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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...

Speculation Rife On Change of DG As Top Cop R P Singh Returns To Odisha

Bhubaneswar: 1984 batch IPS officer R P Singh who was on deputation to the Centre and officiating as the Special DG of the Border Security Force(Eastern Zone) has returned to his parent cadre state of Odisha. Likewise, 2001 batch IAS officer D V Swamy after completion of his inter-cadre deputation has returned to his parent cadre. With R P Singh returning...

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,...

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...

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...

Odisha Assembly stalled over VAT on food items

Bhubaneswar,The Odisha Assembly was stalled during the pre-lunch session as the opposition Congress created a ruckus in the House demanding the Speaker's ruling over exemption the Value Added Tax (VAT) on food items. The issue was raised by Congress Chief Whip Taraprasad Bahinipati during the Zero hour. The Congress agitation in Well of the House came a day after the state...

More than 100 fall ill after community feast

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Bhubaneswar: Four terror suspects escape from Hotel Arya Mahal

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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...

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...

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...