Tag: Odisha News

Red warning for heatwave issued for Odisha
Red warning for severe heat wave till April 30 in Odisha: IMD

Jharsuguda recorded the highest maximum temperature of 43.5 degrees by 2:30 pm today. Hirakud and Sambalpur recorded a maximum temperature of 43 degrees while mercury slipped to 40.5 degrees in Bhubaneswar.

  • Friday, 26 April 2024
Heatwave to continue in Odisha
Heatwave to sweep Odisha till May second week: IMD

Odisha is facing severe heatwave conditions with no immediate relief expected as the IMD predicts continued high temperatures ranging from 42 to 44 degrees C until mid-May 2024. Umashankar Dash of the IMD highlights an ongoing intense heat spell affecting eastern India, notably Odisha and West Bengal.

  • Friday, 26 April 2024
RD University Students Demand Postponement Of Exam
'Heat is intolerable, postpone semester exam': RD Women’s University students stage dharna in Bhubaneswar

Students at Rama Devi Women's University in Bhubaneswar protested to postpone their semester exams, citing severe heatwave conditions in Odisha. They argue that the hostile weather impedes their ability to perform academically, noting that other universities have already delayed exams.

  • Friday, 26 April 2024
Drone crashes on residential premises of Odisha MP 
Drone crashes on residential premises of Odisha MP 

Amid the ongoing campaigning for the 2024 elections, MP Suresh Pujari expressed apprehensions about the drone and the purpose of its use in the area. Pujari is currently contesting elections from the Brajrajnagar Assembly seat.

  • Thursday, 25 April 2024
Forest Fire In Similipal
Similipal forest fire: 'Tigers safe as core area protected'; AI used for prompt action

Despite intense forest fires in Similipal, the core and buffer areas remain unscathed, safeguarding the tigers. PCCF Sushant Nanda credits advanced AI technology and coordinated efforts by ODRAF and local squads for the effective management of fire incidents.

  • Thursday, 25 April 2024
IMD issues red warning for severe heatwave in Odisha
IMD issues red alert for severe heat wave conditions on April 26 and 27; check latest updates

The IMD has predicted that the maximum temperature (Day Temperature) is likely to rise by 2-4°C during the next 3 to 4 days at many places over the district of Odisha.

  • Thursday, 25 April 2024
Elections 2024: Amit Shah to hit campaign trail in Odisha tomorrow 
Elections 2024: Amit Shah to hit campaign trail in Odisha tomorrow 

BJP president of Sonepur district, Parmod Mohapatra said, "Thousands of party workers from Sonepur, Boudh and Bolangir will come to the public meeting.”

  • Wednesday, 24 April 2024
'Dhoti is our swabhiman not lungi:' BJP, BJD face off in Odisha 
'Dhoti is our swabhiman not lungi:' BJP, BJD face off in Odisha 

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's sudden sartorial leaning towards the lungi, that too before the elections, triggered reactions from BJP leaders on social media, who questioned the motive citing Odia culture, pride and tradition. 

  • Wednesday, 24 April 2024
Odisha's Animesh Pradhan who secured AIR-2 in UPSC CSE
UPSC second topper Animesh Pradhan visits OTV newsroom; shares his toughest interview question

Animesh Pradhan, the second topper of the 2023 UPSC exam, visited OTV newsroom, sharing insights on his preparation strategies and future aspirations. Animesh emphasized governance for tribal empowerment in Odisha and discussed the challenges faced during his UPSC journey.

  • Tuesday, 23 April 2024
Simarani Nayak
‘I don’t have money to buy ticket’, says Hindol MLA Simarani Nayak after quitting BJD

Nayak expressed her dissatisfaction with the development. She alleged that a few individuals are responsible because of whom she was denied ticket.

  • Tuesday, 23 April 2024
Odisha Tops Retail Inflation Rate In Country; Here’s What Experts Said
Odisha Tops Retail Inflation Rate In Country; Here’s What Experts Said

A recent data revealed that INFLATION RATE IN ODISHA WAS HIGHEST IN MARCH 2024 as compared to other states and union territories in the country.

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  • Tuesday, 23 April 2024
 The Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissionerate Police has formed a Highly Efficient Response (or HER) team
Team ‘HER’ For Road Romeos! Will Commissionerate Police’s Team ‘HER’ Ensure Safety Of Women In City?

The Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissionerate Police has formed a Highly Efficient Response (or HER) team to take stringent action against road romeos who cause trouble for women and girls in the Twin city.

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  • Monday, 22 April 2024
Bhubaneswar girl wins prestigious fellowship of Royal Society of the Arts (RSA), London
Bhubaneswar girl wins prestigious fellowship of Royal Society of the Arts (RSA), London

Svetlana Mahapatra from Bhubaneswar has been awarded a fellowship by the Royal Society of the Arts, London. She excels as a researcher, model, and influencer, with notable achievements including being named a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum.

  • Monday, 22 April 2024
Odisha Govt Announces Early Summer Vacation In Schools From April 25 In View Of Scorching Heat
Odisha Govt Announces Early Summer Vacation In Schools From April 25 In View Of Scorching Heat

In view of scorching heat conditions in Odisha, the govt on Sunday announced early summer vacation for schools.

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  • Sunday, 21 April 2024
The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has dropped five senior leaders and sitting legislators out of the nine As
BJD Playing Women Card To Woo Voters! Sitting MLAs Dropped As 4 Women Get Ticket In Sixth List

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has dropped five senior leaders and sitting legislators out of the nine Assembly seats for which the party announced candidates on Saturday.

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  • Sunday, 21 April 2024
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