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Gokul Chandra Pati likely to be new Odisha chief secretary

Gokul Chandra Pati likely to be new Odisha chief secretary

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 17:08

Senior IAS officer Gokul Chandra Pati is likely to take over as the new chief secretary of Odisha with the Union government allowing his return to the state cadre.

NHRC issues showcause notice to Odisha in scribe assault case

NHRC issues showcause notice to Odisha in scribe assault case

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 16:59

The National Human Rights Commission has issued a showcause notice to Odisha Government asking why monetary relief of Rs 25,000 would not be recommended to be paid to a Bhubaneswar-based journalist, who was unlawfully assaulted by police.

Girl dies in mishap on Mahanadi bridge, lover jumps into river in Odisha

Girl dies in mishap on Mahanadi bridge, lover jumps into river in Odisha

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 16:08

In a tragic incident which took place on Mahanadi bridge here, a girl was killed in a two- wheeler accident following which her lover, who was unable to bear the loss, jumped into the swollen river and is feared drowned.

Gokul Chandra Pati likely to be new Odisha chief secretary

Gokul Chandra Pati likely to be new Odisha chief secretary

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 16:06

Senior IAS officer Gokul Chandra Pati is likely to take over as the new chief secretary of Odisha with the Union government allowing his return to the state cadre.

NHRC issues showcause notice to Odisha in scribe assault case

NHRC issues showcause notice to Odisha in scribe assault case

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 15:59

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a showcause notice to Odisha Government asking why monetary relief of Rs 25,000 would not be recommended to be paid to a Bhubaneswar-based journalist, who was unlawfully assaulted by police.

Girl dies as a branch of a tree falls on her in Odisha

Girl dies as a branch of a tree falls on her in Odisha

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 12:39

An 18-year-old girl was killed and another injured when a branch of a tree fell on them at Bhanja Vihar on the outskirts of this south Odisha town, police said Tuesday.

Congress rejects Naveen`s poverty reduction claim

Congress rejects Naveen`s poverty reduction claim

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 21:12

Rejecting Odisha Government`s claim about reduction of poverty at faster rate, Opposition Congress today asked the reasons behind rampant child sale and large scale migration from the state.

Five BJD MPs used plane of tainted mining contractor: BJP

Five BJD MPs used plane of tainted mining contractor: BJP

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 15:52

Five ruling BJD MPs had used the private plane of a "tainted" mining contractor, opposition BJP Monday alleged and demanded clarification from Odisha government over the issue.

Woman beaten, paraded naked for practising sorcery in Odisha

Woman beaten, paraded naked for practising sorcery in Odisha

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 14:25

A 60-year-old tribal woman was beaten up and paraded naked in a village in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district for allegedly practicing sorcery, police said Monday.

Six new BSF camps planned to combat Maoists in Odisha

Six new BSF camps planned to combat Maoists in Odisha

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 14:19

In order to contain the spread of Maoist activities in inter-state border and remote areas, police has chalked out a plan to set up six new BSF camps in Malkangiri, Koraput and Rayagada districts.