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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Sunday, 29 May 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

World Menstrual Hygiene Day
World Menstrual Hygiene Day: 42 percent Odisha women lack access to sanitary pads 

Myths, superstitions, taboos and limited access to sanitary pads are the reasons why women in mostly rural pockets are still following the traditional practice of using unhygienic clothes. Consequently, they often fall sick. 

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3 killed, 5 critical as truck mows down auto rickshaw in Koraput

The identities of the deceased are yet to be ascertained. All the injured have been admitted to a local hospital.

Brajrajnagar by-poll: Political parties intensify campaign as last date nears
Brajrajnagar by-poll: Political parties intensify campaign as last date nears

Similarly, OPCC chief Sarat Patnaik, senior party leaders including MLA Narsingha Mishra and Tara Bahinipati campaigned for their candidate Kishore Patel. They appealed to the voters to extend their support to their party candidate and make him victorious. The party had also organised a grand procession and a general meeting in Belapahada. 

Strange! Banana bunch on plant is straight, upward in this Odisha district 
Strange! Banana bunch on plant is straight, upward in this Odisha district 

Such a strange banana tree has now been a matter of discussion in the locality with people from nearby villages making a beeline to have a look at the wonder tree. 

MP Pinaki Mishra faces ink attack, black flag protest in Puri
MP Pinaki Mishra faces ink attack, black flag protest in Puri

The police have detained eight persons in connection with the case.

Costliest mango: Odisha farmer grows tropical fruit worth Rs 2.5 lakh per kg
Costliest mango: Odisha farmer grows tropical fruit worth Rs 2.5 lakh per kg

While Satyanarayan's farm has been turning the heads of many, his turnovers from the cultivation has streamed inspiration among many farmers.

Srimandir Parikrama Project row: No agency can stop construction work, says Puri MP Pinaki Mishra 
Srimandir Parikrama Project row: No agency can stop construction work, says Puri MP Pinaki Mishra 

“The construction work is going on round the clock. It is also the wish of the Lord Jagannath that the project work should finish at the earliest,” stated the Parliamentarian. 

Ruining temples, mutts in the name of development is not reasonable: Puri Shankaracharya
Ruining temples, mutts in the name of development is not reasonable: Puri Shankaracharya

"Puri has lost its spiritual essence due to the state government’s lack of concern. This sort of government act also violates constitutional norms.”

IMD weather forecast: Thunderstorm alert for several Odisha districts today
IMD weather forecast: Thunderstorm alert for several Odisha districts today

As per a bulletin issued by the Regional Meteorological Centre of the IMD, Bhubaneswar, thunderstorm with lightning is likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Deogarh.

Monkeypox
No mass vaccination needed for Monkeypox yet, says Odisha health expert

Speaking to OTV, health expert Dr Neeraj Mishra said, “The WHO has raised its concern because cases of Monkeypox have been witnessed in the non-endemic African countries. The good news is that the virus has not changed its nature yet. It has similarities with smallpox and the smallpox vaccine is 85% effective against it.”

Duplicate sauce manufacturing units busted in Cuttack, 1 detained
Duplicate sauce manufacturing units busted in Cuttack, 1 detained

One person has been detained in this connection, informed police source. 

Illegal firearms racket busted in Puri; Guns seized, 7 arrested
Illegal firearms racket busted in Puri; Guns seized, 7 arrested

Police recovered four country-made pistols including 9mm and 7mm bores, live ammunition, an iron rod and a motorcycle from their possession. 

STF seizes brown sugar worth over Rs 1.20 crore in Bhubaneswar, 2 held
STF seizes brown sugar worth over Rs 1.20 crore in Bhubaneswar, 2 held

While Kapildev is a resident of West Bengal, Rashmiranjan belongs to Jankia in Khurda district. Police also seized fake photos and voter identity cards from their possession. 

3 detained for kidnapping minor in Balasore
 3 detained for kidnapping minor in Balasore district

According to the victim Dinesh Sethi, who belongs to the same village, he was lured and then kidnapped by the miscreants. 

Srimandir Corridor Project listed under unauthorised category
Srimandir Corridor Project listed under unauthorised category

ASI has prepared a list of heritage sites where construction works are being carried out under 100 metre radius without its permission.

Odisha Plus 2 exam: CHSE announces dates for evaluation of answer copies
Odisha Plus 2 exam: CHSE announces dates for evaluation of answer copies

As per CHSE sources, the second phase of the evaluation will start from June 13 and continue till June 22.

Contaminated Pani Puris Destroyed By CMC Officials
Pani puri lovers in Cuttack beware! You might be consuming contaminated food

Cracking whip on the unhygienic street food vendors, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on Saturday raided the homes of pani puri sellers in the Silver city and destroyed many contaminated puris and its stuffing.

Hundreds of trees felled in Bhubaneswar for construction of multi-storey building for MLAs
Hundreds of trees felled in Bhubaneswar for building multi-storey house for MLAs

Many valuable trees from Rabindra Mandap to Police Commissionerate office were felled for the construction work which is currently underway

Lioness dies of snake bite in Nandankanan Zoo in Bhubaneswar
Lioness dies of snake bite in Nandankanan Zoo in Bhubaneswar

The lioness was bitten by a venomous snake on Friday and later succumbed to the bite while undergoing treatment

Gold
Gold, silver prices go up: Know revised rates of precious metals in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar

The rate of 20, 18 and 14-carat gold remained at Rs 44,900, Rs 40,700 and Rs 32,300 respectively. Pure Ginni (gold coin) is being traded at Rs 41,000.

