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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.

Partial Lockdown
Partial Lockdown To End In Odisha Tomorrow; Relaxation In Restrictions Expected!

Sources said that the Covid situation has come under control in most of the districts with a drastic dip in the daily cases. Still, some coastal regions including Puri, Cuttack and Khurdha of which State Capital Bhubaneswar is a part, are still a reason for concern.

Drugs Seized In Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar Police Nets Over Half Kg Brown Sugar In Major Drug Bust, Rs 34 Lakh Cash Seized

In a major success against the smuggling of narcotics, the Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Police on Wednesday recovered large quantities of contraband and unaccounted cash from a house in the Capital city of Odisha.

Covid-19 Fatalities Continues Unabated In Odisha, 20 Deaths In Khordha Alone In 24 Hours
Odisha Sees Unabated Covid Fatalities, Khordha Accounts For Almost One-Third New Deaths In State

Odisha reported deaths of as many as 65 patients who were tested positive for the virus on Wednesday

Smart City’s ‘Mo Cycles’ End Up On The Scrap Heap
Smart City’s ‘Mo Cycles’ End Up On The Scrap Heap

The ‘Mo Cycle’ scheme was launched in the smart city on November 26, 2018 during the Men’s Hockey World Cup to boost public transport.  

Rama Devi Women's University in Bhubaneswar Gets 12-B Status From UGC
Rama Devi Women's University in Bhubaneswar Gets 12-B Status From UGC

The 12(B) status was accorded to the varsity in a meeting held on July 1 on the basis of the recommendations of the UGC Standing Committee members and the report of the UGC Expert Committee.

Heavy Rain, Thunderstorm To Lash Odisha Between July 16-18, Predicts IMD
Heavy Rain, Thunderstorm To Lash Odisha Between July 16-18, Predicts IMD

Heavy rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Gajapati and Ganjam in the next 24 hours

Odisha Plus 2 Science Admission
Plus 2 Admission: Odisha Govt Invites Applications For Increase In Seats In Junior Colleges 

S&ME department Additional Secretary Subhashree Nanda informed that the government has accorded permission for inviting online applications from Plus 2 colleges for an increase in seats.

Odisha BJP President Samir Mohanty
Odisha BJP To Launch Week-Long Protest Over Electricity Tariff Hike, Frequent Power Cuts

The week-long protest will begin tomorrow and end on July 20. During the period, BJP worker will stage protest in front of all electricity offices across the State.

Monsoon rainfall in Odisha
Monsoon In Odisha: Rainfall Deficit At 21% So Far, Says IMD

The State as a whole recorded 17 % deficiency in rainfall during the month of June. 

Odisha CM Lays Foundation For 2 State-Of-The-Art Cancer Care Institutions In Bhubaneswar
Odisha CM Lays Foundation For 2 State-Of-The-Art Cancer Care Institutions In Bhubaneswar

Naveen Patnaik expressed hope that both the institutions by offering world-class services will help Bhubaneswar become a leading centre in the country in cancer care and palliative services. 

Ratha Jatra
Ratha Jatra : President, PM, CM Pray Lord Jagannath To Bless All For Healthy, Prosperous Life

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik sought blessings of the Holy Trinity for healthy and prosperous life to all on the auspicious occasion of Rath Jatra

Railwy Minister
Odisha Pins Sky-High Expectations In Aswini Vaishnaw

Aswini, who is originally from Rajsthan, had assumed Odisha as the place of duty long back after he became an IAS officer of Odisha cadre. After long administrative experience, he entered politics by joining BJP and got elected to the Upper House with the help from BJD in Odisha.

Dengue awareness
BMC Gears Up As Dengue Scare Back In Bhubaneswar

After detection of fresh cases with the onset of monsoon, the civic authorities carried out a massive awareness programme in the city. Focussing on complete eradication of the disease, the BMC stressed on taking the awareness drive to every doorstep.

Bhubaneswar Man Abducted By Two Youths For Duping Them With Job Promise In Odisha Police, Rescued
Bhubaneswar Man Abducted By Two Youths For Duping Them With Job Promise In Odisha Police, Rescued

During the interrogation, the two kidnappers admitted to their crime and revealed that Sadananda had fleeced Rs 3.5 lakh from them two years back.

Woman Delivers Baby In Train At Bhubaneswar Railway Station
Woman Delivers Baby In Train At Bhubaneswar Railway Station

The woman and newborn were shifted to the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar for further treatment 

Sura Routray
Sura Pitches For Central University Tag To Utkal, Other Demands Before 3 Union Ministers From Odisha

Senior Congress leader and MLA Suresh Routray urged the Central government to take immediate measures to recognize Utkal University as a central university and also made a host of demands before the newly inducted three union ministers from Odisha.

Popular Odia Singer Aseema Panda Anguished Over Rumours Of Her Accident, Death 
Popular Odia Singer Aseema Panda Anguished Over Rumours Of Her Accident, Death 

"I am perfectly fine and at home. My brother faced an accident yesterday and it was a minor one in which he broke his hand. I was not even present in the car."

Bambo craft
From Chat Vendor To Master Bamboo Craftsman: A Lockdown Success Story

Meet 40-year-old Sudarshan Sahoo who once sold Chat at a road side stall in the Capital city to make a living. Thanks to the long pandemic-induced lockdowns, Sahoo, as he stands now after a year, has morphed into a well-known bamboo artisan in the city.

Low Pressure Over BoB Likely To cause Heavy Rains In Odisha Till July 15, IMD Sounds Alert
Low Pressure Over BoB Likely To cause Heavy Rains In Odisha Till July 15, IMD Sounds Alert

Heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Koraput, Malkangiri, Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri in the next 24 hours.

boating
Odisha To Start Boating Facility At 100 Spots By Dec

Chief Secretary S.C. Mahapatra directed the departments of forest and environment, water resources and tourism to identify around 100 spots for starting the boating facilities and submit the final list within a month.

Odisha IAS Officer Gets Lokayukta Clean Chit In Medical Bill Reimbursement Case
Odisha IAS Officer Gets Lokayukta Clean Chit In Medical Bill Reimbursement Case   

Lokayukta observed that IAS officer Bishnupada Sethi as a good will gesture has returned the entire amount of Rs 3.27 lakh to the OSCB on June 25, 2021

Driving License Tests Get Tougher, Know Details
DL Skill Test For Category B Districts In Odisha To Resume: Check STA Notification, Slot Booking Details

The DL skill test slot booking for the applicants in Puri district will available from11 AM on July 13, 2021.

IMD Issues Heavy Rainfall, Thunderstorm Alert For Odisha: Check Latest Weather Update
IMD Issues Heavy Rainfall, Thunderstorm Alert For Odisha: Check Latest Weather Update

The north-south trough from cyclonic circulation over Northwest Bay of Bengal & adjoining coastal areas of Odisha & West Bengal has become less marked.

Odisha Plus II 2021 Results To Be Announced By July 31: Minister
Odisha Plus II Results 2021 To Be Announced By July 31: Minister

Earlier, a 14-member experts’ panel was constituted to suggest alternative evaluation criteria for Plus II examination.

Cyber Fraud
Hyderabad Police Arrests Five Cyber Criminals From Bhubaneswar

The fraudsters allegedly looted Rs 15 lakh from two accounts in a fraudulent manner, police said.