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Orissa High Court orders 'arrest' of cargo ship at Paradip months after Rs 220 cr cocaine seizure

The Orissa High Court on Friday ordered the 'arrest' of cargo ship MV Debi anchored at Paradip port in Jagatsinghpur district from which cocaine worth Rs 220 crore was seized in November last year. 

Railway Level-Crossing At Matiapada, Puri
RoB at Puri’s Matiapada to be a reality soon, land acquisition finished

As per reports, the required land acquisition has already been completed. The contractor is now working towards constructing the drainage system following which electric poles will be shifted paving the way for the service road on both sides of the proposed bridge.

Delhi Police Picks Up Cyber Criminal From Bhubaneswar
Delhi Police picks up IT professional from Bhubaneswar over hacking allegations

As per reports, Prabhat is an IT professional and was operating an office in Bhubaneswar. It was alleged that Prabhat had hacked a government website.

Orissa HC
Excess payment made to employee due to fault can't be recovered from leave encashment benefit after retirement: Orissa HC

The Orissa High Court has addressed the precise question of law whether an excess payment made in favour of an employee can be recovered from his leave encashment benefits after his retirement.

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'Unfinished 5T school inaugurated in haste' hampers quality education in Odisha 
'Unfinished 5T school inaugurated in haste' hampers quality education in Odisha 

An unfinished 5T school that was inaugurated last month is adversely affecting the quality of education, leaving the residents of Sarukoi under Phiringia block of Kandhamal district fumed. 

PM Modi to lay foundation stones for 21 Amrit Bharat railway stations in Odisha
PM Modi to lay foundation stones for 21 Amrit Bharat railway stations in Odisha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to lay the foundation stones for 21 Amrit Bharat railway stations in Odisha on February 26.

Extension of KALIA scheme triggers political war in Odisha  
Extension of KALIA scheme triggers political war in Odisha  

The Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress on Friday claimed they have seen through the ruling Biju Janata Dal's (BJD) plan to extend KALIA yojana by three years and giving Rs 2000 to landless beneficiaries ahead of the Lok Sabha and Odisha Assembly Elections. 

Naveen Patnaik
Sports infrastructure projects worth Rs 660 crore launched in Odisha

"We want to provide the best facilities to our young sportspersons. I hope the projects launched today will provide a big momentum to sports development in the state," he said.

  • Friday, 23 February 2024
  • Odisha
Kalyani Steels to set up manufacturing unit in Odisha
Kalyani Steels to set up manufacturing unit in Odisha

The project for manufacturing titanium metal, aerospace and automotive components and advanced speciality steel at Gajamara in Dhenkanal district will create 10,000 job opportunities, the company said in a statement.

  • Friday, 23 February 2024
  • Odisha
ODISHA SECRETARIAT
Remuneration of self-employed mechanics hiked by 62.5pc in Odisha

According to an official release from the Chief Minister's Office (CMO), the remuneration for these mechanics operating in gram panchayats has been raised from Rs 4,000 to Rs 6,500.

  • Friday, 23 February 2024
  • Odisha
Amid ongoing examinations three students died by suicide in Odisha
Exam pressure fuelling spike in student suicides in Odisha?

The number of teenage suicide cases in Odisha is quite high. As per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report, as many as 534 teenagers committed suicide in 2022.

  • Friday, 23 February 2024
  • Odisha
Healing or hoax! 'Babas' at Bhubaneswar Khandagiri Mela turn healers
Healing or hoax! 'Babas' at Bhubaneswar Khandagiri Mela turn healers

Khandagiri Mela is attracting many who believe in the magical healing powers of Babas that throng the festival in large numbers.

Pre-poll survey war in Odisha leaves voters baffled
Pre-poll survey war in Odisha leaves voters baffled

While some agencies have claimed in their surveys that the Opposition BJP will clinch 20 out of 21 Lok Sabha seats in the State, few others see ruling BJD garnering 18 seats. Voters in the State seem baffled.

Pained yet proud! Odisha auto rickshaw driver donates daughter’s organ 
Pained yet proud! Odisha auto rickshaw driver donates daughter’s organ 

Even as a 14-year-old girl left for the heavenly abode, she would remain alive in another body. The girl's father, an auto-rickshaw driver, agreed to donate her vital organs to save another life and set an example for others.

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