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From flowers, fruits, yam and honey, Odisha's forest-dwelling tribal communities survive on nature as many struggle for one meal during COVID-19 lockdown
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From flowers, fruits, yam and honey, Odisha's forest-dwelling tribal communities survive on nature as many struggle for one meal during COVID-19 lockdown

While middle-class people living in the city had to deal with a similar situation, it was worse with wage earners and poor people living in rural Odisha.

Odisha likely to witness another cyclone; 15 districts put on alert to deal with possible flood-like situation
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Odisha likely to witness another cyclone; 15 districts put on alert to deal with possible flood-like situation

With the depression over the Bay of Bengal set to intensify into a cyclone, the Odisha government put 15 districts on alert to deal with a possible flood-like situation.

IMD predicts moderate to heavy rain in nineteen districts of Odisha today, issues yellow warning
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IMD predicts moderate to heavy rain in nineteen districts of Odisha today, issues yellow warning

While issuing a yellow warning, the IMD said at least 19 districts will experience thunderstorms with lightning on Wednesday.

Daily Bulletin: Karnataka Congress MLAs to meet ahead of upcoming Assembly session; yellow alert issued in Odisha; day's top stories and more
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Daily Bulletin: Karnataka Congress MLAs to meet ahead of upcoming Assembly session; yellow alert issued in Odisha; day's top stories and more

Here are today's top stories: Congress to hold meet in Bengaluru today to strategise on upcoming legislative session in Karnataka; IMD predicts moderate to heavy rain in nineteen districts of Odisha today, issues yellow warning; and more

CM Naveen Patnaik reviews flood-hit districts of Odisha, extends gratuitous relief of seven days to those affected
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CM Naveen Patnaik reviews flood-hit districts of Odisha, extends gratuitous relief of seven days to those affected

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday reviewed the flood-hit districts of the state and extended seven days gratuitous relief to those affected.

Eight killed as incessant rain pounds Odisha; state likely to face floods as low pressure area develops in Bay of Bengal
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Eight killed as incessant rain pounds Odisha; state likely to face floods as low pressure area develops in Bay of Bengal

With more rainfall likely to batter Odisha over the next two days due to the formation of a fresh low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal, the district administrations have been asked to be prepared to deal with the possible flood

Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal triggers rain in Odisha; Met department advises fishermen not to venture into sea in parts of state
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Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal triggers rain in Odisha; Met department advises fishermen not to venture into sea in parts of state

The low pressure over Bay of Bengal intensified into a depression on Tuesday triggering rains in most parts of Odisha. The depression adjoining coastal Bangladesh and West Bengal lay centred around 160 kilometres southeast of Odisha's Balasore.

Five Maoists, including three women, killed in encounter with security forces in Odisha's Koraput
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Five Maoists, including three women, killed in encounter with security forces in Odisha's Koraput

According to Koraput Superintendent of Police Kanwar Vishal Singh, "Five Maoists, including three women, were killed in an encounter in Padua forest area of the district. The encounter took place near the state's border with Andhra Pradesh."

Odisha Elections 2019: Over 57% voting till 6 pm in five Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly seats; repoll sought in four booths
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Odisha Elections 2019: Over 57% voting till 6 pm in five Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly seats; repoll sought in four booths

About 57.81 percent of the over 76.93 lakh voters exercised their franchise till 6 pm in the five Odisha Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly seats, some of them in Naxal-affected areas, in the second phase on Thursday

Kandhamal Lok Sabha MP Pratyusha Singh to join Odisha Congress after quitting BJD over denial of ticket
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Kandhamal Lok Sabha MP Pratyusha Singh to join Odisha Congress after quitting BJD over denial of ticket

Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Niranjan Patnaik said, "I have received a letter from Pratyusha Singh, who has expressed her willingness to join the Congress. She is likely to formally join the party on 23 or 24 March."

Odisha: Eight killed, 35 injured after truck carrying over 50 people falls into gorge in Kandhamal district; rescue ops underway
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Odisha: Eight killed, 35 injured after truck carrying over 50 people falls into gorge in Kandhamal district; rescue ops underway

According to police, "As of now, police officers, forest personnel, along with local people, are carrying out the rescue operation. Kandhamal Collector Brundha D and Superintendent of Police Prateek Singh have rushed to the spot to take stock of the situation."

Maoists gun down watchman in Odisha's Kandhamal suspecting him to be police informer, set ablaze five vehicles
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Maoists gun down watchman in Odisha's Kandhamal suspecting him to be police informer, set ablaze five vehicles

The Maoists in Odisha's Kandhamal district also set ablaze three tractors, a road roller and a truck engaged in construction of a road under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).

Naveen Patnaik announced over 3 lakh projects under Ama Gaon Ama Bikash Yojana worth over Rs 700 crore for Odisha in 5 months
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Naveen Patnaik announced over 3 lakh projects under Ama Gaon Ama Bikash Yojana worth over Rs 700 crore for Odisha in 5 months

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced over 3 lakh projects worth over Rs 700 crore under Ama Gaon Ama Bikash Yojana

Odisha man carves mountain to build 8 km road for his 3 school-going children
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Odisha man carves mountain to build 8 km road for his 3 school-going children

Eight hours of gruelling work every day for two years, Jalandhar Nayak has been single-handedly moving mountains to construct a 15-kilometre road, connecting his village Gumsahi to the main road in Phulbani town of Kandhamal district.

In a Kandhamal village, three Christian brothers brave social boycott for refusing to pay fine
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In a Kandhamal village, three Christian brothers brave social boycott for refusing to pay fine

It is just a matter of Rs 1,000. If Julian Pradhan and his two brothers pay this money as a fine to their neighbours, things will return to the way they were. But eight years after they lost their homes in Kandhamal riots, the three brothers are refusing to pay, braving a social boycott in their village.

8 years after Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati’s killing, Kandhamal is still a ticking time bomb
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8 years after Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati’s killing, Kandhamal is still a ticking time bomb

On the night of 7 June this year, suspected Christian fanatics broke into a small Hindu temple in Daringbadi in Odisha’s Kandhamal district

SC orders additional compensation for victims of 2008 anti-Christian violence in Kandhamal
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SC orders additional compensation for victims of 2008 anti-Christian violence in Kandhamal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered additional compensation to the victims of 2008 anti-Christian violence in Kandhamal district in Odisha.

Odisha: More than 3,000 govt school students test positive for malaria in Kandhamal
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Odisha: More than 3,000 govt school students test positive for malaria in Kandhamal

As many as 3,434 students of government-run residential schools in Kandhamal district of Odisha have tested positive for malaria after blood samples were collected.

Shutdown called by VHP to protest ban on Togadia disrupts normal life in Kandhamal
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Shutdown called by VHP to protest ban on Togadia disrupts normal life in Kandhamal

The day-long shutdown called by VHP to protest against the ban on the entry of its top leader Praveen Togadia hit normal life in Odisha's Kandhamal.