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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.

Filling Station Staff Attacks Cab Driver Over Online Payment Dispute In Bhubaneswar
Filling Station Staff Attacks Cab Driver Over Online Payment Dispute In Bhubaneswar, Cab Drivers' Union Stages Protest

Tension erupted at Chandrasekharpur petrol pump in Bhubaneswar after a staff of the filling station allegedly thrashed a cab driver following an altercation over online payment issue

70 Pc Sero Survey Over, Says Odisha Minister
70 Pc Sero Survey Over, Dist-Level Task Force For Possible Covid-19 Third Wave: Odisha Minister

70 percent sero survey has been completed in the State and all hospitals are ready with required beds and necessary medicines to meet the challenges of a third wave if it breaks out, says Naba Das.

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Hockey Star Amit Rohidas Bags Biju Patnaik Sports Award For Outstanding Performance

Hockey star Amit Rohidas was conferred the prestigious Biju Patnaik Sports Award for outstanding performance in sports

OJEE 2021: Candidates Can Appear Mock Test Multiple Times, Admit Cards Released
OJEE 2021: Candidates Can Appear Mock Test Multiple Times, Admit Cards Released

The entrance examination will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode for all courses in three shifts on each day of the examination schedule.

2 Delhi Youths Arrested In Bhubaneswar For Smuggling Ganja By Courier Service
2 Delhi Youths Arrested In Bhubaneswar For Smuggling Ganja By Courier Service

Preliminary investigation reveals that the accused from Delhi were staying at a rented house in Bhubaneswar. They used to procure the contraband from different peddlers in Gajapati district.

Ollywood Actor Bobby Mishra Summoned By Police Over 'Threatening' Neighbour, Released With 41 CrPC N
Ollywood Actor Bobby Mishra Summoned By Police Over 'Threatening' Neighbour, Released With 41 CrPC Notice

However, refuting the allegations, Bobby said that his brother had parked his car at Tapi's parking place as the latter had pulled up his vehicle at the spot allotted to the former. This incident ignited a fall-out between them. 

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MLAs Of Odisha Assembly To Undergo Antibody, RT-PCR Test Ahead Of Monsoon Session

The RT-PCR test along with antibody test of all MLAs and ministers of the Odisha Legislative Assembly will be carried out from August 29 to 31.

Actor Bobby Mishra Accused Of Threatening Neighbour Over Parking Dispute
Actor Bobby Mishra Accused Of Threatening Neighbour Over Parking Dispute

Ollywood actor Bobby Mishra has been accused of threatening and misbehaving with his neighbour following some dispute over car parking.

Low Pressure Forms Over BoB, IMD Predicts Rain In Odisha For 2-3 Days
Low Pressure Forms Over BoB, IMD Predicts Rain In Odisha For 2-3 Days

Heavy rainfall is also likely to occur in some places in southern and coastal belt of the State in the next 24 hours.

Odisha Teachers Demand 7th Pay Commission & Retirement Benefits, Meet Governor
Odisha Teachers Demand 7th Pay Commission & Retirement Benefits, Meet Governor

Teachers/lecturers are deprived of the pension benefits even if the 1981 Pension rule clearly mentions that it is applicable for the employees of aided institutions, said the association members.

Lady Journalist Among 4 Arrested For Kidnapping & Torturing Businessman In Bhubaneswar
Lady Journalist Among 5 Arrested For Kidnapping & Torturing Businessman In Bhubaneswar

Preliminary reports indicate that the businessman from Barbil area and his associate from Kendrapara were engaged in transportation of minerals. They were called to Bhubaneswar by some members of the web channel on August 5, 2021.

Odisha Social Security Services Amendment Rules Gets Cabinet Nod
Odisha Social Security Services Amendment Rules Get Cabinet Nod 

The proposal to amend the Odisha Social Security Services (Methods of Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Amendment Rules, 2021 received the nod of the State Cabinet on Friday. 

