Tag: Odisha Top News

Accident
Bodies of two youths recovered from pond in Jajpur

Jajpur: Bodies of two youths were found in a pond at Kabirpur village under Sadar Police limits of Jajpur district on Friday. The deceased have been identified as Abhijit Upadhye (21) and Sushil Ray (25) of Jajpur area. It is suspected that Abhijit and Sushil, who were riding a bike, met with an accident at […]

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Completion of Titlagarh-Raipur railway line electrification brings cheer to residents

Titilagarh: The completion of much-awaited electrification works of Titilagarh-Raipur railway line under the jurisdiction of East Coast Railway (ECoR) has now put a smile on the faces of railway passengers travelling through the section. According to sources, the electrification works were underway for a long time. Initially, passenger trains and goods trains in the route […]

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Superstition Still Rules Roost: Odisha Villagers Use Table To Identify Thief

Bhadrak: At a time when humans have made huge leaps into the digital age, reports of superstitious practices still continue to surface from many parts of Odisha putting rationalists at a loss of words. In one such incident, residents of Asura village of Bhadrak district decided to resort to a primitive ritual of using a […]

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Congress alleges Shah-Naveen nexus; BJP, BJD hit back

Bhubaneswar: Congress on Saturday once again lashed out at the BJP and the BJD accusing both the parties of sharing cordial ties behind the facade of being on opposite side. Congress MLA Sura Routray said that the parties which used to spew venom at each other have now entered into a secret agreement for political […]

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Octogenarian Woman Turns Half Blind After Surgery In Odisha

Dhenkanal: An elderly woman lost vision in one of her eyes due to alleged medical negligence after undergoing surgery at Sarbeswar Memorial Eye Hospital situated near Kantanali Bypass in Dhenakanl district on the advice of two social workers. The matter came to the fore after the 89-year-old woman identified as Dhala Bewa of Badabilasahi village […]

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HM Shah Will Chair EZC Meeting Tomorrow At Bhubaneswar, CM Naveen To Play Host

Bhubaneswar: The 24th meeting of the Eastern Zonal Council, comprising States of Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal will be held in Bhubaneswar tomorrow. Union Home Minister Amit Shah will chair the crucial meeting while Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik will attend the meeting as Vice-Chairman and host. Chief Minister of Bihar – Nitish Kumar, West […]

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Woman Dies After TV Explodes At Home In Odisha

Sundergarh: A woman reportedly died while her husband and minor daughter sustained severe burn injuries after their Television set exploded at Lahandabuda under Dhuruhadihi Police limits in Sundergarh district on Friday. As per reports, one Bobby Naik of Lahandabuda village was watching TV along with her husband Dileshwar Nayak and their six-month-old daughter yesterday evening […]

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Shame! Woman Kidnapped, Gang Raped While Returning From Mahashivratri Celebrations In Odisha

Bhadrak: A woman was allegedly abducted and gang raped by two unidentified persons while she was returning from a temple after attending Mahashivratri celebrations under Bhandaripokhari Police limits in Bhadrak district on Friday night. According to reports, while the woman was returning from the local Shiv Temple after attending special rituals on the occasion of […]

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Amit Shah To Attend EZC Meet In Odisha On Feb 28

Bhubaneswar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will attend the 24th Eastern Zonal Council (EZC) meeting here on February 28. Shah’s two-day Odisha visit will begin on February 28. The delegations from Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand as well as the central officials will attend the EZC meeting, which is meant to improve cooperation and […]

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Hardcore Maoist Carrying Rs 4 Lakh Reward On His Head Surrenders In Odisha

Bhawanipatna: A hardcore Maoist carrying a reward of Rs 4 lakh on his head surrendered before the police in Odisha’s Kalahandi district on Tuesday. Kesab Veladi (27) of Chhattisgarh, who had joined the CPI (Maoist) in 2009 and was involved in many crimes, surrendered before the police, Kalahandi Superintendent of Police, B Ganagadhar said. Veladi […]