Daily Archives: April 24, 2012

Integrated Sewerage System under JNNURM

Under Urban Infrastructure & Governance (UIG) Sub-Mission of Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission(JNNURM) an Integrated Sewerage project has been approved for the Mission city of Bhubaneswar with approved cost of Rs.49891.35 lakhs and Additional Central Assistance (ACA) commitment of Rs.39913.08 lakhs. Under Urban Infrastructure Development Scheme for Small and Medium Towns (UIDSSMT) of JNNURM

NGO welcomes Odisha government’s decision over policy for coal-based thermal power plants

Odisha-based NGO WIO welcomes state government’s decision to have a comprehensive policy for coal-based thermal power plants. “We have just come across the news that the Government of Odisha is planning to formulate a comprehensive policy for coal-fired thermal power plants and captive power plants. Water Initiatives Odisha (WIO) welcomes such a move as this

Sanskrit teacher held for trafficking schoolgirl

A Sanskrit teacher of Tangarmunda School in Bamra block was arrested on Sunday night for allegedly trafficking two girls of the school. The teacher has been identified as Smruti Rekha Sasmal. The girls were rescued from a house in Siddha Mahabir area in Puri. Husband of the teacher, Narayan, is being interrogated. Sambalpur Collector Mrinalini

Attack on Sambalpur Collector, Government shocked

An untoward incident occurred in the Major City of Western Odisha when the lawyers of Sambalpur Bar Association attacked on District Collector Mrinalini Jaiswal with sleepers, boots & by stones. The Odisha state government has came into shock from this news of the attack on District Collector Dr. Mrinalini Jaiswal by the lawyers of Sambalpur

Swagatika shines, Jajpur beats Bargarh in Women’s cricket

The all-round performance of Swagatika Rath powered Jajpur team to beat Bargarh by a massive 290 runs in the Inter-Districts Senior Cricket Tournament at Nimpur Ground in Cuttack on Tuesday. Batting first, Rath scored 55 runs and well supported by Rupashree Lenka nad Jyoti Kamal who contributed 65 and 50 runs respectively and Jajpur total

Sambalpur Collector assaulted

700-bed speciality hospital to come up in Sambalpur

The state government will establish a 700-bed superspeciality hospital in Sambalpur town in public private partnership (PPP) mode soon, government sources said here on Monday. Odisha has roped in Kolkata-based Desun Hospital and Heart Institute for the project. The government will provide seven acres of land for the Rs 170 crore hospital to be functional

Sambalpur Collector assaulted

In an unpleasant and shocking development on Monday, members of the District Bar Association had a violent confrontation with the district Collector first inside a bus and then on the District Judge Court campus where, the Collector alleged, she was manhandled by advocates. The incident bears the potential of snowballing into a major issue between