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Odisha youth dies by suicide after testing positive for Covid-19

Nabarangpur has so far reported 4,542 Covid-19 cases of which 495 people are still under treatment. The district has reported eight Covid-19 deaths so far.
Soon after informing his family members about his Covid-19 test result, Bisoi gulped a bottle of pesticide on Tuesday evening.(FILE PHOTO.)
Soon after informing his family members about his Covid-19 test result, Bisoi gulped a bottle of pesticide on Tuesday evening.(FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on Oct 14, 2020 09:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty

In Odisha, three leopard skins seized, 4 held over illegal wildlife trade

Earlier this month, forest officials in Mayurbhanj district had seized a leopard skin and arrested one person over his alleged involvement in illegal wildlife trade.
The accused have been booked under multiple sections of the IPC and Wildlife Protection Act. Efforts are on to ascertain the possible involvement of other people in the racket, said officials. (Image used for representation).(FILE PHOTO.)
The accused have been booked under multiple sections of the IPC and Wildlife Protection Act. Efforts are on to ascertain the possible involvement of other people in the racket, said officials. (Image used for representation).(FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 13, 2020 11:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty

Odisha’s Covid-19 tally rises to 16,701, death toll now 86

The maximum of 182 fresh cases were reported from Ganjam, the worst-hit district by the coronavirus pandemic, 121 from Khurda, 38 from Cuttack, 35 from Bargarh, 22 each from Jagatsinghpur, Nabarangpur and Mayurbhanj, 20 from Sambalpur, 19 from Jajpur, 18 from Sundergarh, 13 from Balasore and 11 from Nayagarh.
Two men from Ganjam, aged 63 and 60, and a 48-year-old woman from Gajapati died of coronavirus infection.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Two men from Ganjam, aged 63 and 60, and a 48-year-old woman from Gajapati died of coronavirus infection.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Published on Jul 18, 2020 03:47 PM IST
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Stumped at getting IT notice, Odisha labourer at a loss to explain deposit of Rs 1.47 crore

Sanadhar Gond, a tribal daily labourer in Pujaribharandi village received the IT notice directing him to pay Rs 2.59 lakh presumptive tax under Section 44 of the Income Tax Act. The income tax officials said the penalty was for an unexplained transaction in his ICICI bank account amounting to Rs 1.47 crore.
The IT notice said Gond has been engaged in wholesale trading of seasonal goods. Gond said he had received 5 such notices earlier, but never cared for them. (Image used for representation).(REUTERS PHOTO.)
The IT notice said Gond has been engaged in wholesale trading of seasonal goods. Gond said he had received 5 such notices earlier, but never cared for them. (Image used for representation).(REUTERS PHOTO.)
Updated on Feb 03, 2020 08:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty

Roopa Ganguly leads BJP charge in Odisha, will address pro-CAA rally in Nabarangpur

BJP MP Roopa Ganguly speaks to the media as she arrives at Parliament House in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)
BJP MP Roopa Ganguly speaks to the media as she arrives at Parliament House in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jan 21, 2020 01:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent

Odisha police arrest 50 middlemen involved in trafficking labourers

Director General of Police BK Sharma said while 20 people were arrested in Nabarangpur, 15 people each were arrested in Rayagada and Kalahandi. The police have lodged 17 FIRs in this connection.
The arrests came within two days of similar arrest of 40 more agents and middlemen from Bolangir and Nuapada districts in Odisha.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
The arrests came within two days of similar arrest of 40 more agents and middlemen from Bolangir and Nuapada districts in Odisha.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on Oct 19, 2019 05:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent

Former school teacher with assets worth Rs 6.5 cr booked in DA case

Subrat Kumar Choudhury worked as an assistant teacher at the Mundagada Project Upper Primary School between 2005 and 2019; he took voluntary retirement last month.
Arrest-handcuffs.(HT Photo)
Arrest-handcuffs.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 26, 2019 03:32 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty

