27 C
Bhubaneshwar, IN
Saturday, August 24, 2019

Sasmit Patra Appointed BJD Chief Whip In RS

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister BJD president Naveen Patnaik on Friday appointed Rajya Sabha member Sasmit Patra as the chief whip of the party. Another member, Amar Patnaik will remain in charge of general secretary of the BJD Parliamentary Party office in the...

Lightning Kills Two At Tangi

Tangi: Two persons died and three were critically injured in lightning strikes here on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Chitu Rout of Tangi and Tushar Palai of Jharia village in Khurda district. According to sources, they were hit by...

Mini Truck Driver Dies In Balasore Mishap

Balasore: The driver of a Bengal-bound mini truck died on the spot after being hit by a truck near Ekatali on NH-60 in Balasore on Wednesday. The truck driver managed to flee from the spot. On being informed, the police reached the...

Massive Fire At Prananath College In Khurda

Khurda: A massive fire broke out at the Prananath Autonomous College in Khurda district on Thursday morning during evaluation of Plus II examination answer sheets. No damage or casualties were reported in the fire. Sources said the fire broke out while...

17 Odisha Girls Rescued From Andhra Railway Station

Bhubaneswar: Police and Childline officials rescued 17 girls who were allegedly being trafficked to Mumbai, from a railway station in Andhra Pradesh. Sources said the girls are residents of Keonjhar and Gajapati districts in Odisha. Acting on a tip-off, the police...
Representative image of road accident

One Killed In Road Accident In Odisha’s Kalahandi

Kalahandi: A man was killed in a road accident near Kantesira in Bhawanipatna of Odisha’s Kalahandi district on Friday. The deceased was identified as Digambar China Gud. Sources said an unidentified vehicle hit Gud’s motorcycle. Residents later found him lying...

Dacoity Bid Foiled, Five Held On Bhubaneswar Outskirts

Bhubaneswar: Lingaraj police foiled a dacoity attempt with the arrest of five notorious criminals from Basisthanagar Canal Road at Old Town here late on Thursday. According to police sources, a raid was conducted where the dacoits were allegedly plotting a...

BSCL’s Socially Smart Project Wins Sandvik India Gender Award

Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) has won the third edition of Sandvik India Gender Awards, 2019. For this short-listing the organisers had received 650 applications in various categories including Independent, not-for-profit organisations, community-based organisations, corporate CSR, corporate policies, academia,...

Mother, Son Killed In Lightning Strike in Odisha’s Angul

Angul: A woman and 9-year-old son were killed in a lightning strike at Rantalei in Angul district on Thursday night. The deceased were identified as Manara Bahini Baladar and her minor son, Nandu. The duo hailed from Udasha area in...

Elderly Man Trampled To Death By Elephant In Ganjam

Ganjam: In a tragic incident, an elderly man was trampled to death by an elephant at Shovachandrapur village under Shergada police limits of in Ganjam on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Bhima Behera, a resident of Shovachandrapur village. According...

More Stories

Odisha Govt Announces Major Reforms In Plus II Streams; Find Out

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to bring about a series of reforms in the Plus II streams, which includes making 75 per cent...
error: Stealing the hard work of someone else is not at all good manner!!