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‘Agriculture budget enhanced by 74.5% to double farmers’ income’

New Delhi: Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Friday said that the budget outlay of the agriculture sector has been enhanced by 74.5% with an aim to double farmers’ income. “The budget outlay of the agriculture sector has been enhanced to Rs 2,11,694 crore during 2014-2019 as compared to Rs 1,21,082 […]

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Two sisters found dead inside well in Gajapati village

Gajapati: Mystery shrouds the death of two sisters, after their bodies were found inside a well in front of their house at Chheligad village under R Udaygiri police limits in Gajapati district late last night. The deceased have been identified as Kiran Achari (22) and and Swapna Achari (18), daughter of Pramod Achari. Sources said […]

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Pollution board Regional Officer, BRIT amin in vigilance net

Bhubaneswar : Vigilance sleuths arrested a regional officer of the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) in Bhubaneswar for possessing unaccounted money to the tune of Rs 96,000. The accused was identified as Hadibandhu Panigrahi, the regional officer of OSPCB for Kalinganagar, Jajpur. Acting on reliable information that Panigrahi collected huge amount as illegal gratification […]

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Cyclone Titli aftermath: Naveen orders speedy relief, restoration

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik reviewed the situation following landfall of cyclonic storm Titli and directed officials to rush adequate relief materials and restore essential services in the affected areas. As the cyclone Titli is expected to move to West Bengal through Odisha, the CM asked officials to remain watchful and prepared to meet any […]

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Cyclone Titli: Red Alert Issued, Schools and Colleges Shut as Storm Inches Closer to Odisha, Andhra

The deep depression over the Bay of Bengal has intensified into cyclonic storm Titli and is moving towards the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast, the national weather office IMD said, issuing a red alert. The cyclone is likely to make landfall between Gopalpur and Kalingapatnam early on Thursday morning and may trigger heavy rain accompanied by strong […]

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Mild tremor hits north Odisha

Bhubanewar : Tremors were felt in some places of north Odisha after an earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale rocked Hugli district of West Bengal on Tuesday evening. According to available information, slight intensity quake hit Anandapur in Keonjhar, Balasore and Baripada at around 6.33 pm today. The panic-stricken people ran out of their […]

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