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Residents of Olavar rue shortage of doctors in hospital

Kendrapara: A sense of resentment is brewing among the residents of Olavar in Kendrapara district over the shortage of doctors in the 20-bed Dr Radhanath Rath Hospital in the area. In the absence of a doctor, patients visiting the hospital are dependent on a Pharmacist working here, for treatment. The locals alleged that despite repeated […]

Support pours in for Abhijit Iyer as social media condemns arrest

Bhubaneswar: Following the arrest of journalist Abhijit-Iyer Mitra for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Odisha and Konark Sun Temple, social media users today condemned such step by Odisha police terming it as bizarre and violation of freedom of speech. People from all walks of life including writers, historians and reputed names in national media reacted […]

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Jay Panda seeks Indian envoy's help to bring back Odisha labourer’s body from Saudi

Bhubaneswar: Former MP Baijayant Jay Panda has sought intervention of the Indian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Ahmad Javed to bring back the body of an Odia labourer, who died in a road accident in the middle-eastern country. In a letter to Javed on Tuesday, Panda urged the diplomat to take appropriate action to bring back […]

Utkal Bharat party chief Kharavela Swain attacked during public meeting

Aul: Utkal Bharat party chief Kharavela Swain was allegedly attacked and manhandled during a public meeting in Aul today for targeting Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in his speech. As per the charges levelled by Swain, some miscreants created ruckus when he spoke against the CM during a speech this afternoon. He was allegedly manhandled and […]

  • Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018
  • Aul
Lokayukta appointment: SC rejects Odisha's plea for more time

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today suffered a major setback after the Supreme Court rejected its plea seeking additional three months’ time for appointment of the Lokayukta in the State. In a directive to the State’s Chief Secretary AP Padhi, the apex court asked the government to mention a deadline by which the Lokayukta appointment […]

Cops pay tributes to martyrs on Police Commemoration Day

Bhubaneswar: Rich tributes were paid to police personnel who laid their lives in the line of duty during observance of 59th Police Martyr’s Day or Police Commemoration Day across Odisha today. In Bhubaneswar, the Commissionerate Police organised a function which was attended by Additional Police Commissioner Sanjay Singh. Around 414 police personnel including Sanjay Majhi […]

  • Sunday, 21 Oct 2018
Family escapes unhurt in LPG cylinder blast in Bolangir

Bolangir: It was a close shave for a family after three LPG cylinders inside their house at Malapada of Bolangir exploded under mysterious circumstances on Saturday night. As per reports, the explosion took place at around 1 am inside the kitchen of one Himanshu Panda’s house near Ram Mandir in Malapada. Himanshu’s family members were […]

Satkosia villagers tag Sundari 'man-eater'; take vengeance on police, foresters

Angul: After a resident of Tainsi village was allegedly killed by tigress ‘Sundari’, tension prevailed near Kanjara Mundasahi on the Angul-Sambalpur National Highway-55 today. The villagers torched a police vehicle and pelted stones at police and senior government officials demanding compensation for family of the deceased and relocation of tigress Sundari. As per reports, Angul […]

Tiff over ‘Ravana Podi Utsav’ continues as Dama targets BJD

Bhubaneswar: A day after terming CM Naveen Patnaik as captain of ‘Ravanas,’ senior leader and Paradip MLA Damodar Rout today sharpened his attack against the leaders of the ruling party and said he is now busy with plans to dethrone these ‘Ravanas.’ Dama also targeted Balikuda-Erasama MLA Prashant Muduli after a stage erected for ‘Ravana […]

Jagatsinghpur administration dismantles Dama's stage set for 'Ravana Podi Utsav'

Jagatsinghpur: A controversy has erupted after the district administration today dismantled a pandal erected by supporters of senior leader Damodar Rout for ‘Ravan Podi Utsav’ at the Anchalika Yuva Parishad ground in Erasama of Jagatsinghpur district. As per reports, the district administration declined to give permission to supporters of Rout to organise ‘Ravan Podi’ function […]

