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State in eastern India

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Odisha: State in eastern India
Odisha, formerly Orissa, is an Indian state located in Eastern India. It is the 8th largest state by area, and the 11th largest by population. The state has the third largest population of Scheduled Tribes in India. It neighbours the states of Jharkhand and West Bengal to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west, and Andhra Pradesh to the south. Odisha has a coastline of 485 kilometres (301 mi) along the Bay of Bengal in Indian Ocean. The region is also known as Utkala and is mentioned by this name in India's national anthem, "Jana Gana Mana". The language of Odisha is Odia, which is one of the Classical Languages of India.

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Suspected spy pigeon caught off the coast of Odisha, probe on | Oneindia News [Video]

Suspected spy pigeon caught off the coast of Odisha, probe on | Oneindia News

Odisha police have caught a pigeon off the coast with a camera and microchip caught on its leg. #Odisha #Spypigeon #Drone

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Murmu pays obeisance at Lingaraj Temple on second day of Odisha visit | Oneindia News [Video]

Murmu pays obeisance at Lingaraj Temple on second day of Odisha visit | Oneindia News

Murmu pays obeisance at Lingaraj Temple on second day of Odisha visit; DGCA imposes financial penalty on Air Asia for violation of Civil Aviation Requirements; RJD President Lalu Prasad Yadav to today..

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Odisha health minister Naba Kishore Das shot by ASI, rushed to hospital | Oneindia News [Video]

Odisha health minister Naba Kishore Das shot by ASI, rushed to hospital | Oneindia News

Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das was shot by an ASI in the Jharsuguda district of the state. #Odisha #NabaDas #HealthMinister

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DJ Azex aka Akshay Kumar death case in Odisha's Bhubaneshwar: Police to question girlfriend

Bhubaneshwar has recently witnessed the death of its popular citizen DJ Azex, whose real name was Akshay Kumar. His alleged girlfriend's name has been mentioned by family members during investigation.
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Odisha: Cops seize illegal cough syrup 'Eskuf' worth Rs 35 lakh, racket of 35 detained

As part of "Mission Cough Syrup," a campaign against the cough syrup mafia, Balangir Police reported that they busted an interstate organised racket on Sunday.
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Indian women's share in voting, poll wins up, but lags neighbours

Bihar, Odisha, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, in that order, have seen the most improvement in women's share of total voters with Bihar registering a 9.5-percentage-point increase and Punjab and Uttar..
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Forest fires rage in Odisha, tiger sanctuaries & parks affected

Even though harsh summer is yet to set in, forest blazes are sparking concerns in Odisha, which recorded 2,200 active fire points on Monday across the state, including in tiger sanctuaries and wildlife..
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Odisha lost 245 elephants in 3 years, says minister


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DRDO officer in Odisha held for leaking defence info to ISI’s woman ‘agent’


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After health minister Naba Kisore Das killing, Odisha disarms cop who vented ire against neta


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Odisha launches Ama KrushiAI bot for farmers


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No special category status for Odisha, says Sitharaman

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday made it clear that there is no proposal to accord Special Category Status to Odisha as demanded by the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD). She told a press..
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3 forests officials held for murder of Odisha reserve jumbo-poaching whistleblower


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Non-BJP Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Kerala lead Ayushman hospitalisations

In 2022-23 (as on February 2), the data shows that 1.08 crore people were admitted across all states and Union territories (excluding West Bengal, Odisha and NCT of Delhi, which are not part of the..
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Lawyers protest: Supreme Court refuses to accept apology tendered by Odisha advocates associations

Citing past conduct, the Supreme Court has refused to accept the ‘unqualified apology’ tendered by lawyers and advocates’ associations in Odisha who indulged in protest and disrupted court..
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Odisha man carried wife's dead body for four kms before AP Police came for his help

Samulu, a tribal from Surada village of Odisha's Koraput district, had no money to take the dead body of his wife Guru to their village.
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6 Odisha forest dept staffers arrested for killing ‘poacher’


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In a first, Orissa high court opens virtual branches in 10 districts


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ASI tried to kill Odisha minister 5 times in 2 weeks: Police

The Odisha police officer who fatally shot state health minister Naba Kisore Das last Sunday had been looking for an opportunity to attack him on five occasions in the past fortnight before coming..
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Odisha ASI may have killed minister to ‘avenge’ rebuff over job for kin

Odisha health minister Naba Kisore Das’s fatal shooting by ASI Gopal Das in Jharsuguda district's Brajarajnagar may have been an act of “revenge” triggered by the former allegedly turning down..
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3-time MLA, businessman, owned 40 luxury cars: Know about Odisha Minister Naba Kishore Das shot dead by police officer

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik called the deceased Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Naba Kishore Das an asset to the party.
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Who is Gopal Das, police officer who allegedly killed Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das?

