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Odisha: Police Shuts Down Jatra Show Running Without Permission

Khordha: Concerned over the surge of COVID-19 cases in other States, the district administration of Khordha on Saturday night closed down a jatra party for staging shows without permission at Begunia. As per reports, a jatra party named Ranga Mahal was performing at Begunia when the police, after getting a complaint, played spoilsport and shut […]

COVID Spurt In Chhattisgarh: Odisha For Strict Enforcement Of Pandemic SOP

Bhubaneswar: In view of the sudden spurt in cases of Covid-19 in many states, including neighbouring Chhattisgarh, the alert Odisha government on Sunday has decided to press the preventive button to keep the lethal virus at bay. In a significant measure, the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) today directed all district Collectors, Municipal Commissioners and Superintendent […]

Vijay Amruta Kulange
Ganjam On Toes As Country Witnesses Surge In COVID-19 Cases

Berhampur: On the heels of releasing new Standard Operating Procedure to tackle possible spurt of COVID cases in Odisha, Ganjam Collector on Sunday urged people to be alert and informed about the disease by saying, “Our health is our responsibility.” Speaking exclusively to OTV, Ganjam Collector, Vijay Amruta Kulange said, “We have relaxed the COVID […]

Weather Alert: Minimum Temperature To Dip By 2 Degree Celsius In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After witnessing fluctuations in weather conditions in the past one week, the minimum temperature (night temperature) across Odisha is likely to witness a further drop, predicted India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday. Though weather is most likely to remain dry, the minimum temperature across the State is likely to fall by 2 degree Celsius […]

Covid Shadow
COVID Shadow On Dhenkanal Joranda Mela: Sadhus From Outside Dist Not Allowed

Dhenkanal: The famous Joranda Mela, held on Magha Purnima, will be organised amid COVID-19 restrictions from February 25 to February 27 this year. As per a letter issued by the Dhenkanal district administration, general public and sadhus (saints) from outside the district and state will not be allowed to take part in the event. Only […]

Odisha Budget 2021-22: Know What FM Pujari Will Offer Today!

Bhubaneswar: With the Economic Survey 2020-21 having virtually sounded the decade-worst contraction bugle in Odisha economy on Saturday, all riveting attention is on the State Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari who will be tabling his third, but first pandemic, budget in the State Assembly on Monday. The State budget is coming at a time when the […]

Odisha: After Kotia, Andhra Now Constructs Road In Rayagada
Odisha: After Kotia, Andhra Now Constructs Road In Rayagada

Bhubaneswar: Even though the border dispute in Kotia of Koraput district is largely seen as a product of administrative negligence, the Odisha government does not seem to have learnt from its mistakes. The State government is yet to reach out to the bordering villages and address issues of the locals prompting Andhra Pradesh to take […]

The future of Odisha politics
Odisha (The Ancient Kalinga) Loves British Tradition, Will Table Budget at 5 pm!

Bhubaneswar: It seems the hon’ble members of Odisha State Assembly are very happy to oblige to the British tradition of presenting the budget at 5 pm in the evening. This is so when the Union Budget in Parliament is being tabled on the floor of the Lok Sabha at 11 am since the year 1999. […]

Odisha: Father-Son Duo Arrested For Job Fraud In Angul

Angul: A man and his son were arrested for allegedly duping a youth on the pretext of giving him job at a multinational company. The accused identified as Ghanashyam Mishra and his son of Similipada area in the district had duped one Pranabandhu Jena of Benagadia in the same district of Rs 4.50 lakh on […]

Karlapat Livestock Inspector Suspended For Dereliction Of Duty

Bhawanipatna: A livestock inspector at Karlapat sanctuary here in Kalahandi district has been placed under suspension by Chief District Veterinary Officer (CDVO) for dereliction of duty. The official, Ganesh Pujari, allegedly failed to discharge his duty as per norms during vaccination of cattle that was necessitated following mass death of elephants in the sanctuary due […]

Covid-19 Resurgence Fear In Odisha: DEOs Asked To Ensure Strict Protocols In Schools

Bhubaneswar: In view of the fresh spike in number of Covid-19 cases in some states of the country, Odisha School and Mass Education department has directed all District Education Officers (DEOs) to ensure strict implementation of safety protocols in schools for the larger interest of students and teaching staff. In a letter to the DEOs, […]

Odisha Bids Farewell To Martyred Soldier With Full State Honours

Jajpur: The last rites of martyred Jawan Sashank Sekhar Samal was performed at his native Khetrapal village under Dharmasala block in Jajpur on Sunday night with full state honours. 32-year-old Sashank is survived by his one-year-old child, wife and parents. Sashank served the Indian Army for 9 years and was last posted in Ladakh. On […]

Anjana Mishra gang rape accused
Anjana Mishra Gang-Rape: Prime Accused Biban Biswal Arrested From Pune After 22 Years

Bhubaneswar: After 22 years on the run, police on Monday arrested Biban Biswal, the prime accused in the sensational and high-profile Anjana Mishra gang rape case, from Pune in Maharashtra. Biban’s arrest was confirmed by the Commissioner of Police, Sudhansu Sarangi at a presser in Bhubaneswar. The Police Commissioner said that Biban had hid himself […]

People of three villages being shifted to temporary shelter homes ahead of nuclear missile test at Chandipur in Balasore
Villagers Shifted Ahead Of Missile Test In Odisha's Balasore

Balasore: The Balasore district administration shifted the people of three revenue villages, located in proximity to the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur-on-sea prior to the trail of a nuclear-capable missile on Monday indigenously developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). Around 4,000 people from Khadupahi, Jaydevkasaba Pahi and Baliapalpahi were shifted to […]

Math Wonderkid From Odisha Has Multiplication Tables On Tip Of His Tongue #WATCH
Math Wonderkid From Odisha Has Multiplication Tables On Tip Of His Tongue #WATCH

Kalahandi: Looks can be deceptive as is the case with Rohan Patra, a Class II boy of Odisha’s Kalahandi. In the first instance, Rohan might look naive but he is apparently gifted with amazing memorizing capabilities. The child prodigy can flawlessly recite multiplication tables till 100 without a tint of error. Rohan is the third […]