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A man allegedly involved in the illegal sale of liquor went missing after he jumped into a river during a chase by Excise department officials in Balasore district on Monday. The incident reportedly took place near Srijanga under Khantapada Police limits in the district. The man was among the four illicit liquor traders who were fleeing on a motorcycle after being chased by the Excise officials. While the excise team managed to nab three of them, the fourth one jumped into Kantiachira river in order to evade arrest. A search operation is underway to trace the missing person.
In a quantum leap, Odisha has secured fourth place in the country, leaving behind big states like Maharashtra More
Altogether 1,25,880 candidates appeared for the Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test conducted by the BSE. The test was held at 491 centres across the State with strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols. More
The Opposition parties on Monday targeted the State government accusing it of ‘killing’ the innocent child after the recovery of the body of 15-year-old school student who was swept away in a drain left open by the BMC authorities More
As per NGT orders and rules, natural drains shouldn't be covered and concretised. Around natural or primary drains, a buffer zone of 50mt need to be ensured. Also, pillars or fencing have to be undertaken to demarcate More
The long-overdue bypoll to Pipili Assembly Constituency will be held on September 30 while the counting of votes will take place on October 3. More
The number of MCM scholarship and free scholarship awardees shall be restricted to 25 percent and 10 per cent, respectively of the students admitted in each year. Already the process for online application has started from September 20 and the closing date is October 20, 2021. More
The upcoming T20 match between India and West Indies will be played at Barabati stadium on February 15, 2022, informed the secretary of the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA), Sanjay Behera. More
A vigilance team raided the house of a Senior manager working with Odisha Construction Corporation Limited on Monday on charges of massing disproportionate assets More
The admit card has been made available on the official website of the High Court- www.orissahighcourt.nic.in (recruitment-corner). More
Agitating students of Mahapurusa Achyutananda (Degree) Mahavidyalaya alleged that though the college authorities have been collecting a huge amount towards the development fund during the Plus 3 readmissions, no noteworthy development works are being carried out. More
The injured girl, an ex-regular student, has been admitted to a hospital for necessary treatment. More
As per IMD, a Cyclonic circulation is likely to form over east-central and adjoining north-east Bay of Bengal around September 25. The system is likely to move west –north-westwards and reach the Odisha coast during the subsequent 48 hours, tweeted the Regional Meteorological Centre on Monday. More
Earlier this month, Bhagat had a stopover at Sachin’s residence on an invitation by the legend. During the meeting, Bhagat shared the saga of his struggle and achievement with the ‘God of Cricket’ for nearly three hours. More
The fear is haunting scores of residents in the region after a man was found brutally bludgeoned to death with a stone on late Sunday night. The reason for the fear however, is that the killer has boldly announced his ‘next target’ in blood beside the body. More
The preference for more home solutions has resulted in new stereotypes in the housing sector like never before. Setting a new trend, an engineer from Cuttack and his daughter have introduced fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) houses for the first time in Odisha. More
The Odisha government on Monday announced Rs 4 lakh compensation to the family of Jyoti Prakash Behera, a 15-year-old student who died after reportedly falling into an open sewer in Bhubaneswar on Sunday afternoon.
Jyoti’s body was found near Panchasakha Nagar in the State Capital today following more than 16 hours of searches which involved hundreds of fire brigade personnel, policemen and volunteers.
Speaking to media, Science and Technology Minister Ashok Panda said, “A compensation of Rs 4 lakh will be provided to the bereaved family as per the relief code.”
Notably, Jyoti fell into the floodwater-filled turbulent drain with his cycle near Satabdi Nagar Bank Colony in Siripur area while going to attend tuition classes on Sunday afternoon.
In no time, he was swept away by the heavy current in the drain due to torrential rain.
The investigating team conducted the test at the State Forensic Science Laboratory in Bhubaneswar. Bidya Bharati who is one of the accused in the case was put to dozens of questions to find out under what circumstances the young forest officer died. More
A National Lok Adalat was held on Sunday at Cuttack JMFC Rural Court, in which hearing into Pramodini and Gagan's DV case was conducted. More
A 15 year-old Jyoti fell into the floodwater-filled turbulent drain with his cycle near Satabdi Nagar Bank Colony in Siripur area while going to attend tuition classes. More
A child was also killed in a similar accident in 2018 while an elderly woman also had to lose her life after falling into a stormwater channel in 2019. More
The dispute over Kotia is a long-pending border issue between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. Both the States have been claiming their sovereign rights over the area, which consists of 27 small tribal hamlets at the border. More
AICTE has approved engineering colleges across Odisha to offer select BTech courses in regional languages from the upcoming new academic year 2022. However, the development has evoked mixed reactions among the students More
The time is ripe to keep released criminals under surveillance and introduce the Beat Police System of Mumbai More
Though rains are predicted tonight in districts of Puri, Khordha, including Bhubaneswar, Jagatsingpur, Kendrapada, Sundargarh, Balangir etc. But on Sept 30, Cuttack rainfall predicted at around 20mm/hr and in Bhubaneswar around 7mm/hr More
Bargarh SP Rahul Jain informed that an officer of DSP rank has been entrusted with the responsibility for carrying out the investigation into the incident. More