One dies, another hurt in road mishap  in Nayagarh

One dies, another hurt in road mishap in Nayagarh

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | PNS | BHAPUR

A youth was killed and another sustained critical injury after their motorcycle crashed into a roadside tree near Basantpur village under the Fatehgarh police station in Nayagarh district on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Prasant Nayak of Baliapata village and the injured was Raja Nayak of the same village. Sources said...

Eviction around Jagannath temple continues

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | PNS | PURI

The district administration on Tuesday continued to carry out demolition of structures around the Meghanad Pacheri and other areas surrounding the Shree Jagannath temple. Twenty–four platoons of police force, along with magistrates, were deployed to prevent any untoward incident during the drive, which passed off peacefully for the second day. Establishments...

Police plaint lodged against Haladhar Nag

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

A  group of writers and journalists on Tuesday lodged a complaint at the Capital police station here seeking action against western Odisha poet Padma Shri Haladhar Nag for allegedly making derogatory remarks on different Odia words. Nag’s remarks have gone viral in social media and published in sections of media. The...

State creates ‘directorate for minor minerals’

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State Government has created a separate directorate under the administrative control of the Revenue & Disaster Management Department for management of minor minerals. Named as ‘Directorate of Minor Minerals’, it would work for scientific and sustainable management of minor mineral sources to augment the State’s revenue. The functions of the directorate...

British HC launches project for safe migration

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

The British High Commissioner to India, Dominic Asquith, on Tuesday launched a Responsible Migration project in Ranchi aimed at spreading awareness among migrants to ensure safe migration for work. “I am delighted to launch this project alongside well-known British brand Marks & Spencer. Initiatives like this help promote responsible employment practices...

Timings for B’ngir-BBSR Intercity changed

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

In view of operational reasons, it has been decided to run the 12894 Balangir-Bhubaneswar Intercity Express with revised timings from September 1. 12894 Balangir-Bhubaneswar Intercity Express will now leave Balangir at 1445hrs (02.45p.m.) instead of 1430hrs (02.30p.m.) and will reach Bhubaneswar at 2155hrs (09.55p.m.) instead of 2140hrs (09.40p.m.). The departure timings for...

Woman killed by jumbo in Angul

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | PNS | ANGUL

In yet another instance of man-animal conflict, a woman was trampled to death by an elephant at Panaposi village in Machokuda panchayat of Angul district on Monday night. The 40-year-old victim was identified as Nalini Majhi of the village. According to reports, when the woman was returning from Bagidia to...

I-Day doesn’t fill these Keonjhar villagers with pride

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | RAJENDRA K SAHU | CHAMPUA

On Thursday last when the whole country was rejoicing in celebrating the 73rd Independence Day and leaders and babus were delivering speech highlighting different achievements and schemes of the Government, for the  adivasi forest dwellers of two villages such as KanardamundaSahi and Kuhlapanduli  under Bolanigram panchayat in Joda block, the...

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