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Tag: Khordha

Khordha-Bolangir Railway Project Moves At Snail's Pace; BJD, BJP Blame Each Other  
Khordha-Bolangir Railway Project Moves At Snail's Pace; BJD, BJP Blame Each Other  

In contrast to the tradition of the Centre asking for utilisation certificate (UC), the Odisha State government has asked for the same from the Union government. 

Demand for 1st War of Independence status to Paika Bidroha
Demand For 'First War of Independence' Status To 'Paika Bidroha' Grows

Demanding status of First War of Independence to Paika Bidroha, hundreds of Paikas on Friday took out a massive march in Bhubaneswar. 

Demand For ‘First War Of Independence’ Tag To ‘Paika Bidroha’ Goes Louder
Demand For ‘First War Of Independence’ Tag To ‘Paika Bidroha’ Goes Louder

Protesting against the Union Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy’s statement on ‘Paika Bidroha’ or ‘Paika Rebellion’, terming it not the first war of Independence, hundreds of members of various Paika organizations took out a procession on Wednesday. 

Death Of Crows Triggers Bird Flu Scare In Odisha's Khordha 
Death Of Crows Triggers Bird Flu Scare In Odisha's Khordha 

They said samples have been collected and sent to the Animal Disease Research Institute at Phulnakhara for tests for further investigation.

Muted Gajalaxmi Puja
Laxmi Puja 2021| Khordha Witnesses Muted Celebrations

Laxmi Puja 2021| Khordha Witnesses Muted Celebrations

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Heavy Rain Alert
Weather Forecast: Thundershowers In Bhubaneswar, Cuttack & Other Coastal Odisha Districts

The low pressure area over coastal areas of North Andhra Pradesh, South Odisha and adjoining West Central Bay of Bengal (BoB) now lies over North Coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining West Central Bay of Bengal.

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Red Zone!
This District In Odisha Slips Into Red Zone As Covid-19 Cases Spike

In view of high test positivity rate & number of active cases, Khordha district has been marked as a red zone district. This information was shared by Odisha’s Directorate of Medical Education & Training (DMET), Chief, CBK Mohanty.

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Odisha IIC Arrested
Odisha IIC Arrested By Vigilance Over Possession Of Unaccounted Cash, DA

The Inspector in-charge (IIC) of Motu Police Station in Malkangiri was arrested by Vigilance sleuths on Thursday (Sept 23) on charges of possession of unaccounted cash amounting to Rs 2.8 lakh.

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Tit For Tat
'Tit For Tat' - Govt Officials Made To Walk-Wade Through Muddy Road In Odisha Village

“You cannot fulfill promises? We’ve better ways to make you realize your mistake” – say villagers of Bhagbatipada in Khordha district. Irate over non-completion of road work, the villagers recently forced two employees of the State Irrigation department to walk-and-wade through a muddy road.

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Raksha bandhan
Dull Festivities Observed In Odisha Before Rakhi Purnima Amidst Covid-19 Pandemic

The country is set to celebrate Rakhi Purnima tomorrow, but dull festivities were observed in many parts of Odisha, a day prior to the festival. Due to the Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions, festivities seemed dampened across states, even though some customers were seen thronging shops to purchase rakhi bands.

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Seven critical In LPG Cylinder Blast In Odisha

In an unfortunate incident, as many as 7 people reportedly sustained critical injuries following an LPG cylinder explosion. The mishap took place in a house in Gambharimunda village under Banapur Police Station limits of Khordha on Thursday morning (Aug 19).

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Temples Reopen In Khordha With Strict Covid19 Protocols In Place

Devotees can finally have darshan of the Gods and Goddesses as all temples and religious places in Khordha district reopened today (August 9) for all. Darshan is allowed with strict adherence to Covid protocols.

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Partial Lockdown
Who Said Cuttack, Bhubaneswar Will Unlock Completely? Odisha DMET Chief Reiterates Decisive Factors

With uncertainty looming large over relaxation of curbs in Cuttack and Khordha, chances seem bleak for these two districts going for complete unlock because of unabating Covid-19 infections.

