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Odisha Woman Shines At Mrs India Pageant In Mumbai

Mumbai/Bhubaneswar: A homemaker from Odisha has claimed her dominance in the national level Mrs India Pageant held in Mumbai recently. Navdeep Kaur from Kansbahal in Sundergarh district has proved her mettle in the grand finale of Mrs India competition concluded two days ago in Mumbai. She wore the crown defying many other talents hailing from […]

Pariksha Darpan
Matric Exam 2021: Odisha Govt Releases ‘Pariksha Darpan’, Check Details

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday released the ‘Pariksha Darpan’, a 700-page exam guide to be provided free of cost to students who will appear the upcoming annual high school certification (HSC) examination. While unveiling the guide, School and Mass Education Minister Sameer Ranjan Dash said that government aims to reach every student with the […]

Hairy Boy
Odisha: Villagers Force Couple Perform Last Rites Of Alive Son In Ganjam

Ganjam: In a bizarre incident, a poor couple at Baghua village under Jagannath Prasad block in the district was allegedly forced by fellow villagers to perform the last rites of their minor son though he is alive. The incident is said to have been the outcome of an age-old superstitious belief practiced in the village. […]

Cyber fraudsters
Odisha: Kalahandi Police Arrests 5 Cyber Fraudsters From UP

Bhawanipatna: In a major crackdown on online fraud, the Kalahandi police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested as many as five cyber fraudsters from Uttar Pradesh in connection with the online duping of a senior citizen in Kalahandi. The accused have been identified as Abhilash Singh, Parvez Ahmed, Wahid Khan, Sahrukh Khan and Zuned Ahmed. […]

Amar Patnaik
Odisha Demands Rs 7200 Cr For Railway Projects In State

Bhubaneswar: The Government of Odisha has demanded Rs 7,200 crore from the Centre to expedite the railways projects, both new and old, in the State. Informing the development, BJD MP (Rajya Sabha) Amar Patnaik on Wednesday said that the State has demanded Rs 3500 crore for the pending projects and Rs 3700 crore for the […]

Paddy Procurement Irregularities: Tokens Of 48 Middlemen Cancelled In Odisha's Sundergarh

Sundergarh: Following allegations of irregularities at mandis in Sundergarh, the district administration on Wednesday identified as many as 48 middlemen and cancelled their tokens. The middlemen, whose tokens have been cancelled, cannot sell paddy this season. Besides, those who had helped them in the corruption have been reportedly identified by the concerned administration. Briefing mediapersons, […]

Dense Fog To Grip Odisha For Next 5 Days; SRC Issues Advisory

Bhubaneswar: Several parts of Odisha will experience a dense cover of fog for the next 5 days, predicted India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday. As per the weather bulletin, shallow to moderate fog will occur at some parts of Odisha while dense fog alert has been issued for some districts till February 1, 2021. In […]

894 Missing Kids Rescued In 8 Days: Odisha Police DG Abhay
894 Missing Kids Rescued In 8 Days: Odisha Police DG Abhay

Bhubaneswar: As many as 894 missing children were traced and rescued in Odisha in a span of eight days during a special drive launched by the State police. The Special Drive was carried out from January 18 to January 25. The highest 127 children were rescued from Kendrapara district followed by 111 from Mayurbhanj and […]

Odisha: Tainted IFS Officer Abhay Pathak & Son Granted Bail As Vigilance Fails To Submit Chargesheet
Odisha: Tainted IFS Officer Abhay Pathak & Son Granted Bail As Vigilance Fails To Submit Chargesheet

Bhubaneswar: The Vigilance Court Wednesday granted bail to suspended IFS officer from Odisha Abhay Kant Pathak and his son Akash, post two months of their arrest. The bail has been granted by ‘default’ due to non-submission of the charge-sheet by the Vigilance. Today, the Pathaks were granted ‘default’ bail in the Disproportionate Assets case as […]

Online Fraud: ‘Cyber Criminals Swindle Over Rs 10 Lakh In 3 Days In Odisha’

Bhubaneswar: The cyber criminals are on the prowl in Odisha and have reportedly swindled over Rs 10 lakh in the last three days, informed Bhubaneswar DCP Umashankar Dash on Wednesday. While talking to reporters, the Bhubaneswar DCP informed that the newly set up Cybercrime Helpdesk is getting flooded with calls from people who are reporting […]

Odisha: Road To House 'Blocked', 8 Families Battling Kangaroo Court Diktat In Kendrapara

