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Bargarh: Farmers demand loan waiver, Compenssation, block NH

Bargarh: Pressing for a five-point charter of demands, including compensation for damaged crops and loan waiver, farmers from Sial-khandahata and Mahulipali Panchayats under Bheden block in Bargarh district staged a road blockade today.

The farmers blocked the national highway (NH) connecting Godabhaga and Sonepur near Mahulipali demanding compensation for crop loss due to pest attack and loan waiver for this year's Kharif season. The activists alleged that 55 per cent crops in both the panchayats have been affected by brown plant hoppers. Hence, the government should provide compensation for the loss, said an agitating farmer.

IRCTC apologises for posting wrong picture of Jagannath temple

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) today tendered an apology for posting a picture of an 'ISKCON temple' as 'Pur...

BJD wins Municipal Ward Bypolls in Paradip, Pattamundai

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD has received a major boost for ahead of the Bijepur by-election, the party registered victory in two ward by-elections in ...

Odisha CM writes to Railways minister, demands Rs 6500 Cr

Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 (PTI) Odisha government today placed a demand of Rs 6,500 crore before the Centre for railway infrastructure development in the 20...

Single Window Authority clears 5 projects worth Rs 328 crore

Bhubaneswar: The of State-Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) on Tuesday approved five investment proposals worth Rs 328 crore, which wil...