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5 UK Passengers Test Covid-19 Positive At Delhi Airport

New Delhi: Five passengers from the UK who arrived here at Indira Gandhi International Airport on Monday night have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, sources told IANS on Tuesday. These passengers have been sent to Sardar Patel Covid Centre in Chattarpur. A total of 250 passengers who arrived last night and have undergone the […]

For First Time Ever, BJP Wins Any Seat In Kashmir
For First Time Ever, BJP Wins Any Seat In Kashmir

Srinagar: The BJP on Tuesday won an election for the first time from any seat in Kashmir while facing regional heavyweights like the National Conference and the PDP. Aijaz Hussain won the Khonmoh-II District Development Council seat in Srinagar, while Aijaz Ahmad Khan gave the party more reason to cheer by winning the Tulail seat […]

Odisha: Imposter NHRM Worker Caught Selling Fake COVID-19 Medicines
Odisha: Imposter NHRM Worker Caught Selling Fake COVID-19 Medicines

Malkangiri: A group of youths in Malkangiri on Tuesday caught a woman selling fake Covid-19 medicines posing herself as an NHRM worker. According to reports, the imposter health worker was reportedly selling some medicinal products in villages while claiming them as cure for novel-Coronavirus. She was selling some tablets and syrup priced between Rs 500- […]

Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder Case: How Saroj Sethi Came Under SIT Scanner

Bhubaneswar: The most challenging task before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) after it was given the charge of conducting a belated probe into the case was to recreate the trail of the suspect which had been erased with the passage of time. SIT chief Arun Bothra said, to begin with, the team had to revisit […]

New Categories Added For National Startup Awards 2021; Click For Details On Cash Award

Bhubaneswar: The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) is launching the second edition of the National Startup Awards(NSA) 2021. NSA 2021 is an attempt to acknowledge the efforts, initiatives and resilience demonstrated by the several startups over the period of unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. This time additional categories have been […]

Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder: My Son Was Tortured To Confess, Alleges Mother Of Accused

Nayagarh: Hours after SIT chief Arun Bothra on Tuesday unfolded the mystery behind the rape and brutal murder of the five-year-old girl from Jadupur village in Nayagarh, the prime accused Saroj Sethi’s mother termed police findings ‘false and baseless’. Mother of Saroj who has been arrested in connection with the murder, alleged that her son […]

DA Case: Clerk In Odisha Vigilance Net, Rs 10 Lakh & Gold Ornaments Recovered

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday raided the house of Asit Nayak, a senior clerk of Roads and Buildings Division of the Public Works Department on charges of possessing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. The Vigilance department recovered Rs 10, 62,605 cash, gold ornaments and other valuable household articles during the search on […]

Puri Custodial Death: Orissa High Court Seeks Action Taken Report

Puri/Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Tuesday expressed displeasure over the course of the investigation into the Puri custodial death case and sought an action taken report from the State government. The High Court has also asked whether a case has been registered against the accused police personnel under section 302 of IPC. The court […]

SIT Version Concocted, Alleges Nayagarh Deceased Minor Girl's Father

Bhubaneswar: Hours after the Special Investigation Team (SIT) held a press conference and exposed shocking details on the murder case of a five-year-old girl in Nayagarh district, father of the deceased girl termed the narration as a concocted story. Reacting to SIT chief Arun Bothra’s presser, deceased minor girl’s father said there are no facts […]

Severe Cold To Sweep Odisha For 3 More Days; SRC Issues Advisory

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) on Tuesday directed Collectors of various districts to take necessary preventive measures in view of the severe cold wave advisory issued by the India Meteorological Department (IMD). As per the IMD, cold to severe cold wave condition will prevail in different parts of Odisha till December 25. As there […]

Hathras Case: Psychological Study Of Accused, Soil Samples In CBI's Charge Sheet
Hathras Case: Psychological Study Of Accused, Soil Samples In CBI's Charge Sheet

New Delhi/Hathras: The CBI carried out a painstaking investigation for over two months in the alleged gang-rape and brutal murder of the 19-year old Dalit girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras, collecting samples of soil, and dried vegetation from the spot and also conducting the brain mapping of the four accused. The Central Bureau of Investigation […]

EPFO Odisha Shocker: Mere 33k jobs in Apr-Oct for over 6.2 lakh jobseekers in State!

Bhubaneswar: Notwithstanding the high sounding claims by the Odisha government, the latest new payroll data released by the Employment Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on Monday bares the chinks in employment creation potential of Odisha. Sample The Acuteness in Odisha As on the end of August this year, Odisha has over 6.2 lakh unemployed youths, who […]

Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder Case: BJP Accuses SIT Chief Of Shielding Minister Arun Sahoo
Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder Case: BJP Accuses SIT Chief Of Shielding Minister Arun Sahoo

Bhubaneswar: Hours after the sensational revelation of the SIT chief on the murder of five-year-old girl from Nayagarh and how the main accused, Saroj Sethi, executed the barbaric act, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) slammed the probe panel head IPS Arun Bothra and alleged that he is trying to save the neck of Minister Arun […]

Covid protocol Odisha Govt Office
Odisha Govt Lists Out Strict Covid Protocols For State-Run Offices

Bhubaneswar: The Government of Odisha on Wednesday issued an advisory for the strict implementation of Covid-19 appropriate protocols in all government offices in the State. According to the advisory, public…

Odisha Govt Invites Suggestions From Various Stakeholders For Budget 2021-22
Odisha Govt Invites Suggestions From Various Stakeholders For Budget 2021-22

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday invited suggestions from different sections of society for preparation of the Budget 2021-22. The government sought suggestions from common people, civil society organisations, different advocacy groups and other stakeholders to participate in the Budget-making process. The facility will be available for one month from December 22 to January 21 […]