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Suicide attempt
Former Contractual Worker Attempts Suicide Over Non Payment Of Dues In Cuttack

Deepak was working as a pump operator has not received a single penny for his services.

Safety matches
After 14 Years, Safety Matches Makers Decide To Resize, Reprice Box Price

The per bundle cost will now be about Rs 430-480 up from Rs 270-300.

Python Rescued In Malkangiri
Giant Python In Snake Helpline Member's House In Malkangiri Rescued Safely

A 7-feet long python was rescued from a snake helpline member's house in Malkangiri. Reports said that the python had entered the under-construction house in search of food.

Guard Me From 'Legal Action', NCB's Sameer Wankede Appeals To Mumbai Top Cop
Guard Me From 'Legal Action', NCB's Sameer Wankhede Appeals To Mumbai Top Cop

Wankhede - who had earlier complained to the city and state police alleging threats to life - reminded Nagrale that NCB Deputy Director-General, South West Region, Mutha Ashok Jain, has already referred the latest matter (the witness' sensational revelations) to the NCB headquarters for necessary action.

India's Mighty T-55 Battle Tank Now A Showpiece In Odisha College
India's Mighty T-55 Battle Tank Now A Showpiece In Odisha College

Do you have plans to visit Kendrapara, if yes, then now you can catch glimpse of glorious history of India’s military might in Kendrapara Autonomous College. A T-55 battle tank that was used by Indian Army in the Bangladesh liberation war now rests on the college campus as a war trophy.

India To Undertake River Dolphins Census Every Three Years
India To Undertake River Dolphins Census Every Three Years

Just as a tiger is considered an indicator of a good forest, river dolphins are indicator of a healthy river and act as an umbrella species of the river ecosystem. There are currently two species of the river dolphins inhabiting India, Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica) and the Indus River Dolphin (Platanista minor).

Anthrax Fear in Odisha
Anthrax Scare In Koraput: One Dies, Two Other Critical 

The medical team is waiting for the laboratory test reports to confirm the outbreak of the disease in the village.

Mamita murder case
After NCW, NCPCR Heat On CM Naveen Patnaik To Drop 'Tainted' Ministers

Demanding the removal of the two ministers- Minister of State for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra and State Law Minister Pratap Jena—the NCPCR Chairperson said, “If we feel, there are anomalies in the report submitted by the State Government, we will definitely send a team. However, the CM should think and remove the ministers so that a fair probe can be ensured in the case,” She stated.

Mamita Murder Case: Victim's Family Identifies Bag Recovered From Radhe's House
Mamita Murder Case: Victim's Family Identifies Bag Recovered From Radhe's House

However, the big turning point has been the identification of the victim’s bag, recovered from Sahu's close aide Radhe's house, by her mother, though she was unable to identify other belongings in the bag.

Pradeep Majhi To Join BJD
Ex-Congress MP Pradeep Majhi To Join BJD

Former Congress leader Pradeep Majhi will soon be joining the ruling-BJD. Majhi himself confirmed this on Sunday (October 25) during a press meet.

secretariat
Land, House Value Likely To Go Up As Odisha Plans To Revise BMV Of Immovable Properties

In a letter to district administrative heads and district-level valuation committees, the Inspector General of Registration, Jyoti Prakash Dash has directed the officials to revise the set of market value by re-visiting the previously set of market values of immovable properties of all villages.

  • Sunday, 24 October 2021
  • Odisha
PM Modi Remembers Odisha Freedom Fighter Birsa Munda In Mann Ki Baat
PM Modi Remembers Odisha Freedom Fighter Birsa Munda In Mann Ki Baat

The PM said Birsa Munda's life remains an inspirational force for the people. Even today folk songs and stories, full of his courage and valour are very popular in the central region of India. 

Jeypore Airport To Get Ready Soon
Jeypore Airport To Get Ready Soon

The airstrip built in the 1960s was used during the visit of ministers or VIPs to the town. In the 1980s Vayudoot operated flights from the airstrip. But the service was stopped after crash of a flight.

