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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Thursday, 22 July 2021

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 weeks ago

3 Die Of Suffocation During Septic Tank Work In Odisha

In a shocking incident, three labourers reportedly die of suffocation during septic tank centering work at Bikrampur village under Gopalpur Police limits in Berhampur on Thursday.

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 weeks ago

Could Not See The Holy Trinity On Suna Besha As Servitors Crowded Chariots: Say Devotees

Presence of several servitors on the chariots during Suna Besha, violating norms, has invited sharp reactions from devotees More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 weeks ago

Odisha ACF's Death: Know What Hurdles Police Face

Even as police have zeroed on the crime spot, still the sensational case has many loops within. All of which has made the job of police harder in proving it a homicide or accidental death More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 weeks ago

BSE Odisha Class 10 Offline Exam In 278 Centres, Download Admit Card Here

BSE has released the admit card for the class 10 offline exam and also list of all the designated centres where the exam will be conducted More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 weeks ago

Thunderstruck Odisha: 250 of 365 Days In 2020 Were Thunderous In State!

Though the Earth Networks' report didn't show any let-up signs as far as the lightning strike intensity is concerned, in terms of dangerous thunderstorm alerts, Odisha saw a massive 70 per cent drop More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 weeks ago

Scribes In Odisha ‘detain’ 5 MLAs During Protest Against Excess By Lady Cop

Five MLAs were detained by a group of journalists in Kendrapara who were protesting a thrashing of a web-reporter by a woman police constable More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 weeks ago

Dengue Scare In Bhubaneswar: BMC Issues Instructions, Warns Against Violation

With an aim to contain the spread of dengue in Bhubaneswar, the BMC has issued a set of instructions and also warned against violation of the same. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 weeks ago

Special OJEE For B.Tech Courses In Odisha; Registrations From July 23

The special OJEE will be an integral part of OJEE 2021 which has been planned in view of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent rescheduling of the academic session 2021-22. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 weeks ago

Puri Ratha Jatra: Preparations Begin For Adharapana Ritual

Servitors begin preparations for the Adharapana rituals of the Holy Trinity to be held atop the Chariots parked in front of the Singhadwara. As per the ritual, the deities will be offered ‘Pana’, a specially prepared drink, in pots on their respective chariots. Mahasuara servitors prepare the drink by using milk, banana, cheese, aromatic spices and water.

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 weeks ago

Low Pressure To Trigger Heavy Rains In Odisha In Next 48 Hours; 7-11 cm Rain Likely In Twin City

The Regional Met Centre has also issued an advisory regarding heavy rain in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar in the next 24 hours. More

  • Pradeep Singh
  • 2 weeks ago

Paralakhemundi ACF Death: Have Enough Evidence, All Relevant Persons Will Be Quizzed; Says DIG

DIG Satyabrata Bhoi has clarified that no one will be spared and the police have so far made satisfactory progress in the ACF death case More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 weeks ago

ACF Death: ‘Even My Enemies Should Not Get A Person Like Him’; Reads Bidya’s Second Letter

A similar letter written on an orange-coloured paper had come to the fore yesterday in which she allegedly wrote that she hated someone and took a wrong decision in her life. She also sought an apology in her write-up. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 weeks ago

Vaccination Of Teachers, Staff Not A Hurdle For Opening Schools In Odisha: Minister

State School and Mass Education Minister Samir Dash feels that vaccination of teachers and staff will not be a problem for the opening of schools More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 weeks ago

Santosh Kumar Tripathy New VC Of Fakir Mohan University

Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal has appointed Prof. Santosh Kumar Tripathy as the Vice Chancellor of Fakir Mohan University. The appointment is for a period of four years with effect from the date Tripathy assumes office as such or until further orders whichever is earlier. 

Prior to his appointment, Tripathy was working as a professor in the Department of Personnel Management and Industrial Relations of Utkal University. He has more than 30 yrs of teaching experience. He has authored 10 books, guided 17 PhD and 40 MPhil scholars.
 

