Carelessness of a youth cost him his life. The youth reportedly lost his life while passing through the level crossing of Sikharpur in Cuttack, while speaking on the phone. The youth was reportedly busy speaking on the phone when he was hit by a train passing through the level crossing. The youth died on the spot following the accident.
As crackdown against food adulteration continues, a special squad of police busted a spurious soft drinks manufacturing unit in Mancheswar Industrial Estate in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the complete date-sheet for the upcoming Class 10, 12 board examinations today. Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhiryal announced the dates for the CBSE exams through a video message. The minister also said that gaps between different subjects have been provided to students to prepare well for the exams.
After Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2021 in Parliament on February 1, all eyes are on how the announcements will impact the common man. Here is a list of goods & services that will be impacted by the budget announcements.
The arrested accused in the Rama Devi (RD) University student Jharaphula Nayak death case has been taken on a 3-day remand. Jajpur Police took arrested Rakesh Swain on a three-day remand today. According to sources, Rakesh was interrogated by Jajpur Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) and the Inspector In-Charge (IIC) of the Kuakhia Police Station. Police might also bring Rakesh to Bhubaneswar for further interrogation.
Odisha government announced the date of reopening of colleges for first year Post Graduate (PG) and pre-final Under Graduate (UG) students. As per Higher Education Minister, Arun Sahoo, the classes for both PG first year and pre-final UG students will start from February 10, 2021.
This is not a scene from any Bollywood flick. It’s a real life incident that happened on Sunday (January 31) on a busy street in Bhubaneswar. The police official can be seen chasing a person ahead of him. In a dramatic fashion, the policeman stumbles and falls on the footpath, then picks himself up immediately. But in the end he catches hold of the person. It results in a scuffle between the police and the miscreant, but locals intervene to subdue the youth.
Smart City residents will get smart address! All houses in the smart city to get smart house numbers & address. This smart address will eliminate all confusion & will provide all information at one place. Unique GIS-based alpha-numeric numbers shall be allotted to all buildings in the city.
The Odisha government announced on Monday (February 1) that schools would reopen for students of Class IX and XI from February 8th. The physical classroom teaching will be held from 8.30 to 10.30 AM daily. However, unlike the 10th & 12th standard students, there will be no classes on Sundays. The classroom teaching for these students will continue till April 30.
Severe winter chill has made a comeback in Odisha with a steady dip in the night temperatures after a few days of warm weather. The weather department has predicted that the condition is likely to prevail for some more days.
After a long gap of 10 months, the anganwadi centres across the state finally reopened on Monday (February 1). The anganwadi workers opened the centres while strictly adhering to the COVID-19 guidelines. The workers also encouraged the children to wash their hands and maintain social distancing.
With the economy gradually reopening after the Coronavirus induced lockdowns, the tourism sector is also picking up its momentum. For a state like Odisha where tourism is one of the major sectors, encouraging signs are emerging. This is Nilagiri, one of the popular tourist spots of Odisha. Tourists have started thronging this place and slowly but surely it is inching towards normalcy.
Odisha is home to a lot of different fruits and vegetables. Many vegetables are known to flourish in the farmlands of our state. But there are some fruits that are seldom farmed here. And strawberries are one of them. Strawberries among all berries are considered to be one of the most popular and tasty berries. But these berries are hard to grow in Odisha, due to unfavorable weather conditions. However, a retired IAF official, Ajay Kumar Pani, has managed to achieve this feat in Keonjhar.
This little girl from Odisha is all set to move to Italy. She will grow up and get education there to forge a bright future. She will start a new life in a foreign land because this couple from Italy has adopted her! With high hopes in his heart, the District Collector has bid this little orphan girl a happy goodbye. These are images from the office of the Ganjam District Collector, who finalized the adoption of the baby girl by this Italian couple.
This piece of land may appear to be a garden at first with flowers and varieties of plants. For some, it may appear to be a place of worship with the beautifully decorated walls. But this is neither a garden nor a temple. It’s a crematorium located in the Itamati village of Nayagarh district. This crematorium has been transformed by a group of youths of the village, who have managed to give this place of gloom an air of a garden.
A happiness kit is here to boost immunity in school students. The School and Mass Education department has come up with a happiness kit to boost the immunity of school students across Odisha. This initiative comes ahead of the full-fledged resumption of classes for all school students amid the lingering of Covid scare.
Bhagyashree, a resident of Sector-19 in the Steel City, mastered the art of creating Pattachitra on various themes using soft stones. She honed her skill during the lockdowns and created splendid pattachitra art works on unused bottles, electric bulbs and others glass and plastic materials. She was recently applauded for her creative endeavors by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his radio show ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on Sunday.
As many as 17 passengers of a boat that got stuck in the middle of Nalabana in Chilika Lake on Sunday evening (January 31) were rescued following a six-hour-long search operation. The passengers got stuck in the boat when they were returning from Kalijai temple in Chilika Lake. The boat developed some technical snag following which it got stranded.
A major fire broke out at a private hospital at Tulasipur in Cuttack today triggering panic among patients, attendants and staff. Locals found thick smoke billowing out from the top floor of the hospital and informed fire brigade.
Following the death of a leopard in Ganjam district, 6 persons have been arrested. The Forest officials arrested six persons on Sunday (January 31) for laying traps to capture wild boars which had led to the death of a leopard in Naguda-Manitara area in Ganjam district. Sources said that while three persons were arrested from Nugudu village, the other three were caught from Pankal Sahi.
Meet, Nanda Prusty - a Padma Shri awardee from Odisha. He is 103 years old. Even time seems to have failed before the determination of this man. Despite his age, he is engaged in the noblest deed of imparting education free of cost to the underprivileged.
A visit to attend the dasaha mourning rituals of deceased kin ends in a tragedy. As many as 9 persons were killed after a van they were travelling in overturned on National Highway-326 near Murtahandi under Kotpad Police limits in Koraput district on Sunday night (January 31). 13 persons were injured in the mishap. Around 20 to 22 persons were travelling in the vehicle.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s Union Budget 2021-22 laid special emphasis on the agriculture sector and farmer welfare with several key announcements.
Though Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced no changes in personal income tax in the Union Budget 2021-22, a big relief for senior citizens came in the form of exemption from filing tax return
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a new disinvestment policy in the Union Budget 2021-22 presentation today. Here are the key announcements made by the FM today.