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Miscellaneous News Updates

Lawyers Protest In Khordha
Lawyers Gherao Khordha Collector’s Office Over ‘Negligence In Duty, Misbehaviour’

Hundreds of lawyers in Khordha staged a gherao at the Collector’s office on Tuesday protesting negligence in duty and misbehaviour by the Sub-Collector and Tehsildar.

Commissionerate Police Forms Team To Review Security At Banks, ATMs In Bhubaneswar
Commissionerate Police Forms Team To Review Security At Banks, ATMs In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar DCP, Umashankar Dash said clear instructions have been issued by the Twin City Police Commissioner to constitute a joint team comprising three senior police and bank officials for conducting the review.

Odisha Assembly Passes Move Demanding ‘First War Of Independence’ Tag To Paika Bidroha
Odisha Assembly Passes Move Demanding ‘First War Of Independence’ Tag To Paika Bidroha

The ‘Paika Bidroha’, which took place 40 years before the 1857 Sepoy Uprising, involved peasants who fought the British after their economic structure was challenged.

Pratap Jena
Appointment Of Consultant For Metro Train Feasibility Study Still Under Odisha Govt Consideration

The appointment of a consultant for the Metro Rail Project connecting Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khordha, Jatni and Puri is still under government consideration, said Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena.

No Decision Yet To Open ‘Bhitara Ratna Bhandara’: Law Minister Pratap Jena
No Decision Yet To Open ‘Bhitara Ratna Bhandara’: Law Minister Pratap Jena

State Law Minister Pratap Jena on Tuesday informed the Odisha Assembly that nothing has yet been decided on opening the inner treasure chamber. 

Nanda Kishore Prusty Passes away
‘Chatasali Teacher’ Padma Shri Nanda Prusty Loses Battle With Covid-19

Padma Shri recipient, Nanda Kishore Prusty, fondly addressed as ‘Nanda Sir’ breathed his last on Tuesday (Dec 7) while undergoing treatment at SUM Hospital in Bhubaneswar.

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Over 400 Elephants Killed In Odisha In Last Five Years
Over 400 Elephants Killed In Odisha In Last Five Years

While different accidents claimed the lives of as many as 162 pachyderms, electrocution led to the death of another 54 elephants. It was followed by train hits which claimed the lives of 14 elephants

Padma Shri Nanda Sir No More, Succumbs To Covid Complications
Padma Shri Nanda Sir No More, Succumbs To Covid Complications

Prusty, a resident of Kantira village in Sukinda block, had been admitted to a hospital in Kalinga Nagar area of Jajpur district on November 30 after he suddenly collapsed complaining of uneasiness. He tested positive for Covid at the hospital. His family later took him to the Jajpur district headquarters hospital and Tata Covid hospital for further treatment. 

Truck accident in Koraput
Two Trucks Collide Head-On In Odisha Ghat, Traffic Affected

Two trucks collided head-on at Sunki Ghat in Odisha’s Koraput district on Tuesday (Dec 7).

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Odisha Assembly
Deadlock In Odisha Assembly Over Mamita Murder Case Continues On Day 6, House Adjourned Till 4 PM

Holding banners, the members of Congress conducted ‘parikrama’ of the Odisha Assembly demanding Mishra’s ouster and High Court-monitored SIT probe into Mamita murder case.

Odisha Toddler With Fatal Genetic Disorder Needs Rs 16 Cr Injection, Parents Seek Govt Help
Odisha Toddler With Fatal Genetic Disorder Needs Rs 16 Cr Injection, Parents Seek Govt Help 

However, doctors at SCB said that the hospital does not have the required facility to treat the child. After being sent back by SCB authorities, the hapless parents are now desperately trying to arrange money for Zolgensma injection which is the only treatment available for their son's condition.

Cyclone Jawad Impact: Unseasonal Rain Sinks Hopes Of Farmers In Many Parts Of Odisha
Cyclone Jawad Impact: Unseasonal Rain Sinks Hopes Of Farmers In Many Parts Of Odisha

Vegetable farmers also have suffered a huge loss during the heavy downpour. At places where crops have managed to evade the cyclonic impact, apprehension of pest attacks have doubled the agony of farmers.

Governor Ganeshi Lal At Puri Rajbhawan
Renaming Puri: 7 Member Team Submits Memorandum To Governor

The team argued that earlier, the town was recognised as Jagannath Puri or Purushottam Dham. But later the British East India Company conspired and changed the name to only ‘Puri’.

Pregnant Woman Suffers Miscarriage After Mob Attacks Couple In Odisha’s Nayagarh
Pregnant Woman Suffers Miscarriage After Mob Attacks Couple In Odisha’s Nayagarh

As per reports, Narmada was pushed to the ground by the miscreants who kicked her on the abdomen multiple times. Narmada suffered serious injuries and lost her child in the process.

Odisha Assembly
Mamita Murder Case: Dibya Shankar Replies In Odisha Assembly, Hearing On Gobinda Sahu’s Bail Deferred

Opposition chief whip Majhi had posed few questions at Mishra in connection the murder case and sought his reply in the House.

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