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Bijay Panigrahy
Covid-19 Vaccine Stock Goes Dry In Odisha: 700 Vaccination Centres Shut

Bhubaneswar: Around 700 vaccination centres were closed down in Odisha after the State ran out of Covid-19 vaccine stock on Wednesday. The vaccination drive was completely disrupted in Koraput district…

Indian Army Chief Visits Bangladesh To Enhance Defence Ties

New Delhi: Continuing with the excellent tradition of strong bilateral and defence ties between India and Bangladesh, Indian Army Chief General M.M. Naravane is on a five-day visit to Bangladesh.…

Coaching Centre Sealed
Odisha: Coaching Centre In Cuttack Sealed For Violating Covid-19 Norms

Cuttack: The enforcement squad of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) sealed a coaching centre in the city for allegedly violating Covid-19 guidelines, on Thursday morning. According to reports, the squad…

Dhenkanal: 30-ft Breach In Rengali Dam Inundates Acres Of Farmland, Triggers Panic In Villages

Dhenkanal: A 30-feet breach in the Rengali Left Bank Canal Division No-III near Lembupala village under Baunsapala panchayat of Dhenkanal district inundated acres of farmland near Lembupala and Baunsapala villages…

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Odisha: Sambalpur Police Starts Special Covid-19 Enforcement Drive, See Pics

Sambalpur: In the backdrop of the sudden surge in Covid-19 cases across Odisha, the Sambalpur Police under the supervision of Northern Range Inspector General (IG) Narasingha Bhol, Superintendent of Police…

Covid-19 Odisha Latest Update: 452 Fresh Cases Reported In 24 Hours, Khordha Sees Maximum
Covid-19 Update: Odisha Reports 879 Fresh Cases In Last 24 Hours, Khordha On Top

Bhubaneswar: Odisha continues to maintain an upward trend in the Covid-19 graph with 879 fresh cases reported in last 24 hours today. Out of the total cases detected in last…

COVID Pandemic In Endgame In India: Health Min Harsh Vardhan
Union Minister Harsh Vardhan Rejects Claims Of COVID Vaccine Shortage

New Delhi/Mumbai: As COVID-19 cases in India hit a record high lending urgency to scale up vaccination, the Centre on Wednesday allowed the jabs at workplaces with about 100 eligible…

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Bhubaneswar: Police Commissioner Inspects Crackdown Against Covid-19 Norms Violation, See Pics

Bhubaneswar: Tightening screws on the enforcement of Covid-19 norms in the Capital City, Commissionerate Police under the supervision of Commissioner Saumendra Priyadarshi, DCP and other senior officers conducted raids at…

Odisha: GIET University Closed For 3 Days After Covid-19 Cases Detected In Campus

Rayagada: The Gandhi Institute of Engineering and Technology University (GIET University) at Gunupur in the district has been closed for three days following detection Covid-19 cases in the campus. The…

Kotia Border Row
Odisha Files Fresh Suit In Supreme Court Against Andhra's Poll Plan In Kotia

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has once again filed a fresh petition in the Supreme Court for injunction against Andhra Pradesh for its notification to conduct polls to Mandal Parishad Territorial…

Winter Grips Odisha; Season's First Snowfall At Daringbadi, Phulbani Shivers At 4 Degree Celsius
In Pics: Winter Grips Odisha; Season's First Snowfall At Daringbadi, Phulbani Shivers At 4 Degree Celsius

Bhubaneswar: There seems to be no let up to the cold wave condition as mercury continues to dip at several places in the State. According to the regional MeT office in Bhubaneswar, 10 cities in Odisha recorded temperature below 10 degree Celsius on Sunday. While Phulbani emerged the coldest with the minimum temperature going down […]

Discussions On Global Growth Cannot Happen Among Few, Table Must Be Bigger: PM Modi

New Delhi: Asserting that growth patterns must follow a human-centric approach, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said discussions on global growth cannot happen only among a few as the “table must be bigger” and the agenda broader. Addressing the 6th Indo-Japan Samwad Conference via video conferencing, Modi said in the past, humanity often took […]

Dhoni Bats For Kadaknath, Will The Chicken Be Liked By Foodies In India?

Chennai: Will the popularity of Kadaknath chicken soar among Indian foodies as former ace cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni too has ordered around 2,000 chicks of the Indian breed for his poultry farm? Well, we will have to wait for a few months to get the answer. But one thing is sure — more and more […]

Big Breaking: EPFO Releases Provisional Payroll Data

Bhubaneswar: Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation has added 11.55 lakh net subscribers in the month of October, 2020 as per the recently released payroll data. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, EPFO has added around 39.33 lakh subscribers during the current financial year (from April to October, 2020). The data published comprises of members who have joined during […]

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Sky King Fraud Case: Have Not Admitted To CB Allegations, Claims Akash Pathak

Bhubaneswar: Clearly refuting the charges levelled against him, tainted IFS officer Abhaykant Pathak’s son Akash today said that he has not admitted to any of the allegations made by the Crime Branch during the interrogation. “I have not admitted to any such allegations by the Crime Branch,” he told media persons outside the SDJM court […]