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Villagers stage demonstration seeking bauxite for Vedanta plant


September 11th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) Hundreds of people Tuesday staged a demonstration in Odisha, seeking allocation of bauxite for the alumina refinery of Vedanta Aluminum Limited (VAL) in the state which ... Read more...

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Minor tied to tree, tonsured for stealing Rs.30


September 10th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy was tied to a tree, thrashed and tonsured by a group of people in Odisha in full public view. His offence was that ... Read more...

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Violence rages in Assam, death toll 25 (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 24 (IANS) Security forces Tuesday shot dead four miscreants in Assam, taking the death toll in communal violence raging in two districts to 25, authorities said.An indefinite curfew ... Read more...

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Assam ministers in Kokrajhar, 19 dead (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 24 (IANS) Two Assam ministers Tuesday reached restive Kokrajhar district after communal violence in the region killed 19 people and forced thousands to flee their homes.The deaths have ... Read more...

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Assam ministers rush to violence-hit Kokrajhar


July 24th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 24 (IANS) Two senior ministers of Assam Saturday rushed to restive Kokrajhar to assess the situation as communal violence continued unabated there and Chirang district in the Bodoland ... Read more...

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ASEAN Cup: India knocked out by Vietnam


July 14th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 14 (IANS) India were knocked out of the U-13 Yamaha ASEAN Cup football tournament after they suffered a humiliating 0-7 loss to Vietnam in their last group ... Read more...

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Court quashes Odisha speaker’s ruling on BJP legislator


June 18th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 18 (IANS) Odisha High Court Monday quashed the ruling of state assembly Speaker Pradip Amat on the membership of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator who had ... Read more...

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Labourer held for killing wife


June 6th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A 35-year-old labourer here has been arrested on charges of murdering his wife who had allegedly developed illicit relations, police said Wednesday.Jaleshwar Majhi of Bihar ... Read more...

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Maoists scale down demand for Hikaka’s release (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 15 (IANS) While setting a Wednesday deadline, Maoists Sunday let go of the demand to free a key rebel in exchange for the release of Odisha's Biju Janata ... Read more...

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NRC to be updated by July in Assam


March 17th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 17 (IANS) The Assam government is going to start the process of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) from July 1.The Group of Minister (GoM) represented by ... Read more...

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John Abraham detained, out on bail in accident case (Second Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Bollywood actor John Abraham, who was detained Friday after a court rejected an appeal against his conviction for injuring two people while riding a motorcycle ... Read more...

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John Abraham detained, to move high court (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Actor John Abraham was detained Friday after a court rejected an appeal against his conviction for injuring two people while riding a motorcycle in 2006. ... Read more...

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Four Maoists surrender before Mamata


January 12th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Jan 12 (IANS) Responding to the rehabilitation package announced by the West Bengal government, four Maoists surrendered before Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here Thursday.Lambodar Majhi, ... Read more...

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Five Bengal girls fight child marriages


December 31st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 31 (IANS) Five brave girls from West Bengal, described by President Pratibha Patil as icons, are becoming agents of change and inspiring other young girls in the ... Read more...

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Ruling BJD wins Odisha bypoll


December 4th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 4 (IANS) Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidate Subash Gond Sunday won the bypoll to the Umerkote assembly constituency in Nabrangpur district, an official said.Gond defeated ... Read more...

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72 percent voting in Odisha bypoll


November 30th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) About 72 percent voting was registered in the assembly by-poll in Odisha's Nabarangpur district Wednesday, an official said. "It was 72 percent voting," district collector ... Read more...

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Orissa legislator killed by suspected Maoists


September 24th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) Orissa's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator Jagabandhu Majhi and his personal security officer were Saturday shot dead by unidentified assailants suspected to be Maoists in ... Read more...

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British embassy wall collapse victims’ kin seek compensation


September 19th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) Angry protesters sought compensation from the British Embassy in Kathmandu Monday after the perimeter wall of the embassy collapsed during the previous night's earthquake, killing three ... Read more...

