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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Saturday, 16 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.

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago
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OJEE Web-Based Counselling For B.Tech From Tomorrow   

Odisha Joint Entrance Examination-2021 (OJEE - 2021) web-based counselling for B.Tech, B.Arch, B.Plan, B.CAT and Integrated M.Sc. courses will commence tomorrow (October 17). More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago
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OSSC Reschedules Computer Skill Test For Block Social Security Officer Posts, Check Latest Updates

The computer skill test has been rescheduled to November 2, 2021 considering the representations of a large number of candidates. More
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  • 2 months ago
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Beset By Ban, Odisha Firecracker Traders Push For Ease On Covid Curbs

Odisha government's ban on the sale and use of firecrackers as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus has left thousands of traders in dire straits.  More
  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago
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2 Gangrapes in 24 Hrs In Mayurbhanj: This Odisha District State's Rape Capital For Last 20-Yrs

The lethal combo of the active involvement of local organised gangs in the crime and a poor conviction rate has emboldened the perpetrators in the district. Odisha 5th in gangrapes in country More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago
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IAS Rejig in Odisha: PK Mohapatra Appointed OFDC Chief

Senior IAS officer and Additional Chief Secretary to Health Department, Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra was appointed Chairman of Odisha Forest Development Corporation in a minor reshuffle effected by the State government on Saturday. More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago
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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Turns 76, Wishes Pour In From All Quarters

Patnaik's counterparts from Assam, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, and Kerala also wished him on his birthday. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago
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Odisha Plus 3 Student Gang Raped In Front Of Male Friend, 3 Accused Arrested

A Plus 3 girl student was allegedly gang raped in front of his male friend near Kalama Chhak under Baisinga police limits of Baripada in Mayurbhanj district. More
  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago
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Aryan Khan's Bail Under Shadow Of 2018 SC Judgement On  A Criminal Case In Odisha

As the Superstar's son is charged with section 29 (conspiracy) of NDPS Act, NCB counsel debunked the lack of evidence charge by citing SC judgement on State of Orissa Vs Mahimananda Mishra More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago
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Woman Jumps Into Water Reservoir In front Of Husband In Odisha's Koraput, Missing

It is worth mentioning here that following heavy rainfall in the region, the reservoir is filled with water for which it is posing a huge challenge for the rescue team to trace the woman. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago
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Sainik School Bhubaneswar Announces Vacancies For Various Posts, Apply By Nov 5  

Candidates can apply for the positions in the prescribed format available on the school website https://sainikschoolbhubaneswar.org. More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago
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Bhubaneswar-Goa Direct Flight Service From December: BPIA Director

In a big cheer for air travellers from Odisha, the director of Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar on Saturday announced that direct flight service will soon be available from the Odisha Capital city to Goa. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago
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Inter-State Fake Gold Chain Racket Busted in Bhubaneswar, 2 Held

The arrested accused are natives of Chhattisgarh. Duplicate gold chains weighing around two kilograms have been recovered from their possession More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago
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Odisha Govt Orders Mega Hazard Hunt Exercise In Schools Ahead Of Reopening Of Class VIII & XI

School Management Committee (SMC) members and teachers/head-teachers will do a hazard haunt exercise to map different potential hazards in schools. More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 months ago
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Robbers Break Into House In Odisha’s Bolangir: Steal Valuables, Measure Weight And Eat Chyawanprash

After a brief search, the family found that the burglars had taken away around Rs 2.5 lakh in cash, over 55-gram gold jewellery as well as other valuables from the house. More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago
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Odisha Panchayat Elections: Four ZP President Posts Reserved For OBCs

Amid a state-wide backlash over inadequate representation of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) for the other posts in the three-tier elections to the Panchayati Raj institutions, the Odisha government has allotted four (4) Zilla Parishad president posts to OBCs. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago
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Heavy Rain To Lash Odisha Districts Till Oct 19: Check IMD’s Latest Weather Forecast

Though the southwest Monsoon has withdrawn from several parts of Odisha, the remaining parts are experiencing rain and thunderstorm activities for the past 24 hours. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago
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School Reopening: Students With Symptoms To Be Identified & Treated, Says Minister

The Minister said that the District Education Officers (DEOs) will be instructed to ensure that all teachers are vaccinated and only the fully vaccinated ones be allowed to attend schools. More
  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago
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Woman Gangraped, Stick Inserted In Private Parts In Odisha’s Mayurbhanj

Dr Dhananjay Soren, a doctor at Sukruli CHC said, “The woman was admitted to the hospital by the Fire Services staff at around 7 pm. The survivor told us that she had been gang-raped by two men. She has received critical injuries on her head and private parts. She has been given primary treatment here,” he added. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago
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Bus Fares Hiked In Odisha, Check All Revised Tariff

The Odisha Transport Department on Saturday revised bus fare owing to the continuous rise in fuel prices. The bus fare has been hiked for all five categories of bus services More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago
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Odisha Senior Journalist’s Son Manish Murdered Over Hotel Bill Payment Dispute: Police

Bhubaneswar DCP Umashankar Dash said all the three accused- Amrit Pritam Biswal, Dinesh Mohapatra and Mrutyunjay Mishra have been arrested in connection with the murder. They have been booked under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) Sections- 364 (a), 302, 201 and 34. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago
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Direct Flight Connectivity To Jaipur From Bhubaneswar From November 2

The airline company will operate flight services between Bhubaneswar and Jaipur with three frequencies per week from next month. More
  • Pradeep Singh
  • 2 months ago
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Dreaded Criminal Rakesh Das Nabbed After Police Encounter In Cuttack

Commissionerate Police has nabbed a hardcore criminal Rakesh Das aka Raka of Balikuda area after a fierce encounter in Cuttack. 

Raka, who was involved in several cases, sustained bullet injuries on his right leg during the exchange of fire and was admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital.

As per reports, police have seized one gun and three live bullets from Raka's possession.

  • 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

  • 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

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