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BJP observed a 12-hour band in Mayurbhanj district disrupting normal life

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Baripada:18/12/18;  Protesting cancellation of North Orissa University as UPSC coaching centre and demanding filling-up of vacant doctors’ posts in the district, BJP today observed a 12-hour band in Mayurbhanj district disrupting normal life. As part of the protest, party activists staged road blockades at various places on NH-18 and 49 bringing vehicular movements to a grinding halt. Several vehicles were ...

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Odisha govt puts collectors alert in view of rainfall forecast

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Bhubaneswar:15/12/18; In view of rainfall forecast in Odisha for three days from Sunday, the state government on Saturday advised collectors to take steps accordingly. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi, in a letter to district collectors, advised them to sensitized farmers intensively to take necessary measures to protect their crops. “As per the latest information received from IMD, the deep ...

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Bird Flu In Puri: Poultry Culling Begins

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Brahmagiri:15/12/18: Acting on the reports of the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases in Bhopal confirming the outbreak of bird flu in Krushnaprasad block of Puri district, the district administration on Friday began culling of poultry in Maluda village. According to sources, a five-member team of Animal Resources Department began the culling process at a poultry farm in the ...

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Odisha chief minister sanctioned Rs 23.72 crore under the ‘Ama Gaon Ama Bikash’ scheme

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Bhubaneswar:11/12/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sanctioned Rs 23.72 crore for executing projects in 114 Gram Panchayats (GPs) of 5 blocks in 4 districts under the ‘Ama Gaon Ama Bikash’ scheme. The blocks which got the sanction are Kesinga and M.Rampur in Kalahandi district, Narasinghpur in Cuttack district, Kundra in Koraput district and Suliapada in Mayurbhanj district. Of the sanctioned ...

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Odisha Chief Minister laid foundation stone for the drinking water supply project Basudha

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Kendrapara:8/12/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today laid foundation stone for the much-hyped drinking water supply project Basudha at Sarumuhi village under Mahakalpada block in Kendrapara district today. The Rs 241 crore-project of the Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Department would carter to the needs of 200 villages of the district. “People of 148 villages of Mahakalpada block and 52 villages of ...

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JSPL Foundation hold week long awareness campaign to eradicate superstition

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Barbil:7/12/18: A weeklong awareness campaign to eradicate superstition from society has received a warm response from local communities. The programme designed through street plays in nearby seven villages of Deojhar gram panchayat in Keonjhar district, was organised by JSPL Foundation, the CSR arm of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL). Twelve plays were performed at Sialijoda, Kuldum, Gobardhanpur, Mahadebnasa, Deojhar, ...

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Dhenkanal shelter home case district police took accused Fayaz Rahman on remand

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Dhenkanal:5/12/18: In another development in the Dhenkanal shelter home case, the district police today again took accused Fayaz Rahman on remand for two more days. Earlier, Dhenkanal police took Rahman, head of ‘Good News India’ NGO and the main accused in the sexual harassment of girls, on a two-day remand for questioning and further probe. After Rahman’s remand period ended ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurating the sewage treatment plant at CDA Sector-1

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Cuttack: 5/12/18:The sanitation management in the millennium city received a major boost with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurating the sewage treatment plant at CDA Sector-1 here on Wednesday. The advanced sewage treatment plant has been set up under the state government’s ‘Ama Sahara Ama Unnati’ programme. Official sources said the sewage treatment plant completed with a budget of Rs 110 ...

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Normal life came to a grinding halt due to 24-hour bandh in Balangir

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Balangir:3/12/18: Normal life came to a grinding halt here today due to 24-hour bandh by the lawyers’ association and Central Action Committee (CAC) demanding a permanent High Court bench in the district. The shops, educational institutions and commercial establishments remained closed since morning due to the shutdown.The ‘rail roko’ agitation by the lawyers at Balangir railway station halted train movements ...

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Odisha Chief Minister inaugurated the Biju Patnaik Adarsha Vidyalaya & laid foundation stones for a slew of projects worth around Rs 300 crore

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Ganjam:1/12/18: Paying a visit to Ganjam district, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the Biju Patnaik Adarsha Vidyalaya and also laid foundation stones for a slew of projects worth around Rs 300 crore. The Odisha CM flew from Bhubaneswar in a helicopter and landed in Rangeilunda Block in the district here. Patnaik then inaugurated the Biju Patnaik Adarsha Vidyalaya built ...

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