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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Thursday, 21 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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Cuttack Can Make It To The New IPL Franchisee List, Says OCA Chief

The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) is making all efforts to make Cuttack one of the IPL venues, said its Secretary Sanjay Behera on Thursday. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago
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Odisha's Most Wanted Gobinda Sahu: The 'Power' Packed Rise From A Meek To Czar

Gobinda Sahu, who comes from a modest background, became an education czar of the locality in just a few years time. Here is the powerful story of Gobinda Sahu - the killer of lady teacher Mamita Meher More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago
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Panchayat Polls: SEC Asks Collectors To Wrap Up Ward Delimitation, Seat Reservation By Oct 26   

State Election Commissioner (SEC) Aditya Prasad Padhi today reviewed the preparedness for the upcoming panchayat elections with the District Collectors through video conferencing. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago
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Mamita Murder: Now, Hunt Is On For 'Missing' Mobile Phone Amidst Political Slugfest

While Gobinda Sahu, the prime accused in the Mamita Meher murder case, is singing like a parrot and spilling the beans of the murder mystery, the big missing link, the mobile phone of Mamita, is yet to be traced out by the Police. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 months ago
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Second Arrest In Mamita Murder Case: Odisha Police Nabs Sahu's Close Aide Radhe

The Bolangir Police on Thursday made a second arrest in the sensational Mamita Muder case. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago
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OSSC Releases Programme Of Written Exam For Electrician Grade II Recruitment, Check Details  

The Computer Based Recruitment Examination for the post of Electrician Grade-II under EIC (Electricity) cum-PCEI will be held on October 29, 2021 at different centres of the State. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago
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Class 9 Summative Assessment Exam From Nov 22; Odisha BSE Releases Schedule

Earlier, the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) had announced the new assessment system under which four formative (short) and two summative assessments of students will be conducted in an academic year. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago
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BJP Turns Heat On Min Dibya Shankar Mishra, Seeks OHRC Intervention In Mamita Murder Case  

A delegation of BJP moved the rights body and alleged though the family members of the deceased had made repeated claims that the minister has frequently visited the school and stayed there, the police have not brought him under the purview of investigation so far.  More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 months ago
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Odisha Court Upholds Death Penalty Of Nine In 'Witch-Hunting' Case

Rayagada district judge today upheld the judgement passed by Gunupur Additional District and Sessions judge in 2019. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago
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‘Covid-19 Third Wave Hitting Odisha Looks Dim’

Odisha government’s top health official discounted the chances of third wave hitting the State More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago
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Orissa High Court Grants Conditional Bail To Chilika MLA Prashant Jagdev

While granting the bail, the top court of the State directed Jagdev not to influence witnesses in the cases and put forth other conditions More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago
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Mamita Meher Murder: Kegaon IIC Suspended

Odisha police on Thursday suspended inspector-in-charge (IIC) of Kegaon police station, Damu Paraja for dereliction of duty in connection with the murder case of lady teacher Mamita Meher that has triggered a political storm in the State.

“Paraja has been suspended for dereliction of duty in the murder of the lady teacher at Sunshine English Medium School at Mahaling in Kalahandi,” said Kalahandi SP Saravana Vivek.
 

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago
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Mamita Meher Murder: Gobinda Sahu Turns Parrot In Police Remand!

Post her death, as per the pre-plan, Sahu took Mamita’s dead body to the under-construction Mahaling Stadium near the school premises, where the pit was made ready by his associate Radhe, the JCB driver and the clerk, and asked the clerk to spread a layer of cardboards in the pit as water had accumulated. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 months ago
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Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup 2021 To Be Postponed: 3 Countries Opt Out On Covid Concerns, Says Tusharkanti Behera

Speaking exclusively to Odishatv.in, Odisha Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera said the most awaited Junior Hockey World Cup 2021 is very likely to be postponed due to the prevailing Covid-19 scenario More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago
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Mamita Murder Case: CM Should Remove Ministers For Fair Probe, Reiterates NCW Chairperson

Taking cognizance of the matter, the National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Rekha Sharma on Thursday said that Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik should remove the ministers whose names have surfaced in the case to ensure a fair probe. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago
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Mamita Murder Case: PIL Filed In Orissa HC Seeking CBI Probe, Rs 50 Lakh Compensation For Victim’s Family

Social organisation, Bharatiya Bikash Parishad, which filed the PIL in the High Court, has also sought Rs 50 lakh compensation for the next kin of the deceased. Both the Centre and the State government have been made parties in the matter. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 2 months ago
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Brown Sugar Worth Rs 1 Crore Seized In Odisha, Inter-State Drug Peddler From WB Arrested

On October 19, 2.4Kgs of brown sugar worth over Rs 2.5 crore was seized from Jhadeswarpur in Balasore district by a joint team of excise officials and Jaleswar Police. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago
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Mamita Meher Murder Case: Police Take Accused Gobinda Sahu On 5-Day Remand

Police are also interrogating Sahu about what Mamita knew about his alleged illicit relationship and if that was the reason behind the planned murder. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago
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Reopening Of Schools: Classes For XI Students Resume In Odisha

There must be adequate soap (solid/liquid) and running water in all washrooms and toilets. Hand sanitisers etc. for the teachers, students, and staff must be available mandatorily in each classroom, directed the S&ME department. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 2 months ago
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Mamita Meher Murder Case: 12-Hour Bandh Called By BJP Affects Normal Life In Bolangir

In Kantabanji Town, shops and other commercial establishments remained shut while vehicles stay off the roads in view of the bandh.  More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago
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Will Odisha Govt's Rosy Promises Infuse Life Into Pandemic-Hit Tourism Sector

From hotels to tours and travels or tourist destinations, the pandemic has left a distinct trail of damage everywhere. And the predicament has probably destroyed the life and livelihood of small businesses more than anyone else.   More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 2 months ago
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Fact Finding Committee Begins Probe Into Grabbing Bid Of Lord Jagannath's Land 

While the SJTA has filed cases against two former amins for their complicity in the fraud, the Puri Collector has launched a probe by constituting a fact finding committee.  More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago
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Meet Tisya Panigrahi, The Little Mermaid From Odisha

Age is just a number and Odisha girl Tisya Panigrahi has nailed the adage better than anyone else. At the tender age of just 10 years when children would still be learning how to ride a bicycle, Tisya is now a sensation not only in Odisha but outside as well. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 2 months ago
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Women Crime In Odisha And BJD Ministers: Pipli, Pari To Mahalinga; No End In Sight  

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is known for securing resignations of as many as 10 ministers during his first tenure (2000-04). The repeated act of serious controversies in his fifth tenure hints at no metamorphosis of governance, despite the promised 5T governance More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 2 months ago
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Firing After Extortion Bid In Puri: Accused Criminal Biju Lands In Police Net After Encounter

The prime accused in the firing and extortion bid incident which left a woman injured in the pilgrim town of Puri on Tuesday was caught after a police encounter today. The main accused identified as a notorious criminal Biju Behera, a resident of Gokhasahi area in Puri had gone into hiding shortly after the firing incident. More

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