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Biggest quake in 80 years kills nine in Nepal


September 19th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) After initial panic and chaos, prayers began to be offered in Nepal with the realisation that the earthquake that hit its eastern region and capital city ... Read more...

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Panic stalks Nepal as quake kills at least 5


September 18th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 18 (IANS) Panic spread through Nepal Sunday as a major quake hit the tremor-prone Himalayan nation, killing at least five people - three of them in capital city ... Read more...

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Maoist shutdown hits life in Orissa district


April 28th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 28 (IANS) Vehicles stayed off roads and shops downed shutters in several areas of Orissa's Malkangiri district Thursday in response to a 24-hour shutdown called by Maoists, police ... Read more...

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Mediator slams Orissa for resuming anti-Maoist action


April 16th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 16 (IANS) A human rights activist who helped to defuse a hostage crisis in Orissa in February Saturday slammed the state government for resuming anti-Maoist operations without any ... Read more...

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Jailed Maoists launch hunger-strike in Orissa


April 11th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 11 (IANS) Arrested Maoists lodged in a jail in Orissa Monday went on hunger strike to protest the non-fulfilment of promises the state government had made to them ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh power firm rapped for delayed projects


March 29th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 29 (IANS) State-run Chhattisgarh State Power Generation Company Limited (CSPGCL) failed to complete four projects in the state in time, resulting in generation losses of Rs.1,245.19 crore, a ... Read more...

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Orissa’s IT minister toils to ‘complete studies’


March 19th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 19 (IANS) Every night as the clock strikes 11, Ramesh Chandra Majhi buries himself in books. The next two hours see rapid fluttering of pages and hectic note ... Read more...

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Orissa officials advised to avoid Maoist areas


March 14th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 14 (IANS) The Orissa government has issued an advisory to district authorities and police officials asking them not to visit Maoist-hit areas, especially during night, an official said ... Read more...

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Four Maoists granted bail in Orissa


March 4th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 4 (IANS) Four Maoists including three women, whose release was sought by rebels during the hostage crisis in Orissa last month, got conditional bail Friday from the state ... Read more...

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Will continue good work in Malkangiri, says released Collector


February 25th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Feb 25 (ANI): Malkangiri Collector R Vineel Krishna, who was released by the Maoists after nine days, said that he will continue to do the good work in the area."I have ... Read more...

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Maoists release Malkangiri Collector Krishna


February 24th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (ANI): The nine-day hostage drama came to an end in Orissa with the release of Malkangiri District Collector R Vineel Krishna, who was abducted by the Maoists on February ... Read more...

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Orissa hostage crisis: Mediators flown to Malkangiri (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) Agreeing to one of the new demands put forward by Maoists, the Orissa government Thursday rushed two mediators to Malkangiri to negotiate the release of Malkangiri District Collector ... Read more...

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Agnivesh appeals to Maoists to release Malkangir collector


February 24th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (ANI): Social activist Swami Agnivesh has appealed for the release of Malkangir collector R Vineel Krishna, after the Maoists came up with new demands.After extensive negotiations between the government ... Read more...

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Orissa hostage crisis: Mediators flown to Malkangiri


February 24th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) Continuing its efforts to secure the release of abducted Malkangiri District Collector K. Vineel Krishna, the Orissa government Thursday rushed two mediators to Malkangiri district to negotiate with ... Read more...

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BJP appeals Chidambaram to apprise Parliament on Malkangiri hostage crisis


February 24th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said it was shocking to learn that Malkangiri District Collector R Vineel Krishna, who was abducted by the Maoists on ... Read more...

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Orissa collector could be free by evening (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) Orissa was hopeful Malkangiri District Collector R. Vineel Krishna would be released from Maoist custody by Thursday evening, while the rebels are insisting their jailed leaders be freed ... Read more...

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Orissa intensifies efforts for collector’s release


February 24th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) Malkangiri district collector R. Vineel Krishna continued to be in Maoist custody for the eighth day Thursday even as Orissa intensified efforts for his release by evening. Negotiations ... Read more...

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