Daily Archives: June 18, 2012

Monsoon hits all parts of Odisha

The much-awaited south west monsoon finally hit Odisha on Sunday except Jharsuguda, Sundergarh districts. According Met Centre official, the south west monsoon has already set in over the State which has brought some amount of rain in past couple of days. It is likely to cover the entire 30 districts within next three days as

Housemaids find pride of place at city meet

Fifty-five-year-old Pramila Dei came to the capital city from Dasapalla several decades ago to earn money in order to free her mortgaged land from the clutches of a moneylender. Since then she has been working as a maid in sundry households to eke out a living. “I have seen her take care of my house

Land survey to go hi-tech

About a decade after deciding to do away with the traditional method of land survey and settlement, the state government has decided to soon promulgate an ordinance to introduce hi-tech methods for the purpose. With the state cabinet on Saturday evening giving its nod for a new ordinance, Odisha Special Survey and Settlement Ordinance, 2012,

Monsoon hits Odisha

Giving much needed respite to people from the long spell of sweltering heat, the south west monsoon finally hit Odisha today. The monsoon rains lashed almost every part of the state except districts like Sundergarh and Jharsuguda which are yet to receive the first rainfall of the season, the met office here said. Some portions