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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Tuesday, 03 August 2021

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 months ago

Twin City Police Commissionerate Effects Major Reshuffle In Positions

The Twin City Police Commissionerate has effected a major IPS reshuffle amid the covid pandemic More
  • Pradeep Singh
  • 3 months ago

Utilisation Certificates Worth Rs 10K Crore Pending In Odisha Higher Edu Dept 

Utilisation certificates for more than Rs 1000 crore pertaining to various schemes of Higher Education Department ranging from 2003-04 till 2020-21 are pending. It was learnt from an official letter issued by the department on Tuesday. In the letter, Principal Secretary Saswat Mishra termed it 'very alarming' and directed all branch officers of higher education department, registrars of all State Public Universities, principals of government and non-government colleges, Finance Officer, OSHEC to ensure submission of Utilisation Certificates to F.A.-cum-Additional Secretary, Higher Education Department in the prescribed format. In case of failure, financial concurrence for sanction of further grants shall not be accorded by the F.A.-cum-Additional Secretary. 

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 months ago

OSSC Employee’s Arrest: Aspirants Suspect Mass Corruption In Recruitments

Aspirants of the Odisha Staff Selection Commission have come up with the suspicion that the tainted official, Biranchi Sahu has been a part of a larger job racket More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 months ago

50 More Dengue Cases Detected In Bhubaneswar  

The number of dengue cases continues to rise in Bhubaneswar with 50 new patients being detected in the last 24 hours. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 months ago

Odisha Man Carves 3-KM Road Through Mountain

Odisha’s Harihar Behera has carved out a three-km-long road through a mountain.  More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 3 months ago

OPSC Announces Special Recruitment Drive To Fill 1586 Medical Officer Posts

The posts will be filled by Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Odisha in the pay matric of level 12, cell 1 of ORSP Rules, 2017 with usual dearness and other allowances. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 months ago

OSSSC Recruitment 2021: Apply For 565 Group C Posts By Aug 26

Applications are invited by the Odisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) for the recruitment of Livestock Inspectors. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 months ago

Odisha ACF Death Case: Paralakhemundi Police Team Quizzes Bidyabharati

A Police team led by the IIC of Paralakhemundi Police Station quizzed the widow of late ACF Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra at her home in Mayurbhanj More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 months ago

Ex-Regular Questions To Regular Students: Major Goof-Up In Odisha Matric Offline Exam In Cuttack  

About 20 regular students were reportedly given 2014 ex-regular question papers during today’s examination at Board High School in Cuttack. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 3 months ago

Odisha To Experience Heavy Rains, Thunderstorm Till Aug 7: IMD

As per IMD, many parts of the State will experience rain and thunderstorm activity till August 7, 2021. More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 3 months ago

Temples, Religious Institutions To Reopen In Cuttack From Tomorrow

No religious congregation will be allowed even as the temples and places of worship will remain open for devotees, said Cuttack Collector Bhabani Shankar Chayani. More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 3 months ago

All Government Offices In Odisha To Run With Full Staff Strength

All departments of the State government and sub-ordinate offices in the State shall function with full strength of employees with effect from August, 2, 2021 until further orders.  More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 months ago

Army Jawan Found Dead Under Suspicious Circumstances In Jajpur

An Army Jawan was found dead under suspicious circumstances at Rayadharapura-Bandhadiha road under Dharmasala block in Jajpur district on Tuesday.

The deceased has been identified as Jitendra Jenasamanta of Janaka village. He had come to his village three days earlier. However, he went missing on Monday evening and later his body was found today. His father has filed a complaint in the nearby police station alleging that his son has been murdered. Police have begun an investigation into the incident.
 

  • Pti
  • 3 months ago

2 Odisha Universities Among 24 In Country Declared Fake By UGC

Based on the complaints received from the students, parents, general public and also through electronic print media, UGC has declared 24 self styled institutes as fake universities. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 3 months ago

Rose Valley Chit Fund Scam: Odisha EOW Arrests Absconding Regional Manager From WB

Earlier, several persons including Gouatam Kundu and Sibamoy Dutta, the Chairman and Managing Directors, respectively of the Rose Valley Group of Companies were arrested in connection with the case. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 months ago

Vigilance Sleuths Search OSSC Office In Bhubaneswar

Two Vigilance officials visited Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) Office in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday to check various documents and collect information. 

OSSC has come under the scanner of Vigilance following the arrest of Biranchi Narayan Sahoo, the Private Secretary to a Member of OSSC, on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.
 

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 3 months ago

Security Guard Shoots Self From Service Gun In Bhubaneswar

The deceased, identified as Krushna Dash took the extreme step allegedly due to some family issues even as police launched an investigation to find out the exact reason More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 3 months ago

Vaccine Does Play Role, Covid Third Wave May Not Be Severe In Odisha: DMET

DMET (Directorate of Medical Education and Training) director Dr CBK Mohanty today said that the third wave may not make any impact in Odisha due to mass vaccination More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 3 months ago

CBSE Class 10 Results: Bhubaneswar Region Records 99.62 Pc Pass Percentage, Trivandrum Fails Short Of Cent Pc Results

Even though Trivandrum failed short of registering cent percent results, a whopping 99.99 percent students have cleared exams from this region More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 3 months ago

Govt Officials Facing Wrath Of Sand Mafia In Balasore, Addl Tehsildar Attacked

The official was on his way to a flood-affected village in Bhograi block while the sand smugglers attacked him for raiding sand-laden truck More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 months ago

Odisha Confirms 69 New Covid-19 Fatalities

Covid positive tally in Odisha also rose to 9,80,866 after as many as 1,129 people tested positive for the virus on Tuesday More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 months ago

Puri District Administration Starts Survey Of Slums In City

Puri district administration has started the survey process of the slums in the Piligrim City in a bid to make it slum-free More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 3 months ago

Temples, Religious Places In Puri, Sambalpur Reopen Today, No Decision On Srimandir Yet

After remaining out of bounds for over three months, temples and religious places in Puri and Sambapur districts reopened today for devotees amid strict adherence to Covid safety protocols More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 months ago

Orissa HC Kicks Start Live Streaming Of Proceedings Amid Lawyers’ Protest 

The Orissa High Court on Monday began live streaming of its proceedings despite stiff opposition by bar association. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 months ago

Odisha 108 Ambulance Service Provider Ducks RTI Queries, Murkier Revelations Await

108 ambulance service provider in Odisha Ziqitza Health Care Ltd has landed in a soup after RTI applications revealed murkier details More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 3 months ago

Vigilance Case: OSSC Member's PS Gets Compulsory Retirement

Odisha government on Monday effected compulsory retirement of Biranchi Narayan Sahoo who has been arrested in connection with a vigilance case. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 3 months ago

15 lakh School-going Students In Odisha Neither Have Phones Nor Computers

The accessibility to mobiles/computers by school students in Odisha is much higher than in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 3 months ago

Nandankanan Zoo Reopening From August 3, Here Are The Guidelines

The authorities of the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar on Monday issued a set of guidelines to be religiously followed by the people while visiting the zoo which is set to reopen from tomorrow (August 3) after nearly 3 months of staying off the limits for public due to the second wave of Covid pandemic. More