222 new +ve in State

222 new +ve in State

Friday, 15 January 2021 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State registered 222 new Covid-19 positive cases from 23 districts and the State pool on Thursday, with which the total tally increased to 3,32,763. Of the new cases, 127 were reported from quarantine while 95 were local contact cases. Angul district recorded the day’s highest 28 cases followed by...

2020 was yr of a few S'garh lads who brought crowning glory

Friday, 15 January 2021 | MAlAY RAY | SUNDARGARH

Year 2020 remained gloomy for people of Sundargarh district as Covid-19  dominated most of the period, except some exceptional achievements by a few youths who brought laurels for the district.   During first week of January 2020, Bonei lad Debasis Panda topped the Odisha Civil Services Exam 2018 and brought laurels for...

Girl gang-raped on way for holy dip in river

Friday, 15 January 2021 | PNS | BARIPADA

A young woman was gang-raped while she was going to take a holy dip on the occasion of Makar Sankranti in Baripada town on Thursday morning. According to reports, the19-year-old victim was walking towards a river for the dip when two youths of the locality followed and forcibly took her and...

Cops target snatchers as farmers receive dues

Friday, 15 January 2021 | NIMAI CHARAN SAHU | SAMBALPUR

Police are active and alert in front of different banks to prevent snatching incidents.By this time, most of the farmers have sold their paddy in the market yards of the district.   As per the decision of the Government, money is directly deposited in the bank accounts of the farmers instead...

In Briefs

Friday, 15 January 2021 | PNS

Toshali Crafts Mela from Jan 21 Bhubaneswar: The 15th Toshali National Crafts Mela will be held at the Janata Maidan here from January 21 to February 5. While a total of 450 stalls had been put up at the Toshali National Crafts Mela last year, it has been decided to limit...

K'handi poet's works now in Italian language

Friday, 15 January 2021 | PNS | BHAWANIPATNA

Two poems written by Bhawani Shankar Nial during the lockdown period have earned international recognition as noted Italian poet, Emanuela Rizzo, translated them in Italian language. Born in 1968, Nial, a resident of Bhawanipatna, has been active in literary field for the past two decades.  He had written the poems in...

CM unveils I’vati Lift Canal, projects of Rs 1,000 crore

Friday, 15 January 2021 | PNS | BHAWANIPATNA

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday visited Kalahandi and dedicated 54 projects worth Rs 1,064 crore including the Upper Indravati Lift Canal system for the people of the district. He also laid foundation-stones of 52 projects worth Rs 1,020 crore in the district. He announced setting up of a museum, a...

Majority of farmers in India are landless

Friday, 15 January 2021 | MANAS JENA

The land and livestock holding survey conducted in the 70th round of the National Sample Survey in year 2013 reveals that the average size of land per household ownership holding was 0.592 hectare in rural India.The share of land owned by different social groups shows that it was 9.23 per...

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