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Swargadwara land row:land fraud has been identified

Puri:24/3/17: Swargadwara land row, Puri RDC (central) AB Ota today informed that a nine-member committee headed by Puri Collector has been constituted by the district administration to probe into the allegations made over land grabbing of the crematorium and would submit a investigation report within seven days. The decision has been taken in an emergency meeting held at the Circuit ...

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Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurate the Diamond Jubilee celebration of Sambalpur University

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Sambalpur:20/3/17: In the inaugural ceremony of the Diamond Jubilee celebration of Sambalpur University (VSSUT) at Burla in Sambalpur, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today laid the foundations of Hostel, Academic block and Amphitheatre of the varsity. An E-learning centre has been also inaugurated by him and after the ceremony ended he attended the Golden Jubilee celebration of Veer Surendra Sai University ...

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Thakurani Jatra of Silk City Berhampur will begin

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Berhampur:20/3/17: Thakurani Jatra of Silk City Berhampur will begin with the ‘subha khunti’ or sacred pole installed by the chief or Desi Behera of the Dera or weaver community. The festival revolves around welcoming the deity Budhi Thakurani to her parental abode. As per legend the Dera community chief used to collect flowers and offer it to the Goddess everyday. Once ...

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Maoists continue their barbaric acts at Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna:19/3/17: Maoists continue their barbaric acts by killing one of the three abductees, whom they had kidnapped earlier on March 15 from Odisha’s Kalahandi district and two others were released, said SP Brijesh Kumar Ray today. The body of the deceased Banamali Naik was found in front of his residence while Sudarsan and Hari were left unhurt by the ultras, ...

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Balasore Girl Lina Tiwary has scored a victory in UP Election

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Balasore: (ONT Bureau)15/3/17; Lina Tiwary has scored a victory in winning on a ticket of Apna Dal (S), a regional party in UP which is in an alliance with the BJP. Lina, 45, born and brought up in Balasore, shifted to Uttar Pradesh after her marriage and has now become a lawmaker in India’s largest Vidhan Sabha by trouncing incumbent legislator ...

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Supreme Court sent a notice to the Odisha government Sarathi Baba Case

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Cuttack:15/3/17: Santosh Raul alias Sarathi Baba had approached the Supreme Court for bail after his plea was rejected multiple times at Orissa High Court. On Thursday, the Supreme Court conducted the hearing of the bail plea and sent a notice to the Odisha government. Earlier, Supreme Court had deferred the hearing the self styled Godman Sarathi Baba in January and he ...

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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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