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Delay of rituals at Srimandir: SJTA issues notice to 34 servitors over Dec 28 shutdown

Puri, Jan. 16 -- The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) today served notices to 34 servitors in connection with the delay in conduct of rituals at Puri Srimandir last month following cease w... Read More


Minor beaten to death by friends in Keonjhar

Keonjhar, Jan. 16 -- A minor boy was allegedly beaten to death by his friends at Salachua village under Mahulidian police limits in Keonjhar on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Bijay Kumar... Read More


Odias celebrate Samba Dashami with religious fervour

Puri/ Konark, Jan. 16 -- People in large number thronged the world famous Sun temple in Konark to offer special prayers to Sun on the occasion of Samba Dashami today. Thousands of devotees gathered at... Read More


Carcass of a leopard found at Rengali Dam in Angul

Angul, Jan. 16 -- The carcass of a leopard was found floating on Rengali Dam near Mankadachua village under Khamar Forest Range of the district today. According to sources, some fishermen who were fi... Read More


25 houses gutted in fire mishap in Bhadrak

Bhadrak, Jan. 15 -- As many as 25 houses of seventeen families were gutted at Rout Sahi under Bhandaripokhari block in Bhadrak district late night on Monday. During the mishap, two cattle were also c... Read More


3 killed, 16 injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Sundergarh/Nayagarh, Jan. 15 -- As many as three persons were killed while 16 others sustained injuries in separate road mishaps in Sundergarh and Nayagarh districts. In Sundergarh, at least three pe... Read More


Road block staged over delay in creek project in Paradip

Jagatsinghpur, Jan. 15 -- Irate locals from 29 panchayats under Kujang block in Paradip staged a road blockade today at Bhuta Mundai chhak demanding discharge of excess water from Haladipani creek. A... Read More


Lack of safety measures at Duduma waterfall raises concern

Koraput, Jan. 15 -- Flowing through the tribal belt of Koraput district, Duduma waterfalls also known as "Matsya Tirtha" attract a large number of tourists every year but lack of safety measures near ... Read More


Sans motorable road, pregnant woman carried on cot!

Koraput, Jan. 11 -- Absence of motorable road and lack of bridges across rivers in remote areas of Odisha continue to affect people depriving them of timely healthcare services in the State. Yet anoth... Read More


Two kids meet watery grave in Malkangiri

Malkangiri, Jan. 11 -- In a tragic incident, two children drowned in a pond in Salimarikunda village near Kalimela of Malkangiri district today. The deceased have been identified as Rame Padiami (5) a... Read More