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Tag: Odisha News

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Bogies Detached From Puri-Shiridi Express near Delang

Bhubaneswar: Two bogies of the Puri-Shiridi Express detached from the engine near Delang railway station in Odisha, a railway official said on Tuesday. All the passengers were safe but the incident delayed the train by an hour, he said. The detachment took place few minutes after the train had left Jatni Station at 10 PM […]

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Odisha Govt Relaxes High-Security Registration Plate Norms Till Oct 31

Bhubaneswar: In view of the festive season, the State Transport Authority (STA) has relaxed the norms of High Security Registration Plate (HSRP) for dealers and purchasers for a month. While the regulations for affixation of HSRPs on new motor vehicles were scheduled to be enforced from today, they have been relaxed till October 31. A […]

Berhampur-University
Two Odisha Universities Get New Vice Chancellors

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor and Chancellor of Universities, Ganeshi Lal on Monday appointed new Vice Chancellors for two Universities of the State. While Prof Govind J Chakrapani has been appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Berhampur University, Prof Hari Hara Hota has been posted as the Vice-Chancellor of Shri Jagannath Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya, Puri. Chakrapani and Hota have been […]

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Odisha Man Sells Off Daughters For Rs 2 lakh

Nayagarh: A man from Ranpur Police limits in Nayagarh district allegedly sold off his two daughters, each for a sum of Rs 1 lakh to a child trafficker in Ranchi. The bizarre incident came to the fore after the two sisters reportedly ran away from their house in a bid to save themselves from the […]

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Youth Found Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances In Odisha

Berhampur: A youth was reportedly found dead under mysterious circumstances from inside a well in Bidyutpuri area of the city this morning. Some locals reportedly spotted the body of one Ambika Prasad Padhi floating on the water of the well and informed the Baidyanathpur Police, who reached the spot and recovered the body before sending […]

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STPI To Create 28 Centres Of Excellence

Bhubaneswar: Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) will set up 28 centres of excellence (CoE) in the country at a cost of Rs 400 crore to boost software exports, its Director General Omkar Rai said. The CoEs would act as unique platforms to provide appropriate eco-systems and opportunities to budding talents and entrepreneurs for launching […]

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Twin Gold Delight For Odisha's Para-Shuttler Pramod Bhagat

Bhubaneswar: Continuing his sensational form this year, ace para-shuttler from Odisha, Pramod Bhagat has added another feat by winning two gold medals at BWF China Para-Badminton International 2019. Bhagat won the gold medals in both singles and doubles categories of the tournament. Bhagat clinched the gold medal in singles category after defeating Daniel Bethell of […]

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Odisha Students 'Tortured' By Warden, Lecturer

Berhampur: Unable to bear the alleged torture meted out, a Plus-II student of a residential college at Bhabenipur in Berhampur reportedly fled the college hostel recently. As per reports, three non-teaching staff along with a lecturer of the residential college allegedly thrashed five students for three consecutive days for some unknown reason. This apart, they […]

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Truck Owner Fined Rs 6.53 Lakh! Wait, It's Not Under New MV Act

Sambalpur: In what could be the heftiest fine imposed on a traffic violator, the driver and owner of a truck were slapped with fines amounting over Rs 6.53 lakh by the Sambalpur Regional Transport Office for various offences. Though the incident happened on August 10, much before the implementation of the amended Motor Vehicles Act, […]

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New MV Act: Nightmare For Auto-Rickshaw Driver, Fined Rs 47K For Violations!

