In Bhadrak: Another 11-KV mishap: Close shave for 2 bikers

In Bhadrak: Another 11-KV mishap: Close shave for 2 bikers

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 | PNS | BHADRAK

A day after the Ganjam bus tragedy in which 10 people were killed due to electrocution, two persons had a narrow escape on Monday as the motorcycle by which they were travelling came in contact with an 11-KV electricity wire near Koithakola under Chandbali block in Bhadrak district. Though the two-wheeler...

5T Secy visits B’swar beaches

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 | PNS | BALESWAR

Tourist sites in Baleswar district such as the Talasari and Udaipur beaches are set for makeover as more attractive as 5T Secretary VK Pandian along with Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy visited some of the the areas on Monday.  The two top bureaucrats held discussions about the various developmental activities with local...

Talks on disaster risk reduction measures begin

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) launched a two-day regional workshop on “Disaster Risk Reduction Measures” here on Monday. On the inaugural day, officials from Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Odisha discussed issues and measures relating to mitigation of...

3 automatic pistols, ammos seized in city

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

In a significant breakthrough, the Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch on Monday arrested two persons, including a 21-year-old BBA student, here for running clandestine arms trade. Acting on inputs, an STF team intercepted Shanu Poddar (21), a resident of Jharkhand studying BBA at the NIS College here. The...

HM axed for coming drunk to school

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 | PNS | CUTTACK

Rabindra Dehury, Headmaster of the Meripur Primary School under Mahanga Cuttack district, was suspended on Monday for allegedly coming to the school after consuming liquor. The Block Education Officer (BEO) put Dehury under suspension after a video of the headmaster entering a classroom in an inebriated state surfaced on social media...

Make Santali compulsory in schools, colleges

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 | SUGYAN CHOUDHURY

Tribal Mayurbhanj needs rail links for tourism growth Ask and it shall be given you; seek and ye shall find; knock and it shall be opened unto you,” says the Bible. Here is one, who adhered to the words faithfully and was bestowed with the courage and conviction to strive, to...

Panigrahi sworn in as HC judge

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 | PNS | CUTTACK

Sanjeeb Kumar Panigrahi took oath as a new judge of the Orissa High Court here on Monday. He was administered oath of office and secrecy by Justice Sanju Panda, Acting Chief Justice of the High Court. With the new appointment, the number of judges in the High Court increased to 14. The Supreme...

Girl student injured in accidental firing in city

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

A youth was arrested after a girl student suffered bullet injuries at Bajrang Vihar under the Infocity police station here on Monday. He was identified as Asish Nayak. City DCP Anup Sahu said Asish had come to the girl’s residence at Bajrang Vihar. He had brought the gun with him and...

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