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SMS monitoring of midday meal: Why it will not end Odisha's horrors
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SMS monitoring of midday meal: Why it will not end Odisha's horrors

While this would certainly be a big improvement on the earlier system of monthly reporting, there is no way it can keep tabs on things that have a critical bearing on the incident-free running of the scheme

Orissa: Tribal woman raped in moving bus in, accused arrested
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Orissa: Tribal woman raped in moving bus in, accused arrested

A 25-year-old tribal girl was allegedly raped by the helper of an air-conditioned luxury bus in which she was travelling, police said.

Two aides of Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda arrested: Police
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Two aides of Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda arrested: Police

Bubu Mohapatra, who used to act as a courier between Panda and his wife, and Agni Pollia were apprehended by a special police team on Sunday night about 100-km from Berhampur.

Third Front: Naveen keeps everybody guessing
Politics

Third Front: Naveen keeps everybody guessing

The Odisha chief minister keeps options open, may go for a post-poll alliance.

Anti-Posco stir: Women threaten cops with nude rally
Business

Anti-Posco stir: Women threaten cops with nude rally

The undeterred women of Odisha's Govindpur have threatened to strip en masse if the government does not stop the land acquisition process for the proposes mega steel plant.

Bajrang Dal shadow over ICC Women's World Cup
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Bajrang Dal shadow over ICC Women's World Cup

Why has the Orissa Cricket Association rushed in where others feared to tread?

Orissa rape case: Minor attempts suicide, critical
India

Orissa rape case: Minor attempts suicide, critical

The minor girl who was allegedly gang-raped in Rayagada and later attempted self-immolation was today put on ventilator when her condition worsened as she developed an infection and breathing problem.

19-year-old girl gangraped in Orissa
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19-year-old girl gangraped in Orissa

A 19-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by five persons at a secluded house, police said today.

Court sends 12 to jail, acquits 10 in Kandhamal riots case
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Court sends 12 to jail, acquits 10 in Kandhamal riots case

The tribal-dominated Kandhamal district had witnessed large scale violence in the aftermath of the killing of VHP leader Laxmanananda Saraswati and four of his followers on Janmasthami day on 23 August, 2008.

Coalgate's harsh glare now shifts to BJP's allocations
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Coalgate's harsh glare now shifts to BJP's allocations

The Congress has shrewdly shifted the focus to coal block allocations in BJP states during the NDA regime to show how discretionary allocations were made.

Fire in Orissa hotel claims three lives, three injured
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Fire in Orissa hotel claims three lives, three injured

A fire in a hotel in Odisha's Keonjhar district today claimed the lives of three guests who had come to the hotel from Kolkata.

RBI launches e-payment for NREGA workers in Orissa
Economy

RBI launches e-payment for NREGA workers in Orissa

RBI announced that payments from the MGNREGA scheme will be made electronically to the beneficiaries and the first state for implementation is Orissa.

Posco agrees to sacrifice export clause; new pact soon
Business

Posco agrees to sacrifice export clause; new pact soon

The export clause in the now lapsed agreement was a bone of contention between Posco and the state government, delaying the renewal of the pact.

Odisha to offer PDS doles to over 5,000 fishermen
Economy

Odisha to offer PDS doles to over 5,000 fishermen

In a boost to beleaguered traditional marine fishermen living along Paradip coast in Odisha, the state government is all set to extend public distribution system (PDS) doles to over 5,000 fishermen families.

Three Odisha doctors charged in Pipli gangrape case
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Three Odisha doctors charged in Pipli gangrape case

Odisha Police have filed a charge sheet in a local court against three doctors, including a hospital chief, for allegedly neglecting the treatment of a woman who was gangraped last year.

No question of poll alliance with BJP & Cong : Naveen
Politics

No question of poll alliance with BJP & Cong : Naveen

Patnaik's statement on possible alliance for 2014 polls much ahead of the general elections left many surprised.

Mohapatra accuses Patnaik in mining scam, dares him to order CBI probe
Politics

Mohapatra accuses Patnaik in mining scam, dares him to order CBI probe

Faced with allegations of having attempted an aborted coup and being party to the mining scam in Odisha, suspended BJD leader Pyarimohan Mohapatra dared chief minister Naveen Patnaik to order a CBI probe against him.

Patnaik holds talks with BJD leaders to bridge rift
Politics

Patnaik holds talks with BJD leaders to bridge rift

The tensions in the BJD came to the fore when Rajya Sabha MP Pyari Mohan Mohapatra Tuesday held meetings with a large number of legislators at his residence. He openly criticised the functioning of the government and the party.