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Shutdown cripples life in Odisha (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) The opposition shutdown Thursday against the reforms rolled out by the central government crippled life in many parts of Odisha as passenger and commercial vehicles went ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Odisha


September 20th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) The opposition shutdown Thursday against the reforms rolled out by the central government crippled life in many parts of Odisha as passengers and commercials vehicles went ... Read more...

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Hindus join Muslims in celebrating Eid in Odisha


August 20th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 20 (IANS) It was a day of peace and brotherhood Monday as Hindus in many parts of Odisha joined in Eid celebrations across the state.Hindu families visited the ... Read more...

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Odisha official arrested in US


July 26th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 26 (IANS) An official of the Odisha forest department who is on training in the US was taken into custody by police in Pennsylvania for allegedly wrongfully confining ... Read more...

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Southwest monsoon hits Odisha


June 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 17 (IANS) The southwest monsoon hit Odisha Sunday after a week's delay, bringing rains to many parts of the state, an official of the local meteorological centre here ... Read more...

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Sunstroke toll rises to 36 in Odisha


June 12th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 12 (IANS) Odisha Tuesday confirmed four more deaths due to sunstroke taking the toll of heat-related casualties this summer in the state to 36, with temperatures crossing over ... Read more...

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Heatwave continues in Odisha, claims 32 lives


June 10th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 10 (IANS) Severe heatwave conditions continued in several parts of Odisha Sunday with the death toll due to sunstroke this summer rising to 32, an official said."The death ... 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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Heat wave strikes Odisha, toll rises to 19 (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 26 (IANS) A blistering heat wave Saturday swept across Odisha with the state recording a new high temperature of 46.7 degrees Celsius, as officials confirmed nine deaths, mostly ... Read more...

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No respite from heat wave in Odisha


May 26th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 26 (IANS) The blistering heat wave in Odisha is likely to continue for the next four-five days, the weather office here said Saturday.Many places in the western parts ... 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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Temperatures cross 45 degrees in five Odisha towns


May 18th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 17 (IANS) A heat wave sweeping across Odisha intensified with at least five towns Thursday recording a maximum temperatures over 45 degrees Celsius, officials said.The district headquarters town ... 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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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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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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Mercury dips to 3.6 degree Celsius in Odisha


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 22 (IANS) Cold wave continued to swept several parts of Odisha with Phulbani town in Kandhamal district Thursday recording 3.6 degree Celsius, the lowest of this season in ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Delhi bowled out for 212 against Tamil Nadu


November 17th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Delhi were bowled out for 212 in their first innings against Tamil Nadu on the first day of the third round of Ranji Trophy cricket ... Read more...

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Government is dysfunctional: Advani


October 24th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday said the central government had become dysfunctional and there were question marks on who held the number ... Read more...

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Orissa steps up flood relief efforts


September 12th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 12 (IANS) The Orissa government Monday stepped up relief efforts in the wake of floods that have left 17 people dead and 11 missing in the last one ... Read more...

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Floods displace thousands in Orissa


September 10th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 9 (IANS) Floods triggered by a huge discharge of water from the Hirakud dam have displaced about 3,800 people and damaged at least 8,000 houses in 14 of ... Read more...

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Orissa erupts in joy, celebrate Anna’s victory


August 28th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 28 (IANS) Celebrations broke out in several parts of Orissa Sunday with people bursting crackers, breaking into impromptu jigs and distributing sweets to mark Anna Hazare breaking ... Read more...

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Anna’s supporters fasting for 10 days in Orissa


August 25th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 (IANS) The hunger strike by 15 people in Orissa in support of social activist Anna Hazare's demand for a stronger anti-corruption bill entered the 10th day Thursday, ... Read more...

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Orissa: Supporters protest Anna’s detention


August 16th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare's supporters took out processions, organised meetings and staged demonstrations across Orissa to protest his detention in New Delhi Tuesday morning.While a group ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Orissa against power plants


August 9th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 (IANS) Normal life was affected in two Orissa districts Tuesday with people blocking roads and carrying out marches to protest proposed power plants in the area.Vehicles went ... Read more...

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Mercury touches 44 degrees in Orissa town


May 10th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 10 (IANS) A heat wave continued to grip several parts of Orissa with the industrial town of Talcher recording maximum temperature of 44 degrees Celsius Tuesday, the highest ... Read more...

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Two held with 104 kg of drug


April 19th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Delhi police arrested two men for trafficking 104 kg of ganja (cannabis), an official said Tuesday.Rajiv Kumar, 22, and Dayanand, 21, were arrested from Mukundpur ... Read more...

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Orissa swelters as mercury crosses 41 degrees


April 18th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 18 (IANS) Many parts of Orissa sizzled under heat wave conditions, with at least two towns Monday recording maximum temperatures of over 41 degrees Celsius, the weatherman here ... Read more...

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Four held with 221 kg of marijuana in Delhi


April 7th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Four people were arrested in the national capital with 221 kg of marijuana, police said Thursday."Gurcharan Singh, 47, Lakhwinder Singh, 60, Pardeep Singh, 35, and ... Read more...

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Mercury crosses 40 degrees Celsius in Orissa town


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 21 (IANS) Residents of Orissa's Bolangir town sizzled under the scorching sun as the day's maximum temperature shot up to 40.1 degrees Celsius Monday - the highest in ... Read more...

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East Coast Railway to run 24 summer special trains


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 2 (IANS) The East Coast Railway Wednesday said it will run 12 pairs of weekly special trains till July to cater to the summer rush.At least 1.9 lakh ... Read more...

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Devotees throng Orissa temples on Shivratri


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 2 (IANS) Devotees observed fast and thronged temples of Hindu god Shiva across Orissa Wednesday on the occasion of Shivratri.More than a lakh devotees have already visited the ... Read more...

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Orissa Police detains foreign tourist for entering Jagannath temple


December 28th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
Puri, Dec 28 (ANI): Orissa Police detained a foreign tourist from California on Tuesday, after she entered the Jagannath temple here, where non-Hindus are not allowed entry.The foreign lady, K T Leonad, ... Read more...

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Christmas celebrations pass off peacefully in Orissa


December 25th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 25 (IANS) Christmas was celebrated peacefully across Orissa, including in communally sensitive Kandhamal district, as Hindus joined Christians in the festivities in several places.Churches, houses, hotels and market places were ... Read more...

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Orissa cold wave: Phulbani coldest at 7.6 degrees


December 17th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 16 (IANS) A cold wave has gripped several parts of Orissa with Phulbani town in Kandhamal district being the coldest at a minimum temperature 7.6 degrees Celsius, an official said. ... Read more...

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