News from Odisha

Odisha Govt’s flip-flop on health care continues; Pregnant Woman Carried In Sling

Kalyansinghpur: The tall claim of Odisha government providing quality healthcare services have fallen flat once again after a pregnant woman was carried in a sling for around four kilometres to reach ambulance in absence of non-motorable road. The incident took place at Godibali, a tribal dominated village under Kashipur block here in Rayagada district on […]

Iraqi Forces Kill 42 IS Militants During Operation Near Mosul

Baghdad: The Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) killed 42 militants of the Islamic State (IS) terror group during an operation in Nineveh province, the country’s military has confirmed. Acting on intelligence reports, the CTS forces backed by Iraqi and international coalition aircraft, stormed into the Ayn al-Jahash area south of the provincial capital of Mosul, the […]

Nia Sharma and Ravi Dubey
Nia Sharma's Shoot-ready Look Triggers Reaction From Jamai Raja Costar Ravi Dubey

Nia Sharma is the hottest television celebrity on the internet at present. While her bikini pictures are awed and loved by followers, she keeps on entertaining the audience with her acting talent through serials. Nia Sharma’s savage look in Naagin 4 and her acting was highly appreciated. She was also much loved in the Jamai […]

Bhubaneswar Minor Girl Gang Rape Case
Bhubaneswar 'Gang Rape' Case: 4 Arrested By Crime Branch

Bhubaneswar: The Crime Branch of Odisha Police on Monday arrested four persons in connection with the alleged gang rape of a minor girl in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, those rounded up include two security guards and an equal number of employees belonging to OTV against whom the minor girl’s mother had lodged a complaint. All […]

Galaxy S21 Plus May Feature Thin Bezels Around Flat Display

New Delhi: Samsung is reportedly planning to launch Galaxy S21 series in January next year and a new video gives a glimpse of the Galaxy S21 Plus model, showing a flat display with thin bezels around it, along with a punch-hole selfie camera. The quality of the video about the upcoming flagship is not of […]

Odisha Covid-19 Update: 332 Fresh Cases Pushes Positive Tally To 3,24,089

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 caseload in Odisha climbed to 3,24,089 on Monday after 332 people tested positive for the lethal virus, while four more fatalities in the last 24 hours pushed the death toll to 1,811. Of the fresh cases detected from 27 districts of the State, 189 were reported from different quarantine centres and the […]

Indian Idol 12 Top 15
Indian Idol 12 Top 15: Nachiket Lele Recreates Magic of Bal Gandharva, Anjali Gaikwad, Sawai Bhatt Impress With Superb Singing

Judges Neha Kakkar, Vishal Dadlani, and Himesh Reshammiya yesterday finalized Indian Idol 12 Top 15 contestants. Earlier they thought that due to the corona pandemic very few singers will come forward to take part in the competition. However, the response has been very huge and as usual, the judges had a tough time selecting the […]

Farmers Launch Hunger Strike To Intensify Agitation Against Centre's Farm Laws

New Delhi: The farmers protesting against the three new agricultural laws passed by the Centre began their hunger strike for one day at various border points near Delhi. The farmer unions have also said that protests will also be held in other parts of the country. Darshan Pal Singh, state President of the Krantikari Kisan […]

Bhubaneswar Minor Girl Gang Rape Case
Bhubaneswar Gang Rape Case: 'Arrest Of OTV Employees Selective Prosecution, Publicity Stunt'

Bhubaneswar: Senior leaders of the Opposition BJP and the Congress came together on Monday to condemn the arrest of two security personnel and an equal number of OTV employees by the State Crime Branch in connection with the case of the alleged gang rape of a minor girl in Bhubaneswar. Coming down heavily on the […]

Issuance Of Unreserved Tickets: Ministry Of Railways Issues Clarification

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Railways has issued a clarification on issuance of unreserved tickets thereby quashing media reports on the issue. “Few Stories have been published in certain sections of media about issuance of unreserved tickets . It is informed for guidance of all that- There has been NO change in policy to run all […]

Ola To Invest Rs 2,400Cr For "World's Largest" Scooter Factory In India

Chennai: Ride-hailing major Ola said that it will make an investment of Rs 2,400 crore for establishing the “world’s largest” scooter factory in Tamil Nadu on Monday. The Bengaluru-headquartered company said it signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Tamil Nadu government for setting up the factory which is in line with the firm’s […]

UGC Releases Guidelines For Providing Fellowship To SC Students; Click For Eligibility & Other Details

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released guidelines for governing the award of fellowship to Scheduled Caste students. The National Fellowship scheme for Scheduled Caste Students, a Central Sector Scheme was introduced during the financial year 2005-06 to provide opportunities to Scheduled Castes students for pursuing higher education leading to M.Phil/Ph.D degrees in Sciences, […]

BJP, Congress Gherao SCPCR Office Over Rising Child Missing Cases In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Opposition parties in Odisha– BJP and Congress– have staged demonstration in front of the office of State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) on Monday over abduction and killing of five-year-old Nayagarh girl ‘Pari’ and rise in the cases of missing children. The members of BJP Mahila Morcha led by President Smruti […]

Balasore: 'Minor Girl Killed By Uncle, Paramour After She Caught Their Illicit Affair'
Balasore: 'Minor Girl Killed By Uncle, Paramour After She Caught Their Illicit Affair'

Balasore: The Baliapal Police on Monday claimed to have unraveled the mystery behind the murder of seven-year-old girl Bishnupriya, nicknamed Neuli, by arresting one of her distant relatives and the latter’s sister-in law. The arrested accused were identified as Deepak Sahoo while the woman’s name is yet to be disclosed. Police said the duo killed […]

OCA T-20 League
OCA’s Vision 2024 Kick Starts With Inter-District Senior Men’s T-20 League

Cuttack: As many as 37 teams are vying for the top honours in the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) Inter-District Senior Men’s T-20 League, which kick started at Barabati Stadium here on Monday. “In a bid to create more national and international level players in the State, OCA has prepared ‘Vision-2024’. As part of the vision, […]