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News from Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar is the capital of Odisha .It is the biggest city and the main power corridor of Odisha. The city is famous for its ancient rich heritage especially its historic monumental temples. It is popularly known as the temple city. Because many temples built from sandstone are dotted around Bindu Sagar Lake in the old city, including the 11th-century Hindu Lingaraja Temple.

Cyclone Gulab To Trigger Heavy Rainfall In Odisha; Admin On Alert For Flash Floods, Landslides
Cyclone Gulab To Trigger Heavy Rainfall In Odisha; Admin On Alert For Flash Floods, Landslides

As per India Meteorological Department (IMD) the cyclonic storm is likely to cross the two states –South of Odisha and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh with wind speed of 70 to 80 kmph and gusting up to 90kmph on Sunday evening (September 26).

Cyclone Gulab Update: 7 Odisha Districts On Alert, Admin Fully Prepared, Says SRC
Cyclone Gulab Update: 7 Odisha Districts On Alert, Admin Fully Prepared, Says SRC

The cyclonic storm is likely to cross the two states –South of Odisha and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh with wind speed of 70 to 80 kmph and gusting up to 90kmph on Sunday evening (September 26).

Condolence Meet Of Arindam Das
RIP Arindam Das: OTV Falls Silent As Its All Weather Man Goes Mute Forever

A pal of gloom descended over the Odisha Television Limited’s (OTV) office at Patia in Bhubaneswar on Friday and sadness gripped when the news of the death of daredevil journalist Arindam Das, landed at the channel’s input.

Frank And Fearless Arindam Das No More…Condolences Pour In
Frank And Fearless Arindam Das No More…Condolences Pour In

Today, Arindam died in a freak boat mishap while covering an operation launched by the ODRAF to rescue a wild tusker which was stranded at the Munduli barrage.

Low Pressure Forms Over BoB, To Move Towards Odisha Coast In 48 Hours; Check IMD’s Forecast
Low Pressure Forms Over BoB, To Move Towards Odisha Coast In 48 Hours; Check IMD’s Forecast

IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra on Thursday predicted increase in rainfall activities in several parts of Odisha from September 26, 2021.

BMC Seals Office Of Judicial Complex
Covid-19 Scare: BMC Seals Office Of Judicial Complex In Bhubaneswar For 3 Days

BMC has sealed the office of the Judicial Complex in the Capital city for three days after detection of a series of Covid-19 positive cases

Open Drains, Manholes And Ditches Turn Death Traps For Commuters In Bhubaneswar
Open Drains, Manholes And Ditches Turn Death Traps For Commuters In Bhubaneswar

Moreover, delay in sewerage construction works in different locations of Bhubaneswar, which continues for several months, is adding to the plight of the commuters. 

BMC Issues Guidelines For Durga Puja
BMC Issues Guidelines For Durga Puja; No Congregation Allowed, Organisers To Follow Covid Protocols

The Durga Puja will be celebrated from October 11 to October 13, 2021. Hence, any congregation for celebration of the festival including associated religious and cultural congregation shall not be allowed in public within BMC jurisdiction, the latest notification read.

Kangaroo Court In Bhubaneswar Threatens To Ostracise Mother-Son, Imposes Rs 5000 Fine
Kangaroo Court In Bhubaneswar Threatens To Ostracise Mother-Son, Imposes Rs 5000 Fine

One among the minor boy and his mother were summoned up by the woman organisation and were forced to kneel down in full public view. The mother-son duo was allegedly verbally abused by Kangaroo court members.

Odisha’s Kalinga Stadium To Host FIH Junior Men’s Hockey World; Trophy, Logo Unveiled
Odisha’s Kalinga Stadium To Host FIH Junior Men’s Hockey World; Trophy, Logo Unveiled

The trophy and logo of the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup was unveiled at the Loka Seba Bhawan in Bhubaneswar.

Heavy Rain To Lash Odisha Till September 28, Says IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra
Heavy Rain To Lash Odisha Till September 28, Says IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra

Yesterday’s cyclonic circulation near Myanmar coast has intensified and it will concentrate in low pressure area. It will move towards the Odisha coast. The cyclonic circulation and low pressure will trigger heavy rains in several parts of Odisha from September 26.

Ex-Tamil Nadu DGP Jalada Tripathy Appointed Chief Information Commissioner Of Odisha
Ex-Tamil Nadu DGP Jalada Tripathy Appointed Chief Information Commissioner Of Odisha

The name of the 1985-cadre IPS officer for the coveted post was reportedly finalised at a meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik held recently. A notification on the appointment of Tripathy was issued by the Odisha Governor, Ganeshi Lal today.

