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Maoists kill home guard in Odisha ahead of I-Day


August 14th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Maoists killed a home guard attached to a police station in Odisha ahead of Independence Day, official said Tuesday.A group of 10-15 rebels dragged 42-year-old Narayan ... Read more...

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Boy dies of heat stroke in Odisha


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 23 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy died of heat stroke at a village in Odisha's Bargarh district, officials said Wednesday."The total heat-related deaths in the state now stand at ... Read more...

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Lawyers enforce 12-hour shutdown in Odisha


May 8th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) A 12-hour shutdown called by lawyers Tuesday demanding action against a woman district collector for allegedly misbehaving with some of their colleagues hit normal life in ... Read more...

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Top Odisha Maoist leader held (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 (IANS) Dhiren Mahato, one of Odisha's top Maoist leaders, was arrested Tuesday in the state's Bargarh district, police said.Dhiren Mahato alias Mahru Mahato alias Girish, 47, was ... Read more...

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Top Odisha Maoist leader held


January 24th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 (IANS) Police Tuesday arrested one of Odisha's top Maoist leaders in the state's Bargarh district, a senior state police official told IANS.Mahru Mahato alias Girish was arrested ... Read more...

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Maoists torch vehicles in Orissa


December 10th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) Armed Maoist guerrillas, including women, attacked the camp of a construction firm in Odisha's Bargarh district and torched about six vehicles, police said Saturday.The incident took ... Read more...

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Handloom technology institute in Bengal soon: Minister


November 26th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) A handloom training institute will soon come up in West Bengal's Nadia district, state Textile and Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Manas Bhunia said Saturday."We ... Read more...

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UPA government most corrupt: Advani (Lead)


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government led by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is the most corrupt in the history of independent India, Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Orissa forest guard shot dead by Maoists


September 19th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) A forest guard was Monday shot dead by Maoist rebels in Orissa's Bargarh district, police said.About 15 to 20 Maoists dragged Narayana Duan, 33, from Jaipur ... Read more...

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16 killed in Orissa floods


September 11th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) Floods triggered by heavy rains over the past week and huge discharge of water from Hirakud dam have killed at least 16 people in Orissa and ... Read more...

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Crop fails, farmer kills himself


August 24th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 24 (IANS) Crop failure and a crushing debt burden led to a young farmer committing suicide in Orissa's Bargarh district, an official said Wednesday.Dayanidhi Bhue, 30, a resident ... Read more...

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Lightning strike kills three in Orissa


April 4th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bargarh, April 4 (IANS) Three people, including a minor, were killed and two sustained critical injuries in Orissa's Bargarh district Monday after a shed where they had taken shelter was ... Read more...

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Top Maoist rebel arrested with arms and ammunition in Orissa


March 6th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
Bargarh (Orissa), Mar 6(ANI): Orissa Police on Sunday arrested a top Maoist leader, identified as Satrughan alias Manglu Biswal, from Bargarh district.Biswal was arrested from Bargarh railway station on charges of involvement ... Read more...

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Orissa Maoist leader arrested with arms


March 5th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 5 (IANS) An Orissa state committee member of the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist was arrested Saturday from Bargarh district, police said.Satrughan Biswal alias Mangu alias Mohan was ... Read more...

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Patnaik seeks funds, helicopters to fight Maoists


February 1st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday sought two helicopters and additional funds to tackle left wing extremism in the state.Participating in the conference of chief ministers on ... Read more...

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Widows seek justice for ‘fake encounter’ deaths in Orissa


January 27th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 27 (IANS) The widows of two men killed in an alleged staged shootout last month in Orissa's Bargarh district Thursday met the state's Human Rights Commission chairman here, saying ... Read more...

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Orissa rights panel seeks report on shoot-out deaths


January 4th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 3 (IANS) The Orissa state human rights panel Monday sought a report from the police chief of Bargarh district on the deaths of two people in alleged staged shoot-out ... Read more...

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Orissa BJP leader, businessman killed, families cry foul


December 30th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 30 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party leader and a businessman were killed by police earlier this week in a staged shootout in Orissa's Bargarh district, family members of the ... Read more...

