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Repair NH-215, 49 On War Footing-Keonjhar Admin Issues Ultimatum To NHAI

Keonjhar: Keonjhar Collector Ashish Thakare has issued notice to the Chief General Manager (CGM) and regional office of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to undertake the repairing work of deteriorated National Highway – 215 and 49 on a war footing. Both the National Highways, known as the lifelines of Keonjhar are in deteriorating […]

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Distribute Elementary School Text Books Within 5 Days: OSEPA To DEOs, DPCs

Bhubaneswar: Odisha School Education Programme Authority (OSEPA) has issued directions to district level authorities to positively deliver text books to all the students up to Class-V within next five days. An order regarding this was issued by State Project Director, Bhupendra S. Punia to all the District Education Officers (DEOs) and District Project Coordinators (DPCs) […]

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Odisha Govt Issues SOPs For COVID-19 Containment Zones

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the interest of public health and to break the chain of COVID-19, the Odisha government has issued a set of instructions to be scrupulously adhered in matters related to areas declared as containment zones across the State. Chief Secretary of Odisha, Asit Tripathy in a letter to the DGP and all […]

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Odisha Collector's Out-Of-The-Box & In-The-Garden Library Idea Is Amazing

Sundergarh: What comes to your mind when someone says library? For most of us it will be a huge hall with columns of books. But defying the conventional idea of a library, Sundergarh collector Nikhil Pawan Kalyan has opened a ‘Bahi Bagicha (book garden)’, a library set up in a garden on the premises of […]

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OTV Impact: Admin Extends Support to Infant With Hydrocephalus condition

Angul: Within hours after a report was telecast on OTV, the Angul district administration extended support to the family of the two-month-old baby who is suffering from hydrocephalus (a brain related disease) condition. While the local administrative officials handed over a cheque worth Rs 10,000 to the family, the district collector has ordered the Chief […]

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Odisha Collector Announces Rs 50,000 Reward For Proof That Ghost Exists

Berhampur: In a bid to create awareness among residents of Ganjam district and dispel witchcraft and superstitious practices, district collector Vijay Amruta Kulange today announced a reward of Rs 50,000 for anyone who can prove the existence of ghosts. “If anyone can prove existence of ghosts or justify superstitious practices, I will reward that person […]

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Additional District Magistrate Manhandled by Lawyers In Odisha

Dhenkanal: Alleging misbehaviour by Dhenkanal district collector, a group of lawyers today manhandled the Additional District Magistrate (ADM) and ransacked the collectorate. As per reports, the lawyers who had come to the collectorate for hearing of a case had to wait for a long time to meet the collector. When they questioned about the delay, […]

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Kalahandi farmers walk 25 kms to gherao sub-collector's office

Kalahandi: More than hundred farmers of Golamunda block in Kalahandi district walked 25 kms today to gherao the sub-collector’s office protesting non-fulfilment of their demands. The protesting farmers who took out a ‘Swabhiman rally’ alleged that despite meeting several ministers and MLAs and demanding drought & financial assistance among others, nothing has been done till […]

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Odisha govt effects major reshuffle in bureaucracy

Bhubaneswar: Kendrapara Collector Prem Chandra Chaudhary was today appointed Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner after a major bureaucratic reshuffle in Odisha.  Samarth Verma, presently posted as BMC Commissioner, has been appointed Kendrapara Collector. Following the reshuffle in IAS and OAS levels, 32 officers were transferred and given assignments. District collector of Cuttack, Aravind Agrawal, has […]

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Relief for BJD's Sambalpur LS candidate Nalini Pradhan

Sambalpur: Candidature of BJD’s Lok Sabha candidate from Sambalpur, Nalinikanta Pradhan has been declared valid, informed Returning Officer and Sambalpur Collector today. However, the BJP has expressed resentment over the decision and has threatened to move the High Court. BJP candidate Nitesh Ganga Deb has alleged that the hearing on the matter was done illegally. […]

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Lawyers to launch 2-day agitation from Feb 11

Cuttack: Lawyers from across the State have called for a two-day strike from February 11 to press for their long-standing demands including better infrastructural facilities for Courts and budgetary allocation for financial protection, stipend and insurance cover for them and their families. State Bar Council Chairman Tahali Charan Mohanty informed that members of different bar […]

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Lawyers to launch 2-day agitation from Feb 11

Cuttack: Lawyers from across the State have called for a two-day strike from February 11 to press for their long-standing demands including better infrastructural facilities for Courts and budgetary allocation for financial protection, stipend and insurance cover for them and their families. State Bar Council Chairman Tahali Charan Mohanty informed that members of different bar […]

