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Mamita Murder Case: NCW Vs OSCW
Mamita Murder Case: National Women Commission Vs Odisha State Women Commission

State Women Commission hasn't come up with specific studies to curb the crime rate. Crimes against women could easily be nipped in the bud if police acted swiftly on first complaints. Their act of patronising powerful elements in the society bolsters the morale of law-breakers

Jay Panda Blasts Odisha Govt For Sharp Rise In Women Crime, Demands Probe On BJD Leaders Role
Jay Panda Blasts Odisha Govt For Sharp Rise In Women Crime, Demands Probe On BJD Leaders Role 

The BJP National Vice President said the deterioration in the crime rate against women clearly shows the timid response of the State government.

Jeypore Airport To Get Ready Soon
Jeypore Airport To Get Ready Soon

The airstrip built in the 1960s was used during the visit of ministers or VIPs to the town. In the 1980s Vayudoot operated flights from the airstrip. But the service was stopped after crash of a flight.

OPSC Recruitment 2021: Document Verification Schedule For Prof, Ass Prof Posts Released
OPSC Recruitment 2021: Document Verification Schedule For Prof, Associate Prof Posts Released

Candidates are required to submit hard copies of online application forms, three passport size photographs, duly filled in & attested "Attestation Form" and duly filled in "Bio-data Form" at the time of verification.

"Sack Odisha Minister For Blessing Gobinda Sahu Who Lures Girls In Sex Racket In Lieu Of Good marks"

In a statement, Vanathi Srinivasan on Saturday condemned the incident and said that role of Odisha’s Home Minister Capt. Dibya Shankar Mishra in shielding and protecting the murder accused has come to light

Axed Cop, Hotel Owner Among 3 Arrested After Manish Anurag Murder Scanner
Axed Cop, Hotel Owner Among 3 Arrested After Manish Anurag Murder Scanner 

Owner of South City Hotel, Pradyumna Jena, its manager Sourabh Jain and president of constable and havildar association Prasanna Behera have been arrested on charges of running the bar, which had come under scanner during investigation into the murder case of Manish Anurag Das, without license and in violation of COVID-19 guidelines.  

High Inflation: In Odisha, Vegetable Plate Turns Too Hot To Handle!
High Inflation: In Odisha, Vegetable Plate Turns Too Hot To Handle!

Consumers are huffing and puffing over the skyrocketing of vegetable prices in the State, when the price of petrol and other essentials is burning a hole in their pockets.

PM Modi Lauds Odisha Hockey Olympian Birendra Lakra
PM Modi Sings Paeans To Odisha's 'Olympian' Birendra Lakra, 'Heartfelt Thanks', says The Hockey Star

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extolled the contribution of star Hockey defender from Odisha, Birendra Lakra who recently bid farewell to the sport after an illustrious career.

TGT Recruitment 2021: DSE Odisha Changes Centre Of Exam, Check Details
TGT Recruitment 2021: DSE Odisha Changes Centre Of Exam, Check Details

The CBT for appointment of 6720 Trained Graduate Teacher (Arts), Trained Graduate Teacher Science in PCM and CBZ streams and Telugu Teachers is scheduled between October 25 and 28, 2021. 

Monsoon Retreats From Odisha, Mercury Drops To 15 Deg In Phulbani
Monsoon Retreats From Odisha, Mercury Drops To 15 Deg In Phulbani

As per the IMD, dry weather prevailed over the districts of Odisha and the maximum temperature recorded was appreciably above normal in some districts of Coastal, South and South Interior Odisha.

Mamita Meher Murder Case: Now, Opposition Aims CM Naveen, Demands SIT Probe
Mamita Meher Murder Case: Now, Opposition Aims CM Naveen, Demands SIT Probe

Speaking to media persons, the Congress party on Saturday raised questions on the stand of the State government on the case. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is shielding Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra, charged Congress Spokesperson Satya Prakash Nayak.

EOW Arrests Fraudster
A 'Bad Egg' Dupes An Egg Dealer, Makes A Fake Sale Of ITDC Hotel For Rs 15 Cr!

