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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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Girl Fights Off Mobile Snatchers On Busy Bhubaneswar Street

Bhubaneswar: In an act of extreme bravery, a girl overpowered two youths who attempted to snatch her mobile phone in Bhubaneswar on Saturday evening. The girl, identified as Rinu, not only thrashed the mobile snatchers but ensured that they were caught. The incident occurred near Dumduma auto-rickshaw stand last evening. As per reports, Rinu was […]

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Job Fraud: 3 Including Woman Arrested In Odisha

Angul: Odisha police on Saturday arrested three persons for allegedly duping a youth from Paralakhemundi on the pretext of giving him job in an industrial house. The accused have been identified as Ranjan Kumar Tripathy and his wife Mitali from Rajkishorepada and one Ranjan Kumar Sahu from Rengali. According to reports, in response to an […]

Lost Love Returns: Wild Boar Reunites With Forlorn Woman In Odisha
Lost Love Returns: Wild Boar Reunites With Forlorn Woman In Odisha

This is ‘Dhuda,’ a wild boar that was adopted by the Penthei family, about a year ago. The Penthei family resides in the Purushottampur village in Keonjhar district. ‘Dhuda’ was like a child to Kuntala Kumari, who recently lost her daughter to illness.

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Odisha CEO Announces Guidelines Ahead Of Pipili Bypoll In Odisha
Odisha CEO Announces Guidelines Ahead Of Pipili Bypoll In Odisha

The Chief Electoral Officer of Odisha (CEO), Sushil Kumar Lohani on Wednesday (March 17) announced the guidelines for the upcoming by-election to the Pipili Assembly Constituency in Odisha. The bypoll is scheduled to be held on April 17.

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Odisha Seeks COVID19 Vaccination On Priority For Media Persons
Odisha Seeks COVID19 Vaccination On Priority For Media Persons

Media persons should be categorised as Front line Workers (FLWs) and be vaccinated on priority. In a letter to Union Health Secretary, the Odisha government has urged to include media personnel as frontline workers for the purpose of COVID 19 vaccination.

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Odisha: Class 1-8 Students Promoted, But There Will Be Remedial Classes For All
Odisha: Class 1-8 Students Promoted, But There Will Be Remedial Classes For All

The Odisha School and Mass Education department has announced through a formal circular that all students from Classes 1 to 8 will be promoted to the next higher class without any exam for the next academic session.

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Varsha Priyadarshini Files Another FIR Against Anubhav Mohanty’s Family Members
Varsha Priyadarshini Files Another FIR Against Anubhav Mohanty’s Family Members

The ongoing marital discord between actor-turned-politician Anubhav Mohanty and his wife Varsha Priyadarshini once again hit the headlines when the actress lodged a fresh FIR against her in-laws at the Purighat Police Station in Cuttack on Wednesday (March 17).

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Shooting For ‘Ram Setu’: Akshay Kumar, Jacqueline Fernandez and Nushrratt Bharuccha Head To Ayodha
Shooting For ‘Ram Setu’: Akshay Kumar, Jacqueline Fernandez and Nushrratt Bharuccha Head To Ayodha

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar along with his leading ladies Jacqueline Fernandez and Nushrratt Bharuccha headed over to Ayodhya to begin shooting for their next film titled ‘Ram Setu.’

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Big Trouble! Will Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Go Off-Air ?
Big Trouble! Will Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Go Off-Air ?

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, one of the most popular and long-running shows in Indian Television is currently facing a major crisis.

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Cuttack Pvt College Shut After 12 Students Test Covid-19 Positive
Cuttack Pvt College Shut After 12 Students Test Covid-19 Positive

The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has issued orders to shut down a private Science college and its hostel after detection of corona positive cases from the institution. As many as 12 students of the private college under CMC jurisdiction have tested positive for COVID-19.

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NSG Inspects Security System At Puri Jagannath Temple
NSG Inspects Security System At Puri Jagannath Temple

A three-member team of the National Security Guard (NSG) visited Puri Srimandir and reviewed the security measures in place at the 12th century shrine. The recce was conducted for a period of two days and ended on Thursday (March 18).

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UGC Announces Extension For Thesis Submission For PhD & M.Phil Students
UGC Announces Extension For Thesis Submission For PhD & M.Phil Students

The University Grants Commission (UGC) extended the thesis submission deadline by six months for students pursuing PhD and M.Phil degrees.

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