Odisha Government announced a new pattern for the upcoming Plus II examinations. The new question pattern will be applicable for both regular and ex-regular students, following a reduction in the syllabus.
Another day another cyber fraud! Two people from Laxmipur block of Koraput district have fallen prey to cyber criminals. The victims have been identified as Sachin Huika from Lakshmipur Block and Sukh Sarka from Khalkana village in the district. As per the complaint, the victims had first paid Rs 3,000 online for a motorcycle of KTM brand through some scheme on Facebook. The miscreants had informed them that the amount paid would be used for registration and the bike would be delivered to their homes.
Darshan at Puri Srimandir is getting easier by the day. Slowly but surely, darshan at Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri is getting back to normalcy as COVID-19 restrictions are being eased. Now the district administration has removed the barricades on the Grand Road for hassle-free darshan by devotees.
The office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has issued an advisory in view of the likely foggy conditions across several districts of Odisha. A yellow warning for severe foggy conditions has been issued by the Met office for several districts.
Petrol prices are at an all time high in Odisha. With the rising trend continuing, fuel prices are at an all time high in Odisha. Petrol prices reached a new record in Odisha after it breached Rs 91 per litre mark in Malkangiri today. In Malkangiri, petrol is being sold at Rs 91.42 per litre, while diesel price is at Rs 87.56 a litre.
Sex racket at a training centre! Shocking allegations have been leveled against the All Odisha Orthopedically Handicapped Welfare Association at Palaspalli area in Bhubaneswar. The allegations are regarding a sex racket operating from the centre. The incident came to light after a purported video clip showing the immoral activities went viral on social media.
A youth was thrashed and detained by the irate locals for allegedly clicking photographs of a woman without her permission at Udala area in Mayurbhanj district. After the woman complained, the villagers and bystanders allegedly thrashed the youth and detained him.
This is no event or a walkathon. These are hundreds of angry villagers making a people’s representative walk and witness their plight. Basanti Hembram, the MLA of Karanjia was reportedly forced by some protesting villagers to walk kilometers to visit the area that has been a bearing the brunt of human-elephant conflict. These villagers allegedly took the step to highlight the negligence of the concerned authorities.
Accused in the Mahanga double murder case surrenders. One of the accused in the sensational Mahanga double murder case surrendered on Friday (January 22) before the Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Court. The surrendered accused has been identified as Malaya Barik. So far, eight persons have been arrested in connection with the brutal murder of BJP leader Kulamani Baral and his associate Dibyasingha Baral.
Do you think that the food from your local eatery is healthy? If so, then think again! Huge quantities of stale and unhygienic food items were seized by a joint enforcement squad of the Khurdha Municipality and the Health Department. The matter came to fore following surprise raids at several hotels and road-side eateries selling various cooked food items in the Khordha Municipality area.
A youth was arrested for allegedly preparing fake COVID-19 negative certificates at Paradip in Jagatsinghpur district. The arrested youth has been identified as Kalandi Tarai, who was running a photocopying centre.
Is that a bear on a tree? Indeed it is! A bear climbed atop a Tamarind tree at Auli village under Borigumma block of Koraput district triggering panic among villagers. Following the incident, locals informed the Forest Officials who arrived at the spot along with Borigumma Police to bring the situation under control.
With tributes pouring in on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s birth , we revisit some of his memorable quotes including the iconic – Give me blood and I will give you freedom
Kadam Kadam Badhaye Jaa rendition by students during PM Modi’s visit to Kolkata on the occasion of the Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
On the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unfurled the National Flag at the Netaji Birth Place Museum at Odia Bazar in Cuttack.
With COVID-19 vaccination underway across the country, Odisha is making good progress. As per the latest update from the State Health Department, Odisha is currently 3rd in terms of COVID-19 vaccination. Meanwhile, Odisha has also received around 1.8 lakh more doses of Covaxin to be used in the first phase of the vaccination programme.
In another major crackdown Bhadrak Police busted a duplicate chewing tobacco (Zarda) manufacturing unit at Chandakamahala area under Puruna Bazaar Police limits of the district.
When determination is strong, you can achieve your dreams despite all odds. Meet Ranjita Behera, a skier from the steel city of Rourkela. She will be the first person from Odisha to represent the State in the Snow Skiing event at the Khelo India Winter Games in Gulmarg of Jammu & Kashmir next month.
Protesting ANM workers forcibly picked up! The Commissionerate Police dispersed and also picked up Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) workers protesting at Lower PMG square. The police cleared the area to make space for the republic day parade practice.
Panic gripped commuters on National Highway 16 close to Daleipur in Khordha district after two elephants were spotted on the road. People and motorists were stranded on the route after the elephants veered on to the road. Forest officials rushed to the spot after receiving information and advised people not to tease the wild animals and keep safe distance from them.
Annual Flower Show Begins At Botanic Garden (Ekamrakanan) In Bhubaneswar. The 2-day flower show promises to be a visual treat for visitors and plant lovers.
A man in Keonjhar is trying to save his low-lying house from frequent flooding by lifting it four feet off the ground using screw jacks. Sounds bizarre? But it is for real.
A shocking case of robbery in a busy locality in Bhubaneswar has been caught on CCTV camera. Some unidentified burglars were captured on camera while decamping with Rs 1.5 Lakh cash and other valuables from a private company. The incident took place at Pallaspalli, which is a posh area in Bhubaneswar.
When night falls, people start thronging to this place. People of all ages want to consult doctor Sisir Sahu. Dr Sahu is a retired medical professional from Sohela Block in Bargarh district. He is popular in his area for providing free medical services to patients in need.
To attract more tourists, the Odisha government on Thursday (January 21) released the draft of architectural plan for the Konark heritage corridor project. The Works Department presented the draft plan showcasing in detail the design of the proposed project.