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Graham Staines murder: SC notices Odisha govt on Dara Singh's plea for remission of lifer

Odisha, July 9 -- The Supreme Court today issued a notice to Odisha Government after hearing a petition earlier filed by Dara Singh, a convict in the murder of Australian missionary Graham Staines and... Read More


Couple dies in lightning strike in Odisha's Koraput

Baipariguda, July 9 -- A middle-aged man and his wife were killed in an incident of lightning strike at Paral village under Baipariguda police limits in Koraput district, today. The deceased man was ... Read More


Mega irrigation project in Brutanga in Odisha's Nayagarh gets forest clearance

Bhubaneswar, July 8 -- An ambitious irrigation project, which was previously proposed to be constructed at Brutanga in Nayagarh district, finally got forest clearance today by the Central government. ... Read More


1 youth rescued, 1 more goes missing in waterlogged stone quarry in Odisha's Khurda

Tapang, July 8 -- Two youths went missing while they were making reels in the waterlogged stone quarry at Bada Saunlia in Tapang locality and this police limits in Khurda district, today afternoon. I... Read More


Devotee dies after coming under chariot wheels during Rath Yatra in Odisha's Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda, July 7 -- A man was killed as he came under the chariot wheels and got crushed during Rath Yatra at Kukurjangha locality in Jharsuguda district, today. The deceased man was identified as ... Read More


DRI seizes cannabis worth around Rs 1.53 Crore in Odisha's Khurda; initiates probe

Bhubaneswar, July 7 -- In a major crackdown, a team of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) sleuths today seized Ganja (cannabis) worth around Rs 1.53 Crore following a raid carried out at Dhalap... Read More


Odisha: BJD appoints new functionaries; Santrupt Misra political secretary to Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar, July 7 -- Biju Janata Dal (BJD) appointed new functionaries and dissolved the previous state-level office bearers of the party with immediate effect. However, district-level office bearer... Read More


Odisha: Trainer's alleged neglect takes life of 4-yr-old girl while swimming in pool

Rourkela, July 7 -- A four-year-old girl met her watery grave yesterday afternoon while learning swimming in a pool at Mayfair Hockey Village near Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium in Rourkela ... Read More


Odisha Govt orders optimal management of land resources, removal of encroachments

Bhubaneswar, July 6 -- The Revenue & Disaster Management department emphasised optimal management of land resources and raised concerns on large-scale encroachments, in a high-level meeting today. Od... Read More


315 plus special trains to ply to & fro Odisha's Puri during Rath Yatra; check timings here

Bhubaneswar, July 6 -- More than 315 Special Trains will run to and fro Puri town in Odisha during Rath Yatra (car festival) for smooth travel and convenience of the pilgrims and tourists. It is expec... Read More