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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Tuesday, 31 August 2021

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  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 months ago

Odisha Assembly Monsoon Session: Restrictions Imposed On Vehicular Movement In Bhubaneswar

Restrictions will be imposed on plying of vehicles on roads adjacent to the Odisha Legislative Assembly during the monsoon session commencing September 1. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 months ago

When 2 Divyangs Met, Sparks Flew And A Fairytale Love Story Made

Deaf and mute from birth, both Badal and Sunita were destined to be partners for life. They met, fell in love and tied the knot scripting a love story unparallel to More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 months ago

Engineering Colleges In Odisha To Reopen For Physical Classes From Sept 6, Check SOP

Physical classes in Technical Universities, Engineering and Professional Colleges, Polytechnics and Diploma Institutions and ITIs will commence across the State from September 6. More
  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 3 months ago

Odisha Assembly Monsoon Session: Corruption In SSC, Mahanga Double Murder & Torture Of Tribals To Rock House

As the Monsoon Session of the Odisha Assembly will have eight working days, the Opposition parties have braced up to corner the State government. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 months ago

Paralakhemundi ACF Death Case: CB To Quiz Deceased Officer's Wife Bidyabharati

The wife of deceased Odisha ACF, Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra will be quizzed by a Crime Branch team over allegations of her involvement in her husband's death More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 months ago

Odisha Govt Creates 271 New Posts For Sundergarh MCH

As many as 160 teaching and 85 non-teaching posts in various disciplines of the medical college and hospital have been created. Similarly, 10 posts have been created in the office of the Dean & Principal while 16 in the office of the Superintendent of the medical college and hospital. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 3 months ago

Drought-Like Situation: Odisha CM Directs Contingency Crop Plan; LI Points To Be Functional In 7 Days

Apart from the contingency crop plan, the State government has also directed authorities to ensure water supply to the canals and maintain coordination in execution of MNREGS programmes. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 months ago

Anubhav-Varsha Marital Discord: Family Court Rejects Varsha’s Plea To Quash Divorce Petition

The plea made by actress Varsha Priyadarshini to quash husband Anubhav Mohanty's divorce petition was rejected by a family court on Tuesday More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 3 months ago

Miscreants Loot Valuables From Lady OAS Officer’s House In Bhubaneswar Twice In 12 Days

The burglars had first struck at Priyadarshini’s house located in Nayapalli and decamped with gold ornaments and cash worth around Rs 3 lakh on August 18 More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 3 months ago

IMD Predicts Heavy Rain In Odisha Between Sept 3-5; Check Latest Weather Update

The IMD has also sounded a yellow warning for the districts of Koraput, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur, Keonjhar, Mayurbhyanj, Rayagada, Gajapati, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 months ago

‘Lagna’ For Sept 11 Nuakhai Festival Finalised

Pandit Mahasabha at Bramhapura temple on Tuesday finalised the ‘Lagna’ (auspicious moment) of Nuakhai, the agrarian festival of Western Odisha. As per the ‘Lagna’, ‘Nabanna’ or rice out of newly-harvested paddy crop will be offered to Goddess Samaleswari, the presiding deity of the Sambalpur between 10.15 am and 10.25 am, on September 11.

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 months ago

No Public Darshan Allowed During Ganesh Puja In Cuttack: CMC Issues Guidelines

The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on Tuesday issued guidelines to observe Ganesh Puja in the Silver City More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 months ago

Kharasrota Drinking Water Project Anti-People, Executed Without Public Hearing: Jay Panda

Termed Kharasrota mega drinking water project as ‘anti-people’, BJP National Vice-President Baijayant Panda on Tuesday said the Odisha government has started the project without holding public hearing. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 months ago

Odisha Issues COVID Guidelines For September: Here Is What’s Open And What’s Not

The Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), Pradeep Kumar Jena on Tuesday announced the COVID unlock guidelines for the month of September. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 3 months ago

Stolen Vehicles Used For Crimes In Twin City: Twin City Police Commissioner

Twin City Police Commmissioner, Saumendra Priyadarshi, said today that a special drive is currently underway to nab the miscreants involved in lifting motorcycles- of various models- and other vehicles in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 months ago

Odisha September Unlock Guidelines For Marriage, Funeral And Other Gatherings; Check Details  

The Odisha government on Tuesday increased the ceiling on gatherings at marriages and funerals to 250 persons as per the unlock guidelines for the month of September which was announced on Tuesday.    More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 3 months ago

Covid Unlock Guidelines For September Announced; Weekend Shutdown Lifted, Night Curfew In Urban Areas

