Top Maoist leader Ramakrishna dies in Chhattisgarh: Reports | Bhubaneswar News – Times of India

VISAKHAPATNAM: CPI Maoists central committee leader Akkiraju Haragopal alias Ramakrishna alias RK alias Saketh has died in the forests of Chhattisgarh, according to sources. He carried a combined reward of Rs 1 crore on his head. According to reports reaching here, Ramakrishna had been unwell for some time. It is not clear when the top Maoist, who More...

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Rainfall in Odisha may dampen Dussehra festive spirit | Bhubaneswar News – Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: The IMD forecast on Wednesday said light to moderate rainfall would continue in parts of coastal and adjoining districts for four days from Friday, bringing fears of dampening of the Dussehra mood. More...

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Odisha government to sign lease deeds of auctioned mines by October-end | Bhubaneswar News – Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: The state government has set a target of October-end to sign the lease deeds of the nine mines auctioned recently. Officials in the state steel and mines department said the successful bidders have More...

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khurda: Odisha: Khurda district moves to ‘red’ zone with over 2,500 active Covid cases | Bhubaneswar News – Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: Khurda district on Wednesday moved to the ‘red zone’ with more than 2,500 active cases, after nearly a month of being in the ‘yellow’ spot (active cases between 1,000 and 2,500). The last More...

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Odisha: Heavy vehicle driving a big draw among women in Jajpur district | Bhubaneswar News – Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: Suprabha Jena and Subhadarshini Jena broke gender inequality and sat on the driver seats of heavy vehicles. Not just the two sisters, but many like them have been turning up at the government-run More...

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A subdued Maha Ashtami in Odisha with strict Covid curbs in place | Bhubaneswar News – Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: The Maha Ashtami puja in all mandaps across the state were held following the state-imposed Covid guidelines on Wednesday. Though the usual pomp and grandeur remained missing at the pandals for the More...

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neet: Kanimozhi Karunanidhi meets Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, seeks support to scrap NEET | Bhubaneswar News – Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader Kanimozhi Karunanidhi met chief minister Naveen Patnaik at his residence here on Wednesday seeking support to press the Centre to scrap NEET for undergraduate More...

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After Covid outbreak, Odisha to hold first in-person business summit today | Bhubaneswar News – Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: The stage is set for a business conclave to be organised by the state government here on Thursday. The objective of the meet, the first major in-person summit since the Covid-19 pandemic broke out More...

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‘Ready to roll out vax for kids at short notice’ | Bhubaneswar News – Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: The state is ready to roll out vaccines for children in the 2-18 age group at short notice after the Centre issues guidelines for the same, government authorities said on Tuesday. There are around More...

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Odisha CM to do bhoomi puja of Puri heritage corridor project on Oct 18 | Bhubaneswar News – Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik is set to perform the bhoomi puja of the ambitious Shree Mandir Parikrama Yojana or the Jagannath Heritage Corridor project in Puri on October 18. The announcement came More...