Odisha

CBI Arrests CME Of Paradip Port Trust In Bribery Case

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday said that it has arrested Saroj Kumar Das, a chief mechanical engineer (CME) of Paradip Port Trust and three private persons on the allegations of bribery and recovered ₹84.5 lakh during searches. CBI spokesperson RC Joshi said, “CBI has arrested Das and three private persons …

NDA Prez Candidate Lands In Delhi, Meets PM Modi & BJP Brass

NEW DELHI: The BJP-led NDA government’s Presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu landed at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi today. She went on to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah later in the day. At the airport, Murmu was received by Union minister of tourism G Kishan Reddy, Union minister of …

Patnaik, Modi’s Bonhomie Palpable In Odisha’s Political Lanes

CUTTACK: There is an old maxim, “A week is a long time in politics,” which signifies the uncertain and dynamic character of the field. However, at least on the face of it, the political firmament of Odisha seems frozen in time ever since Biju Janata Dal’s Naveen Patnaik became the chief minister of the state …

Amidst Rising Frequency And Ferocity Of Cyclones, Odisha Focuses To Save Every Life

ACT I: October 31, 1999 The 95 km drive from Bhubaneswar to Ersama couldn’t have taken more than two-and-a-half hours—even if one tallies in the slow pace of life in this coastal Odisha district of palm-fronded villages, simple fisher-folk out to sea in the morning and bringing in their catch before sundown, or farmers and …

Cyclonic Storm May Hit Andhra, Odisha; PM Starts Meeting

NEW DELHI: PM Narendra Modi has begun a meeting into after Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that a depression over southeast and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal on December 2 may intensify into a cyclonic storm over the next two days, leading into Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. ALSO READ & WATCH: My Schools Are Better …