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Surendra Rout at a construction site in Bhubaneswar | SHAMIM QURESHY
Don’t want new notes? Just quit the job

Sexagenarian Surendra Rout, a construction worker at Andirasingh village in Odisha’s Ganjam district was happy that he would supplement the family income.

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Proper use of DMF stressed

District Mineral Foundations (DMFs) provide people their unassailable right to benefit from the resources they depend upon and are a vehicle through which the socio-economic status of mining affected

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Pvt nursing home raided

A special squad of the district administration headed by Additional District Medical Officer (ADMO) Dr Abhay Patnaik and Deputy Collector Khetra Mohan Swain on Thursday conduced a raid on Om Sai City

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Fund hurdle halts work on new Ravenshaw campus

The fate of Ravenshaw University’s second campus hangs in balance due to lack funds and delay in land acquisition.  

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CM proves Oppn wrong on State’s crime chart

Even as the opposition Congress and BJP claimed that crime figures have touched new high in the State, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik dismissed the allegations…

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Congress gears up for panchayat poll battle

Ahead of the upcoming three-tier Panchayat elections, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Prasad Harichandan on Thursday exhorted the party leaders in the tribal-dominated Sundargarh di

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MCL coalmine gets reserve forest land

THE Jagannath coal project at Talcher, linked to Talcher Thermal Power Station (TTPS), has got a new lease of life, with the possession of Rakash reserve forest.

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26 cows affected with Brucellosis

Twenty-six cows were found to be Brucellosis positive out of 91 blood samples collected in Koraput district, said Chief District Veterinary Officer (CDVO) Santun Kumar Takri on Thursday.

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Dhenkanal rape victim shifted to SCB Medical

After 18 hrs, she was in semi-conscious state

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‘3 biz meets get Odisha Rs 3.64L crore plans’

Odisha received investment intent of Rs 3,64,863.75 crore from the three investors’ meets organised in 2016.

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Fund crunch halts traffic plan

Much-needed Comprehensive Transportation Plan is yet to take shape in Sambalpur city

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Opposition slams Odisha on poor law and order situation

Opposition Congress and BJP today nailed the state government on the deteriorating law and order situation in the state which acquired the dubious distinction…

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Huge amount remain unspent in Odisha

The total allocation in nine budgets of the state government from 2007-08 to 2015-16 was Rs 4,45,094.46 crore out of which Rs 37,449.73 crore could not be spent.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik (File|PTI)
Woman asked by police to remove black colour innerwear: BJP

Radharani Panda's allegation created ripples in the House after she was given an opportunity to speak on the issue of security personnel.

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Protest against tree felling for coal mine, 150 villagers arrested

Police arrested 150 people of Rakas village here on Wednesday for obstructing tree felling exercise in their village forest by the Forest Department to clear the way for mining by Jagannath Coalmine.

08 Dec 2016

Ban on tourists to Bhitarkanika for croc count

A six-day ban on entry of tourists to Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district has been imposed from January 2 in view of the annual salt water crocodile census. A mid-winter status survey of migratory birds will also be conducted on January 12.

08 Dec 2016

Koida mining poor show reflects on revenue

In 2015-16 against H1,050 cr target,  H820 crore was collected

08 Dec 2016

D Sarangi, NHAI Chief General Manager, Odisha
New design flyovers to reduce traffic pain of citizens

Though the series of flyovers between Rasulgarh square and Baramunda has reduced traffic load on the service lanes running parallel to the bridges, citizens have argued that the structures have led to formation of a wall within the City and reduced visibility on either sides.

08 Dec 2016

Aadhaar numbers to sit for JEE Main

The Odisha Government on Wednesday confirmed official participation in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main for admission into engineering programmes and asked students to gear up for the new pro

08 Dec 2016

Focus on effective disposal of e-waste

With more than 90 per cent of electronic waste generated in the country being handled by unorganised sector in an unscientific manner,

08 Dec 2016

Third cyclone brews over Bay of Bengal

The State Government has already put the districts on alert against any damage to paddy crop to be caused by the rain.

08 Dec 2016