Manav Adhikar decries CBSE fee hike

Manav Adhikar decries CBSE fee hike

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

The Manav Adikar Surakshya Manch on Monday held its 102nd Ghanta Yatra (cymbal beating rally) demanding withdrawal of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) decision to increase the fees of Class-X and XII board examinations for SC and ST students. The CBSE had recently announced hike in examination fees from...

Govt clears projects worth Rs 2 lakh crore

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The High Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday cleared five mega investment proposals worth Rs 2,04,069 crore. The projects together would create job opportunities for over 28,000 people. The Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL)’s proposal of hydrocarbon processing complex comprising light crude oil refinery, aromatics complex...

Vehicles at MLA quarter torched

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Tension gripped residents of MLA Colony at Unit-IV here when vehicles parked at the official residence of Talcher BJD MLA Braja Kishore Pradhan were found gutted early on Monday morning. Two cars, two motorbikes and a bicycle were completely destroyed in the fire. It was suspected that some miscreants might have...

Show-cause to teacher for wearing jeans

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

In an instance of disciplinary action for violation of the dress code, the authorities have served a show-cause notice to a primary school teacher in Ganjam district for not wearing the proper uniform. The notice was served by the Community Education Officer (CEO) of Khallikote to Assistant Teacher Purnachandra Jani of...

Hostel warden thrashes students; video goes viral’

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

A  hostel warden of a private science college in the city landed himself in a soup after a video of him thrashing two students surfaced on social media platforms on August 17. The incident came to the fore after the video went viral on Facebook and WhatsApp. Sources said Gandhi Science College...

Now, mobile app for info on doctors

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | CUTTACK

With an aim to serve the needy and far-away patients, who wish to consult reputed doctors in Cuttack district on different ailments, a passionate entrepreneur and Computer Science graduate, Rakesh Kumar Swain, with the trending technology has come up with an application ‘Mr Docto’, exploring his entrepreneurial business ideas. Mr Docto,...

inbrief

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS

Health Min meets Khordha MLA at Mumbai hosp Bhubaneswar: Health Minister Naba Kishore Das on Monday met Khordha MLA Jyotirindra Nath Mitra at the Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai where the latter is undergoing treatment. Das, who went on the advice of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, enquired about his health condition and...

Rift among cadres: Maoists face tough time in Odisha

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Maoists operating in Odisha are facing a tough time due to quarrels between Odia, Telugu and Chhattisgarhi cadres for which top commanders are left in a worried state.  While luring Odia youths to join in Left Wing Extremist (LWE) group is getting more and more difficult, of late incidents of quarrel,...

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