While two Greyhounds personnel were injured, one later died in a hospital in Visakhapatnam. He has been identified as Muhammad Abu Bakr.
Maoists used Bejengi area as a safe zone from where they have launched attacks on either side of the border
Maoists killed: Security forces reportedly targeted a top Maoist meet at Malkangiri district, Odisha.
Meanwhile, the post-mortem report 19 people who died on the night of the fire tragedy, has revealed that the cause of death was asphyxiation.
Bhime Madkami, a 20-year-old tribal, has brought her only child, 4, to the anganwadi centre in Badili, which has seen one Japanese Encephalitis death, for lunch.
As the death toll mounted to 25 today with 4 of the 100-odd patients succumbing to their injuries, CM Naveen Patnaik had to seek the resignation of Nayak, who is under fire from opposition parties.
Bhubaneswar SUM Hospital fire: Earlier on Thursday, the hospital owner Manoj Ranjan Nayak surrendered at Khandagiri police station and was taken into custody by the police.
The Bhubaneswar police on Wednesday issued a lookout circular against Manoj Nayak, chairman of the trust running the hospital, as well as his wife Saswati.
These moves came on a day when Union Health Minister J P Nadda urged the state to take action against those responsible.
Among the 21 killed in the fire at Bhubaneswar’s SUM Hospital, some were preparing for discharge, others were awaiting or undergoing procedures
Opposition demands judicial probe, health minister's resignation; state & central leaders rush to visit injured.
His mother Rajani, diagnosed with a tumour in her brain, and 13 others were in the ICU.
Bhubaneswar: The fire services department filed an FIR against the hospital authorities for not adhering to its recommendations made during a fire safety audit in 2013.
Bhubaneswar: Fire services and police officials said a minor flame was first spotted near the dialysis ward, located on the first floor of the 1000-bed hospital at around 7.30 pm.
So far 100 are being treated in different hospitals across the city, with most patients admitted to AIIMS Bhubaneswar.
The NHRC said there was an urgent need to create awareness among villagers over the tradition of rearing pigs.
Nearly six children are stated to be in a critical condition at the the Malkangiri district headquarter hospital.
The Malkangiri-Visakha-Koraput divisional committee of CPI(Maoist) said people should boycott the polls since many public issues have not been addressed.
Malkangiri Chief District Medical Officer Uday Shankar Mishra said the pigs act as excellent hosts for the encephalitis virus, which is then transmitted by mosquitoes to humans.
Health officials said the main reason of deaths due to JE and AES in Malkangiri villages was due to rearing of pigs by villagers.
The Odisha forest department started a 24-hour control room in Baripada divisional forest office and asked the villagers not to irritate the herd elephants straying into Mayurbhanj district
Odisha: The objective of securing the coastline of the State through establishment of Marine Police Stations and sea patrolling was not achieved despite receipt of financial assistance from Centre.
Majhi, who had last come home on August 26 during Rathyatra was the mainstay of the household. He looked after his 5 other brothers and their families with his own income.
The Assembly last week debated construction of barrages in the upper catchment area of Mahanadi by Chhattisgarh government.
On Sunday, the body of the 30-year soldier arrived home in a casket draped in Tricolour.
Majhi had spoken to his wife on September 22 from the hospital bed, promising her that he would come home soon.
A local boy who was passing by shot the video in his smartphone when the daughters were carrying their mother.
Police officials said the injured were working in the cracker factory when the explosion took place.
Of the injured 13, at least 7 are said to be critical and have been shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
The labour contractor demanded Rs 1.4 lakh for the 10 people who were paid in advance but slipped away.
Though the state government had last month launched the free hearse van service called Mahaprayana, there was reportedly no vehicle available at Jajpur District Hospital.
As unplanned industrialisation, poor management and large-scale habitat destruction force the elephant out of its natural home, the villages of Odisha have become the battleground of an ugly human-elephant conflict
Over the past decade, Chhattisgarh has built 10 barrages and minor irrigation projects on the river upstream. Odisha has earlier lodged a protest with Chhattisgarh government over the issue.
Dana Majhi went to the Bahrain Embassy in New Delhi to receive the Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait cheque on Thursday.
Trouble began around 11 pm on Monday when idols of Lord Ganesh were being taken in a procession for immersion in the Brahmani river.
Towns of Rourkela, Balasore, Soro, Pattamundai in Odisha faced communal violence over deity immersion processions.
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