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Exhibition of modern paintings ‘Achintya’ kicks off at Orissa Modern Art Gallery

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Bhubaneswar, 22/01/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : An exhibition of modern paintings by artist Namita Kumari entitled ‘Achintya’ kicked off at Orissa Modern Art Gallery on Sunday. The exhibition was inaugurated by noted sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra and Cooperative Election Commissioner Krushna Gopal Mohapatra. As many as 52 paintings depicting some of the challenges and issues faced by ... Read More »

Hirakhand Express train tragedy: Civil Aviation Ministry to start probe from tomorrow


Bhubaneswar, 22/01/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The Civil Ministry will start a thorough investigation into the derailment of Hirakhand Express train that claimed more than 36 lives. According to reports, the South-Central Commissioner of Hyderabad Circle and Railway Safety Commissioner will undertake a joint investigation at the Railway Officers’ rest house in Rayagada. Probe will also ... Read More »

Mob sets truck afire after man dies in road mishap


Dhenkanal/Bhubaneswar , 22/01/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : A biker was killed after being hit by a speeding truck today, triggering violent protests by locals who set the vehicle on fire at Kamakshyanagar in Dhenkanal district. The incident happened when the deceased identified as Sahadev Rout was the way to his home on a motorcycle. Angry over ... Read More »



Bhubaneswar, 22/01/2017 ( Odisha Samachar ) – The 18438 Jungarh Road-Bhubaneswar Link train portion of train No. 18448 Jagdalpur-Jungarh Road-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed at about 2315hrs on 21-01-2016 near Kuneru Station at about 24kms from Rayagada in Vijayanagaram district of Andhra Pradesh under Waltair Division of East Coast Railway. Ø  A total no. Of 09 coaches consisting 01 (one) Guard-cum-luggage van, 02 (two) General Second ... Read More »

Over 30 dead, 100 injured Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derails


Bhubaneswar, 22/01/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- Over 30 persons were killed and 100 injured after Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Vigianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh late on Saturday night. The incident took place around 11:30 pm when the train was going from Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh) to Bhubaneswar. Nine coaches and the engine of the 18448 Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed near ... Read More »

Jeypore Municipality to engage transgenders for tax collection

Bhubaneswar, 22/01/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- To embarrass tax debtors into paying up, transgenders will be engaged for collecting taxes in Jeypore Municipality of Koraput district.The decision was taken by Jeypore Municipal Corporation at a council meeting on Saturday. The transgenders will be paid a salary for collecting various taxes including property tax, rents and other tax ... Read More »

ABVP to host mega cultural event from Jan 27


Bhubaneswar, 21/01/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) will be hosting a mega cultural event titled ‘Prativa Sangam’ at Regional College of Management in Bhubaneswar from January 27 to 29, 2017. Students who are interested in dance, music, painting and acting will be selected through a district level competition. As many as 500 ... Read More »

Maoist fear: SEC postpones panchayat polls in Malkangiri’s Chitrakonda block


Bhubaneswar, 21/01/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty ) : Owing to fear of Maoist violence, panchayat elections in Chitrakonda block of Malkangiri district has been postponed. The State Election Commission has put elections on hold in Chitrakonda block after receiving a joint report from Malkangiri Collector and Superintendent of Police. Fresh nominations can be filed in those areas where ... Read More »

Head Master arrested by Vigilance on graft charge.

Cuttack, 21/01/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )- Basing on the report of the Complt. Sri Satya Ranjan Mohanta, S/o Radhakanta Mohanta, Asst. Teacher, Dengala, Nuagaon Project U.P School, P.S-Khunta,  Dist. Mayurbhanj,  Balasore Vig. P.S. case No.05 dt.20.01.2017 U/s 7 P.C. Act, 1988.  has been registered against Sri Khitish Chandra Sahoo, Headmaster, Dengala, Nuagaon Project U.P School, P.S-Khunta,  Dist.Mayurbhanj,   for demanding illegal ... Read More »

Police nab 3 robbers, seize gold ornaments, foreign currencies


Bhubaneswar, 21/01/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The Commissionerate Police on Saturday nabbed three robbers in Bhubaneswar and seized valuables worth lakhs of rupees from their possession. The Khandagiri police have recovered 250 grams of gold ornaments, 100 foreign currencies and cell phones, all of which were either robbed or stolen by the arrested men. Read More »

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