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Buffalo
MP Farmer Approaches Police After Buffalo Refuses To Be Milked

According to the complainant, some villagers told him that the animal was under the influence of witchcraft.

Similipal National Park Closed For Tourists For Indefinite Period
Similipal National Park Closed For Tourists For Indefinite Period

The authorities said that most trails in the park have become slushy under the impact of rainfall for last few days and thick blanket of fog engulfing the national park could become dangerous for the travelers or safari, so it has been decided to keep visitors away from the biosphere reserve. 

Odisha Woman Journalist Among Two Scribes Detained In 'Tripura Violence' Case
Odisha Woman Journalist Among Two Scribes Detained In 'Tripura Violence' Case

Meanwhile, the Editors Guild of India (EGI) and Indian Women’s Press Corps (IWPC) have condemned the detention and demanded the immediate release of the two journalists.

Gangapur police station
Odisha’s Gangapur PS Among India’s Best-3 Police Stations Of 2021

The Gangapur police station of Odisha has been selected as one of the top three police stations of India for the year 2021.

Bhitarkanika National Park
Camera Traps In Bhitarkanika To Keep Eye On Wildlife And Poachers

Apart from the home to a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna, the national park is abode to as many as 1,768 saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus), as per the census held in January this year.

Sania Nayak with his mother
Odisha Man Returns Home After 26 Years Of Disappearance 

Sadhuapada village in Soro block of Balasore district on Sunday witnessed a reunion of a missing man with his family which seemed like a spectacle straight out from a movie script.

Kharasrota Mega Drinking Water Project Lands In New Row
Kharasrota Mega Drinking Water Project Lands In New Row 

The information given by the office of Kendrapara collector in response to an RTI application stated that land acquisition for the mega drinking water project on Kharasrota River has not been carried out yet.

Post Diwali, Delhi Hospital Sees 10% More Respiratory Problem Patients
Post Diwali, Delhi Hospital Sees 10% More Respiratory Problem Patients

The air quality in Delhi improved marginally on Sunday from Saturday's "severe" to "very poor category". According to the forecast from the Air Quality Early Warning System, the AQI will continue to remain in the "very poor" category till at least Tuesday.

Haryana Shuts Schools In 4 Districts Due To Air Pollution
Haryana Shuts Schools In 4 Districts Due To Air Pollution

The air quality in the National Capital Region currently reeling in the 'severe category', left people gasping for fresh air on Sunday morning.

Odisha Professor Develops Smart Stick For Visually Impaired, Elderly People
Odisha Professor Develops Smart Stick For Visually Impaired, Elderly People

Dr Debabala Swain, the head of Computer Science department at the university, has developed the stick and recently put it up for display during a research conclave held at Utkal University.

  • Sunday, 14 November 2021
  • Odisha
Four Injured In Powerful Bomb Blast In Patna
Four Injured In Powerful Bomb Blast In Patna

The injured were identified as Shafiq's son Shahid Abdullah, wife Aayesha Khatoon, mother Sabadrina, and Jayeda Khatoon. All of them are initially admitted in sub-divisional hospital Danapur and later on shifted to Patna Medical College and hospital (PMCH) as their condition was critical.

Waterlogging in Berhampur
Heavy Rainfall Causes Severe Waterlogging In Berhampur

Heavy downpour left several areas in the silk city waterlogged. Not just Berhampur, after incessant rainfall for two days, many places in Ganjam district suffered the same fate.

Odisha Assembly Winter Session To Commence On Dec 1
Odisha Assembly Winter Session To Commence On Dec 1

The first supplementary statement of expenditure for the year 2021-22 will be presented on the first day of the session (December 1). 

PSO Brandishes Gun
Odisha: BJD MLA’s PSO Brandishes Gun To Threaten Opposition Party Workers

A video of the Personal Security Officer (PSO) of an Odisha MLA has gone viral. On Saturday, the PSO was purportedly seen brandishing a gun to threaten some Congress workers during a scuffle.

Bad Roads In Odisha
Bus Pulled By JCB: Muddy Stretch In Keonjhar Cries For Govt Attention

Forget commuting by a bus or any other vehicle, even walking seems difficult on this muddy road connecting Telkoi block and Harichandanpur block of Keonjhar district.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik
Odisha CM’s Convoy Infuriates Ailing Bhubaneswar Woman!

“You are not letting me go and troubling me. I am also a citizen. Who made him the CM? I made, right?” - A woman in Bhubaneswar expressed her anguish after she was stopped on road so that Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s convoy would pass.

Elephant Tusk Seized In Odisha’s Bargarh, 1 Smuggler Held
Elephant Tusk Seized In Odisha’s Bargarh, 1 Smuggler Held

During the search, an elephant tusk weighing about 3.35 kg and some other incriminating materials have been recovered from his possession.

Odisha Electric Vehicle Policy 2021: Important Points You Need To Know
Odisha Electric Vehicle Policy 2021: Important Points You Need To Know

The State government has allowed 100 per cent exemption of motor vehicles (MV) taxes and also registration fees in respect of all types of battery operated vehicles (electric vehicles) up to 31, 12, 2025.

Potato Farmers Worried In Odisha's Kendrapara
Seed Worry For Potato Farmers In Odisha’s Kendrapara

As per government data, potatoes are raised in around 1,000 hectares of land in the district every year. This year, potatoes will be grown in only 110 hectares for which the farmers need 15,000 quintal of seeds per hectare.

Python Stuck In Fishing Net
Watch: Python Stuck In Fishing Net Rescued In Odisha’s Gopalpur

A 4-ft-long python was entangled in a fishing net at a hatchery in Gopalpur area of Ganjam district in Odisha.

Mamita Meher murder case
Lady Teacher Murder: BJP Leader Says Police Report Mentions Of Sexual Exploitation In College

Senior BJP leader, Bijay Mohapatra on Saturday leveled some serious allegations against the police in connection with the lady teacher Mamita Meher murder case.

Unseasonal Rains Damage Paddy Crop In Odisha; Weather Conditions To Improve, Says IMD
Unseasonal Rains Damage Paddy Crop In Odisha; Weather Conditions To Improve, Says IMD

The famers in most parts of Semulia block in Balasore district are worried a lot as earlier bulk of the standing crops were damaged by 'Chakada’ worms, also known as Brown Plant Hoppers.

Cong Workers Rough Up Mediapersons Who Came To Cover 'Faction' Meet
Cong Workers Rough Up Mediapersons Who Came To Cover 'Faction' Meet

A woman journalist had to bear the brunt of the party workers' anger, as they did not want any media attention on the meeting.

Sorry GOD!
Caught On Cam: Thief Seeks Blessings Of Deity Before Stealing Temple Donation Box

These CCTV footages show a thief seeking the blessings of the deity before committing theft in the same temple. This incident is from a Hanuman Temple in Thane. The thief was seen touching the deity’s feet before stealing the donation box. Police have arrested the accused and recovered the donation box.

Noble Deed, Indeed
Elderly Woman Who Lost Family, Donates Crores To Rickshaw Puller

In an act of utmost kindness, an elderly woman donated her house and other property to a rickshaw puller. The woman lost her entire family in a series of tragedy and the rickshaw puller has been taking care of her since.