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Pari’s Kin To Get Rs 10 Lakh Compensation: OSCPCR Chief

Bhubaneswar: The family members of five-year-old girl ‘Pari’, whose brutal murder has triggered a statewide outrage, will get a compensation of Rs 10 lakh, informed Sandhyabati Pradhan, chairperson of Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (OSCPCR). The State government and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will soon make announcement about the compensation, said Pradhan. […]

NLC Offers Rehabilitation & Resettlement Package To Affected Families In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: State-owned Navratna company NLC India said it has offered a rehabilitation and resettlement package to project affected families at its two coal blocks in Odisha involving higher financial compensation than the norms prescribed by the State government. The special package has been welcomed by the stakeholders including local villagers in Talabira II and III […]

Eviction Near Srimandir: Rs 40 crore sanctioned for land acquisition 'not enough'

Puri: The Odisha government has approved Rs 40 crore to speed up land acquisition and rehabilitation process in the 75 metre area that is being cleared near Srimandir in Puri. Land of around 18 Mutts and more than 250 buildings including hotels and shops will be acquired. After the announcement of additional 10% incentive for […]

Death of pregnant woman with stillborn twins sparks tension in Baripada

Mayurbhanj: Tension prevailed in front of the District Collectorate in Baripada on Friday after a pregnant woman carrying stillborn twins died due to alleged medical negligence. As per reports, relatives of the deceased woman staged a demonstration at the spot seeking justice. “The authorities at the hospital demanded money from us when we brought my […]

Electricity to be fully restored in Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur by May 12: Chief Secretary

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi today reviewed the post-cyclone Fani restoration work in Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts and informed that power supply will be restored in these districts by May 12. “The devastating cyclone Fani claimed three lives in Kendrapara, however, about 1.17 lakh people were evacuated successfully to safer places in the […]

Farmers yet to receive compensation for land acquired for industries

Balasore: Farmers, who had given up their land to the State government for development of industries in Balasore, are yet to receive compensation for the same. In 2011, IDCO (Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation) had acquired 1,100 acre of private land from Mukhura, Nuapadhi and Narasinghpur panchayats of Remuna block in Balasore district. More than […]

ICC dismisses Pakistan Cricket Board's case against BCCI

Dubai: In a setback to the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) demands for monetary compensation from the BCCI for deciding against playing bilateral cricket, the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Dispute Panel on Tuesday dismissed the PCB’s case. The panel was chaired by Michael Beloff QC, an English barrister and a member of Blackstone Chambers, and included […]

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Cyclone Titli: Odisha Congress demands Rs 10 lakh each to family of deceased

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Congress on Tuesday demanded that the state government should pay Rs 10 lakh ex gratia to the family members of each deceased in the cyclone and subsequent floods. Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Niranjan Patnaik, who visited several affected areas, said the state government has completely failed to tackle the twin calamities. […]

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Cyclone Titli deaths: District collectors directed to provide ex-gratia within 3 days

Bhubaneswar: The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has directed all the district collectors to provide ex-gratia to the families of those who lost their lives in cyclone Titli within three days of death. Through a letter, SRC Bishnupada Sethi has directed the bureaucrats to disburse the amount and asked Revenue Inspectors and Tehsildars to expedite the […]

College girl run over by truck; locals stage protest

Bolangir: Tension prevailed at Gandhinagar Chhak in Bolangir town today after a group of locals blocked road by placing the body of a college girl who was mowed down by a truck earlier in the day. The agitators demanded adequate compensation for family of the deceased and construction of a bypass road in the town. […]

Jeypore landslide: Body of another trapped labourer recovered

 Koraput:  Body of another JCB operator, trapped inside the stone quarry near Bariput of Koraput district since May 31, was recovered by a rescue team last evening. Sources said body of the labourer identified as Sanjay Das was recovered at around 7 pm yesterday after a day-long operation of stone blasting. He was a resident […]

Demand for bhog compensation intensifies, affects Srimandir rituals

Puri: The Suar and Mahasuar community of the Puri Srimandir today continued their dharna demanding compensation for the losses incurred due to wastage of the ‘Amhunia Mahaprasad’ because of delay in temple rituals on Monday. It may be noted that the rituals to be performed ahead of Puri Srimandir’s Jagamohan opening yesterday got delayed after […]

