Hostel fees of engineering and polytechnic students waived off for the lockdown period. In a major announcement the Odisha government waived off the hostel fees of engineering and polytechnic students from the period of April 2020 to December 2020 on Friday.
It was high drama in Odisha Assembly after BJP MLA attempted suicide inside the House. In a shocking incident, BJP MLA from Deogarh, Subash Chandra Panigrahi tried to consume hand sanitizer in a suicide attempt protesting alleged government apathy towards farmers.
Kappu, the king of comedy may have given you a tickle on numerous occasions with his wit, but sometimes a few things will never go back to how they used to be. Rumors are now abuzz that the popular television comedy show- 'The Kapil Sharma Show' may never return to Sony Television.
All passenger & express train services are likely to resume from April 1. In a major relief for the passengers, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) may restore all express and passenger trains from April 1. It was hinted by a senior East Coast Railway (ECoR) official.
In a heartwarming video, Indian Army personnel were seen carrying a pregnant woman on a cot on the snow-covered roads to help her reach hospital. The video is reportedly from Kupwara district of Jammu & Kashmir.
Odisha government’s massive youth engagement program, the Biju Yuva Vahini scheme, will cease to exist from this financial year. No budgetary allocation has been made for the Biju Yuva Vahini which was launched under Biju Shashtrikaran by the state government in 2018.
In good news for girls, the Union government has decided to admit girl cadets in all Sainik Schools across the country from the next academic session of 2021-22. Minister of State for Defence, Shripad Naik informed this while replying to a question in Lok Sabha on Wednesday
Light to moderate rain or thundershower is very likely to occur at several places in Odisha in the next couple of days. On account of the same, yellow warning has been issued for several districts by the India Meteorological Centre.
Admit cards for the upcoming Joint Entrance Examination (Main)– 2021 for March Session have been released. Aspirants can download their admit cards in the outlined process.
Another major controversy has come to haunt Zomato. This time, a woman in Bengaluru has accused a Zomato food delivery executive of assaulting her following an argument with her on Tuesday
Without even sharing the account details with anyone, a retired employee of the National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) in Jagatsinghpur, fell prey to online fraud and lost Rs 27,000 from his SBI account to fraudsters.
A probe was launched by the anti-ragging cell at VIMSAR to investigate the allegations of ragging by seniors leveled by junior students. As per preliminary reports, some second year MBBS students brought ragging allegations during the visit of the anti-ragging squad of the medical college to the hostel.
A three-member team of experts from the Centre reached Karanjia block of Mayurbhanj district today to assess the wildfire-ravaged areas of the Similipal Biosphere Reserve.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued a rainfall and thunderstorm alert for 7 districts of Odisha. The weather department observed that cyclonic circulation over Jharkhand and neighbouring areas has become less marked but circulation over southeast Madhya Pradesh and neighbourhood extending up to 1.5 km above mean sea level still persists.
On Thursday (March 11), a video surfaced from Balijerenga village under Angul Forest Range, where an elephant calf trapped in a dry farm well was rescued after hours-long operation.
Bringing the Maha Shivaratri celebration to an end, devotees broke their fast after the Mahadipa was raised atop Lingaraj Temple at 9:30 PM on Thursday (March 11).
When forest fires spread their tentacles ravaging several core areas of the Similipal Biosphere Reserve at Karanjia block of Mayurbhanj district, not only the local communities but there were many forest personnel who spent long sleepless hours to douse the inferno.
Just hours after filing nomination for the Assembly polls in Nandigram, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee alleged that she was attacked by a group of people when she was outside a temple during her campaign trail. Talking to media, Mamata Banerjee told that she has sustained injuries on her leg, waist and shoulders.
People of Odisha have been allowed to observe Maha Shivratri or ‘Jagara Jatra’ but the prevailing pandemic situation and the restrictions are sure to play spoilsport.
Nagpur in Maharashtra will go under lockdown for a week, from March 15 to March 21, due to the rising cases of coronavirus in the city.
On the holy occasion of Maha Shivratri, lakhs of devotees turned up at the Ganga ghats in Varanasi to celebrate Lord Shiva. Here's how some devotees expressed their elation while offering prayers to the Lord at the ghats.
On the occasion of Mahashivaratri, sand-artist Sudarsan Patnaik created exquisite sand art at Puri Sea beach today. The sand art depicted the ‘Shiva Linga’ and had imagery of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati to mark the holy occasion of their marriage.
Feel these showers; every single drop would seem as a blessing of the rain gods. The prayers worked. The cries of the Similipal's flora and fauna were answered. And finally, the burning Similipal witnessed a sudden spell of rain.
Malkangiri Forest Department organized a street play and tribal dance to raise awareness against forest fires in Malkangiri recently. The event was organized to alert localities about the bane of forest fires and the ways they can prevent them from occurring in future.
The raging wildfires in Similipal might be the reason behind the bizarre weather condition that Odisha's steel city Rourkela has been experiencing for the past one week! This is what a Professor of the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela had to say on the thick blanket of smog that continues to prevail in Rourkela since last week.