odisha

Bulli Bai app case: Mumbai cops arrest MBA graduate in Odisha 

The accused, identified as Neeraj Singh, is an MBA degree holder. He was involved in the planning of the app with the main accused.

published on : 20th January 2022

Problems over candidate selection for Odisha panchayat polls persist in BJD

As the filing of nomination papers entered the third day, the BJD leadership at the State and district-level were struggling to pacify the rival factions fighting for tickets.

published on : 20th January 2022

Migration roadblock for Covid-19 vaccination coverage in Odisha

A majority of the beneficiaries, who are yet to be covered are out of the State for work.

published on : 20th January 2022

BJD protests rejection of Odisha's tableau for Centre's Republic Day celebrations

Alleging that the rejection is deliberate, BJD spokesperson Lenin Mohanty said that the party will strongly oppose this at the appropriate forum. 

published on : 20th January 2022

IT engineer from Odisha's Angul prefers being public servant, enters panchayat poll frenzy

Sujit Mahallick, a native of Poktunga village, left his job as assistant engineer in a private company and filed nominations papers as BJD candidate.

published on : 20th January 2022

Odisha panchayat polls: 21 candidates file papers from former Maoist hotbed

Of the nine panchayats in Swabhiman Anchal, Dhuliput witnessed the highest of five candidates filing nominations for ward member posts, one for samiti member and another for sarpanch.

published on : 20th January 2022

Orissa High Court Chief Justice S Muralidhar inaugurates six new courts

The Chief Justice expressed hope that the two women's courts at Bhawanipatna and Keonjhar would ensure protection of dignity of women litigants and provide them speedy justice.

published on : 20th January 2022

Piped water, all-weather roads dream for villages of Odisha's Mayurbhanj district

Many areas in tribal-dominated Mayurbhanj are bereft of motorable roads, safe drinking water facilities, pucca houses and power supply.

published on : 20th January 2022

Omicron fast replacing Delta in Odisha, constitute 60% of genome sequenced samples

Of the 249 samples sequenced at the Institute of Life Sciences in Bhubaneswar, 148 have been detected with the new highly transmissible variant taking the Omicron tally in Odisha to 349.

published on : 20th January 2022

Erratic testing strategy may delay third wave peak in Odisha, warns experts

The Centre has asked the State government to immediately increase the testing in a strategic manner keeping in view the trend of case positivity in specific areas.

published on : 19th January 2022

Odisha lost 1,655 sq km forest cover in 2001-19 period due to mining: Study

The study which used a high-resolution global forest time series data claims that Koraput and Rayagada recorded the highest mean changes in forest cover.

published on : 19th January 2022

Odisha panchayat polls: Voices of dissent in BJD over candidate selection

On Monday, BJD workers of Naharana and Alabola panchayats in Balikuda block staged road blockade protesting selection of candidates by the committee by Minister Raghunadan Das.

published on : 19th January 2022

Odisha: Junior college principal in Kendrapara canvasses for sarpanch candidate, suspended

The principal of government-run Maa Tarini Higher Secondary School has landed in trouble for organising an election meeting on the college premises.

published on : 19th January 2022

COVID situation under control in state: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Stating that COVID management in the third wave has so far proceeded on the right path, Naveen said that the number of fresh cases has also stabilised during the last couple of days.

published on : 19th January 2022

With state yet to reach peak, Centre asks Odisha to ramp up COVID-19 testing

The daily case count which witnessed a marginal drop on January 16 rose again the next day due to the fluctuation in the number of tests.

published on : 19th January 2022
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