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Justice For Mamita: Eggs Hurled At BJD Minister Tukuni Sahu's Car In Kalahandi
Justice For Mamita: Eggs Hurled At BJD Minister Tukuni Sahu's Car In Kalahandi

Tukuni Sahu became the second Minister who faced such humiliation after Mishra during the protests for justice for Mamita.

Mamita Murder Case: CM Shares Dias With Dibya Shankar, Oppn Calls It ‘Black Day’
Mamita Murder Case: CM Shares Dias With Dibya Shankar, Oppn Calls It ‘Black Day’

Even as Odisha continues to be on the boil over the murder case of lady teacher Mamita Meher, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik shared dias with Minister of State (Home), Dibya Shankar Mishra, who has been accused of having a role in the sensational murder case, during a function in Kalahandi on Monday, prompting the Opposition to call it a ‘Black Day’. 

Giant King Cobra In Well!
Watch Giant King Cobra Rescue From Well

These visuals show a king cobra stuck in a well at Nuagaon area in Baripada, Mayurbhanj. Reports said that the snake had slipped inside the well and was unable to escape from it. Meanwhile, the locals contacted the snake helpline members, who reached the spot and rescued the reptile.

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 Padma Awards 2020
Manoj Das, Prashant Patnaik Among 11 From Odisha Receive Padma Awards From President

The other recipients of the top honours from the State include-Mitrabhanu Gountia (Art), Manmohan Mohapatra (posthumous Art), Professor Digambar Behera (Medicine), Professor Radha Mohan (Agriculture), Sabarmatee (Agriculture), Utsab Charan Das (Art) and Batakrushna Sahoo (Animal Husbandry).

Bear in Nuapada
Wild Bear Triggers Panic In Odisha’s Nuapada

A wild bear sneaked into the human habitation in Phurasunda village under Sinapali block in Nuapada district.

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Snake Kills Birds
Bhubaneswar: Snake Enters Bird Cage To Prey On Them, Rescued By Snake Helpline

A 4-ft snake was rescued from a bird’s cage in Bhubaneswar’s Bhimatangi area. The cobra had sneaked into the cage to prey on the birds. However, the house owner spotted the snake while it was trying to escape from the cage. Fearing that the snake might enter the house, the bird’s owner blocked the reptile’s way using a broom.

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Odisha Panchayat Elections
Odisha Panchayat Elections: Complete Voters' List To Be Out By December 14

The complete ward-wise voters’ list for the electoral process will be published before December 14, 2021, said Odisha State Election Commissioner Aditya Prasad Padhi

RIP ‘Katakhya’ Kishore
Eminent Cartoonist Of Odisha Kishore Rath Passes Away

Well-known cartoonist of Odisha, Kishore Rath breathed his last on Monday during treatment at the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar. According to family sources, Rath (58) complained of severe chest pain last night following which he was rushed to the hospital.

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Reduced To Ashes
Massive Fire: Vehicles Gutted Outside Kheda Police Station In Gujarat

A massive fire broke out in the seized vehicle and goods compound of Kheda Police Station in Gujarat. More than 25 vehicles including motorcycles, auto rickshaws and cars were gutted in the fire. After hours of struggle, the Fire Brigade personnel managed to bring the fire under control. The reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained.

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Kishore Rath
Renowned Cartoonist From Odisha Kishore Rath Passes Away At 58

Rath, a pioneer cartoonist in the state, was popular for his pocket cartoon ‘Katakhya' published in Odia daily 'Sambad'.

Odisha Teacher Who Builds Sentinels To Safeguard India Without A Single Penny
Odisha Teacher Who Builds Sentinels To Safeguard India Without A Single Penny

To provide training at par with the coaching needed to crack various national and state level exams, he has innovated various equipment to help the aspirants achieve the level of fitness, endurance and strength. 

Odisha Sees Over 4-Fold Rise In E-Vehicle Sale In 2021
Odisha Sees Over 4-Fold Rise In E-Vehicle Sale In 2021

According to National Register e-Service of Union Ministry of Road Transport, as many as 3,741 e-vehicles have been registered so far this year in Odisha as compared to 904 vehicles in 2020.

Cobra Rescued
Beware! There May Be A Cobra Inside Your Shoe, Watch This Creepy Video From Bhubaneswar

A 2-ft long cobra was found hiding inside a shoe in a house in Bhubaneswar’s Chandrasekharpur area.

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Condolence Prayer For Mamita
Watch: People In Kalahandi Observe Two Minute Silence To Pray For Peace To Mamita’s Soul

Seeking justice for Mamita Meher, people in Kalahandi observed two minutes silence to pray for peace to the departed soul. Notable, senior Congress leader Bhakta Das had earlier appealed to the people to observe silence prayer.

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Over 20 Bombs Hurled In Odisha’s Puri After Land Dispute 
Series Bombing Over Land Encroachment Rocks Odisha’s Puri, 20 Houses Up In Flames 

In order to resolve the dispute, a meeting between the residents of 35 Mouza and the other group was called today. However, the encroachers reportedly did not turn up for the meeting and hurled bombs in the village, locals alleged.

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