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August 20, 2017

Swine Flu death toll rises to 16

Bhubaneswar: The death toll due to Swine Flu reached 16 in Odisha with two more deaths today. Similarly, 11 more swabs out of 30 tested positive for the H1N1 virus. Total 649 samples have been tested so far out of which 227 have tested…

Drone-like flying object spotted near Delhi airport

New Delhi: A drone-like flying object was spotted near the Delhi airport on Sunday evening, sending security agencies in a tizzy, police said. Sanjay Bhatia, Deputy Commissioner of Police at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport,…

Three Maoist militia members arrested in Koraput

Lamataput: Police today arrested three militia members of Nandapur division of Maoists in Koraput district today. The three rebels identified as Biswanath Hantal, Sahadev Hantal and Ghanu Sisa were actively involved in Maoist activities…

Dharmendra urges State govt to resolve teachers’ impasse

Bhubaneswar: With the State’s block-grant teachers' stir entering the fifth day today, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today met the agitating teachers and discussed their issues at the dharna place near PMG square here. He urged the…

Utkal Express derailment: 5 from Odisha among 130 injured

Bhubaneswar: Five from Odisha have been identified among the 130 injured in the Utkal Express derailment near Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. Sabita Mallick (50), a resident of Nuapada in Balasore district has sustained…

Pradhan launches 11 mobile medical units in State

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to provide healthcare at doorstep in rural pockets especially inaccessible areas of State, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today flagged off 11 Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) which will travel in…

CM Naveen returns home to a rousing welcome

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik returned to Odisha today after being awarded as the Best Administrator at the Outlook Speakout Awards in New Delhi on Friday. Thousands of party workers and leaders from across the State…