Monthly Archives: June 2014

Assamese Poet Lakshminath Bezbaroa

Documentary Film on Assamese Poet Bezbaruah

Programme Production Centre (North East), DoorDarshan, Guwahati is filming a documentary here on renowned Assamese poet Laxminath Bezbaruah who spent substantial part of his life in Sambalpur. The documentary is being filmed as part of 150th birth anniversary of the eminent poet to be observed this year. Informing this, Debendra Nath Tamuli, who is filing

Sambalpur University entrance on

The entrance examination for admission to postgraduate courses of Sambalpur University, which begun on June 23, will conclude on July 1. “The entrance examination for self-financing courses will continue till July 5,” said chairman of the PG council of Sambalpur University, Prasanna Kumar Tripathy. “The admission process will begin after July 5. The result of

Sambalpur Farmers Paid More than MSP for Paddy

Even as farmers across the State are struggling to get minimum support price (MSP) for their paddy, their Sambalpur counterparts this time got more than the MSP. Rabi paddy procurement in the district was recently concluded and farmers received Rs 10 to Rs 45 more than the MSP of Rs 1310 per quintal of paddy.

Recket of forgery matriculation certificates came to fore, three arrested

Bargarh town police arrested Sarat kumar Ratha, on charges of printing and supplying forged matriculation certificates. He runs an open school. Police have also seized a scanner, computers and various documents from his possession besides detaining two other youths. They have been identified as Tilak Rout of Bargarh town and Umesh Kumar Sahu of Bhinjetora

NCDS team in Sambalpur to study leakage in Hirakud dam

A four-member team of the National Committee on Dam Safety (NCDS) arrived here to study the leakage in the powerhouse gallery of Hirakud dam in Odisha. According to sources, the team comprising Er AD Mohile, chairman, NCDS, member Suresh Chandra, PK Mohanty, chief engineer, Odisha Dam Safety, and deputy director Er AK Das, will visit

Kedarnath Loss Still Haunts Rathis

A year has passed since Rathi family of Khetrajpur here lost its 17 members in the Kedarnath tragedy that rocked the country on June 17, 2013. But the nightmare of the calamity that took thousands of lives continues to haunt the bereaved family. Recounting the horror, Pramod Rathi said his mother Pushpa Rathi, then 63

School Properties up for Grabs in Sambalpur

Surprising it may sound, but the shops constructed by Budharaja High School here with an aim to generate funds for overall development are up for grabs for a paltry monthly rent of `100 and `150. Though the State Government has taken over the school, the situation has failed to improve with the Collector, who is

Affiliation of nine colleges to be withdrawn

The Odisha government has decided to withdraw the affiliation accorded earlier to nine colleges following their dismal show in the annual Plus Two examinations results in current year. According to Gagan Dhal, secretary, Higher Education, the nine private colleges that had zero results are Gunupur College, Trupti Women’s College, Basudevpur, Govt Junior Science College Jirang, Swami

Plus two(+2) instant exam started from 28th of June

For the current year, the instant examination of plus two (+2) will be on 28th and 30th of June and practical will be on 1st and 2nd of July. It is the examination for those student who failed in one subject and should secure atleast 210 or more as their total marks. The controller Biranchi

Storm hits the Western Odisha

Eight people were killed and two others missing in separate incidents of boat capsize and other mishaps when a severe north wester hit Sambalpur,  Jharsuguda and Bargarh districts of western Odisha early on Saturday evening. There was no electricity on Saturday night in Sambalpur. While seven people were killed, including five in four boat mishaps in