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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Sunday, 10 October 2021

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  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Panchayat Polls: Row Erupts Over 'Negligence' In Reservation For OBCs

Reports collated from various places in Bhadrak, Bargarh, and from Malkangiri to Mayurbhanj, voices of dissent against neglect to OBCs reservations in the draft list for Zilla Parishad posts have warmed the State politics.  More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago

'MGNREGA Corruption' Sparks Voices Of Dissent In Kendrapara

As per reports, a development project for a local park near government girl's high school in the panchayat was earmarked with a budgetary allocation of Rs 16, 02, 806, surprisingly the land allocated for the project is now home to wild bushes and some trees but there is no sign of any park. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

IMD Predicts Moderate Rain, Thunderstorm For Odisha Districts Till Oct 15

As per IMD, several parts of Odisha will experience moderate rain and thunderstorm activities till October 15, 2021. More
  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago

No Heavy Rains On Durga Puja In Odisha, All Models Bet On Oct 18 Date

Models predict very heavy rainfall (8-16mm/hr) in the districts of Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Keonjhar, Bhadrak, Angul, Dhenkanal etc. Rest of the districts will be recording rainfall in the range of 2-4mm/hr More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 2 months ago

Water Pipeline Burst Floods Cuttack For Second Time In A Week

It was not an usual monsoon downpour that often drowns Cuttack, but surprisingly for the second time in a week, Odisha's Silver City went for a deluge in the most dramatic way. 

Life flew with its usual vigour in the hustle and bustle of one of the busiest corners of the city on Sunday when suddenly a pipeline exploded spewing thousands of gallons of water several feet into the air and left the crowd and other commuters scurry for safety.
Earlier on October 7, a water pipeline had exploded near Purighat in the city triggering panic among the locals. 

The burst was so powerful that water punched a hole through the road and erupted like a volcano. The pipeline burst flooded the streets causing distress among people residing in the area.

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Senior Journalist’s Son Found Dead In Pond In Bhubaneswar; Special Team Formed For Probe

DCP Bhubaneswar, Umashankar Dash said that the deceased’s last location was traced near Infocity police limits. “The youth had made a call to his family members and informed that he was with two youths. Later, the family members claimed to have picked up a ransom call.” More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago

16 Killed In Plane Crash In Russia

Sixteen people were killed and six others injured after an L-410 aircraft crashed in Russia's Tatarstan on Sunday, TASS news agency reported.

Earlier, reports said that seven were wounded and there were 23 people on board.

The plane carrying two crew members and 20 parachutists crashed immediately after takeoff from a local airport. Both pilots were killed and the survived have been hospitalised in serious condition, Xinhua reported.

The L-410 is a twin-engine light aircraft that can carry up to 19 passengers. It has been in operation since 1987.

Overloading, technical malfunction or crew errors could be the cause of the tragedy, TASS said.

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago

Coal Crisis In India: Will Odisha See Long Power Cuts In Durga Puja?

Data shows 3 TPPs (thermal power plants) in Odisha in the critical and supercritical category - means the coal stock left is for few days only. Heavy Sept rain hampered coal production in Odisha, WB and Jharkhand More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Naveen Seeks PM Modi’s Intervention For Lifting Surplus Parboiled Rice By DFPD

The Chief Minister in his letter further stated that, “Non- lifting of the above quantity of surplus parboiled rice from the State due to the restrictions imposed by DFPD has the potential of severely affecting the State’s paddy procurement operations. This will affect about 10 lakh farmers. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Chhattisgarh Maoist Surrenders Before Odisha Police In Kandhamal

Senior police officials said that Rahul was a member of the Bansadhara-Ghumsar-Nagabali (BGN) Division and was involved in several Left-wing extremist activities in Chhattisgarh and Odisha. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Senior Journalist's Son Found Dead In Mysterious Circumstances

The son of senior journalist Navin Das was found dead under mysterious circumstances from a pond at Patrapada in the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Sunday.

The body of Navin's elder son identified as Manish Anurag Das was fished out from the pond by police and locals today in presence of Bhubaneswar DCP Umashankar Dash. As per reports, Manish was missing since Saturday evening.

