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Police and scribes take photos of the bodies of slain Maoists wrapped in sheets at Malkangiri in Odisha on Monday | Express photo
Three more Maoists found dead in Malkangiri on Andhra-Odisha border

However the police officials are yet to confirm whether there was an exchange of fire this morning.

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Laxmi Puja, Pallishree Mela draw huge crowd in Dhenkanal

Meena Bazaar, the oldest puja pandal of the district, has used one and a half quintals of silver for the backdrop.

11 hours ago

Fire safety audit at Rourkela Government Hospital

Fire Department on Monday conducted a fire safety audit of the Rourkela Government Hospital (RGH).

11 hours ago

Newborn boy found abandoned in Balangir

A Newborn boy was rescued from Sinkhaman area under Balangir Sadar police limits on Monday.

11 hours ago

Cops detain Odisha Government officials on abetment charges

Three Government officials have been detained by Balangir Police in connection with the suicide of contractor Markanda Rath.

11 hours ago

Vacancies take toll on education in Government schools at Sundergarh

Education in Government-run high schools has gone for a toss due to large scale vacancies in teaching and non-teaching posts.

11 hours ago

Cyclonic storm Kyant keeps everyone guessing

The State Government on Monday advised people not to panic as cyclonic storm ‘Kyant’ may not touch Odisha coast.

11 hours ago

Kendrapara readies to face wrath of cyclonic storm Kyant

Sources said there was no cause of worry as the administration was making all preparations to deal with the situation.

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Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik  | File
Odisha CM launches slew of projects in Angul and Dhenkanal

88 BJP, Congress workers detained ahead of CM’s visit to Angul and 65 taken into preventive custody in Dhenkanal district.

11 hours ago

KISS signs pact with Adani Foundation

Founder of KIIT and KISS Dr Achyuta Samanta and chairperson of Adani Foundation Priti Adani signed the MoU recently.

11 hours ago

Rescue operations underway after a fire broke out in the dialysis ward of Bhubaneswar's SUM Hospital killing at least 23 patients (File|Biswanath Swain)
SUM fire mishap: Khandagiri Cops quiz SOA Vice-Chancellor

Khandagiri Police on Monday examined SOA University VC Dr Amit Banerjee in connection with the fire mishap.

11 hours ago

DSF Industries launch e-rickshaw

The passenger vehicle runs on a 850-watt motor which gets its optimum charge with six hours of plugging.

11 hours ago

Medical staff in Odisha put on Kyant alert by government

Surveillance data on communicable diseases, diarrhoea, fever, measles, acute respiratory infection and skin diseases should be gathered.

11 hours ago

A child receives treatment for Japanese encephalitis at the district headquarters hospital in Malkangiri, Odisha.  | EPS

Encephalitis spread under control: Central team

Prevalence rate of the deadly virus is steadily coming down, says NVBDCP Joint director Dr Kalpana Baruah.

12 hours ago

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Female cop attempts suicide in Bhubaneswar

A female constable attempted suicide by consuming poison on the premises of Mahila Police Station.

12 hours ago

Odia native, OU alumnus Sanjay Pattnaik is MD of Tata Sponge Iron

Sanjay Pattnaik has been appointed as the managing director of Tata Sponge Iron Ltd effective November 1.

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Maoists losing battle with State? In latest encounter, 24 killed by AP-Odisha joint forces

The place where the encounter happened is said to be 15 km inside Orissa from the AP border in the Visakhapatnam agency area.

24 Oct 2016

Depression forms over Bay of Bengal, cyclonic storm expected in next 24 hrs

The depression is likely to have impact on at least 10 districts from central, coastal and north Odisha. 

24 Oct 2016

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Major operation against ultras, 24 Maoists gunned down by AP, Odisha police

DIG Visakha Range Ch Srikanth, Visakhapatnam SP Rahul Dev Sharma and few others are on the way to the spot. More details are awaited.

24 Oct 2016

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JE toll rises to 65, Central team tours Odisha villages

The death toll due to Japanese Encephalitis climbed up to 65 with two more children succumbing to the deadly virus on Sunday.

24 Oct 2016

Rescue operations underway after a fire broke out in the dialysis ward of Bhubaneswar's SUM Hospital killing at least 23 patients (File|Biswanath Swain)
Remand ends, SUM promoter Manoj Nayak sent to jail

SUM Hospital’s principal promoter Manoj Ranjan Nayak was produced in SDJM court here after his two-day remand ended.

24 Oct 2016