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Karlapat jumbo deaths: Livestock Inspector axed
Karlapat jumbo deaths: Livestock Inspector axed

Following the death of as many as seven elephants at Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in Kalahandi district, the State Government on Monday suspended a Livestock Inspector from service on the charge of dereliction of duty. Karlapat Livestock Inspector Ganesh Pujari was put under suspension, informed Animal Resources Additional Director Pratap Kishore Khamari.

NABARD holds workshop for SHGs
NABARD holds workshop for SHGs

A Grassroots-Level Training Programme (GRLTP) workshop for SHGs working in Kukudakhandi block in Ganjam district was organised with the sponsorship of the NABARD on Friday. Block ABDO Bijaya Chandra Pradhan inaugurated the workshop. Nabard DGM Suman Saurabh Sahu said that the motto of organising such workshop is to sensitise the SHG

Kendrapada locals all praise for movie Kalira Atita
Kendrapada locals all praise for movie Kalira Atita

The intellectual masses and the people of Kendrapada praised the internationally acclaimed director Nila Madhab Panda for making the Odia film Kalira Atita, based on problems of sea erosion prone residents in Satabhaya. The film is in the Oscar race. While director Panda was visiting Satabhaya village in order to shoot

Kmal admn to be strict on Covid norms
Kmal admn to be strict on Covid norms

As per the Government direction, Kandhamal Collector-in-Charge Biswaranjan Nayak on Monday called a review meeting for enforcement of Covid-19 guidelines amid the scare of possible return of the virus. While with the fall in infection cases, the people have become casual in the use of mask and maintenance of physical

NTPC Kaniha launches ECAP prog
NTPC Kaniha launches ECAP prog

With prime focus on education, the NTPC, Talcher Kaniha, started a programme called Extra Class for All Pass (ECAP) for the students of Class-X in three schools in the vicinity of the plant. The special initiative focuses exclusively on students preparing for board exams in schools, namely, Regional High School,

Man sentenced to life for raping minor
Man sentenced to life for raping minor

The Special POSCO Court here on Monday convicted a accused for raping a minor girl and awarded him life imprisonment. The court also slapped a penalty of Rs 25,000 on him and, in default, another one years imprisonment. Judge Girija Prasad Mohapatra pronounced the verdict in the case which occurred in

Father, son duo held for job fraud
Father, son duo held for job fraud

A man and his son of the Similpada of Angul district were arrested for allegedly duping a youth of Rs 4.50 lakh on the pretext of getting him a job in a blue-chip company.The accused, identified as Ghanashyam Mishra and his son, had taken the money from one Pranabandhu Jena

7 Odisha districts have border dispute: Min
7 Odisha districts have border dispute: Min

As many as seven districts of Odisha have border disputes with neighbouring States. The districts are Baleswar, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Nuapada, Koraput, Ganjam and Gajapati. Informing this in the State Assembly on Friday, Revenue Minister Sudam Marndi said the Odisha Government is in talks with its neighbouring counterparts to resolve the issues.

Inbrief
Inbrief

Landmine blast in Malkangiri, jawan injured Malkangiri: A BSF jawan was critically injured as a landmine allegedly planted by Maoists exploded near Gogpadar village under Mathili block of Malkangiri district on Sunday. The jawan, identified as Dharmendra Sahoo, sustained injuries on his left leg and was hospitalised. The explosion took place

Nt'l meet held for tribal farmers
Nt'l meet held for tribal farmers

A national-level meeting under the Centre For Capacity Building Using Science and Technology Customisation For Tribal Developments was organised at Baniatangi, Khordha, on Saturday. The meeting was graced by senior scientist Dr Ashok Kumar Singh , Prof Dr Suresh Chander Malik from Department of Statistics, MD University, Rohtak and Prof Dr

FPI demands MP Akbar's resignation
FPI demands MP Akbar's resignation

BJP Rajya Sabha member MJ Akbar must resign forthwith, demanded Freethought Party of India (FPI) general secretary B Ramchandra CST Voltaire while welcoming the judgment delivered by Delhi Courts Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate in a sexual harassment case against Akbar on Wednesday. "The FPI is one with the Delhi Courts Additional

PPT creates another milestone
PPT creates another milestone

Development of the Paradip Port's infrastructure and dedicated efforts of its officials and employees, the Paradip Port Trust (PPT) has been achieving one record after another. While the port is moving towards the position of the country's number one in terms of commodity trading, shipping movements, etc., it set another record