districts 4 politicalbusinessdaily the .. . . Couple's bodies found, witchcraft killing suspected KEONJHAR: BODIES of a couple suspected to have been killed for practising black magic were found from a forest in Joda area of Keonjhar district today, police said. The bodies of Mangal Munda (65) and Sukumani Munda (60) were found inside Kusirapa forest near Kolahundula village, Sub-divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Ajaya Pratap Swain said. Preliminary investigation indicated that the two could have been stoned and caned to death, he said adding a team was also inquiring into the incident. As per the information provided by Raya, son of the deceased, some residents of the village had threatened to kill all members of their family as they suspected the couple were practising black magic, police said. The villagers had alleged that several unpleasant incidents had taken place in the village because of black magic practised by the deceased, they said. The SDPO said investigation was in progress and efforts were being made to nab the accused. PTI PBD BUREAU PURI, OCT 21 S a part of the infrastructure development initiatives taken ahead of the Nabakalebar, the foundation stone for widening and reconstruction of the Puri-Brahmagiri-Satpara National Highway No. 316 was laid by State Food Supply and Consumer Welfare minister Sanjay Dasburma today. The highway is being reconstructed to ease the rush towards Alarnath in Brahmagiri, during Rath Yatra. Expecting a huge crowd during the Nabakalebar festival wherein the old idols of the deities are replaced A after a gap of eighteen years, the State government has taken some important steps for the smooth conduct of the huge jamboree. To provide basic amenities at Alarnath Temple situated in Brahmagiri, steps are initiated to widen the roads, construct drains, bus terminal, pilgrim shelters and related facilities. It may be mentioned here that pilgrims throng Alarnatha temple when deities in Puri temple go for hibernation after the Snana Purnima (annual bathing) ritual. To minimize the load of servitor for assaulting tourists NEWTON RAY SAMBALPUR, OCT 21 PURI, OCT 21 proactive step and arrested the accused persons of the incident. Now we want the speedy trial of this heinous crime. The trial of the case should take place in special court,” said an agitator Sanjit Mohanty stating further that we want the police to form a special cell to check the cyber crime and improve safety and security of girls within the city. Moreover, we also want the police to issue identity cards to auto rickshaw drivers. The additional superintendent of police Susil Kumar Panigrahi said, "Police have taken several steps to maintain law and order situation in the city in the last two months. Decision has already been taken to issue identity cards to the auto rickshaw drivers". He assured the public that they would step-up patrolling in isolated areas. Citizens should be conscious about these facts. Cops pay tribute to martyrs on Police Commemoration Day KORAPUT/MALKANGIRI/RAYAGADA/ NABARANGPUR, OCT 21 POLICE Commemoration Day in the memory of the CRPF jawans who fought bravely against China in 1959 and thereafter all those who sacrificed their lives fighting extremism in India was observed at Koraput police parade ground today. It was organised by Odisha Police, IRB, OSAP 3rd Btln and OAPF of Koraput. While SP Charan Singh Meena introduced the programme to the audience, IG SW Range Yeswant Jethwa read out the names of all martyrs who sacrificed their lives between October -2013 to September-2014 fighting extremism in different parts of the country including the bor- ders . In a function held at the District Police Office premises to mark the Police commemoration Day in Malkangiri, SP Mitrabhanu Mahapatra read out the names of the martyrs who laid down their lives while serving the motherland. He paid floral tributes at the martyrs pillar on the occasion. SDPO Pinaki Mishra was also present. In Rayagada, SP K Shiva Subramani paid rich floral tributes to the martyrs in a function held at the District Police Office and recalled the heroic sacrifice made by the martyrs while fighting against the enemy. While, paying floral tributes, Nabarangpur Superintendent of Police Parul Gupta said the people will always remember the brave martyrs who died for the sake of the motherland. vehicular traffic along the route to Alarnath Temple, the roads would be widened by ten feet at a cost of about Rs 17 cr, while Rs 5.95 cr