Reforming the bureaucracy is much-needed

Reforming the bureaucracy is much-needed

Monday, 18 October 2021 | S JYOTIRANJAN

The Indian bureaucracy was introduced during the colonial era after the British took complete control over the government through the Government of India Act, 1858. In the initial days, the British Empire exercised its authority through a committee of specialists. And slowly afterwards a complete administrative mechanism evolved and became...

Police take 3 accused friends on 4-day remand

Monday, 18 October 2021 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Court in Bhubaneswar on Sunday granted permission to  the Commissionerate police to take the three accused involved in the alleged murder of scribe Navin Das’ son Manish Anurag on a four-day remand. The Infocity police had produced the accused Amrit Pritam Biswal, Dinesh Mohapatra and...

58 infections in Bhubaneswar

Monday, 18 October 2021 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State capital on Sunday registered 158 new Covid-19 cases, with which the total caseload in the city rose to 1,15,909. There were now 3,588 active cases. Of the fresh cases, 104 were local contacts and 54 from quarantine. Notably, the city had recorded 141 cases on Saturday. So far,...

443 new Covid cases, three deaths in State

Monday, 18 October 2021 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State reported 443 new Covid-19 positive cases in 19 districts and the State pool on Sunday, with which the total tally increased to 10,35,077. Among the newly-infected were 75 children in the age group of 0 to18 years. In the last 24 hours, 55,115 samples were tested and the test...

‘MLA Panigrahy amassed Rs 5.05 cr DA’

Monday, 18 October 2021 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Vigilance police on Sunday carried out raids at 15 places in the State in connection with allegation against Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Kumar Panigrahy regarding possession of assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. The anti-corruption agency said the legislator has amassed disproportionate assets worth Rs 5.05 crore. “On the...

Hindu-Muslim brotherhood best displayed

Monday, 18 October 2021 | RAJESH BEHERA | KENDRAPADA

If one wants to see the best example of communal harmony and camaraderie during Durga Puja then one had to visit Palasudha village under Garadapur block of Kendrapara district. But in the ongoing Covid-19 crisis time, this year Durga Puja was celebrated in a low-key manner sans any pomp and show. Here,...

IPL betting racket busted, 4 held

Monday, 18 October 2021 | PNS | MALKANGIRI

Police on Saturday busted a betting racket which was placing bets online during final match of Indian Premier League (IPL) between CSK and KKR and arrested four persons in this connection in Malkangiri town. The police recovered Rs 8 lakh in cash and froze Rs 18 lakh in bank account...

Durga idols immersed sans boat ride

Monday, 18 October 2021 | RAJESH BEHERA | KENDRAPADA

A centuries-old tradition related to Durga immersion was broken this time thanks to the pandemic as the Durga tableaus didn't get the opportunity of boating pleasure before being immersed in river. If sources are to be believed, to pay respect to the members of the Kanika royal family, the puja...

State Editions

Rains in State till Oct 22

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

4 ZP prez posts reserved each for OBCs, SCs

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

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Centurion prof gets Union Govt grant

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Japan a trusted partner in Odisha's industrial growth'

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Let Goa, Jaipur flights from BBSR go via Jharsuguda'

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Sunday Edition

Astroturf : Worship in celebratory mode

17 October 2021 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Eating Out Right

17 October 2021 | Excerpt | Agenda

In the footsteps of Ram

17 October 2021 | Navneet Mendiratta | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I get excited by hearing voices that are not generic’

17 October 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Bolly World

17 October 2021 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer

Virtual turns real

17 October 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer