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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Thursday, 12 August 2021

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 2 months ago

World Elephant Day: Odisha Plans Use Of Technology To Reduce Man-Jumbo Face Offs

Odisha Forest department is planning to use modern technology to reduce man-elephant conflict More
  • Dilip Kumar
  • 2 months ago

Farm Loan, Andhra’s Another Ploy To Capture Odisha's Kotia

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has made fresh attempt to lure the residents of Kotia by offering farm loans against the land patta More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 2 months ago

Man Bites Snake, Kills The Serpent In Odisha

Kishore Badra of Gambharipatia village under Salijanga panchayat under Danagadi block was returning home after working in his paddy field on Wednesday night, when a snake bit him on his leg. Badra managed to capture the viper and bit it to death in a bid to take revenge. More
  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Leads 'Ujala' Movement In Country

By virtue of distributing over 5.227 cr LED bulbs in the State, the State not only saved 1359 MW peak demand but also helped households save Rs 2715 cr per year More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 2 months ago

Covid Third Wave: Odisha To Constitute District-level Task Force To Supervise Paediatric Care

Odisha government directed the concerned officials to constitute district-level task forces for effective monitoring and supervision of paediatric Covid care in the State in the wake of the third wave More
  • Dilip Kumar
  • 2 months ago

Three Writ Petitions Filed In Orissa High Court Seeking Urban Body Polls

Former bureaucrat Prasanna Mishra,ormer Minister and senior BJP leader Samir Dey and Puri MLA Jayant Sarangi filed the petition in Orissa High Court separately seeking immediate conduct of urban polls More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 2 months ago

Breathtaking Click Of Puri Srimandir By Odia Photographer Takes Internet By Storm

The picture captured by Samarendra Dash magnifies the aura of the scared ‘Patitapabana Bana’ (the sacred flag) as a column of sun ray falls straight over the ‘Nilachakra’, the holy giant wheel perched atop the 12th century shrine. The effect is more like the Sun God paying obeisance to the Lord of the Universe. More
  • Pradeep Singh
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Govt Reconstitutes Puri Srimandir Managing Committee 

The Odisha government has reconstituted Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee. It has nominated at least 10 persons to be members of the committee.

1. Ashok Kumar Mohapatra (Representing Mukti Mandap) 
2. Madhab Chandra Pujapanda (Representing Pujapanda Nijog) 
3. Jagannath Kar (Montu Singhari) (Representing Pushpalak Nijog) 
4. Madhab Chandra Mohapatra (Representing Pratihari Nijog)
5. Ananta Tiadi (Representing Suar Mahasuar Nijog) 
6. Durga Prasad Dasmohapatra (Representing Daitapati Nijog) 
7. Ramakrushna Das of Radhaballav Matha (Representing Math & other institutions) 
8. Sarat Chandra Bhadra, Chartered Accountant 
9. Padma Bhushan Dr. Ramakanta Panda 
10. Padmashree Sudarshan Pattnaik, Sculptor 

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Independence Day Parade: Commissionerate Police Issues Traffic Advisory, Check Latest Order

Violation of the instant order will attract a minimum fine of Rs 500, Commissionerate Police said in a notification. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago

Coronavirus Knocking On Odisha's Southern Border: Ganjam, Gajapati At High Risk

As per the Union Health Ministry report, a rise in trend in the daily Covid-19 cases in  Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh has been reported More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 2 months ago

Jayashree Murder Case: Sambalpur SDJM Asks Police To File Status Report Within 15 Days

Following the directives of the High Court, the SDJM has directed the police to submit the status report of the murder case that took place in 2011. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Records Deficit Rainfall In 24 Dists, Low Pressure Likely After Aug 15

Odisha has been hit by the deficit rainfall in the last 2 months, particularly in the month of August. At leaset 24 districts have been affected by this, informed the IMD on Thursday More

  • Dilip Kumar
  • 2 months ago

Holistic Approach On Railway Projects In Odisha Our Aim: Ashwini Vaishnaw

BJP MPs from Odisha met Railway Minister Ashini Vaihnaw in New Delhi and demanded to expeditethe pending projects in the State More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

OSSC BSSO 2017 Mains Exam Schedule Released; Candidates Can Download Admission Letter From Aug 18

The main written examination for the post of Block Social Security Officer will be held on August 25, 2018. More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 2 months ago

Offline Matric Exams In Odisha: Evaluation Of Answer Papers Begins

A total of 15,155 students had applied for the Class 10 offline examination which was held between July 30 and August 5.  More

  • Poonam Singh
  • 2 months ago

Tipper Truck Loot Gang Ends In Police Net In Sundargarh 

The duo confessed that due to Covid lockdown they were out of work and so they stole stolen six trippers from the region with the help of another person. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Heavy Rainfall In Odisha Till August 18: Check Latest IMD Weather Forecast

Thunderstorm and lightning will also occur at several districts of the State during this period till August 18, IMD said. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago

Covid Third Wave: Odisha Govt To Set Up 3,000 Paediatric Beds In Hospitals

Odisha Government will set up 3,000 paediatric beds including 250 ICU beds at various hospitals More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Scholarship Scam: EOW Arrests Retd Under Secretary To Odisha Govt

The scholarships were granted by the accused without getting any validation from the concerned institutes/ colleges and also without placing the same before the Financial Advisor . More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago

Protestors Clash With Police Over Proposed Mega Drinking Water Project In Kendrapara

Protestors clashed with the police in Kendrapara while they were holding a rally to protest against the proposed drinking water project on Kharasrota river More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago

My American Dream Fulfilled: Odia Fashion Designer Bibhu Mohapatra Once Left The Obamas Teary-Eyed

From a small-town boy in Odisha to setting up a famous fashion label in the United States of America (USA), ace fashion designer Bibhu Mohapatra has come a long way. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago

Admission Process For Odisha Plus II Courses -2021 Begins

Admission process to Plus II streams in higher secondary schools across Odisha has started from today More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

4 Cops From Odisha Get Union Home Minister’s Medal For Excellence In Investigation 2021

The “Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation” for the year 2021 have been awarded to 152 Police personnel in the country More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago

4 Arrested In Nuapada Woman Dhaba Owner Murder Case

Police arrested as many as four persons including the deceased's son-in-law, his elder brother and two contract killers in connection with the murder case of woman dhaba owner in Nuapada More

  • Poonam Singh
  • 2 months ago

Kotia Row: Andhra-Elected Sarpanch Eyes To Lure Villagers With Education Reservation

Andhra govt's elected sarpanch of Ganjeipadar village has now demanded reservation for Kotia children in Andhra School. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago

Puri Jagannath Temple Reopens After 4 Month Covid Hiatus

Srimandir in Puri reopened from today after a hiatus of nearly four months due to Covid-19 restrictions More

  • 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

  • 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