Tag: Odisha

Probiotic can prevent infections in infants

Dinesh C Sharma New Delhi: Thousands of infants die due to infections in the first few weeks of their life. A bulk of these deaths can be prevented with an inexpensive probiotic-based preventive therapy developed by a group of Indian and American scientists. The therapy has been tested in over 4,500 infants from 149 villages

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Environment Minister Seeks Detailed Report on Elephant Deaths

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Anil Madhav Dave, has sought a detailed report on the train accident in Bishnupur area of West Bengal yesterday, leading to the death of three elephants. Dave has asked all concerned local authorities to find out the exact reason behind

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3 states, 3 days — PM sets off to Assam, AP and Odisha

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today begin his three-day visit to the states of Assam, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha where he is expected to participate in various events like inauguration of petrochem projects, adressing tea estate workers, attending an Annual conference at Sibasagar, inaugurating South Asian games, gracing the maritime

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Ex-IFS officer linked to Vyapam found dead in Odisha

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhubaneshwar : A retired Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer, who also acted as an observer in two Vyapam recruitment tests of Madhya Pradesh, was found dead on a railway track in Odisha. Police recovered Retd IFS Vijay Bahadur’s body from a railway track near Belpahar station under South-Eastern railways’ Jharsuguda junction this week.

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Delhi Police arrests two inter-State drug traffickers

Newsroom24x7 Staff Manjeet, now lodged in Delhi’s Tihar jail, is the linchpin of a drug racket, which he is operating with the help of his contacts. One of his operatives in Odisha was procuring ganja from the naxalite affected areas of Odisha and delivering it to Manjeet’s contacts from Delhi. Two drug traffickers, including a woman, who were

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Cyclone Komen aftermath chases India

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : The last week gush of Cyclone Komen in the South Asian region gained storm strength paving its way into the silent lanes of India. A flash flood today morning in Leh region of Jammu and Kashmir has created havoc in a nearby village resulting in washing away homes and people

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Need to rethink development strategies: Rs. 800 crore project for vulnerable tribal groups in Odisha

Subrat Kumar Nayak and Hemant Kumar Sahoo Vasundhra, Bhubaneswar The present case study with a comparative analysis of two Tribal Villages – one Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG) village and another Schedule Tribe (ST) dominated village – reveals that the Government of Odisha in India has placed more emphasis on time-bound implementation and targeted spending of

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Top Maoist leaders arrested

Newsroom24x7 Desk Coimbatore: A joint operation by the Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Karnataka Police on Monday led to the arrest of 2 top Maoist leader and three others near Coimbatore. Among those arrested is Roopesh and his wife, both natives of Kerala. Roopesh was wanted by the police for ten years. According to

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