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Jalaput dam displaced protest government apathy

Koraput: Alleging indifferent attitude of the State Government towards their demands, around 3,000 villagers displaced due to the Jalaput dam in Koraput district attempted to barge into the Collectorate on Wednesday. A scuffle also ensued between police officials deployed at the spot and the agitating villagers, reports said. Later, the villagers staged demonstration in front […]

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Police-public clash over youth’s unnatural death

Khurda: Death of a youth in Bajapur of Khurda led to violent clash between the locals and police today. According to sources, body of a local youth was found hanging in Bajapur following which the family members of the deceased reportedly asked the police to lodge a complaint of murder at the local police station. […]

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Eggs, tomatoes hurled at Dhenkanal collector’s office

Dhenkanal: Agitating members of Dhenkanal District Lawyers’ Association hurled eggs and tomatoes at the office of the district collector today. Following the incident a scuffle broke out between the lawyers and the police. According to sources, the incident occurred when the lawyers were staging a protest demanding fulfilment of their demands and tried to barge […]

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BJD workers accused of thrashing BJP leader

Ganjam: BJP leader Pradip Patri was allegedly thrashed by BJD workers today during a public hearing meeting chaired by the Collector in Aska of Ganjam district. The incident took place at Dharakot panchayat samiti office following which Patri suffered injuries. Patri, who is the president of the Farmers’ cell of BJP’s Ghumsar organisational district, had […]

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Koraput MLA draws collector's attention to land scam in municipality

Koraput: MLA Krushna Chandra Sagaria today has alleged that anti-socials with the help of some officials of Koraput Municipality and the tehsil office are trying to usurp around 4 acre land belonging to the municipality. Koraput MLA, Sagaria made these allegations in front of the district collector, who reportedly assured that an investigation will be […]

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Sundergarh collector eats mid-day meal with students

Sundergarh: Setting an example for fellow bureaucrats, Sundergarh Collector Surendra Kumar Meena today sat down to eat mid-day meal with students of the higher primary school in Amgobha village of Kutra block in Sundergarh. Meena, during his visit to the school went around different classrooms, interacted with the students and also took a class. The […]

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Students walk 20kms to vent grievances before Collector

Baripada: As many as 12 students of Brahmanagaon residential school in Bangiriposi of Mayurbhanj district jumped the hostel walls and walked around 20 kms to meet the district collector and vent their grievance about non-availability of teachers in the school. According to reports, the students have been facing a lot of inconvenience due to absence […]

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Woman attempts self immolation in front of Collector, SP

Bhubaneswar: Harried over police inaction in tracing her daughter who has been missing since last 50 days, a woman attempted self immolation in front of collector and SP during a grievance hearing in Bhadrak. The shocking incident was reported at the joint grievance hearing camp and took everyone by surprise. According to reports, Bilasini Patra […]

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MP Nagendra vents anger on scribes for talking to Collector first

Sambalpur: BJD MP from Sambalpur Nagendra Pradhan today berated TV journalists as they sought the byte of the Collector first during Veer Surendra Sai’s birth anniversary celebration here in the city today. “Tell me, who is more important? People’s representative or bureaucrat? Is Chief Secretary important or Chief Minister? Who are the TV journalists to […]

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Koraput Collector makes surprise visit to Bandhugaon, Narayanpatna

Jeypore: In a surprise field visit, Koraput Collector Anupam Shah inspected various welfare activities in different villages of Bandhugaan and Narayanpatna blocks in the district on Thursday. Accompanied by works department officials, Shah first reached Garidi panchayat and enquired about the status of the under-construction bridge near Dumadangara in the panchayat.  He held discussion with […]

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Is Idealism Only For The Young?

We have set our bar really low. It is a measure of our extremely low expectation from officialdom that something that should have been par for the course is being hailed as an extraordinary act. This column by no means wants to berate Nuapada Collector Dr. Poma Tudu, who trekked 4 kms to reach Samadpadar […]

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SCB Chlorine gas leakage: Inquiry report submitted to Govt

Cuttack: The district administration today submitted probe report of Chlorine gas leakage incident on SCB Medical College premises and suggested measures to avert such mishaps in future. Cuttack Collector Sushant Mohapatra said the government will examine the findings and take action accordingly against those who are responsible for such an incident. “The joint inquiry committee […]

Administration stops illegal transportation of sand on goods train

Cuttack: In what could be just the tip of the ice-berg of a major scam, the Cuttack district administration intercepted a goods train while transporting sand illegally from Nergundi station here on Friday night. Acting on the information by Tangi tehsildar, Cuttack collector and other administrative officials and police conducted a surprise raid and detained […]