Parking woes: Fake collectors run riot

Textile trader Niyam Mehta owns a shop at Ashok Nagar on the Janpath, for which he pays regular fees to the agency that owns the space. As part of the rent agreement, the space in front of the shop, where he and his employees park their vehicles, also belongs to him.
Sandeep Mishra Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Transport overhaul starts to take shape

The state government is strengthening the Capital Region Urban Transport, constituted to overhaul to public transport in the city, by introducing additional buses, depots and stops along with other infrastructure.
Sandeep Mishra Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Police nab goon after late-night gunfight

Police nabbed a criminal involved in a series of robbery cases in an encounter on Friday night.
LALMOHAN PATNAIK Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Hurdles delay office launch

The works department is facing fresh hurdles in completing its high-rise office-building project - the Nautala - at Unit-V for want of land needed for internal roads and landscaping at the project site.
Sandeep Mishra Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Ire over cadre rejig delay

Employees of the government's heads of departments went on an indefinite pen-down strike on Saturday to press for implementation of chief minister Naveen Patnaik's approval order for restructuring of their cadre.
Lalmohan Patnaik Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

IIT-B book exhibition

The Indian Institute of Technology here kick off a three-day techno book exhibition to promote reading habits among students on Saturday.
Our Correspondent Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

OCA starts by-law draft process

The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) on Saturday started the process to change its by-laws to adopt the constitution of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for election of office bearers.
LALMOHAN PATNAIK Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Workers trapped in Saudi

At least 14 skilled labourers from Ganjam district have allegedly been trapped in Saudi Arabia and undergoing torture at the hands of their employers, who have kept them almost as slaves.
Our Correspondemt Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Centre to display natural heritage

The state government has decided to set up a state-of-the-art interpretation centre in the Bhitatkania National Park to showcase its flora and fauna besides rich biodiversities.
Our Correspondent Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Criminals flee after gunfight

A gang of criminals managed to flee after a brief gunfight with police at Jeypore on Saturday.
Our Correspondent Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Fake officers held in Nuapada

Police have arrested three youths on charges of cheating villagers in the district by impersonating themselves as revenue officials and promising help to get homestead land in exchange of few hundred rupees as fees.
SUDEEP KUMAR GURU Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST


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