Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Wednesday, 22 September 2021

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  • Ramakanta Biswas
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TPNODL SDO Arrested By Odisha Vigilance For Amassing Over Rs 2 Cr DA

Accused Maheswar Sethy was produced before the Keonjhar Special Vigilance judge's court which remanded him to judicial custody till October 5.  More
  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 8 months ago
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Inequality Rocks Odisha: Rural Debt Burden Up 127%, Urban Down By 54% in 6-Yrs

As per SBI report, in the pandemic backdrop, the rural debt is projected to more than double nationally. Coincidentally, debt-enriched rural Odisha had been third in country where rural caseload was around 80 percent More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 8 months ago
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Tiffin Stall Owner In Cuttack Poisons 20 Stray Dogs To Death, FIR Lodged 

Accused tiffin stall owner reportedly killed the stray dogs by feeding them gulgula (fried doughnut) laced with pesticide.  More
  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 8 months ago
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Odisha Witnesses 136 Fold Rise In Murders Due To Family Disputes In Pandemic Year 2020

Covid-19 pandemic, financial crisis and mental stress along with the modern lifestyle and internet usage have emerged as contributing factors in the rising crime rate in the State, believe experts. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 8 months ago
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Vigilance Seizes Rs 2.8 Lakh Illicit Cash From Cop In Odisha 

The Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday recovered Rs 2.8 lakh cash from a police sub-inspector (PSI). The cop, Sushant Sahu, is currently posted as the inspector-in-charge (IIC) of Motu police station in Malkangiri district. 
Sahu was intercepted by Odisha Vigilance at Khurdha this evening when he was travelling to his house at Phulnakhara in Cuttack. During searches, he was found carrying Rs 2.8 lakh cash (suspected to be ill-gotten money) which he could not account for satisfactorily. As per Vigilance sources, the cop was travelling in an Ertiga SUV bearing registration No ODO5AX 5629 which is registered in name of his brother-in-law Mihir Sahu. After the recovery of the cash, the Vigilance carried out searches at his house in Motu and two more locations in Cuttack. “He is being examined further in this connection,” the Vigilance said.

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 8 months ago
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After Clearing Board Exams, Odisha Plus II Student Finds Him ‘Failed’ While Claiming TC 

The CHSE results declared under the alternative evaluation method showed that he had passed the exams with 238 marks. However, when he reached the college a few days later to claim the TC for admission in Diploma course at a technical institute, he found that he has failed in the exams.  More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 8 months ago
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OSSC Recruitment 2021: Main Exam Schedule Released For Various Posts, Admit Card Details Here 

The main written exam for the post of Inspector of Legal Metrology & Laboratory Assistant will be held on October 7 and 8, 2021 while Computer Operator-cum-Store Keeper main exam is scheduled for October 3. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 8 months ago
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Very Heavy Rains To Spare Odisha On Sept 26, Depression To Hit Andhra Pradesh

Weather Models hint at a full stop on the formation of fresh low pressure areas after Sept 26 in Bay of Bengal. They reasoned that the monsoon will remain weak over the Andaman seas and adjoining BoB More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 8 months ago
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Odisha-Andhra Border Row: Pradhan Recommends Measures To CM Naveen For Peaceful Resolution

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has termed the spread of the border skirmishes from 20 odd villages under Kotia Gram Panchayat to other border villages in Koraput and Gajapati districts as ‘unfortunate’ and ‘matter of serious concern’. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 8 months ago
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Odisha: Lady Teacher’s Throat Slit By Husband For Filing Dowry Complaint  

Sanjurani Debata, who teaches Sanskrit at Durgapalli UP school in Puintala, was reportedly attacked by her husband, Pradeep Kumar Panda, who is also a teacher by profession.  More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 8 months ago
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Indian Oil Recruitment 2021: Apply For 99 Non-Executive Posts At Paradip Refinery In Odisha

The link to the online application will remain open from September 21, 2021 (10 am) to October 12, 2021( 5 pm). More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 8 months ago
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Ride With Swabhiman: Little Horse Riders Jockeying To Cast Off ‘Red’ Taint In Odisha’s Malkangiri

Fast forward to the present, life appears to be getting back on track to realize its true value in the territory once completely cut-off from the rest of the world under the Red terror’s gun law. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 8 months ago
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After Angel Priya, Bhubaneswar Police Net Angel Pihu Who Looted Cash, Jewellery From Youth’s House

