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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Wednesday, 01 September 2021

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  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 months ago

Paralakhemundi ACF Death Case: CB Records Statement Of Victim's Family Members

The investigation into the death of ACF Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra took an interesting turn after the Crime Branch recorded statements of Soumya's family members More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 months ago

Former Home Guard DSP Srikanta Mishra Convicted In DA Case 

A special vigilance court in Cuttack on Wednesday sentenced a former DSP to two years' rigorous imprisonment after convicting him in a disproportionate assets case. Srikanta Kumar Mishra, former DSP of Home Guard in Sambalpur, was found in possession of disproportionate assets worth over Rs 19 lakh. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on the convict. Mishra will have to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a further period of 6 months in case of default in payment of the fine.

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 months ago

Master Plan For Harishankar, Nrusinghnath Temples Development

The Odisha government has decided to roll out an integrated development plan to upgrade the twin temples of Harishankar-Nrusinghanath in Bolangir district in order to attract more devotees and tourists. As per the plan, roads, parking, vending zone, religious street, cultural plaza, visitor facilities, public park, picnic zone, along with other facilities of the shrines will be developed. The project works will be completed by December 2022. 
 

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 months ago

Former Hong Kong Captain Anshuman Rath To Represent Odisha In 2021-22 Season

Former skipper of Hong Kong national team, Anshuman Rath, is all set to represent Odisha in the forthcoming 2021-22 season of Indian domestic cricket More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 months ago

Web Portal Scribe Befriends Girl On Social Media, 'Dupes' Her Of Rs 2.5 Lakh

Jharsuguda police arrested a web portal scribe for allegedly duping a girl of Rs 2.5 lakh under the pretext of marriage More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 months ago

Tokyo Paralympics: Para Shuttler Pramod Bhagat Scripts First Win, Inches Closer To SL3 Singles Semis

Pramod Bhagat notched up a fighting 21-10, 21-23, 21-9 victory over compatriot Manoj Sarkar in the Men's SL3 Singles category on Wednesday to inch closer to the semifinals in Tokyo Paralympics More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 months ago

Odisha Plus 2 Offline Exam: Application Process To Begin On Sept 3  

Online applications for the Plus 2 offline examination will be invited from students from September 3. A decision in this effect has been taken during the examination committee meeting of CHSE today. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 months ago

Assault By ‘Humanitarian Organisation’: 3 Arrested Accused Taken On Remand

Out of the six arrested accused in connection with the cruel torture to a father-son duo from Khordha district, three have been taken on remand after Bhubaneswar SDJM court granted permission on Wednesday. A disturbing video of the cruel torture had earlier gone viral on social media. 

After the telecast of the news on OTV, a complaint was registered based on which Begunia police had booked seven persons. Meanwhile, political link of the chief of the organisation, Manas Das, has come to fore, making the matter even murkier.
 

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 months ago

Odisha Unlock Guidelines: Artistes Cry Discrimination; Say 'Want Permission, Not Grant'

Artistes under the aegis of Odisha Music Artistes Welfare Association sung songs along the streets in the Capital city as mark of protest and submitted a memorandum of demands addressed to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Culture and Tourism Minister and Special Relief Commissioner.  More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 3 months ago

Kotia Breakthrough? Odisha Counsel Seeks Adjournment, Informs SC 'States Likely To Settle '

With the face-off between two states dominating the month of August over Kotia territorial claims, the Odisha government counsel told the Apex court that the States are likely to settle the matter More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 months ago

Tokyo Paralympics: Para Shuttler From Odisha Pramod Bhagat Loses In Close Mixed Doubles Encounter

Pramod and his partner Palak gave a tough fight to the France duo of Lucas Mazur and Faustine Noel before losing 9-21, 21-15, 19-21 in their first mixed doubles encounter at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 months ago

Odisha Govt Has Failed Miserably To Tackle Drought Situation: BJP

The opposition on Wednesday alleged that the Odisha government has done nothing to provide relief to the drought-stricken farmers More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 months ago

AIIMS Bhubaneswar Jobs 2021: Apply For Direct Recruitment For Various Posts

A total of 36 Professor, three Additional Professor, eight Associate Professor and 65 Assistant Professor posts will be filled up through the direct recruitment drive in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar.  More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 months ago

