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12 hr bandh underway, normal life hit in Begunia

Bhubaneswar: Normal life has gone out of gear in Begunia block area in Khurda district due to a 12 hour bandh underway since 6am. 
The Begunia Bikash Manch is holding the bandh to press for implementation of its three demands. The demands include establishment of a junior court and conferment of NAC status to Begunia. 
Shops and bazaars have remained closed and vehicular movement has been disrupted fully due to the bandh. Activists have blocked the National Highway-57. 
Adequate numbers of police personnel have been deployed to ensure that no untoward incident occurs during the bandh. 

Ambulance failure: Patient carried on cot to hospital

Malkangiri: In yet another incident of ambulance failure, a patient was once again carried on cot for about four kilometres as the 108 ambulance servi...

One killed as truck hits bike in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: One person died after the bike on which he was travelling was hit by a truck near Salabati bridge on Gondia-Bhuban road under Gondia police...

Thunderstorm, Lightning Alert For 7 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre has issued thunderstorm, lightning alert for seven districts till 1:15 PM today.People in Rayagada, Ga...

Police Raid Dance Bar In Bhubaneswar; 10 Girls Rescued

Bhubaneswar: Despite strict warning, dance bars continue to operate in a clandestine manner in different parts of Bhubaneswar. This was evident after ...