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Pradeep Majhi Quit Quake: Niranjan Rushes To Delhi, BJD Keeps Door Open
Pradeep Majhi Quit Quake: Niranjan Rushes To Delhi, BJD Keeps Door Open

It's official. Once Rahul Gandhi's close confidante and Congress strongman from south Odisha, and also party's tribal face, has finally call it quits after over two decade long association with the grand old party.

Mamita Murder Case: Can Police Secure Max Punishment
Post Crime Admission By Gobinda Sahu, Are Decks Clear For Odisha Police To Secure Death Sentence?

Even as the key accused has made an extra-judicial confession, bumpy roads ahead for Odisha police. For securing  maximum punishment in a section 302 case, independent evidence proving cruel motive will be the clincher

Bolangir Samaleswari Temple Roof Caves In, No One Hurt
Bolangir Samaleswari Temple Roof Caves In, No One Hurt

Even though the exact reasons what triggered the collapse of the temple roof is unknown, it is believed that the old structure which was already in a dilapidated condition might have collapsed accidentally. 

 Odisha Police Take TN Cues: Make Seizures Of Rs 75 Lakh Cash, 8 Kg Gold From Drug Mafia
Odisha Police Take TN Cues: Make Seizures Of Rs 75 Lakh Cash, 8 Kg Gold From Drug Mafia

As per reports, Rs 75 lakh in cash and over 8 kg gold ornaments, whose value is estimated to be over some crores, were seized from the house of the peddler Rajani Kant Pattnaik of Kojapalli Badadanda Sahi under Khallikote police limits.

High-speed Expendable Aerial Target ‘Abhyas’ Successfully Flight-Tested Off Odisha Coast
DRDO Successfully Test Fires High-speed Expendable Aerial Target ‘Abhyas’ Off Odisha Coast

ABHYAS has been designed and developed by DRDO’s Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), Bengaluru.

BMC Pacts With Paytm: Odisha Capital's Vending Zones To Usher Cashless Revolution 
BMC Pacts With Paytm: Odisha Capital's Vending Zones To Usher Cashless Revolution

With the Modi government giving an extra push to digital transactions post the demonetisation, the Naveen Patnaik government has made digital transactions its core policy. The BMC's cashless drive in vending zones is being seen as State's measure to push online transactions.

Tamando Police Station
Manish Anurag Murder Case: Odisha Police Shunts Out Cop Over Illegal Dance Bar

In the aftermath of the high-profile Manish Anurag murder case, the Police on Friday shunted out the IIC of Tamando Police station, Pramod Pattanayak, on charges of dereliction of duty for letting an illegal dance bar remain operational in his jurisdictional area since September.

Mission Successful: 'Killer' Leopard Bites The Bait Of Chhattisgarh Forest Officials
Mission Successful: 'Killer' Leopard Bites The Bait Of Chhattisgarh Forest Officials

A team of forest officials then prepared a blueprint and laid four cages in the area with goats as the bait. Though the officials were waiting for several days to see the carnivore trapped, their mission was successful on Thursday night when the leopard finally walked into the bait laid to trap.  

Police-Public Clash In Odisha's Narasinghpur Police Station, 4 Injured
Police-Public Clash In Odisha's Narasinghpur Police Station, 4 Injured

The BJP had staged the protest against the 'illegal' arrest of three of their party activities by police from the Ratapat area. The protestors alleged that local police is targeting the party activists at the behest of BJD MLA Debi Prasad Mishra.

Unknown Disease in Odisha Village
Panic In Odisha's Balasore District As 11 Die Of Unknown Disease

What looks surprising here is, instead of going for medical treatment, people of the village prefer sorcerers and local quacks for treatment.

State Election Commissioner Aditya Padhy
Central Counting Of Votes For Panchayat Elections In Odisha: SEC

"We will keep the ballot boxes in the strong rooms at block level," said State Election Commissioner Padhy.

Naveen's Mayurbhanj Tour: BJD Workers Punched BJP, JMM Activists For Black Flag Protest
Naveen's Mayurbhanj Tour: BJD Workers Punched BJP, JMM Activists For Black Flag Protest

As per reports, the BJD workers had assaulted two activists of JMM and BJP for attempting to show black flags to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik near the helipad when they were chased and attacked by the ruling party workers. who had come to welcome their party president.

Mamita Meher Murder Case
Mamita Meher Murder Case: Role Of Kegaon Police Under Scanner Again

Meanwhile, if the recovered mobile phone from Radhe's house is found to be of Mamita, which Gobinda claimed to have buried in the pit with her body, it could be a vital input and help the police investigation.

Olive ridley
Olive Ridley Turtles' Nesting Faces Sea Erosion Risk In Odisha

"At present, very limited space is left on the beach for mass nesting. The sea is destroying the site,"

Minor Girl Kidnaping
Minor Girl ‘Kidnapped’ From West Bengal Rescued At Bhubaneswar Railway Station

“I was taking her to marry her and I was unaware that she was a minor. We were going to Kerala. We were in love relationship since the last six months,” said Syed who is married twice and has three children.

Brown Sugar Seized
Brown Sugar Worth Rs 2 Crore Seized In Odisha's Balasore, 3 Arrested

Cuttack Excise Department and Balasore police conducted a joint raid at Bidyadharpur village under Basta block in the district and seized two kg of brown sugar worth around Rs 2 crore

Dead body found in a pond in Bhubaneswar
Body Of Youth Fished Out From Pond In Bhubaneswar

Though the exact reason behind the death of the unidentified youth is yet to be ascertained, police said post-mortem reports will reveal the cause of the death.

Gobinda Sahu
Mamita Murder Case: Police Recreate Crime Scene With Accused Gobinda Sahu

Sahu reportedly gave the demonstration at the crime spot, from where the body of Mamita Meher was exhumed on October 19, for around 10-15 minutes.

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Barabati Stadium
Cuttack Can Make It To The New IPL Franchisee List, Says OCA Chief

The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) is making all efforts to make Cuttack one of the IPL venues, said its Secretary Sanjay Behera on Thursday.

Odisha Ministers At Mahaling College Function
Odisha's Most Wanted Gobinda Sahu: The 'Power' Packed Rise From A Meek To Czar

Gobinda Sahu, who comes from a modest background, became an education czar of the locality in just a few years time. Here is the powerful story of Gobinda Sahu - the killer of lady teacher Mamita Meher

Panchayat Polls: SEC Asks Collectors To Wrap Up Ward Delimitation, Seat Reservation By Oct 26
Panchayat Polls: SEC Asks Collectors To Wrap Up Ward Delimitation, Seat Reservation By Oct 26   

State Election Commissioner (SEC) Aditya Prasad Padhi today reviewed the preparedness for the upcoming panchayat elections with the District Collectors through video conferencing.

Missing Mobile Phone Of Mamita Meher
Mamita Murder: Now, Hunt Is On For 'Missing' Mobile Phone Amidst Political Slugfest

While Gobinda Sahu, the prime accused in the Mamita Meher murder case, is singing like a parrot and spilling the beans of the murder mystery, the big missing link, the mobile phone of Mamita, is yet to be traced out by the Police.

Gobinda Sahu's Associate Radhe
Second Arrest In Mamita Murder Case: Odisha Police Nabs Sahu's Close Aide Radhe

The Bolangir Police on Thursday made a second arrest in the sensational Mamita Muder case.