After witnessing a steady decline in number of daily covid-19 cases, Odisha once again registered an upswing in the infection figures with 10982 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours, causing significant worry for the State which is currently under lockdown to check rising cases.
The number of daily Covid -19 positive cases continues to drop for the fourth consecutive day in Odisha. The State reported 9,793 fresh cases with 18 fatalities in last 24 hours.
People at a hospital under Chendipada police limits were seen putting their Aadhaar cards on road to mark their position in the long queue made for getting themselves tested for COVID19.
Odisha continues to witness a dip in number of Covid 19 cases for last three days. The number of daily infections which stood at 10,635 yesterday has come down to 10,031 today. The total caseload has mounted to 54, 4873 following today’s figures.
The South Central Railway's Oxygen Express started on Sunday, on its third run to bring much needed oxygen from Odisha, for the Covid-hit people of Telangana.
Angul/Sambalpur: Two persons including an elderly woman were killed in elephant attack in separate incidents in Angul and Sambalpur districts on Thursday. Mamata Sethy, a resident Talagarh under Bantala police…
Bhubaneswar: In view of the steady surge in Covid-19 cases in Odisha, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday drew the attention of Ministry of Mines to convert the Nehru…
Bhubaneswar/Angul: Finally, the process for the return of tigress Sundari from Satkosia in Angul district is about to conclude with a six-member team of experts reaching Odisha today to make study on the behaviour and health of the animal before her translocation probably in the next few days. The team comprising an assistant conservator of […]
Angul: At least four persons were killed while three others sustained critical injuries when an ambulance met with an accident on NH-55 near Jharapada in Angul district on Sunday morning. The ambulance, which was carrying a patient from Sambalpur to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, had a head-on collision with a gas tanker […]
Angul: An elephant calf fell into a dry farm well at Balijerenga village under Angul Forest Range in the district in the early hours of Thursday. However, it was rescued after a long operation by a team of forest officials. Some locals spotted the elephant calf struggling to get out of the well in the […]
Angul: Odisha police on Saturday arrested three persons for allegedly duping a youth from Paralakhemundi on the pretext of giving him job in an industrial house. The accused have been identified as Ranjan Kumar Tripathy and his wife Mitali from Rajkishorepada and one Ranjan Kumar Sahu from Rengali. According to reports, in response to an […]
Bhubaneswar: A man who lost Rs 3.17 lakh to online fraudsters has got his money back due to timely action by the cyber cell officials of Commissionerate police. Basant Chhatar, a resident of Angul had paid Rs 3.17 lakh in 30 transactions to fraudsters who had made fake promise to install mobile tower on his […]
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 […]
Angul: A local businessman-cum-money lender has allegedly collected over Rs 25 lakh as interest from a school teacher after giving him a loan of Rs 5 lakh. The loan shark, Sunil Agarwal, who happens to be the relative of an senior IAS officer and former Collector, was recently arrested for allegedly collecting extortionate rate of […]
Angul: An old couple was found dead inside a locked room at their own residence in Angul on Friday morning. The couple has been identified as Dukhabandhu Sahu and his wife Panchali Sahu, residents of Sanajoroda village under Karnapur Panchayat in the district. Family members of the couple said that they suspected something amiss when […]
Angul: In a tragic incident, 14 houses including seven sheds of four families were completely gutted in a devastating fire mishap at Kahlagaon under Bantala police limits in the district on Wednesday night. A cow and over 22 sheep were charred to death in the blaze that broke out in the village at around 10.30 […]
Angul/Dhenkanal: A group of villagers allegedly attacked a police team while the latter were escorting an accused from Amana village in Dhenkanal district after arresting him in an oil theft case on Tuesday. The attackers were in an inebriated condition and mistook the accused for a child lifter that led to the commotion, informed Angul […]
Angul: The bug of adulteration and supply of fake commodities has spread its tentacles to almost every nook and corner of Odisha as Police Saturday unearthed a spurious chips manufacturing unit in Bhandubar area of Angul. As per reports, acting on a tip-off a special squad of police today conducted a raid at the illegal […]
Angul: The return of Tigress Sundari to its native Madhya Pradesh will be delayed by at least two months due to an ongoing training programme of two more tigers at Ghorela Re-wilding centre in Kanha Tiger Reserve, informed Madhya Pradesh forest department on Sunday. As per reports, Sundari or officially known as T-2, will be […]
Angul: In a bizarre incident, Pallahara MLA Mukesh Kumar Pal lodged a complaint against a woman, who reportedly barged into the legislator’s house at Balipasi village in Angul district with a marriage proposal. The woman, identified as a resident of Mayurbhanj district and presently settled in Keonjhar, has also lodged a counter police complaint against […]
Angul: Though Odisha government is facing serious challenge in providing healthcare facilities to the public, the ready-to-use Mahanadi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (MIMSAR) at Talcher in the district is yet to function due to the confusion over its management. According to sources, MIMSAR has been built at a cost of around Rs 500 […]
Angul: In a desperate attempt to end life, a woman Monday tried to set herself on fire in front of the Angul Collector office seeking justice in a land dispute case. The woman Damayanti Behera has been identified as a resident of Gobara village under Bikrampur police limits in Talcher. After her husband passed away […]
Angul: In yet another incident of new Motor Vehicle rule violation, a minor boy in Pallahara under Angul district was fined Rs 26,000 by the Junior Motor vehicle Inspector (MVI) of Talcher RTO on Tuesday. Sources said, the minor boy was apprehended by the Jr MVI, Bipin Bihari Das while conducting a vehicle checking at […]
Angul: “Can we ever get justice? Is justice not meant for us? Please, return us our father,” ask and plead daughters of Safibullah Khan while narating their struggle with extreme hardship since the day their father went missing on May 28, 2017. A lawyer from Athmallik in Odisha’s Angul district, Khan had gone to Mahanadi […]
Angul: In a shocking incident, a youth in his mid-20s was on Tuesday set on fire allegedly by his relatives at Kendusahi village under Handapa Police limits in Angul district. As per initial reports, the deceased youth has been identified as Rajkishore Pradhan (25) of the village. It is being alleged that some of his […]