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Chennai building collapse survivor: I drank urine to survive 72 hrs under rubble

Prakash Rout, a young plumber hailing from Odisha, spent 72 agonising hours under the rubble of the collapsed 11-storey building near Chennai without food or water. Although Rout had a miraculous......

Man found alive after 72 hours in Chennai building rubble

A 28-year-old labourer from Odisha’s Kendrapara district had a providential escape from the claws of death in the Chennai building collapse, which claimed 61 lives. The 11-storey housing......

Fishing boats in Odisha to follow colour code

In a move to strengthen coastal security, the Odisha government has asked fishermen to paint their boats and trawlers with a specific colour pattern for their easy identification. The ‘colour......

Phailin brings back memories of 1999 cyclone in this Odisha village

As the sky turns overcast and torrential rains lash Odisha’s Erasama block, Pravati Maity of Jagatsinghpur district is haunted by the painful memories of the 1999 killer cyclone. The widow......

Kendrapara rape victim passes away in Bhubaneswar

A 14-year-old girl, battling for her life after she was set afire by three people in Odisha’s Kendrapara two weeks ago, passed away in a hospital in Bhubaneswar late on Thursday night, TV......

Phailin takes a toll on industries in Ganjam

While cyclone Phailin has passed off without causing too many casualties, major industries in south Odisha’s Ganjam district, the worst-hit by the storm, took a hard knock. Orissa Sands......

Jolt for Vedanta as mining in Niyamgiri Hills voted out

In what could be a jolt for Vedanta Aluminium Ltd, the fate of the beleaguered proposal to mine bauxite in Odisha’s Niyamgiri Hills was sealed on Monday, with the seventh of the 12 gram......

A few facts about the potato crisis in Bengal

A sudden rise in potato prices late last month in West Bengal, a traditionally surplus state, caused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to take over the agricultural marketing department and take two......

Cyclone Phailin flattens Puri as a tourist destination

Cyclone Phailin has wiped out Puri from tourist itineraries this winter season. Not only are there no new enquiries; those who’d planned a vacation in the coming season seem to be looking at......

Niyamraja's subjects won't bow to Vedanta

The battle is won but celebrations are awaited -- that sums up the mood of tribals who unanimously rejected the plan to mine bauxite on Odisha’s Niyamgiri hills during the course of 12 gram......
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High flood situation warning in Odisha’s Keonjhar district

New Delhi: With Baitarani River in Odisha’s Keonjhar district flowing above the danger mark, the Ministry of Water Resources today issued a... ...

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7 fishermen missing, all 40 trawlers traced

All 40 trawlers which went missing in the Bay of Bengal following a storm were traced on Monday, but two of them capsized leaving seven fishermen... ...

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Woman suspected to be witch stripped, tortured, 10 held

Baripada (Odisha): In a barbaric incident, a woman was stripped, tied to a pole and tortured by villagers who suspected her of practising... ...

http://www.indiatvnews.com/news/india/woman-suspected-to-be-witch-stripped-tortured-held-40055.html
I drank urine to survive 72 hrs under rubble

Prakash Rout, a young plumber hailing from Odisha, spent 72 agonising hours under the rubble of the collapsed 11-storey building near Chennai... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/slide-show-1-chennai-building-collapse-survivor-i-drank-urine-to-survive-72-hrs-under-rubble/20140707.htm
Six students fall ill after having Mid-Day meal in Odisha

Nabarangpur (Odisha): Six students of an Upper Primary School in Odisha’s Nabarangpur district fell ill after having Mid-Day meal following... ...

http://www.indiatvnews.com/news/india/six-students-fall-ill-after-having-mid-day-meal-in-odisha-38857.html

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