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12-hour bandh hits life in Daringbadi

Kandhamal: Normal life was hit at Daringbadi in Kandhamal district following a 12-hour bandh called by Gramya Hindu Debottar Committee today. The Committee is protesting the district administration's decision to pull down a Durga puja…

Jaga, Kalia turn 3, celebrate birthday at AIIMS New Delhi

Bhubaneswar: It's time for celebration for the separated conjoined twins Jaga and Kalia of Kandhamal district who turned three today. The siblings, who are still undergoing treatment at the Delhi AIIMS, are celebrating their birthday as…

Dutiful doctor responds to SOS call from forest

Kandhamal: Though doctors are considered saviours, only a few go the distance beyond their call of duty in helping patients to earn that tag. Meet Yajnadutta Rath, who responded to an emergency call and assisted a pregnant woman in delivery…

Maoist camp destroyed in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: An exchange of fire took place between the Maoists and police personnel during a combing operation in the Kukulajhar forests near Khajuripada of Kandhamal district on Tuesday. However, no casualty has been reported in the…

45 people affected by diarrhoea in two villages

Berhampur: At least 45 people are affected by diarrhoea in two villages of Ganjam and Kandhamal districts, health officials said today. Medical teams have been rushed to Sabarapalli village in Ganjam district and Ghumara village in…

Villagers complain of diarrhoea and vomiting; 18 hospitalised

Phulbani: Panic has gripped Tumudibandha block of Kandhamal district after more than 18 villagers complained of diarrhoea and vomiting and were admitted to the local hospital. The sick persons are from Ghumura village and include women…

BJP observes 12-hour bandh in G Udaygiri

Kandhamal: The BJP resorted to a 12-hour bandh in G Udaygiri of Kandhamal district today pressing for a 14-point charter of demands, including sub-division status to the town. Protesting negligence on the part of the State government and…

Cannabis grown on 4,407 acres in Odisha destroyed

Bhubaneswar: Cannabis or ganja cultivated on 4,407.73 acres in nine districts of Odisha has been destroyed in the 2017-18 season, as against a target of 3,050 acres, informed DGP RP Sharma today. The amount of ganja destroyed is more…