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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 West Bengal and Jharkhand 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. The region is also known as Utkala and is mentioned 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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Black Fungus: Over 2000 cases in Maharashtra, Mucormycosis deaths on the rise | Oneindia News [Video]

Black Fungus: Over 2000 cases in Maharashtra, Mucormycosis deaths on the rise | Oneindia News

While Covid-19 cases and deaths continue to wreak havoc in the country, the new fear of mucormycosis or black fungus is causing more worries. Maharashtra has reported more deaths caused by the black..

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Union Minister Pratap Sarangi sustains injuries in road accident in Odisha [Video]

Union Minister Pratap Sarangi sustains injuries in road accident in Odisha

Union Minister Pratap Chandra Sarangi sustained injuries after the car in which he was travelling was hit by a tractor in Nilagiri area of Odisha's Balasore district on May 9. The local police rushed..

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Union Minister Pratap Sarangi injured in road mishap in Odisha's Balasore [Video]

Union Minister Pratap Sarangi injured in road mishap in Odisha's Balasore

Union Minister Pratap Sarangi sustained injuries in a road accident on May 09. A tractor lost its balance near Podasuli in Baleshwar district and hit the Minister's car. Local police rushed to the spot..

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7 tankers filled Liquid Medical Oxygen leaves for Delhi from Odisha [Video]

7 tankers filled Liquid Medical Oxygen leaves for Delhi from Odisha

At least 7 tankers filled with 131 MT Liquid Medical Oxygen loaded in rake have left for Delhi. Indian Railways has started Oxygen Express initiative to transport liquid oxygen to the states in need in..

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Mother's Day sand sculpture for all the mothers working as frontline workers | Oneindia News [Video]

Mother's Day sand sculpture for all the mothers working as frontline workers | Oneindia News

On the occasion of International Mother’s Day, a sand artist made sand sculpture in on Odisha’s Puri beach. The art by Sudarshan Pattnaik is dedicated to all mothers and especially for those who..

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Odisha sand artist pays tribute to mothers on International Mother's Day [Video]

Odisha sand artist pays tribute to mothers on International Mother's Day

On the occasion of International Mother's Day, a sand artist made sand sculpture in on Odisha's Puri beach. The art my Sudarshan Pattnaik is dedicated to all mothers and especially for those who are..

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Millions of Olive Ridley turtles hatch at Odisha beach | Oneindia News [Video]

Millions of Olive Ridley turtles hatch at Odisha beach | Oneindia News

Millions of hatchlings of Olive Ridley turtles made their way to their home, the Bay of Bengal, at Gahiramatha, Odisha. The beach over here is one of the largest breeding grounds for the Olive Ridley..

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We need more tankers for oxygen supply: Haryana CM [Video]

We need more tankers for oxygen supply: Haryana CM

Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar said that control room for oxygen supply has been made in Chandigarh amid soared requirement of oxygen in the state. He also informed that they have..

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Ganja worth Rs 1 crore seized in Odisha's Koraput, 3 arrested [Video]

Ganja worth Rs 1 crore seized in Odisha's Koraput, 3 arrested

Odisha's Machhkund police on May 04 arrested three people and seized 1008 kg of ganja near Jalaput village in Koraput. The value of the ganja is approximately Rs 1 crore. According to police officials,..

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Odisha's JSPL plant supplies 100 tonnes of medical oxygen daily to other states [Video]

Odisha's JSPL plant supplies 100 tonnes of medical oxygen daily to other states

Amid the oxygen crisis in the country during the horrific second wave of pandemic, leading Steelmaker Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL), has been supplying Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) from its 6 MTPA..

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Journalists get vaccinated in Odisha after govt declares them frontline workers [Video]

Journalists get vaccinated in Odisha after govt declares them frontline workers

Journalists in Bhubaneswar were administered with first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on May 03 after Odisha government announced them as frontline workers. The vaccine camp was organised by Bhubaneswar..

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CM Mamata declares journalists as COVID warriors in Bengal [Video]

CM Mamata declares journalists as COVID warriors in Bengal

Following the footsteps of governments of Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee declared all journalists as COVID warriors in the state on May 03. The..

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Madhya Pradesh govt declares all accredited journalists as frontline workers [Video]

Madhya Pradesh govt declares all accredited journalists as frontline workers

After Odisha, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on May 05 declared all accredited journalists as frontline workers. CM Chouhan said, "During this time of pandemic, journalists are..

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Vaccination for 18+ underway at Bhubaneswar hospital [Video]

Vaccination for 18+ underway at Bhubaneswar hospital

The 3rd phase of COVID-19 inoculation drive began on May 03 in Odisha. People queued up on May 03 at a vaccination center in Bhubaneswar to get the jab. Vaccination for all citizens between 18-44 years..

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Cops attacked by mob in Odisha's Mayurbhanj [Video]

Cops attacked by mob in Odisha's Mayurbhanj

Three police personnel got injured after being allegedly attacked by a mob at Debanbahali village of Mayurbhanj district in Odisha. The mishap took place during celebration of Chaiti Parba after they..

