There are not enough teachers, medical staff and not even enough policemen. Crime against women and children are numerous and the track-record of Odisha is a matter of grave concern and shame. The Annual Establishment Review of the state government for 2019-20 revealed that about 2 lakh (1,99,957) government posts remained vacant.
Goutam Das, who became Odisha topper in JEE Mains shared his success mantra in an exclusive interview with OTV. Goutam secured 99.99 percentile in JEE Mains Paper-1 examination, conducted by National Testing Agency, whose results were announced on Wednesday (September 1).
“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 Anganwadi worker, who had come under the vigilance scanner on Tuesday (Sept 14) for allegedly possessing assets disproportionate to her income, was arrested by Vigilance officials on Wednesday (Sept 15).
If people fail to adhere to the prescribed Covid-19 guidelines during the festival season, then the state might witness a Kerala-like situation. This information was given by Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Chief, CBK Mohanty on Wednesday (Sept 15).
A preliminary report by the state government revealed that over 20 lakh people from 3696 villages have been affected by the heavy rains and consequent flooding. As per report at least four people in the State have died so far in rain-related mishaps.
Over 1500 people of Dangasahi in Thakurmunda block in Mayurbhanj district are marooned as bamboo-bridge over Salandi River connecting the village to the mainland was washed away after heavy downpour.
Though Odisha witnessed large-scale urban flooding this September, the fact is 2011 Sept had been the wettest in State's history when one of the worst flood was recorded, thanks to omissions and commissions
Dreaded Maoist leader Dubashi Shankar arrested from Koraput Boipariguda Police limits, informs Odisha Police DG.
As incessant rain battered Odisha, the Special Relief Commissioner on Tuesday held a press conference to provide updates on the state’s preparedness.
Higher Secondary Schools and institutions across Odisha started the first phase of Plus II admission for 2021-22 academic session on Tuesday. On Monday, the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education (DHSE) released the first cut-off list for students seeking admission into various streams.
The special squad, led by the Eastern Range IG, detained the five staff from the main gate of the DRDO’s integrated test range (ITR) for allegedly passing on vital information about the high-security defence installation to some ‘foreign agents’ over telephone and other means.
Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday (September 14) conducted raid on the houses and property of an Anganwadi worker from Bhubaneswar following allegations of possession of assets disproportionate to her known sources of income.
As many as 12 trains have been cancelled by the East Coast Railways (ECoR) after a goods train derailed on Angul- Talcher Road Route on Tuesday. Apart from that, routes of eight other trains were diverted and one was short terminated as the tracks in this route were blocked.
After the state witnessed heavy to very heavy rainfall between September 12 and 13 due to a Deep Depression forming over the Bay of Bengal (BoB), several rivers of the state witnessed rising water levels causing flooding.
Acting on a tip-off, the STF raided Rasulgarh area and seized the contraband along with other incriminating materials from the two traders hailing from North 24 Pargana in West Bengal.
The loco pilot and other staff of the goods trains have escaped unhurt in the mishap, sources added.
As heavy rainfall batters Odisha, waterlogging inside Acharya Harihar Cancer Hospital in Cuttack left many patients in lurch on Monday (September 13).
A visual treat was witnessed at the 'Weave Nitt Exhibition 2021' organized for weavers and designers at Surat in Gujarat. However, the event's centre of attraction was an intricate lehenga made up of more than 3 kg gold!
The Directorate of Higher Secondary Education (DSE) on Monday (Sept 13) released the first selection cut-off list of students seeking admission into various streams of Plus 2 colleges & institutions across Odisha.
After the Bhubaneswar Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued Red and Orange Warnings over several districts of Odisha, almost all parts of the state experienced heavy rainfall on September 13.
In view of incessant rainfall due to deep depression in Bay Of Bengal, schools in 12 districts of Odisha where red alert has been issued will remain closed for 2 days, informed School And Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Monday.
As anticipated on Sunday, Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar has recorded the wettest September as it witnessed a rainfall of 195mm during the period between September 12 (8:30AM) and September 13 (8:30AM).
All the schools in Puri, Khordha, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Dhenkanal, Nayagarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Sonepur and Bargarh will remain closed for two days- September 13 and 14.
Odisha Police have arrested a woman on charges of duping numerous people by creating various fake social media accounts on Facebook and WhatsApp.