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Pre Election Preparation as many as 1540 electronic voting machine reached at Sambalpur

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Sambalpur:16/8/18: Ahead of the general elections, as many as 1540 electronic voting machine (EVM) units reached Odisha’s Sambalpur town last night. More 800 units will reach the town by today, informed Additional District Magistrate Ajaya Kumar Jena The EVMs were brought by trucks from Amroha, Ghaziabad and Gorakhpur. The machines have been kept at the Collector’s office amid tight security. All the processes ...

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Eight-hour bandh called by the BJP has brought normal life to a standstill

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Jeypore:16/8/18; An eight-hour bandh called by the BJP has brought normal life to a standstill at Jeypore town in Koraput district on Thursday. The saffron activists are observing the bandh to press their four-point charter of demands. Almost all educational institutions, commercial establishments, shops and offices were closed and vehicles stayed off the road at several places in the town ...

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Balasore district had a narrow escape from a fatal train accident

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Balasore:15/8/18: As many as 10 labourers working near Tamulia railway crossing in Odisha’s Balasore district had a narrow escape from a fatal train accident today. According to reports, Coromandel Express train hit a concrete mixer machine which the labourers were trying to take across the railway crossing. Balasore district had a narrow escape from a fatal train accident today. According to reports, Coromandel ...

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Police personnel perform parade in ankle-deep water

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Nabarangpur:15/8/18;While incessant rain under the impact of a low pressure dampened Independence Day celebrations at many places across the State today, police personnel of Nabarangpur district performed the ceremonial parade on a water-logged field today. The parade ground in the district was inundated with rain water due to heavy rain since last night. However, the police personnel bearing the rain ...

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Water pollution has taken a heavy toll on aquatic species mainly fish in water bodies close to Paradip Port

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Paradip:14/8/18: Water pollution has taken a heavy toll on aquatic species mainly fish in water bodies close to Paradip Port Township in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district. Motionless bodies of tons fish were spotted drifting along the Sahara, Athrabanki and Kaudia creeks on the outskirts of Port Township. Bloated bodies of fish and aquatic animals continue to drift along the polluted water bodies ...

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Two persons were killed and 12 others injured when lightning struck them during a football match

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Sundargarh: 13/8/18;At least two persons were killed and 12 others injured when lightning struck them during a football match at Parba village in Jharkhand bordering Odisha’s Sundargarh district on Monday. The deceased were hailed from Purunapani village in Sundargarh and Parba village of Jharkhand. Similarly, 12 persons from Hatibari village of Sundargarh district were injured in the lightning. According to ...

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Four kanwariyas were killed after being hit by a train

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Rourkela:13/8/18; As many as four kanwariyas were killed after being hit by a train while they were walking on a railway bridge near Panposh in Odisha’s Rourkela city last night. According to reports, seven Bol Bam devotees had come to Rourkela from Chhattisgarh to pour holy water at Vedvyas temple here. They were walking through a railway bridge on Brahmani river ...

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Large number of leaders and workers belonging to the Congress, BJP and other political parties joined the BJD

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Bhubaneswar:13/8/18; A large number of leaders and workers belonging to the Congress, BJP and other political parties from Koraput district joined the BJD on  Sunday . They belong to four Blocks of the Kotpad assembly constituency – Kundra, Kotpad, Boriguma and Boipariguda. The joining ceremony was held at Naveen Nivas in the State Capital today morning. Chief Minister and BJD supremo ...

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The 22nd anniversary day of Adani Foundation was observed

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Dharma:11/8/18: The 22nd anniversary day of Adani Foundation was observed today amid fanfare with active participation of stakeholders of the port. On this occasion school students of periphery high school, community leaders, PRI members took part in multiple programmes which added more fervour to the celebration. Members of local youth club, leaders, villagers of Karanjamala Panchayat planted medicinal sapling at ...

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Nalco has decided to expand the Electric Vehicle service by including women and small children

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Puri:10/8/18;After receiving widespread appreciation from all quarters for launching the free Electric Vehicle (EV) service at different locations in Puri, NALCO today scaled up this project by adding five more vehicles for the benefit of differently-abled, sick person and Senior Citizens. Nalco has now decided to expand the service by including women and small children for such free service. On ...

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