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2 Terrorists Eliminated In Encounter; Pak Again Violates Ceasefire In J&K's Poonch
2 Terrorists Eliminated In Encounter; Pak Again Violates Ceasefire In J&K's Poonch

Jammu: Two terrorists were killed and their associate arrested in a joint operation by security forces on Sunday at Poshana in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said. “Two terrorists were killed and one associate of theirs arrested in Poshana area the Jammu and Kashmir Police, Army and CRPF,” police said. The gun battle started […]

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Hyderabad-Bound Bus Overturns In Kalahandi, 40 Injured

Bhawanipatna: In a tragic incident, as many as 40 people were injured, some of them critically after a bus they were travelling in overturned at Badakenduguda near Koksara here in Kalahandi district on Sunday. The unfortunate incident took place when the vehicle carrying around 50 passengers was on its way to Hyderbad from Dharmagarh in […]

Unemployment: For Every Rs 100cr Investment, Only 24 Jobs Created In Odisha
Unemployment: For Every Rs 100cr Investment, Only 24 Jobs Created In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Even as Odisha government is on the overdrive to bring investments into the State to give a boost to the employment generation, the state of joblessness seems to be on the rise in the State. A cursory glance at the registration of the unemployed youths from the State in the Union Ministry of Labour’s […]

Protesting Farmers Call Out Leaders To Begin Hunger Strike
Protesting Farmers Call Out Leaders To Begin Hunger Strike

New Delhi: The protesting farmers on Sunday declared a day-long movement, urging its leaders to undertake a hunger strike from wherever they are protesting. The announcement comes after a meeting of farmers here at Singhu border gave their nod to the decision taken by farmer representatives of 32 different unions on Saturday for holding the […]

Clever Driver Foils Car Lifting Bid, 8 Dacoits Held
Clever Driver Foils Car Lifting Bid, 8 Dacoits Held

Boudh/Bhubaneswar: Thanks to the cleverness of a car driver, Purunakatak Police on Sunday arrested 8 robbers  and recovered a car they had allegedly lifted from Bhubaneswar on the pretext of hiring for marriage. The gang had cleverly hired an Innova car from Bhubaneswar on the pretext of using it for a wedding but due to […]

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MP Anubhav’s Friend Jagrati Cautions Varsha Fans

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The ongoing marital discord between actor-turned MP Anubhav Mohanty and his celebrity wife Varsha Priyadarshini has taken a new twist on Sunday after Delhi-based journalist Jagrati Shukla, who described herself as one of the good friends of the MP, has cautioned the ‘fans of Varsha’ for trolling her on social media platform by […]

Covid Vaccine
Covid-19: Odisha Plans Vaccination Drive On Lines Of Poll Process

Bhubaneswar: With nation-wide anticipation building up over launching of Covid-19 vaccine possibly in the next few weeks, the Odisha Government has firmed up its blueprint for the mass vaccination that is expected to roll out with the onset of New Year. According to sources, the State government has planned to undertake the vaccination drive on […]

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Will Biju Patnaik's Iconic 'Battle Bird' Return To Odisha?

Bhubaneswar: The hope for return of Biju Patnaik’s iconic Dakota DC-3 aircraft is getting thinner with each passing day as the plane is dying a slow death outside Netaji Subash Bose International Airport in Kolkata even as Odisha government continues to chalk out plans to bring the epitome of the former Chief Minister’s heroism. The […]

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After Puri Announcement, Demands Grow Louder For Reopening Of Other Temples

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) announced to reopen the 12th century shrine from December 23, the servitors of other temples across the State have intensified their demand to take similar step to reopen all other religious institutions with strict adherence to the Covid-19 guidelines. The SJTA has recommended the State […]

Bangladeshi National Held With Brown Sugar Worth Rs 4 Lakh In Balasore
Bangladeshi National Held With Brown Sugar Worth Rs 4 Lakh In Balasore

Balasore: Sahadevkhunta Police on Sunday seized 42 grams of brown sugar from in front of Balasore jail during a raid and arrested a peddler. During the raid, 42 gram brown sugar worth Rs 4 lakh and Rs 20,000 in cash were seized from the accused. The arrested person was identified as Sheikh Babu Khan, who […]

Child lifter thrashed
Odisha: Man Thrashed Over Suspicion Of Being Child Lifter In Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: In an inhumane incident, a man was severely thrashed by angry mob over suspicion of being a child lifter at Mina Bazar in the district on Sunday. Upon being informed, police rushed to the spot and rescued the victim from the clutches of the angry villagers. According to reports, the youth, name of whom […]

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1,700 Illegal Arms Seized In 6 Months, Says Delhi Police

New Delhi: The Delhi Police has launched a massive crackdown on the supply of illegal arms in the capital, and in the last six months only, has been able to apprehend over 2,400 persons and seize over 1,700 illegal arms and huge quantity of ammunition from their possession. Delhi Police Commissioner S.N. Shrivastava has also […]

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NDA Committed To Serve People Of Northeast, Says PM Modi

Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the NDA is committed to serving the people of the northeast region of India. Greeting the leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party and other allies on the success of the elections to the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) in Assam, Modi in a tweet said: “NDA is […]

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Odisha Cabinet Meeting Today At 5, Key Proposals Likely To Get A Nod

Bhubaneswar: A meeting of the State Cabinet is scheduled to be held Monday evening. The meeting, which will be held via video conferencing at around 5 PM, will be chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The CM would be attending the virtual meeting from his residence, Naveen Niwas, while ministers of all departments are likely […]

Odisha: Missing Minor Girl Found Dead Near Pond In Balasore
Odisha: Missing Minor Girl Found Dead Near Pond In Balasore

Balasore: The body of a minor girl, who had been reported missing since Friday, was found near a pond at Sundarkoili village under Baliapal police limits in the district on Monday morning. A complaint about the missing of the seven-year-old girl Bishnupriya alias Neuli was lodged by her family members at Baliapal Police Station yesterday […]

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