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AAI urged to hand over Dakota to State

AAI urged to hand over Dakota to State

Thursday, 23 January 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Initiating steps to bring back the abandoned Dakota (VT-AUI) aircraft from Kolkata, the State Government has requested the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to give permission for handing over of the aircraft to the State at the soonest. The Commerce and Transport Department wrote a letter in this regard on Tuesday. The...

Labour Dept clerks held taking bribe

Thursday, 23 January 2020 | PNS | BALESWAR

Two clerks of the Labour Department were caught red-handed by the Vigilance police while they accepted a bribe of Rs 3,000 from a person  for issuing him labour card. The accused were identified as Satyabrata Behera and Suchismita Singh. According to reports, the duo had demanded the illegal gratification from one Rakesh...

Maoists torch road building equipments in R’gada

Thursday, 23 January 2020 | BADAl TAH | RAYAGADA

After a few days’ lull, Maoists went on a rampage in Rayagada district and thrashed workers and set ablaze several vehicles engaged in a road construction work near Gumma village under Kalyansinghpur block late on Tuesday night. Posters, bearing the name of the Maoists of Rayagada Area Committee, opposing the...

BeMC Commissioner saves student

Thursday, 23 January 2020 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

Brahmapur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) Commissioner Chakravarti Singh Rathore turned a Good Samaritan when he saved the life of a school student, who fell ill while on the way to school, on Tuesday. Rathore, who was on his way to office, came across the student who fell down and became unconscious when...

Odishi competition among girls held

Thursday, 23 January 2020 | PNS | RAYAGADA

Ahead of the Republic Day celebration on January 26 at Rayagada, an Odishi dance competition was held  among the girl students of various schools of Rayagada recently. The event was organised by the Sanskruti Ladies Club, Rayagada. Three students namely Samruddhi Das, Anita Padhi and Sheetal Maharana were adjudged 1st, 2nd...

Beggar pays power bill, honoured

Thursday, 23 January 2020 | PNS | BHADRAK

Two days after Kartik Nath of Uttara Bahini Saripur village in Bhadrak district paid the arrear electricity bill of his house, Nesco officials on Tuesday felicitated him. He paid his bill of Rs 2,500 despite being extremely poor. Notably, Kartik’s locality does not come under the jurisdiction of Cesu, which has...

Ganjam DM's move on land registration decried

Thursday, 23 January 2020 | KRUSHNA CHANDRA PANDA | BRAHMAPUR

The Bharatiya Bikash Parishad, which leads an anti-corruption movement in Ganjam district led by its State president Surendra Panigrahi held a Press meet here on Wednesday against the reported circular of the district Collector to all Sub-Registrars of the district not to allow the registration of any immovable property, be...

Bangladeshi sex workers racket: Ibrahim’s aide held

Thursday, 23 January 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Police on Wednesday arrested one more accused involved in the high-profile sex racket busted here on Tuesday. The arrestee was identified as Prasant Parida. Parida is a close aide of the sex racket’s kingpin Sheikh Ibrahim, who was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch. Sources said Parida was...

State Editions

‘Historic moment for Indian sports’

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Puri seer’s concerns send admn on toes

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Why BJD so weak towards English? BJP

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Hindi row won’t affect health services: AIIMS

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Gandhi Peace Centre unveiled in BBSR

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Woman gang-raped in Bhadrak

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

India’s Quest for Energy Security

23 February 2020 | Dr Ashok Sharma | Agenda

Mughal prince with a heart

23 February 2020 | Pioneer | Agenda

Raghupati Raghav on the Banjo

23 February 2020 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf | Lord Shiva: Existence personified

23 February 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

When intelligence is artificial

23 February 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘I avoid doing intimate scenes’

23 February 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer