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Odisha Hikes Electricity Tariff, Check Revised Rates
Odisha Hikes Electricity Tariff, Check Revised Rates

Giving a major jolt to the domestic consumers, the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) on Saturday (March 27) approved a proposal to hike power tariff in Odisha by 30 paise per unit.

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Odisha Records Big Surge, 290 COVID-19 Positive Cases In A Day
Odisha Records Big Surge, 290 COVID-19 Positive Cases In A Day

Odisha reported 290 fresh cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, taking the total positive count to 3,40,194. As per reports, the daily surge of coronavirus went up by a staggering 38%.

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Mann Ki Baat At 75: PM Modi Lauds Odisha Eco Warriors For Their Unique Efforts
Mann Ki Baat At 75: PM Modi Lauds Odisha Eco Warriors For Their Unique Efforts

In the 75th episode of Mann Ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi heaped praises on two eco warriors from Kendrapara and Paradip for their unique contributions to the society. Here's what the PM said.

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Anjana Mishra Gang Rape Case: CBI Raids Prime Accused Biban Biswal’s House
Anjana Mishra Gang Rape Case: CBI Raids Prime Accused Biban Biswal’s House

Expediting probe in Anjana Mishra gang rape case of 1999, officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday night conducted a raid at the house of Bibekananda Biswal alias Biban.

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Pipili Bypoll: Late BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy’s Son Rudra Receives Ticket From CM
Pipili Bypoll: Late BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy’s Son Rudra Receives Ticket From CM

Rudra Pratap Maharathy, son of late BJD leader Pradeep Maharathy, on Sunday received ticket from party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for the upcoming bypoll to Pipili assembly seat.

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Weekly Horoscope From 29 March- 4 April, 2021
Weekly Horoscope From 29 March- 4 April, 2021

Here is a guide to the week ahead for you. This is your forecast for March 29-April 4

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Covid Scare: IIT, NIT, Allen Institute Bhubaneswar Report Large No Of COVID-19 Cases
Covid Scare: IIT, NIT, Allen Institute Bhubaneswar Report Large No Of COVID-19 Cases

Slowly and gradually, coronavirus is spreading its tentacles to the educational institutions in Odisha. As many as 10 students at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar have tested positive for Covid.

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Human-Animal Bonding Redefined By Odisha Woman’s Motherly Love For Wild Boar
Human-Animal Bonding Redefined By Odisha Woman’s Motherly Love For Wild Boar

On one hand there are laws to protect endangered species, while on the other, there is the motherly affection of Kuntala. Torn between these extremes is the story of Dhuda. This wild boar – Dhuda, is protected under the Schedule III of Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972.

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Jawan From Odisha Is Using Experience To Prepare Next Line Of Defense
Jawan From Odisha Is Using Experience To Prepare Next Line Of Defense

Protecting the nation is the prime responsibility of every citizen. It is essential to guide the youths in the right direction to serve the nation. This training institute in Jaraka region of Jajpur district is working towards this goal.

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Sakarpati Is The Quintessential Sweet Of Phalguna Purnima
Sakarpati Is The Quintessential Sweet Of Phalguna Purnima

Phalguna Purnima that arrives just a day before the big day of Holi festival is widely celebrated. In western Odisha this festival is celebrated with the making of Sakarpati, a delicious sweet made out of jaggery. Sakarpati is served as a special Prasad in temples on the occasion of Phalguna Purnima in western Odisha.

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Revisiting Nagada After 2016 Malnutrition Horror
Revisiting Nagada After 2016 Malnutrition Horror

The whole world saw these heart rending pictures of Nagada. It was July 2016. Malnutrition turned into a deadly curse. It raised questions on the administration and forcing the Central and State governments into action. Nagada got assurances and even the villagers thought that plight will end. Five years have passed since.

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Vehicle Scrapping Policy: How Much Your Old Vehicle Can Fetch
Vehicle Scrapping Policy: How Much Your Old Vehicle Can Fetch

With an aim to combat air pollution & improve road safety, India has unveiled its vehicle scrapping and fleet modernisation roadmap.

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Odisha’s Bandha Saree Weavers Showcase Craftsmanship In Unique Design
Odisha’s Bandha Saree Weavers Showcase Craftsmanship In Unique Design

Sambalpuri Bandha sarees are a class apart. The unmatched craftsmanship has won the hearts of many. Even Vidya Balan flaunted one recently while promoting her movie ‘Shakuntala Devi.’

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Odisha Scientist’s Turmeric Bandage Has A Healing Touch For Diabetes Patients
Odisha Scientist’s Turmeric Bandage Has A Healing Touch For Diabetes Patients

People with diabetes often worry about their wounds not healing. They are often plagued with injuries and wounds that fester for a long period of time, often prolonging their agony. But there might be a new ray of hope for these patients now!

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#NIT Rourkela’s Administration Asks Students To Vacate Hostels After Fresh #COVID-19 Cases
#NIT Rourkela’s Administration Asks Students To Vacate Hostels After Fresh #COVID-19 Cases

After detection of 14 new Covid-19 positive cases in the campus of National Institute of Technology (NIT) - Rourkela, the authorities of the premier institute asked the students to vacate the hostels to prevent further spread of the virus.

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