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Nightlong secret GPR survey of Puri Srimandir corridor project raises eyebrows
Nightlong secret GPR survey of Puri Srimandir corridor project raises eyebrows

Is survey around Srimandir aimed at secretly obtaining GPR report for early submission in court?

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Horoscope today: Check astro predictions for Aries to Pisces zodiac signs for May 22

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Bhubaneswar Khandagiri RHS flyover to remain off limits for 15 days
Bhubaneswar Khandagiri RHS flyover to remain off limits for 15 days

The flyover on National Highway 16 at Khandagiri in Bhubaneswar will remain shut for the public for a period of 15 days, the Commissionerate Police announced in a press release on Saturday.

Excise duty on petrol, diesel slashed; check rates across Odisha
Excise duty on petrol, diesel slashed in Odisha; check rates

Prices of petrol and diesel dropped sharply by Rs 9.5 and Rs 7 respectively in Odisha

breaking news
Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Sunday, 22 May 2022

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UDISE report paints grim picture of Odisha’s digital education
UDISE report paints grim picture of Odisha’s digital education

In order to keep education at pace with the changing times, the corresponding development in infrastructure required for digital education is must. But, according to the report of UDISE, Odisha is lagging behind. 

Srimandir Gurukul; a dream to become reality soon 
Srimandir Gurukul; a dream to become reality soon 

The meeting, presided over by Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingha Deb, was held at Srimandir Bhakta Niwas. 

Heat wave returns: 18 places in Odisha record 40-plus temperature
Heat wave returns: 18 places in Odisha record 40-plus temperature

While the temperature recorded in Khordha was 37.5 degrees Celsius in the daytime, Capital city Bhubaneswar recorded 37.6 degrees Celsius daytime temperature.

MP Aparajita Sarangi's Facebook account hacked, complaint lodged
MP Aparajita Sarangi's Facebook account hacked, complaint lodged

The IAS officer-turned-politician lodged a complaint with the cyber police station in Cuttack. 

Anubhav Mohanty accuses wife Varsha of denying 'husband's rights' in second video
Anubhav Mohanty accuses wife Varsha of denying 'husband's rights' in second video

Mohanty went on to add, "After we got married in 2014, she had said that since childhood she feared regarding the physical relationship. She requested me to give her some time to accept me as her husband mentally as well as physically."

Samiti member ostracised, fined Rs 4.5 lakh for 'not supporting BJD candidate in poll' 
Samiti member ostracised, fined Rs 4.5 lakh for 'not supporting BJD candidate in poll' 

Mami was elected samiti member uncontested. In the block chairman election, she was pressurised to support a BJD candidate. She has been ostracised for not obeying them. 

Orissa HC asks Health dept to ensure basic amenities in hospitals
Orissa HC asks Health dept to ensure basic amenities in hospitals

As per the study conducted by the OSLSA, most hospitals do not have the required doctors, nurses and other staff.

Coast guard helicopter makes emergency landing in Puri
Coast guard helicopter makes emergency landing in Puri

The helicopter landed at Talabania helipad in the afternoon due to technical snags. 

Tiger skin seizure in Keonjhar: 3 more from family of accused arrested
Tiger skin seizure in Keonjhar: 3 more from family of accused arrested

During the interrogation, the poachers reportedly admitted to killing the tiger by offering poison-laced carcass of a buffalo. 

Tomato Flu Scare: AIIMS Bhubaneswar receives 4-5 patients daily 
Tomato Flu scare: AIIMS Bhubaneswar receives 4-5 patients daily 

The additional Superintendent of AIIMS, Prabhas Tripathy said they are receiving 4 to 5 patients with the symptoms akin to Tomato flu every day.

DSE Odisha publishes initial appointee teacher draft list, check direct link here
DSE Odisha publishes initial appointee teacher draft list, check direct link here

Candidates can file objections for any error in the draft list in the prescribed format. Today is the last date for filing objections.

Keonjhar jumbo deaths: Show-cause notice issued to DRM, ranger
Keonjhar jumbo deaths: Show-cause notice issued to DRM, ranger

"We will definitely take action as the location where the incident took place is beyond the forest limits and there is a road on the other side of the railway track. The location is not a passage for elephants and the road is at a higher altitude," said Shashi Paul, PCCF.

Plant 50 trees for fining illiterate woman without hearing her case: Orissa HC to Tehsildar
Plant 50 trees for fining illiterate woman without hearing her case: Orissa HC to Tehsildar

The court of Justice Biswanath Rath recently asked the tehsildar of Kakatpur in Puri district to plant the trees along the roads in any sector in Cuttack Development Authority (CDA) area.

Self-financing courses in Odisha universities
New norms on self-financing courses: Odisha govt accused of commercialising education

Due to a single wrong decision of the Odisha government, a student will now have to shell out course fee of around 10 to 15 times more, Congress alleged

Barabati banks on hover cover to keep pitch & outfield dry in India-South Africa T20I in Cuttack
Barabati banks on hover cover to keep pitch & outfield dry during India-South Africa T20I in Cuttack

A hover cover is a specialised hovercraft used at major cricket grounds to cover and protect the cricket pitch from inclement weather, particularly showers of rain

Monkeypox
Monkeypox scare: Odisha on alert after Central advisory, know these keypoints about the disease

The government has dispatched advisory to ICDC and ICMR to keep a close watch on the situation and send samples to NIV Pune only in cases where people are found displaying certain specific symptoms of the disease.

