Luxury hotel construction in Mumbai: Sena (UBT) MLA Ravindra Waikar among 6 booked for cheating

The BMC had given land to the Supremo Club to run a sports facility but Waikar allegedly used his clout to obtain permission to facilitate the construction of a five-star hotel, an official said.

published on : 15th September 2023

Dengue rampage continues in Bhubaneswar, Chief Secretary PK Jena hospitalised 

Lack of adequate measures both by the civic body and households in keeping the surroundings clean along with sporadic rain has aggravated the situation.

published on : 12th September 2023

Odisha: Poor-quality CCTV leaves accident victims running to police station in vain

Even though over three months have passed since the mishap, till now the city police are clueless as they have not yet managed to retrieve clear CCTV footage of the vehicle involved in the accident.

published on : 28th August 2023

CM sanctions 416 new posts for Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

While BMC earlier had a total 210 sanctioned posts, creation of the additional 416 posts will take its total strength to 626.

published on : 26th August 2023

Cattle on road will not be returned, warns BMC

BMC authorities said if required legal action will also be taken against owners responsible for building illegal cowsheds causing unsanitary conditions.

published on : 15th August 2023

Bhubaneswar Diary: Dynastic politics, Routray shows the way

However, a Congress leader said that by making such a statement he was trying to preempt bitterness between the two sons as he always tries to do in state Congress between different factions.

published on : 14th August 2023

Deluge brings to fore capital’s plastic menace and BMC’s failure to contain it

Despite rise in raids on shops, business houses, markets and imposition of fines on the violators to check the use and littering of single use plastics, there has been no respite from the menace.

published on : 7th August 2023

Rain breaks 26-year record in Bhubaneswar, more in store

The heavy spells inundated large parts of the city and disrupted traffic on Monday evening.

published on : 2nd August 2023

Water mayhem in city; BMC, BDA watch

Roads turned into streams, water entered many houses as rains lashed Bhubaneswar

published on : 1st August 2023

Market traders to continue stir in Bhubaneswar

Meanwhile, the street vendors, have also threatened that they will not vacate the place till they are rehabilitated.

published on : 27th July 2023

BMC drainage desiltation falters in Bhubaneswar

The situation on the ground, however, presents a different picture even as more showers are predicted with activation of the monsoon.

published on : 15th July 2023

Water stock in lakes down to 7 pc; Mumbai civic body to impose water cut from July 1

According to a BMC report, the seven lakes had 7.26 per cent stock at 6 am on Wednesday.

published on : 28th June 2023

Preparations for BMC poll? BJP, Shinde reach out to hawkers

In Mumbai, there are 1.50 lakh authorised hawkers while more than 5 lakh are unauthorised, which counts as a significant chunk.

published on : 28th June 2023

After year’s first deluge, BMC wakes up to waterlogging

Despite having identified such encroachments, both BMC and Bhubaneswar Development Authority have showed little coordination in action.

published on : 24th June 2023

Prevent waterlogging, officials of Iskcon temple tells BMC

Meanwhile, Iskcon officials said construction of the chariots for the car festival is going on in full swing.

published on : 17th June 2023

BMC warning to construction agencies in city regarding waste disposal

The civic body has decided to communicate the matter to the Roads and Building wing of the Works department.

published on : 2nd June 2023

Transgender people to manage cesspool vehicles in Bhubaneswar 

The city civic body had involved transgender communities in different responsibilities like parking, defaulters' tax collection and sanitation activities in the past.

published on : 1st June 2023
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