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Orissa HC Kicks Start Live Streaming Of Proceedings Amid  Lawyers’ Protest
Orissa HC Kicks Start Live Streaming Of Proceedings Amid Lawyers’ Protest 

The Orissa High Court on Monday began live streaming of its proceedings despite stiff opposition by bar association.

108 Ambulance Service
Odisha 108 Ambulance Service Provider Ducks RTI Queries, Murkier Revelations Await

108 ambulance service provider in Odisha Ziqitza Health Care Ltd has landed in a soup after RTI applications revealed murkier details

Vigilance Case: OSSC Member's PS Gets Compulsory Retirement
Vigilance Case: OSSC Member's PS Gets Compulsory Retirement

Odisha government on Monday effected compulsory retirement of Biranchi Narayan Sahoo who has been arrested in connection with a vigilance case.

15 lakh school students have no mobiles/computers
15 lakh School-going Students In Odisha Neither Have Phones Nor Computers

The accessibility to mobiles/computers by school students in Odisha is much higher than in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand

Nandankanan Zoo In Bhubaneswar
Nandankanan Zoo Reopening From August 3, Here Are The Guidelines

The authorities of the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar on Monday issued a set of guidelines to be religiously followed by the people while visiting the zoo which is set to reopen from tomorrow (August 3) after nearly 3 months of staying off the limits for public due to the second wave of Covid pandemic.

Five-Time Balasore MLA Arun Dey Passes Away
Five-Time Balasore MLA Arun Dey Passes Away 

Former Balasore MLA Arun Dey passed away on Monday while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar at the age of 76. 

Housing For All I Odisha Will Take Long Years
Housing For All: Odisha Will Take 32 Yrs To Give Roof Over Every Head in Cities  

Under the PMAY-U, Odisha saw the construction of just 92,260 houses during the last five years even as the housing shortage in urban areas has been estimated at a whopping 6.77 lakh

No Dearth Of Beds To Treat Dengue Patients: Top Health Official
No Dearth Of Beds To Treat Dengue Patients: Top Health Official

A top health official of the Odisha government on Monday asserted that there is no shortage of beds for treatment of dengue patients.  

Matric Evaluation
Odisha Matric Offline Exams Evaluation Date Announced, Check Details

The evaluation of Odisha Matric offline exams 2021 will commence from August 11, informed the Board of Secondary Education on Monday

Youth Ostracised For Inter-Caste Marriage
Kangaroo Court In Odisha Banishes Couple From Village For Inter-Caste Marriage

A youth in Nialijharan village in Keonjhar was banished from his village for marrying outside of his caste

Jajpur Biraja Temple To Reopen From August 4
Jajpur Religious Sites Reopening From Aug 4, Green Signal To Cuttack Ganesh Puja

All places of religious importance in Jajpur district of Odisha will be reopened for the public from August 4 with strict adherence to Covid guidelines. Jajpur Collector Chakravarti Singh Rathore informed about the decision in a statement to the media.

Reopening Of Colleges In Odisha; Know What Higher Education Minister Says
Reopening Of Colleges In Odisha; Know What Higher Education Minister Says

Higher Education Minister, Arun Sahoo on Monday said that already a detailed discussion on reopening of colleges is underway.

Revenue Inspector Recruitment 2021: OSSSC Releases Written Test Schedule, Check Details
Revenue Inspector Recruitment 2021: OSSSC Releases Written Test Schedule, Check Details  

A total of 586 vacancies will be filled up through the recruitment drive under the District Cadre Posts in various district establishments under the Revenue and Disaster Management Department.

OSSC Chief Refutes Link Of Recruitment Exams With Arrest Of Member's PS
OSSC Chief Refutes Link Of Recruitment Exams With Arrest Of Member's PS 

OSSC chairman Nirmal Chandra Mishra said those who have secured jobs have done so on the basis of merit and nothing else.

Chhatra Congress
Odisha Chhatra Congress Ups Ante, Clashes With Police At SSC Office Over ‘Recruitment Scam’

Members of Chhatra Congress staged a protest outside the office of Odisha Staff Selection Commission (SSC) demanding a probe into the alleged recruitment scandal’.

To avoid visiting vaccination teams, tribal villagers in Odisha often escape into the forests.
Odisha Tribals Run Into Forests After Sighting Vax Team

Fear of the unknown, misinformation-fuelled anxiety, lack of trust, a cautious local community and a paucity of effective awareness campaigns mar vaccination efforts in the remote tribal villages of Odisha, as in many other parts of the country.

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R-Value In Odisha Below 1 PC, Daily Fatality To Dip In Next 10-15 Days: DMET

DMET (Directorate of Medical Education and Training) Director Dr CBK Mohanty said that R-value (reproductive number of coronavirus cases) is currently below one percent in Odisha

Beach erosion on Puri-Konark Coast
Sea Devours Parts Of Beach, Roads on Puri-Konark Coast

Environmentalists observed that global warming might be the reason behind the tidal ingress into the Puri-Konark beach.

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Power Outage Forces Doctors To Treat Patients In Dark At Cuttack SCB, Video Goes Viral

Power went off for around 20 minutes forcing doctors to treat patients in dark at the casualty ward of SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack

Mo Bus Drivers Launch Strike Demanding Hike In Salary
Mo Bus Drivers Launch Strike Demanding Hike In Salary

The protesting bus operators alleged that though the company is deducting money for provident fund from their salary, it is not reflecting in their deposit accounts. 

Flood threat
Flood Threat In Subarnarekha, Low-Lying Villages In Balasore Put On Alert

Subarnarekha river, which continues to swell due to incessant rain in the upper catchment, is flowing above danger mark at Rajghat in Balasore district

Covid cases
Odisha Confirms 67 New Covid-19 Deaths, Cases Dip Further

Covid positive tally in Odisha rose to 9,79,737 after as many as 1,032 people tested positive for the virus on Monday

BJP Leader Injured In Attack By Bike-Borne Miscreants In Kendrapara
BJP Leader Injured In Attack By Bike-Borne Miscreants In Kendrapara

Patkua Police registered a case and detained two persons in this connection.

Utkal-University
Odisha Common PG Entrance Test-2021: Application Process Begins From Today; Check Other Important Dates

Students can download the form from SAMS website and apply for the entrance test. The last date of application is August 14.