News from Odisha

3 Youths Killed As Motorbikes Collide In Odisha's Nayagarh
3 Youths Killed As Motorbikes Collide In Odisha's Nayagarh

Nayagarh: Three persons were killed and two other sustained critical injuries after two motorcycles collided with each other near the Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) office in Sarankula area of Nayagarh district late on Thursday night. The three deceased have been identified as Krushna Chandra Nayak and Muna Nayak of Jagannathpur area while Shyam Sundar Sethi […]

Odisha: 2 Labourers Chocked To Death During Sewerage Cleaning Work In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, two labourers died while carrying out sewerage cleaning works at Tankapani Road area in the Capital City on Friday. Preliminary reports said that both the deceased were sanitary workers who died due to suffocation after inhaling poisonous gases. As per reports, the labourers who were engaged in manual scavenging fell […]

Covid Cases Odisha
Ghost Of Covid-19 Resurgence Haunts Odisha: Daily Caseload Crosses 100 Mark

Bhubaneswar: The fears of a Covid-19 resurgence started haunting Odisha on Friday when the daily positive tally in the State crossed the 100 mark after a hiatus of over a month. As many as 110 fresh cases have been detected in the State in the last 24 hours. With the inclusion of the new cases, […]

Water Crisis
Odisha: Thirst Forces Women In This Sundargarh Village Trek Miles To Fetch Water

Sundargarh: Women walking miles with pitchers on their head is a familiar scene in Dumdumpada village under Rajgangpur block in the district. With drinking water scarcity getting worse by the day and perennial water sources drying up, the villagers have turned to a stream miles away to meet their daily needs. Around 15 families who […]

Odisha Assembly: Paddy Procurement From Registered Farmers By March 31, Says Minister

Bhubaneswar: Following the din witnessed over the alleged irregularities in paddy procurement and mandi issues in the past one week, normalcy returned to the Odisha Assembly on Friday when the Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain announced a definite time-frame for completing the paddy procurement process in the State. Addressing the House […]

ISRO-NIT Rourkela Sign MoU To Set Up Space Technology Incubation Centre

Bhubaneswar: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and National Institute of Technology(NIT), Rourkela have signed an MoU for setting up a Space Technology Incubation Centre(S-TIC). The MoU was signed Thursday after ISRO agreed to set up a Space Technology Incubation Centre(S-TIC) at NIT Rourkela. This collaboration with ISRO will open up new opportunities for research and […]

Youth Congress
Mahanga Double Murder: Youth Congress Activists Demand Jena’s Ouster, Clash With Cops

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Youth Congress activists came out all guns blazing against State Law Minister Pratap Jena over the Mahanga double murder case and clashed with the police in the Capital City on Friday. Demanding the immediate removal of Jena, the party workers took out a massive bike rally from Congress Bhawan and marched to ghearo […]

Gold Jewellery Showroom Owner Kidnapped In Balasore
Odisha: Gold Jewellery Showroom Owner Kidnapped In Balasore

Balasore: A businessman dealing in gold and silver ornaments of Attapur village under Soro police limits in Balasore district was allegedly kidnapped by his customer at Dandaharipur village here on Thursday. The family members of Prahllad Mallick, owner of Shubham Jewellery located at Belada Chhak, have lodged a complaint about the abduction with the Soro […]

Odisha: MP Aparajita Submits 10 Proposals For Development Of Bhubaneswar, Check Details

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi has submitted 10 proposals before various Central Ministries to address the issues concerning Odisha’s capital city. While addressing a presser in New Delhi, Sarangi said that the proposals are based on the grievances submitted by the people of Bhubaneswar parliamentary constituency to her and information gathered through her […]

Recovery Of Skeleton From Seized Car: Police Release Deceased's Sketch

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Friday released the preliminary sketch of the deceased woman whose skeletal remains were recovered from a seized vehicle on the premises of Janla Police outpost on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. The sketch has been prepared by a team of experts from Bengaluru, using which the police will try to ascertain […]

Twin City Commissionerate Police Issues Guidelines For Holi, Dola Melan; Check Details

Cuttack: The resurgence of Covid-19 cases has now forced the Commissionerate Police to issue strict guidelines for Dola Melan and Holi celebrations in the millennium city of Cuttack. As per the latest guidelines issued by the Commissionerate Police, no playing of Holi is allowed in large scale manner by any kind of gathering or crowding […]

Rain, Thunderstorm To Lash Odisha In 48 Hours; IMD Issues Yellow Warning For Several Districts

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued yellow warning in view of the possibility of rain and thunderstorm in several parts of Odisha in the next 48 hours. As per the latest IMD bulletin, a cyclonic circulation lies over Vidarbha and neighbourhood and extends upto 1.5 km above mean sea level. The yellow […]

Now Dial 112 For All Emergencies As Unified Helpline Number Launched In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A single unified emergency helpline number 112 was launched in Odisha on Friday. Now the citizens can ‘Dial 112’ for seeking emergency assistance from police, fire and ambulance. The unified Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) with 112 as common dial number was launched by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik through video-conferencing. ERSS system launched […]

Electric Vehicles
Odisha Frames Draft Electric Vehicle Policy 2021; Aims To Become Model State

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has come up with a draft “Odisha Electric Vehicle Policy, 2021” to build Odisha a model State in promotion of electric vehicles (EVs) through adoption, adaptation, research, and development. This is in accordance with the Central rules under which the government of India has therefore adopted a National Electric Mobility Plan […]

Covid-19 Horror Returns, Odisha Govt Reimposes Old Restrictions   
Covid-19 Horror Returns, Odisha Govt Clamps Old Restrictions   

Bhubaneswar: Worried over resurgence in Covid-19 cases in several states, the Odisha government on Friday reinforced its earlier order passed on June 8, 2020 specifying strict guidelines for containment of Covid-19 spread in the State. “Reports have been received from some parts of the State about resurgence of the pandemic. It is thus imperative that […]