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‘Paranoid’ BJP counters Muktikanta in same fashion

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | AUROBINDA DAS | ROURKELA | in Bhubaneswar

After having failed in his “mission to Delhi” to meet the Prime Minister, Rourkela youth Muktikanta was on a mission to meet CM Naveen Patnaik starting a padayatra on July 30 and finally meeting the CM on August 18. “The meeting with the CM was fruitful and all credit goes...

NHRC seeks ATR from Dept Secretary

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought an Action Taken Report (ATR) from the School and Mass Education Secretary over the death of a minor student in class room due to negligence of school authorities in Keonjhar district. Supreme Court lawyer and rights activist Radhakanta Tripathy in his petition to...

Tricolour stolen, pole vandalised at Inchudi

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | PNS | BALESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

In a shocking incident, miscreants allegedly stole away the National Flag from the historic salt Satyagraha Memorial Pillar at Inchudi village in Baleswar district. A written complaint in this regard was lodged at Khantapada police station on Saturday. The theft of national flag came to light after Salt Satyagraha Memorial Committee secretary...

School van plunges into canal in K’pada

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | PNS | KENDRAPADA | in Bhubaneswar

As many as 14 children and a teacher of a private school had a close shave, after the school van in which they were travelling overturned into a canal near Laxminarayanpur in Rajnagar area of the district on Monday morning. The students and teacher belonging to St Xavier Public School escaped...


Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | PNS | in Bhubaneswar

Test held for young artists at Baripada Baripada: The Creative School of Art and Craft, a premier artorganisation of Mayurbhanj, held different competitions in art, music,dance and painting here recently. Hundreds of children took part and received prizes for their excellent performance. The prize distribution ceremony was presided over by...

Laptops, mobile phones seized; 1 held

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | PNS | JHARSUGUDA | in Bhubaneswar

The Government Railway Police (GRP) here busted one racket involved in theft of laptops and mobile phones at the Jharsuguda bus-stand from passengers in the Boudh-Bhubaneswar night coach buses. The Jharsugada bus stand comes under the GRP. The arrestee was identified as Kablu Bag (19) of Boudh district, while his accomplice...

Two bikers die in mishap in Baleswar

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | PNS | BALESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Two bikers died and another sustained critical injuries after they were hit by an unknown truck near Phuladi Square under the Sadar police station on NH on Monday. Following the accident, irate locals picketed the NH. The picketing was withdrawn after police intervention. The deceased were identified as Indramani Dandpat and ...

Patnagarh gift blast movie hits roadblock

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar

Even as audience are eagerly waiting to watch the movie on the parcel bomb blast that claimed two lives in Patnagarh in Balangir district, the film faced trouble ahead of its release with objection from the family of the deceased. The parents of the deceased Soumya Sekhar Sahu lodged a written...

Six Odisha engineers selected for all-India body

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

As many as six members of the All Odisha Power Engineers' Federation, the highest in number, have been selected for different posts of the All India Power Engineers' Federation (AIPEF) in its federal council meeting held in Hyderabad on Saturday. In the meeting of the AIPEF, which is the national-level association...

Brahmapur engg girl students hold demo against college

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | PNS | Brahmapur | in Bhubaneswar

Girl students of the Parala Maharaj Engineering College on Monday held a dharna in front of the college gate and locked the main gate pressing for nonfulfilment of their various demands relating to their hostel. The students alleged that while the girl’s hostel is meant to accommodate 200 inmates but as...



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