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Tenure of Patra Commission Extended by 6 Months

Cuttack, Nov 22: The tenure of Justice RK Patra Commission appointed by the Odisha government to probe into the chit fund fraudulent activities in the state was extended by 6 months.

Around 5 lakh 31 thousand affidavits have been scrutinized so far by the Commission till the date.

Although, the state government has promised to return the money to the chit fund victims by announcing a corpus fund of Rs 300 crore in the present budget, the Commission will identify the real depositors.

50 kg ganja seized, 3 held from Basta rly station

Balasore : Excise officials of seized 50 kg of ganja and arrested three persons, including a women, from Basta railway station in Balasore district th...

Cyclonic Circulation To Bring More Showers In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The much-awaited rains finally lashed Odisha on Thursday bringing much needed respite from the scorching summer heat. The showers were tr...

Maiden air service between Bhubaneswar-Raipur begins

Bhubaneswar: The much awaited maiden air service between Bhubaneswar and Raipur of Chhatisgarh kicked off from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPI...

Matric Supplementary Exam Begins In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The annual matric supplementary examination began Friday amid tight security arrangements in Odisha. The exams will continue till June 29...