State Editions

Let’s allow planetary forces to start global cooling

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | GYANENDRANATH MITRA | in Bhubaneswar

The temperature recorded in the month of July 2016 was the highest since recording of global temperature began in the year 1880. Summer season has become increasingly harsh, especially in the tropical countries. This is primarily due to increase in Green House Gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere around the globe....

Violence mars hartal; BJD, BJP workers scuffle

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The five-hour-long protest across the State organised by the BJD against the hike in fuel prices by the BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre turned violent at several places. Roads were blocked by burning tyres and at places like Ram Mandir, Raj Mahal, CRP Square and Patia Square, where hooligans with...

Scribe among 3 women misbehaved with by BJD workers

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

BJD workers allegedly misbehaved with at least three women, including a media reporter, in the State capital city here while observing the party’s hartal on Monday in protest against the petrol and diesel price hike by the Union Government. A group of protesters misbehaved with the woman scribe when she was...

Polls cancelled; sine die declared in Utkal varsity

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Even as incidents of pre-poll violence were reported from different colleges across the State on Monday, Students’ Union elections were cancelled and a sine die was declared in the Utkal University here. The inmates were asked to vacate the university’s hostels by the evening. On the other hand, irate students ransacked the...

BJD hartal throws life out of gear in State

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The BJD’s five-hour ‘Hak Pain Hartal’ from 7 am to 12 noon on Monday protesting the hike in fuel prices by the Centre threw normal life out of gear in the State. All the schools and business establishments remained closed. Most of the Government offices and banks recorded low attendance till...

Bombs hurled at SCS; security beefed up

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | Puri | in Bhubaneswar

Tension erupted in the SCS College here, following rejection of nomination papers of four president aspirant candidates on the Monday. Huge police personnel were deployed to thwart any eventuality. On Monday evening, miscreants hurled two bombs on the outer wall of the SCS. According to reports, total 39 nominations were made for...

Swachhata drive held in GPO

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

A ‘Swachhata hi Sewa’ Abhiyan was observed under the leadership of Chief Postmaster General, Odisha Dr Santosh Kumar Kamila here on Sunday. Director of Postal Services (Headquarters) Rajendra Prasad Gupta and staffs of the Bhubaneswar GPO and the CPMG office cleaned the office campuses and took oath to treat cleanliness as...

JSPL holds Bishwakarma Puja at Angul plant

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | ANGUL | in Bhubaneswar

Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) chairman Naveen Jindal celebrated Lord Bishwakarma Puja at the JSPL’s Angul plant on Sunday with thousands of workers, employees and local villagers. Jindal, said, “May the divine blessing of the Deva Shilpi Lord Biswakarma be bestowed upon all of us for development of the plant...

Remuna Revenue Supervisor in Vig net

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | CUTTACK | in Bhubaneswar

Acting on an allegation of possession of disproportionate assets by Baleswar district’s Remumal Revenue Supervisor Subal Kumar Roul, Vigilance sleuths conducted simultaneous searches in his houses and office room at different places and detected assets worth Rs 1,88,94,274 in his and his family members’ names. The Vigilance officers conducted raids...

BEd Shiksha Sahayaks allege misbehaviour by Secy

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

As many as 15,000 trained Sikshya Sahayaks under the banner of BEd Shiksha Sahayak Sangha, Odisha held a Mahasamvesh on Sunday and began sitting on an indefinite dharna at Mahatma Gandhi Marg here to press for their demand. A delegation of the Sangha on being called by School and Mass Education...



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