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Bhubaneswar: 86 COVID-19 Ve+ Cases Detected; 100 More Recover

Bhubaneswar: As many as 86 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours. As per BMC, the 86 COVID-19 positive patients are Local Contact Cases. Besides, 100 more persons have also recovered from the infection of Novel Coronavirus. So far a total of 1,63,851 COVID-19 [] The post Bhubaneswar: 86 COVID-19 Ve+ Cases Detected; 100 More Recover appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 8 Aug 2022 12:08 am

Odisha CM Congratulates Indian Womens Hockey Team For Winning Bronze At CWG 2022

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has congratulated the Indian Womens Hockey Team for winning the Bronze Medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022 at Birmingham today. Taking to Twitter, the Odisha CM said Congratulate Indian Womens #Hockey team on your courageous show in winning Bronze medal against New Zealand in at Birmingham. May the team continue [] The post Odisha CM Congratulates Indian Womens Hockey Team For Winning Bronze At CWG 2022 appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Aug 2022 11:56 pm

AIIMS-Bhubaneswars Adarsh Mohapatra wins Hyderabad leg of BusinessLine Cerebration quiz

Six contestants battled it out in the regional round

The Hindu 7 Aug 2022 11:43 pm

Women SHGs in Odisha work overtime to stitch 30 lakh tricolours by August 10

Nearly 4,000 women members of 300 self help groups (SHG) across Odisha are busy in stitching 30 lakh tricolours for the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign launched by the Centre to celebrate the 75th year of Indias independence.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 10:56 pm

Odisha CHSE +2 Arts Results To Be Declared Tomorrow; Heres How To Check Scores

Bhubaneswar: As per a previous announcement, the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) Odisha will announce the results of the +2 Arts on Monday. As per CHSE officials, the +2 Arts results will be published at 4 pm along with the results of the vocational streams. The results will be announced at CHSE office in [] The post Odisha CHSE +2 Arts Results To Be Declared Tomorrow; Heres How To Check Scores appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Aug 2022 10:52 pm

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Week-Long Celebrations At Pragativadi Begins Monday

Bhubaneswar: Leading Odia Daily Pragativadi and Gandhi Peace Foundation will be celebrating the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav from the 8th of August for the next seven days till the 14th of August, 2022. The week-long celebrations will kick start on Monday (Aug 8), with an inaugural ceremony at 5 pm at Pragativadi Office premises in [] The post Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Week-Long Celebrations At Pragativadi Begins Monday appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Aug 2022 10:47 pm

JioFiber expands its footprints to over 35 cities & towns across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Further consolidating its position as the most popular high-speed broadband service in the country, JioFiber has now become available in over 35 major cities and towns across Odisha. With the commencement of JioFiber broadband service in key areas of Nabarangpur, Phulbani, Jaleswar, Chhatrapur, Ghasipura and Barbil towns, JioFiber service has now become available in [] The post JioFiber expands its footprints to over 35 cities & towns across Odisha appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Aug 2022 8:47 pm

NABARD Odisha Celebrates National Handloom Day 2022

Bhubaneswar: NABARD, Odisha RO has celebrated National Handloom Day on Sunday at Bhubaneswar. Honble Minister of Handlooms, Textiles & Handicrafts, Smt. Rita Sahu; Development Commissioner-cum-Additional Chief Secretary, P K Jena; Principal Secretary Finance Department, Vishal Kumar Dev, CGM, NABARD, C. Udaybhaskar; Weavers, NGOs and other stakeholders have participated in the event. Odisha with its [] The post NABARD Odisha Celebrates National Handloom Day 2022 appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Aug 2022 7:15 pm

NHRC asks Odisha chief secretary to act on witchcraft, sorcery

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked Odisha chief secretary to take every possible effort for the implementation of the provision of the Odisha Prevention of Witch-Hunting Act, 2013 in the state.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 6:54 pm

Heavy Rain Alert! IMD Issues Red Warning For Two Odisha Dists

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Departments (IMD) regional centre here has issued heavy to very heavy rainfall alert for two districts of Odisha in the next 24 hours. The alert has been sounded for the districts of Kalahandi and Rayagada. According to the IMDs latest bulletin, the Low Pressure Area over Northwest Bay of Bengal off [] The post Heavy Rain Alert! IMD Issues Red Warning For Two Odisha Dists appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Aug 2022 6:08 pm

