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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Sunday, 17 October 2021

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  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 1 month ago

Car On Rampage On Bhubaneswar Road, 8 Injured In Series Accident

The speeding vehicle created panic near Saheed Nagar Market area at around 8.30pm.  More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 1 month ago

Chhattisgarh CM's Veiled Dig At Odisha Over Ganja Smuggling Creates Political Storm

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel who made the statement a day after an SUV, allegedly transporting ganja between MP and Odisha, ploughed into a religious procession in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh killing one person and injuring 17 others, has urged Odisha and MP governments to take stern action against ganja trade. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 1 month ago

Missing Lady Teacher Mamita Case: Opposition Accuses Odisha Govt Of Shielding School President

The Opposition parties have trained their guns in the Odisha government after the missing lady teacher of Sunshine English Medium School in Mahaling under Sindhekela Police limits still remains untraceable after 10 days More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 1 month ago

Surging Oil Prices, Bus Fares Fuelling Public Unrest In Odisha

In Odisha, the compounding effect of fuel price hike continues to pile up more miseries on people with the rise in fares of public transport. As per the data available with OTV, in the last 20 days, petrol prices have jumped over Rs 4.50 while diesel has now become dearer by Rs 5.49 since September 28. More
  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 1 month ago

Full Monsoon Withdrawal By Oct 22, Odisha May Witness Pre-Diwali Shower

A nip in the Odisha air will be witnessed as the morning surface temperature in the western, central and southern Odisha will drop to 20 deg C on Oct 21 from around 24 deg C on Sunday (Oct 17)   More
  • Pti
  • 1 month ago

Odisha To Construct Another Spillway To Discharge Water From Hirakud Dam

Currently, there are 98 gates, including 64 sluice and 34 crest gates, to release the flood water from Hirakud dam. Around 15 lakh cusec water is released through the 98 gates at a time now. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 1 month ago

Reopening Of Class-11, Odisha Mass Education Dept Issues SoP For Teachers & Students

The Odisha government on Sunday issued a Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) ahead of the reopening of Class-11 in schools across the State. More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 1 month ago

Fire Breaks Out At Incense Stick Factory In Cuttack Jagatpur, No Casualties

A massive fire broke out at an incense stick factory in Jagatpur Industrial Estate in Cuttack on Sunday. As per sources, the blaze erupted at the factory named SS Enterprises and its godown which manufactures incense sticks under the brand name Mangaldeep. There was however no reports of any casualties in the incident. Even though the exact reason behind the fire is unknown, it is believed that a short circuit might have led to the mishap. A fire brigade team has been pressed into service to bring the flames under control. As per sources, lakhs of rupees worth of raw materials used in the manufacture of incense sticks was reduced to ashes in the fire. 

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 1 month ago

94% Unorganised Workforce In Odisha Earn Less Than 10k Per Month, 2nd Poorest In Country

Odisha is behind states like Bihar, UP, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. Study reports blame it on low education level, poor vocational training and high poverty among SC/ST/OBCs More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 1 month ago

Tulasi Range Encounter: Explosives & Other Maoist Articles Recovered By Security Forces

The combing operation was launched by a joint team comprising BSF jawans, SOG and DVF Malkangiri after receipt of credible inputs regarding presence of the ultras on October 14, 2021. More

  • Prasanna Mishra
  • 1 month ago

World-Class Railway Station Of Bhubaneswar Remains A Pipe Dream – What We Have Is Squalor & Indecision In Plenty

It remains a mystery that the New Bhubaneswar Railway Station has not yet been put to meaningful use. A full-fledged satellite station for Bhubaneswar is absolutely necessary. The city has expanded towards the north and the New Station should have better access and amenities without further delay.  More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 1 month ago

Class 8 Girl Raped After Abduction In Odisha’s Nabarangpur 

A Plus 3 girl student was allegedly gang raped by three youths in front of his male friend near Kalama Chhak under Baisinga police limits of Baripada in Mayurbhanj district on Friday evening. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 1 month ago

Heavy Rainfall Alert For 7 Odisha Districts; IMD Issues Yellow Warning For Thunderstorm

The Met Department has also issued heavy rainfall warning for several Odisha districts in the next 24 hours. The alert has been sounded for the districts of Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 1 month ago

Pilot Vehicle Of Odisha Minister Turns Turtle, 5 Policemen Injured

Five Police pesonnel were injured after the pilot vehicle of Tribal Development Minister Jagannath Saraka overturned near Uliapada village under Adaba Police limits of Gajapati district on Sunday.

Sources said, the mishap occurred when the Minister was on his way to Rayagada from Bhubaneswar on Sunday morning. The police vehicle gave escort to the Minister's vehicle from Paralakhemundi. However, the driver lost control over the vehicle when it was approaching Uliapada and overturned, injuring all the five occupants.

As per reports the injured have been admitted to the nearby Birikot medical for treatment.

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 1 month ago

Manish Anurag Death Case: Commissionerate Police Gets 4-Day Remand Of 3 Accused

The Infocity Police had produced the three accused- Amrit Pritam Biswal, Dinesh Mohapatra and Mrutyunjay Mishra before the court today and had sought five–day custody of the accused. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 1 month ago

DA Case: Vigilance Raids 15 Places Linked To MLA Pradeep Panigrahi

Vigilance officials said that simultaneous searches are being done at the residences of relatives and other associates of Pradeep Panigrahi. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 1 month ago

Man Hacks Wife To Death In Odisha’s Bolangir

In a shocking incident, a man hacked his wife to death at their house at Bharatbahal village under Larambha Police Station limits in Patnagarh sub-division of Bolangir district on Sunday.

The deceased has been identified as Lipi Nayak while her husband, Purandar Nayak has been absconding after the incident.

Reports said, Purandar married Lipi around five years ago and they were having a cordial relationship. However, the couple had an argument on some unknown issue last night.

Following this, an enraged Purandar attacked Lipi with an axe leading to her death on the spot.

Later, Larambha Police rushed to the spot after receiving the information from the neighbours. Police have sent the body for post-mortem and launched a manhunt to nab Purandar.

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 1 month ago

Miscreants Rob Ornaments Worth Over Rs 20 Lakh, Cash From House In Bhubaneswar

The incident took place between 2 am to 3 am while thieves entered from the balcony door at the backyards of the building. The main door was locked so the thieves entered from the back door. Later, police reached the spot and entered the house by breaking open the main door. The entire house was vandalised. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 1 month ago

IPL Betting Racket Busted In Malkangiri, 4 Gamblers Arrested

The four bookies were operating in coordination with their accomplice in Chhattisgarh and were receiving a commission of only thirty percent. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 1 month ago

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
  • 1 month ago

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

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 1 month ago

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
  • 1 month ago

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
  • 1 month ago

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