“I had a doubt. And it was confirmed when I saw the fallen statue. If the statue did fall due to a storm or sub-standard work, then the pipes would have been bent. But here I can see the pipes were cut with the help of cutters. Most probably with battery operated cutters,” alleged sculptor Kanta Kishore Maharana who built the statue.
From Nandankanan in Bhubaneswar to Sambalpur and Rourkela, animals in these zoos are getting special treatment from the zookeepers this summer.
The giant statue dedicated to the Hockey players was installed in January first week of this year ahead of FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023.
As per reports, the accused Raju Lakra has been detained by police and is being interrogated. The incident occurred when Raju’s wife was not at home. Sources said that there were some issues between the couple as they always used to quarrel.
As per initial reports, the Mo Bus caught fire near TCI Square due to some technical glitch. After noticing the smoke, all the passengers got down from the bus. A major tragedy was averted as all the passengers got down from the bus which was completely gutted within minutes.
The seized hair oil reportedly carried a list price of Rs 8 lakh, informed sources. The police have detained two persons in this connection.
The police recovered 33 stolen mobile phones from the home of the accused, who has been identified as Jagannath Bhagat, a resident of Bonai area.
Narayan, who secured second position in the national-level championship, is hopeful of winning a gold medal in his next event scheduled to be held in Chennai.
As per reports, the consignment was loaded on to the truck from Anand Agency in Patna on March 4, 2023. The truck was supposed to unload the products at an Army canteen in Jharkhand.
The Hockey training centres in Bisra, Lahunipara and Manchmara have Category-3 FIH certified synthetic hockey turf with changing rooms for players, gym and a seating capacity of 200. Each facility is spread over 3 acres with a project cost of over Rs 11 cr per centre.
However, she joined the programme in virtual mode. Addressing the programme, Panda said, “I am really sad that I could not join the event physically for other prior commitments. I am happy to know that CANVAS has done many things successfully for Rourkela. I am really proud to have been awarded Utkal Ratna Samman.”
The unit was busted by the Excise department which swung into action based on an intelligence input. Three persons, including two women have been arrested from Jurapada area under Brahmanitarang Police limits.
Besides the special arrangements, the stadium aims to provide a classic match experience for all the fans visiting the venue.
the Odisha government spent Rs 1100 crore for hosting the grand event this year, 16 times more than Rs 67 crore, which was spent in 2018, when Odisha hosted its first ever Hockey World Cup.
If the construction of the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Sundergarh was completed in 15 months, it was possible only because of the unprecedented level of alacrity shown by the administration mechanism.
The deceased, identified as Gopal Tirkey, was engaged in beautification works at the stadium when he accidentally came in contact with the live wire.
The sleuths of Odisha Vigilance on Tuesday raided the property linked to Nandi Kishore Nath, who works as a junior clerk in the office of Executive Engineer of Rural Works Division in Rourkela of Sundargarh district.
Rourkela, which is hosting the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023, became the fourth city in the State to have scheduled flights after Bhubaneswar, Jharsuguda and Jeypore.
While Civil Aviation Minister, Jyotiraditya Scindia will inaugurate the service through video conferencing, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will flag off the first flight from Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar at 10:45 am tomorrow.
"If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it," says a statement attributed to Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels. Someone in the ruling dispensation in Odisha appears to have taken the advice too seriously.