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Trawler Owner Shot Dead In Balasore: 'SP Not Fit Enough To Be A Home Guard'

Balasore: “The Superintendent of Police in Balasore is not fit enough to be a Home Guard,” said former MLA and Biju Janata Dal leader Arun Dey after unidentified miscreants shot a fishing trawler owner dead at Balaramgadi under Chandipur Marine police limits on Monday. As per reports, the trawler owner, Bijay Kumar Pradhan suffered 4-5 […]

End Odisha Assembly Deadlock, Narasingha Mishra Urges CM Naveen
End Odisha Assembly Deadlock, Narasingha Mishra Urges CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Congress legislature party leader Narasingha Mishra on Monday sought the intervention of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to break the deadlock in the State Assembly. Highlighting the Congress party’s demand for purchase of unsold paddy from genuine farmers, Mishra expressed displeasure over the alleged inaction of the State government against fake farmers and government officials […]

Fan Falling At Cuttack SCB: Injured Septuagenarian Woman Patient Succumbs
Fan Falling At Cuttack SCB: Injured Septuagenarian Woman Patient Succumbs

Cuttack: A 75-year-old woman patient, who had suffered critical injuries after a ceiling fan fallen on her, succumbed to the injuries on Monday. The patient Parvati Das hailing from Jajpur district breathed her last late on Monday night, informed her family members. Cuttack: The woman, who suffered injuries after a ceiling fan snapped and fell […]

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Odisha Issues Fresh Guidelines Amid Threat of New Covid Strain

Bhubaneswar: Amid fresh spike in the cases of Covid-19 in various States like Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, the Odisha Government has alerted people with fresh guidelines to prevent the spread of the virus with its new strain which is said to be more dangerous and highly contagious than the older one. In an […]

Odisha: Stray Dog Runs Away With Newborn’s Body At Govt Hospital
Odisha: Stray Dog Runs Away With Newborn’s Body At Govt Hospital

Bhadrak: In a shocking incident, a stray dog was reportedly seen running away with the corpse of a newborn on the premises of a government hospital in Bhadrak district. The disturbing incident was reported from the district headquarters hospital here on Monday. The stray dog was seen grabbing the body of the infant in its […]

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Khirod Sahoo Receives Shambhavi Puraskar-2021, Jury Commendation Certificate for Nibedita Lenka

Bhubaneswar: Social worker Khirod Sahoo received the 8th prestigious Shambhavi Puraskar-2021 for his outstanding contribution to the field of health and education in Angul district. Similarly, Nibedita Lenka has been conferred with the Shambhavi Jury Commendation Certificate-2021 for giving insight to the society and setting an example for others through her social work. Lenka, popularly […]

Former Woman Sarpanch Arrested In Fake Note Racket In Odisha
Former Woman Sarpanch Arrested In Fake Note Racket In Odisha

Dhenkanal: Police have arrested a woman for her alleged involvement in fake currency note racket in Hindol area of Dhenkanal district. The arrested woman, Mamata Sahu is said to be a former Sarpanch of Bandhahuda panchayat in Narsinghpur area of Cuttack district. According to sources, the woman lived in a rented house in Hindol area. […]

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Odisha: School Girl Raped By Teacher For 2 Years In Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna: A 15-year-old girl has allegedly been raped by her school teacher multiple times at Madanpur Rampur area here in Kalahandi district. Family members of the girl alleged that the teacher has raped the girl several time in last two years by luring her in his talks. The teacher had also eloped her away to […]

Odisha Lokayukta’s New Rule To Protect Identity Of Accused Sparks Controversy
PPE Kit Scam: Odisha Vigilance Submits Preliminary Report To Lokayukta

Bhubaneswar: The Vigilance department on Tuesday submitted a preliminary report to Odisha Lokayukta in connection with the multi-crore Covid-19 PPE kits and masks procurement irregularities. A three-member bench will take up the matter for hearing on March 26, informed complainants Sushant Padhi and Sudarsan Das. Padhi, the chairman of Odisha Bikash Parishad and Das, a […]

#Covid-19 On The Rise In Odisha, Daily New Cases Cross 200 Mark
#Covid-19 On The Rise In Odisha, Daily New Cases Cross 200 Mark

Covid-19 infections in Odisha seem to be on the rise, as the State reported 214 fresh Covid-19 cases on Thursday (March 25). These new cases recorded in the past 24 hours, represent the highest single-day spike in COVID19 cases in the last two months in the state.

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Odisha Government Clarification On Closure Of Schools Amid Rising COVID19 Cases
Odisha Government Clarification On Closure Of Schools Amid Rising COVID19 Cases

With COVID19 cases being reported from schools in Odisha, questions are being raised on keeping schools open for students.

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Police Couple Ugly Fight: High Drama In Bhubaneswar, FIR Registered Against Both
Police Couple Ugly Fight: High Drama In Bhubaneswar, FIR Registered Against Both

Bhubaneswar witnessed high drama on Wednesday (March 24) after a police constable couple knocked at the doors of the Air Field Police Station to lodge FIRs against each other.

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Ruling-BJD MLA’s Viral Audio Clip Threatening Police Officer Triggers Uproar
Ruling-BJD MLA’s Viral Audio Clip Threatening Police Officer Triggers Uproar

In this audio clip, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA from Chandbali Assembly constituency, Byomakesh Ray is purportedly heard threatening a police officer. Soon after the audio clip went viral on social media, it caused a major uproar in the Odisha Assembly on Wednesday (March 24).

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Snake Rescued From Bhubaneswar International Airport Premises
Snake Rescued From Bhubaneswar International Airport Premises

A cobra was rescued from the premises of Biju Patnaik International Airport today. According to reports, the snake entered the washroom through an opening in the basin on Wednesday night and got stuck inside it.

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Odisha Youth Congress Launches Yuva Akrosh Samavesh; Scuffle With Police
Odisha Youth Congress Launches Yuva Akrosh Samavesh; Scuffle With Police

Tension prevailed during the ‘Yuva Akrosh Samavesh’ rally called by the Odisha Youth Congress in Bhubaneswar today.

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