Friday, May 20, 2011
Saturday, May 14, 2011
CBI Director AP Singh, after receiving the notification of the Union Government’s Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), has formed the SIT, which is to be headed by a senior Joint Director of the Central agency. Sources said Singh has directed the SIT to begin its job with immediate effect.
NREGS irregularities have taken place in Odisha’s six most backward districts of Balangir, Kalahandi, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Nuapada and Rayagada, which comprise the KBK belt known for its hunger deaths. Delhi-based Centre for Environment and Food Security (CEFS), which had conducted a survey in various districts, focused its attention on these districts.
The CEFS filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Supreme Court pointing out serious irregularities in the utilisation of NREGS funds allocated by the Centre for the State. The apex court directed the Union Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) to allow the CBI for a detailed probe into the matter.
After the MoRD sought consent of the Government of Odisha, the latter issued a notification consenting to a CBI probe into the alleged irregularities in the six districts pinpointed in a PIL filed in the Supreme Court. Once the MoRD received the consent, it wanted a detailed notification by the DoPT.
The DoPT on May 2 notified that the CBI would investigate the alleged large-scale irregularities, misappropriation and diversion of the Central Government funds allocated to the State during 2006-07 for 100 villages of the six KBK districts.
The SIT would find out any attempt, abatement and conspiracy in relation to or in connection with the alleged offences committed in the course of the same transaction or arising out of the same facts, said CBI sources. In the meantime, CBI Joint Director OP Galhotra is in touch with the State Chief Secretary BK Patnaik in the matter, said sources in the State Government.
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Courtesy :- Daily Pioneer
The auspicious day marks the beginning of the preparations for the world famous car festival (Rath Yatra) of Lord Jagannath at Puri and the famous Sital Sasthi festival which solemnises the marriage ceremony of Lord Siva and goddess Parvati at Sambalpur.
Thala Utha, the first phase of the Sital Sasthi Yatra is held here on Akshay Tritiya, when the devotees donate for the divine marriage on earth that unites the Prakriti with Purusha.
The Thala Utha for the marriage of Bambarada Balunkeswar, Sri Lokanath, Jageswar Baba, Somanath Baba, Sri Sitaleswar was held on the night of Akshay Tritiya night in different parts of the town, including Nandapara, Jharuapara, Modipara, Bada Bazar, Thakur Pada etc in presence of the important personalities. Sambalpur apart, preparation for Sital Sasthi has also begun in other parts of western Odisha, including Barpali and Balangir.
After completion of the Thala Utha ceremony, the priests of the Lord Lokanath Baba temple of Jharuapara Ramanath Mahapatra and Mahendra Pujari went round the town in a pageant with the important persons of their area.
This year for the marriage of Lord Lokanath Baba, Motilal Das and Chandraprava Das of Kansaripada would be the Kanyapita (bride’s father) and Kanaymata (bride’s mother).
“We feel proud of becoming the in-laws of the Lord and the father and mother of the divine mother. It is a privilege,” said the Das couple.
Similarly, at Bada Bazar, Surendra Mohanty and Sangeeta Mohanty would be the in-laws for Sri Sitaleswar Baba. “We got this opportunity only for the kindness of the Lord,” the couple admitted, while narrating the undisrupted blessings of the Almighty on them.
At Nandapara, the priests Murari Prasad Mishra and Sarada Mishra accompanied by Golak Behari Mishra, Amulya Mishra, Pradip Babu, Harihara Guru went round the town with the Thala. The entire city is now bracing up for the divine marriage.
Monday, May 9, 2011
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Welcome to KOSAL
"Aamar Sanskruti Aamar Gaurav"
Welcome to the land of culture "Koshal" . Koshal is the land of great warriors. The land of Maharaja's.The land of Maa Samalei, World famous sambalpuri saree , great teracotta works, land of tantrik Vidya, world famous Sambalpuri music and dance.
Koshal consists of ten beautiful districts..
The motto of this community is to bring all the young warriors of koshal to a common platform from where they can initiate the process to preserve the great Koshali culture and swear to free our motherland koshal from atrocities..
So friends lets join hand and do something extraordinary to create a separate identity of us across the globe and create a separate koshal state,full of prosperity and impartiality.
We Consider Kosali language as the mother of Oriya language, the origin of kosali language was found by the historians from Subarnapur in Stambheswari inscription of 12th century A.D. The Kosali language is spoken by about 2 crores of people in the entire KBK belt and Western Orissa and part of A.P., M.P., Chhatisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal. It is a matter of regret that the Government of Orissa has not taken any interest to improve the standard of Kosali (Sambalpuri) language.
KOSAL COMMUNITY STRONGLY DEMANDS THAT THE KOSALI(SAMBALPURI) LANGUAGE SHOULD IMMEDIATELY BE ENLISTED IN THE 8TH SCHEDULE OF THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA
So start sharing your views on Koshal.....