State Editions

Naveen expresses deep grief

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

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed deep grief over the sad demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. “It is great national loss today as much as a personal loss for me. I will always cherish my association with Atal Bihari Vajpayeeji as it was during my initial years in politics....

BG teachers resume stir in capital

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

After a few months of lull, members of the Odisha School College Teachers’ and Employees’ United Forum resumed their stir and staged a dharna near Gandhi Marg here on Thursday alleging non-fulfilment of their demands. The forum claimed that the protest is supported by over one lakh teachers and support staffs...

Maoist camp busted in N’pada; arms seized

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018 | PNS | NUAPADA | in Bhubaneswar

Security forces busted a Maoist camp near Kundan Jharia village under the Sinapalli police station in Nuapada district on Sunday night and seized a cache of arms and explosives from the spot. Acting on reliable inputs regarding movement of Red rebels, a joint team comprising CRPF and DVF jawans launched a...

Maoists ask people to hold I-Day as Black Day

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018 | PNS | RAYAGADA | in Bhubaneswar

Even as Maoist posters surfaced at some places urging people to observe Independence Day as Black Day, police have beefed up security measures to prevent any untoward incident. In the posters reportedly issued by the Maoists, the rebels have mentioned that though it’s been 72 years since the nation got its...

Paradip College holds 44th foundation day

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018 | PNS | PARADIP | in Bhubaneswar

The Paradip College celebrated its 44th foundation day in the college premises here on Sunday. College Principal Dr Surendra Mohan Mishra presided over the function. Paradip MLA Dr Damoodar Rout, Jagatsinghpur MP Dr Kulamani Samal, IFFCO Paradip unit Head Asish Panda, IFFCO Joint Manager Suresh Goel and Paradip Municipality Chairman Basanta...

Irregularities by ex-Khariar Tehsildar: Probe ordered

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018 | AJIT PANDA | NUAPADA | in Bhubaneswar

The General Administration and Public Grievance Department acting on the draft charges submitted by the Nuapada Collector has issued a memorandum to institute an inquiry against Gopalswami Naidu, OAS (SB) on various grounds of misconduct during his incumbency as Khariar Tehsildar. The Collector, Nuapada, in March, 2017 had submitted draft charges...

Man dies being hit by SUV in Ganjam

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR | in Bhubaneswar

Tension prevailed at Mujagad on the National Highway-59 in Ganjam district on Tuesday after a 70-year-old man was run over by a sports utility vehicle (SUV). The incident took place when the elderly man identified as Kashinath Nayak of Mujagad village was hit by the SUV on the NH, killing him...

Gajapati farmers to gherao DM from Sept

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018 | TARINI PRASAD PANDA | PARALAKHEMUNDI | in Bhubaneswar

Protesting apathy by the insurance companies, the farmers of Gajapati, who have not been compensated for crop losses for years despite having paid premium, will resort to agitation. “If the Government fails to pay the compensation of the crops loss under PMFB yojana before end of August then a huge protest...

Transparency eludes S’garh athletic body

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018 | MALAY RAY | SUNDARGARH | in Bhubaneswar

The District Athletics Association (DAA), Sundargarh, of late, has allegedly emerged as a centre of nepotism, irregularity and corruption. The people at the helm of affairs of the DAA are far from transparent and running the organisation as per their whims. Sources said the election of the office bearers of the...

October 21, not August 15, is India’s Independence-Day

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018 | SUPARNO SATPATHY | in Bhubaneswar

Since the past several years we have been in the practice of greeting happy Independence on August 15, but the facts are otherwise. It was on October 21, 1943, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose established the first Government of free united India, the provisional Government of Azad Hind or Arzi Hukumat-e-Azad Hind...



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