Bargarh PHD road in tatters

Bargarh PHD road in tatters

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | PNS | BARGARH

The road from Bargarh town to Sahajbahal village under Bargaon panchayat is in a very poor condition. It is full of craters and potholes.  In the year 2016, the PHD Department, Bargarh had constructed the road at a cost of Rs 4.46 crore. But now the road is in complete tatters.  It...

Disputed WB border village seeks to be in Odisha

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | Ubachak Mohanty | BALESWAR

The residents of Sankhamedi, a village having a border dispute with West Bengal, have demanded that their village be  declared as a revenue village  under Bhograi block of Odisha and the Odisha Government collect revenue from them. They alleged that even after seven decades  of independence they couldn’t earn their identities...

Warden arrested for beating students

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

A day after a video of a hostel warden thrashing two students of the Gandhi Science College here surfaced on social media, police arrested the accused warden on Tuesday. The Khandagiri police arrested warden Biswaranjan Rana for his alleged involvement in incident. The warden was arrested by the police after the college...

‘Use of low grade minerals must for reaching steel target’

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

A national symposium on “Environment-friendly Mining, Mineral Processing, Energy and Metal Extraction” (EMMEME – 2019)” was organised here by the Institute of Advance Technology and Environmental Studies (IATES) here on Monday. Technical papers relating to the symposium were released and following discussions recommendations were made for necessary action by the Central...

Australia invites investors from Odisha

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

India emerged as a preferred destination for investment in Australia. By 2017, Australia invested 14 billion dollar in India, said Consulate General of Australia, Kolkata, Andrew Ford here on Tuesday. Ford said Australia plans to increase its investment in India to 100 billion US dollar by 2035. Attending an interaction session organized...

Rare ornate flying snake rescued at city rly station

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

An ornate flying snake, which is one of the rare species of serpents, was rescued from the Bhubaneswar railway station on Tuesday. The reptile was reportedly being trafficked in a train from Asansol in West Bengal. Passengers spotted the snake and informed the Snake Helpline about it. Later, Forest Department officials reached...

RD School to shift to new campus

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Rama Devi Higher Secondary School, currently running in the premises of the Rama Devi Women’s University here, would move to its new campus, said university Vice-Chancellor Padmaja Mishra on Tuesday. A new building of the higher secondary school would be established in the premises of the Unit-9 Girls’ High School...

Improve tele-density in Odisha: Amar to Union Minister

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Rajya Sabha BJD member Dr Amar Patnaik has requested Union Minister for Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad to take early steps for improving tele-density in Odisha. In a letter, Patnaik urged the Centre to give focus on increasing tele-connectivity in Odisha where tele-density is much lower than the...

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