Odisha News


Meet on Srimandir rituals  

Chief administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) Dr Krishan Kumar held discussions with Daita servitors on Wednesday over ‘Snana Purnima’ rituals, scheduled for June 24. 

published : 17 Jun 2021

Lovelorn hostage taker has no remorse: Police  

Bikram had held three members of a family hostage at gunpoint for five hours at Shantipada in Balangir town over rejection of his marriage proposal.

published : 17 Jun 2021

Eight hurt in clash, 5 held

As many as eight persons were injured, two of them critically, in a group clash at Mahamadjamapur village within Jajpur Sadar police limits on Tuesday night. 

published : 17 Jun 2021

Torture slur on cops, SI transferred   

A 30-year-old man was allegedly beaten up brutally by four cops in Tirtol police station over construction of toilet in Nuagaon village.

published : 17 Jun 2021

For Covid orphans, Raja is a hurtful fest in Jagatsinghpur

Mother Rashmirekha, father Abhisek and grandfather Upendra succumbed in the Covid hospital last month.

published : 17 Jun 2021

Cyclone Yaas: Minister directs Tata Power to speed up restoration 

As IMD has predicted more rains in the coming days, further delay in the restoration works in low lying and waterlogged areas would prove costly.

published : 17 Jun 2021

Four more jails being readied for ISO tag

The directorate will submit proposals for ISO certification of four more jails at Jamujhari, Baripada, Balasore and Keonjhar soon.

published : 17 Jun 2021

OHCBA opposes SCBA’s proposal to elevate SC lawyers as High Court judges

The letter to the CJI was sent on the basis of a resolution unanimously passed by OHCBA’s executive committee on Monday.

published : 17 Jun 2021

BJP accuses Odisha govt of delaying liquidation of 16.5 MT iron ore

BJD targets saffron party for making baseless statements on mine auction

published : 17 Jun 2021

Odisha reports 641 Covid deaths in 15 days

Facing backlash for under-reporting of Covid fatalities, Odisha recorded 641 deaths in the first half of June as 44 more were added in last 24 hours.

published : 17 Jun 2021

Odisha: Ration card allowed as identity proof for Covid vaccination

“This will further improve access for BPL/Antyodaya category beneficiaries. The Ministry will make necessary provisions in the Co-WIN portal.

published : 17 Jun 2021

Another minor girl in Nayagarh murdered after abduction

Nayagarh Police arrested a 21-year-old youth on charges of killing the minor who belonged to Dhundugadia village under Banigochha police limits.

published : 17 Jun 2021

Odisha extends partial lockdown till July 1 with more relaxations

The districts have been divided into two categories. Districts with TPR of 5 per cent or less are kept in Category-A while those with more than 5 per cent are in Category-B.

published : 17 Jun 2021

COVID-19: Good news for morning walkers as Odisha announces next phase of lockdown till July 1

All shops except malls in 17 districts of Southern and Western Odisha - undivided Ganjam, Kandhamal, Koraput, Kalahandi, Balangir, Sambalpur and Sundargarh - can transact business from 6 am to 5 pm

published : 16 Jun 2021

Security forces, Maoists exchange fire in Odisha; huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered

Acting on intelligence inputs about a gathering of armed CPI Maoist cadres for carrying out subversive activities, a search and area domination operation was launched by security forces

published : 16 Jun 2021