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 weeks ago

Circumstantial Evidence Suggests Fire Mishap At ACF's Quarters: Crime Branch 

Odisha Crime Branch concluded that a fire incident had occurred at the government quarters of deceased ACF Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra  More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 weeks ago

Delta Variant Remains Active In Patients For Almost A Month: ILS Director

ILS Director Ajay Parida said that the Delta variant virus is remaining active in the body of the patients for around a month More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 weeks ago

Police Begin Probe Into Recovery Of Half-Buried Body On Bhubaneswar Outskirts

The forensic team has conducted 3-D scanning of the body and it will be sent to Bhubaneswar AIIMS for post-mortem. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 weeks ago

ACF Death Mystery: Bidya Bharati Knew Gurandi OIC, Claims Lady Cop's Father-In-Law

Death case of Paralakhemundi Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra has a new twist in the tail with the father-in-law of Gurandi police station OIC Mamata Panda confirming that the lady cop and deceased’s wife Bidya Bharati Panda are familiar to each other More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 weeks ago

One Held With Brown Sugar Worth Rs 20 Lakh In Odisha 

The sleuths of Jaleswar excise department in Balasore district on Thursday seized 200 gram of brown sugar and arrested one person in this connection. According to sources, the accused was en route to Sungadia area of Baripada from neighbouring West Bengal on a motorcycle bearing registration number OD 11 F 9386 when the excise patrolling team waylaid him on suspicion. During the search, the team seized 200 gram brown sugar worth Rs 20 lakh and arrested the youth. He has been identified as Sanjay Singh of Baripada Town police station area.  
 

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 weeks ago

Ganja Worth Rs 13 Lakh Being Smuggled To Bhubaneswar Seized 

The Excise department officials of Rayagada seized 2.58 quintals of Ganja from a van near Khaliguda and arrested one person last night. The contraband was being smuggled to Bhubaneswar from Koraput district. The approximate market price of the seized cannabis is Rs 13 lakh.      
 

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 weeks ago

Lord Jagannath’s Headgear Partially Broken During Suna Besha

A portion of the headgear (Kirita) of Lord Jagannath was found missing during the golden attire (Suna Besha) rituals of the ‘Holy Trinity’ in Puri More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 weeks ago

Low Pressure Formed Over Northwest Bay of Bengal, Rain Likely In Odisha Till July 27

Under the influence of a cyclonic circulation, a low pressure area has formed today over the North West Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 weeks ago

Odisha Reports 1,948 Covid-19 Cases, 67 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

Odisha on Thursday reported 1,948 Covid-19 cases and 67 fatalities due to the virus, informed the State Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) Department. With this, the positive tally in the State rose to 9,61,934 and death toll touched 5,308.

Similarly, active cases remained at 19,623  while recoveries stood at 9,36,950, added the H&FW Department.

The State has so far tested over 1,52,78,399 samples for Covid-19, including 72,061 in the last 24 hours. The test positivity rate (TPR) stood at 2.67%.

A total of 2,94,07,296 jabs of vaccines have been administered to people across the State including 2,24,96,884 first dose. Similarly, 69,10,412people have been inoculated with both doses of the vaccines.
 

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 weeks ago

Ratha Jatra 2021: Adhara Pana Offering To Holy Trinity In Puri Today

A day after the Suna Besha of Lord Jagannath and his siblings, a sweet drink called 'AdharaPana' will be offered to the Holy Trinity in Puri today More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 weeks ago

Inter-State Mobile Phone Snatching Gang Busted In Odisha, 9 Arrested

An auto-rickshaw, a country-made revolver with three cartridges, three bombs, swords, irons rods and 32 stolen mobile phone sets were also seized from them. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 weeks ago

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

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 weeks ago

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
  • 2 weeks ago

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
  • 2 weeks ago

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
  • 2 weeks ago

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