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Heavy security in Kandhamal for Swami Laxmanananda’s death anniv

Kandhamal: Seventeen platoons of police, including central forces, have been mobilised in Kandhamal to prevent any untoward incident on the occasion of Janmashtami and 9th death anniversary of Viswa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati on Monday. "A three-layer...

Girl found dead under mysterious circumstances at Binjharpur

Binjharpur: Body of a girl, who had been missing for the last three days, was recovered from a drain at Binjharpur in Jajpur district on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Rasmita Sethi, a Plus II Arts student of Baruneswar...
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Woman hacks brother to death in Koraput

Koraput: A man was hacked to death by his sister at Anagada near Jeypore in Koraput district on Sunday. According to reports, Raila Jani attacked her brother Ratnakar Jani with an axe after a heated argument. Getting information about the incident,...

Mayurbhanj mishap: CM announces Rs 2L ex-gratia for kin of deceased

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday expressed grief over the death of five labourers in Mayurbhanj district and announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for each of the victim's family. The accident took place around 10 am at Dama...
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Bombs hurled at Pipili, none injured

Pipili: Tension ran high at Pipili in Puri district on Sunday evening after bombs were hurled in the area reportedly to terrify locals. According to reports, a group of unidentified miscreants hurled more than 10 bombs at Kanto Bazaar in...

Engineering student drowns, another missing in Puri sea

Puri: In a tragic incident, a student of a Bhubaneswar-based engineering college drowned while bathing in the sea here on Sunday. Asit Mohapatra, hailing from Jharsuguda, along with two of his friends went missing after being swept away by high...

Samajwadi Party criticizes proposed power tariff hike

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Unit of Samajwadi Party on Sunday condemned the proposed hike in electricity tariff. “Various power distribution companies (Discoms) are planning to hike power tariff through Odisha Electricity Regulatory Council (OERC). About 25 years ago, Odisha was the...

All prepared to tackle swine flu, dengue: Health Secy

Bhubaneswar: Adequate measures are being taken to strengthen efforts to address swine flu and dengue situation in the state, Health Secretary P K Meherda said on Sunday. Taking stock of the situation at a review meeting here, Meherda briefed the...

Tight security bandobast for Independence Day

Bhubaneswar: A full dress rehearsal for 71st Independence Day was held on Mahatma Gandhi Marg here on Sunday. The contingents included first-timers ITPP, Odisha Swift Action Force, ODRAF. “We have been very selective in choosing the participating contingents. Last...

Thunderstorm, lightning warning for 8 districts

Bhubaneswar: The regional centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for eight districts of Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Keonjhar, Bhadrak, Kendrapada, Jagatsinghpur, Ganjam and Rayagada. People in these districts have been cautioned to stay indoors and...
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