Sex determination racket busted in Berhampur, 12 arrested
Sex determination racket busted in Berhampur, 12 arrested

The accused was conducting sex selection at that time of raid and some pregnant women were present in the center

Govt school headmaster in Keonjhar suspended for submitting fake certificates
Govt school headmaster in Keonjhar suspended for submitting fake certificates

It was found during the verification that Behera had submitted forged certificates following which he was placed under suspension.

Daily Horoscope
Horoscope on May 28: Find out what your zodiac signs hold today

Check astro predictions and remedies for you for the day based on your zodiac signs

Ranjeeta Priyadarshini, Menstrual Hygiene Day
Menstrual Hygiene Day: Odisha woman launches campaign for paid period leave

Ranjeeta Priyadarshini from Sambalpur launched an online campaign on Wednesday addressing Union Labour and Employment Minister Bhupender Yadav to provide paid leave to all women employees at government and private organisations who are on their periods.

breaking news
Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Saturday, 28 May 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

Sambalpuri masks make a statement at Cannes Festival 
Sambalpuri masks make a statement at Cannes Festival 

This year, the Cannes has become more special for India because of a stupendous representation and even more so for Odisha thanks to the Sambalpuri fashion making a splash at the film festival.

MCCD-2020 report lays bare Odisha Govt’s failure in Covid management 
MCCD-2020 report lays bare Odisha Govt’s failure in Covid management 

According to the State Covid dashboard, the pandemic has so far claimed a total of 9,126 lives. Proving it wrong, the Medical Certificate of Cause of Death (MCCD)-2020 report of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has stated a minimum of 8,711 people lost their lives to Covid-19 in the first wave itself.

Shreya Lenka, Odisha girl becomes first Indian K pop star 
Shreya Lenka, Odisha girl becomes first Indian K pop star 

Having Lenka in its band, ‘Blackswan’, the heartthrob among youngsters, has its first ever India star. 

OPSC cancels teacher recruitment after UGR rap
OPSC suspends teacher recruitment after UGC rap

A day after the University Grants Commission pulled up Odisha government citing violation of the Supreme Court's stay order on the Odisha Universities (Amendment) Act (2020), the State Public Service Commission (OPSC) announced putting the recruitment of teacher/faculty in abeyance until further orders.

Thunderstorm Alert
Thunderstorm, lightning warning for Odisha; Check IMD’s latest forecast

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday predicted that rain and thunderstorm activities will prevail in several parts of the State till June 1.

Renowned artist Lalat Mohan Patnaik to get Dharmapada Award
Renowned artist Lalat Mohan Patnaik to get Dharmapada Award

Eminent artist Lalat Mohan Patnaik will be felicitated with the Dharmapada Award, Odisha government's highest honour given to an individual for lifetime achievement and contribution to enrichment of visual art and sculpture.

RIE Bhubaneswar Recruitment
RIE Bhubaneswar to fill teaching posts on contractual basis; Check salary, other details

As per the advertisement, the engagement will be upto April 20, 2023 or till the regular incumbents join the posts, which ever is earlier.

Srimandir Parikrama Project row: Odisha government is in a fix, says MP Aparajita Sarangi
Srimandir Parikrama Project row: Odisha government is in a fix, says MP Aparajita Sarangi

“I am repeatedly saying it that the government has painted itself into a corner by carrying out the construction works of Srimandir Heritage Corridor project. They are well aware of the fact that the Ancient Monuments and Archeological Sites and Remains (AMASR) Act, 1958 have been violated," said MP Sarangi.

Public Health Director Niranjan Mishra
HFMD cases in Odisha: No need to panic, says public health director

Out of the 36 samples that were collected and tested in the Regional Medical Research Centre in Bhubaneswar, 26 were found to be HFMD positive.

Absenteeism Row: Odisha’s school education at crossroads
Absenteeism Row: Odisha’s school education at crossroads

Odisha’s school education sector is passing through a critical phase that warrants much more than a routine redressal approach. 

Anubhav Varsha Marital Discord
Orissa HC restrains Anubhav & Varsha from posting anything on social media against each other

Both Anubhav and Varsha have also been directed not to make any remarks against each other.

Parents resort to begging to save son suffering from kidney ailment
Parents resort to begging to save son suffering from kidney ailment

Nirakar’s parents, residents of Pathara village under Khallikote block in Ganjam district, are getting Rs 1,500 from Biju Swastya Card for dialysis which is not enough.

Fake lady teacher 'mercilessly beats up' class 4 student in Bolangir
Fake lady teacher 'mercilessly beats up' class 4 student in Bolangir

The fake teacher allegedly thrashed the girl with cane mercilessly. Subsequently, tension ran high in the area as the guardians of the students staged a protest in front of the school.

Fake Cold drink unit busted
Fake soft drink manufacturing unit busted in Cuttack

The unit was busted at Jagatpur area following a joint raid by a team of officials of the health wing of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) and Jagatpur Police.

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