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24 special courts in Odisha to deal with POCSO cases

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST

The Odisha government on Friday said it would establish 24 Fast Track Special Courts (FTSCs) for disposal of cases of rape and other sexual offences against children in a time-bound manner.

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Odisha, ECoR sign MoU to develop Bhubaneswar railway station

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST

The Odisha government and the East Cost Railway (ECoR) here on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the Rs 840 crore Bhubaneswar railway station multi-modal hub project.

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Odisha court awards death penalty in minor's rape case

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST

A special POCSO court in Odisha's Cuttack on Thursday awarded the death sentence to Mohammad Mustaq for raping and murdering a six-year-old girl.

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OHRC seeks report from Odisha govt on anti-ragging measures

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has issued a notice to the state government seeking information on anti-ragging measures being taken at educational institutions.

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CBI arrests former OCA secretary in chit fund scam

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2019 4:45:07 PM IST

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday arrested former honorary secretary of Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) Ashirbad Behera in connection with his alleged links with Artha Tatwa (AT)

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Bhubaneswar airport to remain partially shut for 8 months

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

The Biju Patnaik International Airport here will remain partially closed for eight months due to the runway re-carpeting work, said an official on Tuesday.

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Odisha's revenue collection up by 7% till August

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

Odisha has registered a 7 per cent increase in revenue collection up to August during the 2019-20 financial year, said an official on Tuesday.

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Minister seeks direct flight between Bhubaneswar and Dubai

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday requested the Centre for a direct flight between Bhubaneswar and Dubai.

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Odisha distributes 170.50 cr to ineligible beneficiaries

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST

The Odisha government has distributed an assistance of about Rs 170.50 crore to 3.41 lakh ineligible beneficiaries under the KALIA scheme, said the state's Agriculture Minister Arun Sahoo on Tuesday.

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426 drunk drivers held in 10 days in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST

The Odisha police have arrested 426 people under the influence of alcohol since September 6 under the amended Motor Vehicle Act (MVA).

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ISL newbies Odisha FC unveil official logo

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

Odisha FC, the franchise which replaces Delhi Dynamos in the upcoming edition of the Indian Super League (ISL), on Sunday tweeted a video to unveil its official logo.

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Odisha CM to police: Work for people or face action

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday asked the heads of all police stations to work for the people or face action. He said the police officials doing good work will get appreciation and th

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