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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Thursday, 08 July 2021

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 1 year ago
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Super-Food 'Pakhala' Boosts Immunity, Helps Fight Covid: AIIMS Study

They say the ubiquitous Odia staple food has all the ingredients to keep people ready un fighting any viral attack, Covid being one of those. More
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  • 1 year ago
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Tokyo Olympics: Odisha CM Announces Cash Awards For Medal Winners

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also announced an award of Rs 15 lakh for each of the athletes who have qualified for the Olympics. The cash will be given for preparation for the games. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 year ago
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No Weekend Shutdown In Puri Town On July 10

Puri town will be exempted from shutdown restrictions on July 10 (Saturday), as per an order issued by the office of the Special Relief Commissioner on Thursday.

“In view of imposition of Curfew in Puri Town from 8 pm of July 11, 2021 to 8 pm of July 13 by the District Administration for Rath Yatra and in the interest of General Public, the shutdown order is partially modified exempting Puri Town from the shutdown on July 10 (Saturday),” the SRC order said.

Currently, weekend shutdown is in force in 10 districts of the State till July 16 for containment of the spread of COVID-19. 

 
 

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 1 year ago
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Why In Ashwini, Odisha Gets First Railway Min Since Independence?

From day one, PM Modi prefers a technocrat to pilot the 'lifeline of the nation'. He inducted  Suresh Prabhu in 2014 to put the railways on the 'global track'. Vaishnav's hands-on expertise in Transportation and Infrastructure has made the cut   More

  • Ians
  • 1 year ago
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Odisha: Rare Honey Badger Spotted In Kujang Forest Range

'Ratel' or honey badger or ('Gadabhalu' in Odia) is a small carnivore present in most parts of the country in very low density. It is a schedule 1 animal under Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 year ago
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Rath Yatra Review: Naveen Stresses Timely Completion Of Rituals, Covid Appropriate Behaviour

CM Naveen Patnaik sought cooperation of all for smooth conduct of annual Rath Yatra in Puri beginning July 12 More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 1 year ago
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Is Poverty A Reason For Low Covid Deaths In Odisha?

While the SBI report empirically observed that most low-income states have low Covid-19 deaths, the AIIMS-Patna study and international experts link it to higher immunity among populations in lower strata and low life expectancy   More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 year ago
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OSSC Recruitment 2021: Fresh Dates Announced For 11 Major Exams, Check Details

Prelims and mains of as many as 11 recruitment examinations are slated to be held between August 3 and 27. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 year ago
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Hirakud Dam To Release Season’s First Floodwater On July 11

The water level of the dam has increased following incessant rains in the upper basin of Mahanadi River More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 1 year ago
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Mobile Tower Installation Fraud In Odisha: Police Nets 2 Cyber Fraudsters, Rs 25 Lakh Recovered

A car, 3 mobile phones, 4 pre-activated SIM cards, ATM debit cards, 7 cheque books and 15 bank passbooks have been seized. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 year ago
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Odisha: Settlement Of Land Partition Cases On Mutual Agreement Now In 7 Days

If there is no objection among co-sharers, partition of land will be completed in seven days and land pattas (records) will be issued More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 1 year ago
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Monsoon Active Over Odisha, Low Pressure By July 11; IMD Predicts Heavy Rain

Heavy rainfall likely to occur in several districts in Odisha in next 24 hours. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 1 year ago
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‘Builder’ Arrested For Marrying Multiple Women In Odisha

The accused would trap women from affluent families by flaunting his status More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 1 year ago
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Woman Alleges Her Son Killed Daughter-In-Law Over Extramarital Affair

A woman from Balipatana village under Pattamundai police station in Kendrapara district has alleged that her son murdered her daughter-in-law for an extramarital affair. The woman alleged that her son along with a woman living in the neighbourhood killed her daughter-in-law whose body was found hanging inside a room this morning.

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 1 year ago
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Covid 19 Pandemic: Odisha Launches e-Lectures Facility For UG Students

The virtual tutorials project has been funded by Odisha government under the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA). More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 1 year ago
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Covid Vaccines Safe For Pregnant Women, Says Top Odisha Health Official

Covid-19 vaccines are safe for pregnant women and as per the guidelines issued by the Union Health Ministry their vaccination will start in Odisha soon More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 1 year ago
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Vigilance Raids Residence Of Retired Superintendent of Titlagarh Warehouse On DA Charges

Bolangir: The Vigilance sleuths on Thursday conducted a raid at the house of retired Superintendent of Titlagarh warehouse Ganapati Purohit on charges of amassing disproportionate assets. The raid is underway at his residence in Palace Line. Earlier, the Vigilance department had registered a case following prima facie evidence against Purohit suggesting that the former government official had amassed properties disproportionate to his known sources of income. 

  • Ians
  • 1 year ago
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Odisha Invites Tender For E-Auction Of 11 Mineral Blocks

Odisha government has issued Notice Inviting Tender (NIT) for online auction of 11 more mining blocks More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 1 year ago
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'Odisha Govt Well Prepared To Fight With Covid-19 Third Wave'

Children below 18 years are likely to be affected more during the possible third wave as predicted by public health experts and the State Government is fully ready to tackle the situation More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 1 year ago
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SBI Customers Be Aware! Fraudsters On Prowl, Commissioner Police Issues Advisory

The Commissionerate Police also issued a help desk number (for Bhubaneswa) to report cyber fraud incident. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 1 year ago
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Covid Cases Continue To Dip In Odisha, No Let Up In Deaths

Covid positive tally in Odisha rose to 9,32,330 after as many as 2,542 people tested positive for the virus on Thursday More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 year ago
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7-Yr-Old Girl ‘Reduced To Bones’ Due To Inhuman Torture By Father, Step-Mom; Hospitalised

The girl’s mother, Rizwana Parveen, who rescued her and admitted her to Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar demanded stringent punishment for the culprits.  More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 1 year ago
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Odisha CHSE Issues Notification For Plus II Final Year Students To Submit Practical Records, Know How

In the practical subjects in which there is no provision for practical records like Indian music, drama, dance, musical instruments and song, the examinees are to be asked to prepare audio/video clips of three to five minutes duration each as directed by the subject teacher and submit through WhatsApp More

  • Pti
  • 1 year ago
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Odisha CM Releases Financial Assistance For PVTG Families

While disbursing special COVID assistance of Rs 5,000 each to 64,214 PVTG persons through virtual mode, the chief minister asked them to get vaccinated against the disease. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 1 year ago
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Odisha Health Dept Masks 'Ganesh Gaitonde' To Spread COVID Message

The Health Department in Odishs took to memeing on social media to spread Covid awareness message among the people of the State. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 year ago
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Dharmendra Pradhan Gets Education Ministry, Petroleum Goes To Hardeep Puri

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan got the Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Ministries in the new Modi cabinet.  More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 1 year ago
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Modi Cabinet Expansion 2021: Induction Of Ashwini Vaishnav As Cabinet Min Spells Out BJP's Odisha Plan

The inclusion of Mayurbhanj MP Bishwesar Tudu in the Modi council of ministers hints at the grooming of a first time tribal MP from Odisha. It seems the party is now looking beyond its seasoned tribal leader and former BJP State president Jual Oram More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 1 year ago
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Centre Rings Alarm Bell Over High TPR In 3 Odisha Districts, Requests Strict Containment Measures

It is a point of concern that presently, 3 districts of Odisha are reporting weekly positivity of more than 10% More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 1 year ago
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SCB Hospital In Cuttack To Get 9 ECMO Machines, To Be Operational By Aug 15

All the required technical personnel have been selected and will soon leave for Kolkata to get training. More

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