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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

On Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary, Odisha will ban single-use plastic, including one-time use disposable cutlery, in all cities
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On Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary, Odisha will ban single-use plastic, including one-time use disposable cutlery, in all cities

Odisha government has banned single-use plastic in all urban areas of the state from Gandhi Jayanti Day on Wednesday, an official said.

Truck driver in Odisha fined Rs 86,500; becomes biggest violator under new Motor Vehicles Act in the country
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Truck driver in Odisha fined Rs 86,500; becomes biggest violator under new Motor Vehicles Act in the country

A truck driver in Odisha’s Sambalpur district, who was issued a challan of Rs 86,500 by the Regional Transport Office (RTO), has become the biggest violator under the amended Motor Vehicles Act in the country so far.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Narendra Modi to address two rallies in Odisha's Bhubaneswar and Sambalpur on 16 April
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Narendra Modi to address two rallies in Odisha's Bhubaneswar and Sambalpur on 16 April

Earlier in Odisha, Narendra Modi had addressed election meetings at Jeypore in Koraput district, Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi, Sonepur in Bolangir district and Sundergarh.

Odisha man kills 18-year-old wife by attacking her a with sword inside family court building
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Odisha man kills 18-year-old wife by attacking her a with sword inside family court building

A man killed his wife in the building of a family court in Sambalpur on Tuesday and injured her mother and niece with a sword, police said.

Top Maoist leader Kunu Dehury, who spearheaded over 51 attacks, lays down arms in Odisha
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Top Maoist leader Kunu Dehury, who spearheaded over 51 attacks, lays down arms in Odisha

In a major setback to the Maoist movement in Odisha, one of its top leaders, Kunu Dehury, surrendered before police in Sambalpur, a senior police officer said

Odisha: Engine-less train travels 10 km after staff forgets to put brakes on; all passengers reported safe
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Odisha: Engine-less train travels 10 km after staff forgets to put brakes on; all passengers reported safe

Passengers of the Ahmedabad-Puri Express had a narrow escape on Saturday night when the coaches of the train travelled a few kilometres without the engine.

Budget 2018: Odisha govt demands Rs 6,500 cr to improve rail infrastructure
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Budget 2018: Odisha govt demands Rs 6,500 cr to improve rail infrastructure

Odisha government has placed a demand of Rs 6,500 crore before the Centre for railway infrastructure development in the 2018-19 Union Budget

Former MP takes a dig at Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, says those who cannot speak Odia have no right to rule state
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Former MP takes a dig at Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, says those who cannot speak Odia have no right to rule state

Defending Patnaik, senior BJD leader and Agriculture minister Damodar Rout hit back at the former MP, and claimed that the chief minister knows Odia better than Parida.

Odisha to experience heavy rain and strong winds in the next 24-48 hours due to formation of depression
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Odisha to experience heavy rain and strong winds in the next 24-48 hours due to formation of depression

Many parts of Odisha have been lashed by downpour for the last couple of days because of a cyclonic circulation and low pressure

Odisha Police directs all state districts to remove 'Blue Whale Challenge' from social media
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Odisha Police directs all state districts to remove 'Blue Whale Challenge' from social media

Odisha police has asked all district police authorities to remove from social media the 'Blue Whale Challenge', an online game which allegedly claimed several lives of children in the country.

Odisha received 4% deficit rainfall in June: Special relief commissioner's office
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Odisha received 4% deficit rainfall in June: Special relief commissioner's office

Odisha has received four percent deficit rainfall in June, said the Special Relief Commissioner's (SRC) office on Sunday.

BJD calls for bandh in Odisha against Chhattisgarh's closure of Mahanadi river's barrage gates
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BJD calls for bandh in Odisha against Chhattisgarh's closure of Mahanadi river's barrage gates

A four-hour long bandh called by the ruling Biju Janata Dal over the Mahanadi river dispute with Chhattisgarh disrupted normal life across four districts in Odisha

Sunstroke toll rises to 16 in Odisha: Heatwaves take four more lives; Angul sizzles at 43.1 degress Celsius
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Sunstroke toll rises to 16 in Odisha: Heatwaves take four more lives; Angul sizzles at 43.1 degress Celsius

Sunstroke toll climbed to 16 in Odisha on Monday even as rains and a nor'wester (northwester) in some areas brought respite from the intense heat in the state.

Odisha government signs MoU to with Software Technology Parks of India to open four centers
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Odisha government signs MoU to with Software Technology Parks of India to open four centers

The Odisha government on Saturday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) to set up four STPI centres in the state.

CCTV cameras to catch poachers in Odisha forest
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CCTV cameras to catch poachers in Odisha forest

Though such facilities are already in place in two tiger reserves like Similipal and Satkosia for enumeration of big cat population, CCTV cameras would now be used in vulnerable pockets to identify poachers and hunters.

Odisha: Nine new-born infants die at govt hospital, probe ordered
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Odisha: Nine new-born infants die at govt hospital, probe ordered

Nine infants have died in a day at at government hospital in Odisha, media reports said on Saturday.

Rahul promises to stamp out infighting in Odisha Cong
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Rahul promises to stamp out infighting in Odisha Cong

Accusing the BJD government in Odisha of hijacking central funds, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi promised to stamp out infighting in the party in the state soon to brighten its prospects in the next general elections.

10 arrested for assaulting, torturing Dalit woman in Odisha
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10 arrested for assaulting, torturing Dalit woman in Odisha

The victim's 18-year-old daughter had an affair with Sudam Mahananda of the same village. The duo had eloped from the village on August 11 but Sudam fell ill on the way and was declared brought dead at the government hospital at Jharsuguda.