MoUs inked to boost agri business, farmers’ income

MoUs inked to boost agri business, farmers’ income

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State-owned Agricultural Promotion and Investment Corporation of Odisha Ltd (APICOL) on Wednesday signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) to promote agriculture entrepreneurship and enhance the income of farmers. One MoU was signed with the Professional Assistance for Development Action (PRADAN), a non-Government organisation, to promote entrepreneurial ventures at the grassroots...

Nabarangpur Class V student dies of anaemia

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | PNS | NABARANGPUR

A Class-V student, Basanti Jani, a resident of Handiguda, under the Tentulikhunti police limits died on Wednesday. Source said that recently Jani had complaint of illness to the teachers while was in school and was rushed to the Papadahandi Community Health Centre (CHC), Dolaiguda. On August 17, she was shifted to...

SMIT holds orientation meet

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

The Sanjay Memorial Institute of Technology (SMIT) Degree Engineering College held its orientation programme here recently. College president Dr Bhagaban Gantayat inaugurating the programme said the institution has made its name at a national-level as many students of the institution are at a good position in different multinational companies. He requested the...

Coal supply to NTPC Talcher Kaniha hit

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The coal supply to NTPC Talcher Kaniha from the Kaniha Open Cast Project (KOCP) has been stopped since August 18 as villagers have resorted to a strike at the KOCP to press for various demands. Earlier, the NTPC Talcher Kaniha generation was severely hit due to crisis at the Bharatpur...

Even if permanent, Article 370 rightly abrogated

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | BISWARAJ PATNAIK

On April 3, 2018, the Supreme Court opined that Article370 has acquired a permanent status since the Constituent Assembly had ceased to exist. Hence, the President would fail to fulfil the mandatory provisions required for abrogation under the circumstances. The apex court made it clear that since the Constituent Assembly...

Bombs hurled at house in Cuttack

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | PNS | CUTTACK

Three unidentified bike-borne miscreants hurled bombs at a house in Bhutia Sahi under the Lalbag police station in Cuttack city on Wednesday over a suspected land feud. The miscreants came at around 1.30 pm and hurled four bombs at the house of one Goleka Parida near the Dagarpada Hanuman temple. While three...

‘Language Rules 2019 violate Odia language right’

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Bhasha Andolan, Odisha founder Subhas Chandra Pattanayak on Wednesday demanded early scrapping of the Odisha Official Language (Amendment) Rules, 2019 saying it adversely affects one’s right to his language. “The Orissa Official Language Act 1954 was enforced soon after its passing as per Section 1 (2 and 3) of the Act....

Sex racket busted in city

Thursday, 22 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Commissionerate police on Wednesday busted a sex racket running from a lodge near the Baramunda bus-stand under the Khandagiri police station in the city. Acting on a tipoff, the Khandagiri police conducted a raid on the lodge and rescued three women engaged in the flesh trade. Reportedly, the women are...

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