Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Sunday, 19 March 2023

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  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 11 months ago
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Flawless BSE Odisha’s Matric exam, a distant hope! 

Meanwhile, the educationists have cried for more reformation in the system. On the other hand, the Parents’ Association demanded action against the officers entrusted with the job of question preparation.  More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 11 months ago
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College girl smacks boy, raises slipper for using abusive words during live stream; watch

If you have ever joined any live stream, you must have come across some bullies who use abusive words and give derogatory remarks to the live streamer. The only option for many live streamers is to ignore those.  More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 11 months ago
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Gold price hits record high, may cross Rs 70,000 mark soon

Not just gold, the silver price has also followed the trend. In the last week, the price of silver has increased by Rs 5000 per kilogram. While the price of silver per kilogram was Rs 65000 on March 12, it has reached Rs 70000 today. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 11 months ago
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Oppositions corner Odisha government over delay in Home Guards' salary hike 

The Supreme Court on March 17 directed the Odisha government to pay per day salary of Rs 533 to each of the Home Guard from June 1, 2018. The government has also been directed to pay the arrears within three months.  More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 11 months ago
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Kendrapara bridge collapse: High-level committee begins probe 

The three-member committee expressed dissatisfaction after finding the construction company destroyed about 10 meters of the broken part of the bridge without any consent from the concerned authorities.  More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 11 months ago
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Rodent menace: Servitors say no to rat repellent machine in Puri Srimandir 

This machine named ‘Earth Innovation’produces a kind of humming sound to repellent rodents. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 11 months ago
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BJP takes swipe at BJD's Bobby Das over his ‘slave’ remark 

BJP’s state general secretary Golak Mohapatra said, “He (Bobby Das) said he is willing to serve as a slave. This way of thinking suggests that they (BJD) want to take the Odisha people to the British era once again when there used to be slavery.” More
  • Cassian Baliarsingh
  • 11 months ago
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4-month baby girl killed, several houses damaged in thunderstorm and heavy rainfall in Odisha

Meanwhile, IMD has issued yellow warnings for 17 districts that are expected to experience heavy rain and thunderstorm activities today. More
  • Cassian Baliarsingh
  • 11 months ago
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Youth strangles 15-year-old girl to death, dumps her body in a well

According to sources, Seth wasn’t happy as Rinki’s family members were arranging her marriage elsewhere. So, he called Rinki to an isolated place where he killed her before dumping her body into the well, sources added. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 11 months ago
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Kalma barrage in Chhattisgarh throttles Mahanadi water flow to Odisha

The flow of the river has slowed down and it has completely dried up at several places like Subarnapur, Nayagarh and Boudh.  More
  • Cassian Baliarsingh
  • 11 months ago
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Relief from forest fires; Odisha forest personnel dance in joy, thank Rain God

Expressing joy, a forest department personnel Samai Soren said, "I am happy that it rained. Now there will be no more forest fire for next one month. We were not getting leaves and now we can expect to spend some time with our family members." More
  • Cassian Baliarsingh
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Popular DJ Azex found dead at residence in Bhubaneswar

As per initial reports, DJ Azex breathed his last at his residence. The exact reason behind his death is unclear. Kharavel Nagar police have started an investigation into the incident. As per family members, Azex was inside his room when the city witnessed a thunderstorm last evening.  More
  • Cassian Baliarsingh
  • 11 months ago
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Tusker electrocuted in Keonjhar

Sources said the jumbo's movement was spotted in the region since the past few days. The forest department reportedly had informed the matter to the electricity department, but no step was allegedly taken in this regard. More
  • Cassian Baliarsingh
  • 11 months ago
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Former Jharsuguda MLA Birendra Pandey no more

As per initial reports, Pandey was undergoing treatment at a private hospital after suffering from liver-related ailments. He breathed his last in the wee hours on Sunday. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
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Woman kills 6-day-old daughter in Odisha, arrested 

The baby was reported missing and was found dead in a village pond. On being informed, police reached the spot and recovered the body. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 11 months ago
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Odisha witnesses thunderstorm with gusty wind

Following sweltering heat over the last few days, different places in North, West and South Odisha witnessed intense to moderate thunderstorm activity. More
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  • 11 months ago
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Hundreds of Moists assemble near Odisha Border to oppose torture on Triblas 

The large congregation of the Maoists had some top cadre leaders. They took out a rally carrying firearms, dancing to the beats of the drums. The rally culminated at Etraj hill in the district.  More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
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Odisha’s lifeline, Mahanadi River struggling for life; accusing finger pointed at Chhattisgarh & Mahanadi Tribunal 

There is sand and sand in the river as far as one can see. The gorges are looking like puddles. It seems that the lifeline of the state is struggling for its own life. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
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Have honest officers who never take PC: Odisha Minister 

“There is no question of PC in our department. Everything is being carried out with transparency," said Odisha Public Works Department Minister, Prafulla Mallik. More
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