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Beneficiaries rue irregularities in PMAY

Rayagada: Irregularities in allocation of houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) have surfaced in Kharjoda village under Kalyansinghpur block of Rayagada district. It is being alleged that persons paying bribes are allocated houses...

Locals gherao Bhubaneswar block office alleging corruption

Bhubaneswar: Alleging rampant corruption in “Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas’ scheme, hundreds of locals of Dadha Panchayat today gheraoed the Bhubaneswar block office. The protesters also staged dharna and hunger strike in front of the office....

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Locals block NH after vehicle runs over youth in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: Tension prevailed in Kesinga area of Kalahandi district after locals blocked the National Highway-26  protesting the death of a person in a road accident  today. The deceased has been identified as Digambar China Guda....

Two highway robbers arrested in Balasore

Balasore: The Soro Police today arrested two highway robbers from Chaparpada overbridge on National Highway-16 in the district today. The duo has been identified as Niranjan Das of Inchudi village and Naveen Das of Mulisingh...

Armed robbers loot cash & ornaments at gun point in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Two unidentified armed robbers looted cash and gold ornaments from the house of one Binit Bansal in Panchwati area near Barbil of Keonjhar district late on Thursday night. The incident occurred after two men...

Farmers in Ganjam allege non-payment of paddy dues

Berhampur: The farmers of Thuruburai village under Seragada block of Ganjam district today approached the district collector alleging non-payment of their paddy dues by a rice miller. According to sources, more than 40 farmers from...

Bike lifting racket busted in Kendrapara; Tehsil office clerk held

Kendrapara: Police detained a clerk of Tehsil office on charges of being involved in a vehicle theft racket and seized two bikes from his possession on Thursday. Acting on a tip-off about involvement of the...

Students stage dharna protesting teacher's transfer

Balasore: Opposing transfer of a teacher, students of Remuna Girls’ High School today staged a dharna near Mandira Chhak in the district disrupting road communication between Gopinathpur Chhak and Sananadi. The students also locked up...

Chit fund victims stage dharna over non-payment of money

Berhampur: Thousands of investors today staged dharna in front of the office of Golden Land Developers Limited near Aska road in Berhampur alleging non-payment of money even after the order of Orissa High Court. According...

Staff Nurse Recruitment exam cancelled following students' protest

Sambalpur: The written exam for the recruitment of staff nurse at the Sambalpur Sadar hospital was cancelled today after hundreds of job aspirants gheraoed the office of Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) and staged demonstration...

Youth injured in firing in Balasore; probe underway

Balasore: A youth sustained critical injuries after he was shot at near Kantabania village over suspected past enmity here on Thursday. The injured youth has been identified as Biranchi Das. According to sources, an unidentified...

Miscreants rob gold ornaments worth Rs 20L from jewellery shop in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Two bike-borne miscreants looted gold ornaments worth Rs 20 lakh from a jewellery shop at Mahaveer market under Rajnagar police limits in the district today. According to reports, the owner of Srimati Jewellers was...

Girl student found dead in residential school, another critical

Balasore: A girl student was found dead while another rescued in critical condition today morning from Purubai Kanyashram, a residential school for girls in Soro area of the district. The deceased has been identified as...

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Temperature plummets in Odisha; cold conditions to continue for next 48 hours

Bhubaneswar: Though mercury continued to rise across the State over the past few days providing some respite from the prevailing cold wave conditions, temperature suddenly plummeted below normal at several places of the State on...

Three injured in group clash in Balasore

Balasore: Tension ran high during Remuna Mahotsav in the district on Tuesday night after a clash broke out between two groups leaving three persons critically injured. According to sources, an altercation ensued between two groups...

SBI ATM vandalized by miscreants in Sonepur

Sonepur: In an audacious robbery attempt, a group of miscreants vandalised and allegedly looted cash from an SBI ATM, located just a few metres from the District Collectorate here, late Monday night. Though the incident...

Odisha MSME International Trade Fair kicks off in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) international trade fair kicked off at the Exhibition ground in the capital city on Monday. The 7-day long trade fair was inaugurated by State Finance Minister...

Plus II student stabbed by miscreant in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A boy studying in Class XI sustained injuries after he was attacked by a miscreant with a knife near Joda bus stand in Keonjhar today. The minor boy has been identified as Osh Nand,...

Woman stoned to death in Jajpur; husband detained

Jajpur: A man has been detained for allegedly killing his wife at Teligarhmunda Sahi under Badchana police limits in Jajpur district on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Kadam Purti, wife of Laxman Purti....

School students of Paradip & Kandhamal up in arms over irregularities

Paradip: The students of Sri Maa Government High School in Paradip today staged a dharna and locked up the main gate of the school over various demands. Alleging that they have been facing several problems...

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