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JSpur schools yet to be serious about safety

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | KAHNU NANDA | JAGATSINGHPUR | in Bhubaneswar

A reality check to various private and Government schools by this correspondent in Jagatsinghpur on Friday revealed that no foolproof security arrangements were in place in many private schools. To begin with, this correspondent reached at the Sudhananda Vidyalaya near Gandhi Chhak here. I was stopped by the security guard who...

BJD Dalit body holds stir in Jagatsinghpur

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | PNS | JAGATSINGHPUR | in Bhubaneswar

The SC and ST cell of Jagatsinghpur BJD unit on Saturday staged a demonstration in front of police headquarters here demanding justice and compensation for the Dalit people who have been victims of atrocities. The protestors fumed that after passing of a year, the culprits involved in rape of a minor...

Tarbha NAC town reels under sanitation woes

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | PNS | SONEPUR | in Bhubaneswar

While there is hype about the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the ground level actions seem to be far from satisfactory here. Meherpara (Wards 3 and 5) under Tarbha NAC is plagued by a number of civic problems, including the hygiene. Rathapara area of the town faces lack of proper drainage system and...

Nuapada SSA Project Coordinator under scanner

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | AJIT PANDA | NUAPADA | in Bhubaneswar

The District Project Coordinator (DPC), Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), has come under severe criticism for violating rules in allotment of tender and giving repeated time extensions to a Kolkata-based company for installation of solar water pumps in various primary schools of Nuapada district. The project funded by the Coal India...

Ganjam flyover lying unused for 18 months

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR | in Bhubaneswar

The Haldiapadar north bridge has turned into a death trap for the city residents. Due to faulty construction work in the bridge, till now about ten persons have died and many have been injured from the day one of the construction of the bridge. But due to political reasons, the bridge...

Better facilities at MKCG hospital demanded

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR | in Bhubaneswar

The Forum for Ganjam in association with several social organisations on Saturday submitted a memorandum, addressed to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, before the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Southern Division requesting fulfillment of various demands related to the MKCG Medical College Hospital. The demands include filling up the vacant posts, opening of...

Nalco CMD addresses Delhi institute convocation

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Youths should work for transformational changes to usher in a New India. It is the call of the time to perceive, predict and prepare for changes,” said Nalco CMD Dr Tapan Kumar Chand while addressing as chief guest the 8th Convocation of the Jaipuria Autonomous Management Institute, National Capital...

Amend banking laws to curb NPA: Khuntia

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Addressing a rally of the United Forum of Bank Officers and Employees at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on September 15, former MP and INFUC national vice-president Dr Rama Chandra Khuntia urged the Central Government to bring necessary amendments in banking law to check the (nonperforming assets) NPAs and punish...

NHRC issues show-cause to CS

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Odisha Chief Secretary to show cause why Rs 4 lakh would not be paid to a girl student of a school in Malkangiri district who was raped by a teacher. The complainant Human Rights Watch...

Swadeshi forum holds rally in Jeypore

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | PNS | KORAPUT | in Bhubaneswar

The Jeypore Swedeshi Jagaran Abhijan held a campaign for Chinese goods boycott, led by coordinator Dinbandhu Agrawal while Niranjan Mishra and other members assisted. A human chain taking the students from different schools, besides a rally, were held. The rally was carried in the main road starting from Traffic Chowk to Rajanagar...




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