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Sabyasachi Kundu

Sabyasachi Kundu


The author teaches biochemistry in a medical college at Manipal University. He has a graduate certificate in public policy from Takshashila Institution. He writes mainly on policy matters, social i ...more

The author teaches biochemistry in a medical college at Manipal University. He has a graduate certificate in public policy from Takshashila Institution. He writes mainly on policy matters, social issues and higher education.


Posts by Sabyasachi Kundu

Highway robbery gang busted in Bhubaneswar, 2 arrested

Bhubaneswar: In a major breakthrough, Commissionerate Police toady busted a highway robbery gang and arrested two persons. The police have also seized a gun and a car bearing West Bengal registration number from the arrested...

Journalists up in arms against Dhenkanal District Information & Public Relations Officer

Dhenkanal: Hundreds of journalists of Dhenkanal district gheraoed the district information & public relations office demanding the transfer of the district information and public relations officer (DIPRO) Hemant Kumar Nayak for his alleged misbehavior. According to sources,...

Girl dies after being administered ‘wrong injection’

Balasore: Tension erupted at a private clinic in Soro of Balasore district on Sunday after death of a girl following alleged administration of wrong injection. The girl, a resident of Bagudi area under Soro police...

10-ft-long croc, 50 eggs rescued from village in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A 10-feet-long female crocodile along with 50 eggs was rescued from a bamboo bush near Arada village under Mahakalapara block of Kendrapara district on Sunday. According to sources, the crocodile suspected to have sneaked...

Mystery shrouds death of under-trial prisoner in Subarnapur Sub-jail

Sonepur: An under-trial prisoner lodged in Subarnapur Sub-jail, died under mysterious circumstances while undergoing treatment at a local hospital today. The deceased Tiku Asgar was a resident of Chamarpada of Binika area in the district....

Amid scorching heat, power cuts, drinking water crisis compound woes in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Scorching heat, frequent power cuts and acute shortage of drinking water are compounding the woes of Odisha people. The grueling summer heat has virtually turned the state into a boiling cauldron with the temperature...

Odisha suspends four doctors in Fani-hit Puri for dereliction of duty

Puri: At least four doctors, who were pressed into service to provide healthcare to the residents of cyclone Fani-affected Puri district, have been suspended for dereliction of duty. The Odisha Health department director suspended four doctors—...

Clarity on Jet Airways expected in a week: SBI chief

New Delhi: It may not be over till it is over. Even as some industry veterans believe that grounded Jet Airways may have hit the end of the road, State Bank of India (SBI) Chairman Rajnish...

CM Naveen urges Rajnath Singh to relax NDRF norms

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to relax NDRF norms to provide for actual cost of restoration of the entire power infrastructure damaged by extremely severe cyclonic storm...

Post Fani, Odisha Forest dept sets eye on safety of deer, blackbucks

Bhubaneswar: Following the devastation caused by cyclone Fani, Odisha Forest department is now planning to make special arrangements for the safety of spotted deer in Balukhand sanctuary and blackbucks in Aska reserve forest in Ganjam....

Komna BDO detained for misbehaving with woman

Nuapada: Police today detained the block development officer of Komna in Nuapada for allegedly misbehaving with a woman yesterday. According to sources, BDO Shyamal Ray allegedly misbehaved with a woman while having dinner at a...

EVM vandalisation: HC grants interim protection to BJP candidate Om Prakash Mishra

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court (HC) today granted anticipatory bail to BJP MLA candidate from Satyabadi Assembly constituency Om Prakash Mishra in connection with the alleged vandalisation of EVM in a booth in Puri during...

Re-polling in 5 booths of Mayurbhanj Lok Sabha constituency on May 19

Mayurbhanj: Re-polling in five booths under Mayurbhanj Lok Sabha constituency will be held on May 19. The voters will be able to exercise their franchise from 7AM to 6PM on the day. The re-polling will...

Konark Sun Temple reopens 11 days after Fani

Konark: The Konark Sun Temple which had suffered minor damages in cyclone Fani was reopened for visitors today. Visitors were allowed entry inside the UNESCO World Heritage site, 11 days after cyclone Fani, through manual...

Class -IV girl student brutally thrashed by tuition teacher for arriving late

Balasore: In a shocking incident, a Class-IV girl student was brutally beaten up by her tuition teacher today in Podasul area under Nilagiri police limits of Balasore district for arriving late to the coaching class....

Fani Aftermath: Odisha Govt appeals private schools to waive off fees

Bhubaneswar: Considering the plight of the students in cyclone Fani-affected districts, Odisha government today appealed the authorities of several private educational institutes to consider waiving off school fee of students. The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC)...

Will take 20 yrs to restore green cover destroyed by Cyclone Fani: Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Forest and Environment Minister Bijayshree Routray today said that around 20 lakh trees were damaged in the devastating cyclonic storm Fani which hit the State on May 3. The cyclone has caused massive...

Normalcy in train services from Puri restored

Puri: The Railways restored normal train services from the holy city of Puri on Monday, informed the East Coast Railway (ECoR) authorities.  All the passenger trains as well as express trains, trains originating from Puri daily...

Cyclone Fani-affected people hit streets over lack of power supply

Jagatsinghpur/Cuttack: Fed up with slow pace of restoration works post cyclone Fani, people continue to hit streets in different parts of Odisha. Local residents today blocked the Bhubaneswar-Puri road at Samatarapur over non-restoration of power...

Claim over ownership of tree takes man's life

Keonjhar: A man allegedly beat his elder brother to death by hitting him with a wooden plank following a dispute regarding ownership of a Mahula tree in Keonjhar. The deceased has been identified as Jiten...

The author teaches biochemistry in a medical college at Manipal University. He has a graduate certificate in public policy from Takshashila Institution. He writes mainly on policy matters, social issues and higher education.