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BJP targets Naveen ahead of State Executive Meet

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is gearing up for a two day state executive meet at Baripada from April 22 to chalk out a roadmap to bolster its base in Odisha. And the party has, as usual, kept its agenda to target Naveen led government in the state. Official sources said that the state […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
New office bearers for BJD’s youth and students’ wing

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janta Dal (BJD) on Friday effected changes in various affiliated organisations in a bid to infuse new spirit among the party by replacing several senior leaders. Amaresh Patri was picked as the Biju Yuva Janta Dal (BYJD), the youth wing of the BJD, replacing Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Sanjay Das […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
MCL launches Mobile Apps on CSR, Bill Tracking

Bhubaneswar: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd, today launched mobile applications for corporate social responsibility (CSR) and bill tracking system (BTS). Developed in house by the department of Systems, both the applications were launched by A K Jha, Chairman & Managing Director of MCL on the occasion of 26th Foundations Day […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Youth wanted in Tamando firing incident nabbed

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate police today arrested Bapi Patnaik, the prime accused in the Tamando firing incident in which a youth was killed on the outskirts of the city on March 15. The deceased identified as Abhijit Behera was alleged shot at by Bapi and four others over suspected past rivalry. A special team including special squad […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
OTV Impact: Police begins probe into harassment of girl in moving bus

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate police today stepped up investigation into the alleged harassment of a lady journalist in moving bus which has sparked off a debate on how safe is the existing public transport system for the women in the state. Hours after OTV reported the incident, Odisha Government swung into action and ordered for a […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Maoists kill 1, release other abducted villager in Rayagada

Rayagada: Maoists killed one of the two persons, whom they had kidnapped in Rayagada district on March 19. The deceased has been identified as Mali Pusika of Salpajla village under Muniguda police limits. The body of Mali was recovered from an isolated place on the outskirts of the village today. Earlier, the Maoists had abducted […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Daringbadi: Lady Forester found dead under mysterious circumstances

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a lady forester was found dead at her quarters while another youth was rescued in a critical condition from a nearby quarter at Daringbadi today. It is suspected that the youth, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, attempted suicide after killing the lady forester over an alleged love affair. […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Strict action against banks for missing crop loan disbursement target: Minister

Bhubaneswar: Warning of dire consequences over not meeting the fiscal Rabi crop loan disbursement target, Cooperation minister Damodar Rout on Thursday asked the cooperative banks to disburse the remaining amount of Rs 2,000 crore by March 31. With the deadline to disburse the Rabi loans ending in March 31, till now the government has been […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Opposition seek SEC intervention into poll discrepancies

Bhubaneswar: Opposition BJP and Congress brought serious allegations of discrepancies in evaluation of votes during the recent Panchayat Polls while seeking the State Election Commission’s (SEC) intervention into the case during a meeting today. A BJP delegation led by party Vice President Samir Mohanty met the state election commissioner RN Senapati and apprised him of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Vigilance arrests DLO
Kalahandi Dy Labour Commissioner in Vigilance net

Kalahandi: Vigilance sleuths on Thursday arrested district Deputy Labour Commissioner Dinabandhu Adhikari while accepting bribe of Rs 20,000 from a person for releasing ex-gratia funds announced in the name of his deceased brother. As per sources, the labour official was caught red handed while accepting the bribe from Madhusudan Dora Chamapadeipur village of Lanjigarh block […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Odisha Cabinet approves Real Estate Act

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet has approved the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016, of the Central Government, informed Housing and Urban development minister Pushpendra Singh Deo in a Press Meet here today. Deo said that the Act will bring transparency in the sale and purchase of properties. He informed about formation of a Real […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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BJP protests poll violence by BJD, scuffle with police

Bhubaneswar: Protesting the poll violence triggered by the ruling BJD in the just concluded Panchayat polls in Odisha, the BJP activists had a scuffle with the police during a rally near the State Assembly in the capital city here today. Talking to media persons, BJP leader Golakh Mohapatra said his party has warned that if […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Post poll violence triggers unrest in parts of state

Bhubaneswar: Soon after final phase of three tier panchayat elections concluded, a number of violent activities were reported from across the State on Tuesday. Violence erupted in parts of Jajpur, Khurda, Cuttack and Kendrapara districts after the polls. A group clash took place out following an altercation between members of two families in Kachara Sahi […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Three tier security cover for Assembly budget session

Bhubaneswar: A three-tier security cover has been put on place in and around Odisha Assembly in view of the two phase budget session scheduled to begin today, Twin City Police Commissioner YB Khurania said. The commissioner along with Police DG KB Singh and State Intelligence Director took stock of elaborate arrangements here. Speaking to media […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Cong demands CBI probe into Suresh Rout death

Bhadrak: Terming the death of Suresh Rout, a senior Congress leader of Bhadrak district, as a pre-planned murder, the Congress today demanded a CBI probe. “We demand that the police should register a case under section 302 of the IPC and immediately arrest those who are involved in the murder of Rout. Besides, we also […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021