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Nuakhai Festival Begins In Odisha; 'Nabanna' Offered To Maa Samaleswari

Bhubaneswar: Festivities gripped Western parts of the State today as the people celebrated Nuakhai, the agrarian festival of Western Odisha with much pomp and grandeur.As per the 'Lagna', the season's first crop 'Nabanna' was offered to Goddess Samaleswari, the presiding deity of Sambalpur, between 8:10 am and 8:40 am today. 

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...