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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Thursday, 20 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 Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Chit Fund Case: Odisha Court Awards 5-Yr Jail Term To Sai Samrudhi Realcon India MD

On charges of duping depositors, the court handed down the sentence to Sambit Das under Section 420 of the IPC and another five years term under Section 6 of the OPID Act.  More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Panchayat Polls: Urge To Serve Society Brings Educated, White Collar Executives Into Politics 

Lipika Majhi, daughter of senior Congress leader Bhujabal Majhi, says the love and affection of the innocent tribal people of her locality drew her into the politics, and not her political background. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Man Dies In Accident After Hearing Wife’s Death

The tragic incident occurred when Dillip’s bike crashed into a tree near Biswanathpur village under Gondia Police limits when he was rushing back home after hearing about his wife's death. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 4 months ago
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No Odisha Tableau In R-Day Parade: Paikas Up In Arms, Opposition Slams State Govt

Several Paika organisations demonstrated in front of the Raj Bhawan in Bhubaneswar on Thursday protesting the rejection of Odisha’s tableau at the Republic Day Parade in New Delhi this year. More
  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 4 months ago
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Positive Rate Explosive In Khordha, Balasore, Sundargarh: Know Why Odisha Govt Doesn't Impose Sunday Curfew?

Delhi, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu have imposed weekend curfew and many other measures. However, weekend shutdown alongside Panchayat poll will sound doublespeak in Odisha More
  • IANS
  • 4 months ago
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ED Conducts Raids In Odisha, Arrests Bizman In PMLA Case

The ED initiated a money-laundering investigation on the basis of this FIR. The ED formed a team of elite officials and started probing the matter. They said that they have got some crucial evidence against Jajodia. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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OPSC ASO Recruitment Age Limit Extended, Check Important Notice

The relaxation in the upper age limit will enable a large number of candidates who have crossed the age limit to apply for 796 (265 women) posts of assistant section officers (ASOs) in Group B of Odisha Secretariat Service. More
  • Nitesh Kumar Sahoo
  • 4 months ago
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Pre-Panchayat Poll Violence In Odisha: Bloodshed Again in Ganjam, 6 Hurt In Group Clashes

While the police are yet to nab the attackers, the law and order situation in the district seems to be deteriorating. More
  • IANS
  • 4 months ago
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NABARD Sanctions Rs 951 Cr To Odisha Govt Under RIDF

These infrastructure projects will play a key role in supporting the rural economy by improving the livelihoods of people, the CGM said. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Youth Arrested In Bulli Bai App Case: ‘My Brother Not Involved In Creating App’

Speaking to OTV, Neeraj Singh’s brother, Mukesh Kumar, claimed the Mumbai police team told him that Neeraj had not created the App. More
  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 4 months ago
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"Third Wave Peak In India on Jan 24, Odisha Will Record On Jan 29-31"

Super spreader Omicron will not shoot off daily cases in the country higher than the Delta-peak. The peak in the third wave will see cases in the range of 3.3 lakh, says Cambridge University report More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 4 months ago
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Sarpanch Auction: SEC Asks Bolangir Collector To Ensure Hassle-Free Nomination Filing

The directive came in the backdrop of reports of alleged auction of the Sarpanch post for Rs 44,000 at Bileisarda village under Puintala block of Bolangir district. More
  • Pradeep Singh
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Panchayat Polls: Pol Parties To Announce Consensus Candidates For Kotia

While voting for the Panchayat polls in Kotia is scheduled to be held on February 18, Koraput Collector has said that elections will be held as usual in all the 13 wards of the Gram Panchayat More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Dhinkia Clash: Orissa HC Directs Home Dept To File ‘Ground Zero’ Report

The Orissa High Court has also directed the Jagatsinghpur district Collector to take steps to ensure that the normal life of the people in Dhinkia area is not affected.  More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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Third Wave Surge: Odisha 8th High Burden Covid State In Country

As per the data today released by Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, with an active caseload of over 78k, Odisha has been listed as the eight-most active burdened state in the country. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Panchayat Polls: Villagers Vent Ire On Election Officer Over 'Faulty Voter List' In Odisha’s Gajapati

After not receiving any satisfactory answers from the Election Officer, the villagers locked up him before staging a demonstration, More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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OPSC Invites Applications For 123 Assistant Agriculture Officer Posts; Check Details

