The Telegraph
Thursday, February 22, 2018
 

Odisha

App-solutely not online

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Swachhata app, the smartphone application developed to get feedback from people on the city's cleanliness aspect, reveals that the civic body continues to disappoint citizens....   | Read..
 

Plan approval portal deferred

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The wait for getting building plan approved through an online platform gets longer as the agency assigned to introduce the system has failed to complete the job on time....   | Read..
 

Health care facilities to get better

First published on 22-Feb-2018
To provide quality health care services to the needy, the health and family welfare department has decided to strengthen the ancillary services at hospitals and similar facilities across the state....   | Read..
 

Inquiry over, SCB medicos still on strike

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Two days after postgraduate doctors of SCB Medical College and Hospital went on cease work, the impasse continues with the strikers refusing to budge despite completion of inquiry into their allega......   | Read..
 

Follow rules or shut down

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The fire services on Wednesday served notices to 26 hotels, malls and jewellery shops to comply with the fire safety norms within two months, failing which these establishments might face closure....   | Read..
 

Football craze hits fever pitch

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Football fever is hitting a new high everyday as the date for the first Indian Super League (ISL) match to be held here draws closer....   | Read..
 

Struggles in face of desperation

First published on 22-Feb-2018
In this season of exam, a group of Class X students in Mayurbhanj's Bangriposhi block had to take time off studies and travel 56km on Tuesday to demand regular teachers for their school....   | Read..
 

Boy saves uncle from croc attack in creek

First published on 22-Feb-2018
A 12-year-old boy from a remote village of the district displayed exemplary courage to save his 26-year-old uncle from a crocodile....   | Read..
 

Maoists murder 'informer'

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Cadres of the banned CPI (Maoist) allegedly murdered a villager from the cut-off area after charging him for being a police informer....   | Read..
 

Students set high target

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The Intellects, a Delhi-based progressive forum of Odias, conferred the Prabasi Bhasha Samman for 2018 on Central University of Odisha, Koraput, vice-chancellor Sachidananda Mohanty along with 11 o......   | Read..
 

Govt delay on vacant seats worries Opeca

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The Odisha Private Engineering College Association (Opeca) is worried over the state government's delay in taking a decision regarding filling up of vacant seats in BTech courses....   | Read..
 

Man held for minor girl's rape

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Police arrested a 40-year-old man for allegedly raping a minor girl at a village in Kendrapara district....   | Read..
 

Skill report sought

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The state government has directed universities to furnish comprehensive report for seeking recognition as a Skill University....   | Read..
 

Leak plug at mock drill

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Blaring shriek of siren triggered panic at the oil refinery complex here and the "warning" left everybody in a state panic....   | Read..
 

Pendency hits judiciary hard

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Orissa High Court is apparently facing a no-win situation over backlog because of the dismal rate of case disposal in the face of its mounting number....   | Read..
 

Inspection at Lord's abode

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Members of the Srimandir Technical Committee and experts from the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the Roorkee-based Central Building Research Institute and the general electrical department b......   | Read..
 

Women's commission sensitises police

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The National Commission for Women on Wednesday conducted a public hearing on the Police Bhavan premises in the city....   | Read..
 

Ridleys lay eggs at rookery

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Mass nesting of the endangered olive ridley turtles has started at the Rushikulya rookery in Ganjam district since Tuesday night, said divisional forest officer Ashis Kumar Behera....   | Read..
 

Nurses give vent to ire

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Resentment is brewing within the nurse fraternity following the transfer of three nurses from the district headquarters hospital after they had been accused of administering expired saline to patie......   | Read..
 

Poaching hits deer count at sanctuary

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Poaching activity is posing a threat to spotted deer species at Bhitarkanika National Park. On an average, 64 cases of deer poaching are being reported every year in the sanctuary....   | Read..