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.
Presence of several servitors on the chariots during Suna Besha, violating norms, has invited sharp reactions from devotees More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
Odisha Crime Branch concluded that a fire incident had occurred at the government quarters of deceased ACF Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra More
ILS Director Ajay Parida said that the Delta variant virus is remaining active in the body of the patients for around a month More
The forensic team has conducted 3-D scanning of the body and it will be sent to Bhubaneswar AIIMS for post-mortem. More
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
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.
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.
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
Under the influence of a cyclonic circulation, a low pressure area has formed today over the North West Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood. More
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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