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Probe ordered after tribal man denied ambulance, forced to carry wife's body

A tribal man had to walk 10 km carrying his wife’s body on his shoulder in Odisha’s Kalahandi after failing to get a vehicle from a government hospital, a day after which a probe was......

10 Odisha villages marooned in flash flood

At least 10 villages of Odisha's Kalahandi district were marooned in flood waters due to heavy rains at the catchment areas of river Indravati leading to disruption of road communications in......

Baby sold for Rs 600 in Orissa

Fearing social stigma, a 25-year-old unwed mother sold her newborn girl for Rs 600 in Bhawanipatna village in Kalahandi, Orissa, and disappeared after the incident.Kusum Majhi handed over her......

Odisha issues guideline for body disposal weeks after Dana Majhi incident

Weeks after a tribal man carrying his wife's body on his shoulder in Odisha made global headlines, the state government today issued a guideline for proper disposal of dead bodies in health......

Help pours in for Dana Majhi, who walked 10 km with dead wife on shoulder

Dana Majhi, a poor tribal from Odisha who drew sympathy after he had to walk over 10 km carrying his dead wife on shoulder, is now a millionaire with donations and help pouring in, including from......

Third gram sabha rejects Niyamgiri mining plan

The villagers of Tadijhola in Kalahandi district of Odisha rejected the proposal for bauxite mining in Niyamgiri hills on Tuesday, becoming the third gram sabha to do so. Of 22 eligible voters in......

HC rejects Vedanta expansion bid plea

In a setback to Vedanta Aluminium Limited's plan for expansion of its refinery and captive power units in Kalahandi district, Orissa high court on Tuesday upheld the Centre's decision of stalling......

Green light for Vedanta refinery

The Vedanta group's Rs 3,600-crore (Rs 36 billion) alumina refinery in Orissa's Kalahandi district is likely to clear the final hurdle soon.Sources close to the development said a panel appointed......

Google's free Wi-Fi service arrives at Bhubaneswar railway station

The project will eventually be rolled out to cover 400 railway stations across India After Mumbai Central, RailTel, the telecom arm of the Indian Railways today launched high-speed public free......

Markets end at 8-week high; L&T, Tata Motors top gainers

Engineering major L&T and financials were the top contributors to the gains on the Sensex. Benchmark share indices rebounded in late trades on Friday to end at their highest levels in eight weeks,......
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Blaze leaves state minister singed

The fire tragedy on Monday evening at Sum Hospital has added to the litany woes for Orissa health minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak. Eyebrows are... ...
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Centre approved five Rurban Clusters with an investment over Rs340 crore for Odisha

New Delhi: The Union Government has approved five Rurban Clusters with an investment over Rs340 crore for Odisha. The Union Ministry of Rural... ...
PCC chief's We, not I Call Lies in Tatters

By Odisha Congress is back to doing what it knows best: indulging in factional feud. Reports from Delhi suggest things have reached tipping point.... ...

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