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PPTT was inagurated on sunday to free the service road

The people of Sambalpur can heave a sigh of relief from Monday when a private pay and park truck terminus (PPTT) will be opened. With the facility coming up, the trucks will no more be allowed to park on the service roads, said president of Sambalpur Truck Owners’ Association (STOA) Deben Pati while inaugurating the

Flood Shelters in Sambalpur Town Soon

After the incessant rain inundated Sambalpur town almost paralysing normal life for several days in August, the administration has decided to take up preventive measures. It plans to complete the pumping stations and flood shelters to be funded by the State Government on a war-footing. The Government has approved installation of three pumping stations to

Airtel launches 3G roaming services in Odisha

Bharti Airtel Monday said that it will offer high-speed 3G roaming services to its 8.5 million customers in Odisha. Airtel 3G will be available to customers in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Brahmapur, Keonjhar, Jajpur Road, Jajpur Town and Paradip. Customers across these cities can now use 3G mobile broadband and enjoy buffer-free video streaming, high

Lukewarm Response to Open University in sambalpur

The State Government’s announcement to open an Open University in Sambalpur has evoked lukewarm response in the district. Terming it as a small consolation for the people of Sambalpur in particular and Western Odisha in general, economist and academician Dilip Panda said the Government should first correct the prevailing weaknesses and lacunae in the educational

Kalam urges students to set their goal

Noting that education aims to produce good human beings with skill and expertise, former president APJ Abdul Kalam on Saturday asked students to set their goal and work hard with perseverance to achieve it. “The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise… Enlightened human beings can be created by

Odisha to set up open university at Sambalpur

In an apparent bid to pacify the ongoing agitation demanding establishment of an IIM in western Odisha, the state government on Saturday announced setting up an open university at Sambalpur. The announcement in this regard was made by Higher Education Minister Pradeep Panigrahi in the assembly on Saturday. “The proposed open university at Sambalpur will

Jaundice grips Sambalpur, water samples to be sent to Pune

With jaundice spreading in Sambalpur, Odisha’s health department will send water samples to National Institute of Virology in Pune for laboratory test. Chief District Medical Officer(CDMO), Jagatkrushna Samantray said Around 20 jaundice cases are being reported in the district headquarter hospital daily and 5 to 7 jaundice patients are taking admission in the hospital daily.

Seashore Chief’s Key Aide Got Neta-Babu Eat Out of His Hand

From general secretary of the students’ union of Sambalpur’s GM (Autonomous) College to a conduit between Seashore Group of Companies chief Prashant Dash and the political leaders as well as bureaucrats in the State Capital, Subhankar Nayak really came a “long way.” He initially dabbled in supply of sand and stone chips in Sambalpur after

Husband burns wife alive in sambalpur

Today morning neighbours found a woman is burning near Anandnagar, kuluthkani, sambalpur. Neighbours came after listening the noise made by the burning woman due to pain. Neighbours contacted her husband but he said, He is the one who burnt his wife and walk out from there. woman’s parent and her sister rushed to the place

“Dhanu Yatra” counted as National Festival

The Department of Culture of the Government of India has accorded national festival status to the famous Dhanu Yatra in Bargarh, Odisha. This was informed by the Bargarh MP Pravas Singh and collector Anjan Manik at a meeting here on Friday. They said the district administration and the organizing committee have already started preparatory measures