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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Wednesday, 15 September 2021

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  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 week ago

Angry Villagers In Odisha Make Two Govt Officials Walk On Muddy Road, Video Goes Viral

Akshaya Kumar Behera, SDO of Water Resources Department and junior engineer Sisir Kumar Sahu faced the wrath of the villagers when they visited the locality to assess flood situation following two days of heavy downpour.  More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 week ago

'Crorepati' Anganwadi Worker Remanded To Judicial Custody Till Sept 28 

Kabita Mathan, an Anganwadi worker of Koradakanta centre in Bhubaneswar, was arrested by the Vigilance sleuths along with her husband after she was found in possession of disproportionate assets. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 1 week ago

Devotees Of Goddess Majhighariani Donate Wholeheartedly, Break All Time Record

Breaking an all time record of donation to Goddess Majhighariani in the Southern Odisha town of Rayagada, the temple received Rs 70 Lakh in cash after the donation box was opened on Wednesday.
As per reports, apart from the cash, the donation box also contained 54gms of gold and 5.201 Kg silver ornaments. The temple managing committee president Raisingh Bidika said a few foreign currencies were also found donated in the box.

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 week ago

Rain Havoc In Odisha: 6 Dead, 2 Still Missing, 23.82 Lakh Affected, Says SRC

Six human causalities have been reported including three from Kendrapara district due to wall collapse, one each from Ganjam and Subarnapur districts due to wall collapse and one from Khordha district due to drowning. More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 1 week ago

Odisha Combined Police Service Main Exam Result Out, Check Merit List & Viva-Voce Date

The Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) on Wednesday announced the result of the main written examination of the Combined Police Service Examination (CPSE)-2017. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 1 week ago

Odisha Poorest In Country, 46% Farmers Debt-ridden, Took Loans At 30-50% Rate of Interest: NSSO

The NSSO Report All India Debt and Investment Survey 2019 has disproved the rosy picture of Odisha's growing per capita income. The condition of labourer households seems very wretched in the State More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 1 week ago

Man Stabbed Near Police Station In Bhubaneswar

Unidentified miscreants stabbed a man leaving him critically injured near Tomando Police Station in Bhubaneswar. The wounded man has been identified to be a resident of Baliapada area in the Capital city. Sources said some people launched an attack on the man all of a sudden in front of the police station before reportedly fleeing into the cashew forest situated nearby.

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 week ago

24 Gates Of Hirakud Dam Opened

Four more sluice gates of Hirakud dam were opened to facilitate the release of excess rainwater from the reservoir. At present, the flood water is being discharged through 24 gates. The dam authorities have also decided to open four more gates for the release of water following heavy rain in the upper catchments.   
 

  • Pti
  • 1 week ago

Mystery Behind Odisha's 'Black Tigers' Decoded

The enduring mystery behind the black tigers' of Similipal in Odisha may finally have been solved. A team of researchers from NCBS, Bangalore have discovered a single mutation in a gene that is believed to be the reason behind the distinctive stripes in these mythical big cats. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 1 week ago

JEE Main 2021: Gautam Das & Tanya Dixit Toppers From Odisha, NTA Releases Ranks

Gautam Das and Tanya Dixit from Odisha have secured ranks in the state-wise toppers list of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2021, the results of which were announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on Wednesday. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 1 week ago

Rain Fury In Odisha: Congress Workers Release Fish On Waterlogged Over Bridge In Rourkela

The Congress members on Wednesday released fishes on the waterlogged STI overbridge protesting the civic body's lacklustre attitude towards the drainage system in the Steel City More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 week ago

Odisha Crime Branch To Probe DRDO Chandipur Espionage Case

A four-member team of the Odisha Crime Branch headed by Additional SP Prasant Kumar Bisoyi left for Balasore to take charge of the investigation. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 1 week ago

With 8 Rapes Every Day, Odisha No 2 In Women Crime Rate, No1 in Online Crimes: NCRB

Mirroring a 'dirty picture', the NCRB report 2020 counted Odisha as the second State in country, after West Bengal, that recorded steep rise in crimes against Women in pandemic year. Child rapes in State on rise. Of every 100 accused, only 9 get punishment More

  • Ians
  • 1 week ago

SC Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea Against Odisha Admin Tribunal Abolition

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the Centre's response on a plea against the abolition of the Odisha Administrative Tribunal (OAT). More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 week ago

Man, Son Swept Away By Flood Water In Jajpur

A man and his son went missing after they were reportedly swept away by rainwater near Balia Swainkhanda under Bari block of Jajpur district on Wednesday. The father-son has been identified as Kush Singh and Kailash Singh.  According to initial reports, the pair was on their way back home after grazing cattle when they were swept away by rainwater. The fire services personnel have launched a massive search operation to trace the missing duo. 

