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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 […]

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Odisha Has Set A Global Benchmark In Handling Disaster Management: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said the state has set a global benchmark in handling disaster management and the target now was to reduce economic losses caused due to natural calamities like cyclone and floods. Patnaik said this while addressing a function marking the observance of Odisha Disaster Preparedness Day and the […]

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Man Kills Alcoholic Son After Quarrel In Odisha

Berhampur: Unable to bear with his alcoholic and unemployed son’s constant demand for money, a 50-year-old man allegedly hacked him to death in Odisha’s Ganjam district, the police said on Tuesday. The father was arrested from Kerikerijhola village under Sheragada police station limit on the charge of the killing that occurred on Monday night. Inspector […]

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Odisha CM Celebrates Diwali With Orphans

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik celebrated Diwali with orphans at a non-government organisation (NGO), here on Sunday. Patnaik had also advised the Chief Secretary, the Development Commissioner, the Agriculture Production Commissioner (APC) and officers in the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) to visit childcare institutions and celebrate the festival of lights with children. Chief Secretary […]

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One Killed, 17 Injured In Two Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Nayagarh/Cuttack: A man was killed and 17 others including his wife and son were injured in two separate road mishaps that took place this afternoon in Nayagarh and Cuttack districts. A resident of Tentulipali village was killed while his wife and son sustained critical injuries after their scooter hit a roadside tree at Kachrapali under […]

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Weather Alert: Lightning, Rainfall Warning For 8 Odisha Districts

The Regional Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar on Sunday warned of lightning and rainfall alert for several districts of Odisha.

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Dry Weather Returns To Odisha As Low Pressure Weakens

Bhubaneswar: Battling with incessant rains for the last three days, people in Odisha finally got some relief as the copious rains have abated across the State. Citing that the low pressure system over Bay of Bengal has weakened, the prediction by regional Meteorological Department that Odisha is likely to witness a dry weather this Diwali […]

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Berhampur Civic Body Makes Rs 42cr Plan To Avoid Waterlogging

Berhampur: Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) has prepared a Rs 42 crore plan for solving waterlogging problem triggered by rain in some pockets of the south Odisha city, a senior official said. The civic body has already submitted the proposals comprising 23 projects to the state government, the official said. About Rs 34.33 crore is estimated […]

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RBI Officer Who Killed Self Was Depressed: Odisha Police

Bhubaneswar: The General Manager of RBI’s Guwahati branch, who allegedly committed suicide in Odisha’s Jajpur, was depressed after failing to get a job transfer from Assam to his native state of Odisha, the police said on Saturday. “According to the deceased Asish Ranjan Samal’s wife, he wanted a job transfer to Odisha from Guwahati. Samal […]

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Executive Engineer Arrested By Vigilance In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: An Executive Engineer in Odisha’s Water Resources department has been arrested by the anti-corruption vigilance wing for allegedly amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Sarbeswar Senapati, Executive Engineer and Deputy Director in the office of the Engineer-in-Chief (EIC), Water Resources, was arrested on Thursday after raids on his house, office and […]

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Odisha Man Dupes People By Posing As Addl SP, Arrested

Cuttack: Chauliaganj Police on Friday arrested a man on charges of duping people by posing himself as Additional Superintendent of Police (SP) of Odisha Crime Branch. Based on a complaint filed by a victim, police initiated an investigation and arrested Kartik Routray from Cuttack. “Kartik Routray is a veteran cheat who defrauded many by persuading […]

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Raids Continue On Illegal Cracker Units In Cuttack, 3 Detained

Cuttack: In a bid to curb illegal manufacture and sale of the firecrackers ahead of Diwali, police conducted raids on several illegal firecrackers manufacturing units at Padmapur, Trilochanpur and Kazi Bazaar in Jagatpur area of Cuttack and seized huge cache of explosives and crackers from the godowns. Acting on a tip-off, a team comprising SP […]

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Important To Realise Socio-Economic Value Of Education: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said that his government is focused on boosting the research capacity in disciplines related to the socio-economic development of the State. Patnaik, who handed over placement orders to 299 lecturers out of 833 selected candidates, told reporters here that the socio-economic value of education can be realised […]

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Two Youths Arrested On Charges Of Harassing Actress In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police has arrested two youths on charges of stalking and harassing an Odia actress in Bhubaneswar recently, a video of which had gone viral on social media. Bhubaneswar DCP Anup Sahoo informed that the city police swung into action and arrested the accused based on the written complaint filed by the actress […]

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Odisha Girl Loses Vision As Doc Prescribes Ear Drops For Eye Ailment!

