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Incessant Rain Cripples Life In Odisha & How!

Bhubaneswar: Incessant rain over past two days almost paralysed life in many parts of Odisha. Heavy downpour in low-lying areas of Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Puri and Sambalpur on Monday had people wading through knee-deep water. Rainwater also entered houses in these areas. Life...
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Maoists Oppose Gurupriya Bridge With Malkangiri Bandh Call

Malkangiri: Maoists have called for Malkangiri bandh on July 20 in protest against Gurupriya bridge and Polavaram irrigation project of Andhra Pradesh. Handwritten posters and banners, bearing the name Malkangiri-Koraput-Visakhapatnam Border (MKVB) Divisional Committee of CPI(Maoist), were found in Malkangiri district, in which the...

Two Brothers Arrested For Beating Youth To Death in Odisha Capital

Bhubaneswar: Airfield police here on Tuesday arrested two brothers on charges of beating a 25-year-old youth to death. The accused have been identified as Sanjay Sahu and Samir Sahu. They have been forwarded to a local court. According to sources, Jyotiranjan...

Youth Arrested For Making Intimate Video With Girlfriend Viral

Bhadrak: A youth was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly circulating a video of intimate moments with his girlfriend on social media. According to available information, the accused, a Plus III student of a private college of Jajpur district, had recorded some intimate moments with his...

Possible Flood Situation Staring Odisha In The Face: Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday hinted at a possible flood situation in the state. Revenue and Disaster Management minister Maheswar Mohanty attributed it to heavy rainfall in the upper catchments. "Despite heavy rain in the past two days, there was no danger...
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Dama Against Entry Of Non-Hindus Into Jagannath Temple

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJD leader Damodar Rout has strongly opposed the entry of non-Hindus into the Jagannath Temple in Puri as proposed by the Supreme Court. “What is the need to break the thousand-year-old tradition? This practice was prevalent even when...

Odisha CB Detains Eight Persons For Tito Link

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Crime Branch on Tuesday detained eight persons for their alleged links with arrested gangster Tito alias Syed Usman Ali. According to available information, ten teams carried out separate raids at various places in Cuttack and nabbed these persons for interrogation. The...

Huge Cache Of Ganja Seized In Balangir, One Held

Balangir: A huge cache of ganja was seized at Gudbhela under Tushura police limits in Balangir district late on Monday. A person was detained for allegedly possessing the banned substance and seized a vehicle used for the purpose. According to sources,...

Villagers Alarmed Over Release Of Royal Bengal Tiger Into Satkosia

Angul: The release of ‘Mahavir’, the Royal Bengal tiger from Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh, into Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Odisha’s Angul district has triggered panic among the villagers residing in its periphery. The tiger, which arrived here on June 21, was released...

Formalin In Fish: Samples Collected From Sambalpur, Balangir Markets

Sambalpur/Balangir: In a crackdown on use of cancer-causing chemical to preserve fish stocks, a joint team of Fisheries and Animal Resource Development department and Sambalpur Municipal Corporation on Tuesday raided several markets and godowns in the district. “Samples of different varieties of fish were...
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Diu: ‘Loneliness is overrated’ might not be a thought in 30-year-old Deepak Kanji’s head, the only inmate of a 472-year-old Portuguese fort-turned-jail in Diu. The jail, which...