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Three Odisha coal mines shut over protests

Three Odisha coal mines shut over protests

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 23:44

Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. (MCL), a unit of the state-run Coal India, Friday shut operations and transportation at three coal mines in Odisha over protests by locals, an official said.

Odisha: 24.80 % students pass in matric supplementary exams

Odisha: 24.80 % students pass in matric supplementary exams

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:53

Less than 25 percent students, who appeared the Matriculation supplementary examinations held in Odisha last month, have come out successfully in it.

Naxal held with 7kg IED in Odisha

Naxal held with 7kg IED in Odisha

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:47

Security forces apprehended a suspected Naxal and seized a 7kg improvised bomb from him in Rayagada district of Odisha.

Two more medical colleges to come up in Odisha

Two more medical colleges to come up in Odisha

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:44

The Odisha government said two more medical colleges would be set up in PPP mode in tribal-dominated Rayagada and Gajapati districts.

Odisha may get good rainfall in next 48 hours: IMD

Odisha may get good rainfall in next 48 hours: IMD

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:08

Rain-starved Odisha may get good amount of rainfall in the next 48 hours as a result of a low pressure formed off the Odisha-Bengal coast, a MeT official release said on Friday.

Chit fund scam: ED takes Sudipta Sen on remand for 10 days

Chit fund scam: ED takes Sudipta Sen on remand for 10 days

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 23:27

A local court today allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to take Saradha Group chief Sudipta Sen on remand for ten days.

Budget lacks focus in crucial areas: Naveen Patnaik

Budget lacks focus in crucial areas: Naveen Patnaik

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 20:37

Slamming the union budget, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said it lacked focus in areas like agriculture, irrigation and the social sector.

Odisha power crisis temporary: Minister

Odisha power crisis temporary: Minister

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:14

The Odisha government termed the ongoing power crisis in the state "temporary" and called upon the people to be economic while using electricity for their daily consumption.

NCW members meet Pipili gang-rape survivor in hospital

NCW members meet Pipili gang-rape survivor in hospital

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 13:45

After meeting a minor gang-rape survivor here, National Commission for Women (NCW) members have said they will suggest "tough" recommendations to the NCW for taking stringent action against those responsible for the girl`s plight.

Three persons killed, injured in lightning strike in Odisha

Three persons killed, injured in lightning strike in Odisha

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 13:08

Three persons, including a woman, were killed and four injured when lightning hit them at a village in Odisha`s Gajapati district, police said Thursday.