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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Friday, 08 October 2021

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  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago

Dusshera 2021: Online Shopping Replacing Conventional Purchase Amid COVID Scare

It is not that people didn't opt for online shopping before the COVID situation, but the dependence of people over different e-commerce portals has grown massively amid COVID fear. Meanwhile, online shopping brands are throwing exciting offers amid the festivity to allure the 'new age' shoppers. The shoppers are also leaning towards the online shopping way with attractive discount coupons and more. More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago

Four Awarded Life Imprisonment In Nayagarh Quadruple Murder Case

"In 2014's brutal quadruple murder case that took place in Nayagarh's Shastri Nagar in Chandpur area, the convicted had robbed a house and killed four members of a family." More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Publishes Draft List Of Reservation For Panchayat Elections

The draft lists of reservations for the upcoming three-tier panchayat elections in Odisha was published by the Panchayati Raj Department on Friday More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

Tribals Up In Arms Against OCL’s Mining Expansion Plans In Sundargarh

The Lanjiberna mining expansion proposal of the erstwhile Odisha Cements Limited (OCL) of Sundargarh district hit another roadblock when tribal villagers took out a huge protest rally on Friday More
  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago

Amidst 'Conspiracy' Charge, 'Maintainability' Issue, Mumbai Court Rejects Aryan Khan's Bail Plea

Aryan Khan's counsel took a jibe at prosecution's Whatsapp chats. He said both talking on a football match. ASG said how come they are discussing 'bulk quantity' in football game More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

ACF Death Case: Crime Branch Gives Clean Chit To DFO, Soumya’s Cook; Calls It ‘Accident’

The Odisha Crime Branch probing the death of ACFO Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra, gave clean chit to the key suspects, DFO Sangram Keshari Behera and Manmath Kumbha, the cook attached to the deceased officer’s quarters, on Friday More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Matric Exam 2023: BSE Extends Application, Fee Payment Deadline, Check Details  

The last date for deposit of fee and submission of online application form for enrolment of Class-IX students has been extended till October 18, 2021 midnight. More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago

‘Bahubaali’ Chilika MLA Prashant Jagdev's Bail Plea Rejected, Sent To Jail

Jagdev appeared before the Khordha court on Friday and applied for bail. However, the lower court too rejected his plea. Following the rejection of the bail plea, Jagdev was taken into custody and later underwent a health examination before he was sent to jail. More
  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago

October 18: Weather Models Predict Extremely Severe Cyclone To Depression Hitting Odisha

While ECMWF and IMD models agree on Odisha taking a hit by at least a  depression that will bring very heavy rainfall of 70mm/24hrs, the NCEP-GFS sees it as an extremely severe cyclonic storm. Very Heavy Rains In Andhra Pradesh on Oct 16  More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

OPSC Civil Services 2019 Final Results Out, Check Final List Here  

As many as 153 candidates have successfully cleared the prestigious examination and selected for appointment to various posts coming under the Odisha Civil Services (Group A and Group B).  More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago

Woman Hacked To Death, Son Critical In ‘Honour’ Attack By Girl’s Family At Odisha’s Deogarh

Pritam's mother intervened in a bid to save her son. But, Narendra and his sons were unstoppable and they brutally assaulted her, causing her die instantaneously. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Notorious Criminal ‘Tima’ Arrested By Sambalpur Police

Tima is a notorious criminal who is involved in over 41 cases of robbery, attempt to murder and under the Arms Act. Though he was arrested in a case by the Kuchinda Police in 2018, he managed to give the cops the slip while he was being taken for interrogation during his remand period. More
  • Ians
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Agri Conclave 2021: 'Need To Remove Intermediaries To Improve Farmers' Income'

Agri and allied sectors of the state are now open to national and global players, said Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

A Bridge To Nowhere: Low-Lying Bridge Maroons Several Villages In Malkangiri

A raging Tamsha river submerged a bridge on the Highway cutting off Motu from Malkangiri which made commuters on the National Highway- 326 stranded near MV-7 village on Friday More
  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

Body Of CRPF Jawan From Odisha Found Near Railway Tracks In Assam, Family Alleges Murder

The deceased’s body is on its way to Odisha even as the tragic news has traumatised the bereaved family. More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago

82-YO Woman’s Decomposed Body Found In House At Nabrangpur Village

The 82-year-old deceased woman, identified as Kusum, wife of one Bhagirathi Nayak, was found in a decomposed condition in one of the rooms at her house. More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Panchayat Polls: Reservation Draft List Publication Today At District Level

The lists which are being published at the district level will specify the quota attached for each post of Ward Member, Sarpanch, Panchayat Samiti Member, Block Chairman and Zilla Parishad Member across the State. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago

Illegal Gun Manufacturing Unit Busted in Dhenkanal, 1 Held

In a joint operation, police officials busted an illegal country-made gun manufacturing unit at Bam village under Parajanga police station in Dhenkanal district on Friday and arrested one person in this connection.

