Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Tuesday, 18 January 2022

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  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Panchayat Polls: Parties Fall Back On Bhagwat Gita & Mahaprasad To Stop Dissidence, Defection 

But the important fact is that all the turncoats were administered oath in the name of God by district president Bibhuti Balabantaray.  More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Panchayat Polls: Ballot Papers Sent To 10 Districts Amid Tight Security

The State Election Commission (SEC) today revised the scale of payment of ex-gratia and compensation amounts in case of deaths and injuries due to any violent act of anti-socials in road mines, bomb blast and Covid-19 during election duty.  More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 4 months ago
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Shocking! Youth Kills Mom For Refusing Money To Buy Drugs In Bhubaneswar, Detained

The Odisha Capital on Tuesday witnessed yet another gruesome murder with a youth in Kalinga Slum under Badagada Police limits allegedly killing his mother and setting her body on fire. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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No Work No Vote: Villagers In Three Odisha Districts Take Oath To Boycott Panchayat Elections

The bizarre incident of a Sarpanch aspirant getting herself out of the fray within 24 hours of filing nomination papers has raised many eye brows.  More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 4 months ago
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Long Covid Complications Affecting 1 In Every 3 Recovered Patients In Odisha: AIIMS Study

The prevalence of long Covid among patients with mild/moderate infection was 23.4% as compared to 62.5% in severe/critical cases. The most common long Covid symptom is fatigue (64.8%) followed by cough (32.4%), the study found. More
  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 4 months ago
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Republic Day Celebrations: SEC Bars Political Campaign, Highlighting Govt Achievements

Under no circumstances, should the occasion become a platform for political campaign or for highlighting the achievements of the State Government, the State Election Commission (SEC), Odisha emphasised. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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NISER Recruitment 2022: Apply For Scientific Officer Posts In 7th CPC Scale, Check Details

Three posts will be filled up by NISER on direct recruitment basis for its ‘Centre for Medical and Radiation Physics.’ More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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State Election Commission Is A Toothless Body, Alleges Odisha BJP

State BJP general secretary Lekhashree Samantasinghar accused the SEC of being a tool in the hands of the BJD-led government.  More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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Dhinkia Clash: Pleas In Orissa HC Seek Suspension Of Forceful Eviction, Independent Probe 

Petitioners sought protection of human rights as well as fundamental rights and other Constitutional rights of the inhabitants of Dhinkia and nearby villages under Abhayachandpur police limits in Jagatsinghpur district.   More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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OSSC Issues Notice For Main Written Examination For Recruitment Of Statistical Assistant-2017

As per the latest notice, the examination is Computer Based Recruitment Examination (CBRE) and will be held in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Khordha on January 28, 2022. More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 4 months ago
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Smiles Fade For Coco’s Pet Parents As Forest Dept Seizes Parrot A Day After Family Reunion

On Monday, Coco was found in a distressed condition after going missing for 12 days. A family from Bhubaneswar's Kesura found Coco and returned it to the pet parent. Behera and her family members were elated after Coco returned.  More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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OSSC Inspector Of Legal Metrology, Lab Asst Final Result Declared, Check Here

A total of 14 candidates have been selected for the posts. The list of the provisionally selected candidates has been uploaded on the official website of the Commission-www.ossc.gov.in.  More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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NLUO Announces Diploma Course On Cyber Law; Check Eligibility & Details

Cyber Law Diploma Course (One Credit and 16 hours) will start from February 1, 2022 onwards on theme “Cyber Law and Cyber Security.” The Cyber Law University is an online education platform dedicated exclusively to Cyber law and related disciplines. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Pre-Panchayat Poll Violence: Clashes Break Out In Ganjam, Kandhamal; 3 Injured 

Tension erupted at Guma village of Belghar area in Kandhamal district after the supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) clashed over the selection of the Samiti member candidate. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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Suspended BJD MLA Prashant Jagdev Coordinates Mishrana Parva At Party Office

Prashant Jagdev attended a Mishrana Parva organised at the BJD State Headquarters for the formal induction of BJP leader and Chilika Block Chairman Jharana Barik into the regional party.  More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 4 months ago
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Elderly Man Falls To Death After Stepping Into Residential Building Lift In Bhubaneswar

Sources informed that the lift's door lock was malfunctioning since many days due to which the door opened even though the lift compartment didn't arrive on the floor.  More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Judicial Service Exam: Registration Closing Soon For 53 Civil Judge Posts, Apply Now

The registration/re-registration and payment of examination fee, which commenced on December 21, 2021, will conclude on January 20 (11.59 pm). However, candidates can submit registered online applications till January 27, 2022 (11.59 pm). More
  • Suryakant Jena
  • 4 months ago
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Poll Code Violation: SEC Recommends Suspension Of College Principal, Salipur SDPO

