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Rural Penury Vs Urban Luxury In odisha
Inequality Rocks Odisha: Rural Debt Burden Up 127%, Urban Down By 54% in 6-Yrs

As per SBI report, in the pandemic backdrop, the rural debt is projected to more than double nationally. Coincidentally, debt-enriched rural Odisha had been third in country where rural caseload was around 80 percent

Depression In Bay of Bengal
Very Heavy Rains To Spare Odisha On Sept 26, Depression To Hit Andhra Pradesh

Weather Models hint at a full stop on the formation of fresh low pressure areas after Sept 26 in Bay of Bengal. They reasoned that the monsoon will remain weak over the Andaman seas and adjoining BoB

A long jump: Odisha 4th in Food Safety Index
Odisha Gains Big In Food Safety Index: Jumps To 4th From 13th in 2019-20

In a quantum leap, Odisha has secured fourth place in the country, leaving behind big states like Maharashtra

Odisha Capital's Open Drains Violate NGT Norms
Half A Dozen Deaths In 6 Yrs: Odisha Capital's Open Drains Violate NGT Norms

As per NGT orders and rules, natural drains shouldn't be covered and concretised. Around natural or primary drains, a buffer zone of 50mt need to be ensured. Also, pillars or fencing have to  be undertaken to demarcate

Neha Kakkar Breaks Down, Recalls Being Ridiculed By Public For Singing At Tender Age

Popular Bollywood singer Neha Kakkar had recently appeared on the Sony Television ‘Super Dancer Chapter 4’ as a special guest. Neha shared her struggle of her journey out of orthodoxy.

CCTV Footage of Bank Robbery In Bhubaneswar
How Safe Odisha Streets: 9 Auto Thefts, 6 Bank Robberies, 12 Burglaries And 2 Extortions Every Day

The time is ripe to keep released criminals under surveillance and introduce the Beat Police System of Mumbai

Minor Boy Swept Away In Flooded Drain At Bhubaneswar
Minor Boy Swept Away In Flooded Drain At Bhubaneswar

Tension erupted in Bhubaneswar after a 15-year-old boy was swept away after accidentally falling into an open drain near Shatabdi Nagar. The victim Jyoti Prakash Behera is a class 10 student and happens to be a resident of Baramunda area.

Rakul Preet
Meet Doctor Rakul Preet Singh: Actress Reveals Experience During Shooting For ‘Doctor G’

Actress Rakul Preet Singh is making a mark in the Bollywood industry. Recently, the makers of her upcoming Bollywood flick ‘Doctor G’ revealed Rakul’s first look from the film and fans seem to love it. Rakul plays a doctor in the family entertainer which is directed by Anubhuti Kashyap.

Journalist Manorama Mohapatra
Odisha Bids Adieu To Litterateur, Journalist Manorama Mohapatra

Eminent Odia litterateur and journalist Manorama Mohapatra breathed her last on Saturday in Cuttack. She was 87. Daughter of Padma Bhushan awardee Radhanath Rath, Manorama was the former editor of Odia daily ‘Samaja’. After she complained of chest pain on Saturday, she was rushed to SCB Hospital where she died during treatment.

UG Classes To Start
Odisha: Hostels Reopen, Physical Classes For UG Students To Commence From Sept 20

After months-long hiatus, the physical classes for 2020-21 First Year Undergraduate (UG) students of all Universities and colleges across Odisha will resume from 20th September.

IT Jobs in India
Salary Hike, Bonus Last Option As Top IT Firms Struggle To Hire Experienced Candidates!

Almost after a year-long freezing, hiring activity seems to have gathered pace across the IT sector in India. Top IT firms - TCS, Infosys, Wipro and HCL Technologies have plans to hire over 1 lakh fresh graduates across the campuses this fiscal. But many companies are struggling to get experienced candidates onboard.

Python Rescued
Watch: Python Stuck In Fishing Net Rescued In Odisha’s Malkangiri

A giant python got entangled in a fishing net in a water body in Malkangiri’s Satiguda area. As per reports, fishermen had cast out a fishing net in the water body with the hope to catch some fish. However, they discovered that a snake has been caught in the net. They freed the python from the net and contacted the Forest Department who rescued the reptile and released it into the wild.

