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Free-for-all near flyover

Pokhari- put railway overbridge was thrown open to traffic after over half a decade of wait on August 24, but the free movement of vehicles in violation of road rules at the square near it has raised serious safety concerns.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Trial run of sewerage plant begins

For the first time in the city, the Odisha Water Supply and Sewerage Board (OWSSB) is implementing the Rs 810.83 crore mega-project to build a comprehensive sewerage system for collection and disposal of waste water.
Lalmohan Patnaik Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Ready for athletics meet

The state government is gearing up to host the 58th National Open Athletics Championships at Kalinga Stadium from September 25 to 28. This will be second major athletics championship to be hosted at the after the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships in July last year.
Our Correspondent Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Measures for crowd control during Pujas

Police on Tuesday asked the puja committees here to deploy adequate volunteers near pandals to control the crowd during the Durga Puja, which will be celebrated next month.
Our Correspondent Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Fresh scuffle probe

Orissa High Court on Tuesday issued fresh orders for a crime branch probe by an officer of the rank of deputy inspector general into the alleged physical abuse and assault on a lawyer near the fish market at Nuabazar on August 28.
LALMOHAN PATNAIK Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Elephant count delight for Chandaka

Frequent movement of elephants, including a herd of four jumbos that has camped itself, in the Chandaka-Damapara Wildlife Sanctuary has elated forest officials area.
LELIN MALLICK Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Odisha for ahimsa in Constitution

Odisha on Tuesday recommended to the Centre to include the word ahimsa (non-violence) in the Preamble to India's Constitution. A resolution to this effect was passed in the Assembly on Tuesday amidst Opposition boycott.
SUBRAT DAS Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Staff crunch mars police station plan

Shortage of executive staff has come as a hindrance in developing model police stations in districts across the state.
Our Correspondent Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Haul of banned cough syrup

Drug control administration department officials and cops seized 1,700 bottles of cough syrup worth around Rs 1.7 lakh and containing the banned substance codeine phosphate from near Bochaha police station on NH-57 in Muzaffarpur on Monday night.
Shuchismita Chakraborty Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Konark tweets anger Congress, BJD

Baijayant 'Jay' Panda's friend Abhijit Iyer Mitra, who had accompanied the former MP on the controversial chopper flight on Saturday, has run into a fresh row for his derogatory posts about the sculptures of the 13th century Konark temple.
Subhashish Mohanty Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Road repair demand hits dharna pitch

Jeypore residents on Tuesday launched an indefinite dharna in front of the office of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) demanding repairs on the NH-26 that passes through Jeypore and Semiliguda in the district. The protesters said that they would lift their agitation only after getting assurance from the NHAI on its repairs.
Our Correspondent Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

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