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Dhanu Jatra Ends With Huge Footfall, Demon King Kansa In Jagannath Dham For Penance

Puri/Bargarh: People thronged to Bargarh to witness Lord Krishna slay demon king Kansa on the last day of Dhanu Jatra on Monday. The king collapsed on the resplendent pandal of his Ranga Shabha, following which the festival concluded. The tyrant king...

CM Announces Ex-Gratia For Kandhamal Road Mishap Victims

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced ex-gratia for the family members of eight persons, who died in a tragic road accident near Baliguda in Kandhamal district earlier in the day. The Chief Minister announced Rs 2 lakh to...
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Ex-Congress Leader Pranaya Sahu Joins BJD

Bhubaneswar: A day after resigning from the party, senior Congress leader of Bargarh district Pranaya Kumar Sahu formally joined the Biju Janata Dal on Tuesday. Accompanied by his supporters and the sitting BJD MLA of Bijepur constituency Rita Sahu, Pranaya...

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...

Police Bullets Hit Wanted Criminal In Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A wanted criminal, involved in the murder of a youth at Kandira village, was injured in an encounter with the police on Rajnagar-Gupti Road on Tuesday. The injured criminal, identified as Sanjay Biswal alias Babu, was admitted to Community Health...

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...

Raths To Popularize KALIA Scheme Across Odisha

Bhubaneswar:  The newly-launched KALIA Scheme (Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation) is getting a good response from across the state. Now, the state government is planning to roll out campaign vans called “KALIA RATHS” for more intense propagation...

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...

Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines Installed In 36 Trains Under ECoR

Bhubaneswar: On successful acceptance and a positive response from women passengers to the Automatic Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines in Hirakhand Express and keeping in view the demand from the passengers, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has extended this service...
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Youth Charred To Death In Sonepur

Sonepur: A youth was charred to death after fire broke out in his house at Ghichapalli village under Birmaharajpur police limits in Sonepur district...