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Orissa High Court allows dealers to sell green crackers

India, Nov. 2 -- Orissa High Court on Monday allowed firecracker sellers across the state to sell green crackers (ones that don't emit much noise and gas and have reduced the size of shell) ahead of D... Read More


Primary school classes likely to resume after Diwali in Odisha

India, Nov. 1 -- Primary school classes for students of classes 1 to 7 are likely to resume in-person in a staggered manner after Diwali in Odisha. School and mass education minister Samir Ranjan Das... Read More


Behind the con: How three men 'sold' a govt hotel in Puri

Puri, Oct. 31 -- For years, Tapan Mohanty dreamed that he would one day own the ITDC Nilachal Ashok Hotel in Puri, a mere 4km from his home. For a decade, he prepared himself for it, leasing a lodge ... Read More


Behind the con: How three men 'sold' a government hotel in Puri

Puri, Oct. 31 -- For years, Tapan Mohanty dreamed that he would one day own the ITDC Nilachal Ashok Hotel in Puri, a mere 4km from his home. For a decade, he prepared himself for it, leasing a lodge ... Read More


Odisha police arrest 2 for duping Delhi businessman of rRs.r1.17 cr

India, Oct. 31 -- The Economic Offences Wing of the Odisha police arrested two people on Friday on charges of cheating over Rs.1 crore from a Delhi based businessman by posing as an IAS officer and an... Read More


Odisha minister in crosshairs of opposition in female teacher murder case, says he's being maligned

India, Oct. 29 -- As opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress continued to gun for his head, alleging his proximity with Gobinda Sahu accused of murdering woman school teacher Mamita Meher... Read More