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Odisha-cadre IFS V Karthik accused of sexual harassment at workplace; action recommended 
'No gender sensitivity': Odisha-cadre IFS V Karthik accused of sexual harassment at workplace; action recommended 

Odisha-cadre IFS officer V Karthik faces severe allegations including sending inappropriate messages to female trainees and staff, developing intimate relationships, and causing mental harassment. An Internal Complaints Committee recommends his immediate repatriation and bars future postings in training or female-based organizations.

  • Wednesday, 26 June 2024
Odisha Sarpanch loses post for not knowing Odia
Odisha Sarpanch loses post for not knowing Odia

Kuntala Mallick, a woman elected as Sarpanch in Bayangdihi Panchayat, Odisha, lost her position due to her inability to read or write in Odia. This followed a legal challenge by her rival Bharati Behera.

  • Tuesday, 25 June 2024
Refrain from telecasting confusing news on Subhadra Yojana: Odisha Deputy CM to media 
Refrain from telecasting confusing news on Subhadra Yojana: Odisha Deputy CM to media 

Odisha's Deputy CM Pravati Parida urged media to avoid telecasting confusing news about Subhadra Yojana, a scheme still in the draft stage, promising Rs 50,000 to women within 100 days.

  • Tuesday, 25 June 2024
Red lights may go off traffic posts in Odisha soon
Red lights may go off traffic posts in Odisha soon; govt planning alternative arrangements

Alternative arrangements like overbridges and approach roads will be constructed instead of keeping red lights at the traffic posts. Following this, commuters may not have to wait for hours in the traffic.

  • Tuesday, 25 June 2024
Why Demolition Was Carried Out At Ex-BJD MLA Pranab Prakash Das’ Govt Quarters In Bhubaneswar?
Why Demolition Was Carried Out At Ex-BJD MLA Pranab Prakash Das’ Govt Quarters In Bhubaneswar?

Demolition activities were carried out at former BJD MLA and the party’s organisational secretary Pranab Prakash Das’ government quarters in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday.

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  • Tuesday, 25 June 2024
Mobile blast leaves 2 sisters critically injured in Odisha’s Gajapati
Mobile blast leaves 2 sisters critically injured in Odisha’s Gajapati

Two sisters in Gajapati, Odisha were critically injured due to a mobile phone explosion while watching a video. The incident highlights increasing concerns over the safety of electronic devices.

  • Monday, 24 June 2024
Rungta Mines, Dhenkanal
2 killed, 7 critical in freak mishap at Rungta Mines in Odisha's Dhenkanal

A mechanical structure reportedly fell on the workers at Rungta Mines under Hindol division in Dhenkanal district which led to the death of two.

  • Monday, 24 June 2024
Odisha schools set to resume regular timings from June 24: School and Mass Education Minister
Odisha schools set to resume regular timings from June 24: School and Mass Education Minister

All schools in Odisha will return to their normal schedules starting tomorrow, as announced by Education Minister Nityananda Gond. This change follows improved weather conditions, allowing a shift from the heatwave-induced morning classes. Additionally, the government plans significant educational reforms, particularly in mathematics.

  • Sunday, 23 June 2024
Naveen Patnaik calls for unity amid speculations of disintegration, dissent among party leaders
Crisis in BJD? Naveen Patnaik calls for unity amid speculations of disintegration, dissent among party leaders

Speculations arise about the BJD's future as party leader Naveen Patnaik urges unity and strength amid signs of internal dissent and poor performance in the 2024 elections. The controversy surrounds VK Pandian's continued influence despite his retirement.

  • Sunday, 23 June 2024
Odisha to set up 4 committees for flood management, revival of rivers & other key issues
Odisha to set up 4 committees for flood management, revival of rivers & other key issues

Odisha Chief Minister Mohan Majhi has directed the formation of four technical committees to address flood management, river rejuvenation, and other critical issues. These committees will oversee policy formulation, river bed improvement, and complete their reports within 100 days.

  • Sunday, 23 June 2024
Snana Yatra: Story behind Lord Jagannath’s ‘Hati Besha’
Snana Yatra: Know story behind Lord Jagannath’s ‘Hati Besha’

According to a belief, the deities are dressed as Lord Ganesha to satisfy the followers of the Ganapatya sect.

  • Saturday, 22 June 2024
After ‘Snana Yatra’, this is why deities remain out of bounds for 15 days 
After ‘Snana Yatra’, know why deities remain out of bounds for 15 days 

Like us, Lord Jagannath also brushes teeth, consumes food, retires for the day after dinner, and also suffers from a fever. 

  • Saturday, 22 June 2024
Snana Purnima 2024
Snana Purnima 2024 LIVE Updates From Puri: The Royal Bath of Lord Jagannath & His Siblings

Marking the beginning of the annual Rath Yatra of Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath, and Devi Subhadra, the Snana Purnima rituals started in Puri amidst

  • Saturday, 22 June 2024
Snana Yatra: Holy Trinity’s heavenly ritual performed on earth 
Snana Yatra: Holy Trinity’s heavenly ritual to be performed on earth today

Out of the 12 important festivals observed in Srimandir, Deva Snana Purnima or Snana Yatra is one of them. 

  • Saturday, 22 June 2024
Bhubaneswar Engineering college professor falls to death from institution building, family alleges m
Lady technical asst at engineering college in Bhubaneswar falls from institution building, dies; family alleges murder

Barsha Mishra, a technical assistant at an engineering college in Bhubaneswar, died after allegedly falling from the building of the educational institution. Her family accuses the college authorities and her department head of murder, claiming negligence and lack of communication.

  • Friday, 21 June 2024
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