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Three chariots-Nandighosa, Taladhwaja and Darpadalan have been surrounded by knee-deep water

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Puri:21/7/18; With only one day left for the Bahuda Jatra, the return journey of Lord Jagannath and his divine siblings to Srimandir, overnight rain following formation of low pressure over north Bay of Bengal, has submerged the Bada Danda (Grand Road)today. The three chariots-Nandighosa, Taladhwaja and Darpadalan- stationed in front of the Nakachana Dwar of the Gundicha temple have been ...

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Due to heavy to very heavy rain Bhubaneswar and Cuttack throwing normal life out of gear

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Bhubaneswar/Cuttack:21/7/18; While the denizens of the Twin City were already grappling with several inconveniences due to heavy downpour on July 20, heavy to very heavy rain under the impact of a low pressure over north Bay of Bengal today flooded both Bhubaneswar and Cuttack throwing normal life out of gear. Almost all parts of the Twin City have been inundated ...

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Odisha Government To Ask Bengal To Remove Signpost From Udaypur Beach

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Bhubaneswar:20/7/18; Odisha government today announced that it will write to counterparts in West Bengal for removal for its signpost in Udayapur beach in Bhogarai block of Balasore district. It may be recalled here that Bengal government had arbitrarily installed the signpost at the serene beach claiming that the area belonged to Bengal revenue territory. The signpost installed a major controversy with ...

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Minister Pratap Jena along with a team of five doctors will visit AIIMS know about the health condition of Jaga and Kalia

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Bhubaneswar:19/7/18; Health and Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena along with a team of five doctors will visit AIIMS, New Delhi on Friday to know about the health condition and future treatment of separated two conjoined boys-Jaga and Kalia. The Minister and the doctors would discuss with doctors of the AIIMS regarding the health condition of Jaga and Kalia and their future ...

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Director General of Police reviewed the security measures to be taken at the Gurupriya bridge

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Malkangiri:19/7/18; Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma on Thursday visited Malkangiri district and reviewed the security measures to be taken at the Gurupriya bridge, which is likely to be inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik soon. Several other police officials including intelligence IG Sunil Ray, RP Koche IG (operations), IG Ghanshyam Upadhyay and Malkangiri SP Jagmohan Meena were also ...

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A pall of gloom descended in Rahanja after five schoolchildren were killed

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Bhadrak:19/7/18: A pall of gloom descended in Rahanja area of Bhadrak district after five schoolchildren were killed and nine others injured in a road accident on Thursday. A speeding truck ran over the students while returning back home from school. The enraged locals later indulged in violence and staged a road blockade setting the vehicle on fire. The police reached ...

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IOCL recommended a CBI probe into grant of permission to gangster Tito to set up petrol pumps

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Kendrapada: 18/7/18:The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) on Wednesday recommended a CBI probe into grant of permission to gangster Tito alias Syed Usman Ali to set up petrol pumps. Stating that guidelines were violated while allotting two petrol pumps – Sayed Brothers filling station in Kendrapara town and Adhoc dealership outlet at Paradip Port Trust- in the name of the gangster, the ...

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Four associates of gangster Syed Usman Ali alias Tito sent to Barimul jail

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Kendrapara:18/7/18; were produced before the judicial magistrate first class court at Rajnagar on Wednesday evening in connection with their involvement in tender fixing and extortion. They were later sent to Barimul jail in the district after the court rejected their bail petition. The arrested persons were identified as Sheikh Abdullah alias Rajesh, Imtiyaz Khan and Jahangir Khan of Manglabagh in ...

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No traces of formalin were found Fish sold in Cuttack

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Cuttack:17/7/18; Government Officials confirmed today that fish sold in Cuttack is absolutely safe for consumption after the samples tested negative for the cancer-causing chemical formalin. No traces of formalin were found in eight samples of fish species which were tested in a laboratory in Bhubaneswar after being taken from major fish markets in Cuttack, said Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) Heath ...

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30 Injured As Bus Falls Into Creek

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Rayagada:17/7/18; At least thirty persons were injured three of them critically as a private public transport bus carrying them turned turtle and fell into a roadside water-body near Andharnala under Bissamcuttack police station jurisdiction in Rayagada district. The injured persons are undergoing treatment at a nearby missionary hospital.The driver while negotiating a curve lost control over the steering wheels and skidded ...

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