Miscellaneous Updates

Yeshwant Kumar Jethwa
Major Shake-Up In Odisha IPS Cadre, Jethwa New Vigilance Director 

Yeshwant Kumar Jethwa  has been appoiinted as the Director, State Vigilance. The post was earlier held by Debasis Panigrahi, who recently succumbed to post-Covid-19 complications.

MP Anubhav Mohanty
Marital Discord: MP Anubhav Mohanty Slams Wife Varsha For Not Appearing Before Court

Launching a scathing attack on his wife, the Parliamentarian said, "I came to the mediation centre of the SDJM court for a mediation in connection with the case filed by Varsha. She has also earlier filed two separate cases against me. Even after filing reply to her every petition without dishonouring the dates, no one from her side is receiving the replies.

Satya Nagar Residents
Satya Nagar Residents Hold Signature Campaign, Demand Shifting Of Crematorium   

At a time when the Satya Nagar crematorium in Bhubaneswar is struggling to cope with the rising number of bodies, demand for its shifting to a new location is getting louder. 

Odisha Real Estate Appellate Tribunal’s New Website Unveiled
Odisha Real Estate Appellate Tribunal’s New Website Unveiled 

The Odisha Real Estate Appellate Tribunal (OREAT), Bhubaneswar on Wednesday announced launching of its newly-developed official website- www.oreat.nic.in for public.

Odisha: Woman GP Employee Siphons Rs 10L By Forging Sarpanch’s Signature, Arrested
Odisha: Woman GP Employee Siphons Rs 10L By Forging Sarpanch’s Signature, Arrested

A woman panchayat executive officer (PEO) was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly siphoning off Rs 10 lakh public money in Kendrapara district of Odisha.

Jamsetji Tata
Jamsetji Tata Named World's Top Philanthropist Of The Century

The inaugural list on philanthropists of the century released by Edelgive Foundation and Hurun India noted that with donations of $102.4 billion, Jamsetji Tata is the topmost philanthropist globally.

Neradi Barrage
Vamsadhara Tribunal Allows AP To Construct Barrage At Neredi, Asks Odisha For Land Acquisition

The Vamsadhara Water Dispute Tribunal (VWDT) has allowed the Government of Andhra Pradesh to construct the barrage at Neredi over river Vamsadhara while directing the Odisha government to acquire land for the project.

Tata Power Odisha electricity
Over Rs 50 Lakh Power Bill Pending On Nine Govt Colleges In Odisha

The Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Limited (TPCODL) is facing a tough time with pending electricity dues from nine government colleges under State Higher Education Department.

Dongria Kondh Woman
Dongria Kondh Women Bearing The Double Burden

Like other Tribal Women in Indian society who have been contributing positively to the local economy by participating actively along with men in the pursuit of economic activities to earn a livelihood, Dongria Kondh women share major responsibility in the production process.

Security Breach: Man Drives Vehicle To Arun Stambh, Offers Prayers With Family
Security Breach: Man Drives Vehicle To Arun Stambh, Offers Prayers With Family

A vehicle reportedly broke through the security cordon and approached the Arun Stambh in front of Lord Jagannath Temple on Tuesday, raising serious questions on the security arrangements at the 12th century shrine.  

'ATMA' At Bhubaneswar Railway Station To Help Contactless Passenger Checking
'ATMA' At Bhubaneswar Railway Station To Help Contactless Passenger Checking

A designated place has been fixed for passengers to stand and after they show their ticket along with their photo ID, the images are scanned. The officials managing the machine can easily verify the particulars of the passengers’ tickets.

Congress Accuses Malkangiri Collector Of Taking Rs 1 Cr Bribe For Passing Tender
Congress Accuses Malkangiri Collector Of Taking Rs 1 Cr Bribe For Passing Tender

Majhi said the luxury SUV which is worth Rs 19 lakh has been purchased in the name of a woman and the Collector used it a day after the lease was passed, Majhi alleged.

