Monthly Archives: June 2012

East Coast Railway effects major change in train timing from 1st July

The timings of twenty one numbers of trains have been changed and differed from the earlier scheduled time at different stations in East Coast Railway jurisdiction WITH EFFECT FROM 1st July 2012.  01.22811 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express will leave Bhubaneswar at 11.20hrs instead of it’s existing scheduled departure at 11.30hrs. This train will arrive Cuttack

Senior Cong leader resigns from party

Senior Congress leader Pramod Rath resigned from the party on Wednesday but with allegations against the party high hats. Briefing the media regarding the reason behind his resignation, Rath said the Congress party in Sambalpur was functioning in a totally undemocratic way. He further alleged, “Naba Das, the MLA of Jharsuguda, is interfering in the

Unregistered child care homes under govt scanner

Unregistered child care homes have come under the state government’s scanner after trafficking of 37 children, including 36 from the state, came to light in two Christian institutions in Tamil Nadu recently. One of the trafficked children was found to be from Jharkhand. The women and child development department has asked the child welfare committees

Elephant population rises to 1930 in Odisha

Despite death of 149 elephants, mostly due to poaching and electrocution during last two years in Odisha, the population of pachyderms has increased to 1930 from 1886 in 2010. “The elephant population in the state is 1930 which comprises 334 tuskers, 1087 females, 46 of unknown sex and 463 calves,” State Forest and Environment Minister

Sambalpur councilor Anita Nayak resigned from the Congress

 Anita Nayak, a councilor in Sambalpur, resigned from the Congress on Wednesday, a day after Kalpana Sahu, a rebel BJP candidate, was elected chairperson of the local municipality. Election for chairperson of the Sambalpur municipality was necessitated after Reena Trivedi was ousted from the post following a no-confidence vote against her in May. Nayak resigned

Samblapur teen rakesh is the lone player from Odisha to represent the country

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has selected a 14-year-old boy from Sambalpur to be part of the national junior (under 15) team that will play a tournament in Madrid next month. Sources said Rakesh Oram is the lone player from Odisha to represent the country. Rakesh lives in the Sambalpur sports hostel, run by

Students body AIDSO gheraoed board office demanding Matric result in booklet form

All India democratic Students’ Organisation (AIDSO) gheraoed the Head Office of the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha at Cuttack demanding matric result in form of a printed booklet. They also demanded stringent punishment for the culprits involved in the process of e-declaration of the result. Hundreds of students’ led by AIDSO, Odisha state vice-president Subash

odisha matric exam results on tomorrow 28th june

The Matric results of current year conducted by Board of Secondary Education, Orissa will be published on 28.06.2012. The President of Board “Dr. Satyakam” has informed that the result would be published in the office of the board at 9AM of 28.06.2012.The Matric result of current year is not going to be published in the

Sambalpur municipality gets new chairperson

Kalpana Sahu of the rebel BJP group was elected unopposed as chairperson of Sambalpur municipality on Tuesday. She was the only candidate to have filed the nomination papers for the post and had the support of the Congress. Sahu was instrumental in the ouster of former chairperson Reena Trivedi of the BJP in February 2012.

Bargarh District Collector Assures Scribes of Action against Dr Prafulla Patra

Members of Bargarh Sambadik Sangha led by its President Shankar Ballav Mishra called on the Bargarh District Collector Bhabagrahi Mishra on Friday demanding arrest of pediatrician Dr Prafulla Patra who runs a nursing home at Khajurtikra in Bargarh town for allegedly misbehaving and assaulting four media personnel who went to seek relief for a poor