Accused woman allegedly befriended a youth from Bankual area in Bhubaneswar by introducing herself as a staff of a reputed college and later looted Rs 10 lakh cash, ornaments and other valuables from his house.    More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 8 months ago
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75 Vulnerable Flooding Spots In Bhubaneswar, BMC Promises Action To Avoid Mishaps

On urban flooding, the BMC Commissioner informed that city civic authorities had earlier marked 27 vulnerable waterlogging spots but after record-breaking rainfall this year, the numbers of such susceptible zones have been revised to 75. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 8 months ago
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CM Naveen Patnaik Launches Rs 827 Cr Worth Welfare Projects In Bolangir, Visit Marked By Protests

In all, the CM inaugurated and laid foundation stones for 128 welfare projects which will be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 827 crore. More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 8 months ago
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500 ft Breach In Jalaka River Embankment Triggers Major Flooding Scare In Balasore District

The floodwater from the river meanwhile is expected to further inundate several Panchayats in two Blocks - Basta and Balasore Sadar - which are already water-logged.  More

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  • 8 months ago
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WHO Chief Thanks India For Resuming Covid Vaccine Export

Director-General of WHO has thanked Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya for resuming shipments of vaccines against the Covid-19 to the global platform COVAX from October. More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 8 months ago
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DRDO Intel Leak Case: Odisha Crime Branch Unearths Honey Trapping Link

As per sources from the Crime Branch which is presently interrogating the five arrested contractual and permanent employees of the missile testing station under remand has said that the a mysterious agent, apparently a woman, was behind the spy ring. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 8 months ago
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Odisha: Woman, Two Minor Daughters Found Dead In House; Husband Missing

Jharsuguda SP, who also rushed to the spot for investigation, said that post-mortem reports will ascertain the exact cause of the death and further details of the incident will be known after a proper probe. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 8 months ago
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Odisha Rain: Jalaka River In Balasore Crosses Danger Mark, Two Blocks Severely Affected

The residents of Rasulpur and Srirampur panchayats under Sadar block of Balasore district are also suffering as floodwater has entered the village affecting communication in these regions. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 8 months ago
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Low Pressure Updates: Yellow Warning For Heavy Rainfall In 11 Odisha Districts

The Met Centre has also issued yellow warning for heavy rainfall in Nuapada, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi and Bolangir on Thursday. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 8 months ago
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Two Kids Drown In Pond At Odisha's Kalahandi

A pall of gloom descended on Kuturuguda village under Biswanathpur police limits in Kalahandi district after two kids reportedly drowned while playing near a pond on Monday.

The deceased have been identified as Sushant, son of one Gagan Majhi and Kusmita, daughter of one Goura in the village.

As per reports, the duo went missing while playing near the pond this morning. After a frantic search throughout the village, the locals spotted them floating in the village pond.

They were immediately rushed to Biswanathpur Community Health Centre where the doctor declared them dead on arrival.

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 8 months ago
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NRRI Cuttack Develops High-Nourished Paddy Variety 

The paddy variety having more nutrition and zinc in composition has come into fruition after nearly 10 years of thorough research. The development of the new variety will enable people get more nourishment. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 8 months ago
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Police Plays Spoiler For Night Revellers, Bar Owners Cry Foul In Bhubaneswar

The Police and the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) are in the action mode over COVID norm violations in bars and restaurants in the Smart City. More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 8 months ago
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House Panel To Hold Meeting With Top Civic Officials As Killer Drains Pose Serious Life Threat

Odisha Assembly House Committee to hold discussions with commissioners of both BMC and CMC, chief engineers of drainage division and other officials and JICA authorities on October 5. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 8 months ago
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Duped Chit Fund Investors Threaten Fresh Mass Agitation Across Odisha From Sept 29

Duped investors’ joint forum said the Gana Satyagraha (mass agitation) will continue throughout the State till the last duped investor is refunded. More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 8 months ago
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Watch: Crocodile Rescued From Pond In Odisha’s Kendrapada

As per sources, some locals of the village were surprised to find the massive reptile in a pond while taking bath. The panicked residents immediately sought the help of the Forest department for capturing the croc. More

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