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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Monday, 16 August 2021

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

Sero Survey Soon In 12 Odisha Dists To Estimate Age-wise Covid Prevalence

The Odisha government has asked the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Bhubaneswar to conduct state-level serological surveillance in 12 districts.  More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

Nine Eminent Artists From Odisha Selected For National Handloom Awards

The National Handloom Award for 2018 was announced by the Central government with nine Odia artists nominated for the same. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

Young Doctor Attacked With Knife By Miscreant In Bhubaneswar 

A doctor working in a Covid hospital was allegedly attacked with knife by a youth following an altercation in Jagamara area of Bhubaneswar on Monday.  More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

Farmers' Registration For Kharif Paddy Procurement Extended In Odisha

The Odisha government on Monday announced extension of deadline for registration of farmers for procurement of paddy during Kharif season by seven days. Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain informed that the deadline has been extended till August 23. He said 10,14,735 farmers have registered themselves for the paddy procurement so far. 

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Civil Services (Prelim) Exam: Important Update On Admit Card, Check Details  

The Odisha Civil Services (preliminary) Examination-2020 will be held on August 27. The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has announced the date of availability of Admission certificate (admit card). More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

Found Any One Buying-Selling Drugs In Bhubaneswar? Text Police On 7077798111

Following the launch of operation 'White Spider', the Bhubaneswar Police on Monday issued a Whatsapp number for the public to inform them about the illegal drug trade in Smart City More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

ACF Soumya Ranjan Death Case: Crime Branch Quizzes Two Colleagues Of Deceased Officer 

Two colleagues of deceased Paralakhemundi assistant conservator of forest (ACF) Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra were questioned by a team of Odisha Crime Branch on Monday. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

3 Chhattisgarh Maoists Surrender Before Odisha DGP

The ultras were planning to expand their base and revive the north Mahanadi corridor which had suffered a major jolt since 2018 following the death of Badal alias Shankar Majhi and surrender of Kunu Dehury. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Assembly Monsoon Session To Begin From September 1

The monsoon session of the Odisha Assembly will begin from September 1 and will continue till September 9. Excluding September 5 (Sunday), the Assembly seating will continue on all other eight working days. Of the eight days, seven days will be counted as official business hours. September 3 has been devoted for private members business.

The Principal Secretary to The Governor in a letter stated, "I hereby summon the 7th session of the Sixteenth Odisha Legislative Assembly to meet at 11: 00 am on September 1 in the Assembly building at Bhubaneswar."

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

Kotia Face-off: Andhra MLA’s Bid To Host Political Event Foiled by Koraput Admin

Kotia row took another ugly turn on Monday when an MLA from Andhra Pradesh tried to hold political events at Phatusineri, which the Koraput district administration foiled More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

Odisha To Phase Out 15-Yr-Old Vehicles To Keep Them Off Roads

Vehicles older than 15 years will be phased out in order to keep them off roads, said Odisha Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera on Monday.  More

  • Sandeep Sahu
  • 2 months ago

Crime Branch Probe Into ACF Death Doesn’t Inspire Confidence

The chronology of events since the death of Odisha ACF Soumya Ranjan on July 13 suggests that this is yet another case that is headed towards a dead end. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

Reopening Of Schools In Odisha: Covid Infection In Children Likely To Rise, Says DMET Chief

We have to keep the children in safe environment as they are yet to be vaccinated, said CBK Mohanty More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago

Two Women, Lover From Odisha’s Kalahandi Bury Newborns In Goa; Arrested

Two women at Golamunda area in Kalahandi district and their lover who allegedly killed their newborns in Goa in order to hide their illicit relationship have been arrested by the police More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Low Pressure Over BoB In Next 24 Hours; IMD Predicts Heavy Rain In Odisha

Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur in five districts of Odisha- Koraput, Malkangiri, Gajapati, Nabarangpur and Rayagada in the next 24 hours More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Police Emergency Number Is 112 Instead of 100 From Today

Earlier in March, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had launched 'Dial 112' Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) with an expenditure of Rs 157 crore. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Commissionerate Police Pins Hope On ‘White Spider’ To Keep Bhubaneswar Streets Safe

Code named ‘White Spider’, the Commissionerate polices’ anti-narcotics operation is well in motion while a slum outreach programme ‘Basti Ku Chala’ will soon be launched in the Smart City More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago

Not All Top Odisha Sportspersons Are Lucky; Some Work In Fishing Trawlers, Others Hunt For Jobs

The tragic tale of sportspersons of national and international repute languishing in severe poverty continues to crop up and demotivate other aspiring and budding sportspersons in the State More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago

Brown Sugar Worth Rs 2.50 Crore Seized In Odisha’s Balasore, 3 Arrested

The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime branch seized brown sugar worth around Rs 2.50 crore and arrested three persons in this connection at Jaleswar market in Balasore More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

In Pics: Reopening Of Schools For Class 9 Students Across Odisha

A look at various schools that reopened today after a hiatus of four long months: More

  • Pti
  • 2 months ago

Odisha: Indian Oil To Train Prison Inmates In Select Sports

 Authorities of the jail department in Odisha Sunday launched an initiative of Indian Oil aiming to train prison inmates in specific sports. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

Covid-19 Cases Fall Below 1000 Mark, 138 Children Test Positive In 24 Hours

Covid-19 daily cases in Odisha on Monday came down below 1000 for the second time in the last four months since the second wave hit the state in May More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

Villagers Lock Up Sarpanch & PEO In Odisha Alleging Irregularities In PMAY

The villagers also alleged that the officials of the panchayat were taking bribe to sanction the amount meant for construction of PMAY houses. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago

Weather Alert: MeT Issues Heavy Rainfall Warning For 5 Odisha Districts

Five districts in Odisha will witness heavy to very heavy rain in the next 24 hours, informed the Indian Meterological Department’s (IMD) Regional Center in Bhubaneswar More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Army Officer Scripts New Guinness World Record On I-Day

An Army Officer from Odisha has now added a new world record to his long-list of envious super-human abilities in doing yoga and stunts. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago

71 Mobile Manufacturing Units In India in Last 7-yrs, Odisha Dials ZERO

While the incentive part of the policy document of the 3 states looks like a mirror image of each other, the nuances are greatly missing in Odisha's policy - which makes all the difference, feel experts More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 months ago

Dengue Scare Reaches Far And Wide In Odisha

The Dengue is back in headlines once again after few days of lull. But this time, the fear of the mosquito-borne viral disease has become a cause of concern for residents in far-off places and rural pockets like Malkangiri where the public still struggles to access proper healthcare. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Srimandir Reopening: Darshan Resumption For Puri Townsfolk From Tomorrow

The Puri Jagannath temple is all set to reopen for devotees from tomorrow (Monday) and all the preparations have reached final stages, said district Collector Samarth Verma on Sunday. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago

93% of Landless Farmers In Odisha Opted PM Fasal Bima Yojana

After Tamil Nadu, Odisha is second in the country where a majority of landless farmers have opted for the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana   More