Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Wednesday, 03 November 2021

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  • Somatirtha Purohit
  • 6 months ago
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Puri, Kshetra Of Lord Jagannath, May Get A New Name

“We have given our suggestions and names for Puri and Gajapati Maharaj has welcomed the decision. They will inform Odisha Revenue Department and legal process will be followed accordingly,” said Ashok Mohapatra, SJTA Member.  More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha Govt Starts Process For Payment Of Covid Death Ex-Gratia

As per the notification issued by SRC, to make quick payment of such assistance, an online application platform — CAPS (Covid-19 Assistance Payment System) — has been developed by the IT Department. More
  • Ians
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha CM announces 25% hike in salaries of outsourced staff

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced a 25 per cent hike in the remuneration of persons employed through outsourcing agencies and on contract basis in various departments of the state government. More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 6 months ago
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Jay Panda Dismisses Opposition's Trumpet Blowing Over Bypoll Results, Says People's Faith On PM Modi High  

The bypoll outcome shows the trust and appreciation for PM Modi across the country, especially in the North East where people have overwhelmingly supported and given a landslide win to NDA, said the former Parliamentarian.  More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 6 months ago
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Orissa HC's Green Diwali Order Came Late, PESO Bar Pushes Traders, Customers Into Red

With the Court ordering for the sale of PESO approved firecrackers, the firecracker market in Odisha, usually dominated by local-made crackers, is at sea More
  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 6 months ago
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Early Winter Onset In Odisha From Nov 8, Dec - Jan Will See Cold Blast: Forecast

As per forecasts, north India will be hit by a cold blast. Odisha may also witness chilly days. Fog and rain will dominate in late Dec and Jan 2022 More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 6 months ago
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Former Minister And Lawmaker Sanjeeb Sahoo Quits BJD

Former lawmaker from Biju Janata Dal Sanjeev Sahoo has parted ways with the ruling party. Sahu informed about his decision to quit from the active membership of the BJD through a resignation letter to party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 6 months ago
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Bhubaneswar Double Murder: Husband Kills Wife, Minor Son Over Financial Stress

The police claimed that Abanti Mangaraj- the husband  of the deceased woman Swarnalata Mangaraj and her son- has confessed to have committed the crime More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 6 months ago
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Bhubaneswar Stabbing: Police Detain Accused Rupesh After Discharge From Hospital

Rupesh Panda, the accused in the stabbing of a woman and her daughter at Shailashree Vihar area under Chandrasekharpur police limits in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday, was detained by the Police on Wednesday following his discharge from the hospital. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha FC Announces 27 Members Squad For ISL 2021-22

The Kalinga Warriors had already announced the three captains for the season - Vinit Rai, Victor Mongil, and Hector Rodas-- a few days ago More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha Govt Announces KALIA Assistance For Puri Farmers

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced a financial package of Rs 33.03 crore for farmers in Puri district under its flagship Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) initiative. As per information shared by the State I&PR Department, around 1651361 small and marginal farmers of the coastal district will get the benefit of this financial assistance for the Rabi season 2021-22. Under the programme, each beneficiary will get Rs 2000 per month as KALIA financial assistance which will be sent directly to their bank accounts by the government. Earlier on September 11, Chief Minister Patnaik had cleared a sum of Rs 742.58 crore for as many as 3712941 farmers across the state under the KALIA scheme however, the farmers in Puri were left out from the scheme due to model code of conduct clamped by the administration in view of Pipili Byelection.

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 6 months ago
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Attack On Congress Leader At Kuchinda: CM Naveen Should Resign, Demands Tara Bahinipati

Accusing the BJD and BJP of having a nexus, the senior Congress leader said, "BJD was silent on fuel price hike earlier. However, it took to streets after the Dibya Shankar's issue escalated. BJP-BJD are two sides of the same coin but are doing drama in front of public," alleged Bahinipati. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 6 months ago
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Mamita Murder Case: Kalahandi Dist Admin Begins Probe At Mahalinga College Ladies Hostels

Child Protection Unit officer Nirmala Sahu and other officials under the supervision of Dharmagarh Sub-Collector Sachin Pawar visited the plus 2 and plus 3 ladies hostels of the college and audited various documents More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 6 months ago
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High Court ASO Prelims Result Out, Check Main Exam Schedule & Admit Card Details  

The list of the successful candidates has been uploaded on the official website of the Orissa High Court- www.orissahighcourt.nic.in (recruitment-corner).  More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 6 months ago
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3 Injured In Explosion While Making Firecrackers In Cuttack

Odisha reported the first pre-Diwali mishap this year when three members of a family, including a one-and-half year-old baby, were injured in an explosion while making firecrackers at Baneswarpada village under Tigiria block in Cuttack on Wednesday.

