Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Tuesday, 24 October 2023

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  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 6 months ago
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Cyclone Hamoon: Indian Coast Guard rescues stranded ship off Paradip Coast

The Government of India’s research vessel 'Samudra Kaustubh’ with 25 crew members on board was in danger after it was adrift since Monday midnight, about 35 NM off Paradip. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 6 months ago
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Ravan Podi held across Odisha, marks end of Durga Puja festivities 

The Ravan Podi event, which marks the victory of good over evil, was held at six places in Bhubaneswar. They were Baramunda, Jharpada, Koradakanta, Tomando, Chhatabar and Naharakanta. More
  • Himansu Shekhar Rout
  • 6 months ago
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Vijaya Dashami celebrated across Odisha as Durga Puja draws to close 

At several places in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur, and Rourkela, some puja mandaps held ‘Sindura Khela,’ wherein women apply vermilion on the forehead of the Goddess and then apply it on one another before bidding adieu to the Goddess. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 6 months ago
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Armed bike-borne miscreants loot Rs 60,000 from businessman in Odisha’s Deogarh

As he was collecting money, four unidentified bike-borne youths, aged between 18 and 30, came from nowhere and intimidated Kuna and others by wielding a pistol. More
  • Himansu Shekhar Rout
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha Film Producers boycott actor Manoj Mishra over protest against movie Ram 

The producers alleged that Misha was behind the recent protest in Sambalpur against the Odia film Ram featuring Arindam Roy and Anubhav Mohanty. They decided to boycott the well-known actor in their upcoming films for two years. More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha woman, daughter meet watery grave in village pond 

Sandhayrani and her daughter had gone to the village pond to take a bath. When they didn’t return, Sandhyarani’s mother Mini Pradhan went to the pond to check on them.  More
  • Pradeep Pattanayak
  • 6 months ago
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Body carried on shoulders for 8 km as ‘Mahaprayan’ hearse scheme 'fails to deliver' in Odisha 

The wife of a villager identified as Narendra Majhi was admitted to the Chandahandi Community Health Centre (CHC). While undergoing treatment, she breathed her last today.   More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 6 months ago
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Goddess Durga immersion ceremony: Police issues traffic advisory for Bhubaneswar

As per the notification issued by the Twin City Commissionerate Police, the immersion (Bhasani) ceremony will start in Bhubaneswar from 3 pm onwards tomorrow (October 25, 2023). More
  • Himansu Shekhar Rout
  • 6 months ago
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One dead, 14 injured as auto rickshaw rams into tree

On the day of Dussehra, when festivities were all around, 15 people from Bisipalli area of Bargarh district did not have an iota of idea that their trip to have a darshan of the Goddess at Huma shrine would be fraught with danger. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 6 months ago
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Cyclone Hamoon to weaken, cross Bangladesh coast on Oct 25 evening; check IMD’s wind speed

As per IMD, it is very likely to maintain its intensity of very severe cyclonic storm for a few hours. Thereafter, it is likely to weaken gradually while moving northeastwards and cross Bangladesh coast between Khepupara and Chittagong around evening of October 25 More
  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 6 months ago
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Questions galore over VK Pandian’s VRS; was it to avoid Central training?

There are reports that VK Pandian has opted for voluntary retirement from service to avoid central training. Information obtained through the RTI application by advocate Nirvaya Samantray has substantiated the claims. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 6 months ago
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BJD-BJP one, VK Pandian to act as their political agent: Odisha Congress chief Sarat Pattanayak

The resignation VK Pandian is just an eyewash and a larger conspiracy has begun to grab power in Odisha, alleged Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Sarat Pattanayak while addressing a presser in Bhubaneswar today. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha shocker! Man thrashed, wife gang-raped in Dhenkanal; cops detain 2 suspects

The miscreants attacked the man and took his wife to a forest nearby and allegedly took turns to rape her. Following the incident, the medical examination of the victim has been conducted. More
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  • 6 months ago
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Odisha athletes primed for National Games glory: Martin Owens says 'It's their big chance to prove themselves'

Featuring a contingent of 309 athletes, the state is keen to give their athletes a platform to showcase their skills. Much of their good stead can be attributed to quality training, infrastructure and High-Performance Centres. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 6 months ago
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Cyclone Hamoon updates: IMD predicts heavy rainfall in West Bengal, Manipur, Mizoram and these states

The IMD further informed that it is likely to weaken gradually while moving north-eastwards and cross Bangladesh coast between Khepupara and Chittagong around evening of October 25 as a cyclonic storm with wind speed of 65 to 75 kmph gusting to 85 kmph. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 6 months ago
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3 Odisha sisters beg to raise funds as brother's body withheld by hospital over unpaid bills

Their brother, Rajesh Chhatria was fatally injured in a road mishap in Hyderabad a few days back and subsequently breathed his last while under treatment at a private hospital in the same city. More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 6 months ago
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Durga Puja: Cuttack police issues traffic guidelines for immersion tomorrow, violation to attract penalty

As per the police, traffic restrictions will be imposed from October 25, 7 AM till the end of immersion on October 26. More
  • Ramakanta Biswas
  • 6 months ago
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Day after voluntary retirement, VK Pandian appointed Odisha 5T chairman in Cabinet Minister rank

VK Pandian was on Tuesday appointed the chairman of the 5T transformational initiatives in Odisha in the rank of Cabinet Minister.    More
  • Mrunal Manmay Dash
  • 6 months ago
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‘Hamoon’ intensifies into severe cyclonic storm over BoB, likely to turn extremely severe in next 6 hrs

As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD) ‘Hamoon’ centered over Northwest and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal moved northeastwards with a speed of 18 kmph during past 6 hours. More
  • Himansu Shekhar Rout
  • 6 months ago
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Septuagenarian in Odisha launches fast-unto death over bad roads

An unusual scene unfolded near Lalsingh panchayat office under Bhanjanagar block of Ganjam district on Monday. A curious crowd thronged the place where an elderly person was sitting alone with some documents under a tattered roof of a black polythene sheet supported by three poles. More
  • Odishatv Bureau
  • 6 months ago
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Odisha 5T Secretary VK Pandian takes voluntary retirement

The voluntary retirement of Pandian has been approved by the Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions. More
  • Himansu Shekhar Rout
  • 6 months ago
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Durga Puja: Looters and snatchers on prowl in Bhubaneswar pandals!

Police have caught 26 suspected looters after checking CCTV footage at different places. Most of them reportedly are from Bihar & Jharkhand while sources said that the gang has over 100 members. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 6 months ago
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Youth stealing clothes by putting them on nabbed in Bhubaneswar mall

The accused, identified as Sushant, had entered the mall wearing a t-shirt and shorts just like any other customer. The staff and other employees had no idea about Sushant’s real intention. More
  • Vikash Sharma
  • 6 months ago
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2024 battle: Politics heats up in Odisha as BJD, BJP and Congress set Durga Puja resolutions

The Saffron party claimed that people will kill scores of ‘Mahishasuras’ in BJD and the BJP will come to power in Odisha this time. Similarly, the Congress has resolved to throw both the PM Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre and Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government here in Odisha out of power. More
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