Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Wednesday, 21 July 2021

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 year ago
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Body Found Buried In Sand On Bhubaneswar Outskirts

An unidentified body was found partially-buried in sand on the bank of river Kuakhai on Wednesday. The body was found near Barimunda Chhak under Mancheswar police limits. The identity of the deceased could not be ascertained. The police launched a probe in the matter. 

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 year ago
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High ICU, Ventilator Dependency In Twin City Trigger Concerns

An increasing number of patients requiring ICU treatment in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack has become a major cause of concern for the State Health authorities. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 1 year ago
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Rs 2 Lakh Cash Seized From Police Sub-Inspector Vehicle, Accused Cop Held

In a shocking incident, a vigilance team reportedly seized Rs 2 lakh cash from the vehicle of Golamunda Police Station Sub Inspector in Kalahandi district on Wednesday. Concerned SI has been detained at the police station for further probe.

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 1 year ago
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Capping COVID19 Second Wave: Mumbai, UP Show The Way For Odisha

The India Inequality Report-2021 highlights why Odisha is failing to control the thick tail of Covid-19 second wave. Time for the State to look beyond the Ganjam model and take a leaf out of UP and Mumbai's book More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 1 year ago
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Reopen Primary Schools First, Suggests ICMR; Odisha Govt Says Ready, Wants Central Guidelines 

On the ICMR's suggestion to open primary schools first, Odisha government has said that it has no problem but it needs proper Central guidelines More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 1 year ago
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Low Pressure On July 23, 27: Odisha To Record Mumbai Like Heavy Rain  

In just a span of the next 36-hours, a low-pressure area will develop over the northwest Bay of Bengal, and in subsequent 12 hours, the system moving west-northwest will cross Odisha on July 23. The system will induce very heavy rainfall, including thunderstorms, across the State on Friday More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 year ago
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Class 10, 12 Hostels In Odisha To Reopen On July 26; Govt Issues SOPs

Hostels of Class-10 and 12 students are all set to reopen for boarders in Odisha from July 26 for the academic session 2021-22 More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 1 year ago
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India Successfully Flight-Tests New Generation Akash Missile

The flight trial was conducted at around 12.45 p.m. from a land-based platform with all weapon system elements such as multi-function radar, command, control and communication system, and launcher participating in deployment configuration. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 year ago
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Paralakhemundi ACF Death Case: DFO, Lady Cop To Be Quizzed, Says Gajapati SP

The DFO has been named an accused in the murder case which has been filed in connection with the mysterious death of 32-year-old ACF Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 1 year ago
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Lightning Forecast For Odisha Till Past Midnight, Danger Looms Over Bhubaneswar Till 7 PM

July 20 proved to be the rainiest day for Bhubaneswar. The IMD weather data shows that Capital City had yesterday recorded its third-highest ever rainfall in July. More

  • Pradeep Singh
  • 1 year ago
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BJP Attacks Odisha Govt Over 'Ghost Beneficiaries' In PDS Scheme

Amid the allegations of irregularities in the PDS scheme, the issue of ghost beneficiaries in the food security scheme seems to have marred its very purpose... More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 year ago
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OSSC Recruitment 2021: Fresh Vacancies Out For Food Safety Officer, Check Details

Online application is invited by the Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) for recruitment to the post of Food Safety Officer under the Commissioner, Food Safety Odisha.    More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 1 year ago
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Odisha Police Seize 15 Leopard Skins In Past One Year

The STF is the specialized wing of the Odisha police formed to curb organized crime in the state. More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 1 year ago
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Beneficiaries Block Highway Protesting Covid Vaccine Crunch In Boudh

Hundreds of people blocked the NH 57 near Adenigada in Boudh district protesting shortage of Covid-19 vaccines at the local centre More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 1 year ago
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Bhimatangi Murder: Police Says Priyanka’s Killing Well Planned, Plot Hatched 4 Days Earlier

Bhubaneswar DCP Umashankar Dash on Wednesday revealed more shocking details about Jagannath Pradhan, the prime accused involved in the sensational murder of homemaker Priyanka Priyadarshini on July 6 at Bhimatangi in the Capital city of Odisha. More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 1 year ago
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‘I Hate You The Most In The World’: Letter Found From Late ACF Soumy’a Residence Reads

The letter purportedly written by Bidya Bharati was found from the official residence of the late forest officer in Paralakhemundi More

