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News from Odisha

Acid attack on Pramodini Roul: Two including prime accused awarded 14 years RI
Acid attack on Pramodini Roul: Two including prime accused awarded 14 years RI

Jagatsinghpur additional sessions judge Women's Court found Santosh Bedant and Anil Dalasinghray guilty in the case and pronounced the verdict. 

Brajrajnagar bypoll
BJD fields Alaka Mohanty as its candidate for Brajrajnagar bypoll

The by-election to the seat will be held on May 31, as per the notification issued by State Election Commission. The counting of votes will take place on June 3. The entire election process will be completed by June 5.

BJP Jharsuguda chief quits ahead of Brajrajnagar by-poll
BJP Jharsuguda chief quits ahead of Brajrajnagar by-poll

Mangal Sahoo's resignation came a day after BJP named Radharani Panda as party candidate for Brajrajnagar by-poll.

Cyclone Asani
Severe Cyclonic Storm Asani continues to surge ahead

IMD has also predicted Gale wind and light to moderate rains along the Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coast from May 10 to 12.

Check gold and silver rates in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack today 
Check gold and silver rates in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack today 

High inflation rates in the Indian market has made gold prices highly volatile in the last few days. 

Know petrol, diesel prices in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack today
Know petrol, diesel prices in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack today

As per the latest report, the price of petrol stands at Rs 112.68 per litre in the capital city of Bhubaneswar today while diesel is sold at Rs 102.35 a litre.

Asani intensifies into severe cyclonic storm, lies about 680 km off Puri
Asani intensifies into severe cyclonic storm, lies about 680 km off Puri

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena has assured that there will be no impact of Cyclone Asani in Odisha as it will move 100 km away off Puri coast.

Bhanja Sena observes 4-hour Mayurbhanj bandh 
Bhanja Sena observes 4-hour Mayurbhanj bandh 

Vehicular movement was adversely affected due to the observation of the bandh from 6 am to 10 am. National Highway 18 which passed via

breaking news
Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Monday, 09 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

Presidential election: BJD prefers to play its cards close to chest 
Presidential election: BJD prefers to play its cards close to chest 

During his recent visit to New Delhi, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik while replying to the queries of national media said the BJD would like to be independent. 

NFHS report: Odisha placed 10th in spouse violence, 9th in unwed motherhood
NFHS report: Odisha placed 10th in spouse violence, 9th in unwed motherhood

According to the report, one married woman of 18-49 age group in every three women, or 33 percent of the total women of the said age group, has been subjected to domestic violence.     

Heat singes western Odisha
Heat singes western Odisha

There will be no large change in maximum temperature during the next 24 hours.

Flood-like situation unlikely in Odisha due to cyclone Asani induced rainfall: SRC
Flood-like situation unlikely in Odisha due to cyclone Asani induced rainfall: SRC

“While Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) teams are kept ready for Ganjam, Puri, Astarang, Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara districts, the district Collectors have been empowered to take steps for evacuation if necessary,” Jena informed. 

Noted author, Jagannath culture expert Rajat Kar passes away
Noted author, Jagannath culture expert Rajat Kar passes away

He breathed his last while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar, informed Ranjit Kar, his son. 

Odisha’s Kuchinda additional Tehsildar arrested on graft charge 
Odisha’s Kuchinda additional Tehsildar arrested on graft charge 

The tainted additional Tehsildar has been identified as Sarada Maharana. The officials seized the bribe money from her office. 

Puri Rath Yatra: Timber shortage fear looms large 
Puri Rath Yatra: Timber shortage fear looms large 

As per the centuries-old tradition, as many as 865 trunks of Phasi, Asan and Dhaura trees are required for chariot construction every year.

Utkal University
Govt raps Utkal University for seeking financial support without using its available Rs 500 cr fund

Odisha government on Friday asked the authorities of Utkal University to abstain from seeking external financial support without spending its available fund of Rs 500 crore first.

Who named Cyclone Asani, why and how cyclones are named; know details
Who named Cyclone Asani, why and how cyclones are named; know details

Notably, Asani is this year’s first cyclone and its name has been recommended by Sri Lanka where in Sinhala, its official language, it translates to 'wrath.'

Tehsil Office Ganjam
Sand mafia attacks Tehsildar, Revenue Inspectors in Ganjam

Throwing an open challenge to the Police, sand mafia on Sunday attacked an Additional Tehsildar and three Revenue Inspectors (RIs) at the Rushikulya riverbed near Malijagannathpur village under Ganjam police limits.

Amit Rohidas
Preparations for 2023 Hockey World Cup going on 'smoothly': Amit Rohidas

India will host the showpiece hockey event in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela from January 13-29

Congress MLA Mohammed Moquim
OPCC rejig: Odisha Congress leaders in Delhi to meet high command

Amid the demands for a complete overhaul and change in Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) leadership, a delegation of the party leaders left for New Delhi on Sunday to meet the high command and put forth their suggestions.

Woman Auto-Rickshaw Driver In Balasore
Mother’s Day: A single mother’s auto-rickshaw journey shattering patriarchy!

