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Tag: Latest Odisha News

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Odisha seeks free treatment for first 48 hrs to mishap victims by hospitals

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday said it seeks free treatment to accident victims for the first 48 hours in private and government hospitals and all ambulance services under one umbrella. These are parts of the proposed standard operating procedure (SOP) to strengthen the ‘golden hour management’ system in a bid to reduce the death […]

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Posing As Cop on FB, Conman Dupes Rs 10 lakh From Odisha Youth

Koraput: Think twice before making friends or chatting with unknown strangers on social media as you might become a victim of blackmailing. Carrying out probe in one such cheating case, Odisha Police on Saturday arrested a youth for duping an engineer worth Rs 10 lakh by posing as the Cuttack DCP. Senior police officials informed […]

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College Principal, Accountant ‘Manhandle’ Odisha Student, Video Goes Viral

Mayurbhanj: A video purportedly showing the principal and accountant of Anchalika Degree Mahavidyalaya at Gopabandhu Nagar in Mayurbhanj district manhandling a student has gone viral. The video which was reportedly shot in the principal’s chamber shows the college principal, Manoj Sahu, and the accountant engaged in a heated argument with the student, Debasish Mohanty. While […]

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Imposter Odisha Man Held For Conning People For Jobs

Kandhamal: A man, who allegedly duped crores of rupees on the pretext of offering lucrative jobs to people was arrested by Phulbani Town Police. According to reports, Phulbani Town Police after receiving numerous complaints against the accused Rohit Behera, who cheated people in the name of offering government jobs by posing as an official, initiated […]

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BJP, BJD in verbal duel ahead of Bijepur bypolls

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Bharatiya Janata Party entered into a verbal duel with the campaign for the by-poll to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha’s Bargarh district reaching the last lap. Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who held several roadshows in the constituency seeking votes for party candidate Sanath Gartia, attacked Chief Minister […]

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Class VI Student Commits 'Suicide' In Odisha

Rourkela: A 14-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide at Basanti Colony under Uditnagar Police limits of Sundergarh district on Friday morning. According to reports, Harekrusha Sahoo, a class VI student of Saint Summer School, was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his house at Basanti Colony. Father of Harekrushna, Pradeep Sahoo said his son took […]

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Odisha Teacher Faces Public Wrath For Misbehaving With Girl Student

Baripada: An assistant teacher today faced the wrath of some locals for allegedly misbehaving with a girl student at Bada Brahmanmara School in Mayurbhanj district. As per reports, the concerned teacher had allegedly misbehaved with a class VI student inside the school premises. The matter came to light after the girl somehow managed to escape […]

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Refurbishments At Govt Hospitals For 5T Review Turn An Eyewash

Bhubaneswar: Overnight refurbishments undertaken at government hospitals in the State in view of State 5T secretary VK Pandian’s visit have turned out to be mere eyewash as reality check at many District Headquarters Hospitals have revealed that the health care institutions still reel under manifold problems. However, after Pandian’s visit, deplorable condition of majority of […]

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Odisha Man Arrested For Kidnapping Girls On Way To School

Kendrapara: Pattamundai Police in Kendrapara district foiled a man’s alleged abduction bid and rescued two minor girls on Tuesday. Rakesh Tripathy, IIC, Pattamundai Police Station informed that police swung into action after getting a written complaint from the girls’ parents and detained the accused from Palasingha area on charges of abducting the minor girls. “We […]

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Orissa HC Full Bench Seeks Response On Lawyer Agitations In Odisha

Cuttack: Multiple cease-work agitations by the lawyers’ Unions backed by Orissa High Court Bar Association has been a boiling issue in Odisha for the past few months. On account of this, not only do the Courts stop functioning and the proceedings halt, but thousands of common masses suffer endlessly. In an attempt to put an […]

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Meet Odisha Divyang Girl Who Turns Waste to Treasure

Berhampur: Despite suffering hearing and speech impairment, Ananya Dash of Ramkrishna Nagar, has never felt discouraged and displayed her remarkable and awe-inspiring quality of turning waste materials to attractive handicraft items. Ananya, who was interested in drawing since her childhood, reportedly makes flower vases, photo frames, boats and paper flowers of different colours by using […]

