Daily Archives: June 17, 2012

Southwest monsoon hits Odisha

The southwest monsoon hit Odisha on Sunday after a week’s delay, bringing rains to many parts of the state, an official of the local meteorological centre here said. “The monsoon has set in over the state Sunday and covered several districts,” AK Senapati, the official of the Bhubaneswar meteorological centre told IANS. “It has covered

Potholed capital Bhubaneswar awaits monsoon woes

The slow pace of development work, including repair of roads, de-silting of drains, maintenance of parks and green belts across the city has left residents worried about yet another monsoon full of troubles. The monsoon is approaching fast and once it begins there would be no scope for repairing roads, forcing residents to drive through

HIRAKUD RESERVOIR DRIED: No water for farming

Farmers are suffering because of Government’s blind industrialist policies.  The reason behind to build the Hirakud dam was to control the flood, irrigation, and to produce electricity etc. Despite the government is telling the water for farming is not to give even single drop to any industry, but the reality is the water from the

Sambalpur girl shoots her way to gold

Shooter Shriyanka Sadangi (17) has added another feather to her cap by winning the 10 metre air rifle women’s junior gold at the ISSF international junior competition in Germany on Friday evening. She scored 500.9 points. Amelie Perment of France and Nadine Ungerank of Austria won the silver and bronze respectively. This is her second

Shriyanka Sadangi wins air rifle gold

Teenage shooter Shriyanka Sadangi created a sensation on Friday by winning the 10M air rifle women’s junior gold at the ISSF international junior competition in Suhl, Germany. Seventeen-year-old Shriyanka, who hails from Sambalpur in Orissa and based in Delhi, clinched the top honours after pipping Amelie Perment of France by 0.1 point with a 10.8