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Miscellaneous News Updates

Slippers Hurled At Odisha Law Minister
Slippers Hurled At Odisha Law Minister Pratap Jena In Own Constituency

Odisha Law Minister Pratap Jena faced humiliation in his own constituency Mahanga in Cuttack when a slipper was thrown at him during a programme on Sunday (Dec 12) evening.

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Water Sports In Odisha
Water Sports At Hirakud: Major Boost For Odisha Tourism

Boating, parasailing, scuba diving, water skating and much more - tourist footfall has posted a steady increase at the Hirakud Dam post introduction of these thrilling water sporting activities.

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Cyclone Jawad Impact
Cyclone Jawad Impact: Unseasonal Rain Shatters Hopes Of Farmers In Several Odisha Districts

A Central team is scheduled to visit Jajpur district on Monday for an assessment of the damages caused by the cyclonic storm.

Truck Plunges Into River in Odisha
Truck Plunges Into River in Odisha, Driver Dead

An iron-laden truck lost its balance and plunged into a river after one of its tyres burst when the vehicle was on NH-53 at Parjang in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district.

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World's Biggest Blue Sapphire 'Queen Of Asia' Found In Sri Lanka
World's Biggest Blue Sapphire 'Queen Of Asia' Found In Sri Lanka

The National Gem and Jewellery Authority, the state-run institute, certified the immensely valuable gem stone and plans are underway to sell it at an international market.

CM Naveen Patnaik
CM Naveen Launches Projects Worth Rs 2,140cr For Ganjam Dist

The projects are spread over various sectors including roads, bridges, drainage, education, health, livelihood, irrigation, energy, women and child development.

'Non-Submission' Of UCs Worth Rs 142 Crore Puts Srimandir Admin In Tight Spot 
'Non-Submission' Of UCs Worth Rs 142 Crore Puts Srimandir Admin In Tight Spot 

At a time when the issue pertaining to missing keys of Ratna Bhandara continues to haunt the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), it seems to have attracted a fresh trouble over huge pendency of utilisation certificates (UCs). 

PM Modi
Modi to inaugurate Kashi Vishwanath Dham on Monday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday will inaugurate the first phase of 'Kashi Vishwanath Dham' corridor constructed at a cost of around Rs 339 crore on Monday.

Odisha CM Naveen Faces Protest In Ganjam, BJP Congress Activists Detained

CM Naveen Patnaik faced sharp protest from Opposition parties during his visit to Ganjam, his own constituency district, on Sunday (Dec 12). Patnaik had visited Ganjam for launching of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) smart card distribution in the district.

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Kabisurya Baladeba Ratha's Birthplace In Odisha's Ganjam Cries For Immediate Attention
Kabisurya Baladeba Ratha's Birthplace In Odisha's Ganjam Cries For Immediate Attention

Athagadapatana in Ganjam district needs no introduction, at least for the people of Odisha. It is the birthplace of Kabisurya Baladeba Ratha, who immensely contributed to the Odissi music.

Dam Or Building !!
Sambalpur Municipal Corporation New Building Replicating Hirakud Dam Almost Ready!

This captivating structure resembling Hirakud Reservoir, the world’s longest dam, will be the new office building of Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) & Sambalpur Development Authority. The 4-storey building which is nearing completion is being constructed over 5 acres land at Durgapali on the outskirts of Sambalpur.

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BJP Members Protest CM Naveen's Visit To Ganjam
CM Naveen Faces Protest In Home Turf, Several BJP Activists Picked Up By Police

BJP activists took out a roadshow and raised ‘Naveen Patnaik go back’ slogans alleging the CM's inaction in lady teacher Mamita Meher murder case in Kalahandi district.

Woman Maoist
Woman Maoist Lays Down Arms Before DGP In Koraput

The surrendered rebel has been identified as Phulabati. Her surrender coincided with the visit of DGP Abhay to Malkangiri district

Acid Attack During Fight
Acid Attack After Fight Between Siblings Turns Ugly

In a shocking incident, four persons were critically injured in acid attack after a fight between two families in Bargarh Municipality area on Saturday (Dec 11). The injured identified as Manoj Soni, Geeta Devi, Gundu Bhoi and Pinku Sharma, were shifted to Burla Hospital for treatment after their condition deteriorated.

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‘Drunk’ Lady Creates Ruckus
WATCH: ‘Drunk’ Woman Creates Ruckus At Pattamundai Police Station

High drama unfolded after a lady created ruckus & was seen garbling random sentences in inebriated condition. These images are from Model Police Station at Pattamundai, Kendrapara. Police brought the woman to the police station after receiving information about her ruckus in public.

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