Weekly Horoscope
Horoscope September 20-26: Leo, Aquarius, Sagittarius, Capricorn Advised To Be Careful

Wondering what this upcoming week has in store for you? As per observations and analysis made by Vedic expert Neeraj Dhankher for the week from September 20 to September 26, almost everyone will have a decent seven days but people of four zodiac signs have been advised to stay more careful. New job opportunities, career growth, unexpected financial gain and many good opportunities are on the card for zodiac signs like Aries, Taurus, Gemini, and Cancer this week. On the other hand, Leo, Sagittarius, Capricorn and Aquarius have been advised to stay calm and avoid solitude. Here is a guide to the week ahead for you.

Armaan Malik
Armaan Malik, Dhvani & Tulsi Kumar Pose For Shutterbugs In Mumbai

Bollywood singers Armaan Malik, Dhvani Bhanushali and Tusli Kumar were recently spotted by the shutterbugs at various locations in Mumbai. Watch out.

Odisha No 2in Country in Dacoity
Organised Gang's Dacoity Spree Propels Odisha To No 2 In Country Since 2017: NCRB

The property plundered by dacoits totalled around Rs 119 crore. Moreover, with only a 50 per cent charge-sheeting rate, the recovery rate in the State also stood very low (around 28 per cent).

Odisha Has 4th Highest Unemployment Rate In Country
8 lakh Young Workers In Odisha Lost Jobs In 2020, No Employment For 37 lakh: PLFS

Though Agriculture saw a rise in employment in 2020, job losses were highest in the tertiary sector and it was followed by the manufacturing sector in Odisha. State 4th in unemployment rate in country

Odisha Weather: IMD Issues 'Yellow Warning' Over 13 Districts Due To Cyclonic Circulation

Odisha Weather: IMD Issues 'Yellow Warning' Over 13 Districts Due To Cyclonic Circulation

No Chance of Flood
No Chance Of Flood In Odisha Anymore, Informs Chief Engineer Of Water Resources Dept

There is no chance of flood in Odisha currently, since water levels of various rivers in the state have gone below the danger mark. This information was given by Chief Engineer Of Water Resources Department, Dhiren Samal on Saturday (Sept 18).

Beating Retreat At Wagah!
BSF Performs 'Beating Retreat' At Wagah-Attari Border In Punjab With Limited Visitors

On Friday (Sept 17), the Border Security Force (BSF) allowed limited number of visitors to witness the Beating Retreat ceremony at Wagah-Attari border in Punjab which was closed for visitors due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Indian Idol 12 Winner Pawandeep & Arunita To Star In \'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2\'!
Indian Idol 12 Winner Pawandeep & Arunita To Star In 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2'!

In a latest development related to the show's winner Pawandeep Rajan and finalist Arunita Kanjilal, the duo often known for their melodious duets and on-stage chemistry might be seen together on-screen again!

IPL 2021: Will Virat Kohli Step Down As RCB Captain Too?

After Virat Kohli made announcement of quitting Team India T20 captaincy due to possible workload, another chorus has started doing the round among cricket enthusiasts. They say that the 32-year-old should also step down from the Royal Challengers Bangalore leadership role as the "work-load" in the Indian Premier League is "no less" than any international event.

Civilians In Space!
Space X Launches 4 Civilian Passengers To Orbit For A Private Earth Circling Trip

On Wednesday (Sept 17), Space X created history by launching its first ever all-civilian flight to space without any astronauts! As per reports, the flight set out to the Earth's orbit, had one billionaire e-commerce executive and three other private citizens on-board.

WATCH: Sara Ali Khan Rocks Traditional Attire On Several Occasions

Sara Ali Khan is often known for her unique 'desi' style and on many occasions the actress was seen rocking traditional attire.

Lowest Ever PCA cases IN Odisha History
Corrupt Babus Give Two Hoots To Odisha Vigilance, Conviction Chances 50-50

Including pending cases from previous years, the total cases under investigation under PCA stood at 1738. The State Vigilance could file charge sheets in only 153 cases. The charge sheeting rate is just around 9 per cent (8.8%)

Priyanka’s Apology
Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas Apologises over ‘The Activist’ Row

After Priyanka Chopra Jonas drew criticism over her participation in the CBS show 'The Activist', the actress has issued an apology. She said she is sorry for the participation which has disappointed many and she is also ‘moved’ by the criticism.