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Pipili Bypoll
CAPF Troops For Pipili Bypoll; BJP Alleges Pumping Of Illegal Money In Constituency

Puri: As many as three companies of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) along with 18 platoons of Odisha Special Armed Police (OSAP) will be deployed during the forthcoming bypoll to…

High School Students In Odisha Can Now Get Certificates Online
It's Official! 15% Quota For Odisha Govt School Students In Medical & Engineering Courses

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday issued a formal notification regarding 15 percent reservation in medical and engineering colleges for government school students. “The State Government do hereby direct that 15% of seats in Medical and Engineering Colleges of the State shall be reserved for the students who have passed the 10th Board Examination under […]

edible oil
Spurt In Edible Oil Prices Swoons Consumers, Opposition Blames Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: Amid rising fuel prices, skyrocketing rates of edible oils have dealt a double shock to the consumers in Odisha. The situation has forced the State government to come under intense criticism of the Opposition political parties. According to sources, price of the kitchen essential has become dearer by 60 to 70 per cent in […]

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Odisha: Cyber Crimes Spiral Upwards In 2020

Bhubaneswar: With much of humanity locked behind closed doors for much of the year 2020 thereby increasing the dependence of people on cyberspace, the crimes pertaining to the virtual community also witnessed a sharp rise in the year. In Odisha, cyber crime related incidents saw a spike of around 23.6 per cent between 2019 and […]

Lawyer passes matric after 42 attempts
Never Say Never: Meet Odisha Lawyer Who Cleared Matric On 42nd Attempt & Class 12 After 19 Years

Dhenkanal: Failure is the first step towards success and 65-year-old man Trilochan Naik from Odisha’s Dhenkanal had to take 42 steps to clear Matric exams. Naik who recently cleared Bachelor of Laws is a true embodiment of grit and determination. He has proved that one should not say that one will never do something, because […]

paddy procurement issues
BJP MPs Seek Union Minister Piyush Goyal's Intervention Over Paddy Procurement Issues In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In an all-out attack against the Odisha government, a delegation of BJP MPs from Odisha led by Union Minister of Petroleum and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday accused the ruling-BJD of misleading the farmers on issues of paddy procurement. Pradhan, who led the team from the State and met the Union Consumer Affairs, Food […]

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Odisha: Female Patient Lands In ICU After Ceiling Fan Falls During Treatment At Cuttack SCB

Cuttack: A running ceiling fan snapped and fell on a female patient inside the surgery ward of the Cuttack SCB Medical College and Hospital today morning. The shocking incident which injured the woman critically triggered panic among the fellow patients and their attendants. As per sources, the woman, who is a resident of Jajpur, was […]

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Odisha: Lovebirds Found Dead In Pool Of Blood In Closed Room

Paralakhemundi: In a shocking incident, bodies of a couple were found lying a pool of blood in a closed room at Ariba village under Gurandi police limits here in Gajapati district today. The deceased couple identified as Sibal Dileswari (21) and Taluru Srinu (28) were in a relationship for quite some time. As the family […]

Similipal Wildfire
Wildfire Rages In Similipal: Voices Grow Louder For Central, State Govt Intervention

Bhubaneswar: With wildfire engulfing a large chunk of forest area in the Similipal Tiger Reserve for the past several days, noted personalities from the State on Tuesday sought the attention of the central and State governments to take urgent action to curb the blaze from further destroying the reserve. Union PNG and Steel Minister Dharmendra […]

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Odisha Government's Compulsory Retirement Notice Claims Life Of School Peon!

Sundergarh: A government notification for compulsory retirement seems to have cost dear for an ailing school peon in the district. Gangadhar Koudi, a peon at Ujjalpur Girls’ High School in the district who was undergoing treatment at a hospital, allegedly died days after the District Education Officer (DEO) issued notification for his compulsory retirement. Family […]