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MLAs meet Naveen over HC bench demand in W Odisha

MLAs meet Naveen over HC bench demand in W Odisha

BHUBANESWAR/CUTTACK: Amid mounting protests over the demand to establish permanent bench of Orissa high court in western region, a group of legislators, cutting across party lines, met chief minister at his residence here on Friday. They sought Naveen?s intervention. Informing about the meeting, Jharsuguda Congress legislator Naba Das said, ?The […]

Odisha clears investment proposals worth Rs 1177 crore

Odisha clears investment proposals worth Rs 1177 crore

BHUBANESWAR: The state level single window clearance authority (SLSWCA) led by chief secretary A P Padhi on Friday cleared investment proposals worth Rs 1177 crore, which will create employment opportunities for 6031 people. The approved projects were from various sectors including sanitary ware, food processing, hospitality, electronics manufacturing, IT services […]

Land allotted for GMU second campus

Land allotted for GMU second campus

SAMBALPUR: Land has been allotted for setting up second of (GMU) at Basantpur on the outskirts of the city. Around 47.2 acres have been allotted for the purpose, said a varsity official. Vice-chancellor of the university Atanu Pati said, ?The Central Public Works Department has been asked to prepare the […]

Three arrested for duping man in Sambalpur

Three arrested for duping man in Sambalpur

SAMBALPUR: Police on Monday arrested three persons, who posed as doctors and duped a man of Rs 32,520 on the premises of district headquarters hospital (DHH). Police identified the accused as Prasanta Pradhan, 21 of Sarla, Dhankauda in Sambalpur, Pyari Mohan Pradhan, 43 of Rengalkani village and Dalaganjan Nayak, 58 […]

SRC sounds the alert as temperature set to plunge further

SRC sounds the alert as temperature set to plunge further

BHUBANESWAR: Following weather forecast of further drop in minimum temperature in the next few days across the state, special relief commissioner Bishnupada Sethi on Saturday asked all district collectors to take necessary action to deal with the cold conditions sweeping across the state. A low of 7?C was recorded at […]

Sambalpur education office torched for ‘ignoring‘ strike diktat

Sambalpur education office torched for ‘ignoring‘ strike diktat

SAMBALPUR: The office of the Board of Secondary (BSE), zone, was set on fire by miscreants on Wednesday afternoon for allegedly being opened during the course of a bandh. It has been on in the district for a month now owing to a strike called by lawyers who have been […]

Odisha govt seeks report from district collectors on crop damage due to Phethai

Odisha govt seeks report from district collectors on crop damage due to Phethai

BHUBANESWAR: State special relief commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Tuesday sought reports of crop damage due to rain triggered by cyclonic storm Phethai over Bay of Bengal from the district collectors. In a letter to all the district collectors, the SRC said though forecast about possible rainfall was well disseminated […]

Overcast skies give Odisha the chills

Overcast skies give Odisha the chills

BHUBANESWAR: The cyclonic storm Phethai, which is set to hit the coast, is likely to trigger heavy rain in several parts of the state by Monday, the Met department said. While the sky remained overcast on Sunday with rain in isolated parts, districts like Gajapati, Ganjam, Rayagada and Kalahandi may […]

Trains cancelled for safety work on Khurda Road-Balangir line

Trains cancelled for safety work on Khurda Road-Balangir line

BHUBANESWAR: Two pairs of trains will be cancelled for 10 days due to safety-related modernisation work between Balangir and Bhainsapalli on Khurda Road-Balangir new railway line and doubling work between Balangir and Deogaon railway stations under railway division of East Coast Railways (ECoR). The 58301/58303 Sambalpur-Koraput/Junagarh Road Passenger will remain […]

Cyclonic storm may trigger rain in Odisha

Cyclonic storm may trigger rain in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: The cyclonic storm brewing over Bay of on Saturday moved closer to the coast increasing chances of heavy rainfall in as many as 13 of the 30 districts, said a latest forecast from IMD. The system, a low pressure which turned into a deep depression by Saturday evening, was […]