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

BJP targets ruling-BJD over 'failure of women empowerment initiatives'

Bhubaneswar: Slamming the State government over failure of women empowerment programmes, the State unit of BJP today stressed on the need of making women of the State more self-sufficient and independent. BJP leader Aparajita Sarangi...

Kendrapara boat capsize: Death toll rises to 9; CM announces ex-gratia

Kendrapara: The death toll in the boat capsize incident in Mahanadi river mouth near Nipania in Kendrapara reached nine after eight more bodies were recovered late last night. All the deceased including two women and...

Odisha includes RSBY beneficiaries under its own health coverage scheme

Bhubaneswar: After discontinuation of the Centre’s Rastriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) from December 31, 2018, the State government today announced that the existing beneficiaries of the central scheme will be covered under the Biju Krushak...

Farmers in Malkangiri resent delay in paddy procurement

Malkangiri: Farmers in Kudumulgumma block of the district are under distress over failing to sell their hard-earned produce in due time. Braving intense cold, farmers are guarding paddy under the open sky at several places,...

Uncertainty looms over installation of CCTV cameras in Odisha schools

Bhubaneswar: It seems that the State government is not sure about installation of CCTV cameras at schools prior to the High School Certificate (HSC) examinations this academic year. If the statements of Odisha School and...

Srimandir ruckus: Bijoy Mohapatra targets Puri Gajapati

Bhubaneswar/Puri: Senior leader Bijoy Mohapatra targeted Puri Gajapati Maharaj Dibyasingha Deb today over the latter’s comments following ruckus at Srimandir on December 28. Mohapatra stated that the Gajapati should not try to avoid the issue...

Demand for action against State Minister Pradeep Maharathy grows louder

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Pradesh Mahila Congress today gave an ultimatum of two days to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for dismissal of Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy from the State Cabinet following the latter’s remarks on Pipili...

Strike for HC bench: Bank services paralysed in Bolangir

Bolangir: Common man has been the worst hit in Bolangir because of the strike observed by the lawyers’ association demanding establishment of permanent High Court bench in the district. Life has come to a standstill...

Is Centre's 'Ujjwala Sanitary Napkin' scheme a ploy to counter Odisha govt's 'Khushi'?

Bhubaneswar: The Centre today inaugurated ‘Ujjwala Sanitary Napkins’ manufacturing units in Odisha which is being seen as an attempt to counter the ‘Khushi’ scheme launched by the State government. In the first phase, 100 manufacturing...

Video of youth drowning at Bhimkund waterfall goes viral

Keonjhar: A video of a youth being swept away by water current at Bhimkund waterfall near Ghatgaon in Keonjhar has gone viral. It is suspected that the visual is of a drowning case that was...

Are wires of Eastern Media Digital webbing around electric poles legally?

Bhubaneswar: Allegations of illegal wiring of cables by Eastern Media Digital Cable Company around Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) electricity poles and using electricity without permission in twin city have drawn flak from various quarters....

State Cabinet hikes salary of teachers of govt and aided colleges

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet today decided to revise the pay scale of teachers of universities and colleges in Odisha as per the recommendations of the Fitment Committee. The teachers of different universities including BPUT and...

Pradhan seeks Odisha CM’s intervention in land allocation process of LPG bottling unit

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has sought Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s intervention to speed up land allocation process for setting up a LPG bottling unit in Khurda. In the letter written to the CM on...

Vulture conservation & breeding centre opens at Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to save vultures, the State government has set up vulture conservation and breeding centre at the Nandankanan Zoological Park here. As per reports, 12 vultures have been brought to the newly...

2 killed, over 70 persons injured in separate road mishaps

Salepur: At least two persons were killed and as many as 72 persons including women and children injured in separate road mishaps in the State today. A bus carrying 65 picnickers overturned after colliding with...

Pipili Gang Rape & Murder: Congress activists hurl eggs, tomatoes at Maharathy's residence

Bhubaneswar: Taking up cudgels against Minister Pradeep Maharathy over his remarks on the Pipili gangrape and murder incident, members of the Odisha Mahila Congress today allegedly hurled tomatoes and eggs at the official residence of...

Businessman robbed of cash and valuables at gun point in Balasore

Balasore: A businessman was allegedly looted by unidentified miscreants at gun point near Daradiabalipur in Bahanaga of Balasore district on NH-5 Wednesday evening. As per reports, three-bike borne miscreants tried to snatch a bag containing...

Hi-Tech Medical official arrested for fraud

Bhubaneswar: The Jharkhand Police has arrested a top official of the Hi-Tech Medical College on charges of defrauding a person of Rs 5 lakh. As per the charges, Hi-Tech Medical College official, Tirpuati Choudhury had...

Brown sugar worth Rs 16 lakh seized; 1 arrested

Balasore: Continuing its crackdown on illegal sale of drugs, the Excise department today seized brown sugar worth Rs 16 lakh from Basta area of Balasore district and arrested a suspected drug peddler. Acting on a...

Miscreants loot Rs 3 lakh near Jharsuguda Tehsil office

Jharsuguda: In a broad daylight robbery, two bike-borne miscreants decamped with a bag containing Rs 3 lakh from a car near Jharsuguda Tehsil office today. As per reports, one Suresh Chandra Sagar had gone inside...

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