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Debt Burden Rising in Odisha
Rising Debt Burden Of Odisha - Avoiding Prodigal Spending Is Way Out

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.

Success Mantra!
Odisha JEE Mains Topper Shares His Secrets Of Success

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).

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.

4 Houses, 14 Plots
‘Crorepati’ Anganwadi Worker Arrested By Odisha Vigilance Department

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).

Infections Like Kerala?
Don't Create Kerala-Like Situation In Odisha: Top Health Official

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).

Rain Havoc
Incessant Rain Raises Flood Concern In Odisha

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.

Panic Grips Locals As 7 Major Rivers Continue To Swell
Odisha Rains: Panic Grips Locals As 7 Major Rivers Continue To Swell

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.

Heavy Rain In 4 Odisha Dists, 3 Low Pressure In 15 -days
Heavy Rain In 4 Odisha Dists On Sept 20, 3 Low Pressures Likely In Next 15-Days

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 Naxal Nabbed
Dreaded Naxal Leader Arrested In Odisha | DGP Press Meet Full

Dreaded Maoist leader Dubashi Shankar arrested from Koraput Boipariguda Police limits, informs Odisha Police DG.

Flood Threat
Rain Havoc In Odisha: Special Relief Commissioner On Flood Threat | Press Meet

As incessant rain battered Odisha, the Special Relief Commissioner on Tuesday held a press conference to provide updates on the state’s preparedness.

Odisha Plus-2 Admission
Odisha Plus-2 Admissions Process Begins

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.

Police Pick Up 3 DRDO Staff On Espionage Charges
Odisha Police Detain 5 DRDO Contractual Staff Over Espionage Charges

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.

Crorepati ??
‘Crorepati’ Anganwadi Worker In Odisha In Vigilance Net

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.

Trains Cancelled !
12 Trains Cancelled, 8 Diverted After Goods Train Derails In Odisha

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.

Heavy rainfall in Odisha
Several Parts Of Odisha Experience Severe Water Logging & Flood After Excess Rainfall

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.

Brown Sugar
Brown Sugar Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Seized In Bhubaneswar, 2 Held

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.

12 Trains Cancelled, 8 Diverted As Goods Train Derails On Angul-Talcher Road Route
12 Trains Cancelled, 8 Diverted As Goods Train Derails On Angul-Talcher Road Route; Check Details

The loco pilot and other staff of the goods trains have escaped unhurt in the mishap, sources added.

Cancer Hospital Flooded
Rain Havoc: Water Logging In Odisha Cancer Hospital Leaves Patients in Lurch

As heavy rainfall batters Odisha, waterlogging inside Acharya Harihar Cancer Hospital in Cuttack left many patients in lurch on Monday (September 13).

Adorned With Gold!
Gujarat Fashion Designers Create Lehenga Using 3 Kgs Of Pure Gold & Silver.

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!

Odisha Plus-2 Cut Off!
Odisha Plus-2 Admissions: First Selection Cut-Off List Published

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.

Impact Of Rainfall In Odisha
Several Parts Of Odisha Receive Heavy Rainfall Owing To Deep Depression Over BoB

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.

Schools Closed In Odisha
Schools Under ‘Red Alert’ Districts In Odisha To Remain Closed For 2 Days

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.

Rainfall in Odisha
Bhubaneswar & Puri Break Rainfall Record, Red Warning Issued For Several Odisha Districts

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).

Tractor, car submerge as heavy rain leaves bhubaneswar flooded
‘Red Warning’: Schools Closed In 12 Districts Of Odisha 

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.

Woman Dupe Men In Odisha
Bhubaneswar: Woman Creates Fake Facebook Account To Dupe Men In Odisha, Arrested

Odisha Police have arrested a woman on charges of duping numerous people by creating various fake social media accounts on Facebook and WhatsApp.