“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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Khurda: The State government has demanded a special train to be named after the renowned freedom fighter Bakshi Jagabandhu to mark the bicentennial celebrations of ‘Paika Rebellion’- an armed uprising against the British East India Company in Odisha. Speaking at the concluding ceremony of the celebrations here on Wednesday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said, “On […]
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Centre today announced to celebrate the 200 years completion of Paika Mutiny, known to be the first freedom struggle of India, to commemorate the courageous uprising of soldiers led by Buxi Jagabandhu in Khordha district of Odisha against British in 1817. During his Budget speech in Lok Sabha today, Union Finance Minister […]
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…
Bhubaneswar: An enquiry committee consisting 3 ACFs has been constituted on Tuesday to look into the alleged financial irregularities under Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) fund in Balugaon Range of Khordha Forest Division, informed Odisha Regional Chief Conservator of Forests. The incumbent DFO of Khordha, who looks after the Balugaon range has […]
Bhubaneswar: Test, trace, treat. While the health authorities have been executing this strategy for efficient management of the pandemic, the State government is optimistic of a COVID-free situation in next 2-3 months, stated Ajay Parida, Director, Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) in Bhubaneshwar. However, he said the government can only regulate norms or impose restrictions, […]
Bhubaneswar: Opposition political parties in Odisha on Sunday censured the State government citing reports released by the Centre which stated that Ganjam is among 13 districts in eight States/UTs with a high caseload and Case Fatality Rate higher than the national average. While the Ganjam district administration says that the active caseload in the region […]
Bhubaneswar: At a time when Ganjam district is showing signs of flattening the curve of coronavirus infection, Khordha district- now leading in the active caseload, is witnessing an uptrend. RMRC director Sanghamitra Pati today said that the curve looks to have touched the peak in Khordha and the phase might continue for some time. The […]
Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 situation in Khordha district is steadily turning grim with a sharp rise in the daily positive cases and deaths since the beginning of the month of August. A record 524 positive cases were detected in Khordha today, taking the total number of cases in the district to 10,370. The death toll has […]
Bhubaneswar: In what seems to be another attempt to malign OTV’s reputation, fresh accusations have been levelled against the company MD with a few villagers of Sarua, Jayamangala and Goudagotha in Khordha district making land grabbing charges against OTV authorities. As per reports, these locals met the district Collector and alleged that they are being […]
Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police Crime Branch on Sunday seized 262 gram brown sugar from Tapanga area in Khordha and arrested two persons in connection with the same. The arrested have been identified as Sk Talim and Sk Asif of Routapada village under Tangi block of Khurda district. Apart from the […]