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8 Killed As Mini-Truck Falls Off Poiguda Ghat In Kandhamal

Baliguda: Eight people were killed and more than 35 seriously injured when a mini-truck in which they were travelling fell off the Poiguda ghat near Baliguda in Odisha’s Kandhamal district on Tuesday morning. According to sources, about 50-60 people of...

Dense Fog Alert For 9 Coastal Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued very dense fog warning for nine districts of coastal Odisha till next 24 hours. Talking to the media here on Tuesday, Duty Officer of the Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar, Laxmidhar Mahapatra said the...

New Political Front Formed in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to unseat the BJD government from power in the forthcoming Assembly elections, two regional parties, Samata Kranti Dal and Utkala Bharat on Monday announced the formation of a new political front ‘Odisha Ganatantrika Samukhya’ (Odisha...

BJD Scoffs At ‘Lal Chudi’ Rally Of BJP Mahila Morcha

Bhubaneswar: The BJD on Monday came down heavily on the BJP Mahila Morcha for its 'Lal Chudi' (red bangles) rally in protest against the gross inaction of the Odisha government in providing security to women and minor girls in...

Private Bus Overturns Near Choudwar, Two Dead

Cuttack: Two passengers were killed after a private bus overturned at Kajalakana near Choudwar in Odisha’s Cuttack district on Monday afternoon. "Two persons died on the spot while 15 sustained injuries," said Cuttack DCP Akhileswar Singh, adding that all passengers...

Over Five Lakh Names Added To The Voter List In Odisha: CEO

Bhubaneswar: The final voter list announced by the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) on Monday has over 5 lakh new voters as per the approval of the Election Commission of India (ECI). Briefing mediapersons here, CEO, Surendra Kumar said the number...
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Fisherman’s Death In Firing: Need To Strike A Balance Between Conservation & Human Survival

Bhubaneswar: The death of a fisherman in the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary on Friday night after being shot by a Coast Guard patrol has put the focus back on the vexed issue of conflict between turtle conservation and human survival. Going by newspaper reports, the fisherman, identified as...

Odia TV Actress Nikita Falls Off Terrace, Dies

Cuttack: Popular Odia teleserial artist Laxmipriya Behera aka Nikita died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital here on Saturday afternoon. According to sources, Nitaka had sustained head injuries after falling off the terrace of her house at Mahanadi Vihar...

Chilika Shelduck Folk Carnival Begins Today

Bhubaneswar: Chilika has always been a major attraction for people of Odisha and those staying outside the state. What makes December exciting is 'shelduck carnival', beginning Friday. The shelduck folk carnival, bringing myriad folk dance and art forms together, is...

The Sweat & The Smile As ‘Olly’ Bares All With Hockey WC Coming To...

Bhubaneswar: One of the major attractions at Kalinga Stadium during Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup concluding today, was the happy and huge 'Olly '- the official mascot of the event. With a bright smile and jolly moves, Olly has been...
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8 Killed As Mini-Truck Falls Off Poiguda Ghat In Kandhamal

Baliguda: Eight people were killed and more than 35 seriously injured when a mini-truck in which they were travelling fell off the Poiguda ghat...