May 2018

Veteran Odia Actress Anita Das is No More

By Odisha Story Bureau, Cuttack, May 11, 2018: the quintessential mother of Odia films, senior actress Anita Das who acted in numerous blockbusters like ‘Jajabara’, ‘Maa O Mamata’, ‘Pua Mora Kala Thakura’ and ‘Swapna Sagar’, passed away today at the age of 67. He died due to cardiac arrest at his Shelter Chhak residence here today morning. Born on October […]

Former Mumbai Top Cop Appointed EC Of Odisha Youth Welfare Board

Bhubaneswar, May 8: Newly joined Biju Janata Dal (BJD) member and former Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik has been appointed as the executive chairman of Odisha Youth Welfare Board. His appointment was approved by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today. Arup Patnaik had joined the BJD on April 18. He will look after the Odisha Government‘s new […]

Joint eviction drive clears more than 6.5 acres of land near Patrapada for depot-cum bus terminal

Bhubaneswar, May 8: In a joint eviction drive today the Central Enforcement Monitoring Committee (CEMC) consisting officials and staff of BDA, BMC, General Administration Department, Bhubaneswar Puri Transport Services (BPTS) and Commissionerate Police reclaimed an area of more than 6.5 acres for development of a depot-cum bus terminal for city bus services in future. While […]

Bomikhal Over Bridge Collapses, 1 Dead

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar, May 3, 2018: Bomikhal Rail Over Bridge in Bhubaneswar collapsed for the second time today. One labourer killed and another got severely injured. Police, firefighters and local people are engaged in rescue operation. Both Student Congress and BJD activists rushed to the place and staged Dharna. Bhubaneswar DCP Anup Kumar Sahu […]

WHO report on polluted cities in India sounds a dire warning

New Delhi, May 2, 2018: Aggressive national and state-level action needed: CSE “The report by WHO is a warning about the serious and run-away pollution and public health emergency that confronts India today,” remarked Sunita Narain, director general, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), responding to the latest urban air quality database 2016 released by […]

Janata Bidyapitha Celebrates Golden Jubilee

Jagatsinghpur: May 2, 2018: Janata Bidyapitha, Jhimani under Kujanag Block of Jagatsinghpur district celebrated its Golden Jubilee from April 27th to 29th. Dr Damodar Rout, MLA and former minister inaugurated the celebrations. Dr Kulamani Samal, MP, Jagatsinghpur had joined as the Chief Guest, Dr Surendra Mishra, Principal, Paradip college as Chief Speaker, noted sculptor Padma Bibhusan […]