JSW-BPSL pond beaches in S’pur

JSW-BPSL pond beaches in S’pur

Saturday, 22 January 2022 | RAJ KUMAR SHARMA | JHARSUGUDA

The boundary wall of a tailing pond in the JSW-BPSL premises at Thelkoloi in Sambalpur collapsed on Thursday evening, causing complete destruction in the adjoining farming fields and a poultry farm while a security guard is missing. Iron-infused toxic chemical mix slurry from the pond spread deep into the fields, ponds,...

Deogarh villagers boycott panchayat polls

Saturday, 22 January 2022 | NIMAI CHARAN SAHU | SAMBALPUR

People of five gram panchayats of the Deogarh district are very much determined not to cast their vote if the mobile network of their locality is not improved.   Mobile is not a luxury now, rather it is a necessity. And Covid has enhanced its utility further. Particularly, students are more dependent...

SEC asks DGP for Covid norm enforcement

Friday, 21 January 2022 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State Election Commission (SEC) on Thursday expressed concern over large public gatherings during the filing of nomination papers by candidates for the panchayat polls and asked the Director General of Police (DGP) to ensure strict enforcement of the Covid-19 guidelines during the different stages of the election process.   SEC Secretary...

New BrahMos version tested

Friday, 21 January 2022 | PNS | BALESWAR

A new version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was test-fired off the coast here on Thursday, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) sources said.   Equipped with new technology, the missile was test-fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) launch pad-3 at Chandipur at 10.45 am.   Notably, the DRDO had successfully test-fired...

Paradip bros held for fraud, extortion

Friday, 21 January 2022 | PNS | PARADIP

The police arrested two youths, who are brothers, on Wednesday on charges of theft, fraud and extortion in Paradip. They were identified as Biswajit Bal and Sushant Bal.   The police registered a case under various sections including 420,406,341, 34 of IPC against the duo and forwarded them to court. However, after the court...

Arrhythmia found in baby girl at AIIMS

Friday, 21 January 2022 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

If your baby is crying excessively for hours, it should not be ignored. It can be arrhythmia, which is dangerous for babies. So, the baby should be put on a stethoscope and its heart rate should be checked as well, said Dr Pankaj Mohanty, Associate Professor of Neonatology Department, AIIMS,...

‘Dead’ newborn found alive at funeral --But then dies during treatment

Friday, 21 January 2022 | PNS | BARIPADA

In a highly unusual incident, a newborn baby boy, who had been declared dead at the Karanjia Sub-Divisional Hospital in Mayurbhanj district but was found alive at the funeral on Wednesday, died during treatment on Thursday.   Reports said Raimani, wife of Sunia Munda of Khadikapada village in  Saharpada block in Keonjhar...

Activists, lawyers visit Dhinkia, meet villagers

Friday, 21 January 2022 | PNS | JAGATSINGHPUR

A group of social activists accompanied by a few lawyers visited trouble-torn Dhinkia village on Wednesday for conducting a spot assessment of the police and civilian clash that occurred on January 14.   The team led by Orissa High Court lawyer Khirod Rout, Samajadabadi Party State president Rabi Behera and Ambedkar Lohia...

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