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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.

Mastermind of Cocaine Racket Arrested
Cocaine seizure in Bhubaneswar: STF nabs prime accused from Uttar Pradesh

STF sources had earlier revealed that the two accused- Ravi and Sunny Kumar, who were arrested for possessing 202 grams of Cocaine, were planning to create an illegal syndicate of the drugs trade ahead of the Hockey World Cup event in the state capital in 2023.

Fire safety drill conducted at Bhubaneswar’s Capital Hospital
Fire safety drill conducted at Bhubaneswar’s Capital Hospital

The mock drill by the forest department was done a few days after a fire broke out in Berhampur-based MKCG Medical College and Hospital.

Odisha BJP demands Naveen’s apology for ‘man-made’ flood
Odisha BJP demands Naveen’s apology for ‘man-made’ flood

A BJP delegation has reviewed the flood situation in the State and submitted a report to the party’s state unit president Samir Mohanty. The party also released a complaint letter describing the flood a man-made disaster.

Yellow Warning For Thunderstorm
Stay alert: IMD issues thunderstorm, lightning warning in these Odisha districts

Several parts of Odisha are currently reeling under intense heat conditions due to weak monsoon flow. Chandbali recorded the highest maximum temperature of 37.2 degree Celsius on Wednesday

Part-time job fraud:
Part-time job fraud: Don't be an easy target, says Odisha Police

Extensive use and dependency on internet has created a window for scamsters to target people via multiple ways.

Tea vendor stabbed to death over land dispute in front of DCP office
Murder in Bhubaneswar: Tea vendor stabbed to death over land row in front of DCP office

The murder is said to be fallout of a dispute over a land dispute and pan shop, DCP Prateek Singh told the mediapersons.

Woman found dead; foul play suspected
Woman found dead; foul play suspected

Subhasree’s four-year old son found her lying on bed after returning from tuition and called the neighbours.

Gold Prices
Gold, Silver price today: Check rates in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar

Amid the fluctuation in gold and silver rates across the country, the price for 24-carat gold per 10 gram reached Rs 52,450 in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday.

Fuel price updates on August 12: Check petrol, diesel rates at different places in Odisha 
Odisha fuel updates: Check fuel rates at varied places on August 31

Prices of petroleum products have now been aligned to market rates. This means fuel prices will rise each time, global crude prices rise and the rupee falls against the dollar.

Ganesh Chaturthi: Row over idol height continues in Odisha
Ganesh Chaturthi: Row over idol height continues in Odisha

The Badagada Bright Star Club has constructed a 51-ft Ganesh idol, the Akhandalamani Club has built a 50-ft idol at Nayapalli Nuasahi, Shahid Nagar Winner Club has made a 46-ft Vinayak idol and Sailashree Vihar phase – 2 Tala Padia Club has built a 40-ft Ganesh idol.

Dearth of fertilizer shortage hit hard farmers
Fertilizer shortage hits farmers hard in Odisha

Farmers have no option but to purchase fertilizers by paying a hefty price to save the crops remaining after the spate of floods in the state. This is the time to spray fertilizers. Purchasing fertilizers at an overpriced rate due to the shortage is a big challenge for farmers.

'Crucial meet over Bhuasuni dumping yard issue almost successful'
'Crucial meet over Bhuasuni dumping yard issue almost successful'

It is pertinent to mention here that Bhubaneswar has literally turned into a dumping yard with garbage being littered and scattered in and around the city for the last two weeks.

A farmer looking at submerged farmland
Rain stops, but not sufferings! A sneak peek into Odisha floods aftermath

The situation is still grim in some of the districts of the state and this has sparked resentment among the farmers who alleged that no action is being taken to drain the water from their agricultural land.

An apartment in Bhubaneswar
Illegal structures in Bhubaneswar may face demolition 

According to sources, the Odisha government has identified 200 buildings as unauthorised but not a single building has been demolished thanks to the alleged inaction of the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC). 

Odisha Fire Services Personnel
Odisha Fire Services to have 'Striking Fire Force', 144 posts to be created

There will be three range headquarters of striking fire force in three zones- Cuttack, Sambalpur and Berhampur. A total of 144 posts will be created.

Bank Holiday On Nuakhai
Nuakhai in Odisha: Banks to remain shut on September 1

The Odisha government on Monday announced that the banks will remain closed on September 1, 2022, on the occasion of Nuakhai.

Yellow Warning For Thunderstorm
Thunderstorm with lightning alert for several Odisha districts, check updates

Malkangiri recorded the highest maximum temperature of 36 degree Celsius on Sunday.

Bhuasuni dumping yard issue: Stalemate continues as village meeting yields no result, another meetin
Bhuasuni dumping yard issue: Stalemate continues as village meeting yields no result, another meeting today 

All eyes are on the outcome of the second village meeting scheduled to be held today to end the impasse over the Bhuasuni dumping yard.

Police crack mystery of Bhubaneswar Plus II student missing case
Police crack mystery of Bhubaneswar Plus II student missing case

The parents of the student will face interrogation for registering a false missing report.

