Odisha News


Two killed in lightning strike in Jajpur

Two persons including a minor of Bhubanpur village within Dharmasala police limits died allegedly after being struck by a lightning on Tuesday.

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Pandal gate collapses in Jajpur, one injured

A person sustained injuries after the gate of a Durga Puja pandal at Gopabandhu Chowk in Vyasanagar town collapsed due to heavy rains on Tuesday.

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Kendrapara: Boat ride for Maa Durga before immersion

Unlike the rest of the State, the idols were carried on boats before they were immersed in the river.

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16-year-old Tejaswini from Odisha scripts President Droupadi Murmu’s life

The youngster feels the book will provide much-needed information on Murmu as it describes her childhood and education.

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Man held for killing wife’s paramour  

“The couple had frequent conflicts after Ratan got to know his wife’s alleged love affair with Lala. To eliminate him forever,

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Man climbs atop Srimandir, detained 

Simhadwar police detained a man for allegedly scaling the main tower of Sri Jagannath temple here on Thursday. 

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Lineman electrocuted, another injured

We are also conducting a safety audit. An inquiry would be conducted whether the deceased had adhered to the safety protocol,” said Patnaik.

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Elephant kills man in Hindol

A 52-year-old man was killed by a wild elephant in Hindol range under Dhenkanal forest division on Tuesday. He was identified as Panchanan Behera of Mundia Sahi within Rasol limits. 

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Drunken brawls take two lives in Ganjam

One stoned to death by 16-year-old boy, another killed while rescuing drunk son

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Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates auditorium on SDI campus

The redevelopment of the temple was done at a cost of Rs 2 crore contributed by Indian oil Corporation from its CSR fund.

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Khallikote varsity gets 112 new faculty positions

The department notified the creation of 112 teaching posts in the ranks of professor, associate professor and assistant professor in 16 departments of the unitary university.

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24 railway stations in Odisha to be revamped

The stations will have modern facilities including waiting lounges and food courts, besides amusement facilities for children. 

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NCC to use unused airstrips in Odisha to train cadets

The squadron has enrolled over 800 cadets this year. DG NCC had sanctioned two microlite aircrafts and one flying simulator for the squadron.

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Southwest monsoon still active over Odisha

The south-west monsoon is active over Odisha with many parts experiencing showers on Thursday.

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Problem of plenty for BJD ahead of Dhamnagar bypoll

Meanwhile, several Congress leaders are also in the race for the ticket from the grand old party.

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