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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.

Heavy Rain To Lash Odisha Districts Till Oct 19: Check IMD’s Latest Weather Forecast
Heavy Rain To Lash Odisha Districts Till Oct 19: Check IMD’s Latest Weather Forecast

Though the southwest Monsoon has withdrawn from several parts of Odisha, the remaining parts are experiencing rain and thunderstorm activities for the past 24 hours.

School Reopening: Students With Symptoms To Be Tested & Treated, Says Minister
School Reopening: Students With Symptoms To Be Identified & Treated, Says Minister

The Minister said that the District Education Officers (DEOs) will be instructed to ensure that all teachers are vaccinated and only the fully vaccinated ones be allowed to attend schools.

Bus Fares Hiked In Odisha, Check All Revised Tariff
Bus Fares Hiked In Odisha, Check All Revised Tariff

The Odisha Transport Department on Saturday revised bus fare owing to the continuous rise in fuel prices. The bus fare has been hiked for all five categories of bus services

Odisha Senior Journalist’s Son Manish Murdered Over Hotel Bill Payment Dispute: Police
Odisha Senior Journalist’s Son Manish Murdered Over Hotel Bill Payment Dispute: Police

Bhubaneswar DCP Umashankar Dash said all the three accused- Amrit Pritam Biswal, Dinesh Mohapatra and Mrutyunjay Mishra have been arrested in connection with the murder. They have been booked under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) Sections- 364 (a), 302, 201 and 34.

Bhubaneswar airport
Direct Flight Connectivity To Jaipur From Bhubaneswar From November 2

The airline company will operate flight services between Bhubaneswar and Jaipur with three frequencies per week from next month.

Toy Train In Nandankanan
Nandankanan Toy Train Catches Fire, Tourists Safe

Nandankanan Zoo Deputy Director Sanjeet Kumar informed that the engine of the train caught fire after the 4 pm ride following which it was stopped to avoid any mishap.

Reopening Of Classes 8 And 11: Odisha Govt Issues Detailed SOP, No Midday Meal; Check Details
Reopening Of Classes 8 And 11: Odisha Govt Issues Detailed SOP, No Midday Meal; Check Details

While classes for Standard 11 students will resume from October 21, the classroom teaching for Standard 8 students is scheduled to start from October 25, 2021.

India Covid Cases
Covid-19 Case Rise In Bhubaneswar Concerning, Khorda In Yellow Zone: Top Odisha Health Official

Odisha reported 521 new Covid-19 cases with 65 infections below 18 years of age in the last 24 hours. Of the new cases, 304 are from quarantine, while 217 are local cases.

Manish Anurag Death Case
Manish Anurag Death Case: Woman In CCTV Footage Turns Out Friend’s Girlfriend

In a fresh revelation in the investigation into the death mystery of senior Journalist Navin Das’ son, Manish Anurag, the police have found that the woman seen in the CCTV footage recovered from near a hotel in Bhubaneswar happens to be the girlfriend of the deceased’s friend.

Road Mishap in Bhubaneswar
2 Separate Road Accidents Take 2 Precious Lives In Odisha, 3 Injured

The district of Khordha witnessed two road mishaps on late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning respectively that took two lives and injured three.

Surrendered Suspects
Manish Anurag Death Case: Commissionerate Police Brings 2 Surrendered Suspects From Phulbani

Two surrendered suspects in the sensational Manish Anurag Death Case were handed over to the Commissionerate Police by the Phulbani Police on Wednesday who brought them back to Bhubaneswar for questioning

DMK's Kanimozhi Meets Odisha CM Naveen, Seeks Support Against NEET For Medical Admission 
DMK's Kanimozhi Meets Odisha CM Naveen, Seeks Support Against NEET For Medical Admission 

Kanimozhi was in Odisha as part of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin's outreach to chief ministers of non-BJP states over the issue.

Fresh Low Pressure Over BoB To Reach South Odisha-Andhra Coast; Check IMD’s Weather Forecast
Fresh Low Pressure Over BoB To Reach South Odisha-Andhra Coast; Check IMD’s Weather Forecast

As per IMD, the low pressure system is likely to move west-north-westwards and reach south Odisha-north Andhra Pradesh coasts during the subsequent 24 hours.

