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Rs 3.26 cr for Aourabhata Anicut project approved

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

The State Government has sanctioned Rs 3.26 crore for the construction of Aourabhata Anicut project on Doliya canal in Raigarh district. Fifteen hectares of land will be brought under cultivation after the completion of the irrigation project. The scheme will help in raising the water table and provide for exit of...

NMDC to set up ‘Conveyor Belt Monitoring System’ in Bastar

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

NMDC Ltd will be setting up a ‘Conveyor Belt Monitoring System’ for Downhill Tunnel Conveyor No. 29 of Bailadila Iron Ore Mines at its Bacheli Complex in Dantewada district of Bastar. The company decided to take up capacity upgradation of its ‘Conveyor 310’ at Bailadila Iron Ore Mine at its Kirandul...

Rs 58 cr okayed for rural roads dev in Mahasamund dist

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

The State Government has approved development of a total of 34 new rural roads worth Rs 58 crore to be laid in Mahasamund district during the current financial year. Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Rajesh Munat said that network of roads will be laid in the district soon and all the...

Munda plays host on Kali Puja

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | Parvinder Bhatia | Jamshedpur | in Ranchi

Maintaining more than the 18-year-old tradition former Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Saturday played a perfect host at the Maa Kali Puja celebration at his residence in Ghodabandha. The senior BJP leader organised the puja and he distributed bhog to the devotees. Chief Minister Raghubar Das alongwith other senior leaders including...

Agrahari inspects cleanliness status of water bodies

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Following the upcoming ‘Chhath Puja’, Municipal Commissioner, Shaantanu Kumar Agrahari along with the team on Saturday conducted inspection of cleanliness status of major water reservoirs. Covering all 18 major ponds, the Municipal Commissioner during the inspection issued an order to suspend the Multipurpose Supervisor of ward 4. Also, taking stringent action...

Palamu admin puts embargo on Maoist’s immovable property

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | PNS | DALTONGANJ | in Ranchi

Palamu administration and police went tough with the sub zonal commander of CPI Maoist Kundan Yadav alias Brahamdeo Yadav of Manatu whose prime plot of land bought in Daltonganj and at Manatu’s two villages were put under embargo. DSP Heeralal Ravi said the administration has put an embargo on the plots...

Security for ‘Hunger’ death victim’s kin

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | PRANAV PRATYUSH | Ranchi | in Ranchi

The Simdega district administration on Saturday provided security to the family members of alleged hunger death victim, Santoshi Kumari, after a group of about 40 villagers reportedly entered their house, abused and manhandled them on Friday evening. The family has been provided security of eight policemen after they left the village...

Family donates deceased Puri kin’s eyes

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Eyes of deceased lawyer Laxmidhara Mohapatra, who was killed by some unidentified miscreants in Puri on October 18, were donated to the Eye Bank by their family members at the Capital Hospital here. Mohaptra’s father Harihar Mohapatra and son Shubhadatt Mohapatra were present at the time of donation. Sudarshan Das, Tanmay Mahapatra...

Puri lawyer murder: Main accused held

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | PNS | PURI | in Bhubaneswar

The Puri police on Saturday claimed to have achieved a breakthrough in the murder case of lawyer Laxmidhara Mohapatra and arrested two youths allegedly involved in the incident. The duo was identified as Jyoti Shankar and his associate Babula. Speaking to reporters, Puri SP Sarthak Sarangi said, “We have arrested the...

No-wage works to push Odisha’s distress migration

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

With the Union Government facing dearth of funds for implementing the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), its impact is being felt in Odisha. While Odisha is one of the best performing States so far the MGNRGEA implementation is concerned, funds flow on this account has slowed down and...



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