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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Wednesday, 12 January 2022

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.

  • Pradeep Singh
  • 4 months ago
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Release of Panchayat Poll Schedule Heats Up Politics In Rural Odisha 

Politics has heated up in villages across the State with meetings being hold to select the candidates and chalk out strategies for the Panchayat polls in Odisha More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 4 months ago
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Mayor Post In Bhubaneswar And Berhampur Reserved For Women, Unreserved In Cuttack

As per the gazette notification, the Mayor’s office in Berhampur and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporations will be reserved for women candidates. However, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) will have an un-reserved Mayor office. More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 4 months ago
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Orissa High Court Shuts Down For 5 Days After Rise In Covid Cases

The Orissa High Court on Wednesday announced to shut down its operations for five days till January 17 in view of the surge in cases of COVID among court staff. More
  • Somatirtha Purohit
  • 4 months ago
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Rourkela Bank Manager Diverts Over Rs 60L Customer Money For Commission, Held

Police said the accused also misused signed blank cheques given to him by the victim. By virtue of his official influence, Panda managed to prevail upon the other maker and checkers and diverted all the money amounting to more than Rs 60 lakh without the consent of the victim to several insurance policies, said the STF in a release. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha SRC Issues Poll Campaign Guidelines: Focus On Digital Media; No Road Shows, Victory Procession

Political parties and candidates have been asked to conduct their campaign as much as possible through digital/virtual/media platforms/ mobile based mode instead of physical mode ensuring strict compliance of Covid safety norms. More
  • Pradeep Singh
  • 4 months ago
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Sops, Freebies Won't Fetch Votes For BJD In Panchayat Polls: Opposition

BJP said that the ruling BJD knows that wind is not blowing in their favour and the upcoming elections will take a toll on the party More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 4 months ago
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COVID 3rd Wave: Odisha SRC Issues Fresh Guidelines For Celebration Of Festivals

As Odisha battles a new wave of the COVID pandemic, the State Special Relief Commissioner on Wednesday issued a slew of new guidelines for strict adherence by public during observance/celebration of religious festivals/ festivities/ functions/ rituals. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 4 months ago
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Panchayat Polls: Two Rival BJD Factions Come To Blows In Odisha’s Karanjia

As per reports, the supporters of the Thakurmunda Block president, Prashant Kumar Behera and the Karanjia MLA, Basanti Hembram got into a heated exchange of words at the party office which culminated in a scuffle. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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Panchayat Polls: Odisha SEC Asks Collectors To Pull Down Govt Hoardings Across State 

The three-tier Panchayat elections in Odisha will be held in five phases starting from February 16, 2022.  More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 4 months ago
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Robbers Loot Gold Worth Rs 1 Cr, Rs 8L Cash From Bank Locker In Dhenkanal

The police arrived at the spot after they were informed and have launched a hunt for the fleeing looters. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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Big Jump In Omicron Cases In Odisha, 67 More Infections Take Tally To 170

Odisha today registered its highest one-day spike in the Covid cases in the last seven months detecting 8,778 infections, including 792 cases in the 0-18 years category in the past 24 hours. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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More Rain In Store For Odisha, IMD Issues Yellow Warning For Next 3 Days 

The IMD’s regional centre in Bhubaneswar has issued Yellow Warning for heavy rain, thunderstorm, lightening and hail for several districts for the next three days. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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Two Get 6 Months Jail For Smuggling Leopard Skin In Odisha

This is said to be the first ever conviction of wildlife smugglers in the State secured by the Special Task Force (STF), a specialised wing of Odisha Police set up to curb the organised crime.      More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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Portion Of Under-Construction Bridge Collapses In Odisha’s Kendrapara

The incident took place when a slab of the bridge over Ashrukhala canal was laid over the steel span. The span suddenly gave way causing the steel frame and span come down crashing More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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OCS 2020 Main Exam Admit Card Released By OPSC, Know How To Download

