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Miscellaneous Updates

Orissa HC Orders Payment Of Rs 10 Lakh Compensation To Gang Rape Survivor
Orissa HC Orders Payment Of Rs 10 Lakh Compensation To Gang Rape Survivor

The courts are duty bound to come to the rescue of the victims and alleviate their mental agony and suffering especially in cases where there is a lacuna in the law, said Justice SK Panigrahi while issuing the order.

Skyrocketing Vegetable Price
Holy Kartik Month And Unseasonal Rains: Vegetable Price Rise Hits Consumers Hard

With the onset of holy Kartik month and unseasonal rains, vegetable markets across Odisha have been set on fire

IPS Rejig: Sudhanshu Sarangi New ADG Of Police, Railway & Coastal Security 
IPS Rejig: Sudhanshu Sarangi New ADG Of Police, Railway & Coastal Security 

Sudhanshu Sarangi, a 1990 batch IPS officer, will replace Pranabindu Acharya who has been transferred and posted as ADGP, OHRC. 

Assistant Programmer At Boudh RTO
Irregularities Unearthed At Boudh RTO, Asst Programmer Detained By Police

The Boudh Police detained the Assistant Programmer of the Regional Transport Office in Boudh, Ranjan Das for questioning after receiving complaint of irregularities in providing fitness certificates to several vehicles.

Want Salary, EPF, ESI
Outsourcing Employees Of MKCG Hospital Launch Protest

The Odisha Government recently announced 25 percent salary hike, Employees provident Fund (EPF) and Employees State Insurance (ESI) for outsourcing employees. However the situation at MKCG hospital in Berhampur tells a different story.

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Nandankanan Toy Train Joyride Stops Midway Due To Technical Snag  
Nandankanan Toy Train Joyride Stops Midway Due To Technical Snag  

Several visitors onboard the toy train were stranded after technical snag brought the service to a grinding halt.

GST Raid On Furniture Godown
Furniture Godowns Raided By GST Enforcement Squads Across Odisha

Cracking whip on Goods and Services Tax (GST) defaulters, Enforcement Squads carried out raids at several furniture godowns across the State on Wednesday.

Special Summary Revision Of Electoral Roll Process Underway In Odisha
Special Summary Revision Of Electoral Roll Process Underway In Odisha

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Odisha, Sushil Kumar Lohani, on Wednesday appealed citizens to make extensive use of the ongoing revision process to make necessary additions and deletion of names as the Electors Photo Identification Card (EPIC) does not guarantee the right to vote.

Sandhyabati Pradhan
Online Child Abuse: OSCPCR To Seek Report From CBI And Crime Branch 

OSCPCR chairperson Sandhyabati Pradhan said that the Commission will seek a report from CBI and the Odisha Crime Branch regarding the findings in the investigation.

Paper Man Of India !!
Meet Paperman Shashanka: Guinness World Record Holder For Collection Of Over 10k Newspapers

This Odisha journalist has made it to the Limca Book of Records as many as five times for having the largest collection of newspapers. Shashanka Shekhar Das, a resident of Bari in Jajpur district, has collected newspapers in 94 different languages from 142 countries in a span of 21 years. Recently on the occasion of Press Day, Shashanka displayed his wide range of collections at a special programme in Rourkela.

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Dog Feeds Goat Kids
Viral Video: Mama Dog Breastfeeds Goat Kids

This is a rare and adorable video of a mama dog breastfeeding goat kids.

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Monkey Snatches Bag
Watch: Monkey Snatches Bag And Climbs Atop Temple In Odisha

Monkey snatches handbag from a woman and climbs atop a temple in Odisha’s Puri district.

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Pangolin Poaching In Odisha
Pangolin Poaching In Odisha: Scale Smuggling Racket Busted, 2 Arrested

For its scales and meat and other medicinal properties, it seems as if pangolins have unfortunately become the world's most trafficked animal currently.

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Rajveer
Odisha Couple Seeks To Raise Rs 16 Crore To Treat Baby With Rare Genetic Disorder

Unable to arrange such a hefty amount on our own, Rajveer’s parents have been running from pillar to post, trying to arrange the amount to avail the injection.

Loot At Petrol Pump
WATCH: Loot From Petrol Pump Staff At Gunpoint In Odisha

A group of miscreants looted cash from petrol pump staff at gunpoint in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district.

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Ex-Odisha Lawmaker Umesh Swain No More
Ex-Odisha Lawmaker Umesh Swain No More

Former legislator from Balikuda Assembly constituency, Umesh Swain passed away on Wednesday, his family said.

Too Little Too Late: Plight Of Hirakud Displaced Still Far From Over
Too Little Too Late: Plight Of Hirakud Displaced Still Far From Over

Residents of about 360 villages from Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Bargarh and Sundergarh districts had lost their land to the dam constructed across Mahanadi River in 1957. 

Suicide Blasts In Uganda: Indian Para-Badminton Contingent Including 3 Odisha Para Shuttlers Safe
Suicide Blasts In Uganda: Indian Para-Badminton Contingent Including 3 Odisha Para Shuttlers Safe

The blasts, which occurred barely 100 meters away from the hotel where the Indian team is staying, is feared to have killed at least two people and set several cars on fire.

Joy Ride In Zoo Resumes
Joyride Train Services Resume In Nandankanan Zoological Park

The joyride train services at Nandankanan Zoological Park which was halted resumed on Tuesday (November 16). The services were halted after it caught fire. The train will do total of 6 trips in a day ferrying around 72 persons in each trip.

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Satyagrah Against Users' Fee Collection By Puri Municipality
Puri Residents Stage Satyagrah Over User’s Fee For Waste Collection By Civic Body

Irked by the ‘user’s fee’ levied by the Municipal authorities on the residents of Puri for waste management, the locals in the Pilgrim town staged a Satyagrah in front of the civic body office on Tuesday demanding immediate roll back on the decision.

Online Child Abuse Cases: CBI Team Thrashed By Angry Mob In Odisha’s Dhenkanal
Online Child Abuse Cases: CBI Team Thrashed By Angry Mob In Odisha’s Dhenkanal

The Central agency on Tuesday carried out simultaneous raids at different locations across 14 states including Odisha. The CBI has registered 23 separate cases against 83 people on charges of online child sexual abuse and exploitation.

Congress' Student Wing Demands Minister Dibya Shankar’s Scalp Over Mamita Murder Case
Congress' Student Wing Demands Minister Dibya Shankar’s Scalp Over Mamita Murder Case  

Members of the Chhatra Congress took out a rally to gherao the camp office of the State Director General of Police (DGP) and Naveen Niwas, the official residence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. However, the activists were stopped by the police midway near Forest Park. 

Farmer Suicide Because Of Crop Damage
Unable To Repay Loan, Farmer Ends Life In Odisha’s Balasore

The deceased, Laxmi Narayan Jena who, as per reports, had taken loan to grow paddy on two acres of land, ended life by consuming poison after he allegedly failed to repay the debt

Food Security Mission For Whom: 75-YO Odisha Woman Fails To Get Grains For Loss Of Thumbprint
Food Security Mission For Whom: 75-YO Odisha Woman Fails To Get Grains For Loss Of Thumbprint

Due to old age issues, the print of her thumb has mostly lost its sharpness making her unable to obtain an Aadhaar Card. However, since Aadhaar Card linking with the ration card is mandatory as per protocols, she is unable to obtain her share of the ration. 

Toy Train Rolls In Nandankanan Again
Toy Train Chugs Off In Nandankanan Again

After a brief hiatus, the newly launched eco-friendly toy train facility has once again chugged off in the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar, much to the delight of tourists visiting the park this holiday season.

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