A villager named Ramakant Bhala took the matter to the tehsildar, district collector, Revenue Department and Revenue Divisional Commissioner but in vain. Bhala later knocked the door of High Court seeking its invention into the matter.
Mayurbhanj: The history of Mahaprabhu Binod Bihari Mutt Temple in Rasagobindapur block of Mayurbhanj district dates back to 100 years. Sources say the then Maharaja Shri Ramchandra Bhanja Deo had provided 600 acres of land for the construction of the mutt temple, of which the temple was built over 100 acres while the rest 500 […]
Jakarta: A strong earthquake located far below the Earth’s surface shook an area in Indonesia’s Flores Sea, causing shaking on land but no damage, officials said. The US Geological Survey said the quake yesterday had a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 and was located 109 kilometers northwest of the village of Kampungbajo in central Indonesia at […]
Keonjhar: The Keonjhar forest department has constituted 15 squads to chase away rampaging elephant herd that has strayed into Champua range from neighbouring Jharkhand. More than 20 elephants including a wild tusker were spotted at Mukundpur, Sartalia, Mirigisinga and Mangalpur area yesterday. The herd destroyed standing crops on nearly two acres of land leading to […]
Bhubaneswar: The net worth of Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik’s assets is around Rs 50 crore which includes an Ambassador car of 1980 model worth Rs 10,477, his properties declaration statement for 2016-17 said. He has total Rs 24.5 lakh cash in bank accounts including Rs 12,17,153 in Janpath branch of Bank […]
Jagatsinghpur: The outfit that almost singlehandedly spearheaded people’s resistance movement against Posco steel project in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district today asked the Odisha government to tread the path of Mamata Banerjee-led government in West Bengal in returning the Posco land to landowners. The anti-project outfit-Posco Pratirodh Sangram Samiti (PPSS)- today voiced its concern over the government […]
Mumbai: Undeterred by Posco-India’s offer to return the land provided for its steel project in Odisha, Union Minister Piyush Goyal today said if one company pulls out, others will come in. “There are more and more opportunities in India and if one company chooses to pull out, others will come in,” Goyal said on the […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has urged the Centre to take up the construction of the National Institute of New Energy and Innovation (NINEI) complex in Bhubaneswar at the earliest. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the state government has allocated.73.680 acres of land free of cost in […]