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Cyclone Alert
Cyclone Alert: Depression To Form Today, Cross Coast As Severe Cyclonic Storm, Says IMD DG

Red warning for heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at a few places with extremely heavy (>20cm) falls at one or two places over the districts of Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri and Jagatsinghpur on December 4.

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Near Non-Existent Odia Content On Internet Must Improve

The Odia support we see today is governed by the Unicode consortium and the state of Odisha has no guidelines. While Odia is taught and learnt the same way for all students of Odia in schools, what gets implemented on computers is different.

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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Thursday, 02 December 2021

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

Cyclone Update | Response Teams To Be Sent To Different Dists Tomorrow, Says Odisha SRC
Cyclone Update: Response Teams To Be Sent To Different Dists Tomorrow, Says Odisha SRC  

The Odisha government will start sending response teams like NDRF, ODRAF and Fire service personnel to different districts from tomorrow, the Special Relief Commissioner said on Wednesday.

95 Mail, Express Trains Cancelled, Check Full List
Cyclone Scare: 95 Mail, Express Trains Cancelled, Check Full List

The cyclone is likely to move northwestwards, intensify further and reach near north Andhra Pradesh-Odisha coasts by the morning of December 4

Odisha Girl Nibedita
Odisha Girl Nibedita Chosen For Antarctica Expedition To Study Climate Change Effect

As many as 90 persons across the globe have been selected by the 2041 Foundation for the prestigious expedition. Nibedita who is a denizen of Rourkela will be part of the team

Cabinet Secy Reviews Preparedness For Impending Cyclone In Bay Of Bengal
Cabinet Secy Reviews Preparedness For Impending Cyclone In Bay Of Bengal

During the review meeting, the Director General, India Meteorological Department, briefed the Committee about the current status of a low pressure area in the Bay of Bengal, which is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm by December 3.

Covid positive
33 Students Of Plus 2 College Test Covid Positive In Dhenkanal

Following the detection of the positive cases, Dhenkanal Collector Saroj Kumar Sethy has declared Kunjakanta area as Containment zone for a period of 10 days from December 1 to December 10

India Beat Belgium 1-0 To Enter Semifinals, On Course To Defend Junior Hockey WC Title
India Beat Belgium 1-0 To Enter Semifinals, On Course To Defend Junior Hockey WC Title

India will take on last edition's bronze medallist Germany in the semifinals on Friday. Six-time champions Germany beat Spain 3-1 in the shoot-out after both the teams were locked 2-2 in regulation time.

OSSC Revises Timing Of Excise Sub Inspector Main Exam, Releases Admit Card
OSSC Revises Timing Of Excise Sub Inspector Main Exam, Releases Admit Card

The main written examination for the post of Sub Inspector of Excise-2019 will be held from December 6 to 8 through Computer Based Recruitment Examination (CBRE) mode at different examination centres across the State.

The Rainfall Timeline In Odisha And Andhra Pradesh
Cyclone Jawad: 40mm/Hr Rainfall In Andhra Pradesh, 90mm In Odisha's Bhubaneswar, 40 mm in Cuttack

Gusting wind speed in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack will be 50-60km/hr. 16-30mm/Hr rainfall in Gajapati and Ganjam

Chit Fund Company Decamps
Another Chit Fund Company Decamps With Over Rs 30 Crore Investor Money From Odisha

Another chit fund company, Auroxa Deal Multitrade, has reportedly duped gullible investors of over Rs 30 Crore in Balasore, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar districts in Odisha

Khao Gali Near Ram Mandir In Bhubaneswar Gets FSSAI Tag
Khao Gali Near Ram Mandir In Bhubaneswar Gets FSSAI Tag

Odisha was placed at 26th position in 2018-19, 13th position in 2019-20. The State has moved to the 4th position in 2020-21, the officials stated.

Amid Opposition Din, Odisha Govt Presents Rs 19833 Cr Supplementary Budget 
Amid Opposition Din, Odisha Govt Presents Rs 19833 Cr Supplementary Budget 

The highest provision of Rs 3624 crore has been made for the Panchayati Raj and drinking water department, Rs 2310 crore for Health and Family Welfare department and Rs 2143 crore for Energy department.

