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Nothing Tops A Steaming Cup Of Tea In A Clay Pot On A Winter Morning
Nothing Tops A Steaming Cup Of Tea In A Clay Pot On A Winter Morning

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.

No COVID-19 Negative Report Required For Darshan At Srimandir From Tomorrow
No COVID-19 Negative Report Required For Darshan At Srimandir From Tomorrow

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.

Odisha Notifies School Fee Waiver Structure For 2020-21 Academic Session
Odisha Notifies School Fee Waiver Structure For 2020-21 Academic Session

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.

Elephant Tramples Man To Death In Odisha | OTV News
Elephant Tramples Man To Death In Odisha | OTV News

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.

Odia Actor Rabi Mishra Passes Away | OTV News
Odia Actor Rabi Mishra Passes Away | OTV News

Veteran Odia actor Rabi Mishra passed away at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar while undergoing treatment following a cardiac arrest.

New Indian Army Vice-Chief Lt Gen Chandi Prasad Mohanty’s Appeal To Odisha Youths
New Indian Army Vice-Chief Lt Gen Chandi Prasad Mohanty’s Appeal To Odisha Youths

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.

Odisha Weather Alert: Cold Conditions Set To Return From January 22
Odisha Weather Alert: Cold Conditions Set To Return From January 22

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.

Animals Sacrificed At Sulia Jatra In Bolangir
Animals Sacrificed At Sulia Jatra In Bolangir

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.

Senior Citizen In Odisha Loses Rs 2.65 Lakh In Online Fraud
Senior Citizen In Odisha Loses Rs 2.65 Lakh In Online Fraud

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).

Historic! India Retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy With Gabba Win | OTV News
Historic! India Retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy With Gabba Win | OTV News

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 VC’s Office Gheraoed After Group Clash | OTV News
Utkal University VC’s Office Gheraoed After Group Clash | OTV News

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

Two More Foot-Over-Bridges May Get Approved By NHAI In Bhubaneswar
Two More Foot-Over-Bridges May Get Approved By NHAI In Bhubaneswar

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.

Centre Willing To Procure Raw Rice; BJD Misleading People: BJP’s Lekhashree
Centre Willing To Procure Raw Rice; BJD Misleading People: BJP’s Lekhashree

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 Refusing Covid Vax Now May Lose Free Vaccine Quota: Odisha Govt | OTV News
Health Workers Refusing Covid Vax Now May Lose Free Vaccine Quota: Odisha Govt | OTV News

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.

Odisha-Born Lt Gen CP Mohanty To Be Next Vice Chief Of Indian Army
Odisha-Born Lt Gen CP Mohanty To Be Next Vice Chief Of Indian Army

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.

Enthralling Rajarani Music Festival Kicks Off In Bhubaneswar | OTV News
Enthralling Rajarani Music Festival Kicks Off In Bhubaneswar | OTV News

A treat for classical music connoisseurs! Annual 3-day Rajarani music festival kicked off on Monday (January 18) in Bhubaneswar.

Nandi Mountain’s Transformation Into A Temple & Tourist Hotspot
Nandi Mountain’s Transformation Into A Temple & Tourist Hotspot

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.

Mystery Tree On Bhubaneswar Outskirts Is Held Sacred By Many
Mystery Tree On Bhubaneswar Outskirts Is Held Sacred By Many

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

Second Consignment Of Covishield To Reach Bhubaneswar Today | OTV News
Second Consignment Of Covishield To Reach Bhubaneswar Today | OTV News

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.

BJD-BJP At Loggerheads Over Parboiled Rice | OTV News
BJD-BJP At Loggerheads Over Parboiled Rice | OTV News

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.

Shooting Cardboards, Aiming Stars | Budding Shooters From Odisha Fighting Odds To Strike It Big
Shooting Cardboards, Aiming Stars | Budding Shooters From Odisha Fighting Odds To Strike It Big

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.

Benisagar On Odisha-Jharkhand Border Is A Tourist Magnet | OTV News
Benisagar On Odisha-Jharkhand Border Is A Tourist Magnet | OTV News

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.

Same-Sex Couple In Odisha Seeks Protection From Family
Same-Sex Couple In Odisha Seeks Protection From Family

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.

National Road Safety Month Kicks Off In Bhubaneswar | OTV News
National Road Safety Month Kicks Off In Bhubaneswar | OTV News

To spread awareness among the masses, the 32nd National Road Safety Month was kicked off in Bhubaneswar today.

Odisha Congress Chief’s Vehicle Attacked; One Detained
Odisha Congress Chief’s Vehicle Attacked; One Detained

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.