  • Ians
  • 1 year ago
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Instrument Landing System Commissioned At Jharsuguda Airport In Odisha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated the VVS airport in September, 2018 during his visit to Odisha More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 1 year ago
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60-Feet Breach In Rengali Canal Submerges Hundreds Of Acres Of Land In Odisha’s Dhenkanal (WATCH)

People alleged that the canal embankments are in a dilapidated condition due to lack of repairs and monitoring which led to the breach. More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 1 year ago
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Odisha Migrant Labourer Dies In Tamil Nadu, Kin Refuse Last Rites Alleging Murder

Body of the migrant labourer reached his village in Balasore district three days ago even as he died on last Wednesday in Tamil Nadu More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 1 year ago
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Heavy Rain To Lash Several Parts Of Odisha Today

Districts like Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Cuttack, Khurdha, Sambalpur, Deogarh are expected to witness heavy rain today. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 1 year ago
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Indian Railways' Special Package: IRCTC Launches Special Train For Pitru Paksha

The booking of Pilgrimage Special Tourist Trains is available online at the official website of IRCTC- www.irctctourism.com. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 1 year ago
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Odisha Confirms 69 New Covid-19 Deaths, Cases Continue To Dip

Odisha confirmed 69 new fatalities due to Covid-19 on Wednesday with the death toll reaching 5,241. The maximum number of 22 fatalities was reported from Khordha district followed by Sundargarh (10). The Covid positive tally in Odisha also rose to 9,59,986 after as many as 1,927 people tested positive for the virus on Tuesday. The active cases in the State reached 19,685 while 9,35,007 patients have recovered so far, including 2,341 on Tuesday.

Of the fresh Covid-19 cases reported from 30 districts, 1,115 are from quarantine centres, while the rest 812 are local contact cases, the data revealed by the I&PR Department stated. Khordha district reported the highest 498 cases in the last 24 hours, followed by Cuttack (248), The State has so far tested over 1,52,06,338 samples for Covid-19, including 70, 476 in the last 24 hours.
 

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 1 year ago
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Bhimatangi Murder Accused Discharged From Hospital, Quizzed By Police

A team of probe officials from Airfield Police station are likely to produce the accused, Jagannath Pradhan before a local court today after completing interrogation process, reports said. More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 1 year ago
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Suna Besha Today: Puri Deities To Glitter In Golden Attire, Devotees To Give A Miss

The significant characteristic of the ritual is that the three deities will adorn with heavy gold ornaments aboard the chariots in front of the Singha Dwara of the 12th century shrine. Around 200 kg of gold ornaments are usually used in the golden attire ritual of the deities. More

  • Ians
  • 1 year ago
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BJD MPs Meet Piyush Goyal, Seek Pending Rice Subsidy Of Rs 6,081 Cr

A delegation of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MPs on Tuesday met Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Piyush Goyal in New Delhi and demanded the release of a pending subsidy of Rs 6,081.45 crore. More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 1 year ago
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Mandi Row: BJD Stages Protest At FCI Godowns, BJP Terms It ‘Escapist Ploy’

BJD activists staged protests in front of FCI godowns across the State demanding the implementation of Swaminathan Committee recommendations while BJP countered the move by terming it as ploy to deflect attention from the core issue of non-procurement of paddy from distressed farmers. More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 1 year ago
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'Mo Cycle' Mess: More Murkier Details Emerge In Failed Scheme

While hundreds of unused cycles rotting along road-side stand testimony to the failure of the scheme, the alleged sale of the cycles at throwaway prices has  raised many eyebrows. More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 1 year ago
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Heavy Rains Trigger Water Logging in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar; Monsoon Preparedness Exposed

The rains are believed to be a precursor to a low pressure area which is likely to be formed over northwest Bay of Bengal and the neighbourhood by July 23. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 1 year ago
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Heavy Rain Alert For 9 Odisha Districts In Next 24 Hours: IMD

As per IMD, a low pressure area is likely to form over northwest Bay of Bengal and the neighbourhood around July 23, 2021. More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 1 year ago
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Paralakhemundi ACF Death: Odisha Crime Branch To Assist Police In Investigation

Crime Branch ADG Sanjeev Panda informed OTV that the CB has not taken over the probe into the case rather it will only help the police in the investigation. The CB team is led by a DSP rank officer and also has an inspector. More

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