Articles by Subhashree Subhalaxmi

State Level Project Screening Committee Meeting

Bhubaneswar: The State Level Project Screening Committee meeting under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana(RKVY) was held under the chairmanship of Agriculture Production Commissioner Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra, IAS at Loka Seva Bhawan, Bhubaneswar. The Meeting was attended by Dr Saurabh Garg, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment. Among others, S Raghu Prasad, IFS, Commissioner […]


School Student Found Pregnant In Odisha

Phulbani: A class-IX student of a residential school in Odisha’s Kandhamal district has been found pregnant. According to sources, the accused had established physical relation with the girl, a student of Lankagarh Ashram School under Belghar police limits in the district, on the pretext of marrying her. The incident came to fore after detection of […]


Former OCA Secretary Ashirbad Behera Arrested

Cuttack: Former Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) secretary Ashirbad Behera was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday Behera in connection with his alleged links with Artha Tatwa (AT) chit fund scam case. CBI officials raided the residence of Ashirbad on Thursday morning and arrested him on basis of a warrant. The central […]


Odisha: Man Awarded Death Penalty For Rape, Murder Of Minor Girl

Cuttack: A POCSO court in Jagatsinghpur district on Tuesday sentenced a man to death for raping and murdering a nine-year-old girl last year. Yesterday, the special POCSO Court, Cuttack, had convicted accused Mohammed Mustaque under sections 302, 363, 376 a-b of IPC and section 6 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. The […]


Thunderstorm & Lightning To Lash 7 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological centre issued moderate thunderstorm and lightning for 7 Odisha districts. Thunderstorm and lightning will occur in districts like Ganjam, Gajapati, Kandhamal, Koraput, Malkangiri, Mayurbhanj and Nayagarh. Light to moderate rainfall is also likely in one or two places of these districts. The weather conditions are likely to prevail in these areas […]


Arun Sahoo’s Surprise Visit To Utkal University

Bhubaneswar: Higher Education Minister Arun Sahoo made a surprise visit to Utkal University on Thursday, three days after students strike. Accompanied by Higher Education Secretary Saswat Mishra, the minister, who is also a former student leader of Utkal University, visited here at around 8.00 am to review infrastructure and facilities available for the students at […]



Pregnant Woman Raped In Balasore

Soro: In a spine-chilling incident, a pregnant woman was allegedly raped at Singhakhunta village in Soro area of Odisha’s Balasore district on Tuesday night. According to sources, the accused, identified as 22-year-old Kumpander Nayak of the village, abducted the pregnant woman from her house and raped her at his place. He allegedly committed the act […]


Renowned Music Composer Vanraj Bhatia Aided By IPRS After He Suffers From Ill-Health & Lack Of Funds

Bhubaneswar: After discovering that veteran music composer Vanraj Bhatia suffering from health issues and claiming to be penniless, the Indian Performing Right Society (IPRS) swung into action. On the direction of its Chairman lyricist, scriptwriter and poet, Javed Akhtar, IPRS took immediate steps to provide relief to the veteran Vanraj Bhatia with CEO, IPRS, Rakesh […]


IMFA Mines Gets Prestigious ‘Pollution Control Appreciation Award – 2019’

Bhubaneswar: Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA), the country’s leading fully integrated producer of value added ferro chrome, was recognised for its pioneering efforts with the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) awarding the prestigious Pollution Control Appreciation Award – 2019 to the Company’s Sukinda Chromite Mines. The award was given in recognition of […]