State

AHHA director arrested for sexual harassment

Bhubaneswar,November 19:  The commissionerate police today arrested the director of Air Hostess and Hospitality Academy (AHHA) on charges of  sexual harassment which was brought by the students.

Action will also be initiated based on the complaint of AHHA authorities against the erring students who ransacked the institute on Wednesday, DCP Satyabrat Bhoi said, adding a team of police may leave for Hyderabad where students are allegedly being sexually harassed.

The irate students alleged that the AHHA authorities used to send them outside the State for jobs where they were sexually harassed. Besides, the institute was charging hefty sum from them towards course fee, but did not conduct the exams and provide them certificates, they alleged.

20 hospitals with 2,700 bed capacity to be set up in State

Bhubaneswar: At least 20 hospitals with 2,700 bed capacity will be set up in Odisha under Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode.While Rs 1 crore will ...

50 kg ganja seized, 3 held from Basta rly station

Balasore : Excise officials of seized 50 kg of ganja and arrested three persons, including a women, from Basta railway station in Balasore district th...

Cyclonic Circulation To Bring More Showers In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The much-awaited rains finally lashed Odisha on Thursday bringing much needed respite from the scorching summer heat. The showers were tr...

Maiden air service between Bhubaneswar-Raipur begins

Bhubaneswar: The much awaited maiden air service between Bhubaneswar and Raipur of Chhatisgarh kicked off from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPI...