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MLA Tukuni Sahoo has been winning hearts assisting differently-abled kids

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Titlagarh:11/8/19: MLA Tukuni Sahoo, has been winning hearts since a photograph of her tending to differently-abled school kids at a disability centre in Titlagarh surfaced on social media platforms. The Women and Child Development and Mission Shakti Minister visited the centre on Saturday as the chief guest in a function being held at the centre. However, what garnered the appreciations of ...

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Tata Steel BSL Initiates Process for Formation of Regional Chapter of CII for Dhenkanal-Angul-Talcher Industrial Belt

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 Narendrapur, August 10, 2019: Tata Steel BSL has taken initiative for formation a regional chapter of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for Dhenkanal-Angul-Talcher industrial belt with organization of a roadshow by the premier industry body of the country at its plant located at Narendrapur of Dhenkanal district. Conducted by CII’s Odisha chapter, it witnessed enthusiastic participation of twenty-seven senior executives from 18 ...

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Tarava Police Station in Sonepur District has been adjudged as one of the 10 best Police Stations

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Cuttack:7/8/19: Tarava Police Station in Sonepur District has been adjudged as one of the 10 best Police Stations in the country in the Annual Ranking of Police Stations for the year 2018. Dr. R.P. Sharma, IPS, DGP today handed over the certificate and memento to Debi Prasad Dash, SP Sonepur and Dulamani Bhoi, IIC Tarava PS in a simple function ...

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Three Lakh Worth Brown Sugar Seized in Balasore district

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Balasore:5/8/19 A drug peddler was arrested and brown sugar contraband substances worth Rs three lakh were seized from his possession in an interception by excise personnel today Ghatgharsahi in Nilagiri town of Balasore district. The drug peddler identified as one Muna Nath (32) is being interrogated to ascertain whether he operated a racket. The peddler booked under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic ...

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Bhitarkanika To Reopen For Tourists From August 1

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Kendrapada:31/7/19: After remaining out of bounds for tourists for three months, the Bhitarkanika National Park will reopen from tomorrow for nature’s lovers who long for savouring the warmth of congenial wetland spots. The national park had been closed from May 1 and till July 31 for tourists and visitors to ensure disturbance-free annual nesting of crocs. The reptiles often turn violent ...

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Odisha Handloom, Textile & Handicrafts Department has taken up the census survey of handicraft artisans in five districts

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Bhubaneswar:9/7/19: The State Handloom, Textile & Handicrafts Department has taken up the census survey of handicraft artisans in five districts of Odisha in the first phase. Keeping in view the present working status of the artisans, the survey work will include region wise and craft-wise artisans of the State. It will help to plan different developmental programmes for the handicraft sector. ...

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Sarathi Baba’s Immovable Properties worth Rs 4.48 crore Attached

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Kendrapara:27/7/19: Rs 4.48 crore worth immovable properties of self-styled godman Sarathi Baba alias Santosh Roul were attached today by the Enforcement Directorate. Roul who was arrested by crime branch wing of State police August 2015 had earlier been granted bail by a local court on July 23. The Crime Branch had arrested the Roul on various penal sections including deceiving people ...

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Patkura Election:BJD’s Sabitri Agarwalla defeated BJP candidate Bijoy Mohapatra by 17,655 votes.

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Kendrapara24/7/19:: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) won the prestige battle and emerged victorious in the by-election to the Patkura assembly constituency in Kendrapara district. The Returning officer announced the by-poll results after completion of the 17 rounds of vote counting. BJD’s Sabitri Agarwalla defeated BJP candidate Bijoy Mohapatra by 17,655 votes. While Agarwalla garnered 95,162 votes, Mohapatra received 77,507 ...

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Sarathi Baba alias Santosh Roul has been granted bail

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Cuttack:22/7/19: Self-proclaimed godman of Odisha, Sarathi Baba alias Santosh Roul has been granted bail by Orissa High Court today. He has been granted bail against bail bond of Rs. 2 lakh and two bailers. The Court has directed him not to influence witnesses and cooperate in the investigation. The lower court may also set additional conditions in the bail granted. The ...

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Approximately 61 per cent voter turnout was recorded by 3 pm in the by-polls in Patkura

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Kendrapara:20/7/19: Approximately 61 per cent voter turnout was recorded by 3 pm in the by-polls that is underway in Patkura assembly constituency today, Odisha Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) said. Reportedly, polling is underway at 309 booths across the constituency. The polling started at 7 am. However, delayed voting due to technical glitches in EVMs has been reported from at least ...

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