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Monday, October 21, 2019

Polling Underway In Bijepur

Bijepur: Byelection to Bijepur Assembly in Odisha’s Bargarh began on Monday. According to reports, a large number of voters were seen standing in queues at all 285 booths to exercise their franchise. As informed by the office of the Chief Electoral...

 Pinky Tirkey: From Lifting Iron Ore To Finding A Place In U-23 Women’s Cricket...

A tribal girl, working as a daily wage earner in Odisha’s mineral rich Joda in Keonjhar district, also doubles up as a wicketkeeper and batswoman for Jharkhand’s Under-23 women’s cricket team. Meet Pinky Tirkey, who, defying all odds, has made...

VIMSAR Doctor Thrashed, Two Youths Detained

Sambalpur: A doctor at VSS Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) at Burla in Sambalpur district was allegedly thrashed by two youths on Sunday afternoon. According to sources, the two youths entered the Neurology department around 12 pm and...

What Future Holds For Ad Hoc College Teachers Across Odisha?

Lecturers and junior lecturers working as Ad Hoc teachers in colleges across Odisha, are looking at an uncertain future, after the State government decided not to extend their services in Government degree, autonomous and model degree and junior colleges...

Couple Ostracised From Odisha Village For Allowing Daughter To Work

Ganjam: An elderly couple of Badakhandi village under Hinjili block in Ganjam district has been ostracised from the village for refusing to follow the village committee’s diktat, asking their daughter to quit her government job. Nadi Bhagwan and Nadi Rajeshwar...

Odisha To Auction Nine More Mineral Blocks

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to electronically auction the mining leases of nine mineral blocks. These include seven blocks of iron ore, one block of iron ore and manganese and one block of manganese. The blocks up for auction...

Street Festival, Boating To Be Added Attractions Of Bali Jatra 2019

Cuttack: With Odisha's most awaited festival of Bali Jatra less than a month away, the Cuttack district administration is fully geared to make it a smooth affair. For the first time this year, the administration will add a road festival...

Breast Cancer: Bhubaneswar Hospital Holds Walkathon For Awareness

Bhubaneswar: The city-based Apollo Hospitals organised a walkathon on Sunday to mark the Breast Cancer Awareness Month observed in October. DCP (Traffic Police) Sagarika Nath flagged off the walkathon which started from NICCO Park (Regional Institute of Education) at 7...

Puri Demolition Drive: Bulldozers Back In Action Today

Puri: After a lull of a few days, the bulldozers parked adjacent to the Puri Jagannath temple have started rolling again. The district administration has targeted to remove 167 shops inside a market complex near the shrine during the current...
Dutee Chand wins gold

Dutee Chand On KBC Hot Seat!

Bhubaneswar: After sizzling the tracks to create a new national record, Odisha-born ace sprinter Dutee Chand will soon head for Mumbai to shoot for the television game show “Kaun Banega Crorepati” with Amitabh Bachchan. The episode featuring her on the...

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Polling Underway In Bijepur

Bijepur: Byelection to Bijepur Assembly in Odisha’s Bargarh began on Monday. According to reports, a large number of voters were seen standing in queues at...
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