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10-Feet-Long King Cobra Rescued From Bedroom In Odisha
10-Feet-Long King Cobra Rescued From Bedroom In Odisha

A 10-feet-long King Cobra was rescued from the bedroom of a house in Gurujhari village under Khallikote Range of Ganjam district.

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Divyang Painter From Odisha Infuses Life Into Canvas
Divyang Painter From Odisha Infuses Life Into Canvas

Despite being a divyang, he is more gifted than others. His brushstrokes infuse life into canvas and his colours lend magic. These paintings of Baripada artist Manas Pati are truly spellbinding. It has already captured the hearts of many from within and outside the country.

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Heat Wave In Odisha: Yellow Warning Issued For 20 districts
Heat Wave In Odisha: Yellow Warning Issued For 20 districts

Heat wave-like conditions are likely to prevail over several districts of Odisha in the next three days. In view of the expected rise in mercury levels, yellow warning has been issued for the concerned districts for as many as 20 districts.

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Battle For Bengal | High-Voltage Campaigning By Amit Shah & Mamata Banerjee In Nandigram
Battle For Bengal | High-Voltage Campaigning By Amit Shah & Mamata Banerjee In Nandigram

  The battle for Bengal is intensifying and Nandigram is turning out to be its epicentre. BJP’s Amit Shah and TMC’s Mamata Banerjee were seen in high-voltage campaigning in Nandigram today.

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Odisha Engineering Students Demand Online Exams After Spike In COVID19 Cases
Odisha Engineering Students Demand Online Exams After Spike In COVID19 Cases

Students of Bhubanananda Odisha School of Engineering (BOSE) went up in arms on Tuesday demanding online examinations after three students tested positive for Covid-19.

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#COVID19 Active Caseload In Odisha Inching Closer To 2000
#COVID19 Active Caseload In Odisha Inching Closer To 2000

Odisha inched closer to the active caseload mark of 2000, after 218 new cases were reported from different parts of the state in the past 24 hours.

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Suez Canal Blockage Cleared – But It Was A Costly Mistake
Suez Canal Blockage Cleared – But It Was A Costly Mistake

Global trade choked after 400m-long (1,300ft) giant container ship Ever Given got stranded blocking one of world's most important waterway – The Suez Canal- for almost one week.

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Teachers In Bhubaneswar To Get #COVID-19 Vaccine Soon
Teachers In Bhubaneswar To Get #COVID-19 Vaccine Soon

Teachers above the age of 45 years working in various private and government schools in Bhubaneswar will soon get Covid-19 vaccine. This information was conveyed by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner, Prem Chandra Chaudhary on Tuesday

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President Ram Nath Kovind Undergoes Successful Bypass Surgery At AIIMS, Delhi
President Ram Nath Kovind Undergoes Successful Bypass Surgery At AIIMS, Delhi

President Ram Nath Kovind successfully underwent a bypass surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Tuesday. Sharing the update on the surgery through a tweet, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the team of doctors for successfully conducting the operation.

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Large Swathes Of Watermelon Cultivation In Odisha Under Attack
Large Swathes Of Watermelon Cultivation In Odisha Under Attack

It is the season of watermelons. Nothing beats the scorching heat of the summer like the watermelon does. At a time when the demand for watermelons are expected to pickup, these farmers from Katana Baniya panchayat under Rajkanika block of Kendrapada district are holding their heads in despair.

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Covid-19: Odisha To Vaccinate 2 Lakh People A Day From April 1
Covid-19: Odisha To Vaccinate 2 Lakh People A Day From April 1

With Odisha witnessing a surge in the daily COVID-19 cases, the state government has decided to increase the COVID-19 vaccination of beneficiaries to two lakh a day from April 1, for which it has set a target for different districts. Vaccination of people above 45 years of age will also kick-off from April 1.

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Odisha: Mo Bus Conductor ‘Pushes Passenger Out Of Moving Bus’ In Bhubaneswar
Odisha: Mo Bus Conductor ‘Pushes Passenger Out Of Moving Bus’ In Bhubaneswar

In a shocking incident, a man travelling in 'Mo Bus' sustained grievous injuries after he was allegedly pushed out of the moving vehicle by the bus conductor near Hanspal area on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Tuesday (March 30) evening.

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Snake Venom Racket In Odisha Has International Links? Here’s What DFO Said
Snake Venom Racket In Odisha Has International Links? Here’s What DFO Said

  District Forest Officer (DFO) Ashok Mishra on Tuesday said that the members of the smuggling racket that was busted last week are suspected to be conduits of a larger international syndicate involved in the narco trade.

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Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana Logo NOT Permissible On PMAY-G Houses: Centre To Odisha
Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana Logo NOT Permissible On PMAY-G Houses: Centre To Odisha

Amid allegations against Odisha government that it is hijacking central schemes and re-branding them as its own, the Central government made it clear that the use of Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana (BPGY) logo is not permissible under the provisions of Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana (PMAY-G). The Centre has shot a letter to Odisha Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra in this regard, asking him to use only the official logo of Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana for all purposes of PMAY-Gramin.

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Odisha Sizzles! Baripada Hottest, 17 Places Record Temperature Above 40 Degrees
Odisha Sizzles! Baripada Hottest, 17 Places Record Temperature Above 40 Degrees

April is yet to arrive and it seems Odisha is already in the midst of an intense heat wave as 17 places recorded temperature above 40 degrees Celsius in the past 24 hours.

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