Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Wednesday, 03 April 2024

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  • Himansu Shekhar Rout
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BJD's Bhubaneswar Ekamra ticket aspirant vows to fight poll as Independent 

The BJD has repeated MLA Ashok Panda in the seat where Mahasupakar had been lobbying for a ticket this time.  More
  • Himansu Shekhar Rout
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Denied ticket, Soro MLA Parshuram Dhada, Ex-Phulbani MLA Debendra Kanhar resign from BJD

The Soro MLA was denied a BJD ticket this time and the party fielded Madhav Dhada in his place. Parshuram sent his resignation to the BJD president, alleging, “…for the last one year or so, some intermediary executives misreported the facts and did not render due support. Despite that, I had been putting in my efforts with due sincerity.”   More
  • Himansu Shekhar Rout
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Odisha Elections 2024: Can the sons rise in the West?

As many as five youth leaders in western Odisha were given tickets by the parties to carry on the political legacy of their fathers More
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Inter-state robbery gang busted by police in Bhubaneswar

The gang used stolen motorcycles and fake registration numbers while committing the crimes in a bid to confuse the police in various parts of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Jharkhand. More
  • Vikash Sharma
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10 places in Odisha record max temp of over 40 degrees; Boudh sizzles at 41.8

There will be a gradual rise in the maximum temperature (Day Temperature) by 2 to 3°C during the next 3 days at a few places over the districts of Odisha and no large change is expected thereafter. More
  • Himansu Shekhar Rout
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Odisha elections 2024: No end to BJD infighting over Bhubaneswar-Central ticket

Corporator Amaresh Jena has been lobbying hard for a ticket for the Bhubaneswar-Central seat. He had earlier made some unsavoury remarks about the MLA during a power show. More
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BJD announces candidates for 2024 Assembly and Lok Sabha polls 

BJD supremo and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday released the second list of candidates for Assembly and third list of candidates for Lok Sabha seats. More
  • Himansu Shekhar Rout
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BJP candidates Aparajita Sarangi, Babu Singh hit campaign trail in Bhubaneswar

Visibly happy about the campaign, BJP leader Aparajita Sarangi said, "In the last five years, I have received a lot of love and affection from the people. I am indebted to all the people of the Bhubaneswar Parliamentary seat for this.” More
  • Vikash Sharma
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'74 police personnel for VK Pandian’s security': Police Commissioner terms RTI copy ‘fake’; RTI activist demands forensic examination

Responding to the development, RTI activist Prakash Das said that a forensic examination of the letter should be conducted to ascertain its authenticity. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
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Outdoor sports complex in Koraput in doldrums; sports enthusiasts express resentment

After some initial activities, the work of the ambitious project has been allegedly halted. Sports enthusiasts in the district have expressed their resentment over the ‘tardy progress’ of the project. More
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Will political turncoats Bhrugu Baxipatra and Prakash Behera get BJD tickets?

Apart from Baxipatra, former MLA Prakash Behera, who had also resigned from the BJP a few days back, joined the BJD camp ahead of the crucial 2024 elections. More
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‘Deal in Congress’, alleges Shishir Gamang after denied ticket; party chief responds

Not a single person from the Gamang family has been named a candidate as per the first list of candidates announced by the Congress yesterday. More
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BJP MLA candidate Sidhant Mohapatra fires ‘language’ salvo at Odisha govt and BJD supremo

According to Mohapatra, nothing is being done to promote Odia language which should be the responsibility of the Odisha government. More
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Huge cache of explosives seized in Odisha-Andhra border, combing operation intensified

Among the seized items are 190 gelatin sticks, one 20-kg IED, five 7-kg IED, one 5-kg IED, one 4-kg IED, three 3-kg IED and another 2-kg IED.  More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
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4 engineering students running bike lifting gang in Keonjhar arrested

As per police sources, the concerned students were stealing bikes out of their passion for the vehicles and to make fashion statements. More
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Body of hotel staff with cut marks found dumped on roadside in Puri

It is suspected that Pradhan has been murdered over drug trafficking. However, the cause behind his suspected murder is yet to be ascertained. More
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Liver transplant process commences at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack

The advance treatment has begun at the special modular operation theatre at the trauma building on the hospital premises. More
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Bhrugu Baxipatra quits BJP

Reportedly, Baxipatra was an aspirant for the BJP ticket for the Berhampur Lok Sabha seat. However, after being denied ticket, he decided to quit the party, said sources More
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Nandankanan Zoo makes special arrangements to keep animals cool against heat wave

Amid the heat waves, Nandankanan authorities have taken special care of animals and placed air coolers, ice slabs and proper arrangements for water sprinkling on the roofs regularly. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
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Odisha sizzles under intense heat wave, mercury may touch 44 degree Celsius in next 2-3 days

Odisha people have to be prepared for more hard days as the mercury level will rise further by two to three degree Celsius in the next two to three days. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
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Odisha Elections 2024: After Dilip Tirkey, former Indian Hockey team’s captain Prabodh Tirkey joins poll fray

While Dilip Tirkey is contesting from Sundargarh Lok Sabha seat on a Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ticket, Prabodh Tirkey, former captain of the Indian men’s Hockey team, is from Talasara Assembly constituency on a Congress ticket. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
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197 kg ganja seized in Odisha, three arrested 

The seized ganja was being smuggled from Mohana area to Berhampur. More
  • Himansu Shekhar Rout
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Odisha elections 2024: Former CM Giridhar Gamang’s family & Jayaram Pangi let down!

The two leaders, who hopped parties and recently made a homecoming, are reportedly left sullen after the first list. It is believed that the grand old party could not repose faith in them. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
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TB-free-Odisha-target under threat amid shortage of medicines! 

At a time when the state government has set a target to make Odisha a TB-free state by 2025, the situation in Balasore puts a question mark on the accomplishment of the target.  More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
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Meet Odisha girl who transforms useless into useful 

Abhipsa Swain's pastime has become her passion. Now she is known as an ambassador of a clean environment by turning discarded and waste materials into beautiful decorative items.  More
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