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6 held for robbing finance co in Nuapada

6 held for robbing finance co in Nuapada

Sunday, 16 February 2020 | PNS | NUAPADA

Police have succeeded in nabbing six persons from different places involved in a robbery in a finance company in Shantinagar Pada of Khariar town in Nuapada district. The Branch Manager of Fusion Micro Finance Private Limited had filed an FIR with the Khariar police alleging that four persons barged into the...

27,916 Anganwadi Centres have no own buildings

Sunday, 16 February 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

As many as 27,916 Anganwadi Centres in the State do not have own buildings, informed Women and Child Development Minister Tukuni Sahu in the Assembly Saturday. In reply to a query by Nabarangpur BJP MLA Nityananda Gonda, the Minister said 72,587 Anganwadi Centres are functioning in the State. Of them, 44,671...

Bus overturns in N’rangpur; 2 die, 20 hurt

Sunday, 16 February 2020 | PNS | NABARANGPUR

At least two persons were killed and 20 others injured when a bus overturned near the Papadahandi Deer Park in Nabarangpur district on Saturday. However, identities of the deceased duo were yet to be ascertained. Sources said the bus was on its way to Chandahandi from Jeypore of Koraput district. The mishap...

Valentine’s Day with transgenders

Sunday, 16 February 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Jai Odisha members celebrated the Valentine’s Day here with the transgender community to spread the message “Love knows no boundaries”. A cultural programme “Mora Prema Kahani” was performed by the M Zone Dance Academy. Around 70 transgenders participated in the event and shared their unique love stories and their love for...

Teacher in jail for misbehaving with girls

Sunday, 16 February 2020 | PNS | SAMBALPUR

A school teacher was on Friday arrested by the Sadar police for allegedly misbehaving with girl students in the Jujumura area of Sambalpur district. As per a complaint lodged by the parents of the students with police, accused Basudev Behera (58), Mathematics teacher at the Veer Surendra Sai High School in...

Cuttack dist still on top in beggars’ list

Sunday, 16 February 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Cuttack district continues to remain on top in the list of beggars in the State this year, informed Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SSEPD) Minister Ashok Chandra Panda in the State Assembly on Saturday. Of the total 5,950 beggars identified in the State, highest 1,060 are in Cuttack...

9 of 36 State PSUs incurring loss

Sunday, 16 February 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

There are a total of public sector undertakings (PSUs) operating under the State Government and, of them, nine units incurred losses during the last three years. Public Enterprises Minister Ashok Chandra Panda informed this in the State Assembly in response to a question of BJP Member Ganesh Ram Singh Khuntia and...

SHGs have made Rs  805-cr businesses

Sunday, 16 February 2020 | PNS | PBHUBANESWAR

A total of 6,02,013 women Self-Help Groups (SHGs) are operating in the State now and most of them are engaged in supply of goods and services under various departments.  By supplying goods and services, they have so far made businesses worth Rs 805.12 crore. Women and Child Development Minister Tukuni Sahoo...

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