Daily Archives: October 9, 2012

Residential apartments gained pace in small towns

Construction of multi-storied residential apartments has gained pace in small towns, which boasted only of standalone houses built by individual owners till recently. Contrary to real estate development centered around the Cuttack-Puri-Bhubaneswar triangle alone earlier, several residential projects are coming up in Angul, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Bargarh, Balasore, Bhadrak, and Berhampur, among other towns. Apart from

Coal ministry asks Odisha to expedite action taken report on illegal mining

At a time when controversy surrounding block allocations has caught different coal bearing states in a bind, the Ministry of Coal has urged the Odisha government to submit its action taken report at the earliest in connection with illegal coal mining activities. In the light of observations made by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on coal

Man gets death for rape, murder of minor in Odisha

A court in Odisha Monday awarded death sentence to a man convicted earlier for raping and murdering a minor, a lawyer said. B.P. Routray, district and sessions judge of district headquarters of Sambalpur, sentenced to death Pradip Dalai (28) for abduction, rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in the same town Sep 2. The