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Friday, November 24, 2017

Odisha

Poachers Remain A Threat To Tiger Conservation: Vardhan

New Delhi(PTI): Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan today said India is still battling with poachers to conserve tigers in the country, but expressed hope that with collective effort, the number of big cats in the country would be doubled in the next five years. India is currently home to 70 per cent of the world's tiger population in over 17 states and...

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...

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,...

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...

Man Kills Self Over Wife’s Extra-Marital Affair In Puri, Suicide Live on Facebook

Puri: Mentally disturbed over his wife’s extra-marital affair, a young man man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree and shockingly used the Facebook Live video streaming service to broadcast his confession online at Gadabhingura village in Puri district today. The deceased has been identified as Santanu Patra as mentioned on his Facebook account. Santanu Patra took the...

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...

‘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...

3 Arrested In Baripada Stripping Viral Video Case

Baripada: Taking serious note of the stripping viral case case , Mayurbhanj Sadar Police today arrested three accused involved in the heinous incident.in two different phases. The accused have been identified as Motilal Mahanta, Deepak Mahanta and Purussotam Mahanta. The Mayurbhanj Sadar police swung into action after the father of the minor girl filed an FIR in Baripada...

Bridge Washed Away Due to Heavy Rains In Rayagada

Rayagada: A temporary bridge near Jagannathpur under Gunupur block has been washed away following heavy rains in upper catchment areas for the last two days bringing vehicular communication between Gunupur and Srikakulam to a grinding halt. Reports said that residents of over 30 villages under Gathalapada and Marampa Panchayats under Gunupur block of the district face deep hurdles after the...

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...

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...

Odisha: Farmers yet to receive subsidy

Odisha,Berhampur: Farmers in Odisha's Ganjam district, who had built different structures as part of National Horticulture Mission in 2015-16, today alleged that they were yet to receive the subsidy guaranteed under the centrally-sponsored programme. "We constructed green sheds for mushroom cultivation on getting work orders. Though 100 beneficiaries had submitted the completion applications to the authorities, the subsidy amount is...

Naveen Patnaik to Meet PM Modi Today

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will visit New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi today. Amid his visit to the National capital, Naveen Patnaik will hold talks on issues like dry season circumstance and water conservation in the state with the Prime Minister. According to reports, the Chief Minister will meet Modi at his South Block office at...