Tag: Puri Collector

IAS Officers’ body to discuss assault on Puri collector today

Bhubaneswar: The IAS officers’ Association, Odisha chapter has called for an emergency meeting on Thursday to discuss the physical assault on Puri Collector Arvind Agarwal by Sri Jagannath temple servitors during the Niladri Bije of the deities in Puri on Sunday night and decide its future course of action. According to sources, the meeting is […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
EVM control unit goes missing in Brahmagiri, admits CEO

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Electoral officer Surendra Kumar on Saturday admitted that a control unit from booth no 62 under Brahmagiri Assembly Constituency (AC) is ‘missing’. Addressing a presser, Kumar informed that the particular control unit was not kept in the specified strong room and there were lapses on part of the official who received the […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Odisha to clear structures around Puri Srimandir for safety of devotees

Bhubaneswar: In a major decision, Odisha government today decided to implement certain recommendations of Justice B.P. Das Commission regarding the safety and security of devotees at Puri Srimandir. At a meeting held on Friday, the Odisha Cabinet approved the decision to implement Commission’s recommendations made in its first interim report which includes removal of structures […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Puri Admin Issues Notice For Shifting Of Malaysian Cargo Ship Jin Hwa 32

Puri: Puri district administration today issued a notice to the owners of Malaysian cargo ship Jin Hwa32 for removing the stranded cargo vessel lying defunct at Rajhans beach in Chilika lake. As per reports, the owners of the cargo ship have been asked to extract all the oil including the engine lubricant from the ship […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Will Die, But Not Vacate Homes: Local residents oppose eviction in Puri

Puri: A day after Puri district administration undertook a massive demarcation process, local residents including women today staged a demonstration against the ongoing demolition drive within an area up to 75 mts from the boundary wall of the Jagannath Temple. The locals staged a demonstration at Gandua Chaura and have categorically denied vacating their homes […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Bagala Dharmashala
Bagala Dharmashala Land Row Puts Puri Admin In Tight Spot

Puri: The controversy surrounding Bagala Dharmasala land in Puri continues to take twists and turns with each passing day. In a fresh development, information obtained through an RTI application has revealed that the lodge owners and servitors who have been allotted plots in the dharmasala land had earlier received huge amount of compensation in lieu […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021