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No new artist for Kansa for Bargarh Dhanu Yatra

BARGARH, Nov. 15 -- Ending speculations of selection of another artist for the role of Kansa for the famous annual Bargarh Dhanu Yatra here, Bargarh Collector Jyoti Ranjan Pradhan on Thursday said Bhu... Read More


Industries owe water tax of Rs 3,225 crore

BHUBANESWAR, Nov. 15 -- Various industries, mines and other factories owe total water tax of Rs 3225.47 crore to the State Government as of now and, of this, dues of Rs 2,461.57 crore lying uncollecte... Read More


Barpali CDPO found having Rs 84.35L assets

BARGARH, Nov. 15 -- Vigilance sleuths on Thursday raided the assets of CDPO Barpali in Bargarh district Sanjukta Lenka on the allegation of acquisition of disproportionate assets. The locations raide... Read More


1.53 crore tourists visited State last yr

BHUBANESWAR, Nov. 15 -- A total of 1,53,19,358 tourists, including 1,10,818 foreigners, visited the State in 2018 against 1, 41,11,243 in the preceding year, informed Tourism Minister Jyoti Panigrahi ... Read More


Balangir villagers lock up sub-collector

BALANGIR, Nov. 15 -- Alleging irregularities in allotment of Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) houses, women of Murasunda village in the district on Thursday locked up Sub-Collector Sanjay Kumar Mishra in a vi... Read More


DAV CSpur celebrates Children's Day'

BHUBANESWAR, Nov. 15 -- Children should be nurtured with proper sanctity and as a mission in order to ensure their bright future, said Servants of the Peoples Society general secretary Niranjan Rath a... Read More


Four held for duping Kalahandi SHG women

BHAWANIPATNA, Nov. 15 -- Police here arrested four persons on Thursday for duping women of several self help groups (SHG) in Kalahandi district. They were identified as Laxman Tandi, Tanurjaya Bhoi, ... Read More


'Include Paika Akhada in schools, colleges'

BHUBANESWAR, Nov. 15 -- The Nikhil Odisha Paika Mahasangha on Thursday met Sports and Youth Services Minister Tusharkanti Behera and submitted a memorandum addressed to the Chief Minister demanding in... Read More


Humiliated by villagers, youth hangs self

BRAHMAPUR, Nov. 15 -- A 24-year-old youth committed suicide after he was humiliated by villagers over his illicit relation with a minor girl. Though he was handed over to police and later, a settlemen... Read More


Vedanta gets Odisha coalmine

BHUBANESWAR, Nov. 15 -- As the highest bidder in the 10th round of the captive coal block auction, the Vedanta company has got the Jamkhani coal block in Sundargarh district. Significantly, the coalm... Read More