News from Odisha

Bharat Bandh: Utkal University Postpones Semester Exams; Tight Security For Lok Seva Bhawan

Bhubaneswar: The authorities of Utkal University on Thursday postponed +3 5th semester (Arts, Science, Commerce) examinations on account of Bharat Bandh tomorrow (March 26). In an official notification, the varsity officials informed that the scheduled semester exam is postponed due to Bharat Bandh and it has been rescheduled for March 30, 2021. It is pertinent […]

Odisha: Youth Congress Holds 'Akrosh Samavesh' Against Unemployment, Fuel Price Hike Issues
Odisha: Youth Congress Holds 'Akrosh Samavesh' Against Unemployment, Fuel Price Hike Issues

Bhubaneswar: The youth wing of Congress on Friday organised Yuva Akrosh Samavesh protesting large-scale unemployment in Odisha and the rise in fuel prices. OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik, AICC secretary Rudra Raju, State youth Congress president Smrutiranjan Lenka, other leaders and supporters were present in the convention. Youth Congress National president Srinivas B V also joined […]

Odisha CM Lays Foundation For Re-Development Of Kalinga Studio
Odisha CM Lays Foundation For Re-Development Of Kalinga Studio

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday unveiled a plaque to lay the foundation stone for the re-development of Kalinga Studio. The state government has approved Rs 200 crore for the re-development of the Kalinga Studio into a modern and futuristic film studio with state-of-the-art infrastructure. କଳିଙ୍ଗ ଷ୍ଟୁଡ଼ିଓକୁ ନୂଆ ରୂପ ଦେବା ପାଇଁ ଓଡ଼ିଶା ଚଳଚ୍ଚିତ୍ର […]

Odisha Govt Has Failed To Provide Employment To Youths: Opposition
Odisha Govt Has Failed To Provide Employment To Youths: Opposition

Bhubaneswar: While moving an adjournment motion on unemployment and fuel price rise issues in the Odisha Assembly, the Opposition today alleged that the money spent by the government for skill development has gone waste in the State. Both the BJP and the Congress alleged that though 18 lakh youths are unemployed in the State at […]

West Bengal Elections 2021: BJP Releases Names Of 157 Candidates
Pipili Bypoll: BJP Names Ashrit Pattanayak As Party Candidate

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Jatata Party (BJP) on Friday picked Ashrit Pattanayak as the party candidate for the upcoming by-election to Pipili assembly constituency in Puri district. The BJP nominee had lost the 2019 poll by a margin of over 15,000 votes from his nearest BJD rival Pradeep Maharathy. Ashrit got 72,731 votes. In 2014 elections, […]

Massive 'Irregularities' In 108 Ambulance Service Alleged Under Odisha Govt's Nose
Massive 'Irregularities' In 108 Ambulance Service Alleged Under Odisha Govt's Nose

Bhubaneswar: The 108 emergency ambulance service, which is regarded as the lifeline in the healthcare system, often hogs the headlines due to its alleged failure to provide timely service to patients during emergency. However, it is in news once again but this time due to alleged irregularities in operations. A Right to Information (RTI) application, […]

Bus Accident
18 Injured In Two Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Boudh/Subarnapur: As many as 18 persons sustained critical injuries in two separate road mishaps in the State late last night. Around 10 passengers were injured when the bus in which they were travelling collided head on with a truck on National Highway No.57 near Khajuripada in the district on Thursday night. Three of the injured […]

Night Curfew
In Pics: Scenes Across Nabarangpur As Night Curfew Returns Due To Surge In Covid-19

Nabarangpur : To stem the spread of Covid-19, Nabarangpur district administration has imposed night curfew in the district from Thursday, till further orders. The curfew was observed from 8 pm to 6 am across the district and movement of individuals was strictly prohibited during the period due to the surge in Covid-19. Besides, no gathering […]

9 Places In Odisha Record 40 Degree Celsius Or Above, Boudh Hottest At 40.8

Bhubaneswar: Mercury continued to rise in Odisha as nine places recorded 40 degree Celsius or more in the last 24 hours, said the Meteorological Centre in the capital city on Friday. Boudh recorded the maximum temperature of 40.8 degree Celsius on Thursday. After Boudh, Bhubaneswar was the hottest at 40.4 degree Celsius followed by Bolangir […]

Fire Breaks Out At Odisha Gramya Bank In Cuttack
Fire Breaks Out At Odisha Gramya Bank In Cuttack

Cuttack: A fire broke out at the regional office of Odisha Gramya Bank located at Mahanadi Vihar under Chauliaganj police limits in Cuttack in the wee hours of Friday. Though the extent of the damage was yet to be estimated, properties, including computers, furniture, electrical fitting and important documents worth lakhs of rupees were gutted. […]

Bharat Bandh
In Pics: Bharat Bandh Affects Normal Life In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Normal life has been affected in different parts of Odisha on Friday as the farmer outfits are observing a dawn-to-dusk Bharat Bandh. Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), a united front of farmer outfits in the country, has given this call protesting farm laws. The 12-hour bandh started from 6 am today. Protestors were found blocking […]

Cuttack Covid Cases
Covid-19 Surge: Odisha Issues Fresh Guidelines, Bans Congregations For Religious Festivals In April

Bhubaneswar: It is testing time now not only for the people, but also for the State government following a steep rise in Covid-19 cases in the past one week. For the second time in row, the daily Covid-19 cases crossed the 200-mark in the State on Friday, prompting the government to issue fresh guidelines to […]

Kalinga Stadium
Odisha: Kalinga Stadium To Host AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022

Bhubaneswar: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Friday selected Kalinga Stadium in the Capital City along with two other stadiums in the country to host the prestigious AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 TM . The tournament, which will provide the ultimate backdrop for some of the finest players in Asian and world women’s football, […]

Jayanti Behera
Odisha Girl Jayanti Bags Gold In National Para Athletic Championships

Bhubaneswar: Ace para-athlete of Odisha Jayanti Behera hogged the limelight in the 19th National Para Athletics Championships by emerging champion in the women’s 400 metre event in Bengaluru on Thursday. Jayanti opened her account in the mega competition in style by clinching a gold medal in the T-47 category of the 400 metre event. She […]

Odisha Govt Puts Cap On Gatherings For Utkal Divas, Check Details

Bhubaneswar: The detection of new variant of SARS-CoV 2 in the State has forced the Odisha government to impose restrictions on large gatherings during religious and other activities/events across the State as a precautionary measure. After imposing restrictions on congregation during the upcoming religious festivals in April, the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) […]