5 from Bihar held for ganja smuggling

5 from Bihar held for ganja smuggling

Friday, 09 February 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Excise officials busted a contraband smuggling racket by arresting five youths from Bihar who were allegedly trying to smuggle ganja from Odisha by train. All the five accused had procured the contraband from Kandhamal district and reached Bhubaneswar by bus. As liquor is now banned in Bihar, there is a rise...

SU Prof faces music for misconduct, demoted

Friday, 09 February 2024 | PNS | SAMBALPUR

The Sambalpur University has demoted Dr Rajat Kumar Kujur, an Assistant Professor in Political Science and Public Administration, following allegations of attacking a student and giving mental harassment to a female colleague.   The university, in an order signed by Registrar Nrupraj Sahu, cited immediate demotion, moving him from stage 3, academic...

Renowned pain physician Rath honoured

Friday, 09 February 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

--At Indian Society for Study of Pain Conf: Dr Shovan Kumar Rath, founder of Pain Free Odisha, and an internationally acclaimed pain physician, has been awarded with the esteemed "Pain Management Awareness Award" for the year 2024.   The prestigious accolade was conferred upon Dr Rath during the Indian Society for Study...

Rs 900-cr ‘fraud’: ED holds raids on ponzi firm

Friday, 09 February 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday conducted multiple raids in Odisha and 20 other places across the country in connection with an alleged fraud of Rs 900 crore by a chit fund company. As per reports, the raids were being conducted at 10 places in Odisha including Ganjam and Bhubaneswar. Apart...

‘Modi is a liar, doesn’t belong to OBC’

Friday, 09 February 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

ntensifying his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra in Odisha, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the PM is a liar and doesn’t belong to OBC (Other Backward Class).   Gandhi was addressing a gathering in Jharsuguda district. “Modi once told in Parliament that he...

MoU for aviation-related skilling to State youths

Friday, 09 February 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Skill Development and Technical Education Department and Commerce and Transport Department are collaborating with GMR Aero Academy (GMRAA) to extend aviation-related skilling to youths of Odisha.   Accordingly, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Directorate of Aviation, Directorate of Skill Development cum Employment with GMR. The event was...

Mishra pleads for journalists' pension

Friday, 09 February 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Congress Legislature Party Leader Narasingha Mishra on Thursday highlighted concerns regarding restrictions imposed by the State Government on journalists' access to the Lok Seva Bhawan. Speaking in the State Assembly, Mishra urged the government to ensure free entry for working journalists. He also called for implementation of a journalists’ pension scheme...

12 million children, women to get dose

Friday, 09 February 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Renewing the momentum built during the National Deworming Day (NDD) campaign 2023 to combat the threat of intestinal worms among children and women, the Odisha Health and Family Welfare Department aims to reach 12 million children and women across the State.   The mop-up round would be held on February 17 for...

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