Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Tuesday, 16 November 2021

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  • Pradeep Singh
  • 6 months ago
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Mamita Murder Case: Family Of Deceased Lady Teacher Moves Orissa High Court

The family of the deceased lady teacher Mamita Meher on Tuesday moved Orissa High Court seeking completion of the probe in a stipulated time.

The family members of the victim filed a petition in the Court making the State Home Secretary, the Police DG, the Bolangir Collector & the SP and the Sindhekela IIC parties.

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 6 months ago
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After Curbs On Baliyatra, Cuttack Admin Bars ‘Boita Bandana Utsav’ This Year

The Cuttack district administration on Tuesday barred people from observing ‘Boita Bandan Utsav’ at public places (water bodies) in the district on Kartik Purnima this year. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 6 months ago
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Congress Launches Egg Attack On Union Minister Bishweswar Tudu

Members of the Student Congress and Youth Congress hurled eggs at the carcade of Union Minister of State (MoS) for Tribal Affairs and Jal Shakti, Bishweswar Tudu More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 6 months ago
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Too Little Too Late: Plight Of Hirakud Displaced Still Far From Over

Residents of about 360 villages from Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Bargarh and Sundergarh districts had lost their land to the dam constructed across Mahanadi River in 1957.  More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 6 months ago
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Suicide Blasts In Uganda: Indian Para-Badminton Contingent Including 3 Odisha Para Shutters Safe

The blasts, which occurred barely 100 meters away from the hotel where the Indian team is staying, is feared to have killed at least two people and set several cars on fire. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 6 months ago
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Puri Residents Stage Satyagrah Over User’s Fee For Waste Collection By Civic Body

Irked by the ‘user’s fee’ levied by the Municipal authorities on the residents of Puri for waste management, the locals in the Pilgrim town staged a Satyagrah in front of the civic body office on Tuesday demanding immediate roll back on the decision. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha’s Covid-19 Vaccination Rate Better Than National Average; Vaccine Wastage Down

State Chief Secretary Suresh Mahapatra has directed all district Collectors to prepare micro plan at the village and Gram Panchayat levels for intensifying vaccinations. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 6 months ago
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Online Child Abuse Cases: CBI Team Thrashed By Angry Mob In Odisha’s Dhenkanal

The Central agency on Tuesday carried out simultaneous raids at different locations across 14 states including Odisha. The CBI has registered 23 separate cases against 83 people on charges of online child sexual abuse and exploitation. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 6 months ago
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AIIMS Bhubaneswar Recruitment 2021: Selection List Of Faculty Positions Out, Check Details 

A total of 36 Professor, three Additional Professor, eight Associate Professor and 65 Assistant Professor posts will be filled up on direct recruitment basis.    More

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Junior WC Hockey: Belgium Arrive In Bhubaneswar

Grouped in Pool A, along with Chile, Malaysia and South Africa, Belgium are looking at a strong competition right from the start. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
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Congress' Student Wing Demands Minister Dibya Shankar’s Scalp Over Mamita Murder Case  

Members of the Chhatra Congress took out a rally to gherao the camp office of the State Director General of Police (DGP) and Naveen Niwas, the official residence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. However, the activists were stopped by the police midway near Forest Park.  More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 6 months ago
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Unable To Repay Loan, Farmer Ends Life In Odisha’s Balasore

The deceased, Laxmi Narayan Jena who, as per reports, had taken loan to grow paddy on two acres of land, ended life by consuming poison after he allegedly failed to repay the debt More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 6 months ago
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Low Pressure Alert: IMD Issues Yellow Warning For Heavy Rain In These Odisha Districts

As per IMD, several parts of Odisha will experience moderate rain and thundershower activities till November 21. A Yellow Warning for heavy rainfall has also been issued for four districts. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 6 months ago
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Food Security Mission For Whom: 75-YO Odisha Woman Fails To Get Grains For Loss Of Thumbprint

Due to old age issues, the print of her thumb has mostly lost its sharpness making her unable to obtain an Aadhaar Card. However, since Aadhaar Card linking with the ration card is mandatory as per protocols, she is unable to obtain her share of the ration.  More

