Labour trafficking survivors from Balangir get justice after 12 years

Bhubaneswar: Six families from Odisha’s Balangir district who were trafficked for labour to a brick kiln in Karnataka in 2005 and held captive for three years, were finally served justice after a long wait of 12 years. On August 31, 2020, the Additional Sessions Court, Bengaluru Rural District convicted and sentenced the brick kiln owner […]

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Former Odisha Minister Matlub Ali passes away

Bhubaneswar, September 24: Veteran Congress leader and former Minister Saikh Matlub Ali passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital here this morning. He was 78. He is survived by his wife and son. My father was admitted to a private hospital after he was taken ill on September 14. He passed away this […]

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Soumya Mishra takes charge as DCP, Traffic

Bhubaneswar, September 7: Senior IPS officer Soumya Mishra on Monday took charge as the new DCP (Traffic) for Bhubaneswar and Cuttack Commissionerate Police. Prior to this, the 2014-batch IPS officer served as Sundargarh district Superintendent of Police (SP). Sagarika Nath, who was heading the traffic management in the twin cities, has been appointed as SP […]

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JioNews arrives on JioFiber Set Top Box in Odisha

Mumbai/Bhubaneswar: The popular news app, JioNews is now made available on the Jio Set-Top-Box for JioFiber users. JioNews app is the one-stop solution for Breaking News, Videos, Magazines, Newspapers, and Photo Galleries and more, said a release. In Odisha, JioNews, through JioFiber is available in over 13 cities that includes, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Rourkela, Bolangir, […]

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Nuamilan: Odisha Artists Grace Nuakhai With Fusion Of Stories, Songs & Poems

Bhawanipatna: On the occasion of Nuakhai, a fusion of stories, songs and poems, “Nuamilan” was organised by Kalahandi Yuva Lekhak Samabesh, one of the leading literary institutions in Odisha, in collaboration with Devgiri Sanskrutik Anusthan and Digital Media Odia Barta. Lanjigarh MLA Pradip Dishari graced the occasion as Chief Guest, while Principal of Maa Manikeshwari […]

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COVID-29 tests go up rapidly with 3 methods in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The facilities doing various tests for identification of COVID-19 virus in Bhubaneswar are now capable of 1,400 per day. With the test numbers moving up in the State capital city, yesterday it was 1,185 tests done within the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area. As previously the test numbers were around 800, the new achievement […]

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Weekend shutdown enforced in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: The Kendrapara district administration on Thursday extended the weekend shutdown till July 31 to check the spread of Coronavirus even though the district is not among the ’10 Zone-I’ districts, identified by the Odisha Government. “The number of positive cases of COVID-19 has been on rise across the State and there is a risk […]

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Training of newly selected assistant loco pilots to restart once lockdown is lifted

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) will restart the training of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) candidates after the restrictions in force due to lockdown on account of Coronavirus (CoVID-19) pandemic are lifted completely, said an official release. It’s to mention here that notification for ALP vacancies was released in February 2018, taking into account anticipated […]

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235 trains carrying over 2.50 lakh migrants reach Odisha so far

Bhubaneswar: More than 2.50 lakh people have returned to Odisha through 235 Shramik Special Trains till June 12 (Friday), said an official release. The East Coast Railway (ECoR) in a statement said that, it has handled about 558 Shramik Special Trains from its jurisdiction from first week of May. Out of it, ECoR has received […]

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