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Celebrations Amid Pandemic Caution: Odisha Shows The Way

Bhubaneswar: The instruction was loud and clear- play Holi at home to keep Covid-19 at bay. Nobody ever thought people will take the standard government appeal seriously after a year-long waiting. However, to everybody’s surprise, the people of Odisha responded to the call and ensured fair play in true festive spirit. Self-discipline held key to […]

Jal Jeevan Mission's New Milestone: Over 4 Cr Rural Homes Get Tap Water Connections
Jal Jeevan Mission's New Milestone: Over 4 Cr Rural Homes Get Tap Water Connections

New Delhi: ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ has achieved a new milestone in providing tap water supply to four crore rural households across the country, Ministry of Jal Shakti said on Monday. As per the latest data shared by the Ministry, 7.24 crore people (38 per cent), more than 1/3rd of rural households, are now getting potable […]

Heat Wave, Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Odisha; SRC Issues Advisory

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted rain and thunderstorm activities in different parts of Odisha in the next 24 hours. While light to moderate rain or thunderstorm is likely to occur in several parts of Mayurbhanj and Balasore, Yellow warning (thunderstorm and lightning alert) has been issued for both the districts. As […]

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Odisha: Man Lures Minor Girl With Sweets, Attempts Rape In Cuttack

Cuttack: A 55-year-old man was arrested for allegedly trying to rape a minor girl in Banki area of Cuttack on the occasion of Holi on Monday. As per reports, accused Suryamani Majhi, who works in a college allegedly lured the seven-year-old girl with sweets and took her to his house where he tried to rape […]

Bank Loot Bid Foiled In Puri, 4 Dacoits Held
Bank Loot Bid Foiled In Puri, 4 Dacoits Held

Puri: Police on Monday arrested four persons after foiling their attempt to loot Haripur Gramya Bank in Delang area of Puri district. Four others who were part of the gang managed to escape. Police have seized four motorcycles, five crude bombs, sharp weapons and other equipment used for breaking locks of the bank from their […]

NCP Supremo Sharad Pawar In Hospital After Abdominal Pain, To Undergo Surgery

Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar will undergo surgery at a hospital here after it was diagnosed that he has gall bladder issue, a minister of his party in the Maharashtra government said here on Monday. “Our party president Sharad Pawar saheb was feeling a little uneasy due to a pain in his abdomen last evening […]

Odisha: Girl Attempts Suicide In Bhubaneswar On Holi, Hospitalised

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a young girl attempted to commit suicide by cutting her wrist near busy Master Canteen Square in the Smart City on the occasion of Holi. The girl, whose identity is yet to be established, cut her wrist with a blade. She is undergoing treatment at the Capital Hospital. According to […]

Stay Indoors Till 4 PM As Heat Wave Continues To Sweep Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Intense heat wave condition continued for the second consecutive day in Odisha on Thursday as the weather bureau cautioned people not to venture out till 4 pm. As per a bulletin issued by the Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar on Thursday morning, the heat wave condition will be felt in as many as 20 districts […]

32 Test Positive For Covid-19 At Private College In Odisha’s Bhawanipatna

Bhawanipatna: Several private educational institutions in Odisha are now experiencing a surge in Covid-19 cases. A private college in Bhawanipatna was the latest to report 32 Covid-19 cases on Monday. Confirming the development, Kalahandi Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) said that the students, who have tested positive for Covid-19, were staying in the hostel of […]

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BJP Leader Irani Ray Alleges Attack By BJD Men In Nayagarh

Nayagarh: BJP leader Irani Ray on Monday alleged that she was attacked by some of the BJD workers while she had visited a temple at Bhata Sahi to attend a religious programme there on Sunday evening. Her car driver and one of her associates were also attacked by the BJD members, she alleged. Ray said […]

Low Pressure Over Southeast Bay Of Bengal In Next 48 Hours: IMD

Bhubaneswar: A low pressure area is likely to develop over southeast Bay of Bengal (BoB) and adjoining South Andaman Sea in the next 48 hours , the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday. At present, a cyclonic circulation lay over southeast Bay of Bengal and the neighbourhood with vertical extension up to 4.5 km […]

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Odisha: 2 Godowns, 3 Vehicles Gutted In Vegetable Market Fire In Jajpur

Jajpur: Two vegetable godowns and three transport vehicles were reduced to ashes after a massive fire broke out at Green Market at Jajpur Road in Jajpur district on Monday. The incident took place at around 3 pm today. The cause of the fire has not yet been ascertained. Vehicles which were burnt in the mishap […]

Odisha: No Respite From Heat, Titilagarh Sizzles At 42.2 Degree Celsius
Odisha: No Respite From Heat, Titilagarh Sizzles At 42.2 Degree Celsius

Bhubaneswar: Heat wave conditions continue to prevail across the State throwing lives out of gear even as 14 places in Odisha recorded temperature above 40 degree Celsius today. According to the Bhubaneswar Regional Meteorological Centre, Titilagarh in Bolangir district emerged hottest in the State with a maximum temperature of 42.2 degree. Baripada stood second in […]

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Holi Tragedy: 5 Killed In Road Mishaps, 2 Drown In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Holi celebrations turned tragic for some people in Odisha on Monday with deaths of two persons including a minor in drowning while four others were killed in separate road mishaps. The drowning cases were reported from Sonepur and Keonjhar district while the road accidents that claimed four lives took place in Dhenkanal and Sambalpur […]

PM Modi Announces Updated Edition Of Exam Warriors

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday delighted to announce about the updated edition of Exam Warriors, saying the fresh edition is enriched with valuable inputs from students, parents and teachers. He also said that substantive new parts have been added in the new edition of Exam Warriors that would especially interest the parents […]