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Pipili toll gate ransacked in a fierce clash between groups belonging to two villages

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Bhubaneswar:14/3/17;Pipili toll gate ransacked in a fierce clash between groups belonging to two villages over past rivalry during holi celebrations in Puri district.According to reports, the toll gate at Pipili has been ransacked by one of the groups following the clash that ensued between villagers of Siuala and Ujanipada villages near Dandamukundapur. Sources said around 50 to 60 persons entered ...

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Bargarh District administration Fresh visit of probe into the farmers suicide case

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Bargarh: (ONT Bureau)9/3/17:Bargarh Collector Anjan Kumar Manik, Superintendent of Police B Jugalkishore and Additional District Collecor Vincent Punamkant visited Khaenu Bagarti’s house at Kendapalli village in the district for carrying out fresh probe into the farmers suicide case today. Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy ordered the district administration for reinvestigation into the matter after opposition leaders reacted outrageously in the ...

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Ore Mines & Quarries Division of Tata Steel celebrated International Women`s Day

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Joda:8/3/17:The Ore Mines & Quarries Division of Tata Steel celebrated International Women`s Day on March 8, 2017 at Joda and Noamundi with theme of the year ‘Be Bold for Change’. The day was celebrated with much fervour at different places like Ansaikela, Padapahar and Dudhvilla, Khondbond by Tata Steel Rural Development Society (TSRDS) and at Joda Valley Club by women ...

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District administration deployed Four platoons of police force at Ghoradia bazaar

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Delang:(ONT Bureau)8/3/17; Puri district administration deployed Four platoons of police force have at Ghoradia bazaar and nearby places in Delang to maintain law and order situation after a group clash ensued today over a petty issue. To bring the situation under control, the police personnel present at the spot fired teargas shells as well to disperse the mob. Puri Collector, ...

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Utkalmani Gopabandhu Homeopathic College 60 female students sick for food poision

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Rourkela(ONT)6/3/17: Bureau At the Utkalmani Gopabandhu Homeopathic College over 60 female students of the girls hostel fell sick on Sunday night due to food poisoning. Six of the sick students are critical and have been admitted to the local hospital. All students complaining of sickness had their dinner at the hostel canteen after which they felt uneasy and suffered vomiting. ...

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Bagha irrigation barrage claimed lives of three workers

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Boudh: By OdishaNews Times Bureau On Mar 6, 2017: Bagha irrigation barrage claimed lives of three workers and left two critical and many injured today morning. The incident occurred at the construction site of the barrage in Sagada here when a crane overturned, killing the three workers on the spot. The Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ordered the Chief Engineer (Mechanical) ...

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Bhitarkanika National Park officials have rescued an endangered barn owl

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Kendrapara:(ONT Bureau)5/3/174: Bhitarkanika National Park officials have rescued an endangered barn owl, a scheduled animal under the Wildlife Act, from a place of worship at a village in Kendrapara district. Forest personnel swung into action after receiving a report that superstitious local residents of Balipapala village within the limits of Mahakalpada police station had held the owl captive in the ...

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Odisha Government Proposes To Set Up A CSR Council

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Bhubaneswar(ONT Bureau)5/3/17: In order to operate Corporate Social responsibility ,Secretary A P Padhi asked the industry department to prepare a data base of the industries and corporate houses that come under the orbit of CSR regulations and identify the areas of converged action. Development Commissioner R Balakrishnan suggested the department to look into various models and practices followed in different ...

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Human-monkey conflict

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Kendrapara(ONT Bureu)5/3/17: Human-monkey conflict reached a flashpoint in a remote village of Odisha s Kendrapara district with angry residents resorting to road blockade affecting vehicular traffic on the busy Cuttack- Chandballi state highway. Sub Divisional Police Officer Kedarnath Sahu said vehicular traffic was disrupted for about 45 minutes this morning as people from Khamalo village squatted on the highway. Their ...

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Jaundice outbreak in Silvercity

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Cuttack:(ONT Bureau)3/3/17; The Jaundice outbreak in the Millenium city is getting worse with reports of the water-borne disease spreading to Kadam Rasool area after Tulasipur. Panic spread among the locals of Kadam Rasool area after one person was tested positive for the disease. “The water problem is really acute here. We are not getting potable water,” said a local. On ...

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