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Crackers injure official

Crackers that had been stored to drive away elephants exploded and seriously injured a forest official on Wedn...

Sarpanch pay hiked in Odisha

The Odisha government has hiked the honorarium amount of sarpanches by 25 per cent acknowledging their role as...
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Aunt ‘beheaded’ on witch suspicion

A man allegedly chopped off the head of his 60-year-old aunt suspecting her to be a witch who was responsible ...

Temple under Mahanadi

A temple dating back around 500 years and engulfed by the Mahanadi in Odisha when the river changed course ove...

Blanket Covid-19 tests before Rath return

All 5,000 servitors, policemen and Shree Jagannath Temple employees who were involved in the Puri Rath Yatra o...

2-hour slot for senior citizens in parks

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has reopened public parks in the Odisha capital and reserved a two...

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India  /  Published 28.06.20

Puri entry bar for cops

Odisha police have issued instructions to all its officials not to visit Puri till July 4. Only those officers who have been deployed for the Rath Yatra are allowed to enter the city. A communiqué to...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 27.06.20

Cop benched in child rape, abortion case

A police officer in Odisha has been suspended in connection with the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl following which some cops under him had made her undergo an abortion without informing the distr...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 26.06.20

Covid inspection at private hospitals

A special squad of Bhubaneswar Development Authority and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation on Thursday inspected all private hospitals here to check whether they are following Covid-19 guidelines.“W...
By Our Special Correspondent in

India  /  Published 25.06.20

Crackers injure official

Crackers that had been stored to drive away elephants exploded and seriously injured a forest official on Wednesday.The incident took place in a forest colony in Dhenkanal, about 85km from here, on We...
By Our Correspondent in

India  /  Published 25.06.20

Blanket Covid-19 tests before Rath return

All 5,000 servitors, policemen and Shree Jagannath Temple employees who were involved in the Puri Rath Yatra on Tuesday will undergo Covid-19 tests before they are cleared to be at the Bahuda Yatra (r...
By Subhashish Mohanty in

India  /  Published 24.06.20

Puri Rath Yatra rolls out amid curbs

The Puri Rath Yatra was conducted as scheduled on Tuesday amid curfew-like restrictions in the temple town, and without devotees.With the Supreme Court on Monday reversing its earlier decision and all...
By Subhashish Mohanty in

India  /  Published 22.06.20

Odisha to seek SC review on Rath Yatra

The Odisha government has accepted Puri royal family scion Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb’s request to move the Supreme Court seeking a review of its order cancelling the Rath Yatra in view of the pandemi...
By Subhashish Mohanty in

India  /  Published 17.06.20

Asha Didi helps combat Covid-19

On a normal day, Panchami Nayak, an Accredited Social Health Activist (Asha), would go around Mali Sahi, the red light area of the state, counselling pregnant women, sex workers and children, ensuring...
By Subhashish Mohanty in

India  /  Published 15.06.20

Aunt ‘beheaded’ on witch suspicion

A man allegedly chopped off the head of his 60-year-old aunt suspecting her to be a witch who was responsible for the death of his child in Mayurbhanj district in Odisha, around 240km from here. He la...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 15.06.20

Sarpanch pay hiked in Odisha

The Odisha government has hiked the honorarium amount of sarpanches by 25 per cent acknowledging their role as frontline warriors in the battle against coronavirus. A sarpanch will get Rs 2,350 per mo...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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