Human skeleton found on Mohana hill

Human skeleton found on Mohana hill

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PNS | PARALAKHEMUNDI

Police recovered a human skeleton from a remote hill in the Mohana area in Gajapati district on Saturday. The skeleton is believed to be of a person who was missing for the last 50 days. Shyam Sundar Singh, a resident of Mohana Christian Sahi in Gajapati district, was missing from June...

S’garh SP booked for assaulting pregnant woman

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PNS | SUNDARGARH

Trouble has further mounted for Sundargarh Superintendent of Police (SP) Soumya Mishra after a case has been registered against her for allegedly assaulting a pregnant woman. The IPS officer has been booked under an order of the local Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) Court following a complaint filed by the victim Priya...

Protests as evictions near Puri temple today

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PNS | PURI

Hundreds of residents living around the Jagannath Temple here are now in a state of fear following the State Government’s decision to evict all structures within 75 meter from the Meghanad Pacheri (shrine wall). The markings given in streets last night have fuelled more fire among them as there are apprehensions...

Low pressure to trigger heavy rain in State

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Regional Office of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) here on Sunday predicted that a low-pressure area formed over the northwest Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger heavy rainfall in the State for the next two days. The IMD said the low-pressure area has been formed in the bordering areas...

Two Warders suspended for neglect of duty

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PNS | KEONJHAR

Two Warders of the Barbil Sub-Jail in the district were placed under suspension on Sunday, days after an under-trial prisoner (UTP) escaped from the prison. The two Warders Sanjit Kumar Nayak and Bijay Kumar Nayak were suspended for dereliction of duty. An UTP, Sawan Patra, had fled from the prison on August...

in brief

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PNS

  JSpur woman ganja peddler gets 2-yr jail term Jagatsinghpur: The ADJ Court, Jagatsinghpur. after adjudicating a ganja peddling case, held a  woman guilty and sentenced her to two years’ imprisonment, besides imposing a fine Rs 20,000 on her on Friday. The convict is Anita Das, from Krishnanandapur village under Tirtol area....

Holding time: Photographs a way of life

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PRAKASH KAR

What completes our graduation ceremony, anniversary and, most importantly, social media updates? What is that one thing that holds time? It’s nothing other than photographs. Our lives today almost feel incomplete without clicking a picture of that hot sizzling plate of momos or capturing that beautiful summer extravaganza with a host...

Brahmapur endocrinologist gets SCOPE Scholarship

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

Endocrinologist Dr Sunil Kumar Kota of the Diabetes and Endocare Clinic has been bestowed with the prestigious SCOPE Scholarship to attend the SCOPE school at Mexico. The scholarship has been granted on the basis of Dr Sunil Kota’s 10 publications on various aspects of obesity and its complications like diabetes, hypertension,...

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