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Over 40K Students From Odisha Appear For NEET

Bhubaneswar: About 42,000 students from Odisha sat for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 on Monday. The three-hour examination, which began at 10am, is being conducted at several centres in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Berhampur, Angul and Balasore. Notably, the Union...

BJP Makes A Dent In BJD LS Seats Share In Odisha: Exit Polls

Bhubaneswar: As the countdown to the counting of Lok Sabha votes has begun, the exit poll survey conducted by the print and electronic medias suggested that the seats would be shared between the BJD and the BJP with the...

No Damage To Puri Jagannath Temple’s Neelachakra: ASI

Puri: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Sunday maintained that there has been no damage to the Neelachakra (blue wheel) atop the Jagannath temple in Puri by the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani. “People say that the wind speed...

Odisha Govt Distributes 24 lakh Free Sanitary Napkins In Puri

Puri: Odisha Government is distributing free sanitary napkins to all households in Puri, to help women and girls in the cyclone-affected areas there. The government will continue to do so for the next two months. Over 24 lakh sanitary napkins...

Man Held For Issuing Death Threat To Actor-Politician Anubhav Mohanty

Cuttack: Commissionerate Police special squad on Sunday arrested a man from Gujarat for allegedly giving death threats to Ollywood actor and BJD's Rajya Sabha MP Anubhav Mohanty. The police arrested the person, based on a complaint lodged by Anubhav at...

14 Places In Odisha Sizzle As Mercury Soars Over 40 Degree C

Bhubaneswar: Intense heat wave gripped almost all parts of Odisha on Saturday with the western Odisha town of Titlagarh recording the highest temperature of the season at 45.8 degree Celsius. Apart from Titlagarh, mercury soared to 40 degrees and above...

Two Minor Girls Tortured By Employer In Odisha’s Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Members of a self-help group (SHG) rescued two minor girls, who were allegedly tortured by their employer, in Keonjhar district According to sources, a person of Gumura area under Keonjhar Town police limits had brought home the tribal girls,...

Odisha CM Announces Special Post-Fani Package For Street Vendors, Coconut & Poultry Farmers

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced a special post-cyclone Fani package for street vendors, coconut farmers and poultry farmers of the affected districts. Presiding over a high-level meeting at the State Secretariat here, the Chief Minister said about...

DGP Reviews Security Arrangements For Vote Counting In Odisha

Cuttack: With the Election Commission of India (ECI) deciding to take up counting of votes in 62 locations in Odisha on May 23, DGP RP Sharma on Saturday reviewed the security arrangements with police officers through video conferencing at State Police Headquarters...

It’s Curtains For 15th Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet in a meeting here on Saturday recommended dissolution of the 15th Odisha Assembly. “According to the constitutional provision, the State Cabinet will pass a resolution to dissolve the Assembly after the declaration of election results and...
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