Tag: Latest Odisha News

Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Pramila Mallick
Online slot booking process made compulsory for land registration in Odisha

Inspector General of Registration Jyotiprakash Das has written a letter in this regard to all concerned officials, attaching a gazette notification with it.

  • Friday, 26 May 2023
Man roams with wife’s severed head in Odisha’s Gajapati, detained 
Man roams with wife’s severed head in Odisha’s Gajapati, detained 

Far from feeling guilty for his action, Chandrasekhar came to his village while carrying the severed head all along the village road. Then he put it on the verandah of his house. 

  • Thursday, 25 May 2023
Venus to come closer to moon from May 23; special arrangements in Bhubaneswar

As per officials of Pathani Samanta Planetarium in Bhubaneswar, the bright Venus will be visible to the naked eye till June 15. One can witness this for a period of two hours from 6:30 pm to 9:15 pm, provided the sky is clear.

  • Monday, 22 May 2023
‘Culture Unites All’: Second G20 Culture Working Group Meet concludes in Bhubaneswar
‘Culture Unites All’: Second G20 Culture Working Group Meet concludes in Bhubaneswar

The meeting highlighted the four priority areas of India’s G20 Presidency that focus on cultural diversity, creative economy, preservation of cultural heritage, and digital transformation in cultural space. 

  • Wednesday, 17 May 2023
Odisha Students 'Tortured' By Warden, Lecturer

Berhampur: Unable to bear the alleged torture meted out, a Plus-II student of a residential college at Bhabenipur in Berhampur reportedly fled the college hostel recently. As per reports, three non-teaching staff along with a lecturer of the residential college allegedly thrashed five students for three consecutive days for some unknown reason. This apart, they […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Youth Found Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances In Odisha

Berhampur: A youth was reportedly found dead under mysterious circumstances from inside a well in Bidyutpuri area of the city this morning. Some locals reportedly spotted the body of one Ambika Prasad Padhi floating on the water of the well and informed the Baidyanathpur Police, who reached the spot and recovered the body before sending […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Two Odisha Universities Get New Vice Chancellors

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor and Chancellor of Universities, Ganeshi Lal on Monday appointed new Vice Chancellors for two Universities of the State. While Prof Govind J Chakrapani has been appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Berhampur University, Prof Hari Hara Hota has been posted as the Vice-Chancellor of Shri Jagannath Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya, Puri. Chakrapani and Hota have been […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Single-Use Plastic Ban In Odisha From Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Ban on the use of single-use plastics will come into force across Odisha on occasion of Gandhi Jayanti tomorrow. According to reports, the State government will enforce the ban on manufacturing, selling, trading, importing, storing, carrying, transporting and distributing with help of single-use plastics in all cities of the State from tomorrow. Earlier, the […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Inflatable Tube Used To Ferry Body Across Marooned Village In Odisha

Puri: After incidents of bodies being carried on shoulders, bikes, bi-cycles, cots or slings, now a report of woman’s body being carried on an inflatable tube has come to fore from Puri district of the State. According to reports, an elderly woman of Gaudaranapada Harijan sahi in Brahmagiri block passed away yesterday. However, her family […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Three-Time Odisha MLA Prafulla Majhi Is Back As Doctor!

Sundergarh: After some years of successful tryst in politics, three-time Congress MLA from Talsara Assembly segment in Sundergarh district, Dr Prafulla Majhi is now on a different mission. An active political leader a few months ago, Majhi is now seen serving people as a doctor. According to sources, Majhi has been appointed by Sundergarh district […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
MCL To Set Up Medical College In Odisha's Talcher

Bhubaneswar: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has decided to invite a reputed medical institution to run its state-of-the-art 500-bed medical institute set up in Odisha’s Talcher. After the Odisha government expressed its inability to run the Mahanadi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (MIMSAR), the company has taken the initiative to invite reputed medical institutions for […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Six Elderly Persons Forced To Consume Human Excreta In Odisha

Berhampur: A group of people pulled out teeth of six elderly persons and forced them to consume human excreta at a village in Odisha’s Ganjam district suspecting them of practising witchcraft, police said on Wednesday. A group of people of Goparpur village suspected that the six elderly men practised witchcraft which caused the death of […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Odisha Achieves 100% ODF Status

Bhubaneswar: After missing several deadlines, Odisha finally achieved 100 per cent Open Defecation Free (ODF) status, revealed data on Wednesday. As per data uploaded on the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) website, a total of 66,83,148 toilets have been constructed since October 2, 2014, an increase of 86.22 per cent in terms of households with toilets. […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Sambalpur Ring road named Mahatma Gandhi Marg

Sambalpur: The Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Wednesday named the ring road of the city after Mahatma Gandhi on the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation. The 7.5 km road that originates from the Dr Nelson Mandela square and connects the National Highway-53, will now be called Mahatma Gandhi Marg. The ring […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
29 Arrested For Forcing Six To Eat Human Excreta In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As many as 29 people including 22 women have been arrested in Odisha’s Ganjam district for allegedly forcing six elderly men to consume human excreta and uprooting their teeth over suspicion of witchcraft, police said on Thursday. According to the police, the incident happened in Gopapur village on Monday night. The victims have been […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021