Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Saturday, 25 September 2021

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  • Suryakant Jena
  • 8 months ago
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Cyclone Gulab: Met Issues Special Advisory For Cuttack-Bhubaneswar

The advisory issued for the period from 8.30 am September 26 to 8.30 am September 27 has highlighted warnings, possible impacts apart from suggesting actions in view of the storm. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 8 months ago
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Cyclone Gulab: ECoR Cancels Several Trains, Many Diverted, Rescheduled, Check Details 

In view of cyclonic storm 'Gulab' which is forecast to make landfall somewhere on north Andhra Pradesh - south Odisha coasts between Kalingapatnam & Gopalpur, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has canceled several trains apart from diverting and rescheduling some others.   More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 8 months ago
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Cyclone Gulab: BMC Cancels COVID Vaccination For Two Days

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Saturday announced cancellation of Covid-19 vaccination drive under its jurisdiction for two days in view of the cyclone storm 'Gulab'. "In view of the warning on cyclonic storm 'Gulab', the Covid-19 vaccination drive in Bhubaneswar will remain suspended tomorrow (Sept 26) and day after tomorrow (Sept 27)," BMC said in a statement.

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 8 months ago
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ODRAF Jawan’s Death In Mundali Boat Tragedy Baffles All

Sitaram Murmu’s body was recovered near Kakhadi in Athagarh area, 24 hours after the ODRAF boat capsized during an operation launched to rescue a stranded elephant at Mundali barrage. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 8 months ago
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72 Hrs From Now Another Depression In Bay Of Bengal, Holds Cyclone Threat For Odisha In Oct Last Week

The forecast shows a deep depression skirting north Odisha, but crossing the West Bengal coasts on Sept 29 to reach Jharkhand. Around October 24, model forecasts predict the formation of some weather disturbances in  the northeast Andaman seas More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 8 months ago
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Cyclone 'Gulab' Forms Over Bay of Bengal, Landfall On Odisha-Andhra Coast On Sept 26

The country's premier weather forecasting agency has issued an Orange Message in its latest cyclone warning for north Andhra Pradesh and adjoining south Odisha coasts. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 8 months ago
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Cyclone Gulab Latest Update: These Districts In Odisha To Experience Strong Winds

The present deep depression over Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a Cyclonic Storm. It is likely to move nearly westwards and cross north Andhra Pradesh - south Odisha coasts between Vishakhapatnam and Gopalpur around Kalingapatnam by evening of September 26, 2021. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 8 months ago
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Protest Over Youth’s ‘Custodial Death’ Turns Violent In Bargarh, Police Resort To Lathi Charge

Visuals from the site show police chasing and baton charging the mob as they desperately ran helter-skelter for safety.  More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 8 months ago
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Cyclone Gulab: Landfall Near Singupuram In AP; Rains Tonight At Bhubaneswar-Cuttack,  Landslides Likely In Koraput

In just an hour time, the deep depression will become Cyclone Gulab. Moving towards the high pressure zone of Srikakulam, first rain in Odisha will start tonight from Berhampur to Puri, Bhubaneswar and Cuttack etc    More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 8 months ago
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Amidst Cyclone Threat In Odisha, Low Pressure To Form Over BoB & Move Towards West Bengal

The Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar on Saturday said that a cyclonic circulation is likely to emerge over northeast and adjoining east central Bay of Bengal around September 27, 2021. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 8 months ago
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Govt Job Alert: Big Vacancy Of 2841 Group C Posts Announced In Odisha, Apply From Oct 1  

Fresh advertisement for Combined Recruitment Examination-2021 to fill up 2841 district/division cadre Group C posts of Statistical Field Surveyor, Assistant Revenue Inspector, Amin, Forest Guard and Excise Constable has been released.   More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 8 months ago
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DRDO Spying Case: Female Operative Promised To Visit Chandipur, Says Crime Branch

Crime Branch ADG Sanjeeb Panda claimed that the presumed lady handler in the spy ring had promised to visit the Chandipur residence of one of the arrested accused. More

  • Pti
  • 8 months ago
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CJI N V Ramana Says Legislature Needs To Revisit Laws

Even after 74 years of Independence, traditional and agrarian societies that have been following customary ways of life, "feel hesitant to approach the courts, he noted. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 8 months ago
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Cyclone Gulab To Trigger Heavy Rainfall In Odisha; Admin On Alert For Flash Floods, Landslides

