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Bahuda Jatra 2021: Making Of The Special Poda Pitha That Lord Jagannath Loves

This special treat is a slice of ‘Poda Pitha’ made with special ingredients, spices and technique. This is one of the key traditions of the Bahuda Jatra wherein Goddess Mausi Maa lovingly serves the special Poda Pitha to the Holy Trinity upon their arrival at the temple. But why does Lord Jagannath stop by the Mausi Maa temple every year during his return to the Puri Srimandir to have this delicious Poda Pitha?

Paralakhemundi ACF Death: Daughter-In-Law A Woman Of Bad Character, Alleges Deceased ACF’s Mother

It's been almost a week but mystery still shrouds the death of the Paralakhemundi Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra as new shocking revelations continue coming to the fore every day. Speaking to OTV on Monday, Tulasi Mohapatra, the mother of the deceased ACF revealed that before marriage her son and daughter-in-law had made a pact that they would not keep any marital relationship till one year after their wedding.

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Neha Dhupia & Angad Bedi Expecting Second Baby, Share Cute Family Pictures

Actors Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi are expecting their second child. Neha uploaded a cute picture with husband Angad Bedi and daughter Mehr.

Estimated R0 Value Doesn't Reflect On-Ground COVID19 Situation: Odisha DMET Chief

The estimated R0 value, which measures the infectivity of Coronavirus, doesn't reflect the on-ground situation. Speaking on the current Covid-19 situation in Odisha, Chief of the Directorate of Medical Education & Training (DMET), CBK Mohanty informed the same on Monday. According to CBK Mohanty, cases have declined and the state is currently in a plateau stage.

Kapil Sharma Show Vs Zee Comedy Factory
The Kapil Sharma Show Vs Zee Comedy Factory - Kapil's Battle With Ex-Teammates!

The clash of comedians and the comedy shows will never go out of trend, especially amid this pandemic, when everyone is looking for some laughter dose to lift their spirits.

Samir Dash
Odisha Minister Clarifies On Reopening Hostels Of Schools & Adarsha Vidyalayas

While schools in Odisha are set to reopen for physical classes from July 26th, a decision regarding resumption of hostel facilities at the educational institutions is yet to be taken. Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash said that a decision with regard to reopening hostels of Adarsha Vidyalayas and other institutions with hostel facilities will be taken in due course of time.

Heavy Rains
More Than 20 Die After Heavy Rains Trigger Landslide In Mumbai

The monsoon is causing havoc in Mumbai. Dozens of people have been killed in the last 24 hours in wall collapse and landslides, triggered by overnight incessant rains in the city.

Odisha Accelerates Survey To Identify Hidden Cases Of Covid-19

Door-to-door surveillance will help identify ‘hidden cases’ of Covid-19 in the state.

ACFO Death
Was Paralakhemundi ACFO Murdered? No Evidence To Prove Fire Mishap At ACFO’s Residence, Says Lawyer

With each passing day, the mystery behind the death of Assistant Conservator of Forest Officer (ACFO), of Paralakhemundi District Headquarters, Soumyaranjan Mohapatra, seems to be deepening further.

Sweeper To Officer
Rajasthan Administrative Services Cracked By Lady Sweeper In First Attempt

A woman from Rajasthan has proved that hard work and dedication can lead to great achievements.

Horoscope July 19-25
Horoscope July 19-25: New Job, Marriage Dispute To Health Issues - Check This Week's Prediction

Wondering what's in store for you this week? The observations and analysis made by Neeraj Dhankher, an astrologer with proficiency in Vedic, KP and Nadi Astrology, suggest that this coming week - July 19 to July 25 - will be a mix of fortunes for almost all the zodiac signs.

Odisha Cabinet
Odisha Cabinet Nod To Bhubaneswar CET Upgradation, Civil Services Rules Amendment & More

College of Engineering and Technology (CET), Bhubaneswar will soon be upgraded into a non-affiliating Unitary University.

