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Kho Kho In Khelo India Youth Games
Khelo India Youth Games: Odisha girls clinch Gold in Kho Kho, Bronze for boys

The girls Kho Kho team dominated the gold medal match from start to finish and produced an exhilarating win by 32-26 against Maharashtra.

An Olive Ridley Turtle At Puri Beach
Puri turns graveyard for Olive Ridleys, hundreds wash ashore dead despite fishing ban

Despite restrictions on fishing imposed by the local administration during their nesting season, scores of dead turtles are being washed ashore along the beach from Debinashi in Astaranga to Krushnaprasad on a daily basis.

Mahima Temple In Joranda
World famous Joranda Magha Mela kicks off in Odisha

The two-day-long festival of the Mahima sadhus is expected to see a huge rush of visitors and devotees as it is being held after a Covid-induced gap of two years.

Tirtol MLA's Rumoured Girlfriend Somalika Dash
Police record statement of BJD MLA’s rumoured girlfriend Somalika Dash

Somalika (29) had moved the Orissa HC after Jagatsinghpur police did not register a case against Bijay Shankar on the basis of complaint lodged by her on May 13, 2022. She accused the IIC of Jagatsinghpur and the district superintendent of police of inaction.

Naba Das murder: Crime Branch quizzes killer cop's wife, nephew in Berhampur
Naba Das murder: Crime Branch quizzes killer cop's wife, nephew in Berhampur

A four-member team of the probe agency has been camping in Berhampur for the past five days and inquiring into various aspects of the high-profile murder. 

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Students in Odisha
Odisha fixes timeline for UG final semester, final year exam results

The DHE, in its letter, has asked the concerned officials to conduct all the UG final year examinations accordingly, which will facilitate the students of the state to appear in different examinations conducted by Central Universities for taking admission in higher classes.

Congress MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati
MLA Tara gives 'Naveen Patnaik Zindabaad' nara; Congress stunned

In a startling move, Jeypore MLA and senior Congress leader Tara Prasad Bahinipati raised ‘Naveen Patnaik zindabad’ slogan on stage during the platinum jubilee celebrations of Vikram Deb Autonomous College in Jeypore, Koraput.

Moustache Man Duhsasana Sahoo
‘Moustache Man’ in Odisha is a crowd-puller

Duhsasana Sahoo is famous as ‘Mechha’ in his village at Brahmanipali in Bolangir district. Mechha means moustache in regional dialect.

NCC, Panchayat College Bargarh
NCC guns go missing from police station in Odisha

The guns were first brought from the Reserve Police in 2017 to give ‘guard of honour’ for the NCC Deputy Ditector General who visited the College at that time.

Naba Das Murder Accused Gopal Das
Naba Das murder case accused Gopal Das identifies ‘handwritten letter’

Naba Das murder case accused, Gopal Das identified the paper as his own handwritten one. However, it will be further sent to the handwriting bureau for authentication.

Pintu Nanda
Ollywood actor Pintu Nanda to undergo liver transplant in Delhi; Cine Industry seeks govt help

Actor Pintu Nanda was admitted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday after his health condition deteriorated

Odisha Leader Of Opposition, Jayanarayan Mishra
Don't need security cover, have no trust in Odisha Police: Leader of Opposition

Mishra has been unhappy with the Crime Branch probe into the murder case of Naba Das. He questioned the move to shift Naba Das to Bhubaneswar hospital after firing in Brajarajnagar.

Odisha Racer
From stunts to international racer; inspiring journey of Odisha’s Udipta Rath

In an exclusive interview, Udipta said that he started professional racing from 2015 and participated in national championship and later in Malaysian championship with a 600cc bike.

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw
Odisha gets more than its demand in highest-ever Rail budget allocation

While the State had demanded Rs 8400 crore for Railway infrastructure development, the Union government allocated Rs 10,012 crore, Rs 1612 crore more than the demanded funds.