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Private Bus Overturns Near Choudwar, Two Dead

Cuttack: Two passengers were killed after a private bus overturned at Kajalakana near Choudwar in Odisha’s Cuttack district on Monday afternoon. "Two persons died on the spot while 15 sustained injuries," said Cuttack DCP Akhileswar Singh, adding that all passengers...

Odisha Tourism Wins ‘Tourism Brand of the Year’ Award At SATTE

Bubaneswar: Odisha Tourism was awarded the ‘Tourism Brand of the Year’ at the recently concluded SATTE, 2019. Tourism secretary Yogendra Tripathy gave away the award at Greater Noida to Resident Commissioner Sanjeev Kumar and Tourist Officer GK Sahu. A jury comprising...

Over Five Lakh Names Added To The Voter List In Odisha: CEO

Bhubaneswar: The final voter list announced by the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) on Monday has over 5 lakh new voters as per the approval of the Election Commission of India (ECI). Briefing mediapersons here, CEO, Surendra Kumar said the number...

Naveen Seeks Centre’s Early Nod On Alignment Of Balasore-Digha Rail Project

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday sought Railway Minister Piyush Goyal's intervention to change the route alignment of the much delayed Balasore-Digha broad gauge rail project. Work on the project, sanctioned in 2011, has not kicked off...

New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express Catches Fire Near Rourkela

Rourkela: A fire broke out in B-7 coach of New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express here on Monday. According to available information, the fire was spotted near Tilkanagar, a few kilometres from Rourkela railway station. However, there was no loss of life. Till...
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Senior Congress Leader Pranaya Sahu Quits Party

Bargarh: The resignation spree in Odisha Congress continues with another senior leader from Bargarh district Pranaya Kumar Sahu quitting the party on Monday. He had unsuccessfully contested the Bijepur by-poll last year. Sahu informed about his decision to resign from the...

Class VII Student Raped, Murdered In Angul

Angul: A minor girl was allegedly raped and murdered at Kangula village in Angul district on Sunday. The deceased was a student of Class-VII. According to sources, the minor girl was allegedly kidnapped while she was on her way to meet...

Maoists Damage Essar Pipeline In Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A group of armed Maoists damaged a portion of an iron ore slurry pipeline of the Essar Steel near Digha Janbai village in Ralegada panchayat in the cut-off areas of Chitrakonda block in Odisha’s Malkangiri district late on Sunday. According to...

Road Accidents Claim 6 Lives, 11 Injured In Odisha

Kendrapara/Jagatsinghpur/Khurda: Six persons were killed and 11 seriously injured in separate road accidents in Odisha in the early hours of Monday. According to reports from Kendrapara, three persons, including a woman, died on the spot and six others were seriously...

Gopalpur Port Renovation Underway

Gopalpur: Gopalpur Port is undergoing major expansion. Over 1000 workmen and significant onshore and off shore equipment have been deployed and continuous round-the-clock activity is underway. The port neither has nor is designed for passenger movement. In line with its...
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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...