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Reshuffle In Odisha Fire Services Department

Bhubaneswar: A day after appointing Sunil Ray as the Director General of Fire Service and Home Guards, Odisha government on Thursday withdrew the additional charge given to Maheswar Swain as Chief Fire Officer of the Fire Prevention Wing of the Directorate of Fire Services, Cuttack. A notification issued by the home department also said that […]

ODISHA TOURISM
Odisha Hopes Its New Film Policy Will Boost Tourism Sector

Panaji: A senior Odisha government official on Thursday said the state’s new Film Policy providing incentives for movie shootings will boost tourist footfalls. The policy has been designed to increase tourist arrivals in Odisha and revive the key industry, said Nitin Jawale, Managing Director, Odisha Film Development Corporation (OFDC). In March this year, the Odisha […]

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15.65 Lakh Cases Pending In Different Courts In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As many as 15.65 lakh cases were pending for disposal in different courts in Odisha including 1,50,938 cases in the High Court, state Law Minister Pratap Jena informed the Assembly on Tuesday. Jena said this while replying to written questions in the Assembly. The minister said that while 14,14,745 cases were pending in the […]

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Muslim Woman Threatens Self-Immolation Over Husband's Third Marriage

Jajpur: Police today registered a case against one Imran Khan of Panikoili area in the district following a complaint by a woman who claims to be his legally wedded second wife. Seeking action against her husband, victim Sabina alleged that Imran has married another woman without divorcing her officially. Reportedly, Sabina met Jajpur SP Charan […]

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50 Students Fall Ill After Consuming Mid-Day Meal In Odisha

Jajpur: As many as 50 students of two government schools in Odisha’s Jajpur were taken ill after consuming mid-day meal on Saturday, officials said. The first incident occurred at Sibantpur Upper Primary School under Haridaspur panchayat of Dharmasala block, they said. The meal was served at about 10 am in the school and about 40 […]

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Man Tries To Attack VSSUT VC In His Office, Handed Over To Cops

Sambalpur: A contractor allegedly tried to attack the vice-chancellor of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) after barging into his office chamber at Burla on Saturday. According to Vice-chancellor Atal Chaudhuri, the man suddenly barged into his office room and started ransacking furniture before throwing a chair at him. He was saved as the […]

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Medical Student Dies After Being Hit By Cricket Ball In Odisha

Berhampur: A medical student died on Friday after being struck near one of his ears by a cricket ball during a practice session at a college playground in Odisha’s Ganjam district, police said. The incident took place at MKCG Medical College playground when he was practising cricket with his friends in the morning, they said. […]

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Berhampur Police Launches 'Utsarga' To Donate Blood To Patients

Berhampur: With an aim to boost police-public relationship, Berhampur Police on Thursday launched ‘Utsarga,’ a people-oriented programme under which cops will donate blood to the needy patients. Police reportedly launched the ‘Utsarga’ initiative at MKCG Medical College and Hospital to donate blood to patients during emergency. On this occasion, four helpline numbers (7735000018, 9439771611, 9438170354 […]

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Triplets Born In Railway Station In Odisha, Die

Bhubaneswar: A 29-year-old woman travelling in a train gave birth to three premature babies in Odisha’s Bhadrak railway station on Friday. But unfortunately, all three babies died. The woman, residing in Assam, has been identified as Munzila Khatuna, railway official said. She developed labour pain on-board the Bangalore-Guwahati train near Bhadrak and got down at […]

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I Am Very Happy: Odisha CM Tells Congress MLA Taraprasad Bahinipati

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday told opposition Congress MLA Taraprasad Bahinipati that he was very happy when the latter asked him whether he was happy. As soon as Patnaik arrived in the House for the winter session of the Assembly, Bahinipati known for his sarcastic remarks against the state government, asked the […]

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Two Odisha Youths Drown While Celebrating Kartik Purnima

Rayagada: On a day when people were busy celebrating Kartik Purnima, two youths died in two separate incidents of drowning while performing the Boita Bandana rituals in Rayagada district on Tuesday. One Suman Behera, a student of Utkal Gourav Madhusudan Institute of Technology (UGMIT), Rayagada, was swept away by water after he accidentally slipped and […]

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Female Journalist 'Manhandled' By Miscreants In Cuttack

Cuttack: A female journalist was allegedly misbehaved and manhandled by a group of miscreants in Niali area of Cuttack district on Monday. The journalist, working in one of the leading daily newspapers, alleged that five to six people barged into the office of the block chairman and attacked one Narayan Sahoo for some unknown reason. […]

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Odisha Teacher Turns Guardian Of Environment

