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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Thursday, 04 November 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.

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 7 months ago
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PAI 2021 Report Exposes Dire Straits Of Governance In Odisha

Ahead of the Panchayat Elections in Odisha in a few months time, a new poser now lies before the government. A Bengaluru-based think-tank has ranked the State third from the bottom among the 18 larger states in the country in terms of the best governance. More
  • Somatirtha Purohit
  • 7 months ago
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Harassed By Son & Daughter-In-Law, Elderly Couple Ends Life In Odisha

“We had minor tension among us but have idea why they would do like this,” said the deceased’s son. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 7 months ago
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Fake School Teachers Galore In Odisha, Govt Probe Ineffective

Hundreds of fraud teachers are playing with the future of the children by securing seats in schools in the State by submitting fake caste, residential, educational and all sorts of other certificates More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 7 months ago
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Diwali Mishap: 2 Killed, 3 Many Injured In Firecracker Explosions In Odisha

At least two people were killed while two others suffered critical burn injuries in firecracker explosion mishaps at separate places of Odisha on the occasion of Diwali. More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 7 months ago
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BJP Lights Fight For Justice To Mamita Meher On Diwali

"On the auspicious ocassion of Deepavali, we all lit one more diya in the memory of Mamita. We hope the government to wake from slumber and take discernible action against all those involved in perpertraing the heinous crime of murdering the innocent teacher," said BJP Spokesperson Sambit Patra. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 7 months ago
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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021: Odisha Kicks Off Campaign With Last Gasp Win Against Goa

Odisha had some hiccups when they lost wickets in clusters during the last part of the chase. However, they managed to win the contest with a ball to spare and four wickets in hands More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 7 months ago
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Operation ‘White Spider’: 273 Gm Brown Sugar Seized In Bhubaneswar, 2 Drug Peddlers Held

Acting on a tip-off, the Mancheswar police conducted a raid at a hideout in the morning and nabbed the peddlers red-handed when they were about to strike a deal More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 7 months ago
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Illegal Firecrackers Worth Rs 5 Lakh Seized In Cuttack

A huge cache of illegal firecrackers was seized in Cuttack on the ocassion of Diwali on Thursday. A team of Lalbag Police raided a building at Chaudi Sahi and confisctated firecrackers worth around Rs 5 lakh from the location. A youth named Rahul Bhagat has been arrested on charges for operating the cracker selling unit. After interrogation of the accused, police revealed that he had been stashing firecrackers at the unit after procuring them outside to sell them in Cuttack for Diwali festivities. The Orissa High Court has recently permitted the State governemnt to allow trade and use of only green crackers during Diwali. Prior to that Odisha government had banned the sale of firecrackers in view of Covid pandemic.

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 7 months ago
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Kishore Chandra Patel Appointed Chairman Of Odisha Congress Disciplinary Committee

The AICC on Thursday approved a proposal made by the OPCC to constitute a seven-member Disciplinary Action Committee, effectively making former Odisha Minister and Sundargarh MLA Kishore Chandra Patel its Chairman More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 7 months ago
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Mamita Murder: BJP Calls Gajapati Bandh On Nov 6 Demanding Ouster Of Odisha Home Minister

The saffron party leader also urged the people of Gajapati to extend their wholehearted support to the bandh to make it successful across the district More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 7 months ago
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Mamita Murder: BJP Yuva Morcha To Hold Protest Wherever Minister Dibya Shankar Visits In Odisha

Moreover, the youth wing of the party has also questioned the stoic silence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over the case More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 7 months ago
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Bhubaneswar Stabbing: Burglary Attempt Foiled By 2 Brave Women, Says Police; Attacker Duo Held

During questioning, the police came across several inconsistencies in his narration of how he landed up at the house and why he had dressed himself in a dress while wearing a helmet. This is in the backdrop of the initial suspicion that Rupesh had plans to rob the house, police said. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 7 months ago
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After Centre Slashes Excise Duty, Odisha Govt Reduces VAT On Fuel

Following the Centre's announcement to cut excise duty on petrol by Rs 5 and on diesel by Rs 10, retail prices of petrol and diesel fell between Rs 5-10 per litre on Thursday. The move was in view of containing surging rates. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 7 months ago
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Human-Crocodile Conflict: 26 Lives Lost In 12 Years In Odisha’s Kendrapara

Though the State Government offers compensation of Rs 4 lakh for death in crocodile attack while Rs 1 lakh for people who sustained grievous injuries in the attack, locals have however alleged that the forest department is not giving any compensation if the attack happens inside the territories of the Bhitarkanika National Park. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 7 months ago
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Pangolin Rescued By Crime Branch STF, Forest Officials In Bargarh; 1 Arrested

A joint team of Crime Branch Special Task Force (STF) and Forest Department have rescued an alive Pangolin under Ghens Forest Range in Bargarh. 

As per reports, the Crime Branch STF sleuths and forest officials, acting on a tip-off, launched a sudden raid at the place. The sleuths rescued an alive pangolin and have arrested a person in connection to the case. 

The arrestee will be presented before the Court today, informed sources. 

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 7 months ago
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Car Falls Into Canal In Bhubaneswar Outskirts, 2 Youths Go Missing

In a shocking incident, two youths went missing after the car they were travelling in fell into a canal in the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Wednesday midnight.

Sources informed, two vehicles of a company were on their way to Shivshakti Nagar. However, the driver of one of the vehicles reportedly lost control of the steering and fell into the Puri main canal near Atala under Balianta Police limits. 

A team of Fire officials rushed to the spot after receiving the reports about the incident. The rescue team launched a rescue operation and lifted up the car from the canal with the help of an earthmover machine. 

However, the two youths including the driver have not been traced yet.

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 7 months ago
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Fog Disrupts Normal Life In Bonai, Rainfall In Many Districts Of Odisha Till Nov 6

However, there is no large change in minimum temperature(night temperature) during next 3 to 4 days and gradual slight fall thereafter over the districts of Odisha. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 7 months ago
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Section 144 Clamped In Vicinity Of Puri Srimandir, No Kaunriya Kathi Lighting On Diwali

The administration has taken such strict measures in the wake of containing pollution as well as restricting COVID transmission. Moreover, devotees are restricted from entering Srimandir today. More

  • Somatirtha Purohit
  • 7 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
  • 7 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
  • 7 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
  • 7 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
  • 7 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

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