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Telangana: 19 brick kiln workers from Odisha rescued after being confined and tortured by owners

It was alleged that the workers and their children were confined in the brick kiln from January 27 to February 3 during which they were subjected to torture.

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Odisha: Cabinet approves 130 km Jeypore-Malkangiri new railway project costing Rs 2,676.11 crore

The Jeypore-Malkangiri New Line project will cover left wing extremism affected districts of Malkangiri and Koraput.

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Bijepur bypoll: BJD accuses BJP of influencing women voters 

The by-election to the Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha will be held on February 24 and the counting of votes will take place on February 28.

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Centre approves constitution of tribunal to resolve Mahanadi water dispute after Supreme Court direction

The decision by the Cabinet comes following the Supreme Court directive to the Centre last month to form the tribunal within a month to resolve the long-standing dispute.

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Odisha Government moots changes in Wildlife Act

The Odisha Government is proposing a series of changes in Wildlife Protection Act which include elimination of police inquiry report in human injury or casualty caused by wild animals.

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Beautification of Mahanadi river side to begin

The Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) will soon start beautification of Mahanadi river side along Ring Road in the City. 

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VSSUT course on composite materials

A week-long short-term course on ‘Composite: Manufacturing, Machining, Modelling and Optimization’ sponsored by Quality Improvement Programme (QIP) scheme of All India Counci

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Despite ban, gutka trade thrives

 Despite a ban, gutka trade continues to flourish in Ganjam district with the administration remaining complacent to the social evil and police loosening their grip over the traders.T

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Union Minister Giriraj Singh accompanied by senior BJP leader Biswabhusan Harichandan campaigning for party candidate Ashok Panigrahi on Monday | Express

Union Mins add punch to BJP campaign

Desperate to win the Bijepur by-poll, three Union Ministers campaigned for BJP candidate Ashok Panigrahi on Monday. During the third leg of their campaign, Union Ministers Dharmendra

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Cops intensify cash crackdown

A day after a father-son duo was produced in court for carrying unaccounted cash of `40.50 lakh in their vehicle, Bargarh police on Monday recovered `10 lakh from a bike at Agalpur in Barpali.

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Miscreants shoot and loot couple

A couple sustained grievous injuries after two unidentified bike-borne miscreants opened fire at them to loot their gold ornaments near Tilapada village here on Monday afternoon. The v

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Groups clash in PS over love affair

The Madhupatna police station premises virtually turned into a battlefield on Monday after two groups clashed over a disputed love marriage.According to sources, a 35-year-old woman of Hatagiri

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RBA demands bench at Rourkela

Taking an independent stand from rest of the bar associations in western Odisha districts, Rourkela Bar Association (RBA) on Monday demanded to set up the HC bench in the city and resorted to a six-day agitation. The RBA’s demand for the permanent bench at Rourkela in Sundargarh district would

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E-NAM fails to help farmers in State

The Centre has asked State Government to implement National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) programme on a priority basis to facilitate farmers get remunerative prices for their produce. 

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HC Bar members to stage hunger strike till Feb 23

The Orissa High Court Bar Association on Monday has decided to extend its cease-work agitation seeking appointment of judges till February 23. It also decided to launch a hunger strike fro

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BJP paying RS 35K per vote: BJD

Continuing its tirade against BJP for using money power to win Bijepur by-election, the ruling BJD on Monday alleged that the saffron party is promising to deposit `35,000 in the bank

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Hand over Bargarh case to ED: Pradhan

With the BJD and BJP trading barbs over the seizure of `40 lakh from a car near Mahulapali in Bargarh district on Saturday and the ruling party accusing the involvement of Vishwa Hindu

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State mulls doing away with police report clause

The Odisha Government is proposing a series of changes in Wildlife Protection Act which includes elimination of police inquiry report in human injury or casualty caused by wild animals.

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Govt to explore economic activities under ICDP

The State Government on Monday asked various departments to explore new opportunities in cooperative sector for generation of employment with  funding from National Cooperative

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Home Guards DG pitches for quality uniform

Filling up vacancies in home guards posts in the State, provision of quality of uniforms and advanced training for the home guards who work as auxiliary force for Odisha Police, were

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Pvt bus operators threaten strike from March 14

 The private bus operators of the State on Monday threatened to go on strike from March 14 protesting the Government’s apathetic attitude towards problems of the passenger vehicle

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