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Odisha crib deaths: Central probe team blames poor monitoring, lack of lab facilities

The team found that 22 of the 30 babies — that passed away between August 21 and 28 — died between 4 pm and 9 am when there was no laboratory facility available at the hospital.

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Maoist ambush: 3 BSF jawans killed, six others injured in landmine blast in Odisha

A landmine reportedly planted by Maoists exploded and resulted in the death of 3 BSF jawans in Odisha

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Getting there a long trek for a phone call: This number is not reachable

Would a couple be alive had they not gone up a hill to make a phone call, asks an Odisha village, which has no mobile network or landline

Odisha: Two tribal men killed over witchcraft allegations

Last month, in another case of witchcraft, a tribal youth in Rayagada district was burnt alive by fellow villagers.

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SC quashes Odisha govt appeal against CRPF DG Mishra in vigilance case

The vigilance case lodged in September last year, weeks ahead of the selection of CBI chief, had burnt all chances of Mishra getting to the top post.

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District Zero: A village without sons, a health centre without doctors

“This has been happening for 15 years,” says Narendra Naik, an unofficial spokesman and a former gram samiti member of this Adivasi enclave.

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Maoists hoist black flag on Independence Day in Odisha’s Malkangiri district

The Maoist banners opposed police action in the area and demanded withdrawal of Central forces from Malkangiri district. The banners were later removed by the police.

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Cyclonic storm Komen weakens into deep depression, MeT dept forecasts heavy rain

Under cyclone Komens impact, rain and thundershower is likely to occur in most parts of Odisha.

New Measure: Odisha to scrap driving licences of 3-time offenders

To strengthen enforcement of traffic rules on the ground, the transport department has decided to get volunteers to assist transport officials.

PLFI members set fire to buses in Odisha

Rourkela DSP Umesh Panigrahi said the armed PLFI members came on bikes and set fire to the passenger buses and a JCB machine at Soroda, Pitala and Loharam villages last night.

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Odisha: Muslims take part in Rath Yatra festival in Kendrapara

“I along with family members celebrated Eid festival on Saturday. Later in the day, I went to the grand road to watch the car festival. Every year, we never miss the car festival,” quipped Ali.

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Odisha: Six of a family, including 3-yr-old, hacked to death over witchcraft allegations

Tribal Gura Munda and five of his family members were found lying in a pool of blood in their home in Mundasahi village, atop the Lahanda Hill under Joda police station limits of Keonjhar district.

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Simply put: In the name of the Lord, what’s been going on in Puri?

The Nabakalebara, divine re-embodiment of Lord Jagannath, happens once every 12-19 years.

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Witch hunt: Man burnt to death in Odisha

Police said villagers of Dhepaguda in Sanakhemundi block of Ganjam allegedly thrashed Prakash Mallick and burnt him to death.

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Congress workers indulge in violence, vandalism during Odisha bandh

In several squares of Bhubaneswar, Congress workers burnt tyres to stop traffic.