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'Guest House Where Lady PEO Was Found Dead Built On Govt Land'

Bhubaneswar: Politics has intensified over the death of Smitarani Biswal, the lady village level worker (VLW) & in-charge panchayat executive officer (PEO) of Haridaspur in Jajpur district, with BJP and Congress once again cornering the ruling-BJD for allegedly providing government land to arrested Rupesh Bhadra where the latter has constructed the guest house. Congress levelled […]

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Odisha To Present Supplementary Budget In Mid-November

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha’s revenue generation showing an upward trend, the state government is set to present the supplementary budget for 2019-20 fiscal in mid-November, official sources said. The departments were asked to make a “realistic reassessment” of their financial requirements for the current year, said state finance secretary A K Meena while briefing all secretaries […]

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By-Polls To 4 Zilla Parishad Zones Of Odisha On November 27

Bhubaneswar: By-polls to four zilla parishad zones of Odisha will be held on November 27, the state election commission (SEC) said in a notification. Voting will take place in Chhatrapur of Ganjam district, Danagadi of Jajpur district, Pottangi and Dasmantapur in Koraput district, the SEC said on Tuesday. It said that polling will be conducted […]

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Brown Sugar Trade In Banana Clusters! Video Shows Involvement Of College Students

Kendrapara: Incidents of rampant trade of brown sugar continue to prevail in Odisha. A fresh incident was reported from Rajnagar area of Kendrapara district on Tuesday where the drug peddlers seemed to have devised a new way to illegally smuggle the contraband items. What’s more shocking is that the contraband smuggling which roots from Cuttack, […]

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Witchcraft? Odisha Girl Found Inside Box With Multiple Bite Marks Dies

Sundergarh: Tension run high at Ghumuda village under Dharuadihi police limits of Sundergarh district following the death of a four-year-old girl who was missing since yesterday. The minor girl, identified as Poonam Sa, was reportedly playing in front her house yesterday morning when she suddenly went missing. Though her family members searched for her in […]

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This Wonder Kid Can Type A to Z in Just 3.54 seconds!

Jharsuguda: She is just nine-years-old and yet achieved success through her sheer hard work. Meet Dipti Sharma of Jharsuguda district who has become the talk of the town for her unique talent. Dipti recently entered the India Book Of Records as the fastest kid to type A to Z blindfolded. Dipti, who originally hails from […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Minor girl gangraped in Odisha

Kendrapara: A minor girl in Kendrapara district was allegedly raped by two men while she had gone outside to attend to nature’s call, police said on Wednesday. The accused have been arrested, they said. “The duo have confessed to the crime. They gangraped her while the 14-year-old girl had gone to a field to answer […]

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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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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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Odisha Youth Held For Theft In Chennai

Keonjhar: A special team of Tamil Nadu Police arrested a youth from Odisha on the charges of committing theft in Chennai. The accused has been identified as Gauranga Jena of Anandapur in Keonjhar district. As per reports, Jena was working as a domestic help at the house of one Syed Liaquat Ali at Thiruvanmiyur in […]

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Five More Persons Arrested In Witchcraft Torture Case In Odisha

Berhampur: Five more persons were arrested on Friday for their involvement in pulling out the teeth of six elderly persons and forcing them to consume human excreta at a village in Odisha’s Ganjam district suspecting them of practising witchcraft, a police officer said. With this, the total number of people arrested in connection with the […]

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Job Fraud In Odisha Lands 3 Behind Bars, Lakhs Duped From Aspirants

Nabarangpur: Police claim to have busted a fake job racket by arresting three persons including a couple on charges of duping several people to the tune of lakhs of rupees on false assurance of providing them jobs in various government sectors. What’s more shocking is that the trio had opened offices at Nabarangpur and Umerkote […]

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Odisha's GO-SWIFT portal gets 1,000 investment proposals

Bhubaneswar: The Government of Odisha Single Window for Investor Facilitation and Tracking (GO-SWIFT) portal has received 1,000 investment proposals in less than two years of its roll-out. The one-stop portal that tracks the complete life cycle of an investment, received its 1,000th proposal from a Mumbai-based chemical manufacturer Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd. The company […]