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Rare ‘flapshell’ yellow turtle found in India’s West Bengal

A rare yellow turtle was rescued by villagers from a pond in West Bengal this week. The first one was spotted in Balasore district in the state of Odisha back in July. This is the second instance this year that a rare yellow turtle has been spotted in India. The rescued rare turtle’s images were […]

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Mother sells her only ancestral jewel to buy smartphone for daughter’s online classes

A mother in the Indian state of Odisha sold her  only pair of gold earrings so that she could buy a smartphone for her daughter’s online classes. In a report, The Telegraph said Mason Gagan Bhoi and wife Rita were left helpless when their 13-year-old daughter Archita’s school shifted to online classes during the ongoing […]

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Rare Yellow Turtle Spotted In India’s Odisha

The residents of Balasore, Odisha 196km from state capital Bhubaneswar had a unique visitor. They spotted a turtle, yellow in colour. A senior wildlife officer said it is a rare spotting. “The whole shell and the body of the rescued turtle is yellow. This is a rare turtle, I have never seen one like this,” […]

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Photographer spots extremely rare two-headed ‘wolf snake’ in Odisha forest

In keeping with the trend of spotting rare species of animals during the coronavirus lockdown, a two-headed snake found in Odisha’s forests has left wildlife enthusiast and experts stunned. The serpent was spotted in the Dhenkikot forest range of Keonjhar wildlife sanctuary in Odisha State by Rakesh Mohalick. After being identified, the rare snake was […]

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Cyclone Bulbul gathers force towards East Coast

A low pressure cyclone formed over the Andaman Sea and adjoining areas of the Bay of Bengal. This intensified into a depression to become into a cyclonic storm on Wednesday morning, named ‘Bulbul’. The depression is moving west-northwestwards, towards the east coast of India, and is very likely to concentrate further over the east-central Bay […]

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Man who was presumed dead wakes up while being taken for cremation

55-year-old man, who was presumed dead by his family members, suddenly started swinging his head and got up while being taken to a cremation ground in Odisha’s Ganjam district on Sunday. Villagers rushed Simanach Mallick to the nearby community health centre after he started swinging his head while being taken to the cremation ground at […]

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Naveen Patnaik takes oath as Odisha Chief Minister for fifth term

72 year old Naveen Patnaik took oath as the Chief Minister of Odisha for the fifth time after a decisive victory in the state elections that were held along with national elections. The win made sure that Mr. Patnaik would be the longest-serving chief minister of the coastal state. Naveen Patnaik and a bunch of […]

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Cyclone Fani An “Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm” To Hit India

Cyclone Fani that formed by the depression in the Bay of Bengal in the Indian Ocean would make it’s landfall. The cyclone categorised as “Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm” will hit India with wind speeds up to 200 kilometers per hour. It’s the second most worst cyclonic storm in 118 years to hit India. The coastal […]

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WATCHING A HOCKEY GAME WITH SURRENDERED TERRORISTS

About thirty naxals who belonged to the banned outfit Communist Party of India (Maoists) watched a world cup hockey match sitting beside the Chief Minister Mr. Naveen Patnaik. This is a one-off method adopted by the state government to help the surrendered naxals reunite with society. The Superintendent of police from Malkangiri made the necessary arrangements […]

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Bus Falls Off Mahanadi Bridge

Nine people died and several injured after a bus with around 30 passengers onboard fell off a bridge in Jagatpur in Odisha’s Cuttack district. Rescue teams were rushed to the spot. According to reports, a private bus was on its way from Chandikhole to Cuttack when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The ill-fated […]