The Telegraph
Friday, October 20, 2017


Toilets on Wheels veer off track...

The civic body's plan to introduce mobile toilets is yet to take off in the city....   | Read..

Piped gas launch

A pilot project to supply piped natural gas in the city will be launched at Nalco Nagar on Friday....   | Read..

...New scheme for clean tag

The civic body has laid down a new marker in its attempt to get the "open defecation free city" tag with a new scheme for citizens....   | Read..

Plea for destitute ward

Social workers here have demanded a ward for destitute persons at the municipal hospital....   | Read..

Letter plea to govt: Repair roads, drains

Residents of Bhagbat Sandhan, a locality near Rasulgarh, have urged the housing and urban development department to intervene in the repair and renovation of roads and drains in their locality....   | Read..

Gangster brothers set for joint trial

A year and nine months after their arrest, the Dhal Samant brothers are set to face trial for kidnapping and murder....   | Read..

Explosion kills six in Balasore

At least six persons, including a minor, were killed in an explosion at an illegal firecracker unit at Bahabalpur near the district headquarters town on Wednesday....   | Read..

One dead in morning blaze in Rourkela

One person was killed in a fire that gutted 46 cracker shops in the city in the early hours on Wednesday....   | Read..

Cops, firemen put on alert

Police and fire services have made elaborate arrangements in the city for tackling any mishap during Diwali celebrations on Thursday....   | Read..

2-yr-old dies in cracker factory

A two-year-old girl died in an explosion in a firecracker manufacturing unit at Bilipada village in Pipili police limits in Puri district, 40km from here....   | Read..

Govt stresses on CSR

The state government has geared up to put pressure on industrial houses to stress on spending their corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds to win the confidence of local residents....   | Read..

CCTV for banks

Police have asked bankers and representatives of financial institutions to install high-resolution closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras and deploy security guards on their premises....   | Read..

Special help for students

The higher education department has decided to open special Scribe Clubs at all universities and other higher education institutions across the state to help visually impaired students study and wr......   | Read..

Petition in high court on gang-rape

Orissa High Court will take up a PIL, seeking probe by a central agency into the gang-rape of a school girl in Koraput on October 10....   | Read..

Accused takes lie detector test

One of the suspects in the gang-rape of a minor girl in Koraput district on October 10 underwent a lie detector test at the State Forensic Laboratory in the city on Wednesday....   | Read..

Another bench for CM case hearing

Orissa High Court has fixed October 31 to resume hearing on two petitions seeking chief minister Naveen Patnaik's disqualification as MLA for filing an "incorrect" affidavit before the El......   | Read..

Fair to promote handicraft products

Handloom and handicraft products from north-eastern states of the country are attracting many visitors at a craft fair organised by North-eastern Handicrafts and Handlooms Development Corporation L......   | Read..

Rape attempt cuffs on man

Police on Wednesday arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly trying to rape a college girl at Jadupur in the district on October 15....   | Read..

Villagers take up clean drive

Ramnagar villagers are cleaning up their village on their own setting óan example in community labour....   | Read..

Lovers kill self over marriage opposition

Two college students ended their lives by consuming poison as their family members opposed their marriage plan over caste differences....   | Read..
A man pedals through the drizzle in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. The regional...   | Read..