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Once he chose weapons, today he just wants peace

As a Naxal area commander in violence-hit Keonjhar district in Odisha, Udam Sundhi once aimed to overthrow the Indian government. Today, as a home guard, he tries to preserve law and order in the......

Why Maoist cadres in Odisha are laying down their arms

Toral Varia and photographer Reuben Verghese, who travelled to the Naxal-infested Keonjhar district of Odisha, return with tales of discrimination, disillusionment and daring escapes Read Part 1......

Disillusioned, Naxals give up violence in Odisha's Toral Varia and photographer Reuben Verghese travel to the red bastion of Odisha's Keonjhar district and meet Naxalites who have chosen to give up their arms and return home. Some......

Armed men attack rail station in Orissa

Armed men attacked a railway station and beat up employees, including the station master, in Orissa's Keonjhar district on Sunday night. Over 60 people armed with sticks, bows and arrows stormed......

Why did 65 infants die in Odisha?

'I kept begging the doctors to put my three year old on the ventilator. But the doctors and nurses kept saying no ventilator was available. When the breathing apparatus ultimately became available,......

ArcelorMittal may take Orissa land possession soon

ArcelorMittal said it has garnered local support from Orissa's Keonjhar district for proposed 12 MTPA steel plant and hopes to take possession of the required land by the end of the year."We are......

ArcelorMittal close to Orissa land buy

ArcelorMittal has moved a few steps forward in setting up its 12-million tonnes steel plant in Keonjhar district of Orissa. The company is close to acquiring two-thirds of the land required ,......

TSIL to set up new steel plant

The Tata Sponge Iron Ltd, the largest sponge iron producer in eastern India located at Joda in Orissa's Keonjhar district, has plans to set up a Rs 1,000 crore (Rs 10 billlion) expansion project......

Markets end lower on inflation concerns, weak commodity prices

Markets have closed lower on the first day of Samvat 2072 tracking weak global cues along with significant selling among capital goods, FMCG and IT shares leading the fall.   Further, the......

An ideal mining policy & how it will impact the economy

Unlike today, in the mid-2000, mining was the sunshine sector. India was digging for minerals like there was no tomorrow, notes Sunita Narain. There is a science and an art to policymaking. In......
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Odisha girl selected for Youth Citizen Service (YCS) Leadership Challenge, 2015

Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: With their innovative ideas, passion and commitment youth have always been regarded as torch bearer of... ...
Regional Audition for KIIT Nanhipari Little Miss on 29th

Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Regional auditions for the much awaited KIIT Nanhipari Little Miss India Competition for Odisha will be... ...
BJD against BJD in Joda, Keonjhar civic bodies

formed the municipal councils in Joda and Keonjhar winning a majority in the last elections. But soon after, the councillors revolted against the... ...
Odisha court sentences five to death for gangrape and murder of minor

Keonjhar: A local court in the Keonjhar district of Odishaawarded a death sentence for five persons on the charges of gangrape and murder of a... ...

BHUBANESWAR: A study report compiled by the Odisha Rationalist Society (ORS) has revealed that 355 persons have been killed in the state in the... ...

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