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BJP Plans Raj Bhawan Gherao On August 10 Over WODC Headquarters Shifting Demand
BJP Plans Raj Bhawan Gherao On August 10 Over WODC Headquarters Shifting Demand

Odisha unit of BJP has decided to gherao Raj Bhawan on August 10 demanding shifting of Western Odisha Development Council (WODC) headquarters to Sambalpur. 

Teacher Protest
Teachers Kneel Down On Bhubaneswar Road To Protest Unemployment

Trained teachers in Bhubaneswar resorted to a unique protest by kneeling down on the busy Gandhi Marg demanding jobs against vacant positions

Tainted OSSC Official Sold 900 Insurance Policies, 21 To Job Seekers; 7 Admit Cards Under Scanner
Tainted OSSC Official Sold 900 Insurance Policies, 21 To Job Seekers; 7 Admit Cards Under Scanner

Superintendent of Police (SP), Vigilance, R Prakash on Friday said that around 114 admit cards of aspiring candidates were recovered from Sahoo’s residence during searches on July 30, 2021.

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Farmer Ends Life Over Crop Loss In Odisha's Sambalpur

Rohidas was under severe mental stress due to the huge losses he had suffered due to crop failure. The problem was aggravated when he faced difficulties in selling his paddy stock.

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Woman Serious After ‘Faulty’ Family Planning Operation In Odisha’s Bhadrak

The family members of Kshyatee alleged that her condition has not improved as yet and she is in severe pain.

Learner’s License Test To Resume In Odisha From Aug 11; Check Latest STA Notification
Learner’s License Test To Resume In Odisha From Aug 11; Check Latest STA Notification

The slot booking for LL test will be available from August 9 from 11 am. Subsequently, the applicants can book slot from 7 am to 10 pm every day.

  • Friday, 06 August 2021
  • STA
Cuttack Dhabaleswar Temple Reopens In Odisha
Cuttack Dhabaleswar Temple Reopens After Covid Hiatus

The famous Dhabaleswar Temple in Cuttack has reopened for the public from today after staying off the limits for over 3 months in the wake of the second wave of the Covid pandemic.

Writer Paramita Satpathy To Get Sarala Puraskar
Eminent Writer Paramita Satpathy To Be Conferred With Sarala Puraskar

Noted writer Paramita Satpathy will be awarded the prestigious Sarala Puraskar instituted by IMFA's charitable wing IMPaCT for her novel ‘Abhipreta Kala’ which has been published by Paschima Publications, Bhubaneswar in the year 2016.

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.

Arrest
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
  • Odisha
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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.

Slum survey
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

Samaleswari Temple
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.

108 Ambulance Service
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.

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