As many as 4754 candidates including 1551 women who have cleared the preliminary examination will appear in the main examination, one of the toughest recruitment examinations of the State, at designated examination centres across different cities.  More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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Pothole Filled Road In Odisha’s Kendrapara Snuffing Out Precious Lives

The road has become dangerous with bikers and pedestrians facing accidents on a regular basis due to the potholes. Many precious lives were lost on this road so far More
  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 4 months ago
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MBBS, BDS Admission In Odisha: OJEE Begins Counselling Registration Today

The OJEE authorities will publish the provisional State Merit List of the registered candidates on January 24 (5 pm) while the window for receiving queries, if any, raised by candidates regarding the provisional State Merit List will remain active from January 25 to 26. More
  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 4 months ago
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Tearful Adieu: Mortal Remains Of Veteran Actor Mihir Das Consigned To Flames With State Honours

Apart from family members and friends, a large number of people, including political leaders, Ollywood artists, fans and others gathered at the crematorium and bid a tearful adieu to the departed actor. More
  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha's Daily Covid-19 Cases Breach 8000-Mark After Over 7 Months, Active Cases Surge To 27,216

With this, the Covid-19 positive tally in the State has surged to 10,91,547 while a total of 10,47,783 people have recovered from the virus infection. The active cases have gone up to 27,216. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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Covid Test Kits Set on Fire In Odisha’s Jajpur, Probe on

Hundreds of Covid-19 test kits were allegedly burnt to ashes on Korei medical premises in Jajpur on Tuesday.

As per reports, the Additional District Medical Officer Sudhanshu Sekhar Bal visited the spot and ordered an inquiry into the incident. However, it is yet to be identified weather the burnt kits were used or unused.

“I have order an inquiry into the incident. Stern actions will be taken against the erring persons if any illegal activities were found,” said Bal.
 

  • IANS
  • 4 months ago
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Expedite Widening Of NH 53 Under Gati Shakti: Official

The inaugural session was followed by two technical sessions -- "Coastal movement of thermal coal - Opportunities & Challenges" and ''Convergence & Divergence of logistic chain - Industrial perspective". More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Moves Supreme Court Again Over Border Dispute With Andhra Pradesh

Odisha government has filed a fresh petition in the Apex court to give a clear verdict on Kotia issue in order to solve the Inter-State border dispute with the neighbouring State More

  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 4 months ago
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PM Modi Condoles Demise of Mihir Das, Last Rites To Be Performed Today In Cuttack

The mortal remains of Das have been kept at his residence at Sector-8 in Cuttack for paying last respect. His body will be taken to his paternal house at Nuagada in a procession and then will be brought to Satichaura cremation ground. More

  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Unseasonal downpour triggered by western disturbance has hit farmers in Western Odisha hard

At a time when guarding the paddy is a problem for them, the hailstorm lashing the area for last three days only made the situation worse. More

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Constable Stages Dramatic Escape From House During Vig Raid, Assets Worth Rs 1.27 Cr Found 

In a scene straight out from an action film, Nihar Ranjan Dandpat, who was posted at the office of the Superintendent of Police (SP), Mayurbhanj, fled from his house in the blink of an eye by jumping off the balcony when the vigilance sleuths were carrying out searches on his property. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 4 months ago
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Hit By Saffron Revolution In 2017, CM Naveen Perfected 'Lasswell Politics' To Make BJD Battle Ready In 2022

Drawing lessons from 2017, CM Patnaik enacted 'Sop' opera to win over teachers, water scarcity hit villages and unemployed More

  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha-AP Border Dispute: Joint Demarcation Committee To Map Borders, Says CS

The virtual meeting also featured topics like inter-state road communication, roads and teaching of Odia and Telugu languages in both states.  More

  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 4 months ago
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Mihir Das To Be Cremated With Full State Honours Tomorrow

Actor Mihir Das, who passed away during undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Cuttack on Tuesday, will be cremated with full State honours on Wednesday, informed district Collector, Bhabani Shankar Chayani. More

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