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Viral Video Of BDO Misbehaving With People
BDO ‘misbehaves’ with Odisha villagers over PMAY allotment, video goes viral

In the video clip, the BDO, Pramod Kumar Nayak could be seen yelling at the villagers and telling them to get out of his office.

Archana Nag
Honeytrap accused Archana Nag gets permission to apply for Law exam

Nag will be taking her integrated law programme semester soon. The arrested accused had sought permission to apply for the integrated law semester examination and was granted the same by the JMFC court in Bhubaneswar.

Drug Peddlers Nabbed In Bhubaneswar
Drug peddlers nabbed in Bhubaneswar; 32 gm brown sugar recovered

Following a tip off, the police had put up a barricade at Keshura and nabbed the peddlers once they tried to cross it.

Mahanadi River is already drying up in January!
Mahanadi River is already drying up in January!

With the river being reduced to a stream with each passing day, it is slowly becoming a shadow of its former self leaving the farmers of the riparian areas to fend for themselves.

Free rice-politics: Odisha BJP to display posters of PM Modi at PDS centres
Free rice under NFSA: Odisha BJP to display posters of PM Modi at PDS centres

The opposition has been alleging that people are often tricked and misled about the fact that free rice is actually coming from the Centre and not the Odisha government.

Hockey World Cup 2023: Resilient Wales deny India direct entry into quarters
Hockey World Cup 2023: Resilient Wales deny India direct entry into quarters

Despite the narrow loss, Wales, with their splendid performance, ensured that India don't qualify for the quarterfinals directly. Now, the Men in Blue have to play a crossover match against New Zealand to advance into the last eight.

PMAY Irregularities
Allegations of corruption pour in after publication of PMAY beneficiary list

Enraged by the omission of their names; some PMAY beneficiaries in Kendrapara’s Mendhapur panchayat locked up the husband of the Sarpanch in the Gram Panchayat office.

Irregularities in PG admission in Odisha: Notices to 2 Universities & 4 colleges
Irregularities in PG admission in Odisha: Notices to 2 Universities & 4 colleges

Not only in PG admissions, but also the Higher Education department sent show cause notices to 23 degree colleges for similar lapses.

When bureaucrats stole the show at Subarnapur Lok Mahotsav
When bureaucrats stole the show at Subarnapur Lok Mahotsav

Assistant District Magistrate Surya Narayan Das stunned everyone at the festival with his magic show.

England vs Spain
Hockey World Cup 2023: Outstanding Three Lions outclass lacklustre Spain

England Scripted an emphatic 4-0 victory over lacklustre Spain.

Odisha Police Crime Branch
Cuttack: Crime Branch takes over South Point Hospital BSKY fraud case

As per reports, some staff of the hospital along with some middlemen were allegedly withdrawing lakhs of rupees from the government exchequer by creating false bills under the BSKY without actually hospitalising patients.

Odisha Secretariat
Odisha approves 9 investment projects worth Rs 1.53 lakh cr

The high level clearance authority (HLCA) of Odisha led by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved these projects that would generate employment for over 27,000 people in the state.

Suicide in Odisha
Youth 'ends life after video call with lover' in Bhubaneswar

In Lingaraj Police limits area, a youth’s body was recovered from a house. It is suspected that the youth ended his life over a triangular love affair.

Netherlands vs Chile
Hockey World Cup 2023: Dominant Dutch make mincemeat of listless Chile, set new world record

Netherlands also broke the world record for the biggest win margin in the Men's Hockey World Cup. Earlier, the record was 12-0, when Australia beat South Africa in 2010 Men's Hockey World Cup.

BJP leader KV Singh Deo gets into heated argument with BDO
BJP leader KV Singh Deo gets into heated argument with BDO

Locals also accused the BDO of inordinate delay in the issuing of birth, death, residence and caste certificates.

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