Damodar Rout’s wife passes away at 72

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader Damodar Rout’s wife Snehalata Mohapatra breathed her last at a private hospital here Thursday. The 72-year old Snehalata had been undergoing treatment at a private hospital for some days. She is survived by her husband, son Sambit Routray and daughter Preetinanda...

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No list emerges despite parleys

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Brainstorming sessions over selection of candidates continue in three major political parties in Odisha even as the Election Commission has issued notification for two phases of polling. None of the parties has released a complete list so far while the ticket aspirants pass...

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Wanted criminal detained

Bhubaneswar: A special task force (STF) of the state Crime Branch Wednesday detained a 28-year-old criminal wanted in dacoity and murder cases since 2015. Sangaram Kesheri Samantray, a resident of Dopada village under Ramachandi police limits in Puri, has been detained during a raid near...

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Women trafficking unabated in state

Cuttack: The state police have failed to check trafficking of women and minor girls from the state to other regions of the country. On occasions, police officials have been found reluctant to take prompt action on complaints of women and child trafficking in state. It...

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