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14 wagons of goods train derail in Jagatsinghpur, none hurt

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Jagatsinghpur/Bhubaneswar, 24/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Swarna Prava Nayak )  : In an unfortunate incident, as many as 14 wagons of a goods train derailed near Banabihari Gualipur PH Railway Station in Jagatsinghpur district on Friday. Train service was completely disrupted for hours on the Cuttack-Paradip route after the incident took place at around 6 am when the train was ... Read More »

Ganja plants worth Rs 13.50 Cr destroyed in Boudh

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Boudh/Bhubaneswar, 24/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : More than 1.35 lakh ganja plants cultivated in an area of 45 acre of land at Laxmipadar village in Boudh district have been destroyed on Friday. According to excise sources, the estimated cost of the destroyed plants is Rs 13.50 crore. The drive was carried out jointly by excise, police ... Read More »

Bandh over Koshal state demand hits life in Balangir, Sonepur

Locked shutters of Shimla shops on budy Mall Road on Saturday during bandh to protest against "cow Slaughter" case at Nerwa in Chopal area of Shimla district.
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Bolangir/Sonepur/Bhubaneswar, 24/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty ) : A 12-hour bandh called by Koshal State Coordination Committee demanding formation of separate Koshal state affected normal life in Bolangir and Sonepur districts on Friday. Vehicles stayed off the road while commercial establishments, educational institutions and offices remained closed in both the districts. “We have been requesting the state government ... Read More »

CM announces hike in DA of employees, pensioners by 1 percent

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  Bhubaneswar, 23/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced a hike in dearness allowance of it’s employees and pensioners by 1 percent. The hike in DA will be applicable with retrospective effect from July 1. The government employees will now get DA at 5 percent on their basic salaries, while the ... Read More »

CM flags off pilgrimage train for senior citizens

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Bhubaneswar, 23/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off a special pilgrimage train for senior citizens from Bhubaneswar Railway Station here on Thursday. As many as 1024 senior citizens embarked on a pilgrimage tour to Ajmer and Pushkar. The Chief Minister had launched the Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Yojana, a pilgrimage plan for ... Read More »

Odisha Council of Ministers approves Rs 9829 Cr supplementary budget

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Bhubaneswar, 23/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Odisha Council of Ministers on Thursday approved a supplementary statement of expenditure worth Rs 9, 829 crore for 2017-18. The decision was taken at the meeting of council of ministers chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at state secretariat here. “The supplementary budget would be placed in Odisha assembly on ... Read More »

Bown sugar worth Rs 15 lakh seized, woman arrested in Balasore

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Balasore/ Bhubaneswar , 23/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Balasore Sadar excise sleuths seized about 150 grams of brown sugar from her possession in Balasore district on Wednesday night. A woman was arrested in this connection. As per reports, the seized brown sugar is valued at Rs 15 lakh. The seizure was made after a raid was ... Read More »

Anti-polythene campaign: Rs 75, 000 fines collected in 20 days

Sambalpur/ Bhubaneswar , 23/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : As a part of the ongoing campaign against use of polythene bags in Sambalpur district, a surprise checking by district administration and municipal corporation officials seized around 50 kg of banned polythene and collected an amount Rs 75, 000 as fine from shopkeepers at different places in the ... Read More »

Odisha Cabinet approves 11 proposals

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Bhubaneswar, 22/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )-  Odisha Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval to 11 crucial proposals. The state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at state secretariat, approved an irrigation project worth Rs 635 crore named after former Chief Minister Nabakrushna Choudhury. Apart from that, it has also been decided to enhance the compensation ... Read More »

DGP inaugurates cyber forensic lab

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Bhubaneswar, 22/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )-  Director General of Police (DGP) Rajendra Prasad Sharma inaugurated the cyber forensic lab on the premises of State Forensic Laboratory here on Wednesday.  Expressing grave concern over the rising incidents of circulation of objectionable pictures and videos on social media, the DGP said, “Those found to be involved in taking pictures ... Read More »

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