Bhubaneswar: Days after the implementation of the amended Motor Vehicles Act, an auto-rickshaw driver here in the capital city is believed to have witnessed a nightmare after he was penalised a hefty Rs 47,500 for violating various traffic rules. A Traffic police near Acharya Vihar today levied the penalty on the auto-rickshaw driver and issued […]

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Love, Dhokha, Dharna! Girl's Unique Protest After 'Betrayal' By Lecturer In Odisha

Rayagada: Different people have different ways to deal with betrayals by their respective partners. While a few months back a heart-broken girl in Gurugram came to limelight after a video of her dancing barefoot outside her boyfriend’s house went viral, an almost similar incident has happened in Odisha where a college girl staged dharna outside […]

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Rourkela Govt ITI student returning from Fani restoration work falls off train, dies

Rourkela: In an unfortunate incident, a student of the Rourkela Government Industrial Training Institute (ITI) died after he fell off a running train Wednesday night while returning home from Bhubaneswar. The deceased has been identified as Bhaskar Sahu. Reportedly, Sahu along with 36 other students of the ITI were engaged in restoration work for power […]

Cyclone Fani: NEET exam postponed in Odisha, Plus II evaluation disrupted

Bhubaneswar: Apart from unleashing copious rain and windstorm gusting up to 200 kmph that blew away thatched roofs of houses, swamped towns and villages, cyclone Fani, which made landfall near Puri on Friday has also adversely affected the education sector in the State. In the wake of utter destruction by the extremely severe cyclonic storm […]

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Utkal University postpones Plus-III exams following protests

Bhubaneswar: Utkal University authorities today postponed the Plus-III 4th semester examinations following protests by students. Informing about the development, college development council director, Santosh Tripathy said that the theory exams which were scheduled to begin from May 4 will now start from June 17. Moreover, the practical examinations will be held from May 4, he […]

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Newborn boy stolen from Patnagarh hospital

Bolangir: Palpable tension prevailed in Patnagarh hospital premises here after a newborn boy was allegedly stolen by a woman from the hospital today. What’s even more shocking is that the incident happened in broad daylight when other attendants and hospital staff were present. As per sources, one Jayanti Tandi of Telenapalli village had given birth […]

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Mahanadi Tribunal: Odisha submits names of representatives

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Odisha has apprised the Mahanadi Tribunal that Chief Secretary and Water Resources secretary will represent the state in the case. As required by the Tribunal, Odisha government has already sent names of two representatives -Chief Secretary Aditya Padhi and Water Resources secretary Pradeep Jena. According to sources, the Tribunal will soon send a […]

Crime
Minor girl gang raped in Rourkela

Rourkela: A minor girl was allegedly gang raped in Ratnakhandi village under Bisra police limits of Sundergarh district yesterday. Police have arrested four persons in the case. According to sources, the four accused forcefully took the girl to a nearby forest while she was returning home and raped her. When the girl didn’t return home, […]

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‘Tortured’ Odia youths stranded in Dubai

Bhubaneswar/Nayagarh: Two youths from Odisha are reportedly stranded in Dubai without proper food, drinking water, shelter and valid work permit cards while eagerly trying to find a passage back home. The youths have been identified as Abhimanyu Patasani and Bapuni Pradhan of Badakutuni village of Nayagarh district. As per reports, an agent named Sushanta Mohanty […]

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Odisha's Babulu Munda makes India proud at World Wushu Championships

Bhubaneswar: Keonjhar lad Babula Munda has not only made Odisha proud, but he certainly became an inspiration for many in the country after winning a silver medal at the 7th World Wushu Championship held at Brazil. Thirteen-year-old Babulu, a resident of Sialijoda village under Deojhar Grampanchayat of Keonjhar, earned a place in the National team […]

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Incessant rain triggers flood-like situation across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Incessant rain continued to lash Odisha triggering flood-like situation in many places today. According to reports, many low-lying areas in Bhawanipatna of Kalahandi district were inundated following heavy rainfall . Hati and Tel rivers are in spate leaving as many as 15 villages of Lanjigarh block cut-off from other parts of the district. A […]

OTV @20 years
20 years on, OTV leading the way... setting milestones

On April 18, 1997 a new era in news broadcasting began in Odisha with the birth of Odisha Television, better known as OTV. What started as a small venture went on to become the biggest brand in media and has been growing by leaps and bounds with time, completing 20 years of operation. The revolution […]

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