Coal supply to NTPC Talcher Kaniha hit

Coal supply to NTPC Talcher Kaniha hit

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The coal supply to NTPC Talcher Kaniha from the Kaniha Open Cast Project (KOCP) has been stopped since August 18 as villagers have resorted to a strike at the KOCP to press for various demands. Earlier, the NTPC Talcher Kaniha generation was severely hit due to crisis at the Bharatpur...

State deliberately delaying Central projects: BJP

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The BJP on Wednesday criticised the State Government that it is knowingly delaying approval of Central projects worth over Rs 1 lakh crore, proposed by the Indian Oil Corporation Limited two years ago, for political reasons against the interest of people. “The State Government approved projects worth Rs 2 lakh crore...

Puri lawyers protest shifting Govt offices

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | PNS | PURI

Over 500 lawyers of Puri protested the shifting of Government offices to Sipusarubali area, a suburb near the sea beach. In its general body meeting on Tuesday, the lawyers echoed against the proposal of Government and termed it as a big conspiracy by politicians, bureaucrats and businessmen. Before resorting to agitation,...

Mishra takes charge as housing board chief

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Former Bhubaneswar North MLA Priyadarshi Mishra assumed charge as the Chairman of Odisha State Housing Board on Wednesday. After taking charge, he stressed on ‘zero tolerance’ against corruption in the organisation. He said that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s 5Ts formula would be followed and priority would be given on housing facilities in...

Intelligence-based policing ideal to curb crime: Sarangi

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Sudhanshu Sarangi, who took charge as the Twin City Commissioner of Police on Wednesday from Satyajit Mohanty, said he would lay stress on intelligence-based policing to curb the rising crime graph in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. Sarangi said there are several strategies in policing like community policing, problem...

Lad from Maniabandh labourer family now scientist of repute

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | DINESH DAS | ATHAGARH

Deepak Kumar Karan, a very poor lad of Maniabandha village under Badamba block who hails from a poor labourer family, has bagged the rare International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA) Young Scientist Award from the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics. This year such award was given to four persons,...

VLW attacked in K’pada over IAY scheme

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | PNS | KENDRAPADA

The Village Level Worker (VLW) of Golarhat gram panchayat in the district was attacked by unidentified miscreants at Chhata Chhak on Monday. The injured VLW Nihar Ranjan Thatoi was admitted to the District Headquarters Hospital here. Sources said a resident of Golarhat was forcing Thatoi to pass two bills for construction of...

Fashion Villa holds Khadi Fiesta

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Models of the Odisha Fashion Villa celebrated the Independence Day as Khadi Fiesta. As Khadi is the National Fibre of India, the models on the theme “How Fashion can be made of Khadi” walked on the ramp wearing national flag coloured Khadi cloths. Bhubaneswar Central MLA Ananta Narayan Jena attended as...

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