Millionaire ex-schoolteacher booked in corruption case in Odisha

Subrat Kumar Choudhury, the former assistant teacher at the Mundagada Project Upper Primary School, was booked by anti-corruption officials after they raided his home on Wednesday.
Subrat Kumar Choudhury had been working in the school since 2005 and took voluntary retirement in June this year(PTI FILE/Representative Image)
Subrat Kumar Choudhury had been working in the school since 2005 and took voluntary retirement in June this year(PTI FILE/Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 25, 2019 04:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty

Odisha woman dropped out of school 18 yrs ago, clears Class 10 exam with son

While the woman scored 203 marks and passed with D-grade, her son cleared the exam with C-grade scoring 340 marks.
The tribal anganwadi worker in Malkangiri is seen here with her son.
The tribal anganwadi worker in Malkangiri is seen here with her son.
Updated on May 27, 2019 08:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Odisha gears up for first phase of Lok Sabha, assembly polls

Around 47,800 polling officials have been deployed to conduct the first phase of the elections in the state. Women staff have been deployed at 30 booths in the state.
Lok Sabha elections 2019: Odisha gears up for first phase of Lok Sabha, assembly polls(Hindustan Times)
Lok Sabha elections 2019: Odisha gears up for first phase of Lok Sabha, assembly polls(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 11, 2019 05:56 AM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Lok Sabha elections 2019: PM Modi to kick off Odisha campaign from southern Jeypore town

The BJP chose Jeypore as it is in the middle of the undivided Koraput district, where two Lok Sabha constituencies of Nabarangpur and Koraput will vote on April 11.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally at Dumi village of Akhnoor on March 28.(ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally at Dumi village of Akhnoor on March 28.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Mar 29, 2019 10:32 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jeypore (Koraput) | By Debabrata Mohanty

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Odisha’s Nabarangpur will witness a contest between BJD, Congress

Voting will be held in Nabarangpur on April 11 in the first round of seven-phased Lok Sabha election 2019. The result will be declared on May 23.
Homeless voters show their inked fingers after casting their votes for Lok Sabha elections, at Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, April 10, 2014.(Hindustan Times)
Homeless voters show their inked fingers after casting their votes for Lok Sabha elections, at Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, April 10, 2014.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 11, 2019 09:53 AM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Lok Sabha election 2019: Odisha Congress’s first list for 6 parliamentary, 36 assembly seats out

The Congress on Tuesday announced its first list of candidates for six Lok Sabha and 36 assembly constituencies in Odisha but could not finalise the names for eight assembly seats going to polls in the first phase.
The Congress on Tuesday announced its first list of candidates for six Lok Sabha and 36 assembly constituencies in Odisha but could not finalise the names for eight assembly seats going to polls in the first phase.(ANI)
The Congress on Tuesday announced its first list of candidates for six Lok Sabha and 36 assembly constituencies in Odisha but could not finalise the names for eight assembly seats going to polls in the first phase.(ANI)
Updated on Apr 09, 2019 06:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty

Three Odisha tribals die after consuming mango kernel cake

Tribal farmer Arjun Santa's wife Sudhamani (30), sister-in-law Pramila Santa (28) and sister Namita (17) in Mainapadar village under Jharigaon block of Odisha’s Nabarangpur district had consumed the cake made from paste of fermented mango kernel on Monday.
Officials said members of the tribal family complained of stomach problem and started vomiting and had acute diarrhoea since Tuesday night.(Picture for representation)
Officials said members of the tribal family complained of stomach problem and started vomiting and had acute diarrhoea since Tuesday night.(Picture for representation)
Published on Aug 22, 2018 12:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty, Bhubaneswar

Peacock dies after being manhandled by selfie hunters in Bengal village

The national bird entered the Barighoria gram panchayat area in Jalpaiguri and triggered a frenzy among locals, many of whom wanted to click selfies with it.
The death is the latest in a worrying trend of people getting close with birds and animals to click a selfie, often proving disastrous for both animals and humans.(HT File Photo/ Representative image)
The death is the latest in a worrying trend of people getting close with birds and animals to click a selfie, often proving disastrous for both animals and humans.(HT File Photo/ Representative image)
Updated on Jun 04, 2018 03:20 PM IST
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