State Editions

Integration Day held, Indira remembered

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

The State-level Indira Gandhi Smruti Samiti celebrated the National Integration Day on the birth centenary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at the Indira Gandhi Park here on Sunday. Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Prasad Harichandan, former presidents Niranjan Patnaik and Jaydev Jena, former Minister Suresh Kumar Routray, Krushka Cell State...

World Day against Child Abuse held in city

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

To mark the World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse, a walk against child labour, a signature campaign and a human chain were organised by People’s Cultural Centre (PECUC) in collaboration with the Labour Directorate here on Sunday. Labour and ESI Minister Susanta Singh inaugurating the programme said that Child...

Mysterious animal returns; 3 sheep killed in Niali

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

While the mystery behind killing of sheep in large numbers in Niali in Cuttack district some months ago is yet to be solved, three more sheep were killed and one more was injured by the mysterious animal in the area on Saturday night. The sheep, which were found dead, belonged to...

Book ‘Great Orissa Famine’ released

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

As scheduled, a book “Great Orissa Famine of 1866: Na'Anka Durbhiksha” was released by former Ambassador Lalit Mansingh here on Saturday. The book, edited by Anil Dhir and Ramesh Mohapatro, has been jointly published by the Pipli Sanskrutika Parishad and the Amadeus Press. The first copy of the book was taken...

108 absentee docs warned of stringent action

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

Concerned over the doctors staying away from duties over a prolonged period of time, the State Government on Sunday in an official notification asked them to reply within one month or face stringent action. Sources said more than 137 doctors were absent from duties, but in the meantime 29 of them...

Dalai Lama to reach State today

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

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama would arrive in the State on Monday. He is scheduled to meet Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and attend a programme of an education institution in the city on the day. Sources said that during his two-day tour of the State, he is also slated to...

‘Settle 10-yr-old cases in mission mode’

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

Stating that access to justice is very important to poor people and access to justice is also equally important for good governance, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday urged the judges of the High Courts and District Courts to work in a mission mode to dispose of all...

Aid for crop loss due to rains by Dec 2

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

A day after the district Collectors were asked to submit reports on crop loss due to untimely rains in seven days, Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment Minister Dr Damodar Rout on Sunday said all affected farmers would be compensated within a week’s time from the day of receipt of reports. Notably, the...

Another farmer ends life in Baleswar

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

Even though the State Government has announced packages and compensation for the drought-hit and pest-affected farmers yet another farmer allegedly committed suicide in Baleswar district on Sunday. The farmer identified as Jeetandra Biswal of Baliapal block, distressed over the crop loss due to the incessant rains for the last three days,...

Farmers to press loan waiver in Delhi meet

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

The leaders of the Paschima Odisha Krushak Samanwaya Samity with an aim to highlight the problems before the Central Government left for the national capital on Sunday. They will gather for three days from November 20 to 22 at Jantar Mantar in a Kisan Swaraj movement where farmers across the nation...



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