In Sundargarh: ‘Buyer’ of minor girl dies in police custody

In Sundargarh: ‘Buyer’ of minor girl dies in police custody

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PNS | SUNDARGARH

A day after the Sundargarh police rescued a minor girl, who was allegedly sold off in Madhya Pradesh and arrested three persons in this connection, one of the accused died at the Dharuadihi police station on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Sunil Lodhi. The cops had arrested three persons, middleman Jugal...

2 students injured in Aska school explosion

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

Two students sustained critical injuries following an explosion at the Magura UP School in Aska of Ganjam district on Saturday morning. The incident occurred around 10 am when the students of the school were going to have their midday meal. Sources said a student found an unidentified object, suspected to be a...

Liver transplant unit at SCB by yr-end

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Though late, a liver transplant unit at the SCB Medical College Hospital in Cuttack is likely to be operational by the end of December this year. Health & Family Welfare Minister Naba Kishore Das has directed the officials concerned to complete the project by the first week of December. He has...

MP Sahu demands Kalinga Regiment

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PNS | PALLAHARA

Dhenkanal MP Mahesh Sahu has demanded establishment of a Kalinga Regiment in Odisha and sufficient coal washery plants in Talcher to create job opportunities for local youths. Participating in a debate in the Lok Sabha, Sahu raised these issues and sought immediate steps by the Central Government. Sahu said that though formation...

State faces acute shortage of IPS officers

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

As Odisha is facing an acute shortage of Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, the State Government has urged the Centre to allocate at least 10 IPS officers every year to the State Cadre to manage the situation. While Odisha’s IPS Cadre strength is 188, only 87 officers are now serving in...

‘Vector-borne diseases hit K’put growth’

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PNS | KORAPUT

A State-level seminar on ‘Koraput-Development and CUO’ was organised here on Friday. Central University of Orissa (CUO) Vice-Chancellor I/c Prof Sharat Kumar Palita inaugurated the seminar and delivered the key note address as the chief guest. Director, Biju Patnaik Tribal Agro-Biodiversity Centre, MSSRF, Jeypore Dr Krishnakumar K Navaladi and Scientist ‘F’...

IIT holds orientation meet for new students

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar organised an orientation programme for PhD and PG students at its Argul campus here on Saturday to welcome and orient about the systems of the institute, i.e., academic, extra-academic and hostel activities. IIT BBS Director Prof RV Raja Kumar addressing the fresher batch said...

RTO-II holds road safety training meet

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Regional Transport Office (RTO), Bhubaneswar-II organised a ‘Road Safety Training to Trainers’ programme here on Friday under the chairmanship of Regional Transport Officer-II Sanjay Kumar Behera. In the programme, as many as 60 trainers from six non-Government organisations (NGOs) like SAFE, Odisha Calling Foundation, Art of Living Odisha unit, Jagannath...

State Editions

Youth's body found hanging from tree

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Gang busted, 2 criminals arrested

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Plantation drive with Miyawaki technique

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Inbrief

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

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EndGame Dhoni?

21 July 2019 | Akshay Lokapally | Agenda

Decoding mystical maya

21 July 2019 | Radhanath Swami Maharaj | Agenda

Negativity can be curbed

21 July 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Guru helps one become self-empowered

21 July 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime : ‘I’m not good at making retarded films’

21 July 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Story on a string

21 July 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer