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Politics Over Absence of PM Modi's Photo On Posters At Vaccination Sites In Odisha Intensify
Politics Over Absence of PM Modi's Photo On Posters At Vaccination Sites In Odisha Intensify

Tension ran high at a vaccination centre organised at the Gandhi Smruti Bhavan in Balasore Town after some BJP members tore placards distributed among the beneficiaries by the concerned officials, deployed for vaccinations, for having BJD logo and photograph of CM Naveen Patnaik's while PM Modi's image was not found on those.

Aparajita Sarangi
Naveen’s Pic At Vaccination Sites Indicates BJD’s ‘Insecurity And Narrow-Mindedness’, Says Aparajita; BJD Hits Back

The poster war between BJP and BJD at Covid vaccination centres across Odisha took a new turn today after BJP MP and party national spokesperson Aparajita Sarangi targeted the BJD-led State government over display of only Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s photographs on banners at vaccination sites.

Spurious medicines seized in Cuttack (File Photo)
Spurious Drug Trade: 3 Held By Odisha Crime Branch STF

The STF arrested the director and two staff of Medilloyd Medicament Private Limited for their alleged involvement in the illegal trade of the duplicate medicines.

Neradi Barrage
Vamsadhara Tribunal Allows AP To Construct Barrage At Neredi, Asks Odisha For Land Acquisition

The Vamsadhara Water Dispute Tribunal (VWDT) has allowed the Government of Andhra Pradesh to construct the barrage at Neredi over river Vamsadhara while directing the Odisha government to acquire land for the project.

Director of Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr CBK Mohanty
Be Cautious, Study On Delta Plus Variant In Progress; Warns DMET

Cautioning people of a possible third wave of the on going pandemic, the State Health Department has expressed concern over the detection of Delta Plus variant of Covid 19 in several other States, which has been tagged as the ‘variant of concern’.

Income Tax Recruitment 2018
New TDS Rule From July 1: Income Tax Dept Issues New Functionality Compliance Check

The Finance Act, 2021 had inserted two new Sections 206AB and 206CCA in the Income Tax Act, 1961 which will come into effect from July 1, 2021.

Monsoon Triggers Heavy Rain In Cuttack-Bhubaneswar
Monsoon Triggers Heavy Rain In Cuttack-Bhubaneswar

The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar had issued heavy rain warning for several parts of the State including the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.

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Odisha Minister Clarifies On Reopening Of Schools, Syllabus Reduction

It is pertinent to mention here that the syllabus for Class 9 and 10 students was reduced by 30 % in view of the Covid-19 pandemic last year.

Tata Power Odisha electricity
Over Rs 50 Lakh Power Bill Pending On Nine Govt Colleges In Odisha

The Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Limited (TPCODL) is facing a tough time with pending electricity dues from nine government colleges under State Higher Education Department.

Odisha CHSE Plus II Evaluation
Odisha CHSE Issues SOP For Submission Of Practical Records By Students 

The Odisha Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) on Tuesday set a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for school and college authorities for collecting practical records or project reports from Plus 2 students. This year, the Plus 2 examinations have been cancelled in the State in the wake of Covid pandemic.  

'ATMA' At Bhubaneswar Railway Station To Help Contactless Passenger Checking
'ATMA' At Bhubaneswar Railway Station To Help Contactless Passenger Checking

A designated place has been fixed for passengers to stand and after they show their ticket along with their photo ID, the images are scanned. The officials managing the machine can easily verify the particulars of the passengers’ tickets.

AICTE
AICTE Issues Revised Academic Calendar; Directs Institutions To Follow UGC Guidelines For Exam

Clear instructions have been issued to ensure that the classes may be started in online/offline (classroom) or blended mode (online as well as offline) following the prescribed protocols / guidelines related to pandemic.

