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Odisha: State in Eastern India
Odisha, formerly Orissa, is an Indian state located in Eastern India. It is the eighth-largest state by area, and the eleventh-largest by population, with over 41 million inhabitants. The state also 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 and Telangana 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 Utkaḷa 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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India Achieves Milestone With Successful Testing of Agni-Prime Ballistic Missile | Oneindia News [Video]

India Achieves Milestone With Successful Testing of Agni-Prime Ballistic Missile | Oneindia News

Witness India's technological prowess as the new generation ballistic missile, Agni-Prime, takes to the skies in a successful flight test. Launched from the APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of..

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Heatwave Spell: IMD warns of heatwave spells in April | El Nino, La Nina | Oneindia [Video]

Heatwave Spell: IMD warns of heatwave spells in April | El Nino, La Nina | Oneindia

The seven-phase Lok Sabha polls season will witness an unprecedented rise in the heatwave in most parts of the country, the India Meteorological Department warned here on Monday. While above-normal..

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Naveen Patnaik's BJD Considering NDA Reentry After 15-Years| Sweep for NDA in Odisha?| Oneindia [Video]

Naveen Patnaik's BJD Considering NDA Reentry After 15-Years| Sweep for NDA in Odisha?| Oneindia

The ruling BJD in Odisha hints at an alliance with BJP ahead of elections. Discussions led by Naveen Patnaik and JP Nadda in Odisha and Delhi reflect a potential shift in the state's political..

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Bill Gates arrives in Bhubaneshwar, visits slum and interacts with residents | Watch here | Oneindia [Video]

Bill Gates arrives in Bhubaneshwar, visits slum and interacts with residents | Watch here | Oneindia

On Wednesday morning, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, alongside state government officials, made a notable visit to a slum in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Their destination was the Biju Adarsh Colony in the..

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Election Commission issues notification for fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday issued a notification for the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections, which will take place on May 13 in 102 constituencies across 9 States and one Union..
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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to contest from two assembly seats

Naveen Patnaik contests from Kantabanji in addition to Hinjili. 5th list reveals BJD candidates in Western Odisha, including turncoats, dropped MLAs, and women candidates. Patnaik aims to secure..
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Weather update: IMD issues heatwave warning for several states for this week, respite for Delhi-NCR; check full forecast

To be precise, heat wave conditions are expected in isolated pockets of Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal during April 16-20; north Konkan, Saurashtra and Kutch during Tuesday-Wednesday; coastal Andhra..
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Odisha: 5 killed, several injured as bus falls from flyover in Jajpur

According to officials, the ill-fated bus was traveling from Puri towards West Bengal when the incident took place.
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How a high tide ate up coastal village in Odisha, changed way people vote


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5 dead, 40 injured after Kolkata-bound bus falls from bridge in Odisha's Jajpur


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'Please grant bail to help cast vote': Pleas flood Odisha courts

Undertrial prisoners in Odisha seek bail to vote during elections, sparking a debate on voting rights. Legal experts highlight a new trend, advocating for potential legislative changes to allow these..
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Congress gives ticket to ex-CM's son, changes nominees at three seats in Odisha

Congress makes significant changes in assembly seat nominations, introducing new faces like Sujit Mahapatra and addressing previous candidate replacements. The party's strategy for key seats and..
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'The Master': This class 5 passout makes netas feel they're a cut above the rest

Giridhari Barik, the renowned tailor in Odisha, has crafted bespoke clothes for politicians and various personalities for 40 years. From Biju Babu to CM Naveen Patnaik, his clientele includes a wide..
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Congress picks royal scion to take on Kangana Ranaut in Mandi

Vikramaditya to contest Kangana in Mandi. Congress reveals 16 candidates. Internal disputes delay Haryana, Punjab, Delhi lists. Channi, Bittu, Kaur considered. Tewari shifts to Chandigarh. Sultanpuri,..
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Erosion pushes turtle nests 14 km in Odisha