The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch has arrested one Chandan Akash Mohanty, ex-contractual Assistant Engineer in OTDC, Bhubaneswar, who masquerading as a senior officer of ITDC entered into a fake sale deed with Tapan Kumar Mohanty, an egg whole seller.

75 children among 441 new COVID cases in Odisha
75 Children Among 441 New COVID Cases In Odisha

Odisha currently has 4,581 active cases, while 603 people were cured of the disease on Friday, taking the total number of recoveries to 10,25,025.

Mamita Meher Murder Case: Victim’s Family For  Death Penalty To Culprit, Demands Arrest Of All
Mamita Meher Murder Case: Victim’s Family For Death Penalty To Culprit, Demands Arrest Of All

“We want justice and arrest of all the accused involved in the case. Death penalty should be awarded to the Gobinda Sahu," said Mamita’s father after meeting OSCW Chairperson Minati Behera.

BJP Mahila Morcha
Mamita Meher Murder: BJP Women Wing Mocks At 'Dead' Law And Order In Odisha, Clashes With Police During Protest March

The women wing of State BJP on Saturday scuffled with the Police during their hearse parade to Naveen Niwas from Ram Mandir square demanding ouster of MoS (Home), Dibya Shankar Mishra.

House Of Mankadia Tribe In Mayurbhanj
Basic Amenities Still A Distant Dream For Mankadia Tribes In Odisha

Despite spending crores of rupees for the upliftment of tribals from the government exchequer, the 20 odd families living in Budhigaon village under Mayurbhanj’s Karanjia block are far from receiving the benefits.

OSCW Chairperson Namita Behera
OSCW Chairperson Visits Mamita Meher’s Family In Bolangir, To Inspect Crime Scene At Mahaling

Minati Behera, the Chairperson of Odisha State Commission for Women (OSCW) on Saturday visited the home of Mamita Meher, the murdered lady teacher of Sunshine English Medium School, at Jharni under Bolangir’s Tureikela Police limits.

Sambalpur University
Sambalpur University To Have Modern Research Facility

"A total of Rs 6.5 crore will be spent for the establishment, including Rs 2 crore on the construction of the building and Rs 4.5 crore on purchase of different instruments."

Man ‘Sells’ Wife For Rs 1 Lakh Rupees
Odisha Man ‘Sells’ Wife For Rs 1 Lakh In Rajasthan

Rana claimed that he didn't sell his wife rather he had mortgaged her for Rs 60,000. He said that he needed the money as he has some heart problems and needed surgery. He further said that he had been in touch with his wife over the phone.

Andhra Odisha Border Dispute
Odisha Deploys Police At Kotia Amid Border Dispute

Koraput Collector Abdaal Akhtar said that no one will be allowed to disrupt elections in the region. "If anyone will try to create disturbance during polls or try to stop people from exercising their franchise, we will take stern action against the person," he said.

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Chilika Clean Up Drive: Puri District Admin Blows Off Illegal Prawn Gherry
Chilika Clean Up Drive: Puri District Admin Blows Off Illegal Prawn Gherry

Though the new mode of evicting illegal gherries didn't work out successfully as expected, further steps will be carried out after a brief discussion with the special team, informed Bhabatarana Sahoo, Deputy Collector, Puri.

Pradeep Majhi Quit Quake: Niranjan Rushes To Delhi, BJD Keeps Door Open
Pradeep Majhi Quit Quake: Niranjan Rushes To Delhi, BJD Keeps Door Open

It's official. Once Rahul Gandhi's close confidante and Congress strongman from south Odisha, and also party's tribal face, has finally call it quits after over two decade long association with the grand old party.

Mamita Murder Case: Can Police Secure Max Punishment
Post Crime Admission By Gobinda Sahu, Are Decks Clear For Odisha Police To Secure Death Sentence?

Even as the key accused has made an extra-judicial confession, bumpy roads ahead for Odisha police. For securing  maximum punishment in a section 302 case, independent evidence proving cruel motive will be the clincher