Low Pressure Over BoB Tomorrow; Check Weather Forecast For Odisha
Low Pressure Over BoB Tomorrow; Check Weather Forecast For Odisha

The western end of the monsoon trough at mean sea level continues to run along the foothills of the Himalayas. However, the eastern end of the monsoon trough now passes through Bahraich, Patna,Giridih, Digha and thence southeastwards to North Bay of Bengal, IMD said in a release.

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Mahanga Double Murder Re-investigation: BJP Bays For Pratap Jena’s Head

Demanding the resignation of Odisha Cabinet Minister Pratap Jena, the youth wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hit the streets in Bhubaneswar on Friday

Lingaraj Temple In Bhubaneswar to Reopen From Sept 1, Guidelines Issued For Devotees
Lingaraj Temple In Bhubaneswar to Reopen From Sept 1, Guidelines Issued For Devotees

Lord Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar is all set to throw open its gates for devotees from September 1. The temple trust on Friday announced a set of guidelines for the visitors.

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Silver Plating Of Bhubaneswar Lord Lingaraj Temple Singhadwar Soon

Singhadwara of Lord Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar will be plated in silver similar to what has been done to the main doors at the Srimandir in Puri

Covid 2nd Wave Memory Painful; Follow Norms To Keep Children Safe: Odisha CM Naveen
Covid 2nd Wave Memory Painful; Follow Norms To Keep Children Safe: Odisha CM Naveen

“To protect our children, we need to strictly follow the Covid-19 norms. I appeal people to wear masks, maintain proper hand hygiene routine and practice social distancing. Stay safe and keep children protected," said CM Naveen Patnaik.

Covid Third Wave In Odisha: Curbs on Celebrations Brought In At Right Time, Says Top Health Official
Covid Third Wave In Odisha: Curbs On Celebrations Brought In At Right Time, Says Top Health Official

BMC Commissioner said the civic body is prepared to face any exigencies in case the third wave hits the State.

30 Pc Reduced Syllabus For +2 Students This Year Too; CHSE Proposes Term End Exams
30 Pc Reduced Syllabus For +2 Students This Year Too; CHSE Proposes Terminal Exams

Apart from the reduction of the syllabus, it has been proposed to implement terminal examination (in two terms) for Class 11 and 12 students.

Heavy Rain In Odisha Till Aug 29; IMD Alert For Thunderstorm, Lightning In Next 24 Hrs
Heavy Rain In Odisha Till Aug 29; IMD Alert For Thunderstorm, Lightning In Next 24 Hrs

The alert has been issued for the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati,Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Angul, Dhenkanal, Boudh, Kandhamal and Rayagada.

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Odisha Panchayat Polls: Amendment For Reservation Of Seats To Be Tabled In Assembly, Says Minister

Pratap Jena told reporters that the BJD-led State government will table the necessary amendments required for the Pachayat election in the next Legislative Assembly session.

Resumption Of Physical Teaching: Odisha To Conduct Special Drive To Vaccinate Teachers; Check Detail
Resumption Of Physical Teaching: Odisha To Conduct Special Drive To Vaccinate Teachers; Check Details

The Odisha Health Department has geared up to complete the drive to inoculate teachers and other teaching and non-teaching staff in schools and other educational institutions following the Centre’s appeal.

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Covid-19 Third Wave: 'Odisha May Witness Over 19000 Cases During Peak Period'

Mohapatra, in the letter, asked the district collectors to remain prepared till March 2022.

Odisha Reports 130 New Covid-19 Cases In 0-18 Age Group In Last 24 Hours
Odisha Reports 130 New Covid-19 Cases In 0-18 Age Group In Last 24 Hours

Of the fresh cases reported today, 429 are from quarantine centres while the rest 357 are local contact cases, informed the Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department.

Pending Law Exams In Odisha To Be Held In Online Mode: Utkal University
Pending Law Exams In Odisha To Be Held In Online Mode: Utkal University

Students from the University Law College, Capital Law College, MS Law and The Law College had alleged that they were being forced to appear the pending four semesters- 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th- in the ensuing six months in offline mode.