Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Saturday, 22 January 2022

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India-West Indies Series: Barabati Dropped From List Of Venues

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday announced a revised list of venues for India's upcoming series against the West Indies. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Pandemic Spells Doom For Education Of Children In Rural Odisha

In many remotest pockets, while parents are struggling hard to keep the wolf away from the door, buying their children smart phones for online classes is an unfathomable reality.  More
  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 4 months ago
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BJD Strategists See BSKY A Card To Win Polls; ADR Survey Lists PSKY The Winning Mantra

In 2018, a year after BJD's big loss in 2017 Panchayat polls, the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) had done a survey in Odisha. As per survey, schemes (Yojanas) for Water, Jobs and Roads (Paani, Kaam And Sadak) the vote winner More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Panchayat Polls: Earstwhile Political Big Guns Back To Grassroots

Electoral politics has been like a game of Snakes and Ladders across the globe with political figures witnessing many ups and downs in their career. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Court Sentences Man To Life Imprisonment Till Death, Wife To 20 Yrs In Jail For Raping Minor  

After examining witnesses and appreciating evidence, the special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court convicted the couple. More
  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 4 months ago
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Undaunted By Third Wave, Odisha Panchayat Polls Record Big Rush For Sarpanch Battle

The nominations for the post of sarpanch have risen by 30 percent in 2022. For other posts, the rise ranged between 18-27 percent. 18 lakh first-time voters to cast their rural ballot this time More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 4 months ago
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Isolation Complete If No Fever For 3 Consecutive Days In 7-Day Quarantine: Odisha Public Health Chief

In case fever sets in on sixth or seventh day, the patient should seek doctor's advice and extend home isolation period, the top health official informed. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 4 months ago
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Adulterated Spices Processing Unit Busted in Cuttack, 2 Detained 

Preliminary investigation revealed that the manufacture of fake spices had allegedly been going on in the factory for quite some time. More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 4 months ago
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OSSC Announces Main Written Exam Date For Junior Librarian Posts, Check Schedule

The exam will be conducted in one sitting and candidates will have to answer 100 questions carrying one mark each in one and half hours.  More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 4 months ago
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Contrasting Tales: Youth Risks Life To Save Mother While Man Kills Grandmother In Odisha

In another incident sharply in contrast to the other story, a youth risked his life and jumped into a well to save his mother at Bangalapada in Nuapada district. More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
  • 4 months ago
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Six Dead, Many Injured As Truck Crashes Into Bus In Odisha 

The driver of the bus lost control on the steering wheel and it turned turtle after a coal-laden truck hit it from behind, sources informed adding that the injured were immediately rushed to Soro Community Health Centre. More
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  • 4 months ago
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Four Candidates File Nomination For "Auctioned" Sarpanch Post, Consensus Candidate For Kotia Region

There are more than 5,000 eligible voters in 13 wards of 28 revenue villages and 12 other villages in Kotia panchayat which will go to the polls on February 18. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 4 months ago
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Demand To Reopen Srimandir Echoes In Puri, Jagannath Sena Takes Lead

As the closure of Srimandir in Puri entered its 13th day on Saturday, demands to reopen the temple grew from all sections, including devotees, locals and street vendors. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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Republic Day: Commissionerate Police Issues Traffic Advisory For State Level Parade In Bhubaneswar

Traffic restrictions will be clamped during the rehearsal parade and full dress rehearsal along with other curbs for the Republic Day. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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Robbers Posing As Customers Loot Cash From Medicine Store In Bhubaneswar

The incident of miscreants decamping with money from the cash counter of the shop has now become the talk of the town. The entire incident has been captured in the CCTV camera installed at the shop. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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Pregnant Asha Worker's Death Sparks Tension In Odisha's Kalahandi, NH Blocked

