for supported candidate

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PNS | BARGARH | in Bhubaneswar

The Utkal Bharat has been campaigning for its supported Independent candidate Kuberjal Yadav, who is in the fray for the February 24 Bijepur by-election, for the last 11 days. A party release claimed that party president Kharavel Swain and other State-level leaders moved from village to village in two vehicles fitted...

Nrutyadham dance fest begins in city

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The second edition of the two-day Nrutyadham Classical Dance Festival began here on Saturday. Danseuse Subhashree Pattnaik held the spectator spellbound by her Odishi performance. Subhashree began with Mangalacharan. After paying rich floral tribute to Lord Jagannath in Mangalacharan, she presented ‘Srimati-Sripati’ depicting the eternal love of Radha and Krishna....

‘Cancel Cuttack CDPO’s retransfer’

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Nikhil Orissa Anganwadi Karmi Sangha would begin a day and night demonstration in front the State Assembly from February 19 to press for cancellation of retransfer of Cuttack Sadar CDPO Soudamini Mishra, informed Sangha working president Bijay Jena at a Press meet held here on Thursday. Jena said Mishra...

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