Omicron Scare: Reactivate Protocols, Put Facilities & Personnel On High Alert; Directs Odisha CM
Omicron Scare: Reactivate Protocols, Put Facilities & Personnel On High Alert; Directs Odisha CM

Highlighting that Odisha was able to control the first and second waves of Covid-19 successfully despite the challenging situations, Naveen Patnaik said it was due to its cautious approach towards the pandemic since outbreak.

Current position of Low Pressure Area
Is Cyclone Jawad Heading Towards Odisha's Gopalpur? Check Landfall Time

The sea tidal wave height during the evening hours on Dec 4 along the coast of Gopalpur - Puri will be around 3 mt and wind speed is predicted to reach around 86kmph during the evening hours

 Cyclone Update: Odisha Sounds Alert For Coastal Districts; Collectors To Focus On 8-Action Points
Cyclone Update: Odisha Sounds Alert For Coastal Districts; Collectors To Focus On 8-Action Points

Apart from the coastal belt, the State government has also asked the Collectors of Mayurbhanj and Nayagarh districts to step up preparedness and remain alert owing to the emergency situation arising out of the possible cyclonic storm.

Remote Odisha Village Gets Bridge After Minor Siblings Shoot Off Letter To PM Modi, CM Naveen
Remote Odisha Village Gets Bridge After Minor Siblings Shoot Off Letter To PM Modi, CM Naveen

The sibling duo-Ayush Ranjan Rout and Adyasha Priyadarshini Rout- said once their father had a narrow escape from drowning in the nullah. That incident prompted them to write a letter to the Odisha CM.

Mamita Murder Case
Mamita Murder Case: BJP Accuses Odisha Govt, CM Naveen Of Shielding Minister Dibya Shankar

A delegation of the saffron party met Speaker Surya Narayan Patro today and asked clarification over allowing ‘tainted’ Minister Mishra into the Odisha Legislative Assembly

PMAY Politics Heats Up In Odisha; BJD Cries Centre’s Negligence, BJP Responds
PMAY Politics Heats Up In Odisha; BJD Cries Centre’s Negligence, BJP Responds 

The ruling party MLAs took out a protest rally from the Assembly towards Raj Bhawan and subsequently staged a protest today on the first day of the winter session of the Odisha Assembly.

Odisha Vigilance Arrests Bongamunda IIC
Odisha Vigilance Arrests Bongamunda IIC For Possessing Disproportionate Assets

Odisha Vigilance arrested the IIC of Bongamunda police station in Bolangir district on charges of amassing wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income

OAS Officer Locked Up In Own Chamber For ‘Non-Cooperation To Development Works’
OAS Officer Locked Up In Own Chamber For ‘Non-Cooperation To Development Works’ 

Satyanarayan Meher, the block development officer (BDO) of Jharigaon block in Nabarangpur district, was locked up in his office by the block chairperson Ramula Gond on Wednesday.

Cyclone Update: Odisha-North Andhra On Radar; Check IMD’s Wind Speed Forecast
Cyclone Update: Odisha-North Andhra On Radar; Check IMD’s Wind Speed Forecast

As per IMD, the low pressure system is likely to move west -northwestwards and concentrate into a Depression by tomorrow (December 2) and further intensify into a cyclonic storm over Central Bay of Bengal during the subsequent 24 hours.

‘Pre-Cyclone Watch’ For Odisha-AP; IMD Issues Red Warning For Odisha Districts
‘Pre-Cyclone Watch’ For Odisha-AP; IMD Issues Red Warning For Odisha Districts

Yesterday’s low pressure over south Thailand and neighbourhood has emerged into Central Bay of Bengal. It is likely to move west-northwestwards and concentrate into a Depression over southeast and adjoining east-Central Bay of Bengal by tomorrow (December 2).

Demarcation Of Revenue Village
Villagers, Police Scuffle During Demarcation Of Revenue Village In Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur

The local residents have been alleging that by bifurcating the village the State government has adopted the ‘divide and rule’ policy in order to allow industries in the region.