Drinking water project comes a cropper

Naraj: The state government is spending crores of rupees to provide potable water to people. But, many drinking water projects in rural areas have failed to serve the purpose. The drinking water project at Jaypur village of Belagachhia panchayat in Barang block is a classic example of poor implementation of government scheme at the grassroots. According to sources, a drinking water project was constructed at Jaypur in 2005 to provide potable...

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Odisha tops in child pornography: NCRB data

Bhubaneswar: Crimes against women and children seem to be haunting Odisha if the recent data released by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) is any indication. According to NCRB data, Odisha recorded the highest of 542 cases of using child for pornography or for storing pornographic material under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act in 2019. Odisha was followed by Rajasthan which saw 157 such cases in the year. The...

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Unlock 5.0: Cinema halls to open October 15 with 50% of seating capacity

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New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs announced Wednesday a detailed guideline of the Unlock 5 phase which will be effective from October 1. Despite the coronavirus tally going past the 62-lakh mark in India, Wednesday, the Home Ministry stated that there would be more relaxations and fewer restrictions. The ministry however, has also said that state and district-level administrations can have their own rules to tackle COVID-19. The most important...

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Bengali actor Nusrat Jahan seeks additional security in London after getting death threats in social media

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Kolkata: Actor-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan is currently shooting in London for a Bengali film. Nusrat Jahan has sought additional security protection after getting death threats on social media. She is getting the death threats  for posting a video in which she is featured as ‘Mahisasurmardini’ (Goddess Durga). Nusrat had September 18 posted on her Instagram and Twitter accounts a picture of her ‘Mahisasurmardini’ video. In the video Nusrat is seen...

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Dilly-dallying bridge work putting many lives at risk  

Dilly-dallying bridge work putting many lives at risk  

Malkangiri: For years, thousands of people in more than 30 villages under Korukunda and Sadar blocks in the district have been suffering from commuting owes in the absence of a bridge across Tamasa river. Why? Because it has been four years that a Rs3.47-crore-worth bridge project is about to be completed. They travel across the river daily...

Woman assaulted by husband and his two colleagues in Uttar Pradesh

Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh): A young woman, aged about 25 years, was allegedly assaulted with a sharp-edged weapon by her husband and his two colleagues. The woman, who had been living at her parents' home in the Umaria village, after she was thrown out of her husband's home for dowry, was dragged to a nearby sugarcane field in...

Plan to waive off Rs2600cr water cess

Plan to waive off Rs2600cr water cess

Jajpur: Around 55 government and private establishments are due to pay a whopping sum of Rs3,365.751 crore towards water cess by March end, a report said Wednesday. Of it, Rs2,694.186 crore is lying outstanding on 32 private industrial firms, Rs454.043 on a joint venture of Centre and state and Rs217.522 crore on state government-owned establishments, the report...

This is how Hindi film industry reacted after cinemas are allowed to open at 50 percent capacity

This is how Hindi film industry reacted after cinemas are allowed to open at 50 percent capacity

New Delhi: Hindi film celebrities and the film trade expressed joy Wednesday evening as news spread that the Union Home Ministry has allowed cinemas, theatres and multiplexes to reopen with 50 percent seating capacity from October 15. "The best news of the week!!!!" tweeted Abhishek Bachchan. https://twitter.com/juniorbachchan/status/1311317010056318976 Actress Divya Dutta wrote: "Yayyyyy did I hear the theatres...

Irregularities galore in Joda mines area

Irregularities galore in Joda mines area

Keonjhar: After the mining scam came to the fore a few years ago, the state government tightened mineral laws to check illegalities in the sector. Despite this, illegalities are allegedly being committed in some mines, which were detected recently, a report said. According to the report, some mining companies have got lease of mines by paying high...

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Indian soldier killed in action in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Srinagar: A soldier was killed in action in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the Krishna Ghati sector along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. Pakistan violated the ceasefire Wednesday night, officials said. The soldier has been identified as Lance Naik Karnail Singh. "GOC @ Whiteknight_IA & all ranks salute the braveheart Lance Naik Karnail Singh,...

Amnesty International’s shutdown in India received attention at highest levels of US govt

New York: Amnesty International shutting down its operations in India after its bank accounts were frozen ‘has received attention at the highest levels’ in the US government, according to a senior State Department official. Asked about the Indian government's action against Amnesty International, the official said on Wednesday: "We've been focused, we've been very, very closely following...

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