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Three crushed to death under truck wheels in Mayurbhanj, 1 critical
Three dead as truck overturns on them in Mayurbhanj, 1 critical

The mishap occurred Nuagaon Chhak under Bisoi police limits. 

Deomali Hills
Odisha plans eco-tourism on Deomali peak

Deomali, situated near Doodhari village, around 70 km from Koraput town, is surrounded by dense forest rich in flora and fauna.

Ukraine-returned students in Odisha torn between hope and despair
Ukraine-returned students in Odisha torn between hope and despair

Around 50 such students of the State met Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in Bhubaneswar, seeking the government’s intervention to find a way out to end the problems surrounding their career. 

25th Death Anniversary Of Biju Patnaik
25th Death Anniversary Of Biju Patnaik: Remembering ‘The Tall Man’Of Odisha

Odisha remembers its ‘tall man’ and former Chief Minister Biju Patnaik on his death anniversary today (April 17).

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Rise of machines renders MGNREGA labourers jobless in Odisha's Kendrapara
Rise of machines renders MGNREGA labourers jobless in Odisha's Kendrapara

A recent report suggests that even though Rs 5 lakh has been sanctioned under MGNREGA for the development of play ground of the girl’s high school in the panchayat, the contractor is reportedly carrying out the work using machines.

Giant King Cobras
Giant King Cobras Rescued From Temple Premises

Two King Cobras were rescued from a temple premises in Kapilas, Dhenkanal.

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Bizarre! Man administered with livestock injections in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj
Bizarre! Man administered with livestock injections in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj

When Behera asked for money for the treatment, Mahanta’s son inquired about the injections which were administered to his father. And, to his surprise, he found that the injections were meant for the livestock.

Odia Language
Odia language experts oppose imposition of Hindi on non-Hindi speaking states

Odisha is the first state, which has been declared as a separate province on linguistic basis

Puri beach connect: Tourists demand more toilets, changing room facilities
Puri beach connect: Tourists demand more toilets, changing room facilities

Under the beach connect initiative, special measures will be taken to clean up the beach. Apart from this, several recreational activities like dance, yoga, volleyball and quizzes will be held on every alternate Sundays.

Youth Rescued From Baitarani River
Watch: Odisha youth jumps into crocodile infested river, rescued

The firefighters of Chandbali fire department in Bhadrak rescued a youth from the crocodile-infested Baitarani river near Aranya Niwas in Chandbali on Saturday night.

Chhattisgarh tourist dies after darshan at Puri Jagganath temple
Chhattisgarh tourist collapses inside Puri Srimandir after darshan of Lord Jagannath, dies

As per reports, the devotee had come for the darshan of the sibling deities at the Puri Srimandir along with his family members from Chhattisgarh.

Man shot dead over digging of a pond in Odisha’s Dhenkanal
Dispute over pond: Man shot dead in Odisha’s Dhenkanal; relatives attack accused’s wife, son

As per the initial reports, the firing is believed to be the fallout of an ongoing land dispute between the two families.

2-Month Fishing Ban Begins In East Coast, Fish Producers In Odisha Rue Restrictions
2-Month Fishing Ban Begins In East Coast, Fish Producers In Odisha Rue Restrictions

During the ban period, all kinds of trawlers and mechanised boats beyond 8.5 meter long will not be allowed to enter the sea for fishing activities. 

Suicide over love failure, a matter of concern as Odisha registers 2 cases every 3 days
Suicide over love failure, a matter of concern as Odisha registers 2 cases every 3 days

According to NCRB’s data, 172 youngsters—73 boys and 99 girls—ended their lives in 2019. In 2020, the number dipped slightly when 61 girls and 50 boys, totalling 111 youngsters, killed themselves.

Unorganised workers allege apathy, BJP slams Odisha govt
Unorganised workers allege apathy, BJP slams Odisha govt

The senior BJP leader on Saturday attended the unorganised workers’ conference organised in front of Nayapalli Durga puja pandal in Bhubaneswar as part of his party’s ‘Social Justice Fortnight’. 

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