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Dharmendra Pradhan refutes Odisha's claim on kerosene quota

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday asked the State government to give a list of the families who are eligible for subsidised kerosene under public distribution system.

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BJP gears up for national executive committee meet in Odisha

The State BJP functionaries on Sunday held a preparatory meeting here ahead of the national executive committee meet next month.

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Ghumura Utsav begins in Odisha

The Kalahandi Utsav Ghumura started in the district on Saturday at Lal Bahadur Shastri stadium.

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Devoteees performing Dhuli danda | Express
Danduas in Odisha keep alive ‘dance of penance’

The dance is performed in three phases and rituals begin 21 or 13 days before Maha Bisuva Sankranti.

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Jajpur administration adopts miracle girl, names her Dharitri

The district administration has also decided to observe the 21st day of the baby girl (called Ekoisia in local parlance) at Biraja temple in Jajpur town on April 14.

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Dharmendra Pradhan wants transparent probe in Swargadwar land grab case

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said the State government should conduct a transparent probe and secure its religious status.

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Students staging a demonstration on VIMSAR premises on Sunday | Express
VIMSAR students protest transfer of doctors in times of crisis

The State Government had issued transfer orders for 11 out of 16 faculty members of VIMSAR to the newly-formed medical colleges at Koraput and Baripada, leaving the posts vacant.

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Participants crossing the river during the marathon on Sunday | Express
Swimming marathon for pollution-free Mahanadi

With an aim to keep river Mahanadi clean and pollution-free, a mini swimming marathon in the river was organised on Sunday.

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Fully completed bridge and (Below) Anjali Suna with her school friends | Express
Bridge comes up in Odisha after 14-year-old girl raises her voice

Anjali’s fearless voice has been instrumental in getting the bridge constructed over a stream that once separated the village from Koraput municipal limits.

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Two die of diarrhoea in Odisha

Two persons of Mutkuni village under Kalyansinghpur block of the district allegedly died of diarrhoea in the last four days.

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Another Balasore farmer ends life

Another debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide in Balasore district on Sunday taking the toll to two in a fortnight.

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Facebook controversy: Aarohi’s owner Sujit Sahoo goes into hiding

Students alleged that Sahoo had organised a contest, 'Best Display Picture', on his FB page earlier this month and also given away awards to the winners.

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates OUAT infrastructure projects

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday inaugurated various infrastructure projects in Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) here.  

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Rituals resume at Lingaraj temple after a day

The daily rituals in Lingaraj temple were resumed on Sunday evening after Khurda ADM assured the agitating servitors of looking into their demands including the ongoing conflict between sevayats.

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Affordable healthcare services on the cards in Odisha

The State government has chalked out a detailed plan for establishment of affordable healthcare facilities in PPP mode in 10 priority districts in the first phase.

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Sona Mohapatra takes music buffs on a journey to remember

To loud cheers and applause, Sona began the concert with a devotional number and shifted to 'Aaja Ve' from the album 'Sona' that she released in 2006.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik (File|PTI)
Naveen Patnaik starts consultation with party leaders on BJD performance in panchayat polls

The BJP had almost made a clean sweep of Kalahandi district by winning 33 out of the 36 ZP zones while the Congress won two and BJD one seat.

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BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI)
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik interacts with students in Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology

The chief minister said he visited the organic mushroom centre managed by the students and expressed his happiness about the returns they get from the project.

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Odisha: Hi-Tech ATM theft gang busted, key member Ajay Chaudhury arrested

In the spate of thefts in Odisha, in which over Rs 40 lakh was looted from ATMs in four districts, Chaudhury and one of his accomplices were stationed at the site of crime.

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King of fruits to get ‘warm’ treatment

 The work on hot-water treatment plant to prevent fungus attack on king of fruits at Bhakurguda village, 6  km from the district headquarters town, is going on in full swing.

26 Mar 2017

Anthrax affects 3 tribals in Koraput

At Least three tribals have been affected by anthrax in Koraput district. The affected persons of Kundra block were admitted to the District Headquarters Hospital on Saturday.

26 Mar 2017