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

Derogatory remarks row: Abhijit Iyer-Mitra submits affidavit before House panel

Bhubaneswar: Delhi-based journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra today deposed before the House Committee of the Odisha Assembly for the third time and submitted an affidavit over his alleged remarks against legislators. Iyer-Mitra submitted the affidavit in presence...

Sorcerer's arrest sparks tension in Gajapati

Gajapati: Palpable tension prevailed in Kanteikoli village under Mohana block of the district after police stopped a sorcerer, who was called to ascertain the reason behind death of a person, to perform a puja on...

Maoists threaten to kill 2 MLAs; put up banner

Bhanjanagar: CPI(Maoist) on Saturday put up a banner near Dadaralunda village chhak in Bhanjanagar and threatened to kill two MLAs of Ganjam district. However, there was no mention of the names of the legislators to...

OPCC chief extends support to farmers’ agitation

Cuttack: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) chief Niranjan Patnaik on Friday extended support to the agitation launched by farmers under the aegis of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) demanding price, prestige and pension. Patnaik also...

Poor villager who entertained Shah with lunch joins BJD

Ganjam: Nabin Swain, a resident of Gopalpur assembly constituency in Ganjam district who entertained BJP national president Amit Shah with a lunch when the latter visited Odisha in 2017, has joined BJD. Swain, along with...

2 killed in explosion while preparing firecrackers

Bhubaneswar: At least two persons were killed and another 2 critically injured in an explosion while allegedly preparing firecrackers at Banamalipur Nuasahi on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar today. Sources said the deceased were a couple...

Violence in Satkosia: Innocent villagers lodged in police custody, alleges BJP

Angul: BJP on Wednesday alleged innocent people have been arrested by police on false charges of involvement in violence after tigress Sundari allegedly killed a resident of Tainsi village in the district a few days...

Agitating lawyers burn effigies of Odisha CM

Cuttack: Despite the directive of the Orissa High Court to Crime Branch to complete its probe by November 9 into alleged police assault of lawyer Debi Prasad Patnaik in Cuttack that triggered the two-month-long agitation;...

BSKY better than Ayushman Bharat: Odisha CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: A day after Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan targeted the State government over deteriorating standards of healthcare services in the State, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today took a jibe at the universal healthcare coverage...

Crime Branch begins probe into Dhenkanal elephant deaths

Bhubaneswar: A day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ordered a Crime Branch probe into death of seven elephants on Friday night, a four-member team of the State investigating agency today visited Dhenkanal and began a...

19 years since Super Cyclone, Ersama locals stare at harsh realities

Jagatsinghpur: It’s been 19 years since the 1999 Super Cyclone wreaked havoc in the State, situation still remains the same in Ersama block here as the life of locals is yet to return to normalcy....

BJP trains gun at State govt over BSKY coverage claims

Bhubaneswar: A day after the State government claimed that more than one crore patients have availed the benefits of the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) since August 15, 2018, the Opposition BJP today slammed the...

Huawei Mate 20 X is the answer to Apple iPhone XS Max

With quality design and hyper-powerful processor, Huawei Mate 20 X is giving a tough competition to Apple iPhone XS Max. Loaded with Kirin 980 processor and Dual NPU (neural processing unit), the Huawei Mate 20...

Dama accuses Odisha govt of showing undue favours to Vedanta

Bhubaneswar: Former Minister and senior leader Damodar Rout dropped a bombshell by accusing Odisha government of showing undue favours to Vedanta. He alleged that bauxite is being provided to the company at much lower price...

Odisha modifies guidelines of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana; all govt hospitals covered

Bhubaneswar: After facing criticism, Odisha government on Saturday made massive changes in guidelines of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) with the annual income limit for treatment of cancer, heart and kidney diseases increased from Rs...

Dengue patient from West Bengal dies at SCB

Cuttack: A dengue positive patient from West Bengal, who was undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital, died here on Saturday. The deceased identified as Manju Rout of East Midnapore in the neighbouring...

Is BJD eyeing for a bigger role at Centre?

Bhubaneswar: The ruling-BJD in the State, which has been stressing on maintaining equidistance from both the Congress and the BJP, seems to have changed its game plan. Going by BJD MP Tathagata Satpathy’s statement, the...

DGP directs SPs, DCPs to take strict action against hooligans

Bhubaneswar: Stringent action will be taken against persons involved in damaging public property during rallies, processions and agitations, said a circular issued by DGP RP Sharma to SPs and DCPs on Friday. Acting as per...

Farmers observe 'Chaka Jam' over delay in crop insurance claims

Sambalpur: Farmers organisations today observed a three-hour ‘Chaka Jam’ agitation at different places in Sambalpur town protesting delay in disbursal of crop insurance claims. Hundreds of farmers staged the protest and blocked the national highway...

12-hr bandh cripples normal life in Konark

Konark: Vehicular traffic was affected and markets wore deserted look in Konark today as activists of BJP observed a 12-hour bandh protesting rape of a West Bengal woman. Tourists and commuters visiting Konark Sun Temple...

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