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Somatirtha Purohit

Somatirtha Purohit

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Somatirtha is a dynamic journalist with more than 2 years of experience in reputed firms like ETV Bharat. He has a knack for feature and human interest stories.

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Somatirtha is a dynamic journalist with more than 2 years of experience in reputed firms like ETV Bharat. He has a knack for feature and human interest stories.

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Illegal firearms racket busted in Puri; Guns seized, 7 arrested
Illegal firearms racket busted in Puri; Guns seized, 7 arrested

Police recovered four country-made pistols including 9mm and 7mm bores, live ammunition, an iron rod and a motorcycle from their possession. 

BAMCEF observes Bharat Bandh, Odisha sees partial impact
BAMCEF observes Bharat Bandh, Odisha sees partial impact

The bandh has been called against the Centre for not conducting a caste-based census for the Other Backward Classes (OBC).

16-yr-old girl kills self after molestation in Keonjhar, accused at large 
16-yr-old girl kills self after molestation in Keonjhar, accused at large 

Unable to bear the trauma and fearing social stigma, the girl consumed poison after returning home.  

What are gold, silver prices in Odisha today
What are gold, silver prices in Odisha today

For 23-carat, the price of 10 gram of the yellow metal is Rs 50,500 while the rate of 22 carat gold has reached 49,500. Similarly, the rate of 20, 18 and 14 carat gold remained...

Want to buy gold, check today's price 
Want to buy gold, check today's price 

The rates of gold may vary as per MCX and from dealer to dealer.

Bhanja Sena observes 4-hour Mayurbhanj bandh 
Bhanja Sena observes 4-hour Mayurbhanj bandh 

Vehicular movement was adversely affected due to the observation of the bandh from 6 am to 10 am. National Highway 18 which passed via

LED street lights bane for farmers in Bargarh
LED street lights bane for farmers in Bargarh

As per sources, apart from affecting the germination of seeds, LED street lights also hurt the growth of the crops. There is growing demand to find an alternative and replace the LED street lights.

Three dead, one hurt as bikes collide in Keonjhar
Three dead, one hurt as bikes collide in Keonjhar

The deceased were identified as Trilochan Mahanta of Ambuapada village, Ramakant Nayak of Sorasakela village and Sunil Dash of Rudhiapada village. 

Jay Panda seeks Indian Envoy's help for return of Odia worker's body from Abu Dhabi
Panda seeks envoy's help in Abu Dhabi for return of Odia worker's body

In a letter to the Indian Ambassador, Panda requested the embassy to take necessary steps to facilitate the return of the body of Bibhuti Bhusan Jena. 

Missing septuagenarian woman's body found in Khordha cashew orchard 
Missing septuagenarian woman's body found in Khordha cashew orchard 

The deceased was identified as Hemamani Muduli who was in her seventies. She had gone missing from Siko village on March 29. 

More Skeletons Tumbling Out Of Bolangir Medico Death Case
Video brings fresh twist to Bolangir medico death case

In the video, it was seen that Nishant was taken to a parking area instead of being rushed to hospital for treatment. A staff of the college was seen searching the pockets of the deceased...

3 kg gold ornaments, Rs 2 lakh looted from Gunupur jeweler in broad daylight  
3 kg gold ornaments, Rs 2 lakh looted from Gunupur jeweler in broad daylight  

As per initial reports, the owner was opening the shop when the miscreants arrived on a bike and snatched the bag containing the gold ornaments and cash from him.

Ex-Ward Member Beaten To Death In Keonjhar
Ex-Ward Member beaten to death in Keonjhar, two detained

The deceased was identified as Bhagyadhar Ghana. As per sources, the deceased was called by the miscreants to a nearby pond on pretext of a feast.

Transcending boundaries: German woman ties knot with Bolangir youth
Transcending boundaries: Slovenia woman ties knot with Bolangir youth

Sourav Senapati, son of Premlal Senapati of Dedgaon Village under Bangomunda Block in Bolangir District, works at a renowned company in Germany’s Munich, where he met his soul mate Ema, who is also his colleague. 

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temperature rise in odisha
Odisha boils: Sonepur records highest temp of year; temp may fall by 2-3 degree C

The maximum temperature shot up to 43 degrees Celsius or more in six weather stations, including Subarnapur town in western Odisha where it was 44.5 degrees Celsius, the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre said.

3 constables suspended for fuel overbilling in Sambalpur
3 constables suspended for fuel overbilling in Sambalpur

Sources said the three constables had not conducted proper fuel billing and meter reading of the vehicles deployed during the three-tier Panchayat polls in the State. 

Bike Borne Miscreants Snatch Chain From Woman In Bhubaneswar
Daylight Loot In Bhubaneswar: Woman Robbed Of Gold Chain By Miscreants

As per reports, a woman who was returning to home after dropping her ward at school on a bike was injured during the incident.

Heat Wave Alert In Odisha: Titlagarh Simmers At 42.7 Degree Celsius, Mercury To Rise Further
Heat Wave Alert In Odisha: Titilagarh Simmers At 42.7 Degree Celsius, Mercury To Rise Further

As per the latest reports of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), heat wave condition is likely to prevail at some places over the districts of Mayurbhanj, Bargarh, Sonepur, Boudh and Bolangir on Thursday.

4 Critically Injured In Firecracker Blast In Pipili
4 Critically Injured In Firecracker Blast In Pipili

Sources said ‘Dola Melana’ or ‘Radha-Krishna Melana’ utsav is celebrated in a grand way in the area every year during Dola Purnima. Attractive fireworks are demonstrated during the procession of the Melana. This time things...

Somatirtha is a dynamic journalist with more than 2 years of experience in reputed firms like ETV Bharat. He has a knack for feature and human interest stories.

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