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Eight of family killed as van skids into canal


October 30th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 30 (IANS) Eight members of a family, including six minor girls, were killed after their van skidded into a canal in Orissa's Bargarh district Saturday evening, police said.The mishap occurred ... Read more...

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Villagers block road over farmer’s suicide


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 (IANS) Hundreds of villagers Thursday blocked a road in Orissa's Bargarh district for more then three hours demanding compensation to the family of a farmer who allegedly committed suicide ... Read more...

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Debt-ridden Orissa farmer commits suicide


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
Bargarh (Orissa), Aug 23 (ANI): A debt-ridden farmer committed suicide by consuming pesticide in Barahaguda village of Orissa's Bargarh District on Sunday.The dead body of the 35-year-old farmer identified as Blaram Sahu ... Read more...

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Ten killed in Orissa thunderstorms (Lead)


May 25th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) At least 10 people, including four children, have been killed as thunderstorms wreaked havoc in many parts of Orissa, an official said Tuesday. Heavy rains struck in many ... Read more...

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Magistrate allows Orissa labourers to work in cooler climes


May 11th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Bargarh (Orissa), May 11 (ANI): With the mercury rising above 45-degree mark, the labourers in Orissa's Bargarh District have been allowed to work in cooler temperatures."We have made arrangements for drinking ... Read more...

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Orissa’s self-help group provides vocational training to specially-abled women


April 15th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Bargah (Orissa), Apr 15 (ANI): A self-help group (SHG) in Orissa Bargarh District has taken on the initiative to empower specially-abled women by providing them with vocational training.Established 10 years ago, ... Read more...

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Strike seeking separate Kosala state hits rail services


January 10th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 10 (IANS) Rail services in western Orissa were affected Sunday after activists of a political party blocked the tracks to press their demand for a separate Kosala state, police said. Hundreds ... Read more...

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Have a tryst with the mythical age in Orissa


December 27th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Byomakesh Biswal Bhubaneswar, Dec 27 (IANS) Do you want to slip into a time machine and move back to a mythical age? An entire town in western Orissa transports itself back to ... Read more...

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Maps of separate Kosala state distributed in Orissa


December 18th, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 18 (IANS) The Kosala Kranti Dal, a political party in Orissa which has been demanding separate statehood comprising 11 western districts, Friday distributed maps of its dream state to ... Read more...

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Orissa tribals shun animal sacrifice to please Goddess Kali


October 22nd, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirKuchipalli (Orissa), Oct. 22 (ANI): In a significant development, tribals of Kuchipali village in Orissa's Bargarh District have shunned their old practice of animal sacrifice and instead opted to offer ... Read more...

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‘Orissa IAS officer cared for his father’


August 5th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Jagadananda Panda, who las week committed suicide after killing four members of his family including his father Munsi Panda, had "great love for ... Read more...

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Bureaucrat, four family members found dead in their Orissa house


July 31st, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Bargarh (Orissa), July 31 (ANI): A senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Orissa cadre and four of his family members were found dead with bullet injuries while his son is ... Read more...

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Bureaucrat, family found dead in Orissa


July 31st, 2009 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 31 (IANS) A senior official of the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs was found dead along with four members of his family in Orissa's Bargarh district early Friday, police said. Jagadananda ... Read more...

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Orissa opposition demands arrest of minister over gang rape


June 5th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 5 (IANS) The opposition Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Orissa Friday demanded arrest of state minister Bijaya Ranjan Singh Beriha for his alleged links with a man ... Read more...

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Orissa minister in trouble for links with rape suspect


June 2nd, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 2 (IANS) Hundreds of rights activists staged protests in Orissa's Bargarh town Tuesday demanding the resignation of state minister Bijaya Ranjan Singh Beriha as they allege he has links with ... Read more...

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Orissa confirms three more sunstroke deaths


May 2nd, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 2 (IANS) Orissa Saturday confirmed three more deaths due to sunstroke taking the toll due to heat wave sweeping across the state to 21. "Three more deaths due to sunstroke were ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party files complaint against BSP minister


April 21st, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party has urged the Election Commission to take strict action against a minister of the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly ... Read more...

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