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Odisha

Odisha’s growth story has many mismatches with ground realities

With an average annual growth rate of around 8.1 per cent for the period 2012-19, Odisha figured among the top-5 high growth states nationally.

13 Sep 2019 3:21 AM

Odisha BJP leader says, 'Patnaik became CM with our blessings', sparks row

Nayak, however, retracted his comments a few hours later, asserting that the BJP continues to be the Opposition party.

12 Sep 2019 1:17 PM

After Gujarat, Odisha to cut penalty on traffic violation

Odisha CM Patnaik had on Monday asked the enforcement agencies not to go on overdrive but counsel and handhold the people to facilitate compliance.

12 Sep 2019 7:23 AM

Odisha government asks police to ensure vehicle owners are not ‘unnecessary harassed’

Earlier, CM Patnaik had directed enforcement agencies to counsel, handhold public to facilitate compliance with the amended provisions.

11 Sep 2019 5:40 PM

Traffic police distributes free helmets to traffic violators in Bhubaneswar

‘When biker violated law, we issued them challans but also gave them helmet for free so that they can use it further,’ DCP Sagarika said.

10 Sep 2019 8:53 PM

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27-year-old Anupriya Lakra becomes first woman pilot from Odisha's Naxal-Hit Region

At 23, she decided to quit engineering and join the aviation academy to fulfill her dream of becoming a pilot.

10 Sep 2019 9:21 AM

23-year old from Odisha becomes first tribal female pilot

The woman from the tribal-dominated district is all set to join a private airline as a co-pilot.

09 Sep 2019 11:05 AM

Drunk autorickshaw driver in Bhubaneshwar fined Rs 47,500: Official

The autorickshaw driver has been asked to deposit total fine of Rs 47,500 at Driving Testing Centre in Chandrasekharpur, the official said.

05 Sep 2019 7:56 AM

Odisha artist gives out message to 'save environment', creates sand Ganesha with 1,000 plastic bottles

Pattnaik said he decided the theme after being inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's campaign to shun single-use plastic.

02 Sep 2019 2:06 PM

Indian pangolin rescued from house in Odisha's Cuttack

Pangolins are often referred to as the world's most trafficked mammal.

31 Aug 2019 9:36 AM

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Odisha cop remains absent from duty for 5 years without notice, arrested

Sahu was removed from duty as per the provisions of Rule 72 (2) of Odisha Service Code, an official order said.

30 Aug 2019 6:36 PM

Students to rate performance of teachers in Odisha

The teachers appraisal will be done according to their performance which will be based on the feedback given by the students.

29 Aug 2019 8:17 AM

5.5-feet Cobra found inside box of grocery items ordered by Odisha man; see video

According to reports, Mrityu Kumar, a resident of ward number 5, Rairangpur had ordered grocery products from Vijayawada.

27 Aug 2019 11:42 AM

In Odisha, drones to keep eye on traffic violators

The initiative aims at ensuring lane driving, no overtaking and adherence to Zebra Crossing rules.

27 Aug 2019 6:56 AM

Woman tonsured, paraded in village for extramarital affair

Six persons, including two women, were detained in connection with the incident after the woman's father lodged a complaint.

24 Aug 2019 5:41 PM

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After spending 21 years in jail, Court acquits Odisha man saying ‘he’s innocent’

Pradhan, a resident of Kantapada village in Ganjam district, was arrested in November 1997 in connection with the killing of a woman.

24 Aug 2019 8:41 AM

Engineering students ragged by seniors in Odisha's Sambalpur; probe ordered

After videos went viral, Skill Development and Technical Education Minister Premananda Nayak took cognizance of matter and ordered probe.

23 Aug 2019 1:48 PM

Odisha: Female IPS officer booked for kicking pregnant lady who suffered miscarriage

Priya alleged that police team led by Sundargarh SP turned up at her house, thrashed her, after they failed to find her husband at house.

18 Aug 2019 6:48 PM

Upset over not having kids, NIT professor, wife commit suicide in Odisha

In a suicide note found by the police, the couple wrote that they were upset about not being able to have children.

18 Aug 2019 4:46 PM

Odisha CM Patnaik sacks 15 tainted officers, cancel pension of 2

Moreover, the pension of two other government officials has been stopped over conviction on corruption charges.

18 Aug 2019 8:56 AM

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