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As the long-awaited news broke the people of Kendrapara in particular and of Odisha in general started celebrating.
The report is learnt to have been submitted to the government. However, the Odisha government is yet to make the report public.
The Monsoon session began on September 22 and was scheduled to end on October 4.
In a statement in the Odisha Assembly, Patnaik said, "Shraddha is his physiotherapist. He also said that his sister late Gita Mehta had sent her to take care of his physical fitness."
While MLA Pujari accused LoP Mishra of keeping mum on the tardy progress of expansion work, the latter advised the former to think about his coal percentage.
Forest and Environment Minister Pradip Amat informed the House that the elephants and the big cats died due to several reasons including diseases, electrocution, train accidents, road accidents, poaching and poisoning.
According to eyewitnesses, the bike rider was taking a U-turn near Utkal Hospital when a speeding car hit him from behind. The car dragged the biker for at least 100 meters.
Four days after the incident, the police identified the deceased and handed over the body to Dinabandhu’s wife.
CM Naveen was seen getting irritated over a BJD badge being pinned onto his shirt and a party scarf being tied around his neck at the Jan Sampark Padayatra meeting dais in the Ekamra Assembly constituency.
The residents of Hatasahi Panchayat have been opposing the government’s decision to allow a liquor outlet in the Panchayat.
Leader of Opposition (LoP) Jayanarayan Mishra said he received information that Patnaik has met Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
The scene soon took an ugly turn as both sides engaged in a scuffle. The situation came to such a pass that police had to intervene to bring the situation under control.
There was no power from 5 am to 7 pm on Saturday, forcing the doctors to treat patients in mobile torch light.
While addressing the meeting, BJD’s Balasore district vice president Prabhat Biswal said the meeting had been conducted the way district observer Pratap Deb had directed.
At the dusk of their lives, they have none to look after them. In such a situation, this elderly couple depends on the Rs 500 they receive under Madhubabu Pension Yojana, which is, they say, a drop in the ocean.
The targeted three temples are Maa Basuli temple, Maa Tarini temple and Maa Mangala temple.
In order to make his kidnap drama appear genuine, he had left his bike and slippers by the roadside before going into hiding.
As the government didn’t pay any heed to their demand, the workers devised unique protests to draw the attention of the government.
Replying to a written question by BJP MLA Kusum Tete, Minister Patra said the state collected Rs 1379.91 crore excise revenue in 2011-12. In 2022-23, the collection has gone up to Rs 6455.06 crore, an increase of 368 percent.
With no escape in sight, the ruling party had to make a U-Turn and expunged the remark from the proceedings of the House immediately after an all-party meeting.