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Unit-IV market complex delay: BMC notice to builder

Saturday, 22 Jul 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has asked the director of Panchadeep Constructions Limited to furnish an explanation on the inordinate delay in their PPP project at the Unit-IV Market, failing which stern action would be taken against the firm for not keeping its promise years after years. BMC Additional Commissioner Alok...

Works initiated for 7K km NH in Odisha: Gadkari

Saturday, 22 Jul 2017 | BIJAY MISHRA | ANGUL | in Bhubaneswar

The Narendra Modi Government has started work for ambitious 2 lakh km National Highway to boost the economic growth of the country, told Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari. Addressing a large gathering at Angul on the eve of ' Bhumi Pujan' of four laning ...

DMs to submit flood loss reports by Monday

Saturday, 22 Jul 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The flood-affected districts’ Collectors have been asked to submit damage assessment reports by Monday, said Development Commissioner R Balakrishnan after chairing a meeting here on Saturday. “The concerned district Collectors have been asked to submit damage assessment report soon. They have been to assess damages on the basis of the rules...

A college student, her teacher at odds with their life’s realities

Saturday, 22 Jul 2017 | SEFALI SUMAN | in Bhubaneswar

In the eighties, Odisha has a mushrooming growth of colleges. Every panchayat can boast of one. The leaders of the locality set up colleges, and recruit lecturers with vested interest. Standard of education deteriorates. During this time, Rajiv Gandhi reduces the voting age from 21 to 18 years. Party politics...

Many BJD MLAs to join Cong: Tara

Saturday, 22 Jul 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Congress leader and Opposition Chief Whip in the State Assembly Tara Prasad Bahinipati on Friday claimed that seven to eight BJD MLAs are willing to join the Congress if former PCC president Niranjan Patnaik is back as the State Congress chief. “You know I don’t tell a lie. You will see...

Gadkari lays stone, promises completion in 2 yrs

Saturday, 22 Jul 2017 | PNS | ROURKELA | in Bhubaneswar

Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone of the much-awaited second Brahmani bridge here at Balughat on Friday and also promised its early completion in less than two years. Dignitaries like Sundargarh MP and Union Tribal Affair Minister Jual Oram, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra...

BJP legal cell holds ‘PC Pherao’ stir

Saturday, 22 Jul 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The BJP Law and Legal Affairs Department held a meeting here on Friday demanding return of PC (percentage) allegedly taken by Government officials during the last 17 years. “Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has virtually accepted that PC is being taken by State Government officers and employees. This illegal...

Legal aid booth for senior citizens unveiled in B’swar

Saturday, 22 Jul 2017 | PNS | BALESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

A legal assistance booth for senior citizen was inaugurated on Thursday in the office of the Sub-Collector here. District Judge-cum-Chairman of District Legal Aid Cell Ram Shankar Hota inaugurated it. District Collector Pramod Das and other judicial officers, senior citizens and advocates were present on the occasion. Hota while explained the aim...

Hirakud to release waters on Sunday

Saturday, 22 Jul 2017 | PNS | SAMBALPUR | in Bhubaneswar

The Hirakud Dam would release the season’s first floodwaters on July 23, following heavy rains in the upper catcment areas of river Mahanadi. The gates of the dam would be opened for discharge of flood waters any time after 10 am, informed Hirakud Dam Chief Engineer Harmohan Pradhan. The district administrations of...

State Police Football Tournament kicks off

Saturday, 22 Jul 2017 | PNS | JHARSUGUDA | in Bhubaneswar

The 76th State Police Football Tournament kicked off at the OSAP mini stadium here on Thursday. IG of Police (Northern Range), Susant Kumar Nath declared the event open in which a total of 43 teams from different police district besides OSAP Bn, IR Bn Units and Commissionerate Police teams are...



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