NH-16 blocked in Balasore; locals demand immediate repair of roads

Balasore: Hundreds of vehicles remained stranded on both sides of National Highway-16 at Khantapada in Balasore district today after residents of Suthanga village staged a road blockade demanding immediate repair of pothole-filled roads in the area. Despite the rush on the national highway due to the Maha Navami today, commuters were left stranded for around […]

Titli Aftermath: SRC pegs property loss at Rs 2,765 cr

Bhubaneswar: Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi today pegged the loss suffered due to Cyclone Titli and the resultant flood at around Rs 2,765 crore stating that the loss amount could increase as the final reports are yet to come. Sethi informed that a total of 8,125 villages under 128 blocks of 17 districts have been […]

Denied permission to land chopper, Pradhan cancels visit to Gangabada

Gajapati: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan cancelled his scheduled visit to the Cyclone Titli-affected Gangabada panchayat under Rayagad block in the district today after being denied permission to land the helicopter in the panchayat, informed BJP general secretary Bhrugu Baxipatra and district president G. Venkatrabana. However, he paid a visit to Manikapatna and Khambagaon villages and […]

  • Thursday, 18 Oct 2018
  • BJP
CP reviews security arrangements at Durga Puja pandals in Capital city

Bhubaneswar: Twin City Police Commissioner Satyajit Mohanty on Wednesday reviewed security arrangements at different Durga puja pandals in the city. After undertaking visits to different pandals here, Mohanty stated, “The police will strengthen its arrangements near puja pandals close to the National Highway so that there will be better traffic regulation. We also request people […]

52 lives lost in Titli-related incidents, confirms Odisha Chief Secy

Bhubaneswar: A total of 52 persons lost their lives in the State in incidents post Cyclone Titli and flood situation with Gajapati district recording the highest number of deaths (39), informed Chief Secretary AP Padhi today after a review meeting held at the State Secretariat here. “Total deaths due to drowning and landslide post cyclone […]

Complaint lodged against G.Udayagiri block chairman for ‘misbehaving’ with BDO

Bhubaneswar: A police complaint was lodged against BJD’s G. Udayagiri block chairman Diptirekha Pradhan on Tuesday for allegedly misbehaving with the Block Development Officer (BDO) Mitanjali Das. As per the complaint, Pradhan issued death threats to the BDO and threw office furniture outside the block office. Besides, the BDO alleged that Pradhan used abusive languages […]

  • Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018
  • BDO
10 pilgrims killed in road mishap in Nuapada

Nuapada: At least 10 pilgrims including four women were killed when their vehicle collided head-on with a truck at Silada in Nuapada late last night. The mishap occurred at around 2 am when the pilgrims of Pithora area of Chhattisgarh were returning from Komna in Nuapada after offering prayers at the Vaishnodebi temple. As per […]

Sundari’s presence gives sleepless nights to Satkosia locals

Angul: Residents of Hatibari and nearby villages in Satkosia of Angul district have been spending sleepless nights due to the movement of Royal Bengal tigress ‘Sundari’ close to the human settlement. Locals in the area are a worried lot and have demanded immediate shifting of Sundari from Satkosia area after the tigress allegedly killed a […]

SRC confirms 26 deaths due to Cyclone Titli-related incidents

Bhubaneswar: A day after the State unit of BJP accused Odisha government of hiding actual figures on casualties in cyclonic storm Titli, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi today accepted that 26 persons lost their lives in different districts due to the cyclone-related incidents. Addressing a presser in Bhubaneswar today, Sethi informed that of the […]

Cyclone Titli Impact: Naveen decides to keep birthday celebrations sombre

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday declared not to celebrate his 73rd birthday expressing solidarity with people who are affected by Cyclone Titli and the subsequent floods in some parts of the State. Besides, the Chief Minister’s Office has issued a directive asking ministers, MLAs and bureaucrats not to throng Naveen Niwas to celebrate […]