"Sack Odisha Minister For Blessing Gobinda Sahu Who Lures Girls In Sex Racket In Lieu Of Good marks"

In a statement, Vanathi Srinivasan on Saturday condemned the incident and said that role of Odisha’s Home Minister Capt. Dibya Shankar Mishra in shielding and protecting the murder accused has come to light

High Inflation: In Odisha, Vegetable Plate Turns Too Hot To Handle!
High Inflation: In Odisha, Vegetable Plate Turns Too Hot To Handle!

Consumers are huffing and puffing over the skyrocketing of vegetable prices in the State, when the price of petrol and other essentials is burning a hole in their pockets.

Leopard
Killer Leopard Caught By Forest Officials

This is the leopard which is allegedly responsible for the death of as many as 3 kids.It was finally caught on Oct 21, after much effort by Forest department officials. The leopard had killed a 6-year-old from Odisha’s Nabarangpur district when the victim visited Devi Sitala's temple in Chhattisgarh.

Mamita Meher Murder Case: Now, Opposition Aims CM Naveen, Demands SIT Probe
Mamita Meher Murder Case: Now, Opposition Aims CM Naveen, Demands SIT Probe

Speaking to media persons, the Congress party on Saturday raised questions on the stand of the State government on the case. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is shielding Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra, charged Congress Spokesperson Satya Prakash Nayak.

Mamita Meher Murder Case: Victim’s Family For  Death Penalty To Culprit, Demands Arrest Of All
Mamita Meher Murder Case: Victim’s Family For Death Penalty To Culprit, Demands Arrest Of All

“We want justice and arrest of all the accused involved in the case. Death penalty should be awarded to the Gobinda Sahu," said Mamita’s father after meeting OSCW Chairperson Minati Behera.

House Of Mankadia Tribe In Mayurbhanj
Basic Amenities Still A Distant Dream For Mankadia Tribes In Odisha

Despite spending crores of rupees for the upliftment of tribals from the government exchequer, the 20 odd families living in Budhigaon village under Mayurbhanj’s Karanjia block are far from receiving the benefits.

Man ‘Sells’ Wife For Rs 1 Lakh Rupees
Odisha Man ‘Sells’ Wife For Rs 1 Lakh In Rajasthan

Rana claimed that he didn't sell his wife rather he had mortgaged her for Rs 60,000. He said that he needed the money as he has some heart problems and needed surgery. He further said that he had been in touch with his wife over the phone.

Andhra Odisha Border Dispute
Odisha Deploys Police At Kotia Amid Border Dispute

Koraput Collector Abdaal Akhtar said that no one will be allowed to disrupt elections in the region. "If anyone will try to create disturbance during polls or try to stop people from exercising their franchise, we will take stern action against the person," he said.

Supreme Court
Candidate can't claim cadre of choice after qualifying civils: SC

A candidate, as a matter of right, cannot claim allocation of cadre of his/her choice, after qualifying the civil services examination, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday

Chilika Clean Up Drive: Puri District Admin Blows Off Illegal Prawn Gherry
Chilika Clean Up Drive: Puri District Admin Blows Off Illegal Prawn Gherry

Though the new mode of evicting illegal gherries didn't work out successfully as expected, further steps will be carried out after a brief discussion with the special team, informed Bhabatarana Sahoo, Deputy Collector, Puri.

Indian Army
39 More Women Officers To Be Granted Permanent Commission, Centre Tells SC

The Centre on Friday told the apex court that it has cleared 39 women officers found eligible, after reconsideration, but rejected pleas of 25 others.

Bijay Panigrahi
COVID19 Vaccination Of Kids After Guidance Note: Odisha Top Health Official

Health officials in the state will be receiving training for administering the needle-less Covid-19 vaccine, 'ZyCov-D' from Friday (Oct 22). This information was shared by the Odisha Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahi.