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Newborn Girl Stolen From Sonepur DHH
Newborn Girl Stolen From Sonepur DHH Found Dumped On Roadside, Family Involvement Suspected

Police, while investigating the case, had found CCTV footage in which Santoshini’s mother-in-law was seen handing over the infant to a woman. However, the exact reason for which she gave the baby to the woman has not been ascertained yet.

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation
Swachh Survekshan 2021: Bhubaneswar Moves Up To 144 Rank, Rourkela Only City In Odisha To Get One Star Rating

Rourkela has been placed at 57th rank among 372 cities of India with population of 1-10 lakh in the Garbage Free City Category, informed the Rourkela Municipal Corporation (RMC) through a tweet.

Naveen Patnaik
Odisha CM Naveen Urges PM Modi To Extend Free Rice Allocation Under PMGKAY

Naveen thanked the PM for providing free-of-cost rice under PMGKY for distribution among NFSA beneficiaries in the State from May 2021 to November 2021. Similar facilities were also provided to the State’s own beneficiaries under its own Food Security Scheme. During this Covid-19 period, not a single person was deprived of food grains.

Government officials detained
Villagers Detain Govt Officials In Odisha's Sambalpur

Irate over the move, the villagers, who were opposing the land acquisition for a long time, held the officials' hostage. They were released at least after two hours following the intervention of local police who reached the village and pacified the angry villagers.

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Ola e-Scooter Rides To Be Available In 1,000 Cities Including Bhubaneswar By Dec 15
Ola e-Scooter Rides To Be Available In 1,000 Cities Including Bhubaneswar By Dec 15

The next leg of customer test rides will be commencing from November 27 onwards, in 11 more cities including Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Jaipur Coimbatore, Vadodara, Bhubaneswar, Tiruppur and Nagpur.

Junior Hockey World Cup: Pakistan Team Arrives In Bhubaneswar
Junior Hockey World Cup: Pakistan Team Arrives In Bhubaneswar

Pakistan have a controversial history of playing in Bhubaneswar and the local hockey fans still remember the aggressive and obscene behaviour of the Pakistan senior team members after their win against hosts India in the 2014 Champions Trophy at the Kalinga Stadium.

Odisha Lagging Behind In Housing For All?
Housing For All In Odisha Flounders As Corruption Bugs Vasundhara, PMAY-G

Only 13% was provided with homestead land during the last 13-years under Vasundhara scheme's permanent waiting list. PMAY-G Houses quality poor with ineligible beneficiaries galore, finds the Central probe team

Mystery Of Missing Bhitara Ratna Bhandara Keys Of Srimandir Deepens After RTI Revelations
Mystery Of Missing Bhitara Ratna Bhandara Keys Of Srimandir Deepens After RTI Revelations

RTI activist Dillip Baral had sought information regarding the status of Ratna Bhandara’s original and duplicate keys. The district treasury officer’s letter, received by Baral in response to his query, has laid it bare that the keys of inner treasure chamber have been missing since 1970. 

Blow To Institutional Delivery: PHC Doors Shut, Woman In Odisha’s Ganjam Delivers Inside Auto
Blow To Institutional Delivery: PHC Doors Shut, Woman In Odisha’s Ganjam Delivers Inside Auto

The family has alleged that doctors were present at the centre while they were calling out for help. But, their cries fell on deaf ears.

STA Odisha Fixes Speed Limit For Vehicles On National Highways, State Highways 
STA Odisha Fixes Speed Limit For Vehicles On National Highways, State Highways 

The speed limit for motorcycles has been fixed at 60 kilometre per hour (kmph) on the four lane and above divided carriageway (roads with median strips/dividers). 

Rain Tonight Around Berhampur!
No Rain In Odisha From Nov 25, Pull Out Woollens From Next Weekend

Rainfall forecast for Bhubaneswar on Nov 22. The State Capital will see mercury dropping to 16 deg C on Nov 27. The wintry weather will prevail till the end of December first week

Union Min Tudu Crosses Bamboo Bridge At Midnight To Reach Tribals In Remote Balasore Village
Union Min Tudu Crosses Bamboo Bridge At Midnight To Reach Tribals In Remote Balasore Village

"These villagers are still far away from minimum basic facilities. There is no proper road for commutation and I have taken up this issue with the Block Development Officer (BDO)."

