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Orissa: Friend among 2 held for raping minor

The Odisha High Court lambasted the state government over deteriorating law and order.

Ex-Orissa Chief Secy ‘helped’ Vedanta get land for univ, now gets top job there

Patnaik resigned as member, Orissa Human Rights Commission, last week citing “personal reasons”.

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Posco starts pull out from Orissa

Posco asked for detailed expenditure receipt for the Rs 30.34 crore it has given towards land acquisition.

Suspected Maoists abduct 7 on Orissa-Chhattisgarh border

Police officials said the area's proximity to Sukma made it easy for Maoists to carry out the abductions.

Naveen Patnaik's BJD sweeps civic polls in Orissa

This is the third successive win for Biju Janata Dal in civic polls in last 2 years.

In Orissa red zone, waiting for a bridge for 59 years

As police and BSF combat Naxals, crucial link on Maoist axis on paper since 1956.

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After losing coal block to Telangana, Orissa says auctions provide little benefit

Orrisa has incurred an expenditure of Rs Rs 216 crore in procuring land for the project.

Orissa announces insurance policy for elementary school kids

As per the guidelines of the Secondary School Insurance System, each student will be required to contribute Rs 2 per annum as premium.

Orissa: Power tariff up for domestic consumers, farmers

As Opposition criticised the hike, govt said an increase by 20 paise on domestic use will hardly hit the consumers.

Lightning kills six at cricket match in Orissa village

CM Patnaik announced ex-gratia of Rs 1.5 lakh for each of the deceased and free treatment for the injured.

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The Big Picture: Passage through India

A journey is usually defined by the destination, but this one, along Latitude 20°15’, cutting through four states across India’s waist.

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