Tag: Latest Odisha News

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BJD Heavyweights' Bijepur Campaign During Durga Puja Sparks Political Mudslinging

Bargarh: As Durga Puja revelry gathers pace, the entire State dips in festive mood but some heavyweight leaders of the BJD, especially from the coastal areas, have reportedly skipped their Durga puja celebration for party campaigning in bypoll-bound Bijepur of Bargarh district. The ruling party’s such strategy to win the bypoll by burning the midnight […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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IMD predicts moderate to heavy rain in Odisha on Wednesday

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted moderate to heavy rain in most parts of Odisha on Wednesday in view of the cyclonic circulation over northern parts of West Bengal and neighbourhood. The IMD in its bulletin issued on Tuesday said that the cyclonic circulation over Odisha and neighbourhood lies over the south coast […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Jagatsinghpur Youth’s Death: Police Rule Out Murder, Hint At Suicide

Jagatsinghpur: In a strange twist to the mysterious death of a youth at Daagaon village under Balikuda Police limits of Jagatsinghpur, police on Tuesday ruled out murder angle and claimed that it might be a case of suicide. Citing preliminary investigation reports, the police said that the youth, Krushna Champatiray, a resident of Kanchanpur village […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Three Fishermen Missing As Trawler Capsizes In Mahanadi River

Paradip: At least three fishermen went missing after their fishing trawler capsized in the Mahanadi river mouth in Paradip coast here on Tuesday, police said. The incident took place close to the Nehru Bangala when the small trawler carrying five fishermen was returning to coast after fishing in the deep sea, said Pradumnya Behera, inspector-in-charge […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Utkalmani Pandit Gopabandhu Das Birth Anniversary Observed In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha paid rich tribute to freedom fighter and social reformer Utkalmani Pandit Gopabandhu Das on his 142nd birth anniversary on Wednesday. While several functions were held to mark the occasion, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Twitter: “My tribute to late Utkalmani Pt. Gopabandhu Das. His entire life, devoted to Odisha, is a great […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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No Corruption Please! Odisha Govt orders premature retirement of 3 officers

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday ordered premature retirement of three officers after finding them involved in corrupt practice, official sources said. With this three, the total number of officers who were prematurely retired since August rose to 45. The three officers are Odisha Forest Service officer Sudhanshu Sekhar Mishra, Executive Engineer Prana Krushna Prasad, […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Odisha Mountaineer Lipika Seth scales Mount Elbrus

Bhubaneswar: Odisha-born mountaineer Lipika Seth has scaled Mount Elbrus, the highest peak in Russia. Lipika from Dalab village of Bargarh district scaled the mountain and unfurled the tricolour at the top. She also sang the national anthem after scaling Mount Elbrus, which has an elevation of 5,642 m (18,510 ft). Lipika began her trip from […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Mo Sarkar: 5T Express Reaches Nuapada, Bhawanipatna

Bhubaneswar: The launch of ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative to collect feedback from citizens on public service delivery seems to have got the Odisha government officials all charged up. A day after visiting the District Headquarter Hospitals in Koraput, Malkangiri and Nabarangpur, a team of the State government officials led by Secretary of Transformation and Initiatives (5T), […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Sarpanch Detained For Embezzling Rs 23 Lakh Govt Funds

Keonjhar: A Sarpanch in Keonjhar district was on Friday detained on charges of corruption and embezzling government funds meant for development works of the panchayat. As per reports, Upendra Nayak, the Sarpanch of Pipilia Gram Panchayat under Ghatagaon block allegedly siphoned off Rs 23 lakh in connivance with former panchayat executive officer (PEO). Sources said […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Secy-Level Officials To Oversee Development In Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday nominated secretary-level officials to oversee development in 10 aspirational districts of the state. The officials have been directed to closely follow up on the 49 indicators across five sectors — health and nutrition, education, agriculture, and water resources, financial inclusion and skill upgradation and basic infrastructures like irrigation, rural […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Mohan Bhagwat on nine-day visit to Odisha from Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat will undertake a nine-day tour of Odisha from October 12, RSS sources said on Friday. During the visit, he will attend the maiden meeting of the Akhil Bharatiya Karyakari Mandal in Odisha, along with Bhayaji Joshi, the second in command in the RSS. Bhagwat is scheduled to address […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Meet Odisha Divyang Girl Who Turns Waste to Treasure

Berhampur: Despite suffering hearing and speech impairment, Ananya Dash of Ramkrishna Nagar, has never felt discouraged and displayed her remarkable and awe-inspiring quality of turning waste materials to attractive handicraft items. Ananya, who was interested in drawing since her childhood, reportedly makes flower vases, photo frames, boats and paper flowers of different colours by using […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Orissa HC Full Bench Seeks Response On Lawyer Agitations In Odisha

Cuttack: Multiple cease-work agitations by the lawyers’ Unions backed by Orissa High Court Bar Association has been a boiling issue in Odisha for the past few months. On account of this, not only do the Courts stop functioning and the proceedings halt, but thousands of common masses suffer endlessly. In an attempt to put an […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Odisha Man Arrested For Kidnapping Girls On Way To School

Kendrapara: Pattamundai Police in Kendrapara district foiled a man’s alleged abduction bid and rescued two minor girls on Tuesday. Rakesh Tripathy, IIC, Pattamundai Police Station informed that police swung into action after getting a written complaint from the girls’ parents and detained the accused from Palasingha area on charges of abducting the minor girls. “We […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Refurbishments At Govt Hospitals For 5T Review Turn An Eyewash

Bhubaneswar: Overnight refurbishments undertaken at government hospitals in the State in view of State 5T secretary VK Pandian’s visit have turned out to be mere eyewash as reality check at many District Headquarters Hospitals have revealed that the health care institutions still reel under manifold problems. However, after Pandian’s visit, deplorable condition of majority of […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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