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Vikash Sharma is a sub editor associated with Odisha Television Limited. He has an experience of working in both print and electronic media with an expertise in reporting crime, civic and education beats. He belongs to Cuttack.

Heavy rainfall forecast for Odisha
Yellow warning for heavy rainfall in Odisha districts: IMD

As per the IMD, a cyclonic circulation is likely to form over the north Andaman Sea and neighbourhood around September 29, and under its influence a low-pressure area is likely to form over the north Andaman Sea and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal during the subsequent 24 hours

  • Tuesday, 26 Sep 2023
  • IMD
Rating Politics
'Rating' politics intensifies in Odisha as Opposition gives ‘0/10’ to CM Naveen

The State unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress too have come up with their respective ratings for CM Naveen Patnaik in their trademark styles.

Rourkela assistant collector death
Rourkela assistant collector death: Tribal women gherao ADM office, demand CBI probe

It is still unclear whether Sushmita committed suicide or it was a murder, the agitators said. On Monday, Congress activists Gheraoed the office of the IIC over a lack of action on the part of the police.

  • Tuesday, 26 Sep 2023
Ganesh Idol Missing
Lord Ganesh idol goes missing from pandal; puja committee lodges complaint

The committee members informed that all of them had gone to attend a cultural programme last night. Upon returning, they found that the Ganesh idol was missing from the mandap.

  • Tuesday, 26 Sep 2023
Child Swapping Allegation
Child swapping alleged at Capital Hospital; Committee set up for probe

The complainant, Pranakrushna Parija alleged that his wife delivered a child at around 10:30 pm yesterday. His family was informed about the delivery of a male child. However, they found that it was a girl child when they tried to take a picture of the infant, alleged Parija.

  • Tuesday, 26 Sep 2023
IMD issues heavy rainfall alert
IMD predicts fresh spell of heavy rainfall over east India from September 29

The IMD further informed that conditions are becoming favourable for further withdrawal of Southwest Monsoon from some more parts of northwest and adjoining western India during the next 2-3 days.

  • Tuesday, 26 Sep 2023
Deras MIP Land Controversy
'Is this conscious DESIGN to protect MIGHTY?': MP Aparajita Sarangi questions non-demarcation of disputed Deras land

In the letter, Sarangi wrote that Deras MIP irrigation canal has been blocked. Out of the 1850 mts of the canal, more than 1707 mts have been cleared. However, more than 100 mts is yet to be cleared.

Thunderstorm alert
IMD issues yellow warning for thunderstorm in Odisha for next two days

The weather agency has further said a cyclonic circulation is likely to form over the north Andaman Sea and the neighbourhood around September 29. Under its influence, a low-pressure area is likely to form over the north Andaman Sea and adjoining eastcentral Bay of Bengal during the subsequent 24 hours.

  • Monday, 25 Sep 2023
  • IMD
Odisha Assembly
No clarity in CM Naveen Patnaik’s statement, alleges LoP Jayanarayan Mishra

Mishra questioned, “What defines the CMO? Is a Secretary equivalent to the office?” The Leader of Opposition further alleged that there is absolutely no clarity over CM Naveen Patnaik’s statements. For the first time, a question of the LoP was omitted, he said.

Presumed dead, labourer dumped on roadside in Jharsuguda
Presumed dead, labourer dumped on roadside in Jharsuguda

As per initial reports, the labourer, who hails from outside the state, was thrown on the road suspecting him to be dead. The labourer has sustained injuries after electrocution at a mill following a short circuit.

  • Monday, 25 Sep 2023
Mahanga Double Murder Case
Mahanga double murder case: Trouble mounts for BJD MLA Pratap Jena

In its order, the Court said “After going through the statements of the complainant, witnesses, and other available materials on record, we found that a prima facie case punishable for the offenses under section 302, 506, 120 B of the Indian Penal Code is made against the accused namely Pratap Kumar Jena.”

  • Monday, 25 Sep 2023
Low Pressure Updates
Low pressure over north Andaman sea and adjoining East-central BoB around Sep 30

In its daily weather bulletin, the IMD further informed that the southwest Monsoon has withdrawn from parts of southwest Rajasthan today against its normal date of withdrawal from southwest Rajasthan of September 17.

  • Monday, 25 Sep 2023
  • IMD
CM Naveen Patnaik
CMO officers conducted decentralised grievance redressal on my instructions: CM Naveen in Assembly

According to Patnaik, this mammoth exercise was carried out in more than 190 locations in a period of six months. A total of 57, 442 petitions were collected and as of date, 43, 536 petitions have been resolved or disposed of.

Odisha Assembly
Ruckus in Odisha Assembly over who is superior, Minister or Secretary?

As the adjournment motion was not accepted, the BJP members created ruckus. The BJD, on the other hand, protested by raising the issue of national highways. Following the pandemonium, the proceedings of the House was first adjourned till 11:30 am and later till 4 pm today.

Vande Bharat Express
PM Narendra Modi virtually flags off Odisha's second Vande Bharat Express from Puri-Rourkela

Apart from Odisha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off eight more Vande Bharat Express trains, to help improve connectivity across 11 states namely Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Bihar, West Bengal, Kerala, Jharkhand and Gujarat.

Cuttack Urban Haat
Cuttack urban haat wears deserted look after CM's inauguration, traders yet to reap benefits

The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has constructed around 540 such pindis. However, the traders' number is over 800. The civic body seems to be in a fix over the identification of the traders to complete the allotment process.

  • Sunday, 24 Sep 2023
Myanmar national kidnapping
Myanmar student abducted from WB's Shantiniketan rescued from Odisha; 12 arrested

At least 12 persons have been arrested in connection with the incident. All the accused were nabbed following intense mobile phone tracking and examination of CCTV footages.

  • Sunday, 24 Sep 2023
Landslide in Koraput
Train services affected in Koraput after boulder falls on railway tracks following landslide

Eight trains have been cancelled and routes of several other trains had to be changed. Jagdalpur- Vishakapatnam Express has been halted at Koraput railway station

  • Sunday, 24 Sep 2023
Dead body carried on bike
Mahaprayan fails as relatives carry dead body on motorcycle in Bolangir

It is alleged that despite repeated assurances, the Mahaprayan vehicle failed to reach the hospital. With no other option, the family decided to carry the body on a motorcycle.

  • Thursday, 21 Sep 2023
Ministry of IB
Do not give platform to persons charged with serious crimes including terrorism: Ministry tells TV channels

The advisory comes in the backdrop of a recent discussion on a television channel of a person in a foreign country against whom there are serious cases of crime including terrorism, belonging to an organization that has been proscribed by law in India.

  • Thursday, 21 Sep 2023