Boudh: Nilambar Khamari might be a school teacher but his dedicated efforts in conservation of environment have made him an inspiration for many. Apart from teaching in Kundipadar UP School, Khamari spends time for the safety and protection of trees and birds especially the grey herons and bats. With his immense love for nature and […]

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Chakada Menace: Odisha Farmer Sets Paddy Crops On Fire

Sonepur: A farmer set his standing paddy crops on fire following damage due to infestation of Chakada (brown plant-hopper) at Adra village under Tarabha block in Sonepur district on Sunday. One Sahadev Karmi had reportedly sown paddy on his five acres of farmland after borrowing money from some people and a loan from bank. Outbreak of […]

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Two Including Prime Accused Arrested In Bolangir Co-Op Bank Fraud Case

Bolangir: Days after an OTV report on a fraud worth lakhs of rupees at Bolangir Central Co-operative Bank, the district police on Sunday arrested two persons including the prime accused involved in the racket. Based on the FIR registered on 4th October 2019, police arrested one Nilamani Tripathy, the contractual employee of the bank suspected […]

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25 Odisha Cops Felicitated For Probe Into Critical Cases

Bhubaneswar: Director General of Police of Odisha, B K Sharma, on Friday, felicitated 25 officers for investigating critical cases, leading to the conviction of the accused. Seven women officers were among the 25 personnel who were felicitated at a programme held at the Crime Branch Office in Cuttack. Appreciating the efforts of the investigating officers, […]

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5 Held For Duping Person On Pretext Of Installing Mobile Tower

Rourkela: The cyber wing of Odisha police on Friday arrested five people for allegedly duping a person on pretext of installing mobile tower on his land, police said. The accused were arrested from Salt Lake, on the eastern fringes of Kolkata in West Bengal, they said. The person used to get calls from the accused […]

COAL SUPPLY
Centre Unlikely To Consider Odisha's Demand On Coal Royalty

Bhubaneswar: The Centre is unlikely to consider the Odisha government’s demand for revision of coal royalty as Union Coal and Mines Minister Prahlad Joshi on Friday said that it is linked to the power tariff. “The Chief Minister has given a representation to me on coal royalty revision. I have briefed the Chief Minister that […]

Naveen Patnaik's focus on 5T in Odisha
Odisha CM Launches Palliative Care In All District Hospitals

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched Palliative Care Programme in all the district headquarter hospitals of the state. The District Palliative Care Programme (DPCP) facility will be available in all district headquarter hospitals and Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela Government Hospital. “Palliative Care Programme will play a significant role in realisation […]

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Nagada Village Gets Electricity Connection

Jajpur: Electricity connection has been finally provided to Nagada, a hilltop tribal village in Sukinda Chromite valley of Odisha’s Jajpur district which had hogged the headlines three years ago for the death of 21 children due to malnutrition, officials said. The power connection was given on Wednesday after the Odisha Lokayukta summoned six district officials […]

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Capital Hospital To Soon Get Cardiac Centre Of Excellence: Odisha Health Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health and Family Welfare minister Naba Kishore Das Wednesday said a cardiac centre of excellence will soon come up at the state-run Capital Hospital here. The start of the cardiac centre would be part of the extensive reforms in the health sector under “Mo Sarkar” (my government) and 5Ts initiative of the state […]

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Keeping A Close Watch On Cyclonic Storm: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government said they have kept a close watch on cyclonic storm, which is brewing up in the Bay of Bengal. “As per the IMD report, there is less possibility of cyclonic storm hitting the Odisha coast. However, the clear picture will come out after the formation of the cyclonic storm,” said Special […]

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Odisha Among 9 States To File Status Report On Filling Up Vacancies In CIC, SICs

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Centre and nine states including Odisha to file a status report on filling up of vacancies in the central and state information commissions in compliance with its earlier orders. A bench headed by justices S A Bobde gave the directions after RTI activists Anjali Bhardwaj and others […]

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Glue-Sniffing To Get High On Rise Among Teens In Rourkela

Rourkela: Frequent use of adhesives by teenagers to get intoxicating effect has raised major concern for the local administration in Rourkela. Due to cheap rates and easy availability in the market, many young boys especially street children are reportedly opting for it. “Whenever I earn some money I buy a bottle of adhesives and use […]

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'Super 22' Showcases How Grit Conquers All Odds

Bhubaneswar: Time and again divyangs have proved that they can excel in almost every field – and how could cinema and acting be far. With an aim to provide a platform to such talents, Ollywood actor Sabyasachi Mishra and social welfare organization Smile Please jointly organized ‘Super 22’ show in Bhubaneswar on Monday to showcase […]