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Jelly fish in sea looks innocuous, but is lethal

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | NADIYA CHAND KANUNGO | in Bhubaneswar

There are reports that mass jelly fish are floating on the surface water of Mumbai seashore, and the people, who are taking bath in the water, are suffering from various complications by coming in contact with the fish. When the jelly fish come in the contact with human body, it...

Baripada coop bank depositors on stir path

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | BARIPADA | in Bhubaneswar

Depositors of the Baripada Urban Cooperative Bank are planning to go on an indefinite strike in protest against the prevailing stalemate in the bank, continuing for the last six years. They are to begin a sit-in demonstration in front of the bank from August 29 in support of their demand...

Fishers now fuel Chilika seaplane row

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | SAROJ KUMAR MISHRA | PURI | in Bhubaneswar

After the Union Government approved a proposal of water plane project in Chilika lake, diverse views have pushed it into a state of confusion. While the State Government looks enthused with the dream project for growth of tourism, some legislators within the ruling BJD have begun raising ripples on viability of...

Puri outfit begins padayatra to meet CM

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | PURI | in Bhubaneswar

The Shree Jagannath Sanskruti Suraksha Parisad on Thursday embarked on a padayatra from Puri to meet Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to press for its various demands, including opening of the temple’s Ratna Bhandar for an audit and a clarification on the safety of ornaments and other valuables kept in it. Parisad...

‘ECoR 2nd in earning in Indian Rlys’

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The East Coast Railway (ECoR) emerged No. 1 on many fronts among 17 zones in 2017-18, for which its General Manager Umesh Singh conveyed warm greetings to all railway persons, their family members, passengers and other rail users on the eve of the Independence Day on Tuesday. Singh unfurled the National...

GGP Colony LED lights not functioning

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | K Ravi | in Bhubaneswar

Sir, We the taxpayers never get what we are supposed to from the Government in most cases. It could be due to lack of accountability. At GGP Colony in the State capital, we have been witnessing that the LED streetlights are not functioning. I have a few serious questions for the...


Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | in Bhubaneswar

CM announces Rs 5 cr for Kerala flood victims Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced financial assistance for the flood-hit State of Kerala. A financial aid of Rs 5 crore for the flood victims has been declared by Patnaik, the Chief Minister’s Office said. Country loses a great statesman: Samanta...

AICC announces jumbo team to aid Niranjan

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Wednesday announced a jumbo team of new office-bearers for the Niranjan Patnaik-led Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC). The new team comprises 14 vice-presidents and 24 general secretaries, 99 secretaries and a treasurer, according to a statement issued by the AICC. Besides, the AICC has formed...

Ravenshaw student alleges ragging

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | Cuttack | in Bhubaneswar

A student of the Ravenshaw University on Thursday lodged a complaint with police alleging ragging by his seniors. The victim was identified as Suryakant Mohapatra. Suryakant, a second year Sanskrit student, in his complaint with the Malgodown police alleged that he was assaulted by a group of seniors of the MBA...

MoU signed for clubfoot treatment in State

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

An MoU was signed for a clubfoot management programme between the Department of Health & Family Welfare and the CURE International India Trust (CIIT) here on Thursday. This move aims at establishing a network of clubfoot clinics in identified hospitals to make clubfoot treatment accessible to every affected child in the...




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