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Odisha 108 Ambulance Service Provider Ducks RTI Queries, Murkier Revelations Await

108 ambulance service provider in Odisha Ziqitza Health Care Ltd has landed in a soup after RTI applications revealed murkier details

Vigilance Case: OSSC Member's PS Gets Compulsory Retirement
Vigilance Case: OSSC Member's PS Gets Compulsory Retirement

Odisha government on Monday effected compulsory retirement of Biranchi Narayan Sahoo who has been arrested in connection with a vigilance case.

Animal Cruelty: Over 300 Stray Dogs Poisoned In Andhra Village, Activists Fume
Animal Cruelty: Over 300 Stray Dogs Poisoned In Andhra Village, Activists Fume

A case has been registered at on the basis of her complaint at the Dharmajigudem police station, under section 429 of IPC and Section 11(l) of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, a police official said.

Five-Time Balasore MLA Arun Dey Passes Away
Five-Time Balasore MLA Arun Dey Passes Away 

Former Balasore MLA Arun Dey passed away on Monday while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar at the age of 76. 

No Dearth Of Beds To Treat Dengue Patients: Top Health Official
No Dearth Of Beds To Treat Dengue Patients: Top Health Official

A top health official of the Odisha government on Monday asserted that there is no shortage of beds for treatment of dengue patients.  

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Human-Elephant Conflict: 301 Elephants, 1401 Humans Died In Last 3 Years

The ministry had issued a guideline for the management of human-elephant conflict on October 6, 2017, and the elephant range states were requested for the implementation of the same.

Youth Ostracised For Inter-Caste Marriage
Kangaroo Court In Odisha Banishes Couple From Village For Inter-Caste Marriage

A youth in Nialijharan village in Keonjhar was banished from his village for marrying outside of his caste

OSSC Chief Refutes Link Of Recruitment Exams With Arrest Of Member's PS
OSSC Chief Refutes Link Of Recruitment Exams With Arrest Of Member's PS 

OSSC chairman Nirmal Chandra Mishra said those who have secured jobs have done so on the basis of merit and nothing else.

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Odisha Chhatra Congress Ups Ante, Clashes With Police At SSC Office Over ‘Recruitment Scam’

Members of Chhatra Congress staged a protest outside the office of Odisha Staff Selection Commission (SSC) demanding a probe into the alleged recruitment scandal’.

Beach erosion on Puri-Konark Coast
Sea Devours Parts Of Beach, Roads on Puri-Konark Coast

Environmentalists observed that global warming might be the reason behind the tidal ingress into the Puri-Konark beach.

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Power Outage Forces Doctors To Treat Patients In Dark At Cuttack SCB, Video Goes Viral

Power went off for around 20 minutes forcing doctors to treat patients in dark at the casualty ward of SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack

Mo Bus Drivers Launch Strike Demanding Hike In Salary
Mo Bus Drivers Launch Strike Demanding Hike In Salary

The protesting bus operators alleged that though the company is deducting money for provident fund from their salary, it is not reflecting in their deposit accounts. 

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Flood Threat In Subarnarekha, Low-Lying Villages In Balasore Put On Alert

Subarnarekha river, which continues to swell due to incessant rain in the upper catchment, is flowing above danger mark at Rajghat in Balasore district

BJP Leader Injured In Attack By Bike-Borne Miscreants In Kendrapara
BJP Leader Injured In Attack By Bike-Borne Miscreants In Kendrapara

Patkua Police registered a case and detained two persons in this connection.

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Konark Sun Temple Reopens For Visitors

The world heritage site which had remained out of bounds for the tourists due to Covid-19 pandemic has been thrown open for the visitors today amid strict guidelines

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