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Heatwave to continue in Odisha, Orange Warning issued
Unbearable heat as mercury crosses 43 degrees mark in Jharsuguda; Bhubaneswar sizzles at 41.4

As per the IMD, there will be no large change in the maximum temperature (Day Temperature) during the next two days and it will slightly fall by 2-3°C thereafter at many places over the district of Odisha.

  • Friday, 19 April 2024
Prasanna Patasani
Will five-time MP Prasanna Patasani quit BJD to join BJP?

As per sources, Patasani was hopeful of bagging BJD ticket from Bhubaneswar Parliamentary seat for the ongoing 2024 General Elections. However, he was eventually denied ticket by the party. 

  • Friday, 19 April 2024
Rs 40,000 crore corruption done through 5T initiative: Odisha BJP
Rs 40,000 crore corruption done through 5T initiative: Odisha BJP 

BJP spokesperson Anil Biswal alleged, “The 5T was an undemocratic system and it was a political programme. The Election Commission of India has deemed it a political programme and took action. Rs 500 crore was spent for 5T publicity and Rs 50 to Rs 60 crore was spent towards helicopter rides.”

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
BJD in turmoil as revolts crop up after sitting MLAs denied tickets
BJD in turmoil as revolts crop up after sitting MLAs denied tickets

BJD MLA Nrushingha Sahu said that tickets are being distributed on the basis of a survey and the party will decide about the rehabilitation of leaders who are denied tickets. 

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
Bhubaneswar man loses Rs 11L in scam via Telegram channel, couple arrested
Bhubaneswar man loses Rs 11L in scam via Telegram channel, couple arrested

The gang allegedly fleeced people on the Telegram messaging platform by promising a 20 per cent return on investments. They tricked their victims into transferring money into mule accounts. 

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
DRDO successfully tests advanced indigenous cruise missile in Odisha
DRDO successfully tests advanced indigenous cruise missile in Odisha

DRDO conducted a successful test of the Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile from Chandipur, monitored by an IAF Su-30-Mk-I. Key systems performed as expected, showcasing advanced navigation and low-altitude capabilities.

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
Puri Ratha Yatra: Milling of logs for chariots commences on Ram Navami
Puri Ratha Yatra: Milling of logs for chariots commences on Ram Navami

The log sawing began in the sawmill of the Forest Department at Khapuria in Cuttack after members of the Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee reached there with the Agyamal (ordained garland). The work began after rituals were performed.

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
Man with 1 kg gold concealed in rectum nabbed at Bhubaneswar airport
Man with 1 kg gold concealed in rectum nabbed at Bhubaneswar airport

Customs officials had intelligence inputs about the suspected person. After he alighted from the flight, the officials took the person inside a toilet and recovered the yellow metal. 

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
Heatwave to continue in Odisha, Orange Warning issued
Second heat wave spell of April likely to continue for next 5 days: IMD

A fresh western disturbance as a cyclonic circulation lies over Iran and the neighbourhood in middle and upper tropospheric levels which is likely to affect Northwest India from April 18, 2024.

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
BJD announces 5th list of candidates, CM Naveen Patnaik to contest from Kantabanji
BJD announces 5th list of candidates, CM Naveen Patnaik to contest from Kantabanji

As speculated, BJD supremo and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik will contest from Kantabanji Assembly seat in the upcoming 2024 elections. 

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
Mohammed Moquim
Congress MLA Mohammed Moquim gets interim relief from Supreme Court

A week ago, the Orissa High Court had upheld the verdict of a special vigilance court that sentenced Moquim and others to three-year imprisonment in a decade-old loan irregularities case.

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Bhubaneswar AIIMS doctors with the premature newborn
Bhubaneswar AIIMS doctors carry out rare surgery to give new lease of life to premature newborn

A team of doctors from the Paediatrics Surgery, Anesthesia and Neonatal Care Departments in AIIMS took it as a challenge and carried out the complicated and rare surgery to give a new lease of life to the newborn baby. 

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Bus accident in Angul
Driver killed, over 20 passengers injured as bus en-route Puri from Chhattisgarh met with accident in Angul

Over 20 passengers of a bus sustained injuries after the bus they were travelling in met with an accident on NH-55 near Jarapada chhak in Odisha's Angul district on Tuesday.

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Odisha imposes 2-month fishing ban with immediate effect from today
Odisha imposes 2-month fishing ban with immediate effect from today

All the fishing vessels with or without engines have been banned except traditional fishing crafts (up to 8.5 meters), the letter added.

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
Ram Navami: 'Elaborate security arrangements in Rourkela'
Ram Navami: 'Elaborate security arrangements in Rourkela'

Officials of the district administration, senior police officials and representatives of 58 Akhada committees were present at the meeting which was presided over by the Rourkela SP. Traffic management and procession timings were discussed at the meeting.

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
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