Nayagarh: In yet another shocking incident of medical negligence, a six-year-old girl lost her eyesight after a doctor in Nayagarh district headquarters hospital allegedly prescribed her ear drops instead of an eye drop to cure eye ailment. According to sources, one Chandrakanta Gochhayat of Nachipur village under Daspalla block took his daughter Rinki to Daspalla […]

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Odisha To Develop 9 Tourist Circuits, 13 Destinations

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to develop nine tourist circuits and 13 tourist destinations. The decision was taken at the Tourism Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting, chaired by Chief Secretary Asit Kumar Tripathy, here on Wednesday. These would be developed as part of new tourism promotion activities, said Tourism secretary Vishal Kumar Dev. The major […]

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Ponzi Scam: CBI Files Supplementary Charge Sheet In Odisha

New Delhi:  The CBI has filed a supplementary charge sheet against Green India group in Bhubaneswar for allegedly duping people of over Rs 69 crore through a ponzi scheme, officials said here Wednesday. In the charge sheet filed before Bhubaneswar special court, the CBI has charged private individuals Pradeep Kumar Singh, Jitendra Kumar Mishra and […]

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'Guest House Where Lady PEO Was Found Dead Built On Govt Land'

Bhubaneswar: Politics has intensified over the death of Smitarani Biswal, the lady village level worker (VLW) & in-charge panchayat executive officer (PEO) of Haridaspur in Jajpur district, with BJP and Congress once again cornering the ruling-BJD for allegedly providing government land to arrested Rupesh Bhadra where the latter has constructed the guest house. Congress levelled […]

Crime Rate Belies BJD govt's 'Maa Ku Samman' Pledge: Opposition

Bhubaneswar: A couple of days after the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) released the ‘Crime in India – 2017’ report, which placed Odisha among the top -10 states in the country where the crime rate against women is very high, the BJP and the Congress today slammed the ruling-BJD left, right and centre. Alleging that […]

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Odisha To Present Supplementary Budget In Mid-November

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha’s revenue generation showing an upward trend, the state government is set to present the supplementary budget for 2019-20 fiscal in mid-November, official sources said. The departments were asked to make a “realistic reassessment” of their financial requirements for the current year, said state finance secretary A K Meena while briefing all secretaries […]

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By-Polls To 4 Zilla Parishad Zones Of Odisha On November 27

Bhubaneswar: By-polls to four zilla parishad zones of Odisha will be held on November 27, the state election commission (SEC) said in a notification. Voting will take place in Chhatrapur of Ganjam district, Danagadi of Jajpur district, Pottangi and Dasmantapur in Koraput district, the SEC said on Tuesday. It said that polling will be conducted […]

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Heavy Rain Lashes Odisha, More Rains In Next 3 Days

Bhubaneswar: Heavy rain lashed parts of Odisha since Tuesday due to a low pressure area over Bay of Bengal, disrupting normal life even as more downpour was forecast in the next three days. The low pressure area, formed over the west-central Bay of Bengal, is likely to intensify into a depression by Thursday night, the […]

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Brown Sugar Trade In Banana Clusters! Video Shows Involvement Of College Students

Kendrapara: Incidents of rampant trade of brown sugar continue to prevail in Odisha. A fresh incident was reported from Rajnagar area of Kendrapara district on Tuesday where the drug peddlers seemed to have devised a new way to illegally smuggle the contraband items. What’s more shocking is that the contraband smuggling which roots from Cuttack, […]

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Witchcraft? Odisha Girl Found Inside Box With Multiple Bite Marks Dies

Sundergarh: Tension run high at Ghumuda village under Dharuadihi police limits of Sundergarh district following the death of a four-year-old girl who was missing since yesterday. The minor girl, identified as Poonam Sa, was reportedly playing in front her house yesterday morning when she suddenly went missing. Though her family members searched for her in […]

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This Wonder Kid Can Type A to Z in Just 3.54 seconds!

Jharsuguda: She is just nine-years-old and yet achieved success through her sheer hard work. Meet Dipti Sharma of Jharsuguda district who has become the talk of the town for her unique talent. Dipti recently entered the India Book Of Records as the fastest kid to type A to Z blindfolded. Dipti, who originally hails from […]