State Editions

Tito’s crime syndicate flourishing in JSpur

Saturday, 21 Jul 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The ubiquitous presence of gangster Tito’s criminal world stretches across the nook and corner of Jagatsinghpur district. Whatever the Crime Branch’ STF has unveiled so far is just the tip of an iceberg if allegations are taken into consideration. The Crime Branch’s recent action of nabbing, interrogating and releasing Tito...

Passengers urged to take precautions

Saturday, 21 Jul 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

In view of trains getting overcrowded during the Rath Yatra, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) launched a special awareness drive for passengers and urged them to avoid train journey on footboard, buffers and rooftop of the train compartments for safe journey. The ECoR has also requested passengers not to take food...

Villagers hold protest at Suktel site

Saturday, 21 Jul 2018 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar

Residents of Pardhiapali village in Balangir district on Friday protested at the Lower Suktel Irrigation Project dam site demanding implementation of the Land Acquisition Act of 2013 for them. As a result of this, work on the project has stopped. District Collector Arindam Dakua along with project officials and police visited...

No formalin traces found in B’swar fish

Saturday, 21 Jul 2018 | Ubachak Mohanty | BALESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The district Fisheries Department didn't find any trace of formalin, a harmful preservative substance, in the samples that were checked during randomly selected places of the fish trading and export- import hubs in and around the town. District Fisheries Officer Surendra Kumar Ghadai said as many as 16 samples were collected...

Formalin scare: Fish markets in Puri, R’gada raided

Saturday, 21 Jul 2018 | PNS | PURI/ RAYAGADA | in Bhubaneswar

Health and Fisheries Department officials on Friday conducted raids and collected samples of different fishes from various markets in Puri and Rayagada districts. A team of officials comprising of Additional District Fishery officer (Marine) Debendra Behera, Assistant Fishery officer Subhashree Das and Food Safety Officer Rajeswari Pati took part in the...

Rath Yatra celebrated in Pakistan

Saturday, 21 Jul 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and His divine siblings is no more restricted to Odisha and some other places. The annual festival has even crossed the “Line of Control” to reach neighbouring country Pakistan. A video of the Car Festival being celebrated in Pakistan is doing the rounds on social...

Maoist bandh cripples life in Malkangiri

Saturday, 21 Jul 2018 | PNS | MALKANGIRI | in Bhubaneswar

A bandh called by Maoists to protest against the Polavaram irrigation project of Andhra Pradesh affected vehicular movement in Malkangiri district on Friday. Buses of the Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC), due to security reasons, stayed off the roads putting the passengers into great inconvenience. Hundreds of passengers were...

Last rites of 5 Bhadrak schoolchildren held

Saturday, 21 Jul 2018 | PNS | BHADRAK | in Bhubaneswar

A pal of gloom continued to prevail on Rahanja village in Bhadrak district after the last rites of the five schoolchildren, who had been crushed to death by a truck on Thursday were conducted in the wee hours of Friday. Villagers in large numbers gathered at the village crematorium to attend...

Distress migration: Land ownership can put a break

Saturday, 21 Jul 2018 | MANAS JENA | in Bhubaneswar

In recent years, the Department of Labour reported about the upturn in number of distress migrant workers in the State as mostly the rural landless poor have been drifting in distress and going outside in search of employment to support their family. These migrant workers include children, minor, youths, women and...


Saturday, 21 Jul 2018 | PNS | in Bhubaneswar

Rotary Eye Hosp holds camp at Jajpur Road Jajpur Road: The Cuttack JPM Rotary Eye Hospital in collaboration with the JSL foundation and the “Udayabata” magazine conducted an eye camp in the Panasia slum area here on Thursday. Udayabata editor Dushmanta Rout coordinated the inaugural programme along with Jajpur...



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