Crime

PMUY Effect: LPG Coverage Increases From 20% To 43% In Odisha

LPG coverage has increased from 20% in June 2014 to 43% at present in terms of penetration when comparing active customers with calculated current households in Odisha, said G Swaminathan, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) chief LPG manager.

A total of 10,89,686 new connections have been issued to BPL women in the State after the launch of PMUY, Swaminathan said, adding that 1,73,276 LPG customers in the State have so far surrendered their LPG subsidy.

IOCL’s general manager Pritish Bharat said oil marketing companies in Odisha are in the process of appointing new LPG distributors to ensure the availability of at least one distributor in every corner of the State.

Youth Attacked By Miscreants In Athagarh

Cuttack: A youth was severely injured after being brutally attacked by a group of miscreants at Gurudijhatia village in Athagarh block of Cuttack dist...

CISF Jawan attacks students, teachers in Jajpur school

Jajpur: Tension prevailed after a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Jawan deployed at Tata Steel plant barged into a school hostel and attacked...

Elephant tramples man to death in Choudwar

Cuttack: In another such incident, a man was trampled to death by an elephant Macchapangi Gahanda under Choudwar forest range in Cuttack district last...

DGP in Berhampur on two-day visit, opens cyber police station

Bhubaneswar: Director General of Police (DGP) Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma today arrived in Berhampur today on a two visit to Ganjam and Berhampur police...