Tag: Odisha

One and a half months on, sculptures created for Hockey WC 2023 yet to be installed

The sculptures were made of stone, scrap and other materials and those were meant to showcase the art and culture of Odisha during the Hockey World Cup.

  • Saturday, 11 March 2023
Ganja smuggled inside LPG cylinder
25 kg ganja smuggled inside LPG cylinder seized in Ganjam, 3 arrested

As many as three smugglers have been arrested in this connection. Two bikes have also been seized from the smugglers.

  • Saturday, 11 March 2023
Opposition parties slam ruling BJD
Opposition raps Odisha govt for announcing Rs 500 crore scheme to ‘woo tribal voters’

The scheme has been approved by the State Cabinet and a sum of Rs 120 crore has been earmarked for the scheme for 2023-24 financial year.

  • Saturday, 11 March 2023
Naba Das murder case triggers Twitter war
Naba Das murder case triggers Twitter war between women leaders of BJP and BJD

While BJD MLA Barsha Singh Bariha slammed Opposition BJP for being insensitive towards the bereaved family members of Naba Das, National Vice-President of BJP Yuva Morcha, Arpita Aparajita Badajena alleged ruling-party members’ involvement in a few murder and other cases in the State.

  • Friday, 10 March 2023
Weather Update: IMD Issues Yellow Warning For Thunderstorm In Odisha

The regional centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rain and thunderstorm activities in several parts of Odisha in the next 48 hours. The IMD has also issued a yellow warning for thunderstorm with lightning in 9 districts in the next 24 hours.

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  • Friday, 10 March 2023
Odisha inter-caste marriage scheme
Odisha inter-caste marriage scheme: Know how to avail Rs 2.5 lakh incentive

Apply for the Odisha Inter-Caste Marriage Scheme on sumangal.odisha.gov.in by submitting required documents and meeting eligibility criteria to receive a financial incentive of Rs. 2.5 lakhs.

  • Thursday, 09 March 2023
Athgarh medical
Holi turns violent: Man dead, wife and daughter critical as family attacked over past enmity

The injured were admitted to Athagarh medical in critical condition. They were later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital as their condition deteriorated.

  • Wednesday, 08 March 2023
Holi celebrated across Odisha with enthusiasm and fervor
Odisha soaks in Holi hues with enthusiasm and fervor, know significance of the festival

Odisha is bathing in the colors of spring. People from all areas are celebrating Holi and greeting each other with colors.

  • Wednesday, 08 March 2023
Bandana Mishra
International Women’s Day: Litterateur follows her passion, metamorphoses into successful entrepreneur

Meet Bandana Mishra who has become an inspiration for one and all and especially for women by metamorphosing herself from an ordinary woman of a humble background to a highly successful entrepreneur.

  • Wednesday, 08 March 2023
Police begin probe after Odia migrant labourer dies in Tamil Nadu
Labour agents demand money from 'murdered' Odia migrant worker's kin to send body from TN

According to the family members of the deceased, Sarat had called his relatives a couple of days back and said he was being subjected to torture. 

  • Tuesday, 07 March 2023
Holi 2022
Holi 2023: Is the festival of colours losing its charm?

However, many believe and feel disappointed that the festival is losing its charm due to several reasons including social cohesion, busy work schedule and excessive use of chemical colours.

  • Tuesday, 07 March 2023
I am not Mahatma Gandhi, won’t show my other cheek: BJP leader Jayanarayan Mishra 
'Supari' giver assured killer cop Gopal Das protection from clutches of law: LoP Jayanarayan Mishra 

Leader of Opposition (LoP) and senior BJP leader Jayanarayan Mishra has again trained his guns at the ruling BJD and alleged, “The person who had given 'Supari' to Gopal Das to eliminate the minister had also assured that no action will be taken against him.”

  • Tuesday, 07 March 2023
Chinmayi Priyadarshini Sahoo
VSSUT student death case: Questions raised over investigation proceedings

Chinmayi’s mother Labanga Sahoo has expressed her apprehension over the transparency into the investigation process.

  • Saturday, 04 March 2023
OTV MD Jagi Mangat Panda awarded Utkal Ratna Samman
OTV MD Jagi Mangat Panda awarded Utkal Ratna Samman

However, she joined the programme in virtual mode. Addressing the programme, Panda said, “I am really sad that I could not join the event physically for other prior commitments. I am happy to know that CANVAS has done many things successfully for Rourkela. I am really proud to have been awarded Utkal Ratna Samman.”

  • Saturday, 04 March 2023
Puri Srimandir
Divyang devotees to get darshan of Lord Jagannath in sanctum sanctorum of Puri Srimandir soon

Darshan of Lord Jagannath is still out of bounds for Divyang devotees. They are only allowed to have the darshan of Patitapabaana on wheelchairs.

  • Saturday, 04 March 2023