Panchayati Raj Minister Pradeep Maharathy conducted a surprise visit to the Bhubaneswar block this morning to know whether employees coming to office on time and doing duty or not.
Former Brahmapur Municipal Corporation (BMC) Mayor Shiba Sankar Dash, who was in jail as a under trial in land fraud and criminal cases, was released this morning on a bail approved by the court.
In another such incident, a man was trampled to death by a tusker in a village in Dhenkanal district on Wednesday evening.
In a tragic incident, two persons were killed as a Pick Up van ran over them while they were repairing a tractor on National Highway 57 at a place under Subarnapur district.
The Parents Association of the Kendriya Vidyalay-I, Bhubaneswar has now staged a dharna in front of the school at Unit X in protest against frequent incidents of passing of comments on schoolgirls by outsiders.
In yet another incident signifying deep-rooted graft in the bureaucracy in the State, Vigilance sleuths nabbed a Junior Engineer (JE) red-handed in Kabisuryanagar block of Ganjam district today.
In a tragic incident in Karanjia area of Mayurbhanj district today, two construction workers died and one went missing as a landslip hit a canal digging site.
A day after the Central Government announced a hike in Kharif Minimum Support Price, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said that the Rs 80 per quintal hike in paddy (MSP) is quite disappointing.
A team of police had a harrowing time to nab a thief from his own house in Kendrapada Twon’s Baniamala area, according to reports.
Police recovered the body of an employee under a mysterious condition from within a hotel premises in Sambalpur, where he was working, this morning. The deceased was identified as Jeeban Mahakud of Modiapada area in the district.