Continuing to give breather to Bhadrak denizens and keeping development under close watch, the Bhadrak district administration relaxed curfew for 14 hours again in the town from 6 am till 8 pm for the consecutive 5th day on Monday
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik who attended the 3rd meeting of the Governing Council of the NITI Aayog at New Delhi today, categorically raised Odisha’s demand for special category State status. The meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi witnessed the presence all Chief Ministers in the country except Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee.
Despite all efforts on the part of the government to guarantee safety and security of the girl child, the incidents of abandoning infants continues unabated in the State. In a latest instance, a newborn girl child was found from a garbage dump in Ganjam district.
Two labourers were killed and one sustained injuries in a blast at an illegal stone quarry in village Arua under Dharmasala police station in Jajpur district on Sunday.
In yet another shocking road mishap in the State today, two persons died in Koraput district as the bike they were travelling on was mowed down by a speeding truck.
In a tragic road mishap in the State today, around 30 persons sustained injuries, five of them critical after a passenger bus turned turtle in Trining block of Mayurbhanj district.
The 19th Ekamra Walks today saw a unique blend of special and surprise music, Odissi performances at Art Vision and the family members of the Dutch Ambassador, his wife, son and daughter-in-law taking part in the only guided tour of the city.
It seems the adamant of Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy over farmer woes knows no bound despite growing cases of self-immolation due to crop loss and loan burden in the State.
Refuting all allegations against his father and wife over availing MGNREGA job card facility, the Nabarangpur legislator Manohar Randhari today claimed no such incident has happened. He also alleged that, some unscrupulous elements have tried to malign his image by creating a false facebook account.
In a tragic incident in the Laxmipur block of Narayanpatna in Koraput today, two girls went missing while taking bath in a reservoir. A pal of glooms descended on the block following the incident as the duo happens to be siblings.