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Odisha To Construct Another Spillway To Discharge Water From Hirakud Dam
Odisha To Construct Another Spillway To Discharge Water From Hirakud Dam

Currently, there are 98 gates, including 64 sluice and 34 crest gates, to release the flood water from Hirakud dam. Around 15 lakh cusec water is released through the 98 gates at a time now.

Bill, Melinda Gates Walk Daughter Down The Aisle
Bill, Melinda Gates Walk Daughter Down The Aisle

The luxurious, star-studded event took weeks of planning. Photos that surfaced earlier this week showed the expansive property being transformed into an opulent wedding venue, complete with a stage, elaborate pavilions, floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood floors and a stage.

Tulasi Range Encounter: Explosives & Other Maoist Articles Recovered By Security Forces
Tulasi Range Encounter: Explosives & Other Maoist Articles Recovered By Security Forces

The combing operation was launched by a joint team comprising BSF jawans, SOG and DVF Malkangiri after receipt of credible inputs regarding presence of the ultras on October 14, 2021.

Kabaddi Kabaddi…
WATCH: India & US Soldiers Play Kabaddi, American Football In Alaska

Indian and American soldiers on Saturday (October 16) played friendly matches of Kabaddi, American Football, Soccer and Volleyball as part of "ice-breaking” activities.

Horoscope October 18 To 24
Horoscope October 18 To 24: Best Results In Job Life For All Zodiac Signs!

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 October 18 to 24, almost everyone will taste success in professional career and job life.

DA Case: Vigilance Raids 15 Places Linked To MLA Pradeep Panigrahi
DA Case: Vigilance Raids 15 Places Linked To MLA Pradeep Panigrahi

Vigilance officials said that simultaneous searches are being done at the residences of relatives and other associates of Pradeep Panigrahi.

Godown Gutted
Watch: Massive Fire Breaks Out At Furniture Godown In Maharashtra

Massive fire broke out at a furniture Godown at Kasheli locality of Bhiwandi, Thane in Maharashtra on October 16. Soon after the mishap, fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the blaze. Fortunately, no casualties were reported in the mishap.

IAS Rejig in Odisha: PK Mohapatra Appointed OFDC Chief
IAS Rejig in Odisha: PK Mohapatra Appointed OFDC Chief

Senior IAS officer and Additional Chief Secretary to Health Department, Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra was appointed Chairman of Odisha Forest Development Corporation in a minor reshuffle effected by the State government on Saturday.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Turns 76, Wishes Pour In From All Quarters
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Turns 76, Wishes Pour In From All Quarters

Patnaik's counterparts from Assam, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, and Kerala also wished him on his birthday.

Tiger DEFEATED!
Watch: Tiger Gets ‘Scared’ By Sloth Bear In Forest F2F Encounter

In an unusual face-to-face encounter, a tiger taking a stroll in the forests looked scared after seeing a slot bear coming closer towards it. The tiger sat down after the sloth bear stood on its hind legs. Watch this video.

School Reopening: Students With Symptoms To Be Tested & Treated, Says Minister
School Reopening: Students With Symptoms To Be Identified & Treated, Says Minister

The Minister said that the District Education Officers (DEOs) will be instructed to ensure that all teachers are vaccinated and only the fully vaccinated ones be allowed to attend schools.

Bus Fares Hiked In Odisha, Check All Revised Tariff
Bus Fares Hiked In Odisha, Check All Revised Tariff

The Odisha Transport Department on Saturday revised bus fare owing to the continuous rise in fuel prices. The bus fare has been hiked for all five categories of bus services

Dog's Mumbai-BBSR Journey!
Endearing Video Documents Dog's Train Journey From Mumbai To Bhubaneswar!

Endearing Video Documents A Dog's Train Journey From Mumbai To Bhubaneswar!

Bhubaneswar airport
Direct Flight Connectivity To Jaipur From Bhubaneswar From November 2

The airline company will operate flight services between Bhubaneswar and Jaipur with three frequencies per week from next month.

  • Saturday, 16 October 2021
  • Odisha
Top Maoist Leader RK Dead
Mastermind Of Collector Vineel Krishna Kidnapping, Maoist Leader RK Dead

Top Maoist leader Akki Raju Hargopal alias Ramakrishna alias RK reportedly died of kidney failure and other ailments on Friday, informed police sources which was corroborated by a CPI (Maoist) press release later on the day.

Toy Train In Nandankanan
Nandankanan Toy Train Catches Fire, Tourists Safe

Nandankanan Zoo Deputy Director Sanjeet Kumar informed that the engine of the train caught fire after the 4 pm ride following which it was stopped to avoid any mishap.

Religious Procession In Chhattisgarh
Four Killed As Speeding Car Rams Religious Procession In Chhattisgarh

Witnesses claimed that the driver deliberately targetted the gathering on Raigarh road, and a viral video of the incident makes for disturbing viewing

Fresh Exchange Of Fire Between Security Forces And Maoists At Tulasi Forest Range In Odisha
Fresh Exchange Of Fire Between Security Forces And Maoists At Tulasi Forest Range In Odisha

Three Maoists cadres, including two women cadres, had been killed in an encounter in the earlier exchange of fire three days ago.

Pregnant Woman Dies
Pregnant Woman Dies At Govt Hospital In Odisha’s Titlagarh, Family Cries Neglect

Tension prevailed at Titlagarh Sub-Divisional Hospital in Bolangir district on Friday following the death of a pregnant woman while undergoing treatment

Winter In Daringbadi
Odisha's Kashmir 'Daringbadi' Witnesses Foggy Conditions Ahead Of Winter

Odisha's Kashmir 'Daringbadi' Witnesses Foggy Conditions Ahead Of Winter

Elephant Herd
Elephant Herd From Jharkhand Strays Into Karanjia Forest, Odisha

Elephant herd from ‘Jharkhand’ strays into Karanjia forest division, Odisha

Human Limbs Found  In Bhubaneswar
Human Limbs Found Dumped In Garbage Pile In Bhubaneswar

In a terrifying discovery, a human leg and hand were found dumped in a heap of garbage behind Ram Mandir area in Bhubaneswar on Thursday evening (Oct 14).

Illegal Encroachment On Nullahs Rampant In Sambalpur, Locals Allege Inaction
Illegal Encroachment On Nullahs Rampant In Sambalpur, Locals Allege Inaction

Residents alleged that they are facing artificial flood and waterlogging problems due to the narrowing down of the natural nullahs.

Human Limbs Found In Garbage Dump Near Ram Mandir In Bhubaneswar
Human Limbs Found In Garbage Dump Near Ram Mandir In Bhubaneswar 

Inspector-in-charge of Kharvel Nagar police station and other staff rushed to the spot and launched a probe into the matter. 

Security Guard’s Gun Misfires In LIC Office Premise in Dhenkanal, No One Hurt 
Security Guard’s Gun Misfires In LIC Office Premise in Dhenkanal, No One Hurt 

More than 30 employees and some customers were present at the office when the mishap occurred. Police said no one was hurt in the incident as the solitary bullet misfired from the rifle hit the ceiling of the office building causing minor damages to the exteriors.

  • Thursday, 14 October 2021
  • Odisha