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XIMB Fin Assn holds biz meet ‘Finomics’

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

The Finance Association of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB), X-FIN, organised its annual business conclave ‘Finomics 2018’ on “Bank Frauds: A Chronic Malaise” here on Sunday. Former RBI Chief General Manager Dasarathi Mishra, Chief Economist and Religare director Jay Shankar Shrivastav, Barclays Risk and Analytics senior VP Satya Shankar Mahapatra...

300 Armymen move SC against AFSPA dilution

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018 | PNS | New Delhi | in Bhubaneswar

In an unprecedented move, a group of more than 300 serving Army personnel on Tuesday approached the Supreme Court challenging prosecution of Armymen performing their duty in States where the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is in force. They contended the AFSPA grants soldiers immunity against FIRs. The court...

IN BRIEF

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018 | PNS | in Bhubaneswar

Rs 8 lakh looted in Nimapara Bazar Nimapara: Four miscreants coming by two bikes on Tuesday at 11 am looted Rs 8 lakh from a cattle feed businessman in front of the Ananda Nursing Home at Nimapara main canal road 4. One Ranjan Sahoo of Rupadeipur village under the Balanga...

‘Remove barbed wall fencing in forests’

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Wildlife Society of Orissa (WSO) has urged the authorities of the Forest Department not to construct barbed wall and stone rubble wall to protect saplings under the ongoing plantation programme in the State. WSO secretary Biswajit Mohanty in a letter to the Principal Chief Conservator of Forest has raised concern...

NHRC directs CS, DGP for CB probe

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the Odisha Chief Secretary and DGP to investigate the illegal mining activities in Ganjam district by the State Crime Branch (CB) and also to take legal and departmental action against the guilty Government officials including police personnel involved in promoting...

INBRIEF

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018 | PNS | in Bhubaneswar

IGEGT holds science exhibition in Balangir Balangir: The Institute of Green Energy and Geospatial Technology (IGEGT) organised a science exhibition for school students at the Centurion Public School, JITM here on Sunday. Adarsha Vidyalaya, Principal K Jhankar inaugurated the project. SBI holds meet on Gram Swaraj in Balangir Balangir: The SBI, Balangir Branch...

Dry spell in Balangir continues

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar

The spectre of drought in Balangir district looms large further as inadequate rainfall has halted the crucial agricultural operations like transplanting and beushining operations of paddy crop and the paddy seedlings in the fields are getting older, much to the worry of farmers. In the month of August, only 53 mm...

Awareness drive fails; 23 N’rangpur kids branded

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018 | PNS | NABARANGPUR | in Bhubaneswar

Despite the Nabarangpur district administration’s awareness programmes and arrest of several Disaris (quacks), there seems to be no end to the menace of branding infants for curing them of illnesses in the tribal district. As many as 23 children, including a kid, in Bhim Sahi of Papadahandi block headquarters town were...

Bags containing beef found in bus in S’garh

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018 | PNS | SUNDARGARH | in Bhubaneswar

Tension erupted at the Kutra bus-stand in Sundargarh district after two bags containing beef were found in a bus on Sunday. According to reports, an unidentified person boarded the bus, which was on its way to Sundargarh from Rourkela, at the Jamapal bypass in the morning and kept his two bags...

3 A’garh farmers die in lightning

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018 | PNS | ATHAGARH | in Bhubaneswar

Three farmers were killed as lightning struck them in Athagarh of Cuttack district on Sunday afternoon. All of them were killed while they were working in their paddy fields. The deceased were identified as Sanjay Behera of Bindhanima, Kabi Charan Bal of Hatamal gram panchayat and Nila Behera of Shyampur...

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