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Govt forms expert panel to study rise in lightning deaths

Bhubaneswar: The state government on Tuesday decided to constitute an expert committee to study causes behind the spurt in lightning deaths in Odisha. According to government reports, the state registers the highest number of deaths due to lightning strikes in...

Swine flu claims two more lives in state

Bhubaneswar: Two more persons lost their lives to swine flu on Tuesday, taking this season's death toll to three. While one death was reported from Cuttack, another person succumbed to the influenza at a hospital in Bhubaneswar. The first swine flu...

One dead, 5 injured as truck hits auto in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A person was killed while five others were critically injured when the autorickshaw in which they were travelling was hit by an over-speeding truck on NH-55 near Gobindpur in Dhenkanal district on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as the...

Mahanadi water row: Odisha takes protest to Delhi streets

Bhubaneswar: To reiterate the demand for formation of a tribunal to resolve the Mahandi water dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh, over 200 members of Agami Odisha, a regional outfit, on Tuesday started a five-day Satyagrah at Jantar Mantar in...

KV urges CM to resolve Odisha Rajaswa Amala Sangha’s to avoid logjam in state...

Bhubaneswar: With the Odisha Rajaswa Amala Sangha staging a two-day black badge protest from Wednesday, BJP legislature party leader KV Singh Deo on Tuesday wrote to chief minister Naveen Patnaik urging him to intervene in the matter and resolve...
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Illegal RSP tender: CBI raids Rourkela businessman

Rourkela: The CBI sleuths on Tuesday conducted simultaneous raids on two business establishments, office and residence of Rourkela-based businessman Surendra Dua for his alleged links in a scam pertaining to passing of a tender in Rourkela Steel Plant. Officials claimed...

Puri-Habibganj weekly train cancelled for Wednesday

Puri: The special express train between Puri and Habibganj (Madhya Pradesh) will not run this Wednesday. A East Coast Railway notification said, "The weekly train from Puri to Habibganj will remain cancelled tomorrow (August 9) due to operational reasons. Also,...

Govt to provide land to urban slum dwellers

Bhubaneswar: The state cabinet on Tuesday approved allotment of permanent land pattas to urban slum dwellers. Terming it as a historic decision, the chief minister said while land rights will be granted to slum dwellers of municipal councils and NACs,...

Sisters teach ‘street romeo’ a lesson in Balasore

Balasore: Two sisters on Tuesday thrashed a boy for allegedly passing lewd comments and harassing them over phone. The incident took place at Boita Chhak under Srijung panchayat of Remuna block in Balasore district while the girls were on their...

Denied ambulance woman delivers stillborn baby in sling

Kalyansinghpur: In another case of ambulance failure due to lack of motorable road, a woman delivered a dead girl child while being carried to hospital in a sling on Tuesday. The incident was reported from Pakheru village in Niyamayagiri hills...
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IMD Issues Thunderstorm, Rainfall Alert For 8 Districts In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The regional centre of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a thunderstorm and rainfall alert for eight districts of Odisha till 8.45...