Tag: Odisha

Amid soaring mercury, Odisha villagers grapple with acute drinking water shortage
Amid soaring mercury, Odisha villagers grapple with acute drinking water shortage

Upset over the drinking water crisis, women of Jatagaon in Oria panchayat under Telkoi block trooped straight to the block office carrying pots and buckets to lodge their protest.

  • Monday, 22 April 2024
89 sunstroke-related illness cases in Odisha: Public Health Director
89 sunstroke-related illness cases in Odisha: Public Health Director

The health director said, "We have reports of about 89 cases from 16 districts pertaining to sunstroke and heat-related illness. The patients are being treated at different hospitals. Sundargarh has so far reported the highest number of cases at 41."

  • Monday, 22 April 2024
ODRAF teams engaged to douse forest fires in Odisha: PCCF
ODRAF teams engaged to douse forest fires in Odisha: PCCF

The ODRAF teams were pressed into service in forest divisions such as Baliguda and Phulbani in Kandhamal, Bonai in Sundargarh, Paralakhemundi in Gajapati, north and south divisions in Kalahandi and Similipal. 

  • Monday, 22 April 2024
BJD MLAs Allege Conspiracy By Coterie Behind Denial Of Tickets
Two sitting BJD MLAs allege conspiracy by 'coterie group' behind denial of tickets to them

The BJD has also dropped sitting MLA Sunanda Das from the Bari Assembly seat. Party has given ticket to Biswaranjan Jena to contest this time.

  • Monday, 22 April 2024
 The Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissionerate Police has formed a Highly Efficient Response (or HER) team
Team ‘HER’ For Road Romeos! Will Commissionerate Police’s Team ‘HER’ Ensure Safety Of Women In City?

The Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissionerate Police has formed a Highly Efficient Response (or HER) team to take stringent action against road romeos who cause trouble for women and girls in the Twin city.

Video Icon
  • Monday, 22 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: BJD still dragging its feet on candidate selection in 12 Assembly seats
Odisha Elections 2024: BJD still dragging its feet on candidate selection in 12 Assembly seats

The delay in candidate announcement and denial of tickets to senior and sitting MLAs have triggered revolts by their supporters at several places.

  • Sunday, 21 April 2024
Over Rs 9 crore ‘siphoned off’ from Mayurbhanj DMF fund in Odisha; bank files police complaint 
Over Rs 9 crore ‘siphoned off’ from Mayurbhanj DMF fund in Odisha; bank files police complaint 

The bank manager in her complaint alleged that Rs 9,56,76,000 were illegally transferred through four cheques to bank accounts of various companies including PT Constructions and Suppliers and SK Enterprises. The suspected transactions were carried out between April 10 and 18. 

  • Sunday, 21 April 2024
Chinmayee Das
Transgender going extra mile to protect birds and animals from scorching heat in Odisha’s Angul

Social worker Chinmayee Das along with her associates from Angul is going out of her way to provide food and water to hungry and thirsty birds and animals.

  • Sunday, 21 April 2024
Odisha Govt Announces Early Summer Vacation In Schools From April 25 In View Of Scorching Heat
Odisha Govt Announces Early Summer Vacation In Schools From April 25 In View Of Scorching Heat

In view of scorching heat conditions in Odisha, the govt on Sunday announced early summer vacation for schools.

Video Icon
  • Sunday, 21 April 2024
The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has dropped five senior leaders and sitting legislators out of the nine As
BJD Playing Women Card To Woo Voters! Sitting MLAs Dropped As 4 Women Get Ticket In Sixth List

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has dropped five senior leaders and sitting legislators out of the nine Assembly seats for which the party announced candidates on Saturday.

Video Icon
  • Sunday, 21 April 2024
Lord Jagannath's Idol abandoned under blazing sun  in Puri
Disrespect to Lord Jagannath! Idol abandoned under blazing sun after BJD meeting in Puri

Residents and devotees in the area were reportedly shocked to find the idol in such a miserable condition. 

  • Sunday, 21 April 2024
Odisha announces early summer vacation from April 25 in view of heatwave conditions
Odisha announces early summer vacation from April 25 in view of heatwave conditions

As per the official notification, the morning classes for students will be conducted from 6:30 am to 10:30 am till April 24, 2024.

  • Sunday, 21 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Rourkela gears up for fierce contest between BJP’s Dilip Ray and BJD’s Sarada
Odisha Elections 2024: Rourkela gears up for fierce contest between BJP’s Dilip Ray and BJD’s Sarada Nayak

In the upcoming 2024 Odisha Elections, Rourkela is set for a heated contest between BJP's Dilip Ray and BJD's Sarada Nayak, both vying for their fourth term as MLAs. The city's political atmosphere intensifies as leaders engage deeply with voters. Previous winner Ray senses a positive change this time, while Nayak focuses on regional development under CM Naveen Patnaik’s vision.

  • Sunday, 21 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: BJD, BJP and Congress yet to announce candidates for these Assembly seats
Odisha Elections 2024: BJD, BJP and Congress yet to announce candidates for these Assembly seats

The Election Commission of India has initiated preparations for the 2024 elections in Odisha, but major parties like BJD, BJP, and Congress have not finalized candidates for several assembly seats. While BJD and BJP have partially announced their lists, Congress lags slightly behind.

  • Sunday, 21 April 2024
Congress declares LS and Assembly candidates for Odisha
Congress declares LS and Assembly candidates for Odisha

The party announced names of candidates for 3 Lok Sabha seats and 16 Assembly seats in Odisha.

  • Saturday, 20 April 2024
scrollToTop