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Govt committed to provide clean drinking water to rural Odisha: Minister

Bhubaneswar: The government stands by its commitment to provide clean drinking water to people living in rural areas of the state, said Panchayati Raj minister Pradeep Maharathy. Maharathy, while highlighting the achievements of his department on completion of three years...

Three killed as bus falls into canal

Konark: Three persons died and 40 were injured when a passenger bus skidded off the road and fell into a canal at Jiunti Square in Konark on Wednesday. The driver and the helper of the bus were among those killed...

Women protest water shortage, hurl bangles at Belpahar NAC chairman

Jharsuguda: Peeved over shortage of drinking water for past several days, scores of women staged a demonstration in front of Belpahar Notified Area Council (NAC) office in Jharsuguda district on Tuesday. As mark of protest, the irate women pelted...

Elephant tramples man to death in Angul

Angul: An elderly man was trampled to death by an elephant at Balanga village under Purunakote police limits in Angul district on Tuesday morning. He was identified as Bita Sahu. He was attacked by the elephant while he had...

Malaria raises its ugly head in Jajpur, Kalahandi villages

Bhawanipatna/Jajpur/Bhubaneswar: Malaria cases are pouring in from Kalahandi and Jajpur districts. Children in several remote areas, including Nagada, in Jajpur have been hospitalised after being tested positive for the vector-borne disease. A three-months-old boy, Dudura Pradhan, of Talanagada village...

Congress activists protest lack of basic amenities, clash with police

Cuttack: Congress activists on Tuesday clashed with police in front of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) while protesting lack of basic amenities in the area. The violent protest saw several activists, including Cuttack Nagar Congress president Mohammad Moquim, being detained...

Bomb hurled at house of Athagarh MLA’s brother

Cuttack: An unidentified miscreant hurled a bomb at the residence of Athagarh MLA Ranendra Swain’s brother Birendra Pratap Swain at Chandni Chowk in Cuttack on Monday night. According to Cuttack DCP Sanjeev Arora, who rushed to the spot, police...

Odisha records highest-ever rice production of 100 lakh MT: Minister

Bhubaneswar: Food grain production has increased from 55 lakh metric tonne in 2000-01 to 118 lakh metric tonne in 2016-17, courtesy various initiatives of the state government. The production of rice has also shown an upward trend, reaching a...

Women protest water shortage, hurl bangles at Belpahar NAC chairman

Jharsuguda: Peeved over shortage of drinking water for past several days, scores of women staged a demonstration in front of Belpahar Notified Area Council (NAC) office in Jharsuguda district on Tuesday. As mark of protest, the irate women pelted...

837 regular doctors to be posted soon: Minister

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to address the patient-doctor ratio in Odisha, a total of 837 regular doctors will be posted in various government-run hospitals in the state,” said health and family welfare minister Pratap Jena. Marking the completion of...

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Students Burn Effigy Of Odisha Minister Over Cancellation Of Students’ Union...

Bhubaneswar: Students across Odisha took to the streets on Friday to protest against the state government's decision to cancel students’ union election this year. Raising...
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