In a male-dominated drivers' community, where women drivers are still frowned upon, a lady in Balasore has made her mark as a dependable auto-rickshaw driver in the city.

Brajrajnagar Bypoll: Radharani Panda named BJP candidate
Brajrajnagar Bypoll: Radharani Panda named BJP candidate

Senior BJP leader Radharani Panda has been named as BJP candidate for the by-election to the Brajrajnagar Assembly constituency in Odisha.

Cyclone Asani to trigger heavy rainfall in Odisha, these districts to see most impact
Cyclone Asani to trigger heavy rainfall in Odisha, these districts to see most impact

Even though Cyclonic storm Asani is unlikely to make landfall in Odisha coast, it will mostly trigger heavy rainfall in several districts of the State while brushing along the coastline of Odisha on May 10.

Bus Mishap Near Jajpur
30 passengers injured as bus from Bhubaneswar overturns in Jajpur

At least 30 passengers sustained injuries after the bus they were travelling in overturned near Ganthi square under Badchana police limits in Jajpur on Saturday.

Covid-19
64 students test COVID-19 positive in Odisha's Rayagada

71 new positive cases were reported in Odisha in the last 24 hours with the highest 64 cases from Rayagada

Mother's Day 2022
Mothers' Day: Ollywood's on-screen moms who struck the emotional cords of Odia cine lovers

On the occasion of Mother’s Day, it is the most opportune time to remember some actresses of Odia film industry who ticked all boxes while portraying the characters of mothers on screen. Here are our some of the most famous on-screen moms in Ollywood.

Deep Depression Over BoB
Cyclone Asani: Deep depression over BoB turns into cyclonic storm

The deep depression, which is currently lying at 1100 km south-southeast of Puri over the Bay of Bengal, has turned into a cyclonic storm today, informed India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday.

Mothers' Day
Odisha's D Subhalaxmi, an epitome of motherhood

As the world celebrates Mother’s Day, it is a perfect time to cherish all those great souls like D Subhalaxmi who walk on this mortal world to shower undying love, dedication and devotion to their children

breaking news
Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Sunday, 08 May 2022

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Cyclone alert: Deep Depression forms over SE Bay of Bengal
Cyclone alert: Deep Depression forms over SE Bay of Bengal

The Depression over Southeast Bay of Bengal has intensified into a Deep Depression, the India Meteorological Department said in a bulletin on Saturday.

Stop Jagannath Heritage Corridor project, set up expert panel for risk evaluation: VHP-backed outfit
Stop Jagannath Heritage Corridor project, set up expert panel for risk evaluation: VHP-backed outfit

The SMSA spokesperson said a scientific evaluation of the project was necessary not just to avert a colossal imminent mishap but also to ensure that the structural stability of the ancient temple remains intact.

Matric students absenteeism: Odisha Chhatra Congress demands fresh exam, threatens protest
Matric students absenteeism: Odisha Chhatra Congress demands fresh exam, threatens protest

Addressing a presser, Congress spokesperson Amiya Panda demanded that the examination of students who remained absent in the Class 10 Summative 2 examinations be conducted on a fresh date. 

Cyclone update: Odisha govt readies evacuation plan of 7.5 lakh people 
Cyclone update: Odisha govt readies evacuation plan of 7.5 lakh people 

State Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said arrangements have been made to evacuate altogether 7.5 lakh people in 18 districts if any such emergency situation arises out of the impending cyclonic storm. 

OSSC Food Safety Officer final result declared, check select list here
OSSC Food Safety Officer final result declared, check select list here

A total of 35 candidates have been provisionally selected for appointment as Food Safety Officers on the basis of marks they secured in the main written examination i.e Paper-I and Paper-II, computer skill test followed by certificate verification.

Puri Srimandir Parikrama Project
Puri Srimandir Parikrama Project Leaves Many Questions Unanswered

Among all the controversies and all the doubts, the Jagannath temple heritage corridor project in Puri seems most confusing to the common man.

Will put best resources to train youths for World Skills Competition: Odisha CM
Will put best resources to train youths for World Skills Competition: Odisha CM

He announced that from this edition onwards, the gold medal winner in the World Skill Competitions will get an award of Rs 1 crore, while the silver medallist will get Rs 50 lakh and the bronze medallist will get Rs 25 lakh.

Cyclone update: Well-marked low pressure turns into depression, lies 1300 km off Puri
Cyclone update: Well-marked low pressure turns into depression, lies 1300 km off Puri

The system lay centred about 170 km west of Car Nicobar, 1270 km southeast of Visakhapatnam and 1300 km south-southeast of Puri, the weather agency informed through a tweet.  

IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra
Cyclone update: Wind speed to rise from May 10, heavy rain alert for 4 Odisha districts

IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra on Saturday said, “The cyclone will not make landfall as the system is more likely to move parallel to Odisha- Andhra coast.”

Illegal sand mining: Teshsildar suspended after NGT whip in Mayurbhanj
Illegal sand mining: Teshsildar suspended after NGT whip in Mayurbhanj

According to a notification issued by the State Revenue and Disaster Management department, Moharana has been suspended with immediate effect.

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