Bhadrak: Educational institutions, government offices and banks opened here on Tuesday as curfew was relaxed in the violence-hit town till 4 in the afternoon. However shops and other commercial establishments continued to remain closed.
The BSE Sensex, Nifty snapped three sessions of losses and ended higher on Tuesday with IT stocks recovering, even as caution prevailed ahead of the earnings season. The Sensex closed higher 0.72 percent at 29,788.35 points. The Nifty ended 0.61 percent higher at 9,237 points.
Bhubaneswar: Efforts to restore peace in riot-hit Bhadrak continued with police led by ADG Binayananda Jha staging a flag march even as the state home secretary and DGP rushed to the spot last evening.
Meanwhile state chief secretary Aditya Padhi informed newspersons here today that the situation was under control while the state government deployed additional forces in Bhadrak and nearby areas and sought central help to prevent any further trouble from erupting.