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'Help in making Odisha corruption-free'

BHUBANESWAR, June 25 -- Odisha Lokayukta Chairperson Justice Ajit Singh on Monday sought support from people to make the State free from corruption while hailing the Government's cooperation to make t... Read More


BJD, BJP candidates file nominations for RS

BHUBANESWAR, June 25 -- The two Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidates and the sole Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for by-elections to three Rajya Sabha seats from the State filed their nomination papers at t... Read More


Puri MLA, servitors issued notices by SJTA

PURI, June 25 -- The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has issued notices to several servitors and local BJP MLA Jayanta Kumar Sarangi for allegedly violating temple rules on the last Snana... Read More


UTP killed in brawl in Choudwar jail

CUTTACK, June 25 -- An under-trial prisoner (UTP) was killed in a clash in the Choudwar Circle Jail following a brawl with another inmate on Monday. The deceased was identified as Ramesh Pradhan, a r... Read More


Mo Bus conductors go on strike in city

BHUBANESWAR, June 25 -- Bus passengers were left in lurch in the city on Monday as the 'Mo Bus' conductors went on a strike over nonpayment of salary to them. A vast majority of the bus conductors ce... Read More


Satpathy joins as Assembly Secretary

BHUBANESWAR, June 25 -- Dasarathi Satpathy took charge as Secretary of the Odisha Legislative Assembly (OLA) here on Monday, a day before beginning of the first session of the 16th OLA. The Governmen... Read More


'Mining scam kingpin for Rajya Sabha'

BHUBANESWAR, June 25 -- The BJP and the BJD have jointly nominated an associate of a Rs 2-crore mining scam kingpin in the State to the Rajya Sabha, alleged former Union Minister Srikant Jena on Monda... Read More


Kangaroo court justice: Lovebirds tonsured

BARIPADA, June 25 -- In yet another instance of a kangaroo court justice, a group of villagers in Mayurbhanj district forcibly shaved the heads of two lovebirds. This came to the fore when a video of ... Read More


NITI Aayog seeks list of best performing officers'

BHUBANESWAR, June 25 -- The NITI Aayog is interested to get a list of five officers in each of the Aspirational Districts, who are consistently performing in an outstanding manner. Accordingly a list... Read More


Teachers' body decries closure of 966 schools

BHUBANESWAR, June 25 -- The Democratic Teachers' Organisation (DTO), Odisha on Monday criticised the State Government's decision to shut down as many as 966 primary schools in which the student streng... Read More