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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Monday, 11 October 2021

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  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago

Odisha CHSE Plus 2 Exam Pattern Change: Govt College Students Fear Malpractices By Pvt Institutions 

Government college students have raised concerns that private college students will score good marks and remain ahead in the race. Moreover, teachers' associations have also raised questions over transparency in allotting marks.  More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

IPL Betting Racket Busted In Berhampur, Rs 8.5 L Cash Seized

Berhampur Police on Monday busted a major betting racket and arrested seven persons in connection with it. The Police also recovered cash & 11 smartphones from them. More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago

Youth Attacked Over Past Enmity Near Kalinga Stadium In Bhubaneswar

The incident on the busy road occurred at a time when people across the Capital city are active with the festive shopping and the market places, as well as roads, are bustling with crowd and the Commissionerate Police was gearing up to impose night curfew in the Capital City after 8PM.  More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

Puri Srimandir Committee Finalises Kartik Niti Calendar, Covid Curbs For Shrine In Festive Season

In a major development, the rituals for the ensuing Kartik Month in Srimandir was finalised by the Chhatisha Nijog Meeting on Monday. More
  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 months ago

Jay Panda Pitches For More Wings To NCC Cadets For Nation Building

Panda said that NCC which is the world's largest uniformed youth organization needs reformation to make it more relevant in the changing times. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

Police Nab 3 Fleeing ATM looters In Dramatic Chase at Dhenkanal, Rs 1.05 Cr Cash Recovered

The Dhenkanal Sadar Police nabbed three robbers at Bhojadeipur near Sadashivpur in the district while they were on the run after looting an ATM cash van near Athgarh on Monday. More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago

Youth Injured In Group Attack Near Kalinga Stadium In Bhubaneswar

In yet another incident that has raised serious concerns over the law and situation in the State Capital city of Bhubaneswar, as many as 10 unidentified armed miscreants attacked a bike-borne youth near the Kalinga Stadium square on Monday evening, leaving him seriously injured.

As per reports, the victim suffered multiple injuries in the attack and has been rushed to the Capital Hospital. 

Sources identified the victim as Bubul Samantaray, a resident of Behera Sahi in Nayapalli. Sources said that the miscreants attacked the victim with swords and other sharp weapons. The reason behind the attack and the identity of the attackers are yet to be ascertained. 

The incident on the busy road occurred when people across the Capital city are busy with the festive shopping and the market places, as well as roads, are bustling with crowd. 

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago

Shades Of Amitabh Bachchan: Unemployed To 'Shahenshah' And 'Do Anjane' To 'Silsila'  

Amitabh was shy and a downright introvert in his youth days. Bollywood imparted confidence in Big B. Though glam star Rekha had hinted often on Mr Natwarlal, Bachchan kept singing 'Sach Jhoot Hum Kyon Bateyein'    More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Police Bust Extortion Racket In Rourkela: 3 Criminals With PLFI Links Held, Firearms Seized

Police said three 7mm pistols and around 55 rounds of ammunition including few of SLR automatic weapons and some improvised explosives were recovered from the criminals. More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago

Odisha Cabinet Clears Major Proposals; Here Are Key Highlights

The Odisha State Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik gave go-ahead to as many as 17 major proposals on Monday including some key decisions pertaining to the departments of Finance, Food Supplies, GA, Home, and others. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

+2 Second Phase Admission: Application Process From Oct 12, Merit List On Oct 30

As per the notification, the admission for the vacant seats in Class XI shall be done in online mode through www.samsodisha.gov.in website. The students, who have passed the annual, offline or the supplementary matriculation examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) Odisha, or its equivalent Board, are eligible to apply. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago

Police Under Political Pressure, I Am Doubtful Of Getting Justice: BJP MLA Mohan Majhi

BJP MLA Mohan Majhi who survived a bomb scare on Sunday said that he has little hope in getting justice as the law enforcement agencies in the State are under tremendous pressure from the ruling BJD to shield the mastermind. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

National Pension System: Odisha Govt Increases Monthly Contribution To 14 Pc For Employees

This Cabinet decision will ensure parity between the Central Government and State government employees. Odisha government will contribute Rs 280 crore more towards the NPS every year. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

