The accused, identified as Neeraj Singh, is an MBA degree holder. He was involved in the planning of the app with the main accused.
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.
A majority of the beneficiaries, who are yet to be covered are out of the State for work.
Alleging that the rejection is deliberate, BJD spokesperson Lenin Mohanty said that the party will strongly oppose this at the appropriate forum.
Sujit Mahallick, a native of Poktunga village, left his job as assistant engineer in a private company and filed nominations papers as BJD candidate.
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.
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.
Many areas in tribal-dominated Mayurbhanj are bereft of motorable roads, safe drinking water facilities, pucca houses and power supply.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The principal of government-run Maa Tarini Higher Secondary School has landed in trouble for organising an election meeting on the college premises.
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.
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.