  • Suryakant Jena
  • 6 months ago
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Toy Train Chugs Off In Nandankanan Again

After a brief hiatus, the newly launched eco-friendly toy train facility has once again chugged off in the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar, much to the delight of tourists visiting the park this holiday season. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 6 months ago
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3 Notorious Gun Runners Nabbed In Cuttack; 5 Firearms, 30 Live Rounds Seized

As per reports, a special team of Lalbag Police station led by IIC RN Bhanja managed to nab three illegal arms suppliers on Monday night. Five firearms including three 9mm pistols and 30 rounds of live bullets were seized from the criminals. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha Panchayat Elections: Number Of Poll-Bound Panchayats To Reduce In 2022, Says SEC

In 2017, polls were conducted in 6,801 village panchayats. However, their number has reduced to 6,794 for the upcoming polls. The panchayats that have been excluded from the list include 4 from Balasore's Remuna NAC, 2 from Nayagarh's Odagaon and one from Bargarh's Bijepur. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 6 months ago
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Watch: Miscreants Loot Cash From Petrol Pump, Jana Seva Kendra At Gunpoint In Odisha

Both the incidents have been captured on the CCTV cameras installed in the vicinity of the two establishments More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 6 months ago
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Ancient Anantashayana Vishnu Sculpture In Odisha’s Dhenkanal In Shambles

Anantashayana Vishnu (a sculpture of sleeping Lord Vishnu on serpent Ananta), situated near Sarang village under Parjang police limits in Dhenkanal district is one of the classic examples of sheer neglect towards architectural masterpieces More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 6 months ago
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Online Child Abuse: CBI Conducts Raid In Odisha, 13 Other States & UTs

As per preliminary reports, the raids are being conducted over online child sexual abuse and exploitation allegations. Sources said that searches are currently underway in 14 States and Union Territories in the country More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha Police Arrests 3488 Fugitives In Special Drive In 10 Days

The highest number of warrants were executed with 592 arrests in Balasore district, followed by Ganjam district with 551 and Khordha with 516 arrests. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha's 'Wonder' Girls: Two Phulbani Sisters Who Are Adept In Blindfold Activities | WATCH

At first, the acts of the sisters may seem alien like from some mutant movies of the Hollywood, but there are studies which shows numerous people claiming to have obtained such ability to see through without using the eyes, a phenomenon scientifically coined as Dermo-optical perception (DOP). More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 6 months ago
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BJP-BJD War Over School Foundation Stone In Odisha’s Keonjhar

Party workers from both groups faced off with each other and are learnt to have lodged complaints against each other at the local police station More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha CM To Lay Foundation For Puri Srimandir Heritage Corridor Soon

The Puri district administration had carried out extensive eviction drive in the vicinity of the 12th-century shrine to make way for the Heritage Corridor following the Odisha Cabinet's resolution for the construction of the showpiece developmental project. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha Panchayat Poll: Expenditure Limit Of Candidates, Polling Time Increased By SEC 

A candidate contesting for Zilla Parishad member post can now spend up to Rs 5 lakh while the expenditure ceiling for panchayat samiti member and sarpanch has been hiked to Rs 2 lakh.  More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 6 months ago
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Class VI, VII Reopening: Schools In Odisha To Conduct Baseline Assessment Of Students 

The Director of Teacher Education (TE) and SCERT has written to the State Project Director of Odisha School Education Programme Authority (OSEPA) regarding the conduct of the baseline assessment.   More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 6 months ago
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BMC Prohibits Congregation At Temple, Water Bodies On Kartik Purnima/Bada Osha

Public congregation won't be allowed at Bindusagar Lake, river ghats and other water bodies within the jurisdiction of BMC. More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 6 months ago
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Brown Sugar Worth Rs 30 Lakh Seized From Bhubaneswar Outskirts, Press ID Card Found On Buyer 

A press identity card was seized from the vehicle of the buyer who hails from Kedarpalli of Bhubaneswar.  More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 6 months ago
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Bhubaneswar Administers Over 26 lakh Covid-19 Vaccines 

As on November 14, a total of 26,48,813 vaccine doses have been administered to beneficiaries across all eligible age groups, stated the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in a release on Monday. More

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