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Man, brother-in-law held for 'killing' mother over property dispute in Kendrapara
Man, brother-in-law held for 'killing' mother over property dispute in Kendrapara

Police have identified the deceased as Draupadi Barik and the accused son as Sanjit Barik. In this connection, the cops have arrested Sanjit and his brother-in-law Nirakar Nayak, who reportedly helped the former destroy evidence.

Talcher medical college gets govt’s nod, to offer admissions to 100 MBBS students annually
Talcher medical college gets govt’s nod, to offer admissions to 100 MBBS students annually

The Talcher medical college will not only help people of Angul and adjacent districts get quality health care facilities, but also strengthen the efforts of the State government to improve the capacity of the medical education institutions in the State. 

Forest Fire
Odisha CM asks officials to plan for reducing forest fire cases

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday asked forest department officials to prepare an integrated plan for significant reduction in forest fire incidents.

OSSTET aspirants stage protest in Bhubaneswar, demand CBI inquiry into 'corruption' in teacher recru
OSSTET aspirants stage protest in Bhubaneswar, demand CBI inquiry into 'corruption' in teacher recruitment 

Demanding a CBI inquiry into the alleged corruption in teacher appointment, the OSSTET aspirants took out a procession, shouting slogans against the government.

Polls to 3 Rajya Sabha seats from Odisha on June 10
ECI issues notification for polls to 3 Rajya Sabha seats from Odisha, election on June 10

The term of office of 57 members of the Council of States elected from as many as 15 states is due to expire on their retirement between June-August this year.

Odisha excise nod to 14 dance bars in Bhubaneswar
Odisha excise nod to 14 dance bars in Bhubaneswar

The dance bars coming under the jurisdiction of Police Commissionerate had been shut for the past two years owing to Covid-19 pandemic. The excise permission will enable the dance bars to function till midnight.

Odisha posts 3rd biggest rise in forest cover in 2019-21
Odisha posts 3rd biggest rise in forest cover in 2019-21: CM Naveen

The State of Odisha has added highest number of mangrove forests in the country and third highest in total increase of forest cover between 2019 and 2021, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik informed on Thursday. 

Odisha teacher education set for revamp, 4-yr integrated B.Ed course in the offing
Odisha teacher education set for revamp, 4-yr integrated B.Ed course in the offing

Eleven General Degree Colleges will run Integrated Teacher Education Programme (ITEP) in regular mode from the academic session 2023-2024 instead of 2 year B.Ed course.

Man kills wife, ends life over suspected marital feud
Man kills wife, ends life over suspected marital feud

The shocking incident took place at Khuntasamalai village under Larambha police limits in the district. 

India's largest hockey stadium in Odisha's Sundargarh
Colosseum in cradle: Take a look at India's largest hockey stadium in Odisha's Sundargarh

Come January next year, the Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium in Odisha's tribal-dominated Sundargarh district will be packed to the rafters during the FIH Men's Hockey World Cup.

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

For 23-carat, the price of 10 gram of the yellow metal is Rs 50,900 while the rate of 22 carat gold has reached 49,900. Similarly, the rate of 20, 18 and 14 carat gold remained at Rs 45,100, Rs 40, 900 and Rs 32, 300 respectively, while pure Ginni (gold coin) is being traded at Rs 41,100

Train runs without bogies for 2 km near Rayagada station, close shave for passengers
Train runs without bogies for 2 km near Rayagada station, close shave for passengers

The Railways has started an investigation to ascertain the exact reason behind the incident.

Asani to turn into low pressure, no impact of storm in Odisha anymore: IMD
Asani to turn into low pressure, no impact of storm in Odisha anymore: IMD

The remnant of Cyclonic storm Asani has weakened into a Depression after the storm made landfall between Machilipatnam and Narsapur of Andhra coast last night, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.

ED seizes Rs 133 cr FD of ex-MLA Jitu Patnaik
ED seizes Rs 133 cr FD of ex-MLA Jitu Patnaik

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized Rs 133 crore FD after raids at several places associated with mines owner and former Champua MLA Jitu Patnaik over money laundering charges.

Fuel price update
Fuel price update: Check rates of petrol, diesel in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack today

Customers are paying Rs 112.68 per litre of petrol in the capital city of Bhubaneswar today while diesel is sold at Rs 102.35 a litre

Encounter in Bhubaneswar: Notorious criminal, 2 cops injured
Encounter in Bhubaneswar: Notorious criminal, 2 cops injured

The gunfight took place at Baramunda high school ground when a police team reached there to catch notorious criminal Chakara Barik. 

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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Thursday, 12 May 2022

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Tall claims fall flat! Several Odisha districts continue to grapple with power cuts
Odisha CS direction brings no respite, State continues to reel under unscheduled power cuts

Besides, the State Energy department secretary Nikunj Bihari Dhal recently claimed that there will be no power crisis in the State from May first. But the picture at Biramitrapur in Sundargarh district tells a different story altogether.

SRC Pradeep Jena (File Photo)
Cyclone Asani likely to make landfall soon; Odisha SRC updates on impact

The SRC further said that the cyclonic storm is presently lying off Andhra Pradesh coast and it will recurve after the landfall and may enter the sea by tomorrow morning.

Woman lawyer consumes poison inside Family Court in Odisha
Woman lawyer consumes poison inside Family Court in Odisha

The identity of the lawyer is yet to be ascertained. The lady lawyer has been shifted to a nearby hospital by her colleagues.

