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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Thursday, 25 November 2021

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  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 days ago

BJD MLA Terms Egg Hurling At CM Shameful, Seeks Apology From BJP

A day after eggs were hurled at the convoy of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during his visit to Puri, BJD MLA from Jajpur and party’s organisational secretary Pranab Prakash Das termed the incident shameful. In a series of tweets, Das requested Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to intervene in the matter immediately. The BJD leader further requested Pradhan to ask those BJP leaders involved in the incident to seek an apology to the people of Odisha. The reaction of the Union Minister could not be obtained immediately.

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 2 days ago

Ganja Farming: Tribals Of Swabhiman Area Caught Between Law & Livelihood

Hundreds of tribals from 30 odd villages under Dhuliput and Ralegarh panchayats in the Swabhiman area took out a protest rally on Thursday demanding the administration to allow them cultivate and sale ganja. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 2 days ago

Orissa HC Pulls Up Female MBBS Aspirant Who Challenged Low NEET Score

Petitioner had claimed that she had been wrongly awarded 99 marks out of total marks of 720 whereas as per her assessment, she is entitled to score at least 702 marks. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 2 days ago

Odisha To Set Up Anganwadi Centres In Govt Primary School Premises

The letter further read it is a Government policy that AWCs should be co-located in the Government schools as far as possible. The concerned BDO must encourage the construction of buildings in school premises and take construction on priority. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 2 days ago

Junior Men's Hockey World Cup: Resurgent India Colts Register Resounding Victory Over Canada

India started aggressively as Uttam Singh opened the account for the hosts by scoring as early as in the second minute of the match. He deflected a cross from the left flank of the net to beat the goal keeper. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 days ago

Gang Involved In Theft Of LPG From Tankers Busted, 3 Arrested

The trio had been stealing LPG while the cooking fuel was being transported in heavy vehicles. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 3 days ago

Border Disputes With Andhra: Opposition In Odisha Questions Efficacy Of High-Level Committee

The Odisha government on Wednesday formed the high-level committee under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary while its members include the Development Commissioner and Principal Secretaries of Home, Revenue, Water Resource, Power, and Mass And Higher Education departments. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 days ago

Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup: France Script Successive Victories, Pummel Poland 7-1

This is the second win of France in as many matches. Earlier yesterday they had stunned defending champions India in their first match. More

  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 3 days ago

Presumed Dead, Man Reunites With Sister After 25 Years; Know How It Happened

A cancer stricken Himanshu is united with his sister after 25 years while struggling for life on a bed at the Acharya Harihara Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack. Now, none but his sister is taking care of him since his parents have long been gone.  More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 days ago

Odisha STF Recovers Live Pangolin, Wildlife Smuggler Held

A wildlife smuggler was arrested and a live pangolin was rescued by the Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police following a raid in the Satakoshia forest range under Mayurbhanj’s Karanjia on Thursday. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 days ago

Shallow, Moderate Fog At Many Places In Odisha In Next 24 Hrs, No Major Change In Temp: IMD

In his weather briefing, HR Biswas, director of IMD regional centre, Bhubaneswar said shallow to moderate fog is likely to prevail in isolated pockets in the coastal Odisha districts and Mayurbhanj, Angul, Dhenkanal and Kandhamal districts. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 days ago

Locals Scuffle With Police During Eviction Of Mahima Dhaba In Bhubaneswar

Tension erupted at Nayapalli area in Bhubaneswar after a Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) team reached the spot in front of the Crown Hotel, running alongside the national Highway-16, to raze ‘Mahima Dhaba operating illegally on the government land.

As per reports, the Dhaba was built on plot numbers 695 and 696 under Nayapalli Mouza which belongs to the State government. The Dhaba was very close to the Gate -9 of the Kalinga Stadium where the Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup is currently underway.

The locals as well as the Dhaba owner scuffled with the Police during the drive after which additional forces have been deployed at the spot.

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 days ago

Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup: Rampaging Spain Spank Listless USA 17-0, New Record Of Highest Victory Margin

In the first match of the day, Argentina had drubbed African minnows Egypt 14-0 to set a new record for the highest margin of victory in the tournament history. Spain went steps ahead to break the record within few hours. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 days ago

Politics Heats Up In Balasore Ahead Of CM Naveen’s Visit Tomorrow

The members of BJP and BJD faced off on Thursday during the foundation laying ceremony of new railway station building at Balasore ahead of CM Naveen’s visit to the town tomorrow. More

  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 3 days ago

Odisha Police Seize Property Of Brown Sugar Smuggler Worth Crores; Contraband Seized In 2 More Places

The Bharatpur Police along with the Quick Action Team (QAT) have seized brown sugar worth Rs 10 lakh from Bharatpur slums in Bhubaneswar outskirts.  More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 days ago

OPSC Written Exam Schedule Released For Asst Public Prosecutor, Check Details 

The written examination for recruitment to the posts of Assistant Public Prosecutor will be conducted on December 19, 2021 at three centres in Cuttack. The examination will be held from 10 am to 12.30 pm. More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 days ago

Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi Faces Egg Attack By Congress Members

