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Bhubaneswar Daylight Murder: Accused Duo Attacked Victim In Self Defence, Says CP

Bhubaneswar: In a dramatic twist to the broad daylight murder of a person and subsequent public lynching bid on the two accused, police commissioner of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, Sudhansu Sarangi clarified that the murder was an act of counter-attack for self defence. Earlier in the day, a person named Tukuna was killed by two brothers, […]

Odisha: Mob Torches Police Van During Group Clash In Jajpur
Odisha: Mob Torches Police Van During Group Clash In Jajpur

Jajpur: Tension ran high at Panasudha village under Balichandrapur police limits in Jajpur district as a group clash over claiming of a podium for Astaprahari rituals led to torching of a police vehicle on Saturday. According to sources, a clash broke between two groups of people at Panasudha village over the claiming of a podium […]

Politics Hots Up In Odisha Over Credit For Srimandir Development

Puri: Amid emphasis on a fundraising drive for Puri Jagannath temple in the lines of Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan, politics has hot up in Odisha over taking credit for the development of the 12th-century shrine. On February 27, three resolutions were passed in the State Assembly under the heritage corridor development project for Puri Lord Jagannath […]

Odisha: 13 Detained For Arson Of 2 Police Vans In Jajpur

Jajpur: At least 13 persons have been detained in connection with the torching of two police vehicles during a group clash at Panasudha village in Jajpur district last night. A police team raided the village which falls under Balichandrapur police limits late in the night and picked up 13 villagers for their alleged involvement in […]

7th Pay Commission: Good News! Get Fat Salary Now, Opportunity Ends Soon

An opportunity to get a fat salary should never be missed. India Post recently came up with such an opportunity for lakhs of job aspirants to get paid in 7th Pay Commission scale. The Department of Posts had earlier through a notification invited applications for various posts from interested and eligible candidates for the posts […]

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Odisha To Create New Department To Strengthen SHGs In State

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government Saturday decided to create a new department to strengthen the self help groups in the State. The new department will work for SHG & their federations both in rural and urban areas, Women and Child Development and Mission Shakti Minister Tukuni Sahu said. The decision to set up the ‘Mission Shakti’ […]

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Odisha: Experts Panel Takes Stock Of Turtle Conservation At Gahirmatha

Kendrapara: A three-member panel constituted by Orissa High Court Saturday made a field trip to Gahirmatha marine sanctuary here and assessed the measures taken for the conservation of endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles, forest officials said. The panel comprises wildlife and environment activist Kartik Shankar, the director (environment) Sushant Nanda and advocate Mohit Agarwal made […]

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Odisha: ZSI Sea Turtle Research Centre Inaugurated In Gopalpur

Berhampur: A sea turtle research centre of the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) was inaugurated at Gopalpur in Odisha’s Ganjam district on Friday to study the endangered Olive Ridley turtles that annually lay millions of eggs along the State’s coast. The centre, named after noted sea turtle expert C S Kar, was inaugurated by ZSI […]

Odisha: Giant Shark Carcass Found In Nullah
Odisha: Giant Shark Carcass Found In Nullah

Soro: Locals of Kantiachera village in Soro area of Balasore district were left bewildered after a giant shark was found dead in a nullah on Sunday morning. The carcass was found in the nullah which is connected to a nearby sea. It was suspected that the carcass came floating in the nullah from the sea. […]

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India Records Highest Single-Day Vaccination Figures At 11.6 Lakh

New Delhi: India recorded the highest vaccination on Saturday, the 50th day of immunization, achieving a total of 11,64,422 vaccine doses till 7 p.m. in a day, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. 9,44,919 beneficiaries were vaccinated for the first dose while 2,19,503 healthcare workers and frontline workers received the second dose […]

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7th Pay Commission: Big Relief For Central Government Employees Ahead Of Holi

The COVID-19 lockdowns and shutdowns shattered many lives with people even losing their source of income. Amid all these woes and wait for DA announcement as per the 7th Pay Commission recommendations, the government has come up with a relief for the Central government employees. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many Central government employees failed to […]

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India Again Reports Over 18K New Covid-19 Cases

New Delhi: Amid a worrying gradual but consistent increase in the number of single-day infections, India registered 18,711 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, similar to the level during mid-January, according to data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Sunday. Sunday’s figure was an increase of 1,873 cases reported two days ago. […]

In Pics: Dense Fog Engulfs Parts Of Odisha
In Pics: Dense Fog Engulfs Parts Of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A thick blanket of fog enveloped several districts of Odisha on Sunday morning, leading to significant drop in the visibility. According to sources, very dense fog was seen in isolated pockets in the State. Commuters faced considerable inconvenience while venturing out due to poor visibility. Yesterday, Bhubaneswar emerged as the hottest place in the […]

Rourkela Doctor Tests Covid-19 Positive
Odisha: Vaccinated Rourkela Doctor Tests Covid-19 Positive, Then Negative

Bhubaneswar: Barely a couple of days after a group of students of VSSUT in Sambalpur district were wrongly diagnosed with Covid-19, a similar lapse has come to fore in Rourkela. A 71-year-old retired doctor, S Suleiman, who was tested positive for COVID-19 through RT-PCR (at IGH Rourkela) even after receiving two doses of Covishield vaccine, […]

Mithun Chakraborty Meets Mohan Bhagwat, Triggers Political Speculations
Mithun Chakraborty Joins BJP

Kolkata: National Award winning Bollywood actor Mithun Chakraborty on Sunday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) during party’s mega show at Kolkata’s iconic brigade parade ground. Chakraborty arrived at the ground at around 12 noon and was welcomed by the BJP’s National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargi and other state leaders. Sources said while coming to […]