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Odisha cop shoots himself with service revolver in Ganjam, dies

India, March 25 -- A 40-year-old inspector of a police station in Ganjam district of Odisha died after he shot himself with his service revolver on Friday afternoon. Police officials in Ganjam said t... Read More


No increase in tariff for 2022-23, says Odisha power regulator after 2 back-to-back hikes

India, March 25 -- After two successive hikes in power tariff during the Covid pandemic, the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission on Thursday announced that there will be no increase in tariff for... Read More


65% voter turnout in Odisha urban local body elections amid stray violence

India, March 25 -- Around 65% of Odisha's 40.55 lakh voters cast their votes in the polls to 109 urban local bodies of Odisha including three municipal corporations Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Berhampur ... Read More


Polling for urban local bodies begins in Odisha

India, March 24 -- The polling to elect 1,899 councillors, 106 chairpersons, and mayors for 109 urban local bodies, including Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, and Berhampur municipal corporations, in Odisha bega... Read More


Lewd remark sparks of clash in Odisha's Ganjam; 4 brothers killed

India, March 24 -- A lewd remark directed at a man who helped a woman triggered an altercation and an attack that led to the murder of four people in Odisha's Ganjam district late on Tuesday, police s... Read More


6 arrested for murder of Puri temple priest

Bhubaneswar, March 22 -- Five days after a senior priest of the 12th century Jagannath temple of Puri was gunned down by two assailants in the temple town, the police on Monday claimed to have cracked... Read More


6 arrested for murder of Puri temple priest

Bhubaneswar, March 22 -- Five days after a senior priest of the 12th century Jagannath temple of Puri was gunned down by two assailants in the temple town, the police on Monday claimed to have cracked... Read More


Retd official who was once PRO to ex-CM arrested for killing photographer: Cop

India, March 22 -- A retired government official who worked as director of Odisha's information and public relation department (IPRD) and served as PRO to a chief minister and a governor was arrested ... Read More


6 including father-son duo arrested in Puri Jagannath temple priest murder case

India, March 21 -- Five days after a senior priest of the 12th century Jagannath temple of Puri was gunned down by two assailants in the temple town, police on Monday claimed to have cracked the murde... Read More


Issues again in Odisha's way of implementing PMAY-G in state

India, March 19 -- Bhubaneswar: Over a year after a Union rural development ministry team flagged irregularities in the construction of houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin scheme in Od... Read More