1,748 PMAY houses to be built in Balikuda

1,748 PMAY houses to be built in Balikuda

Friday, 23 August 2019 | PNS | JAGATSINGHPUR

Water Resources and Public Relations Minister Raghunandan Das distributed Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana [PMAY] work orders to beneficiaries in Balikuda block on Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion, Das said development can be achieved through direct participation of people with Government. The PMAY beneficiaries are being encouraged to complete their houses within...

Rourkela college prof takes 11 classes in 15 months!

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | AUROBINDA DAS | ROURKELA

To improve the teaching standard and making the teachers more accountable, the State Government has fixed minimum working hours for the college lecturers. But in a Government College, an associate professor who is getting about Rs 1.80 lakh per month towards salary and other allowances has just taken eleven classes...

Govt integrates directorates with administrative depts

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

In order to streamline the functioning of directorates and speed up the process of decision making, the State Government on Wednesday integrated different directorates with their respective administrative departments to function as composite departments with immediate effect. A resolution of the General Administration and Public Grievance Department informed this. The composite departments...

Why Govts downplay lawyers' stir for HC Bench

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | MONOHAR MOHANTY

There was a time in pre-independence India where advocacy was considered to be a royal profession among the Indians. At that time, law was considered more as a passion rather than as a profession. This can be proved by the fact that most of the eminent personalities of the pre-independent India...

B'swar ex-MP thanks CM for HPL project

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | PNS | BALESWAR

Former Baleswar MP Rabindra Kumar Jena has expressed his deep gratitude to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for his announcement of a mega project of HPL (Haldia Petrochemicals Limited)  for the district. The project proposed to  be established at Baliapal near Subarnarekha port envisages an investment to the tune of Rs 78,225...

Fake lady gynaecologist held

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | MAlAY RAY | SUNDARGARH

Police arrested a fake woman doctor on Wednesday, who was running a clinic  in Birmitrapur of Sundargarh district identifying  herself as a gynaecologist. A team of officials of the Health Department and local administration conducted a raid at her clinic on Tuesday, following which an FIR was lodged in the Biramitrapur...

Angul panchayats held Gram Sabhas on I-Day

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | BIJAY MISHRA | ANGUL

In a show of solidarity against malnutrition, 12 gram panchayats in Angul district  organised  a Gram Sabha each on the Independence Day for freedom from malnutrition. The gram panchayats included Gadasila and Badatribed from Kaniha, Kothabhuin and Purunakote from Angul, Barasahi and Patrapada from Chhendipada, and Parachhat, Rohila, Iwaranagar, Dimiria, Chasagurujanga...

Woman killed by in-laws for dowry in Nabarangpur

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | PNS | NABARANGPUR

A woman was killed allegedly by her in-laws over dowry issue at Kakudiamba village under the Maidalpur police station in the district on Tuesday night. One Dharmananda Nayak of Kakudiamba had married Rasmita Satnami of Chichia village in Kalahandi district on July 1. But her in-laws were pressurising her to bring...

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