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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Thursday, 15 July 2021

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

Curfew Norms Violation During Ratha Jatra In Puri: Show Cause Notices Issued To 10 Accused

Amid the allegations of curfew norms violation during Ratha Jatra, police have started an investigation and issued show-cause notices to accused More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

Plus 2 Results: CHSE Asks Higher Secondary Institutions To Provide Timely Info On Students 

The results of annual Higher Secondary Examinations 2021 have to be published by July 31 as per the verdict of the Supreme Court More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

OPSC Recruitment 2021: Big Opportunity For Govt Job Aspirants, Apply For 320 Posts

A total of 320 posts of Associate Professor will be filled up by the OPSC through the recruitment process. More
  • Pradeep Singh
  • 2 months ago

COVID Situation In Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Continue To Worry Odisha Govt

Lack of improvement in the Covid situation in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack seems to have worried the State government More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

Wanted Builder In Odisha Detained By Commissionerate Police

Police said Rana had invested in more than six Odia movies like Hari Bhai Harena, Target, Gote Sua Gote Sari.  More
  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago

DA Hiked For Central Govt Employees: Will The HRA Too Rise In July?

Along with the hike in DA rate to 28 per cent, there seems to be a monsoon windfall on the salaries of Central govt employees. The big news is their HRA will increase to 27% for X, 18% for Y and 9% for Z cities More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

Mo Bus To Resume Regular Operation From July 19

Bus services for incoming passengers will continue from railway station to Cuttack and Khordha even on weekend shutdown from Friday to Sunday. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

Satyasai Enclave in Khandagiri Declared Containment Zone  

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday declared Satyasai Enclave in Khandagiri of Bhubaneswar as a containment zone following detection of several Covid-19 positive cases. The civic body said the enclave in Plot No-HIG-II-61 of Lane 3 has been declared containment zone in larger public interest and to contain further spread of COVID-19. “It is necessary to make the affected area as a containment zone and to restrict public from entering into and going out,” the BMC said. No public will be allowed to move into the containment zone and the inhabitants will not be allowed to move out. All the shopping establishment in the area will be closed immediately. All the government and private institutions located within the boundary of the containment zone also closed. The BMC will supply essentials and ensure medical requirements for the inhabitants in the containment zones.
 

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

Akshaya Patra Foundation Building Sealed In Puri

The district administration of Puri on Thursday sealed a building belonging to Akshaya Patra Foundation located along Badadanda (grand road) for alleged violation of restrictions enforced during the annual Rath Yatra on July 12.

Some ISKCON devotees alleged witnessed Rath Yatra on the rooftop of the building which was banned by the administration.

"The foundation had accommodated devotees from outside Odisha in violation of prohibitory order passed by the administration during Gundicha Yatra. A team verified the video footage of the incident and found the allegations true. We are also verifying other allegations and take action accordingly,” informed Puri sub-collector Bhabataran Sahu. 

A lodge was sealed by the administration yesterday for a similar offence.

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

Illegal Gold Trade: 3 Jewellers In Cuttack Penalised Over Rs 3 Lakh For GST Evasion 

The traders admitted that they had been regularly commuting to Cuttack to sell gold ornaments More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 2 months ago

Chit Fund Scam: CBI Arrests Brothers Of Green Ray CMD In Odisha

The probe agency today arrested two accused in the Green Ray International Ltd (GRIL) chit fund case in Balasore. The duo has been identified as Mir Jamir and Kalo. They are the two brothers of the company CMD Mir Sahiruddin alias Gora. More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Unlock: Partial Lockdown To Continue Till August 1, Check Details

Bus services will resume across the State. However, no bus services will be allowed to Puri till July 25 in view of Ratha Jatra. In the other districts, buses will be ply with seating capacity while no standing passenger will be allowed. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago

