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Niranjan calls for new Odisha in 2019

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

PCC chief Niranjan Patnaik has lashed out at the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD Government in State and Modi-led NDA Government at the Centre, saying the two leaders are autocratic and have betrayed the people. He said both the Governments are having cordial relation to fall back on each other at the time...

IMD predicts more rains in State

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

In the wake of the weather office predicting more rains in the coastal and interior parts of the State, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday reviewed a possible flood situation. Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi said, “The Chief Minister directed district Collectors to remain alert and take all necessary steps.” He informed...

Simultaneous polls! no issue with us: BJD

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

At a time when the BJP plans to hold simultaneous elections in 11 States under its rule along with the Lok Sabha polls due in April 2019, the BJD on Tuesday said simultaneous elections would not have any impact in Odisha. “The BJD had kept its view in favour of simultaneous...

BJD hijacking Central schemes: Javadekar

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

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar at a Press conference here on Tuesday lashed out at the BJD, saying Odisha was poor when the BJD came to power and continues to be poor even after 18 years of the BJD rule. Javadekar said there is complete neglect of education,...

Students not to join I-Day parade

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

For the first time, students cannot take part in the Independence Day parades across Odisha on Wednesday as the State Government on Tuesday put restrictions on their participation in view of prediction of heavy rains. Home Department Special Secretary Santosh Bala in a letter directed the Revenue Division Commissioners (RDCs) and...

CUO, Koraput holds talk on gender issues

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

The Department of Sociology, Central University of Orissa (CUO), Koraput, organised a special lecture on ‘Contemporary Issues in Gender and Development’ at its Sunabeda campus on August 9. VC Prof Sachidananda Mohanty inaugurated the seminar, while Professor of Sociology, University of Hyderabad Prof Aparna Rayaprol delivered the special lecture. Head of...

Hardeep killing: PLFI cadre gets life term

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

In the BJD leader Hardeep Singh murder case in 2012, Sundargarh District Sessions Judge Manas Ranjan Barik on Monday awarded life imprisonment to the main accused Bires Ekka, a PLFI (People's Liberation Front of India) cadre. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on him. However, six other...

Nimapara Excise SI arrested taking bribe

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

Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday arrested Nimapara Excise Sub-Inspector Suryanarayan Rath for demanding and accepting illegal gratification of Rs 8,500 from Prasanna Kumar Palai of Chalisbatia under Chandanpur PS in Puri district for deposing in Palai’s favour in a court in an excise case. On the complaint of Palai, Vigilance officers laid...

Keonjhar DM holds grievance meet

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

Though Champua of Keonjhar district abounds in rich iron ore deposit and others minerals resources but most of the people living here are under below poverty line which came to be known in a public grievances meeting held by Collector Ashish Thakre here on Monday. Out of the total 144 grievances...

2 dowry deaths in Jspur; hubbies arrested

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

Two dowry death incidents were reported from two different places in Jagatsinghpur district recently. In both the cases, police acted promptly and arrested culprits named in the complaints. In an incident, the half-burnt body of Sunita Sahoo was recovered from her in-laws’ house in Kajipatana village under Khairanga gram panchayat, six km...

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