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December 31, 2017

6 dead in Sydney seaplane crash

Sydney: At least six people were killed after a seaplane crashed into Jerusalem Bay near Sydney, Australian New South Wales (NSW) Police confirmed on Sunday. The Sydney Seaplanes aircraft, carrying a pilot and five passengers, crashed at…

Three arrested for smuggling turtles

Malkangiri: Three persons including one from Andhra Pradesh were arrested by Forest Department officials at Kalimela in Malkangiri district while they were transporting turtles in a pick-up van from bordering Andhra Pradesh. Acting on a…

Odia jawan among 5 CRPF men killed in Pulwama attack

Bhubaneswar: One Odia jawan of Rajgangpur was among the five CRPF troopers who were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district today after guerrillas attacked a CRPF training centre. The martyred Odia jawan was identified as Pradeep…

Noted opera script writer, director Ananta Ojha passes away

Bhubaneswar: Noted opera script writer, director and artiste Ananta Ojha passed away after a prolonged battle with mouth cancer at HCG hospital in Bangalore today. He was 59. He is survived by his wife, three sons, daughter and mother.…

Additional tehsildar injured in attack by timber mafia

Konark: Additional tehsildar Dipak Swain was injured critically after being attacked by timber mafia at Kanpur village here in Puri district. Swain suffered fractures on his right hand and sustained multiple injuries on his body. He was…

Throwback 2017: Controversies that kept hounding Odisha

By Devbrat Patnaik The year 2017, undoubtedly, was mired in controversies from the beginning of the year. Every sunrise brought with it a new issue that snowballed and made people create a lot of hullabaloo. Surprising, each of it is…

Student Traffic Volunteers in Jeypore soon

Jeypore: The police have plans to implement a Student Traffic Volunteers (STV) scheme at Jeypore town in Koraput district to improve traffic management in busy areas. A blueprint is being prepared and according to the scheme, each…

30 dead in central Kenya bus crash

Nairobi: Thirty people were killed and 16 injured early this morning in a head-on collision between a bus and a lorry on a road in central Kenya, police said. "We have 30 dead," said Rift Valley traffic police chief Zero Arome of the 3am…