Medical college admission: Girl student loses 30 lakh to cheating in Odisha
Medical college admission: Girl student loses 30 lakh to cheating in Odisha

The Infocity Police in Bhubaneswar on Saturday arrested two inter-state fraudsters on charges of duping a medical course aspirant of Rs 30 lakh.

Miscreants open fire at car on busy Nuapada road, 2 injured
Miscreants open fire at car on busy Nuapada road, 2 injured

The miscreants, reportedly from a speeding car, fired several rounds of bullets at a man and his son at Sinapali Rabana chhak when they were on their way to home on a bike

Illegal blast fishing destroying Mahanadi ecosystem in Sonepur
Watch Illegal blast fishing destroying Mahanadi ecosystem in Sonepur

The dangerous and illegal act of fishing by means of causing explosion in water bodies has become a cause of serious concern for people in Sonepur.

Check latest prices of gold & Silver in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack today
Gold and silver prices rise again: Check rates in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack today

For 23-carat, the price of 10 grams of yellow metal is Rs 50,700 while the rate of 22-carat gold has reached 49,700. Similarly, the rate of 20, 18 and 14 carat gold remained at Rs 44,900, Rs 40,700 and Rs 32,200 respectively.

Opposition slams Odisha govt over OBC reservation
Opposition slams Odisha govt over OBC reservation: ‘2.5 crore deprived of legitimate rights’

Urban body polls were held in the State in March-April this year after a delay of more than two years. But, this time too, there was no reservation of seats for OBCs.

Odisha Matric exam evaluation begins today, details here
Odisha Matric exam evaluation begins today, details here

Apart from the Matric, answer sheets of Madhyama and the State Open School Certificate Examination (SOSC) will also be evaluated.

Brajrajnagar bypoll: Live webcasting facility to be provided in 50 pc booths
Brajrajnagar bypoll: Live webcasting facility to be provided in 50 pc booths

Arrangements for live webcasting have been made in 50 cent of the polling booths in Brajrajnagar assembly segment

breaking news
Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Saturday, 21 May 2022

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Deceased +2 Student Savitri Behera
Balasore residential college girl student's death: Suicide or murder?

When Savitri Behera, a Plus 2 second-year student of Prince Residential College in Balasore reportedly fell off from her hostel building on the night of May 18 (Wednesday), the incident sparked another speculation with some terming it a case of ragging and murder.

Odisha CM inaugurates projects, performs groundbreaking ceremony for other initiatives
Odisha CM inaugurates projects, performs groundbreaking ceremony for other initiatives

Industries Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra said since 2020, the government "ensured grounding/inauguration of projects worth over Rs 30,000 crore, generating a potential employment of nearly 40,000 in the state".

Man and wild boar friendship continues for 25 years
Man and wild boar friendship continues for 25 years

Moreover, the wild boar eats whatever Mahendra feeds him. He never eats anything given by other people. 

India-South Africa T20 in Cuttack: Security arrangements, ticket sale and traffic management; detail
India-South Africa T20 in Cuttack: Security arrangements, ticket sale and traffic management; details here

The meeting also featured the issue of fire safety, which the police will comply with after the fire department informs their requirement to the OCA.

Barabati Stadium
India-South Africa T20 at Barabati stadium, online ticket sale from June 1; know details

Behera announced the date while addressing a press conference following a preparatory meeting held at the OCA office which was attended by Sports Secretary R Vineel Krishna and Twin City Police Commissioner Saumendra Priyadarshi.

Chandan Yatra: The divine procession and holy boat ride
Chandan Yatra: The Divine Summer Voyages!

This year, Chandan Yatra is being publicly celebrated after two years of tight Covid restrictions. The divine boat rides are happening every evening, and will continue till 24th May.

Odisha CHSE reschedules Plus 2 exam in view of Brajrajnagar bypoll
Odisha CHSE reschedules Plus 2 exam in view of Brajrajnagar bypoll

As per the CHSE notification, the Plus 2 board exams scheduled on May 31 (Tuesday), for Mathematics (Arts/Science), Home Science (Arts) and BFC-Biology (vocational) have been postponed and rescheduled

Supreme Court
SC puts Odisha Universities Amendment Act on hold for 3 months, seeks Odisha govt reply

Orissa High Court had earlier given a clean chit by upholding the validity of the Act, but UGC had moved the apex court challenging the decision

Vehicle blocked, MP Aparajita Sarangi walks to Tara Tarini temple
Vehicle blocked, MP Aparajita Sarangi walks to Tara Tarini temple

As per reports, Sarangi, along with his supporters and BJP workers, took the walking route from the foot of the hill...

BJD Leader Debasis Samantray
Anubhav Mohanty was nowhere in sight during Panchayat polls, says BJD Kendrapara observer

When asked about Mohanty’s political career, Samantray said, “The rumours about him being sidelined by the party are baseless. He is the MP of Kendrapara and he is regularly invited to all the meetings in the district. As far as his election campaigning is concerned, he was nowhere to be seen during the Panchayat poll campaigns.”

Orissa High Court rejects bail to MLA Prashant Jagdev in road rage case
Orissa High Court rejects bail to MLA Prashant Jagdev in road rage case

The Orissa High Court on Friday declined to grant bail to Chilika MLA Prashant Jagdev in connection with a road rage incident caused by the legislator which left as many as 22 people injured in Khordha in March earlier this year.

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