The Indian Meteorological Department’s regional centre of Bhubaneswar has issued yellow warning for at least 11 districts of Odisha for the next 48 hours. Cold wave condition is very likely to prevail at certain places in the districts of Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Deogarh, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Bolangir, Sonepur, Boudh and Angul during the next 24 hours.
Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2021-22 in Parliament today. In the budget, the Finance Minister announced a significant rise in capital expenditure
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget-2021 in Parliament today. For the first time the budget was presented in a paperless format.
Children, youths as well as the elderly, all want to stay fit these days. But not everyone can afford to pay for a gym membership to shed that extra pound or get into proper shape. Take a look at this set up. It is open-air, right in the lap of nature and on top of it it’s free. Thanks to this unique jugaad by a group of youngsters in Jeypore of Koraput district, we are looking at a desi-style and effective workout set up here.
This is no theatre and he is no artist! In a bizarre incident, a youth from Angul landed up in trouble while trying to meet his girlfriend in the guise of a baba or sadhu. But it all went wrong! Horribly wrong! Suspecting him to be a child thief, the youth was nabbed by locals who exposed him and handed him over to the police. Locals in the Ferrochrome Gate Colony under Jajpur Road police limits caught hold of the youth disguised as a baba.
Panic gripped Belghar area in Kandhamal district following the brutal killing of two villagers on Saturday. It is alleged that the villagers were killed by the Maoists on suspicion of being police informers. While the body of one victim was lying in a pool of blood near Bhandarangi panchayat office, the other person’s body was recovered from near Guchaguda village.
Another large haul of ganja seized in Odisha. The Excise department seized as much as 20 quintals of ganja on Saturday (January 30). The contraband item was seized from near Kanisi area on NH-16 of Ganjam district. Following the seizure, one person has been detained in connection with the case.
In yet another incident of human-elephant conflict, a jumbo wreaked havoc in Mondei and Brahmanapally villages under Sadar Range of Sambalpur district. The jumbo terrorized the locals last night when it entered the village and caused widespread damage.
Despair and hardship define this orphaned youth. But these are the very adversities that have honed him as well. Sesha Kisan’s journey from a cattle herder to a scientist was not an easy one. Sesha Kisan has rose like a phoenix from an underdeveloped Balasingha village in Naktideul block of Sambalpur district to become a scientist in University of Göttingen in Germany.
A visit to a local festival turned into a tragedy for a man and his son in Sonepur district. The father-son duo died while returning on a boat from the Maa Baikani Jatra in the district.
Though the cloud of mystery is still hanging over the death of RD University girl Jharaphulla Nayak, more details continue to surface. Another CCTV footage of the deceased and the arrested accused Rakesh Swain has surfaced.
Amid the ongoing crackdown on various food adulteration units, one more duplicate ghee manufacturing unit was busted in CDA Sector-9 area of Cuttack district on Saturday.
The Odisha government on Saturday issued unlock guidelines which will remain in force till February end. Gatherings at social/ religious/ political/ sports/ entertainment/ academic/ cultural functions and gatherings shall be allowed with a ceiling of 500 persons.
All departments and sub-ordinate offices of the Odisha government in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack shall function with full strength with effect from February 1. An order to this effect was issued by the General Administration & Public Grievance Department
Odisha lags behind in justice delivery! Odisha languishes at 11th place among 18 States in justice delivery to the common man. Such worrying statistics have been revealed by the India Justice Report 2020.
Cold wave conditions may intensify in the next couple of days in Odisha. As per the predictions of the Indian Meteorological Department’s (IMD) regional centre in Bhubaneswar, the night temperatures in Odisha’s interior districts may fall by 3 to 4 degrees Celsius.
Dog is man’s best companion. However, a tribal community in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha embodies this adage in a superstitious and bizarre way. Here, children are married off to dogs to dispel any bad luck and disease.
At least 12 officials of the Forest Department sustained multiple injuries after they were allegedly attacked by a group of villagers in Malkangiri district.
The students of the Rama Devi Women's University got together to pay tributes to their fellow colleague Jharaphula Nayak, whose death has rattled the State.
After representing State at the 72nd Republic Day parade at Rajpath New Delhi, the Bajasal dance troupe arrived in Odisha to a rousing welcome. Though the troupe was stranded in Delhi due to the violence during farmers rally, they finally reached Kesinga in Kalahandi district today.
More details continue to surface in the Ramadevi University girl student death case while one person has been arrested by police.
Though summer season is still far away, the cries of plight are already resounding on the streets. Even as we are still experiencing the pleasantness of January, these women in Banki of Cuttack district are already feeling the heat of suffering that lies ahead of them.
Vigilance sleuths conducted simultaneous raids on the houses and offices of Former Revenue Inspector (RI) Basant Mohanty on charges of amassing disproportionate assets. Several teams of vigilance officials carried out searches at six places. Mohanty’s two houses at Friends Club in Puri, his residence at Penthakata and his relative’s house at Balighat were raided by the anti-corruption sleuths.
In a disconcerting incident, two minor boys were critically injured after a mobile phone battery exploded while they were playing with it. The incident was reported from Haripur-Nuasahi area under Badagada Police limits of Ganjam district on Thursday (January 28).
Rudra Maharathy has hinted at contesting the bypoll for Pipili constituency, which has fallen vacant following the demise of his father and 7-time MLA Pradeep Maharathy. Surprisingly, this statement from Rudra Maharathy comes days after Pradeep Maharathy’s wife Pratibha Maharathy also expressed her willingness to contest Pipili bypolls.