The Telegraph
Saturday, October 21, 2017


Verbal jabs over gas line

The inauguration of a central project here on Friday was mired in controversy after the BJD accused Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan of taking undue credit despite chief minister Naveen Patnaik taking the first steps towards its realisa......   | Read..

CM launches lab to test drinking water

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurated the Central Water and Wastewater Testing Laboratory at Palasuni to ensure supply of safe drinking water to city households....   | Read..

Online building plan nod from December

The housing and urban development department will extend its online building plan approval system from December 15....   | Read..

New software for vehicles

The Regional Transport Office (RTO) here will switch to the updated version of Vahan, a software, from October 26 to provide online services to citizens....   | Read..

Strict police vigil on picnic spots

Police will keep tabs on criminals in and around popular spots ahead of the picnic season that begins next month....   | Read..

Compost plants for waste conversion

The civic body plans to set up mini compost plants at its temporary transit station here to promote the production of compost from municipal solid waste....   | Read..

A different Kali Puja in Cuttack

When it comes to Kali Puja, the goddess at Bakhrabad has no parallel. The Bakhrabad Lokmandal Committee worships the goddess as Chinnamastika - the goddess who has chopped her own head....   | Read..

Ex-chief secy resigns from varsity project

Former chief secretary Bijoy Kumar Patnaik has resigned from the post of the president of Vedanta University project, raising doubts about the programme taking off in the state....   | Read..

Man shoulders body for 5km

Mera Sahu had been dead in her shanty for two days before her grandson came and conducted her last rites on his own....   | Read..

Police raid on illegal firecracker units

Police raided 550 illegal firecracker-manufacturing units and shops across the state on Wednesday and Thursday to prevent fire incidents....   | Read..

Blast toll rises to 11

The number of people killed in the explosion at an illegal cracker manufacturing unit at Bahabalpur in the district has climbed to 11....   | Read..

Depression cloud over Odisha

A depression formed off coastal Odisha over the Bay of Bengal, coupled with incessant torrential rainfall and gusty surface wind, have caused havoc to people across the state....   | Read..

Cuttack I-T post to stay

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has restored the post of commissioner of income tax (appeal) here following the intervention of Orissa High Court....   | Read..

BJD seeks BJP leader's arrest

BJD student union leaders from various colleges have demanded the arrest of district BJP unit secretary Krushna Chandra Nayak, alleging that he was involved in the murder of Laxmidutta Pradha, the ......   | Read..

Govt helps to boost flower business

Floriculture is thriving in the district as the state government has backed the business by providing better marketing facilities....   | Read..

Court relief for excise official

Orissa High Court has given the benefit of doubt to a public servant and acquitted him of the charges of taking bribe of Rs 300 for which the vigilance court had sentenced him to undergo imprisonme......   | Read..

'Congress is on right track'

In Odisha, both the BJD and BJP are on a rise. Where does the Congress stand?...   | Read..

Push for first-revolt status

The state government will host a national seminar in New Delhi from Saturday, demanding the Paika Revolt of 1817 to be declared as the first war of Independence because it pre-dates the Sepoy Mutin......   | Read..

Crocodile hatchery reopens

The hatchery and rearing complex of saltwater crocodiles in the Bhitarkanika National Park of Kendrapara district has been thrown open for tourists after four years of renovation....   | Read..

Waste project to roll, four years on

The work on the integrated solid waste management project of the local civic body, which was inaugurated four years ago, will start in November....   | Read..

Water sop in pre-poll pitch

The BJD has stepped up its efforts to woo voters by playing the piped drinking water card with an eye on the urban polls scheduled early next year....   | Read..
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