In a shocking incident in the 42 Mouza area of Cuttack district today, members of two families indulged in brawl over land dispute leaving several injured.
Adding to the growing incidents of man-animal conflict in the State, a wild boar attacked and injured two persons in Bolangir district. The injured duo happens to be mother and daughter.
After a few days lull Maoist fear loomed large in the Malkangiri district again with the red rebels abducting two villagers on suspicion of being police informers yesterday night.
Anti-Terrorism Day is being observed throughout the State today. Employees in Government offices, Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) and State police headquarters other public institutions in the State took a pledge to oppose all forms of terrorism and violence.
The Naveen Patnaik Government was the most popular during its third term 2009-14 and disbursement of loan to farmers at one per cent interest rate rated as the best scheme during the three years of the current fourth term.
Keeping in view the importance of enhancing employability in the mining sector, National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) has planned to develop a Virtual Skill Training Centre, which can impart training to the youth, ensuring employment generation, said Nalco Chief Managing Director (CMD) Dr Tapan Kumar Chand.
Nearly 36,000 commercial establishments are operating without trade licences in the city. In order to provide trade licence certificate to the commercial establishments easily, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to launch a special drive covering all the zones of BMC with three specialised camps with six dedicated teams. The drive will continue for ten days from Monday to May 31 in all the zone offices of the civic body.
In a heart-wrenching incident, a boy and a girl attempted to commit suicide by consuming poision in Gobardhanpurgudi near Dunguripali village under Saintala police station in Balangir district.
The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2017 began in Odisha today. Nearly 2,700 aspirants from Odisha are appearing the crucial examination.
In another such incident, the body of a woman was recovered under a strange condition from a secluded place at Lenda in Bargarh district this morning.