Tales Of Loot, Torture & Atrocities: 2 More Families Narrate ‘Humanitarian Organisation’ Chief's 'Brutality'

Two families of Dandeisahi under Haldia panchayat of Khordha district had to flee their village in 2014 after being subjected to alleged inhuman torture by Manabbad Sangathan chief Manas Das. Since then, they have been living in their relatives’ houses. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 3 months ago

Air Pollution May Cut Life Expectancy By 5.4 Years in Odisha: Study

As per the University of Chicago's AQLI, inhabitants in the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal, Angul, Cuttack and Khordha are losing more than 6 years of their life expectancy More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 months ago

Huge Quantity Of Medicines Dumped On Road In Kalahandi: Why Wasting Our Money, Ask Locals

A huge stash of life-saving medicines was found dumped on Bhangapadar main road under Lanjigarh block in Kalahandi district More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 3 months ago

Odisha Panchayat Poll Countdown: Hundreds Of BJD, Congress Workers Join BJP In Kendrapada

Former 4-time Kendrapada MP and BJP National VP Baijayant Panda lambasted at the State government over the proposed mega drinking water project at Bharigada in Rajkanika. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 3 months ago

BJD Stages Protest Against Centre In Bhubaneswar Over Short Supply Of Urea 

State's BJP Krushak Morcha President Pradip Purohit said, "Centre has supplied adequate quantity of urea fertilisers to Odisha. However, the ruling government has miserably failed to monitor the stock. More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 3 months ago

Newborn Found Abandoned Under Bridge In Odisha's Bolangir

A newborn boy was rescued by a woman from beneath a bridge near Bolangir railway station on Wednesday.

It is being suspected that the baby boy might have been left abandoned by his family members.

Meanwhile, the baby has been admitted to Bhima Bhoi hospital and his condition is stated to be stable.

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 3 months ago

Maoists Kill Village Guard In Odisha's Rayagada On Suspicion Of Being Police Informer

Maoists on Tuesday late night killed a village guard suspecting him to be a police informer at Tikarpada village under Ambadala police limits in Rayagada district. The deceased has been identified as Santosh Dandasena.

According to reports, more than 10 armed red rebels reached the village and forcibly took him out of his house. Later, they shot him on the road and fled the spot.

The Maoists also left two handwritten notes at the spot, in which the extremists claimed that as Dandasena was working as a police informer, they killed him.

Local police rushed to the spot after receiving the information and recovered the body. Police have launched an investigation into the incident, added reports.

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 3 months ago

First Sero Survey After Second Wave In Bhubaneswar Ends

Commenced from August 29, the objective of the survey is to estimate and compare the age-specific prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in the general  population and health care workers across the State. More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 3 months ago

Odisha Monsoon Session Starts With Stormy Note, Opposition Moves Adjournment Motion Over 'Drought'

The day 1 of the session saw its first adjournment as din rules the House. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 3 months ago

Odisha Breaches 8,000 Covid-19 Death Mark

The Test Positivity Rate (TPR) for the day stood at 1.11%. More

  • Poonam Singh
  • 3 months ago

Pushpa Star Beats Liger Vijay Deverakonda And Adipurush Prabhas!

Allu Arjun took to Instagram and posted a stunning photo along with a message of gratitude for his followers and fan for this rare feat.  More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 3 months ago

SBI Branch Loot Bid Foiled In Bhubaneswar Outskirts As Locals Overpower Robber

The robber has been identified as Shankar Parida and hails from Balianta area. He attacked two of the four bank employees and decamped with the cash and gold. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 3 months ago

Major Fire Breaks Out At Unit-1 Market In Bhubaneswar

The majority of the victims of the fire mishap are small-scale traders. As many as seven shops including snacks and electrical shops were damaged in the fire tragedy while two shops were completely gutted. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 3 months ago

Lingaraj Temple In Bhubaneswar Reopens For Devotees. Check Guidelines For Entry

Entering the sanctum sanctorum is strictly forbidden for devotees while a maximum number of 100 devotees are being allowed at a time. More

  • 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

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 3 months ago

Distressed Over Water Crisis, Women Lock Up Pump House In Odisha’s Sambalpur

Distressed over facing frequent water crisis, women of Rairakhol Notified Area Council, Ward Number 7 have locked up the Water pump house in Sambalpur district on Tuesday. 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