Odisha

30 per cent of Odisha population is poor: Niti Aayog report

The poverty index in almost half of the districts is alarming as the ratio scored by the districts is more than the State average.

published on : 27th November 2021

Odisha to screen travellers from South Africa, Hong Kong and Botswana for new Covid variant

The new variant has over 30 mutations in spike protein most of which are of concern for immune evasion and transmissibility.

published on : 27th November 2021

Odisha police fails to submit ATR on Mahanga murders again

Hearing the protest petition, the court on August 25 had directed Mahanga police to conduct fresh investigation into allegation of involvement of the Law Minister in the double murder case.

published on : 27th November 2021

Orissa High Court allows OPECA to move Supreme Court for second JEE

The AICTE and OJEE Committee had indicated in their affidavits that they have no objection to the conduct of the second test.

published on : 27th November 2021

Odisha: Accused set afire youth's corpse, video goes viral

At around 1.30 pm, Balangir Town police received information that a half-burnt body of a youth was lying near the college boundary wall.

published on : 27th November 2021

Paddy to be purchased in Odisha's Ganjam from December 29

This was announced by Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange at a district level meeting held at Chhatrapur which was also attended by local MLAs and Zilla Parishad members.

published on : 27th November 2021

Odisha government to provide land, pucca house for cured leprosy patients

The land will be provided under Basundhara scheme and house under rural housing scheme.

published on : 27th November 2021

Be aware! Hypertension, diabetes have hit the epidemic button in Odisha

As Odisha is still unable to control child malnutrition and anaemia, the rise of non-communicable diseases will further add to the economic burden.

published on : 26th November 2021

Strictly enforce pollution control measures: Odisha government

Chairing a meeting of the Board, Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra emphasised the need for public awareness on pollution and the importance of urban forests.

published on : 26th November 2021

'Ready for urban local body polls': Odisha government

Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena said the process of reservation of seats has already been started at the district-level. 

published on : 26th November 2021

High Court seeks action plan from Odisha government on food security scheme

The figures stated in the affidavit filed on November 2 show that the SFSS had been able to cover only 11.36 lakh of the additional target of 34.44 lakh beneficiaries over the past seven months. 

published on : 26th November 2021

Director of ponzi firm arrested for Rs three crore fraud in Odisha

The company, its managing director Kedar Nath Sahoo and other directors were accused of cheating investors with the promise of providing high rate of interest on their deposits. 

published on : 26th November 2021

Covid-19 funds from Gaon Kalyan Samitis diverted for BSKY in Koraput

This year, each Gaon Kalyan Samitis received additional Rs 10,000 for Covid management to be utilised for treating patients, immediate transportation and other associated costs. 

published on : 26th November 2021

Three detained for sand mining in Odisha

Locals objected to the matter and took it to the notice of the Jajpur sub-collector last week following which the raid was conducted.

published on : 26th November 2021

Two more super-speciality courses at Odisha' s AIIMS

The initiative will pave way for introduction of super-speciality DM/MCh courses in the two departments with two seats each per year subject to approval of the academic committee.

published on : 26th November 2021
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