Tag: Western Odisha

Heat singes western Odisha
Heat singes western Odisha

There will be no large change in maximum temperature during the next 24 hours.

BJP MLAs from western Odisha seek hike in WODC funding

The WODC was established with an objective for all round socio-economic upliftment, educational and cultural advancement of the people residing within the area.

Unseasonal downpour triggered by western disturbance has hit farmers in Western Odisha hard
Unseasonal downpour triggered by western disturbance has hit farmers in Western Odisha hard

At a time when guarding the paddy is a problem for them, the hailstorm lashing the area for last three days only made the situation worse.

Eligible Beneficiaries In Western Odisha Not Getting Houses Due To PMAY Portal Glitches: BJD

Both the Ministers demanded the Center to take immediate steps to address the issue helping people of Western Odisha get PMAY benefits.

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Odisha Public Health Director Explains Government’s Recalibrated COVID19 Management Focus

Odisha Government has now shifted its COVID19 management focus to coastal districts.

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Odisha Rushes 12 OAS Officers To 5 Western Districts As Covid Cases Surge
Odisha Rushes 12 OAS Officers To 5 Western Districts As Covid Cases Surge

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of rising Covid-19 cases, the Odisha government on Tuesday deputed 12 OAS officers to five western districts for effective management of the situation. While three OAS…

Western Odisha Farmers’ Ulgulan Revolt Rally Against Farm Laws Concludes

Bhubaneswar: Farmers from Western Odisha who had launched Ulgulan Revolt Rally from Sambalpur on February 28 to protest ‘anti-farmer’ bills of the Centre reached Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. As per reports, more than 250 farmers from several western Odisha districts under the banner of Paschim Odisha Krushak Sangathan Samanway Samiti (POKSSS) reached Bhubaneswar on Tuesday and […]

Tata Power Takes Over Power Distribution In Western, Southern Odisha

New Delhi: Tata Power on Thursday announced that it has taken over the management and operations of Odisha’s power distribution utilities WESCO and SOUTHCO upon completion of the sale process. With this, WESCO and SOUTHCO will operate under the company name as TP Western Odisha Distribution Ltd (TPWODL) and TP Southern Odisha Distribution Ltd (TPSODL) […]

Western Odisha Farmers Protest ‘Faulty’ Paddy Procurement Process

Bhubaneswar: Amid countrywide outrage of farmers over the new farm laws, farmers from different districts of western Odisha on Saturday launched protests over alleged flawed paddy procurement process. They demanded reforms in token system introduced in the procurement of paddy and protested cap on paddy procurement from irrigated and non-irrigated land. Hundreds of farmers assembled […]

Western Odisha Gears Up For Low-Key Nuakhai Celebration As COVID-19 Drench Festivity
Western Odisha Gears Up For Low-Key Nuakhai Celebrations Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Sambalpur: Even as devotees are barred from visiting temples in view of COVID-19 pandemic, festivities gripped western districts of the State on Sunday as people geared up for a low-key celebration of Nuakhai, the agrarian festival of western Odisha. Complying with the COVID-19 restrictions, all the arrangements have reached final stage to preserve the age-old […]

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MP Suresh Pujari Urges CM Naveen To Revoke Transfer Of Doctors For Covid Duty

Bhubaneswar: BJP’s Lok Sabha member from Bargarh, Suresh Pujari has urged Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik to bring back the doctors transferred from western Odisha to other districts on Covid duty. Pujari, on Sunday conveyed his concerns through a letter stating that people in the western-Odisha districts are already suffering with rising COVID-19 cases. […]

Naveen Govt Neglecting Western Odisha In COVID-19 Management: BJP

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on the State government alleging that Western Odisha is receiving step-motherly treatment in COVID-19 management. “Naveen Patnaik government has blatantly neglected Western Odisha. Even though COVID-19 cases have increased manyfold in the region, the State government has withdrawn more than 100 doctors and […]

Odisha CM Announces Cancer Hospital For Bargarh

Bargarh: A cancer hospital will soon be established in Bargarh, announced Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during his one-day visit to the western Odisha district on Tuesday. Patnaik also laid foundation stone and inaugurated several welfare projects worth Rs 150 crore during his visit to Bargarh. The Chief Minister also inaugurated the new 300-bed capacity […]

Reconstitution Of Panel On HC Bench In South & Western Odisha Challenged

Cuttack: A public interest litigation case challenging reconstitution of the panel on setting up of permanent bench of Orissa High Court in South and Western Odisha was filed in the court here on Monday. A bench of the court constituting Chief Justice K S Jhaveri and Justice K R Mohapatra reportedly conducted a hearing on […]

Its October, air pollution time begins for Coastal towns!

Bhubaneswar: With Clouds taking a leave from the skies of Odisha,  air pollution today has turned worst in the entire coastal belt and some districts in western Odisha. The air pollution level is at par with that of Rajasthan and Delhi. A glance today at the Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) values for Odisha reveals that […]