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ED approaches Delhi Police for details on hawala agents in Kochi

They approached for information about hawala agents suspected to have paid the middleman for helping T T V Dinakaran secure the AIADMK’s party symbol from the EC.

4 hours ago

‘Sahayog’ help for students in Sambalpur

The district administration will soon launch ‘Sahayog’ initiative to provide financial assistance to meritorious students belonging to financially weak families for higher education.

5 hours ago

Veer Surendra Sai Town Hall.
Ancient Victoria Hall in Sambalpur to wear a new look soon

The century-old Veer Surendra Sai Town Hall, popularly known as Victoria Hall, located in front of Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) will soon get a facelift.

5 hours ago

The dilapidated Town Hall in Balangir | Express
Balangir town hall: A picture of neglect

The town hall in Balangir, managed by Balangir Municipality, has been lying in a dilapidated state for the last few years.

5 hours ago

Berhampur ahead of other cities in hybrid toilets installation

The toilets are being constructed by Sulabh International Social Service Organisation (SISSO), which will also be responsible for maintenance of the units.

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Rourkela BJP MLA Ray blames naming in 1999 coal scam on UPA government

Former Union Minister of State for Coal and Rourkela BJP MLA Dilip Ray claimed that he was dragged into the 1999 coal scam by then UPA government due to political vendetta.

5 hours ago

Women collecting water from the dug well | Express
Dug well relief for dry Bargarh village

As intense heatwave grips the district paralysing normal life, villagers of Pudhiatikra have just one tube well and the dug well to rely upon.

5 hours ago

BJD candidate Namita Pradhan elected Nuapada Zilla Parishad chief

The BJD grabbed seven ZP seats while the Congress managed to capture six ZP seats in the recently concluded panchayat poll.

5 hours ago

Sundargarh records 86.19 pass per cent in Odisha HSC

District Education Officer (DEO) DC Behera said all 25,256 students who had appeared at the Matriculation examination cleared it.

5 hours ago

Prisoner attempts suicide in Odisha

A prisoner lodged in Allipingal sub jail allegedly attempted suicide by consuming an old battery of a transistor on Wednesday.

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Fresh user trial of Agni-III likely on Thursday

In less than a week after successful test-firing of land attack variant of supersonic cruise missile BrahMos by Navy, the Army is all set to carry out a fresh user trial of 3000-km range Agni-III. 

5 hours ago

Pradhan move to rescue Odia youths detained in Oman

Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday sought intervention of External Affairs Ministry for rescue of five Odia youths illegally detained in Oman.

5 hours ago

BJD stands strong and united: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

The CM, who returned to the State Capital after his five-day tour to Delhi, said there is no infighting among BJD leaders and the party is united. “Where is the infighting?” he retorted.

5 hours ago

SC/ST students pass Odisha HSC with flying colours

The all-time record pass percentage in the annual High School Certificate (HSC) examination-2017 has seen the SC and ST community students come out with flying colours.

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Students jump in joy after the announcement of HSC results at Unit 3 Saraswati Sishu Mandir in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday | Express
Moneka first girl from Mankedia tribe to clear Odisha HSC

Seven girls from the Red Cross School for the Blind in Ambapur overcame the odds of impairment to keep the school’s 100 per cent success rate intact.

5 hours ago

At many dry pockets of the block, the situation is turning grim with tube wells not yielding enough water. | Express Photo Service
Rising temperature dries up wells, water projects across Odisha

Waterbodies in Kutra block of Sundargarh district have started drying up with the rise in temperature.

6 hours ago

Peace meet in tense Jagatsinghpur village after Dalit assault

A peace committee has been formed by heads  of Japa and Kunjkothi panchayats to bring normalcy in Kalikuda village where a Dalit woman and five others were assaulted for trying to meet PM Modi.

26 Apr 2017

People offer to vacate Tilia to escape pollution from OPGC expansion

In a novel protest against forceful acquisition of land for OPGC expansion, the villagers of Tilia under Lakhanpur block have offered their entire village for the project.

26 Apr 2017

The transformers that were gutted in sub-station of Gridco in Siriguda of Rayagada town on Tuesday   | Express
Major fire in two Odisha districts

Two major fires gutted equipment worth lakhs in Rayagada and Sambalpur districts on Tuesday. 

26 Apr 2017

World DNA Day organised by inDNA Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
DNA-based diagnostics the future of health science: Dr Lalji Singh

With genetic analysis, humanity has come closest to decode the mystery of life, behaviour and diseases from the wonder molecule DNA, Lalji said.

26 Apr 2017

The gutted houses in Dhobaninandar village in Dhenkanal district on Tuesday  | Express
60 Hindol families turn homeless

As many as 60 families have been rendered homeless and 250 rooms reduced to ashes in a fire mishap at Dhobaninandar village under Hindol block on Tuesday afternoon.

26 Apr 2017

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