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‘ECoR 2nd in earning in Indian Rlys’

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The East Coast Railway (ECoR) emerged No. 1 on many fronts among 17 zones in 2017-18, for which its General Manager Umesh Singh conveyed warm greetings to all railway persons, their family members, passengers and other rail users on the eve of the Independence Day on Tuesday. Singh unfurled the National...

GGP Colony LED lights not functioning

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | K Ravi | in Bhubaneswar

Sir, We the taxpayers never get what we are supposed to from the Government in most cases. It could be due to lack of accountability. At GGP Colony in the State capital, we have been witnessing that the LED streetlights are not functioning. I have a few serious questions for the...


Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | in Bhubaneswar

CM announces Rs 5 cr for Kerala flood victims Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced financial assistance for the flood-hit State of Kerala. A financial aid of Rs 5 crore for the flood victims has been declared by Patnaik, the Chief Minister’s Office said. Country loses a great statesman: Samanta...

AICC announces jumbo team to aid Niranjan

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Wednesday announced a jumbo team of new office-bearers for the Niranjan Patnaik-led Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC). The new team comprises 14 vice-presidents and 24 general secretaries, 99 secretaries and a treasurer, according to a statement issued by the AICC. Besides, the AICC has formed...

Ravenshaw student alleges ragging

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | Cuttack | in Bhubaneswar

A student of the Ravenshaw University on Thursday lodged a complaint with police alleging ragging by his seniors. The victim was identified as Suryakant Mohapatra. Suryakant, a second year Sanskrit student, in his complaint with the Malgodown police alleged that he was assaulted by a group of seniors of the MBA...

MoU signed for clubfoot treatment in State

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

An MoU was signed for a clubfoot management programme between the Department of Health & Family Welfare and the CURE International India Trust (CIIT) here on Thursday. This move aims at establishing a network of clubfoot clinics in identified hospitals to make clubfoot treatment accessible to every affected child in the...

Indian Independence facts historians don’t seem to know

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | BISWARAJ PATANIK | in Bhubaneswar

Very amusingly, Dara Singh, who was on a world wrestling competition trip to Singapore, had told much later in life when he became a movie celebrity that he heard about the independence having been achieved and went on asking knowledgeable friends around there to explain to him what it all...

Kunjwal mollified as party leadership reinstates district chief

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | Almora | in Dehradun

Jageshwar MLA and former Vidhan Sabha Speaker Gobind Singh Kunjwal said that though he had earlier announced his resignation from the Congress and his membership of the legislative assembly, the issue has now been resolved. Addressing the media at a local hotel here, he said that he had been hurt at...

Aimed at improving condition: Pension of artists likely to see a hike

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

In order to improve the condition of the artists from Uttarakhand, the State Cultural Department has sent a proposal to the State Government for raising their pension. The amount they are receiving as pension at present is Rs 3000 per month and it would be raised to Rs 5000 if...

Schools in Doon celebrate I-Day with fervour

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Independence Day was celebrated in various schools and organisations in Dehradun on Wednesday. At the Pine Hall School the principal Rama Anand hoisted the national flag. She paid homage to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for freedom and advised the students to become the ideal citizens of the country....



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