Tag: Latest Odisha News

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Odisha Likely To Get Another CIPET Centre In Koraput District

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is likely to get another centre of Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET) to be located in the tribal-dominated Koraput district, officials said on Tuesday. The state governments proposal regarding setting up of another CIPET in the state was accepted by the secretary of Chemicals and Petrochemicals P Raghabendra Rao, they […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Odisha DGP inaugurates e-office initiative of 5 police battalions

Bhubaneswar: The Director-General of Police B K Sharma on Tuesday inaugurated the e-office initiative of five Odisha armed police battalions and unveiled the logo of four other battalions. The DGP told the commandants of the armed police battalions to guide armed personnel to maintain discipline. “Rise to the expectations of common people and guide the […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Two Minor Girls Missing From Odisha Shelter Home Rescued From Bengaluru & Chennai

Bhawanipatna: Two minor girls who were missing from a shelter home in Odisha’s Kalahandi district since last month have been rescued from Bengaluru and Chennai, a police officer said on Tuesday. A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly prompting the two girls, aged around 15 years, to escape from the shelter home run by […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Woman Killed, Couple Ostracised Over Suspicion Of Witchcraft In Odisha

Nayagarh: Superstition continues to rule the roost in Odisha with three reported cases of witchcraft practices claiming life of one person and ostracizing a couple in different incidents. A report of gross superstition has come from Bangiriposhi block under Mayurbhanj district where a couple was ostracized from their own village by their relatives over suspicion […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Odisha CM Announces Financial Aid To Childcare Bodies

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced financial assistance to all childcare institutions as necessary support and humanitarian intervention. As per the announcement, the district Redcross Societies will receive an amount of 10 lakh each for this purpose. Basing on the additional requirements of districts like Mayurbhanj, Ganjam, Balasore, Keonjhar, Sundergarh and Sambalpur, […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Pangolin Rescued, 4 Arrested In Odisha

Baripada: The forest department personnel have rescued a live pangolin from Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district and arrested four persons for their alleged involvement in smuggling the animal, an official said on Wednesday. The accused were apprehended from Kuliana, close to Similipal National Park, on Tuesday when they tried to transport the animal to Kolkata, the forest […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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MCL Resumes Operations At Talcher Coal Mines In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) on Wednesday said it has resumed mining operations at its Talcher mines after losing 2.5 lakh tonne of coal production and supply due to a stoppage by locals. The mining activities at all the projects in Talcher coalfields were stopped on Wednesday “mostly by supporters” of local MLA B K […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Odisha govt signs MoU with Abhijit Banerjee founded J-PAL

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) South Asia to engage in a strategic evidence-based approach to policymaking. The partnership targets to maximise the impact of anti-poverty programmes of the state across a wide range of sectors. J-PAL is co-founded by […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Odisha Mineral Exploration Corporation
Two-Day Conclave Of Mineral Based Industries Held

Bhubaneswar: Mineral-based industries on Thursday sought concrete steps by the Odisha government for transfer of existing statutory clearances to successful bidders in the auction of iron ore and other mines to prevent scarcity of raw materials and disruption of production after March 2020 when the lease of many mines will lapse. The state government should […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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6 Get Life Term For Killing People On Suspicion Of Practising Witchcraft In Odisha

Keonjhar: A court here on Thursday sentenced six men to life imprisonment for killing six members of a family four years ago on the suspicion of practising witchcraft. Champua Additional District and Sessions judge Dolagobinda Barik also sentenced a woman to rigorous imprisonment for three years in the same case and acquitted two due to […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Vigilance Awareness Week: 250 Criminal Cases Registered In 2019

Bhubaneswar: As many as 52 disproportionate asset cases and 84 misappropriation cases have been registered so far in 2019, revealed Director of Odisha Vigilance, Debasish Panigrahi on Friday. While addressing a function at Rabindra Mandap in Bhubaneswar marking the observance of Vigilance awareness week, Panigrahi said, “In 2019 till October 31, the state vigilance has […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Lady PEO Death: Victim's Father Alleges Threat To Life

Jajpur: As outcry over alleged lapses in probe into the death of Haridaspur PEO, Smitarani Biswal, continue to grow, the victim’s father, Sadananda Biswal, on Friday said that he will move outside the State alleging threat to his life. While expressing dissatisfaction over the probe into his daughter’s death, Biswal said that those who have […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Miscreants Break Into Shop, Loot Cash In High-Security Zone In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Throwing a challenge to the Commissionerate Police, miscreants broke into and looted cash from a showroom in the High Security Zone of Bhubaneswar on Friday night. A group of miscreants reportedly broke into M/s Suryansh Sales, a marble showroom, situated in Saubhgyanagar in the Airport area by cutting through the metal roofing. The miscreants […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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1 Dead, Over 20 Taken Ill After Consuming Spurious Liquor In Odisha

Rayagada: One person died while over 20 others fell ill after allegedly consuming spurious country-made liquor at Kataguda village in Kalyansinghpur area of Rayagada district on Friday. The deceased has been identified as Dhanphul Huika, a native of Dhepaguda. Around 30 people including Dhanphul reportedly fell sick after they consumed liquor and developed symptoms like […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Artists
Story Of Two Odisha Men Who Conquered Poverty With Passion

Bhubaneswar: Penury can’t throttle the artistic creation. Meet Ashwini Bag and Nagarjun Bhoi of Sundargarh and Puri district respectively, who have epitomised this saying by religiously following their passion despite facing all kinds of adversities. Ashwini, a resident of Haldia Dafai village under Biramitrapur Tehsil of Sundargarh district is a painter and sculptor by profession. […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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