National Handloom Day: CM Naveen Praises Weavers Of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the occasion of National Handloom Day celebrated the rich legacy and craftsmanship of the State, the land of excellence in art. #Odisha has a treasure trove of exquisite handlooms with intricate designs honed over generations by dexterous artists and craftsmen. On #NationalHandloomDay, lets celebrate the rich legacy of [] The post National Handloom Day: CM Naveen Praises Weavers Of Odisha appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Aug 2022 3:42 pm

Well Marked Low Pressure To Concentrate Into Depression In Next 48 Hrs

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Departments (IMD) regional centre here on Sunday informed that the low pressure is likely to concentrate into a Depression during the next 48 hours. According to the IMDs latest bulletin, the low pressure now lies as a well marked low pressure over Northwest and adjoining West-central Bay of Bengal off Odisha [] The post Well Marked Low Pressure To Concentrate Into Depression In Next 48 Hrs appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Aug 2022 12:46 pm

Odisha: 10 students, 2 teachers test Covid positive in Saintala school

Ten students and two teachers of the Red Cross School for Deaf and Mentally Retarded at Saintala in Balangir district tested positive for Covid on Saturday.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 12:33 pm

Stage set for Amit Shahs Odisha visit | Cuttack DCP talks about preparations

Cuttack: Preparations are in full swing in Odisha for Home Minister Amit Shah who will reach Bhubaneswar on Sunday night. The twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack are bedecked with posters, banners and placards of Shah, who will visit the state for the first time after becoming the home minister. Cuttack DCP has informed that [] The post Stage set for Amit Shahs Odisha visit | Cuttack DCP talks about preparations appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Aug 2022 12:16 pm

Stage Set for Amit Shah's Maiden Odisha Visit After Becoming Home Minister

The twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack are bedecked with posters, banners and placards of Shah, who will visit the state for the first time after becoming the home minister

News18 7 Aug 2022 12:06 pm

Odisha Hikes Duty Call Up Allowance Of Home Guards To 38%

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to hike the Duty Call Allowance (DCA) of the home guards to 38 per cent. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Secretary on the instructions of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. After the hike, Home Guards will now get Rs 12,480 duty call up allowance [] The post Odisha Hikes Duty Call Up Allowance Of Home Guards To 38% appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Aug 2022 12:03 pm

Odisha reports 730 new Covid cases

Bhubaneswar: Odisha reported 730 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, including 130 from below 18 years of age category. Covid-19 Report For 6th August New Positive Cases: 730 Of which 0-18 years: 130 In quarantine: 427 Local contacts: 303 (Details of local contacts will be shared by concerned District) 1. Angul: 4 2. [] The post Odisha reports 730 new Covid cases appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Aug 2022 9:44 am

Check petrol and diesel prices in all towns of Odisha on August 7

Bhubaneswar: The prices of petrol and diesel have been considerably steady in Odisha and other parts of the country even. Customers are reportedly paying Rs 103.19 per litre of petrol in the State Capital while diesel is being sold at Rs 94.76 a litre. In Cuttack, customers are paying Rs 103.59 and Rs 95.14 per [] The post Check petrol and diesel prices in all towns of Odisha on August 7 appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Aug 2022 9:22 am

Odisha: Govt engineering college suspends 7 students for campus violence

Seven students of the government-run Parala Maharaja Engineering College here have been suspended for two weeks to one year for their alleged involvement in a clash between two groups on campus on August 1. A second-year student was injured in the scuffle.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 8:55 am

Monsoon update: Rains lead to orange alert in Odisha, road to Punjab's Pathankot airport washed away

Monsoon update: Rains have been lashing several parts of India this monsoon season, creating problems for people and leading to orange and red alerts in places, issued by the weather department. Intense spells of rain pummeled Bhubaneswar, Puri and several other parts of Odisha on Saturday, leading to waterlogging in low-lying areas and traffic congestion. The MeT Department issued an orange warning of very heavy to extremely heavy rain during the next three days as a low-pressure area formed over the northwest Bay of Bengal off the Odisha-West Bengal coasts.

