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People Can Stop Second COVID19 Wave: Odisha Public Health Director
People Can Stop Second COVID19 Wave: Odisha Public Health Director

Amid spike in COVID19 cases in some states, Odisha Public Health director Niranjan Mishra said that it is too early to say whether the current trend is a new wave or a local spike.

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Street Crime Crackdown: WhatsApp Number Released By Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Police
Street Crime Crackdown: WhatsApp Number Released By Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Police

In a bid to curb street crimes in the city, the twin city Commissionerate Police launched a WhatsApp number on Monday. The WhatsApp number 7077798111 can be now used to report street crimes like robbery and chain snatchings in Bhubaneswar.

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Massive Fire Breaks Out In Puri Bus Terminal, 3 Buses Gutted
Massive Fire Breaks Out In Puri Bus Terminal, 3 Buses Gutted

A massive fire broke out in the bus terminal in Puri on Monday. At least three buses were gutted in the fire in the terminal.

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India Vs England: Last 3 T20Is in Ahmedabad Behind Closed Doors
India Vs England: Last 3 T20Is in Ahmedabad Behind Closed Doors

The final 3 T20Is in Ahmedabad will be held behind closed doors. The BCCI in consultation with the Gujarat Cricket Association has said that the final 3 T20Is between India and England scheduled on March 16, March 18, and March 20 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad will be played without audience.

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New Covid Strain Threat: Odisha Govt Issues Fresh Guidelines
New Covid Strain Threat: Odisha Govt Issues Fresh Guidelines

Looks like the horror days of 2020 might come back to haunt people again. In view of fresh spike in the cases of Covid-19 in Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and other States, the Odisha government has alerted people about a new strain of the virus which is said to be more dangerous and contagious than the previous strains.

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Woman Dies After Ceiling Fan Falls On Her At Cuttack SCB Hospital
Woman Dies After Ceiling Fan Falls On Her At Cuttack SCB Hospital

A 75-year-old woman patient succumbed to her injuries that she had sustained after a ceiling fan had fallen on her at Cuttack’s SCB Medical College & Hospital.

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Riteish Deshmukh Spotted At Celebrity Hairstylist, Aalim Hakim’s Posh Salon In Bandra
Riteish Deshmukh Spotted At Celebrity Hairstylist, Aalim Hakim’s Posh Salon In Bandra

Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh was spotted in a fresh haircut from celebrity hair stylist, Aalim Hakim’s hair salon at Bandra, Mumbai. He graciously posed for the shutterbugs and even posed with Aalim outside the salon’s premises while interacting with the paparazzi.

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Bigg Boss’ Himanshi Khurana Reveals Marriage Plans With Asim Riaz

Among the many love stories that blossomed inside the Bigg Boss house, Asim Riaz and Himanshi Khurana’s story is one that keeps making fans believe in love. The two met…

Cyber Fraud: Odisha Youth Loses 1 Lakh While Trying To Sell Cow Online
Cyber Fraud: Odisha Youth Loses 1 Lakh While Trying To Sell Cow Online

In another incident of cyber fraud, a youth from Bhubaneswar was allegedly scammed and duped of Rs 1 Lakh online, when he was trying to sell his cow online.

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Prachi Desai Spotted Clicking Pictures Of The Paparazzi At Airport
Prachi Desai Spotted Clicking Pictures Of The Paparazzi At Airport

Bollywood Actress Prachi Desai was seen clicking pictures of the paparazzi at the airport! Prachi clicked the shutterbugs while they were clicking her in a cute and casual outfit.

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Odisha: VSSUT Shut Down Amid Surge In Covid-19

Sambalpur: Amid Covid-19 resurgence, Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT ), Burla has been shut down till further order by the district administration. According to reports, as many as 25 students of the varsity tested positive for the virus in the last few days. The district body has also declared the hostels of the […]

Major Fire At Satkosia Eco Retreat Festival In Odisha, Lucky Escape For Tourists  
Major Fire At Satkosia Eco Retreat Festival In Odisha, Lucky Escape For Tourists  

Cuttack: At least three cottages set up at Satkosia eco retreat festival near Baliput in Cuttack district reduced to ashes after a major fire broke out at the site in the early hours of Sunday. The visitors to the festival had a narrow escape in the mishap. While the exact cause of the blaze is […]

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Odisha: Drunk Warder Attacks Colleagues Inside Sambalpur Jail, FIR Lodged

Sambalpur: Tension prevailed inside Sambalpur Circle Jail after a warder allegedly attacked two of his colleagues late Saturday night. As per preliminary reports, the warder, identified as Ashok Tathi thrashed two other staff of the prison in an inebriated condition. Sources said Ashok beat up the two staff after picking up a quarrel over some […]

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Bhubaneswar To Get Direct Flight To Prayagraj In March

Bhubaneswar/ Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh): The Indigo Airlines is expected to begin its flight for Bhubaneswar from March 28, said reports. Meanwhile, Prayagraj will get direct air connectivity to Bilaspur from March 1, following the successful trial run of Alliance Air flight between the two cities. According to official sources, the Prayagraj-Bilaspur flight will operate every […]

PM Modi Lauds Odisha’s Nayak Sir Who Trains Youths To Join Indian Army
PM Modi Lauds Odisha’s Nayak Sir Who Trains Youths To Join Indian Army

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appreciated Silu Nayak of Arakhuda in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha, who imparts free training to youths to join Indian armed forces. Popularly known as Nayak sir, the youth from Odisha’s Arakhuda got recognition in PM’s monthly radio programme to the nation ‘Mann Ki Baat’. “There is a gentleman […]

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