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Odisha: Parents slam Paradeep Phosphates Ltd over closure of DAV school

Members of PPL DAV Parents’ Committee on Wednesday criticised the authorities of Paradeep Phosphates Ltd (PPL) for making false statement over closure of Odia DAV Public School in its township area.

16 Feb 2018

Strict norms take sheen off 15-day Shivaratri mela

The stifling safety measures by Rourkela city administration seems to be taking sheen off the Mahashivaratri Mela, a popular traditional event for majority tribal population of the region, which is ob

16 Feb 2018

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Two held in trader murder case in Odisha

Baripada Town police of Mayurbhanj district on Thursday arrested two persons in connection with the murder of a businessman at Palboni here.

16 Feb 2018

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Government Homeo hospital in Odisha's Rourkela suffers staff crunch

Of the sanctioned strength of 36 posts, 23 are lying vacant while absence of basic facilities has hit the college.

16 Feb 2018

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Odisha: Girl’s body found in gunny bag identified

Police on Thursday established the identity of the girl, whose body was found packed in a gunny bag at Mundal village near Dhartangada forest.

16 Feb 2018

Odisha: Rival jeweller plotted loot, ends up with double murder

Jajpur twin murder case cracked, seven inter-district dacoits arrested

16 Feb 2018

Panda unveils auditorium amid security

Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda, who was suspended from BJD recently, inaugurated a multi- purpose auditorium at Gualasingh village under Derabishi block amidst tight security on Thursday.

16 Feb 2018

Staff quarters of the MCH being used to store drugs | Express
Poor infrastructure puts Medical College in Odisha on sickbed

Vital components of the MCH are yet to be made operational due to lack of space

16 Feb 2018

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Custodial death: Victim’s mother files complaint against cops in Odisha

Mother of tribal youth Abinash Munda of Bhalupali, who died in police custody in Ainthapali police station on February 8 night, on Thursday filed a complaint against the police personnel responsible f

16 Feb 2018

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Bijepur bypoll: BJD hits out at BJP, alleges attempts to mislead people

The BJD alleged on Thursday that the party leaders of BJP are trying to mislead the people by raising irrelevant issues.

16 Feb 2018

Kids administered expired saline

Exposing the careless attitude of health authorities, children in the paediatric ward of Balangir district headquarters hospital (DHH) were administered expired saline bottles by nurses on Wednesday.

16 Feb 2018

Eminent playback singer Kavita Krishnamurthy recollects her association with Prafulla Kar after receiving the 10th Prafulla Kar Samman in Bhubaneswar on Thursday | Express
Prafulla Kar Samman for Kavita Krishnamurthy

Popular playback singer Kavita Krishnamurthy was conferred with the ‘10th Prafulla Kar Samman’ at a glittering musical night here on Thursday.

16 Feb 2018

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File Photo)
Nothing political about meet with Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, says Narasingh Mishra

As the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at New Delhi on Wednesday fuelled speculations in political circles here, presence of the Leader of Opposition Nar

16 Feb 2018

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Odisha: Government directive on security measures for High School Certificate exam

The State Government directed Collectors and Superintendents of Police of all the district to check malpractices during the HSC examinations beginning February 23.

16 Feb 2018

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Odisha government to create 1000 acre land bank to boost tourism infrastructure

The State Government on Thursday decided to prepare a strategy for attracting investments from international hotel chains.

16 Feb 2018

Patients in a hospital on Thursday | Express
Odisha: Nearly 300 people fell ill after drinking ‘sharbat’ on Shivaratri

Nearly 300 people, including children, were taken ill after consuming ‘sharbat’ at a stall set up at a fair during Maha Shivaratri at Raisunguda under Salepur police limits on Wednesday night.

16 Feb 2018

Persons with disabilities quota in Odisha technical colleges hiked to 5 per cent

Persons with disabilities (PwDs) will be entitled to five per cent reservation in the higher technical and professional institutions from 2018-19 academic session as Odisha Government has enhanced it

16 Feb 2018

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No special plan for PM Modi’s ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’: Odisha Education Minister

The State Government on Thursday refused to make any special arrangement in schools and colleges for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' scheduled to be telecast on Friday.

16 Feb 2018

Make in Odisha: Government woos European investors

Target set to attract investments worth Rs 2.5 lakh crore in focus areas

16 Feb 2018

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI)
Odisha's pending ITIR proposal awaits approval from Centre

The State Government has once again requested the Centre to approve an information technology investment region in Odisha to boost investment in IT sector.

16 Feb 2018

VIP MP flies chopper to inaugurate temple

In an outrageous display of VIP culture, Nabarangpur MP Balabhadra Majhi and Malkangiri MLA Manas Madkami of the ruling BJD chose to take a chopper ride to inaugurate a temple at MPV-69 village here w

16 Feb 2018