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Andhra Pradesh court orders seizure of collector's car in compensation case

Vijayawada: A court in Andhra Pradesh on Monday ordered seizure of Kurnool District Collector’s car over non-payment of compensation to families of workers killed in an accident nearly 25 years ago. The First Additional District court in Kurnool passed these orders on petitions of the relatives of three deceased workers, who were not fully paid […]

Doctor penalised Rs 20L after 7 years for paralysing woman

Nabarangpur: After seven long years, justice was finally served to a woman who was paralysed on account of a wrong surgery and medical negligence as a consumer court held the concerned doctor guilty and ordered a fine of Rs 20L as compensation today. According to reports, in 2010, wife of one Asif Rehman from Taragaon […]

Pest Menace: Farmers, including sharecroppers, to get compensation

Bhubaneswar: Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi today issued guidelines to all the district collectors on allocation of compensation for crop loss due to pest attack. The agriculture input subsidy will be provided to actual farmers, including share croppers and lessees.  Farmers allotted land under the Forest Rights Act will also be provided the subsidy. […]

Who Will Cure The Sick Doctor?

Now that the state cabinet has decided, as part of a comprehensive package for crop loss, to pay compensation even to those who have emulated Bargarh farmer Brunda Sahu and burnt their crops, Agriculture minister Dr. Damodar Rout has ended up with egg on his face. In effect, the cabinet has overruled his unilateral announcement on […]

Farmers block NH demanding compensation, loan waiver in Bargarh  

Bargarh: Pressing for a five-point charter of demands, including compensation for damaged crops and loan waiver, farmers from Sial-khandahata and Mahulipali Panchayats under Bheden block in Bargarh district staged a road blockade today. The farmers blocked the national highway (NH) connecting Godabhaga and Sonepur near Mahulipali demanding compensation for crop loss due to pest attack […]

Fadnavis promises strict action, announces 5 lc compensation

Singapore: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today promised to take strict action against those responsible for the tragic stampede in Mumbai that claimed at least 22 lives and announced Rs five lakh for the next of the kins of the deceased. Fadnavis, who is on a two-day investor-interaction visit to Singapore, expressed condolences and said, […]

States obliged to compensate victims of cow vigilante groups: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday said that states were obliged to compensate the victims of cow vigilante groups. The apex court asked all the states to file a report on the compliance of its order by appointing a nodal officer to prevent violence by the cow vigilante groups across the country. “Victims are […]

Jumbo menace: Elephant tramples man to death in Dhenkanal

Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed after an elephant trampled a man at Oupada Mahadia village under Sadar range in Dhenkanal in the wee hours on Sunday.   The deceased has been identified as Prasanna Baral. The incident occurred when he was on his way to a neaby field for attending nature’s call.   Local villages said that […]

Kanpur Irrigation Project work resumes after 3 years

Keonjhar: After an interregnum of more than three years, the construction work of Kanpur Irrigation Project resumed amid tight security near Basudevpur in the district today. Apprehending possible law and order situation, the district administration slapped prohibitory orders under section-144 of CrPc on the project site with deployment of 20 platoons of police force. The […]

Compensation for electrocution on the cards in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government is planning to include electrocution in the list of notified disasters eligible for compensation from national and state disaster relief funds. Addressing a meeting of state level committee on natural calamities here on Monday, Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi said the State is currently providing compensation for deaths related to sunstroke, fire, […]

Lower Suktel displaced stall project work

Bolangir: Tension prevailed at the Lower Suktel project site in the district today after the displaced people, mostly women, staged a dharna halting the on-going construction work of the dam demanding immediate rehabilitation and a revision of the compensation package. They went in a rally to the site and demanded shut down of construction activities […]

OHRC penalises doc for minor’s death due to medical negligence

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has directed the state government to provide compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of an eight-year-old girl, who died allegedly due to medical negligence in Kendrapada district two years back. The compensation amount would be recovered from Dr Bhaskar Chandra Kar, the medical officer of the […]

Compensation for victims of Bhadrak violence announced

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government today announced a special compensation package to provide some relief to the victims of Bhadrak violence. Official sources said, the General Administration (GA) department approved the package and as per the order, the affected people would be entitled to get a maximum monetary assistance of Rs 2 lakh and a minimum of Rs 15,000. […]