Bhawanipatna

Kalahandi incident has maligned Odisha’s image

Union Minister of State for petroleum and natural gas Dharmendra Pradhan criticised the Odisha government and said the Kalahandi incident has maligned Odisha’s image. The shocking incident of a poor tribal carrying his wife’s body on his shoulders is a sad reflection of the insensitivity in the state. The incident shows the insensitivity of the

Man carrying his wife’s body

A fact-finding team of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) comprising five members visited Dana Majhi’s village Melghara on Saturday. The members are Dabugaon MLA Bhujmal Majhi, OPCC vice-president Sadan Naik, Congress ST cell chairman Pradeep Majhi, OPCC secretary Hasan Khan and former MLA Gobardhan Das. While the family of the deceased woman Amang Dei was

CPI activists blocks Phulbani-Bhawanipatna road

Vehicular movement on Phulbani-Bhawanipatn road was disrupted as hundreds of CPI (ML) activists staged a road blockade at Urlagaji demanding fulfillment of their three demands this morning. Their demands include withdrawal of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) from forests and compensation of Rs 20 lakh to family of each deceased of Kandhamal crossfiring incident and

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

Train to Bhawanipatna Flagged Off

A new passenger train between Sambalpur and Bhawanipatna was flagged off from here on Sunday. The train was flagged off by Sambalpur Lok Sabha member Nagendra Pradhan in the presence of local MLA, Dr. Raseswari Panigrahi and Ajay Pratap Singh, Divisional Railway Manager of Sambalpur division. Speaking on the occasion, Pradhan expressed happiness over introduction

New railway station inaugurated at Bhawanipatna

The new railway station of Bhawanipatna under Sambalpur division under East Coast Railway was inaugurated and 18438 Bhawanipatna-Bhubaneswar Link Express flagged off from here on Saturday evening dated 11- 08-2012. Lok Sabha member and former railway minister Bhakta Charan Das flagged off the train. According to East Coast Railway, the 18437 Bhubaneswar-Bhawanipatna Link Express will leave

Station inaugurated, express train flagged off

The railway station at Bhawanipatna in Sambalpur division of East Coast Railways was inaugurated and 18438 Bhawanipatna-Rayagada- Bhubaneswar Link Express train was flagged off from here today. The daily express train, flagged off by Lok Sabha member and former minister of state for Railways Bhakta Charan Das, will link Raygada, Vijayanagaram and Berhampur to reach