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PM Modi
Oppn Spreading Lies About Covid And Shortage Of Vaccine: PM Modi

Prime Minister expressed concern over low rate of vaccination of frontline workers and stressed that there is no shortage of vaccine.

Forest Fires
Forest Fires: Odisha Tops Country, 5-years Losses Yet To Be Assessed

The laidback state of affairs in forest management in the State surfaced today when in Rajya Sabha Union Minister, Forests, Bhupendra Yadav said Odisha is yet to send last 5-years' loss assessment report to the Centre

Supreme Court
Hospitals Thriving On Human Distress, Better Close Them, Says SC

Hospitals have become a real estate industry, and instead of providing succour to patients in distress, it is widely felt they have become money minting machines, which fleece patients.

Independence Day: Security At Borders, Red Fort Area Beefed Up
Independence Day: Security At Borders, Red Fort Area Beefed Up

Stressing on the need for vigil and alertness on the part of every staff on duty in the national capital, Srivastava motivated the policemen and women to remain prepared 24x7, saying, "Delhi Police have been entrusted with public trust to keep the capital safe and secure. The city never sleeps, neither do we."

Students Unrest In Nayagarh Nursing School
Unrest In Nayagarh Nursing School, Students Say Admin Dispute Leading To Loss Of Classes

Unrest broke out at the Pathani Samanta School of Nursing in Nayagarh on Monday as students went on a protest accusing the authorities of the institute of failing to manage the affairs properly which is leading to loss of their classes.

PM Modi
Ask Sharpest Of Questions In Parliament, But Allow Govt To Respond: PM Modi To Oppn

The prime minister said he has requested all the floor leaders to take some time out Tuesday evening when he would like to give detailed information regarding the pandemic.

PM Modi In Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha Adjourned Till 2 P.M. Amid Ruckus When PM Introduced New Cabinet

The parliamentarians from Congress, Trinamool Congress were among other Opposition leaders who started sloganeering against the government and trooped near the Speaker's podium after the Prime Minister started introducing his Cabinet.

Bus Services Resumes
Bus Service Resumes In Odisha After Over 10 Weeks Of Lockdown Curbs

As per ground reports from major bus stands in the State, heavy inflow of passengers has been seen as compared to the number of vehicles. 

Shopian Encounter
Top LeT Commander Among 2 Terrorists Killed In Shopian Encounter

"Top commander of proscribed terror outfit LeT Ishfaq Dar alias Abu Akram who was active since 2017 neutralised," police said.

Illicit Drugs Business In Assam Is Worth Rs 5,000Cr Annually: CM Sarma
Illicit Drugs Business In Assam Is Worth Rs 5,000Cr Annually: CM Sarma

The entire money goes outside Assam, without payment of any tax or anything going to the state exchequer, Sarma said, while stressing that the money used by addicts to procure the drugs comes at the cost of well being of families.

Boy Seen Carrying Liquor Orders In Sundargarh's Koira
A Little Shoulder That Carries Liquor Bottles Instead Of School Bag!

The little shoulder that should carry a school bag to build a bright future for itself, the country and state is now carrying bag containing full of liquor bottles. A scene like this seems like a tight slap to the very fundamental rights of people and also questions the dozens of initiatives of the government which claims of spending crores of rupees to provide free education for all.

Spurious Liquor Deaths in Bihar
16 Dead In Bihar After Consuming Spurious Liquor

The spurious liquor case was reported in Deurwa and adjoining villages after villagers consumed poisonous liquor on Tuesday evening and became ill.

Mumbai Rains
10 Killed As Heavy Rains Pummel Mumbai; Local Train Services Suspended

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Mumbai in the backdrop of heavy rains, a BMC official said.

Amit Shah, Rahul Gandhi Odisha visit
All Gaps In Indian Borders Will Be Plugged Before 2022: Amit Shah

India has fenced borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh and there are certain areas including the riverines ones which are not fenced.

Fake Railway Job Posting Racket In Odisha
Fake Railway Job Posting Racket Exposed In Kidnapping Probe, 7 Held In Odisha

The Commissionerate Police on Saturday stumbled upon a sensational case of alleged fake job posting racket in the Indian Railways during probe into a kidnapping incident.

Bus Service To Resume In Odisha From July 19
Finally Bus Service To Resume Across Odisha From July 19

Putting an end to painful experience of months of lockdown crisis, private buses will soon ply on the roads across Odisha from July 19 (Monday). State Private Bus Owners’ Association Secretary Debendra Sahu announced the same after a crucial meeting with Odisha government.

Monsoon Session: Border Dispute With China To Rock Parliament

Earlier this month, the Chinese displayed banners near the Line of Control in Demchok during celebrations of the birthday of the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on July 6.

India To Get Indigenous Anti-Drone Technology Soon: Home Min Shah
India To Get Indigenous Anti-Drone Technology Soon: Home Min Shah

Noting that smuggling of drugs, arms, and explosives through tunnels and drones is a major challenge, Shah said it is very important for us to deal with these challenges at the earliest.

Families Of EPFO Members To Get Rs 7 Lakh Assistance; Check EDLI Scheme

The EDLI Scheme is supported by a nominal contribution at 0.5% of monthly wages, upto the maximum wage limit of Rs 15,000 by the employers

  • Saturday, 17 July 2021
  • EPFO
US Navy Hands Over MH-60R Maritime Helicopters To India
US Navy Hands Over MH-60R Maritime Helicopters To India

The MH-60R helicopter is an all-weather maritime helicopter designed to support multiple missions with state-of-the-art avionics.

Orissa High Court Revises Functioning Orders For Lower Courts
Odisha Unlock: HC Adds New Instructions For Functioning Of Lower Courts

The Orissa High Court has issued fresh instructions to be followed for functioning of district and other subordinate courts in view of guidelines issued by the State Govt for graded unlocking of the economic activities.

All govt offices resume full operation
All Govt Offices In Odisha Resume Full Functioning From July 16

All departments of the Government of Odisha and other Sub-ordinate Offices in the State have been asked to function with full strength of employees with effect from 16th July, 2021 until further orders, a notification issued by the GA department said.

Woman Fights With Bear To Save Daughter
Fearless Woman Battles Bear To Save Daughter

The sky is the limit for the love of a mother and she can go to any extent to ensure the well being of her child. Time and again, instances of a woman’s selfless love, sacrifice and strength have immortalised her identity since time immemorial.

Dengue Grips odisha
July Surge Puts Odisha On US-CDC' s Dengue Map!

According to the ICMR study, the mean age of the suspected cases for dengue was 30.3 years (95% CI 29.5–31.1). Also, the study found that males were more commonly affected than females. Studies show in Odisha, the most common age group affected by dengue infection is 11– 20 years, says ICMR

Supreme Court
Prisoners Released Amid COVID Crisis Shouldn't Be Asked To Surrender Now: SC

On Friday, a bench headed by Chief Justice N.V. Ramana also directed all states to submit a report before it by next Friday detailing the implementation and criteria adopted by the HPCs to release prisoners on emergency parole.