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CBI Officials Visit Anjana Mishra’s Residence
CBI Officials Visit Anjana Mishra’s Residence

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials visited 1999 gang rape survivor Anjana Mishra’s residence today. According to sources, two officials of the CBI visited Anjana Mishra’s residence and held discussions in connection with the case. The central investigation agency is slated to file a charge-sheet in the case soon.

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Heat Wave In Odisha: Yellow Warning Issued For 3 Districts
Heat Wave In Odisha: Yellow Warning Issued For 3 Districts

With temperatures rising, the weather department has issued heat wave warning for 3 districts of Odisha. The regional meteorological centre in Bhubaneswar predicted heat-wave conditions at one or two places over the districts of Cuttack, Nayagarh and Khurda.

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Odisha’s Madhumita Agarwal Is India’s First Woman Electric Vehicle Maker
Odisha’s Madhumita Agarwal Is India’s First Woman Electric Vehicle Maker

It is a rare distinction in the automobile industry. Odisha-born Madhumita Agarwal’s feat is not only matter of pride for the State, but also for India. Being at the helm of OBEN EV, Madhumita is the first woman in the country to have set up an Electric Vehicle (EV) manufacturing company

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Online Exams At NIT-Rourkela Amid Rise In #Covid-19 Infections
Online Exams At NIT-Rourkela Amid Rise In #Covid-19 Infections

Amid sudden spike of Covid-19 infections in the state, the National Institute of Technology (NIT) – Rourkela has decided to conduct their upcoming exams online.

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COVID19 In Odisha: Daily Cases Stay Above 200 With Khordha Witnessing Surge  | OTV News
COVID19 In Odisha: Daily Cases Stay Above 200 With Khordha Witnessing Surge | OTV News

There seems to be no let up in new cases of Coronavirus in Odisha, with 210 people testing positive for COVID19 in the past 24 hours.  

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Odisha: Wildfire Rages Near Chandaka Wildlife Sanctuary In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Amid growing concerns over the wildfire that devoured large tracts of forest in Similipal biosphere reserve in Mayurbhanj recently, another wildfire has been reported in the Bagharakholo forest near Chandaka Wildlife Sanctuary on Tuesday. As per reports, the fire is spreading fast towards the protected area of Chandaka-Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary on the outskirts of […]

Fire Breaks Out Inside Bank in Odisha’s Cuttack
Fire Breaks Out Inside Bank in Odisha’s Cuttack

A major fire broke out at the regional office of the Odisha Gramya Bank located at Mahanadi Vihar under Chauliaganj Police limits of Cuttack on Friday (March 26) morning.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Set To Visit Odisha
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Set To Visit Odisha

Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu will be visiting Odisha on April 2.  The Vice President will be in the state on a 2-day visit.

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Sachin Tendulkar Tests Positive For #Covid-19
Sachin Tendulkar Tests Positive For #Covid-19

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has tested positive for Covid-19. Taking to twitter, the legendary cricketer informed about testing positive on Saturday (March 27).

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Eight Rapes, Four Murders A Day In 2020 In Odisha
Eight Rapes, Four Murders A Day In 2020 In Odisha

At least 8 rapes and 4 murder cases were registered in Odisha on a daily basis last year. As per the white paper tabled in the state assembly on March 26, Odisha Police registered a total of 2,984 rape cases last year.

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Snake Venom Smuggling Racket Busted In Bhubaneswar
Snake Venom Smuggling Racket Busted In Bhubaneswar

In a major breakthrough, the Forest Department officials in Bhubaneswar busted a racket allegedly involved in illegal smuggling of snake venom on Saturday (March 27).

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Thundershowers In Bhubaneswar & Cuttack Brings Much Needed Relief From Heat
Thundershowers In Bhubaneswar & Cuttack Brings Much Needed Relief From Heat

  Sudden downpour in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack during evening hours bring much-needed relief from the gruelling heat.

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Row Over Kerala Nuns Being Forced To De-board Train In UP Over ‘Forced Conversion’
Row Over Kerala Nuns Being Forced To De-board Train In UP Over ‘Forced Conversion’

Four Christian women, including two nuns from Kerala were forced to de-board from a train in UP on suspicion of forced conversions. It has triggered a nation-wide outrage.

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#Covid19: 21 Test Positive At Engineering College In Odisha’s Jharsuguda
#Covid19: 21 Test Positive At Engineering College In Odisha’s Jharsuguda

Amid concerns over rising cases of Covid-19 in Odisha, on Saturday (March 27) around 21 persons tested positive for the virus at a state-run engineering college in Jharsuguda.

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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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