In another incident, a stationary car caught fire at Rasulgarh in the capital city of Bhubaneswar this morning.
Eminent Odia scientist Prof Lalit Mohan Das was conferred with the prestigious Biju Patnaik Award for Scientific Excellence for the year 2014 here on Thursday.
In another step forward for infrastructure development in 9 AMRUT towns of Odisha, the State Level High Powered Steering Committee (SHSPC) meeting held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi in secretariat conference hall today approved Detail Project Reports of 34 projects worth around Rs 538 cr.
Paving the way for state capital Bhubaneswar towards becoming a smart city, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a slew of projects here today.
In the wake of its month long logjam with CBSE authorities over discrepancy in Class XII results this year, a four member team of the Odisha Abhibabak Mahasangha (Parents’ association) met Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi today. During the meet Javadekar assured the delegation to positively consider three of their demands.
Taking Odisha’s efforts to get more trains in its kitty, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today wrote to Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to roll out new express trains via Nayagarh. He also demanded induction of a new express train from state capital Bhubaneswar to country’s financial capital Mumbai named after legendary Buxu Jagabandhu.
In a major breakthrough, Commissionerate Police bused a robbery gang by arresting four robbers in Cuttack today. Huge cache of arms and ammunitions were also seized from their possession.
It seems while the Odisha Government was busy raiding petrol pumps across the State to ensure that no tampering with fuel calibration takes place over there, the unscrupulous traders had managed to find their way to cheat the consumers. In a latest incident, a petrol pump was caught selling adulterated petrol in Sambalpur district.
In yet another tragic road mishap in the State today, two persons died in Nabarangpur village as a tractor carrying them overturned. A pal of gloom descended on the village following the incident.
An expert team comprising engineers and senior Maharanas have begun inspecting snag of the Debadalan Rath of Devi Subhadra and condition of all three chariots at Puri this morning.