Tag: Odisha News

Odisha Govt Approves New Panel To Oversee Swargadwar Management

Puri: Odisha government has approved the constitution of a new committee for overseeing the management affairs of Puri Swargadwar. A notice in this regard was intimated to the district administration by the Housing and Urban Development department in a letter dated October 27. Named, Swargadwar Seva Samiti, the new panel registered under the Society Registration […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Officer Injured In Attack At Rungta Mines In Dhenkanal; 2 Arrested

Dhenkanal: A senior officer of a contract organisation working under Rungta Mines at Jhadabandha here was critically injured in an attack by a group of local youths, police said Sunday. The injured official identified as Ajay Majumdar, the project manager of the organisation, has been admitted to hospital. The incident took place on Friday when […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Bar Association Polls In Odisha On Dec 12

Cuttack: The Odisha State Bar Council on Sunday announced the executive body elections to all affiliated bar associations in the State. A notification issued by the Council stated that the poll which was postponed twice due to Covid-19 pandemic will be held on December 12, 2020.  The notification was issued in compliance to the directive […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Odisha: 'BDO Seeks Money From Sarpanches On Collector’s Behalf', Audio Clip Goes Viral

Jeypore: The Block Development Officer (BDO) of Laxmipur here in Koraput district has landed in trouble after an audio clip of him demanding money from the sarpanches allegedly on behalf of the Collector went viral. The BDO identified as Dillip Patnaik was allegedly demanding Rs 30,000 from sarpanches and executive officers, saying that that the […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Odisha: Socio-Economic Survey Of Srimandir Servitors From December 2020

Puri: The survey on the socio-economic status of servitors associated with Lord Jagannath temple in Puri will be undertaken from next month, informed an official on Friday. The review will be carried for three months by Bhubaneswar-based Nabakrushna Choudhury Centre for Development Studies (NCCDS). After completion of the survey, a study report will be prepared […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
No Roster Duty For S&ME Staff In November

Bhubaneswar: The officials and staff of the School and Mass Education Department will not do any roster arrangement for the month of November as the department has withdrawn its earlier order in this regard. A notification has been issued by the department in this regard. All the staff will attend the office on all working […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Odisha Govt Transfers Puri SP, Effects Several Suspensions Amid Custodial Deaths Heat

Puri: With public outrage rising and hours after a batch of petitions were filed in the National Human Rights Commission as well as OHRC over two alleged custodial deaths in Odisha, the State government on Friday transferred Puri SP Akhileswar Singh. The State police also effected suspension of several personnel over for gross misconduct and […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Odisha: Youth Sets Tehsil Office On Fire, Blames Red-Tapism

Sambalpur: In a bizarre incident, Rajib Kishan, a local resident of Sambalpur, who claims to be a victim of administrative apathy, set the Rengali Tehsil office here on fire Friday morning. Kishan in a video released through social media site after setting the office ablaze, has clarified that he took the extreme step out of […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Bhubaneswar: Physiotherapy College Ex-Principal Held For 'Defrauding' Medical Aspirant

Bhubaneswar: The Twin City Police on Saturday put a former principal of a medical college under arrest on charges of duping a medical aspirant of Rs 10 lakh. The accused, Prem Ranjan Ojha, the ex-principal of a local private physiotherapy institute in the city has been forwarded to court. The complainant who has been identified […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
No ‘Boita Bandana Utsav’, Mass Bathing On Kartik Purnima This Year

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday imposed restrictions on the ‘Boita Bandana Utsav’ and mass bathing on the day of Kartik Purnima (the fifteenth lunar day of Hindu month Kartik) at river ghats and other water bodies on account of Covid-19 pandemic. An order issued by the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) also stated that Bali […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Night Bus Service Hit In Rourkela As Operators Protest 'Hooliganism Of Owners' Association'

Rourkela: Night bus service from the Steel City to various parts of the State was thrown out of gear due to tension at the new bus stand after members of local private bus owners’ association allegedly thrashed a bus driver over online ticketing issues. As many as 50 buses running from Rourkela to major cities […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Odisha Govt Asks Local Authorities To Ready Dedicated Covid Care Centres

Bhubaneswar: With Corona graph maintaining a steady upswing in Odisha over the past few days, the State government on Wednesday issued a notice asking local authorities to remain in full…

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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Odisha Govt Lists Out Strict Covid Protocols For State-Run Offices

Bhubaneswar: The Government of Odisha on Wednesday issued an advisory for the strict implementation of Covid-19 appropriate protocols in all government offices in the State. According to the advisory, public…

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Pipili Bypoll
CAPF Troops For Pipili Bypoll; BJP Alleges Pumping Of Illegal Money In Constituency

Puri: As many as three companies of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) along with 18 platoons of Odisha Special Armed Police (OSAP) will be deployed during the forthcoming bypoll to…

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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Police-Rebels Exchange Fire In Kandhamal Forest Just Days After Chhattisgarh Naxal Attack

Kandhamal: Close on the heels of the horrific attack by the left-wing extremists which claimed lives of as many as 22 jawans in Chhattisgarh, some Maoists are suspected to have…

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021