Section: Odisha

AMRI Hospitals introduces advanced knee, hip replacement surgery facility

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For the first time in Odisha, AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar, has introduced most advanced Computer navigated knee and hip replacement surgery facility which will offer the best in standard medical service as per the International standard.

Red-faced BJD kills Brahmanchhai GP Sarpanch candidate: BJP

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The BJP on Tuesday blamed the BJD in killing of Ganjam district’s Brahmanchhai gram panchayat Sarpanch candidate Bullu Pradhan.

Final round rural poll: 50% voting recorded by 10.30 am

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Over 50 per cent of voters exercised their franchise by 10.30 am during the fifth and final round of panchayat elections being held now in 58 blocks across 26 districts in Odisha. The voting which began at 7 O’clock will continue till 12 noon, as per the schedule.

Two groups clash in Kakapur; 1 critical

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Like last four phases of the three-tier panchayat polls, incidences of group clash have also marred voting process in the fifth and final phase underway now at many places across the State.

No symbol of Sarpanch candidates, voting cancelled at 2 booths in Jajpur

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In another such development, voting has been stopped in two booths of Bantar gram panchayat in Jajpur district as ballot papers had no printing of two Sarpanch candidates’ symbols.

Vigilance takes tainted IAS Mishra on remand

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Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday took tainted IAS officer and Orissa State Small Industries Corporation (OSIC) managing Director Partha Sarathi Mishra on two-day remand for interrogation to ascertain the details of his foreign trips, acquisition of illegal assets worth crores and sources of his income.

Poll violence in Ganjam; 2 killed, 15 injured

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In a ghastly ever incident during this year’s five-phase panchayat polls, two persons, including a Sarpanch candidate, were killed and 15 others sustained injuries in a group clash erupted between people of Brahmanchhai and Mardakote under Brahmapur subdivision in Ganjam district this morning.

At 1200 kWh per year Odisha’s electricity access, consumption higher than many States

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In Odisha, electricity access and consumption is comparatively higher in comparison to many Indian States. The per capita electricity consumption in Odisha is around 1200 KW hour (kWh) per year, said Prof Michael Greenstone from University of Chicago.

Gajapati villagers boycott panchayat polls

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Voters of Tumangapadar village of Keshariguda gram panchayat under Gajapati district’s Mohana block have refrained from voting, being undertaken in the panchayat now in the fifth and final phase.

Kalahandi Cong ZP candidate attacked, hospitalised

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In yet another pre-poll violence, a Congress candidate, who is in fray for Zilla Parishad Membership in Kalahandi distirct, was severely attacked by his opponents this morning.