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OHRC Says No To Offline Matric Exams Of 139 Divyang Students

The BSE had not declared the results of the 139 students following which a petition was filed in the OHRC by right activist Manoj Jena.

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OJEE 2021: Last Date For Application Extended, New Exam Centres Added; Check Details

The last date of application for all the courses (except B. Tech.) under OJEE - 2021 has been extended up to July 30.

Two Youths Chased, Hacked In Broad Daylight In Bhubaneswar; Critical
Two Youths Chased, Hacked In Broad Daylight In Bhubaneswar; Critical

As per eyewitness account, the assailants, armed with swords, iron rods, and daggers chased the two youths on the main arterial road of the Capital city before and assaulting them with the weapons mercilessly. The duo was part of a five-member group that came under attack by the armed group in broad daylight.

Low Pressure On July 28; Latest Weather Updates For Odisha
Low Pressure On July 28; Latest Weather Updates For Odisha

IMD has predicted heavy rains in Odisha as a low pressure is likely to form over North Bay of Bengal around July 28.

EOW Arrests 2 Persons For Siphoning Off Rs 5 Crore Odisha Govt Funds
EOW Arrests Managing Director Of Chit Fund Company For Rs 15 Crore Fraud

The accused was arrested from New Gana, a posh location in Kolkata, West Bengal on Sunday.

Hyder Encounter Death: OHRC Issues Notice To DGP, Home Dept; Seeks Report In 4 Weeks
Hyder Encounter Death: OHRC Issues Notice To DGP, Home Dept; Seeks Report In 4 Weeks

SK Hyder, was being shifted to the Baripada Central jail from Choudwar Circle jail on July 24

Director, Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) in Odisha, CBK Mohanty
No Sign Of Third Wave In Odisha, Further Unlock Moves After Review: DMET Chief

State Public Health Director Niranjan Mishra said though the situation is gradually returning to normalcy, people should adhere to all Covid protocols as the next three months are crucial.

schools for Class 10 and 12 reopen in Odisha
Schools Reopen For Class 10, 12 Students In Odisha; All You Need To Know

A separate isolation room has been marked in all the schools and kept ready. The room will be used in case any student or staff develops Covid symptoms. 

IMD Issues Thunderstorm, Lightning Alert For Several Odisha Districts
IMD Issues Thunderstorm, Lightning Alert For Several Odisha Districts

Thunderstorm with lightning is likely to occur in 18 districts of Odisha in next 24 hours

BJP leader Pitambar Acharya
Odisha BJP Slams Chief Electoral Officer Over Delay In Municipal Polls

It is pertinent to mention here that the Orissa High Court had struck down the Odisha Municipal (Delimitation of wards, Reservation of seats and Conduct of Elections) Amendment Rules, 2016 after the reservation of seats crossed 50 per cent.

Lok Seva Bhawan Desk Officer Goes Missing;  Wife Seeks Help From CM, 5T Secretary
Lok Seva Bhawan Desk Officer Goes Missing; Wife Seeks Help From CM, 5T Secretary

Manjulata has now appealed Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik and 5T Secretary to help in tracing her husband.

Schools To Reopen For Class 10, 12 Students From Monday; Parents' Consent Sought
Schools To Reopen For Class 10, 12 Students From Monday; Parents' Consent Sought

School principals have also sought consent from the parents for sending their wards to school

Oil India Recruitment: Fresh Vacancy For Junior Assistant Posts, Apply Before August 15
OSSSC Recruitment 2021: Vacancies Notified For 529 Statistical Field Surveyor Posts

The online registration and submission of the application process will start on August 1. The last date for submission of application is August 21. 

Covid Battered Khordha District In Grip Of Dengue
Covid Battered Khordha District In Grip Of Dengue

Khordha CDMO said an urgent circular will be sent to the district administration to take up precautionary measures to combat the situation.

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Bhubaneswar Railway Station To Be Transformed Into World Class Unit: ECoR GM

Bhubaneswar Railway Station will be transformed into a world class station and the construction work for it will start soon, said East Coast Railway (ECoR) General Manager Vidya Bhusan

Half Buried Body Recovered In Bhubaneswar
Half-Buried Body Recovered In Bhubaneswar: Police Clueless On Identity

Police said as many as 40 missing cases have been filed at several police stations in the State Capital city in the last one week.

Rasagola Dibas: Lack Of Initiative By Odisha Govt For Promotion Of Sweet Glory Draws Flak
Rasagola Dibas: Lack Of Initiative By Odisha Govt For Promotion Of Sweet Glory Draws Flak 

The State government's plan to develop Bhubaneswar into a Rasagola hub and set up a cluster at Pahala for promotion of the popular sweet is yet to be implemented. 

UG-PG Exam, Results Schedule Announced; Check Common PG Entrance Exam Date
UG-PG Exam, Results Schedule Announced; Check Common PG Entrance Exam Date

Earlier, the Odisha government had issued guidelines for the conduct of UG and PG final examinations in online mode.

Low Pressure Becomes Well Marked; IMD Issues Orange Alert For Odisha
Low Pressure Becomes Well Marked; IMD Issues Orange Alert For Odisha

Under the influence of the system, widespread light to moderate rainfall with heavy to very heavy rainfall activity is likely to occur at several parts of Odisha in the next 24 hours.

Congress Mocks Odisha Govt With ‘Boat Protest’ Against Waterlogging In Bhubaneswar
Congress Mocks Odisha Govt With ‘Boat Protest’ Against Waterlogging In Bhubaneswar | WATCH  

Congress MLA Suresh Routray said several places in the city like NH- in front of ISKCON temple, Patia, Nayapalli, Rasulgarh, Bomikhal, Baragada, Laxmisagar and Old Town went under water due heavy downpour recently.  

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Nine ECMO Machines To Arrive In Odisha By Month End: DMET

Nine ECMO machines which have been procured by the Odisha Government will arrive in the State by the later part of this month, said DMET Director

Odisha Includes Disaster Management In Syllabus For +3 Students
New Subject Introduced For +3 Syllabus In Odisha; Check Latest Announcement

The new curriculum will be implemented from the current academic session.

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Low Pressure Over Bay of Bengal Persists, Odisha Continues To Receive Rainfall

Due to the low pressure area over Northwest Bay of Bengal and neighborhood, many parts of the State have been receiving light to moderate rainfall since the last two days.

Vaccination Of Teachers, Staff Not A Hurdle For Opening Schools In Odisha
Vaccination Of Teachers, Staff Not A Hurdle For Opening Schools In Odisha: Minister

State School and Mass Education Minister Samir Dash feels that vaccination of teachers and staff will not be a problem for the opening of schools