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Odisha protests diesel price hike, cap on cooking gas


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 (IANS) Non-Congress parties Friday staged protests in various parts of Odisha against hike in the price of diesel and restrictions on supply of subsidised cooking gas ... Read more...

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Argentina varsity to foster ties with Art of Living


September 7th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Cordoba (Argentina), Sep 7 (IANS) Siglo 21 University, about 700 km from Buenos Aires, has tied up with Sri Sri University (SSU) of the Art of Living Foundation in India ... Read more...

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Odisha minister’s effigies burnt over exam results leak (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 28 (IANS) The effigies of Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Pratap Jena were burnt by students and activists Thursday, protesting the leak of state board Class ... Read more...

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Odisha gang rape: Doctors protest action


June 27th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 26 (IANS) Doctors in Odisha Tuesday protested police action against three medics for allegedly not taking care of a gangrape victim who died after more than six months ... Read more...

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Odisha gangrape victim dies in hospital


June 21st, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) A woman, who was allegedly gangraped in Odisha last year, Thursday died in a government hospital in Cuttack, around 26 km from here, after undergoing ... Read more...

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Youth found hanging in Gurgaon mall


June 19th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old youth was found hanging Tuesday in a city mall on the Mehauli-Gurgaon road, police said.The deceased, Tapan Kumar, a native of Cuttack in Odisha, ... Read more...

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Three Odisha doctors charged in Pipli gangrape case


June 13th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 13 (IANS) Odisha Police have filed a charge sheet in a local court against three doctors, including one a hospital chief, for allegedly neglecting treatment of a woman ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits train traffic in Odisha


May 31st, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 31 (IANS) The movement of trains and commercial vehicles was hit in several parts of Odisha Thursday as the shutdown against the hike in petrol prices, ... Read more...

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Heat wave continues to sweep Odisha


May 27th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 27 (IANS) Large parts of Odisha continued to reel under sweltering heat Sunday although maximum temperature dropped slightly at some places, a Met official said.The district headquarters town ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to meet Services in Santosh Trophy final


May 27th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Cuttack, May 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu held onto a first-half lead to pip Manipur 2-0 in the semi-finals here Saturday and book a summit clash with Services in the final ... Read more...

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Services scrape past Kerala to enter Santosh Trophy final


May 25th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Cuttack, May 25 (IANS) Services scored once in each half as they beat Kerala 2-1 at the Barabati Stadium here Friday to advance to the final of the 66th Santosh ... Read more...

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At 46.7 degrees, Odisha bakes in blistering heat


May 25th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) A blistering heat wave sweeping across Odisha intensified with one of its towns Friday recording a temperature of 46.7 degrees Celsius, the highest of the day ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu gear up for Manipur Challenge in Santosh Trophy semis


May 25th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Cuttack, May 25 (IANS) Manipur, who are still to have an I-League club, will be looking to make their mark the National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy when they ... Read more...

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Mercury soars in Odisha, Titilagarh records 44.5 C


May 15th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 15 (IANS) A heat wave sweeping across Odisha intensified Tuesday with maximum temperature rising to over 44 degrees Celsius at some places, Meteorological Department officials said.Titilagarh town in ... Read more...

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Mercury crosses 44 degrees in Odisha


May 14th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 14 (IANS) A heat wave has gripped several parts of Odisha with the district headquarter town of Sambalpur, about 320 km from here, Monday recording 44.1 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

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Missed chances again cost us the game: Sangakkara


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cuttack, April 23 (IANS) Deccan Chargers skipper Kumar Sangakkara blamed another bad fielding show for the five-wicket loss against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Deccan Chargers vs Knight Riders, IPL


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Cuttack, April 23 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the match between Deccan Chargers and Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Barabati Stadium here ... Read more...

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Knight Riders opt to bowl against Deccan Chargers


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cuttack, April 22 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir won the toss and elected to bowl against Deccan Chargers in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the ... Read more...

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Special programmes mark Biju Patnaik’s birth anniversary


March 5th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 5 (IANS) Several programmes was organised to pay tribute to former state chief minister and legendary leader Biju Patnaik on his 96th birth anniversary in Odisha, an official ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh Tomar’: Untold tale of an athlete-turned-dacoit (IANS Preview)


February 28th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A national level athlete Paan Singh Tomar went on to become one of the most dreaded dacoits of Chambal Valley and director Tigmanshu Dhulia ... Read more...

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Trade union strike: Normal life hit in Odisha


February 28th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 28 (IANS) Normal life was disrupted across Odisha Tuesday as a large number of vehicles went off the roads and movement of several trains and private transport was ... Read more...

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One lakh devotees at Odisha’s Lingaraj temple


February 20th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 20 (IANS) The 11th century Lingaraj temple here saw a crowd of more than a lakh early Monday, police said, as devotees across Odisha kept a fast and ... Read more...

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Odisha hooch toll is 32, excise minister resigns (Second Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 9 (IANS) The deaths caused by a spurious drink Thursday climbed to 32 in Odisha, while state Excise Minister Ananga Udaya Singh Deo submitted his resignation to Chief ... Read more...

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Odisha moonshine toll is 30 (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 9 (IANS) The death toll caused by a spurious drink has touched 30 in Odisha, a senior official said Wednesday.The victims, mostly poor men from Cuttack and Khordha ... Read more...

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Hooch kills 29 in Odisha, 10 held (Night Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 29 people died and about 40 others were battling for their lives in hospitals in Odisha after consuming spurious liquor laced with drugs, officials ... Read more...

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Hooch kills 29 in Odisha, 10 held (Fourth Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 29 people died in Odisha after consuming spurious liquor laced with drugs, officials said Wednesday. A total of 10 people have been arrested.The victims ... Read more...

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Hooch kills 26 in Odisha, probe ordered (Third Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 26 people died in Odisha after consuming spurious liquor laced with medicines, officials said Wednesday. A total of eight people have been arrested.The victims ... Read more...

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Hooch kills 24 in Odisha (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 24 people died in Odisha after consuming spurious liquor laced with medicines, authorities said.The victims from Cuttack and Khordha districts fell ill Tuesday after ... Read more...

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Women’s panel probes Odisha gang rape


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 2 (IANS) An official of the National Commission for Women (NCW) arrived in Odisha Thursday to probe a 19-year-old woman's alleged gang rape in November last year in ... Read more...

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Kites, feasts, dancing mark Makar Sankranti celebrations (Roundup)


January 15th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Flying colourful kites, eating piping hot dishes made of rice and jaggery, topped with dollops of ghee and cashew, braving the cold to bathe in ... Read more...

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Makar Sankranti in Odisha with holy dips, kite flying


January 15th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 15 (IANS) Devotees took holy dips in ponds and rivers and visited temples as they celebrated the Makar Sankranti harvest festival in Odisha Sunday. People also organised kite ... Read more...

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Cold persists in Odisha


January 14th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 14 (IANS) A cold wave continued to sweep Odisha with the morning and night temperatures slipping to below normal for this time of the season, an official said ... Read more...

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Odisha shivers as mercury dips to 5.4 degrees


January 14th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 14 (IANS) A wave of cold continued to sweep the state unabated with the morning and night temperatures slipped to below what is normal for this time of ... Read more...

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Super Kings to start IPL title defence against Mumbai Indians


January 6th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings will start their title defence against Mumbai Indians in the inaugural match of the fifth edition of Indian Premier League at Chennai's M.A. ... Read more...

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Three cops killed in Maoist blast (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 5 (IANS) At least three policemen were killed and three others critically injured when Maoists blew up their vehicle in Odisha's Kandhamal district Thursday, police said.A concealed land-mine ... Read more...

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