A prolific writer on a variety of fields, he loves Sports the most.


A prolific writer on a variety of fields, he loves Sports the most.


Posts by Suryap

Govt asks parents not to enroll kids in schools without NOC

Bhubaneswar: Following the allegations that many English medium public schools in the State are running without the No Objection Certificate (NOC), the Directorate of Secondary Education has issued a notification asking parents not to enroll...

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Congress targets bureaucrat for inviting BJD men to govt function

Bhubaneswar: Congress today demanded dismissal of Pradipta Mohapatra, Additional Secretary to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for allegedly violating the ‘All India Service Conduct Rules’. At a presser, Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) Media Cell chief Satya...

Exit polls prediction leaves many tongues wagging in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Following the prediction of Friday exit polls, talks are now doing rounds that the political scenario in Odisha could see a major change in the upcoming elections. While the State unit of Congress has...

Odisha failed to ensure safety of children, Maneka writes to CM Naveen

New Delhi: Taking a serious note on the allegations of sexual harassment and illegal religious conversion at a shelter home run by ‘Good News India’ NGO in Beltikri of Dhenkanal district, Union Minister for Women...

Need to bring good governance to curb violence & corruption: Jay Panda

Nuapada: People of Odisha want a change as there is a need for a good governance to put an end to the growing violence and corruption, reiterated former MP and senior leader Baijayant Panda after...

Low pressure over Bay of Bengal by Dec 10: Met Sources

Bhubaneswar: A low pressure is likely to form over the south-east Bay of Bengal and its adjoining areas by December 10, predicted officials of the Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar today. However, there will hardly...

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Koraput farmers cry foul over delay in paddy procurement

Jeypore: Farmers in Koraput are a worried lot now over the delay in procurement of paddy at different mandis in the district. They have alleged that the paddy growers are forced to go for distress...

Illegal sand mining swallowing riverside villages in Balasore

Balasore: Rampant sand mining on the banks of Subarnarekha, Budhabalanga and Sone rivers continues to erode land near several riverside villages in the district raising concerns among the local residents. Locals allege that sand mafia use pumps and...

Following student's death, hundreds leave school alleging HM's negligence in treatment

Banapur: As many as 260 students of Niladriparsad Ashram School under Banpur block in Khurda district have left the school alleging the headmaster of neglecting treatment of a Class VIII student who died on December 2....

Rampant soil mining on Bhubaneswar outskirts; locals allege nexus between officials and miners

Bhubaneswar: Unbridled mining of soil in the outskirts of the capital city not only continues to disturb the natural ecosystem but has also raised questions as to how the illegal activities have been going on...

Woman killed, three others of family injured in attack

Bargarh: A woman was killed and three other members of a family sustained critical injuries after four unidentified miscreants attacked them at Bairakhapali village in the town late last night. As per reports, while family...

Mayurbhanj Zilla Parishad zone 32 bypoll underway

Baripada: Voting for the by-election to Zilla Parishad zone -32 of the Bijatala block in Mayurbhanj district is being held today amid tight security. Voters made a beeline to cast their votes at 82 booths...

BJP levels religious conversion charges against Good News India NGO

Bhubaneswar: Three days after the Beltikri shelter home shame came to fore, the BJP Mahila Morcha today leveled religious conversion charges against Good News India, the NGO which runs the Dream Center Shelter Home. President...

Non-resident Odias in Bengaluru stage demonstration against Naveen govt

Bengaluru: The voices of dissent have now crossed the State boundaries as even non-resident Odias in Bengaluru staged massive demonstration opposing Naveen Patnaik-led government alleging that it has failed to uphold the democratic system in...

BJP files PIL challenging legality of ‘Biju Yuva Vahini’

Bhubaneswar: Challenging the legality of the Biju Yuva Vahini formed by the State government, Yuva Morcha, the youth wing of BJP, has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Orissa High Court. Following the...

Five-day Konark Festival kicks off

Konark: If Konark is in your wish list, then there would be no better time to prepone your visit as the curtains to the scintillating Konark Festival were raised today. Culture minister Ashok Panda inaugurated...

Tuhin Kanta Pandey appointed Principal Resident Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: The State government today effected a minor reshuffle in bureaucracy by appointing senior IAS Tuhin Kanta Pandey as the Principal Resident Commissioner of Government of Odisha. As per a notification issued by the State...

Youth thrashed by BJD activists during party’s ‘Jana Sampark Padyatra’

Bolangir: Another instance of hooliganism by BJD activists came to the fore today after a youth held by police on charges of hurling eggs during the party’s Jana Sampark Padyatra at Saintala in Bolangir was...

Illegal mining: Odisha cancels licenses of 6 leaseholders

Bhubaneswar: Taking stern action against mining lease violators, the Odisha government today cancelled licenses of six mining leaseholders. The licenses of Arjun Lodha, Mineral Trading, H.G.Pandya & Others, BD Patnaik, Bhanj Mineral and M.R. Das...

12 trains cancelled due to 'Maha Bandh' in western Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In view of the ‘Maha Bandh’ called by lawyers’ associations for permanent bench of the Orissa High Court in western parts of the State, the East Coast Railway today cancelled and diverted trains under...

A prolific writer on a variety of fields, he loves Sports the most.