Jagmohan opening delay irks high court

Orissa High Court on Thursday expressed disappointment over the Shri Jagannath Temple Administration's delay over the issue of opening of Jagmohan (prayer hall) for the public.
LALMOHAN PATNAIK Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Marine police station opens

The third marine police station has opened at Tantiapala in the district to step up vigil on coastal security besides rendering assistance to people during cyclone and other natural disasters.
Our Correspondent Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Congress councillors set to join BJD

All the 11 councillors of the civic body would join the BJD in the presence of chief minister Naveen Patnaik, sources said here on Thursday.
Sunil Patnaik Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Normal business at House after 3 days

Normality has returned to the Assembly after three days of impasse over the Lokayukta issue.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

'Poor' education salvo at govt

The Opposition on Thursday targeted the state government on the alleged deterioration in standard of education in the state. Opposition members alleged that the standard of education had nosedived in Odisha due to a lack of a clear-cut policy and large-scale vacancies in colleges.
Our Correspondent Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

BJP plans own youth brigade

The BJP has decided to raise a volunteer force under the banner of Nua Odisha Nirman Abhijan to counter the state government's scheme of raising the Biju Yuva Bahini.
Our Correspondent Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

School kids' meet on fish

ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA), under its Tribal Sub-Plan Programme, in collaboration with the state fisheries department, Ganjam zone (Berhampur) and gram vikas conducted a Tribal School Students' Meet on "Fish as Health Food" at Gram Vikas School at Gayaganda in Ganjam on March 24. Around 416 students from four schools - Gram Vikas Vidya Vihar, UP School and Saraswati Sisu Mandir of Gayaganda, and Ashram School of Rudhapadar - took part in the meet. Scientists and technical officers of ICAR-CIFA, and state fisheries officials made the students aware about the subject through direct discussions.
ANWESHA AMBALY Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Maoists torch four vehicles

Maoists torched four vehicles of a construction company engaged in road construction near Balimaha village situated in a remote area in Baliguda police station area of Kandhamal district late on Wednesday night. The rebels were believed to be opposing the construction of the 12-km-long concrete road from Kurtumagarh to Gumudumah.
Sunil Patnaik Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Met predicts squall relief

The meteorological centre here has predicted relief from the scorching heat. The weatherman has said that thunder squall beginning April 1 would help arrest the rising trend of the mercury.
Sandeep Mishra Mar 29, 2018 00:00 IST

Odisha stations set for revamp

Five railway stations in the state, including Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur and Jharsuguda, are among 90 stations across India that have been selected for development by the Indian railways ministry.
Our Correspondent Mar 29, 2018 00:00 IST

Dharna site raises stink

Repeated warnings and a decision to fine protesters littering the designated dharna site at Lower PMG Square has failed to yield results with the waste still raising a stink.
Our Correspondent Mar 29, 2018 00:00 IST


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