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Here are top 21 promises made by BJP in Odisha manifesto
Here are top 21 promises made by BJP in Odisha manifesto

Under Subhadra Yojana, every woman will receive a cash voucher of Rs 50,000 which can be encashed over two years. The party has promised to create 25 lakh Lakhpati Didis by 2027 with industrial clusters for every 500 SHGs to facilitate product marketing and promotion

  • Sunday, 05 May 2024
'One-sided love' with sister-in-law, man attempts to kill wife in Bhubaneswar; incident caught on CC
'One-sided love' with sister-in-law, man attempts to kill wife in Bhubaneswar; incident caught on CCTV cam

In Bhubaneswar, a man named Akshay Behera allegedly tried to murder his wife by running her over with a pick-up van due to unrequited love for her sister. The attack, captured on CCTV, left the victim critically injured and sparked legal actions against Akshay.

  • Sunday, 05 May 2024
Summer of 1969 heat wave-record broken by Bhubaneswar in April 2024
Summer of 1969 heat wave-record broken by Bhubaneswar in April 2024

Bhubaneswar experienced a historic heat wave, recording temperatures of 40°C or above for 17 consecutive days in April, surpassing the previous record from 1969.

  • Thursday, 02 May 2024
Hundreds of unclaimed vehicles at Bhubaneswar police stations disposed of 
Hundreds of unclaimed vehicles at Bhubaneswar police stations disposed of 

Following a court order, the Commissionerate Police had earlier tried to ascertain the owners of the seized vehicles.  Some owners were identified and their vehicles were handed over to them by examining their credentials and documents. 

  • Wednesday, 01 May 2024
Bhubaneswar traffic signal gets overhead shades to provide relief to commuters in heat wave 
Bhubaneswar traffic signal gets overhead shades to provide relief to commuters in heat wave 

The traffic shade was arranged at Nalco Soubhagya Nagar on Wednesday. A polythene canopy has been erected overhead with the support of bamboo poles and strings. It has brought much relief for residents during their halt at traffic signals under the blazing sun.

  • Wednesday, 01 May 2024
Odisha reports 367 heat wave-related illness cases; two sunstroke deaths
Odisha reports 367 heat wave-related illness cases; two sunstroke deaths

According to official reports, Sundargarh reported the highest number of heat-wave-related illness cases at 60, followed by Mayurbhanj with 50 cases.

  • Tuesday, 30 April 2024
IMD Issues Red Alert For Severe Heatwave In Cuttack and Bhubaneswar
IMD issues Red Alert for severe heatwave in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar

The IMD issued a red alert for severe heatwave conditions in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, with temperatures soaring above 40 degrees Celsius. This extreme heat, persisting for over 17 days, poses significant challenges for residents of Odisha.

  • Tuesday, 30 April 2024
Multiple cash seizures by police in Odisha; probe launched
Multiple cash seizures by police in Odisha; probe launched

Chandrasekharpur Police seized the cash and started an investigation into the source of the money, its destination and its purpose of use. According to sources, the person in the car failed to furnish satisfactory replies about the source and destination of the money.

  • Sunday, 28 April 2024
Bhubaneswar continues to boil, 'no respite on cards' 
Bhubaneswar continues to boil, 'no respite on cards' 

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Bhubaneswar, Keonjhar recorded 42.7 degrees Celsius, Chandbali 42.2 degrees Celsius, Balasore 41.4 degrees Celsius, Rourkela 40.6 degrees Celsius, Jharsuguda 39.9 degrees Celsius and Sambalpur 39.4 degrees Celsius by 2.30 pm.

  • Sunday, 28 April 2024
RD University Students Demand Postponement Of Exam
'Heat is intolerable, postpone semester exam': RD Women’s University students stage dharna in Bhubaneswar

Students at Rama Devi Women's University in Bhubaneswar protested to postpone their semester exams, citing severe heatwave conditions in Odisha. They argue that the hostile weather impedes their ability to perform academically, noting that other universities have already delayed exams.

  • Friday, 26 April 2024
With 34 pc votes in 2019, no hurdle for BJP to form govt in Odisha in 2024: Amit Shah to party worke
With 34 pc votes in 2019, no hurdle for BJP to form govt in Odisha in 2024: Amit Shah to party workers 

BJP leader Mohan Majhi said, "The Home Minister has advised all party leaders to work with confidence. He said if the party could win polls in states with 2 to 6 per cent of votes, there would be no hurdles in Odisha, where it got 34 per cent votes in 2019."

  • Thursday, 25 April 2024
Three persons detained with rare snake in Bhubaneswar
Three persons detained with rare snake in Bhubaneswar

Speaking to the media, one of the detainees said, "We are from Delhi. Police detained us for carrying this snake. We were asking for alms by showing the snake.”

  • Thursday, 25 April 2024
Heatwave continues in Odisha
Jharsuguda records 43.6 degrees while mercury settles at 42.2 in Bhubaneswar by 2:30

As per the IMD, the maximum temperature (Day Temperature) is likely to rise by 2-4°C during the next 3 to 4 days at many places over the districts of Odisha.

  • Thursday, 25 April 2024
Odisha Congress opens ‘PAANN Bhandaar’ to target BJD and BJP
After mock wedding, Odisha Congress opens ‘PAANN Bhandaar’ to target BJD and BJP

Congress workers opened betel shops to highlight the alleged scams by the BJD and BJP.

  • Tuesday, 23 April 2024
 The Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissionerate Police has formed a Highly Efficient Response (or HER) team
Team ‘HER’ For Road Romeos! Will Commissionerate Police’s Team ‘HER’ Ensure Safety Of Women In City?

The Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissionerate Police has formed a Highly Efficient Response (or HER) team to take stringent action against road romeos who cause trouble for women and girls in the Twin city.

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  • Monday, 22 April 2024
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