SAMS Odisha: +3 Admissions Second Merit List 2021 Released, Check Details
SAMS Odisha: +3 Admissions Second Merit List 2021 Released, Check Details

As per an official notification, as many as 40,611 students have been selected in the second round merit selection. This year, a total of 2,44,252 students had applied for the Plus 3 admission.

Covid Vaccination: Odisha Sees Highest Single-Day Record Of 4.5 Lakh Doses
Covid Vaccination: Odisha Sees Highest Single-Day Record Of 4.5 Lakh Doses

The health department has targeted to vaccinate over 4 lakh people each day for which the inoculation drive is underway in 1,800 session sites in the State.

Bhubaneswar Drain Mishap
Bhubaneswar Drain Mishap: MP Aparajita Promises Free Education For Deceased Jyoti's Brother

Jyoti fondly named Raja, a Class-X student, fell into a drain in Shatabdi Nagar area while cycling his way to tuition at about 2 pm on Sunday afternoon and was swept away by the gushing floodwater.

75 Vulnerable Flooding Spots In Bhubaneswar, BMC Promises Action To Avoid Mishaps
75 Vulnerable Flooding Spots In Bhubaneswar, BMC Promises Action To Avoid Mishaps

On urban flooding, the BMC Commissioner informed that city civic authorities had earlier marked 27 vulnerable waterlogging spots but after record-breaking rainfall this year, the numbers of such susceptible zones have been revised to 75.

Low Pressure Updates:
Low Pressure Updates: Yellow Warning For Heavy Rainfall In 11 Odisha Districts

The Met Centre has also issued yellow warning for heavy rainfall in Nuapada, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi and Bolangir on Thursday.

Bhubaneswar Drain Tragedy: Congress Workers Hit Streets, Turn Heat On Odisha Government
Bhubaneswar Drain Tragedy: Congress Workers Hit Streets, Turn Heat On Odisha Government

Odisha Congress Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president, Niranjan Patnaik alleged that such mishaps are recurring due to negligence and callous attitude of the State government.

Black Fungus In Odisha
Black Fungus In Odisha: 212 Cases, 29 Deaths So Far; Says Health Department 

As per the Health and Family Welfare Department, 109 patients who have been diagnosed with Black Fungus infection are undergoing treatment in various hospitals in the State. Nearly 68 persons have recovered from Black Fungus infection in the State so far.

Bhubaneswar Drain Mishap
Life Is Cheap In India, Cheaper In Odisha

A ‘magnanimous’ state government has sought to silence the disquiet over the unfortunate death of Jyoti Prakash Behera, a Class X student who fell into an open drain and was swept away to death on Sunday, with a ‘generous’ ex-gratia of 4 lakh rupees. 

Most Valuable Rs 1 Coins; Check Top 10 Rare, Scarce Coins & Price
Most Valuable Rs 1 Coins; Check Top 10 Rare, Scarce Coins & Price

Several people have been successful in completing coin sets from the common circulation coins which are easily available without spending extra bucks. New collectors though are trying their level best to complete their collection and looking for rare and scarce coins.

Low Pressure Forms Over Southern Gangetic WB; Check IMD’s Forecast For Odisha
Low Pressure Forms Over Southern Gangetic WB; Check IMD’s Forecast For Odisha

According to the Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar several parts of Odisha are experiencing light to moderate rainfall for the past couple of days. Several parts of the State also received heavy rainfall in the past 24 hours.

Political Slugfest Over Bhubaneswar Drain Mishap
Political Slugfest Begins Over Bhubaneswar Drain Mishap

The Opposition parties on Monday targeted the State government accusing it of ‘killing’ the innocent child after the recovery of the body of 15-year-old school student who was swept away in a drain left open by the BMC authorities

IIT Bhubaneswar Invites Applications For MCM Scholarship, Free Studentship (Renewal) For 2021-22
IIT Bhubaneswar Invites Applications For MCM Scholarship, Free Studentship (Renewal) For 2021-22

The number of MCM scholarship and free scholarship awardees shall be restricted to 25 percent and 10 per cent, respectively of the students admitted in each year. Already the process for online application has started from September 20 and the closing date is October 20, 2021.

Girl Student In Odisha Slits Hand During Protest By Dropout, Ex-Regular Students At CHSE Office
Girl Student In Odisha Slits Hand During Protest By Dropout, Ex-Regular Students At CHSE Office

The injured girl, an ex-regular student, has been admitted to a hospital for necessary treatment.