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B’swar civic body construction on Station Road opposed

Monday, 21 Aug 2017 | PNS | BALESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

A construction undertaken by the Baleswar Municipality on Station Road has not only been strongly opposed by a civil society body it has also threatened to move the court if the authorities do not stall the work. The Baleswar Advance Parents’ Association (BAPA) pointed out at a media conference on Sunday...

‘WODC has failed in its objective’

Monday, 21 Aug 2017 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar

The Western Odisha Development Council (WODC), formed as far back as on July 2, 1999 as per provisions of the Western Odisha Development Council Act 1998, has failed to bring the desired level of socioeconomic and education development in ten districts of western Odisha even though Rs 1,046.22 crore has...

SGAT holds mineral growth awareness drive

Monday, 21 Aug 2017 | PNS | CHAMPUA | in Bhubaneswar

The excellence of three professions - medical, legal and engineering - depends more on how you practise than what you study in the books. So, students of Geology and Mining Engineering can gather more knowledge by field study than what is taught in the classroom." This was stated by Tata Steel...

Photography Day: Lens men honoured

Monday, 21 Aug 2017 | PNS | JAGATSINGHPUR | in Bhubaneswar

The World Photography Day and annual function of the District Videography Traders’ Association was observed here. Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout attended the event as chief guest, accompanied by State Planning Board Vice Chairman Bishnu Das, MLA Prashant Muduli, renowned photographer Biren Patnaik and multimedia software developer Sumit Kumar. Association...

S’garh: 682 identified AIDS-hit in 14 years

Monday, 21 Aug 2017 | MALAY RAY | SUNDARGARH | in Bhubaneswar

The number of HIV/AIDS patients is on a steady increase in Sundargarh district. As many as 682 persons were identified positive from 2003 to 2016. 112 died of AIDS during the 14 years. According to sources, from...

Priority sectors identified for MCL fund use

Monday, 21 Aug 2017 | PNS | JHARSUGUDA | in Bhubaneswar

The Rehabilitation and Peripheral Advisory Committee (RPDAC) meeting of Ib Valley, Lakhanpur and Orient Area of MCL was conducted by Jharsuguda district administration on Friday, where a lot of discussions were made to curb irregularities in fund utilisation in various welfare projects by MCL. A decision was taken to go...

S’garh woman seeks justice in hubby torture

Monday, 21 Aug 2017 | PNS | SUNDARGARH | in Bhubaneswar

A woman of Bonei sub -division appealed to the State Human Rights Commission and the National Human Rights Commission demanding justice in custodial torture and beating against her husband on Independence ...

RSP AGM dies in road mishap

Monday, 21 Aug 2017 | PNS | ROURKELA | in Bhubaneswar

An Assistant General Manager of Rourkela Steel Plant, Shyamraj Majhi (47), died in a road accident near Kutra on SH-10 in Sundargarh district late on Saturday night while two of his brothers, who were also travelling by the same car, narrowly escaped with minor injuries. The car lost control and overturned...

Capt likely to meet PM Modi, Finance Minister

Monday, 21 Aug 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi to once again urge them to increase the State’s borrowing limit to enable it to implement the farm debt waiver scheme. The Chief Minister, who will visit Delhi on...

Dera chief case verdict: Haryana on alert, Sec 144 imposed

Monday, 21 Aug 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Ahead of verdict in a case involving Dera Sacha Sauda chief, likely to be delivered on August 25, the authorities have sounded a maximum alert in Haryana and prohibitory orders have been imposed in Fatehabad district. Haryana DGP BS Sandhu was in Jind district on Sunday to take stock of the...



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