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Mohammed Moquim
Congress MLA Mohammed Moquim gets interim relief from Supreme Court

A week ago, the Orissa High Court had upheld the verdict of a special vigilance court that sentenced Moquim and others to three-year imprisonment in a decade-old loan irregularities case.

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Bhubaneswar AIIMS doctors with the premature newborn
Bhubaneswar AIIMS doctors carry out rare surgery to give new lease of life to premature newborn

A team of doctors from the Paediatrics Surgery, Anesthesia and Neonatal Care Departments in AIIMS took it as a challenge and carried out the complicated and rare surgery to give a new lease of life to the newborn baby. 

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Bus accident in Angul
Driver killed, over 20 passengers injured as bus en-route Puri from Chhattisgarh met with accident in Angul

Over 20 passengers of a bus sustained injuries after the bus they were travelling in met with an accident on NH-55 near Jarapada chhak in Odisha's Angul district on Tuesday.

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Odisha imposes 2-month fishing ban with immediate effect from today
Odisha imposes 2-month fishing ban with immediate effect from today

All the fishing vessels with or without engines have been banned except traditional fishing crafts (up to 8.5 meters), the letter added.

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
Ram Navami: 'Elaborate security arrangements in Rourkela'
Ram Navami: 'Elaborate security arrangements in Rourkela'

Officials of the district administration, senior police officials and representatives of 58 Akhada committees were present at the meeting which was presided over by the Rourkela SP. Traffic management and procession timings were discussed at the meeting.

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
Use of Odia language by govt officials for official communication slows down in Odisha
Use of Odia language by govt officials for official communication slows down in Odisha

It is pertinent to mention here that the Supreme Court has provided over 20000 judgements in Odia and other regional languages in the last 5 years. The Orissa High Court is also uploading the verdicts in Odia vernacular language

  • Friday, 12 April 2024
Odisha villagers stand up against poaching in Similipal, detain 'poachers'
Odisha villagers stand up against poaching in Similipal, detain 'poachers'

PCCF (Wildlife) Susanta Nanda wrote in his X handle, ”Now, the villagers are up against the criminals trying to dent their  Pride- The Similipal Tiger Reserve.”

  • Thursday, 11 April 2024
Why Odisha Assembly Speaker Disqualified Arabinda Dhali & Premananda Nayak As MLAs?
Why Odisha Assembly Speaker Disqualified Arabinda Dhali & Premananda Nayak As MLAs?

The Odisha Assembly Speaker on Thursday disqualified two legislators- Premananda Nayak and Arabinda Dhali under anti-defection law.

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  • Thursday, 11 April 2024
Jaundice Outbreak Triggers Panic In Cuttack; Locals Blame Authorities
Jaundice Outbreak Triggers Panic In Cuttack; Locals Blame Authorities

Jaundice is gradually spreading its tentacles in Cuttack triggering resentment among the locals.

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  • Wednesday, 10 April 2024
Congress Leader Mohammed Moquim
ORHDC 'corruption' case: Jolt to Congress MLA Mohammad Moquim as Orissa HC upholds lower court verdict

It is pertinent to mention here that a special vigilance court in September 2022 awarded the jail term to the Barabati-Cuttack MLA. However, the Congress leader soon got interim bail from Orissa High Court on a bail bond of Rs 1 lakh with two sureties.

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2024
No Tattoos for Police
'Tattoo demeans image of Odisha Police' - Cops asked to remove tattoos within 15 days

After careful consideration, it has been decided that tattoos that are visible while wearing uniform are not permitted - Odisha Police

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2024
Is BJD Apprehending Defeat In Odisha Elections? VK Pandian's Statements Reflect BJD's Fearfulness?
Is BJD Apprehending Defeat In Odisha Elections? VK Pandian's Statements Reflect BJD's Fearfulness?

Is the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) apprehensive of its performance in the Lok Sabha elections in Odisha?

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  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
The loot incidents have been captured on the CCTV cameras
Burglars strike again, loot valuables from 4 flats in Metro Satellite City in Bhubaneswar

As per the allegation by the flat owners, gold ornaments and net cash amounting to lakhs of rupees have been looted from their houses.

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
Watch: Pregnant Woman Carried In Sling For 4km In Odisha’s Malkangiri In Absence Of Motorable Road
Watch: Pregnant Woman Carried In Sling For 4km In Odisha’s Malkangiri In Absence Of Motorable Road

Despite tall claims being made by Odisha government over road connectivity and boosting access to healthcare in rural areas, incidents of pregnant women and patients being carried on cot and in slings still continue to surface.

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  • Monday, 08 April 2024
Woman’s body found on Daya river bed in Bhubaneswar, three detained 
Woman’s body found on Daya river bed in Bhubaneswar, three detained 

Dhauli police recovered the body from the Daya River bed, sent it to Capital Hospital for post-mortem and launched a probe.

  • Monday, 08 April 2024
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