Odisha: ECoR celebrates Independence Day

Bhubaneswar, August 15: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Monday observed the 76th Independence Day at Railway Stadium, Bhubaneswar. ECoR General Manager Sharad Kumar Srivastava hoisted the national flag and exchanged salute in the parade organised by Railway Protection Force (RPF). Speaking on the occasion, Srivastava said that the journey of 75 years after Independence […]

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Nation’s oldest convict is in Odisha’s Koraput jail!

Anil Dhir  Koraput, August 15: Convict No 7273/A lodged at the Circle Jail in Koraput is no ordinary prisoner. At 92, Balaram Sira is the oldest prisoner in the State, perhaps the country. The nonagenarian, who was arrested for murder in March 2013, has been admitted to the jail hospital on the premises of the […]

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Centre notifies appointment of two new judges to Orissa High Court

New Delhi, August 12: The Centre on Friday notified appointment of two Judicial Officers -Gourishankar Satapathy and Chittaranjan Dash – as judges of the Orissa High Court. The Supreme Court collegium led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana had recommended their names for elevation on July 25. “In exercise of the power conferred […]

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Two lady cops among 4 from Odisha bag ‘Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigations

Bhubaneswar, August 12: Four Odisha Police personnel, including two female cops are among 151 police personnel who were on Friday selected for the ‘Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation 2022’. DSP Sumitra Jena, Inspectors Ashish Chandra Jena, Anusuya Nayak and Ramesh Kumar Pradhan from Odisha were chosen for the prestigious award. While Sumitra […]

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