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Odisha Attracted Investments Of Over Rs 1 Lakh Crore During Covid-19 Pandemic: CM Naveen
Odisha Attracted Investments Of Over Rs 1 Lakh Crore During Covid-19 Pandemic: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has attracted new investments of over Rs 1 lakh crore across multiple sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic, informed Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday. Addressing the 93rd Annual general meeting of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) on virtual platform, the CM said, “Not only new investments, but Odisha is […]

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Odisha Cabinet Rejig Likely In New Year

Bhubaneswar: Speculations are doing rounds that a possible Cabinet reshuffle for the first time in the fifth term of Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha is likely to take place in the next couple of days. If things go well, the State would witness Naveen’s Cabinet in a new look in the New Year. Sources closed […]

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's Gunner Passes Away At 97
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's Gunner Passes Away At 97

Gurugram: Freedom fighter Jagram Yadav, the gunner of iconic revolutionary Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, died in Gurugram on Saturday morning. He was 97. Yadav died on Saturday morning at his residence in Sector 15, where he was staying with his two sons Colonel O.P. Yadav, Ashok Yadav and daughters Sushila and Omwati. The freedom fighter […]

Are Glory Days Over? Controversies Start Biting Naveen Patnaik Government
Are Glory Days Over? Controversies Start Biting Naveen Patnaik Government

Bhubaneswar: Gone are the misty days, this December has been quite hotter for the Naveen Patnaik – led BJD government, as all of a sudden, the ruling dispensation has to handle with lot of hot potatoes. True to the adage, ‘adversities come in hordes’, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik simply gets flummoxed at the pace of […]

5 Trawlers Seized, 36 Fishermen Arrested For Fishing In Gahirmatha
5 Trawlers Seized, 36 Fishermen Arrested For Fishing In Gahirmatha

Kendrapara: 36 fishermen were arrested for unlawful fishing activity in the turtle concentration zones of Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in the Kendrapara district. Five fishing trawlers were also seized as these are banned in the area. Those arrested are traditional marine fishermen from Balasore, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts. The fishing vessels had trespassed into the prohibited […]

Nadda Convoy Attack: Central Deputation Call For IPS Officers
Nadda Convoy Attack: Central Deputation Call For IPS Officers

New Delhi: Days after an attack on the convoy of BJP chief J P Nadda, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued unilateral summons to three IPS officers of West Bengal to serve in central deputation for alleged dereliction of duties, officials said. The three officers — Bholanath Pandey (SP, Diamond Harbour), Praveen Tripathi (DIG, […]

Ex-Jawans Preparing Youths To Realise Dreams To Guard Nation's Frontiers
Ex-Jawans Preparing Youths To Realise Dreams To Guard Nation's Frontiers

Dhenkanal: Once served the country with blood and sweat, their passion and dedication to safeguard the sovereignty of the nation is as strong as ever. This is a story of a group of former servicemen who are providing free training to youths in tribal-dominated Kankadahad area of Dhenkanal district with an aim to help build […]

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Death During Sterilisation Surgery: Kin Of Deceased Call Off Protest After Compensation

Jagatsinghpur: The family members of a woman, who died allegedly during a sterilisation surgery at a community health centre here, called off the agitation on Saturday following assurance of compensation by the administration. Jagatsinghpur additional collector, Chinmayee Biswal, assured that Rs 30,000 will now be released to the family of the deceased while Rs 4 […]

Reopening Of Schools: BMC Opens Helpline For Students, School Authorities
Odisha: Opposition Against Govt's Closure Decision For Schools With Poor Attendance Gathering Steam

Bolangir: Protest against Odisha government’s decision to close down schools with poor attendance is once again gathering steam in the State as the Odisha Abhibhabak Mahasangh, an organisation of parents/ guardians has begun mobilising support against the move in various districts. The members of the Mahasangh who are visiting different districts to unite the guardians […]

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Congress Slams Police Inaction Over ‘Pihu’s Disappearance

Jajpur: A team of Congress delegation led by president of women wing of the party, Bandita Parida on Saturday came down heavily on the police for their lackadaisical approach in handling the case of two-year-old girl ‘Pihu’ who had gone missing four months  ago while playing in her village Madhusudanpur  under Binjharpur police station in […]

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Odisha: 4 Bars Sealed In Bhubaneswar, 72 Customers Fined For Violating Covid-19 Norms

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police sealed as many as four bars for allegedly violating Covid-19 guidelines at the Capital City on Saturday. During the raid, 72 customers were fined around Rs 28,000 for infringing Covid-19 norms set by the Government of Odisha. After getting complains, Commissionerate Police raided a number of bars including 10 in Baragada, […]

Dense Fog Engulfs Bhubaneswar, Several Parts Of Odisha; Mercury To Drop Further From Dec 17
Dense Fog Engulfs Bhubaneswar, Several Parts Of Odisha; Mercury To Drop Further From Dec 17

Bhubaneswar: Dense fog engulfed the capital city and several places of the State throwing life out of gear in the early hours on Sunday. Visibility reduced below 200 metres in Bhubaneswar affecting vehicular movement on the national highway severely. “As forecasted, dense fog continues in Bhubaneswar city area. Airport observatory reported visibility of 200 metres […]

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Odisha: 2 Maoists Gunned Down In Malkangiri, Huge Cache Of Explosives Seized

Malkangiri: In a major crackdown, two Maoists including a woman cadre were gunned down during an exchange of fire with the Special Operations Group (SOG) and District Voluntary Force (DVF) personnel at ‘Swabhiman Anchal’ in the district on Sunday. A huge cache of explosives and Maoist articles were seized by the security personnel from the […]

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Uttar Pradesh: Rs 1 Crore Fine If Doctors Do Not Serve In Govt Hospitals

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has now made it mandatory for all postgraduate medical students in the state to serve for, at least, 10 years in the government sector upon completion of their studies. Students who fail to do so will be required to pay a fine of Rs one crore. According to Additional Chief […]

Nayagarh: Police Intensify Investigation To Trace Missing 3-Year-Old Girl 'Swati'
Nayagarh: Police Intensify Investigation To Trace Missing 3-Year-Old Girl 'Swati'

Nayagarh: Police have intensified its probe to trace three-year-old girl Swati, who has gone missing since the last three days from Badhipatana village under Sarankul block of Nayagarh district. A complaint in this regard was lodged by Swati’s father Sanjay Kumar Sahoo at Rajsunakhala Police Outpost on December 11. Investigating the case, Sarankul SDPO along […]

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