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Pipili medical report

Bhubaneswar: The Pipili gangrape case took a new turn with the medical report of the expert team from AIIMS stating that an attempt was made to kill the victim. However, the medical team said it was not possible to point out whether any rape attempt was made on the victim on November 29, 2011. The report was submitted by the crime branch in high court on Friday.

OJEE forms

Bhubaneswar: The sale of online and offline application forms for the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE)-2012 started on Friday and will continue till March 15. OJEE aspirants can download the online forms from and attach a demand draft of Rs 550 to send in their applications. ffline forms are available at nationalised banks in the state, the JEE Cell at Gandamunda, Bhubaneswar, and GPOs of eight major cities outside Odisha. he last date for receiving forms is March 22. The exam will be held on May 6 and the results will be published by the end of May.

Bird culling

Bhubaneswar: The mop-up exercise started on Friday following the culling of birds at the Central Poultry Development Organisation (Eastern Region) here and the farm of the Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology. However, the rapid response teams continue to face resistance from the slums, especially in Salia Sahi. source at the fisheries and animal resources development department said: “Today the teams culled 244 birds, destroyed 2,846 eggs and distributed compensation of Rs 17,727 while conducting their activities among 29 wards of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation that fall within 3-km radius of the bird flu epicentre in the city.”


Bhubaneswar: A youth sustained injuries when goons opened fire on him. The incident took place at Jamadarpali in Sambalpur district. Sources said three rounds were fired at the youth and he was admitted to the nearest hospital. Police reached the spot and started an investigation.

Minor hurt

Sonepur: A minor sustained injuries when seven goons opened fire at Kamasara of Subarnapur district. The minor, identified as Tikeswar Bibhar, 15, is the nephew of a samiti member candidate of Kamamsara gram panchayat. olice suspect the violence is related to the upcoming panchayat polls. Later, the boy was shifted to VSS Medical College And Hospital in Burla. o arrests have been made yet.

Fire mishap

Bhubaneswar: An early morning fire caused by short circuit at a motorcycle repair shop in Palasuni gutted property worth more than Rs 1 lakh on Friday. he shop owner was not at his shop when the fire broke out. Fire tenders from Kalpana fire station rushed to the spot and doused the fire.