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Rourkela officials warned on delaying arrears in School and Mass Education department

About 3,500 Government school teachers under School and Mass Education (SME) and SC/ST Development departments in Sundargarh district are yet to get their arrears of revised pay scale due to apathy of

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Bird flu rears its ugly head again

Panic grips Allipingal after carcasses of nearly 15 crows were recovered from the panchayat

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BJD working overtime to wrest Attabira NAC

Though BJD’s victory in Attabira NAC elections seems imminent in the absence of strong opposition, Handlooms Minister and local MLA Snehangini Chhuria is leaving no stone unturned to ensure comfortabl

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Congress members staging a protest  in the Assembly on Friday   | Express
Ruckus over distress sale of tomato 

The Assembly on Friday witnessed noisy scenes and was adjourned twice till afternoon as opposition Congress and BJP members demonstrated in the well of the House over distress

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Brokers held for cheating SCB patients

Mangalabag police on Friday arrested two persons for cheating poor patients visiting SCB Medical College and Hospital for ECG tests. The arrests came during a crackdown on brokers indulging in

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No supply in Raibandh panchayat of Ganjam

IN order to provide safe drinking water in rural areas, the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation department spends crores of rupees. But several villages in Ganjam district are deprived of

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI)
Budget pro-people, pro-poor: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

The ruling BJD welcomed the budget for 2018-19 with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik describing  it as a pro-people, pro-poor and balanced budget with strong focus on development.

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Utkal University eyes academic excellence after autonomy

This has accelerated the process of opening new campus besides ensuring hassle-free international academic collaboration

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Commonwealth delegates lunch at Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences

IN a first in Asia, the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) and British Council, India hosted ‘Commonwealth Big Lunch’ here on Friday.

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British Council to provide expertise in English skills

 The State Government on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding with the British Council for strengthening cooperation in a number of fields including English skill, education,

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4-member CB team begins probe

The Crime Branch (CB) of Odisha Police on Friday constituted a four-member team for investigating the Patnagarh parcel bomb explosion in which an IT professional Soumya

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Union Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan bats for Madhu Babu bust on Parliament premises

Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has proposed that a bust/photograph of Madhusudan Das be unveiled in the precincts of Parliament on the statesman’s 171st birth annivers

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Rs 1,20,028 crore Odisha budget with focus on investment, development and welfare schemes

State government placed a separate agriculture budget by substantially enhancing the allocation for agriculture and allied sectors to Rs 16,765 crore.

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World conference on Odia language next year

A World conference on Odia language will be organised next year for which an allocation of Rs 1 crore has been made in the budget for 2018-19. Announcing…

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Director of British Council, India Alan Gemmell in conversation with a student at KISS during the Commonwealth big lunch on Friday.(Photo | ENS)
Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences and British Council host first 'Commonwealth Big Lunch' in Asia

The ‘Commonwealth Big Lunch’ is a part of 70th year celebration of British Council’s inception in the Commonwealth countries of the world.

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Pandemonium in Odisha Assembly over distress sale of tomatoes

As soon as the House met, the opposition members went to the Speaker's podium shouting slogans against the government.

23 Mar 2018

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Pandemonium in Odisha Assembly over tomato distress sale

Unable to run the House, the Speaker adjourned the proceedings till 11.30 a.m. and then till 3 p.m. as the members again resorted to sloganeering when the Zero Hour began.

23 Mar 2018

Odisha: Pregnant woman’s death due to faulty treatment sparks protest

THE death of a pregnant woman due to alleged faulty treatment at a private clinic triggered protest by the locals on Thursday.

23 Mar 2018

Raid on OAS officer property

Vigilance sleuths on Thursday conducted raids on the residence and office of OAS officer Asutosh Samal on charges of amassing property disproportionate to his known sources of income.

23 Mar 2018

CBI case against ex-IT officer

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) registered a case against former Deputy Director of Income Tax (Investigation), Bhubaneswar, Tarun Jarwal for allegedly tampering with evidence.

23 Mar 2018

Encroachers eating into Budharaja reserve forest

Though Forest dept had conducted a survey to identify encroachers in April 2014, it failed to initiate any further step to evict them

23 Mar 2018