RSP staffer suspended for brandishing gun

RSP staffer suspended for brandishing gun

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 | PNS | ROURKELA

A staff of the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) was placed under suspension for threatening his senior by brandishing a pistol on Tuesday. Sources said   General Manager Pratap Kumar Swain and a staff  Bishnu Kerketta were at loggerheads over some matter. However, in the afternoon, Kerketta barged into Swain’s office chamber and...

‘Talcher-B'grh rail link delay due to Govt apathy’

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 | AUROBINDA DAS | ROURKELA

The much-awaited rail link between Talcher and Bimalagarh is still neglected by both the State and the Union Governments, alleged the Talcher-Bimalagarh Rail Link Action Committee here. According to committee president Adwaita Prasad Biswal, the demand for Talcher-Bimlagarh Rail link (TBRL) was initiated 53 years back. After much hue and cry...

BJP moves NCBC for OBC quota in State

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The BJP on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) urging for its intervention to ensure adequate reservation for the OBC and SEBC categories in jobs and education in Odisha. “By virtue of Sections 15(4) and 16(4), the Union Government is providing 27-per cent reservation to...

Puri Urban Bank job scam: Prez under scanner

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 | PNS | PURI

The Puri Urban Cooperative Bank Limited is in news following appointment of two new candidates into its office just a day before expiry of its managing board. When the board is ending on Thursday, two persons have joined overnight, alleged a director of the bank. Director Pravanjan Mohapatra, challenging the appointments, alleged...

Demonstration held against lathicharge on Jamia students

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The ‘We the People of India-Odisha’ held a demonstration at Master Canteen Square here on Tuesday to protest against the Delhi police lathicharge on Jamia Millia Islamia University students, who were holding a rally against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) in New Delhi recently. The...

‘Move Centre to include caste census’

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Social Justice Front, Odisha, submitted a memorandum to the Chairman, National Backward Class Commission, during the latter's State visit on Tuesday and raised demands like inclusion of a column in the National Census for caste census of OBCs, formation of OBC Commission in the State, 27 per cent reservation...

Baby undergoes critical surgery at AMCCH

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 | PNS | ROURKELA

A critically ill female baby, daughter of Kiran Tanty and  Mahendra Ganda, a resident of Badnuagaon under Kansbahal police station of Sundargarh district has recuperated at Aastha Mother and Child Care Hospital (AMCCH) after a complicated surgery was done on her by a team of doctors at  AMCCH. The baby girl...

ECoR to run special train to Ajmer for Urs

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

In view of demand from passengers, the Ministry of Railways has decided to run special trains towards Ajmer for the Khawaja Urs Fair-2020. To carry the devotees of this region to witness the festival, the ECoR has planned to run a special train from Puri on February 26. In the return...

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