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Two sisters die of asphyxiation in Angul fire mishap

Angul: Two sisters died of asphyxiation after a fire broke out in their house at Bantala Bazaar in Angul district on Thursday. They were identified as Ujjwala Gana (40) and Bimala Gaana (45). On being informed, fire personnel rushed to the...

Rain fury: Bridge washed away in Rayagada disrupting road link with AP

Rayagada: The approach road to an under-construction bridge near Jagannathpur village in Rayagada district was washed away on Thursday following incessant rain since last two days, cutting communication links between Gunupur and Srikakulum in Andhra Pradesh. Road connectivity to more...

3 kids charred to death as gas cylinder explodes in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: In a heart-wrenching incident, three children were burnt alive when a fire broke out after a cooking gas cylinder exploded in a house at Ranikhenda village under Sasan police limits in Sambalpur district on Wednesday night. The deceased were...

Bus owners create ruckus at Hasanpur toll plaza opposing fee collection

Anandpur: Tension prevailed at Anandpur in Keonjhar district on Thursday as members of Private Bus Owners' Association created ruckus at Hasanpur toll plaza, opposing fee collection that began on NH-20 this morning. Owing to the flash protest, several vehicles, especially...
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Headmistress suspended as students fall ill after consuming midday meal

Khurda: The district education officer on Wednesday suspended Bijayini Tripathy, headmistress of Deulatangi Primary School in Khurda, for alleged negligence in monitoring midday meal in the school. Earlier in the day, over 100 students of the school were hospitalised...

Swine flu death toll rises to 11 as health min claims adequate medicine supply

Bhubaneswar: With swine flu cases mounting in the state, health minister Pratap Jena on Wednesday said his department was continuously monitoring the situation and adequate medicines were in stock to treat patients. Chairing a high-level meeting, the minister said, "Medicines...

Miscreants loot Rs 2.90 lakh at gunpoint in Kendrapada

Kendrapada: Two unidentified miscreants looted Rs 2.90 lakh from a village level worker near Bagada panchayat in Kendrapada district on Wednesday. The incident occurred when the victim, identified as Ramesh Chandra Das, was returning home along with his office peon...

CWC summons hotelier over minor domestic help’s death in fire mishap

Bhubaneswar: The Child Welfare Committee (CWC) here on Wednesday issued notice to Pal Heights hotel’s owner Satpal Singh asking him to depose before it on Thursday in connection with the death of 12-year-old Khusi Das, the domestic help who...

Monsoon session of Odisha Assembly from Sept 7

Bhubaneswar: The 10-day monsoon session of Odisha Legislative Assembly will commence on September 7. According to sources, important ordinances regarding setting up of a higher education development council and land and property rights to slum dwellers will be introduced in...
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Teachers take to streets over abolition of block grant system

Bhubaneswar: Over 10, 000 teachers and employees working in various schools and colleges across the state staged a massive demonstration at Mahatma Gandhi Marg on Wednesday to reiterate their demand for abolition of block grant system. Taking out a rally...
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