Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Wednesday, 25 January 2023

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  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
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Third extension to Suresh Mohapatra or new Chief Secretary! Speculations rife in Odisha

Suresh Mohapatra is currently on a second extension as the Odisha government has already extended his tenure twice by six months each after his retirement in 2022. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
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Delhi Court summons OTV in defamation case by Anubhav Mohanty

In 2020, Mohanty had moved the court against OTV over certain news reports pertaining to him aired by the television channel on different occasions. The MP alleged that false news reports were aired to malign his image. More
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Sachidananda Mohanty appointed DMET, Odisha

Sachidananda Mohanty, currently on deputation as Superintendent of AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, is posted as Director of Medical Education and Training, Odisha with effect from March 31, 2023 or from the date he actually assumes the charge. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
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Missing Odisha student found murdered in a well

The deceased, identified as Asutosh Mohapatra, had left home in Khamarsahi in the afternoon of January 23, but never returned. Later in the evening, the family, received a ransom call from an unknown number demanding Rs 5 lakh. More
  • Prasanna Mishra
  • 2 days ago
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Growing squabbles between babus & people’s representatives in Odisha 

The beauty of Parliamentary Democracy is the privilege of those voters who did not vote for the government and yet retained their right to equal treatment by the government. More
  • Rashmi Rekha Das
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Family of Netherlands Hockey team players meet Purusottampur villagers in Puri

Jani Brinajmen, mother of Netherland hockey team captain said, “We really like to be in India because the crowd is awesome and the country is beautiful.” More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
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Illegal stone mining: NGT seeks report from Khordha Collector in 4 weeks

The Tribunal passed the order after hearing a petition filed by Dilip Kumar Samantray who has alleged that one Patitapabana Barik has been mining laterite stones from a quarry at Sahadaghai illegally. More
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Coordinated Convergence Policy to help Odisha farmers tackle crop loss in natural disasters

The policy will be an amalgamation of different schemes under different departments and it will aim to compensate the farmers in case of crop loss in natural disasters. More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
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Rags to riches: Odisha girls set to enthrall audience with Jhumar Dance during New Delhi R-Day Celebrations

Braving all odds, six artistes of Adruta Children’s Group from Keonjhar, who all are orphans, are all set to enthrall the audience with the traditional  Jhumar dance during the 74th R-Day celebrations at Kartavya Path in New Delhi. More
  • Rashmi Rekha Das
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Republic Day Parade in Delhi: Odisha cadet Sonali Sahoo to lead NCC girls’ contingent

Sonali reached New Delhi on January 1 and started training for this big event.  More
  • Rashmi Rekha Das
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'Lapses in PMAY': BJP's protests spread across Odisha, BJD hits back

Amid the allegations of the BJP, the ruling BJD has counter-attacked the saffron party on the same issue.  More
  • Vikash Sharma
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Low pressure to form over southeast Bay of Bengal around January 27: IMD

 A cyclonic circulation lies over east Equatorial Indian Ocean and adjoining Southeast Bay of Bengal in lower tropospheric levels, informed the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday. More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
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Ex-Odisha MLA solemnises marriage of daughter-in-law after son's death

According to reports, the former legislator organised the marriage at Laxmi temple located at Nayapalli in Bhubaneswar in a low-key manner after taking the consent of the two families. More
  • Vikash Sharma
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Pathaan protests swell in Odisha as Shah Rukh Khan starrer faces wrath of Kalinga Sena

In Odisha, the activists of Kalinga Sena staged a demonstration in front of several theatres in Bhubaneswar to protest against the movie. More
  • Rashmi Ranjan
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Wild animals in danger! Leopard carcass found in Dhenkanal forest

Though the exact reason behind the death of the leopard is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that the big cat might have died a couple of days back. More
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Trinity all set to give darshan in Padma Besha tomorrow

Devotees get chance to see the beautiful Besha of Lord Jagannath on the following day after Mangala Alati rituals. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
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Ex-Odisha CM Giridhar Gamang, son quit BJP  

Former Odisha Chief Minister Giridhar Gamang and his son Shishir Gamang resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday. The father-son duo announced their registration from the party at a presser in Bhubaneswar.  More
  • Vikash Sharma
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OSRTC revival plan: Proposal mooted for new buses, operation by private players

At a high-level meeting held recently, the Transport Department Principal Secretary proposed the adoption of wet lease procedure to increase the fleet size by roping in private partners (bus owners). More
  • Vikash Sharma
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30 years and counting: Meet Odisha’s selfless ‘Swachhta Warrior’

Notably, nobody has appointed Rama for the sanitation job nor she is getting any salary. Every evening when people leave for their homes, Rama steps out of her house. More
  • Vikash Sharma
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Actor Mihir Das’ youngest son Aklant passes away

As per initial reports, the last rites of Aklant were performed at Sati Choura crematorium in Cuttack today. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 3 days ago
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Four-year-old boy found dead at neighbour’s house; family alleges murder

As per initial reports, Nitesh had reportedly gone missing between 4:30 pm and 5 pm yesterday. Subsequently, the family members started a frantic search to trace Nitesh in the locality. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
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Former Koraput MP Jayaram Pangi to join Telangana CM KCR’s BRS party 

Jayaram Pangi is a four-time MLA from Pottangi and won the Koraput Lok Sabha seat on a BJD ticket in 2009. More
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NIA nabs most-wanted Maoist ‘Chanti’ from Malkangiri, Odisha

Chanti was involved in the 2012 ambush on BSF personnel which resulted in the death of four jawans and was carrying a bounty of Rs 3 lakh. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
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Odisha CM’s home district Ganjam reeling under acute labour migration issues 

As per the information available, as many as 11,411 labourers have so far migrated to other states after registering their names at the Chhatrapur Labour Office. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
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BJP demands scalp of Odisha Minister over statements 'against Dalit's & Tribals'

BJP ST/SC Cell President, Bibhu Tarai said the Minister’s statements are the Chief Minister’s statements and from this, it can be understood that the State government is anti-Dalit and anti-Tribal.  More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 3 days ago
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Miscreants 'rob' couple on New Delhi – Puri Purushottam Express by offering tea laced with intoxicants

The couple who hail from Janardanpur village under Jagatsinghpur district were travelling from Delhi and were scheduled to de-board at Cuttack. More
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