Govt urged to waive exam fees for cyclone-hit students

Berhampur University authorities today urged the Odisha government for waiving the of examination fee of students affected by Phailin and subsequent floods that hit the state last month.

Cyclone Phailin: Villagers block Patnaik`s convoy

Villagers on Monday blocked the official convoy of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik who was on a visit to coastal areas of cyclone-hit Odisha to oversee relief work.

Woman, two teenagers found murdered

A woman and two teenagers were
found murdered on Tuesday in their house in Behrampur village,
police said.

NHRC starts probe into alleged torture of woman

National Human Right Commission (NHRC) has started an inquiry into alleged torture of a woman and her two sons at Matia Borei village in Orissa`s Ganjam district in March, last year.

Devotees throng Tara Tarini temple

Thousands of people
from far off places of Orissa and neighbouring AP
along with their babies thronged Tara Tarini temple, a famous
shakti shrine located on the bank of river Rushikulya, 35 km
from here.

Three quintals of ganja seized, two arrested in Behrampur

Excise sleuths seized about three quintals of contraband ganja leaves and seeds and
arrested two persons in Orissa`s Ganjam district Friday.

Four die in bomb blast in Behrampur

Four people were killed
and two others critically injured when bombs they were making
went off at Domkol in Murshidabad district, the police said
Monday.