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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
Bus accident in Angul
Driver killed, over 20 passengers injured as bus en-route Puri from Chhattisgarh met with accident in Angul

Over 20 passengers of a bus sustained injuries after the bus they were travelling in met with an accident on NH-55 near Jarapada chhak in Odisha's Angul district on Tuesday.

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Bus falls off flyover in Odisha, 5 dead & several injured
Bus falls off flyover in Odisha, 5 dead & several injured

The bus was carrying nearly 50 passengers and was on its way from Puri to Haldia. Following the mishap, Fire Services personnel and locals rescued the injured. The injured were shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
Rs 15-crore cryptocurrency fraud: Odisha EOW arrests kingpins
Rs 15-crore cryptocurrency fraud: Odisha EOW arrests kingpins

EOW SP, Dillip Tripathy said, “Fraudsters like Ved Praksh have been tricking people into investing in cryptocurrency. They called people to meetings at hotels and swindled crores of rupees from them in Puri, Bhubaneswar, Bargarh, Sambalpur and Jharsuguda.”

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
Restriction on working hours of labourers during summer; Odisha govt warns action against violators 
Restriction on working hours of labourers during summer; Odisha govt warns action against violators 

This instruction of the government has come after the IMD, Bhubaneswar, forecast that hot and humid weather conditions and heat wave are likely to continue in many districts during the next five days

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
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