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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Odisha

Fire At Hotelier’s House: Post-Mortem Report Reveals Death Reasons

Bhubaneswar: The post-mortem report of the five persons, who died due to a fire mishap at the residence of Pal Heights hotel owner Satpal Singh on July 2 has established the reasons behind their deaths. While Satpal’s younger son Gagan Pal Singh (39) and daughter-in-law Bhabana Singh (38) succumbed to burn injuries sustained due to the fire, his grandson Ruveer Singh...

Not So Jumbo Size Selfie: Elephant Tramples Man To Death In Rourkela

Rourkela: In a shocking incident, a 30-year-old man was trampled to death by a stray elephant at a village near here today when he was trying to take a selfie with the jumbo, a forest official said. The incident took place in presence of forest department officials who tried to chase away the elephant from entering human habitated areas. The deceased...

Niali Mystery: Three More Sheep Found Dead, Villagers Panicked

Niali Near Cuttack(Samaya Bureau): Three more sheep were found dead with the livers of the animals missing under mysterious circumstances at village Alana under the block on Sunday night creating panic among residents. Two other animals have been injured in the attacks Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Minister Damodar Rout  while flaying posts of the mysterious animal  which has become viral...

Bhubaneswar, The Cleanest City of India

Bhubaneswar: Already basking in the glory of winning the across the nation Smart City challenge, Bhubaneswar now has another plume on its top in the wake of being pronounced one of the cleanest urban communities in the nation by the Union Urban Development service under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The honor has brought cheers for its nationals. “We got a...

‘Rangabati’ Row: Jitendriya Haripal Takes On Sona, Praises Shankar Mahadevan

Bhubaneswar: Who is Sona Mohapatra to decide who will sing Sambalpuri folk song ‘Rangabati…Rangabati? And what was her contribution to popularize the song at the state or national level?” These are the questions now raised by the original singer of the song, Jitendriya Haripal, in his reply to Sona Mohapatra who via tweets yesterday had questioned the ‘Odia pride’ of...

Mentally Ill Actress Unchained, Sent For Psychiatric Treatment

Kendrapara : The district administration of Kendrapara today shifted a mentally deranged chained stage actress to government-run mental health institute in Cuttack for treatment. The parents of the sick actress had put her in chains as she often displayed into abnormal and violent behaviour. The sick woman was shifted to Cuttack for psychiatric treatment. The administration took up the case in a humanitarian...

Hinjili : Adarsha Vidyalaya Inaugurated by CM

Berhampur: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated an Adarsha Vidyalaya (Model School), a school set up on the patterns of Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) to the students of in reverse areas in Odisha, at a capacity in his constituency Hinjli. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, the Chief Minister said, “The government is planning to open Adarsha Vidyalayas in each...

Asha Bhosle Sings Paeans For Lord Jagannath In Odia

Bhubaneswar:  She belongs actually to a different genre. Born into a legendary family which had music in its blood, she ventured into singing background songs in Bollywood with legends like Mohammed Rafi, Mukesh, Mana Dey, Hemant kumar and her elder sister, the one and only Lata Mangeskar. While some singers of her generation have gone forever, she continues to enthrall...

Initial Separation Surgery Of Jaga-Balia Begins At AIIMS

New Delhi: A team of 40 super-specialist surgeons anesthetists, including experts from Japan today began separation surgery of conjoined twins Jaga and Balia from Kandhamal district at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. Reports said that though the most complicated operation to be conducted in different phases may continue for about 50 hours,...

7th Pay Commission Implementation In Pipeline: Finance Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government is seriously working out ways and means to implement the new 7th Pay Commission recommendations to provide salary and pension benefits to over four lakh state government employees and retired personnel. Finance Minister Sashi Bhushan Behera today told media personnel that the government was seriously examining the report of the Fitment Committee constituted by the government...

Five Persons Including 4 Family Members Of Pal Heights Hotel Owner Die In Fire Mishap

Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, four family members and a domestic help of Pal Heights hotelier Satpal Singh died in a major fire mishap at his house located in Budheswari Colony of Bhubaneswar in the wee hours today. The deceased have been identified as Satpal’s younger son Gagan Pal Singh (40), daughter-in-law Bhavana Singh (38), granddaughter Sohabi Singh (15) and...

Cadaver of Whale Found at Brahmagiri

Puri: Days after dead whales were found near the coast in Odisha's Ganjam and Kendrapara locale, another cadaver of whale was found from the coast close Motagaon zone in Brahmagiri locale on Tuesday morning. Prior this month, a cadaver of a whale measuring 33 feet long with a width of 12 feet was located at Podampetta coast in Ganjam...

Notorious Criminal Chakanayan Injured in Police Encounter

Aska: Dreaded criminal Chakanayan Nahak sustained bullet wounds on his leg in a police encounter at Jhagadei region late on Friday night. As indicated by police sources, a police group endeavored to overwhelm Nahak and his partner when the team was wandering in the city on a bike. When the police tried to nab them, Nahak opened fire at...

Odisha: Hundreds of Olive Ridley Turtles, Dolphin found dead near Puri beach

Odisha
Puri: In a pitiful incident, more than hundred jeopardised Olive Ridley Turtles and bottlenose dolphines on Wednesday, have found dead on the beach near Pantha Niwas in between Digabarini and Chakratirtha Road of the Puri Beach. According to officials, the turtles came to the mouth of rivers Devi and Rushikulya of the Odisha coast for annual nesting. Illegal trawler operation in the...