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Girl dies as a branch of a tree falls on her in Odisha

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 12:39

An 18-year-old girl was killed and another injured when a branch of a tree fell on them at Bhanja Vihar on the outskirts of this south Odisha town, police said Tuesday.

Congress rejects Naveen`s poverty reduction claim

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 21:12

Rejecting Odisha Government`s claim about reduction of poverty at faster rate, Opposition Congress today asked the reasons behind rampant child sale and large scale migration from the state.

Five BJD MPs used plane of tainted mining contractor: BJP

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 15:52

Five ruling BJD MPs had used the private plane of a "tainted" mining contractor, opposition BJP Monday alleged and demanded clarification from Odisha government over the issue.

Woman beaten, paraded naked for practising sorcery in Odisha

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 14:25

A 60-year-old tribal woman was beaten up and paraded naked in a village in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district for allegedly practicing sorcery, police said Monday.

Six new BSF camps planned to combat Maoists in Odisha

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 14:19

In order to contain the spread of Maoist activities in inter-state border and remote areas, police has chalked out a plan to set up six new BSF camps in Malkangiri, Koraput and Rayagada districts.

Maoists Martyrs` Week in Odisha hits bus service

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 13:28

Buses and trucks stayed off the roads in parts of Odisha as Maoists Monday observed the beginning of Martyrs` Week in memory of rebel leaders killed by security forces, police said.

Action against 7 teachers recommended in Odisha

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 13:18

Regional Directorate of Education, Berhampur, in Odisha has recommended action against seven teachers of Science College, Ganjam.

Tusker found dead in Odisha forest

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:05

A tusker was found dead near Laxmiposhi under Dugura forest range on the foothills of Similipal forests in Mayurbhanj district, a forest official said here Monday.

Body found hanging in minister quarters premises

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 00:24

Body of a man was on Sunday found hanging from a tree in the premises of the government quarters allotted to senior BJD leader and former Odisha Minister Pramila Mallik here, police said.

Man killed in Odisha

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 15:17

A 45-year-old man was killed by unidentified miscreants at Damodarapalli road in Ganjam district, police said on Sunday.