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Farmers to get cash benefits under KALIA scheme on January 25

Bhubaneswar, Jan. 16 -- Farmers will get cash benefits under the KALIA scheme on January 25 and nearly 12 to 14 lakh farmers will be benefitted from the scheme in the first phase, informed Cooperation... Read More


Quality of primary education in Odisha declining: Survey

Bhubaneswar, Jan. 16 -- Raising major concerns for the State government, a yearly survey report on the standard of primary education across all the States has revealed decline in quality of education.... Read More


Four-year-old girl raped in Baripada

Mayurbhanj, Jan. 16 -- A 4-year-old minor girl was allegedly raped in Baripada and the matter came to light after a complaint was lodged at Badasahi Police Station today. The girl has been admitted t... Read More


56 infants branded with hot iron in Keonjhar

Keonjhar, Jan. 16 -- Firmly in the clutches of age -old superstitions, some people still follow practices which are not only hazardous but also are seemingly obstinate to eradicate. In an attempt to ... Read More


BJP demands Surjya Patro's resignation over paddy procurement 'lapses'

Bhubaneswar, Jan. 12 -- The BJP today slammed Odisha Cooperation Minister Surjya Narayan Patro, who had challenged the Opposition parties to prove the allegations that paddy is being sold at prices be... Read More


Villagers lock up government official for misbehaving with woman

Baripada, Jan. 12 -- A village-level worker (VLW) was detained by locals at Badkhiladi panchayat office in Kaptipada block of Mayurbhanj district today over allegations of misbehaving with a woman. A... Read More


Actress Nikita's death: Police put up 'Latka' for absconding in-laws

Cuttack, Jan. 12 -- The Commissionerate Police has put up a notice (Latka in common parlance) at the house of deceased Odia television actress Nikita's in-laws, who failed to appear at the police stat... Read More


Mahila Congress president urges members to up ante against BJD, BJP

Bhubaneswar, Jan. 11 -- All India Mahila Congress president, Sushmita Dev today urged the members of the outfit in Odisha to up their ante against ruling-BJD and BJP ahead of the general elections thi... Read More


Body of Odisha labourer brought from Dubai; Jay Panda pays tribute

Kendrapara, Jan. 11 -- The body of an Odia labourer, identified as Dushashan Patra, was brought to Odisha today from Dubai, 11 days after his death. Patra, a resident of Aul area in Kendrapara, had g... Read More


Sarpanch attacks villagers in Ganjam

Berhampur, Jan. 9 -- At least six persons suffered injuries after they were allegedly attacked by the Sarpanch of Tentulia panchayat under Khallikote block of Ganjam district. According to sources, th... Read More