As per the advertisement, 123 posts of Assistant Agriculture Officer will be filled up in Odisha Agriculture and Food Production Service under the Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 4 months ago
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Floating Bridge Vessel With Over 50 Passengers On Board Stranded In Chilika

More than 50 passengers are feared trapped in the middle of the Chilika lake after a floating bridge vessel (Bhasa Pola) ferrying them got stranded midway on Thursday. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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IMD Predicts Rain, Thunderstorm In Odisha Till Jan 25; Yellow Warning For Districts

As per IMD, the minimum temperature is likely to rise gradually by 3 to 4 degree Celsius during the next three days and no large change will occur thereafter in the districts of Odisha. More
  • IANS
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Poll Body Urges Strict Enforcement Of Covid Guidelines

As per the guidelines of the SEC, either the candidate or one proposer can enter the election officer's office and maintain proper social distancing while filing the nomination papers. Only one vehicle is allowed for the purpose of filing a nomination. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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Birthday Party On Road During Night Curfew In Bhubaneswar: Commisisonerate Police Seizes 12 Vehicles

Twin City Police Commissioner, Soumendra Priyadarshi spotted the group which was busy in the birthday bash on the main road parking their vehicles. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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'Bulli Bai' App Case: Mumbai Police Arrests Accused From Odisha

The accused has been identified as Neeraj Singh, sources said. The accused is an MBA degree holder. He was involved in the planning of the app with the main accused, sources said. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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India-West Indies T20I Match May Move Out Of Barabati Stadium In Odisha

The BCCI is expected to announce the finalised fixtures of the tour programme in a day or two More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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130 Frontline Workers Of Capital Hospital In Bhubaneswar Test Covid Positive So Far

The frontline workers who tested positive include as many as 40 doctors, 30 staff nurse, 4o laboratory technicians and more than 15 pharmacists More
  • Sharmili Mallick
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Detects 10,368 New Covid-19 Cases, 7 Fatalities

The active cases in the State stood at 88,346 and a total of 10,80,562 people recuperated from the disease, including 6,785  on Wednesday, till date, as per the State Health and Family Welfare Department. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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Sarpanch Post 'Auctioned': Factual Inquiry Report Submitted To Bolangir Collector

Aditional District Magistrate (ADM) Mahendra Mohapatra and Puintala Block Development Officer (BDO) submitted the report to Rana following an inquiry into the incident More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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Newborn Baby Declared Dead By Doctors, Found Alive During Funeral In Odisha’s Keonjhar

The shaken family took the baby in a bag and arranged for a funeral at their village. However, when they were about to bury the baby, the newborn was found to be breathing and crying More
  • PTI
  • 4 months ago
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2 Indigo Planes, Including Bhubaneswar-Bound Flight Avert Mid-Air Collision Over Bengaluru Airport

Officials of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said that the two IndiGo planes -- 6E455 (Bengaluru to Kolkata) and 6E246 (Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar) -- were involved in 'breach of separation' at Bengaluru airport. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Rural Polls Set Stage For Youth Brigade To Take Up The Gauntlet For Serving Society

If Odisha Panchayat Elections will be remembered for many aspects, then the most distinguished one will be the foray of brigade of intelligent youths into politics who value common good above all else. More
  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 4 months ago
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Bhubaneswar Youth 'Shoots Dead Stray Dog For Eating Chicken', Booked

A complaint has been lodged against the offender identified as Kitab Patnaik of Uparsahi of Jagamara, who allegedly fired the shots at the dogs to punish them for eating a chicken.  More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Panchayat Election: BJD Faces Backlash Over Poll Code Violations

The BJP delegation also alleged that despite enforcement of poll code, hoardings of Chief Minister and the ruling BJD are still very much adorning rural pockets in gross violation of the guidelines.   More
  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 4 months ago
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Omicron Replaces Delta In Odisha: Know About Its 'Stealth' Version Detected In Many States

Between December last and January 1st week, 2 in every 10 samples sequenced were Omicron, by mid-Jan, nearly 6 (5.8) in every 10 genomes sequenced confirm Omicron variant More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Boat Ambulance Service In Odisha's Swabhiman Anchal From Jan 26

With the introduction of the boat ambulances, the residents of these villages will get medical facilities at their door steps. More
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