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Friday, November 24, 2017

Bhubaneswar

100 drinking water projects for urban areas launched

Bhubaneswar,  As many as 100 drinking water projects, worth Rs 63 crore, were today launched by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to benefit people in 45 urban local bodies in Odisha. "The state government is committed to provide equitable, affordable, sustainable and safe water supply to all urban population with a special focus on urban poor," Patnaik said dedicating the projects...

Bhubaneswar: Four terror suspects escape from Hotel Arya Mahal

Four terror suspects
Bhubaneswar: 4 terror suspects have escaped from  hotel Arya Mahal. According to reports, the missing people are likely to be of foreign origin. They fled after they were asked to provide their identity proofs at the hotel. A search operation is underway to capture the suspects. Police sources said they had a tip-off regarding foreign nationals who were planning to stay at a budget...

Naveen Felicitates Indian Medal Winners, Gives Cash Awards

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today felicitated medal winners of the Indian contingent of 22nd Asian Athletics Championships which concluded at Kalinga Stadium on Sunday. At a special function held at Swosti Premium, Naveen gave away cash awards to all the medal winners who brought credit for India. While the CM awarded each gold medal winner with Rs 10 lakh,...

Pahala Rasagola Makers Celebrate Niladri Bije In Unique Way

Bhubaneswar: The holy Trinity on their return to Jagannath temple from Gundicha temple,  traditionally devour 'rasagola' (a favourite Odia dish) as a mark of celebration on ‘return home’  On the auspicious occasion of Niladri Bije(Home coming of Trinity) a new beginning has been made by the famous rasagola makers of Pahala village near here. The Pahala Rasagola Traders Association today...

Smart City List announced, Bhubaneswar Top chart

New Delhi: In a moment of pride for Odisha, the state capital Bhubaneswar has topped the Smart City list as Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday, has announced 20 city names who are selected for the Smart City project. At a press conference in the NCT, Naidu has made the announcement. The cities who are made into the illustrious list, are...

Odisha: Acid Attack on 7 Family Members, Accused Handcuffed

Acid Attack
Bhubaneswar: Seven Members of a family have been injured following an acid attack on Thursday morning here in Dhirkuti slum area under Saheed Nagar police limits and the accused has been arrested. With an immediate effect, the members - a man, two women and four girl children had rushed to the Capital Hospital and are undergoing treatment. The accused Sura Behera who was...

College girl abducted in Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Bhubaneswar:A plus-two student of Rama Devi women's college was abducted in a car in the capital city of Odisha.The incident took place near the Kali temple on busy Janpath road,while she was going to a coaching centre for studying.Eye-witness said that she was allegedly dragged by the accused, identified as Bishal Nayak,who abducted her in a car and fled. Reports...

Purnima Wins Bronze; Dutee, Shrabani And Amiya Fail On Track

Bhubaneswar: Odia girl Purnima Hembram has earned laurels for the state by finishing third in the heptathlon at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships and winning a bronze medal in the way. However, all the three other athletes from Odisha, the two girls Dutee Chand and Shrabani Nanda and Amiya Mallick today evening failed to win medals for India  in the...

Naveen Lays Foundation Stone Of 4 Smart City Projects

Bhubaneswar(PTI):  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated a solar powered adaptive traffic signal system at  Sachibalaya Marg here and laid foundation stone of four smart city projects. The four projects include Smart Janpath from Vani Vihar Square to Sishu Bhavan Square, two multi-level car parking slots at Saheed Nagar and Unit-2  market and a co-ordinated Jana Seva Kendra at Saheed...

Factory Inferno: Lingaraj Biscuit Factory To Remain Closed Till Probe Is Over

Bhubaneswar: The Directorate of Factories and Boilers today asked the Lingaraj biscuit factory located near the Infosys Chhak in Patia here to shut production till completion of the investigation into the fire incident is over. Deputy director of the Factories and Boilers Directorate Malaya Pradhan informed media persons that an investigation will be launched to find out the exact reason...

Casting Couch Case: POCSO Court Hearing Against Papu Pompom On July 17

Bhubaneswar: The special Protection of Children from Sexual Offence(POCSO) court will hear the casting couch case involving Odia film industry’s popular comedian Papu Pompom alias Tatwa Prakash Satpathy on July 17. Charges were framed against the actor on July 1 in connection with the case involving a minor girl  under sections 341, 323 and 354 of the IPC and Sections...

BMC Removed Amit Shah Posters,Strong Protest From BJP

Bhubaneswar, (PTI): The BJP today strongly protested after the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) removed BJP flags, hoardings, banners and cut-outs of party president Amit Shah from no-hoarding zones in the city. The civic body removed about four trucks of flags, banners and cut-outs of the BJP president, a BMC official said. A group of BJP workers had a heated exchange of words...

Doubt over Pak athletes participation at Asian athletics meet.

Bhubaneswar:With just a week to go for the start of Asian Athletics Meet,uncertainty prevails over the participation of athletes from neighbouring country Pakistan.After getting invitation from the Athletics Federation of India, Pakistan had sent entries of athletes for the sporting meet to be held in Bhubaneswar. But till date no visas are available for the athletes and the organisers...

22nd AAC: Union Sports Minister, Jual & Dharmendra Not To Attend Closing Ceremony

Bhubaneswar: The Asian Athletics Championships is a prestigious sports festival which is being held in the country for the third time. This time the venue was shifted from Ranchi to Bhubaneswar which had only 90 days to organize the event. It was inaugurated on July 5 and the closing ceremony would be held on July 9. But the event has not...