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Yesterday | NewsBlaze

Mayura-Southern India's Delight

The name Mayura is derived from the language of Sanskrit, which means Peacock in India.

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Saturday | The Telegraph

MLA to lead Nabakalebar panel

Bhubaneswar, July 26: The state government is leaving no stone unturned to ensure smooth conduct of Nabakalebar yatra of Lord Jagannath and his sibling in Puri next year.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Telegraph

HC questions police role in organ racket

Cuttack, July 24: Orissa High Court today ruled that the police were "not authorised to investigate" cases of violation of the Transplantation of Human Organ Act, 1994.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Merinews

Sadistic sea and sleeping supervision: Odisha villages facing extinction threat

A violent Bay of Bengal, high tide and sea incursion is taking a heavy toll of the 480 km stretch of Odisha coast.

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The Telegraph

Radioactive India celebrated on Ranchi stage

Booming airwaves of what was then Indian Broadcasting Company were heard at the flick of a knob in the colonial megapolis as the Bombay radio station made its debut, tuning in a new era of sound for the country.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Om Puri to be Honored at Special Preview of the Hundred-Foot Journey, 8/3

Om Puri , the prolific and internationally renowned Indian actor will appear at Museum of the Moving Image on Sunday, August 3, for a conversation about his career moderated by actress and writer Madhur Jaffrey .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Indian Express

Kendrapara youth in Iraqi jail likely to be released soon

Sraban Sahoo from Manapada village in Rajnagar area had gone to the oil-rich country on a tourist visa instead of employment visa.

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Sun-Star

A blessed house

THE Society of the Catholic Apostolate, also known as the Pallottines, inaugurated yesterday its first Formation House in the Philippines at Marapara I in Barangay Bata Bacolod City.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Nerve News

Thousands evacuated as Odisha river breaches embankment

About 10,000 people were evacuated and moved to safer places Tuesday after the Baitarani river breached its embankment following heavy rain in Odisha's Jajpur district.

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Reuters

India faces crisis over dwindling numbers of girls, U.N. says

The dwindling numbers of Indian girls, caused by the illegal abortion of millions of babies, has reached "emergency proportions", fuelling an increase in crimes such as kidnapping and trafficking, the United Nations warned on Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Telegraph

Lawyersa protest goes up in flames

Lawyers block the Puri-Bhubaneswar National Highway and set ablaze a police jeep at Kalpana Square in Bhubaneswar on Monday.

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Rediff.com

MBA Grads start Poochka & Co to take pani puri to High Streets

This famous street chat is popular across cities in India and one can hardly resist the temptation of having a plate or two.

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Rotten Tomatoes

The Hundred-foot Journey

In "The Hundred-Foot Journey," Hassan Kadam is a culinary ingenue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Indian Express

Prakash lost 3 of his friends from Orissa in the collapse.

When Chennai building he was working in collapsed and he emerged 3 days later, his was the face everyone wanted to see.

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The Telegraph

Odisha

A police team today raided several places in Cuttack to rescue the five-year-old girl child of Shyamachandra Rao and Pra... Congratulations on being elected as the BJP legislature party leader.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Peninsula

MH17 mourned

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik gives finishing touches to a Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 sand sculpture entitled 'Shame to Humanity' at the eastern coast beach in Puri, 67km from the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar yesterday.

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DNA India

Mining, encroachment, Naxalism leads to decline of 53 sq km of forest cover in Chattisgarh

With the forest-rich Chhattisgarh losing its green cover to development activities, mining and encroachment, environment activists have voiced their concern against the forests being "sacrificed" in the name of growth.

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The Indian Express

Top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda arrested in Orissa

Panda had a reward of Rs 20 lakh on his head, and in the last few years, several of his associates were either killed, arrested or deserted after his expulsion from CPI .

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Festival of Chariots showcases India's culture

The Festival of Chariots is observed as one of the most important yearly events in the Vaish-nava-Hindu faith.

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Los Angeles Times

French and Indian cuisines clash, then dance in the 'The Hundred-Foot Journey'

Fans of the Jon Favreau film "Chef" will be happy to learn "The Hundred-Foot Journey," which comes out in theaters Aug. 8, will deliver the same hunger pangs caused by a film rife with close-up shots of luscious grilled and roast meats, silky sauces and the sounds of a bustling kitchen.

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