  • Wednesday, 11 May 2022
  • Odisha
ED Raids Odisha mines owner's properties over money laundering charge
ED Raids Odisha mines owner's properties over money laundering charge

Besides, Patnaik’s house at Kabisurya Nagar in Bhubaneswar was also searched on the basis of the case registered against him.

BJP National Spokesperson Sambit Patra
Sambit Patra attacked with ink and tomatoes in Puri

Patra was here to lodge his protest against the ongoing constructions under the Puri Srimandir Heritage Corridor project.

Srimandir Heritage Corridor row: Odisha govt destroyed our heritage, says Sambit Patra
Srimandir Heritage Corridor row: Odisha govt destroyed our heritage, says Sambit Patra

Speaking to the media after paying obeisance to the Holy Trinity at the pilgrim town, the BJP leader said, “I pray before Lord Jagannath to give some good sense to Odisha government and  also to MP Pinaki Mishra. This government has destroyed our heritage.”

Odisha unlikely to bear brunt of Cyclone Asani: IMD DG
Odisha unlikely to bear brunt of Cyclone Asani: IMD DG

Under the impact of the cyclonic storm, several parts of Odisha received light to moderate rainfall in the past 24 hours. 

Puri Jagannath Temple Parikrama Prakalp
Odisha Govt’s Iconoclastic Posture Hurts Millions In Love With Puri Srimandir

The latest development over Srimandir Parikrama Project has hurt sentiments of millions of devotees of Mahaprabhu Jagannath while serious concerns prevail over the government's obsession which some feel is iconoclastic.

Anubhav Sinha
Jitiba Kie, Hindustan: Watch director Anubhav Sinha promote Anek film in Odia after backlash

Responding to the sheer dissatisfaction expressed by the Odia speakers and paying respect to their feelings, director of the movie Anubhav Sinha finally came up with a fresh promo of the film with an Odia hashtag of ‘Jitibakie, Hindustan’ enacted by none other than himself

Liquor
Liquor consumption in rural Odisha higher than urban, State rate more than national average

As per the second phase report of the National Family Health Survey-5 (NFHS), an average of 18 per cent male persons (over 15 years of age) in India consume alcohol, while the 28.8 per cent males in the same category drink alcohol in Odisha

OAVS recruitment 2022: Important notice issued for principal, TGT aspirants; details here
OAVS recruitment 2022: Important notice issued for principal, TGT aspirants; details here

The Computer Based Test (CBT) for recruitment of Principals and Teachers in OAVs was held from April 1 to 4, 2022 in 38 centres in different cities of the State.

Srimandir Parikrama project: Puri court orders case against Collector, OBCC, Tata Projects
Srimandir Parikrama project: Puri court orders case against Collector, OBCC, Tata Projects

Hearing a petition filed by an advocate over the ongoing project, the court has asked the Singhadwar Police to register the case. 

India refutes speculative media reports on sending troops to Lanka: Indian mission
India refutes speculative media reports on sending troops to Lanka: Indian mission

The whereabouts of Mahinda Rajapaksa has been speculated since his resignation on Monday. It was reported that Mahinda had left his office-cum-official residence, Temple Trees.

What are gold, silver prices in Odisha today
What are gold, silver prices in Odisha today

For 23-carat, the price of 10 gram of the yellow metal is Rs 50,500 while the rate of 22 carat gold has reached 49,500. Similarly, the rate of 20, 18 and 14 carat gold remained at Rs 44,700, Rs 40, 500 and Rs 32, 100 respectively, while pure Ginni (gold coin) is being traded at Rs 40,800.

Petrol, diesel prices today: Check rates of fuel in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack 
Petrol, diesel prices today: Check rates of fuel in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack 

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

Power outage hits healthcare
Power outage hits healthcare in Odisha's Koraput Medical College

Patients and staff at the medical are facing myriad problems as there are frequent blackouts for nearly three to four hours in the evenings on a daily basis in the hospital

Cyclone Asani: All schools shut in Malkangiri
Cyclone Asani: All schools shut in Malkangiri

The district collector held meeting with all senior officials on Tuesday and chalked out strategies to deal with any eventuality arising out of the cyclonic storm.   

Asani weakens into cyclonic storm
Asani weakens into cyclonic storm

The severe cyclonic storm ‘Asani’ over west-central Bay of Bengal moved north-westwards with a speed of 12 kmph during past six hours and weakened into a Cyclonic Storm, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday.

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Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Wednesday, 11 May 2022

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Bhubaneswar DCP, Prateek Singh
Bhubaneswar Police launches drive to nab 2000 non-bailable warrantees, 158 booked so far

After assuming the office of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Bhubaneswar, Prateek Singh has launched a special drive to arrest over 2000 non-bailable warrantees roaming free under the Urban Police District (UPD).

Sensory Park For Divyangs
‘India’s first divyang sensory park’ inaugurated in Bhubaneswar

In a welcome move, which promises to augment the mental and physical development of divyang children, a sensory park was inaugurated in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday.

Odisha School & Mass Education Dept
Odisha hikes salary of part-time instructors, check details

The Odisha School and Mass Education Department on Tuesday hiked the salary of part-time instructors appointed in different schools across the State.

IMD sending Severe Cyclone Asani updates to other countries
IMD sending Severe Cyclone Asani updates to other countries

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) designated IMD as one of the five Regional Specialised Meteorological Centres (RSMCs) for Tropical Cyclones set up across the globe. Each of these are given the task of issuing advisories for the geographical areas assigned by the WMO.

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