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MLA Pravat Biswal admitted to Capital Hospital

Bhubaneswar, 23/06/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )- : BJD MLA Pravat Biswal, who was arrested by the CBI in connection with the Seashore chit fund scam, was admitted to Capital Hospital here on Friday night following medical examinations by the doctors at Jharpara jail. The legislator was produced before the CBI court on Friday, a day before completion of his-four day ... Read More »

6,559 living homeless in Bhubaneswar: ActionAid report

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Bhubaneswar, 22/09/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : While the census data says the population of homeless people in Bhubaneswar is 1,245, a study conducted by the ActionAid, India counted as many as 6,559 homeless people in the city.  But, the fact that there are so many homeless people in the city, the capacity of the shelter homes ... Read More »

CM inaugurates APJ Abdul Kalam Planetarium in Sambalpur


Sambalpur/Bhubaneswar, 22/09/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the APJ Abdul Kalam Planetarium’ at Burla in Sambalpur district on Friday. The CM also a new science park at Burla and flagged off ten city buses. Ahead of the Chief Minister’s visit to the district, as many as 47 activists of both BJP and ... Read More »

Eight arrested in Chhatrapur Councillor murder case


Ganjam/Bhubaneswar, 22/09/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Eight persons have been arrested in connection Chhatrapur Councillor Laxmidutta Pradhan murder case. Ganjam police identified those arrested as Surjya Kumar Nayak, Pravat Kumar Nayak, N. Ishwar Reddy, Kuna Nayak, Jiten Kumar Nayak, Prashant Swain, Prem Kumar Nayak and Sushil Nayak. “The accused, who had been absconding since the incident ... Read More »

Mutilated body found in Cuttack

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Cuttack / Bhubaneswar , 22/09/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )-  : Badly mutilated body of a man was recovered from Kulagaon under Nischintakoili police limits in Cuttack district on Friday. The deceased has been identified as Dhoi Mallick, a local resident of the area. He was doing illicit liquor business in the area. Mallick’s family members lodged a ... Read More »

Pre-poll violence: +3 student of Dhenkanal College injured in non-students’ attack


Dhenkanal/Bhubaneswar, 22/09/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Yet another incident of pre-poll violence was reported from Dhenkanal Autonomous College here after a +3 student of the college was attacked by some non-students on Thursday. According to reports, a group of non-students barged into a hostel of the college and attacked Pritish Pradhan. A complaint has been lodged ... Read More »

National Medical Students’ Action Council protest NEXT medical exam

Medical Students

Bhubaneswar, 21.09/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The National Medical Students’ Action Council on Thursday demanded immediate withdrawal of the Government of India’s decision to introduce the National Exit Test (NEXT) examination by making amendments to the Indian Medical Council (IMC) Act. Addressing a press conference here on Thursday, National Medical Students’ Action Council Chairman Dr Shiv ... Read More »

State cabinet clears five new proposals

Orissa Secretariat

Bhubaneswar, 21/09/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The state cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Secretariat on Thursday, gave its approval to five new proposals. As per the decision taken at the crucial meeting, a new handloom and handicrafts development council will be established in Bhubaneswar with an investment of Rs ... Read More »

Dawn-to-dusk shutdown cripples life in Joda

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.
Photo by : Amit Kanwar

Joda/Bhubaneswar, 21/09/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty ) : Normal life remained crippled in Joda of Keonjhar district on Thursday due to a dawn-to-dusk shutdown observed by Joda Development Council, seeking fulfillment of their three-point charter of demands. Shops, markets and educational institutions remained closed in response to the bandh. Vehicular movement was also disrupted in as the protestors ... Read More »

Criminal injured in police encounter in city


Bhubaneswar: A criminal was injured in an encounter by the special squad of Commissionerate Police at Khandagiri area here on Wednesday. He was identified as A. Siva. The criminal, who sustained bullet injury on his left leg, was admitted to a local hospital for treatment. However, one of hia associate managed to escape during the encounter. Read More »

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