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Two women Maoists leaders surrendered before Odisha Police in Kalahandi

Two women Maoists leaders from Chattishgarh on Monday surrendered before Odisha Police in Kalahandi. This was informed by the IG of South-West range Yashwant Jathawa. They are namely Phulbati alias Mithila (30) and Rukmati alias Rashmila (28).  They were working as Area Committee Members (ACMs) in Chhattisgarh since 2006, police sources said. Jethwa said the

Naxalite killed in Kalahandi

One left wing extremists was killed when security forces and naxalites exchanged fire in Kalahandi district on Sunday. Based on intelligence input, District Voluntary Force, a special constabulary unit of the Odisha Police engaged in anti-Maoist operations, had made a move towards Kegaon under Golamunda Police Station area on late Saturday evening. Near Chura Pahad

Odisha scribe Ajit Kumar Nayak passes away

A pal of gloom descended on Odisha’s Sambalpur City after news of death of senior scribe Ajit Kumar Nayak (53) reached Sambalpur. Nayak died while undergoing treatment for jaundice at a private Hospital in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. He is survived by his wife, son, mother, brother and sisters. He was battling with jaundice since last

Odisha government plans to introduce “agriculture” as compulsory subject

The Odisha government is contemplating to introduce agriculture as compulsory subject from primary school to university in the state soon in order to encourage students for cultivation. This was stated by Odisha’s agriculture minister Pradeep Maharathy here on 25th February 2015. Thrust will also be given for extensive use of Bio fertilizer and on soil

Politics in Sambalpur for coming Polls

Political parties are playing game in Sambalpur by showing many dreams by their capabilities. Ahead of elections to the Sambalpur municipal corporation, CM Naveen Patnaik on Monday recommends the Centre to set up the proposed Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Sambalpur under relaxed guidelines. In a letter to Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister

Aditya Aluminium sets up learning facilities in Sambalpur

Recognising the role of education in social welfare and economic prosperity, Aditya Aluminium, an Aditya Birla Group Company, has set up several learning facilities in and around its project area in Sambalpur. “Education is an area of focus for us in Aditya Birla Group. Hindalco is deeply engaged in helping reach benefits of learning and

HSC Exam started from 23rd February 2015

The first day HSC exam was completed peacefully on 23rd February 2015. There is no information for violating the law of order in the state. In first day itself, there are 299 students caught cheating in M.I.L. and booked for malpractice by BSE. Students should be carefully write their Roll Number,subject code, set code, etc.

New Trains in coming railway budget, State BJP

Ahead of Railway Budget, the State BJP has requested Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to introduce two new trains for improved rail connectivity in Odisha. Requesting for a new Bhubaneswar-Mumbai Duronto Express, president of the State unit of the party KV Singhdeo said Konark Express is unable to meet the increasing demand of passenger movement

Cops Make a ‘U-turn’ in Sugrib Kidnap Case

Even as Bargarh police on Wednesday tried to take Sugrib Ranbeda, who was allegedly kidnapped by a minister, to Bhubaneswar to identify the place where he claimed he was confined, the cops had to drop the plan following orders from higher authorities. Two weeks ago, Sugrib, a member of Rusuda Service Co-operative Society, had alleged

Odisha Government announced Rs.1600 crore to develop sambalpur

The State Government on Friday announced a plan of Rs 1,600 crore for overall development of Sambalpur city. The plan was finalised, at a meeting held under chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat. Chief Minister directed the concerned officers to complete projects within stipulated time frame. The amount would be spent