Plus 2 Admission: Process Of Receiving Applications For Increase In Seats Begins

Education Department of Odisha Government has initiated the process for accepting online applications from the intending higher secondary schools/junior colleges for an increase in the number of seats for admissions into Plus II classes for academic session 2021-22 More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 2 months ago

Puri Ratha Jatra 2021: Cracks In Chariots’ Wheels Before Ritual, Repair Works In Progress

The cracks were observed during an inspection of the chariots before the Dakhina Moda rituals, informed Ratha Construction Committee (RCC) supervisor Sudarshan Mekap More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago

ECMO Set Up At AIIMS Bhubaneswar, Treatment From Next Week

An ECMO machine has been set up at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar on Thursday More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 2 months ago

Green Ray Chit Fund Scam: CBI Arrests Two Brothers Of Promoter

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday arrested two brothers in connection with the Green Ray chit fund scam.

CBI sources said that the duo, who are brothers of the promoter of the company Mir Sahiruddin, were arrested following a raid at a place at Jaleswar in Balasore district on Thursday morning. Sahiruddin had been arrested by the Central agency in connection with the scam in 2012.

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 2 months ago

Paralakhemundi ACF Death: Deceased’s Wife, DFO, Cook Booked For Murder

The death of Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra, the Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) at Paralakhemundi, in a mysterious fire is getting murkier by the day with fresh twists adding to the case every day. More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 2 months ago

High Drama Unfolded As Excise Sleuths Raid Family Vehicle On Wrong Intelligence Inputs

The excise sleuths intercepted the vehicle mid-way and inspected it in search of illegal contraband items. However, they failed to find any such materials from the vehicle following which the travellers got into an argument with the raiding officials. More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 2 months ago

Aswini Vaishnaw Reviews Odisha Railway Projects, Shares Video On Twitter

The Minister who was elected to the Rajya Sabha from the State had discussed with senior officials of his ministry regarding the pending works in Odisha More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Confirms 66 New Covid-19 Fatalities, Cases Dip

The Covid positive tally in Odisha also rose to 9,47,859 after as many as 2,110 people tested positive for the virus on Thursday More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 2 months ago

Rail Roko In Bhubaneswar As Left Parties Kick Off 6-Hr Odisha Bandh

Members of CPI, CPI (M), CPIM(L) and Forward Block resorted to road blockade and rail roko in different towns in Odisha. The protesters blocked the railway track at Bhubaneswar station disrupting train services. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago

Meet This Emerging Weightlifter From Koraput Who Is Battling Poverty To Bring National Glory

Young weightlifter Moti Jani has so far won as many as three medals in the national level by virtue of her sheer talent. Thanks to the hard work and determination, her indomitable spirit is yet to be suppressed by abject poverty and gross neglect More

  • Ians
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Will Have All Cancer Care Facilities In Next 2-3 Years: CM Naveen

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said people of the State need not go to other cities for treatment as sufficient latest facilities for cancer care will be made available in the State in the next 2-3 years. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

ECMO Facility At AIIMS-Bhubaneswar From Tomorrow

Critically-ill Covid-19 patients can avail Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) treatment facility at AIIMS-Bhubaneswar from tomorrow More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Unlock: Night Curfew May be lifted In 19 Dists, Coastal To Wait Till Aug1

As per a recent review meeting with the Central team on the pandemic situation in the State, the weekly positive rate is found to have remained below 1 per cent in as many as 19 districts. But after 12/7 unlock, the R0 value posted a rise in 7 dists to cross the threshold value of 1 on July 2-3   More

  • Pradeep Singh
  • 2 months ago

'Protest Politics' Intensifies In Odisha Ahead Of Panchayat Polls 

All the political parties in the State are now focusing on the upcoming Panchayat elections and seeing it as a major opportunity to build and ensure their prospects for the 2024 general polls More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 2 months ago

PC Culture Prevalent Under 5T Nose In Nuapada; Video Bares It All

A purported video which is doing rounds on social media has brought to the fore the sorry state of affairs prevailing in the rural pockets of the State. More