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Covid-19 Odisha Update
Odisha Covid-19 Update: 868 Fresh Cases, 17 Fatalities In Last 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar: As many as 868 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Odisha in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of positive cases to 311788. While 499 fresh cases are from quarantine, the rest 399 are local transmission cases, according to Odisha Health and Family Welfare Department. Moreover, 17 patients succumbed to the disease […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Odisha: Kuchinda Bank Cash Loot Case Cracked; Minor Among 9 Held

Sambalpur: As many as 9 persons including a minor were arrested on Thursday in connection with the sensational loot of over Rs 35 lakh from a vehicle carrying cash belonging to the Union Bank on November 9. Superintendent of Police (SP), Sambalpur, Kanwar Vishal Singh said that that a total of 11 persons were involved […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Another Odisha Youth ‘Dies In Custody’, Mob Gheraoes Police Station Seeking Action

Rourkela: The death of a 26-year-old youth allegedly in police custody triggered massive outrage after an irate mob tried to storm into Biramitrapur police station here on Thursday seeking justice. The local residents staged a demonstration and gheraoed the police station demanding action against the erring policemen. As per reports, the deceased youth Tariq Salim […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
No Major Differences In The Ways Pakistan And Odisha Are Governed: Jayanarayan Mishra
No Major Differences In The Ways Pakistan And Odisha Are Governed: Jayanarayan Mishra

Bhubaneswar: Launching scathing attack on the Odisha government, senior BJP leader and Sambalpur MLA Jayanarayan Mishra on Thursday said there were no major differences between the ways Pakistan and Odisha are governed. Speaking to media the saffron party leader said, “While Pakistan is run by the Army, bureaucrats rule the roost in Odisha. Those, who […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Dangamatia 'Fake' Encounter Case: OHRC Asks Odisha Govt To Pay Rs 1.5 Lakh As Compensation

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Thursday asked the State government to pay Rs 1.5 lakh compensation to the next of the kin of Manda Kadraka, who was gunned down by the security personnel during an alleged encounter in Rayagada district in 2016. According to sources, the OHRC has issued a letter in […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Reopening Of Colleges, Universities In Odisha Likely To Get Delayed, Says Minister
Reopening Of Colleges, Universities In Odisha Likely To Get Delayed, Says Minister

Bhubaneswar: The reopening of colleges, universities and other higher education institutes across the State is likely to get delayed in view of the current Covid-19 pandemic situation, informed Higher Education minister Arun Sahoo on Thursday. Speaking to media Sahoo said, “As per the Central and State governments’ guidelines, decision on reopening of colleges and universities […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
MV Act: Driving Without Helmet Will Now Lead To DL Cancellation In Odisha
MV Act: Driving Without Helmet Will Now Lead To DL Suspension In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to stricten enforcement of Helmet Law and curb accident related deaths in the State, the Odisha government has come up with a stringent move of suspension of the driving license (DL) of the persons found driving motor cycles without a helmet. In a letter to the Director General of Police (DGP) […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Heights Of PMAY Corruption: Sarpanch In Odisha Arrested For Seeking Sexual Favours From Girl In Lieu Of House
Heights Of PMAY Corruption: Sarpanch In Odisha Arrested For Seeking Sexual Favours From Girl In Lieu Of House

Kalahandi: A sarpanch in Odisha was arrested on Thursday on the charges of misbehaving and seeking sexual favours from a girl on the pretext of helping her to get a house under the welfare schemes of the government. The accused has been identified as Ramesh Sahu, the Sarpanch of Salepali village under M. Rampur block […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Toilet Ek Love Story - Man From Odisha's Nilagiri Is A True Swachhata Ambassador
Toilet Ek Love Story - Man From Odisha's Nilagiri Is A True Swachhata Ambassador

Balasore: When we think of a public toilet, the first thing that strikes mind of people is unhygienic. But, what makes a public toilet near Gundicha temple in Balasore’s Nilagiri to stand out from others is the toils of a good Samaritan named Narendra Pradhan. Once with a dream of making name in the glitz […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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With Roadside Library, Tribal Women In Malkangiri Set Example For Others

Malkangiri: True, an investment in knowledge pays the best interest. In a bid to inculcate reading habit among the youngsters and dissuade them from engrossing in their smartphones, ‘Bada Didi’- a voluntary organisation comprising 20 tribal ladies has started a noble initiative in the district. The group has opened a library along the National Highway […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Bike-Borne Miscreants Snatch Gold Chain From Woman In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: With each passing day, it seems Bhubaneswar is turning into a crime capital as there has been a sudden spurt in crime rate even since lockdown restrictions were eased. In another loot incident the capital city, two bike-borne men snatched a gold chain worth Rs 70000 from a woman in Laxmisagar area on Thursday, […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Police Begins Investigation In Alleged Custodial Death In Puri

Puri: With palpable tension still prevailing in Baseli Sahi area here, the police have launched an investigation into the alleged custodial death of one K Ramesh (32) that triggered a massive outrage yesterday. As per reports, Inspector General (IG) in-charge S Praveen visited Puri yesterday for a spot inspection. He met Puri SP Akhileshwar Singh […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Youth Held In Bhubaneswar For 'Carrying Unaccounted Cash Of Rs 30 Lakh'

Bhubaneswar: A youth was today held by the Commissionerate Police early morning after he was found carrying unaccounted cash of Rs 30 lakh in a sack in Khandagiri area of Bhubaneswar. The youth, identified as Mahabir has been taken to the Khandagiri Police Station for interrogation with regard to the cash found in his possession. […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Odisha: Winter Session Of Assembly Starts Today

Bhubaneswar: The 40-day-long winter session of the state legislature is all set to begin from today with strict adherence to the Covid-19 guidelines. According to sources, the session will continue till December 31 and the two daily proceedings will be of four hours and 30 minutes duration each. “Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari will table the […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Odisha: After Delivery Boy, Farmer Gets Notice For Rs 10 Cr. GST Evasion

Sonepur: Naveen Bag, a farmer in Sonepur district got the biggest shock of his life recently. The farmer, who ekes out a living by toiling in his one acre agricultural land, recently received a notice for alleged Goods and Services Tax (GST) evasion to the tune of a whopping Rs 10 crore. Naveen felt the […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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