Monthly Archives: May 2012

End of the long 17 days battle between collector and lawyer

The conflict between the Sambalpur lawyers and collector Mrinalini Darswal finally reached a solution on Friday as the collector expressed her sorrow at the April 23 incident and the lawyers agreed to resume work. The lawyers and the collector met at the RDC’s office on Friday after all court work remained suspended in the district

State commission for women chief moots meet to end lawyers’ agitation

The State Commission for Women chairperson, Jyoti Panigrahi, on Thursday recommended the state government to convene a meeting to resolve the deadlock in wake of the lawyers’ dispute with Sambalpur district collector Mrinalini Darswal. In her five-page report to chief minister Naveen Patnaik on the collector-lawyers standoff, Panigrahi asked the government to convene a meeting

Sambalpur collector, agitating lawyers resolve dispute

The intense dispute between the district collector of Sambalpur and the agitating lawyers ended in a peaceful note today with both sides reacing an agreement. “The meeting ended in a cordial atmosphere with both the parties resolving difference between them,” Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), northen division, K C Barik said. According to the agreement, the

Centre plans 34 ITIs in Maoist hubs to woo back jobless youth

In its effort to reach out to unemployed youth in the red zone, the Centre will for the first time fund the setting up of industrial training institutes (ITI) and skill development centres (SDC) in 34 districts of nine Naxal-affected States. These ITIs and at least 68 SDCs, two in each district, have been planned

Odisha Football Association set host santosh trophy

Football Association of Odisha (FAO) is all set to host the prestigious 66th Edition of the National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy at four different venues of the state from May 11. Altogether 34 teams including 32 state teams, Services and Indian Railways would take part in the tournament. The preparatory work of the four

Guru is not for fashion

Go to guru, to surrender. Surrender means that one will accept whatever the guru says. It is not that one thinks, “I do not care for my guru’s order. Still I am a disciple.” That is not actually accepting a guru. Just like Arjuna surrendered to Krishna. You must find out guru where you can

Matric answer sheet goof up in Bargarh dist

The matriculation examination is embroiled in a new controvery with teachers of George High School in Bargarh coming across answer sheets of the English paper that was cancelled. The wrong answer sheets had come for evaluation. “We raised objection when we found answer papers of the old question that was already cancelled by the board.

Lawyers’ bandh shuts down western Odisha

The 12-hour lawyers’ bandh threw life out of gear in western Odisha on Tuesday. While government offices, courts, business establishment, banks and other financial institutions remained closed, lawyers in several places stopped magistrates from entering court premises. In Sambalpur, the office of the RDC, collector and IG of police remained closed because of picketing by

Train movement hit on Sambalpur section of E. Coast Rly

Train movement on the Sambalpur-Jharsuguda section under the Sambalpur division of the East Coast Railway remained suspended for several hours on Tuesday following derailment of a goods train near Sason station, according to ECoR sorces. The train was carrying about 3,800 tonnes of thermal coal from the mines at Ib Valley to NTPC’s Kanhia plant.

2 international-standard MSDC to come up

Having set the target to train one million youths in various job generation skills in the next five years, the State Government has now initiated steps for establishment of international-standard multi-skill development centres (MSDC) in the State. A high-level meeting, presided over by Chief Secretary B K Patnaik, here on Monday decided to set up