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The order issued by the state government on Sunday said that strict restrictions will be enforced prohibiting the movement of public and vehicles.
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The lockdown will remain in force with effect from May 5 till May 19, 2021, informed the State Information & Public Relation Department.
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Covid-19: Amid shortage, token start to vaccination for 18+

As Phase 3 of the Covid-19 vaccination programme for people above 18 years got underway on Saturday, just a handful of states were able to deliver jabs under the new category due to shortage of..
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Odisha projects daily Covid cases will cross 13,000 by May 15


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14-day quarantine for train passengers from West Bengal coming to Odisha


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In view of the rising COVID-19 cases, the Odisha government on Monday (April 19) extended its weekend lockdown orders in the state.
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Delhi CM Kejriwal urges PM Modi to facilitate airlifting of oxygen from West Bengal, Odisha

In an interaction that was live on TV, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal highlighted the crippling oxygen crisis in hospitals in the capital.
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Odisha makes 14-day quarantine mandatory for all West Bengal returnees


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Odisha announces weekend shutdown in all urban areas from April 24 - Know what's allowed, what's not

Along with night curfew, shutdown will be enforced on Saturdays and Sundays in all urban areas of the state.
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Odisha requests MHA to direct railways to stop passenger service from Chhattisgarh for 15 days


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COVID-19: Odisha's Ganjam issues new guidelines for outsiders, check details

Odisha on Sunday (April 11) recorded 1,379 new cases, single-highest spike in the state this year. The state's total tally now stands at 3,49,561.
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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot writes to PM Modi over vaccine shortage

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COVID-19: Night curfew in THESE 10 districts of Odisha from today, here's what's allowed, what's not

All shops, commercial establishments, offices, institutions, movement of individuals will remain closed/ prohibited from 10 pm to 5 am.
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Don’t discriminate between states in vaccine supply: Odisha to Centre

In a letter to Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan, additional chief secretary (health) Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra mentioned that while some states were able to vaccinate three lakh people per day due..
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Odisha to review testing strategy after PM pointed out overreliance on antigen kits


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Shocking! Bride suffers heart attack due to excessive crying during 'bidaai' ceremony in Odisha's Sonepur

The bride, who has been identified as Gupteswari Sahoo aka Rosy, had tied the knot with Bisikesan of Tetelgaon village on Thursday.
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PM Modi pays tributes to Biju Patnaik on birth anniversary

A freedom fighter and a prominent regional satrap who was a key member of the anti-Congress alliances for decades, Patnaik served as Odisha chief minister twice and was also a Union minister.
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The Odisha government advised district education officers to ensure the availability of safe pure drinking water in all schools.
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Inflation high, employment shut, government is cool with eyes closed, says Rahul Gandhi

"Employment shut, inflation high, the government is cool with eyes closed, so Bharat Bandh," read Gandhi's tweet translated from Hindi. The effect of 'Bharat Bandh' called by the Confederation of All..
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After 22 years, prime accused in sensational Odisha gangrape case nabbed

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Odisha bizarre wedding drama: Bride elopes with lover, read what happens next

After their daughter eloped bride's family offered her younger sister for marriage. The groom was then married off with the girl's 15-year-old sister.
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AP encroaching upon territory, breaching SC order: Odisha


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BJD MPs to attend President's address in Parliament

The ruling Biju Janata Dal in Odisha on Thursday said its MPs will attend the President's address to the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament, which commences its budget session on January 29.
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Odisha lays out eco retreats to lure pandemic-wary tourists


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Cong got Subhas Chandra Bose killed, alleges BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj

Born to advocate Janakinath Bose in Odisha's Cuttack on January 23, 1897, Netaji went on to play a crucial role in India's freedom movement. He is also known for establishing the Azad Hind Fauj.
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Nearly 14 lakh beneficiaries have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in the country, including 3,47,058 in the last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Saturday. According to data released by the..
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Innovation, integrity, inclusion key mantras in management field: PM Modi at IIM Sambalpur

PM Modi said IIM Sambalpur will go a long way in giving Odisha a new identity in the field of management education.
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Odisha: State Bank of India official cracks NEET 2020 after retirement, enrols for MBBS

Pradhan retired as a deputy manager at the State Bank of India in the Bargarh district of Odisha, however, he always aspired to become a doctor.
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India successfully test-fires medium range surface-to air missile off Odisha coast

India on Wednesday successfully test-fired a medium range surface-to-air missile (MRSAM) from Odisha coast, defence sources said. The missile was fired from a ground mobile launcher at launch pad..
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India successfully test fires Prithvi II ballistic missiles

India on Wednesday successfully test fired the DRDO-developed, nuclear-capable Prithvi II missile off the coast of Odisha in Balasore.
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Bharat bandh disrupts a few states; 4 farm protesters die

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