The carcass of the whale was found at Chinchira beach, an unmanned island under Rajnagar block of Kendrapara district on Saturday after which local fishermen thronged to see it.
The girls were reported to be vomiting and suffering from stomach ailments after allegedly eating chicken and rice, District Welfare Officer (DWO) Krupasindhu Behera said.
At the District Collectorate, the girls staged a dharna on the road at midnight demanding action against the matron, accusing her of ill-treatment and serving low standard meals to them in the hostel.
Bhubaneswar Police Commissioner R P Sharma said the car in which the suspects arrived at Hotel Arya Mahal had a fake Delhi registration number.
The encounter took place between anti-Maoist force special operations and Maoists in forest bordering Angul and Deogarh district, police officials said.
The lecture series titled “Odisha Knowledge Hub Lecture series” will kick off from tomorrow with a talk by Nachiket Mor, a member of the central board of the Reserve Bank of India.
“Meeting the President and Prime Minister is something we could not have dreamt of. We will use this opportunity to highlight our problems and our suffering due to lack of roads,” said Dhabalu.
The blast took place on a day CM Naveen Patnaik told senior police officers that resurgence of Maoist violence in four districts was a cause for concern.
Odisha government hopes that Pitroda, first chairman of the Telecom Commission, would be able to bring more investments to the state’s struggling IT sector.
BMC officials said most slumdwellers whose homes were demolished will get a house under the Rajiv Awas Yojana; they have to contribute 20 per cent of the building cost.
On Friday night, a group of 10 armed rebels came to the house of Jayaram Khara, sarpanch of Badapadar gram panchayat in Kudumulgumma block of Malkangiri, and called him out.
Sarpanch killed for being police informer
There is no mechanism that can track juveniles after they are released, the draft report notes, nor is there any aftercare rehabilitation in the absence of such an organisation.
Suspected terrorist Rehman, who holds a Ph. D in Arabic and Islamic Studies from Deobandh University in Saharanpur, runs a madrassa in Tangi area of Cutttack district.
The MLA denied the allegation and claimed innocence over the matter.