Rail Roko in Ganjam disrupts traffic

Rail Roko in Ganjam disrupts traffic

Friday, 20 May 2022 | PNS | CHHATRAPUR

The members of several organisations and citizens’ committee of industrials town Ganjam on Tuesday staged a Rail Roko at  the Ganjam railway station demanding stoppage of the Puri-Tirupati  and  Hirakhanda Express trains.   Hundreds of protesters stopped the Hirakhanda Express and sat in a dharna before the train at Ganjam railway station...

12 real estate developers under scanner

Friday, 20 May 2022 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

As many as 12 real estate developers of the State have come under the scanner of the State GST Department on the allegations of tax evasion.   Based on the complaints from purchasers of flats and subsequent data analysis done by State GST Enforcement Wing, search and inspection of the business premises...

Decentralise resource sharing laws for locals’ welfare

Friday, 20 May 2022 | MANAS JENA

Sharing of power and resources is fundamental to inclusive democracy and growth which needs to be reflected in our resource governance policy. The poor standard of living and persistent backwardness of the people of the State of Odisha is more linked to its ownership over the resources and its best...

Keonjhar DM appears before NCST

Friday, 20 May 2022 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR/ KEONJHAR

Keonjhar district Collector Ashish Thakare on Thursday finally appeared before the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) in New Delhi. He appeared in commission member Ananta Nayak’s court. Earlier on April 12, the NCST had issued an arrest warrant against Thakare for failing to appear before the commission despite reminders in...

CM approves Chandi Temple dev plan

Friday, 20 May 2022 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State Government on Thursday announced a Rs 70-crore development plan for the Chandi Temple in Cuttack city. The plan was approved by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The Works Department made a presentation before the Chief Minister regarding the project, which would be undertaken under the Integrated Development of Heritage, Monuments...

HC Bar Assn opposes plan for new Benches

Friday, 20 May 2022 | PNS | CUTTACK

The Orissa High Court Bar Association (OHCBA) here has decided that a delegation of it would soon meet Chief Justice S Muralidhar to apprise him that no additional Bench of the High Court is required in any part of the State. The decision was taken through a resolution unanimously passed by the...

Woman found dead; murder suspected

Friday, 20 May 2022 | PNS | CUTTACK

A body of an unidentified woman was found near a water tank at Krushak Bazaar of Bidanasi in Cuttack city on Wednesday. It was suspected that the woman was murdered. A liquor bottle, a bag and a note were found near the body. Getting information, the Bidanasi police reached the spot and launched an...

State now has Fire Stations in all 314 blocks

Friday, 20 May 2022 | PNS | CUTTACK

With the inauguration of two new fire stations in Chandua and Chitrakonda, the Odisha Fire Service has achieved a new milestone with opening at least one Fire Station in each of the State’s 314 blocks.   On Wednesday, the two pending blocks of Chandua under Kuliana block of Mayurbhanj district and Chitrakonda...

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