12 die as bus falls into river

Cuttack: In a heart-wrenching mishap, at least 12 persons died and 40 others including a child were injured when a sleeper coach fell off the Mahanadi bridge here Tuesday evening. Director General Police (DGP) RP Sharma confirmed 12 people have died. The passenger bus (OD-35-A-0211), en route to Bhubaneswar from...

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Senior Congress leader M I Shanavas passes away

Thiruvananthapuram: Senior Congress leader M I Shanavas, passed away early Wednesday at a private hospital in Chennai, Tamil Nadu after a prolonged illness. He was 67. The Member of Parliament who represented the Wayanad constituency twice in the Lok Sabha breathed his last at around 1 am. He had undergone a liver transplant Nov 2. His mortal remains are expected to be brought to Kochi in the afternoon. Kerala Chief Minister...

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Chhattisgarh blames Mahanadi row on lack of river data

    Bhubaneswar/Raipur: The Chattisgarh government believes that lack of data on the flow of Mahanadi waters into the river basin system is primarily responsible for the dispute with Odisha and that both the states should work together to conduct more scientific evidence-based studies on the subject. In an exclusive interview to Orissa POST, Chhattisgarh Water Resources Secretary Sonmoni Borah said, “We recently signed an MoU with NERIWALAM to study the...

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Physical Education Teacher held for raping student

PET teacher held for raping student

Kendrapara: The Tantiapala police and their Rajnagar counterparts Tuesday arrested the accused Physical Education (PE) Teacher of the Tarapada-based Kunja Behari Uchha Bidyabhavan school from the Rajnagar BEO office for allegedly raping a Class 10 girl of the school on October 26, IIC Manoranjan Choudhury of Mahakalapada Police Station who is also the in-charge of Tantiapala Marine Police Station said. Choudhury said the arrested Physical Education Teacher, Bidyapati Jena, is ill...

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CP goes all out to ensure safe Baliyatra

Cuttack: Revellers can hope to enjoy the Baliyatra this year with peace of mind as the Commissionerate Police has come up with a foolproof plan to ensure safety and security of the hoppers at the fairground. As many as 32 platoons of police would be deployed at the fairground. And aid posts would be put in place at either gates of the fairground to assist the visitors. “Taking the visitors’ safety...

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Senior Congress leader M I Shanavas passes away

Thiruvananthapuram: Senior Congress leader M I Shanavas, passed away early Wednesday at a private hospital in Chennai, Tamil Nadu after a prolonged illness. He was 67. The Member of Parliament who represented the Wayanad constituency twice in the Lok Sabha breathed his last at around 1 am. He had undergone a liver transplant Nov 2. His mortal...

Utkal University’s platinum jubilee celebrations conclude

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NZP to reopen vulture breeding centre soon

Barang: Authorities of Nandankanan Zoological Park (NZP) here have spent `5 lakh to reopen a vulture breeding centre on the 60th foundation day of the zoo December 29. In 2011, the zoo authorities started constructing the vulture breeding centre on a three-acre plot of land at Botanical Garden, adjacent to the NZP. They had spent around `70...

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