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Odisha youth arrested trying to deposit fake notes

A youth was arrested by Odisha police when he was trying to deposit fake currency notes at a bank at Khurda town, near here, amid the rush of customers depositing money following the demonetisation of high-value currency notes.

Assailants set 60 houses on fire in revenge arson in Odisha

Around 60 thatched houses, set afire by unidentified persons on Monday, were gutted at Adivasi Sahi of Dadhimacchagadia under Sadar police limits in Odisha's Khurda district, police said.

20 peacock carcasses found in Khurda village forest

Carcasses of at least 20 peacocks were recovered today from Madhupur village forest area in Odisha's Khurda district, about 25 km from here.

Drought-like situation in 12 Odisha districts

 Odisha Revenue Minister Bijoyshree Routary on Wednesday said that 12 districts in the state are facing a drought-like situation and have suffered more than 33 percent crop loss.

370 test positive for dengue in Odisha

A total 370 people have tested positive for dengue in Odisha as the state govenrment urged people today not to panic over the spread of the disease.

Tremors felt in Odisha

Tremors were felt in most parts of Odisha on Tuesday triggering panic among the people who rushed out of the buildings.

Youth dead in custody, police station set on fire

A youth died in police custody, triggering a mob frenzy which led to the setting on fire a police station, 50 km from here, in Odisha`s Khurda district.