State

Satya Pal Malik takes oath as Odisha Governor

Bhubaneswar: Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik took oath as Odisha Governor as additional charge at the Raj Bhavan today. Orissa High Court Chief Justice Vineet Saran administered the oath to Malik at a function at Raj Bhavan.

Prominent among those who attended the ceremony were Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Assembly Narasingha Mishra and a host of Ministers.

The post of Odisha Governor fell vacant on Tuesday after the completion of the tenure of Dr SC Jamir.

Malik arrived in Bhubaneswar today afternoon to take additional charge as Odisha Governor. He was welcomed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, DGP Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma, Bhubaneswar Mayor Anata Narayan Jena and others at the airport.

Malik would be in charge of Odisha until regular arrangements for the office of the Governor of Odisha is made.


Elephant herd wreaks havoc in Khurda village

Khurda: Panic gripped the locals of Goda village under Begunia block in Khurda district after an elephant herd wreaked havoc in the village today.Acco...

Gunupur MLA Trinath Gomango quits Odisha's ruling BJD

Rayagada: Gunupur MLA Trinath Gomango resigned from the primary membership of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today citing 'neglect' by party functionaries....

Brown sugar seized in Bhubaneswar, 2 peddlers held

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police has seized a total of 28.70 grams of brown sugar from two peddlers during a raid near Sikharchandi area in Bhubane...

3 Killed, 1 Injured As Car Dashes Into Truck In Sundergarh

Sundergarh: Three persons including two women were killed and another sustained critical injuries after the car in which they were travelling dashed i...