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Odisha observes 71st Republic Day

A spectacular parade and colourful cultural events marked the 71st Republic Day celebration held on Sunday. Governor Ganeshi Lal hoisted the tri-colour and took the salute at the State level celebration held at Mahatma Gandhi Marg. A total of 48 contingents took part in the parade and seven tableaus, showcasing the achievements of different organisations, […]

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Father, daughter duo gets Padma Shri for 30-year-long conservation experiment

Radha Mohan, a retired economics professor and his conservationist daughter, Sabarmatee, have been conferred with the Padma Shri – a recognition for their decades-long efforts to transform a barren land into a lush food forest in Odisha’s Nayagarh district. Founded by the duo in 1990, Sambhav, the resource centre, has become a torch-bearer in the […]

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Robbers fleeing from police killed in accident

A robbery attempt ended in disaster after two persons of a five-member gang were killed in a road accident while trying to escape from the police on Saturday. Two suspects, including a 17-year-old first year engineering student, were arrested. Another suspect, also an engineering student, is absconding, police said. The two who died in the […]