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Sulakhyana Mohapatra
Centenarian freedom fighter Sulakhyana Mohapatra passes away in Puri

Sulakhyana took part in the freedom movement with her husband Harihara Mohapatra.

  • Saturday, 04 February 2023
  • Odisha
Odisha U-17 boys clinched Gold in 4×100 relay
Khelo India Youth Games: Odisha athletes continue to impress

The State U-17 boys performed splendidly to clinch gold medal in 4×100 relay.

Naba Das murder probe: Pieces of 'handwritten letter of accused' sent to Handwriting Bureau
Naba Das murder probe: Pieces of 'handwritten letter of accused' sent to Handwriting Bureau

As per Crime Branch sources, the documents recovered from the paternal house of the accused at Industrial Estate, Berhampur and the government quarters at Jharsuguda are being scrutinized. The financial details of the accused, his wife, brother, and other close relatives are also being collected, informed Crime Branch.

Naba Das Murder
Naba Das murder: Demand grows for probe into Coal trade links 

The latest theory doing the rounds is the involvement of coal mafia of neighbouring states who may have eliminated Naba Das through Gopal Das. 

Balasore Police demolishes a brick kiln
After mafia attack on sub-collector, Balasore Police launches Operation Sandstorm 

The move came just a day after Balasore Sub-Collector Kunal Motiram Chavan was allegedly assaulted by the sand mining mafia at Dahapada under Sahadevkhunta police limits. 

2 killed, 3 critical in Nayagarh pipeline explosion
Two labourers killed, 3 critical in Nayagarh pipeline explosion

The deceased have been identified as Sonu and Bijay Ganguly. The duo hails from Maharashtra.

Lord Ram guided me to play his character in Ramayan: Arun Govil  
Lord Ram guided me to play his character in Ramayan: Arun Govil  

Ramayan-fame veteran actor Arun Govil, who is in Bhubaneswar, will inaugurate ‘Suno Shree Ram Kahani’, a musical programme at Utkal Mandap on February 5 evening.

Union Minister Arjun Munda
Naba Das murder: Union Minister Arjun Munda demands probe by independent agency

Adding fuel to the ongoing political slugfest, Union Minister Arjun Munda on Saturday slammed the Odisha government over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state and termed the killing of Das unfortunate.

BJP stages protest in Bhubaneswar over PMAY irregularities 
BJP stages protest in Bhubaneswar over PMAY irregularities 

The State unit of the Saffron party has been cornering the State government alleging large-scale irregularities in awarding houses to beneficiaries under PMAY. 

  • Saturday, 04 February 2023
  • BJP
  • BJD
Former OPCC Chief, Jayadev Jena
Tara raised ‘Naveen Patnaik Zindabaad’ slogan in excitement, says former OPCC President

Jayadev Jena said, “We should not stoke any controversy on it. Bahinipati must have said this in a feat of excitement.

Odisha tribal couple undergoes ‘shuddhi’ ritual after participating in R-Day celebration in Delhi 
Odisha tribal couple undergoes ‘shuddhi’ ritual after participating in R-Day celebration in Delhi 

The couple-Bhujabal Majhi and Kunjei Dei-belonging to a primitive tribe residing in the Sunabeda sanctuary under Komna block in Nuapada district, had gone to Delhi on January 22. The duo was accompanied by Chuktia Bhunjia Unnayan Sanstha staff Himanshu Mahapatra.

Former Congress MLA Arjun Das
Ex-Odisha MLA Arjun Das dies in road mishap

As per reports, Das was riding a bike when a sand-laden truck hit him. A seriously injured Das was immediately rushed to the Jajpur hospital where the doctors pronounced him dead.

Cancer
World Cancer Day 2023: Awareness is the key to this preventable disease

This year's World Cancer Day's theme, “Close the Care Gap”, is all about celebrating progress in its many forms that enable more people to seek and receive the care they need and deserve.

  • Saturday, 04 February 2023
  • Cancer
I fear if my PSO who has a pistol would turn out to be like Gopal Das, says MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnai
I fear if my PSO who has a pistol would turn out to be like Gopal Das, says MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik 

The statement of MLA came a day after BJP MLA and Leader of the Opposition (LoP) Jaynarayan Mishra gave up his PSO.

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