Two persons were critically injured while several others sustained minor injuries as a private bus that they were travelling in overturned at Amapani ghat in Kalahandi district.
A gas tanker carrying LPG overturned on NH-16 near Tampara in Chhatrapur area of Ganjam district today resulting in disruption of vehicular movement on the National Highway.
Keeping in view the adverse impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the people of Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik directed the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) to waive off the matriculation examination fee for the 2021 examination.
Youths should be responsible and no parents should go through this trauma. These are the messages from the parents of Anupama, who died in a horrifying accident while taking selfie in Ib River. Anupama, a resident of Kumbharpada in Rajgangpur of Sundergarh district, slipped and fell into the strong currents of Ib River after another man slipped and dashed into her.
A day after receiving COVID-19 vaccine Covishield from Pune’s Serum Institute of India, the first consignment of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin dispatched from Hyderabad landed at Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in the capital city today.
After a series of raids at food adulteration units in Cuttack, a similar unit has been busted in Capital City Bhubaneswar as well. A joint team of Airfield Police and Quick Action Team (QAT) busted a duplicate ghee manufacturing factory at Kaibalya Nagar in Sundarpada area of Bhubaneswar on Tuesday.
Cracking the heinous murder of a girl from Balasore, the police arrested a couple from Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. The girl, who was working as a domestic help in Bhubaneswar was allegedly beaten to death by the couple. The accused couple had then dumped her body in Ganjam district to hide the crime.
COVID-19 vaccine is finally here! With vaccination to kick-off from January 16, these vans carrying vials of vaccines marked the end of a long wait for Odisha in the fight against Coronavirus. The first consignment containing vials of Covishield vaccine dispatched from Serum Institute of India in Pune reached Odisha at around 3:30 PM today
This is Spice Jet’s Boeing 737 aircraft. It made its first flight from Mumbai to Jharsuguda Airport today. The Boeing 737 with as many as 73 passengers landed at 12.30 PM at the Veer Surendra Sai airport in Jharsuguda today.
The Orissa High Court has granted more time to the Special Investigation Team to file the final status report on investigation into the Nayagarh minor girl murder case. The next hearing of the case has been scheduled on March 25.
In a major breakthrough, the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) from Nagpur and Jeypore Sadar Police from Odisha have unearthed the source of the inter-state ganja smuggling racket. The joint squad arrested one Khagapati Pangi from Kalguda village under Jeypore Sadar Police limits in this connection.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notice to the authorities of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) in connection with the gas leak mishap that took four lives. The tribunal has asked the plant authorities to submit a report by February 11. The gas leak incident at the Coal Chemical Department of the plant had claimed lives of the four contractual employees of the plant.
In a shocking incident, a team of police including the Sub-Divisional Police Officer was attacked in Malkangiri. The incident was reported from Marangpali village under Kalimela Police limits of Malkangiri. According to reports, the police team was attacked during a raid at a gambling den in Marangpali village.
A clash broke out between the locals and the police in Subarnapur district over cutting down of trees. This incident occurred near Barajhula village under Birmaharajpur Police limits of the district. The clash broke out after locals opposed cutting of roadside trees. The villagers had earlier protested felling of trees. However, the protests took a violent turn after the admin began cutting of roadside trees in the area. As per reports, section 144 has been imposed and a police team has been deployed in the area.
It is welcome news for all as the first batch of COVID-19 vaccine is all set to arrive in Odisha today. According to the Directorate of Medical Education & Training (DMET) Odisha, the vaccines will reach Odisha and in the first phase over 3.28 Lakh people have been identified to get the vaccine.
The wait is finally over. The first consignment containing vials of Covishield vaccine dispatched from Pune’s Serum Institute of India will reach in Bhubaneswar in first phase today. According to the arrangements made by the Health and Family Welfare department, the vaccine vials will be stored in the cold storage at the state vaccine store.
With Odisha gearing up for the COVID-19 vaccination drive, as many as 21,000 people have been registered and identified for vaccination in the first phase in Bhubaneswar. Sharing the details of vaccination, Commissioner of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Prem Chandra Chaudhary said that the vaccination will be carried in 5 places.
Odisha-born Subrat Sahoo is now the Chief-Secretary in-charge of Chhattisgarh. Subrat Sahoo has been given this additional charge of as incumbent Chief-Secretary Amitabh Jain has gone on leave on health grounds.
In a recent development in the sensational Mahanga double murder case, one more accused has been arrested. With this arrest, the total number of people arrested in the case has gone up to 8.
Fault in centering support and substandard material was the main reason behind the under-construction bridge collapse in Nabarangpur on Sunday (January 10). This was revealed by the superintendent engineer who visited the site for inspection following the mishap that left one worker dead and several injured.
In a major development in the alleged custodial death case in Puri, the Odisha government on Monday told the High Court that the death of K Ramesh on November 19 last year was not due to custodial torture.
With the commencement of COVID19 vaccination drive drawing near, Odisha government is gearing up to ensure smooth administration of the vaccine. At the same time, a lot of questions are cropping up in the minds of the general public regarding the vaccine and the vaccination process. Head of the medicine department of Cuttack SCB Medical College & Hospital, Jayant Panda answered a few such queries regarding the much-awaited vaccination drive.
With Universities and colleges reopening across Odisha, students are staring at a lot of uncertainties regarding their studies and syllabus. However, the State government is confident that students will get enough classroom-teaching to make them fully prepared for the exams. This is what Higher Education Minister Arun Sahoo said on reopening of Colleges and Universities.
Adopting the organic way, a man from Nuapada has started his own little kitchen farm on his terrace! Yes, you heard that right! Making the best use of his available resources, Jayshankar Pradhan from Nuapada has started this venture.