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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

Dhanush, Bejo show off dance moves in '...The Fakir'

Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Dhanush will be seen showing off his dance moves with Oscar-nominated actress Berenice Bejo in his maiden international film “The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir”. The story of the film begins in India...

Rath Yatra telecast row: Odisha Law Minister mum on who authorised auction

Puri: Odisha Law Minister Pratap Jena, though broke his silence over the Rath Yatra live telecast controversy, he remained mum on whether the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) had sought permission for inviting bids from...

Tension over delay in retrieving child from borewell in Punjab

Sangrur/Chandigarh: Tension prevailed among villagers in Sangrur over the inability of the Punjab government to retrieve a toddler who has been trapped in a 150-foot-deep abandoned borewell for the past five days. Thousands of angry...

'Balasore, Bhadrak to become tourism hubs'

Balasore: In order to attract more numbers of national and international tourists to Bhadrak and Balasore, the two districts will soon be turned into tourism hubs, said Odisha’s Tourism minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi here on...

Bike-lifting racket busted in Bhubaneswar, 2 held

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police busted a motorbike-lifting racket in the capital city, Bhubaneswar today and arrested two persons in this connection. Police have recovered 15 stolen bikes from the possession of the arrested persons. All...

Armed-miscreants torch Kendu leaf godown in Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: Around 20 armed miscreants allegedly torched a Kendu leaf godown of the Odisha Forest department at Deoband in Chandahandi block of Nabarangpur district late Thursday night. According to sources, the miscreants arrived at the...

Weather Alert: Thunderstorm, Lightning In Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Regional Centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD) today issued thunderstorm and lightning alert for three Odisha districts. As per the latest forecast, a moderate thunderstorm and lightning will occur at one or...

Odisha reels under heat wave, Mercury above 40 degC in 12 places

Bhubaneswar: Heat wave continues to intensify in Odisha with 12 places across the State recording temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius today. As per the data of the regional Meteorological department, Sambalpur seemed to have turned...

108 ambulance service impedes since days in Salepur

Cuttack: Healthcare services have been affected at Salepur after the only 108 ambulance under theSalepur community health centre (CHC) met with an accident four days ago. According to sources, the only 108 ambulance met with...

OJEE-2019 for PG Courses to be held on June 8, 9

Bhubaneswar: The online entrance examination for post graduate (PG) courses under the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) will be held on June 8 and 9, informed OJEE chairman Sudeep Kumar Chand today. This is for...

Finance Ministry seeks central sponsored schemes evaluation prior to Budget

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has asked all ministries to report evaluation of Central Sector schemes under them in an effort to decide on funds allocations and requirement of improvements in them prior to the...

Bombs hurled in post-poll violence at Brahmagiri, 5 injured

Puri: In yet another incident of post- poll violence in Odisha, at least five persons were injured after bombs were hurled following a clash between two groups at Bhatapada village in Brahmagiri area of Puri...

Ailing female jumbo dies in Deogarh

Deogarh: A sick female elephant died while undergoing treatment at Hiran village in Kansan under Deogarh forest division on Sunday morning. The ailing jumbo was undergoing treatment for over a month. According to reports, the...

Mysterious death of 12 goats triggers panic in Sonepur

Sonepur: As many as 12 goats died under mysterious circumstances at Dunguripali village in the district today triggering panic among the villagers. As many as eight goats died yesterday while the unknown disease claimed four...

Congress MLA candidate injured in firing, succumbs

Bhubaneswar: Congress’ candidate for Aska Assembly seat, who was shot at by four bike-borne miscreants, died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar yesterday night. The mortal remains of Jena were brought to...

Congress’ MLA Candidate shot at in Odisha, critical

Aska: With just a few hours left for counting of votes, violence surfaced after Congress candidate of Aska Assembly seat, Manoj Kumar Jena was shot at by four bike-borne miscreants near Lanjipalli in Berhampur today....

Sons avenge father's death by chopping off 'murderer's fingers

Boudh: Four siblings of a family attacked and chopped off fingers and toes of a man for allegedly killing their father. The spine chilling incident reported from Khamar village under Kantamal police limits of Boudh...

Narrow escape for BJP leader KV, wife Sangeeta after their car hits truck

Bolangir: Senior BJP leader and Patnagarh MLA, KV Singh Deo and his wife Sangeeta Singh Deo had a narrow escape today after their car met with an accident near Khambeswaripali on Sonepur-Bolangir road. According to...

OSRTC contractual employees observe bandh over pending salary

Bhanjanagar: Normal life in Bhanjanagr of Ganjam district was affected to the bandh called by the contractual employees of Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC) today. The bandh call was given by the employees opposing...

Fani victims in Khurda detain panchayat executive officer, GRS over 'irregularities'

Khurda: Cyclone Fani-affected residents of Sadheigada village in Brajamohanpur panchayat of Khurda district today detained the panchayat executive officer and the block Gram Rozgar Sevak (GRS) for more than four hours over alleged irregularities in...

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.