27% quota for OBCs in jobs, admissions sought

27% quota for OBCs in jobs, admissions sought

Saturday, 08 August 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Samajwadi Party, Odisha State Committee organised a demonstration here on Friday, demanding 27 per cent reservation for Other Backward Class (OBC) candidates in admission to higher education courses and also in State Government jobs. Party’s State president Rabi Behera said, “The Central and many State Governments have been implementing 27%...

3 of family die as car hits stationary truck

Saturday, 08 August 2020 | PNS | JAJPUR

As many as three members of a family were killed and two others suffered grievous injuries when a car by which they were travelling hit a stationary truck near Rathia village under the Dharmasala police station in Jajpur district on Friday. Police said five members of a family were on their...

Gas agency owner looted of Rs 1.32L

Saturday, 08 August 2020 | PNS | BALANGIR

In a broad daylight heist, five armed miscreants looted cash of Rs 1.32 lakh from the owner of a gas agency near the Jharani bus-stand on the Turekela-Kantabanji road in Balangir district on Thursday. Though victim Khirodh Meher lodged a complaint with the Turekela police later in the day, no arrest...

Man dies falling into drain in Brahmapur

Saturday, 08 August 2020 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

A 35-year-old man died when he fell into an under-construction drain under a flyover at Ankoli here on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Purnachandra Samantray of Tota Sahi in the Lanjipalli area here. Samantray was returning home by his scooter at around 11 pm when he accidentally fell into the...


Saturday, 08 August 2020 | PNS

Sanket celebrates 30th foundation day Bhubaneswar: Sanket Communications, one of the leading advertising and PR agencies of eastern India, celebrated its 30th foundation day on August Employees and associates of all its branches, including Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Dehradun, Rajahmundry and Vadodara, participated in the event. MD Subhashish Tripathy...

Girl hospitalised even after corona -ve report

Saturday, 08 August 2020 | DINESH DAS | ATHAGARH

Krushna Chandra Singh, an employee of Badamba UCO Bank, on July 10 had been declared corona-positive and shifted to the KIMS Covid Hospital, Bhubaneswar by the local administration. As per the guidelines, his wife and only 10-year-old daughter gave swab sample test on July 14 at the Mohan Subudhi High...

Covid-cured woman denied entry to village

Saturday, 08 August 2020 | PNS | KENDRAPADA

In another such case, a woman, who has recovered from Covid-19 infection, was denied entry to her Cherantapada village under Rajkanika block in Kendrapada district on Thursday. Sources said that the woman along with her two children was staying in a rented house at Cherantapada as her husband was working outside....

10 more die; State’s toll mounts to 235

Friday, 07 August 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Covid-19 claimed 10 more lives in the State on Thursday, taking the toll to 235. Ganjam district reported three deaths followed by two in Sundargarh and one each in Nayagarh, Bhadrak, Kandhamal, Nabarangpur and Keonjhar. The Ganjam deceased were a 52-year-old man, a 40-year-old man and a 55 -year-old man. The...

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