News from Odisha

Vikram Dev Autonomous College upgraded to University a day before Platinum Jubilee
Vikram Dev Autonomous College upgraded to University a day before Platinum Jubilee

The decision triggered celebrations among the alumni and students of Vikram Dev Autonomous College as the institution will be celebrating its 75th foundation day and Platinum Jubilee on Friday. 

Naba Das Murder
Was Naba Das killed over business rivalry? Several theories emerge

Was the state Health Minister, and senior BJD leader killed over some top-level business rivalry? Was the accused, Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI), Gopal Krushna Das a mere pawn in the hands of some influential group?

Raid on hotels
CMC raids several hotels in Cuttack, 3 sealed for violating food safety norms

On Thursday, the CMC Food Safety team headed by Health Officer Dr. Satyabrata Mahapatra conducted inspection in over 10 hotels between Seminary Chhak to Baropathar area in the city

BJP Tries To Gherao Block Office
BJP members, police face off during protest over PMAY 'irregularities' in Odisha

The police stopped the agitators when they tried to gherao the block office. A face-off ensued after some of the agitators reportedly attempted to barge into the office.

Ayushman Bharat Politics
BJP sees red in Odisha CM’s comparison between Ayushman Bharat and BSKY

On Thursday, Odisha BJP president, Samir Mohanty raked up the issue of massive corruption and irregularities in Odisha government’s Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY).

Health Minister Naba Das not listed in BSKY: BJD's sarcastic reply over airlift after attack 
Health Minister Naba Das not listed in BSKY: BJD's sarcastic reply over airlift after attack 

The Opposition BJP and Congress have been lambasting the ruling BJD government over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state and held Naveen Patnaik–led government responsible for the killing of the deceased Health Minister. 

Naba Das Murder
Naba Das assassination: ‘Not now’, Odisha DGP continues to remain tight-lipped

The DGP refused to comment on the matter when OTV journalist tried to seek his reaction on the sensitive case during a programme held in Bhubaneswar.

Naba Das Murder
Naba Das assassination: LoP Jayanarayan Mishra seeks security by central forces for Gopal Das

While talking to reporters, Mishra said that everybody knows what happened to Gobinda Sahu, the prime accused in the sensational Mamita Meher murder case, inside jail.

Odisha's annual budget for 2023-24 to be presented in assembly on Feb 24
Odisha's annual budget for 2023-24 to be presented in assembly on Feb 24

The budget session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly will commence on February 21 and continue till April 6 in two phases.

Fake doctor detained at Bhadrak district hospital 
Fake doctor detained at Bhadrak district hospital 

According to sources, Rajib came to the hospital dressed up as a doctor and asked the security guard the way to the Obstetrician and Gynaecologist department by saying he is a new recruit.

Drug de-addiction centre inmate dies after assault in Bhubaneswar, 3 arrested
Drug de-addiction centre inmate dies after assault in Bhubaneswar, 3 arrested

The cops have also seized a wooden plank from their possession used by them to commit the crime.

Day after arrest, Rs 19L cash, liquor recovered from gym of Congress MLA's son in Odisha
Day after arrest, Rs 19L cash, liquor recovered from gym of Congress MLA's son in Odisha

Seji has been booked under Sections 384, 506, 353 of IPC and relevant Sections of the Arms Act.

Leopard hide smuggling racket busted, 8 poachers arrested
Leopard hide smuggling racket busted, 8 poachers arrested

The preliminary probe revealed the accused had hunted the leopard at Similipal Sanctuary. The accused were trying to strike a deal of Rs 7L for the leopard skin, police said.

Naba Das assassination: Crime Branch digs deeper to retrieve ‘evidence’ from septic tank
Naba Das assassination: Crime Branch retrieves killer cop’s handwritten letters from septic tank

The JMFC court on Wednesday allowed the Crime Branch to take the accused on four-day remand.

OSSC Technical Services exam: Prelims date for JE, ATO posts announced, check details 
OSSC Technical Services exam: Prelims date for JE, ATO posts announced, check details 

The examination will be conducted in Computer Based Recruitment Examination (CBRE) mode.

  • Thursday, 02 February 2023
  • OSSC
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