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Odisha: LPG cylinder explodes in army train in Puri, two injured

Two persons were injured in an LPG cylinder explosion in the pantry car of a stationary military special train at Puri Railway Station on Wednesday.

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Telangana: Forensic report of clinical trial ‘victim’ disappoints kin

Shocked over the forensic report on Vangara Nagaraju, who allegedly died after undergoing clinical trials conducted by a Bengaluru-based pharma company,  giving clean chit to the company, family membe

17 Jan 2018

Migratory bird count in Hirakud reservoir

The day-long annual enumeration of migratory birds at Hirakud Dam Reservoir here was held on Tuesday.

17 Jan 2018

Rare ducks spotted at Bhitarkanika park

Forest officials and ornithologists spotted rare species of ducks at Bhitarkanika National Park while conducting the winter census for birds recently.

17 Jan 2018

Dolphin Census on Jan 19

Forest officials will conduct a census for dolphins on january 19 in the water bodies of Bhitarkanika National Park and Gahiramatha Marine Sanctuary in Kendrapara district and its nearby areas.

17 Jan 2018

Santhal’s rituals on ancestors kick off

Thousands of people from the Santhal tribe flocked Baruni Ghat here to immerse mortal remains of their ancestors here on Tuesday as part of the three-day annual ritual called ‘Jilling Dahar’ or long j

17 Jan 2018

Devotees observe Triveni Amabasya

Devotees thronged ancient Biraja temple in the district headquarters town of Jajpur on the auspicious occasion of Triveni Amabasya on Tuesday.

17 Jan 2018

BJP launches padyatra against police inaction

THE BJP is playing up the issue of firing on the house of Mandal president of BJP Yuva Morcha Manoranjan Meher at Pada village late on January 7 evening even as it launched “Ganatantra Banchao Padyatr

17 Jan 2018

Bahinipati seeks development project for Kotia

Congress chief whip and Jeypore MLA Taraprasad Bahinipati warned the State Government of launching a protest in front of the Collector’s office here if the special development project for Kotia was not considered soo

17 Jan 2018

Kalama Chowk on Balasore-Mayurbhanj border where the group clash took place on Tuesday. (Above) Injured ASI Rajendra Nayak | Express
Warring villagers leave 3 cops injured

Two villages of Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts clash over a petty issue, 13 arrested

17 Jan 2018

2 held for branding kids

Bhuban police on Tuesday arrested two persons of Thoriasanda village here on charges of torturing and branding children with hot iron.

17 Jan 2018

Odisha Govt to raise Rs 1000 crore loan

Even as preparation is on in full swing to present the next annual Budget in the third week of February, the State Government has once again gone to open market to borrow `1,000 crore to meet some of its committed expenditure. The loan will be raised through sale of government securities of 6

17 Jan 2018

Severed head of infant found

Panic gripped the locality after locals found a fresh severed head of an infant on the paddy field at Kuansola village of Tilakana panchayat under Nemalo police limits on Tuesday.

17 Jan 2018

‘Ensure safety of LPG pipeline’

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) on Tuesday started public awareness drive for safety of Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur LPG pipeline.

17 Jan 2018

KISS bags Energy Globe Award

Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) won the 18th Energy Globe World Award-2017 in ‘Fire Category’ for green initiatives undertaken by the institute.

17 Jan 2018

Man beaten to death for protesting extortion

An elderly man was beaten to death for protesting extortion from truck drivers at Padampur Chowk in Erasama here on Tuesday.

17 Jan 2018

Tomar asks miners to increase iron ore output

Union Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, on Tuesday, asked operating mining companies of the State to increase iron ore production within permissible ceilings to ensure steady supply of raw materials to steel industry.
Tomar met mining lease holders fro

17 Jan 2018

Ghost beneficiary draws old age pension

The efforts of the Government to ensure error-free distribution of pension among the beneficiaries seem to have fallen flat with an incident of ghost beneficiary drawing pension coming to the fore in

17 Jan 2018

Single window approval for projects worth Rs 328 crore

5 projects, including two downstream industries at Angul Aluminium Park, cleared

17 Jan 2018

Probe after FB post on ‘night safari’ in Satkosia

The Facebook post of a West Bengal tourist detailing his thrilling account of ‘night safari’ in Satkosia Tiger Reserve has drawn the ire of the green brigade of Odisha.

17 Jan 2018

Major reshuffle of IAS officers

In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the State Government on Tuesday transferred as many as eight district collectors.

17 Jan 2018