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Hockey World Cup 2023: Fearless approach of Odisha star Amit Rohidas has bolstered India’s defence
Hockey World Cup 2023: Fearless approach of Odisha star Amit Rohidas has bolstered India’s defence

Recently, FIH president Tayyab Ikram said in Rourkela that the world hockey governing body is doing a study on tweaking the rules related to penalty corner hits to provide more safety to defending players.

Mahima Monks In Joranda
Fate of Joranda Magha Mela hangs in balance as dispute between two sects intensifies

A coordination meeting for this year’s Magha Mela was held at the Collectorate in Dehenkanal where representatives of both the sects were present along with the Collector and the SP.

Marriage haat: Budget-friendly shopping destination for weddings in Odisha
Marriage haat: Budget-friendly shopping destination for weddings in Odisha

Every year, the haat remains open for four days beginning Makar Sankranti so that people enjoy both the Makar Mela and shopping in the market.

NHRC
Minor boy's death in open drain: NHRC seeks report from Cuttack collector, CMC commissioner

Joseph had stepped out of the house for flying kite without informing anybody at home. He fell down in the open drain when his family members were watching television.

  • Wednesday, 18 January 2023
  • Cuttack
Congress Protest At Bolangir Collectorate
MLA-Collector face off intensifies in Odisha as Congress gheraoes collectorate

Hundreds of supporters of the Congress lawmaker gathered in Bolangir and along with Saluja, marched to the Collector’s office. They gheraoed the office protesting the alleged reduction of funds meant for Biju KBK scheme by the Collector.

10-pillar strategy prepared for mitigation of human-elephant conflict: Odisha govt to HC
10-pillar strategy prepared for mitigation of human-elephant conflict: Odisha govt to HC

Chief Conservator of Forests (CCF) Manoj V. Nair filed an affidavit enclosing the ‘Comprehensive action plan for conservation of elephants and mitigation of human-elephant conflict in Odisha.’ 

Dutee Chand in dope net ahead of Asian Games
Dutee Chand in dope net ahead of Asian Games, sprinter terms reports fake

Odia star sprinter Dutee Chand has been provisionally suspended after adverse analytical finding traced in her urine sample, as per the reports of the national media.

Prime accused in railway station gang rape case in Bhubaneswar arrested
Prime accused in railway station gang rape case in Bhubaneswar arrested

The heinous crime came to the fore after their parents on Tuesday registered a complaint with the GRP.

Indian hockey team
Hockey World Cup 2023: How India can directly qualify for quarters

In a bid to advance into the quarterfinals, the Men in Blue should trounce Wales with a better goal difference. 

Singer Humane Sagar in soup, wife lodges police complaint over domestic violence
Singer Humane Sagar in soup, wife lodges police complaint over domestic violence

The singer’s wife Shriya Mishra reportedly lodged the complaint against him at Mahila police station in Cuttack on Tuesday.

Indian hockey players
Ind vs Wales in Hockey World Cup 2023: Focus on executing penalty corners, says Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh is hopeful that the hosts will hit the mark in their forthcoming match against Wales.

Black marketing of Hockey World Cup tickets ahead of India match, engineering student among 5 held
Black marketing of Hockey World Cup tickets ahead of India match, engineering student among 5 held

The accused persons sold tickets of Rs 100 for Rs 1000, Rs 200 tickets for Rs 2000 and Rs 500 tickets for Rs 4,000.

Congress leader Satya Nayak snaps ties with party
Congress leader Satya Nayak snaps ties with party

Disgruntled Nayak cited his name being removed from the PCC member list as the reason for his resigning from the party. 

Stampede at Malkangiri Malyabanta Mahotsav leaves 3 injured
Stampede at Malkangiri Malyabanta Mahotsav leaves 3 injured

More than 40,000 people gathered at the DNK Ground to enjoy the cultural programme organised on the last day of the five-day festival. 

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