As per reports, the injured have been rushed to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack in critical condition.
Incidentally, the mishap occurred a couple of days after the Orissa High Court gave a green signal for use and sale of green firecrackers this Diwali following the Odisha government’s agreement over the issue. 

As per the guidelines issued by the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) only crackers having license from the PESO are allowed to be used for just two hours, between 8 pm and 10 pm, on Diwali day tomorrow.

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 6 months ago
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Four Odisha Cops Caught ‘Smuggling’ Teakwood In Police Van At Paralakhemundi

During searches, they found around 100 teakwood logs in the van. With no documents to support the source or ownership of the wood, the accused were detained for questioning. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 6 months ago
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Tribal Family In Odisha Faces Social Boycott On Refusal To Perform Village Purification After Childbirth

As per the local tradition, if a child is born in any family in the village, a Puja is performed before the village deity. The villagers claimed that the family broke the tradition and refused provide the Puja materials. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha Speaker, BJD MP Face Public Ire In Ganjam; Held Hostage For Two Hours

Patro and Sahu intervened and following their assurances, the villagers released the two BJP leaders. While the duo managed to inaugurate a check dam and a newly constructed Panchayat office building, they could not open the smart classroom and Mission Shakti building and made a hasty retreat. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 6 months ago
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Congress Alleges Complicity Of Odisha CMO Top Officials In Mamita Murder Case

Senior Congress leader Bhakta Charan Das warned that protest will continue until justice is delivered to the deceased lady teacher and her family. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 6 months ago
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'Dreams Came True' - Paralympics Gold Medalist Pramod Bhagat On Being Selected For Khel Ratna Award

The ace para shuttler from Odisha, who became the first Indian to win a gold medal in badminton, is among the 12 sportspersons selected for the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna, the highest sporting honour of the country.  More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha To Recruit 16000 Teachers By November End: Minister

As per reports, a total of 4619 teacher posts will be filled up through the recruitment drive in government Secondary schools across the State. More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 6 months ago
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Schools For Class 6, 7 Students May Reopen First: Odisha Minister

Odisha government allowed the resumption of classes in the physical mode for Standard 11 and 8 from October 21 and October 25, 2021, respectively. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 6 months ago
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OPSC Odisha Civil Services Prelims Result Declared, 4754 Candidates Qualify For Main Exam 

As many as 4754 candidates including 1551 women have been qualified to appear for the Odisha Civil Services Main Written Examination-2020. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 6 months ago
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Protest Against BJD 'Gundaraj': BJP, Congress Observe 12-Hour Bandh Over Attack On Party Workers 

The workers of the two parties were allegedly attacked for protesting during Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit to the district on Tuesday. The bandh is being observed from 6 am to 6 pm.  More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 6 months ago
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Hindi, Sanskrit & PET Recruitment 2021: DSE Odisha Extends Document Verification Deadline 

In order to provide another opportunity to candidates absent in the first phase of document verification, it has been decided to conduct the verification of documents again on November 3, 2021. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 6 months ago
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BJD Vs BJD: Party Hit By Infighting Ahead Of Panchayat Polls

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) seems to be imploding with infighting in the ranks which cropped up recently amid demands of Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra’s removal from the State Cabinet. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 6 months ago
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BMC Bans Offering Of Paya Shraddha, Chhat Puja Celebrations In City

The BMC on Tuesday issued guidelines for offering of paya shraddha and pinda and celebration of Chhat Puja at the banks of different water bodies under its jurisdiction. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha Firecracker Traders In Hassle After Green Crackers Get Nod For Diwali, SRC Caps Time Limit

The traders are reeling under stress even after getting a go ahead for the sale of crackers as the pronouncement of the order was belated. The traders got the green signal only on November 1 while Diwali is falling on November 4.  More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 6 months ago
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Section 144 To Be Clamped At Cuttack Dhabaleswar Temple On Diwali

The decision from the administration came in the wake of possible congregation of devotees and general public at the shrine on Diwali.  More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha Vigilance Makes Out 12 DA Cases In 3-months, Nets 5 Tehsildars In 10-Months; Despite 5T

When the Naveen Patnaik led government is giving a premium on 5T software to reboot transparency and eliminate graft, the fast-paced crackdown by Odisha Vigilance bares the rampant corruption More

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