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Abhay Pathak
ED attaches Rs 29.83 lakh assets of Odisha ex-IFS officer Abhay Pathak

A provisional order for attaching the properties has been issued under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Railway cancels 670 trains
Railway cancels 670 train trips to prioritise coal rakes' movement, check full list

As per the Railway Ministry, as many as 670 train trips, including trips for long-distance mail and express trains, will remain cancelled till May 24.

Won't allow anyone disturb peace, harmony in Punjab: AAP after group clash in Patiala
Won't allow anyone disturb peace, harmony in Punjab: AAP after group clash in Patiala

Local authorities announced an 11-hour curfew in Punjab's Patiala district on Friday after four people were injured when two groups clashed over an anti-Khalistan march .

Bihar cop suspended for forcing a woman for body massage
Bihar cop suspended for forcing a woman for body massage

A video of this alleged incident went viral on social media and Saharsa Superintendent of Police, Lipi Singh has taken cognisance of the matter and suspended the alleged police officer with immediate effect.

IPS Reshuffle In Odisha
Odisha effects major IPS reshuffle: New DCPs for Twin City; Sanjeeb Panda new Intelligence Director

Bhubaneswar DCP, Umashankar Dash has been transferred and posted as Additional CP, Bhubaneswar-Cuttack.

Matric exam student critical
Matric exam student, 2 others critical in road accident in Odisha’s Dhenkanal

The victim has been identified as class 10 student Amit Das Pradhan from Kankili village. Amit’s father and another person also sustained critical injuries in the accident

Price Rise Again!
WATCH | Consumers Urge Govt To Pay Heed To Rising CNG Prices

WATCH | Consumers Urge Govt To Pay Heed To Rising CNG Prices

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Age no bar for learning; Septuagenarian Odisha MLA appears annual Matric examination
Age no bar for learning; Septuagenarian Odisha MLA appears annual Matric examination

"Recently, I learned that many have appeared for exams even at the age of 50 and more. So, I decided to appear the board exams. There is no age barrier to appear for exams or to get educated,” said Kanhar.

monkey
Monkey menace in Karnataka; single women targeted

The monkey has been carrying out sudden attacks on people, especially single women. It is biting and scratching people.

Govt launches new scheme
Beware! Odisha Govt launches new scheme to check unruly drivers

Advanced cameras and signal towers have been set up at 21 places to keep a watch on the unruly drivers

Free Wi-Fi service in Bhubaneswar soon, check how to avail free internet service 
Free Wi-Fi service in Bhubaneswar soon, check how to avail free internet services

The Smart City will have 518 hotspots with 1800 access points under the “BhubaneswarMe Wi-Fi’’ project which was launched in 2018, said BSCL official, adding that, the remaining access points will go live soon.

ZSI, Odisha Forest Dept tagging Olive Ridley sea turtles
ZSI, Odisha Forest Dept tagging Olive Ridley sea turtles

The tagging programme by ZSI along the Odisha coast was initiated from January 2021 and a total of 8,450 turtles were tagged, of which 188 were mating pairs, 8,252 females, 198 male turtles, Mohapatra said.

Steel Minister dedicates to nation JSPL's 1.4 MT rebar mill at Angul plant
Steel Minister dedicates to nation JSPL's 1.4 MT rebar mill at Angul plant

The coal gasification plant is equipped with carbon capture technology. It captures approximately 2,000 tonnes of CO2 per day, helping reduce carbon footprint significantly, it said.

'Terrorists' strike near Odisha coast, 'neutralised' during Ex Sagar Kavach
'Terrorists' strike near Odisha coast, 'neutralised' during Ex Sagar Kavach

"This exercise was to evaluate the levels of efficacy at every level. The participants were divided into Red Team (attacking) and Blue Team (defending) and real-time simulated exercises were conducted. Every team did its best to win. Every aspect was evaluated and the SOPs studied," a senior ICG official said.

Chhattisgarh barrage work
Odisha minister asks media to 'go and stop' Chhattisgarh's barrage work on Tel, Udanti rivers

"Why don’t you go and stop the work? What can we do? Are they carrying out the construction activities in our State?"...

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