Ask about the best cup of tea that can be experienced during winter and the answer cannot be more appropriate than a steaming cup of tea served in a clay pot. Yes, if the tea is served in a clay pot then its experience becomes unique. For such a unique experience, one can head to a place at Paralakhemundi in Gajapati district, where the ancient tea-serving tradition has been preserved by a B.Tech student at his tea shop.
Srimandir will be accessible to all the devotees from tomorrow. No Covid-19 negative report will be required for entry into the 12th century shrine.
In a major relief to the parents and students, the Odisha government has notified the revised fee structure for all the aided and unaided private institutions in state. As per the Memorandum of Understanding signed with the stake holders, the school fees for all the private schools will be reduced in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Another day, another human-animal conflict! A man was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Gahamakhunti village under Dhenkanal Sadar Range. The deceased has been identified as Ramesh Sahu.
Veteran Odia actor Rabi Mishra passed away at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar while undergoing treatment following a cardiac arrest.
Odia army officer Lieutenant General Chandi Prasad Mohanty was in Odisha when the news of his appointment as the Vice Chief of Indian Army broke. The Army officer has become the first Odia officer to adorn the top post. Speaking to media persons, he said that he would make efforts to entice more Odia youths to the Indian Army.
Cold wave to return to Odisha! Cold wave is set to make a return as temperatures are likely to fall by 2-3 degrees across the state from January 22, said the Regional Meteorological Centre (MeT) in Bhubaneswar. As per the met office, with the possibility of the north-westerly wind entering Odisha, there could be a drop in temperature by 2-3 degrees Celsius.
Bloodbath in Bolangir! The famous Sulia Jatra of Bolangir was held with its gory animal sacrifice rituals amid COVID-19 restrictions. The festival was held at Khairaguda village of Bada Khala and Kumuria village of Sana Khala in Bolangir district today.
Another cyber fraud in Odisha. This time, a senior citizen from Kalahandi district lost Rs 2.65 Lakh allegedly in an online fraud. What is even more shocking is that the victim lost the money without even sharing the one-time password (OTP).
The Indian cricket team created history at the Gabba, showcasing supreme tenacity to retain the coveted Border-Gavaskar trophy. In a victory that created many records, India defeated Australia in the fourth and final Test at Brisbane today. Successfully chasing a 328-run target to seal the four-match series 2-1, this was a historic win for India on foreign soil.
Utkal University has made it to the headlines, but for all the wrong reasons. A group of students of the University staged protest and gheraoed the Vice-Chancellor’s office today
Good news for Bhubaneswar residents. National Highways Authority of India is likely to approve two more foot-over-bridges in the city to help pedestrians cross busy highway roads passing through the city.
Slamming the BJD, Odisha BJP general secretary Lekhashree Samantsinghar accused the ruling party of misleading the people of the state. In a press meet today, Lekhashree was responding to BJD’s allegations that the change in Centre’s policy on parboiled rice procurement will result in huge losses for Odisha.
Health workers presently refusing to take Covid vaccination may lose chance to get COVID-19 vaccine free of cost later. This was stated by the Director of the Odisha Health department today.
A proud moment for Odisha and all Odias. A son of the soil is set to become the new vice chief of Army Staff. Lieutenant General Chandi Prasad Mohanty, currently serving as the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command is most likely to be appointed as the new vice chief of Army Staff.
A treat for classical music connoisseurs! Annual 3-day Rajarani music festival kicked off on Monday (January 18) in Bhubaneswar.
This is the Nandi Mountain in Baghuapalli village under Bhapur block of Nayagarh district. A colossal temple gracefully stands on this mountain. After 12 years of hard work of the villagers, this sacred Baba Akhandala Mani Temple has come to life. Specialised craftsmen from Puri lent their artistic touches to the construction of this temple.
This huge tree and the anthill beside it have created a lot of curiosity in the minds of people. This place is considered sacred with locals thronging it to offer prayers. People who come to visit this spot believe that this tree has the power to grant one’s wishes. This is ‘Ajaneshwar Pitha’ located in Simulipatna village in Bhubaneswar
With COVID19 vaccination drive underway, the second consignment containing vials of Covishield vaccine dispatched from Pune’s Serum Institute of India will reach Odisha today.
The ruling-BJD criticised the Central government’s decision to procure only 50% surplus parboiled rice this Kharif season, with no procurement during the Rabi season.
Cardboards wrapped around pillars with hand-made paper targets stuck on them. At first glance, it looks like some child’s plaything. But at a closer glance, one can see that it is a training ground for two budding sportspersons, who are shooting at the targets with impeccable accuracy.
Our past has always been a topic of great curiosity for all of us. Archaeologists, while excavating, help give us a closer insight into the lives of our ancestors. A similar archaeological find unearthed in Benisagar on the Odisha-Jharkhand Border has become a tourist magnet.
Even though Section 377 has been decriminalized in the country, the stigma against a same-sex marriage is still prevalent in the society. This couple from Danagadi area of Jajpur is a victim of the same stigma and has sought protection. Subhalakshmi Pati and Lakshmipriya Mishra, aged 22 and 21, respectively had decided to get married after being together for two years.
To spread awareness among the masses, the 32nd National Road Safety Month was kicked off in Bhubaneswar today.
The Keonjhar Town police today detained the prime accused, Sanjay Mohanty in connection with the attack bid on Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) President Niranjan Patnaik. The police are interrogating the accused regarding the motive behind the attack.