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Woman polling supervisor shot dead by Maoists in Kandhamal

Phulbani: A day before the second phase elections, a woman polling supervisor was reportedly gunned down by suspected Maoists in Kandhamal district. The deceased was identified as Sanjukta Diggal. She was a Gram Rojgar Sevak (GRS) and was on election duty. The incident took place at Balandapara of Gochhapada tehsil in the Maoist-infested Kandhamal district. […]

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Three killed as speeding truck rams into bike in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj : Three persons were killed after a speeding truck rammed into a motorcycle at Dantiamunha under Betnoti police limits in the district on Wednesday evening. The identities of the deceased persons were not ascertained immediately. According to sources, a speeding truck (Reg. No-GJ AF 8516) was en route to Baripada from Balasore this evening. […]

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30 jawans killed as terrorists target CRPF convoy in J&K

Srinagar: The death toll in the terror attack on CRPF jawans in Pulwama district’s Awantipora town in J&K  has gone up to 30 on Thursday evening. Reports said nearly 25 others were also injured in the attack that took place on the Jammu-Srinagar highway. Officials said the casualty figure might increase. The dastardly attack is […]

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Bogibeel Bridge: PM inaugurates India’s longest road-rail bridge

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated India’s longest road-rail bridge connecting Assam and Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday. Country’s longest rail-cum-road bridge is built over mighty Brahmaputra river. It has given a big boost to the rail and road infrastructure in the country. The 4.94 kilometre-long ‘Bogibeel Bridge’ is the Christmas gift of the […]

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School picnic bus hits roadside tree in Kandhamal; 15 injured

Phulbani: At least 15 schoolchildren were injured, three of them critically, after a bus carrying them hit a roadside tree in Kandhamal district on Monday. The mishap occurred near Goalbada Square on Phulbani-Berhampur road at around 5 pm. According to sources, the private bus named Gopinath carrying students from Buguda school in Ganjam district had […]

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Dhenkanal shelter home sexual abuse: Childline urges Odisha CM to order CB probe

Bhubaneswar : The Childline on Tuesday urged the Odisha Chief Minister to order a Crime Branch probe into the Dhenkanal shelter home sexual abuse case. Childline—a project of the Ministry of Women & Child Development— has appealed for the urgent intervention of the Odisha CM in the matter of child abuse in child care institutions. […]

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