Tag: Odisha

Forest fires comparatively less than last year: Odisha PCCF
Forest fires comparatively less than last year: Odisha PCCF

It has been seen that people are setting fires to forests to collect mahua flowers, kendu leaves and for shifting cultivation, the forest official said, adding that immediate action is being taken, and about 100 cases are registered against culprits every year.   

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
Villagers in Gajapati threaten poll boycott sans basic amenities
Deprived of basic amenities, villagers in Gajapati threaten poll boycott

According to the villagers, leaders of many political parties used to approach them for votes during the time of the election by giving them so many assurances. However, they vanish from the scene as soon as the election is finished. 

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
AIIMS Bhubaneswar doctors who carried out urinary sphincter transplantation
AIIMS Bhubaneswar transplants urinary sphincter in first of its kind implantation in Odisha

The trusted tertiary care national health institution has recently implanted Artificial Urinary Sphincters (AUS) in a person’s body successfully. The cutting-edge service is considered as a significant advancement in urological care. 

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
Odisha schools shut for 3 days amid severe heatwave conditions
Odisha schools shut for 3 days amid severe heatwave conditions

Due to severe heatwave conditions, the Odisha government has declared a three-day closure of all schools till April 20, 2024. This measure follows demands from guardians concerned about the safety of children commuting in the extreme heat.

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
Heatwave
Odisha continues to sizzle under severe heatwave conditions, mercury to rise further

As per the prediction by the Meteorological Centre Bhubaneswar, the heatwave conditions may further intensify across the State with mercury reaching 45 degrees Celsius in some areas between April 18 and 20.

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
Sri Ram temple in Bhubaneswar witnessed a huge rush of devotees
Ram Navami celebrated with religious fervour, special rituals at Puri Srimandir

Special rituals will be performed at Srimandir in Puri on the occasion of holy Ram Navami.

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
Israel-Palestine war pushes gold prices up
Gold price soars to all time high, crosses Rs 74,000 in Odisha amid Iran-Israel war

The exact price per 10 grams for 24 Carat gold has increased by Rs 980 per gram and reached Rs 74,130 per 10 grams for 24 Carat.

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
Bhadrak decked up for Ram Navami celebrations 
Bhadrak decked up for Ram Navami celebrations 

Bhadrak town is now festooned with saffron flags while the air of festivity is sweeping the town and nearby villages. Various rituals, Yajna and recital of Hanuman Chalisa have started at the historic Gandhi Ground as a prelude to the celebration.  

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Odisha BBM student arrested on charges of duping investors 
Odisha BBM student arrested on charges of duping investors 

The accused has been identified as Atmajyoti Nayak, a BBM student from the Airfield Police Station area. He was arrested by the special crime unit of the Commissionerate Police. 

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
UPSC 2nd rank in first attempt despite losing mother: Odisha's Animesh Pradhan says, 'You Can'
UPSC 2nd rank in first attempt despite losing mother: Odisha's Animesh Pradhan says, 'You Can'

In a message to aspirants, Animesh asserted that there is no substitute for hard work, though luck is said to be a factor to some extent. 

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
UPSC Civil Services 2023 Results: No need to move to Delhi to crack UPSC, says rank holder from Odis
UPSC Civil Services 2023 Results: No need to move to Delhi to crack UPSC, says rank holder from Odisha Rashmi Pradhan 

Rashmi said that those aspiring for the civil services need some guidance. She suggested, “Nowadays, we have enough resources like online coaching, guidance and mock tests. They should take online guidance while preparing for the civil services.”

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
UPSC Civil Services 2023 Results: From AIR 231 to AIR 36, Odisha’s Ayushi Pradhan comes out with fly
UPSC Civil Services 2023 Results: From AIR 231 to AIR 36, Odisha’s Ayushi Pradhan comes out with flying colours

Pradhan was ranked 231 in the 2022 UPSC exams. The 2023 exam was her third attempt which catapulted her to 36th rank. As per preliminary reports, as many as 26 candidates from Odisha have cracked the Civil Services Examinations this time.

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Heatwave conditions in Odisha
Odisha boils again as heatwave returns; Balasore, Bhubaneswar hottest

People of the State are currently suffering a lot due to the sizzling heatwave condition with Balasore recording the highest temperature of 34.4 degree Celsius till 8.30 am on Tuesday.

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Ravenshaw University students stage protest
Ravenshaw University students stage protest demanding postponement of examinations

As per the protesting students, the semester examination should have been conducted after 90 days of the course. They expressed their resentment as the dates of the examination have been announced after 55 days only.

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Rukuna Rath Yatra of Lord Lingaraj
Rukuna Rath Yatra of Lord Lingaraj today; know schedule and significance

As per the popular Hindu belief, by having the darshan of chariot-ridden image of Lord Lingaraj, a devotee gets rid of all the sins.

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
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