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Odisha CM Launches Palliative Care In All District Hospitals

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched Palliative Care Programme in all the district headquarter hospitals of the state. The District Palliative Care Programme (DPCP) facility will be available in all district headquarter hospitals and Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela Government Hospital. “Palliative Care Programme will play a significant role in realisation […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Engine Of Ajmer-Puri Express Catches Fire, No Casualty

Bhubaneswar: The engine of Ajmer-Puri Express on Thursday caught fire near Handapa railway station in Odishas Angul district, railway officials said. However, there was no report of any casualty, the official said. The station manager of Handapa Station in the Angul- Sambalpur section of the East Coast Railway, detected the smoke coming out of the […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Nagada Village Gets Electricity Connection

Jajpur: Electricity connection has been finally provided to Nagada, a hilltop tribal village in Sukinda Chromite valley of Odisha’s Jajpur district which had hogged the headlines three years ago for the death of 21 children due to malnutrition, officials said. The power connection was given on Wednesday after the Odisha Lokayukta summoned six district officials […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
COAL SUPPLY
Centre Unlikely To Consider Odisha's Demand On Coal Royalty

Bhubaneswar: The Centre is unlikely to consider the Odisha government’s demand for revision of coal royalty as Union Coal and Mines Minister Prahlad Joshi on Friday said that it is linked to the power tariff. “The Chief Minister has given a representation to me on coal royalty revision. I have briefed the Chief Minister that […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Cannabis Plants Worth Crores Torched In Gajapati, Boudh

Gajapati/Boudh: Intensifying the drive against ganja (Dry Cannabis) smuggling in the wake of the harvesting season of the contraband crop, a joint team of Mohana Police and excise department conducted raids in forests near Nijuma and Ruamba villages in Gajapati district and destroyed cannabis plants worth around Rs 15 crore. The total cultivation spread over […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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5 Held For Duping Person On Pretext Of Installing Mobile Tower

Rourkela: The cyber wing of Odisha police on Friday arrested five people for allegedly duping a person on pretext of installing mobile tower on his land, police said. The accused were arrested from Salt Lake, on the eastern fringes of Kolkata in West Bengal, they said. The person used to get calls from the accused […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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25 Odisha Cops Felicitated For Probe Into Critical Cases

Bhubaneswar: Director General of Police of Odisha, B K Sharma, on Friday, felicitated 25 officers for investigating critical cases, leading to the conviction of the accused. Seven women officers were among the 25 personnel who were felicitated at a programme held at the Crime Branch Office in Cuttack. Appreciating the efforts of the investigating officers, […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Adequate Forces Deployed To Maintain Peace After Ayodhya Verdict: Odisha DGP

Bhubaneswar: Following the Supreme Court verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case, Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) Bijay Kumar Sharma on Saturday said adequate steps have been taken to maintain peace and communal harmony in the state. “Adequate forces have been deployed in every sensitive district of the state. Superintendents of Police […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Minor Girl 'Poisoned To Death' Over Past Enmity In Odisha!

Ganjam: A minor girl was killed after being allegedly forced to drink poison by her neighbour at Sorisabilla village under Sorada police limits of Ganjam district. According to sources, the incident reportedly happened on November 1 when one Jagu Sethi of the village allegedly forced the girl to drink poison while she was cleaning utensils […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Brave Dog Fights Off Cobra To Save Owner In Odisha

Jeypore: Proving its faithfulness, a dog bravely fought off with a venomous cobra to save the life of his owner and his family in Jeypore Town of Koraput district. According to one Sanjeev Tripathy, a native of Power House Colony of the town, his pet dog, which he fondly calls ‘Doggy,’ spotted a spectacled cobra […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Two Odisha Youths Drown While Celebrating Kartik Purnima

Rayagada: On a day when people were busy celebrating Kartik Purnima, two youths died in two separate incidents of drowning while performing the Boita Bandana rituals in Rayagada district on Tuesday. One Suman Behera, a student of Utkal Gourav Madhusudan Institute of Technology (UGMIT), Rayagada, was swept away by water after he accidentally slipped and […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Migratory Birds Flock To Chilika As Winter Sets In

Khurda: “Raha raha khyane baspiya shakata dekhibi Chilika charu chitra pata,” these lines by Utkalmani Gopabandhu Das were inspired by the serene beauty of Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon which amplifies many folds by the foreign migratory birds every winter. And with the onset of wintry weather in this part of the country, exotic winged […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Berhampur Police Launches 'Utsarga' To Donate Blood To Patients

Berhampur: With an aim to boost police-public relationship, Berhampur Police on Thursday launched ‘Utsarga,’ a people-oriented programme under which cops will donate blood to the needy patients. Police reportedly launched the ‘Utsarga’ initiative at MKCG Medical College and Hospital to donate blood to patients during emergency. On this occasion, four helpline numbers (7735000018, 9439771611, 9438170354 […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Medical Student Dies After Being Hit By Cricket Ball In Odisha

Berhampur: A medical student died on Friday after being struck near one of his ears by a cricket ball during a practice session at a college playground in Odisha’s Ganjam district, police said. The incident took place at MKCG Medical College playground when he was practising cricket with his friends in the morning, they said. […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Another ‘Fake’ Doctor Found In Odisha’s Sundergarh District

Sundergarh: After the arrest of a fake doctor posted at Nuagaon Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Sundergarh district, another person with fake documents found running a pathology lab-cum-medicine store and attending patients at Bandhabahal in the district. As per reports, Chakranta Behera has been operating a pathology lab-cum-medicine store for the last five years. Behera […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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