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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.

Aamir Khan divorce
‘Go To Pakistan Or Arab If You Want Multiple Wives’: Sura Routray Blasts Aamir Khan On Divorce

The recent announcement of celebrity couple Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao on their mutual divorce has not gone down well with Odisha Congress leader Suresh Chandra alias Sura Routray among many culturally deep-rooted intellectuals in the country.

Covid cases
Odisha Reports Highest Single-Day Toll Of 52 Covid-19 Fatalities

Total Covid-19 cases in Odisha rose to 9,24,699 while the death toll surged to 4,248 after as many as 2,803 people tested positive

Odisha Matric Exam
Form Fill Up For Special Matric Offline Exam From Today

Candidates displeased over the evaluation of Matric examinations can fill up forms from today for the special offline examinations to be held this month.

naxals
14 From Odisha Among 160 Maoists Died Due To Encounters, Covid-19

As many as 14 Maoists from Odisha among 160 ultras across the country have died in encounter with security forces in the last one year.

Covid pandemic
Covid-19 Less Of A Pandemic, More A Poverty Trap

The Covid-19 pandemic has not only proved to be a health disaster for humanity, but the deadly virus also robbed people of livelihood, even pushing many affluent families into acute poverty.

Heavy Rain Lashes Bhubaneswar; Car Gets Stuck On Waterlogged Road Near Iskcon
Heavy Rain Lashes Bhubaneswar; Car Gets Stuck On Waterlogged Road Near Iskcon

Several parts of Odisha including Twin City experienced severe thunderstorm activity on Sunday.

Naba Das Courts Controversy Again Over Appointing His Daughter As Official Representative
'No Immediate Threat Of Covid Third Wave, Odisha Govt Prepared'

The Odisha Government is well prepared for the possible third wave of Covid pandemic even though there is no immediate threat of a next wave in the State.

bhartruhari
After Soumya, Mahtab Opens Up: Editorial Kicks Up Storm In Odisha Politics

Two days after ruling BJD law maker Soumya Ranjan Patnaik sparked a political firestorm by accusing his own party-led government of under reporting Covid deaths in his editorial piece, another BJD heavyweight and veteran MP Bhartruhari Mahtab today weaved a fresh article in his self-edited Odia Daily, hitting back at the parties which have lost inner democracy.

Heavy Rain Alert For 7 Odisha Districts; IMD Issues Yellow Warning
Heavy Rain Alert For 7 Odisha Districts; IMD Issues Yellow Warning

The heavy rainfall alert has been issued for the districts of Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Kandhamal, Boudh, Kalahandi and Ganjam.

COVID-19 Variant Scare: 5 Countries Ban Flights From S. Africa
Puri Airport To Be Operational By 2022-23: Odisha Minister

The proposal of a futuristic airport in the pilgrim town of Puri was envisioned in January 2021, when Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wrote to Prime Miniter Narendra Modi proposing the same. 

Ramesh Pokhriyal Admitted To AIIMS
Samagra Shiksha: Union Education Minister To Launch NIPUN Bharat Tomorrow

Union Minister of Education, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ will launch the programme through virtual mode.

NCERT
NCERT Online Course For 2021-22: Check Latest Updates, Last Date

It is a first of its kind online course with a purpose to help teacher educators in conducting Action Research to address their educational problems.

KGF Chapter 2 Actor Yash Is A Perfect Husband & These Pictures Say It All
KGF Chapter 2 Actor Yash Is A Perfect Husband & These Pictures Say It All

KGF fame actor Yash recently bought a new house in Bengaluru. He was seen doing several rituals with his wife Radhika.

Cabinet Expansion
PM Modi's Cabinet Expansion: Will Odisha Get Another Berth This Time!

Even though two Odias are currently representing the State in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet, one more MP from Odisha is expected to be inducted into the Cabinet which is likely to be expanded in a day or two.

Ranendra Pratap Swain
Odisha Govt Refuses To Procure Paddy Any More, Downplays BJP Protests

Even as the State BJP is up in the arms over alleged irregularities in the procurement of unsold paddy from the farmers, the Odisha government seems to have robbed salts into the wound by outright refusing to procure the grains for the current season.

Covid Rules Thrown To Winds During Odisha MLA’s Marriage
Covid Rules Thrown To Winds During Odisha MLA’s Marriage 

In a viral video, a huge crowd was seen purportedly dancing during MLA Byomakesh Ray's marriage.

Odisha Techie Aims To Draw 108 Miniature Paintings Of Lord Jagannath, Siblings Before Rath Yatra; Ch
Odisha Techie Aims To Draw 108 Miniature Paintings Of Lord Jagannath, Siblings Before Rath Yatra; Check Pics

Priyanka, who learnt the skills from her late father Bibekananda Sahani, so far has drawn 35 images of the holy Trinity on different things like- almond, jackfruit seeds, rajma ( kidney beans), nutmeg, banana, cinnamon stick, chewing gum, nails and others.

OPSC Recruitment 2021: Physical Test Date Out For Group-A, B Posts In Forest Dept, Covid Negative Re
OPSC Recruitment 2021: Physical Test Date Out For Group-A, B Posts In Forest Dept

The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has released the date for Physical Test of candidates shortlisted for the posts of Assistant Conservator of Forest (Group-A) and Forest Ranger (Group-B) of the Odisha Forest Service.

cyber fraud
Odisha Woman Duped Of Rs 48K On Pretext Of Black Fungus Injection

At a time when Covid-19 pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the lives of people, some fraudsters are using it as an opportunity to make some quick bucks by duping gullible people in the guise of supplying them essential medicines.

KYC Fraud
KYC Fraud: Lady Teacher In Bhubaneswar Loses Rs 60,000

A lady teacher in the Capital City was duped to the tune of Rs 60,000 by cyber fraudsters recently. The miscreants looted her under the pretext of getting an online KYC updated

CBK Mohanty
Covid Figures Declining, But Don’t Drop Your Guards; Cautions Top Odisha Health Official

Director of Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr. CBK Mohanty cautioned people to be alert and adhere to the Covid guidelines strictly to avoid the third wave of Covid-19

Thunderstorm, Lightning Activity To Continue In Odisha; Yellow Warning Issued
Thunderstorm, Lightning Activity To Continue In Odisha; Yellow Warning Issued

IMD on Friday predicted rain and thunderstorm activity in several parts of Odisha.

Dakota Aircraft
Biju Babu’s Iconic Dakota Aircraft To Come To Odisha Soon

The Odisha Government has already initiated process to bring back the iconic aircraft of Biju Patnaik which is lying in a dilapidated condition at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose (NSCB) International Airport in Kolkata.

Centre Rushes Team To Odisha For COVID-19 Control, Containment Measures
Centre Rushes Team To Odisha For COVID-19 Control, Containment Measures

The teams will monitor the overall implementation of COVID-19 management, especially in testing, including surveillance and containment operations, COVID appropriate behaviour and its enforcement.

Bijay Mohapatra
No Delta Plus Case Found In Odisha Since May; No Need To Panic: Health Official

Even though the new Delta plus variant of Covid-19 virus has raised fears about another wave of the pandemic due to its highly infectious nature, the Odisha Health Department on Friday advised people to shun fears as the State has not yet detected a single case of the new variant since May.