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Civic projects run into hurdles

The development authority's decision to improve Kalinga Nagar's road infrastructure with two internal roads has not gone done well with local residents as they continue to demand more development.
Sandeep Mishra Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Plastic ban move worry

The development authority has decided to ban the use of plastic in its parks, office and markets from September 1 after chief minister Naveen Patnaik on July 10 announced the ban on single use plastic in the city from October 2.
Our Correspondent Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Wet markets fail to draw vendors

Meat vendors are reluctant to use the two wet markets and a modern slaughterhouse the civic body has recently constructed in order to comply with the Supreme Court guidelines on stopping open slaughter of animals.
Our Correspondent Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Builder blow to housing projects

Three affordable housing projects of the city planned at Satya Nagar, Subuddhipur and Gadakana run into trouble during execution with the selected developers backing out from the projects forcing the development authority to initiate the tender process once again.
Sandeep Mishra Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Aide of gangster duo in cop net

Police have nabbed a "main associate of Dhalsamant brothers" allegedly involved in terrorising a vital witness of the prosecution in the Manoj Mallick and Om Prakash kidnap-and-murder cases.
LALMOHAN PATNAIK Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Hockey blitz in 17 cities

The state government will launch a publicity campaign in 17 cities, including Delhi, Bombay and Bangalore, from August 29 to promote the Men's Hockey World Cup here in November.
LELIN MALLICK Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Parcel bomb charge sheet

The crime branch has submitted the preliminary charge sheet in the Patnagarh parcel bomb blast case in the Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) Court in Patnagarh, police said on Tuesday.
Our Correspondent Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Crossword contest held in Berhampur

Students and teachers actively took part in a crossword competition held recently in the city.
Sunil Patnaik Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Three-day national workshop at AIIMS

A three-day national-level workshop for undergraduate students was organised by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar.
Our Correspondent Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Countdown to Sept. 1 Pride parade

A Pride parade will be organised in the state on September 1.
ANWESHA AMBALY Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Rag action against 20 students

The Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology's anti-ragging committee has approved disciplinary action against 20 students involved in ragging. It has also decided to take up various measures to check ragging on the campus.
Subhas Panigrahi Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

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