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Govt issues ultimatum to agitating anganwadi workers

Bhubaneswar: Two days after announcing a 50% hike in the honorarium of anganwadi workers, the state government on Thursday toughened its stand against the faction continuing with the indefinite strike and asked them resume service by Friday evening. ...
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Naxals Threaten Police Informers In Baliguda

Baliguda: Maoists posters were found in Bonda Pipili School under Kotpad police limits in Kandhamal district on Wednesday. The rebels claiming to be from Bansadhara-Nagabali- Ghumusura (BNG) Maoist division have put up the posters threatening the people of the region of dire consequences, if...
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Congress-Called Bandh Hits Life In Chitrakonda

Chitrakonda: Normal life was paralysed in Chitrakonda area of Malkangiri district on Tuesday owing to a 12-hour bandh called by district congress demanding immediate issuance of land pattas to the tribal people. Senior leader and former MP Pradip Majhi, who led a dharana staged by the...

CM Denies BJP’s Allegations Of No Budget Support For Irrigation Project

Bhubaneswar: The issue of non-allocation of funds for Gangadhar Meher Lift Canal System in Bargarh district is not a fact. In the annual budget of 2017-18, an amount of Rs 1.50 crore has been allocated under pre-project activities of other pipeline projects...

Rain Mars Weekend Holiday Of Agri, Revenue Staff

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday ordered cancellation of Saturday and Sunday holidays of the field officers of agriculture and revenue departments working in 15 rain-hit districts of the state. Reviewing the rain situation in the state, the chief minister directed the officers to conduct spot visit,...

CM Blames Centre For Not Sanctioning Central Forces To State

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday blamed the Centre for not sanctioning central forces to tackle Maoism in the state. "The people of Odisha do not support violent activities and the LWE (left wing extremism) cadre have no local base. Our problem is...
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Centre slashes excise duty on petrol, diesel by Rs 2/ litre

New Delhi: The Union Government on Tuesday decided to reduce the basic excise duty rate on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre with effect from Wednesday. This decision was taken to cushion the impact of rising...

Pension delivery in Odisha

Pension is a dignified means of sustenance for at least 44 lakh families in Odisha. If not absolute sustenance, it certainly adds to the livelihoods of as many individuals who could be senior citizens, widows or persons with disabilities....
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Former Sarpanch, Associates Thrashed By Maoists In Praja Court

Chitrakonda: Former sarpanch of Panasput panchayat of Malkangiri, Arjun Hental and his two associates were brutally thrashed in a Praja Court by Maoists on Sunday night. A group of armed ultras belonging to the outlawed CPI (Maoists) organisation took the trio from their houses and...

One million children saved from fatal diseases: Lancet study

New Delhi: India has avoided about 1 million deaths of children under age five since 2005, owing to significant reductions in mortality from pneumonia, diarrhoea, neonatal infections and birth asphyxia/trauma, measles and tetanus, according to a study published in...
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Medical Stir: Bengal CM Cajoles, Docs Defiant

The West Bengal government on Saturday accepted all the demands of the agitating doctors and requested them to resume work. The doctors, however, turned...