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UP elected as the chairman of the UP IAS officers association

Saturday, 16 Dec 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Praveer Kumar, chairman of Board of revenue, Uttar Pradesh has been elected as the chairman of the UP IAS officers association. Alok Kumar, the incumbent secretary has been reelected to the post. The election of the office bearers was held here on Friday in the annual general meeting of the...

BJP leaders demanding withdrawal of FIR against 25 persons

Saturday, 16 Dec 2017 | Pioneer News Service | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Ruling Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) leaders staged a massive demonstration in Barabanki demanding withdrawal of First Information Report (FIR), registered against 25 persons, including two representatives of local BJP MP Priyanka Rawat. The case was registered for allegedly encroaching upon government land, creating hurdles in government work and other charges....

Son of Samajwadi Party molested some female guests

Saturday, 16 Dec 2017 | Pioneer News Service | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Son of Samajwadi Party former MLA from Ambedkarnagar, created ruckus and molested some female guests on Thursday night. Later the hosts called the police after which the accused were taken to police station and a case was also registered. Reports said that former SP MLA, who was earlier accused of...

51% women, 44.6% kids anaemic in State: NFHS-4

Saturday, 16 Dec 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The State has 46.67 per cent pregnant women and 51 per cent common women, in the age groups of 15-49 years in both the cases, anaemic as per the National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-4 conducted in 2015-16, informed Health and Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena in the State Assembly on...

‘Implement rly safety recommendations’

Saturday, 16 Dec 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The East Coast Railway Engineers Association (ECoREA) staged a dharna in front of General Manager office here and DRM offices at Khurda Road, Sambalpur and Waltair on Friday under the banner of All India Railway Engineers Federation (AIREF) over railway safety by the Railway Board. They submitted a memorandum...

35K units blood shortage in twin city

Saturday, 16 Dec 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

There is a deficit of about 30,000 to 35,000 units of blood in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, for which patients and their relatives face difficulty at the time of treatment, said Police Commissioner YB Khurania at a meeting of the Regional Branch of Indian Red Cross Society...

Geological Rock Garden opened at Utkal University

Saturday, 16 Dec 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

A ‘Geological Rock Garden’ built by the Essel Mining and Industries Limited (EMIL) in the premises of the Geological Department of the Utkal University was inaugurated on Friday by university Vice-Chancellor Prof Soumendra Mohan Patnaik and EMIL India Mining Operation CEO Ashok Kumar Bal jointly. Prof Patnaik praised the industry-university interface...

2 held for taking pictures in temple premises

Saturday, 16 Dec 2017 | PNS | PURI | in Bhubaneswar

The Singhadwara Police have registered a case against two persons in connection with photos clicked in the Shree Jagannath Temple premises in Puri. On the basis of an FIR lodged by the temple administration, the case has been registered against Aakash Madake of Pune and Yugal Kishore Vaishnav of Raipur. Notably, both...

Drugs seized from city slum, two held in Haldipadia

Saturday, 16 Dec 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Haldipadia slum under the Laxmisagar police station is fast turning into a drugs hub in the city. Though the police have made some seizures and arrested a number of people, the illegal trade continues unabated. Excise Department sleuths arrested two drug peddlers from the Haladipadia slum on Friday and seized...

No need of GI tag for Mahaprasad, says Govt

Saturday, 16 Dec 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Mahaprasad of the Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri does not require Geographical Indication (GI) status, Law and Health and Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena has informed the State Assembly. Replying to a query by BJD MLA Priyadarshi Mishra on Thursday, the Minister said that the offering made to Lord Jagannath...

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