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March 16, 2018

AICC’s youngest member is an Odia girl!

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Odia girl, Manisha Tripathy from Nabarangpur district has been included as member in the recently reconstituted All-India Congress Committee (AICC). OTV caught up with her in New Delhi to understand how she feels…

Odisha Sub-Ordinate SSC exam question paper goes viral

Bhubaneswar: After a series of incidents of matric question papers getting circulated on social media, similar reports have been received from Bolangir where question papers of Odisha Sub-Ordinate Staff Selection Commission Examination-2017…

Former minister Raghunath Mohanty back in BJD

Bhubaneswar: Former minister and senior BJD leader Raghunath Mohanty who was removed from the post of vice-president after getting arrested in connection with the much-hyped dowry torture case filed by his daughter- in-law Barsha Swony…

Rasagola war: GI registry issues show-cause to West Bengal

Bhubaneswar: In what could possibly give a new dimension to the ongoing debate about the origin of Rasagola, the Geographical Indication (GI) Registry office on Friday issued a show-cause notice to West Bengal. Official sources said the…

Protests erupt over toll collection on new Biju Expressway

Sundergarh: Tension prevailed after locals protested collection of toll taxes on the recently-inaugurated Sambalpur-Rourkela Biju Expressway. Locals under the aegis of Sundergarh Nagarika Mancha have called for a 12-hour Sundergarh bandh…

Odisha to have integrated multi-hazard early warning system

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to engage the "integrated multi-hazard early warning system" to strengthen the prediction and response capability of the Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA), official sources…

RTI activist ostracised for raising voice against corruption

Puri: Raising voice against corruption often costs dear. In one such glaring example, one RTI activist was allegedly thrashed and ostracised after he tried to expose rampant corruption in Hantuka cooperative society under Chandanpur Tehsil…

SCB doctor gets conditional bail

Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court on Friday granted conditional bail to Rabindra Kumar Jena, Head of the Clinical Haematology Department of SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack after he was arrested on charges of irregularities in…

4-yr-old girl abducted as father fails to repay loan

Khurda: A woman has been accused of abducting a four-year-old girl child after her father failed to repay a loan taken from the woman in Jhianka Sahi under Banpur police limits in Khurda district on Friday. As per sources, the girl along…