As per India Meteorological Department (IMD) the cyclonic storm is likely to cross the two states –South of Odisha and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh with wind speed of 70 to 80 kmph and gusting up to 90kmph on Sunday evening (September 26). More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 8 months ago
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Astaranga Minor Girl Missing Case: Family Alleges Police Inaction, Stage Protest

The minor girl from Astaranga area in Puri district went missing on September 5. Her family members lodged a complaint at the Nimapada police station alleging that the girl had been abducted by some miscreants from a nearby village More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 8 months ago
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Two Minor Siblings Rescued From Baramunda Bus Stand In Bhubaneswar

Two minor siblings, who were spotted by passersby crying after being abandoned by their father at Baramunda Bus Stand in Bhubaneswar, were rescued by the Bharatpur police on Saturday.


The girl, aged around eight years, and her five-year-old brother were spotted by some passengers who informed the police about the abandoned children.


The police later handed over the children to the Child Welfare Committee in Bhubaneswar. Both the children are now lodged at the VJSS Open Children Shelter.


During counseling, the children revealed that they belong to Kodala village in Ganjam district. They had lost their mother four years back. Their father had brought them to Bhubaneswar to visit one of their relatives. However, he allegedly made them wait at the bus stand and went away under the pretext of some urgent work. But he never came back.

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 8 months ago
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'Arindam, We Miss You': Odisha's Special Relief Commissioner Pens Emotional Tribute For The Daredevil Scribe

Pradeep Jena, the SRC of Odisha has penned a heartfelt condolence letter for Odisha's best disaster reporting scribe, Arindam Das who lost his life in the line of duty while covering an elephant rescue operation on Friday More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 8 months ago
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Bodies Of Man, Woman Found Hanging From Tree In Odisha’s Nabarangpur

Bodies of a man and woman were found hanging from a tree at Saradhapur village under Chandahandi police limits in Nabarangpur district More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 8 months ago
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Cyclone Gulab Update: 7 Odisha Districts On Alert, Admin Fully Prepared, Says SRC

The cyclonic storm is likely to cross the two states –South of Odisha and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh with wind speed of 70 to 80 kmph and gusting up to 90kmph on Sunday evening (September 26). More

  • Ians
  • 8 months ago
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CJI Ramana Offers Prayers At Puri Jagannath

After the darshan of Lord Jagannath, Chief Justice Ramana set out for Cuttack where he inaugurated the new building of the Odisha State Legal Service Authority (OSLSA). He would grace a few other programmes there. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 8 months ago
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Samiti Member Shot Dead In Dhenkanal, Family Suspects Political Murder

Though the exact motive behind the crime is yet to be ascertained, family members of the deceased have termed the incident as a political murder More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 8 months ago
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Cyclonic Storm In Next 12 Hours, IMD Issues Cyclone Alert For Odisha & Andhra

The IMD said that heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Bhadrak, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh and Ganjam between 8 am of September 25 and 8 am of September 26. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 8 months ago
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DRDO Espionage Accused Got Marriage Proposal From 'Female Operative', Says Crime Branch

Prashant Kumar Bisoyi, Additional SP of the Crime Branch said that one of the accused had received marriage proposal from the presumed lady handler in the spy ring. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 8 months ago
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Depression In BoB To Turn Deep And Cross South Odisha-North Andhra Coasts On Sept 26: IMD

Heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Bhadrak, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh and Ganjam from September 25 to 26.  More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 8 months ago
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RIP Arindam Das: OTV Falls Silent As Its All Weather Man Goes Mute Forever

A pal of gloom descended over the Odisha Television Limited’s (OTV) office at Patia in Bhubaneswar on Friday and sadness gripped when the news of the death of daredevil journalist Arindam Das, landed at the channel’s input. More

  • Sandeep Sahu
  • 8 months ago
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Adieu Arindam! Odisha Will Miss You !!

In my three and a half decades in journalism, I cannot remember one occasion when the death of a reporter of a TV channel has become the subject of wall-to-wall coverage, to the exclusion of all other news of the day, for ALL news channels for several hours together. More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 8 months ago
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OTV Announces Rs 20L Compensation To Family Of Journalist Arindam Das

Managing Director of OTV, Jagi Panda while announcing the compensation to the family of the frank and fearless journalist said, "Losing Arindam is a colossal loss not only for me but for our entire organisation. There will never be another Arindam." More

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