Tag: Latest Odisha News

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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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Odisha Approves Rs 1,753 Cr Investment Proposals

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday approved six investment proposals envisaging an investment of Rs 1,753.82 crore. These proposals will create employment opportunities for 5,566 people. The proposals were approved in the 87th State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) meeting under the chairmanship of chief secretary Asit Kumar Tripathy here. The SLSWCA approved the […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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15.65 Lakh Cases Pending In Different Courts In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As many as 15.65 lakh cases were pending for disposal in different courts in Odisha including 1,50,938 cases in the High Court, state Law Minister Pratap Jena informed the Assembly on Tuesday. Jena said this while replying to written questions in the Assembly. The minister said that while 14,14,745 cases were pending in the […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Congress MLA Blows Flying Kiss To Speaker In Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Congress MLA Taraprasad Bahinipati evoked peals of laughter in the Assembly on Tuesday when he blew a flying kiss to Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro after being allowed to raise issues faced by his constituency. The Jeypore MLA, who was the first to ask questions in the House, clarified that he did not mean to […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Token-less Farmers Of South Odisha Up In Arms Against Govt

Koraput: While the State government somehow managed to convince the farmers of Western Odisha to withdraw their protest against the newly-introduced centralised token system for procurement of paddy, the farmers of South Odisha mainly in Koraput district have now launched protests allegedly due to non-receipt of tokens restricting sale of paddy. Even though paddy procurement […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
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Odisha Youth Arrested For Cheating Girl On Pretext Of Marriage

Bhadrak: A youth was arrested on Saturday for allegedly betraying a girl after maintaining physical relationship with her on the pretext of marriage. Bhadrak Rural Police reportedly arrested one Pramod Lenka of Asura village under charges of section 420 of the IPC after the girl filed a written complaint against him. As per the girl’s […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
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Women Lecturers Allege Mental Harassment By Male Colleague In Odisha

Cuttack: A group of women lectures have levelled allegations of mental harassment and misbehaviour by one of their male colleagues at Kusum Devi Women’s College in Cuttack district. In their complaint, the lecturers claimed that Suraprasad Tripathy, a Reader in Economics department of the institution has been torturing them for the last two years. “Suraprasad […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
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Viral Video: Odisha School Teacher Suspended For Talking Over Phone In Class!

Sonepur: A teacher of Tebhapadar Upper Primary School here has landed himself in trouble after a video purportedly showing him talking over mobile phone during class hours went viral on social media. Hours after the news was telecast, Block Education Officer (BEO) of Birmaharajpur suspended the accused teacher Muralidhar Sahu. Surprisingly, the concerned UP school […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
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