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Swine flu toll rises to 17 in Odisha

Swine flu toll rises to 17 in Odisha. Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 The Swine flu death toll in Odisha increased to 17 with a woman succumbing to the H1N1 virus at the SCB Medical College Hospital in Cuttack today. With this, the SCB medical college hospital recorded four swine flu deaths, said Manoranjan Patnaik, nodal officer

Heavy rainfall likely in Odisha

Heavy rainfall likely in Odisha

Heavy rainfall likely in Odisha. Odisha is likely to further receive heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours. Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur in one or two places in southern region of the state and heavy rainfall in northern parts of Odisha, the IMD said in its latest bulletin.Meanwhile, sources in IMD

3 killed as coal heap caves in, violence at DPCL

3 killed as coal heap caves in, violence DPCL. Bhadrak (Odisha), Aug 15: At least three labourers were killed and as many injured when a coal heap caved in at Dhamra Port Company Ltd (DPCL) premises leading to arson and violence at Dhamra in Bhadrak district today, officials said. The incident took place this afternoon

Woman delivers baby outside hospital

Woman delivers baby outside labour room in hospital

Berhampur (Odisha), Aug 11, A woman delivered a baby outside the labour room of MKCG Medical College and Hospital here as she was allegedly denied entry into the room, prompting the authorities to order an inquiry into the matter. The woman was allegedly denied entry into the labour room by the officials of gynaecology department

Odisha to give property rights to slum dwellers

In a major respite for lakhs of urban poor across the state, Odisha government today decided to provide land rights and property rights to slum dwellers in small towns and cities respectively. While land rights will be given to the slum dwellers in Notified Area Council (NAC) and Municipalities areas, those urban poor living in

Odisha issues alert as Subarnarekha water level rises

With the water level in the Subarnarekha river recording a sudden rise after remaining steady for several hours, the Odisha government today issued a flood alert for four districts. The Collectors of Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Kendrapara and Balasore have been put on alert and instructed to deploy teams from the Orissa Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF),

Heavy rainfall forecast Odisha Bhubaneswar next 48 hours

Heavy rainfall forecast in Odisha

For all the Latest news download Daily Post News app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Heavy rainfall forecast Odisha Bhubaneswar next 48 hours. Bhubaneswar, Jul 21 Odisha is likely to receive heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours though the depression in Bay of Bengal fizzled out yesterday.“Heavy rainfall likely to occur at one

Child marriage stopped in Odisha

Child rights activists, civil officials and police personnel intervened and prevented a child marriage in Kendrapara district of Odisha, an official said today.The activists and officials prevented the child marriage at Silapokhari village under the jurisdiction of Rajnagar police station on Tuesday last.A 15-year-old girl was supposed to get married to a 21-year-old man of

Yadav, Burman Win gold at Asian Athletics C’ships

Yadav Burman Win gold Asian Athletics Championships. Yadav produced a powerful sprint in the final stretch to beat Konda of Sri Lanka. India’s Archana Yadav and Swapna Burman won gold in their respective events on the final day of the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships here on Sunday.Yadav held off some tough competition to win gold in

22nd Asian Athletics C’ship: India’s Muhammed Anas grabs gold

22nd Asian Athletics Cship Indias Muhammed Anas grabs gold. India’s Muhammed Anas won a Gold and Rajiv Arokiatook a Silver in Men’s 400m event at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship here. “I am very happy, this medal win will further motivate us,” Anas said, after achieving the feat. Indian sprinter Dutee Chand won Bronze medal in 100m Women’s

Pak athletes arrive India participate 22nd Asian Athletics Cships

Pak athletes arrive in India to participate in 22nd Asian Athletics C’ships

The Pakistani athletes on Monday evening arrived in Bhubaneswar to participate in the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships. President of the Athletics Federation of Pakistan Akram Sahi said they were pleased to have come to India and appreciated the efforts of the Indian Athletics Federation.“We are very happy to be here and highly appreciate efforts of

Odisha gets four pc deficit rainfall in June

Odisha gets four pc deficit rainfall in June

Odisha gets four pc deficit rainfall in June. Odisha received an average rainfall of 207.9 mm during June this year against the normal rainfall (Long Term Average) of 216.5 mm, registering a deficit of four per cent.While seven districts of Malkangiri, Boudh, Bargarh, Ganjam, Koraput, Sambalpur and Subarnapur received a surplus rainfall of more than

Hero Dog dies after saving his family from 4 cobras

Hero Dog dies after saving his family from 4 cobras. The pet, reportedly attacked the snakes and continued fighting them for four hours. After this epic battle of Snake vs dog, all four of the Cobras were dead – and, sadly, the Doberman died to his injuries a few minutes later, dying from the accumulated

Nishita Purohit AIIMS Topper studied 12 hours day

Nishita Purohit, the AIIMS Topper

Nishita Purohit AIIMS Topper studied 12 hours day. Surat’s 18-year-old Nishita Purohit has topped the AIIMS MBBS national entrance examinations, the results of which were declared on the morning of 15 June. Nishita , a national-level basketball player, says that while she plans to continue playing the sport, she does not see much scope in


India successfully test-fires Prithvi-II from Odisha

India on Friday successfully test-fired its indigenous nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from a test range in Odisha as part of a user trial by the Army. The trial of the surface-to-surface missile, which has a strike range of 350 km, was carried out from a mobile launcher from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR)

Harsimrat kaur Badal inaugrates mega food park in Odisha

Harsimrat kaur Badal inaugrates mega food park in Odisha. The first mega food park is inaugrated by Union food and processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal in Odisha. having facilities for setting up of small and medium enterprises besides various kinds of processing facilities at Rayagada.In the last three year tenure of the NDA government this is

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E-waste in Odisha to touch 2050 ton by 2021

According to the research of MET,  which leads the hardware industry in the country, said that in Odisha e-wastage is estimated to reach 2,050 tonnes by 2021, and as part of its proper absorption, the state government has to re-cycling it. “In Odisha, e-wastage is expected to reach 2,050.71 tonnes from 1,236.50 tonnes till 2021,”


Over 40 per cent LPG coverage in Odisha in 2017:Officials

Over 40 per cent LPG coverage in Odisha in 2017: Officials Bhubaneswar .LPG coverage in Odisha has increased from 20 per cent of the total households in 2014 to 43 per cent this year after the launch of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), officials said. “It has increased from 20 per cent in June 2014

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Man forced to carry son’s body; NHRC issues notice to UP

The NHRC has issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government after a labourer had to carry his teenage son’s body on his shoulders as he was allegedly denied an ambulance by a hospital in Etawah district.The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said it has taken suo motu cognisance of media reports and issued the

Currency exchange racket busted in Odisha; Rs 1.42 cr seized

Bhubaneswar: Police on Sunday busted a currency exchange racket in scrapped notes with the seizure of over Rs 1.42 crore and arrest of eight persons in Sambalpur district. The Sambalpur police also recovered two pistols, five live rounds of bullets and a car from their possession. The police have seized Rs 1,42,91,000 out of which