Locals demand medical college, stage dharna ldquo;It is high time the State government set up a medical college in the district to facilitate better healthcare for people, rdquo; social worker Paresh Das said. Spooked by forest fire, bear enters human settlementScared by the fire in Tinkosia reserve forest, a wild bear entered the nearby human settlements leaving villagers of Nilagiri panic-struck on Thursday. Villagers in Ganjam to penalise bootleggersLast year, around 1,000 women of Talapada had taken out a procession protesting sale of liquor in the village. MSME fair from todayChief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate the fair on Friday. There will be no international participation in the fair due to Covid restriction. Home dept seeks MLA’s reply on need for new police stationsThe move came after Tete raised the issue in the Odisha Legislative Assembly citing need for more police facilities in Sundargarh on February 22. Three of a family die in accidentThree members of a family were killed after the bike in which they were riding collided with a bus near Dangriguda Chowk of Golamunda block here on Thursday. One killed, 29 hurt as bus falls off Satkosia Ghat The deceased was identified as Sisir Das (30) of Kantajhar village in Jajpur district. The mishap took place at around 10 pm. Jharsuguda cancer hospital to have PET-CT facilityIn an affidavit, Additional Chief Secretary of Health department Pradipta Mohapatra gave out details of steps being taken to offer PET- CT scan facilities in the State. Medicos oppose amendment of recruitment rulesStudents and doctors of VIMSAR on Thursday launched a signature campaign against the move at Burla. Similipal’s core reported the highest wildfires this seasonOfficial sources pointed out that as many as 109 fire points were reported in Similipal South which struggled to keep it under check and finally grabbed the headlines.