A fraudster was arrested for allegedly duping hundreds of Plus 2 students in Balasore and Bhadrak districts. He duped the students on the pretext of helping them pass the annual examination.
The report of the Odisha Assembly Standing Committee on self-help groups (SHGs) using the loan money seems to have pushed the government into a corner. The report says the loan money provided by the government was not used for the specified purposes. Rather, the loan amounts were used for something else like in children’s marriages.
Have you ever been watching adult content online and come across a pop-up ad that claims to be from the Indian government? The ad demands a penalty payment and displays your IP address with making it seem legitimate.
In another big achievement for India, Guneet Monga's short documentary 'The Elephant Whisperers' won in the Best Documentary Short Film category at the 95th Oscar Awards. 'The Elephant Whisperers' was competing in the category alongside 'Haulout', 'How Do You Measure a Year?', 'The Martha Mitchell Effect' and 'Stranger at the Gate'.
SS Rajamouli's RRR continued its winning streak and has become the first Indian track to win the Academy Award in the Best Original Song category for "Naatu Naatu". This is the third major international recognition for the chartbuster "Naatu Naatu", after a Golden Globe and Critics Choice Award.
The annual matriculation or the class 10 summative assessment II examination is currently underway. Surprisingly, thousands of students did not turn up at the examination centres to appear for the crucial board examination. If reports are anything to go by, around 14000 students had skipped the first paper of the board exam.
The major cause of current respiratory illness is the Influenza A subtype H3N2. Union Health Ministry on Friday informed that a total of 3038 laboratory-confirmed cases of various subtypes of Influenza including H3N2 have been reported till 9th March 2023.
Tarang Cine Flix conclave, the biggest ever regional cine conclave, got off to a colourful start on Saturday. The two-day conclave is being organised in Bhubaneswar by Tarang Cine Productions to celebrate the journey of regional cinema.
In Budget 2023 there is a new tax regime in place with revised tax rates.Under this new regime, people earning between 0-3 lakh rupees have a tax rate of zero. Those earning between 3-6 lakh rupees will pay a 5% tax rate, while those earning between 6-9 lakh rupees will pay a 10% tax rate.
The regional centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rain and thunderstorm activities in several parts of Odisha in the next 48 hours. The IMD has also issued a yellow warning for thunderstorm with lightning in 9 districts in the next 24 hours.
Dipali Das, the daughter of former Odisha Health Minister Naba Das who was recently assassinated by a police officer, was duped by cyber fraudsters to the tune of Rs 1.5 lakh. As per reports, Dipali has an account in ICICI bank at Ainthapali in Sambalpur from which two illegal transactions were made allegedly by fraudsters without her knowledge.
From working as a receptionist to becoming an IPS officer, IPS Pooja Yadav is indeed an inspiration for all those who are aspiring to achieve big in life and serve the country. The 2018 batch IPS officer was born in Haryana and attended school in her hometown.
UPSC is one of India’s toughest tests and cracking the exam is not everyone’s cup of tea. But, IPS Simala Prasad successfully cleared the all-India level exam in her very first attempt and that too without any formal coaching.
A very intense tropical cyclone named Freddy has become the longest-lived tropical cyclone, lasting more than a month. The deadly cyclone has been spinning over the Indian Ocean for a record 32 days. The storm has shattered the previous record of longest tropical cyclone held by Hurricane/Typhoon John, which lasted 31 days in 1994.
A suspected spy pigeon was caught from a fishing boat in Jagatsinghpur. The pigeon was fitted with a tiny camera and a chip, sources said. The fishermen found the pigeon in their boat in the sea off Paradip coast.They handed over the pigeon to Paradip Marine police station.