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RPF man saves woman’s life at rly station

RPF man saves woman’s life at rly station

Sunday, 16 February 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

An alert Railway Protection Force (RPF) cop saved the life of a woman passenger, who slipped while boarding a moving train at the Bhubaneswar Railway Station on Saturday evening. The passenger was identified as Nibedita Sahoo, a Lecturer of  the Rama Devi Women’s University here. Sahoo was trying to board the Puri-Sambalpur...

Dhenkanal Utsav in BBSR tomorrow

Saturday, 15 February 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Dhenkanal Cultural Association would organise a ‘Dhenkanal Utsav’ here on Sunday. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik would attend the festival as chief guest and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan would join as guest of honour. Besides, leaders, bureaucrats and notable personalities of the district and the inhabitants of the twin city of...

All PM-KISAN beneficiaries to have KCC

Saturday, 15 February 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State Government has been advised to prepare a list of all PM-KISAN beneficiaries who do not have a Kisan Credit Card (KCC). In order to enable universal access to concessional institutional credit, the Government of India has initiated a drive in a mission mode for saturating all PM-KISAN beneficiaries with...

Villagers stage dharna at Indrani Patnaik Mines

Saturday, 15 February 2020 | RAJENDRA K SAHU | CHAMPUA

Villagers sat on a dhrana in front of the gate of the Indrani Patnaik Iron Mines at Joda in Keonjhar distsrict on Thursday, demanding blacklisting of the ‘Baba Dhabaleswar Transporting Committee’, a transport agency that has allegedly cheated its members. Sources said former MLA Sanatan Mahakud had formed a cooperative transporting...

BJP demands Co-op polls held soon

Saturday, 15 February 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The BJP on Friday demanded that Primary Cooperative Society elections be held soon as per the Odisha Cooperative Act and the constitutional norms. “Cooperative Societies are self-governed and democratic organisations. According to Section 243 (zk), elections to these societies need to be held before completion of the current term. Though the...

Ambulance took 22 mins, not one hour, say police

Saturday, 15 February 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

In a twist in the five-year-old boy’s death in an ambulance due to traffic jam, the Commissionerate police on Friday twitted the timings as evidence contradicting the allegations of the victim’s family. Based on the CCTV footages, police refuted the ‘traffic jam’ allegation. Taking to Twitter, the police said that the...

Man kills father, detained

Saturday, 15 February 2020 | PNS | BARIPADA

A youth allegedly hacked his father to death over a family dispute at Rangjam village under the Rasgovindpur police station in Mayurbhanj district on Friday. The deceased was identified as Ravan Soren. According to sources, an altercation ensued between Ravan and his son Ramesh, over some trivial matter. The situation took...

Pending cases shifted to nieghbouring courts

Saturday, 15 February 2020 | PNS | SAMBALPUR

Even as several bar associations of western Odisha continue to agitate demanding establishment of a High Court Bench in the region, the State Government has transferred all the pending cases in the local courts to neighbouring courts for speedy settlement. Earlier on December 6, the Supreme Court had asked the Orissa...

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