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Odisha News


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Owe my victory to people of Padampur, says Barsha

The young legislator vowed to take up work left incomplete by her father

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Naveen magic turns tables on BJP in Padampur bypoll

The bypoll was necessitated by the death of sitting MLA Bijaya Ranjan Singh Bariha.

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Gas pipeline damage hits CDA residents

I found no supply gas to the stove. I had no other potion than to go and buy an electric induction furnace,” said a resident. 

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Prime accused in fake drug case arrested from Bihar

The 33 year-old accused has been identified as Vikash Kumar of Patna’s Bhagwatnagar in Bihar. 
With this the total number of arrest in the case has gone up to seven.

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Highway robber gang busted, five held

Police on Thursday busted a gang of highway robbers with the arrest of five persons and recovery of 19 stolen two-wheelers. 

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Orissa HC questions low expenditure on construction workers’ welfare

The court was hearing a PIL concerning the state government’s actions to strictly implement the provisions of Building and other Construction Workers Welfares Cess Act,

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Neglect stink as roads turn drains in Mayurbhanj

Ironically, the village is less than two kilometres from the collectorate, SP office, sub-collector office,

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Gajapati: Protestors lock panchayat office over water scarcity

Sources said the village has not been supplied piped water for the last one week and the women have no option but to walk over two km to fetch water for their families’ daily needs. 

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120 kg ganja seized, four held

The excise department officials on Thursday arrested four persons and seized 120 kgs of ganja from their possession.

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A 10-km march of protest demanding NH 320 D repair

They also submitted a memorandum addressed to the Sundargarh Collector Parag Harshad Gavali demanding  immediate repair of the highly damaged road.   

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Teachers rue casual leave cancellation on 'Manabasa Gurubar'

Lady teachers of schools in Jagatsinghpur district are peeved over cancellation of casual leave and local holiday on the last day of ‘Manabasa Gurubar’ on Thursday. 

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Koraput shivers at temp below 6 degree Celsius

Intense cold wave has affected normal life in Koraput district. For the first time this season, the night temperature in several parts of the district dipped below 6 degree Celsius on Thursday. 

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Women in Kendrapara villages take up fight against illegal sand mining

Unauthorised sand mining is a lucrative cottage industry for influential persons in the riverside villages, another villager said.

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Centuries-old Balasore temple stands as monument of apathy

Servitor of the temple Sapan Kumar Mishra (46) said paucity of funds has hampered daily rituals of the deities.

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Mammography machine goes defunct, patients suffer 

The patients some of whom come from far-off and remote areas are also fleeced by brokers and the hospital staff who convince them to get the test conducted at a particular centre for a commission. 

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