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Mamita Meher Murder Case: Victim’s Family For  Death Penalty To Culprit, Demands Arrest Of All
Mamita Meher Murder Case: Victim’s Family For Death Penalty To Culprit, Demands Arrest Of All

“We want justice and arrest of all the accused involved in the case. Death penalty should be awarded to the Gobinda Sahu," said Mamita’s father after meeting OSCW Chairperson Minati Behera.

House Of Mankadia Tribe In Mayurbhanj
Basic Amenities Still A Distant Dream For Mankadia Tribes In Odisha

Despite spending crores of rupees for the upliftment of tribals from the government exchequer, the 20 odd families living in Budhigaon village under Mayurbhanj’s Karanjia block are far from receiving the benefits.

Man ‘Sells’ Wife For Rs 1 Lakh Rupees
Odisha Man ‘Sells’ Wife For Rs 1 Lakh In Rajasthan

Rana claimed that he didn't sell his wife rather he had mortgaged her for Rs 60,000. He said that he needed the money as he has some heart problems and needed surgery. He further said that he had been in touch with his wife over the phone.

Andhra Odisha Border Dispute
Odisha Deploys Police At Kotia Amid Border Dispute

Koraput Collector Abdaal Akhtar said that no one will be allowed to disrupt elections in the region. "If anyone will try to create disturbance during polls or try to stop people from exercising their franchise, we will take stern action against the person," he said.

Supreme Court
Candidate can't claim cadre of choice after qualifying civils: SC

A candidate, as a matter of right, cannot claim allocation of cadre of his/her choice, after qualifying the civil services examination, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday

Chilika Clean Up Drive: Puri District Admin Blows Off Illegal Prawn Gherry
Chilika Clean Up Drive: Puri District Admin Blows Off Illegal Prawn Gherry

Though the new mode of evicting illegal gherries didn't work out successfully as expected, further steps will be carried out after a brief discussion with the special team, informed Bhabatarana Sahoo, Deputy Collector, Puri.

Indian Army
39 More Women Officers To Be Granted Permanent Commission, Centre Tells SC

The Centre on Friday told the apex court that it has cleared 39 women officers found eligible, after reconsideration, but rejected pleas of 25 others.

Bijay Panigrahi
COVID19 Vaccination Of Kids After Guidance Note: Odisha Top Health Official

Health officials in the state will be receiving training for administering the needle-less Covid-19 vaccine, 'ZyCov-D' from Friday (Oct 22). This information was shared by the Odisha Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahi.

Bolangir Samaleswari Temple Roof Caves In, No One Hurt
Bolangir Samaleswari Temple Roof Caves In, No One Hurt

Even though the exact reasons what triggered the collapse of the temple roof is unknown, it is believed that the old structure which was already in a dilapidated condition might have collapsed accidentally. 

Mamita Murder Case
Mamita Murder Case: Govind Sahu Recreates Crime Scene

Mamita Murder Case: Prime Accused Govind Sahu Recreates Crime Scene

Police Protestor Clash
Police-Protestor Clash: 3 Odisha Police Personnel, BJP Worker Injured

As many as 3 police personnel and one BJP worker were injured in a clash which took place at Narasinghpur Police Station in Cuttack.

BJP Mahila Morcha
Mamita Murder Case: BJP Mahila Morcha Barges Into Police Station

Mamita Murder Case: BJP Mahila Morcha activists barge into Capital Police Station in Bhubaneswar and raise slogans against Odisha Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra demanding action against him.

High-speed Expendable Aerial Target ‘Abhyas’ Successfully Flight-Tested Off Odisha Coast
DRDO Successfully Test Fires High-speed Expendable Aerial Target ‘Abhyas’ Off Odisha Coast

ABHYAS has been designed and developed by DRDO’s Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), Bengaluru.

BMC Pacts With Paytm: Odisha Capital's Vending Zones To Usher Cashless Revolution 
BMC Pacts With Paytm: Odisha Capital's Vending Zones To Usher Cashless Revolution

With the Modi government giving an extra push to digital transactions post the demonetisation, the Naveen Patnaik government has made digital transactions its core policy. The BMC's cashless drive in vending zones is being seen as State's measure to push online transactions.

Cash Seized During Raid At Drug Mafia In Odisha
8 KG Gold & Rs 75 Lakh Cash Seized During Raid At Drug Mafia In Odisha

8 KG Gold & Rs 75 Lakh Cash Seized During Raid At Drug Mafia In Khajapalli, Ganjam, Odisha

Mission Successful: 'Killer' Leopard Bites The Bait Of Chhattisgarh Forest Officials
Mission Successful: 'Killer' Leopard Bites The Bait Of Chhattisgarh Forest Officials

A team of forest officials then prepared a blueprint and laid four cages in the area with goats as the bait. Though the officials were waiting for several days to see the carnivore trapped, their mission was successful on Thursday night when the leopard finally walked into the bait laid to trap.  

19th Floor Burning
Massive Fire Breaks Out At High Rise Building In Mumbai

A massive fire had broken out at the 19th floor of a 60-storey building in Lalbaug, Mumbai on Friday (Oct 22). Reportedly, as many as 15 fire-tenders were pressed into action to douse the blaze.

Police-Public Clash In Odisha's Narasinghpur Police Station, 4 Injured
Police-Public Clash In Odisha's Narasinghpur Police Station, 4 Injured

The BJP had staged the protest against the 'illegal' arrest of three of their party activities by police from the Ratapat area. The protestors alleged that local police is targeting the party activists at the behest of BJD MLA Debi Prasad Mishra.

Unknown Disease in Odisha Village
Panic In Odisha's Balasore District As 11 Die Of Unknown Disease

What looks surprising here is, instead of going for medical treatment, people of the village prefer sorcerers and local quacks for treatment.

Naveen's Mayurbhanj Tour: BJD Workers Punched BJP, JMM Activists For Black Flag Protest
Naveen's Mayurbhanj Tour: BJD Workers Punched BJP, JMM Activists For Black Flag Protest

As per reports, the BJD workers had assaulted two activists of JMM and BJP for attempting to show black flags to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik near the helipad when they were chased and attacked by the ruling party workers. who had come to welcome their party president.

Minor Girl Kidnaping
Minor Girl ‘Kidnapped’ From West Bengal Rescued At Bhubaneswar Railway Station

“I was taking her to marry her and I was unaware that she was a minor. We were going to Kerala. We were in love relationship since the last six months,” said Syed who is married twice and has three children.

Dead body found in a pond in Bhubaneswar
Body Of Youth Fished Out From Pond In Bhubaneswar

Though the exact reason behind the death of the unidentified youth is yet to be ascertained, police said post-mortem reports will reveal the cause of the death.

100cr Vax Milestone: 100 Monuments Lit In Indian Flag Colours
100cr Vax Milestone: 100 Monuments Lit In Indian Flag Colours

The illumination is taking place as a mark of respect and gratitude to the corona warriors who have contributed relentlessly in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

‘We Want Justice’
Mamita Meher Murder Case: NSUI’s Protest March In Bhubaneswar

Mamita Meher Murder Case: NSUI’s Protest March In Bhubaneswar

Mamita Murder Case: CM Should Remove Ministers For Fair Probe, Reiterates NCW Chairperson
Mamita Murder Case: CM Should Remove Ministers For Fair Probe, Reiterates NCW Chairperson

Taking cognizance of the matter, the National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Rekha Sharma on Thursday said that Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik should remove the ministers whose names have surfaced in the case to ensure a fair probe.