News from Odisha

Police Team At MP Anubhav Mohanty's House

Cuttack: Trouble for Ollywood actor-turned MP Anubhav Mohanty seems to be deepening further with one more complaint lodged by his actress wife Varsha Priyadarshini at Purighat police station here on Saturday. This time, Varsha has alleged that her husband Anubhav Mohanty prevented her entry into the bedroom on Friday night and forced her to stand […]

Pari Murder: BJP's Vanathi Srinivasan Demands CBI Probe, Minister Arun Sahoo's Ouster

Bhubaneswar: The national president of BJP Mahila Morcha, Vanathi Srinivasan on Saturday hit out at BJD-led Odisha government for trying to hush up the ‘pari’ murder case by ordering an SIT investigation into the case. Alleging Odisha Agriculture Minister Arun Sahoo’s role in the murder case, she alleged that order for an SIT probe is […]

Numaligarh Refinery's Rs 949 Cr Plan To Boost Capacity, Lay Pipelines To Odisha, Bengal

Guwahati: The state-owned Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) in Assam has undertaken an ambitious Rs 949 crore plan to augment its capacity and lay 2,200 km of crude oil pipeline from the Paradip port in Odisha to Numaligarh, and product pipeline from Numaligarh to Siliguri in West Bengal, officials said on Saturday. A senior NRL official […]

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Receives COVID Vaccine Shot, Initiates Vaccination Drive In Israel

Tel Aviv:  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday initiated the COVID vaccination drive in Israel as he received the vaccine shot against the coronavirus on live television, becoming the first Israeli and one of the world’s leaders to be inoculated. Israel is set to begin vaccinating its health workers and nursing home residents beginning […]

BJP protest for Pari
Justice For Pari: Odisha BJP's 5-Day Long Padayatra From Bhubaneswar Today

Bhubaneswar: Intensifying its protest demanding justice for the five-year-old Nayagarh girl Pari, who was abducted and later murdered, Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Patry (BJP) will launch its five-day long ‘padyatra’ from the capital city today. As per schedule, the padyatra will begin from Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar. The party leaders and activists will reach […]

7th Pay Commission: DA Hike, Basic Pay Revision Announcement Details

The Central government employees have been expecting a hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) and an increase in the basic pay for quite some time now. Though reports are there that there will be an increase in the DA as per 7th Pay Commission recommendations in July next year, COVID-19 seems to have dampened the hope […]

Global Covid-19 Cases Surpass 76 Million Mark

Washington: The novel coronavirus pandemic has brought countries around the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the COVID-19 crisis from around the globe on Sunday. The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 76 million mark, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.68 million, according to the […]

Ayodhya Mosque Will Be Futuristic In Design

Ayodhya: The proposed mosque in Dhannipur village in Ayodhya will not adhere to the traditional style of mosque. It will be futuristic, modern and the structure will be round-shaped. The Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation (IICF) trust, in charge of building a mosque in Ayodhya after last year’s Supreme Court’s verdict, while unveiling the new design, said […]

Anubhav-Varsha Marital Discord: BJD MP Writes To Odisha DGP, Seeks Protection

Cuttack: After Varsha Priyadarshini filed a fresh complaint with the Purighat Police Station here on Saturday alleging that attempts are being made to defame her by making some videos viral, the Ollywood actress’ husband and MP Anubhav Mohanty has written to Odisha DGP Abhay over a viral audio clip and urged for an investigation while […]

Election Commission Begins Officers' Scrutiny Drive For 2021 Polls In 5 States

New Delhi: With just six to seven months left for the Assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala and Assam, the Election Commission (EC) has begun a mammoth drive for the scrutiny of officers being deployed in the five-yearly exercise aimed at achieving “free and fair” polls. It is being ensured that the […]

Paddy procurement
Odisha: Paddy Procurement Comes To A Halt In Bargarh

Bargarh: The farmers across Bargarh district, known as Odisha’s rice bowl, have been repeatedly complaining about irregularities in the paddy procurement process, but strangely the district administration has just lent a deaf ear to their plight. Token system has been made compulsory for the farmers at the time of entry in the Mandis. But it […]

Weekly Horoscope From 21st December To 27th December 2020: Know What This Week Holds For You

Here is a guide to the week ahead for you. This is your forecast for December 21-27: ARIES In the first part of the week, you are likely to spend money on luxuries which can shoot up your expenses. Try to curb impulsive purchases. Those involved in legal proceedings are likely to incur expenditure on […]

Sexual abuse of Cuttack minor girl
Sexual Abuse & Abortion Of Cuttack Minor Girl: Juvenile Held, Total Arrests In Case Rises To 5

Cuttack: Police on Saturday evening arrested a minor boy in connection with the sexual abuse and abortion of a college-going minor girl of Narasinghpur area in the district. Reports said, police have kept the minor boy at the office of the Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) and interrogating him in connection with the case. He will […]

Aus vs Ind: Shami Likely To Miss Remaining Tests

Adelaide: Right-arm India fast bowler Mohammed Shami is likely to miss the remaining three Tests of the ongoing four-match series against Australia after scans on his bowling hand revealed hairline fracture, it has been learnt. Shami was hit on the right hand just above the wrist on Saturday by a delivery from Australia pacer Pat […]

UK PM Boris Johnson Announces New Tighter Curbs For London, Parts Of England

London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a new Tier Four of coronavirus restrictions for London and other parts of England to combat an alarming surge in new coronavirus cases linked to a new virulent strain. The planned relaxation of coronavirus rules for Christmas has been scrapped for a large part of southeast England, […]