India TV 7 Aug 2022 8:42 am

Odisha: Footwear design training for livelihood support

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) under the MSME ministry has started a project for footwear manufacturing at Dasapalla in Nayagarh district on a pilot basis. It got under way with a two-month training of 20 local leather artisans beginning Friday.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 8:41 am

Govt engg college suspends 7 students for campus violence

Seven students of the government-run Parala Maharaja Engineering College here have been suspended for two weeks to one year for their alleged involvement in a clash between two groups on campus on August 1. A second-year student was injured in the scuffle.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 8:31 am

Edu institutions asked to take part in Har Ghar Tiranga drive

The higher education department on Saturday urged the principals of colleges and registrars of state public universities to participate in the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 8:30 am

CM talks states contribution to Independence at Delhi meet

CM Naveen Patnaik, who reached New Delhi on Saturday, attended a meeting of the national committee for the 75th anniversary of Indias independence headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 8:30 am

IMD forecasts more showers till Tuesday

Monsoon is set to gain in strength with the formation of a fresh low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal on Sunday. Most places in the state saw light to moderate rain under its influence on Saturday. It caused waterlogging in the twin cities and Puri.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 8:30 am

State reports 836 new Cov cases, 1 more death

The states Covid-19 tally rose to 13,18,145 on Saturday as 836 more people, including 148 children, tested positive, while another fatality pushed the toll to 9,146, a health bulletin said. The state had logged the same number of cases on Friday.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 8:30 am

OHRC: Pay 5L to next of kin of man who hanged self in jail in 18

The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has recommended to the state government to pay a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the next of kin of Jitendra Kumar Biswal, who had hanged himself inside the bathroom of Jharpada special jail here on May 11, 2018.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 8:30 am

Heavy downpour drowns twin cities

After a week-long dry spell, heavy rain on Saturday led to massive waterlogging on all major roads in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 8:29 am

Pay Rs 5L to next of kin of man who hanged self in jail in 2018: OHRC

The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has recommended to the state government to pay a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the next of kin of Jitendra Kumar Biswal, who had hanged himself inside the bathroom of Jharpada special jail here on May 11, 2018.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 8:29 am

IMD forecasts more showers in Odisha till Tuesday

Monsoon is set to gain in strength with the formation of a fresh low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal on Sunday.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 8:26 am

Now, OSL owner's son held in Paradip port bribery case

The CBI on Saturday arrested Charchit Mishra, director of Orissa Stevedores Limited (OSL) and youngest son of industrialist Mahimananda Mishra, in an alleged bribery case involving a top official of Paradip Port Authority (PPA) and the cargo handling company.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 8:05 am

Odisha govt to kick off business meet with roadshow in Ahmedabad

In the run-up to the third edition of the biennial investors' meet - Make in Odisha - the state government has planned a series of roadshows and one-to-one meetings in some of the prominent Indian cities to showcase its investment potential and business ecosystem.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 7:58 am

BJD MPs vote for Jagdeep Dhankhar as Vice-President

The BJD Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members voted in favour of NDA's vice-presidential candidate, Jagdeep Dhankhar, at the Parliament House in New Delhi on Saturday.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 7:54 am

Colleges, varsities in Odisha urged to participate in Har Ghar Tiranga campaign

Higher education department on Saturday urged principals of colleges and registrars of state public universities to participate in the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign as part of the celebration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav programme.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 9:11 pm

Pilot project for footwear manufacturing begins in Odisha

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) under the MSME ministry has started a pilot project for footwear manufacturing at Dasapalla in Nayagarh district. Around 20 leather artisans of the locality will get two months training before starting manufacturing of footwear.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 6:53 pm

Rain batters Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Puri, traffic disrupted

Vehicles were also seen wading through waterlogged stretches in Nayapalli, Jaydev Vihar, Janpath and Bomikhal in Bhubaneswar.

The New Indian Express 6 Aug 2022 5:02 pm

CRUT Suspends Mo Bus Service On Route No-8

Bhubaneswar: The Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) has suspended the service of Mo Bus on route No-8 following waterlogging amid heavy downpour. The decision was taken after a Mo Bus with some passengers on board got stuck in floodwater at Jatni underpass. However, all passengers were rescued safely by the locals. As many as 11 [] The post CRUT Suspends Mo Bus Service On Route No-8 appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 6 Aug 2022 5:01 pm

