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Odisha man stuffs 459 straws in mouth for 10 secs, creates Guinness World Record

Odisha man stuffs 459 straws in mouth for 10 secs, creates Guinness World Record

Manoj Kumar Maharana ensured that the straws were in his mouth for at least 10 seconds.

Nov 17, 2017, 21:04 PM IST
Odisha: IMD forecasts heavy rainfall in next 24 hours

Odisha: IMD forecasts heavy rainfall in next 24 hours

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday told the collectors of 15 coastal districts to keep a watch on the unseasonal rains.

Nov 16, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
Now, Odisha to move Geographical Indication registry seeking tag for Rasagola

Now, Odisha to move Geographical Indication registry seeking tag for Rasagola

Odisha Finance Minister Sashibhusan Behera said that West Bengal has got the GI tag for 'Banglar Rosogolla' which is in no way related to the 'Odishara Rasagola'.

Nov 15, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
Girl stripped naked, filmed inside school in Odisha's Malkangiri

Girl stripped naked, filmed inside school in Odisha's Malkangiri

In a shocking incident, a girl was allegedly stripped naked and filmed inside a school premises in Odisha's Malkangiri district.

Nov 14, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

Union Minister's Odisha visit sparks off political spat

Union Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh Shekhawat visited Odisha on Sunday.

Nov 12, 2017, 22:56 PM IST
Odisha minister's handbag stolen from running train

Odisha minister's handbag stolen from running train

Odisha minister Usha Devi's handbag containing Rs 25,000 in cash, a mobile phone and other valuables was stolen from Puri-Durg Intercity Express, a GRP official said today.

Nov 11, 2017, 17:32 PM IST
VHP to draw up action plan to build Ram temple by 2018

VHP to draw up action plan to build Ram temple by 2018

An action plan for the construction of a grand Ram Temple by 2018 will be chalked out very soon, the VHP said on Thursday.

Nov 09, 2017, 22:28 PM IST
Koraput gangrape: No evidence to prove rape, say medical reports

Koraput gangrape: No evidence to prove rape, say medical reports

There is no evidence to prove that 14-old-girl of Kunduli in Koraput district was raped, the Human Rights Protection Cell (HRPC) ADG revealed on Tuesday. 

Nov 07, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Odisha man turns Swachh toilet into home

A man in Jalada village of Odisha`s Rourkela district has been living in a toilet allotted to him by the government since the last three months.

Nov 06, 2017, 00:22 AM IST

Paika Rebellion to be named as First War of Independence: HRD minister

Paika rebellion of 1817 will find a place in the history books as 'the First War of Independence' from the next academic session, HRD Minister said on Monday.

Oct 23, 2017, 17:01 PM IST
Floods swamp 200 villages in Odisha's Mayurbhanj

Floods swamp 200 villages in Odisha's Mayurbhanj

Floods triggered by continuous rainfall swamped more than 200 villages in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district on Saturday.

Oct 22, 2017, 06:11 AM IST
Man, who brutally killed bartender friend, stuffed chopped body parts inside fridge, nabbed

Man, who brutally killed bartender friend, stuffed chopped body parts inside fridge, nabbed

The Delhi Police arrested the prime accused of killing his bartender friend and later hiding his dismembered body inside a fridge in his house. 

Oct 21, 2017, 08:38 AM IST
Heavy rainfall warning in Odisha, Jharkhand for next 24 hours

Heavy rainfall warning in Odisha, Jharkhand for next 24 hours

Odisha, Jharkhand are expected to receive heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours, the India Meterological Department (IMD) said on Friday.

Oct 20, 2017, 17:37 PM IST
Odisha: Eight killed, over 7 injured in massive explosion at cracker unit in Balasore

Odisha: Eight killed, over 7 injured in massive explosion at cracker unit in Balasore

Eight people were killed and over 20 injured due to an explosion at a cracker manufacturing unit in Odisha's Balasore district on Wednesday.

Oct 18, 2017, 19:08 PM IST

Congress leader Lulu Mohapatra's family members join BJP

The daughter and brother of late Congress leader Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra on Saturday formally joined the BJP in presence of senior leaders of the saffron party.

Oct 14, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Odisha: Transgender community stages protest, seeks 5% reservation in polls

Odisha: Transgender community stages protest, seeks 5% reservation in polls

The transgender community, associated with a trust in Bhubaneswar, staged a protest outside the Election Commission office on Tuesday demanding five percent reserved seats in elections .

Oct 11, 2017, 06:37 AM IST

Odisha: Maoists kill tribal man suspecting him to be police informer

Maoists killed a tribal man at a remote village in Malkangiri district suspecting him to be a police informer.

Oct 07, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

Odisha: Anganwadi workers on strike for over 3 weeks

Anganwadi workers and helpers across Odisha are on strike for over three weeks to press for their demands, including regularisation of their services as class three government employees.

Oct 04, 2017, 17:51 PM IST
Newborn dies after nurses attempt C-Section with doctor on phone

Newborn dies after nurses attempt C-Section with doctor on phone

A newborn baby died on Tuesday after nurses at Kendrapara's Sai Hospital attempted a Caesarean surgery on the mother under directions of the doctor on phone.

Oct 04, 2017, 09:29 AM IST

Odisha: Headmaster held for raping student with promise to marry

The headmaster of a state government-run school in Koraput district was arrested allegedly for raping a 14-year-old girl student promising to marry her, the police said on Tuesday.

Oct 03, 2017, 13:43 PM IST

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