In a separate communication with states and UTs, he noted that the weekly enforcement data received from across the country with regard to wearing face masks in public, maintaining social distancing norms and imposition of fines indicate a downward trend, but asked the state governments and UT administrations to augment their efforts for effectively checking transmission of the disease.
All the accused came to Mysuru vegetable market often and consumed alcohol as well as partied before going back to their native place in Tamil Nadu. Unfortunately, they found the couple in the way and targeted them on the fateful day.
The woman was sexually assaulted by at least four-five men in a deserted location near the Chamundi Hills in Mysuru, while her male friend was brutally hammered.
A number of major festivals, including Diwali and Chhath, will be celebrated in the coming months.
Stalin had urged former Chief Minister K. Palaniswami to convene a special session of the state Assembly to pass a resolution for revoking the laws.
A total of Rs 30,945 crore has been credited in accounts of women PMJDY account holders during Covid lockdown as an income support measure.
Though Odisha has been a late entrant to EV sector, the State has a long road ahead. With only 18 charging stations, the policy has little emphasis on EV charging
A group of policemen from Jamada police station found themselves at the receiving end of mob fury when they tried to intervene during a sheep fighting competition at Guduta village in Mayurbhanj district.
While addressing the Commanders, the CAS highlighted the increasing importance of the Eastern Air Command in the overall strategic perspective.
Smriti Irani also conveyed India's solidarity with the G20 for promoting gender equality and women's empowerment amongst partner countries
Even as Odisha continues to face a possible drought threat due to acute rainfall deficiency this monsoon season, the situation has catapulted a serious drying up of reservoirs in the State.
State alone is bearing nearing 21 percent of human lives lost in man-elephant encounters in the country when it accounts for only around 7.2 percent of the country's elephant population. This disproportionate number drive home the scale of man-elephant encounter in Odisha.
As per the Odisha Forest Minister's data laid in State Assembly, the majority of the jumbo electrocution deaths have been attributed to live wire traps set up by poachers, though nearly 25-30 percent of deaths were also blamed on the discoms
The headcount of tigers and elephants will be conducted together for the first time from next year (2022), Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF), Odisha, Shashi Paul informed on Thursday.
The ‘Ratna Bhandara’ of Lord Jagannath temple in Puri is under serious threat, a report obtained through Right To Information (RTI) has revealed.
Happiness came back to Cuttack resident Sangram Sahoo’s family after he finally saw his mother 11 long years after she went missing under mysterious circumstances.
The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly known as drone, offers tremendous benefits to almost all sectors of the economy like – agriculture, mining, infrastructure, surveillance, emergency response, transportation, geo-spatial mapping.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar briefed the leaders on the latest situation in Afghanistan after the Taliban captured power there last week.
With this announcement, around 1,60,000 government employees and nearly 1,50,000 pensioners will be benefited.
It is probably the first time nine judges have been recommended for elevation by the Collegium, and the Centre has approved all the names.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that Centre will not give away ownership of assets under the asset monetisation plan and they will be mandatorily handed back to the government.
No coercive action will be taken against Union Minister Narayan Rane till September 17, the Maharashtra government told the Bombay High Court on Wednesday
Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday pitched for giving youth equal time in classrooms and recreation grounds, saying it will help tackle rising incidence of lifestyle diseases.
Illegal smuggling of minor minerals has become rampant in some parts of Balasore and Keonjhar. An OTV ground report from the two districts unearthed some shocking details. Unequivocally, people have squarely blamed the administration for allowing the mafia a free run in plundering natural resources.
Schools across the country were closed in March last year ahead of a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of novel coronavirus infection.