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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 […]

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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 […]

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New COVID-19 Strain: Odisha Govt Issues SOP For UK Returnees

Bhubaneswar: Passengers with travel history of UK and transiting through the airports in UK and returning to Odisha will be advised to remain in mandatory 14 days home quarantine with self-monitoring and periodic monitoring by the Rapid Response Team. This is part of the SOP released by Odisha government as per the protocols issued by […]

Interpol Reports, Terrorist Groups Using COVID-19 To Reinforce Power & Influence
Interpol Reports, Terrorist Groups Using COVID-19 To Reinforce Power & Influence

New Delhi/Lyon: Terrorist groups are using the Coronavirus pandemic to reinforce power and influence, international criminal police organisation Interpol said on Tuesday. After Interpol released a report, intelligence and security establishments in India are on their toes to check the activities of terrorist groups. Interpol released a report which focuses on impact of Covid-19 on […]

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BJD Patronises Scams But Speaks About Zero Tolerance To Corruption: Opposition

Bhubaneswar: The opposition parties on Tuesday came down heavily on the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) with the Bharatiya Janata Party alleging that it is surprised to see the ruling party which patronizes scams has started speaking about the fight against corruption. “BJD has been encouraging corruption in the State since it came to power two […]

Home Min Amit Shah Likely To Visit Bengal Every Month, May Stay For 7 Days Each Month
Home Min Amit Shah Likely To Visit Bengal Every Month, May Stay For 7 Days Each Month

New Delhi: Ahead of Assembly elections in West Bengal, Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to visit the state every month and stay there for a week during each visit. Shah’s next visit to West Bengal is likely on January 12 next year, said a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) source, requesting anonymity. The source […]

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Stage Set For Reopening Of Puri Jagannath Temple Tomorrow

Puri: The prolonged wait of devotees for darshan of the Holy Trinity of Puri Jagannath Temple is finally going to end as the 12th-century shrine is all set to reopen tomorrow after a gap of several months owing to Covid-19 pandemic. While servitors and their families will be allowed for darshan in the first three […]

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Stay Prepared For Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout: Odisha Govt To Collectors

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday directed collectors of all districts to remain fully ready with all preparations for rollout of Covid-19 vaccination drive and create massive awareness in this regard. Charing the State Steering Committee on Covid vaccination, Additional Chief Secretary of Health Department, Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra advised the Collectors to make arrangements at […]

Serum Institute Seeks Emergency Approval Of Covishield Submitting Data Asked By DCGI
Serum Institute Seeks Emergency Approval Of Covishield Submitting Data Asked By DCGI

New Delhi: The Serum Institute of India (SII) has submitted additional data required by the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for determining the safety and immunogenicity of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, Covishield, sources privy to the development told IANS. The data was submitted few days ago to the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), […]

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Alarnath & Harachandi Temple To Reopen Tomorrow

Puri: In a welcome development, the famous Alarnath Temple and Maa Harachandi Temple at Brahmagiri in Puri are all set to reopen from 23 December 2020, albeit with some restrictions. Informing the decision, Tehsildar of Brahmagiri, Kishwar Kumar Panda said that the decision was taken after a thorough discussion with the servitors of both the […]

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Odisha: Goods Train Derails In Sundargarh, 2 Injured

Rourkela: Two persons including the loco pilot of a goods train were injured after the train derailed near Bimlagarh junction in Sundargarh district on Tuesday. The goods guard of the train was also reportedly injured during the incident. As per reports, the train was coming from Barasuan under K Balanga police limits in the district […]

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Police Submits Varsha Pridarshini's FIR Copy With Cuttack SDJM Court

Cuttack: Purighat Police in Cuttack informed the SDJM court about the fresh FIR registered by actress Varsha Priyadarshini against her husband and Lok Sabha member Anubhav Mohanty on Tuesday. As per reports, the police have also submitted the copy of the FIR with the court. It is relevant to mention here that, the court had […]

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Odisha: Cuttack-A Wins Inter District T20 League

Cuttack: The Odisha Inter-District T-20 League concluded on Tuesday with Cuttack-A running away as the champion after defeating the East-Coast Railway by 7 runs. Biplab Samantray was the standout performer of the series with a century and two half-centuries to his name. The star player from the State proved his mettle yet again by smashing […]

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