Tag: Telengana

In doc - population ratio, Odisha 8th from bottom in 2019!

Bhubaneswar: Even as there has been much hype over the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana or Naveen care, the shocker is  Odisha languishes at the bottom – ten in doctor-to-population ratio in the country by January end 2019. As per the data available with Odisha Medical Council and Medical Council of India, the State has around […]

Toll in Telangana bus tragedy mounts to 61

Hyderabad: The death toll in Tuesday’s bus tragedy in Telangana rose to 61 with three passengers succumbing to their injuries on Wednesday. As many as 58 people were killed when an overcrowded bus of state-owned Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) plunged into a gorge near Kondagattu in Jagtial district, about 190 km from Hyderabad, […]

45 killed as bus falls into gorge in Telangana

Hyderabad: In a ghastly tragedy, 45 people were killed and more than 20 others injured when a state-run bus fell into a gorge in Telangana’s Jagtial district on Tuesday, police said. The bus belonging to the Telangana State Road Transport Corp (TSRTC) fell off Kondagattu Ghat Road while returning from Anjaneya Swamy temple atop Kondagattu […]

Two Telangana Congress MLAs disqualified for unruly behaviour

Hyderabad: The Telangana Assembly Speaker on Tuesday disqualified two senior Congress legislators due to their unruly behaviour during Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan’s address at the joint session the previous day. Speaker Madhusudhana Chary announced the disqualification of Komatireddy Venkat Reddy and S.A. Sampath Kumar. They stand expelled from the House for the rest of the period […]

Schools opened at Telengana brick kilns for migrant Odia children

Hyderabad:  Brick kiln owners in Telengana, several of whom once employed children mostly migrated from Odisha, have now joined hands with the police and non-government organisations to get them back in school. “Worksite schools” have been opened to allow these children, whose parents work at the kilns, to continue their education. Under this unique initiative, […]

Polavaram row: Odisha finds a friend in Telangana

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Friday found a new friend after Telangana extended its support in the ongoing fight against unilateral construction of Polavaram project by neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. Telangana deputy chief minister Kadiyan Srihari, who made a courtesy call on Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, announced that Telagana government stands for Odisha’s cause on the Polavaram issue. […]

Digvijaya Singh replaced as Congress in-charge of Telangana

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday divested party General Secretary Digvijaya Singh of responsibilities as in-charge of the party affairs in Telangana and assigned the job to R.C. Khuntia. “Congress President Sonia Gandhi has approved a new AICC team to look after the party affairs in Telangana. Digvijaya Singh has been relieved of the responsibilities […]

Low cost houses for labourers in 5 places soon

Bhubaneswar:  The state government will provide houses to labourers at low price in five towns including Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Jajpur, Paradip and Berhampur soon. The houses will be provided through the Odisha Housing and Urban Development Department, announced Labour Minister Prafulla Mallick here today. Addressing a gathering on the Labour Day celebration, the Minister said registration […]

Health is not a mere absence of disease: Governor

Bhubaneswar: Health is not a mere absence of disease. It is a dynamic expression of life in terms of how joyful, loving and enthusiastic one becomes. Whether it is stress relief, inner peace, improving immunity and having better health yoga is a proven practice since ancient time, said Governor SC Jamir today. Inaugurating the National […]

To-be displaced people demand halt to Polavaram work

Koraput: People likely to be displaced by the Polavaram project being undertaken by the Andhra Pradesh government have demanded immediate stoppage of work on the project, during a national-level rally organized in Koraput in which affected people from 4 states participated. According to sources, around 4 lakh people from Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Telengana […]

Odisha to have more rains due to well marked low pressure

Bhubaneswar: With the south west monsoon active over the state, rain soaked Odisha is likely to receive further downpour at many places during the next 24 hours due to a well marked low pressure area, IMD said. The system created over north coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining areas of Chattisgarh and Telangana now lies over […]

BJD undecided on united fight against Polavaram

Bhubaneswar: Even though two regional parties – Telengana Rastra Samiti (TRS) and Chhattisgarh Janata Congress, have decided to protest against Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh, the ruling BJD in Odisha which has been protesting the construction work of the project for a long time, is yet to decide to join the former for a bigger […]

‘Children had refused to receive ailing father’

Malkangiri: Not only the Telengana hospital authorities but also even his own son and daughter had not come to the rescue of ailing Dambaru Madhi, a bonded labourer working in the neighbouring State, who had died under a roadside tree after being unattended for around 12 hours, reports said. The shameful revelation was made by […]

MP police takes SIMI ultra on 15-day remand

Rourkela: The anti-terrorist squad (ATS) of Madhya Pradesh police on Saturday took Mohammad Salek, one of the five Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) terrorists recently arrested from here, on a 15-day remand. While the ATS had granted the remand yesterday, he was transferred from the Rourkela Jail on Saturday and was taken to Madhya […]

Arrest of SIMI terrorist: STF takes charge of probe

The Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch of Odisha Police on Wednesday took charge of investigation into the arrest of four suspected SIMI terrorists and a woman in Rourkela earlier in the day