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Orissa Diary

Depression over Bay of Bengal

Bhubaneswar: Tuesdays' depression over westcentral Bay of Bengal moved northwestwards and crossed Andhra Pradesh coast near Bapatla on Wednesday morning. he system further moved northwestwards and weakened into a well marked low pressure area. It was now over central Andhra Pradesh, said met officials. nder its impact, surface wind speed reaching 45 to 55 kmph would prevail along and off the state coast. Sea condition will remain rough. istant Cautionary signal number I was lowered at Paradip and Gopalpur ports. ishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea.

Interior show

Bhubaneswar: A five-day event on interior designing and home decor was inaugurated in the city at the Exhibition Ground on Wednesday. Organised by the Indian Institute of Architects, Orissa Chapter, the event “Design Carnival and the Interior Show 2010” exhibits a wide range of products of interior decoration and furniture. Daily conferences and seminars of architects will be held during the event. The event will continue till December 12.

Urban disaster

BHUBANESWAR: A workshop-cum-training programme on “Urban disaster reduction” was held on the premises of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC). The training programme was meant for ward officers. he event, organised in collaboration with the Orissa State Disaster Mitigation Authority and the UNDP, discussed several risk factors arising from possible traffic mess, adoption of safe building regulations and awareness level of the people staying within the corporation area. he BMC is the implementing agency for the Urban Risk Reduction Project.

Fire mishap

Bhubaneswar: Scores of houses were gutted when fire broke out at Koliatha village in Mahanga near Cuttack. The fire spread out on Tuesday night damaging at least 16 houses. lthough no casualties were reported, around five cattle sustained burn injuries. elief work is on at the affected site by the district administration.


Dhenkanal: The Dhenkanal district administration has begun an 11-month-long special coaching programme for the SC/ST job seekers. rganised by the Union ministry of labour and employment’s Coaching-cum-Guidance Centre (CGC), the programme was inaugurated by district collector S.N. Girish. round 50 SC/ST job seekers of the district have been admitted for the short-hand, typing and computer training. Moreover, coaching in GK, general English and reasoning will also be provided to them. he eligible trainees would be provided stipend of Rs 500 per month, a release said.
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