Blind Beliefs
Snake-bitten Odisha Youth’s Condition Worsens After ‘Sorcerer’ Rituals

In this day and age, regressive practices and blind beliefs continue to surface.

World Through Danish Siddiqui's PoV – A Tribute

Danish Siddiqui – the name that was a force to reckon with in Photojournalism. Danish was killed on the night of July 15 in strife-torn Afghanistan while covering clashes between the Taliban and Afghan Special Forces. This is a tribute to the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, who headed the India multimedia team at Reuters.

BIG NEWS: Odisha Schools To Reopen On July 26; Online Classes To Continue

In a major decision today, the School and Mass Education department announced the dates of reopening of schools for classes 10 & 12 students.

‘Wait for CBSE ICSE Results’- New UGC Guidelines On UG PG Admission, Exams, Classes

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released fresh guidelines for conduct of exams, admissions and academic calendar. The new guidelines have been issued in view of the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic situation.

Odisha Woman ‘Jumps Into Well With 2 Kids After Fight With Husband’; Children Die

In a shocking incident, a woman allegedly jumped into a well with her two kids. While the woman survived, the two children died in the incident. The incident was reported from Raikia under Baliguda of Kandhamal district on Saturday

Sub-Inspector Jobs In Odisha Police: Transgender Candidates Submit Applications

As many as 26 applications from transgender candidates have been received in the recruitment drive for the SI post in Odisha Police. A total of 1,32,496 candidates have applied for the posts for which applications were invited by the Odisha Police Recruitment Board (OPRB).

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Ratha Jatra In Odisha: Devotee Creates Miniature Replica Of Lord Jagannath’s Chariot

Jagannath is the Lord of the Universe. People find innovative and unique ways to show their devotion & offer worship to Him. A devotee from Balabhadrapur village under Niali Block of Cuttack district has come up with this unique idea.

PM-CM Meet: Odisha CM Proposes Vaccine Rollout For 12-18 Age Group

Vaccine allocation for state should be in 95:05 ratio for government and private hospitals. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik put forth this demand before Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a virtual meeting on Friday, which discussed the Covid situation in six states.

MP Anubhav Disappointed After ‘Wife Varsha Fails To Appear’ At Family Court Mediation Centre

The marital discord between MP Anubhav Mohanty and wife Varsha Priyadarshini continues to drag on. The parliamentarian appeared before the mediation centre of the Cuttack Family Court on Friday. However, Anubhav Mohanty showed his displeasure citing that his wife did not appear for hearing. The long-standing marital discord between the couple is currently before the mediation centre of the Cuttack Family Court.

Caught On Cam: Purse With Rs 40k Cash Snatched From Woman Inside Bhubaneswar ATM

Two miscreants allegedly looted a woman at an ATM booth in Niladri Vihar in Bhubaneswar on Thursday night. The miscreant reportedly snatched the purse of the woman that contained Rs. 40,000 cash that the victim had withdrawn from separate ATMs. After a complaint was filed, one person belonging to Uttar Pradesh was arrested by police.

Open Air School In Odisha’s Mountains Is Helping Girl Children Escape Their ‘Dark Fate’

This is the Panchapattamali Mountain in Kakiriguma region of Koraput district. A very picturesque setting, but not for a classroom, one would imagine. But it has become a school for these 23 girl students studying in Class-IX. Schools and colleges have been shut amid the Covid-19 restrictions across the state in Odisha. However, this has not stopped these young and enthusiastic girls from pursuing their education.

Dengue Fever
Odisha Public Health Director Urges For Prompt Dengue Testing

Over hundred cases of dengue have been detected in Khurdha district over the past couple of weeks.

Bogies Of Goods Train Derail In Odisha’s Paradip

Bogies of a goods train on its way to load gypsum from PPL (Paradeep Phosphates Limited) derailed late on Thursday night. According to sources, 4 bogies of the goods train derailed in front of the main gate of Paradeep Phosphates Limited. Though Railways authorities are at the sport to probe the incident, the cause of the derailment is yet to be established.