Daily Archives: March 1, 2012

Odisha government to take measures to make rivers pollution-free

The Odisha government on Tuesday decided to take various measures for maintaining the health of rivers in the state. Presiding over a high-level meeting at the State Secretariat here, chief secretary Bijay Kumar Patnaik reviewed the present scenario and advised the departments to make integrated efforts for preparation of a definite action plan for major

Extortion racket busted, 6 arrested

In a major breakthrough, Sambalpur Police on Tuesday arrested six members of an inter-state gang involved in extortion under a self-styled Odisha Liberation Tiger (OLT) in Rengali area of the district. The police also seized four crude bombs, a mauser, one single-shot pistol, 10 live bullets, two sharp weapons and seven mobile phones from their