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Animal exchange: City zoo lands in gharial soup

Strange are the affairs at the Nandankanan Zoological Park here. In March, when the State’s premier animal park authorities received four gharials from Lucknow’s Nawab Wazid Ali Shah Zoological Garden

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Youths carry schoolchildren across Pipalnala at Borbhata in Bhawanipatna | Express
5 Kalahandi villages remain cut off

At least five villages under Kamthana Gram Panchayat of Kalahandi district remain cut off from the mainstream during monsoon for four months every year due to flood in Pipalnala.

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Institutional deliveries on the rise in Rayagada

With the inception of ‘Ama Sankalpa’ initiative by the local administration in Rayagada, the number of institutional deliveries in the tribal-dominated district has increased.

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Housing scheme scam comes to fore

Residents in the district alleged discrepancies in selection of beneficiaries and allotment of grants under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).

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Government fails to put a check on onion price

After tomatoes, it is the turn of onion to bring tears to consumers as its price skyrocketed from `10 to `30 in the retail market in Sambalpur.

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Let voice of students be heard in schools: Parents

Activists and parents have alleged that the students in schools across the district are deprived of their Right to Participation, as drafted by the United Nations.

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The damaged house of Sabi Berua in Galusahi village in Mayurbhanj district | Express
Jumbos on rampage in Mayurbhanj villages

Herd of elephants from J’khand destroys 5 houses, injures 1

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Groups clash inside police station

Two groups clashed on Sunday night in an incident of road rage. The clash erupted due to a collision between two bikes in Unit-IV area. The two groups then arrived at Kharvel Nagar police station.

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Minor marriage stopped

A bid to marry off a minor girl was averted at Khentalo Issani Brahmapur under Kissan Nagar police limits in Cuttack district on Sunday by Child Welfare Committee (CWC) and local police. 

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Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan  (File | EPS)
BJD and BJP rule out Bihar show in Odisha

Both parties ruled out the possibility of a coalition as speculations were developing following the meeting between Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

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An aerial view of BJD supporters waiting to welcome Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik outside airport in Bhubaneswar on Sunday | biswanath swain
Rousing welcome to Naveen amid Dharmendra’s jibe

Thousands of BJD leaders and workers gave a rousing welcome to Chief Minister and party supremo Naveen Patnaik on his return from New Delhi on Sunday after receiving the Outlook Speakout 2017 best adm

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Miscreant fires at man for resisting loot

A man was shot in his left leg in Sijua under Khandagiri police limits in the City on Sunday evening while resisting a loot bid.

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Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan being felicitated by Upasana, daughter of Lalatendu Mohapatra, in Bhubaneswar on Sunday | Express
Paika rebellion brings BJP,Lulu Sena to one platform

After successfully bringing Paika rebellion, the 1817 uprising against British rule in the State by peasant militia, to the centre-stage of Odisha politics, the BJP is making an all-out effort to regr

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Sabita Mallick undergoing  treatment in Muzaffarnagar
On way for job, man lands on hospital bed

Madhu Mandal (52) had left home in search of a job in Haridwar. But little did he know that the train taking him to Uttarakhand city where he could find a job to feed his family would land him in hosp

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Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the way to pay tribute to the late Biju Patnaik on his arrival from New Delhi after receiving Best Administator Award in Bhubaneswar on Sunday.
Naveen Patnaik given rousing welcome on his return from New Delhi

Thousands of party leaders and workers gave a rousing welcome to chief minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on his return from New Delhi.

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI)
BJD to remain equidistant from Congress, BJP

Naveen Patnaik made it clear that the party fully prepared for an early election to the state Assembly.

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Odisha likely to experience heavy rains in next 24 hours: MeT

As the sea condition would be moderate to rough, the MeT office advised fishermen to be cautious while venturing into the sea.  

20 Aug 2017

Drought I Express Photo Service
Drought may revisit Nuapada in Odisha

The district has received merely 94.76 mm rainfall against the normal of 327.8 mm this month so far.

20 Aug 2017

Teacher asks student to clean school toilet 

A Class V student, Bikash Sahoo, of Jota village and other students were allegedly asked to clean the toilet in Nehru Memorial UP School by the teachers

20 Aug 2017

Reward for rescuing mentally challenged persons: Jagatsinghpur police

Jagatsinghpurpolice came up with an initiative to provide rewards and appreciation letters to people who help them in rescuing mentally challenged persons.

20 Aug 2017

Odisha passenger traveling in Utkal Express untraceable

One of the three passengers traveling in the ill-fated Utkal Express from Rourkela was untraceable after the train derailed in Muzaffarnagar while two others are safe.

20 Aug 2017