News from Odisha

Dulquer Salmaan, Diana Penty’s Romance For The Big Screen Begins

Dulquer Salmaan is the heartthrob of Malayalam cinema and enjoys a massive fan following across the country despite the language barrier. The actor is known for starring in fun love stories and he is yet again back on the big screen as a lover boy- this time with B-Town stunner Diana Penty. Diana Penty who […]

Indians Advised Against Travel To Saudi, Kuwait Via UAE

Abu Dhabi: The Embassy of India in Abu Dhabi has advised Indian citizens against travelling to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait via the United Arab Emirates due to “Covid-related restrictions on incoming passengers” imposed in the two countries. Issued on Monday, an Embassy advisory advised the Indian nationals to “ascertain the latest Covid related travel guidelines […]

Yogi Adityanath Receives First Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine here and appealed to all those eligible to get inoculated. Sister Rashmi Jeet…

Cold Wave condition continue
IMD’s Cold Wave Alert For 3 Odisha Districts; SRC Issues Advisory

Bhubaneswar: The office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) on Tuesday asked Collectors and Municipal Commissioners to stay alert in view of the cold wave warning issued by the India Meteorological Department (IMD). As per the latest weather bulletin, IMD has issued ‘Yellow Warning’ for severe cold wave conditions in three districts of Odisha- Kalahandi, […]

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Draft Heritage Bylaws For Lingaraj Temple Remains In Force: Union Culture Minister

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The draft notification on the heritage bylaws for the Sri Jagannath Temple has been withdrawn while the notification for the Lingaraj and Anant Basudev temples has remained in force. It was confirmed by the Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel today in New Delhi. “There is no universal bylaw for all the temples […]

Another Odisha Youth Missing In Uttarakhand Glacier Disaster
Uttarakhand Disaster: Hope Is Still Alive For Missing Friends, Relatives In Chamoli

Dehradun: Deepak Pharswan on Tuesday went back to the disaster-hit Tapovan hydel project area of Chamoli district, where he had a narrow escape two days ago, to see the ongoing rescue operation and search for his missing friend. Pharswan (27), a native of Rinji village near Tapovan, was fortunate that he managed to save his […]

Mahanga Double Murder: Kingpin Had Asked Son Not To Blame Anyone For His Accident
Mahanga Double Murder: Kingpin Had Asked Son Not To Blame Anyone For His Accident

Cuttack: It appears that Prafulla Biswal, the prime accused in the Mahanga double murder case had a premonition of the road accident in which he subsequently succumbed. Because, Biswal had allegedly told his minor son not to hold anyone responsible for his accident, the minor told media on Tuesday. “My father called me up and […]

Odisha To Move SC Against Andhra's Panchayat Poll Announcement In Kotia Villages

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has braced up to move the Supreme Court with a writ petition challenging Andhra Pradesh’ announcement to conduct panchayat election in three villages of Kotia in Koraput district. In a letter to the Advocate on Record (AOR) Sibo Sankar Mishra, the deputy secretary of Law Department Bhagaban Nayak stated, “You (Mishra) […]

Cryptocurrencies: Existing Laws Inadequate, Govt Soon To Bring Bill
Cryptocurrencies: Existing Laws Inadequate, Govt Soon To Bring Bill

New Delhi: The government will soon bring a bill on cryptocurrencies as existing laws are inadequate to deal with issues concerning them, Minister of State For Finance Anurag Thakur told Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Replying to a question in the Upper House, Thakur said regulatory bodies like RBI and Sebi do not have any legal […]

OPSC Recruitment 2021: Apply For Assistant Professor Posts By March 22

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has released a notification for the recruitment to the posts of assistant professors in different state public universities under the administrative control of the higher education department. “Online applications are invited from the prospective candidates through the proforma application to be made available on the WEBSITE ( The link […]

At Least 26 Dead As Launch Capsizes After Collision With Cargo Vessel In Bangladesh

Dhaka: At least 26 people died after a small launch carrying over 100 passengers capsized after colliding with a cargo vessel in Bangladesh’s Shitalakkhya river, according to a media report…

Odisha Cabinet Nod To 16 Proposals Including Amendment To State Lokayukta Act
Odisha Cabinet Approves Budget 2021-22

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha council of ministers on Tuesday approved the annual State budget for 2021-22 financial year which will be tabled in the State Assembly on February 22. The annual State budget having a total outlay of Rs 1.70 lakh crore has been approved by the cabinet. However, no official briefing was made on the […]

Collapse Of Rock Mass Weakened Due To Freezing May Have Caused Uttarakhand Flash Floods: Scientists
Collapse Of Rock Mass Weakened Due To Freezing May Have Caused Uttarakhand Flash Floods: Scientists

New Delhi: A rock mass, weakened due to years of freezing and thawing of snow, may have led to the creation of a weak zone, triggering its collapse that resulted in flash floods in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district on Sunday, initial observations by scientists of the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) suggest. The crashing rock […]

Odisha Civil Services Exam: Relax Age Limit Of Aspirants, LoP Writes To CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: The Leader of Opposition Pradipta Naik on Tuesday urged the State government to relax the age limit for aspirants of the Odisha Civil Services Examination (OCS) 2020. In a letter, Naik has requested Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to relax the age limit and allow the candidates, who had appeared the OCS Examinations 2011, […]

Pakistan SC Orders Immediate Rebuilding Of Hindu Temple
Pakistan SC Orders Immediate Rebuilding Of Hindu Temple

Islamabad: The Pakistan Supreme Court has directed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial government to start the immediate rebuilding of a Hindu temple which was set on fire by a mob in December 2020. On December 30, 2020, an unruly crowd set fire to the Samadhi of Shri Paramhans Ji Maharaj located in Karak district’s Teri area […]