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Tusker strolls around Bhubaneswar city, gives fright to people

India, Nov. 2 -- Over 60 forest and police officials of Bhubaneswar had a tough time reining in a tusker on Wednesday after it strayed into the city walking around the Lingaraj temple before heading f... Read More


Odisha judge gives 20 yrs jail to man accused of raping minor, now his wife

India, Nov. 1 -- A 25-year-old man, who last year married the girl he was accused of raping when she was a minor, was on Monday sentenced to 20 years by a fast-track court in Odisha's Angul district. ... Read More


Odisha man kills his father, stepmother and stepsister at home, dies by suicide

India, Oct. 31 -- A 35-year-old man in Odisha's Bargarh district allegedly bludgeoned his father, stepmother and younger stepsister to death before dying by suicide, police said on Monday. Their bodi... Read More


Odisha bars devotees at Dhabalaeswar shrine accessed by hanging bridge

India, Oct. 31 -- The Odisha government on Monday temporarily barred devotees from the Dhabalaeswar temple located on an island in the Mahanadi river following the collapse of the Morbi cable bridge i... Read More


Odisha minister's nephew arrested for forcing youth to kneel down on street

India, Oct. 30 -- The Odisha police have arrested the nephew of senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader and agriculture minister Ranendra Pratap Swain after a video showed him forcing a youngster to kneel... Read More


Odisha: 11 sentenced to life for tribal woman's murder over witchcraft suspicion

India, Oct. 29 -- A sessions court in Sundargarh district of Odisha on Friday sentenced 11 men to life imprisonment, four years after they killed a 50-year-old tribal woman over suspicion that she was... Read More


rRs.r10 lakh penalty on nursing home for not reporting unborn child's disability

India, Oct. 29 -- A district consumer court in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district has asked a nursing home to pay Rs.10 lakh as compensation to a couple for failing to give a correct picture of their chi... Read More


Odisha engineer invested rRs.r1.75 cr in crypto-currencies. Raided, he tosses them out

India, Oct. 28 -- In a first of its kind seizure, sleuths of Odisha's vigilance department on Friday allegedly confiscated documents with proof of investments worth Rs.1.75 crore in crypto-currencies ... Read More


Radiologist didn't detect missing limb in mom's ultrasound, told to pay rRs.r10 lakh

India, Oct. 28 -- A nursing home Odisha that conducted three ultrasonography tests on a pregnant woman has been told by a consumer court to pay Rs.10 lakh in compensation for its failure to detect the... Read More


BJD accuses BJP of defaming women SHG members in Dhamnagar bypoll campaign

India, Oct. 27 -- A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) moved the Election Commission alleging that party workers of Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) were trying to lure voters in next wee... Read More