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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Friday, 15 October 2021

When it comes to breaking news for you the fastest and in the most comprehensive and accurate manner, be it from Odisha or beyond, OdishaTV is the best platform that you will ever need. Tune in to our Breaking News section for all that matters to you.

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago
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Mastermind Of Collector Vineel Krishna Kidnapping, Maoist Leader RK Dead

Top Maoist leader Akki Raju Hargopal alias Ramakrishna alias RK reportedly died of kidney failure and other ailments on Friday, informed police sources which was corroborated by a CPI (Maoist) press release later on the day. More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago
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Nandankanan Toy Train Catches Fire, Tourists Safe

Nandankanan Zoo Deputy Director Sanjeet Kumar informed that the engine of the train caught fire after the 4 pm ride following which it was stopped to avoid any mishap. More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago
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Stalin Urges Naveen, 3 More CMs To Allow Sale Of Green Firecrackers During Diwali

In a letter to four Chief Ministers including his counterpart from Odisha, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin requested them to allow the sale of firecrackers, which fall under the norms set by the Supreme Court and the National Green Tribunal (NGT), in their respective states during this Diwali. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago
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Heavy Rainfall Warning For 5 Odisha Districts; Check Latest IMD Update On Low Pressure

Apart from the heavy rainfall forecast, the IMD has also sounded ‘Yellow Warning’ for thunderstorm with lightning for the districts of Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Nawarangpur, Rayagada, Koraput, Malkangiri, Boudh, Cuttack and Jagatsinghpur. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago
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2 Criminals Planning Major Crime On Dussehra Arrested, 2 Firearms Seized

Two notorious criminals who were allegedly planning to commit major crimes in Cuttack during Dussehra have been arrested by the Commissionerate Police on Friday.

Two firearms and ammunition were recovered from the duo identified as Muna Rao and Saubhagya Das. They have been arrested by a team from the Malgadown police.

Police said both of them are professional arms dealers and have been involved in a string of crimes. Senior police officials said that the Cuttack Commissionerate Police have been successful in seizing 53 illegal arms and 240 ammunitions in special drive launched in the city so far. 55 criminals have also been arrested in different operations till Friday.

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago
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Man Killed, Wife Critical After Attack By Family Following Accident With Goat

A man was stabbed to death while her wife was severely injured after an altercation with another family following accident with a goat in Puri district More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago
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Missing Mother-Son Duo From Odisha Found Unconscious In Chhattisgarh, Family Alleges Kidnapping

A woman and her son who had gone missing since three days from Balichandrapur market in Jajpur were found unconscious at Saraipali in Chhattisgarh on Thursday More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago
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Fresh Exchange Of Fire Between Security Forces And Maoists At Tulasi Forest Range In Odisha

Three Maoists cadres, including two women cadres, had been killed in an encounter in the earlier exchange of fire three days ago. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago
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Pregnant Woman Dies At Govt Hospital In Odisha’s Titlagarh, Family Cries Neglect

Tension prevailed at Titlagarh Sub-Divisional Hospital in Bolangir district on Friday following the death of a pregnant woman while undergoing treatment More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago
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Youth Critical In Firing In Khordha, Accused Nabbed

A youth was left critically wounded after suffering a gunshot at his cousin sister's house in Khordha district on Friday. As per reports, the youth had gone to his sister's house at Nuasahi in Begunia when a tenant living in their residence opened fire at him. The accused who has been identified as a retired Subedar Major and a resident of Sorana area in Khordha was nabbed by police from Arugul in Jatani area. The injured youth has been rushed to Bhubaneswar AIIMS for treatment. Police have launched a probe into the incident. 

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago
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Reopening Of Classes 8 And 11: Odisha Govt Issues Detailed SOP, No Midday Meal; Check Details

While classes for Standard 11 students will resume from October 21, the classroom teaching for Standard 8 students is scheduled to start from October 25, 2021. More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 months ago
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Manish Anurag Death Case: Shocking Details Surface, Policeman Runs Hotel South City

A video clip that surfaced on the internet showed lavish parties being held in the bar. Youngsters were seen dancing to loud music while female dancers were seen entertaining the customers. More

  • Ians
  • 2 months ago
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Odisha CM Won't Celebrate B'day Due To Covid

He encouraged his well wishers to donate blood and plasma on the occasion. More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 months ago
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Illegal Encroachment On Nullahs Rampant In Sambalpur, Locals Allege Inaction

Residents alleged that they are facing artificial flood and waterlogging problems due to the narrowing down of the natural nullahs. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago
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Identity Of 2 Bodies Found Near Gopalpur Beach Ascertained

Police have established the identities of two bodies recovered from Gopalpur and Upulaputi beaches in Ganjam district recently. According to police, the bodies belonged to an elderly couple- Damayanti Achari and her husband Chiranjibi Achari of Goilundi Bada Sahi area of Berhampur.  The couple had gone to their relative's house at Badabazar area on October 12, and since then they were missing. Gopalpur police had recovered the body of the elderly person from Upulaputi village, 8 km from Gopalpur beach on the evening of October 12. Later, the body of the woman was recovered on October 14. After a picture of the woman's body was shared on social media to ascertain her identity, the deceased's son contacted the police. The youth confirmed that the body belonged to his mother Damayanti. The cause of death of the couple is yet to be ascertained. The police are now investigating as to how the couple came to Gopalpur from Badabazar area and the circumstances leading to their death.

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago
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Class 11 To Reopen In Odisha From  Oct 21, Class 8 From Oct 25 

School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash said the physical classes for the students of Class 11 and Class 8 will commence on October 21 and 25 respectively.    More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 months ago
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Dussehra Celebrations Begin In Odisha With Religious Fervour & Gaiety

Today marks the day when Lord Rama killed the evil King Ravana and Maa Durga herself defeated the demon Mahishasur. Special rituals are being performed at various puja mandaps and shrines across Odisha on the occasion.  More

  • Ians
  • 2 months ago
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Top Maoist Leader R.K. Dies Of Ill-Health

R.K. was injured in an exchange of fire with police in Malkangiri district of Odisha in October 2016. Thirty Maoists were killed in that encounter and initially, he was reported missing. More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 months ago
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Politics Hots Up In Odisha Over Union Minister's 'BJD Agent' Remarks

Bishweswar Tudu alleged the Mayurbhanj Collector functions as the district president of BJD while other administrative officers act as active workers of the party. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago
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Offline Classes For Std 8 & 11 Students To Begin In Odisha After Dussehra Vacations 

Odisha School and Mass Education Department on Thursday said that the physical or offline classes for Class 8 and Class 11 students in the State will commence after the Dussehra vacations. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago
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Human Limbs Found In Garbage Dump Near Ram Mandir In Bhubaneswar 

Inspector-in-charge of Kharvel Nagar police station and other staff rushed to the spot and launched a probe into the matter.  More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 months ago
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Security Guard’s Gun Misfires In LIC Office Premise in Dhenkanal, No One Hurt 

More than 30 employees and some customers were present at the office when the mishap occurred. Police said no one was hurt in the incident as the solitary bullet misfired from the rifle hit the ceiling of the office building causing minor damages to the exteriors. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago
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Odisha Anganwadi Worker In Gajapati Threatened By AP Sarpanch, Stopped From Distributing Food Items 

In her complaint, Anganwadi worker Kasturi Raita alleged that she was threatened by a Sarpanch of Budarsing Panchayat of Andhra Pradesh when she had gone to Gudikhudi village to distribute Chatua and other dry foods. More

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