Fake RTO Office unearthed; 2 held

Fake RTO Office unearthed; 2 held

Friday, 22 March 2024 | PNS | BALESWAR

olice on Thursday busted a fake Regional Transport Office (RTO) and arrested two imposters, who set up the office near Laxmannath toll plaza at Jaleswar in Baleswar district. The arrested were identified as Tushar Parida of Jaleswar and Sambhu Sahu of Jharkhand. Baleswar SP Sagarika Nath said that the accused posing as...

Man, 4 sons get lifer for double murder

Friday, 22 March 2024 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

A court on Thursday sentenced a man and his four sons to life imprisonment after convicting them in a double murder case in Ganjam district. The Ganjam Additional District Sessions Judge First Class awarded life imprisonment to convicts Dhanu Swain and his four sons Kartik, Amin, Bhagwan and Saroj after hearing...

Meet held to make all Ganjam GPs child-friendly


A district level workshop cum coordination meeting was organised by the joint initiative of voluntary organisation, Youth for Social Development and UNICEF at Chatrapur on Saturday for the formation of child-friendly gram panchayats in Ganjam district.   The Vice Chairman of the District Council graced the event as the chief guest. Dignitaries...

IIM-S invites app for Executive MBA Prog

Friday, 22 March 2024 | PNS | SAMBALPUR

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Sambalpur, has invited applications for the Executive MBA programme (ExeMBA) for the academic years 2024-2026. The last date for submitting online applications is March 31.   The ExeMBA programme focuses on experiential learning and interactive sessions by esteemed faculty members. Participants are required to hold a...

TSF transforms Kendudihi into green village

Friday, 22 March 2024 | PNS | KEONJHAR

: The Tata Steel Foundation (TSF) has transformed Kendudihi, situated in Joda block of Keonjhar district, into a solar-powered village.   Under this transformative initiative, all 70 households of the village are now each equipped with four bulbs, a table fan and charging equipment, ensuring access to clean and renewable energy sources.   A formal...

Theatre fest CANFEST kick-starts in Paradip

Friday, 22 March 2024 | PNS | PARADIP

The 21st National Theatre Festival CANFEST-2024 kicked off on March 19 at Jayadev Sadan in the port city of Paradip in a grand way with the chief guest Chairman, Paradip Port Authority (PPA) PL Haranadh inaugurating the event.   Several troupes from different parts of the State and country are participating in...

Shopkeeper killed for Rs 40 in Bhadrak

Friday, 22 March 2024 | PNS | BHADRAK

A grocery shop owner, Bijay Panda was killed allegedly for a paltry Rs 40 at Patharadi Chhak under the Town police station in Bhadrak on Wednesday. Reports said a customer purchased goods worth Rs 180. Bijay entered into an argument with the customer as the latter only paid Rs 140 against...

Rapist, aide get 30-yr-RI in Keonjhar rape case

Friday, 22 March 2024 | PNS | KEONJHAR

Keonjhar Additional District Judge cum Special POCSO Court Judge Shubhashree Tripathi on Wednesday sentenced two persons to 30 years of rigorous imprisonment (RI) each after convicting them in a rape case.   The convicts were identified as SK Shahzad Ali (53) and Amita Karua (46). The court also ordered Ali pay a...

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