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Saswat Singhdeo

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Coronavirus guidelines
Back To Square One! Despite Lockdown For Coronavirus, Social Distancing Norms Up In Smoke In Odisha Capital

Bhubaneswar: A day after the pan-India Janta Curfew and the implementation of lockdown in major cities of Odisha received massive support with people staying indoors as a precautionary measure to fight the spread of novel-Coronavirus,...

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Odisha Fights Coronavirus: Complaints registered against 3 persons for violating quarantine guidelines

Bhubaneswar: While the whole country joined in unison on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to stay home during Janta Curfew to fightback Coronavirus on Sunday, separate complaints were registered against three persons for violating home...

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Personal Info Of COVID-19 Infected To Be Kept Confidential: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has barred the media from revealing information about the COVID-19 infected persons, their family members, doctors and health workers treating the patient. The advisory has been issued under Section-2 of the...

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Coronavirus Fightback: ECoR cancels several trains in Odisha For Janta Curfew

Bhubaneswar: Taking due note of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for Janta Curfew on March 22 in view of the outbreak of COVID-19, the East Coast Railway on Saturday cancelled several trains originating from different...

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New traffic fines: Over 23k e-challans issued in Odisha in 10 days

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Transport Offices(RTO) and the Police department have together issued 23,019 e-challans against violators of traffic rules across Odisha between March 1 and March 10. The RTOs across the State have issued 10,794...

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Odisha Weather Alert: Met department issues rainfall warning for 11 districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar has predicted rainfall over several places of Odisha in the next 24 hours. According to the met office, due to the effect of a trough line from Marathwada...

Nirmala Sitharaman
Srimandir Funds in Yes Bank: BJD MPs meet FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Bhubaneswar: A team of BJD MPs led by Prasanna Acharya today met Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to discuss about the funds belonging to Puri Srimandir deposited in crisis-hit Yes Bank. During the meeting, the...

Coronavirus: Odisha Issues Advisory For Holi Celebrations

Bhubaneswar: As a precautionary measure amid Coronavirus outbreak, the Odisha Health Department has issued advisory for Holi celebrations tomorrow. Through the advisory, people have been asked to not use colours in the face, refrain from...

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Odisha man duped of Rs 30,000 in spam phone call

Cuttack: In yet another case of cyber crime, a resident of CDA area in Cuttack lost Rs 30,000 after falling prey to a spam telephone call. The victim, Sanjay Mahakud, claims he lost the amount...

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Every NDRF Battalion Will Soon Have An All-Women Unit: DG Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of Supreme Court granting permanent commission and command positions to women officers in the Army on par with male officers, Director General of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Satya Narayan...

BJD
Late Biju Patnaik's Birth Anniversary: CM Naveen To Kick Off Celebrations

Cuttack: Ruling Biju Janata Dal is all set to celebrate the 104th birth anniversary of former Odisha Chief Minister Late Biju Patnaik on the Panchayati Raj Diwas today with a splash as it also marks...

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Ingenious Rope Trick: Spooked by challans, auto rickshaw driver in Odisha uses rope as seat belt

Koraput: At a time when hefty fines are being imposed on traffic violators under the new Motor Vehicles Act-2019, the fear of such penalties is manifesting itself in ways very hard to comprehend. In one...

Srimandir
Puri Srimandir to become plastic-free from April 1; Rs 500 penalty for spitting paan masala

Puri: As a part of the beautification drive carried out at Puri Srimandir and its nearby areas, the temple administration has decided to impose a fine of Rs 500 on people including servitors and devotees...

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Drinking Water Crisis: Kidney Failures In Odisha Villages Are Alarming

Dhenkanal: Lack of access to clean drinking water in several villages across Odisha is emerging as a major challenge with some villages already paying a steep price. Julanga village under Kamakhyanagar in Dhenkanal has lost...

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Traffic Violators In Odisha Cough Up Rs 1.06 Crore On Day-1

Bhubaneswar: The State Transport Authority (STA) has collected a whopping Rs 1.06 crore in just 24 hours of re-enforcement of Motor Vehicles Act 2019 in Odisha on March 1, revealed Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera today....

Superstition
Superstition Still Rules Roost: Odisha Villagers Use Table To Identify Thief

Bhadrak: At a time when humans have made huge leaps into the digital age, reports of superstitious practices still continue to surface from many parts of Odisha putting rationalists at a loss of words. In...

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Re-enforcement of MV Act in Odisha exposes habitual offenders again

Bhubaneswar: Despite a relaxation period of six months, scores of commuters across Odisha were left red-faced after being caught flouting traffic rules under the amended Motor Vehicles Act-2019 which were re-enforced in the State from...

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Strict Enforcement Of MV Act Begins In Odisha After End Of Relaxation Period

Bhubaneswar: After the end of six-month relaxation period, stricter restrictions under the new Motor Vehicles Act began in Odisha on Sunday. As per the new rules, Rs 5000 penalty will be imposed on commuters for...

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Bank strike from March 11 to March 13 postponed indefinitely

Bhubaneswar: In what could bring relief for bank customers, the proposed all-India bank strike scheduled to be observed from March 11 to March 13 has been postponed indefinitely, informed Convenor of United Forum of Bank...

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For this Odisha wheelchair bodybuilder, no hurdle is insurmountable

Berhampur: Despite losing both his legs in a train mishap and being stricken by penury, his determination to reach the peak of success never let him down. The story of Gadadhar Sahu, a wheelchair bodybuilder,...

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