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Odisha’s dwindling wildlife a wakeup call

Odisha’s dwindling wildlife a wakeup call

Saturday, 19 October 2019 | Biswajit Mohanty

In the last nine years and a half since April 2010, as many as 727 elephants have died of which 257 (more than 35 per cent) have died due to unnatural causes – 113 due to electrocution, 77 to poaching, 26 to poisoning, 26 to train kills, five to road...

Campaign intensifies with Naveen on scene

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

With BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik beginning his electioneering on Thursday, the campaign for the by-election to the Bijepur Assembly constituency in Bargarh district gained momentum with the three major political parties trying to woo the voters in their favour. The campaign for the by-poll, which will be held...

‘Keep Mahatma Gandhi roads encroachment free’

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy on Thursday directed all local bodies and district administrations to keep the roads named after Mahatma Gandhi and the Gandhi statue areas free from encroachment and also to keep them clean. Tripathy issued the direction while chairing a State-level administrative committee meeting on the celebration 150th year...

Odisha FC launches new kit for Hero ISL

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

New Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL) club, the Odisha FC officially launched their kit and held an interaction with the media at a hotel here on Wednesday. The erstwhile Delhi-based outfit had earlier signed an MoU with the State Government on August 31 in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen...

Elephants enter Athagarh forest

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PNS | ATHAGARH

A herd of 12 elephants entered into the Athagarh forest by crossing river Mahanadi from the Chandaka-Damapada forest on Thursday morning. When they reached Kandarpur village, hundreds of villagers were seen teasing the pachyderms by which the big animals were running here and there. However, on information, forest staff reached the...

Hooda, Khattar intensify campaign Ticket sale, redemption begin in Bhubaneswar

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Sale of tickets for the FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers scheduled to be held at the Kalinga Stadium here on November 1 and 2 began at various outlets across the city from Thursday. The Qualifiers is the biggest tournament of the year for the Indian Men’s and Women’s Hockey teams as they...

Monumental Tricolours at 26 railway stations

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

As per the directions of Ministry of Railways, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) will instal National Flags atop 100 feet tall poles at 26 stations over its jurisdiction in the current financial year. Such monumental tricolour flags have already been installed at Bhubaneswar and Visakhapatnam. The proposed list includes 13 stations...

BJD holds CM b’day with slew of activities

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

The BJD undertook various social activities, including a Jeevan Bindu camp, to mark the 74th birthday of its president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here on Wednesday.  Leaders and workers offered earthen lamps at the Shree Ganesh Temple at Hillapatra seeking long life for Patnaik. MP Chandra Sekhar Sahu, MLAs Bikram...

State Editions

Civic bodies issue 566 challans, slap Rs 27L fine on violators

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Bizman gets ransom call from convict in G’gram

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Teachers learn self-defence technique

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Air remains very poor 5th day in row

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

AAP welcomes Centre’s Ravidas temple move

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

The French Bulldozer

13 October 2019 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

the power of Forgiveness

13 October 2019 | Swami Mukundananda | Agenda

Yoga and mindfulness

13 October 2019 | Jacqualine Tara Herron | Agenda

Attention feels good

13 October 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Check your child’s behaviour early

13 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

It’s a fine job

13 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer