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Bijaya Panigrahi
Odisha Targets 1 Cr Total Vaccinations, 1.5 Lakh Per Day, Says Health Director

Bhubaneswar: With a resurgence in COVID cases across India, Odisha Health Department Director on Friday informed that the State has targeted to vaccinate a minimum of 1 Crore people, around 25% of the total population. Speaking to the media, Bijay Panigrahi, the Director of Odisha Health Department said that the State has already registered 20.95 […]

Daredevil Stunt Of Superhero Cops Help Rescue 3 Trapped In Delhi Blaze | WATCH
Daredevil Stunt Of Superhero Cops Help Rescue 3 Trapped In Delhi Blaze | WATCH

New Delhi: Three lives were saved in the heart of the national capital on Friday when a Delhi Police head constable and constable decided to go all super-hero risking their lives climbing a building to rescue people trapped in a raging blaze. #JUSTIN: Three persons were trapped inside their house after a fire broke out […]

Nikita Tomar Murder Case: Court Awards Life Sentence To Killers
Nikita Tomar Murder Case: Court Awards Life Sentence To Killers

Faridabad: A Faridabad court in Haryana on Friday sentenced life imprisonment to the two convicts — Tauseef Ahmed and Rehan — in the case of the sensational murder of Nikita Tomar in broad daylight outside her college in October last year. The duo were found guilty of the gruesome killing of 21-year-old Tomar, a third […]

Maharashtra's 'Lady Singham' Found Dead, Suicide Note 'Accuses Sr Forest Officer'
Maharashtra's 'Lady Singham' Found Dead, Suicide Note 'Accuses Sr Forest Officer'

Amravati (Maharashtra): In a shocking incident, a 28-year-old female Range Forest Officer posted in the Melghat Tiger Reserve (MRT) in Amravati, committed suicide after alleging sexual harassment and torture at the hands of an Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer, in a purported suicide note, officials said here on Friday. The young woman RFO, (Mrs.) Dipali […]

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STA Extends Validity Of Driving License, Fitness; No Extension For PUCC

Bhubaneswar: Odisha State Transport Authority (STA) on Friday extended validity of several crucial motor vehicle documents in view of the Covid-19 pandemic situation. As per an official notification, the STA has extended validity of Registration Certificate (RC), fitness, permits, Driving License (DL), Learner’s License (LL), fancy number bookings and application for solatium fund till June […]

'Harassed' By Police In Abduction Case, Man Commits Suicide In Cuttack
'Harassed' By Police In Abduction Case, Man Commits Suicide In Cuttack

Salepur: A man committed suicide at Naiguan village under Mahanga block of Cuttack district after police allegedly dragged his name into a kidnapping case and harassed him. Kalakar Sahu hanged himself to a tree at a farmland near his house. Sahu’s family members alleged that he took the extreme step after being mentally and physically […]

HEAT-WAVE-WARNING
Heat Wave Warning For 3 Odisha Districts; Rain, Thunderstorm Relief For Some Till March 30

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued heat wave alert for three Odisha districts- Khordha, Cuttack and Nayagarh. As per the latest weather bulletin of the IMD, these districts will experience heat wave conditions in the next 48 hours (till March 28). The weather forecasting agency has issued ‘Yellow warning’ in this regard. […]

PM’s Bangladesh Visit Can Have A Great Impact On Bengal Elections!
PM’s Bangladesh Visit Can Have A Great Impact On Bengal Elections!

PM Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to Bangladesh beginning today. This is PM’s first foreign trip following the outbreak of the Covid 19 pandemic last year. In March last year, Modi’s visit to Bangladesh had been canceled due to Covid. This visit is historic as it celebrates Mujib Borsho – the birth centenary […]

National Para Athletic Championships
National Para Athletics: It's Raining Gold For Odisha's Jayanti Behera

Bengaluru: Following her gold winning performance in the 400 metres sprint on Thursday, ace para-athlete Jayanti Behera from Odisha bagged two more gold medals on Friday in the National Para Athletic Championship at Bengaluru. Behera secured gold in the 200 metres sprint by finishing it in 26.49 seconds. She again went on to win the […]

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Odisha Heat Wave Alert: 'April-May Will Breathe Fire, June To Pour Cold Water'

Bhubaneswar: The weather will breathe fire over Odisha during the coming summer months of April – May. A respite from the red hot mercury will be in sight right in the month of June only when the skies will pour over the cold water. Such is the forecast regarding the weather outlook for Odisha during […]

Night Curfew Imposed In Maharashtra From Sunday In View Of Rise In COVID-19 Cases
Night Curfew Imposed In Maharashtra From Sunday In View Of Rise In COVID-19 Cases

Mumbai: Night curfew will be imposed in entire Maharashtra from March 28 in view of alarming rise in coronavirus cases, an official statement said on Friday. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray ordered night curfew from Sunday onwards, it said. Thackeray also warned of stricter restrictions if the people did not observe COVID-19 safety protocol, it said. […]

Japan To Provide Loans And Grant Of 233 Billion Yen For Infra Projects In India
Japan To Provide Loans And Grant Of 233 Billion Yen For Infra Projects In India

New Delhi: Japan on Friday finalised loans and a grant totalling around 233 billion yen (USD 2.11 billion) for several key infrastructure projects, including for the fourth phase of the Delhi Metro. The financial assistance included a grant of 4.01 billion yen for a project for the improvement of power supply in strategically located Andaman […]

Centre Rubbishes Odisha's Claim Of Erratic Covid-19 Vaccine Supply
Odisha Asks Centre To Augment Vaccine Supply To Meet 2 Lakh Daily Dose Target

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health Department on Friday drew attention of the Centre to augment supply of vaccines to the State to meet daily target of 2 lakh doses. Health department ACS PK Mohapatra requested the Union government to supply at least 15 days vaccine requirement in advance to the State for uninterrupted vaccination drive. The State […]

Sambalpur Cyber Police Digs Out Mask Fraud Worth Rs 26.50 Lakh, Nabs Accused From Delhi
Sambalpur Cyber Police Digs Out Mask Fraud Worth Rs 26.50 Lakh, Nabs Accused From Delhi

Sambalpur: The cyber police of Sambalpur cracked a major online fraud worth Rs 26.50 lakh involving fraudulent face mask supply offer and arrested a person from New Delhi. Multiple raids by a team of officials of Sambalpur cyber police in Delhi, Faridabad and Ghaziabad led to the arrest of accused Jatin Sehgal. Hailing from Meerut […]

Desire To Merge With Odisha
Role Reversal! Andhra Villagers Want To Merge With Odisha

Koraput: In an unexpected turn of events at Odisha-Andhra border in Koraput, residents of at least 14 villages under Salur block of Andhra Pradesh have expressed their desire to merge with Odisha. Amid Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border dispute involving Kotia Gram Panchayat in Koraput where Andhra Pradesh has been claiming its rights on four of the […]

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