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'Unfinished 5T school inaugurated in haste' hampers quality education in Odisha 
'Unfinished 5T school inaugurated in haste' hampers quality education in Odisha 

An unfinished 5T school that was inaugurated last month is adversely affecting the quality of education, leaving the residents of Sarukoi under Phiringia block of Kandhamal district fumed. 

PM Modi to lay foundation stones for 21 Amrit Bharat railway stations in Odisha
PM Modi to lay foundation stones for 21 Amrit Bharat railway stations in Odisha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to lay the foundation stones for 21 Amrit Bharat railway stations in Odisha on February 26.

Extension of KALIA scheme triggers political war in Odisha  
Extension of KALIA scheme triggers political war in Odisha  

The Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress on Friday claimed they have seen through the ruling Biju Janata Dal's (BJD) plan to extend KALIA yojana by three years and giving Rs 2000 to landless beneficiaries ahead of the Lok Sabha and Odisha Assembly Elections. 

Naveen Patnaik
Sports infrastructure projects worth Rs 660 crore launched in Odisha

"We want to provide the best facilities to our young sportspersons. I hope the projects launched today will provide a big momentum to sports development in the state," he said.

  • Friday, 23 February 2024
  • Odisha
Kalyani Steels to set up manufacturing unit in Odisha
Kalyani Steels to set up manufacturing unit in Odisha

The project for manufacturing titanium metal, aerospace and automotive components and advanced speciality steel at Gajamara in Dhenkanal district will create 10,000 job opportunities, the company said in a statement.

  • Friday, 23 February 2024
  • Odisha
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Remuneration of self-employed mechanics hiked by 62.5pc in Odisha

According to an official release from the Chief Minister's Office (CMO), the remuneration for these mechanics operating in gram panchayats has been raised from Rs 4,000 to Rs 6,500.

  • Friday, 23 February 2024
  • Odisha
Amid ongoing examinations three students died by suicide in Odisha
Exam pressure fuelling spike in student suicides in Odisha?

The number of teenage suicide cases in Odisha is quite high. As per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report, as many as 534 teenagers committed suicide in 2022.

  • Friday, 23 February 2024
  • Odisha
Healing or hoax! 'Babas' at Bhubaneswar Khandagiri Mela turn healers
Healing or hoax! 'Babas' at Bhubaneswar Khandagiri Mela turn healers

Khandagiri Mela is attracting many who believe in the magical healing powers of Babas that throng the festival in large numbers.

Pre-poll survey war in Odisha leaves voters baffled
Pre-poll survey war in Odisha leaves voters baffled

While some agencies have claimed in their surveys that the Opposition BJP will clinch 20 out of 21 Lok Sabha seats in the State, few others see ruling BJD garnering 18 seats. Voters in the State seem baffled.

Pained yet proud! Odisha auto rickshaw driver donates daughter’s organ 
Pained yet proud! Odisha auto rickshaw driver donates daughter’s organ 

Even as a 14-year-old girl left for the heavenly abode, she would remain alive in another body. The girl's father, an auto-rickshaw driver, agreed to donate her vital organs to save another life and set an example for others.

Elderly people suffer scorching sun, long queues to collect govt allowance
Elderly people suffer scorching sun, long queues to collect govt allowance in Bhubaneswar

Beneficiaries at the Bharatpur Gopabandhu Government UP School located on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar had to wait in queues for long hours under the scorching sun to collect their old age allowances provided by the State government.

Transgender 'cheated on pretext of marriage' in Odisha; police complaint lodged
Transgender 'cheated on pretext of marriage' in Odisha; police complaint lodged

A youth has been booked for allegedly betraying a transgender after maintaining a physical relationship on the pretext of marriage in Kamakhyanagar of Dhenkanal district. 

Odisha Fire Services personnel call off strike
Odisha Fire Services personnel call off strike

Following action against the chief fireman, who was leading the firemen’s agitation, the Odisha Fire Services personnel on Friday called off their strike and joined their duties. 

BMC Commissioner Vijay Amruta Kulange
Elections 2024: Political posters, banners to be removed from Bhubaneswar

The BMC has decided to do so under the guidelines of the Election Commission of India (ECI).

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