would be spent to develop infrastructure in Brahmagiri for the pilgrims. For black-toping of the road, another Rs 7.75 cr has been allocated, said the executive engineer of NH Jaladhar Pradhan. A public meeting was organized at Dhaba Chhak here today where local MP Pinaki Mishra, Rajya Sabha member and Olywood actor Anubhav Mohanty were present. Earlier in the day, Dasburma inaugurated a multipurpose cyclone shelter at Ramalenka under the Krushna Prasad block. Principal, teacher arrested for beating student PBD BUREAU ROURKELA, OCT 21 POLICE arrested Principal Prabin Kumar Sharma and teacher Samar Tripathy of the Guru Nanak Public School, Nayabazar for mercilessly beating a school boy. Sources said both the Principal and the teacher beat Ayush Dalbehera (14) mercilessly even after bleeding from his ear on allegations that he was involved in a mobile theft case on October 17 last. Despite repeatedly denying the allegation, Ayush was beaten. Later, he was hospitalised with help of Child Line, Rourkela. On October 18 with help of Child Line, the victim’s father Mohini Mohan Dalbehera lodged an FIR. After registering a case, the police arrested Sharma and Tripathy U/s 341, 323 & 34 of IPC. Later, however, the duo was released on bail from Police station inducing criticism from Child Line which alleged that the police gave safe passage to the accused persons and did not impose any sections under Juvenile Justice Act, Right to Education Act for such corporal punishment. Wash hand campaign in Tigiria PBD BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, OCT 21 PBD BUREAU PBD BUREAU Cuttack, Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Dasburma lays foundation stone for widening of Puri-Brahmagiri-Satpara NH Sexual assault of minor girl: Residents stage protest Police detains Jagannath Temple AFTER the incident of sexual assault of a minor girl came to fore, the members of various social organisations, women organisations and residents staged a demonstration in front of Office of the Superintendent of Police protesting increase in crime rate in the city. Notably, a minor girl, who had gone to Jamadarpali area with a boy to visit the dam site, was sexually assaulted by miscreants. The auto rickshaw driver in which she was travelling had passed the information to the miscreants. However, the incident came to the fore after the miscreants circulated the MMS. “The police have taken www.pbd.in A Sri Jagannath Temple servitor has been detained by the Singhadwar Police for allegedly assaulting a tourist couple on Monday night while having darshan of the deities. According to the complaint lodged with the police, Srikanta Nandi and Jyotica Nandi of Behela, West Bengal had gone to the temple on the Monday. At about 7 PM while they were returning from the sanctum sanctorum a servitor dashed against Jyotica. When protested, the servitor allegedly hurled blows on her face and her husband, who came to her rescue. The couple sustained grievous injuries on their faces. Police apprehended the servitor identified as Madhav Pratihari (32) and are investigating the incident. In the meantime, the pilgrim couple have left for Behela and interestingly the police have released the accused servitor. A simple act of washing hands with soap can reduce the incidence of deadly diarrhoea and pneumonia that kill more than 3.5 million children under the age of five every year across the globe. This simple act which most of us ignore in our daily lives, can reduce the death toll by about 50 per cent in case of diarrhoea and by nearly 25 per cent in the case of respiratory infections. Hand washing with soap – particularly at critical moments, including after using the toilet and before handling food – is a key cost effective and life-saving intervention. Research in several developing countries illustrates that lack of soap is usually not the barrier – with the vast majority of even poor households having soap at home – rather, the problem is that soap is rarely used for hand washing. Under the slogan “Clean hands save lives”, State level voluntary organization named Center for Child and Women Development (CCWD) in collaboration with Save the Children organized the Hand wash Campaign in flood affected areas of Tigiria block of Cuttack district to aware the community & children to know the importance of hand wash. A debate competition among the children was organized and the six steps of hand wash was demonstrated on the occasion. The campaign was inaugurated by