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Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | PNS | in Bhubaneswar

CM nod to Interpretation Centre on poet Meher Bhubaneswar: Chief Minsiter Naveen Patnaik has approved an Interpretation Centre district on Nature Poet Gangadhar Meher at Barpali in Bargarh district. The centre would be set up by the Department of Tourism at a project cost of Rs 45 lakh. The state-of-art Interpretation...

Odisha man wins Rs 50L in KBC Diwali episode

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Diwali certainly brought prosperity for Sunil Kumar Tandi of Odisha as he won Rs 50 lakh in the popular TV quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati’s Diwali special episode aired on Sony Entertainment Television on Thursday. Tandi, a District Welfare Officer in Sundargarh district, made it to the hot seat of...

Guv is fully fit: Raj Bhavan

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

A day after it was reported that Governor Dr SC Jamir was unwell, the Raj Bhavan in a release on Friday stated that he is completely fit and had visited the city-based Apollo Hospitals for a regular checkup. The release further said the Governor is able to do official works smoothly....

K’put gangrape: TMC seeks judicial probe

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Trinamool Congress on Friday handed over a memorandum to Governor Dr SC Jamir demanding for a judicial probe into the Koraput minor gangrape case. “Eleven days have passed since a Dalit Class IX girl was gang-raped by four miscreants in military outfit at Sorishapadara of Kunduli gram panchayat under...

RBI ED speaks on challenges to monetary policy

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Alumni Association of the Department of Analytical and Applied Economics, Utkal University, organised the 2nd Bidyadhar Misra Memorial Lecture on Wednesday. The lecture series has been instituted in memory of the founder-professor of the department late Prof Bidyadhar Misra. This year’s talk was delivered by a distinguished alumnus of the...

Bijay Patnaik quits; Vedanta Varsity uncertain

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The future of the Vedanta University project in Puri has turned further uncertain after former Odisha Chief Secretary Bijay Kumar Patnaik resigning as the president of the project. Though the Vedanta company had expected a lot from Patnaik, his resignation has proved that he failed to arrange land for the project. "Yes,...

State Govt concerned over porous coastline

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Odisha Government on Friday expressed concern over the State’s porous coastline due to shortage of personnel and infrastructure. In a videoconference with the Union Home Secretary, State Government officials said thought it has established 18 marine police stations, there is a shortage of boats for patrolling and lack of manpower...

Dirty flows Ganga! No cleaning this time

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

Despite the Uttar Pradesh Irrigation department having closed the flow of Ganga through the upper canal for 20 days since Dussehra till Diwali for maintenance and cleaning purpose, no such work was undertaken by any ashram or social organisation. Something that remained the usual practice over the previous years. Old...

Firecracker sale ban flouted in Haridwar

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

Making a mockery of the demarcation of certain areas in the markets by the district administration for the sale of firecrackers, the same were sold from areas outside the sale zones. Observers say that there was hardly any area in the city from where firecrackers were not sold. The administrative...

3 members of a family poisoned, one survives

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | PNS | PAURI | in Dehradun

A woman and her two children were found in unconscious state at Devprayag bank of the Ganga river on Friday morning, the police said. Passersby rushed them to a hospital where two of them were succumbed and the third one was sent to AIIMS, Rishikesh. The deceased were identified as Pramila, 45,...




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