Odisha News


Forest officials in Odisha's Bhadrak on toes as elephants wreak havoc

A tusker had killed a 72-year-old man from Mohantypada village while he was returning home after attending nature’s call on Saturday. The incident has added to the fears of the locals.

published : 15 hours ago

Hoteliers in Odisha seek revision of COVID-19 weekend shutdown

Though Centre allowed reopening of hotels from June 8, the State on Monday allowed hotels to operate with upto 30 per and limited service of their restaurants to in-house guests.

published : 15 hours ago

COVID-19 shutdown to stay on Puri's Jagannath temple till July 5

Decision to open the temple, which has been closed since March 20, will be taken after reviewing the COVID-19 situation in Odisha

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COVID-19 lockdown: Huge arrival of migrants in Rourkela has officials in tizzy

A Shramik Special train from Tiruppur in Tamil Nadu arrived here with more than double the anticipated passengers on Monday.

published : 15 hours ago

Four children drown in swollen pond at Odisha's Dhenkanal

The children were taking bath when they slipped and drowned in the pond which was swollen due to heavy rains two days back.

published : 16 hours ago

Odisha: Sanitation worker dies of asphyxiation after entering septic tank

The deceased, SK Muna was suffocated to death after he entered the septic tank at the house of one SK Anis of the village.

published : 16 hours ago

No plan to revise tariff this fiscal: Tata Power CEO Praveer Sinha after taking over CESU

The State power regulator has not changed the tariff (both RST and BST) for the third consecutive year.

published : 16 hours ago

Covid graph climbs further up in Odisha

50 new positive cases in Kendrapara n 14 in Jagatsinghpur     17 in Berhampur

published : 19 hours ago

Fear of unknown in Chhattisgarh border

Anticipating the worst, farmers are worried, say reports from Nuapada, Bargarh, Balangir, Dhenkanal & Kalahandi

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Odisha seeks real-time data from locust warning body

The department has requested the Locust Warning Organisation to provide real-time data of the movement of the pests.

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Spit and pay: Govt to violators

Govt announces fines for not adhering to Covid-19 rules like social distancing; not wearing masks; spitting in public

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State to monitor vulnerable groups

Additional Chief Secretary, Health, PK Mohapatra said the database of Non-Communicable Diseases will be used to track and check the status of people having such diseases.

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With 156 new cases, Covid growth rate exceeds national average

While the first 1,000 cases were recorded in 66 days in the State that is struggling with influx of migrants, the next 1,100 cases were reported in just 12 days.

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State to verify foreign liquor stock

Odisha Government on Monday ordered all district Collectors to verify the stock of foreign liquor with the off and on shops in the State.

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Govt accepts stranded PPE consignment

The State Government has decided to accept Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) arrived here by May 31.

published : 19 hours ago