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Odisha Congress in doldrums! Mahila unit vice president Jayshree Patnaik quits party

Bhubaneswar, Jan. 18 -- Close on the heels of resignation of senior party leaders and MLAs Naba Das and Jogesh Singh, Odisha Pradesh Mahila Congress Vice President and OPCC member Jayshree Patnaik on ... Read More


Dolphin census begins in Chilika

Khurda, Jan. 17 -- The officials of Chilika Development Authority (CDA) and Forest department began the annual enumeration of dolphins in Chilika lake today. Besides forest officials, students of Ori... Read More


Narrow escape for labourers as guardwall of under-construction over bridge falls off in Sambalpur

Sambalpur, Jan. 17 -- Labourers working at an under-construction over bridge near the district collector's office had a narrow escape from death today after a guardwall fell off while being fitted to ... Read More


Youth tied to tree, roughed up over theft charges in Bhadrak

Bhadrak, Jan. 17 -- Tension prevailed at Sababrata village in the district as locals beat up a youth after tying him to a tree for attempting to loot from some houses with his other aides late Wednesd... Read More


OTV Impact: Mentally ill old man chained since 4 years released

Berhampur, Jan. 15 -- A mentally ill old man chained for the past four years by his family members in Patapur area of Ganjam district was freed from his shackles today. After OTV telecast the plight ... Read More


Dhanu Jatra: Demon king Kansa pulls up government officials over lapses

Bargarh, Jan. 15 -- With the world famous Dhanu Jatra underway, demon king Kansa is ruling the roost in Maturapuri Bargarh with overbearing autrocracy. Accompanied by his royal courtiers, Kansa today... Read More


Lawyer agitation in western Odisha delaying inauguration of projects

Sambalpur, Jan. 15 -- The ongoing agitation by lawyers in western Odisha, especially in Sambalpur, over demand for establishment of a permanent High Court bench in the region have not only thrown norm... Read More


Wanted criminal in 'Para' murder case nabbed after police encounter

Puri, Jan. 12 -- Notorious criminal Jitendra Sahu alias Jitu who is alleged to be involved in the murder of Sanjay Behera alias Para near Gundicha Temple last month was nabbed by police after anenount... Read More


Ahead of Makar Sankranti, scanner back on plastic threads for flying kites

Cuttack, Jan. 12 -- Since ages, kite flying has been a favourite pastime for the people of millennium city. The sky is dotted with colourful kites on the occasion of Makar Sankranti which is also cele... Read More


Excise officials detained by villagers during raid in Balasore

Balasore, Jan. 12 -- Locals of Jhadeswarpur slum in Jaleswar area of the district today detained five officials including an Assistant Sub-Inspector of the Excise department while they had gone to con... Read More