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Row Over Nila Madhab Panda’s Odia Movie Kalira Atita’s Oscar Entry
Row Over Nila Madhab Panda’s Odia Movie Kalira Atita’s Oscar Entry

All Odias across the globe were elated and jumped in joy when filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda announced in various social media platforms that his Odia movie 'Kalira Atita' (Yesterday's Past) has made its entry into the Oscars race in general category.  

Odisha Government Revises Cash Incentive For Marriage With Divyangs | OTV News
Odisha Government Revises Cash Incentive For Marriage With Divyangs | OTV News

Odisha government revised the guidelines for cash incentives for marriage between a person with disabilities and a person without any disabilities.

BREAKING | Odisha Plus 2 Exam Schedule Announced | OTV News

Odisha government has announced the schedule of Plus-II exams 2021. The annual test will begin from May 18 and continue till June 12.

Last Warning For Odisha Healthcare & Frontline Workers! Take Covid Vaccine Else Lose Govt Perks
Last Warning For Odisha Healthcare & Frontline Workers! Take Covid Vaccine Else Lose Govt Perks

With many registered healthcare and frontline workers still to take the first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine, Additional Chief Secretary of Odisha Health & Family Welfare Department, Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra has directed all the Collectors and Municipal Corporation Commissioners to take steps to ensure that all the left out healthcare workers (HCWs) and frontline workers (FLWs) take the opportunity to take COVID vaccine within the timeline given by the Union Health Ministry.

Couple’s Tumultuous Love Story Culminates In Marriage
Couple’s Tumultuous Love Story Culminates In Marriage

This is a complicated love story. This inter-faith relationship was fraught with misunderstandings. However, it endures and fructifies into marriage. This is the story of a man called Debi Prasad Mishra who walked straight from jail to get married to his now wife, Parveen alias Mamuni Panigrahi.

Duplicate Cement Manufacturing Factory Busted In Cuttack, Accused Absconding
Duplicate Cement Manufacturing Factory Busted In Cuttack, Accused Absconding

Another duplicate cement unit busted! The Twin City Commissionerate Police busted a factory which was allegedly engaged in the manufacture of duplicate cement at Jagatpur area on the outskirts of Cuttack city today.

Caught On Cam: ‘Chain Snatchers’ On The Prowl In Odisha Capital
Caught On Cam: ‘Chain Snatchers’ On The Prowl In Odisha Capital

Another woman becomes a victim of the chain snatchers in the State Capital. Take a look at this CCTV footage. The CCTV camera installed at a house near Prachi Enclave at Niladri Vihar area in Bhubaneswar has caught a crime in its memory!

Bears Spotted Roaming Near Village In Odisha’s Nabarangpur
Bears Spotted Roaming Near Village In Odisha’s Nabarangpur

A video showing a sleuth of bears roaming near a village under Nandahandi block of Nabarangpur district went viral on social media triggering panic among locals.

Half-Burnt Body Of A Woman Found In Odisha | OTV News
Half-Burnt Body Of A Woman Found In Odisha | OTV News

Police today recovered the half-burnt body of a woman dumped in a field on the outskirts of Tulundupali village under Binika police limits of Subarnapur district.

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Says Fuel Price Rise Is Temporary
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Says Fuel Price Rise Is Temporary

While the Congress launched a scathing attack over surging fuel prices, Union Petroleum Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan stated on Tuesday that this rise is temporary.

BSF Jawans Diffuse Explosives Planted By Naxals On Odisha-Chhattisgarh Border
BSF Jawans Diffuse Explosives Planted By Naxals On Odisha-Chhattisgarh Border

Huge cache of explosives diffused near Odisha-Chhattisgarh border! In a major achievement, the jawans of Border Security Force (BSF) diffused as many as 3 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) reportedly planted by the Moaists.

This Is What It Sounds Like In Mars – NASA’s ‘Perseverance’ Rover Sends Images & Sounds
This Is What It Sounds Like In Mars – NASA’s ‘Perseverance’ Rover Sends Images & Sounds

These visuals show the landing of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Rover ‘Perseverance’ that had landed on the surface of mars on February 18th 2021. The rover has sent coloured pictures and recorded audio from the Red planet that provide a vivid insight into the atmosphere, surface and environment on the foreign planet. These visuals take us through the entire journey of the rover hovering and finally landing on Mars.

