Tag: Odisha

Puri: Lord Jagannath, Siblings Likely To Don Nagarjuna Besha In 2021 Again
Lord Jagannath Likely To Don Nagarjuna Besha In 2021 Again

Puri: Covid shadow might have snatched the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for devotees to witness the rare Nagarjuna Besha of the Lord Jagannath scheduled to be held later this month in Puri, but in a good news for the followers of the Mahaprabhu across the world, the Holy Trinity is likely to don the special avatar once […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Youth Nabbed While Stealing Transformer In Cuttack Village
Youth Nabbed While Stealing Transformer In Cuttack Village

Cuttack: A group of locals of Parsuram village under Mahanga police limits in Cuttack district managed to nab a youth while he was attempting to steal a transformer from the village late last night. According to sources, two persons allegedly members of a transformer theft gang had come to steal a transformer in Salepur area […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Odisha: Police Detain Two ‘Treasure Hunters’, Seven More At Large

Dharmagarh: The police have detained two persons who were allegedly involved in some black magic rituals, ostensibly meant to find hidden treasure, at Rankabahal Village in Kalahandi district on Monday. Chandra Sekhar Sabar, Inspector-in-charge at the Dharmagarh Police Station told OTV that following the receipt of information from villagers, the police had visited the spot […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Complaint Lodged Over Breach of Tradition in Srimandir Mahaprasad Distribution
Complaint Lodged Over Breach Of Tradition In Srimandir Mahaprasad Distribution

Puri: A day after allegations of mismanagement in maintaining the tradition during Mahaprasad distribution surfaced, a complaint in this regard was lodged at Singhadwara police station here. According to sources, members of Sri Jagannath Bhakta Parishad have lodged a police complaint alleging breach of age-old tradition in distributing the Mahaprasad. Though two special counters have […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Woman Forest Guard Trapped While Accepting Rs 36,000 Bribe

Sambalpur: A Woman forest guard posted at the Sambalpur Sadar forest range was trapped by Vigilance department officials while accepting a bribe of Rs 36,000, on Tuesday. As per reports, the woman forest guard, identified as Madhusmita Mohapatra was allegedly caught red handed while accepting the bribe money from the complainant Parsuram Mirdha, Treasurer of […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Odisha Bans Sale & Bursting Firecrackers Till November 30

Bhubaneswar: Considering the potentially harmful effects of the fumes emanating from firecrackers on people with respiratory problems and co-morbidities– especially during the COVID-19 pandemic situation and the onset of winter– the Odisha Government on Tuesday prohibited the sale and bursting of firecrackers between November 10 and 30. A notification to this effect was issued by […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Woman Killed, 4 Injured As Car Collides With Auto-Rickshaw In Koraput

Koraput: A woman was killed while four others were injured in a head-on collision between a car and an auto-rickshaw in Padua police limits of Koraput district on Tuesday. According to sources, both the vehicles fell into Patali River following the collision that occurred in the evening. Later, the body of the woman was retrieved […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Bus Fares Hiked Across All Categories In Odisha: Check Details
Odisha Transport Dept Asks Bus Operators Not To Charge Excess Fares

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Transport Authority (STA) on Tuesday asked the bus operators in the State not to collect exorbitant fares from passengers. The STA clarified that no changes have been in the existing bus fares and said collection of excess fares violates the permit conditions. It said the last changes in fares were made […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Odisha Reconstitutes Wildlife Board With CM Naveen As Chairman

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday reconstituted the State Wildlife Board with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at its helm and Forest & Environment Minister, Bikram Keshari Arukh as his deputy. The board was reconstituted under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 section-7 and wildlife protection (Amendment) Act, 2002 section-6. As per reports, the board will function […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Odisha To Scale Up International Visibility Of State's Tie And Dye Varieties

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to mobilise private investment in the handloom sector in order to create a global brand of the traditional tie and dye varieties, an official said. The issue was discussed at a high-level meeting chaired by chief secretary A K Tripathy here on Monday. He asked the department of Textile, […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Death Of Minor Girl In Mayurbhanj: 4 Arrested Over Assault On Medical Superintendent

Mayurbhanj: Amidst outrage after the assault on the superintendent of Baripada PRM Medical College & Hospital over alleged medical negligence, the police swung into action and arrested four persons in this connection. A minor girl from Syamakhunta block in Mayurbhanj was admitted to the hospital on October 30 reportedly for treatment of sickle cell anemia. […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Ganja Worth Rs 80 Lakh Seized In Koraput

Koraput: A joint team of BSF and Machkund Police on Wednesday intercepted a pick-up van near Hanumal village in the district and seized over 800 kg ganja worth Rs 80 lakh from the vehicle. The BSF and t0he police were patrolling at a MVCP (mobile vehicle check post) near Hanumal village today when the officials […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Eco Retreat
Puri: Second Eco Retreat Festival At Ramachandi From December 1

Puri: In a bid to revive the tourism sector amid the Covid-19 shadow, the State Tourism Department has decided to organise the second ‘Eco Retreat Festival’ near Kushabhadra Mouth at Ramachandi beach here in the district, starting from December 1. According to sources, the State Tourism Department Director Sachin Ramachandra Jadhav and Puri Collector Balwant […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Angul: Vigilance Raids RD Dept Junior Engineer's Houses On DA Charges

Angul: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday conducted simultaneous raids at four places associated with Basant Kumar Bastia, junior engineer in Boinda Rural Development department, on charges of amassing properties disproportionate to his know sources of income. According to sources, several teams of the anti-corruption agency raided Bastia’s double storied and four storied buildings, his relative’s house […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
road accident
2 Killed, 2 Injured In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Sonepur/Angul: Two persons were killed while two others reportedly sustained critical injuries in separate road mishaps in Odisha on Wednesday morning. As per reports, a youth died while his driver was critically injured after the car they were travelling in hit a cable laying machine, parked on the roadside on NH-57 near Arjunpur forest in […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021