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Naveen wants information boards in Odia on NHs

Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday wrote to Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari, seeking his intervention for inscription of Odia language on all the information boards on national highways passing through the state. In his letter, the...

One rescued, 11 kids missing from shelter home

Bhubaneswar: A Bangladeshi child, who had fled the Ruchika open shelter home here on May 1, was caught at the Bhubaneswar railway station. Eleven other kids have gone missing. "A total of 12 children had fled the shelter home...

Agni-II missile test fired

Balasore: India successfully test fired its Agni-II ballistic missile from APJ Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast at 10:23 am on Thursday. The test did not meet all the desired parameters, official sources said. The user trial of the...
Mangled remains of a car and the shops gutted in Cuttack

Fire engulfs 2 shops, two cars in Cuttack

Cuttack: At least two shops and two cars were gutted after a major fire broke out at a market place near Ravenshaw University in Cuttack late on Wednesday night. According to police sources, the blaze started from a shop...

Odisha to demand more central forces to combat Maoists

Bhubaneswar: Expressing grave concern over the spurt in Maoist violence in the state, chief secretary A P Padhi said Odisha will raise its previous demand before the Centre for sanctioning two more battalions of forces. Chairing a high-level...

Woman arrested for duping bank of Rs 1.24 cr

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested a woman on charges of cheating the ICICI Bank to the tune of Rs 1.24 crore. According to the complaint lodged by a branch of ICICI Bank...

Notorious criminal injured in police encounter, arrested in Ganjam

Berhampur: A notorious criminal was nabbed following an exchange of fire with police at Jagannath Prasad in Ganjam district on Wednesday. The criminal has been identified as Shatrughna alias Bapi Swain, who was wanted by Ganjam police in at...

Women observe Rairakhol bandh, demand water

Sambalpur: Normal life was crippled in response to the dawn-to-dusk Rairakhol bandh called by Maa Laxmi Pratibesi Mahila Samiti demanding piped water supply to their locality. While most of the shops, markets and business establishments remained shut, vehicles stayed off the...

Heatwave: SME dept grievance redressal cell closed

Bhubaneswar: In view of the intense heat wave condition prevailing across the state, the school and mass education department on Wednesday decided to temporarily shut its grievance redressal cell functioning at Odisha Primary Education Programme Authority (OPEPA) from May...

Keonjhar, Kalahandi under diarrhea grip, over 80 hospitalised

Keonjhar/ Bhawanipatna: More than 50 people of Belabahali village in Keonjhar district have been admitted to Anandpur sub-divisional hospital after suffering from diarrhea. The villagers complained to the district administration that contagious disease like diarrhoea were spreading in the...
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Odisha Cricketer Sushree Picked For BCCI Women’s T20 Challenge

Odisha all-rounder Sushree Dibyadarshini  has been selected to play in the IPL Velocity team under the captaincy of Mithali Raj in this year's BCCI...