1 Lakh Cash Prize For Parents Having Maximum Number Of Children In Mizoram
1 Lakh Cash Prize For Parents Having Maximum Number Of Children In Mizoram

On the occasion of Father's Day on Sunday, Sports Minister Robert Romawia Royte announced that he would reward a living man or woman having the largest number of offspring within his Aizawl East-2 assembly constituency with a cash incentive of Rs 1 lakh.

Panchayat polls
Odisha Panchayat Polls To Get Delayed This Time!

The three-tier panchayat elections in Odisha scheduled for February 2022 are likely to get delayed due to inordinate hold-up in completion of the ward delimitation and reservation works by the State government.

Maa Saree
Vidya Balan’s Mathematical Saree Weaver Comes Up With Another Masterpiece

Biswanath Meher, a Sonepur based handloom weaver who had once hogged the headlines across the country by designing hand woven Bandha (tye and dye) saree for Bollywood actresses Aishwarya Rai and Vidya Balan, has once again mesmerized everyone with his artistry, this time with a special saree dedicating to ‘Maa’ (mother).

 UP Girl Marries Boyfriend In Bhubaneswar
Happy End To Inter-State Love Story: UP Girl Marries Boyfriend In Bhubaneswar  

A team of Uttar Pradesh police that landed in Bhubaneswar to take back a runaway ''minor'girl had to return empty-handed after it found the girl has attained the legal age and married to her boyfriend.

Crackdown on chariot construction
10 Servitors Held For Making Chariots For Banned Rath Yatra 

As many as 10 Maharana servitors engaged in the construction of chariots in violation of Odisha government’s order were arrested in Nilgiri area of Balasore in a joint raid by the district administration and police on Monday. 

Father's Day: Photo Of Karnataka Man Shielding Daughter While Studying In Heavy Rainfall Is Winning
Father's Day Special: Karnataka Man's Token Of Love For Daughter Is Winning Hearts

Puchchappady said that this is a common sight in Mangaluru-Sullia-Guthigar-Kamila where one can find students sitting outside their homes to attend classes, as cell phone connectivity has always been an issue in hilly regions - especially those villages situated on either side of Western Ghats.

Horoscope 2021
Weekly Horoscope From 21st To 27th June 2021: Know What This Week Has In Store For You

Here is a guide to the week ahead for you. This is your forecast for June 21-27.

Luna River
Odisha Govt Grants Rs 10.34 Cr For Renovation Of Luna River

In a good news for the farmers of Delanga and Kanasa block of the district, Odisha Government has granted an amount of Rs 10.34 crore for the renovation of Luna river

CSE Report: Bhubaneswar 4th Best Livable Capital City, Top Most In Citizen Perception
CSE Report: Bhubaneswar 4th Best Livable Capital City, Top Most In Citizen Perception

Among the top-scoring capital cities under Citizen Perception Survey, the State Capital of Odisha has scored the highest rank with 94.8 percentage. 

Boy Hangs Self
Boy Hangs Self After Father Refuses To Give Mobile Phone For Gaming

Upset with his father for refusing him to give mobile phone to play online game, a 15-year-old boy allegedly killed himself.

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Rath Yatra 2021: ECoR Plans Restriction On Trains To Puri In July 

As a precautionary measure to break the Covid-19 chain, the Indian Railways has decided to restrict the train movements to Puri during the upcoming RathYatra festival.

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India Post To Launch Special Cancellation Stamp To Mark International Yoga Day 2021

The special pictorial cancellation stamp will be an inked marking or impression with a graphical design with International Day of Yoga 2021 written in Both Hindi and English languages.

Odisha To Go Gujarat Way To Save Elephants From Killer Railway Tracks
Odisha To Go Gujarat Way To Save Elephants From Killer Railway Tracks

Odisha government is contemplating to adopt Gujarat model which will alert the train drivers about the presence of the big animals near the tracks.