Monsoon likely in State in 24 hrs

Monsoon likely in State in 24 hrs

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The southwest monsoon is likely to reach Odisha during the next 48 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted on Wednesday. “Conditions are favourable for further advance of monsoon into some more parts of north Arabian sea, some more parts of Gujarat State, some parts of south Madhya Pradesh, entire Madhya...

Fishing ban in Gahirmatha lifted

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | RAJESH BEHERA | KENDRAPADA

The marine fishermen of Kendrapada district on Wednesday started venturing into the sea with crews and fishing vessels for catching fish following the Marine Fishery Department lifted a ban on fishing in the Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary. Notably, the ban had been imposed from November 1, 2021 to May 31, 2022 in...

K Stadium to host FIFA U-17 Women’s WC

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Kalinga Stadium here will host India’s matches of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 on October 11, 14 and 17 this year. This was officially announced by the FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the biennial youth tournament on Wednesday.   Meanwhile, Goa and Navi Mumbai will play...

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Thursday, 16 June 2022 | PNS

U SAMMILANI PAYS TRIBUTE TO VYSAKABI  (Pix) Bhubaneswar: The Utkal Sammilani Mancheswar Industrial Estate branch on Wednesday paid rich tributes to Vyasakabi Fakir Mohan Senapati on his 104th death anniversary by garlanding his statue at the entrance of Utkal University. A meeting was held under the chairmanship of branch president Dillip...

Dalmia Bharat skill training boon for State youths

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | PNS | SUNDARGARH

The Dalmia Bharat Limited (DBL)'s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm, Dalmia Bharat Foundation (DBF) has partnered with Odisha Skill Development Authority (OSDA) to launch DIKSHa (Dalmia Institute of Knowledge and Skill Harnessing) centres in four districts including Cuttack, Jajpur, Sundargarh and Jharsuguda.   The DIKSHa centres will offer Assistant Electrician, General Duty Assistant,...

Villagers organise traditional sports, martial arts

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | PNS | JAJPUR

After a break of two long years due to Covid pandemic, Jajpur has geared up for the celebration of womanhood, ‘Raja’, in full swing.   In Khanditara, Balichandrapur, Chhatia, Bari, Dharmasala, Badachana and other areas, the three- day -long Raja festival is celebrated with display of the traditional martial art and other...

U Sammilani recalls Fakir Mohan’s contributions

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Utkal Sammilani Central Committee and the State Government’s Language, Literature and Culture Department on Tuesday paid rich tributes to legendary Odia writer and former Utkal Sammilani president Vyasakabi Fakir Mohan Senapati on his 104th death anniversary. Members of the organisation and eminent Odias garlanded the statue of Senapati at the...

Boy killed by father, stepmother in Paradip

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | PNS | PARADIP

In a shocking incident, a 15-year-old boy was thrashed to death allegedly by his father and stepmother at Trilochanpur under the Abhayachandapur police limits in Paradip on Wednesday.   The deceased was identified as Rahul Behera, whose body was found at a field near a school in the locality.   On being informed by...

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