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 1 week ago

Odisha Youth Hijacks Police Vehicle From Police Station, Nabbed After Dramatic Chase

It all happened last night when the youth, identified as Dharmendra Swain of Bainsia village, was taken to the Town Police station for questioning on suspicion. More

  • Poonam Singh
  • 1 week ago

Rashmika Mandanna Says '...Love To Visit Odisha'

Rashmika Mandanna took to Instagram and Twitter to interact with her fans in a live session today, where she said she would love to visit Odisha. More

  • Poonam Singh
  • 1 week ago

Dusmanta Das Death Case: BJP Accuses Odisha Govt Of ‘Killing’ The Youth From Kujang

BJP leader Bibhu Prasad Tarai said the chain of events raises doubts if Dusmanta was actually left to die by the state government as he had alleged that he was denied treatment under the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 1 week ago

21 Lakh People Hit By Heavy Rain In Odisha; Low-To-Medium Flood Expected In Mahanadi

The water level at Hirakud dam now stands at 628.23 ft against the full capacity of 630ft. Excess water is being released through 12 gates. The current inflow into the dam is 2,98,000 cusecs per second while the outflow is 2,25,000 cusecs. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 1 week ago

Odisha Faces No Flood Threat Even Though Water Level Rising In Several Rivers, Claims Top Official

Even as the water level in several rivers has started rising following the low pressure induced heavy rains across Odisha, Chief Engineer of State Water Resource Department Dhiren Samal on Wednesday said that the State did not face any imminent flood threat More

  • Pti
  • 1 week ago

SC Notice To Centre On Plea Challenging Abolition Of Odisha Administrative Tribunal

The high court had noted in its order that there was sufficient material to support the view of the state government that OAT has not served the purpose of delivery of speedy justice to litigants. More

  • Poonam Singh
  • 1 week ago

Odisha Reports 457 New COVID-19 Cases, 6 Fatalities In Last 24 Hrs

The daily COVID-19 caseload maintained its downward curve in Odisha as the State registered 457 infections on Wednesday including 73 in the 0-18 years age group, informed State Information and Public Relations Department.

While the State’s coronavirus tally stood at 10,17,718, six more fatalities pushed the death toll to 8,114.
Khordha district, comprising State capital Bhubaneswar, recorded the highest number of new infections (314), followed by Cuttack (119) and Mayurbhanj (29).

The six fatalities were reported from Khurda (3), Cuttack (2) and Jajpur (1).

Odisha has now 5,948 active cases. As many as 10,03,603 patients, including 793 on Tuesday, have recovered from the disease so far.

 

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 1 week ago

Protest Over Cap On Idol Height Intensifies In Odisha's Cuttack

After a 12-hour-long Cuttack bandh, various other organisations also joined the bandwagon to protest against the Odisha government’s decision for a cap on the height of idols in the upcoming festive season More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 1 week ago

Odisha Rains: Hirakud Dam Opens 6 More Sluice Gates To Release Excess Water

In view of the increasing water flow into Hirakud dam following torrential rain, the authorities on Wednesday have opened six more sluice gates of the reservoir More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 1 week ago

4 DRDO Chandipur Staff Arrested Over Espionage Charges Were ‘Honey-Trapped’

The four arrested contractual employees at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Chandipur in Odisha's Balasore district, who were leaking secret information to the Pakistani agents, are reportedly honey-trapped More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 1 week ago

Odisha Rains: Panic Grips Locals As 7 Major Rivers Continue To Swell

Over 1500 people of Dangasahi in Thakurmunda block in Mayurbhanj district are marooned as bamboo-bridge over Salandi River connecting the village to the mainland was washed away after heavy downpour. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 1 week ago

Students Stranded As Residential School In Mayurbhanj Marooned In Rain Water

As many as 50 students have been stranded at Dudhiani High School under Karanjia block in Mayurbhanj district since Tuesday morning due to heavy water logging around the school More

  • Pradeep Singh
  • 1 week ago

No 'Ashirbad' For COVID Orphans: Politically Motivated Scheme, Says BJP; Rights Body Suspects Financial Crisis

Chairperson of the Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (OSCPCR) Sandhyabati Pradhan said that financial issues may be the reason behind the discontinuation of 'Ashirbad' for COVID Orphans. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 week ago

Rain Wrath Kills 4 In Odisha, Over 20 Lakh Affected: Preliminary Report  

As per the preliminary report, two people died in Kendrapara district due to wall collapse while one death each was reported from Khordha (drowning) and Ganjam district (wall collapse). More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 1 week ago

Come September, Why Odisha's Bhubaneswar Go Under Water: A Reality Check

A plan to re-work the in-sufficient drainage network in the State's Capital has been hanging fire since 2011-12. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 week ago

OSSC Staff Nurse, ANM Main Exam Schedule Out, Download Admit Card From Tomorrow

The Computer Based Recruitment Examination (CBRE) will be conducted on September 20, 2021 at different centres across the State. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 1 week ago

Heavy Rain In 4 Odisha Dists On Sept 20, 3 Low Pressures Likely In Next 15-Days

Though Odisha witnessed large-scale urban flooding this September, the fact is 2011 Sept had been the wettest in State's history when one of the worst flood was recorded, thanks to omissions and commissions More