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Maoists attack: Landmine blast killed 7

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Koraput: (ONT Bureau)2/2/17:At least seven state policemen were killed and almost five injured in a landmine blast triggered by Maoists near Sunki in Koraput district of Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border. Maoists triggered the blast around 5.45 pm in Mogarguma village near Pottangi in Koraput that falls on the Sunki-Salur highway. The vehicle targeted was that of the state armed police. There ...

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Magha Saptami at Chandrabhaga

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Konark: Several lakh of devotees have gathered from all over the country and outside for the Magha Saptami Mela to be held on the beach of the Chandrabhaga sea in Konark on Friday morning. Devotees of Sun God will be seen taking holy dips in the sea as a traditional ritual. Konark, the Black Pagoda, is a popular destination for ...

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14 Injured As Bus Turns Turtle After Hitting Tree meet an accident

Keonjhar:(ONT Bureaue)2/2/17: As many as 14 persons were injured after a private bus in which they were travelling lost control and overturned after hitting a tree in Kaliaprasad area here in the wee hours on Thursday. According to sources, the incident took place at around 4.30 am today when the bus- Dildar was on its way to Ranchi from Bhubaneswar. ...

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CIPET new made bulding collapsed

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Balasore:ONT Bureaue:30/1/17: Unaccounted number of workers has been severely hurt when a new made building of CIPET collapsed in Balasore’s industrial area here on Sunday. The incident occurred some two hours ago as rescue operations are underway on a war footing. Locals and some police officials are currently engaged in recovering trapped people from within the debris. Two fire tenders, ...

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Odisha High Court has shown displeasure over the inconsistency on Sarva Siksha Abhiyan

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Cuttack:ONT Bureaue:30/1/2017: Orissa High Court has shown displeasure over the inconsistency on Sarva Siksha Abhiyan reports furnished by both State and Centre. A bench comprising Chief Justice Vineet Saran and justice Bidyut Ranjan Sarangi cautioned state and union governments to file fresh status reports of funds given for the flagship programme for kids’ education. A PIL from Puri Brahmagiri GP ...

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SCB Girl Student Alleges Ragging

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Odishat NewsTime Bureau On Jan 26, 2017 Cuttack: A 4th year MBBS girl student of SCB Medical College and Hospital here on Thursday filed a police complaint alleging ragging and harassment by senior students. According to the complaint filed in Mangalabag Police station, she was abused with foul language while she was watching the annual movie show in a theatre. ...

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Raghurajpur Becomes Bank Of India’s Digital Village

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Puri: Odisha NewsTimesv Bureau On Jan 25, 2017 Heritage crafts village Raghurajpur in Puri district was adopted by the Bank of India as a ‘digital village’, said the nationalised bank’s general manager SK Agarwal said today. Initially 20 point of sale (PoS) machines are installed by the Bank of India in Raghurajpur while 200 savings bank accounts have been opened ...

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State Govt announces compensation for hirakhand derailment victims

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Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Sunday announced ex-gratia and financial assistance to the victims of Hirakhand Express derailment. Speaking to news men Chief Secretary said the government has decided to grant Rs 5 lakh compensation each to the family of victims from state who have lost their lives during the disaster. Earlier the Railways Ministry had declared a compensation of ...

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IITian quits job to participate panchayat polls combat

Kendrapara: An alumnus of IIT Kharagpur, Nihar Ranjan Beura(aged 50) has quit his job for the sake of contesting at the panchayat polls in Dumuka Gram Panchayat in the district here. Nihar while speaking to the media has said that he has undertaken the step with an ojective of transforming the life of villagers. He has filed his nomination papers ...

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Woman Sarpanch Murder Nabbed

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Mohana:: (ONT News Bureaue)19/1/17 Six days after the brutal murder of Mini Dalabehera, a woman sarpanch candidate for Baghamari Panchayat, Mohana police today arrested the prime accused. The accused has been identified as Sudhir Gamang (32) of Ramachandrapur village under R Udayagiri police station limits. Giving details to the media, Gajapati SP Sushil Kumar Panigrahi said Mini Dalabehera had filed ...

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