State Editions

3 S’garh boys in Indian team for Hockey World Cup

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

After three Odia boys from Sundargarh were named in the Indian men hockey team which will participate in the prestigious world hockey championship to be played at Bhubaneswar from first week of December, the mood among the sports lover of Sundargarh district is upbeat. Significantly, while boys and girls from...

Odisha Tennis Premier League begins

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

Odisha Tennis Premier League (OTPL), a first of its kind tournament in the State, was inaugurated by Odisha Tennis Association Secretary and Transport Commissioner Madhu Sudan Padhi in the presence NTPC Director (Finance) Kulamani Biswal and senior journalist Kishore Dwibedi at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. As many as 32...

‘33%-up direct tax hints Odisha’s biz chances’

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

Odisha’s direct tax has been increased by 33 per cent this year compared to the last year and it is a clear indication that that the State has all business potentiality even as it is primarily not a State of entrepreneurs. Union Petroleum and Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said this...

Globetrotting Czech tourists in Ekamra Walks

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

There were some interesting people participating in the 49th Ekamra Walks in the city on Sunday. They comprised two friends from the Czech Republic, who are on a world tour, a walker from Romania and USA and a father-daughter duo from the city, who are from Armed Forces, among others. While...

MCL hosts Public Sector Golf meet

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

The two-day All India Public Sector Golf Tournament-2017 commenced at the Mahanadi Golf Club (MGC) here on Saturday. Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) CMD AK Jha unveiled the trophy in the presence of Rajya Sabha member and former Hockey India captain Dilip Tirkey. Among others, MCL Director (Technical/Operations) JP Singh, Director (Personnel) LN...

Scribes felicitated on Press Day at Talcher

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

The Talcher Working Journalists Association (TWJA) held the 4th pillar award ceremony on the National Press Day here. Soumya Ranjan Patnaik joined as chief guest, while senior journalist and Editor, Nitidin Sampad Mohapatra joined as chief speaker on the occasion. Kolkata-based scribe Keya Ghosh, activists Srandhanjali Ray and Meera Parida joined...

Dacoity bid foiled in Brahmapur

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

The police have achieved a breakthrough in the dacoity case at the residence of former Ganjam Bar Association president Sisir Padhi at Minakshi Nagar here on October 27 and arrested five persons including the main accused here on Saturday. The arrestees are Rakesh Behera (22) alias Pakei of Panigrahipentha, Saroj Behera...

Block-level Mondei kicks off in N’rangpur

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

The block level annual tribal cultural festival of Nabarangpur Mondei was inaugurated at the Jagannath temple of Indravati under Tentulikhunti block here on Sunday. The rituals before the Trinity were performed and their divine order was taken for the fest. Besides, the symbolic torch, Mondei Mashal, was lighted to mark the...

Naveen’s home dist tops in education

Sunday, 19 Nov 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Amidst criticism by opposition parties over several issues, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik continues to be an invincible leader for the welfare schemes in the State. According to a survey “State of the States” conducted by English magazine ‘India Today’, nine districts in Odisha achieved growth in the fields of education, health,...

K’kote Varsity Syndicate poll deferred

Sunday, 19 Nov 2017 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR | in Bhubaneswar

The scheduled election for a Syndicate member post of the Khallikote Cluster University was put on hold for indefinite period, informed Registrar Dr Radhanath Rath though a notice on Friday. Notably, the lone post was lying vacant after MLA RC Chyaupatnaik was selected unopposed at a Senate meeting held on Novermber...



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