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Author Dipti Ranjan Das

Passionate about Journalism and wanting to explore the North-East, Dipti Ranjan Das studied Masters in Journalism & Mass Communication at the Central University of Sikkim. Believing his obligation towards Odisha, he decided to pursue journalism in his state. After his internship at The Times of India, he reported for OrissaPOST in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela for nearly 2-years after which he joined odishatv.in . He specialises in new media and ardent about documentary making.

COVID19 Quarantine Stamp Leaves More Than A Mark! Who's To Blame?

Bhubaneswar: Amid the huge influx of stranded migrants, Odisha government, on May 23, had ordered that all those returning to the state will have to be stamped with indelible ink on their right inner forearm at the border checkpoints, receiving station or designated quarantine centres. However, concerns are now being raised over the quality of […]

Lockdown Extended: Odisha Schools Not To Reopen On June 17

Bhubaneswar: Schools in Odisha which remained closed in view of COVID-19-induced lockdown will not reopen on June 17 as announced earlier, informed State School and Mass Education Minister Samir Dash on Sunday. Earlier the State government had decided to reopen all educational institutes in the state on June 17. However, as per the latest guidelines […]

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Man-Elephant Conflicts Resurface In Odisha Amid Covid Lockdown

Sambalpur: A woman died after allegedly being trampled to death by a wild elephant at Hitasar village under Naktideul Forest Range in Sambalpur district today. The deceased identified as Pramila Dehuri, had gone to her farmland in the morning when she was attacked by an elephant. The incident which was the second death being reported […]

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Rourkela: Mahatab Road Residents Clash With Police Demanding Decontainment Of COVID Zones

Rourkela: Palpable tension prevailed at the Steel city today after a scuffle broke out between locals and police personnel in Rourkela reportedly over demands to lift the containment orders imposed in several areas. On April 26, the Rourkela Municipal Corporation (RMC) had marked some areas of the city as containment and buffer zones after detection […]

Covid Crisis: Denied Entry Into Village, Youth Makes Car His Home In Odisha

Berhampur: He had expected it to be a very relieving experience amid Covid pandemic but much to his surprise his homecoming was more of a humiliation. Madhav Patra who belongs to Basudevpur of Sanakhemundi block in Ganjam district narrates how he has been spending past several days in an agony of isolation after being denied […]