Tag: Latest Odisha News

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Inflatable Tube Used To Ferry Body Across Marooned Village In Odisha

Puri: After incidents of bodies being carried on shoulders, bikes, bi-cycles, cots or slings, now a report of woman’s body being carried on an inflatable tube has come to fore from Puri district of the State. According to reports, an elderly woman of Gaudaranapada Harijan sahi in Brahmagiri block passed away yesterday. However, her family […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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Three-Time Odisha MLA Prafulla Majhi Is Back As Doctor!

Sundergarh: After some years of successful tryst in politics, three-time Congress MLA from Talsara Assembly segment in Sundergarh district, Dr Prafulla Majhi is now on a different mission. An active political leader a few months ago, Majhi is now seen serving people as a doctor. According to sources, Majhi has been appointed by Sundergarh district […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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MCL To Set Up Medical College In Odisha's Talcher

Bhubaneswar: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has decided to invite a reputed medical institution to run its state-of-the-art 500-bed medical institute set up in Odisha’s Talcher. After the Odisha government expressed its inability to run the Mahanadi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (MIMSAR), the company has taken the initiative to invite reputed medical institutions for […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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Six Elderly Persons Forced To Consume Human Excreta In Odisha

Berhampur: A group of people pulled out teeth of six elderly persons and forced them to consume human excreta at a village in Odisha’s Ganjam district suspecting them of practising witchcraft, police said on Wednesday. A group of people of Goparpur village suspected that the six elderly men practised witchcraft which caused the death of […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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Odisha Achieves 100% ODF Status

Bhubaneswar: After missing several deadlines, Odisha finally achieved 100 per cent Open Defecation Free (ODF) status, revealed data on Wednesday. As per data uploaded on the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) website, a total of 66,83,148 toilets have been constructed since October 2, 2014, an increase of 86.22 per cent in terms of households with toilets. […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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Sambalpur Ring road named Mahatma Gandhi Marg

Sambalpur: The Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Wednesday named the ring road of the city after Mahatma Gandhi on the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation. The 7.5 km road that originates from the Dr Nelson Mandela square and connects the National Highway-53, will now be called Mahatma Gandhi Marg. The ring […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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29 Arrested For Forcing Six To Eat Human Excreta In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As many as 29 people including 22 women have been arrested in Odisha’s Ganjam district for allegedly forcing six elderly men to consume human excreta and uprooting their teeth over suspicion of witchcraft, police said on Thursday. According to the police, the incident happened in Gopapur village on Monday night. The victims have been […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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Odisha School Headmistress Accused Of Corporal Punishment

Koraput: Despite the government making all schools ‘punishment-free zones’, an incident of corporal punishment has surfaced from Koraput district in Odisha. The Principal In-charge of Dhanpur High School here has been alleged of thrashing several Class 10 students following which a complaint was lodged against her by the parents at the Jeypore Sadar Police Station. […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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Five More Persons Arrested In Witchcraft Torture Case In Odisha

Berhampur: Five more persons were arrested on Friday for their involvement in pulling out the teeth of six elderly persons and forcing them to consume human excreta at a village in Odisha’s Ganjam district suspecting them of practising witchcraft, a police officer said. With this, the total number of people arrested in connection with the […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Kidnapped Man Rescued In Odisha's Sambalpur, 1 Held

Sambalpur: The police on Friday, after an exchange of fire, rescued a 22-year-old man from the clutches of a kidnapper in Odisha’s Sambalpur district. The man was abducted from Khetrajpur area of the district in the morning and the kidnapper had demanded a ransom of Rs 60,000 from the man’s family, a police officer said. […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Odisha Youth Held For Theft In Chennai

Keonjhar: A special team of Tamil Nadu Police arrested a youth from Odisha on the charges of committing theft in Chennai. The accused has been identified as Gauranga Jena of Anandapur in Keonjhar district. As per reports, Jena was working as a domestic help at the house of one Syed Liaquat Ali at Thiruvanmiyur in […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Miscreants Brutally Thrash Recovery Agent In Odisha, Incident Caught On CCTV

Angul: In a shocking incident, a recovery agent was brutally thrashed by four youths in broad daylight near Gandhi Marg in Angul as passersby remained mere spectators to the brutality. However, the entire incident was captured by a CCTV camera installed nearby. According to information, the incident had taken place on October 1 afternoon. In […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Odisha Engineer Quits Lucrative Job To Teach Slum Children

Bhubaneswar: Though earning money after education could be the aim of life for many, but an Odisha youth believes in taking the path less tread. Engineer Ashwini Padhi from Bhubaneswar is setting an example for others by providing free education to the poor students living in slums. After completing engineering, Ashwini was working in an […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Odisha Migrant Labourer's Fingers, Toes Chopped Off By Agent In Maharashtra

Nuapada: In a barbaric incident, two agents allegedly chopped off fingers and toes of a migrant labourer from Odisha in Maharashtra’s Nagpur recently. The incident came to the fore after the family members of the worker filed a complaint in this regard with the Komna Police station following the victim’s return. One Chamaru Paharia of […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Chain Snatching From Woman Inside Durga Puja Pandal Caught On Cam

Rourkela: Three unidentified women purportedly snatched away a gold chain from an elderly woman inside a Durga Puja pandal in Rourkela, the video of which was captured in a CCTV camera. According to sources, the sector 15 Durga Puja pandal which is one of the major crowd pullers during festive season in the steel city […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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