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Youths Go Door-To-Door For Fundraising
Youths go door-to-door for ambulance fee, last rites of neighbours died in LPG cylinder blast

As per reports, a cylinder blast at Ada Bariha’s home at Kanut village on February 10 resulted in serious injury to three of the same family. They were admitted to a hospital in Rourkela for treatment where one person died on February 12 and the other two died yesterday.

Ward Member Whose Picture Was Used For False Promotion
Ward member beaten with slippers at Nabin Odisha programme for opposing 'false promotion' of govt schemes

Behera confronted the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) members and a former Sarpanch at the Nabin Odisha programme and asked them about the false promotion, they allegedly scuffled with him and hit him with chappal.

Odisha govt to recruit over 7000 accountant-cum-DEOs in gram panchayats through OSSSC
Odisha govt to recruit over 7000 accountant-cum-DEOs in gram panchayats through OSSSC

A total of 7142 posts have been created to facilitate better, effective and timely regulation of official transactions, proper management, documentation of record and financial management of various schemes. 

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Odisha cabinet approves Rs 730 crore for uniform of SHG members
Odisha cabinet approves Rs 730 crore for uniform of SHG members

The Odisha cabinet on Friday approved a proposal to provide assistance of Rs 1000 for each of the 70 lakh SHG members in the state for their uniform.

Young Odia author Rojalin Mohanty selected for PM-YUVA 2.0 Mentorship Scheme
Young Odia author Rojalin Mohanty selected for PM-YUVA 2.0 Mentorship Scheme

Bringing glory to Odisha, young Odia author Rojalin Mohanty has been selected for the PM-YUVA 2.0 Mentorship Scheme 2022-23. She is the only Odia among 44 authors selected for the mentorship. 

Odisha kickboxers performed splendidly in Wako India Open International Kickboxing
Odisha star Reehan Khan reigns supreme in Wako India Open International Kickboxing

The Odisha team also performed splendidly in the tournament by winning a total of 28 medals including 13 Gold, seven Silver, and eight Bronze medals.

  • Friday, 16 February 2024
  • Odisha
Veterinary doctors stage protest in Bhubaneswar
Livestock healthcare delivery affected in Odisha amid protest by veterinary doctors

The State government seems to be less perturbed about the ordeal of the veterinary doctors and farmers depending upon animal husbandry for their livelihood in the State.

Another setback to Odisha Congress as former Rajnagar MLA joins BJD 
Another setback to Odisha Congress as former Rajnagar MLA joins BJD 

Putting all speculations regarding his next political move to rest, former Rajnagar MLA and a Congress leader until two days ago, Anshuman Mohanty joined the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Friday at the Sankha Bhawan in Bhubaneswar. 

Damaged road in Keonjhar
Forgotten promises! Damaged road, incomplete bridge highlight ‘govt apathy’ in Odisha

Local residents have expressed their resentment over the apathy by the administration.

Khandagiri Magha Mela begins; naga sadhus, opera troupes arrive 
Khandagiri Magha Mela begins; naga sadhus, opera troupes arrive 

The famous Khandagiri Magha Mela, also known as the Kumbha Mela, began at Khandagiri in Bhubaneswar on Friday on the auspicious occasion of Magha Saptami. 

Miscreants fire at jewellery shop owner during loot bid in Odisha
Miscreants fire at jewellery shop owner during loot bid in Odisha

Throwing an open challenge to police, unidentified miscreants opened fire at the owner of a jewellery shop at Dhanupalli Square in Sambalpur town before speeding away from the spot on a bike on Friday noon. 

Khandagiri triple murder
Khandagiri triple murder: Accused sentenced to life imprisonment

Bhubaneswar ADJ-1 Court sentenced Sneha Swakhyara Samal to life imprisonment after convicting him of murder while hearing the case.

Mahanga Double Murder: Orissa High Court judge recuses from hearing MLA Pratap Jena’s petition
Mahanga Double Murder: Orissa High Court judge recuses from hearing MLA Pratap Jena’s petition

Orissa High Court judge, Justice BP Routray recused from hearing the petition of BJD MLA Pratap Jena in the sensational Mahanga Double Murder case. 

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Srimandir Ratna Bhandar case in HC: Odisha govt to appoint committee chairperson in 4 weeks

A retired Supreme Court or High Court judge will be appointed as the chairperson of the committee in four weeks.

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