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Odisha: Bodies Of 2 Missing Sisters Fished Out From River

Bolangir: The bodies of two sisters, who allegedly had jumped into Tel river in Bolangir district two days back, were recovered from two different spots on Saturday. It was alleged that both the girls, identified as daughters of Ramatar Agarwal, had jumped into the river for reasons unknown on October 15. While the body of […]

Navratri 2020: Special Rituals Begin At Puri Srimandir, Shaktipeeths In Odisha
Navratri 2020: Special Rituals Begin At Puri Srimandir, Shaktipeeths In Odisha

Puri/Cuttack: As the auspicious nine-day long festival Navratri kicks off on Saturday across the country, special rituals have been initiated at Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri and several shakti shrines in Odisha with compliance of all Covid-19 restrictions and without participation of devotees. It may be mentioned that temples in the State, including Srimandir have […]

VP To Inaugurate LPG Bottling Plant In Odisha On Dec 27

Bolangir: A new LPG bottling plant set up at a cost of Rs 103 crore by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) in Bolangir district will be inaugurated by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on December 27. The plant with a capacity to produce 42 lakh cylinders per year is scheduled to be dedicated to the […]

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Sorcerer Attempts To Resurrect Dead Man Inside Hospital

Bolangir: Despite modernisation, superstition is still prevalent in many parts of Odisha. In one such case, relatives of a dead man sought the help of a sorcerer to bring him back to life inside a hospital at Titlagarh in Bolangir district. As per reports, one Pinkuraj Nag of Silinda village, was bitten by a poisonous […]

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Onion price rise: The bulb Veg sheds light on rampant hoarding in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With the consumers in Odisha becoming onion-eyed, and when the Odisha Food & Consumer Welfare department is seemingly seen taking out an onion blaming the rise to humble monsoon rains elsewhere, a little peeling of the onion revealed how traders in the State are raking in the bucks by hoarding onions. Sample the arrival […]

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‘Debt-Ridden’ Farmer Hangs Himself In Odisha

Bolangir: Farmer suicide case once again reared its ugly head in Odisha as another ‘debt-ridden’ farmer allegedly took the extreme step at Dorlo village in Titlagarharea of Bolangir district today. The deceased farmer has been identified as Ghasiram Majhi. According to sources, Majhi had taken a loan of Rs 5 lakh from five self-help groups […]

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Odisha Biker Slapped Fine Of Rs 22,500 On Multiple Charges under MVA

Bolangir: A few days after Odisha Government relaxed rules under the New Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act for some violations like pollution and insurance of vehicles for three months, a commuter was today charged with a fine of Rs 22,500 over multiple charges in Kantabanji area of the district. As per reports, one Sushant Kumar Meher […]

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Bolangir District Central Cooperative Bank Manager In Vigilance Net

Bolangir: A team of Vigilance sleuths on Thursday raided the houses and office of the Manager of Bolangir District Central Cooperative (BDCC) Bank, Ashok Kumar Mohapatra on charges of accumulating properties disproportionate to his known sources of income. Acting on a search warrant issued by the Court of Special Judge Vigilance and on the directions […]

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'Ailing hearts' big worry for Odisha as 23 die every 24 hours!

Bhubaneswar: Odisha seemingly has a high burden of ‘ailing hearts’. The State witnessed nearly a death an hour owing to heart-related ailments. The toll due to cardiovascular diseases in State has been highest over the years. As per recently released report titled Medically Certified Cause of Death (MCCD) by the Registrar General of India (RGI), […]

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Odisha Resident Shortlisted For ISRO's Gaganyaan Project

Bolangir: In what could be considered as a matter of pride and honour for Odisha, a Bolangir resident working with Indian Air Force has been shortlisted for the much awaited Gaganyaan project of ISRO. As per reports, Wing Commander Nikhil Rath, has been included in the preliminary list of astronauts to undertake training for ISRO’s […]

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Heavy rainfall wreaks havoc in Bolangir

Bolangir: There seems to be no respite for Bolangir district from the nature’s wrath as close on the heels of a drought-like situation, incessant rainfall is wreaking havoc in the district. In Bolangir town, schools, hospitals, residential buildings, and government offices have been severely flooded by rainwater. The flood-affected locals have alleged that they are […]