Jagannath Temple to reopen from Feb 1

Jagannath Temple to reopen from Feb 1

Saturday, 29 January 2022 | SAROJ KUMAR MISHRA | PURI

: The Jagannath Temple here would reopen for public entry from February 1 with adherence to the Covid restrictions, said district Collector Samarth Verma after a meeting of Chatisanijog, a servitors’ body, of the shrine. Due to the rising Covid-19 cases, the temple had been declared closed for devotees from January 10 to...

Man thrashed to death in city

Saturday, 29 January 2022 | BHUBANESWAR | PNS

he capital city was rocked by another murder when a labourer was thrashed to death by his colleague in the Infocity police station area on Friday. The incident occurred in the premises of an under-construction building of a private college, where one Surendra Kumar Das assaulted his colleague Anath Sethi with...

STF to take nabbed Vicky on remand

Saturday, 29 January 2022 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch would take K Vicky Rao on remand for further interrogation in connection with the seizure of 3 kg of brown sugar and arms from Nayagarh district on January 25. The Bhubaneswar SDJM Court granted permission to take Rao on remand for four...

Panchayat polls: BJD posts first win

Saturday, 29 January 2022 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Much before the polling for the panchayat elections, the ruling BJD headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has clinched the first victory as the State Election Commission declared its candidate for a Zilla Parishad zone elected uncontested.   The SEC in a communication said Kalpana Pradhan (BJD) was elected uncontested as ZP...

Jewellery looted from city marriage venue

Saturday, 29 January 2022 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Two unidentified miscreants, including a minor, looted gold jewellery from a banquet hall in the city by posing as guests last week. The duo decamped with gold jewellery worth Rs 2 lakh without raising any suspicion as the families and other guests at the wedding venue were busy in the function. The...

Rally held on SVM College land issue

Saturday, 29 January 2022 | KAHNU NANDA | JAGATSINGHPUR

The SVM College alumni, former Principals, former students union leaders, educationists, social activists, lawyers, students, leaders from different political parties and civilians on Friday converged at the college gate and vehemently opposed the district administration's different projects in Government land already under possession of the college since years.   The protest was...

Port Banik Sangha holds R-Day

Saturday, 29 January 2022 | PNS | PARADIP

The 73rd Republic Day was observed by the Paradeep Port Banik Sangha in its premises at Badpadia. A small number of members attended the National Flag-unfurling ceremony due to Covid. Chief guest Sangha president Santosh Kumar Patnaik unfurled the Tricolour and paid deep homage to the freedom fighters who sacrificed their...

State constitutes Prison Dev Board

Saturday, 29 January 2022 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

In pursuance with an order of the Orissa High Court, the State Government has constituted an Odisha Prisons Development Board to improve and modernise the infrastructure facility in the prisons.       The Chief Secretary has been appointed as Chairman of the Board while the Director General of Prisons and Director of Correctional...

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