‘Encourage young men to become servitors’

You are the nayak (chief) of Chhattisha Nijog. Is the Chhattisha Nijog only a confederation of 36 nijogs or are there more nijogs engaged in the service (seva) of Lord Jagannath and his siblings?
Shubhashish Mohanty Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Govt sits up to check waterlogging

Nearly eight months after it was originally planned, the housing and urban development department on Wednesday finally approved the construction of box-type drain in Acharya Vihar that is expected to end waterlogging in this low-lying area.
Sandeep Mishra Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Choke channels at own peril

The civic body will be strict with those obstructing drains either by encroaching or by dumping waste materials to address recurrence of flood-like situation during heavy rain.
Our correspondent Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Attempt to fix highway flooding

The state works department and not the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will construct underground drains along the national highway to evacuate water.
SUBRAT DAS Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Television star heckled, probe begins

Puri police on Thursday started a probe into TV actress Mahika Sharma's allegations of being teased and manhandled by a group of youths during her trip to Puri on rath yatra. The actress had narrated her ordeal on Instagram.
Our Correspondent Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Green tender for world cup

The civic body and the development authority are considering a proposal to take up an ornamental plantation drive under the Raj Mahal Square flyover as part of the beatification drive before the Men's Hockey World Cup in November.
Our correspondent Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Two freed in gang-rape case

The court of additional sessions judge, Khurda, on Thursday acquitted two accused involved in the gang-rape of an engineering graduate in Chandaka in July 2013.
Lelin Mallick Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

'Unaided courses to meet deficit'

The authorities of Ravenshaw University have told Orissa High Court that self-financed courses was the only way to meet its budget deficit.
LALMOHAN PATNAIK Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Students take hygiene vow

Jeypore municipality has roped in students of government schools and colleges to achieve opendefecation-free status and make the town free from the menace.
Our Correspondent Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Squad fails to capture monkey in Dhenkanal

A 15-member squad of wildlife personnel from the Nandankanan Zoological Park on Thursday failed in capturing a male monkey in Parajang block of the district.
Our Correspondent Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Campaign to save trees

Rapid urbanisation and technology have taken a toll on trees, as people have stopped planting them.
Anwsha Ambaly Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST


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