KVIC Odisha implements pilot project on footwear manufacturing

Bhubaneswar: KVIC Odisha State Office is implementing a pilot project of footwear manufacturing under Gramodyog Vikash Yojana. Under this project, two months-long skill upgradation training for footwear manufacturing to 20 leather artisans of two SHGs of Dashapalla has been inaugurated. The training will be provided by the master trainers of Central Footwear Technology Institute, Agra. [] The post KVIC Odisha implements pilot project on footwear manufacturing appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 6 Aug 2022 4:53 pm

States textile park plan on central radar

The Centre received 18 proposals from various state governments, including one from Odisha, for setting up of textile park under the PM Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel (PM MITRA) scheme.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:37 am

Odisha: vigilance officials raids physical education teachers ill-gotten properties

The vigilance officials on Friday conducted raids on 13 premises of Danardan Sahu, a physical education teacher at Sri Dibyasimha Vidyapith, Jayantipur under the Jarada police station limits in Ganjam district for allegedly amassing wealth beyond his known sources of income.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:37 am

Odisha: 5 poachers arrested with 10 sambar horns in Debrigarh

Officials at Debrigarh sanctuary on Friday busted a wildlife trafficking ring with the arrest of five poachers and seized 10 sambar horns, which the criminals were planning to sent to neighbouring Chhattisgarh.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:36 am

Heavy rain on radar for next three days: IMD

The Met office has issued a yellow warning (be updated) of heavy rain in 17 districts for the next three days from Saturday.Thereafter, the IMD issued both yellow and orange (be prepared) warnings of heavy to very heavy rain over several districts till August 9.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:36 am

Working overtime to stitch 2.5L natl flags

Sarita Pradhan has been working tirelessly to stitch national flags which will flutter atop government buildings in Ganjam district to mark the 75th year of Independence.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:36 am

To check dengue, fish vendors told to remove empty containers

Alarmed by the rise in dengue cases in the city, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday warned of action against fish vendors in Unit-IV market if they did not dispose of abandoned containers kept outside and on the rooftop.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:36 am

Let migration of state data for PMAY-G: Min

Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday met his rural development counterpart Giriraj Singh and urged him to allow the Odisha government an opportunity to migrate data of eligible beneficiaries from the rural housing portal to permanent wait list of Pradhan Mantri Awas

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:36 am

CS call to expedite recruitment process

Chief secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra on Friday directed officials to expedite recruitment in vacant state government posts.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:36 am

7 medical colleges, 32 DHHs to get rooftop solar plants

The state government will set up rooftop solar power plants at seven medical colleges and 32 district headquarters hospitals (DHHs).The project will be implemented under the renewable energy service company (RESCO) programme of the Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA).

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:36 am

GST wing seizes 5.68cr from Boudh bizman home

The state CT (commercial tax) and GST (goods and services tax) enforcement wing on Friday seized Rs 5.68 crore in cash from a textile dealer in Boudh district, the highest ever haul in Odisha.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:36 am

BJD MP seeks womens quota bill passage

BJD leader in the Rajya Sabha, Sasmit Patra, on Friday reiterated the demand for passage of the womens reservation Bill that will ensure reservation of 33% of seats for them in Parliament and state assemblies.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:35 am

Odisha Chief minister Naveen Patnaik leaves for Delhi to attend NITI Aayog meet

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik will leave for New Delhi on Saturday to attend several important meetings in the national capital. A few hours after reaching New Delhi, the chief minister would join the meeting of the national committee for 75th anniversary of Independence from 4.30 pm.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:35 am

2-day vig training for OAS officers

The vigilance directorate organised a two-day training programme for Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) officers (group-A-JB) of the 2018 batch on Friday. Development commissioner P K Jena inaugurated the event.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:35 am

Odisha's textile park plan on central radar

The Centre received 18 proposals from various state governments, including one from Odisha, for setting up of textile park under the PM Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel (PM MITRA) scheme.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:27 am

Bhubaneswar: CBI arrests 4 persons in Paradip port bribery case

The CBI on Friday arrested Saroj Das, chief mechanical engineer of Paradip Port Authority (PPA), and three others in an alleged bribery case involving Orissa Stevedores Limited (OSL), owned by industrialist Mahimananda Mishra. Saroj apart, the other three arrested include Sumanta Rout (a conduit), Sankha Subhra Mitra (manager, port operations of KCT Group) and Surya Narayan Sahoo, DGM (operations) of OSL.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:21 am

