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Students of elementary edu course to teach primary school kids in Odisha

India, July 7 -- With no clarity on schools reopening in the state over the next few months, the Odisha government has decided to engage over 10,000 students pursuing their diploma in the elementary e... Read More


Odisha rejects Andhra proposal of publishing water tribunal order in official gazette

India, July 7 -- Odisha government has refused to consent to Andhra Pradesh government publishing the final decision of the Vansadhara Water Disputes Tribunal in the official gazette, saying that it i... Read More


Odisha records highest single-day vaccination

India, July 6 -- Odisha on Monday administered over 40,00,00 Covid-19 vaccine doses, surpassing its previous high of 33,20,00 on June 21, officials said. The doses on Monday were administered across 1... Read More


Odisha man held for killing woman before attempting to kill himself

India, July 6 -- A man has been arrested in Odisha's Bhubaneswar for allegedly killing a 26-year-old woman before trying to kill himself by cutting his wrist, police said. The woman's body was recover... Read More


Odisha man beaten, forced to drink urine for 'practising sorcery'

India, July 6 -- A man was allegedly beaten up and forced to drink urine for allegedly practising sorcery in Odisha's Bolangir district on Saturday. The matter came to light on Monday after a video of... Read More


Odisha cops net idol thief after thrilling two-hour chase in Brahmani river

India, July 5 -- A 56-year-old suspected idols' thief gave Odisha Police a hard time on Saturday by jumping into the mighty Brahmani river in state's Kendrapara district with an intention to escape. ... Read More


Odisha BJP alleges scam in rural housing scheme, CM urges PM to allocate more houses

India, July 5 -- Alleging gross irregularities in the allotment of pucca houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas (Grameen) Yojana, the Odisha unit of BJP on Monday announced state-wide protests from July 7-9... Read More


At least one dose of Covid vaccine given to 10 million people in Odisha

India, July 5 -- Odisha has administered more than 10 million people in the state with at least one dose of Covid vaccine even as the state recorded its highest single-day toll with 52 deaths recorded... Read More


Editorial piece by BJD MP triggers another political storm in Odisha

India, July 4 -- Three days after Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik started a political firestorm by accusing his government of underreporting Covid-19 deaths in his editorial piece, BJD... Read More


Odisha man forced to carry wife's body on his back

India, July 2 -- A video showing a tribal farmer from Odisha's Kandhamal carrying the corpse of his wife on his back has gone viral and provoked outrage. Rutumati, 40, the wife of the farmer Balakrush... Read More