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Odisha sounds cyclone alert, asks district authorities to be prepared| 5 points

Odisha chief secretary SC Mohapatra said that the state is wellprepared for any eventuality. 
The Odisha government on Thursday issued an alert of a possible cyclone over the Bay of Bengal.(PTI/Representative image)
The Odisha government on Thursday issued an alert of a possible cyclone over the Bay of Bengal.(PTI/Representative image)
Published on May 05, 2022 01:40 PM IST
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By | Written by Aryan Prakash

Odisha goes for 6-9 am teaching timing in schools amid record heat. Details here

  • As per the notification, shared by news agency ANI on Twitter, the timings for the exams that have already been scheduled will not change however. Check other details here.
Students coming out form a school. ( Ravi Kumar/ Hindustan Times file photo)
Students coming out form a school. ( Ravi Kumar/ Hindustan Times file photo)
Published on May 01, 2022 06:51 AM IST
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ByIshika Yadav | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Dalit man made to rub nose in his own spit in Odisha, sarpanch booked

The incident took place when Chameli Ojha, sarpanch of Tikhiri village, visited Gurucharan Mallick’s house, seeking donation for the temple. When Mallick said that he had already donated for the deity, the sarpanch allegedly abused him and his wife, Rekha, police said.
A Dalit man was allegedly forced to rub his nose in his own spit in front of a village sarpanch in Odisha. (Representational)
A Dalit man was allegedly forced to rub his nose in his own spit in front of a village sarpanch in Odisha. (Representational)
Updated on Apr 21, 2022 01:14 AM IST
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ByDebabrata Mohanty, Bhubaneswar

Sulochana Das: Ex-journo who is now Bhubaneswar Municipal Corp's 1st woman mayor

  • Sulochana Das started her career in Congress before shifting to Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal. Following her history victory in Odisha urban body elections, she said she will work for a “smart and vibrant Bhubaneswar”.
BJD's Sulochana Das. (ANI Photo)
BJD's Sulochana Das. (ANI Photo)
Published on Mar 26, 2022 11:01 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi

Odisha civic polls: Counting of votes to be held tomorrow, security ramped up

  • The elections were held on Thursday, with nearly 65 per cent of Odisha's 40.55 lakh voters casting their votes. Polling was held to 109 urban local bodies, including three municipal corporations of Cuttack, Berhampur and Bhubaneswar even as reports of violence emerged in parts of the state.
As many as 1, 825 councillors and corporators along with 109 chairpersons and mayors are in the fray for Odisha civic polls. (Photo by Arun Sharma/Hindustan Times)
As many as 1, 825 councillors and corporators along with 109 chairpersons and mayors are in the fray for Odisha civic polls. (Photo by Arun Sharma/Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 25, 2022 10:17 PM IST
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By | Written by Sharangee Dutta, New Delhi
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