Woman ends life after daughter-in-law stages sit-in, practice on trend in Odisha
Woman ends life after daughter-in-law stages sit-in, practice on trend in Odisha

Several such incidents have emerged recently in which women/brides have fought against the injustice of their in-laws and have staged protests against them. Questions have been raised if delays in serving justice are the prime reason behind such incidents or if it is police inaction that is forcing women to take a stand and fight for justice.

Private bus driver beats up OSRTC conductor at Baramunda bus stand, detained  
Private bus driver beats up OSRTC conductor at Baramunda bus stand, detained  

Baramunda bus stand is once again in the news after an OSRTC conductor was beaten up by staff of a private bus.

High Security Registration Plate Booking
High Security Registration Plates: People face problems online; issue resolved, says STA

Several vehicle owners took to Twitter to raise their grievances as they could not complete the process online owing to mismatch of data related to vehicles

UG Admission
Odisha DHE revises timeline for e-admission into UG courses

The Odisha Higher Education Department (DHE) has revised the timeline for e-admission into UG courses for the academic year 2022-23.

Check petrol, diesel rates in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack today
Petrol, diesel prices today: Know rates in Cuttack, BBSR and other cities

Petrol is being sold at Rs 103.19 and Rs 103.54 in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack respectively on Sunday. While the diesel price in Bhubaneswar is Rs 94.76, in Cuttack the rate of the fuel is Rs 95.10.

War of words intensifies between BJD and BJP over fertiliser shortage
War of words intensifies between BJD and BJP over fertiliser shortage

A farmer Kartik Panda said, “We have been roaming around for fertilizers, but there is severe shortage. So, we have been going from one shop to another shop.”

Bhubaneswar: Plus 2 student goes missing; family lodges complaint against college authority
Bhubaneswar: Plus 2 student goes missing; family lodges complaint against college authorities

The student had said to his father that the college chairman had scolded him, beat him up and asked him to leave the college.

Students-Bouncers Clash
College students-bouncers clash in Bhubaneswar, video goes viral

The clash occurred between some law students of the concerned private college located under Bharatpur police limits and the bouncers on Friday night.

New twist in Sweta death case: Software engineer had availed Rs 2.30 lakh loan
Sweta death case: Techie had availed Rs 2.30 lakh loan

As per sources, Sweta took a loan of Rs 2.30 lakh but did not inform her parents in this regard. Though the police have already got the loan link, they are yet to find out the sender to whom she transferred the money.  

New Police Stations
Odisha to get 36 new police stations, 563 fresh posts created

The Odisha government has also approved creation of 563 new posts, including Inspectors and constables, for these new 36 police stations.

Todays Gold Prices
Gold and silver prices fall today, check rates in Bhubaneswar

For 23-carat, the price of 10 gram of yellow metal reached Rs 51,100 while the rate of 22-carat gold reached 50,000.

CHSE Instant Exam 2022
Plus 2 Instant exam 2022: CHSE extends form fill-up date, check details

As per the latest CHSE notice, the dates for form fill-up and submission have been extended.

Petrol, diesel prices today: Know rates in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, other cities
Petrol, diesel prices today: Know rates in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, other cities

Petrol is being sold at Rs 103.19 and Rs 103.28 in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack respectively on Friday. While diesel price in Bhubaneswar is Rs 94.76, in Cuttack the fuel's rate is Rs 94.58.

Check reality of realty dreams as number of duped investors on rise in Odisha
Number of duped investors in realty on rise in Odisha

One can see lots of residential and commercial towers everywhere these days in the state capital. With a dream to have a house in Bhubaneswar, in particular, many people put their life’s savings into buying a home without researching in advance about the builder’s credentials.

BJP threatens to intensify stir if garbage is not lifted within 48 hours
BJP threatens to intensify stir if garbage is not lifted within 48 hours

Villagers of Daruthenga panchayat on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar have been blocking solid waste disposal trucks of BMC for last 14 days demanding immediate bio-mining of the waste dumped there. 

Thunderstorm Alert
IMD issues yellow warning for heavy rainfall, thunderstorm in Odisha

A ‘yellow warning’ for thunderstorm and heavy rainfall has also been issued by IMD’s Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar.

Fuel price updates
Fuel price updates: Check petrol, diesel rates at different places in Odisha on August 26

Prices of petroleum products have now been aligned to market rates. This means fuel price will rise each time, global crude prices rise and the rupee falls against the dollar.

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Duleep Trophy: Odisha batter Shantanu Mishra finds place in East Zone squad

Bengal's seasoned run-machine Manoj Tiwary will lead the East Zone team, and he will be assisted by Jharkhand's Virat Singh.

Lingaraj Temple
Rituals at Lingaraj temple delayed as non-servitor intrudes into shrine’s kitchen 

Later, the ‘roshaghara’ was consecrated and fresh prasad was prepared causing delay in the rituals at the temple, sources informed, adding that, the intruder has been detained by the Lingaraj police.

High Security Registration Plates
Vehicle registration number ending with 1, 2, 3 and 4 to affix HSRP by Sept 30

Moreover, the last date for vehicle number ending with 5 and 6 last number is 31st October, 7 and 8 is 30th November and 9 and 0 is 31st December. 

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