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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...

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...

Two Maoists killed in Sundergarh

Bhubaneswar: Two Maoists were gunned down in separate encounters between ultras and security personnel in Odisha's Sundergarh district. "A top ranking Naxalite were killed today in an operation jointly launched by Odisha Police and CRPF jawans in the forest range area of the district," Director General of Police (DGP) K B Singh told reporters here. He was working as a self-styled platoon...

Odisha CM orders placement of new recruits in backward areas

Bhubaneswar With a large number of posts lying vacant in tribal dominated KBK regions and western districts, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik directed authorities to appoint newly recruited persons in backward areas. Patnaik issued such direction at a high level meeting last night. He asked all departments to adhere to this direction and said any violation would not be tolerated. Patnaik emphasized on...

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...

Bhubaneswar: Gas-Filled Balloons Explode at Airport Square, 11 Students Injured

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A gas-filled balloons exploded at Airport Square in Bhubaneswar in which as many as 11 students got injured. There were nine girls out of 11 students. The injured students have been admitted to the Capital Hospital. Hospital superintendent Binod Mishra said, "They sustained burn injuries on forehead, hands and other exposed parts of body. Their condition is stable and they are being...

Odisha: PG Council Meeting Today Over Vani Vihar Students’ Union Poll

PG Council Meeting Today Over Vani Vihar Students' Union Poll
Bhubaneswar: The PG Council of Utkal University are conducting a meeting today over the University's Students' Union poll which was nulled by the authorities on Saturday. A review report was submitted to PG Council after an Advisory committee meeting on Wednesday. Previously, the students staged demonstration in front of the University gate, protesting the decision of nulling the election.

BMC To Discuss Smart City Blueprint Today

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will discuss about the Smart city blueprint of the state capital on Saturday. The Housing and Urban Development Minister Puspendra Sing Deo, Development Commissioner, Police Commissioner and BMC Commissioner along with secretariats of five important departments will be there in the meeting for the discussion. According to sources, considering smart city, BMC has planned to launch...

Heavy to very heavy rainfall likely in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Sept 21 : Heavy to very heavy rainfall coupled with gusty surface wind, is likely to lash parts of Odisha due to a low pressure that may turn the sea condition rough. The low pressure area yesterday over Bay of Bengal off south Odisha and north Andhra Pradesh today lies over Jharkhand and adjoining areas of Gangetic West Bengal and...

Odisha: Newsmen Backs Satya Nayak Over Vague FIR By Shankarananda

Support Satya Prakash Nayak And Zee Kalinga
Bhubaneswar: The media persons have shown their support and backed Zee Kalinga Channel Head Satya Prakash Nayak over the vague FIR, lodged by Shankarananda against him. The Newsmen have made showdowns in various places in Odisha, such as in front of state capital's Suchana Bhawan, Lower PMG, Master Canteen and in Front of Puri Jagannath Temple. Few political parties have...

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...

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...

Bhubaneswar: Patrapada Murder Case Main Accused Raju Barik Arrested

Bhubaneswar: Patrapada Murder Case Main Accused Raju Barik Arrested
The main accused of Patrapada murder case, Raju Bark has been arrested from Kendrapada. He is the prime accused in the sensational Dillip Nayak murder case near Patrapada on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on June 18. The Commissionerate Police has successfully arrested Barik who was absconding since the date of murder. Police had earlier arrested Sarat Samantray and Suryakant Samantray, and brother and nephew of...

Tension again in Utkal University due to students clash

Clashes between two groups of students on the Utkal University campus last night left five  students injured. Students union ghearos vice chancellor’s office, demands to restrict entry of outsiders. Tension prevails to continue on premises of Utkal University campus after six students sustained injuries in a group clash near Gopabandhu hostel late in last night over an issue of taking...