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DUSTLIK-II: India, Uzbekistan’s Joint Military Exercise In Uttarakhand
DUSTLIK-II: India, Uzbekistan’s Joint Military Exercise In Uttarakhand

Troops of Indian Army and Uzbekistan Army are carrying out joint military exercise 'Dustlik-II' in Uttarakhand’s Chaubatia area. 45 soldiers each from Uzbekistan and Indian Army are participating in the military exercise. Practice of firing on newly inducted SIG Sauer 716 assault rifles, cordon and search operation and jungle shooting drill conducted. Weapons used in the joint operation provided by India. The 10-day military exercise will conclude on March 19.

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Bank Strike: Thousands of Bank Employees From Odisha Join Pan-India Bank Strike
Bank Strike: Thousands of Bank Employees From Odisha Join Pan-India Bank Strike

Banking services across the country are likely to be affected today and tomorrow (March 16), due to a two-day pan India bank strike called by the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) which is an umbrella body of nine bank unions. More than 10 lakh bank employees are expected to take part in the strike against government’s recent announcement regarding the privatization of the banking sector.

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Father-Son Duo Arrested For Setting Fire In Forests In Odisha’s Boudh
Father-Son Duo Arrested For Setting Fire In Forests In Odisha’s Boudh

A man and his son were arrested on Monday (March 15), for allegedly setting ablaze forest areas at the Mundeswar Reserve Forest under Madhapur Range in Boudh District.

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Odisha: Husband, In-Laws Held For Setting Woman Ablaze & Dumping Her Body
Odisha: Husband, In-Laws Held For Setting Woman Ablaze & Dumping Her Body

In a shocking incident, a man and his family members were arrested by the police for allegedly killing his wife by setting her ablaze and then dumping her body near the forests of Kanakpur village under Kenga Police limits in Kalahandi district.

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Odisha Tuition Teacher Arrested For Thrashing Students During Class
Odisha Tuition Teacher Arrested For Thrashing Students During Class

Police on Sunday (March 14) arrested a tutor on charges of thrashing two 9-year-old kids. The incident was reported from Purusottampur under Marshaghai Police limits in Kendrapara district.

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Teacher given compulsory retirement
Odisha: Visually Challenged Teacher Forced To Retire Without Any Fault

Sundergarh: Uninturrupted and dedicated services for long years may be a criterion for a government employee to get a cushy promotion. But, in the case of Tapeswari Panda, a teacher at Bhedavahal Primary School in Sundegarh, things happend just the opposite. After 27 years of seamless services in her academic carrier, Panda has been given […]

Bear Strays Into Village in Odisha Triggering Panic
Bear Strays Into Village in Odisha Triggering Panic

A wild bear was spotted in the Raingha area under ward-12 of Nilagiri NAC in Balasore district on Monday (March 15). The bear was spotted in the backyard of a villager triggering panic among the villagers. However, there were no reports of any man-animal conflict. As per reports, fear continues to prevail as the bear has been roaming in the fields in the area.

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Bhubaneswar Holding Tax Row: Agitating Congress Workers Barge Into BMC Office
Bhubaneswar Holding Tax Row: Agitating Congress Workers Barge Into BMC Office

Odisha Congress members staged a massive protest demanding withdrawal of the rise in holding tax in Bhubaneswar. '

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Bus-Truck Collision Leaves 1 Dead, 5 Passengers Injured In Odisha
Bus-Truck Collision Leaves 1 Dead, 5 Passengers Injured In Odisha

In an unfortunate incident, a bus helper was killed on spot and more than five passengers were injured, after their vehicle collided with a tipper truck on Monday (March 15) near Sompeta on Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border.

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IPL 2021: MS Dhoni Triggers Frenzy With Monk Avatar
IPL 2021: MS Dhoni Triggers Frenzy With Monk Avatar

Former Indian captain & IPL team Chennai Super Kings’ skipper MS Dhoni has always set trends with his unique makeovers. He is back again in a ‘Monk look’ that has set the internet on fire.

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Facebook Data Of Over 53Cr Users, Including 61 Lakh Indians Leaked
Facebook Data Of Over 53Cr Users, Including 61 Lakh Indians Leaked

New Delhi: Personal data of nearly 533 million (53.3 crore) Facebook users, including 61 lakh Indians, remerged online after a hacker posted the details on a digital forum. The leaked…

Alia’s Birthday Bash: Celebs Throng Karan Johar’s Residence For Celebration
Alia’s Birthday Bash: Celebs Throng Karan Johar’s Residence For Celebration

Bollywood celebs thronged Karan Johar’s residence on the night of March 14th, to celebrate Alia Bhatt’s birthday party. As the actress turned 28 years old, popular celebs like Arjun Kapoor, Malaika Arora Khan, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Ranveer Singh were spotted by the shutterbugs outside the director’s residence.

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Servitors Paint Srimandir Upper Portion As Part Of Beautification Drive
Servitors Paint Srimandir Upper Portion As Part Of Beautification Drive

As a part of the beautification drive, Puri Srimandir, 'Chunara' servitors are applying new paint to the upper portion of the temple.

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Bhubaneswar Holding Tax Row: Odisha Government Puts Revision On Hold
Bhubaneswar Holding Tax Row: Odisha Government Puts Revision On Hold

Odisha government orders stay on holding tax collection as per revised rates of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC). The additional holding tax will not be collected until the final order of the High Court, where the hike in taxes has been challenged.

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Crackdown On Modified Two-Wheeler Exhausts In Odisha
Crackdown On Modified Two-Wheeler Exhausts In Odisha

In a bid to curb noise pollution, an enforcement drive was conducted in Rourkela to check the use of modified exhausts in two-wheelers. The enforcement drive was conducted jointly by Rourkela Police, Traffic Police and the Transport department at Rourkela Municipal Corporation (RMC) square today.

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