Miscellaneous Updates

Rasagola Dibas: Lack Of Initiative By Odisha Govt For Promotion Of Sweet Glory Draws Flak
Rasagola Dibas: Lack Of Initiative By Odisha Govt For Promotion Of Sweet Glory Draws Flak 

The State government's plan to develop Bhubaneswar into a Rasagola hub and set up a cluster at Pahala for promotion of the popular sweet is yet to be implemented. 

India Conducts 2nd Test-Fire Of New Generation Surface-To-Air Akash Missile
India Conducts 2nd Test-Fire Of New Generation Surface-To-Air Akash Missile

The missile, equipped with a radio frequency seeker, successfully intercepted a high speed unmanned aerial target, a DRDO spokesperson said.

Congress Mocks Odisha Govt With ‘Boat Protest’ Against Waterlogging In Bhubaneswar
Congress Mocks Odisha Govt With ‘Boat Protest’ Against Waterlogging In Bhubaneswar | WATCH  

Congress MLA Suresh Routray said several places in the city like NH- in front of ISKCON temple, Patia, Nayapalli, Rasulgarh, Bomikhal, Baragada, Laxmisagar and Old Town went under water due heavy downpour recently.  

Series Of Disasters In Maharashtra: 65 Buried In Hillslides, Landslides, Many More Trapped
Series Of Disasters In Maharashtra: 65 Buried In Hillslides, Landslides, Many More Trapped

In other incidents, at least 30 persons were killed in different landslides or hillslides in Raigad, Ratnagiri and Satara and over 50 others still feared trapped in these districts that have witnessed heavy floods and waterlogging after heavy rains in the past 48 hours.

ACF death
“I Will Quit Job For You, Fulfil All Your Wishes,” Reads Late ACF Soumya Ranjan’s Diary

The diary purportedly maintained by the late forest officer, Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra, stated about his love and affection towards his wife Bidya Bharati.

ACF death
Paralakhemundi ACF Death: ‘Madam’ In Khaki Stopped The Ambulance At Forest Gate, Says Driver

A woman in police uniform asked the driver to stop the ambulance at forest gate for around 10-15 minutes till arrival of the patient’s wife

Journalists Detain MLAs In Kendrapara
Scribes In Odisha ‘detain’ 5 MLAs During Protest Against Excess By Lady Cop

Five MLAs were detained by a group of journalists in Kendrapara who were protesting a thrashing of a web-reporter by a woman police constable

India Successfully Flight-Tests New Generation Akash Missile
India Successfully Flight-Tests New Generation Akash Missile

The flight trial was conducted at around 12.45 p.m. from a land-based platform with all weapon system elements such as multi-function radar, command, control and communication system, and launcher participating in deployment configuration.

Odisha Police Seize 15 Leopard Skins In Past One Year
Odisha Police Seize 15 Leopard Skins In Past One Year

The STF is the specialized wing of the Odisha police formed to curb organized crime in the state.

ACF death
‘I Hate You The Most In The World’: Letter Found From Late ACF Soumy’a Residence Reads

The letter purportedly written by Bidya Bharati was found from the official residence of the late forest officer in Paralakhemundi

Instrument Landing System commissioned at Jharsuguda airport in Odisha
Instrument Landing System Commissioned At Jharsuguda Airport In Odisha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated the VVS airport in September, 2018 during his visit to Odisha

60-Feet Breach In Rengali Canal Submerges Hundreds Of Acres Of Land In Odisha’s Dhenkanal
60-Feet Breach In Rengali Canal Submerges Hundreds Of Acres Of Land In Odisha’s Dhenkanal (WATCH)

People alleged that the canal embankments are in a dilapidated condition due to lack of repairs and monitoring which led to the breach.

'Mo Cycle' Mess: More Murkier Details Emerge In Failed Scheme
'Mo Cycle' Mess: More Murkier Details Emerge In Failed Scheme

While hundreds of unused cycles rotting along road-side stand testimony to the failure of the scheme, the alleged sale of the cycles at throwaway prices has  raised many eyebrows.

Srimandir
Yogic Mysteries Of Srimandir

Srimandir and its periphery can be explained according to a yogic interpretation

Saints’ Tryst With Lord Jagannath
Saints’ Tryst With Lord Jagannath

Puri was a big draw for medieval saints from across the country. The most notable among them were Shankaracharya, Shri Chaitanya, Ramanujacharya, Ballabhacharya, Guru Nanak, Kabir, Tulsi Das and Swami Ramdas

ACF death
'My Husband Had Affairs With Other Women': Claims Late ACF Soumya Ranjan's Widow

Soumya had changed the password of his mobile phone after she learnt his relationship. Even he had removed the contact lists and cleared Whatsapp chat history, Bidya further alleged.

PC Culture
JEs Suspended After Video Showing Them Bargaining ‘PC’ From Contractor Goes Viral

The video which was shot by the contractor himself showed that Sinapali block JEs- Upendra Tihadi and Narayan Sahoo were demanding the commission from the contractor.

Gang Rape Of Class 10 Girl: Two Get 20 Years’ Rigorous Imprisonment In Odisha
Gang Rape Of Class 10 Girl: Two Get 20 Years’ Rigorous Imprisonment In Nayagarh

Nayagarh Children's Court sentenced two persons to 20 years rigorous imprisonment in connection with the gang rape of a minor girl

Two Odisha Students Fight Odds To Pursue Education 
Two Odisha Students Fight Odds To Pursue Education 

Amid the gloom of Covid-19 pandemic, two students from Odisha have continued their efforts to fulfil their dreams 

Deceased Teen Girl Becomes 'Beacon Of Hope' By Donating Organs To Save 4 Lives
Deceased Teen Girl Becomes 'Beacon Of Hope' By Donating Organs To Save 4 Lives

It was the fateful day of July 8 when the donor girl from Chandigarh became unconscious due to cerebral oedema and was rushed to the Government Multi Specialty Hospital in Sector 16. However, due to worsening prognosis, she was shifted to the PGIMER in an extremely critical condition the next day.

Bahuda Jatra
Stage Set For Bahuda Jatra, Srimandir Admin Announces Ritual Timings

Bahuda Jatra or the return journey of Lord Jagannath and his siblings from Gundicha temple to Srimandir will be held tomorrow. 

Odisha BJP Hits Street Over ‘Corruption’ In Mo Cycle Project
Odisha BJP Hits Street Over ‘Corruption’ In Mo Cycle Project

The ‘Mo Cycle’ scheme was launched in the Smart City on November 26, 2018 during the Men’s Hockey World Cup with an aim to boost public transport.

Sabji Cooler
‘Sabji Cooler’ Now A Game Changer For Koraput Farmers

The new idea has brought smile in face of distress farmers who had to bear heavy losses from farm products in the absence of cooling facilities in rural belts year after year.

Scanty rain
Truant Monsoon Leaves Odisha Farmers In Despair

As per the weather department data, as many as 19 districts in the State are facing deficient rainfall out of which six are going through a grim situation after recording less than 40 per cent rain so far this season.

Two Maoists Surrender Before Odisha Police Owing To Covid Fear
Three Maoist Ultras Surrender Before Odisha Police Owing To Covid Fear

Odisha DGP Abhay has appealed the Maoists to shun violence and come forward to surrender.