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Maoists call for Odisha bandh

Malkangiri: Maoists have called for a bandh in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh May 25 opposing the encounter in Padua area in which five Maoists were killed. In a letter the Maoists have urged everyone to observe the bandh. In a two-page letter issued to Chitrakonda...

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Labourer crushed to death

Balasore: A labourer was crushed to death after he accidentally slipped into a machine used for road construction work in Nuahata area under Soro police limits of Balasore district. The deceased was identified as Sashikanta Sahu of Balikatirani village. According to sources, the mishap occurred...

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Jumbo causes panic in Angul

Angul: An injured elephant roaming near a pond at Balanga under Bantala Forest Range of Angul district for the last 10 days has created panic in the area. Locals have spotted a deep wound on the elephant's back which is suspected as the reason behind...

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Tribal couple electrocuted

Phiringia: A tribal man and his wife were electrocuted while trying to pluck mangoes from a roadside tree in Bandhagarh village under Phiringia police limits of Kandhamal district Wednesday. The deceased have been identified as Dasarath Bhukta (50) and his wife Sarojini Bhukta (45) of...

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