The Chinese pangolin, mostly found in northeast India, has been listed as “critically endangered” by the UN affiliated International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List, while the Indian pangolin has been listed as “endangered”.
The Gurupriya bridge on river Janbai would ensure easy access to nearby towns for nine panchayats in the inaccessible areas of Malkangiri.
Following the Puri district judge’s recommendation to the Supreme Court to abolish hereditary appointment of servitors in Jagannath Temple, a section of influential servitors has alleged a plot by “powerful non-Odiyas in the state”.
The protest came after the Bhubaneswar Muncipal Corporation on Sunday blamed NHAI for severe water clogging in front of the city’s ISKCON temple over the weekend.
Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee leader Niranjan Patnaik hit out at the CM. In a series of tweets, he claimed he would show “the mirror to BJD government over the status of women in Odisha”.
The airfare for a single-way journey has been kept at Rs 1,670, which is in line with the Rs. 2,500 ticket price fixed for a one-hour journey under the Udan scheme.
BJP leaders Kummanam Rajasekharan and Prof Ganeshi Lal will take over as Governor of Mizoram and Odisha, respectively.
Odisha has made visible progress in construction of household toilets in rural area under Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM). As of now the household coverage of toilets has crossed 55 per cent from a mere 10 per cent in the October, 2014.
Fresh thunderstorm accompanied by hail and gusty surface winds with 50 to 60 kmph speeds is likely to occur in Dhenkanal, Angul, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Khurda, Puri, Nayagarh, Boudh, Sonepur, Sundergarh and Jharsuguda districts, the regional meteorological centre said.
A team of senior BJP leaders visited the venue of the prime minister’s meeting, the Bali Jatra ground, at Cuttack on the bank of river Mahanadi last night, BJP Odisha president Basant Panda said.
The labourer, identified as 50-year-old local resident Prana Krushna Muduli, was cleaning the pump house pipe of Cuttack’s Police Colony and got stuck 25-30 feet into the pipe, which was less than three feet in diameter.
As the Maoists have been opposing the construction of the project, security has been tightened and six high-resolution CCTV cameras have been installed at different locations of the bridge to protect the structure, officials said.
Security personnel of the prison found undertrial prisoner Jitendra Biswal, arrested in a rape case, hanging inside a cell Saturday morning
The dalits were earlier denied access into the temple and were only allowed to peep through the inbuilt holes on the temple boundary wall to catch glimpse of the lord. However, after days of simmering dispute, the upper castes agreed to let dalits in the temple premisies on January 14, 2007.
Police sources said accused Punjilal Mehr was angry over the groom’s mother, Sanjukta Sahoo, taking over his post as principal of Jyoti Vikash Junior College and this may have led to the crime.