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‘Stop Me If You Can’ : Lulu Mohapatra Challenges BJD

Bhubaneswar: 'Stop me if you can', In an open challenge to the ruling BJD, senior Congress pioneer Lalatendu Bidyadhara Mohapatra on Thursday said said if anyone obstructs him during his tour from Khurda to Phulbani, the person will face the consequences. Senior BJD pioneer and Party representative Pratap Keshari Deb, it might be noted, hosted cautioned yesterday that his party...

IPS reshuffle: Satyabrat Bhoi appointed Bhubaneswar DCP

Bhubaneswar: As expected, after Sanjeev Marik succeeded Prakash Mishra as the DG Police recently, a major reshuffle of IPS officers in Odisha was effected on Tuesday. As per the notification issued by the state home department, Bhubaneswar DCP Nitinjit Singh was posted as vigilance superintendents of police (SP), while Satyabrat Bhoi has been appointed as Bhubaneswar DCP. Similarly, Amrita Dash...

Ajay Jadeja to attend ‘Ekalavya Award’ Ceremony in Bhubaneswar

Former India cricketer Ajay Jadeja has arrived today at Bhubaneswar. He is here to attend the “Ekalavya Award” ceremony. The award is given to specific sports personnel.

Women support centres opened in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar DCP offices

Bhubaneswar: To minimise atrocities against women and punish the culprits expedite action against those who harass or torture the fairer sex, Odisha Police in association with Institute for Social Development (ISD) and Oxfam India, opened a women support centre (WSC) at the twin city police commissioner’s headquarters in the state capital on Wednesday. Christened as ‘Madhaym’, the centre would provide...

Naveen Patnaik Is A Popular Chief Minister, Says Akhilesh Yadav

Complimenting Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik by calling him “experienced” and “popular” among people, his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said he needs to “learn a lot” from him.During his visit, Yadav is scheduled to visit KIIT University. Yadav is also likely to meet Samajwadi Party leaders and some investors in the state before leaving for Lucknow. Thanking the...

Bajarang Dal’s showdown in Bhubaneswar protesting ‘PK’

Bajarang Dal members have made a showdown today protesting Aamir Khan’s ‘PK’ at Keshari Hall in Bhubaneswar. Biswa Hindu Parishad members also co-operated the Bajarang Dal. They were protested against Rajkumar Hirani’s movie ‘PK’ and blazed the posters as well as break down the equipments outside the Hall including the ticket-counter glasses. The Bajarang Dal have created a ruckus situation demanding the...

Sanjay Das Burma submits vehicle papers to CBI

Bhubaneswar, Odisha's Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Sanjay Das Burma today submitted all documents related to vehicles owned and used by him and his family before the CBI in connection with the chit fund scam. Dasburma, through his representative Gouranga Sahoo, submitted the documents at the office of the CBI SP here in response to a notice issued in...

Three family members found dead in Vani Vihar, Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Three members of a family, a couple and their son, were found dead in their quarters on the premises of Utkal University in the State capital on Wednesday morning. The deceased have been identified as Brajabandhu Acharya, a laboratory assistant in the Statistics Department of Utkal University, his wife Pratibha Acharya and son Bishwajit Acharya. Brajabandhu Acharya, had two children, a son...

Tata Motors launches ‘Zest’ in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Tata Motors’ on Thursday launched its new car Zest in Odisha. This was announced at a special launching ceremony in the city. The ex-showroom start price of the sub-four metre compact sedan has been fixed at Rs. 4.77 lakh for the petrol Revotron 1.2T model and Rs 5.79 lakh for the diesel variant for Bhubaneswar city, informed company...

After Sarathi-Disclosure, Trahi Achyuta Ashram in Media Radar

After a massive Sarathi scandal, another ashram came within media radar as two most wanted criminals in Trahi Achyuta Ashram, located at Balakati under Balianta Police station in Bhubaneswar, were arrested today by Patna police from Old Station Bazaar under Laxmisagar police station in Bhubaneswar. The two most wanted criminals, Manjeet Shah and Abhay Shah (both aged between 40-45), on whom Non...

Double Murder in Chandrasekharpur Slum

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Bhubaneswar: The state capital has witnessed another double murder in the Chandrasekharpur's Nilakantha slum area as two persons, including a woman have been found murdered today morning. Family disputes might be the reason behind the double murder, said sources. Elsewhere, another woman, identified as Dulu Tudu was seriously injured and she is at Cuttack hospital for treatment. However, the deceased are not...

26 teams to lock horns in 13th Bhubaneswar inter-school cricket tourney

Bhubaneswar: As many as 26 teams would lock horns in the 13th Bhubaneswar Inter School Cricket Tournament, to be played at BJB College Ground and Unit-II Girls’ High School field in the city from November 1 to 9. The tournament would be jointly hosted by Veteran Cricket Association of Odisha (VCAO) and Bhubaneswar Athletic Association. The maximum age limit for...

Flights from Bhubaneswar to Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Angul, Jeypore soon

Bhubaneswar: If things go as per plan, then flight services would soon start from Biju Patnaik airport in the state capital to four urban locations of Odisha. The four towns/cities which would have flight connectivity from Bhubanswar are Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Jeypore and Angul, airport authorities said. The commercial flights are scheduled to start by Air Odisha Aviation Pvt Ltd this...

Bharat Bandh Affects Vehicular Traffic, Train Services Across Odisha

The 12-hour Bharat Bandh, called by as many as 12 central trade unions on Wednesday, has affected the normal life including train services and vehicular activities across Odisha. Around 12 trade unions which includes AITUC, INTUC, Bharat Hind Mazdoor Sangh and CITU have called a 12-hour strike across the country regarding 12-points charter of demands. The demands to stop the disinvestment and privatisation...