Tag: Odisha

Kumar Purnima
Kumar Purnima Observed Amid Covid-19 Curbs In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odia girls and unmarried women across the State are observing the rituals associated with the auspicious Kumar Purnima or Sharad Purnima today. However, the present pandemic situation has restricted the festivities to the confines of households this year. Unlike every year, young women have skipped social gatherings for performing the rituals of Kumar Purnima […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Low Pressure Forms Over Bay Of Bengal; Rain & Thunderstorm Alert For Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Several parts of Odisha will experience light rainfall and thunderstorm in the next four to five days, the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar informed on Saturday. As per the latest IMD bulletin, a low pressure area has formed over East-central Bay of Bengal off the Myanmar coast under the influence of […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
1,911 COVID-19 Patients Recover In Last 24 Hours In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s COVID-19 recovery graph continued to move upwards steadily with 1,911 more patients getting cured of Coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours. With this, the cumulative COVID-19 recoveries in the state reached 2,75,749 on Friday. As per the information provided by the Health and Family Welfare Department, Khordha district reported the maximum 245 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Odisha e-Assembly
Green Governance: Odisha To Have E-Assembly After Winter Session!

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly is soon going to be a full-fledged e-Assembly on the lines of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab Assembly where everything regarding the House will be made available to the public in digital mode. Speaking to OTV about the up-gradation of Odisha Vidhansabha into e-Vidhansabha, Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro said that the Assembly will […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Youth ‘Thrashed’ By Cops For Refusing To Pay Rs 100 Fine In Bhubaneswar!

Bhubaneswar: Once again the working of police personnel has come under scanner after a youth was allegedly assaulted by cops for not paying Rs 100 fine for illegal parking near new airport road in the State capital city. As per reports, the youth, identified as Ananta Behera, was sitting on the road after parking his […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Strange Action By Police! Victims Held, Accused Go Scotfree In Sarua Attack Case

Bhubaneswar: In yet another instance of alleged targeted harassment, the Baghamari police today arrested an engineer and a supervisor working at the campus of Odisha Television Ltd Studio in Sarua here, who approached the police with a complaint after being attacked by a group of contract workers without provocation. As per reports, an argument ensued […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Odisha: IPL Betting Dens Busted In Sambalpur, 5 Arrested
Odisha: IPL Betting Dens Busted In Sambalpur, 5 Arrested

Sambalpur: In a major crackdown, police busted IPL betting dens and arrested as many as five persons during series of raids at various places in Sambalpur on Saturday. As per sources, cops seized Rs 15, 000 cash, five mobiles from the 5 persons arrested for betting. Police crackdown on IPL betting dens at various places […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Odisha: CB Claims Record Brown Sugar Seizure In 2020 Amid Questions Over Low Conviction Rate

Bhubaneswar: Tightening the noose around the drug peddlers, the Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch, Odisha claims to have marked a significant achievement in the seizure of contrabands in a single year. Former officials have however raised concerns over CB not reaching the endpoint of the investigations. So far in 2020, the STF has […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Koraput Police Seize Ganja Worth More Than Rs 1.5 Crore
Huge Haul Of Ganja Worth Over Rs 1.5 Crore Seized In Koraput  

Lamtaput: Intensifying crackdown on ganja smuggling, Koraput police on Saturday seized more than 13 quintals of the contraband during raids at two places in the district. According to sources, the market value of the seized Ganja is around Rs 1.5 crore. The Machakunda police seized more than eight quintals of Ganja inside a closed house […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Elephant Rescued
Odisha: Baby Elephant Rescued From Well In Rairakhol

Sambalpur: An elephant calf was rescued in a joint operation by the forest and the fire department after it reportedly fell into a dilapidated well at Badakasibahal in Badabahal forest range in Sambalpur district on Saturday. The baby elephant was part of a herd that strayed into the locality last night. While moving towards a […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Kendrapara: Miscreants Set 3 Bikes On Fire, Reason Unknown
Kendrapara: 3 Motorcycles Set Ablaze By Miscreants, Past Enmity Suspected

Kendrapara: Unidentified miscreants set three motorcycles on fire parked outside a house at Ranapur village under Town police limits late on Saturday night. According to sources, the miscreants torched the vehicles using petrol. Though the exact reason behind the act is unknown, past enmity is believed to be the fallout of the incident. “We heard […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Similipal National Park Re-Opens After Covid-19 Break, Over 200 Tourists Visit On First Day

Mayurbhanj: Over 200 tourists from West Bengal, Jharkhand and different parts of Odisha visited Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district which was thrown open to public from today. The park was closed for visitors since March following the outbreak of Covid-19. Visitors were seen making long queues both at Pithabata (Baripada) and Kaliani (Jashipur) gates […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Covid-19 cases in Odisha
Covid-19 Odisha Update: 11 More Die, 1709 New Cases In Last 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar: With a single-day spike of 1709 Covid-19 cases, the virus tally in Odisha went up to 291825 on Sunday. The death of 11 patients undergoing treatment for coronavirus at various hospital pushed the toll to 1331. Of the fresh cases, 985 were detected from quarantine, while 724 were local contact cases. Three districts of […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Olive Ridley
Odisha Govt Imposes 7-Month Fishing Ban To Save Olive Ridley

Puri: In view of the breeding season of Olive Ridley sea turtles, the Odisha Government on Sunday imposed a seven-month ban on fishing within five kilometres in the sea from Baliharchandi Arhud to Devinasi of Astaranga beach to protect the nests of the endangered species. Use of motor boats, trawlers and mechanised fishing boats has […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Odisha Cop Injured In Attack By Villagers After Raid On Gambling Den

Phulbani: Ranjit Kumar Muni, the inspector-in-charge of Bramhanigaon Police station in Kandhamal district on Sunday sustained multiple injuries after he was attacked by a group of villagers near Meramaha chhak in Baliguda. As per preliminary reports, the incident occurred when Ranjit along with a police team was returning after conducting a raid on a gambling […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021