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MP Floods: State Home Minister Airlifted From Flood-Hit Village
MP Floods: State Home Minister Airlifted From Flood-Hit Village | Watch

A video of the rescue has now gone viral on social media in which Mishra is seen instructing the officials to rescue the villagers first. The video is receiving a lot of reactions by users.

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Dismantling Of Chariots Begins At Puri Ahead Of Reopening Of Lord Jagannath Temple

Chief Administrator of SJTA Krishan Kumar had yesterday informed about the reopening of the 12th-century shrine for devotees from August 16 after a meeting with the Chhatisa Nijog.

Orissa High Court Bar Association Continues Opposing Live Streaming Of Proceedings
Orissa High Court Bar Association Continues Opposing Live Streaming Of Proceedings

The lawyers launched the stir on August 2 and will continue till August 9. A representative from the Orissa High Court Bar Association will meet the Chief Justice Dr Justice S Muralidhar for a discussion of the matter.

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Orissa HC Orders Crime Branch Probe Into Fake Accident Insurance Claim

The High Court has directed the Crime Branch to register fraud case against those who availed the insurance cover from the company

Odisha Chef Secy, 5T Secy Face Wrath Of Laid Off Nursing Staff In Bolangir
Odisha Chief Secy, 5T Secy Face Wrath Of Laid Off Nursing Staff In Bolangir

A group of nursing staff staged a protest over their disengagement from service during the visit of Odisha Chief Secretary and 5T Secretary to Bolangir district on Wednesday.

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Superintendent Engineer In Jajpur Held For Accepting Rs 10,000 Bribe

The anti-corruption agency has also launched simultaneous searches at the houses of Mohapatra located in Bhubaneswar and Tirtol following his arrest.

  • Wednesday, 04 August 2021
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Stone Packing Caves Into River Bhargavi Due To ‘Poor Work’

The stone packing on the river embankment collapsed into river Bhargavi duel to alleged sub-standard quality of work near Haripur on Bhubaneswwar-Nimapara road

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Twin City Police Commissionerate Effects Major Reshuffle In Positions

The Twin City Police Commissionerate has effected a major IPS reshuffle amid the covid pandemic

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OSSC Employee’s Arrest: Aspirants Suspect Mass Corruption In Recruitments

Aspirants of the Odisha Staff Selection Commission have come up with the suspicion that the tainted official, Biranchi Sahu has been a part of a larger job racket

Odisha Man Carves 3-KM Road Through Mountain
Odisha Man Carves 3-KM Road Through Mountain

Odisha’s Harihar Behera has carved out a three-km-long road through a mountain. 

Doors Of Dhabaleswar Temple Open For All Devotees
Temples, Religious Institutions To Reopen In Cuttack From Tomorrow

No religious congregation will be allowed even as the temples and places of worship will remain open for devotees, said Cuttack Collector Bhabani Shankar Chayani.

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Puri District Administration Starts Survey Of Slums In City

Puri district administration has started the survey process of the slums in the Piligrim City in a bid to make it slum-free

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Temples, Religious Places In Puri, Sambalpur Reopen Today, No Decision On Srimandir Yet

After remaining out of bounds for over three months, temples and religious places in Puri and Sambapur districts reopened today for devotees amid strict adherence to Covid safety protocols

Orissa HC Kicks Start Live Streaming Of Proceedings Amid  Lawyers’ Protest
Orissa HC Kicks Start Live Streaming Of Proceedings Amid Lawyers’ Protest 

The Orissa High Court on Monday began live streaming of its proceedings despite stiff opposition by bar association.

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Odisha 108 Ambulance Service Provider Ducks RTI Queries, Murkier Revelations Await

108 ambulance service provider in Odisha Ziqitza Health Care Ltd has landed in a soup after RTI applications revealed murkier details

Vigilance Case: OSSC Member's PS Gets Compulsory Retirement
Vigilance Case: OSSC Member's PS Gets Compulsory Retirement

Odisha government on Monday effected compulsory retirement of Biranchi Narayan Sahoo who has been arrested in connection with a vigilance case.

Animal Cruelty: Over 300 Stray Dogs Poisoned In Andhra Village, Activists Fume
Animal Cruelty: Over 300 Stray Dogs Poisoned In Andhra Village, Activists Fume

A case has been registered at on the basis of her complaint at the Dharmajigudem police station, under section 429 of IPC and Section 11(l) of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, a police official said.

Five-Time Balasore MLA Arun Dey Passes Away
Five-Time Balasore MLA Arun Dey Passes Away 

Former Balasore MLA Arun Dey passed away on Monday while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar at the age of 76. 

No Dearth Of Beds To Treat Dengue Patients: Top Health Official
No Dearth Of Beds To Treat Dengue Patients: Top Health Official

A top health official of the Odisha government on Monday asserted that there is no shortage of beds for treatment of dengue patients.  

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Human-Elephant Conflict: 301 Elephants, 1401 Humans Died In Last 3 Years

The ministry had issued a guideline for the management of human-elephant conflict on October 6, 2017, and the elephant range states were requested for the implementation of the same.

Youth Ostracised For Inter-Caste Marriage
Kangaroo Court In Odisha Banishes Couple From Village For Inter-Caste Marriage

A youth in Nialijharan village in Keonjhar was banished from his village for marrying outside of his caste

OSSC Chief Refutes Link Of Recruitment Exams With Arrest Of Member's PS
OSSC Chief Refutes Link Of Recruitment Exams With Arrest Of Member's PS 

OSSC chairman Nirmal Chandra Mishra said those who have secured jobs have done so on the basis of merit and nothing else.

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Odisha Chhatra Congress Ups Ante, Clashes With Police At SSC Office Over ‘Recruitment Scam’

Members of Chhatra Congress staged a protest outside the office of Odisha Staff Selection Commission (SSC) demanding a probe into the alleged recruitment scandal’.

Beach erosion on Puri-Konark Coast
Sea Devours Parts Of Beach, Roads on Puri-Konark Coast

Environmentalists observed that global warming might be the reason behind the tidal ingress into the Puri-Konark beach.

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Power Outage Forces Doctors To Treat Patients In Dark At Cuttack SCB, Video Goes Viral

Power went off for around 20 minutes forcing doctors to treat patients in dark at the casualty ward of SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack