The Telegraph
Tuesday, October 24, 2017


Nod to sewer projects

The state cabinet on Monday approved a revised contract for sewerage projects in the city. The projects are worth Rs 173 crore....   | Read..

US cheer for students

The mayor of Cupertino in California, who is on a visit to the city, on Monday opened the doors to academic cooperation between the two cities through a student exchange programme....   | Read..

1620 dengue cases at SCB since June

Patients with symptoms similar to that of dengue are flooding the SCB Medical College and Hospital here everyday. About 50 to 100 cases are being treated at the outdoor departments everyday, while ......   | Read..

People's help for cleaner Bhubaneswar

The civic body is planning to roll out the central government's "Neighbourhood Action Plan" by involving more local people to ensure a clean city....   | Read..

Adviser to help street-light project

The housing and urban development department has decided to hire an independent transaction adviser to look after installation of energy-efficient LED street lights in the city's greenfield areas....   | Read..

Bank officer in 2010 loan fraud soup

An Indian Overseas Bank officer, who was arrested last weekend from Bangalore in a 2010 loan fraud case, was produced at a city court here on Monday....   | Read..

Reforms in matric, Plus Two exams

The state government has decided to reform the procedures of matriculation and Plus Two exams....   | Read..

Water supply gets a boost

More than 99 per cent tube wells and sanitary wells in the state's rural areas have been made operational...   | Read..

Cricket body to insure Barabati

The Odisha Cricket Association will insure Barabati Stadium, including the ground, its properties and spectators, for Rs 20 crore for December's Twenty20 match between India and Sri Lanka....   | Read..

Vigilance raids on officer

Vigilance sleuths today raided four places, including the house and office of divisional forest officer Chittaranjan Mishra on charges of amassing disproportionate assets....   | Read..

Park set for renovation

The development authority has taken up repair and renovation of the Mahatma Gandhi Park near Janata Maidan....   | Read..

Congress vows rape protest

Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) on Monday threatened to stage a demonstration on November 2 in front of the Raj Bhavan if police failed to arrest those involved in the gang-rape of a minor ......   | Read..

Gong protest to revive trauma centre

The Manav Adhikar Surakshya Manch, an organisation working for betterment of health services at the MKCG Medical College and Hospital here, on Monday resorted to beating gongs in front of the house......   | Read..

Water tax push fails in two divisions

The Public Health Engineering Organisation's plan to strengthen revenue collection through special drives has failed to yield results in two divisions - Khurda and Jatni....   | Read..

Police stick on rail roko

Police have decided to initiate criminal proceedings against agitators in all cases of rail roko across the state. The decision was taken in the first meeting of a high-level security committee for......   | Read..

Two elephants electrocuted

Two elephants were allegedly electrocuted in Jharsuguda district on Monday, taking this year's electrocution toll of jumbos to 13....   | Read..

Immigration office of port up for repair

The port trust here has initiated steps to renovate the immigration offices following decades of neglect....   | Read..

Squatter relocation plan

The state government has decided to relocate the 90 families, who illegally stay in the core area of the Bhitarkanika National Park, at Bagapatia....   | Read..

Deer count cheer

Black bucks have found a haven in the Betnai-Balipadar area of Ganjam district where their population has seen a rapid growth....   | Read..

Ponzi jab at Naveen govt

Union human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday raked up the money laundering scam in Odisha and accused the Naveen Patnaik government of encouraging various Ponzi firms to fl......   | Read..

Cabinet nod to Bijepur project

The Rs 1,246-crore lift irrigation project in Bijepur, named after poet Gangadhar Meher, received the cabinet nod on Monday. Chief minister Naveen Patnaik had announced the project last week....   | Read..
Designer Sweta Parekh (right) with a model donning her co...   | Read..