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Danda artiste Droupadi Jagadala
Lady Danda artiste in Odisha fighting twin battle against stigma and poverty

Droupadi, who is a Danda artiste, is striving hard to make the ends meet from her meagre income.

  • Saturday, 28 January 2023
  • Odisha
Puri Srimandir Parikrama project to be completed in 3 months : Chief Secretary 
Puri Srimandir Parikrama project to be completed in 3 months : Chief Secretary 

The Chief Secretary also visited the renovated Puri Swargadwara crematorium. 

Cyber Fraud Victim Dr Sucharita Sahu
Odisha doctor duped over hotel booking in Puri, cautions against dialling numbers found on Google

She browsed for hotels in Puri and zeroed in on a particular hotel near the Blue Flag beach. She dialed the contact number provided by the search engine and the persons on the other side asked her to pay Rs 9,000 as an advance payment for booking.

Orissa High Court
HC rebuke to Odisha govt over no time frame in identifying fake doctors

The court expressed its displeasure after reading the affidavit of the State Health & Family Welfare Department in which it was stated that the CDMOs have been directed to conduct the verification process. But no time frame to complete the same was mentioned.

Pick Up Van Collides With Auto Rickshaw In Keonjhar
5 killed, several injured as pickup van hits auto-rickshaw in Odisha

Eight people were travelling in the ill-fated auto-rickshaw towards Keonjhar when the pick-up van hit the vehicle. The mishap occurred near a sharp turn on the road.

Devotees Observe Magha Saptami At Chandrabhaga Beach
A sight to behold! Millions of devotees take holy dip at Chandrabhaga on Magha Saptami

The presiding deities of Konark, Lord Tribeniswara, Lord Aisaneswara and Lord Dakhineswara were taken out on a grand procession to the Tirtha Mandap at Chandrabhaga on the auspicious occasion following which the devotees took the holy dip at 4:41am.

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Union Budget 2023: What housewives, youths & senior citizens want 
Union Budget 2023: What housewives, youths & senior citizens want 

What the common people expect from the budget are reductions in the prices of essential commodities, income tax rebates on hard-earned money, employment scope for youths and social security for the elderly. 

BRS takes baby step towards Odisha; BJP pooh-poohs move, BJD sounds confident 
BRS takes baby step towards Odisha; BJP pooh-poohs move, BJD sounds confident 

The BRS party is preparing a blueprint to field candidates in all 147 Assembly and 21 Lok Sabha seats with special emphasis on some specific constituencies.

Missing since Jan 4, block vice chairperson rescued in Odisha
Missing since Jan 4, block vice chairperson rescued in Odisha

The police are on the job to ascertain whether she was abducted or went there on her own. 

OMC Recruitment: Walk-in for 81 posts; salary up to Rs 1.12 lakh
OMC Recruitment: Walk-in for 81 posts; salary up to Rs 1.12 lakh

Interested and eligible candidates can appear for walk-in interviews on February 7 and 8, 2023.

  • Friday, 27 January 2023
  • Jobs
India Post announces over 1300 vacancies in Odisha; Apply by Feb 16
India Post announces over 1300 vacancies in Odisha; Apply by Feb 16

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online through the official website at indiapostgdsonline.gov.in.

Magha Saptami
Stage set for holy Magha Saptami dip in Chandrabhaga, Magha mela in Bhubaneswar

The ‘havan kunds' are being set up where hundreds of Naga Sadhus from different parts of the country will be dip themselves in intense ‘sadhana’ for the next few days here to appease Lord Shiva and seek blessings of the goddess.

Puri JNV student interacts with PM Modi in ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’; raises malpractice issue
Puri JNV student interacts with PM Modi in ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’; raises malpractice issue

The visibly delighted Class X student, Tanmay Biswal said the PM’s answer to his question was quite satisfying. 

Minor Children Tortured
Minor siblings thrashed, locked in bathroom by foster parents in Odisha

As per reports, the children were doing mischief and were hiding in nearby isolated places for which they were allegedly beaten up by the couple who had adopted them some years back.

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