On August 2, the Supreme Court directed the Odisha government to recover 100 per cent of the revenue that was illegally generated by mine owners, by December 31.
On February 23, two bombs, allegedly kept in a gift they received for their wedding, went off. It killed Sahu, 26, a Bengaluru-based software engineer, and left his bride Reema, 23, severely injured.
“We are examining the authenticity of the poster and have started an investigation. The police have seized the poster,” Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi said.
On February 23, two bombs allegedly kept in a gift they received for their wedding went off, killing Soumya Sekhar Sahu and leaving his bride Reema severely injured. Soumya Sekhar’s grandmother, who was with the two at the time, was also killed.
The Odisha government was under pressure to file for recognition of its variant of the sweet, after West Bengal was awarded the GI tag for its own variant in November.
The state’s Finance Minister S B Behera will present the annual budget for the year 2018-19 on March 23, the notification said, adding that the session will be held in two phases.
The gift was given to the couple by an unidentified person at the marriage reception on February 21, it exploded when they opened the packet at home.
Naveen Patnaik alleged that the BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh had hatched a conspiracy to obstruct flow of water in Mahanadi by constructing projects on upstream of the river.
A delegation of various UN agencies like UN Staff College, UN Women, and United Nations Population Fund called on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the state secretariat in Bhubaneswar.
“A joint field survey by wildlife personnel and state veterinary wing officials is currently underway within the bird-infested pockets of the national park,” Forest Range Officer (FRO) A K Nayak said.
Sources in the home department said that the government is in search of an efficient IPS officer, with adequate experience in the CBI, to head the SIT probe.
Odisha: BJP activists took out a mass rally from Ram Mandir Square in Bhubaneswar and marched towards the chief minister’s residence with banners, party flags and placards.
The accident occurred when RTO officer Manoj Kumar Behera along with his staff was inspecting vehicles carrying smuggled minerals and overloaded vehicles plying on the national highway near Panikoili Sunday night.
A short circuit inside the garment showroom is suspected to be the main cause of the fire. Officials said the showroom lacked basic fire safety measures and there was no emergency exit for evacuation.
The driver of the truck had parked the vehicle near a petrol pump along NH 26 and was taking rest due to thick fog when he got burning smell and noticed smoke billowing out of the closed container, police said.