2 Odia IAS officers get new assignment in Centre

Two IAS officers of Odisha cadre got new assignments in the Union Government on Tuesday.

By Prameya News7.



  • Motilal Gouda row: Vigilance raids Happy’s house

    After a brief lull, Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday conduced simultaneous raids at seven places, including the official residence of Himansu Kar alias Happy, in connection with Motilal Gouda fake gazette notification case.


  • PCC extended executive meet underway at Congress Bhavan

    The extended executive committee meeting of the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) has started at the Congress Bhavan here to fine tune the strategy of the party before going to fight the ensuing Panchayat Polls scheduled to be held in February next year.


  • Tarini Temple case: FIR filed against two trust officials

    The whole episode of Vigilance raids on the Maa Tarini Temple Trust office and subsequent issuance of notice to eight employees, who had furnished information to the anti-corruption agency, took new turn on Tuesday as an employee filed a police complaint against two trust officials in the day.


  • CB team in Parlakhemundi to probe palace staff deaths

    A day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ordered Crime Branch (CB) probe into the death of Parlakhemundi royal palace’s former manager Anang Manjari Patra and her three siblings under mysterious circumstances, a six-member team of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the CB visited Parlakhemundi on Tuesday to investigate the alleged suicides.


  • Security tightened in K'mal ahead of Laxmanananda's death anniversary

    Kandhamal Police have made elaborate security arrangements in view of the Viswa Hindu Parishad (VHP)’s scheduled condolence meetings, to be held today at Gandhi Bhawan at Phulbani and other places in the district to mark the eighth death anniversary of slain leader Swami Lakshmanananda Saraswati.


  • Youth dies in Balangir road mishap

    In a heartrending incident, a youth was killed as his bike hit a roadside tree in Odisha’s Balangir district on Tuesday morning.




  • Two of Nabarangpur family die eating ragi dish; two others critical

    In a heartrending incident, two sons of a family in Guniapara Sahi of Nuaguada gram panchayat under Nabarangpur district’s Umerkote block in the district died and two others were taken seriously ill after consuming a dish prepared from ragi on Sunday morning.


  • Despite raids, sex rackets flourish in city

    Sex rackets are still rampant in the capital city of Bhubaneswar even after a handful of persons, including notorious sex racketeer Sunil Meher landing in the police net. The flesh trade is being carried out through the classified web portals and WhatsApp.


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China to send probe, rover to Mars in 2020

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Sakshi reaches Haryana, presented Rs 2.5 crore cheque

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Fresh low pressure likely to trigger rains in northern Odisha

The depression over north west Bay of Bengal which has been the reason for isolated heavy rain showers in some parts of State has weakened on Friday, said the local weather office.

Heavy rains to lash State in next 24 hrs: IMD

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Bhansali to compose music for 'Padmavati'

Known about his penchant for melody, director Sanjay Leela Bhansali will compose the music for his forthcoming period drama "Padmavati".

Prachi Desai to walk for Sonam & Paras Modi

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Oil prices down in Asia, Brent stays below USD 50

Oil fell in Asia today after industry data showing an increase in US crude stocks added to oversupply worries and traders took advantage of a recent rally to book profits.

Gold logs modest gains on jewellers' buying

Climbing for the second day, gold prices advanced by Rs 50 to Rs 31,250 per 10 grams today on increased buying by jewellers at the domestic spot market amid positive global cues.