High Court reinstates Jharsuguda DM

High Court reinstates Jharsuguda DM

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | CUTTACK

The Orissa High Court on Monday recalled its August 13 direction and asked the State Government, through a fresh order, to reinstate Jyoti Ranjan Pradhan as Collector of Jharsuguda district. In its August 13 order, the High Court had directed the Government to place the Collector under suspension for violating its...

It’s now Central University of Odisha

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | kORAPUT

The Central University of Orissa (CUO) is hereafter being called as Central University of Odisha as per the recent gazette notification of the Central Universities (Amendment) Act, 2019 by the Union Ministry of Law and Justice (Legislative Department). The Act of Parliament received the assent of President Ram Nath Kovind....

Bus falls off bridge in K’mal; 30 hurt

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | PHULBANI

A bus fell off a bridge at Daduma Ghat in Kotagarh block of  Kandhamal district on Monday leaving more than 30 passengers injured. Reports said the bus, carrying 50 to 60 passengers, was on its way from Kotagarh towards Jubaguda when the driver of the vehicle lost control over the wheels,...

Man kills 2nd wife, flees with first

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | ANGUL

A man allegedly killed his second wife at Gadadharpur village under the Athmallik police station in the district and fled with the first wife on Monday. According to reports, one Sesha Kudei of the village hacked his second wife Raseshwari with a sharp weapon to death at the backyard of his...


Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS

Sex racket unearthed; seven held in Jajpur  Jajpur: Police on Monday arrested seven persons, including two sex workers, in a rented house at Jaraka under the Dharmasala  police station on the charges of running a brothel, said Dharmasala PS IIC Saroj Kumar Sahoo. The arrested persons were identified as Rabindra...

4-year-old girl raped in Baleswar

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | BALESWAR

In yet another incident of sexual abuse of minors, a four-year-old girl was raped by a youth in the Singla police station area of the district on August 17. The incident came to light after the grandfather of the victim lodged a complaint with the Singla police on Monday. In the complaint...

SP demands withdrawal of CBSE fee hike

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Samajwadi Party, State unit on Monday submitted a memorandum to Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal seeking his intervention for early withdrawal of the CBSE examination fee hike decision. “The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has suddenly increased the examination fees Class X and XII students by 24 times from Rs...

32 workers rescued while being trafficked to TN

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | NABARANGPUR

Police rescued 32 bonded labourers including 21 minor boys from a bus at Majhiguda Chhak in the district late on Sunday night. Two middlemen were also arrested in this connection. Sources said under the direction of Nabarangpur district Superintendent of Police Nitin Kusalkar, a police team conducted a raid at Majhiguda...

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