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

SJTA to release Mahaprasad rate chart on trial basis on Dec 2

Puri: As part of the Supreme Court’s suggestions for introduction of uniform system of Abadha rates at Puri Srimandir, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) is all set to release the rate chart of Mahaprasad...

Dilip Ray resigns as MLA, quits BJP; Bijoy Mohapatra follows suit

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader and Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray today resigned from his post as MLA. He met Odisha Assembly Speaker Pradip Amat and submitted the resignation letter. Soon after, Ray along with senior leader...

OPSC assistant surgeon exam: Students allege errors in answer key

Bhubaneswar: Citing irregularities in examination for assistant surgeon post conducted by Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) on January 9, 2018, students have alleged that there were as many as 15 errors in the answer key....

Trains cancelled, diverted due to lawyers' Maha bandh

Bhubaneswar: Rail traffic was badly hit in many parts of western Odisha today due to the 48-hour ‘Maha bandh’ called by the bar associations of different districts over their long-term demands of a permanent High...

Odisha announces ex-gratia benefits for school teachers, employees

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today announced ex-gratia benefits for teachers and employees of non-government aided high schools and upper primary schools. As per a notification issued by the School and Mass Education department, the government...

Tiger translocation: Odisha draws up plan to restore confidence of Satkosia residents

Angul/Bhubaneswar: Following protests by residents within the Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Angul district over relocation of tigress ‘Sundari’ and death of tiger ‘Mahavir’ in recent past, the State Forest department has chalked out plans to...

Basavaraju new general secretary of outlawed CPI (Maoist)

Bhubaneswar: Outlawed CPI (Maoist) has announced a change in its leadership. As per a press release issued by the banned organization, comrade Basavaraju alias Namballa Keshav Rao has been appointed general secretary of the CPI...

Inquiry team visits VIMSAR to probe allegations against Director Pujahari

Sambalpur: Amid the ongoing agitation by junior doctors of the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), a four-member team of the State Health department today visited the hospital to probe the...

Govt revises timings for liquor sale in Bhubaneswar during HWC 2018

Bhubaneswar: Following massive protests by various anti-liquor organisations over the State government’s decision on relaxation of timings for liquor sale in ‘ON’ shops and bars in the capital city, Excise Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera today...

Farmers' outfit opposes BJD's Jana Sampark Padyatra

Kujang: Members of the Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) opposed the BJD’s Jana Sampark Padyatra at Ghodamara in Kujang of Jagatsinghpur district on Sunday. While BJD leaders including MLA Debasish Samantaray, MP Kulamani Samal and...

Opposition sees involvement of Biju Yuva Vahini in attack on Kharabela

Bhubaneswar: A day after the attack on Utkal Bharat president Kharabela Swain in Kashipur of Rayagada district, the BJP and Congress today alleged involvement of the Biju Yuva Vahini behind the attack. The BJP stated...

BJD MP targets 'particular media' for publicising Kharabela Swain attack incident

Rayagada: BJD State vice president and Rajya Sabha member N. Bhaskar Rao today targeted a particular media for ‘publicising’ the attack on former MP Kharabela Swain during a public meeting at Kashipur in Rayagada. Refuting...

Political mudslinging at its peak after winter session cut short

Bhubaneswar: With the Odisha Assembly Speaker Pradip Amat adjourning the winter session of the House for an indefinite period yesterday, 18 days ahead of the schedule, political mudslinging has now sparked between the ruling and...

Bureaucrats don't have moral rights to misbehave with media: BJD MP

Sambalpur: The recent act of misbehaviour shown by Sports Secretary Vishal Dev towards OTV journalist has been condemned by one and all across the State. This time senior BJD leader and Sambalpur MP Nagendra Pradhan...

Odisha Assembly adjourned sine die; opposition hits out at ruling-BJD

Bhubaneswar: Opposition slammed the State government after Odisha Assembly Speaker Pradip Amat adjourned the winter session sine die today after just five working days. The session which had begun on November 16, had 23 working...

BJD-Congress jostle begins to grab reserved seats in House

Bhubaneswar: It seems that both the ruling-BJD and Congress have already locked horns ahead of the 2019 elections to grab the 25 seats reserved for the SC category in the State Legislature. While the BJD...

Tree felling in Dhenkanal rocks Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Felling of trees to make way for a beer factory at Balarampur in Dhenkanal district rocked the Odisha Assembly today. Even though a directive has been issued by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to stop...

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Civil Aviation Ministry cancels Air Odisha's license

Bhubaneswar: In a major blow to Air Odisha, the Union Civil Aviation Ministry has cancelled the license of the airlines for operations in as many as 50 flight routes owing to its poor performance. Biju...

Garbhagruha of Konark Sun Temple 'deteriorating'

Konark: Concerns have been raised over the condition of Konark Sun Temple as repair work of the ‘Garbhagruha’ is yet to be carried out even after recommendations from the Central Building Research Institute (CBRI) which...

Kartika Purnima celebrated with religious fervour across Odisha

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: Kartika Purnima, the full-moon day of the holy month of Kartika, was celebrated with religious fervour across the State today. People from different walks of life floated miniature boats in ponds, rivers and other...

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