ZSI-Pune study published in Marine Pollution Bulletin by Elsevier revealed Olive Ridley turtles moved 14km north at Gahirmatha due to erosion, forcing nesting ground relocation. Concerns over..
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BJD moves EC against BJP leader Sambit Patra for distributing clocks with party symbol

BJD accuses Sambit Patra of distributing clocks with BJP symbol, lotus, and his photo. Delegation led by Sulata Deo submits petition to EC for model code violation. Odisha BJP leader criticizes BJD for..
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Weather update: IMD issues thunderstorm, rain alert in these states, check forecast here

IMD has predicted heatwave conditions for April 15 and 16 in Odisha and coastal Andhra Pradesh.
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BJD moves EC accusing BJP leaders of defaming women workers

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Thursday filed a complaint with the Election Commission (EC), alleging that BJP leaders and candidates have been defaming and harassing women ASHA, anganwadi, and Mission..
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Remove tattoos within 15 days or face action, Odisha cops told

Odisha's SSB orders police to remove tattoos within 15 days or face discipline, causing confusion. Bhubaneswar police enforce zero tolerance, leading to officers covering tattoos. Ban sparked by..
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Kotia, where most say they vote in two states

Voters in Kotia, on the border between Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, are caught up in the two states' decades-long territorial conflict. But they're not complaining. Call it the best of both worlds or..
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3,731 aspirants apply for entrance test to get free civil services coaching

A total of 3,731 candidates have applied for the free residential civil services coaching provided by the Odisha government, as per the Union Public Service Commission. These aspiring individuals will..
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IMD weather report: Heatwave alert in Odisha, Kerala, Tamil Nadu; rainfall in these states, check state-wise forecast

The weather department has also predicted light to moderate rains, and hailstorms in East, Central and Peninsular India till 9 April.
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HC notice to Odisha on plea to ban private practice by government doctors

The Orissa High Court issues notice to the state government following a PIL by activist Narayan Chandra Jena, addressing concerns about government doctors' private practice affecting healthcare quality..
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To monetize wife's YouTube channel, Odisha teacher uploads questions before exam


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Ahead of elections, Odisha police seize Rs 55 lakh cash in Sonepur


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Night trial of new gen Agni-Prime missile successful

India successfully tests Agni-Prime missile with 1,000-2,000 km range from Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha. Strategic Forces Command, DRDO, Defence Ministry officials present. Agni-5 missile with MIRVs also..
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Congress releases 1st list of candidates in Odisha, renominates 5 MLAs

The Congress on Tuesday announced candidates for eight Lok Sabha and 47 assembly seats in the state. The party has left Biramitrapur and Bonai assembly seats for JMM and CPM as part of their..
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3-time ex-Congress MLA Surendra Bhoi joins BJD in Odisha

Former Congress MLA Surendra Singh Bhoi joined BJD and may contest for Balangir Lok Sabha seat against BJP's Sangeeta Singhdeo. He praised CM Naveen Patnaik's leadership.
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Lok Sabha polls: No exit poll from 7 am of April 19 to 6.30 pm of June 1, says EC

The Election Commission has issued a notification prohibiting the conduct, publication, or promotion of exit polls between 7.00 am on April 19 and 6.30 pm on June 1, when votes will be cast for the Lok..
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Bargarh Lok Sabha constituency in Odisha: Check candidates list, poll date and past result

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BJP conducts CEC meeting, likely to release its 4th list of candidates for Lok Sabha Polls today

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Navy monitoring entry of another Chinese 'research' vessel into Indian Ocean Region

The Chinese ship, Yuan Wang 03, has approached the IOR at a time when India has issued another NOTAM (notice to airmen) with a long no-fly zone over the Bay of Bengal for a possible ballistic missile..
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Congress appoints Bhakta Charan Das as campaign head for Odisha


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BJD mined Rs 340 crore from Aditya Birla Group, Jindal co

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Three officers from Odisha transferred by ECI

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No decision yet on BJP-BJD pact: Amit Shah

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After 3-week trial, 18 months’ jail for priest who molested Swede

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