The baby elephant that was separated from its herd on Tuesday (December 29) has been rescued and shifted to a nursery. The elephant calf was separated from its herd after a group of elephants had strayed into the Tampara Lake near Sunapur village under Chikiti Block of Berhampur.
Mercury levels to dip further in Odisha from tomorrow. The Regional Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar predicted that the temperature is likely to fall further in interior and coastal districts of the state.
The 1996 Batch IPS officer, Arun Bothra, who is currently leading the investigation into the sensational Nayagarh minor girl murder case, was promoted to the rank of Additional Director General (ADG) of Police by the Odisha government.
In a new turn in the ongoing Anubhav Mohanty-Varsha Priyadarshini marital dispute, the celebrity couple appeared before the Odisha State Commission for Women (OSCW). This was following a complaint filed by Varsha on December 15. After discussing the matter with couple, the women’s commission is hopeful of an amicable solution.
Welcoming the New Year with some cricket craze, BCCI’s tournament, Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy is all set to begin from January 10. Six venues namely Bangalore, Kolkata, Vadodara, Indore, Mumbai and Chennai will host this tournament in January 2021.
Slamming the state Cabinet’s decision on providing reservation for students of government-run schools, the BJP State Secretary Lekhashree Samantasinghar questioned the need for a separate category of reservation. She raised several questions over the separate quota system for admission into medical and engineering colleges.
Spontaneously reacting to the media questions, MP Anubhav Mohanty, who was present at the State Woman Commission’s office, claimed that the media knows everything about him.
In this chapter of Odisha’s Best Kept Secret, we explore the beauty of Koraput. We discover the scenic valleys and mountains that constitute the hilly terrains of this town. The wonders that this town hosts that one can only find during the winter season. This chapter takes you on an exploratory course to uncover the concealed secrets that Koraput hides within. The next chapter will unfurl the cultural secrets that make this town special.
Popular Odia Actress Varsha Priyadarshini today visited the State Women Commission in connection with the marital discord with her husband and BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty.
In a shocking incident, a man allegedly killed his wife and buried the body in the backyard of his house at Sabdega under Talsara police limits of Sundergarh district.
In a major decision, the Odisha Cabinet has approved a resolution proposing reservation in Medical and Engineering courses for students of government-run schools. For the effective implementation of the recommendations from the next academic year, a high-powered committee will be formed under the chairmanship of a retired Orissa High Court judge to fix the modalities in three months.
Yes, there are people in this world who would choose the right thing to do. Lambodar Panigrahi from Betada village in Bhadrak is a perfect example of honesty. One morning, as he was on his way to open his shop, he found a gold chain lying in front of his shop. After finding this chain, which weighed more than 40 grams, he decided to return it to its rightful owner
After a long wait, the Maa Biraja Temple Jajpur reopened for darshan today. Extensive arrangements have been made amid COVID19 restrictions. Barricades have been installed to ensure that devotees can have smooth darshan at the shrine.
NO Large Gathering Celebrations In Bhubaneswar On Zero Night On New Year Eve. According to the guidelines issued by the BMC, any kind of event or congregation including Zero Night celebrations at hotels, clubs, convention halls, Kalyan Mandaps has been strictly prohibited.
People from outside Odisha have been asking questions. Even I have come to hear about this. They have questioned if Lord Jagannath belongs to just the servitors of the temple and residents of Puri.
The Golden Beach at Puri was formally accorded the prestigious ‘Blue Flag’ tag on Monday. This was done with the unfurling of the Blue Flag and the Tricolour on the beach. The flag hosting ceremony was conducted out by Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar through video conferencing.
As many as 62 travelers, who returned to Odisha from the United Kingdom (UK) recently, are untraceable. Odisha Public Health Director, Niranjan Mishra said on Monday that in total 181 travelers returned to the State between November 30th and December 20th .Out of these 119 persons underwent COVID-19 test in different phases and six of them tested positive for Coronavirus.
Senior Odisha Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Narasingha Mishra fell unconscious during a rally in Bhubaneswar today. The senior leader was immediately rushed to a private hospital. Mishra complained of chest pain soon after delivering a speech during a rally in front of the CBI Office.
Darshan at Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar is underway as it reopened yesterday after nine long months. In the first phase, family members of servitors are being allowed to have darshan. Till December 31st, only family members of the servitors will be allowed to have darshan. Extensive arrangements have been made for hassle-free darshan at the temple. Barricades have been installed in front of the entrance of the temple and identity proofs of devotees are being checked before entry.
After nine long months, Akhandalamani Temple in Aradi of Bhadrak reopens for darshan. In the first phase, family members of servitors will be allowed to have darshan. On December 30 and December 31st, devotees from the local panchayat will be allowed to have darshan. Keeping in mind the rush expected on January 1st and January 2nd, the temple will remain closed. From January 3rd the general public will be allowed to have darshan. Sanitizers and masks have been made mandatory for entry into temple. According to the district administration, the identity proof of servitors has also been made mandatory for darshan.
Farming without fertilizer? Yes it is possible! Have a look at these beautiful vegetables. Looking at these produce, one would assume them to be the hard work of a farmer and extensive use of fertilisers. But one couldn’t be farther away from the truth. These cauliflowers, broccoli, brinjals and other leafy greens have all been produced without fertilizers.
Odisha people are very simple, answered Pratiksha Anushkankhya when she was asked about the speciality of the state she belongs to. And this answer fetched her the runner-up title at the Mission Dreams Miss India 2020 Contest. The three-day Miss India 2020 Contest was organised by Mission Dreams in Kolkata from December 16 to December 18. Over 15,000 contestants participated from across the nation. Just 31 girls reached the final round and Pratiksha, a resident of the steel city Rourkela was one of these finalists.
A 64-year-old man has proved that age is no bar when one has the willingness to learn. Jay Kishore Pradhan has become a model of inspiration after he qualified the NEET examinations and got himself enrolled into MBBS course at VIMSAR medical college in Burla. A banker by profession, Pradhan used to work with the State Bank of India. After his retirement, he is now pursuing his dream of becoming a doctor.
As the fear for the new strain from Britain continues to rise, a 4-year-old UK returnee tested positive for COVID-19 in Bhubaneswar on Friday.
Meet wonder girl Jigyansa Mohanty, the two-year-old from Berhampur in Ganjam district, who seems to have answers to all questions from nursery rhymes to school-level general knowledge to all religious events of Odisha. Even a grown-up adult would feel insecure before this unique talent of Jigyansa.