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Sabyasachi Kundu

Sabyasachi Kundu

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The author teaches biochemistry in a medical college at Manipal University. He has a graduate certificate in public policy from Takshashila Institution. He writes mainly on policy matters, social i ...more

The author teaches biochemistry in a medical college at Manipal University. He has a graduate certificate in public policy from Takshashila Institution. He writes mainly on policy matters, social issues and higher education.

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Locals nab 'drug peddlers', hand them over to police in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Residents of Nilachakra slum in the capital city caught two youths and beat them up for allegedly selling brown sugar in the slum today. According to sources, a youth was allegedly selling the contraband...

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Weather Alert: Met Issues Lightning, Rainfall Warning For 7 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar on Thursday issued thunderstorm with lightning and rainfall alert for seven districts of Odisha. The warning has been issued for the districts– Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Malkangiri...

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12 migrant labourers rescued in Nabarangpur, 2 middlemen detained

Nabarangpur: The district police on Wednesday rescued as many as 12 labourers, including three minors, while they were being trafficked to work in Chennai and Tripura. The police have also detained two middlemen from the...

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Odisha Man Slaps Sub-Inspector Inside Police Station; Detained

Sonepur: In a bizarre incident, a man was detained for allegedly slapping the sub-inspector (SI) of Binika police station. The detainee has been identified as Panu Karna, a resident of Dendupadar village, in the district....

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'Crorepati’ Sarpanch in Vigilance net

Ganjam: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday conducted simultaneous raids at various locations including the residence of Sarpanch of Ankaroda panchayat in Digapahandi block of Ganjam and seized cash and valuables worth crores of rupees. The Sarpanch,...

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Patkura Poll: Congress to start campaigning after Bahuda

Bhubaneswar: At a time when ruling Biju Janata Dal(BJD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are gearing up for the upcoming Patkura assembly election, the Congress party has decided to begin its campaigning after Bahuda Yatra...

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Stone mining mafia member ‘Chhota’ surrenders before Khurda court

Khurda: A day after the Special Task Force of Odisha Crime branch arrested astone mining mafia leader Nitu Mansingh, another member and mastermind of brown sugar trade, Subhranshu Parida alias Chhota surrendered before Khurda district...

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Minor Tribal Girl Rape: BJP, Congress blame State Govt

Bhubaneswar: A day after a minor tribal girl was allegedly raped  inside a bus in Puri, opposition parties– Congress and BJP held Naveen Patnaik-led government responsible for the incident. Senior Congress leader and Jatani MLA,...

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Road accidents rise in Odisha; Alcohol main culprit

Bhubaneswar: In last six months as many as 10,950 drunk driving cases have been registered in Odisha. There has been a 10 per cent rise in the number of road accident cases in the State...

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Vedanta Fire Mishap: Factories & Boilers dept shuts down GAP plant ops

Jharsuguda: Acting on the recent incident of fire mishap at the Vedanta Aluminium Limited in Jharsuguda, the Assistant Director of district Factories and Boilers department on Monday directed the Vedanta authorities to shut down operations...

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Drunk man beats wife to death in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: In a gruesome incident, a man in an inebriated state allegedly beat his wife to death with a stick over family dispute at Subalaya village under Sadar police limits here on Sunday. According to...

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Odisha youth develops smart gadget to save water

Koraput: At a time when water conservation has become a global issue, a science graduate from Odisha’s Koraput district has come up with a smart device which can efficiently curb the water wastage at domestic...

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Rath Yatra: Lord Jagannath’s chariot rolls on foreign land

Dubai/ Bahrain: Not only Puri’s Bada Danda (Grand Road), Rath Yatra was also celebrated with much pomp and grandeur by the people of Odia community across the globe this year. The Iskcon and Baharin Odia...

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Odisha man fakes own abduction to repay loan

Sambalpur: Police arrested a man for faking his own abduction to get money from his family for repayment of loan in Sambalpur. Two more persons were arrested by Khetrajpur police in this connection and a...

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3 killed, 9 injured in separate mishaps during Rath Yatra

Jajpur/Khurda/Visakhapatnam: As many as three persons were killed and nine others sustained injuries in separate mishaps that took place in Jajpur, Khurda and Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam during the annual Rath Yatra celebration today. In the...

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Dhenkanal Conjoined Twins' Condition Still Critical

Cuttack: The condition of the Dhenkanal conjoined twins, who were admitted to the Sishu Bhawan on Monday, is still critical, informed hospital sources. Sishu Bhawan Superintendent Saroj Satpathy informed that the hospital is planning to...

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Rath Yatra: Uncertainty looms large over tourist accommodation in Puri

Puri: While devotees from across the country and abroad have started to arrive in Puri to witness Rath Yatra, uncertainty looms large over the accommodation of tourists as the cyclone-hit hotel industry is yet to...

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Leopard Skin Racket: Crime Branch STF nabs 2 more accused

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch today arrested two more personsin connection with the leopard skin racket which was recently busted in Deogarh. The arrested persons have been identified as RashmiRanjan...

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Ruling-BJD MLA exposes flaw in Cyclone Fani house damage survey

Bhubaneswar/Puri: The members of Opposition parties and ruling- BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy criticized the State government in the Odisha Assembly on Monday over Cyclone Fani relief and restoration. While Congress and BJP members alleged that...

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East Coast Railways releases new timetable for 2019

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railways (ECoR) has announced a new schedule for the year 2019 with extension, increase in frequency and additional stoppages for several trains, which will be effective from July 1. The ECoR...

The author teaches biochemistry in a medical college at Manipal University. He has a graduate certificate in public policy from Takshashila Institution. He writes mainly on policy matters, social issues and higher education.

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