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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Thursday, 13 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.

  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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Covid Protocols Issued For Odisha Hospitals To Keep Infections At Bay 

The health department said all elective surgeries are to be stopped and emergency surgeries need to be taken up with universal precautions. It prohibited entry of media representatives inside OPD and IPD of hospitals.     More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 4 months ago
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Speculations Rife Over Women Candidature For Mayor’s Office, Male Counterparts ‘Disheartened’

With the publishing of the gazette notification by the Odisha government to reserve the Mayoral seats in Berhampur and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporations for women candidates, speculations are rife over the probable women contenders in three major political parties, BJD, BJP and Congress. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Hospitals Asked To Use Telemedicine For Medical Care To Patients, SOP Issued 

In view of the present COVID-19 situation it has become essential to provide health services and advice by alternative means, the Health department said. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Panchayat Polls: Political Parties Explore Ways To Launch Digital Campaign

This time around, Facebook and WhatsApp are going to be flooded with videos of candidates making enticing promises and hankering for votes. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Paanwala Installs Lockers In Shop To Make Paan Available For Customers 24X7  

Bizarre it may sound, but Ananda Panjawani, who owns a paan shop at Parsuram Chhak in Kantabanji town of Bolangir has made locker facility to facilitate storing of pans for the regular customers. More
  • Pradeep Singh
  • 4 months ago
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BMC Releases Guidelines For Makar Sankranti & Pongal Celebrations In Odisha Capital

The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) had earlier released a set of restrictions that will be promulgated across Odisha to check congregations during Makar Sankranti and Pongal More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 4 months ago
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World’s First Successful Spinal Cord Tail Bone Surgery Performed At Odisha Hospital

A tail-like growth was found on the back of the infant after who was born at Charichak in Kakatpur last November. Panicked, the parents brought him to the SUM hospital, where after all the tests, the doctors operated on him on November 25, 2021. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Third Wave Surge: Sri Jagannath Temple Servitors Above 60 Years Get Booster Dose

A Covid Care Centre has been set up at the Neelachal Bhakta Niwas where administration of precautionary doses to the servitors aged above 60 years started on Thursday. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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Thunderstorm With Lightning Alert Issued For Odisha Districts; Check IMD Forecast

The weather agency has also issued ‘Yellow Warning’ for thunderstorm and lightning in several parts of the State. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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Collection Of Excess Amount By Dealers: Odisha STA Warns Of Action, RTOs To Submit Compliance Report

The STA has directed the RTOs to ensure that all the dealers display details of payment to be made by purchaser for each category of vehicles on a notice board at their showrooms. It should be mentioned on the board that no extra payment need to be made other than what is mentioned on the display board. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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OSSC Notifies Field Assistant Mains Schedule Amid Cancel Exams Clamour By Job Seekers 

The exam schedule has been released at a time when there is growing clamour by job aspirants for postponement of various recruitment examinations in the State in view of the rapid rise in the number of Covid infections. More
  • Somatirtha Purohit
  • 4 months ago
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Shop Selling Adulterated Sauce Busted In Cuttack, Owner Detained

Food Safety Inspector Pratiksha Dash, who was part of the raiding team, said that the ingredients written over the sauce bottles sold by the shop were a combination of potato starch and other materials. “There is an abnormal use of colour used in the manufacture of the sauce,” she said. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Police STF Nabs Drug Peddler From Near College In Khordha, 310 Gm Brown Sugar Seized

A team of Odisha Police’s Special Task Force (STF) nabbed a drug peddler from near Haladia College under Khordha Town Police limits on Wednesday and seized 310 grams of brown sugar from him. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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Put Off OPSC Civil Services Main Exam, Aspirants Urge Odisha CM

The Odisha Civil Services (Main) Examination-2020 is slated to be conducted from January 20, 2022 to February 6, 2022 (Except 26.01.2022 & 05.02.2022).   More
  • Somatirtha Purohit
  • 4 months ago
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Coaching Centre In Cuttack Sealed For Violating Covid-19 Norms