Chairman of Tigiria Block Bhagirathi Nanda. RSP CEO Prasad exhorts youth to inculcate culture of conserving wildlife, environment PBD BUREAU ROURKELA, OCT 21 “THE youth has to develop a culture of conserving wildlife and the environment for the future,” exhorted CEO of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) GS Prasad while inaugurating the Wildlife Awareness Day Celebrations at the Civic Centre here today. “You have to generate awareness in society about the need to conserve all wildlife for which degradation of forests and destruction of their habitats must be stopped. You owe this to yourself and the generations to follow,” said the CEO. Expressing anguish over the fact that many animal species have become extinct, Prasad said that all of us now have the responsibility of protecting what is left and let all life forms flourish. This is for the sake of future generations. “Wildlife conservation in India took off with Project Tiger when the total tiger population fell to a very low count. Happily, today, thanks to the conservation efforts, we have a sizeable tiger population in the country. As far as Odisha is concerned, there is the Similipal Biosphere Reserve which has 18 Wildlife Sanctuaries and several habitats focusing on specific animals like Elephant Reserves, Tiger Reserves, Sea Turtle Rookeries, etc. But merely government intervention is not enough. All of us have to ensure conservation of wildlife,” he said. CEO pointed out that RSP had been regu- larly organizing Bio-diversity Awareness Programmes including Zoo Education Programmes at IG Park Zoo to spread the message of conservation of flora and fauna. He further exhorted all to pledge to save wildlife and environment for the sake of Mother Earth. President of Deepika Mahila Sanghati Manjari Prasad who was the Guest of Honour released the Annual Report of the Indira Gandhi Park Zoo and the Deer Park. Among others present on the occasion were ED (Projects) SK Acharya, Vice President of Deepika Mahila Sanghati Jyotsna Acharya, GM (TA & CSR) PK Pradhan, GM(Town Services) R Khan and several senior officers of the plant, school teachers and about 400 students from different schools of Rourkela. The highlights of the programme were the dancedrama staged by students of Delhi Public School, Rourkela based on the theme of wildlife conservation and a short documentary film ‘Sanctuaries of the Future’ featuring wildlife in zoos across India. Earlier, the students of DPS presented a melodious invocation song. Documentary on birds adjudged best in science programme PBD BUREAU/PTI BERHAMPUR, OCT 21 A musical science documentary produced by All India Radio (AIR), Berhampur was adjudged as the best science programme in national level and to get Akashavani annual award-2013. The documentary titled "Pakshi" (the bird) was chosen as AIR has introduced the science category award to popularise science broadcast in the country. “We are trying to introduce the evaluation, growth, migrating pattern of birds along with some of the extinct species in the documentary, which is presented through folk music,” said Hrushikesh Panigrahi, Assistant Programme Officer of AIR, Berhampur. Besides being the producer of the document, Panigrahi has also penned the musical programme. The documentary shows the chadheiya (the birdman), one of the popular characters of the famous folkdance Danda Nata, narrating the story of the birds in folk-music style. The documentary also highlights the success story of conservation of the house sparrow by the bird-lovers at Purunabandh, a remote village near river Rushikulya mouth in Ganjam district. The method of house sparrow conservation started by Rabindra Kumar Sahu in the village was now adopted by different agencies in the State, sources said. Kedar Panigrahi, a folk singer has rendered his voice as chadheiya, while the folk and instrumental music to original tune is provided by his associate M Madhab Patra and troupe. 313-C GOVERNMENT OF ODISHA OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE ENGINEER PUBLIC HEALTH DIVISION-I, CUTTACK. Tel:/Fax-0671-2310115, [email protected] ****** “e” Procurement Notice (1) Name of work: As per detailed Tender Call Notice. (2) Total No. of package: 1 No. package. (3) Estimated Cost of the package: Rs.35.78 Lakhs (4) Period of completion: 6 Calender months, (5) Other details: Procurement Officer 1 Executive Engineer, P.H. Division-I, Cuttack Name of Division 2 P.H. 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