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Lesson from practical exposure: Heritage walker

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

Consultants from various fields, an NRI and Australian health sector expert with his geologist son and seven students of the Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM), Bhubaneswar, besides many locals, formed the walkers for the Ekamra Walks on Sunday here. Jagdish Atrie, an epidemiologist with Department of Health, Western...

Teachers put stir on hold till March 9

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

The agitating teachers and other staff of schools and colleges called off their 12-day strike on Sunday and decided to put the stir on hold till March 9. The Teachers’ and the Employees’ United Forum took the decision after its leaders met Higher Education Minister Ananta Das and School and Mass...

BJP, BJD move CEO against each other

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

A day after the Bargarh police seized Rs 40.5 lakh from a car at Mahupalli on the Padampur-Bijepur Road on Saturday night and detained a father-son duo, a blame game began between the BJP and the BJD. Both the parties knocked at the door of State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO)...

4 more regions included in Rurban Mission

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The State Government on Saturday included four more regions in the National Rurban Mission for ensuring basic facilities under the scheme. With this, the number of regions included in the NRM rose to 14. The new regions are Puttasingh in Rayagada district, Marichamal under Koraput Sadar block, Kuanarmunda in Sundargarh district...

Dilip hails State Government’s hockey initiative

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PNS | ROURKELA | in Bhubaneswar

Senior BJP leader and Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray on Saturday praised the State Government for sponsoring the Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams. In his reaction, Ray said the State Government’s decision to sponsor the Indian hockey teams is a good decision and would go a long way in promoting the...

Man electrocuted in Ganjam

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR | in Bhubaneswar

A man was electrocuted after coming in contact with a live wire allegedly laid by poachers to hunt wild boars in Ganjam district on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Gadei Goud (45), a resident of Motajhari village under the Buguda police limits. Following the incident, irate villagers blocked the local...

No repair: K’jhar NH turns death trap

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | MALAY MOHAPATRA | KEONJHAR | in Bhubaneswar

The National Highway-49 passing through Keonjhar district connecting Kolkata and Mumbai is in its worst condition due to lack of repair. Heavy traffic on the dilapidated road is causing frequent accidents for which it has turned a death trap killing and injuring persons almost every day. Local citizens, including the BJP...

Man found dead with throat slit in city

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

A man was found dead with his throat slit in his rented house in Unit-IV under the Kharavel police station on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Gopal Maharana of Chandbali in Bhadrak district, who used to work as a carpenter. The incident came to light at around...

Wild jumbo sneaks into Jayadev Vatika

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

A wild tusker spotted near the Jayadev Vatika near Khandagiri in the city on Friday night triggered panic among the locals. They informed the authorities and the park was closed on Saturday as a precautionary measure. A part of the Jayadev Vatika boundary wall was also found damaged by the elephant. Bhubaneswar...

Anti-ST remark: BJP files FIR against Tathagata

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The BJP on Saturday filed an FIR at a police station here seeking action against BJD MP Tathagata Satpathy for allegedly tweeting derogatory remarks against the ST community on Friday. “School for Adivasis? Well, teach 'those' types how to shoot arrows, dance a dumb dance, make crude mats and all....

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