Jagannath is the Lord of the world. He is present in every living being as well as inanimate objects of this world. He is the almighty, the all powerful. He is omnipresent and has his devotees spread around the world. Meet this NRI couple from England who have sung “Aahe Nila Shaila” flawlessly. Their devotion is clearly reflected in their mellifluous voices.
A Maoist camp was busted by a joint team of Special Operations Group (SOG) and District Voluntary Force (DVF) in Kandhamal today. The operation was carried out in a jungle near Lengrimunda village under Chakapad Police Limits of the district.
The long wait for moviegoers is finally over! Cinema halls, theatres and multiplexes reopened in Odisha today after a gap of over nine months amid strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols.
Along with the entire country, the second phase dry run of COVID-19 vaccination began in Odisha today. The demo run for the vaccination drive is being carried out in the Bhubaneswar Unit-4 government hospital. It is being expected that the vaccination process will begin in a full-fledged manner in the country by January 13.
An anonymous letter citing threat to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s life has landed at Naveen Niwas, the residence of the Chief Minister in Bhubaneswar. The letter urged CM Naveen to be alert stating that contract killers are continuously following him.
The accused minor in the sensational Nayagarh minor girl murder case has refused to undergo Narco analysis test. The Special Investigation Team probing the case had produced the accused minor before the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) in Nayagarh. The investigation team had pleaded for a narco test of the accused and the hearing of the same was conducted at the Juvenile Justice Board today.
Schools reopened across Odisha for classes X and XII students today after a gap of nine months. The schools were closed due to the COVID19 pandemic and reopened as per the directives of the State Government.
Seoul-based entertainment company, Big Hit Entertainment that manages BTS, later also confirmed that the voices were indeed lent by the members of the K-Pop band including the sexiest man alive, Jungkook.
A safety belt will now safeguard women. It will become their safety cover. With crime against women and girl children on rise in the state, Jeypore’s Sisir Malik has come up with a belt to provide safety and security to the vulnerable.
To control cybercrime, the Commissionerate Police has released a help desk number 7440006709. The help desk will be operated by a special squad of one Sub-Inspector and 7 constables.
Once a royal palace court, this ancient building dates back to the British Era. It was constructed in 1921 during the reign of Boudh King, Jogendra Dev. On its 100th anniversary this year, it was converted into a district museum with an eclectic collection of historic, cultural, artistic and literary artefacts of significance. The museum showcases some of the rare collections of the royal family from the British era.
In a disturbing incident that was reported from Puri today, a reporter and a video journalist belonging to a private web-channel were allegedly thrashed by some unidentified goons at Janhi Mundia Square in Dolamandap Sahi.
In this fast-paced age, all of us have become dependent on technology. From the simple alarm clock to tracking one’s heart beat, we bank on technology to be our saving grace. With the coming generation becoming more and more tech-savvy, a child from Bolangir has set new benchmarks. Meet, Venkat Raman Pattnaik a seven-year-old boy who has become a prodigy with several achievements under his belt.
Putting an end to the long-drawn case pertaining to school fees, the Orissa High Court has asked the petitioners to accept the fee reductions proposed by the high-powered committee that had been created for the purpose. This comes after a long wait over the issue of reduction of fees by private schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic as demanded by parents’ associations across the state.
The Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has constituted a 4-member high-level committee to probe the gas leak mishap at the Rourkela Steel Plant that took four lives. The executive director of the Bokaro Steel Plant, Atanu Kumar Bhomika will lead the committee that will also include the general managers of Bhilai, Durgapur and Kolkata Steel plants. The team is expected to start the investigation either from today or tomorrow.
The annual enumeration of migratory birds at Hirakud Dam began today. As many as 21 teams comprising of forest officials from Sambalpur, Hirakud and Jharsuguda divisions have been engaged in the exercise.
The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police Crime Branch seized 1.310 gram brown sugar and arrested one person near the Khordha Bypass on the National Highway today. The accused has been identified as Shaikh Anwar. The Crime Branch team conducted a raid near Khordha Bypass on the National Highway.
Hundreds of chickens were reportedly found dead at a poultry farm in Badaberana village under Begunia area of Khordha district in the last three days. This comes amid the bird flu scare currently prevalent in several parts of the country.
Age is just a number. We often hear this saying meant to encourage people. But a man from Durgala village in Jharsuguda district is a perfect embodiment of this expression. Meet, 63-year-old Abhiram Satpathy who has decided to undertake a tough journey on foot, with the gusto of a youth. Satpathy has set out on a journey to run to Puri district to raise awareness against the use of drugs. Also, did we tell you that he runs 30 kilometres every day as part of his routine? Yes, you heard that right. Let us hear what he has to say about his personal fitness journey.
Congress’ Sura Routray On COVID-19 Vaccination In the Country
BJP Odisha in-charge D Purandeswari lashed out at the Odisha government over the brutal murder of two party leaders in Mahanga in Cuttack district.
After a gap of 9 months, Chandi temple in Cuttack reopens.
Two Deputy General Managers (DGMs) of the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) have been suspended by the plant CEO in connection with the gas leak mishap that claimed four lives. The suspended officials are N Das, the DGM of Coal Chemical Department and G Barik, the DGM of Energy Management Department. Action has been taken after the preliminary investigation, in which the two officials were found guilty of dereliction of duty.
Amid concerns of a bird flu outbreak, the Chief Secretary of Odisha confirmed that there is no outbreak of the disease in the State. This was confirmed by Chief Secretary, Suresh Chandra Mohapatra while reviewing the possible bird flu scenario in the State.
The Excise Department today seized 11 quintal cannabis and arrested three persons today near the National Highway in Berhampur.