Heavy Rain To Lash Odisha Till June 27: IMD Issues Yellow Warning
Heavy Rain To Lash Odisha Till June 27: IMD Issues Yellow Warning

The cyclonic circulation over south Bangladesh and adjoining northeast Bay of Bengal persist and now seen between 2.1 km and 7.6 km above mean sea level tilting south-westwards with height

Panchayat polls
Odisha Panchayat Polls To Get Delayed This Time!

The three-tier panchayat elections in Odisha scheduled for February 2022 are likely to get delayed due to inordinate hold-up in completion of the ward delimitation and reservation works by the State government.

Odisha Police Recruitment: Apply For 477 SI, 244 Constable Posts
Odisha Police Recruitment 2021: Online Application Begins For 477 Sub-Inspector Posts

Odisha government has also allowed Transgenders to apply for the vacancies in the police force. Official sources said Odisha is the second State in the country after Tamil Nadu to allow recruitment of Transgenders at Police Sub-inspector level.

Bijay Mohapatra
Vaccination Without Lowering Guard Need Of Hour: Odisha Health Official

The State Health Department of Odisha has appealed to the people to take Covid-19 vaccine shot as early as possible and adhere to the appropriate Covid protocols ahead of a possible third wave of the pandemic that has already hit other countries.

Police Warns People In Bhubaneswar, Cuttack Of Home Delivery Fraud
Police Warns People In Bhubaneswar, Cuttack Of Home Delivery Fraud

Apart from the home delivery fraud, the Commissionerate Police has also advised people to beware of the fake advertisements.

CBSE results recheck 2018
CBSE Class 12 Results 2021: Board Launches Comprehensive Result Tabulation Portal

A system has also been developed for computation of Class 10 component of marks based on result data available with the Board.

Covid-19 cases In odisha
Covid Cases In Odisha Dip To Record Low In Over Two Months, No Let Up In Deaths

There is no relief from the single-day Covid-19 fatalities in Odisha even as the daily positive cases on Tuesday dipped to below 3000-mark, a record low in over last two months.

 UP Girl Marries Boyfriend In Bhubaneswar
Happy End To Inter-State Love Story: UP Girl Marries Boyfriend In Bhubaneswar  

A team of Uttar Pradesh police that landed in Bhubaneswar to take back a runaway ''minor'girl had to return empty-handed after it found the girl has attained the legal age and married to her boyfriend.

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Odisha Reports 4587 Covid-19 Recoveries In Last 24 Hrs; Cumulative Tally Near 8.5 L

Meanwhile, the State today kick started the mass Covid vaccination drive on a campaign mode under the National Covid Vaccination Programme from today. 

TV Artists In Odisha Demand Resumption Of Indoor Shooting, SOP By Govt
TV Artists In Odisha Demand Resumption Of Indoor Shooting, SOP By Govt

Raising questions over the State government's decision of a blanket ban on shootings, artists under the banner of 'Odia Kalakara Nka Swara' demanded the issuance of an SOP by July 1 allowing them to shoot indoors. Moreover, they also threatened to hit the streets if their demands were not met.

Thunderstorm With Lightning Alert Issued For 11 Odisha Districts By IMD
Thunderstorm With Lightning Alert Issued For 11 Odisha Districts By IMD

As per IMD, a cyclonic circulation lies over south Bangladesh and the adjoining northeast Bay of Bengal between 5.8 and 7.6 km above mean sea level.

CBSE Invites Application For Excellence In Teaching And School Leadership Awards
Optional Class 12 Exams Between Aug 15-Sept 15, Panel For Resolving Scoring Disputes: CBSE

The Central Board Of Secondary Education has informed the Supreme Court that results of Class XII Board Examination 2021 for CBSE will be declared by July 31. The top court had suggested developing a dispute resolution mechanism, the CBSE said, disputes regarding computation of results will be referred to a committee constituted by the board.

Director of Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr CBK Mohanty
Impact Of Delta Plus Variant Depends On Detection, Isolation: Odisha DMET

The Delta Plus variant of Covid-19 virus can't cause much damage if it is detected at the earliest and infected patients are isolated accordingly.