Family members and relatives admitted Sumitra to Dharmagarh Sub-Division hospital on Friday evening after she got into labour. However, she succumbed while undergoing treatment at the hospital More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 4 months ago
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Green Corridor Created In Twin Cities To Airlift Patient To Surat From Bhubaneswar

A special green corridor was created by the Commissionerate Police from SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack to Biju Patnaik International (BPIA) Airport in Bhubaneswar to facilitate smooth transport of a seriously-ill patient who was scheduled to be airlifted to Surat for further treatment. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 4 months ago
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VIMSAR Principal's Property Attached Over Non-Payment Of Dues To Sacked Staff

The movable property of the Principal of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) were attached by Sambalpur court in order to execute a decree for money. More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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Former Odisha Minister Anjali Behera Files Nomination For Samiti Member Post

Behera was a two-time former Minister and held important portfolios like Handloom and Women's and Child Welfare Department of the State government More
  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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Car Falls Off Railway Over Bridge In Bhubaneswar, Driver Critical

A man suffered critical wounds when the car he was driving fell off the Punama Gate Railway over bridge after hitting the bridge railing in Bhubaneswar on Saturday.

The injured driver has been admitted to the Capital Hospital in a serious condition.

As per reports, the black car was heading towards Bhimatangi from Naveen Niwas area in the wee hours. However, the driver lost his balance after hitting the railing of the bridge and fell down. 

"The car was moving at a great speed and the driver lost the control over his vehicle. The car fell on the road after hitting the railing of the overbridge and no shops and establishments below the bridge have suffered any damage," said a local.

However, the exact cause of the accident is yet to be ascertained. Local police are yet to reach the spot.
 

  • Vikash Sharma
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Odisha Logs 8845 New Covid-19 Cases, 7 More Deaths

The I &PR department on Saturday informed that out of the 8845 new Covid-19 cases, 972 were from the 0-18 years age group More

  • Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra
  • 4 months ago
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Cuttack Miniature Artist Earns Accolades By Turning Waste Into Art

Smruti Ranjan Mohanty from Jhanjir Mangala, Cuttack has earned accolades by creating a miniature model of Kedarnath temple More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Panchayat Polls: Over 2.29 Lakh Nomination Papers Filed, Scrutiny Today

As many as 1,62,297 aspirants have filed nominations for the post of ward member while 34,613 nominations were filed for the post of Sarpanch More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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5 Killed In Road Mishap In Odisha’s Sonepur

At least 10 persons from Nimna village under Ullunda block of Sonepur district were returning after attending a marriage function at Kaudiamunda village when the mishap occurred at around 1 am last night. More

  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 4 months ago
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Puri: Funds Go Missing From Accounts, Bank Assures To Redeem After Protest

The bank authorities assured to conduct an internal probe into the matter and deposit any missing money in the respective accounts of women's organisations by February 28. More

  • Vikash Sharma
  • 4 months ago
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Jaagte Raho! Cuttack Residents Take Up Night Patrolling As Petty Crimes Rise

The reason, residents allege that there has been a spike in the incidents of thefts and other petty crimes in the past few weeks but the police vigilance on part of the Twin City Police is not enough to alleviate apprehension from the minds of the local residents.   More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 4 months ago
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Odisha Rural Spread In Third Wave 6th Highest In Country: SBI Report

The record new cases in the third wave in Odisha have been due to community transmission in a big way both in rural and urban areas. More

  • Pradeep Singh
  • 4 months ago
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Dynasty Politics: From Royals To Kinship In Odisha Panchayat Polls

The family of former Odisha Chief Minister Giridhar Gamango is one such example. For the last 56 years, members of the Gamango family have been retaining the Khilapadar Sarpanch post. More

  • Sanjeev Kumar Patro
  • 4 months ago
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Why A Row Over Centre's Amendments To IAS Cadre Rules? Will It Impact Odisha!

The new amendments seem not entirely utopian. But Central deputation of IAS officers has been tied to a 'time-line'. States cannot say 'No' to Centre More

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