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 2 months ago

World Mental Health Day: Cases Of Depression, Anxiety Soared During Pandemic, Says Odisha Health Director

Despite formidable challenges, we have ably dealt with the situation and the Central Government has also awarded us this year for our efforts to address the mental health during the pandemic, the top health official informed. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Durga Puja & Night Curfew: 32 Platoons Police Force To Be Deployed In Cuttack, Says DCP

A detailed security plan has been finalised and 100 officers along with 150 home guards from other districts have been mobilised. Around 20 aid posts will be set up and focus will be given on sector-wise patrolling and security at vulnerable and communally sensitive locations in the city. More

  • Ians
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Born Sulagna Panigrahi Opens Up About Her Role In Star Plus' 'Vidrohi'

Sulagna is playing the character of 'Radhamani' on the show who was freedom fighter Buxi Jagbandhu's wife. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

3 Class-1 Officers Were Carrying ‘Black Money’, Says Vigilance SP After Seizure Of Over Rs 22 Lakh

On allegations that the officers had collected the money as donations from various contractors for Durga Puja, Vigilance SP Akshaya Kumar Mishra on Sunday said, “Preliminary investigation reveals that the three offices were travelling with black money (ill-gotten money). We are trying to ascertain the source of money.” More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

Three Class-I Officers Arrested In Odisha

In another case, Narottam Behera was intercepted near Tangi Check Gate in Cuttack while he was going to Bhubaneswar from Balasore in a car. The Vigilance team conducted a raid and recovered a total of Rs 89,290 unaccounted cash. More

  • Ians
  • 2 months ago

Railways Launch 2 Long Haul Freight Trains 'Trishul', 'Garuda'

Trishul was launched on Thursday from Kondapalli station of Vijayawada division to Khurda division of East Coast Railway. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Bombs Hurled At Odisha BJP MLA Mohan Majhi’s Car In Keonjhar

As per reports, two motorcycle-borne miscreants hurled two bombs on the vehicle of Majhi, who was returning after attending a public meeting. The bombing took place near Mandua. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

Two Child Prodigies From Odisha Enter India Book of Records For Their Amazing Skills

Priyanshi has set the record for identifying English alphabets, 32 animals, 10 vehicles, 14 fruits, 10 vegetables, 10 colours, 20 food items and 31 Odia alphabets, reciting multiplication table of 2, words associated with the English alphabet, days of the week, months in a year, one shloka and 10 rhymes at a tender age of 2 years and nine months only. More

  • Prasanna Mishra
  • 2 months ago

Dearness Allowance For Odisha Government Employees Is No Festival Gift

The Government of Odisha recently decided to release the increased Dearness Allowance (DA) to its employees that would give additional amount of 11% of their basic pay and increase the DA to 28% of their pay. In a separate order, the state government also decided to release additional Dearness Relief (DR) to the pensioners raising the DR to 28% from 17% of the basic pension. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

Andhra-Odisha Border Dispute: Koraput Collector Visits Kotia To Review Development Works

Two days back, the officials of Salur Mandal in Andhra Pradesh had conducted a gram sabha at Ganjeipadar and tried to lure villagers by assuring them that the Andhra government will take up several development projects in the region. More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Citizens Award 2021: OTV Honours 9 Personalities For Their Contribution To Society

Basing on a joint value of jury marks and public votes, the OCA-2021 nominees were selected from nine different fields, and were presented the honours today. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago

60% Probability Of Cyclonegenesis In Bay of Bengal, Predicts IITM-MME Model

When Australian Weather Model predicts a depression hitting Odisha on Oct 15, the NCEP-GFS forecast a cyclone on Oct 17-18 and Bhubaneswar will record accumulated 137mm rainfall in 3hrs More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 months ago

ISCCM Urges Govt For Exclusive Critical Care Setups To Tackle Future Pandemics

The entire medical fraternity paid homage to the brave soldiers whose lives were unfairly cut short amid the pandemic and also pledged to support their bereaved families through their loss. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago

Odisha CM Launches Developmental Projects Worth Over Rs 700 Crore In Deogarh

In the health sector, Patnaik laid the foundation stones for 5 projects which are estimated to cost over Rs 130.29 crore. The CM inaugurated multiple projects in the district and also laid the foundation stone for a 300-bedded hospital.  More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago

'Badland' Bollywood Made Vinod Khanna Don Saffron Robes?

While the late actor's father had advised VK not to plunge into the badland of Bollywood, he once said, every day, I returned home with lots of anger and very agitated. Very discontented with my producers, directors and colleagues More