2 die as court van hits  bike

2 die as court van hits bike

Friday, 13 September 2019 | PNS | SONEPUR

A court van hit a motorcycle near Arjunpur Chhak on the Sonepur-Balangir stretch of NH-57, killing two persons who weretravelling by the two-wheeler on Thursday morning. Reports said that the court van was carrying 16 under-trial prisoners to the Rampur court. The motorbike driver and pillion rider died on the spot....

Lords of opulence taking prasad on brass plates!

Friday, 13 September 2019 | PNS | PURI

Lord Jagannath and His siblings are no doubt  known for their opulence; but when it comes to offering Prasad, the deities are no more having their gold utensils; rather they are served the offerings on brass plates. This gross negligence to the Lords has been continuing since long at a time...

State initiates steps to relax road rules

Friday, 13 September 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Following the public outrage over levying of heavy fines, the State Government has started taking steps for relaxation of the new road rules. Transport Secretary G Srinivas has written to DGP BK Sharma urging the latter for non-compounding of offences during vehicle checking.  But usage of mobile phones while driving and drunken...

Heavy rain to pound State in 24 hrs: IMD

Friday, 13 September 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Regional Office of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) here on Thursday forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall in northern and coastal districts of Odisha on account of a cyclonic circulation over West Bengal that lies centred over Jharkhand. “Under the impact of the cyclonic circulation, monsoon is active in Odisha....

‘My First Pimple’ gets good response

Friday, 13 September 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Himalaya Purifying Neem Face Wash culminated its third phase of “My First Pimple”, a pan-India campaign, with an event held at the Santanu English Medium School here on Thursday. The “My First Pimple” campaign aims to connect with teenagers aged between 13-17 years with an intent to enable and encourage...

4 dacoits held; bike, gun, phones seized

Friday, 13 September 2019 | PNS | JAGATSINGHPUR

District police nabbed four dacoits and recovered two guns, two bikes, nine mobile phones and stolen gold ornaments from their possession on Wednesday. Speaking to the mediapersons, Additional Superintendent of Police Biswanath Misra informed that during probe into a dacoity case in Korua village near Alipingala a week ago, police had...

Odisha’s Nayak appointed FIH MO for Olympic

Friday, 13 September 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Col (Dr) Bibhu Kalyan Nayak, a native of Bhubaneswar, was named as the FIH Medical Officer (MO) for the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 for the discipline of hockey which will be held between July 25, 2020 and August 7, 2020. An expert in Sports Traumatology and Sports Exercise Physiology, Nayak was...

‘Provide land to landless for inclusive growth'

Friday, 13 September 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Being a landless is considered as low esteem for any individual. Despite several planning by the various Governments, still thousands of landless people are reeling under poverty. So the Government must sort out the problem immediately for the alleviation of poverty and inclusive development of society, said freedom fighter Bhabanicharan...

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Pushing musical limit

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