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Ikat dying a slow death for Govt’s neglect

The Ikat weavers of Nuapatna are staring at a bleak future due to the Government's neglect and lack market facilities.

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Odisha: Elephant-man tussle unabated in Mayurbhanj

Man dies in attack by elephant in Baripada forest, jumbo hit by train succumbs in Dhenkanal

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Limping jumbo succumbs

The 15-year-old elephant, that was found limping after being hit by a train, succumbed to injuries on Tuesday.

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Calf drowns in Athagarh pond

A six-month-old elephant calf was found dead in a pond at Haladiaseni reserve forest under Badamba range on Monday.

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Din in Odisha Assembly over killing in court

Other issues like poor implementation of PESA and steps taken on rapes of minor girls discussed

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target: Pipe water to all urban families by March

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday asked the Urban Development Department to ensure supply of pipe water to all families residing in towns and cities of the State by March, 2019.

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Jayanarayan shifted to Cuttack hospital

Jailed senior BJP leader, Jayanarayan Mishra, who was admitted to VIMSAR at Burla on Saturday, was shifted to SCB Medical on Tuesday after his health showed no signs of improvement.

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Odisha sarpanch held for rape attempt

Police on Tuesday arrested a Sarpanch of Barachana block in the district for allegedly attempting to rape a married woman in Banamalipur village.

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Odisha: Villagers seek dump yard shift at Bhitargarh

OSPCB to hold public hearing for the proposed plant’s environmental clearance today

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Odisha: Drop in ground water level mounts water crisis in Rourkela

Clusters housing small slums don’t have piped water supply during summer

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Dharmendra Pradhan writes to centre for air link to Paradip

With Paradip emerging as a major port based industrial hub in Eastern India, Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday urged Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabh

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MCI team visits medical in Balangir

A three-member team from Medical Council of India (MCI) visited the proposed medical college and hospital here on Tuesday.

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Residents of Narpada staging road block over irregular supply of water on Tuesday | Express
People block road protesting water crisis

Irked over irregular supply of water to houses in Wards 11 and 12 of Narpada here, people staged protest against Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) between Balasore Golei and Palobani Golei.

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Draft rules for clinical establishments notified

The clinical establishments having more than 100 beds will now have CCTV cameras and the premises should be accessible to Persons with Disabilities (PwDs).

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Tributes to martyrs of non-cooperation

Rich tributes were paid to freedom fighters Basu Sethi and Bisuni Madhual on their 96th martyrdom day at Meghapur in Rajkanika block here on Monday.

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School summer vacation begins from today

The State Government on Tuesday advanced summer vacation for all Government and private schools by 10 days in view of intense heat wave conditions across Odisha.

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Odisha suffering policy paralysis, says Narasingh

With the State Planning Board not having met for over a decade, Opposition Congress slammed the State Government for making a mockery of the plan panel.

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Audit finds gaping holes in Vice Chancellor selection

An audit by the Accountant General’s office has brought to light discrepancies in selection of Vice Chancellor (VC) for Berhampur University in 2016.

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Govt hikes DA by 2 pc

The State Government on Tuesday hiked the dearness allowance (DA) for its employees and pensioners with retrospective effect from January 1, 2018.

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Seashore scam: Arrested BJD MLA granted bail

In a temporary relief to arrested BJD MLA Pravat Ranjan Biswal, the Orissa High Court on Tuesday granted him interim bail in connection with his involvement in the Seashore chit fund scam case.

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Parcel bomb: Mastermind arrested

The Crime Branch has arrested Punjilal Meher, English teacher of Jyoti Vikash Junior College at Bhainsa, as the mastermind in the sensational parcel bomb explosion in Patnagarh that claimed the lives

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