angul news

Air Odisha plans flight service to Angul, Rourkela, Jharsuguda, and Jeypore

A regional airline has proposed to start flight service to small and industrial towns of Jharsuguda, Angul, Rourkela and Jeypore within Odisha. “Air Odisha Aviation Pvt Ltd has expressed its interest to operate flights from Bhubaneswar to different parts of the state such as Jharsuguda, Angul, Rourkela and Jeypore from this month,” Sharad Kumar, director

ULBs poll differed issue: Odisha Govt to appoint administrators in nine western Odisha districts

The 25 urban local bodies (ULBs) in the nine western Odisha districts are all set to get Administrators for executing the day-to-day administration as the terms of office of the ULB councils would expire on September 19 next without any elected bodies. “Since in the absence of any elected councils after the expiry of the

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

HC tightens anti-pollution noose on govt hospitals

The Orissa high court on Friday directed the State Pollution Control Board to initiate criminal proceedings against seven district headquarter hospitals for continuous violation of Biomedical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules. “The division bench of Justice L Mohapatra and Justice I Mohanty has directed the board to file criminal cases against the in-charges of bio-medical

Heatwave sweeps state, so does power crisis

The season’s first spell of heatwave has been ruthless aided and abetted by erratic power supply and an administration in slow-motion. The  mercury level soared with day temperature on Wednesday crossing the 40-degree Celsius mark in at least 15 districts. Titlagarh recorded 45. The State Government woke up late to the power crisis and convened

Decks cleared for Angul bus terminal

Milan Developers and Builders has bagged the contract to develop the bus terminal at Angul on a 9.72 acre land. The company will will spend Rs 56.31 crore to develop the terminal and it will pay a concession fee of Rs 7.50 crore to the government. Of the total amount, Rs 13.95 crore will be

Cong workers seek CM’s ouster

Congress activists in Ganjam district on Monday burnt the effigies of chief minister Naveen Patnaik and agriculture minister Pradip Maharathy, demanding their resignation in the wake of the gang rape incident at Pipili in Puri district. The protesters also demanded a CBI inquiry into the incident. A similar protest was organized by Youth Congress activists

Government to clip dengu wings

The Government has decided to adopt inter-sectoral collaboration for prevention of dengue and other vector-borne diseases in the State. The issue was discussed at a high-level meeting presided over by Chief Secretary Bijay Kumar Patnaik here recently. Last year, 1,800 dengue cases were detected in the State of which 33 had died. It was decided

Bandh against power plant hits services

The Kishore Nagar bandh called by the locals, protesting the proposed R Power Plant in the block, disrupted road and rail services on Friday. The agitators, under the banner of Jiban Jibika and Krushi Jami Surakhya Samiti, blocked the traffic on NH-55 at Bamur and paralysed several train services. Though the road blockade was lifted