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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Odisha

Odisha:Paradip port stevedoring stand-off continues, management digs in heel

The stevedoring row surfaced between Paradip Port Trust and Paradip port stevedores Association and other local organizations following the former deployed an Andhara based shipping and Logistics company ‘Seaways’ for cargo handling from JSPL ship M V Harm was taken a new twist on Monday. PPT chairman M T Krishna Babu Monday warned that strong action will be taken...

Govt to Clarify HC over Smart City Issue

Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court on Monday ordered that the Odisha government to clear up the exclusion of Cuttack from the Union government's Smart City venture. The court has asked the legislature to outfit subtle elements from the checking instrument used to review the different urban communities of the state to get Smart city tag. The court has set the next hearing on the matter on September 28. A...

Bhubaneswar : 12 Lakh Robbed by Attacking Man

Bhubaneswar: Two skunks robbed Rs 12 lakh from a private company at Patia close to Big Bazar square in Bhubaneswar on Monday. The incident took place between 1pm-1:30pm today. As per sources, in afternoon when the employee from the company were taking the trade cash to deposite in a bank, the two skunks assaulted them and ravaged the cash. The...

Odisha : Two Killed, 20 Injured in Road Mishap

Khurda/Bhubaneswar : Two passenger killed and more than 20 harmed as a bus in which they were travelling on Baghmari-Simara street on Monday. The harmed were admitted to the Khurda dist Hospital. Source said the Passenger Bus was set from Bhubaneswar to Khandpada.

Odisha proud of you Anisha Acharya for winning Student Oscar

The state is basking in the achievement of its daughters. Close on the heels of Ananya Sritam Nanda's achievement - who made Odisha proud at the national level by winning the Indian Idol Junior-2015 singing contest - another woman has won laurels at the international level. A short film edited by Anisha Acharya, 30, who hails from Jajpur, has won the...

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...

Residents of sesaide hamlets cling to unconventional practice: Odisha

Kendrapara: Residents of seaside hamlets in Odisha's Kendrapara district, predominantly inhabited by migrant Bengali-speaking local settlers, continue to cling on to an unconventional practice of immersing the idols of Goddess Manasha in Mahanadi River while garlanding the deities with wads of currency notes. The religious ritual is in vogue in villages of Ramnagar, Batighar, Jamboo, Kharinasi, Sanatubi, Badatubi, Nipania and Luimathia. These...

Odisha authorities opens six more gates of Hirakud dam

Sambalpur: Following incessant rains in the upper catchment areas of river Mahanadai, the Hirakud dam authorities opened six more sluice gates in phase manner today.The over flowing water is currently being released through eight gates as two gates were opened yesterday. Water level reached 627.93 ft at the biggest dam, officials said. Heavy rains in Chhatisgarh for last two days...

Odia lyricist Nizam passes away

Veteran ollywood lyricist Nizam passed away in a private hospital of Bhubaneswar. He was 62. He was suffering from kidney failure and was unable to do his treatment because of his financial problems. Nizam started his career with Anutap in 1977 and from there he never looked back. Some of his famous songs were ‘Mu je eka pagala bhanara’ and ‘Hrudaya...

Sundargarh: Seven Kabaddi Players Died in Road Mishap

Sundargarh Seven Kabaddi Players Died in Road Mishap
Seven kabaddi players, on Saturday have died in a road mishap at Suarapali turning under Lahunipada police station in Sundargarh district. The mishap took place when the mini-truck (OD-16-7141) lost its balance and fell down from the bridge. According to the reports, 21 people from Sendhapur were returning from Dhudi Gaon after playing kabaddi match and around 4.30 in the afternoon while the...

Malkangiri : 3 Maoists Killed in Encounter

Malkangiri: The Maoists mastermind of massacre of about 30 senior Congress pioneers, including previous Union Minister V C Shukla in 2013, was killed in an encounter in Malkangiri on Saturday. Sunadhar, who was the mind behind the murdering of Shukla, Mahendra Karma and a few other top pioneers of Congress in Chhattisgarh on May 25, 2013, was killed along with two of his...

Odisha to set up three committees on Rasgulla

Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 :The Odisha government today Orisha raked up a fight over Rasgulla belonging originally to the state by deciding to set up three committees to counter neighbouring West Bengal's claim over the sweet. The state government will set up three committees to look into matters relating to Rasgulla, Science and Technology and Higher Education Minister Pradeep Panigrahi said. The...

Don’t detain ambulance for VIP movement: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asked police not to detain ambulance during the passage of VIP vehicles on the roads. Disapproving the practice of detaining ambulance during passage of VIP cavalcade, Patnaik said the life of patients were more precious than the VIP movement. Therefore, at no circumstances the ambulance would be detained on the road, he said. In order...

3 Maoists killed in encounter: Odisha

Malkangiri :Three Maoists were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in a forest in Malkangiri district today, police said. Acting on a tip-off, a team of Special Operation Group (SOG) and District Voluntary Force (DVF) launched an operation in Bhejaguda forest of Mathili area where they came face to face with a group of ultras, Malkangiri Superintendent of...