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

3 arrested in Khurda for possessing brown sugar

Khurda: The Khurda district excise officials today arrested three persons on charges of possessing brown sugar and seized 125 grams of the contraband item worth Rs 12.50 lakh from them. Following joint raids by the...

Met office predicts rain, thunderstorm in north Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar today predicted rain along with thunderstorm and lightning in north Odisha in the next 24 hours. Heavy rain has also been forecast over isolated places of Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar,...

‘Smart city’ claim falls flat on broken roads of Rangamatia

Bhubaneswar: Despite tall claims made by the State government on spending crores of rupees for development in ‘Smart City’ Bhubaneswar, broken and pothole-peppered roads of Rangamatia narrate a different tale. The main road in Rangamatia...

Four districts worst-affected by rain, says SRC

Bhubaneswar: As Odisha continues to battle flood-like conditions with most districts under water, Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi today tagged four districts as worst-affected. “Malkangiri, Koraput, Kalahandi and Nabarangpur districts have been the worst affected,...

Rain fury: Odisha villages marooned, roads snapped

Bhubaneswar/Rayagada/Malkangiri: Flood-like situation prevailed in Rayagada, Malkangiri, Kalahandi and Boudh districts today following incessant rains for past 24 hours. Several villages have been cut off as flood water washed away roads at several places affecting...

11 Good Samaritans rewarded for helping road mishap victims

Keonjhar: The district police on Wednesday rewarded 11 Good Samaritans who helped road accident victims reach hospital in time. Keonjhar SP Jai Narayan Pankaj felicitated the awardees with cash prize of Rs 2,000 and an...

I-Day 2018: CM Naveen rolls out Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today rolled out the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) during the State-level Independence Day celebration at Gandhi Marg here today. “The health scheme will benefit as many as 70 lakh...

Congress gheraoes CMC office over waterlogging

Cuttack: Hundreds of Congress activists led by the party’s Cuttack city president Mohammed Moquim today staged dharna and gheraoed the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) office over alleged financial irregularities and waterlogging in the city. The...

Shiva Shrines across State crowded with kanwariyas on third Shravan Somvar

Bhubaneswar: Shiva shrines across the State were crowded with kanwariyas today on occasion of third Somvar of the holy month Sharvan. Devotees thronged the shrines in large numbers to pour holy water on Shiva lingas....

Four kanwariyas of a family run over by train, 3 others safe

Rourkela: In a tragic incident, four kanwariyas were killed after being hit by a train on Brahmani bridge, a few metres away from Panposh railway station in Rourkela last night. Three others, are however, safe....

Posing as cops, miscreants loot jewellery from woman

Berhampur: Miscreants allegedly looted gold and diamond jewellery from a woman after identifying themselves as cops in Berhampur town today. The victim, identified as Sanjukta Padhi was on morning walk when she was way laid...

Dengue scare grips Kalahandi village as 18 more cases reported

Bhawanipatna: Dengue is assuming serious proportions in Kalahandi with 18 more persons of Ladugaon under Koksara block in Kalahandi district testing positive for vector borne disease today. As per reports, out of 94 blood samples...

Garbage dumping at Mahanadi, Kathajodi bank continues unabated

Cuttack: Despite directives issued by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) asking the local administration not to allow garbage dumping at Mahanadi and Kathajodi river beds, disposal of waste and building construction debris continues unabated in...

Lokanath temple flooded ahead of Shravan Somvar

Puri: Devotees at Lokanath Temple here are having harrowing time as the shrine is now flooded with knee-deep water. Sources said water from ‘Parvati Sagar’ tank entered the temple last night causing problems in conduct...

Ravenshaw University student suspended for hooliganism

Cuttack: Authorities of Ravenshaw University suspended a student today for allegedly attacking fellow students and indulging in hooliganism inside campus. The varsity took action against the BBA final year student after a probe, said an...

Acid sold freely in Odisha despite restrictions

Bhubaneswar: Even though the Home Ministry has formulated stringent rules on sale of acid following the Supreme Court directive in 2013, petty hardware stores in the State are selling acid openly. A reality check by...

No Central funding to Odisha for hosting Hockey World Cup 2018

Bhubaneswar: The Centre is not providing any funds to the Odisha government to organise the Men’s Hockey World Cup scheduled to be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar in November this year. In reply...

5 girl students fall unconscious during I-day parade rehearsal

Rourkela: Five girl students of the MGM School located at Sector 19 in Rourkela fell unconscious today while rehearsing for Independence Day celebrations. As per reports, soon after the five students fell unconscious during the...

Odisha announces Rs 20k honorarium for ASHA workers

Bhubaneswar: The State government today decided to increase the one-time honorarium for ASHA workers to Rs 20,000 from Rs 10,000 under the ASHA Abyahati Yojana. The honorarium amount will be paid under the Voluntary Retirement...

Parents worried expecting mid-session changes in Odisha Plus-II exam pattern

Bhubaneswar: Parents of Plus II students have expressed displeasure over plans of the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), Odisha to change the pattern of Plus II second year exam to be held in 2019....

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