Tag: Odisha

Youth Set On Fire By Relatives In Odisha's Angul
Bolangir: Man Sets Minor Daughter On Fire, Girl Rescued By Neighbours  

Bolangir: A minor girl was admitted to the Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital (BBMCH) in Bolangir with critical burn injuries on Monday morning. The uncle of the girl alleged that her father has set her on fire by pouring kerosene. She was rescued by her neighbours from her house at around 3 AM and […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Odisha: Sonepur Shivers At 11.2 Degrees; Mercury Plummets Across The State

Bhubaneswar: Mercury dropped to 11.2 degrees Celsius at Sonepur on Sunday night as cold wave conditions returned to the Stare after a brief gap. As a result, normal life across the State was partially affected in the past 24 hours. Eight places in the State recorded minimum temperature (night temperature) below 15 degree Celsius on […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Fire breaks out
Odisha: Fire Breaks Out At Paediatric Ward Of Hospital In Bargarh, No Injury Reported

Bargarh: Property worth lakhs were gutted in a major fire that broke out in the paediatric ward of the Bargarh District Headquarters Hospital here late on Sunday night. Fortunately, no casualty or injury was reported in the mishap as the ward was closed and no patients were inside. Medicines and furniture worth lakhs of rupees […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Odisha Reports 668 New Covid-19 Cases, 17 Death In 24 Hours
Odisha Reports 668 New Covid-19 Cases, 17 Deaths In 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar: With a single-day spike of 668 cases and 17 fatalities, the Covid-19 tally in Odisha rose to 314629 while the death toll surged to 1657 on Monday. Of the fresh cases, 385 are reported from quarantine centres, while 283 are related to local contact cases. Nuapada district recorded the highest 68 cases followed by […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
PPE ‘Scam’: IAS officer Hemant Sharma, MD OSMCL Appear Before Odisha Lokayukta

Bhubaneswar: Two senior IAS officers – Industries Secretary Hemant Sharma and Managing Director of the Odisha State Medical Corporation Limited Yamini Sarangi – appeared before the Lokayukta for hearing in connection with the alleged corruption in the purchase of PPE kits and masks by the Odisha government, on Monday. Meanwhile, the Lokayukta expressed its displeasure […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Roadside accident
Odisha: 2 Children Killed, 4 Critical As Pick-up Van Rams Into House

Umerkote: Two children were killed while four others critically injured after a pick-up van loaded with onion and groceries rammed into a roadside house at Jharabahal village under Chandahandi Block in Nabarangpur district on Monday morning. The critically include a child who has sustained serious injuries in the accident. As per sources, the pickup van […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Odisha Assembly Winter Session Adjourned Sine Die A Month Before Schedule
Odisha Assembly Pays Homage To First Lady Sushila Devi

Bhubaneswar: The proceedings of the ongoing winter session were adjourned till 3 PM today after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik moved condolence motion in the Odisha Assembly in honour of Sushila Devi, Governor Ganeshi Lal’s wife, who passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital here Sunday night. As a mark of respect to the […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Orissa High Court Orders FIRs Against 3 Officials Of Mahila PS
Odisha School Fee Matter: How Much Fees Can Be Waived, HC asks Govt

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Monday sought clarifications from the State government over the issue of waiver of fees in schools in view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation. While hearing a petition, the Court asked the Odisha government to clarify on how much the fees of students in schools can be waived in the […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
BJP National President JP Nadda
BJP National President JP Nadda To Visit Odisha On Three-Day Tour Of The State

Bhubaneswar: BJP national president JP Nadda is likely to visit Odisha during December this year or January, 2021 as part of his 120-day nationwide tour to strengthen the party’s organisational machinery with an eye on the 2024 Lok Sabha polls. State BJP General Secretary, Prithviraj Harichandan informed that Nadda will be in the State for […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Fake Gutkha Factory Busted In Cuttack, Pan Masala Worth Lakhs Of Rupees Seized

Cuttack: After crackdown on multiple adulterated spices processing units, the Commissionerate Police on Monday busted a duplicate gutkha (tobacco) manufacturing unit operating in a clandestine manner at the Jagatpur Industrial Estate in Cuttack. Receiving a tip-off, a team of the police raided the illegal factory and seized fake tobacco products worth lakhs of rupees. Several […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Cyclone Alert For Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Coasts; Odisha To Witness Heavy Rainfall

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday issued cyclone warning for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts. As per the latest bulletin, the Depression over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal moved nearly north-westwards in past six hours and lay centred at about 600 km south-southeast of Puducherry and 630 km south-southeast of Chennai. […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Farmers in Odisha Received Over Rs 60,000 Cr Central Aid In 6 Years: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that the Centre has extended a total of Rs 60,836.97 crore assistance to farmers in Odisha in the last six years under several agricultural schemes. These assistance, made through direct cash benefit, remunerative pricing, crop insurance et al are part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative for […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
'Stringent' Odisha ESMA Amendment Bill Passed, 1 Year Jail Term For Instigating Protests

Bhubaneswar: In a legislation re-designed to prevent and curb the ‘illegal’ strikes across the State, the State Legislative Assembly on Monday passed the Odisha Essential Services (Maintenance) Act Amendment Bill, 2020, amidst strong disapproval by the legislators of the Opposition parties. As per reports, any person found instigating and funding illegal strikes henceforth will be […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Sacked Aahar Centre Workers In Ganjam District Demand Re-Engagement

Berhampur: The workers of Aahar centres in Ganjam district disengaged from their services have staged a sit-in at the office of the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) protesting the alleged autocratic decision of the government in times of a pandemic. Braving the cold weather conditions, several men and women workers who were sacked from their jobs […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Open heart surgery
Cuttack: Leakage In Oxygen Pipe Halts Open Heart Surgery At SCB

Cuttack: Open heart surgery at the Cardiothoracic ward of the SCB Medical College and Hospital here was grinded to a halt following a leakage in the Oxygen pipe on Tuesday. According to medical sources, the surgery has been stopped at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Oeration theatre (OT) following the malfunction in the oxygen […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021