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Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018 | PNS | in Bhubaneswar

Rs 8 lakh looted in Nimapara Bazar Nimapara: Four miscreants coming by two bikes on Tuesday at 11 am looted Rs 8 lakh from a cattle feed businessman in front of the Ananda Nursing Home at Nimapara main canal road 4. One Ranjan Sahoo of Rupadeipur village under the Balanga PS...

Now, BJP MLA Ray decries Chilika aerodrome

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

A day after BJD leaders opposed the proposed water aerodrome project at Chilika, the BJP’s Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray on Tuesday also said the project would adversely affect the ecosystem of the lake and nearby areas. “When noise pollution generated by thousands of mechanised boats has already taken a toll on...

‘Seaplane project to spell doom for Chilika’

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

The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), Odisha, has written to both the Government of Odisha and the Centre asking them to reconsider the proposal of operating sea planes in the Chilika lake. INTACH State Convener AB Tripathy said the delicate ecosystem of this...

Crafty Naveen dons NDA colour to dent BJP votes!

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018 | SANJEEV KUMAR PATRO | BHUBANESWR | in Bhubaneswar

Politics is the art of possible. And BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik displayed this so quite majestically when the BJD’s nine Rajya Sabha members voted in favour of NDA candidate and JD(U) MP Harivansh Narayan Singh for the chair of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, which, however morally, blurred...

Pradhan holds meet for SC-ST Conclave

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

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan took a special preparatory meeting with officials from various central public sector enterprises (CPSEs), banks and institutions on holding the “SC-ST Conclave - 2018” on August 30 in city. The meeting was attended by representatives from NTPC, Nalco,...

‘Nalco to back drive for Divyangs’

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

Nalco would be keen to be associated with any programme specially dedicated towards the benefit of the Divyangs,” said its CMD Dr Tapan Kumar Chand while speaking at the launch of the first show of a movie on Divyangs, with Divyang actors – ‘Sapana Tie – A Dream’ here on...

Ex-cricketers deprived of pension

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018 | SANJOY KUMAR SATPATHY | in Bhubaneswar

Sir, This is a serious topic. To be frank enough, our Chief Minister wants to be famous overnight after 18 years of rule through announcement of freebies and many more. There are thousands of schemes, pension, insurance, healthcare, international gold port (airport), domestic air Odisha, hockey, football and many more. I am...

Movie on Modi's childhood screened in City

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

A special short film “Chalo Jeete Hain” narrating the childhood of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was screening at the SoA University here on Tuesday. Governor of Odisha Professor Ganeshi Lal attended as the chief guest of the occasion while Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra...

BPIA Amitabh’s favourite airport

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

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has said that the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar is his favourite airport in the country. In an interview to travel writer Aarti Singh Kapur, Bachchan said the Bhubaneswar airport tops his list of favourite airports in the country due to the courteous ground staffs and...

Judiciary has brought in finer facets of ‘life’ and ‘liberty’

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018 | JAYANT DAS | in Bhubaneswar

The bald statement of right to life and personal liberty in Article 21 would have remained a skeleton but for the ingenuity and craftsmanship of the judiciary. “Life” enshrined as a Fundamental Right has to be comprehensive, imaginative, constructive, meaningful and in furtherance of real spirit behind the right as...




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