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Odisha Shivers As Mercury Drops To 12 Degree Celsius; Phulbani Coldest

Bhubaneswar: Several parts of Odisha are now in the grip of cold wave conditions with mercury dropping below 12 degree Celsius in two places in the past 24 hours. As per the latest data shared by India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar, Phulbani recorded lowest minimum temperature of 9.5 degree Celsius. Apart from […]

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Two Members Of Barat Party Killed, Six Others Injured In Road Mishap In Odisha

Nuapada: Two members of a marriage party were killed and six others sustained critical injuries in a major road mishap near Timanpur in Nuapada district on late Friday night. The accident occurred when a group of people were returning after attending a marriage function in Haladimunda village in the district. Sources said at least eight […]

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PNB ATM Loot: 2 Key Accused Could Help Unravel Mystery Of Several ATM Loots In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police has hopes to elicit many vital information about a series of ATM loots across the state from the two key accused in the PNB ATM loot case whose custody has been obtained from the Vizag police. Samarjyot Singh who hails from Punjab and Zafar Sadiq a native of Kerala had been […]

Nayagarh Murder Case
Not Compensation, Give Us Justice: Pari’s Parents

Bhubaneswar: ‘Money cannot bring back our Pari. We do not want financial assistance but justice’ – said the mother of the 5-year-old girl ‘Pari’ of Nayagarh after she learnt of the Rs 10 lakh compensation recommendation made by OSCPCR for them. Reportedly, chairperson of Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (OSCPCR) Sandhyabati Pradhan […]

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‘Pradeep Panigrahi Took Money From 2 Applicants In Akash Pathak’s Tata Motors Job Fraud’

Bhubaneswar: Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahi directly took money from two applicants who had been conned in the massive recruitment scam allegedly committed by Akash Pathak on pretext of providing employment in Tata Motors, police said. Informing this, Crime Branch ADG Soumendra Priyadarshi on Saturday said, “So far, six persons who were duped by Akash Pathak […]

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Odisha: 7 Forest Officials Seriously Injured In Attack By Mining Mafia

Dhenkanal: As many as seven forest department employees including two forest guards and five forest watchers sustained serious injuries after they were attacked with sticks, stones and missiles by a group of miscreants belonging to a local stone quarry mafia at Karadabani area under Nihalprasad police limits in the district on Saturday. The miscreants also […]

Yuvraj Singh Extends Support To Farmers On His Birthday, Distances Himself From  Father Yograj's Remarks
Yuvraj Singh Extends Support To Farmers On His Birthday, Distances Himself From Father Yograj's Remarks

New Delhi: Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh turned 39 on Saturday but instead of celebrating his birthday this year, the cricketer hoped for a “swift resolution” to the ongoing farmers’ issues through talks. The 2011 World Cup hero also urged people to take necessary precautions against coronavirus as the country continues its fight against the […]

Puri Srimandir Out Of Bounds For Most Devotees: Covid Test Cost Goes High, Footfall Goes Down
Puri Jagannath Temple Likely To Reopen After Dec 20; Locals To Be Allowed First, General Darshan After Jan 3

Puri: In what could end the nine-months long of painful wait for devotees to witness Lord Jagannath, the abode of the supreme lord, Srimandir may soon reopen its gates for people between December 22 and 24. The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) will soon recommend the Odisha government for reopening of the ancient shrine which […]

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'Total Lawlessness In Odisha', Says BJP Odisha In-Charge Purandeswari; Fires Salvo At CM Naveen Over Multiple Issues

Bhubaneswar: The newly appointed Odisha BJP in-charge Daggubati Purandeswari, who is on a three-day visit to the State, slammed the BJD-led State government over the deteriorating law and order situation while targeting Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over a series of issues including non-implementation of Ayushman Bharat scheme, alleged irregularities in Kalia Scheme and the recent […]

Tirupati Temple 'Darshan' Resumes For Children Below 10, Pregnant Women, Older People
Tirupati Temple 'Darshan' Resumes For Children Below 10, Pregnant Women, Older People

Tirupati: The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has resumed ‘Darshan’ for people above 65, children below 10 and pregnant women after a gap of eight months due to coronavirus, provided they follow all guidelines prescribed to check the pandemic. “TTD decided to resume the Srivari Darshan for above category of devotees henceforth but within the framework […]

Massive Fire Breaks Out At Chemical Factory In Hyderabad: Several Injured, Many Feared Trapped
Massive Fire Breaks Out At Chemical Factory In Hyderabad: Several Injured, Many Feared Trapped

Hyderabad: Several workers in Telangana were injured when a major fire broke out on Saturday in a chemical factory in an industrial area of Hyderabad. Several workers in #Telangana were injured when a major fire broke out on Saturday in a chemical factory in an industrial area of #Hyderabad. pic.twitter.com/3fxwVoisL6 — IANS Tweets (@ians_india) December […]

MSP For Paddy: Odisha Government's Omission Hits State Farmers Hard
MSP For Paddy: Odisha Government's Omission Hits State Farmers Hard

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the farmers camping in the national capital are fighting with vim and vigour to, what they call, maintaining the sanctity of MSP (Minimum Support Price), a big blooper by the Odisha government with regard to MSP has come to the fore. The eye-popping revelation is Odisha government has neither provided […]

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JIPMER Docs Engaged In Manoj Das' Treatment In Puducherry

Bhubaneswar: A four-member team of doctors from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) at Puducherry is monitoring the health condition of eminent litterateur Manoj Das who has been under treatment for last three months due to old-age related ailments. Union Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Pratap Chandra Sarangi […]

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Odisha University Professors To Get Online Refresher Training

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to impart online refresher training and orientation to professors of the State universities. The professors will receive the training from top Indian universities like Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi University, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. State Higher Education department secretary Saswat Mishra has written to the top universities about the proposal. […]

Odisha, Other States Availed Special Capital Expenditure Scheme
Odisha, Other States Availed Special Capital Expenditure Scheme

New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday said that all states except Tamil Nadu have availed benefits of “Special Assistance to States for Capital Expenditure”. The scheme is aimed at boosting capital expenditure by the state governments, who are facing a difficult financial environment this year due to the shortfall in tax revenue arising from the […]

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