CM Patnaik speaks to  Covid-hit MLAs, patients

CM Patnaik speaks to Covid-hit MLAs, patients

Sunday, 12 July 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday telephoned Nilagiri and Salepur MLAs, Sukanta Nayak (BJP) and Prasanta Behera (BJD), respectively, who are currently undergoing treatment after becoming Covid-19 positive, and enquired about their health conditions. During the interactions, Patnaik wished their speedy recovery. The CM also spoke to the corona warriors under treatment...

Anti-CJI remarks: Dara Sena chief held

Sunday, 12 July 2020 | PNS | BALESWAR

The Odisha Crime Branch police arrested Dara Sena chief Mukesh Jain for allegedly opposing a Supreme Court order over suspension of Rath Yatra in Puri recently. The 58-year-old Jain was arrested from his residence in Delhi. He was handed over to the Sahadevkhunta police in Baleswar district on Friday and then...

Saudi returnee, murder accused, nabbed

Sunday, 12 July 2020 | PNS | KENDRAPDA

The Sadar police on Friday nabbed Sk Sarfaraj alias Jaan from the Bhubaneswar airport as he is the prime accused in a firing case of Babuli alias Bibekananda Moharana, president of Tinimuhani Bazar Committee and district coordinator of Dharma Jagarana Sena, on July 13 night last year. Notably, Jaan, who evaded...

‘State has enough infra for new textile units’

Sunday, 12 July 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

In order to attract investment in the textile and apparel manufacturing sectors, the State Government has claimed that it has “world-class” infrastructure facilities, a strong logistics base and skilled manpower for such units to flourish. Addressing an ‘Invest India Exclusive Investment Forum for Textiles and Apparel Sector’ event here on Friday,...

ECoR union to join nationwide stir from Jul 24

Sunday, 12 July 2020 | PNS | JAGATSINGHPUR

The East Coast Railway Mazdoor Union (ECoRMazU) will observe “Sarkar Jagao Saptah” from  July 24 to 30 as called by BMS for countrywide demonstrations. Sector-wise demonstrations will be held at State capitals, district headquarters, Tehsil / Block centers and also in all big industrial estates. The BMS has identified five major...

Bus service to Swabhiman area

Sunday, 12 July 2020 | PNS | MALKANGIRI

The Government on Saturday launched its maiden bus service to Jodamba in the Swabhiman area from Malkangiri town. Around 20,000 residents of the area, who were cut off from rest of the State until the Gurupriya bridge was constructed in 2018, would be connected with the Malkangiri district headquarters due...

Neighbours’ travel to JSpur banned

Sunday, 12 July 2020 | PNS | JAGATSINGHPUR

To contain the spread of coronavirus, the Jagatsinghpur district administration has imposed a ban on entry of people from neighbouring districts. In a video message, district Collector SK Mohaptra also advised people of the district to curtail tours to districts where corona spreading is at peak. He appealed to citizens to...

Highest 31 J’suguda coronavirus cases

Sunday, 12 July 2020 | PNS | JHARSUGUDA

Jhargsuguda registered single-day highest spike of 31 Covid positives during the last 24 hours. The infected included two municipality employees and a mentally-retarded woman of Mission Ashram. While 29 are from quarantine centres, two are municipality staff. With this, the number of Covid cases in the district rose to 165. Reports said...

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