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said that in view of the drop in daily cases of Covid-19 infections, the State government has decided to relax restrictions to support the livelihood of people. As per the decision, the weekend shutdown which was enforced in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Puri has been lifted. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 3 months ago

Web Portal Scribe Caught In Drug Racket, Ganja Worth Over Crore Seized In Malkangiri

The on-duty cops at the checkpoint chased the vehicles and successfully nabbed them. The police found the vehicles loaded with a huge cache of Ganja. Seizing the vehicles, police took five persons to Mudulipada police station for interrogation. More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 3 months ago

Cancer Treatment: Odisha Researchers Hunt For Wonder Herbs at Gandhamardan Hills

The Ramayana describes how Lord Hanuman lifted an entire mountain when he failed to identify the fabled herb, ‘Sanjeevani’, for the urgent treatment of an injured Laxman because he was mesmerised by the valley copious with countless species of medicinal plants. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 months ago

Supreme Court Asks Odisha, AP To Resolve Kotia Issue Bilaterally

The State government's move came in the wake of the announcement by Andhra Pradesh government for holding panchayat polls in disputed Kotia region of Koraput. The government has prayed before the court for speedy hearing in connection with the issue. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 months ago

Tribal Outfits Demand Arrest Of ‘Humanitarian Organisation’ Chief, Hold Protest At Khordha SP Office

Members of many tribal organisations staged a demonstration in front of the Khordha SP office demanding immediate arrest of Manas Das, chief of the controversial ‘Manabavad Sangathan’ More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 3 months ago

‘Fake Teachers’ Identification Drive Underway In Odisha, FIRs To Be Lodged

Senior officials said that recently a PIL has been filed in the Orissa High Court and the court has sought status report on the number of FIRs registered so far. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 3 months ago

COVID Vaccination: Odisha Govt Targets To Complete Inoculation Drive By December 2021

"All districts have been ordered to prioritize administering second jabs to the beneficiaries. Odisha government has set a deadline for vaccinating all teachers and non-teaching faculties by September 5 for which dedicated vaccination centres have been set up to fulfil the purpose." More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 months ago

Odisha Para-Athletes Sit On Dharna, Demand Regular Govt Jobs On Par With Other Sportspersons

Members of the Odisha Para Players’ Forum (OPPF) resorted to a peaceful demonstration in front of the State Sports and Youth Services Department office alleging apathy and discrimination by the government More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 3 months ago

Security Blanket On Odisha Assembly For Monsoon Session From Tomorrow, Parties Buckle Up

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has exuded confidence that it is ready to face all debates and discussions with its own strategy. The ruling party has said that it would counter the Opposition with issues of caste census, increasing 50% reservation quota, and farmers' suffering with crop insurance schemes among others. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 months ago

Centre Seeks VGF Support From Odisha For More International Flights From Bhubaneswar

The Centre has urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to provide 100 per cent Viability Gap Fund (VGF) support to usher in a new opportunity for more international flight operations from Bhubaneswar More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 3 months ago

Afghan Returning Odia Jawan Narrates Nail-Biting Evacuation Of Diplomats From War-Torn Country

The return of the Taliban in Afghanistan has stoked much fear and dejection among all amid the conclusion of withdrawal operations of military troops, as well as civilian evacuation. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 months ago

Caught On CCTV: Woman Thrashed By Daughter-In-Law And Her Family In Bhubaneswar

An elderly woman was allegedly thrashed by her daughter-in-law and the latter's family at her residence in Sailashree Vihar area of Bhubaneswar over a domestic dispute More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 months ago

Tarang’s Much Awaited Mega Series Srimandir Set To Enthral Audience

Tarang Cine Productions magnum opus Srimandir is all set to enthrall the audience on all weekdays at 9:30pm. More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 3 months ago

Tara Mellows Down After Spewing Venom, Says OPCC Chief Is His Elder Brother

The Jeypore MLA had openly challenged the authority of Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Niranjan Patnaik and said he should step down from the post. More

  • Pradeep Singh
  • 3 months ago

‘Pay Online And Get Blood’ - Cyber Fraudsters Targetting People In Need Amid Covid Pandemic

As online fraudsters are targetting helpless people in need of blood for their ailing relatives, Odisha Health Minister has assured that stern action will be taken against those involved in the crime. More

  • Pradeep Singh
  • 3 months ago

Covid Unlock In Odisha: What May Open, What May Not From September 1

The State government may go for complete unlock or some more relaxations in September keeping in view the rising cases among children and the festive season. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 months ago

Foiled ATM Loot Bid: Thieves Used Simple Device To Steal Cash From Dispensers

The ATM looters nabbed by the Lingaraj Police used a metal plate to block the cash from getting dispensed and decamp after the unsuspecting customer leaves the kiosk without money More