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‘Chandua’ artistes begin drapery work

BHUBANESWAR: As the world famous ‘Car Festival’ of Puri looms, ‘Maharanas’, ‘Chandua’ makers and other decorators are in full swing to complete all preparations before the festival. Chandua artistes of Pipli, who have been creating draperies for the three chariots since ages, have begun their...

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2 students end lives

Bhubaneswar: Two High School Certificate (HSC) examinees Tuesday committed suicide over their poor performance in the examinations. Kalyani Pradhan, a 16-year-old girl, of Kalaynpur village under Delang police limits committed suicide by hanging herself with a scarf. Kalyani was a student of Kalayanpur High School....

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‘Blackmail,’ cries Dutee

Bhubaneswar: After revealing about her same-sex relationship a couple of days back, ace Indian sprinter Dutee Chand Tuesday accused her elder sister Saraswati of blackmailing her. Addressing media persons at a press conference in a city hotel here, the national 100m record holder also said...

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11 places record above 40 degrees C

Bhubaneswar: There is no respite from the intense heatwave in the state with mercury soaring above 40 degrees Celsius at 11 places Tuesday. According to the local Met centre bulletin, Titilagarh in Western Odisha was the hottest place Tuesday with 45 degrees Celsius, followed by...

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Mobile snatchers loot Utkal students

Bhubaneswar: Apparently, the Commissionerate Police have failed to curb increasing incidents of snatching occurring frequently across the city. Unknown miscreants robbed two students of a local institution of their mobile phones at Vani Vihar under Sahid Nagar police station limits Monday evening. The snatchers also...

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Man, daughter attacked over property row

Bhubaneswar: Miscreants Monday attacked an elderly man and his daughter near Baramunda bus stand while they were returning to their Phuleswara residence in Patrapada. The victim, Sibaram Bhola, a daily wager lodged a complaint in this regard at Khandagiri police station Tuesday. Bhola and his...

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‘Marking strict this year’

Following the announcement of 10th Matric results earlier in the day, Orissa Post interacted with city students to gauge their reactions. Excerpts: Sagarika Mallick, Govt Girls High School, Unit-IX 560/600 (94%) I am not satisfied with my marks at all. After consultation with my teacher,...

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