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Scorching temperature: Bhubaneswar records 32.6 degree Celsius by 8:30 am
Scorching temperature: Bhubaneswar records 32.6 degree Celsius by 8:30 am

Residents are gripped in fear as the day temperature is likely to cross the 40 degree mark today.

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
Odisha's Paralakhemundi scorches as mercury soars to 40.6 degrees 
Odisha's Paralakhemundi scorches as mercury soars to 40.6 degrees 

By 2.30 pm, Bhubaneswar was the hottest city with 39.6 degrees, but mercury shot up to 40.5 degrees in Paralakemundi in the evening. It became the hottest city in Odisha. 

  • Sunday, 14 April 2024
BJD leader allegedly hurled abuses at public in  Rayagada
BJD leader ‘thrashes’ youth, ‘abuses’ public in Odisha’s Rayagada

Youth BJD leader Dhirendra Panigrahi allegedly lost his cool, started muttering abuses at the villagers. He even went to the extent of thrashing a youth. 

  • Sunday, 14 April 2024
Two of a family killed, three others critical in road mishap in Odisha 
Two of a family killed, three others critical in road mishap in Odisha 

The deceased and the injured persons belong to a family. The critically injured were said to be a woman, her mother-in-law and the driver of the car. They were travelling in a car from Goa to Howrah, preliminary reports said.

  • Sunday, 14 April 2024
Bhubaneswar sizzles at 39.6 degrees, becomes hottest city in Odisha 
Bhubaneswar sizzles at 39.6 degrees, becomes hottest city in Odisha 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had earlier predicted the rise of mercury in Odisha. The temperature has started to peak again and by 2:30 pm on Sunday, seven cities including Bhubaneswar recorded temperatures more than 37 degrees.   

  • Sunday, 14 April 2024
Heatwave
Bhubaneswar sizzles at 37.4 degrees before noon; check max temperature in other Odisha districts

Apart from Bhubaneswar, 11 places recorded a maximum temperature above 34 degrees by 11:30 am today.

  • Sunday, 14 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: BJD MLA Raghunandan Das & supporters on tenterhooks
Odisha Elections 2024: BJD MLA Raghunandan Das & supporters on tenterhooks

Supporters of sitting BJD MLA Raghunandan Das who have been waiting for the party’s decision, gathered at the legislator's residence in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. They are said to be sceptical of the candidature of the incumbent MLA.

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
Naba Das murder case
Naba Das murder case: Statement of another eyewitness recorded at Jharsuguda ADJ court

As per the advocate of accused Gopal Das, there have been a lot of differences between both statements of the eyewitness.

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
Lady teacher suspended for taking part in election rally
MCC violation: Lady teacher suspended for taking part in election rally in Odisha

Mallick has been placed under suspension with immediate effect for violating the model code of conduct.

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
Sanitary workers and security personnel of Capital Hospital  stage protests
Sanitary workers, security personnel of Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar stage protests over delay in payment

The sanitary workers and security personnel in the hospital have halted their work since Saturday morning.

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
Odisha to experience heat wave conditions
IMD warns of heat wave conditions across Odisha, issues Yellow Warning for hot and humid weather

As per the prediction by the Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar, the maximum day temperature is expected to rise by 6-8 degrees Celsius across Odisha during the period. 

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
DANDUAS & DANDA JATRA  THE FESTIVAL OF PENANCE
Danda Nacha: The Popular Festival Of Odisha's Ganjam District

Draped in traditional yellow cloths, holding peacock feathers in hands and carrying red/yellow flags, these are Danduas or Bhokatas who are participants of Danda Jatra, one of the most famous traditional festivals of Ganjam district in Odisha.

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  • Friday, 12 April 2024
Puri Srimandir
Pratihari servitors to check entry of non-Hindus into Puri Srimandir

As per the temple administration sources,  as many as two Pratihari servitors each will be initially deployed in front of ‘Singha Dwara’ during ‘Dwara Phita’ rituals in the morning and ‘Sandhya Arati’ rituals during the evening hours starting from Pana Sankranti on April 14.

  • Friday, 12 April 2024
Former Odisha Health Minister Kamala Das passes away
Former Odisha Health Minister Kamala Das passes away, condolences pour in

President Droupadi Murmu, BJP National VP Baijayant Panda and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik among others expressed their deepest condolences over the sad demise of Das.

  • Friday, 12 April 2024
Brace up for hotter days as temperature likely to rise by 6-8 degree Celsius in next 4 days in Odisha
Brace up for hotter days as temperature likely to rise by 6-8 degree Celsius in next 4 days in Odisha

Nor’wester rain provided respite from the continuous heatwave conditions across several districts in the state. The maximum and minimum temperatures dipped marginally in the last couple of days owing to the rain. 

  • Friday, 12 April 2024
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