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Odisha Teachers Celebrate Ganesh Puja On Streets

Bhubaneswar: After the high level meeting with state government ended inconclusively, the block grant teachers have vowed to continue their agitation and celebrated Ganesh Puja on the streets today.Akin to last year, the teachers were seen celebrating the festival at their protest site which reverberated with the sounds of conches and recitation of prayers today. The Block grant teachers and employees have been agitating for the past 29 days demanding removal of affidavit clause in the newly-announced grant-in-aid system, equal salary for equal work, provision of full aid and several other service conditions.  

Class X student impregnated in Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: A minor girl, who passed the Class X annual examination last year, could not go for higher studies after she was allegedly impregnated by...

Helpless, Chit Fund Duped Investors Stage Indefinite

Bhubaneswar: Thousands of depositors duped in the multi-crore chit fund scam in Odisha today sat on an indefinite dharna at the Lower PMG alleging she...

Two School Children Meet Watery Grave In Rayagada

Rayagada: A pall of gloom descended on Matikana village in Rayagada district today after firefighters fished out bodies of two school children from a ...

Duplicate 'Agarbatti' Manufacturing Unit Busted In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A special squad of Badagada and Laxmisagar police on Monday busted a duplicate 'agarbatti' (incense sticks) manufacturing unit at Brit co...