Kendrapara: “You cannot talk to anyone, neither are the villagers allowed to talk to you. Dare you violate this, remember that a penalty of Rs 151 is hovering over you for every single violation”. As many as eight families of Silapokhari village under Rajnagar block of the district have been at the receiving end for […]

B.Tech Admission Without JEE, OJEE: AICTE's Decision Elicits Mixed Response

Bhubaneswar: The decision of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to allow students who have not appeared for the OJEE or JEE to take B.Tech admission on the basis of entry-level qualification and eligibility criteria prescribed by it has generated mixed response among students. While a section of students believe that the decision will […]

Annual Bird Census In Odisha
Bird Census In Odisha: Count Of Winged Guests Surpasses Previous Year Tally By 4 Lakh!

Bhubaneswar: The observation during the mid-winter census of the avian species across all forest divisions in Odisha is certain to bring smiles on the faces of bird lovers and ornithologists. The survey conducted by wildlife divisions this month revealed the presence of 20.40 lakh birds including the migratory species, surpassing the previous year count of […]

Odisha Has 2 lakh Ghost PDS Beneficiaries, Reveals Govt's Covid Assistance Pkg For Ration Card Holders

Bhubaneswar: As scandalous as it may sound, the State has over two lakh ghost beneficiaries under the Public Distribution System (PDS), according to an RTI query. What’s more shocking is that not a single person has been identified as yet. After the outbreak of the Covid pandemic, CM Naveen Patnaik under the Food Security scheme […]

Odisha: Close Shave For 40 Passengers As Hyva Hits Bhubaneswar-Bound Bus In Boudh
Odisha: Close Shave For 40 Passengers As Hyva Hits Bhubaneswar-Bound Bus In Boudh

Boudh: As many as 40 passengers had a providential escape after a hyva truck hit a bus they were travelling in on National Highway-57 near Chari Chhak under Purunakatak police limits here in the district on Thursday. According to sources, the mishap took place in the wee hours of Thursday when the private bus named-Sairam […]

DPR Of Brownfield Expansion Project Of Nalco's CPP And Smelter At Angul Is Underway: Union Min Joshi

Bhubaneswar: Union Mines Minister Pralhad Joshi has said that preparation of the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the 0.5 Mtpa brownfield expansion project of Nalcos captive power plant (CPP) and smelter at Angul is underway. In a letter to Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Joshi said there is no change in the brownfield […]

  • Tuesday, 06 Apr 2021
  • Angul
Odisha: Lord Jagannath To Don 'Rajarajeswara Besha' In Puri Srimandir Today

Puri: Lord Jagannath and his siblings will be adorned with the spectacular ‘Rajarajeswara Besha’ also known as ‘Suna Besha’ at Srimandir here on the auspicious occasion of ‘Pausha Purnima’ on Thursday. As per the rituals, the holy Trinity will be decked up in golden attire after the ‘Chandana Lagi’ ritual. In the morning, Mangala Alati, […]

Odisha Mulls Preservation Of Migratory Avian Specimens
Odisha Mulls Preservation Of Migratory Avian Specimens

Bhubaneswar: In a piece of good news especially for Twitchers and ornithologists, the Odisha Forest department is mulling to conserve the specimens of the migratory birds at the Regional Museum of Natural History (RMNH) in the capital city here. The RMNH already houses several varieties of skeletons and remains of animals including elephant, dolphin, rhinoceros, […]

Odisha: 8-YO Girl Critical After 2 Miscreants Slit Her Throat In Berhampur

Berhampur: Eight-year-old girl is battling for her life after two miscreants attempted to kill her at Sorala village under Golanthara police limits in Ganjam district on Thursday. As per reports, the girl was rescued lying in a pool of blood inside a closed room. It is alleged that two persons attempted to kill her by […]

After Wife, Pradeep Maharathy's Son Expresses Desire To Contest Pipili Bypolls
After Maharathy's Wife, His Son Rudra Keen To Contest Pipili Bypolls

Bhubaneswar: Days after Pradeep Maharathy’s wife Pratibha Maharathy expressed her willingness to contest Pipili bypolls, son of the seven time MLA, Rudra Maharathy on Thursday hinted at his desire to contest the byelection on a BJD ticket. Speaking to media Rudra said, “My mother or I, whoever gets the ticket, will contest in the election […]

  • Tuesday, 06 Apr 2021
  • BJD