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Here're Odisha districts to experience rain on Diwali

Bhubaneswar, Oct. 27 -- Spell of rain may dampen festive mood on Diwali as the thunderstorm is in forecast for several districts today. As many as eight districts of southern and central regions of t... Read More


Suspicious device found from ATM in Odisha's Angul

Angul, Oct. 27 -- A device, suspectedly installed in an ATM in Odisha's Angul district to defraud debit card users, was found from the machine last evening. A youth detected the device while withdraw... Read More


Youths thrash girl on road in Odisha's Puri

Puri, Oct. 27 -- A girl sustained injuries after allegedly being thrashed by two youths on road in Gop area of Odisha's Puri district, today. According to reports, the victim, a resident of Girima vi... Read More


Fire breaks out at godown in Odisha's Dhenkanal, properties worth Rs 1 cr gutted

Bhuban, Oct. 27 -- Properties worth Rs one crore were reportedly gutted after fire broke out in a garment godown in Bhuban area of Dhenkanal district this evening. As per reports, fire spread at Shre... Read More


Odisha sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik appeals for 'Green Diwali'

Puri, Oct. 27 -- Internationally acclaimed sand artist from Odisha, Sudarsan Pattnaik has sculpted a sand art at the Puri beach urging one and all to celebrate pollution-free Diwali. The 60-feet long... Read More


Odisha: One killed, another injured in mishaps during Diwali

Bhadrak/Bhanjanagar, Oct. 27 -- One person was killed and another critically injured in separate accidents in the State during Diwali celebrations this evening. The deceased was identified as Prakash... Read More


Miscreants hurl bombs across Odisha's Polasara town, 2 injured

Polasara, Oct. 27 -- Panic gripped Polasara in Odisha's Ganjam district last night as unidentified miscreants hurled bombs at multiple places across the town. As many as two persons, including a staf... Read More


Odisha CM's Diwali celebration; distributes gifts among children

Bhubaneswar, Oct. 27 -- Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today celebrated Diwali with children. He visited an SOS Children's Village in Bhubaneswar and distributed sweets and gifts among children. This ... Read More


80 students fall ill after lizard found in mid-day meal in Odisha's Bhadrak

Bhadrak, Oct. 26 -- As many as 80 students of Kedarpur Primary School in Bhadrak district fell ill after consuming mid-day meal today. Of them, 47 students have been admitted to the district headquart... Read More


Bursting crackers? Follow these for a safe and enjoyable Diwali

Bhubaneswar, Oct. 26 -- Celebrating an eco-friendly Diwali will of course be the best thing. But, in case your Diwali includes bursting crackers, here are some tips for you to have a safe celebration:... Read More