The State Election Commission on Tuesday recommended the suspension of a college principal, along with a sub-divisional police officer (SDPO), for allegedly violating model code of conduct. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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Massive Irregularities Alleged In Paddy Supply Under ICDS Scheme In Odisha’s Bolangir

paddy is alleged to have been stored in toxic environments like chemical fertilizer godowns before its supply to various parts of the district under the scheme More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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Top 10 Coldest Places In Odisha; Check IMD’s Forecast For Next Few Days

There will be no large change in minimum temperature (night temperature) during next two days and it will gradual rise by 3 to 4 degree Celsius in subsequent three days over the districts of Odisha. More
  • PTI
  • 4 months ago
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Rourkela Among 15 Winners Of Worldwide Competition To Recognise Most Ambitious Urban Innovations

Rourkela in Odisha bagged the honour for providing "cold-storage units to women co-ops to empower female food vendors, reduce food waste, and increase access to fresh foods", the release said. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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‘Coco’ Returns Home After 12 Days, Smiles Back In Family

A family from Kesura area found the parrot and informed Sasmita over telephone. They returned the pet bird to the desperate family members More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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‘Coco’ Returns Home After 12 Days, Smiles Back In Family

A family from Kesura area found the parrot and informed Sasmita over telephone. They returned the pet bird to the desperate family members More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha SEC Revises Ex-Gratia Payment For Deaths, Injuries On Election Duty, Check Details

If a polling personnel dies due to Covid-19 during election duty, the family of the deceased will get Rs 30 lakh compensation, while cashless medical treatment will be provided if a polling official gets infected with the coronavirus, the notification stated. More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 4 months ago
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Covid Hospitalisation Rate Lesser In Third Wave: Odisha's Top Health Official

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said there is no problem in capping home isolation period to five days, considering several aspects. However, we need to stay in home isolation for seven days at least. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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NGT Takes Suo Motu Note Of Illegal Sand Mining In Sundargarh, Sets Up Probe Panel

In a bid to investigate the matter, the apex environmental watchdog has set up a committee comprising officials of Central Pollution Control Board, Odisha State Pollution Control Board, State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) and the Collector of Sundargarh More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Sees More Than 11K New COVID Positives, Khordha Accounts For Over 30% Cases

Khordha district reported highest 3,469 cases of Covid-19 infections, accounting for over 30% of the total new positives today, followed by Sundargarh with 1416 cases More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 4 months ago
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Pushpa-The Rise: Meet M Ramakrishna From Odisha Who Played A Key Role In The Flick 

Directed by Sukumar, the movie became an instant hit after screening on December 17 last year while paving the way for massive rise in popularity of Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna at the national level.  More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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WATCH: King Cobra Devours Python In Odisha’s Angul

An 11 ft King Cobra was spotted near the village while gobbling up its prey - a python which measured around 4 feet More
  • PTI
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Sets Up Task Force Led By Ex-DGP Abhay To Curb Drug Trafficking

As per the government, Odisha has emerged as a major centre for drug trafficking over the last few years with cannabis grown in erstwhile Maoist-affected areas being smuggled all over the country. More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 4 months ago
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OPSC Recruitment: Commission Issues Interview Notice For Geology Faculty Positions

According to the notifications issued by the OPSC, 57 candidates have been selected for interview round for the post of assistant professor, four for associate professor and 11 for professor. More
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  • 4 months ago
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Odisha CM's Intervention Sought On Coal Supply To Industries

Since August 2021, the CPPs are getting just 40-50 per cent of the required coal supplies, creating a backlog of over 1,500 coal rakes, since most of the available coal rakes are being diverted away from CPPs, he said. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 4 months ago
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High Drama: Bank Seals Hotel Over Loan Default, Owner Rescued By Police From Inside

High drama unfolded on the streets of Bhubaneswar on Monday evening when the officials of Odisha Gramya Bank sealed off a hotel at Infocity road in Patia over non-repayment of loan. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Bank Robberies In Odisha Raise Questions Over Safety Of Strong Rooms

The police on Monday apprehended nine members of a gang that had robbed the Rasol branch of Odisha Gramya Bank in Dhenkanal district on January 12. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 4 months ago
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Lone Tigress In Odisha’s Satkosia Reserve Now Goes Missing

Triggering the fears of the Satkosia tiger reserve in Odisha going tiger-less, the lone tigress left in the park has reportedly gone missing. There has been no sighting of her since the past two months in the 795 square km tiger reserve. More
  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Records 1L Child Infections Since Start Of Pandemic; Numbers Hint Big

In the third wave, around 344 children in the age group of 0-18 years get infected every day as against 241 during the long second wave and 62 in the first wave More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Woman Who Lost Husband To Covid-19 Donates Rs 40L Society’s Money 

Then State came to know her plight when her distress requests for generous donations to save her Covid-19 positive husband made headlines. Abhisekh had tested positive for the infection just eight days after their marriage.  More
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