Banquet Hall In Bhubaneswar Sealed For Organising DJ Dandiya Night Without Permission
Banquet Hall In Bhubaneswar Sealed For Organising DJ Dandiya Night Without Permission

As per reports, the organisors had allegedly planned to hold Dandiya Raas Night during Navratri, on October 13 and 14.

Congress Bhawan Vandalised
Congress Bhawan Vandalised In Bhubaneswar, Internal Rift Suspected

Though the exact reason behind the rampaging act is yet to be known, many party insiders believe that it could have been the handiwork of some disgruntled members of the Odisha Youth Congress.

COVID Testing
Covid Norm Violations Responsible For Infection Surge In Bhubaneswar: Health Official

As per the government data, Odisha has recorded 615 cases in the last 24 hours including 323 from Khordha alone on October 13.

Manish Anurag Death Case
Manish Anurag Death Case: PM Report States He Died Due To Asphyxiation, One Detained

In a major breakthrough in the investigation into the death of senior journalist Navin Das’s son, Manish Anurag, the Commissionerate police on Tuesday detained one of the two persons who allegedly accompanied Manish in a car on Saturday night.

Fears Of Covid Spread Haunt Odisha Amid Festivity, Bhubaneswar Continues To Top List
Fears Of Covid Spread Haunt Odisha Amid Festivity, Bhubaneswar Continues To Top List

While Khordha topped the list with 274 cases, Cuttack registered 37 new cases followed by Mayurbhanj (23), Balasore (20), and Jajpur (15). Meanwhile, Puri registered 13 cases and Kendrapara and Sambalpur recorded 11 cases each. All other districts of the state registered less than 10 cases each.

ULB Polls
Odisha Governor Approves Municipal Amendment Act, Decks Cleared For ULB Polls

As per the gazette notification, the maximum limit of reservation of seats has been kept at 50 per cent for scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and backward class citizens in urban local bodies (ULBs)

Youth Attacked Over Past Enmity Near Kalinga Stadium In Bhubaneswar
Youth Attacked Over Past Enmity Near Kalinga Stadium In Bhubaneswar

The incident on the busy road occurred at a time when people across the Capital city are active with the festive shopping and the market places, as well as roads, are bustling with crowd and the Commissionerate Police was gearing up to impose night curfew in the Capital City after 8PM. 

+2 Second Phase Admission: Application Process From Oct 12, Merit List On Oct 30
+2 Second Phase Admission: Application Process From Oct 12, Merit List On Oct 30

As per the notification, the admission for the vacant seats in Class XI shall be done in online mode through www.samsodisha.gov.in website. The students, who have passed the annual, offline or the supplementary matriculation examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) Odisha, or its equivalent Board, are eligible to apply.

National Pension System
National Pension System: Odisha Govt Increases Monthly Contribution To 14 Pc For Employees

This Cabinet decision will ensure parity between the Central Government and State government employees. Odisha government will contribute Rs 280 crore more towards the NPS every year.

He Has Been Murdered, Have Faith On Police, Says Senior Journalist Navin Das On Son Manish’s Death
My Son Was Murdered, I Have Faith In Police; Says Veteran Journalist Navin Das

Meanwhile, teams from Infocity and Tomando police station sealed Hotel South City at Patrapada in the Capital City on Monday afternoon to carry out a detailed investigation into the case. Manish had reportedly visited the hotel some hours before he was allegedly abducted on Saturday late at night.

Contractual Employees In Odisha To Be Called ‘Initial Appointees’; To Get 50% More Salary From 1st Y
Contractual Employees In Odisha To Be Called ‘Initial Appointees’; To Get 50% More Salary From 1st Year

Law Minister Pratap Jena said that those who have been working as contractual employees at present are entitled for regularisation of jobs after six years in service. With the amended rules, the initial appointees will get 50 per cent hike in salary from the first year itself as remuneration.

Low Pressure Alert
Low Pressure To Form Around Oct 13, To Reach South Odisha Coast By Oct 15: IMD

As per IMD, the formation of a low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal (BoB) is getting delayed as the cyclonic circulation is practically stationary over the same region. However, a low pressure is likely to form over BoB around October 13, 2021.