OSSC Sub Inspector Main Exam Schedule Released, Check Admit Card Details
OSSC Sub Inspector Main Exam Schedule Released, Check Admit Card Details

The main written examination for the SI of police will be held on November 28, 2021 (Sunday) and November 29, 2021 (Monday) in Bhubaneswar, informed the OSSC in a notice on Saturday.

BJP, BJD Engage In War Of Words Over Farm Law Scrapping
BJP, BJD Engage In War Of Words Over Farm Law Scrapping

A war of words erupted in Odisha between the ruling BJD and Opposition BJP on Saturday over the three Farm laws, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to repeal the reforms.

Mahanga Double Murder: Court Seeks Probe Status Report, CDR Of 2 Aides Of Minister Pratap Jena
Mahanga Double Murder: Court Seeks Probe Status Report, CDR Of 2 Aides Of Minister Pratap Jena

Salepur JMFC court has directed police to submit probe status report and call detail records (CDRs) of prime accused late Prafulla Biswal and two associates of Minister Pratap Jena- Sarat Nayak and Bapi Biswal.  

Odisha Congress Slams BJD's Plans To Gherao RDC Offices Over Price Hike
Odisha Congress Slams BJD's Plans To Gherao RDC Offices Over Price Hike

Sasmita Behera, while taking a dig at the BJD during a presser in Bhubaneswar, said the protests are a ploy to divert the attention of the people from the sensational murder case of Kalahandi lady teacher Mamita Meher.

Snake Venom
Snake Venom Worth Rs 1.5 Crore Seized In Odisha’s Deogarh, Two Smugglers Held

The accused have been identified as Ranjan Kumar Padhi of Sakhipada and Kailash Chandra Sahu from Sindurapanka village in Sambalpur district

Odisha Police Take Protesting BJP Workers To Jungle; Leader Sends SoS Seeking Help
Odisha Police Take Protesting BJP Workers To Jungle; Leader Sends SoS Seeking Help

BJP leader Rudranarayan Pani released a recorded message wherein he explained how the police harassed him and the other protestors after picking them up in a van. He said they are still to be released.

Health Director Bijay Mohapatra
Booster Dose Of Covid Vaccine May Not Be Required For All, Says Top Odisha Health Official

A top Odisha health official on Saturday said that the booster or third dose of Covid-19 vaccine may be required to people as per the standards fixed by the National Taskforce On Immunisation and not the entire vaccinated population.

BSKY Smart cards
CM Naveen Patnaik Distributes Smart Health Cards In Angul; Congress Stages Black Flag Protest

Describing the district is famous for industries and even more popular for Baji Rout hostel and ‘sadhana petha’ of former Chief Minister Nabakrushna Choudhury and his wife Malati Choudhury, he said, in a video message, that he was delighted to launch several projects worth Rs1176 crore. This will help speed up the district’s progress.    

Newborn Stolen
Newborn Stolen From Sonepur Dist Headquarters Hospital

As per the FIR, when Santoshini had gone to the toilet in the morning after handing over her newborn to her mother-in-law, an unidentified woman approached and took the newborn from Santoshini’s mother-in-law on the pretext of holding the baby for sometimes.

CHSE Odisha
Odisha CHSE Offline Plus 2 Exam Results Out Now, Check Details

The Council Of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) Odisha on Saturday published the results of the offline +2 exams conducted recently in the State.

World Bodybuilding Glory
Berhampur Lad Arjun Sahu Braves Poverty To Bring World Bodybuilding Glory

Arjun's journey to the World glory was not a bed of roses. The bodybuilder from Odisha, who is currently serving the Indian Army for the Bihar regiment, has to overcome several obstacles to achieve the feat

WIld boar
Two Poachers Electrocuted To Death In Odisha’s Boudh

Meanwhile, officials from the forest department and local police have rushed to the spot after getting information and started an investigation into the incident.