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Odisha police to approach Interpol for help in busting global pangolin smuggling operation

Odisha police to approach Interpol for help in busting global pangolin smuggling operation

The Chinese pangolin, mostly found in northeast India, has been listed as “critically endangered” by the UN affiliated International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List, while the Indian pangolin has been listed as “endangered”.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to inaugurate bridge in Maoist-hit dist on July 18

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to inaugurate bridge in Maoist-hit district on July 18

The Gurupriya bridge on river Janbai would ensure easy access to nearby towns for nine panchayats in the inaccessible areas of Malkangiri.

Puri temple case in supreme court

Puri temple case in SC: Temple servitors allege plot by ‘powerful non-Odiyas’

Following the Puri district judge’s recommendation to the Supreme Court to abolish hereditary appointment of servitors in Jagannath Temple, a section of influential servitors has alleged a plot by “powerful non-Odiyas in the state”.

Protesting poor storm drainage, Congress sprays water on NHAI’s Bhubaneswar office

Protesting poor storm drainage, Congress sprays water on NHAI’s Bhubaneswar office

The protest came after the Bhubaneswar Muncipal Corporation on Sunday blamed NHAI for severe water clogging in front of the city’s ISKCON temple over the weekend.

Odisha govt asks Governor to explain Rs 46 lakh in travel costs

Odisha govt increases health cover for women

Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee leader Niranjan Patnaik hit out at the CM. In a series of tweets, he claimed he would show “the mirror to BJD government over the status of women in Odisha”.

Air Odisha launches flights from Vizag to Jagdalpur via Raipur

Air Odisha launches flights from Vizag to Jagdalpur via Raipur

The airfare for a single-way journey has been kept at Rs 1,670, which is in line with the Rs. 2,500 ticket price fixed for a one-hour journey under the Udan scheme.

Ganeshi Lal new odisha governor

President appoints Governors for Odisha, Mizoram

BJP leaders Kummanam Rajasekharan and Prof Ganeshi Lal will take over as Governor of Mizoram and Odisha, respectively.

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Odisha sets target to achieve 100 per cent Open Defacation Free status by this year end

Odisha has made visible progress in construction of household toilets in rural area under Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM). As of now the household coverage of toilets has crossed 55 per cent from a mere 10 per cent in the October, 2014.

Odisha: Heavy rains affect road traffic, train services

Odisha: Heavy rains affect road traffic, train services

Fresh thunderstorm accompanied by hail and gusty surface winds with 50 to 60 kmph speeds is likely to occur in Dhenkanal, Angul, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Khurda, Puri, Nayagarh, Boudh, Sonepur, Sundergarh and Jharsuguda districts, the regional meteorological centre said.

PM Modi to visit Odisha

PM Narendra Modi to visit Odisha on May 26

A team of senior BJP leaders visited the venue of the prime minister’s meeting, the Bali Jatra ground, at Cuttack on the bank of river Mahanadi last night, BJP Odisha president Basant Panda said.

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Odisha: Labourer stuck 30-feet inside water pipe in Cuttack rescued after six hours

The labourer, identified as 50-year-old local resident Prana Krushna Muduli, was cleaning the pump house pipe of Cuttack’s Police Colony and got stuck 25-30 feet into the pipe, which was less than three feet in diameter.

Naveen Patnaik

CM Naveen Patnaik to inaugurate Gurupriya bridge next month

As the Maoists have been opposing the construction of the project, security has been tightened and six high-resolution CCTV cameras have been installed at different locations of the bridge to protect the structure, officials said.

Mumbai: Couple, 11-year-old son found hanging

Odisha: Undertrial prisoner found hanging in Jharpada jail

Security personnel of the prison found undertrial prisoner Jitendra Biswal, arrested in a rape case, hanging inside a cell Saturday morning

Kendrapara's Jagannath temple management deliberates to remove barricade for darshan

Kendrapara’s Jagannath temple management deliberates to remove barricade for darshan

The dalits were earlier denied access into the temple and were only allowed to peep through the inbuilt holes on the temple boundary wall to catch glimpse of the lord. However, after days of simmering dispute, the upper castes agreed to let dalits in the temple premisies on January 14, 2007.

Odisha parcel bomb blast mastermind held, he planned over 8 months: Police

Odisha parcel bomb blast mastermind held, he planned over eight months: Police

Police sources said accused Punjilal Mehr was angry over the groom’s mother, Sanjukta Sahoo, taking over his post as principal of Jyoti Vikash Junior College and this may have led to the crime.