Who is Gopal Das? Gopal Das is an assistant sub-inspector of police. He is native of a village in Odisha's Ganjam district.
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Breaking: Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das, 61, dies of bullet injury

Odisha minister Naba Das was shot at by a policeman near Brajarajnagar in Jharsuguda district on Sunday.
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Cop who shot at Odisha Health Minister was mentally disturbed, reveals his wife

ASI Gopal Das is accused of having shot at Odisha Minister Naba Das near Brajarajnagar in Jharsuguda district on Sunday.
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Who is Naba Das? Odisha Health Minister who was shot by a cop at event

Odisha Health Minister Naba Das suffered injuries after being shot at by an ASI on Sunday.
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Odisha health minister Naba Dash shot during event, condition critical

Odisha Health Minister Naba Das was shot by unidentified assailants as he exited his car, reason unknown.
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Odisha cabinet OKs OBC Act amendment to include more castes


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Row over Odisha governor's suggestion favouring entry of foreigners in Puri temple


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Odisha: One dead, several injured in stampede during Makar Sankranti mela in Cuttack

Odisha: The stampede happened as the devotees were going to seek blessings at the 7th-century-old Singhanath Temple in Baramba.
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Odisha woman cricketer's body found hanging in forest, family suspects murder

In the Gurudijhatia forest in the Athagarh region, the body was discovered hanging from a tree.
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India successfully carries out test launch of Prithvi-II missile

India on Tuesday successfully carried out a test launch of tactical ballistic missile Prithvi-II from a test range off the Odisha coast."A successful training launch of a short-range ballistic missile,..
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Another Russian national found dead on ship in Odisha, third in less than 2 weeks

Milyakov Sergey, who was discovered dead in a ship positioned at Paradip Port in the Jagatsinghpur district.
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'No foul play in Russian deaths'

Odisha crime branch has found no indication of foul play in the deaths of Putin-critic Pavel Antov and his friend Vladimir Bydanov in a Rayagada hotel. It will take Interpol's help, if required, said..
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After the mysterious death of two Russians in Odisha, another Russian national has gone missing in the state after criticizing Vladimir Putin.
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Cops didn’t preserve viscera of Russian MP who died in Odisha

The mystery surrounding Putin critic Pavel Antov's death in Odisha deepened Wednesday after forensic experts in the health department said the lawmaker’s viscera was not preserved before his..
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Odisha orders probe into deaths of Putin critic, aide

The Odisha government ordered on Tuesday a crime branch investigation into the mysterious deaths of Russian businessman and lawmaker Pavel Antov (65) and his friend Vladimir Bydanov (61) within days of..
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Millionaire Pavel Antov, friend die at Odisha hotel within days; join list of Russian elite who died mysteriously

Pavel Antov had fallen from a window at the Odisha hotel on December 24, according to reports.
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Vladimir Putin critic dies in fall from third floor; second Russian tourist to die at same Odisha hotel

Sausage tycoon and Russian legislator Pavel Antov, a Putin critic from United Russia, a pro-Putin party, died after a mysterious fall from a window of a three-star hotel in Rayagada, Odisha, on..
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1,000 small, yet key, stations to be revamped at Rs 10-20 crore each

The Indian Railways will take up upgradation and renovate over 1,000 small yet important stations under a new programme named “Amrit Bharat Station Scheme”. The first such station development was..
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Odisha: Back-to-back mysterious deaths of two Russian tourists at Rayagada hotel leaves authorities perplexed

Four Russian tourists, including the two deceased, had checked into the hotel on December 21.
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PM Modi chairs key all-party meet to strategise 2023 G20 summit, several CMs in attendance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chaired an all-party meeting at the Rashtrapati Bhavan to solicit suggestions for the G20 summit next year.West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, her Odisha..
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Assembly seats in Rampur Sadar and Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh, Padampur in Odisha, Sardarshahar in Rajasthan, Kurhani in Bihar, and Bhanupratappur in Chhattisgarh are in for a byelection race.
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A 51-year-old man, out on bail in connection with four criminal cases registered against him, attacked a woman judge with a knife inside a crowded court in Berhampur, Odisha, on Monday.
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Odisha: Man arrested for cheating flat owners of Rs 1 crore

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