The accused has been identified as Mangalu Moharana.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of Parajanga and Mahabirod police raided the unit during late night and sized several country-made guns and other raw materials.
 

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago

Wildlife Smuggling: Odisha Police STF Rescues Pangolin, Arrests 2 Persons From Khordha

On the basis of reliable information, the STF team conducted a raid on the service road of NH-16 in between Gurujanga and Pitapalli, Khordha about transporting/deal of wildlife and caught two people red-handed with a live pangolin. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

Covid-19: Next 3 Months Crucial For Odisha, Warns Top Health Official

Briefing on the Covid-19 situation in the Capital city, the Health Services Director said, “The rate of infection in Bhubaneswar has always been a cause for concern. Every day, 200 to 400 infections are being detected in the Capital City." More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Govt Employees Get 11% DA Hike, Check Details

While the hike will be effective retrospectively from July 2021, the State government employees will get the hiked salary from this month, October. More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago

Two New Judges Take Oath In Orissa High Court

Two new judges were administered oath of office as judges of the Orissa High by Chief Justice S Muralidhar on Friday.

Two new judges Justice Jaswant Singh and Arindam Sinha were transferred to Orissa High Court from Punjab and Haryana High Court and Calcutta High Court respectively.

The newly appointed judges took oath inside the new conference hall of the High Court in presence of other judges, members of the bar.

With the recent transfer of judges, the Orissa High Court now has 14 Judges as against the sanctioned bench strength of 27.

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

Covid Blues: No Excitement For ‘Jari Medha’ Artisans Of Cuttack This Durga Puja

Around 15-20 artisans of Alamchand Bazar said that the profit they earn by making jari medha for Dusshera and other pujas like Ganesh Puja, Durga Puja, Laxmi Puja and Kartik Puja during four months of the festive season is enough to feed their families the entire year. More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago

Puri Drowning Mishap: Body Of Missing Student Recovered From Sea

According to sources, three students from Aeronautical Institute in Kolkata who had come to Bhubaneswar to appear an examination were bathing in the sea near the Lighthouse when they were swept away by a high tide. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

8-Year-Old Boy In Odisha's Ganjam Critically Injured In High Intensity Blast At House

Though the exact reason behind the explosion is yet to be ascertained, police are suspecting that some high-intensity explosives might have been stored in the room which led to the massive blast. More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago

Toy Train All Set To Chug Off In Odisha’s Nandankanan Zoo

The zoo authorities have rolled out the joy ride from today which will provide visitors an unique experience of sightseeing in the natural aura of the zoo on train wheels. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

Berhampur Trunk Murder: Special Mention Of 84-Yr Old Case Continues In Indian Evidence Act

The case of Pakala Narayana Swami vs Emperor, which has been included in law books for the students to study was a landmark judgement and it has travelled its way up in the judiciary through decisions of both lower courts and High Courts in convicting accused in murder cases and awarding death sentence. More

  • Pradeep Singh
  • 2 months ago

After Petrol, Diesel & LPG, Onion Price Shatters Sweet Home Dreams

While the rising prices have left consumers seething with anger, people demand immediate steps by the government to put a cap on the trend. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago

Will SRK's Son Aryan Khan Get Bail On Friday?

The Mumbai court invokes section 437 under the Criminal Procedure Code to decide not to grant custody to NCB More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 months ago

Students Returning From Tuitions Mowed Down By Car In Pipili, 2 Critical

Four students were returning from tuitions when the unidentified car mowed them down in front of the CIFA office in Pipili. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

Canine Spotted With Newborn Baby’s Body In Jaws At Bolangir Medical College, Probe Demanded

A stray dog was spotted roaming around on the premise of Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital (BBMCH) in Bolangir with the body of a newborn child in its jaws on Thursday. More