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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Wednesday, 11 August 2021

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

Settlement Of Govt Land Under Educational Institutions: Odisha Govt Issues Deadline To Submit Report

Odisha Government on Wednesday commenced the process to settle government lands possessed by government colleges and schools More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 2 months ago

Rising Elephant Death Toll In Odisha Raises Concerns

With another jumbo’s death on Tuesday, as many as four pachyderms have died in the forest in a one month time period, sources said. It is worthwhile to mention here that a female elephant was found dead at Talachampei in the forest range on August 7. Similarly on July 19, bodies of a female elephant and calf were found at Bandapala within the forest range. More
  • Pradeep Singh
  • 2 months ago

Routine Surgery To Resume At Health Facilities In Odisha

"Considering the regression of Covid cases throughout the state, it is decided to resume elective surgeries in health facilities maintaining Covid protocol with strict enforcement of Covid appropriate behavior in hospital with infection control measures to be continued," the State Health and Family Welfare Department informed on Wednesday.
 

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

Caste Based Census Gets Momentum As BJD Delegation Meets HM Amit Shah, BJP Hits Back

A Biju Janata Dal delegation met Home Minister Amit Shah requesting to conduct a caste-based census in the State More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago

Centre Earmarks Rs 374cr For Odisha Capex, State Yet To Submit Any Proposal

The scheme ‘Special Assistance to States for Capital Expenditure for 2021-22’ has been announced by FM Sitharaman in her budget speech this year. The FM had then announced that a sum of over Rs 2 lakh crores will be earmarked for the States during the current financial year of 2021-22. More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 2 months ago

4 Killed, 2 Injured In Two Separate Mishaps In Odisha

In Bhadrak, two bike-borne youths were killed and one critically injured after a truck hit their bike from behind on NH 16 near Rahanja Chhak under the Rural police station jurisdiction. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago

Even After 20-Yrs, Story of Naveen Patnaik And His Chanakyas Sells!

Odisha has been reading the stories of Naveen and his Chanakyas since his greenhorn days. The legend of ruling by Chankyas dominate even in the grey years too. Right from Pyari Mohapatra to Pranab Prakash Das and Pandian, the fables of Chanakyas running the Naveen show dominate every storyline in the State. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago

Protest Intensifies Over Proposed Mega Drinking Water Project In Kendrapara

The proposed drinking water project is supposed to be implemented by drawing water from the Kharasrota river. The KBSS has been opposing the mega drinking water project for the last two years. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

Fake Call Menace Continues To Haunt Odisha COVID Helpline Personnel, FIR Lodged Again

The fake calls continue to harass the 104 COVID Helpline call centre employees, forcing the service provider to register an FIR again in Bhubaneswar More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 months ago

MLA Pradeep Panigrahi Files Contempt Petition Against Odisha Lokayukta In HC

Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahi has filed the petition against Lokayukta chairperson justice Ajit Singh and secretary Manas Ranjan Tripathi in the High Court on Wednesday.  More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

Multi-Purpose Indoor Stadiums In Odisha: BJP Seeks Answers From State Govt Over Funding

Odisha cabinet on Monday approved the State Sports Infrastructure Development Project worth Rs 693.35 Crore under which a total of 89 multipurpose indoor stadiums will be built. More

  • Poonam Singh
  • 2 months ago

MV Act: Pick-Up Van Driver Fined Rs 28K for Invalid DL And Overloading

Surprisingly, even though the truck driver was levied a penalty for driving without a valid license, his DL for transportation showed validity till 06.08.2022 while his DL for non-transportation is valid still 20.10.2037. More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago

RTPCR Test Labs In All Odisha Districts From August 15

In order to strengthen its fight-back mechanism ahead of a possible third wave of Covid pandemic, the Odisha government is setting up better laboratory testing infrastructure in districts across the State. More

  • Pti
  • 2 months ago

Covid Patient Flees From SCB Medical In Cuttack

A Covid patient has escaped from the Covid ward of SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 2 months ago

Sacrifices Paid Off, Says Birendra Lakra; Amit Rohidas Breaks Down As Odisha Felicitates State Olympians

While speaking to OTV, Amit Rohidas who was a part of the Indian team at the Tokyo Olympics said that victory at Olympics was the culmination of a long journey More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

Puri Jagannath Temple Issues SOP For Reopening From Aug 16

The Temple will be opened gradually for entry of the general public from August 16, 2021. However, on August 12 and 13, the family members of the Sevaks will be allowed darshan of the Lords. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

Witch Hunting In Odisha: Woman, Daughter Attacked Over Suspicion Of Sorcery

The victim duo has taken shelter at the house of a local resident Sibashankar Hansda, who is a teacher by profession. More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 2 months ago

Delhi Police Arrests Odisha Youth For Cyber Fraud

Pritam Kar, 30, used to provide SIM cards to the cyber criminals outside the State and earned huge amounts More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 2 months ago

Cultivation Takes A Hit Due To Fertiliser Scarcity During Peak Farming Period In Odisha

Shortage of Urea that severely hit the agricultural activities in various parts of Odisha pushed the farming community in despair More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 2 months ago

Paradip May Go At Least 2 Feet Underwater By Turn Of 22nd Century

Due to melting of glaciers, 12 Indian coastal cities including Paradip will submerge in the sea by the end of 21 century, NASA predicted More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago

Hanuman Coin Quest: 4 Arrested For Murdering Youth In Deogarh

Police arrested as many as four persons in connection with the murder of a youth at Raital area in Deogarh district More

  • Pti
  • 2 months ago

Odisha's Olympian Hockey Players Get Heroes' Welcome On Return

Odisha Hockey Promotion Council Chairman Dilip Tirkey, Abhijit Paul of Odisha Olympic Association, several other officials and members of the public were also there to welcome the players who scripted history. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Govt's Strictures On Pujas Draws Resentment In Cuttack

"The government should take the decision considering the religious sentiments of people. Relaxing the COVID restrictions will not lead to the unprecedented spread of the pandemic.  More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

TATA Power Seeks Rs 2K Cr CAPEX Investment From OERC, Faces Wrath Of Consumers' Forum

The Odisha Electricity Consumers Association On Tuesday demanded to rollback the TATA Power's demand to spend Rs 2000 Crore to improve electrical infrastructure More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Matric Exam 2022: BSE Odisha Comes Up With New Assessment Scheme For Class 9, 10

Ahead of the 2022 Matriculation examination, the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha has come up with a new scheme of assessment for the session 2021-22 both for Classes 9 and 10 students. More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 months ago

Orissa HC Seeks Report On Vacancies In Healthcare Institutions

The High Court of Orissa has asked the State government to submit a report on the filling of vacancies in posts of doctors in healthcare institutions of Odisha. The HC has directed State Health Secretary to file an affidavit clarifying the number of doctor posts lying vacant in State-run medical colleges and hospitals at the district level. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago

BJP Intensifies Stir For Shifting WODC Hqs, Draws Governor’s Attention

The WODC comprises 10 districts- Bargarh, Bolangir, Boudh, Deogarh, Jharsuguda, Kalahandi, Nuapada, Sambalpur, Subarnapur, Sundargarh and Athamallick Sub-division of Angul district.  More