The Telegraph
Friday, February 23, 2018
 

Odisha

Girl safety lessons in schools

First published on 23-Feb-2018
The state government has decided to tackle the problem of violence against women from the school level. To ensure safety a woman from her days of being a girl child, the government will sensitise high school students in the state....   | Read..
 

Night market still in dark

First published on 23-Feb-2018
If you are looking for a late night hangout, there's only disappointment in store for you as authorities continue to sit over the plan to introduce a night market here....   | Read..
 

People force officials to walk through muck

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Residents of various waterlogged areas on Thursday joined a protest organised by Congress activists and forced civic officials to walk through sewage to teach them a lesson....   | Read..
 

Doctors' strike continues at SCB

First published on 23-Feb-2018
The ceasework by postgraduate doctors at SCB Medical College and Hospital showed no signs of a let-up on Thursday despite an assurance from the government that action would be taken based on the re......   | Read..
 

Cyber crimes see a spurt

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Cyber crimes in the state increased by 159 per cent in 2017 as compared to 2016, a release of the state crime branch revealed on Thursday....   | Read..
 

Bombs at BJP youth leader's factory

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Police on Thursday seized 32 live crude bombs from a fabrication unit at Laxmi Sagar and apprehended five persons....   | Read..
 

Umbrella app for all govt depts

First published on 23-Feb-2018
The information and technology department has decided to introduce an exclusive smartphone application to help people reach websites and mobile applications of various departments of the state gove......   | Read..
 

Ravenshaw shows 5 students the door

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Five students have been thrown out of Ravenshaw University after it was found they had taken admission to a professional course a year ago without having a graduation degree....   | Read..
 

No arrests in assault case

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Four days on, police are yet to make arrests in the physical assault on students by security personnel deployed at Tata Steel....   | Read..
 

OUAT push to research on pulses

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) with the support of ICAR will establish a regional centre of Indian Institute of Pulses Research (IIPR) in the city....   | Read..
 

Record students to take Class X exam

First published on 23-Feb-2018
A record of 1,600 students from Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) will appear in the Class-X board exam conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha....   | Read..
 

Roads built of plastic waste

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has adopted an "environment-friendly" road-laying technique. As part of a pilot project, it has used plastic waste in construction of 1km road between Rourkela ......   | Read..
 

Baby branded with iron

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Health officials in the district has started awareness campaign in the wake of recurring reports of the practice of children being branded with hot iron by traditional healers....   | Read..
 

Five on remand in murder case

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Police have taken five persons, including a lady doctor, on remand in connection with the alleged murder of a 22-year-old woman. The body was later dumped in a forest....   | Read..
 

Officer shifted before bypoll

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Padampur sub-divisional police officer Laxminarayan Panda has been shifted on the Election Commission's direction ahead of the bypoll to the Bijepur Assembly constituency scheduled on Saturday....   | Read..
 

Two killed in road mishap

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Local people, angered over two accidental deaths, blocked the National Highway No. 55 since Thursday evening, demanding compensation to the kin of the victims....   | Read..
 

Rules to curb bank frauds

First published on 23-Feb-2018
The state crime branch on Thursday issued an advisory for the public and police regarding bank frauds taking place without knowledge of the customers....   | Read..
 

Ward protest hits street

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Residents of Kalu Patra Sahi here are observing "black day" to protest against non-inclusion of their area in the ward delimitation process that began on Thursday....   | Read..
 

...family moves to Andhra

First published on 23-Feb-2018
A tribal family of Rayagada district has moved to bordering Andhra Pradesh alleging that they had been deprived of benefits of Odisha government's social security schemes....   | Read..
 

Man dumps HIV-carrier spouse

First published on 23-Feb-2018
A 29-year-old newly-married man was forced to abandon his spouse at his in-laws' house after finding her to be an HIV carrier....   | Read..