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Odisha: Woman Murdered 9 Years Ago Yet To Be Identified
9 Years On, Mystery Still Shrouds Identity Of Woman Murdered In Bhubaneswar

In a development that seems to point fingers at the efficacy of the police department, identity of a woman reportedly murdered in the outskirts of the city still remains a mystery, despite nine years into the case.

Heavy Rainfall In Odisha
Low Pressure Forms Over Bay of Bengal, Odisha Set To Witness Heavy Rains

A Low Pressure area has formed over Northwest Bay of Bengal & adjoining Odisha is most likely to trigger torrential rain in most parts of the State from today. The weather condition would continue till June 14, according to a forecast by the IMD.

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Two Elephants Die Of Suspected Electrocution In Odisha

Two wild elephants reportedly died in separate incidents due to suspected electrocution in Ganjam and Dhenkanal district last night.

BJD MP-MLA Face-Off In Pallahara
Face-Off Between BJD MP and MLA Over Covid Care Centre Inauguration At Pallahara

“We had inaugurated the Covid Care Centre as per schedule. The MP reached the venue late at 11 am and made derogatory remarks against me and Pallahara residents. I condemn such act of the MP,” said Pallahara MLA Mukesh Pal.

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35 More Succumb To Covid-19 In Odisha, 8,313 New Cases In 24 Hours

Odisha registered 8,313 new cases on Monday. With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 7,64,997, informed the Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department

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Odisha Logs 35 Deaths With 7K Plus New Covid Positive Cases 

The Covid-19 related fatalities in the State has turned into a major reason of concern as the number of daily deaths is hovering over 30 for the last few days even as the single-day positive cases has come down drastically.

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Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Effect! Odisha Sees Dramatic Decline In Single-Day Covid Spike, No Let Up In Fatalities

The single-day spike in Covid-19 cases in the State witnessed a drastic fall with only 6,736 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours even as there is no break in the rising cases of fatalities.

Odisha CM Sanctions Additional Funds To 3 Dists For Covid Managament Bhubaneswar: In order to manage the rising Covid-19 situation, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday sanctioned additional funds for three districts-Puri, Sonepur and Sambalpur- from the chief Minister Relief Funds (CMRF). Puri district which had earlier received of Rs 14,59,74,408 from the government, was sanctioned additional further from CMRF. With the additional amount, Puri district now has received a total Rs 16,59,74,408  for Covid management. Similarly, the Chief Minister has also sanctioned Rs 1 Crore for Sonepur district, which was given 2,50,00,000 earlier. With Rs 1 crore additional funds, the total amount sanctioned to the district went up to 3,50,00,000 for Covid-19 management. Similarly, Sambalpur district received a total Rs 16,12,80,692 with additional fund of Rs 4,62,80,692 released today from the CMRF. The government had previously sanctioned Rs 11,50,00,000 for the district to spend on Covid management.
Cyclone Yaas: Odisha CM Naveen Announces 7-Day Relief For Affected Families

The CM also directed officials to clear the major roads for smooth transportation in the next 24 hours and 80% restoration of electricity supply in the affected districts in the next 24 hours. 

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Cyclone Yaas: Landfall Between North Of Dhamra and South of Balasore, Will Take 4 Hrs To Complete

The landfall process has started and the process will take nearly 3-4 hrs, as Yaas is not a fast-moving cyclone. The motion will reduce to half when it touches Odisha landmass.

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Cyclone 'Yaas' To Make Landfall By Tomorrow Morning, 4 Coastal Dists In High Risk Zone: Odisha SRC

As many as four coastal districts- Kendrapara, Jagatisnghpur, Bhadrak and Balasore have been put on high risk zone as the State government braces to tackle the impact of impending Cyclone ‘Yaas’ which is threatening to cause large scale destruction in the coastal belt of the State during landfall on May 26 morning.