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Mohan Bhagwat on nine-day visit to Odisha from Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat will undertake a nine-day tour of Odisha from October 12, RSS sources said on Friday. During the visit, he will attend the maiden meeting of the Akhil Bharatiya Karyakari Mandal in Odisha, along with Bhayaji Joshi, the second in command in the RSS. Bhagwat is scheduled to address […]

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Secy-Level Officials To Oversee Development In Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday nominated secretary-level officials to oversee development in 10 aspirational districts of the state. The officials have been directed to closely follow up on the 49 indicators across five sectors — health and nutrition, education, agriculture, and water resources, financial inclusion and skill upgradation and basic infrastructures like irrigation, rural […]

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Sarpanch Detained For Embezzling Rs 23 Lakh Govt Funds

Keonjhar: A Sarpanch in Keonjhar district was on Friday detained on charges of corruption and embezzling government funds meant for development works of the panchayat. As per reports, Upendra Nayak, the Sarpanch of Pipilia Gram Panchayat under Ghatagaon block allegedly siphoned off Rs 23 lakh in connivance with former panchayat executive officer (PEO). Sources said […]

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Mo Sarkar: 5T Express Reaches Nuapada, Bhawanipatna

Bhubaneswar: The launch of ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative to collect feedback from citizens on public service delivery seems to have got the Odisha government officials all charged up. A day after visiting the District Headquarter Hospitals in Koraput, Malkangiri and Nabarangpur, a team of the State government officials led by Secretary of Transformation and Initiatives (5T), […]

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Odisha Mountaineer Lipika Seth scales Mount Elbrus

Bhubaneswar: Odisha-born mountaineer Lipika Seth has scaled Mount Elbrus, the highest peak in Russia. Lipika from Dalab village of Bargarh district scaled the mountain and unfurled the tricolour at the top. She also sang the national anthem after scaling Mount Elbrus, which has an elevation of 5,642 m (18,510 ft). Lipika began her trip from […]

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No Corruption Please! Odisha Govt orders premature retirement of 3 officers

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday ordered premature retirement of three officers after finding them involved in corrupt practice, official sources said. With this three, the total number of officers who were prematurely retired since August rose to 45. The three officers are Odisha Forest Service officer Sudhanshu Sekhar Mishra, Executive Engineer Prana Krushna Prasad, […]

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Utkalmani Pandit Gopabandhu Das Birth Anniversary Observed In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha paid rich tribute to freedom fighter and social reformer Utkalmani Pandit Gopabandhu Das on his 142nd birth anniversary on Wednesday. While several functions were held to mark the occasion, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Twitter: “My tribute to late Utkalmani Pt. Gopabandhu Das. His entire life, devoted to Odisha, is a great […]

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Three Fishermen Missing As Trawler Capsizes In Mahanadi River

Paradip: At least three fishermen went missing after their fishing trawler capsized in the Mahanadi river mouth in Paradip coast here on Tuesday, police said. The incident took place close to the Nehru Bangala when the small trawler carrying five fishermen was returning to coast after fishing in the deep sea, said Pradumnya Behera, inspector-in-charge […]

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Jagatsinghpur Youth’s Death: Police Rule Out Murder, Hint At Suicide

Jagatsinghpur: In a strange twist to the mysterious death of a youth at Daagaon village under Balikuda Police limits of Jagatsinghpur, police on Tuesday ruled out murder angle and claimed that it might be a case of suicide. Citing preliminary investigation reports, the police said that the youth, Krushna Champatiray, a resident of Kanchanpur village […]

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IMD predicts moderate to heavy rain in Odisha on Wednesday

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted moderate to heavy rain in most parts of Odisha on Wednesday in view of the cyclonic circulation over northern parts of West Bengal and neighbourhood. The IMD in its bulletin issued on Tuesday said that the cyclonic circulation over Odisha and neighbourhood lies over the south coast […]

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BJD Heavyweights' Bijepur Campaign During Durga Puja Sparks Political Mudslinging

Bargarh: As Durga Puja revelry gathers pace, the entire State dips in festive mood but some heavyweight leaders of the BJD, especially from the coastal areas, have reportedly skipped their Durga puja celebration for party campaigning in bypoll-bound Bijepur of Bargarh district. The ruling party’s such strategy to win the bypoll by burning the midnight […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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