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Police complaints against BJD MLA for shoving Pulwama martyr’s kin

Bhubaneswar: It seems trouble for BJD legislator Debasish Samantaray is far from over as police complaints have been lodged against him by Mahila Congress and several individuals at various police stations seeking his arrest. Samantaray has been in the eye of storm after the video of his misbehaviour with the kin of martyred CRPF Jawan […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Woman ends life after obscene video goes viral; Congress launches protest

Angul: Congress activists of the Angul unit today burnt the effigy of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Bantala area of Angul district demanding arrest of the youth who allegedly posted of an obscene video of a woman following which she ended her life. The agitators alleged that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has failed to provide […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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Wedding gift blast case: Crime Branch submits 76-page final chargesheet

Bolangir: After investigating the Patnagarh wedding gift blast case for almost 11 months, the Crime Branch of Odisha Police today submitted the final chargesheet before the Bolangir Additional District and Sessions Court. The Crime Branch submitted a 76-page final chargesheet against the prime accused Punjilal Meher after examining 76 witnesses in the Patnagarh wedding gift […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Media house employee murdered in Bolangir; 3 persons detained

Bolangir: An employee of a newspaper was allegedly brutally murdered by some miscreants in Bolangir town late last night. As per reports, the deceased, identified as Pratap Mohapatra of Jagatsinghpur was working as the Circulation Executive of ‘The Samaj’ newspaper. While going to office late last night, some miscreants allegedly attacked Mohapatra with sharp weapons […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Odisha govt feigns ignorance about NGT order on Dankari stone quarrying

Bhubaneswar: Even though three weeks have passed since the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered Odisha government to pay Rs 25 crore as interim compensation to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for allowing illegal stone quarrying at Dankari Hills in Jajpur district, Forest and Environment Minister Bijayashree Routray and the local administration have feigned ignorance […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Inmate goes missing from 'ashram' in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: The Sadar Police today launched a probe into the missing of an inmate of an ashram in Gobindpur area of the town after a complaint was lodged on Thursday. As per reports, the inmate identified as Rohit Das (10), a native of Garpos area in Rajgangpur, went missing from the Kalpataru Ashram in Gobindpur […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
'Mentally-retarded' woman administers injections to patients in Odisha hospital

Sambalpur: In a bizarre incident, a ‘mentally-retarded’ woman was arrested by the police today for administering injections to patients at the Sambalpur District Headquarters Hospital. As per allegations, the woman, identified as Lili Jala of AN Guha Lane of Sambalpur town had entered the hospital late night on January 19 and administered injections to more […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
HC Bench demand brings loan disbursements by banks to a standstill

Sambalpur: The on-going lawyers’ strike over establishment of Orissa High Court bench in western Odisha has now started to adversely affect the banking services in several parts including Sambalpur. Several banks in the district are staring at losses owing to complete stoppage in the disbursal of fresh loans in the past couple of months. As […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Farmers rail against delay in paddy procurement

Malkangiri: Opposing delay in paddy procurement at different mandis in Malkangiri district, members of the Zilla Adivasi Mahasangh today hit the streets and staged road blockades by placing paddy sacks near ten different mandis across the district. As per the allegations of the Mahasangh, despite tough weather conditions, the farmers have been waiting for millers […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
CM Naveen puts forth slew of demands before 15th Finance Commission

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today presented before the 15th Finance Commission a slew of demands while suggesting an increase in tax devolution from 42% to 50% and cess and surcharges as part of the divisible pool here. During a meeting with 15th Finance Commission Chairman NK Singh and members of the commission, the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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No parking fees for vehicles at Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has decided not to charge parking or entry fee at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in the capital city as per a new policy issued from December 10, 2018. In a reply to BJD MP Prasanna Acharya during a discussion in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Odisha includes RSBY beneficiaries under its own health coverage scheme

Bhubaneswar: After discontinuation of the Centre’s Rastriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) from December 31, 2018, the State government today announced that the existing beneficiaries of the central scheme will be covered under the Biju Krushak Kalyan Yojana (BKKY) effective from January 1, 2019. Informing about the decision at a presser, Health Minister Pratap Jena said […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Farmers in Malkangiri resent delay in paddy procurement

Malkangiri: Farmers in Kudumulgumma block of the district are under distress over failing to sell their hard-earned produce in due time. Braving intense cold, farmers are guarding paddy under the open sky at several places, whereas some others have hit the streets protesting delay in opening of mandis. With good rains, farming community of the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
2 killed, over 70 persons injured in separate road mishaps

Salepur: At least two persons were killed and as many as 72 persons including women and children injured in separate road mishaps in the State today. A bus carrying 65 picnickers overturned after colliding with a Hyva truck near Kamarapada in Salepur this morning. Out of the 20 injured, five are stated to be critical […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Opposition turns heat on Odisha govt over farm loan waiver

Bhubaneswar: A day after the ruling-BJD announced to hold agitation in Delhi next month demanding hike in minimum support price (MSP) for paddy, the Opposition political parties today turned the heat on State government with the BJP and Congress announcing to waive off farm loans if they come to power in Odisha during the 2019 […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021