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Sacked Aahar Centre Workers In Ganjam District Demand Re-Engagement

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 23 -- Berhampur: The workers of Aahar centres in Ganjam district disengaged from their services have staged a sit-in at the office of the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) prote... Read More


'Stringent' Odisha ESMA Amendment Bill Passed, 1 Year Jail Term For Instigating Protests

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 23 -- Bhubaneswar: In a legislation re-designed to prevent and curb the 'illegal' strikes across the State, the State Legislative Assembly on Monday passed the Odisha Essential Servi... Read More


Priests Walk Over Women To 'Bless Them With Children', Watch Bizarre Ritual In Chhattisgarh

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 23 -- Chhattisgarh: At times, blind faith in superstitious practices contradict modern science so much so that logical theories developed to counter prevailing false beliefs and gene... Read More


Odisha Assembly Pays Homage To First Lady Sushila Devi

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 23 -- Bhubaneswar: The proceedings of the ongoing winter session were adjourned till 3 PM today after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik moved condolence motion in the Odisha Assembly in ... Read More


Alert Locals Foil ATM Loot Bid In Bhubaneswar, 5 Held By Police

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 21 -- Bhubaneswar: The alertness of locals foiled an ATM loot attempt by miscreants in the capital city on Saturday. As per the plan, in the wee hours, the robbers targeted the India... Read More


Closing Down Schools Not Our Aim, Govt Focusing On Quality Education: Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 21 -- Bhubaneswar: On the second day of the monsoon session Saturday, Opposition BJP and the Congress stalled the proceedings of the House and cornered the ruling-government over its... Read More


Odisha: Tata Covid Hospital In Ganjam District To Be Closed From Nov 30

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 19 -- Berhampur: With the number of daily coronavirus infections coming down to single-digit in Ganjam, the district administration has reportedly decided to close the Covid-services... Read More


Odisha Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Jail For Raping Minor Girl

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 19 -- Nuapada: A special POCSO court in Nuapada district has sentenced a man to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment on charges of raping a minor girl in 2018. Besides, the convict has ... Read More


Inter-State Ganja Trafficking Racket Busted In Koraput, 2 Peddlers From Raipur Held

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 18 -- Koraput: In a major breakthrough, the district Police has busted an inter-State ganja smuggling racket and seized 322 kg of the contraband from near Shiva temple in Guneipada c... Read More


Odisha Matric & Plus-II Exams Postponed, May Even Get Withheld For A Year: Minister Sameer Dash

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 18 -- Bhubaneswar: If there was no pandemic, State matriculation and Plus-II exams for the 2020-21 academic session would have begun from February-March as always. But with schools a... Read More