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Over 100 Covid-19 patients rescued as fire breaks out at Odisha hospital

India, Sept. 21 -- At least 127 Covid patients in a hospital of Odisha's Cuttack city had a narrow escape when a fire broke out in the ICU this morning. Fire officials said a short circuit in the ICU... Read More


Odisha police arrest man who sacrificed 7-year-old boy to become grandfather

India, Sept. 20 -- Six days after the body of a 7-year-old boy in coastal Balasore district was found near his home, Odisha police on Sunday arrested a man who had allegedly sacrificed him in the hope... Read More


Odisha JEE 2020 Date: Exam to begin from October 12

India, Sept. 19 -- The Odisha Joint Entrance Examination-2020, which was postponed due to Covid-19, will be held between October 12 and 19, officials said today. The test was originally scheduled to b... Read More


Death of two sloth bears in Odisha's Nandankanan zoo spreads panic

India, Sept. 19 -- Death of two sloth bears in two days in Bhubaneswar's Nandankanan Zoological Park, among the 14 big zoos of the country, has sent the zoo authorities into a tizzy with the officials... Read More


CBI raids Covid-19 +ve BJD MLA in home isolation over ponzi scam

India, Sept. 18 -- Coronavirus positive senior BJD MLA Debi Prasad Mishra was raided by the Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday over his alleged involvement in Rs 578 crore Seashore chit fund sc... Read More


Covid-19 +ve BJD MLA in home isolation raided by CBI over ponzi scam

India, Sept. 18 -- Coronavirus positive senior BJD MLA Debi Prasad Mishra was raided by the Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday over his alleged involvement in Rs 578 crore Seashore chit fund sc... Read More


'Woman hit with iron rod, gagged using polythene bag by 2 minor sons': Cops

India, Sept. 17 -- A 40-year-old woman in Bhubaneswar was allegedly hit with an iron rod and then suffocated to death using a polythene bag by her two minor sons late on Wednesday night. The police sa... Read More


'Been harping on it': Odisha CM urges top cop to be strict on Covid rules

India, Sept. 17 -- On a day Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 4,270 coronavirus cases with Covid hotspot of Khurda registering close to 900 cases, chief minister Naveen Patnaik expressed... Read More


Odisha to amend GST Act to make fraud in input tax credit non-bailable

India, Sept. 15 -- Faced with rising cases of fraud in input tax credit, the Naveen Patnaik government plans to amend the Odisha Goods and Services Tax making fraudulent input tax credit and retaining... Read More


Odisha govt tells officials not to rush Covid cases to Bhubaneswar

India, Sept. 15 -- With Covid hospitals in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack groaning under growing cases, the Odisha government has asked districts to not rush their Covid patients to hospitals in these cities... Read More