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Tag: Collector

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Collector orders fresh probe into man carrying wife’s body on shoulders

A day after the sub collector and the CDMO gave a clean chit to the hospital authorities, Kalahandi district Collector D Brunda today ordered the Chief District Medial Officer (CDMO) to conduct a fresh probe into the incident of a man carrying body of his wife on his shoulders from the hospital for 12 km before a hearse van arrived to carry the body to his village following the intervention of the local OTV reporter

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Niladri Bije Fiasco: Absconding servitor arrested

Police today arrested Rabi Das, one of the eight servitors declared ‘absconding’ by the district police for allegedly misbehaving with Puri Collector Arvind Agarwal during the Niladri Bije on July 17

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Early completion of Kusei bridge demanded

Anandpur: Expressing resentment over the inordinate delay in the construction of Kusei bridge on National Highway-215 near Belabahali village, lawyers and senior citizens in this sub divisional town today urged the Keonjhar district administration to take necessary steps for early completion of the project. “No compromise should be made in the construction of Kusei bridge […]

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Anganwadi worker stripped, thrashed after 4-yr old is swept away in stream!

In a shocking case of vigilante justice, an anganwadi worker in Basudeipur village near here was chased, stripped and thrashed mercilessly today after a four-year-old boy fell into a swelling stream and was swept away by its strong current while returning from the Anganwadi

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Crime Branch begins probe into NTPC land scam

Sundargarh: A two-member special team of the Crime Branch arrived in the district today to probe into the NTPC land scam. Talking to media persons here, Crime Branch SP Ramesh Behera said some villagers of Darlipali village of Lefripada block under Bhasma police station including Ashok Raudia and Kishore Majhi have alleged that they are […]

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Niladri Bije fiasco: 8 servitors declared 'absconders'

The district police today declared eight servitors, including Damodara Mahasuara and his brother Jayakrusna Mahasuara, accused of manhandling and misbehaving with the Puri Collector during the Niladri Bije on July 17 and issued posters containing their photos at various places

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Puri SP talks tough as servitors make 'peace' overture

Puri: In a statement that points to the hardening of the administration’s position on the issue of the mess created by a group of servitors during the Niladri Bije ritual of the deities last Sunday, Puri superintendent of police (SP) Sarthak Sarangi today averred the guilty will not be spared under any circumstances. “No pressure, […]

KORAPUT COLLECTOR DRESS CODE
Outrage over Koraput Collector’s bizarre dress code

A circular issued by Koraput Collector Jaya Kumar V asking visitors to adhere to a dress code has led to outrage in the district and beyond

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Surya Patro for Tirupati-like Trust board to run Puri temple

Bhubaneswar: After remaining silent on the Niladri Bije incident last Sunday, which witnessed manhandling of media persons and physical assault on Puri Collector Aravinda Agarwal by ‘unruly’ servitors, senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Surya Narayan Patro on Thursday suggested that the Sri Jagannath temple in Puri should be managed by a Trust on the […]

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Assault on Puri Collector unacceptable: IAS body

Bhubaneswar: The IAS officers’ Association, Odisha chapter on Wednesday condemned the physical assault on Puri Collector Aravinda Agarwal by Sri Jagannath temple servitors during Niladri Bije of deities in Puri on Sunday night. Taking a strong note of the incident, the IAS body said it will convene an emergency meeting soon to take a decision […]

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Two mini Anganwadi centres at Nagada soon: Minister

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: In the wake of the death of 18 children due to malnourishment in Nagada village of Jajpur district in the last three months, the Odisha government has decided to set up two mini Anganwadi centres in the village. A decision to this effect was taken at a review meeting presided over by Woman and […]

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Cong men pelt eggs at collector’s residence; 2 detained

Nabarangpur: Demanding immediate release of former MP Pradip Majhi from Umerkote sub jail, some Congress activists pelted eggs at the residence of the district collector during the 12-hour Nabarangpur bandh today. Police has detained two Congress workers in this connection. Vehicular traffic came to a grinding halt while all trading establishments remained closed in Nabarangpur […]

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