Author: Josh Clayton

BJP wants CM, others to join Atal‘s memorial service

BJP wants CM, others to join Atal‘s memorial service

BHUBANESWAR: The BJP is planing a memorial service for former Prime Minister at the Exhibition Ground in Unit III on Friday. The party hopes that the service will be attended by members of all faiths and irrespective of political beliefs. Given Vajpayee‘s acceptance across political divide, the party hopes it will allow people from all walks of life to pay […]

Special drive to trace missing kids

Special drive to trace missing kids

BHUBANESWAR: The state has decided to launch a month-long special drive to trace missing children from September 1. The drive will be executed under the banner of (angel). “We have asked police in districts to form special squads to undertake the special drive, though the police stations look for missing children in normal days as well. While the police personnel […]

State to put its best foot forward for Men‘s Hockey WC

State to put its best foot forward for Men‘s Hockey WC

BHUBANESWAR: The state government has planned a massive campaign ahead of the Men‘s to showcase as developed, progressive and proactive through the mega sporting event. Though the tournament is scheduled to be held from November 28 to December 16 at the here, the publicity campaign – which will be launched on August 29 – will showcase the state as the […]

BJB authorities want cops on campus till union polls

BJB authorities want cops on campus till union polls

BHUBANESWAR: A day after clashes between two rival students‘ groups rocked BJB Autonomous College, the authorities on Tuesday said they would ask the government to deploy security personnel on its campus till the election was over. The election is supposed to be held next month. <br

Police on Hockey World Cup duty to get smart civvies

Police on Hockey World Cup duty to get smart civvies

BHUBANESWAR: Just like the capital city is getting a makeover ahead of men’s hockey at , the police headquarters too has decided to give a smart and sportive look to its personnel. The police personnel, who would be deployed in the stadium, would be given civvies especially track suits and safari clothes. “We have decided to give smart civvies (track […]

BMC plans yet another survey of city drains

BMC plans yet another survey of city drains

BHUBANESWAR: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation () on Tuesday decided to conduct a fresh survey to identify the original paths of the city‘s natural drainage channels. The survey will help it reclaim the land of the natural drains and take up renovation and expansion work accordingly. In the first phase, drains 4, 7 and 10 would be surveyed, said (BDA) additional […]

3 of family die after eating dish made of mango kernel

3 of family die after eating dish made of mango kernel

KORAPUT: Three members of a family died while a six-year-old boy is fighting for life after eating a dish prepared with dried kernel at Maina Padar villge in on Tuesday. The victims are all members of the Santa family. Among the dead are 30-year-old Sudhamani, Namita (15) and Pramila (28). While Sudhamani is the wife of Arjun Santa (35), Namita […]