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  • A 14 feet long python was discovered by villagers in Mayurbhanj of Odisha while it was trying to catch a big lizard. The villagers immediately informed the forest department team which reached the spot and rescued the enormous reptile.

    Oct 16, 2017, 20:11 IST

  • The silver city of Cuttack is famous for its craftsmanship on the ‘Puja Pandals’ in the form of silver tableaux during Durga Puja celebrations. People from all across India flock Cuttack city to witness these grand silver tableaux and to offer prayers to the goddess. Adorned with gold and silver jwellery, the idol of goddess Durga bedazzled all visitors. More than 250 to 500 kilograms of silver and around 20 kilograms of gold was put to construct the glittery backdrop of the idol. According to the locals, the idol alone adorned jewellery of about 50 kilograms, with the crown weighing about 20 kilograms. The grand and glittery celebration of Durga Puja in Cuttack is not just limited to Hindu religion. In Dargah market of Cuttack, Hindu- Muslims have been celebrating this festival for last 25 years. The people from various faiths donate generously for designing and decorating these mega tableaus on the occasion of Durga Puja. Although the numbers of Hindus in this region are lesser than the Muslims, the people celebrate all festivals with same fervour. The festival of Muharram falls around the same time with the festival of Dussehra. But the Muslim brothers keep sanctity of Hindu festival Dussehra as high as they observe Muharram

    Oct 04, 2017, 19:07 IST

  • Adding a blot to the medical facilities of the country, a pregnant woman of Odisha's Lanjigarh had to be carried to the hospital in a sling for 16 kilometers to reach an ambulance. The roads of the village were blocked due to which the kin of the family had to carry the woman. In the captured video the woman can be seen being crossed across through uneven roads and riverlet to reach the hospital where her baby was delivered.

    Jul 24, 2017, 19:22 IST

  • Adding a blot to the medical facilities of the country, a pregnant woman of Odisha's Lanjigarh had to be carried to the hospital in a sling for 16 kilometres to reach an ambulance

    Jul 24, 2017, 10:41 IST

  • In yet another incident of medical negligence, a pregnant woman named Purnami Majhi was taken to hospital on a cot. The incident was reported from Dharamgarh area of Odisha’s Kalahandi district.

    Jul 20, 2017, 19:57 IST

  • A 25-year-old boy from Odisha's Balangir district reportedly climbed atop a three storey building and jumped off the roof after strolling for nearly 45 minutes.

    Jul 01, 2016, 10:42 IST

  • Bringing relief to the people in Odisha, rain lashed the Bhubaneshwar city on Friday. Bhubaneshwar, which has remained dry and suffered from intense heat, received a heavy rainfall.

    May 20, 2016, 14:51 IST

  • Women queue up to collect water in Odisha's Kalahandi district that is facing acute water crisis amid severe drought conditions. Over 1.5 million hectares of crop land has been damaged in 29,176 villages of 235 blocks.

    May 04, 2016, 15:49 IST

  • Temperature in Himachal Pradesh's capital city, Shimla, has increased by 3 to 4 degrees Celsius from the normal. The maximum temperature in Shimla was recorded at 25.4 degree Celsius and Una boiled at 38.4 degree Celsius.

    Apr 29, 2016, 13:03 IST

  • An unusual high temperature in April has hit normal life across India. In Odisha, people are forced to stay indoors and those venturing out have to cover their faces to beat the heat. In Latur, people are struggling for water.

    Apr 29, 2016, 11:56 IST

  • A minor fire broke out at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's chamber in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday afternoon. Patnaik was not present at the spot when the incident occurred.

    Apr 27, 2016, 17:50 IST

  • At least 27 people were killed when a bus carrying 38 people fell in a gorge in Odisha's Deogarh district. The bus carrying artistes of Bharati Gananatya, a prominent opera troupe of the state, fell down the Debagarh Ghat road at around 6.30 p.m.

    Apr 18, 2016, 12:14 IST

  • Bhubaneswar Railway station has become the second station in the country to be covered under the free Wi-Fi project after Mumbai Central in January this year.

    Apr 17, 2016, 19:06 IST

  • More than 30 people are feared dead in Odisha as the region continues to reel under extreme heat with mercury levels rising above 40 degrees Celsius. Many people were forced to stay indoors due to the blistering heat.

    Apr 15, 2016, 13:14 IST

  • As many as 270 Maoist rebels and sympathisers surrendered in Odisha in the past two weeks, said an official. The surrendered rebels include women and members of the Chetna Natya Manch, a cultural outfit of the Maoists.

    Mar 23, 2016, 15:56 IST

  • At least 19 Maoists surrendered before police in Odisha's Malkangiri district. According to the police, the surrendered Maoists were active members of the Darva Division, a faction of the insurgent group.

    Mar 14, 2016, 12:19 IST

  • Seven Maoist rebels and 32 sympathisers surrendered before police in Malkangiri district of Odisha state. All 39 people are resident of Kiribati village. The sympathisers told the police that they had supplied food to Maoists, but chose to stop the practice recently.

    Mar 08, 2016, 13:06 IST

  • The police on Wednesday night arrested five militants, belonging to banned Students Islamic Movement, in Odisha. Acting on an intelligence input, a police team carried out raids in Rourkela district and apprehended the ultras after a brief gun battle.

    Feb 18, 2016, 17:07 IST

  • As many as four terror suspects fled from a hotel in Odisha's Bhubaneswar city on Tuesday. Shiv Narayan Mahapatra, Hotel Manager of Arya Mahal, said that they fled after they were asked to provide their identity proofs. The incident was reported from Hotel Arya Mahal in Bhubaneswar and a search operation is on to nab the suspects.

    Jan 27, 2016, 09:28 IST

  • Over 150 Olive Ridley sea turtles and a few dolphins washed ashore dead in Odisha. Vultures gathered around turtles and dolphins carcasses on a beach near Pantha Niwas in Puri. Haunted by the sight, renowned sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik made sand sculptures of the turtles, along with a message reading 'Give us Space to Live'.

    Jan 21, 2016, 15:43 IST

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