Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Monday, 07 March 2022

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Odisha ULB Polls: Rebel Candidates Become Headache For BJD

Having been betrayed by the party at the last moment, scores of aspiring candidates have filed nomination as independent candidates.  More

Sritam-Subhash Potboiler In Cuttack, Know Why Odisha BJP Plays This Shrewd Move

While BJP choose the political strategy of putting eggs in 'popular' basket, the picking of a sitting RS MP shows a safe play by BJD More

Odisha School Used As Panchayat Poll Strong Room Remains Closed, Students Protest

Students belonging to a government High School at Mohana in Odisha’s Gajapati district were forced to wait on the school verandah on Monday after they found their school locked up with the doors and windows sealed even after the announcement of the Panchayat poll results a week ago. More

Ukraine Returnee Odisha Student Narrates Horrors Of Escaping War Zone

Indian citizens, including students, who managed to escape certain death by fleeing from the war-ravaged cities of Ukraine, which have become graveyards, thank the government and their stars on reaching home. More

Odisha ULB Polls: Mayoral Candidates File Nominations, Pin Hope On Popular Support 

In Cuttack, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took out grand processions for their respective Mayor candidates that passed through the roads and lanes of the city. More

Another Batch Of 77 Odisha Students Return Home From Ukraine

As many as 77 students from Odisha who were stranded in war-torn Ukraine arrived at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar on Monday by a special flight. More

Ailing Bhubaneswar Lady Doc’s Driver Held For Looting Rs 10L From Her Account Using PhonePe App

During preliminary investigation, police found that the victim’s driver had committed the crime by installing PhonePe on her mobile phone without her knowledge. Later, the accused transferred the money to the accounts of his wife and mother on different occasions. More

Odisha Higher Education Dept Again Extends Scholarship Application Deadline For 2021-22

The last date of online application for students has been extended till April 5, 2022 while the deadline for online validation by heads of institutes/principals concerned has been extended till April 20, 2022.  More

Russia-Ukraine War Fires Indian Crude To $117/b: Petrol Up At Rs 126/L, Diesel Rs 116/L In Odisha

Today, the petrol price per litre in Odisha hovers between Rs101-107/lit and diesel at Rs 91-97/l More

Odisha STF Moves To Attach Properties Of Wanted Drugs Trafficker

Though the Gujarat police managed to nab his brother, Sunil, Anil is still absconding. In December last year, the STF had announced cash reward for information on Anil’s whereabouts. More

Odisha Police Recruitment: ASI Communication Exam Date Released, Check Admit Card Details

The written examination for the post of ASI of Police (Communication)-2021 will be held on March 15, 16 and 17 at different examination centres of Odisha. More

Keep Smiling, It’s Your Strength And Can Encourage Others: PM Modi Tells Bhubaneswar Man

The public interaction was the Prime Minister’s way to commemorate the ‘Jan Aushadhi Day’ on Monday.    More

Ample Stock Of Sunflower Oil, No Need For Distress Purchase: Assures Odisha Traders’ Body

Urging consumers to not resort to panic buying, the Odisha Traders’ Association on Monday said that the State has sufficient stock of Sunflower oil as of now and there is no need to worry. More

March 2022 Horoscope: Promotion On Cards For Aries, Traumatic Phase For Gemini

The month of March will also bring some misfortune in the times of festivities for some people, said Jyotish Maharshi Mrs Minati Purohit. People need to be extra cautious while negotiating with people especially superiors as it might land them in some trouble. More

Puri Srimandir Heritage Corridor Construction Is As Per NMA Guidelines: Dist Collector

Construction works for the heritage corridor and beautification around the Jagannath Temple continues in full swing. Land has been excavated at several places and concrete structures are being erected under the flagship project. More

Odisha ULB Polls: SEC Relaxes Curbs For Campaigning, Restriction If Covid Cases Rise

State Election Commissioner Aditya Prasad Padhi said that since there has been a significant drop in the daily Covid-19 cases, restrictions will be lifted for campaigning during the crucial elections to 106 urban local bodies (ULBs) and three municipal corporations, scheduled to be held on March 24. More

Kapil Sharma As Delivery Boy Spotted On Bhubaneswar Streets  Shooting For Nandita Das Movie #Watch

Kapil, who plays a food delivery boy in the yet-to-be-titled film, was seen crisscrossing the lanes of the capital city on motorcycle in his delivery uniform and bag on his shoulder. More

Puri Srimandir Sees 'Maha Snana' After Blood Spill In Temple Premises

As per tradition, the Holy Trinity underwent ‘Maha Snana’ rituals (grand purification) after blood was spotted in premises of the 12th century shrine. More

Tale Of Rebel Who Turned Sarpanch In Odisha Panchayat Election

Speaking on the turn of his fate from a rebel to representing the hopes and aspirations of thousands of people of his panchayat, Kishan recounted that he had revolted and set fire on Rengali Tehsil office to show his protest and teach the powers that be so that such injustice is not meted out to anyone else.  More

College Principal, Who Owns Crusher Units, Lands On Odisha Vigilance Radar For Amassing Illegal Assets

Simultaneous searches are being conducted in Khordha and Kalahandi by teams of the anti-corruption agency led by six DSPs, four Inspectors and other staff on  the strength of search warrants  issued by Special Judge, Vigilance, Bhawanipatna. More

10 Years On, High School In Odisha Has No Teachers

As many as eight batches of Class 10 of the high school have appeared board examination but the local education department has not bothered to appoint a single teacher on a regular basis till date. More

Odisha ULB Polls: Candidates Rush To File Papers On Last Day Of Nomination 

The process to file nomination which kicked off on March 2 will conclude today, while the papers will be scrutinised on March 9.  More

Marriage Party Van Rams Into Tree Killing 2, Injuring Over Dozen In Odisha's Binika

As per sources, the marriage party members were returning in a van to Bargarh from Sonepur after attending the function when their vehicle rammed into a tree near Badakarle village under Rampur police station in Sonepur.  More

Puri Srimandir Heritage Corridor: Jagannath Sena Warns To Knock SC Door Over Flouting Of Expansion Rules

The construction company engaged for different construction works near the Srimandir generally is involved in constructing bridges, erecting buildings, etc. However, temples are constructed by sculptors and not engineers, says the Jagannath Sena. More

Medical College Admission Fee Hike In Odisha Sparks Anger Amid Crisis Of Ukraine Returning Students

On the other hand, Odisha government has hiked the admission fees by 28% for MBBS course and 49% for super specialty course. The Odisha Joint Entrance Exam (OJEE) office has released an advertisement announcing the fee hike.  More

Odisha ULB Polls: BJP’s BeMC Mayor Aspirant Dr Sabita Suar Sets Eyes To Breach BJD Bastion  

Sabita said people of Berhampur city are fed up with the Biju Janata Dal rule for its complete failure in addressing basic problems.  More

2022 Lesson For 2024: To Trounce Naveen Patnaik, BJP Needs Modi Charisma, Cong Needs Indira Gandhi

An analysis of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's shooting electoral graph since the 2009 elections drop big clues on how the State is heady with personal voting in election after election More

Odisha CM Urges PM Modi To Prevent Disruption In Studies Of Ukraine-Returned Students

Patnaik expressed concerns over the future of the students recently evacuated back to home in the wake of Russia's military offensive in Ukraine which has caused immense devastation and forced the shutdown of all institutions in the war-torn country.  More