Orissa flood affects 21 lakh people, 17 killed

As a large number of villages were marooned in Jajpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Balasore, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj districts due to floods.

Maoist posters, banners found in Orissa villages

Maoist posters and
banners asking people to support the ongoing Orissa bandh
called by the Naxals and boycott tomorrow`s Republic Day
celebrations were today found in villages of Ganjam district.