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Naba Das Killing
Naba Das assassination: Police ASI fired at minister with clear intention to kill him, reads FIR

As per the FIR lodged by Pradyumna Swain, the IIC of Brajarajnagar Police station, “Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Kishore Das was scheduled to inaugurate the Office of Chairperson/Vice Chairperson of Brajrajnagar in the Lift and Shift Building at Gandhi Chowk on Sunday (January 29, 2023).

Odisha Governor, CM pay tributes to Naba Das
Odisha Governor, CM pay tributes to Naba Das

Both the governor and CM also met the family members of Das and expressed their condolences.

Bus catches fire after hitting divider, close shave for 20 patients
Bus catches fire after hitting divider, close shave for 20 patients

All the patients on board the bus were rescued and shifted to Dasapalla and Banigochha health centres.

Odisha to observe 3-day state mourning for Naba Das, last rites in Jharsuguda today
Odisha to observe 3-day state mourning for Naba Das, last rites in Jharsuguda today

Three-day state mourning will be observed from January 29 to January 31 in honour of Das and there will be no official entertainment during this period throughout the state.

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Leaders already opted for VRS have joined BRS: BJD 
Leaders already opted for VRS have joined BRS: BJD 

As a part of the plan to strike its root in Odisha, the BRS on Sunday convened a meeting under the chairmanship of Giridhar Gamang and Jayaram Pangi.

  • Sunday, 29 January 2023
  • BJD
  • BJP
Firing on Naba Das
Odisha Health Minister Naba Das dies of gunshot injuries; condolences pour in

Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his grief. "Saddened by the unfortunate demise of Minister in Odisha Government, Shri Naba Kishore Das Ji. Condolences to his family in this tragic hour. Om Shanti," he tweeted.

Even politicians not safe in Odisha: Here's timeline of attacks on political leaders
Even politicians not safe in Odisha: Here's timeline of attacks on political leaders

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) senior leader and former MLA of Puri, Maheswar Mohanty was attacked in his home town, Puri on February 22, 2014. 

Health Minister Naba Das
Odisha Health Minister Naba Das no more

Das succumbed to multiple gunshot wounds he sustained at Brajarajnagar in Jharsuguda today morning.

Who is accused Gopal Das, the ASI who shot Odisha Health Minister Naba Das 
Who is accused Gopal Das, the ASI who shot Odisha Health Minister Naba Das 

The accused police officer has been identified as Gopalkrushna Das. Das started his career as a constable in Berhampur.

  • Sunday, 29 January 2023
  • ASI
Firing on Naba Das
Police ASI involved in firing on Odisha health minister Naba Das: SDPO

The Assistant Sub-Inspector, identified as Gopal Das, was posted at Gandhi chhak. "Assistant Sub-Inspector Gopal Das fired at Minister Naba Das from his revolver,” informed Bhoi.

Sala Budhar Badla
National award winning movie ‘Sala Budhar Badla’ to be released afresh across India

The film reflecting authentic Odia culture and way of life won the award for best Odia film at the 67th national awards in 2021.

  • Sunday, 29 January 2023
  • Odisha
Health Minister Naba Das
Odisha Health Minister Naba Das injured in firing; CM Naveen orders Crime Branch probe

Sources said that unidentified miscreants opened fire at Naba Das after he stepped out of his vehicle.  The exact reason behind the firing is still unclear.

Spear gets pierced
Spear gets pierced into boy’s stomach in Odisha’s Bolangir

The spear reportedly got impaled into the 16-year-old boy's, identified as Raju Senapati, body accidentally while playing.

AIIMS Bhubaneswar
AIIMS Bhubaneswar announces vacancy for SRF, salary up to Rs 42k

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Bhubaneswar has announced vacancy for the post of Senior Research Fellow (SRF).

  • Sunday, 29 January 2023
  • AIIMS
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