My Son Was Murdered, I Have Faith In Police; Says Veteran Journalist Navin Das

Meanwhile, teams from Infocity and Tomando police station sealed Hotel South City at Patrapada in the Capital City on Monday afternoon to carry out a detailed investigation into the case. Manish had reportedly visited the hotel some hours before he was allegedly abducted on Saturday late at night. More

  • Poonam Singh
  • 2 months ago

Father-Daughter Duo Killed In Bee Attack In Odisha's Sundergarh

A 65-year-old man and his 42-year-old daughter in Panposh village under Rajgangpur block of Sundargarh district died while undergoing treatment today after they were attacked by a swarm of bees on Sunday.

The deceased has been identified as Guru Banchhor (65) and his daughter Mina Garadeia(25).

As per reports, the tragic incident took place yesterday when the father-daughter duo had gone to the forest to collect firewood. 

They were rescued in a critical condition and were rushed to the Rourkela Government Hospital (RGH) for treatment where they succumbed to their injuries today.

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Contractual Employees In Odisha To Be Called ‘Initial Appointees’; To Get 50% More Salary From 1st Year

Law Minister Pratap Jena said that those who have been working as contractual employees at present are entitled for regularisation of jobs after six years in service. With the amended rules, the initial appointees will get 50 per cent hike in salary from the first year itself as remuneration. More

  • Pradeep Singh
  • 2 months ago

Farmers Or Millers' Interest? BJP Questions Odisha CM's Letter To PM Modi On Parboiled Rice

BJP alleged that through the letter, the ruling BJD government is trying to put the blame on the Centre with an eye on the upcoming Panchayat elections in Odisha More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

Five Policemen Including ASI Detained By Villagers In Dhenkanal Over ‘Inaction’

The police team was finally released on Monday afternoon following assurances by the higher-ups in the department to look into the complaint. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago

Low Pressure To Form Around Oct 13, To Reach South Odisha Coast By Oct 15: IMD

As per IMD, the formation of a low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal (BoB) is getting delayed as the cyclonic circulation is practically stationary over the same region. However, a low pressure is likely to form over BoB around October 13, 2021. More

  • Pradeep Singh
  • 2 months ago

40% Of Odisha's Daily Infections Reported From Bhubaneswar: Health Director

The rate of infection in Bhubaneswar has always been a cause for concern as the Covid graph in the city is fluctuating and not decreasing. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

Man Arrested For Trying To Sell Elephant Tusks For Rs 15 Lakh

A special squad of Deogarh police on Monday arrested a man on charges of trying to sell two elephant tusks for Rs 15 lakh. Two elephant teeth (trunk) weighing 2.322 kg were seized from the accused identified as Sunil Podh, a resident of Ranikhinda village under Sasan police limits of Sambalpur district. According to sources, the special squad of Deogarh police led by sub-inspector B Mahji raided an area in Prabhasuni village at around 5.30 am today following information about a deal involving elephant tusks by the accused. Upon noticing the police team, the accused tried to escape, but was nabbed. The police team seized a plastic bag containing the two elephant teeth from his possession. During questioning, he admitted that he struck a deal to sell the elephant teeth for Rs15 lakh. The tusks were seized in the presence of witnesses, the police said. 

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago

DA Case: Vigilance Raids Junior Engineer’s House In Deogarh, Seizes Cash & Important Documents

The raids were being conducted on the strength of a search warrant issued by the Court of Special Judge, Vigilance in Sambalpur, said reports. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

OPTCL Recruitment 2021: Last Chance To Apply For 200 Posts, Check Exam, Selection Details

The submission of online application forms for junior maintenance and operator trainee (JMOT) posts which commenced on September 14 will conclude in three days (October 14). More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago

OCPL Announces Vacancies For Various Permanent Posts, Application Process Begins

Candidates need to apply online in the career section of OCPL website (www.ocpl.org.in) from 10 am of October 9, 2021 to 5 pm of October 30, 2021. More

  • Pradeep Singh
  • 2 months ago

Demand For UT Status To Undivided Koraput Intensifies 

The campaign has started to seek Union Territory status for undivided Koraput district and parts of Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. More

  • 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

  • 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