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JSpur Cong leader’s suspension revoked

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | JAGATSINGHPUR | in Bhubaneswar

The suspension order on Congress Erasama leader Sarada Jena has been revoked following instruction from the Pradesh Congress Committee, informed District Congress Committee president Rabindra Nath Mohanty. Jena, a four-time Zilla Parishad Member from Erasama block, had been suspended from the party in 2014 when he contested as an independent candidate...

Jumbo tramples A’garh man to death

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | ATHAGARH | in Bhubaneswar

One Binoda Barada(58) of Khairapangi village under Badamba police station area died in elephant attack in a cashew field near his village on Sunday morning. According to reports, when at about 6 am Binoda went to the cashew field for plucking cashew nuts, an elephant from a herd of three present...

S’garh admn to provide all help to rape victim

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | PNS | SUNDARGARH | in Bhubaneswar

The minor girl, who delivered twin girls on Thursday here and was sent to the VIMSAR Burla in critical condition, would be provided all possible support by the district administration. Meanwhile, her condition is stated to be stable. The 13-year-old girl was sexually exploited by a minor boy of her village....

Anganwadi Workers to get tablets, phones

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

In the present era of digitisation, the Anganwadi Workers would be provided tablets and phones for collecting the records in rural areas. The tablets and phones would be distributed among them under the National Nutrition Mission (NNM), also known as POSHAN Abhiyaan, launched by Prime Minister Modi on the International Women’s...

Naveen urges PM for Defence industry corridor

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi for establishment of a dedicated Defence industry corridor and an aeronautical university in the State. In a letter to Modi, the CM mentioned that Odisha provides a comprehensive ecosystem and state-of-the-art industrial infrastructure facilities for indigenous design, development and manufacturing...

Youth slashes tongue at Tarini temple

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | PNS | KEONJHAR | in Bhubaneswar

In a bizarre incident, a youth was seriously injured after he slashed his tongue in the Maa Tarini Temple at Ghatagaon in Keonjhar district on Saturday with a belief of appeasing the deity for fulfilment of his wishes. The youth, identified as Dasharathi Jena of the Thakurmunda area in Mayurbhanj district,...

Be doubly alert on safety: ECoR GM to staffs

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

In the wake of a series of train mishaps, East Coast Railway (ECoR) General Manager Umesh Singh on Saturday appealed to all his officers and staffs to be doubly alert regarding safety matters. The ECoR was recently awarded the shields for Best Performance in Traffic Transportation and for Financial Management Areas....

Bombs hurled at PCR Van; Home Guard hurt

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | PNS | CUTTACK | in Bhubaneswar

In a glaring example of the deteriorating law and order situation in the areas under the Cuttack Sadar police station, a Home Guard was injured and a Police Control Room (PCR) van was damaged as unidentified miscreants hurled bombs at them at Kurunti village in Niali block on Friday night. The...

Sex trade in city spa: 8 Thai girls, 7 youths held

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Even as the Commissionerate police have taken a number of measures to curb sex trade in the city, a high-profile sex racket operating from a spa under the Capital police station area was busted on Saturday. Acting on a tipoff, police raided the H20 Spa Centre at Bapuji Nagar and held...

NITI Aayog CEO interacts with Secys, DMs

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Aspirational District Programme, a joint initiative of the Central and the State Governments, was set on track with a high-level interactional meeting held between NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant and State Government officers here on Saturday. The meeting presided over by Chief Secretary AP Padhi was attended by the NITI...

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