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Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File | PTI)
BJP to hold national executive committee meeting at Bhubaneswar in April after 20 years

PM Modi and Amit Shah will express their gratitude to the people of Odisha for their support to the party in the three-tier panchayat elections.

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The trio - Malle Bedingi alias Malle, Merry Karnem alias Divya alias Laxmi and Deba Madkami alias Deva belonged to the Kalimela Local Operating Squad (LOS)
Three Maoists of Kalimela Area Committee in Odisha surrender before police

Exploitation and menial work under pressure at the camps forced the trio to surrender.

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Rs 9,803 crore credit support to small Odisha firms

Credit of Rs 9,803 crore has been advanced to micro, small, medium, khadi and village industries in the State by various banks against the target of Rs 14,554 crore during 2016-17. 

13 hours ago

Odisha to focus on reduction of drug resistant TB cases

Health Secretary Dr Pramod Meherda on Friday said priority will be given to reduce Drug Resistant TB (DRTB) cases.

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Newborn stolen from Sambalpur hospital in Odisha

Stealing of newborn babies from hospitals seems to be growing by the day. After incidents in Khurda and Cuttack earlier this month, a fresh case was reported from Sambalpur’s District Headquarters Hos

13 hours ago

Odisha likely to conduct fresh disability census

With the Centre contemplating to broaden the criteria for persons with disabilities (PWDs), Odisha Government is likely to start a fresh enumeration of PWDs within a few months.

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Hanuman Jayanti: Dist admn mum on display of weapons

In 2015, dist admin had banned display of arms; last year former MLA Jayanarayan defied the orders and wielded a sword leading to his arrest

19 hours ago

Mysterious fire claims one

A 24-year-old worker of a sponge iron plant at Tumkela under Lahunipara police limits died a day after a mysterious fire broke out in the staff quarters he was sharing with three others on Wednesday night.

19 hours ago

CMC move on online birth, death papers

Acting on the recent direction of Housing and Urban Development Department, Commissioner of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) Gyana Das on Friday ordered the City Health Officer to take steps for on

19 hours ago

JE arrested for taking bribe

A junior engineer (JE) was arrested by Vigilance sleuths for allegedly taking bribe in Dhenkanal on Friday.

19 hours ago

Mercury soars to 40, Steel City gears up to fight heat

Extreme hot days seem to be in store for the denizens as mercury has been on the rise in Rourkela.

19 hours ago

New inclusion criteria for PWDs, Odisha government moots fresh enumeration

Centre is currently reviewing the proposal to include 22 additional disabilities apart from the existing eight conditions.

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Bonding over 'Bullets'

Creed Bulls, a fledgling club started in December 2015, has made a mark through its rides across Odisha and beyond.

24 Mar 2017

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Prompt Prabhu’s justice for brave woman of Odisha

Prabhu was alerted of the incident by the woman’s friend who tweeted the victim’s facebook post of the incident.

24 Mar 2017

Odisha CM nod for irrigation projects

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who also holds the Water Resources portfolio, on Thursday approved work orders of Rs 90 crore for different irrigation projects.

24 Mar 2017

Women in Boudh protest proposed relocation of liquor shops in residential areas | Express
Relocation of liquor shops to residential areas protested

Supreme Court has set March 31 deadline to shift all liquor shops within 500 metres of National and State highways

24 Mar 2017

10-member panel to probe Odisha's Swargadwara land scam

RDC (Central) AB Otta forms committee after a 3-hour meeting on Thursday

24 Mar 2017

Maoist posters warn informers in Odisha's Kalahandi district

A couple of Maoist posters appealing to the villagers not to become police informers was found at Lakhbahali near Pahadpadar village under Lanjigarh block of Kalahandi district on Thursday.

24 Mar 2017

Odisha panchayat polls: BJD claims win in 220 blocks

The process of panchayat polls came to a close on Thursday with election to the posts of vice-chairperson of panchayat samitis.

24 Mar 2017

Hole in Odisha domestic users’ purse, go-by for depts

53 Govt depts, civic bodies and other autonomous agencies have outstanding power bills of Rs 482.75 cr

24 Mar 2017

Niali woman threatens self-immolation

A 65-year-old woman, wife of Congress worker Ananta Charan Mallik whose house was allegedly ransacked by local BJD supporters in violence-hit Podana village under Niali block, has threatened self-immo

24 Mar 2017