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Suspended Congress leader and former MLA Sudhir Samal president joins BJD

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today received a shot in the arm with suspended Congress leader and former MLA Sudhir Samal today joining the party along with his supporters.

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Mahatab's second article sparks strong criticism in BJD, Chief Minister issues gag order

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik issued a gag order asking leaders to raise issues with him directly instead of going to media, as senior BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahatab today criticised some party leaders.

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Prohibitory orders in tense Kalikuda village

The district administration has clamped prohibitory orders in Kalikuda village under Erasama police limits in the wake of possible law and order situation. 

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Odisha administration to rescue newborn

A Team of district officials will visit Hyderabad to rescue the newborn, who has been kept hostage by a brick kiln owner. A decision in this regard was taken by Collector Ashish Thakre on Saturday.

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Ban orders in Dhamnagar

Prohibitory orders were clamped in Dhamnagar of Bhadrak town following tension over a fire outbreak on Saturday.

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Diploma courses soon to create more paramedics: Odisha CM

Seven new medical colleges will come up in Odisha by next year in addition to the two that are under construction at Koraput and Mayurbhanj, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

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Rs 25 lakh looted from cooperative bank in Odisha

Miscreants decamped with Rs 25 lakh after breaking open the iron chest of Bhukta branch of Sambalpur SDCC under Ambabhona police limits in the district late on Friday.

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Ganja seized in Odisha.
Ganja worth Rs 1 crore seized in Odisha

The ganja, weighing over 37 quintals, was seized after residents of Deypur village, about 10 km from here, detained a truck carrying the contraband on Friday evening.

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Odisha policemen turn robbers, loot Rs 3 lakh from trader

Three police personnel were arrested by Bargarh police on Saturday on  charges of looting Rs 3.02 lakh from a Chhattisgarh-based scrap dealer.

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Construction of three chariots kicks off in Puri

Construction of the three chariots of the Trinity __  Lord Jagannath, Devi Subhadra and Lord Balabhadra __  also began on Saturday.

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Priests consecrate the wooden logs that would be used to prepare the three chariots | Express
Trinity’s 21-day water sports fest begins in Odisha

Rath Yatra this year will be celebrated on June 25.

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‘Thala Utha’ ritual in Shivalayas.
Preparation for Sital Sasthi begins in Sambalpur

‘Thala Utha’ ritual in Shivalayas in the city marked the preparation for upcoming Sital Sasthi Yatra on the auspicious Akshaya Tritiya on Saturday.

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Engineer held in Odisha for taking bribe of Rs 2 lakh

An assistant engineer of Irrigation Department, Sudhir Kumar Bag, was arrested by the State Vigilance on charges of taking bribe at Karnajia in Mayurbhanj district on Saturday.

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik joins Instagram

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday joined the popular social media platform Instagram to connect with citizens particularly the youth. 

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Ex-supply inspector in Odisha gets three-year jail in disproportionate assets case

The court found that Behera had amassed properties disproportionate to his known sources of income during his tenure in Government service.

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No cure for asthma but inhalers can control it: Health experts

Asthma is not a disease, it’s a symptom. Though it is not curable, it is treatable and controllable, health experts said.

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Confiscation of Odisha IFS officer’s property ordered

 A Special Vigilance Court here on Saturday ordered the confiscation of property of a retired Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Laxmidhar Bhoi in a graft case.

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Tributes paid to Madhu Babu at his birth place in Odisha

Rich tributes were paid to Utkal Gaurav Madhusudan Das on his 169th birth anniversary at his birth place in Satyabhamapur village under Salepur block here on Friday.

29 Apr 2017

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation to levy charges on use of polythene

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to levy charges on commercial establishments and petty vendors who use polythene bags.

29 Apr 2017

FIITJEE excels in JEE Main examination

As many as 11,385 students from all programmes of FIITJEE, one of the top engineering training institutes of the country, have excelled in JEE Main-2017.

29 Apr 2017

JSW steel plant likely to come up on Posco land in Jagatsinghpur

JSW Steel Limited is likely to set up a 10 million tonne capacity steel plant in Odisha, possibly on the land acquired for the Posco steel project in Jagatsinghpur district.

29 Apr 2017

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