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Odisha Crosses 8000-Mark In Daily Covid-19 Cases, 10 Deaths

Bhubaneswar: The daily Covid-19 new cases which was plateauing between 6,000 and 6500 for the last five days, today witnessed an exponential jump crossing 8,000-mark. The new positive cases which…

Odia singages
Signages In Odia Mandatory In Khordha From Today

Khordha: With Odisha marking the 85th year of its formation as an independent State on Thursday, the district administration of Khordha announced to make Odia language mandatory on all signboards at all commercial establishments and shops from today. It was decided at a preparatory meeting for Utkal Divas. “We have decided to make the Odia […]

Covid-19: Odisha Capital Sees 32 Fresh Cases In Last 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar: As many as 32 fresh Covid-19 positive cases have been reported only from Bhubaneswar even as Khordha district, under which the Capital city falls, recorded 33 fresh cases in last 24 hours. Out of the 32 new cases in the Capital, six have been detected from quarantine while 26 others are local contacts. Seven […]

Advice For Mild asymptomatic Covid cases
Odisha Reports 290 New Covid Cases In Last 24 Hours, Tally Reaches 340194

Bhubaneswar: Amid concern over a second wave of COVID-19 in Odisha, the State has reported 290 fresh positive cases from across 22 districts in the last 24 hours taking the total caseload to 3, 401, 94. As many as 171 cases have been detected from quarantine while 119 have been infected from local contacts, official […]

Odisha: Group Clash Leaves 12 Injured In Khordha

Khordha: A bloody clash broke out between two groups of people at Damanabhuin village under Jankia Police limits in Khordha district on Sunday night. As many as 12 people from both the sides have sustained grievous injuries in the clash. “Two groups clashed with stone pelting and hurling of bombs over past enmity. As many […]

320 Gram Brown Sugar, Rs 9.20 Lakh Cash Seized In Khordha; One Arrested
320 Gram Brown Sugar, Rs 9.20 Lakh Cash Seized In Khordha; One Arrested

Khordha: In a major haul of narcotic substances, the excise department on Monday seized 320 grams of brown sugar and arrested one peddler from Lokeswarpur village in Khordha district. The smuggler was identified as Haraprasad Das (24) of Lokeswarpur under Khordha Town Police limits. The excise officials also seized Rs 9.20 lakh cash and a […]

Covid Restrictions
Odisha: Police Shuts Down Jatra Show Running Without Permission

Khordha: Concerned over the surge of COVID-19 cases in other States, the district administration of Khordha on Saturday night closed down a jatra party for staging shows without permission at Begunia. As per reports, a jatra party named Ranga Mahal was performing at Begunia when the police, after getting a complaint, played spoilsport and shut […]

Idol stolen
Odisha: Banpur Idol Stolen Case Cracked, 4 Arrested

Khordha: Police on Saturday claimed to have cracked the case involving stealing of 22 ancient idols from Dakhyeswar temple at Banpur in Khordha district. Police have arrested four members of an inter-state racket and recovered nine idols from their possession. Besides, four ingots believed to be made of the stolen idols have also been seized, […]

Odisha: Delay In Construction Of Jatni Flyover Resents Locals

Khordha: Resentment is brewing among local residents and traders over inordinate delay in the construction of flyover at Sitaram square near Jatni in the district. Local traders, who have been evicted for the facilitation of the flyover, have demanded early execution of the project and adequate compensation for them. “We cooperated with the district administration […]

Odisha Villagers Foil Girl Child Theft Attempt, Rough Up Accused 
Odisha Villagers Foil Girl Child Theft Attempt, Rough Up Accused 

Khordha: An alleged child lifter, who made an abortive attempt to kidnap two minor girls, was roughed up by alert locals before they handed him over to police. The broad daylight incident took place at Panbaraj village under Khordha Town Police limits on Monday. According to sources, the two minor girls were playing near their […]

Odisha: Spurious Paneer, Stale Dal Found In Hotels At Khordha During Crackdown

Bhubaneswar: Huge quantities of stale and unhygienic food items were seized and destroyed by a joint enforcement squad of the Khordha Municipality and Health and Food Safety department following surprise raids at several hotels and road-side stalls selling various cooked food items in the area, on Saturday. “We have seized huge quantities of stale dal, […]

Odisha Woman Kills Husband With Pestle, Confesses To Crime After 3 Months

Khordha: A woman was arrested on Wednesday after she confessed that she killed her husband following a quarrel three months back. The shocking incident came to light after the police exhumed the decomposed body of Nidhi Giri at Banamalipur under Balipatna police limits of Khordha today. Lili Sahoo, the accused, has confessed to have killed […]