Petrol & Diesel Prices Continue To Rise In Odisha
Petrol & Diesel Prices Continue To Rise In Odisha

Fuel prices continue to surge upwards triggering outrage and protests. Here is the list of prices from different places in Odisha.

This Government School In Odisha Will Surprise You
This Government School In Odisha Will Surprise You

Looking at the visuals, one might assume these to be straight out of some top private school. Equipped with smart screens, the teachers are seen explaining the concepts to the children with utmost ease. But, would you believe it, if we told you that this is actually a classroom of a government school!

No Khandagiri Mela, But Sadhus Congregate For Holy Yajnas
No Khandagiri Mela, But Sadhus Congregate For Holy Yajnas

This is that time of the year when the foothills of the Khandagiri and Udayagiri hills get jam-packed with scores of people and sadhus from far and wide to take part in the traditional Magha Saptami Mela or the Khandagiri Mela in Bhubaneswar.

Lady Sarpanch Helps Perform Last Rites As Villagers Shun Family For Inter-Caste Marriage
Lady Sarpanch Helps Perform Last Rites As Villagers Shun Family For Inter-Caste Marriage

Well Done Sarpanch! It is not just us who are saying that but you would too, if you hear about this lady Sarpanch’s humane deeds. Ranjita Suna of Luhasingha Panchayat under Khaprakhol block in Bolangir district deserves a special admiration after what she did to fight the existing caste discrimination in her area.

School & Mass Education Minister’s Clarification on Resumption of Classes for I-VIII students
School & Mass Education Minister’s Clarification on Resumption of Classes for I-VIII students

With all eyes on resumption of classes in schools for standard I to VIII students, the School and Mass Education Minister, Samir Ranjan Dash today clarified that no formal decision has been taken regarding the same.

Congress MLAs Ride Bicycles To Assembly Protesting Rising Fuel Prices
Congress MLAs Ride Bicycles To Assembly Protesting Rising Fuel Prices

With petrol and diesel prices continuing their upward trend, Congress MLAs in Odisha today staged a cycle rally to protest against such inflation in fuel prices. In a unique protest, the Congress MLAs came on bicycles to the Odisha Assembly to attend the House proceedings.

Story Of A Woman From Odisha Who Inspired Others To Become Self-Sufficient
Story Of A Woman From Odisha Who Inspired Others To Become Self-Sufficient

Here some women are engaged in making papads while others are toiling away making paper packets. Some women are working on preparing food items while others are engaged in packaging. All these women have found a way to become financially independent, all thanks to this lady called, Gitanjali Tripathy.

Over 5500 Villagers Shifted Ahead Of Missile Testing At Chandipur In Odisha
Over 5500 Villagers Shifted Ahead Of Missile Testing At Chandipur In Odisha

Over 5,500 villagers were shifted ahead of a missile testing by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) at Chandipur in Balasore.

Final Arrest In 1999 Anjana Mishra Case: Survivor Recounts Horror Of 22 Years
Final Arrest In 1999 Anjana Mishra Case: Survivor Recounts Horror Of 22 Years

With the key accused in the sensational 1999 Anjana Mishra gang rape case getting arrested, the survivor said that she feels relieved after 22 years of suffering and ordeal.

1999 Anjana Mishra Gang Rape Case | Timeline of 22 Years Of The High Profile Case
1999 Anjana Mishra Gang Rape Case | Timeline of 22 Years Of The High Profile Case

With the key accused in 1999 Anjana Mishra gang rape case getting arrested, it is time to take a look at the 22 –year history of the sensational & high-profile case.

Odisha Budget 2021 Proposes Rs 90 Cr For Largest Hockey Stadium In Country For 2023 World Cup
Odisha Budget 2021 Proposes Rs 90 Cr For Largest Hockey Stadium In Country For 2023 World Cup

In his budget presentation, Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari proposed an expenditure of Rs 90 crore for the largest hockey stadium in India for the 2023 Hockey World Cup

Odisha Budget 2021: Despite COVID19 Pandemic There Are Signs Of Recovery
Odisha Budget 2021: Despite COVID19 Pandemic There Are Signs Of Recovery

Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari presented the budget for the year 2021-22 today and said that there are signs of recovery emerging despite pandemic.

Odisha Budget For 2021-22 Pegged At Rs 1.7 Lakh Crore
Odisha Budget For 2021-22 Pegged At Rs 1.7 Lakh Crore

Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari proposed a larger budgetary outlay of Rs 1.7 lakh crore for the year 2021-22.