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Prisoners death triggers tension in Soro jail
Prisoners death triggers tension in Soro jail

Tension erupted on Wednesday in Soro after an under-trial prisoner (UTP) lodged at the Soro Sub-Jail died under mysterious circumstances late on Tuesday night. The deceased was identified as Kamalakant Barik, a native of Apartipur of Bhadrak. Reports said he was shifted to the nearby Community Healthcare Centre after detection of

Bpur senior citizens body holds Yoga Day
Bpur senior citizens body holds Yoga Day

The Hasa Yoga and Vyayam Kendra of Senior Citizens Forum of Lanjipalli, Brahmapur celebrated the 7th International Day of Yoga in the premises of the Divine Life Society here on Monday.At the outset, the members performed some light aerobic exercises followed by light aasanas and pranayamas conducted under the direct

Samaiyar takes over as NTPC, Darlipali head
Samaiyar takes over as NTPC, Darlipali head

Abhay Kumar Samaiyar has taken over charge of Head of Project at NTPC-Darlipali. Samaiyar has replaced Sunil Kumar Satya who has been appointed as Regional Executive Director for Eastern Region-II. Prior to this, Samaiyar was holding post of GM (O M) atNTPC-Ramagundam Thermal Power Plant since August, 2020 and has played

5 minor boys rescued from train in R'kela, 1 held
5 minor boys rescued from train in R'kela, 1 held

Five minor boys were rescued from South Bihar Express on Tuesday at Rourkela railway station by Government Railway Police while they were being taken by a broker to Raipur. All rescued boys are from Bihar. Police also detained broker and were further investigating into matter. Sources said, the GRP Rourkela

BJD, BJP spar over CMs photos at vaccination centres
BJD, BJP spar over CMs photos at vaccination centres

Ruling BJD and opposition BJP have been at loggerheads over the use of only Chief Minister Naveen Patnaiks photos and not also of Prime Minister Narendra Modis in the posters at Covid-19 vaccination centres almost across the State. On Wednesday, furious BJP workers in the presence of Union Minister Pratap

India suffered 2nd wave as rulers imagined virus had vanished
India suffered 2nd wave as rulers imagined virus had vanished

The first Covid wave was managed by India just too well, particularly after the Odisha Chief Minister showed the way by first employing lockdown and shutdown to cut off the infection chain fast. Prime Minister Modi had followed suit three days later. The first corona invasion lasted exactly seven months

14 G'pati transgenders vaccinated
14 G'pati transgenders vaccinated

Mamata Padhi who was recently transferred to Gurandi CHC, as public health extension officer from Khajuripada CHC, arranged vaccinations for transgenders. On Tuesday, in presence of ADMO Gajapati, Dr Mahemmad Sirajuddin Munir, 14 persons belonging to transgenders were vaccinated at Gandhi Memorial School, Paralakhemundi. She made efforts to get them

Youth duped of Rs 60K by Facebook friend
Youth duped of Rs 60K by Facebook friend

A youth was duped of Rs 60,000 by a woman, who had befriended him on the social networking site Facebook recently. The victim, an employee of a private educational institution in the Infocity area here, was cheated by the fraudster after being lured with nude photos and proposal of physical

After Dua case, natural question: Should draconian law framed 160 yrs ago be abolished?
After Dua case, natural question: Should draconian law framed 160 yrs ago be abolished?

A recent Supreme Court ruling on the veteran journalist Vinod Dua case has revived the debate on sedition laws again. Dua was charged with sedition under section 124 A (IPC) who in his YouTube show last year had given some adverse comments against the Prime minister, Narendra Modi. The apex

Constable recruitment drive postponed
Constable recruitment drive postponed

The process for recruitment to 244 Constable (Communication) posts by the Odisha Police has been postponed, an official advertisement said on Tuesday. On the other hand, an online application portal for recruitment of 477 posts of SI of Police became live on the day and the mega recruitment drive would

Recent extinction of species is anthropogenic, man-made
Recent extinction of species is anthropogenic, man-made

Earth is the only living planet in the universe, so far known to science. The future of human species as well as plant and animal species depends on the health of the planet Earth. Global warming due to accumulation of green house gases (GHG) in the atmosphere is the cause

2 Tito cousins held in land grab case
2 Tito cousins held in land grab case

The Special Task Force (STF) police led by its Inspector Ashok Kumar Giri on Monday night with the help of the Kendrapada Town police conducted raids at Dilwarpur village within Kendrapada Municipality and nabbed two youths, who are the cousins of Tito, in a land grab case. SDPO Rajib Lochan Panda