CMC sources said the civic authorities found students at AR Creation Coaching centre flouting the pandemic safety protocols during checks at its premises at Link Road. More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 4 months ago
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Covid Surge: Maa Tarini And Other Temples To Remain Out Of Bounds For Devotees On Makar Sankranti

The district administration has decided to close the temple on January 14 to avoid crowding at the shrine on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, a notification stated. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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Makar Sankranti & Sun-Saturn Conjunction To Bring Unexpected Changes For These Zodiac Signs

It is almost after a gap of long years that Sun and Saturn will come together in Capricorn which is now taking place on Makar Sankranti. More
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  • 4 months ago
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Odisha BJP MLA Tests COVID-19 Positive For Third Time

Health Department sources said over 50 MLAs, six MPs and at least 11 ministers in Odisha have been infected in different phases since 2020. More
  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 4 months ago
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Traditional Fishermen In Odisha’s Kendrapara On Brink Of Losing Livelihood

More than 2,000 fishermen of Aul Block in the district depend on Kharasrota and Brahmani rivers, considered the lifelines of the district, for sustenance. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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Murder Convict Lodged At Rairangpur Sub-Jail In Odisha Dies During Treatment

The deceased has been identified as Daman Murmu, a native of Sapaghara village under Tiring police station. He had been lodged in the jail since 2015 after a court sentenced him to life imprisonment in a murder case More
  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 4 months ago
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Formal Notification For Odisha Panchayat Polls Out, Check Details

Around 2.79 crore voters across the State will exercise their franchise to elect 91,913 Ward members, 6,794 Sarpanchs, 6,793 Panchayat Samiti members, and 853 Zilla Parishad members. The voting will commence at 7 am and continue till 1 pm. More
  • Ananya Padhihary
  • 4 months ago
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Pregnant Woman Carried On Sling Across River In Odisha’s Ganjam Due To Lack Of Motorable Road

In another incident, a patient from Bhaliapadar village under Sagada Panchayat in Boudh district was carried on a bicycle to a hospital on Wednesday owing to the pathetic condition of roads. More
  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 4 months ago
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Bharatpur Girl Death Case: 3 Youths, Including Absconding Boyfriend Of Deceased Held

After having dinner when Biswajit and his friends were sleeping in a room, Surekha went to another room after locking Biswajit’s room from outside. She then killed herself by hanging from the ceiling fan. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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22 Employees Of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation Test Covid-19 Positive

Restriction on public entry into BMC office has been imposed More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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Covid Surge: Gatherings At Sea Beaches In Odisha’s Ganjam Banned For Makar Sankranti

All the sea beaches in Ganjam district will remain close for the tourists from January 13-17 to avoid congregation and hence the spread of the virus More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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30 More Students Of FM Medical College In Odisha’s Balasore Test Positive

As many as 220 students of the college had undergone RT-PCR test of which 30 tested positive More
  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 4 months ago
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Big Surge! Daily Covid-19 Cases In Odisha Breach 10,000 Mark; Khordha Reports Maximum 3,188 Cases

Odisha so far has tested 2,64,03,667 samples, including 81,065 in the last 24 hours, for Covid-19 while the test positivity rate stood 8.05 per cent. More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 4 months ago
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OSSC Releases Important Notification For Police SI Recruitment, Here's Detail

The Commission has declared the date of physical standard and physical efficiency test for the recruitment of police SI posts. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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Resentment Brews Over Closure Of National Programme For Prevention & Control Of Fluorosis In Angul

Fluorosis, a public health problem is caused by excess intake of fluoride through drinking water, food products and industrial pollutants over a long period. It results in major health disorders like dental fluorosis, skeletal fluorosis and non-skeletal fluorosis More
  • 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 To Be 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
  • Prasanna Mishra
  • 4 months ago
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Tsunami Of Freebies Before Odisha Rural Polls 'Unstatesmanlike' Strategy

Odisha government kept on showering their favours to different segments of the voters ranging from Anganwadi workers to overaged aspirants for government jobs. Some favours costing hundreds of crores of rupees to the state exchequer kept rolling out of Naveen government’s gift box without even a demand for it. More
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