Health and Family Welfare Minister Pradeep Amat on Tuesday said that around 1.13 crore Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) would be distributed in 17 malaria- prone districts in the State.
Continuing his tirade against the ruling BJD over the mysterious disappearance of Koraput Jeyopre-based Babula Panda, grandson of freedom fighter Laxmi Indira Panda, opposition BJP on Tuesday accused former Jeypore BJD MLA Rabi Nanda of hatching the “missing” conspiracy.
Tension ran high in the Paradip Port premises for hours today after a worker died while working in the port early this morning.
Acting on allegations of amassment and possession of disproportionate assets by Puri district’s Delanga block JE Minaketan Rath, Vigilance sleuths are now conducting raids on his houses and office room at Delanga and other places in Khordha district.
In a startling revelation Director General of Police (DGP) KB Singh on Tuesday said that Babula Panda, grandson of freedom fighter Laxmi Indira Panda, who has been missing since April 16 after Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitated his father and mother at a function in Raj Bhavan, has criminal antecedents.
Security was beefed up at Odisha border areas following the killing of 24 CRPF jawans by Maoists at Chintaguha forest area in Sukuma district of Chhattishgarh on Monday.
The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) are developing three parks as 'Smart Parks' as part of the Smart City initiative in Shaid Nagar area at a cost of Rs 1.80 crore. These 'Smart Parks' will be incorporated with child-friendly and social landscape features, as well as technological features such as Water ATMs, Wi-Fi and Informative variable signage systems, to connect the local communities with the open spaces in the city.
In an inhuman incident, a married woman was allegedly killed by her in-laws in Nakatimala village under the Laikera police station in Jharsuguda district.
Tension ran high in the Gop hospital premises in Puri district this morning as an 108-Ambulance didn’t turn up to transport a seriously-ill patient to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
In a ghastly incident, a youth was beaten to death mercilessly by miscreants in Ganjam district’s Aska area late on Monday night.