Aparajita Sarangi, the Lok Sabha Member from Bhubaneswar and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader aced egg attack by members of the Student (Chhatra) Congress at Balipatna square on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Thursday More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 3 days ago

OSSSC Notifies Vacancy Of 1000 Contractual Posts, Application Process To Begin On Dec 1

A total of 1000 district cadre posts of Laboratory Technician will be filled up on contractual basis in various district establishments and seven Medical College and Hospitals under the Health & Family Welfare Department of Government of Odisha.  More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 3 days ago

Odisha EOW Arrests Ponzi Firm Director For Duping Crores From Investors

The movable and immovable assets created by the accused companies from out of the public deposits have been attached under section 3 of OPID Act, 2011. The investigation in the case is underway, added the EOW. More

  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 3 days ago

Winter Session Of Odisha Assembly: MLAs, Assembly Staff And Journos To Undergo RT PCR Test

Speaker Surya Narayan Patro informed that Covid test of all the MLAs, their PSOs, drivers, employees, journalists and all those who will be visiting the Assembly will be carried out. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 3 days ago

Operation At Koraput’s Sewa Paper Mill Resumes After 19 Months

The Sewa Paper Mills, initially owned by Ballarpur Industries Ltd. (BIL), was started in 1984 and was closed multiple times due to a financial crisis. The mill has been taken over by Mother Earth Resources Private Limited. More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 3 days ago

OJEE MBBS/BDS Admission Counselling For NEET (UG) 2021 Qualified Odisha Candidates From Nov 29

The admission to MBBS/BDS seats of different Government and Hi-Tech Medical (Private) Colleges of the State will be carried out for the session 2021-22 on the basis of NEET (UG) 2021 merit list by following the rules and regulation set by the State Govt. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 days ago

Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup: Netherlands Register Thumping Victory Over Korea

Formidable Netherlands registered an emphatic 12-5 victory over a struggling Korea in a Pool C game of the Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Thursday. More

  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 3 days ago

Students, Parents Don’t Ignore Mild Cough; Get Checked: Odisha Health Director On Covid Situation 

Director Health Services Bijoy Mohapatra said on Thursday that these mild symptoms should not be overlooked as the variant of the virus could cause them to the ignorance of the infected. More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 3 days ago

Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup: Argentina Drub Hapless Egypt 14-0 To Script Biggest Victory Margin

The previous best was hosts India's 13-0 win against Singapore back in 1982. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 3 days ago

Odisha Vigilance Raids ITDA Assistant Engineer For Amassing Illegal Wealth

Officials of Odisha Vigilance on Thursday conducted raids at the residence, office and some locations related to Santosh Kumar Das, Assistant Engineer of Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA) at Baripada in Mayurbhanj district, on charges of building up wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income. More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 3 days ago

CBI Raids Cuttack-Based Firm Over Rs 140 Cr Bank-Fraud Case

The company allegedly caused undue and wrongful losses to Punjab National Bank/ Indian Bank to the tune of Rs 140.48 crore with interest as on September 30, 2021, and corresponding wrongful gain to accused persons, the CBI said in a statement. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 3 days ago

Jagatsinghpur Lawyers Stage Cease Work Strike Protesting Police Excess On Colleague

On Sunday midnight, Jagatinghpur Police reportedly picked up Panda from his house and took him to the police station for interrogation where he was allegedly beaten up and manhandled by the cops. He was forwarded to the court and shifted to jail the next day. More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 3 days ago

Soumya Patnaik Disapproves Egg Attacks, Says Will Better Serve Purpose If Fed To Needy

The senior BJD leader further added, “Panchayat election is around the corner and this is a way of political leaders to show off their power and influence. But, there are other ways to display protest too,” he said. More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 3 days ago

Border Discussions With Andhra: Odisha Forms 8-Member High-Level Committee

According to a notification issued by the Revenue and Disaster Management department, orher senior bureaucrats have also been included in the panel as members. More

  • Ians
  • 3 days ago

Jr Hockey World Cup: FIH App, Site Crash Ahead Of India-France Match

The problems had started from the morning itself as a lot of people could log into the app but failed to get the live video. Though things were resolved soon and people could watch the Belgium versus South Africa and the other matches of the day, things went haywire in the evening when people started logging in in large numbers ahead of India's match against France. More

  • Ians
  • 3 days ago

Jr Hockey World Cup: France Stun Defending Champions India 5-4 On Day 1

For India, vice-captain Sanjay also scored a hattrick, converting penalty corners in 15th, 57th, and 58th minutes after Uttam Singh had opened the scoring for the hosts in the 10th minute with a superb goal. More

  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 3 days ago

Odisha Govt, Unacademy Ink Pact To Provide Scholarships To Meritorious Class 10,11 & 12 Students

As per the agreement which will be valid for a period of 3 years, all students of classes 10, 11 and 12 of government and government aided schools across the state will be eligible to take the test to avail the scholarships.  More

  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 3 days ago

Did DJ Music Prove Fatal To Over 60 Fowls In Odisha’s Balasore? 

A three-member team of the Animal Husbandry department visited the village to ascertain the cause behind the death of so many broiler chickens. More