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Odisha: Phulbani records 6 degrees, forested districts hit hard
Odisha: Phulbani records 6 degrees, forested districts hit hard

Shallow fog prevailed over isolated pockets of north interior Odisha, it said, adding minimum temperature in the area were appreciably below normal.

Lanjigarh eve-teasing case: 6 held for setting girl on fire
Lanjigarh eve-teasing case: 6 held for setting girl on fire

The accused persons were booked under various sections of the IPC and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act

Banana plantation damaged in Odisha by elephants
Banana plantation damaged in Odisha by elephants

A herd of about 25 elephants, led by four tuskers, including five calves, went on a rampage in Khamnipada and five adjoining villages, damaging banana plants, high yield mango seedlings, vegetables and rabi crops.

CBI arrests Rourkela Steel Plant Executive Director on graft charges
CBI arrests Rourkela Steel Plant Executive Director on graft charges

The investigation into seizure of huge cash of Rs. 2,000 denomination from Burma’s possession is currently underway.

Vigilance records 47 per cent conviction rate in graft cases in 2016
Vigilance records 47 per cent conviction rate in graft cases in 2016

The State Vigilance also registered this year 74 cases relating to allotment of plots by the BDA, CDA and Housing Board, which are under investigation.

President invites Naveen Patnaik for lunch, CM says no purpose stringed
President invites Naveen Patnaik for lunch, CM says no purpose stringed

The President will be meeting Naveen at the Rashtrapati Bhawan between 2 pm to 3 pm on Friday.

Odisha: 15 devotees stung by honeybees
Odisha: 15 devotees stung by honeybees

At least 15 devotees, mostly women, were injured on Sunday at Sialia under Rajkanika tehsil of Odisha’s Kendrapara district after being stung by a swarm of honeybees near a place of worship

Odisha Beverages Corpn inaugurates online system
Odisha Beverages Corpn inaugurates online system

The Corporation has nine Depots in various places like Chandikhol, Khordha, Nirgundi, Angul, Sambalpur, Balasore, Berhampur, Rayagada and Bolagir.

Odisha stevedoring magnate back in jail after treatment
Odisha stevedoring magnate back in jail after treatment

Police officials said a doctor was called into jail and after he complained of severe sickness.

Odisha Special Secretary promoted to the rank of ADG
Odisha Special Secretary promoted to the rank of ADG

A notification issued by the home department said Das would continue in his post, but would be promoted to the rank of ADG.

Odisha shivers, Daringbadi coldest at 5 degrees Celsius
Odisha shivers, Daringbadi coldest at 5 degrees Celsius

The minimum temperature at Kandhamal district headquarter Phulbani remained at 6.2 degrees C, the Meteorological office said.

Odisha: Maoists kill one, torch seven vehicles in Koraput district
Odisha: Maoists kill one, torch seven vehicles in Koraput district

A group of Maoists attacked G Appa Rao’s house at Kotubu village, bordering Andhra Pradesh in Pottangi area late on Thursday night and dragged him out charging him to be a police informer.

Odisha: BJD, BJP supporters clash during shutdown
Odisha: BJD, BJP supporters clash during shutdown

BJP state unit general secretary Prithviraj Harichandan asked how the BJD workers were allowed to take out a bike rally by police during the bandh.

Odisha: Opposition intensifies agitation demanding mayor’s resignation
Odisha: Opposition intensifies agitation demanding mayor’s resignation

Opposition intensified its agitation on Tuesday demanding the resignation of city mayor Ananta Narayan Jena over a sex clip purportedly featuring him.

BJP demands Bhubaneswar mayor’s removal, calls bandh
BJP demands Bhubaneswar mayor’s removal, calls bandh

A delegation of the civil society also submitted a memorandum to Odisha Governor seeking his intervention into the matter.

‘Impossible’ to implement SC order on shifting liquor shops : Odisha govt
‘Impossible’ to implement SC order on shifting liquor shops : Odisha govt

“People will object to liquor shops there. How can one open liquor shops? These kind of issues will come up in large numbers,” Excise Minister Damodar Rout said.

Odisha: 7-yr old boy dies after alleged wrong injection
Odisha: 7-yr old boy dies after alleged wrong injection

A case has been registered against Das under section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder).

BJP to intensify stir over video tape featuring Bhubaneswar Mayor
BJP to intensify stir over video tape featuring Bhubaneswar Mayor

The party would observe ‘chakka jam’ and halt vehicular movement for two hours from 10 am to noon on Monday, General Secretary of the BJP state unit Prithviraj Harichandan said.

Demonetisation: Weavers feel the heat in Odisha’s ‘silk town’
Demonetisation: Weavers feel the heat in Odisha’s ‘silk town’

“The sale of Berhampuri patta has come down by 60 per cent while the cooperative societies struggle to pay weavers their wages due to the cash crunch,” said T Gopi, President of All Odisha Devanga Mahasangh.

108 ambulance workers go on strike in Odisha
108 ambulance workers go on strike in Odisha

The Association had earlier launched a similar agitation in March this year demanding fulfilment of their 12-point charter of demands.

Sex tape: Bhubaneswar mayor files criminal case against two
Sex tape: Bhubaneswar mayor files criminal case against two

Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi said the Commissionerate Police has written to YouTube to remove the video from its website.

Odisha: Congress brings privilege notice against Naveen Patnaik
Odisha: Congress brings privilege notice against Naveen Patnaik

The notice was given by Narasingha Mishra, who alleged that the false and fabricated statement was made in connection with a calling attention notice

Congress in Odisha Assembly demands release of farmers detained on way to rally
Congress in Odisha Assembly demands release of farmers detained on way to rally

The issue was raised by Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra.

Hundreds of teachers gherao residences of Odisha ministers
Hundreds of teachers gherao residences of Odisha ministers

The police has detained around 50 teachers.

BJD puts human chain programme on hold
BJD puts human chain programme on hold

BJD party had also decided to launch a signature campaign across the state and collect signatures from 87 lakh families to be affected due to construction in river Mahanadi.