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Odisha CHSE +2 exams start from 1st March 2013

For the academic year 2011 – 2012, the +2 examinations will start from 1st of March to 30th of March, 2013 as per the notifications published by the Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha. Student has to fill up an e-form for this as similar to last year, by taking help of CHSE Staff who present

Odisha vs Maharashtra – Ranji Trophy

Fans at Veer Surendra Sai Stadium, Sambalpur, were disappointed at the result less draw of the Group B Ranji Trophy match between Odisha and Maharashtra, with both sides batting for eternity on a wicket that had nothing for the bowlers. Ending the third day of play with 73 runs on the board for the loss

Miscreants deface a woman in Kantabanji

On Friday night in Kantabanji, Balangir, an unidentified miscreants defacing a woman by cutting her hair and blacken her face after looting the house. And she got to know about this incident from her husband only who came late night as she was deep sleeping with her daughter when the incident took place. Police registered

Kartika Purnima marred by accidents, deaths

The celebration of the maritime glory of Odisha on the occasion of Kartika Purnima on Wednesday was marred by the death of eight persons in separate road mishaps and a drowning incident in different districts. A truck rammed into a roadside tree in Sambalpur, killing two men travelling in the truck. The deceased were identified

Balraj Komal receive Gangadhar National Award

Eminent Urdu poet Balraj Komal has been selected for the prestigious Gangadhar National award for poetry for the year 2011.   The award, slated to be presented to him on the 46th Foundation Day of the Sambalpur University, comprises of Rs 50,000, a citation, a memento and a shawl.   Komal is the 4th Urdu

Celebrating Kartik Purnima in sambalpur

Today, many people are going to resoiver or river to float lamp of lights by making a miniature boat at early morning. As today is a lunar day, the lunar day of kartika( month November – December ) is very pure as beleived in our culture. In this month of kartika, people worship to lord

Highway amenities centres, to reduce accidents

 With a view to reducing the rising number of road accidents and ensure road safety, the State Government has decided to develop roadside amenities centres in 12 places in the State in the first phase. The State Human Rights Commission has urged the completion of the projects in a time-bound manner. The amenities would include

Tazia binds religions

Like every year, a Hindu family of Modipara in the town took out the ‘tazia’ procession to mark Muharram on Sunday. The Padhiary family has been doing it for past three generations. But the colour and rituals of Modipara tazia make it different from other tazia processions taken out by the Muslim community. When the

HC asked Railways to pay damage to victims

 In a significant ruling on Monday, the Odisha High Court asked the Indian Railways to pay compensation to all the victims of the August 25 train accident that took place at an unmanned level-crossing near Sambalpur in which at least 14 people died and five others were injured. This direction from the High Court came

A SUIIT student is missing in sambalpur

A SUIIT student is missing in sambalpur on sunday from the hostel and police are yet to trace her. “The girl left hostel saying she was going to home. At the same time, she asked her father not to come to meet her in the hostel as she would be busy studying,” a senior official