Tag: Odisha

BVP stages protest
Restore Train Services From Berhampur To Bhubaneswar: BVP Stages Protest Outside Railway Station

Berhampur: Demanding restoration of regular train services from Berhampur to capital city Bhubaneswar, members of the Bharat Vikas Parishad (BVP), a socio-cultural voluntary organisation, staged a protest in front of the railway station here on Monday. They even tried to block the trains, but their attempt was foiled by the Government Railway Police (GRP) and […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Demand To Reopen Temples Intensify: Odisha Priests To Beat Gongs Everyday Now

Baripada: Intensifying its agitation against the decision of State government to keep temples closed due to fear of Covid-19 infection, the Odisha Mandira Sevayat Sangha- an association of temple priests has now decided to beat gongs and ring bells in front of temples everyday from November 11. They want the government to take immediate steps […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Birds Get Artificial Nests To Live In This Odisha Village
Birds Get Artificial Nests To Live In This Odisha Village

Keonjhar: With rapid urbanization, large scale deforestation and high level of pollution, birds are losing habitat resulting in the decline of the avian species across the globe. At this crucial juncture, a group of nature lovers of a village in Odisha has taken up unique initiative that proves birds and humans can co-exist in complete […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Bhubaneswar Gang Rape Case: Orissa HC Summons DGP, Seeks Status Report on Investigation

Bhubaneswar: Expressing its displeasure over the progress made in the investigation into the Bhubaneswar minor girl gang rape case, the Orissa High Court on Monday directed Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay to appear personally during the next hearing of the case. Informing the development, Gopal Prasad Jena, advocate of the Bharatiya Bikash Parishad, one […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Rape Survivor Pregnancy Termination
Orissa HC Asks SCB To Form Expert Team To Decide Minor Rape Survivor’s Pregnancy Termination

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Friday directed the SCB Medical College and Hospital to examine whether medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) can be carried out on a minor rape…

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Odisha CM Launches App For Redressal Of Irrigation Related Problems

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched a mobile app through which farmers will be able to draw the attention of the Water Resources Department to problems related to irrigation. The ‘Secha Samadhan’ app will help resolve the issues of farmers immediately and provide services in a transparent manner, Patnaik said after launching […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Iron Ore Loaded Goods Train Derails In Koraput

Jeypore: A goods train carrying iron ore derailed near Manbar station between Koraput and Jeypore stations late on Monday night. No injuries or casualties have been reported so far, sources said. The train was on its way to Visakhapatanam from Kirandul of Chhattisgarh while 12 wagons got derailed at around 12 mid-night. Rail communication has […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Mercury Continues To Dip In Odisha, Sonepur Coldest At 9.2 Degrees

Bhubaneswar: Several parts of Odisha saw a dip in mercury with at least five places in the state recording below 11 degrees Celsius. Sonepur was the coldest in the State recording its lowest night temperature of 9.2 degree Celsius, the regional centre of the India Meteorological Department informed Tuesday. As per the weather department, the […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Odisha's Daily Covid Cases Drop Below 1000 After Months, 13 New Fatalities Recorded

Bhubaneswar: Nothing but safety is the best way to prevent Covid infection. In a major declining trend, Odisha’s Covid graph dipped dramatically as it has witnessed daily cases below 1000 for the first time after over three months. Health department informed that the State saw 987 fresh cases in the last 24 hours of which […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Odisha Covid-19 Update
Odisha May Become Covid-Free By February 2021: Experts

Bhubaneswar:  At a time when the daily cases of coronavirus are declining significantly in Odisha, the 90 per cent effectiveness of Pfizer’s vaccine has brought hopes that the global health crisis may end soon. US drug-maker Pfizer has released preliminary data from late-stage human trials of the Covid-19 vaccine it developed with German biotech firm […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Minor Electrocuted To Death By Live Wire Laid To Hunt Wild Boars, Locals Blame Forest Division

Sonepur: A minor boy died while his uncle suffered critical injuries after being electrocuted by a live wire laid on the roadside to hunt wild boars near Silati village under Binika Police limits in Sonepur district. The deceased Trilochan Sathua is a 17-year-old from Salepali village under Bheden block in Bargarh district. His uncle, Manoj […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Odisha Becomes Power Surplus State: Officials

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has become a power surplus state as it has been making significant strides towards green energy generation, officials said on Tuesday. The average annual power demand of the state comes around 3,200 MW, while GRIDCO is all set to generate around 4,300 MW of electricity during 2020-21 fiscal, its managing director Trilochan Panda […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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2 of Family Killed, 2 Others Critical In Attack By Miscreants In Sambalpur

Burla: Two brothers were killed and two of their family members were critically injured after some miscreants attacked them late on Tuesday night at Central Line area here in Sambalpur district. Though the exact reason behind the clash has not yet been ascertained, previous enmity is suspected to be the cause of the attack. “ […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Bank staff robbed of
Bank Staff Robbed Of Rs 35 Lakh In Sambalpur

Sambalpur: A group of unidentified miscreants allegedly looted over Rs 35 lakh at gun point from two employees of Union Bank, Laimura branch at Pipalkhunti under Kuchinda police limits. According to sources, the incident took place near Pipalkhunti on Tuesday when six persons intercepted the vehicle in which the bank staff were returning to the […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Atmanirbhar Bharat: This Engineering Grad From Nabrangpur Shows Way

Nabarangpur: At a time when jobs are becoming few and far away, accentuated by the long pandemic situation, Subhankar Sahu from Tentulikhunti village under Jharigumma block in the district has shown the way for self-reliance and entrepreneurship for many. Inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for Atmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India), this mechanical engineering graduate […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021