Bhubaneswar: GST wing seizes Rs 5.68 crore from Boudh businessman

The state CT (commercial tax) and GST (goods and services tax) enforcement wing on Friday seized Rs 5.68 crore in cash from a textile dealer in Boudh district, the highest ever haul in Odisha.The GST officials stumbled upon wads of cash, mostly in Rs 500 denomination, during the raid on Shree Vinayak Textiles, against which there was a tax evasion charge.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:16 am

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik attends final match of SAFF U20

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday attended the final match of the SAFF U20 Championship between India and Bangladesh here at the Kalinga Stadium.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 10:52 pm

Odisha Vigilance Unearths Over Rs 4.67 Cr DA Amassed By Ganjam School PET

Cuttack: The Odisha Vigilance on Friday unearthed assets worth over Rs 4.67 crores illegally amassed by Danardan Sahu, a Physical Education Teacher (PET) of Sri Dibya Simha Bidyapitha at Jayantipur in Ganjam district. According to the Vigilance Directorate, assets worth over Rs.4.67 Crores including 2 multi-storeyed buildings, 8 plots in prime area of Bhubaneswar & [] The post Odisha Vigilance Unearths Over Rs 4.67 Cr DA Amassed By Ganjam School PET appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 5 Aug 2022 10:08 pm

Housing for all: Centre urged to open AWAS+ window

Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday met rural development minister Giriraj Singh and urged him to allow the Odisha government an opportunity to migrate data of eligible beneficiaries from rural housing portal to permanent wait list of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana Gramin (PMAY-G) by opening the AWAS+ window.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 10:01 pm

Bhubaneswar: 108 COVID-19 Ve+ Cases Detected; 117 More Recover

Bhubaneswar: As many as 108 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours. As per BMC, the 108 COVID-19 positive patients are Local Contact Cases. Besides, 117 more persons have also recovered from the infection of Novel Coronavirus. So far a total of 1,63,680 COVID-19 [] The post Bhubaneswar: 108 COVID-19 Ve+ Cases Detected; 117 More Recover appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 5 Aug 2022 8:31 pm

India Senior Mens Volleyball Team leaves for 2022 AVC Cup in Thailand

The 2022 AVC Cup for Men will be held at Nakhon Pathom, Thailand from 07th to 14th August 2022. Volleyball Federation of India (VFI) had entrusted the Odisha Volleyball Association to conduct the selection trial cum coaching camp of the Indian Senior Men Volleyball Team at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar. The coaching camp of 20 provisional [] The post India Senior Mens Volleyball Team leaves for 2022 AVC Cup in Thailand appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 5 Aug 2022 7:16 pm

Real Estate Tycoon Mr. Kalinga Keshari Rath receives the Entrepreneur of the Year Award at BCE Red Carpet event, Bhubaneswar

Mr. Kalinga Keshari Rath, a self-established Real-Estate industrialist and pioneer of one of Odisha's leading real estate companies, Evos Buildcon, has been given the Entrepreneur of the year award at the BCE Red Carpet event at Bhubaneswar.

Zee News 5 Aug 2022 6:46 pm

CM Naveen To Leave For Delhi Tomorrow On A Two-Day Visit

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will leave for Delhi tomorrow on a two-day visit. He is scheduled to attend the meeting of the National Committee of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The meeting is being attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Chief Ministers and Governors of different states, and other members of [] The post CM Naveen To Leave For Delhi Tomorrow On A Two-Day Visit appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 5 Aug 2022 4:47 pm

Scuffle Erupts Between Congress Workers & Police During Protest March In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Congress party launched a massive protest over issues of inflation, price rise, GST and unemployment on Friday. The countrywide protests shadow also fell on Odishas capital today. While the workers of the Odisha Congress Committee (OPCC) were marching toward Raj Bhawan this morning, a scuffle broke out between members of the party and police. [] The post Scuffle Erupts Between Congress Workers & Police During Protest March In Bhubaneswar appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 5 Aug 2022 4:35 pm

Odisha: CBI arrests Paradip Port official, three others in bribery case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested four persons including a senior officer of the Paradip Port Authority (PPA) in Odisha in connection with a bribery case.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 3:37 pm

Seven Odisha Dists To Witness Rainfall In Next 3 Hrs

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here has issued rainfall alert for seven districts across the state. The alert has been sounded for Khordha, Ganjam, Kandhamal, Jajpur, Angul, Jagatsinghpur and Cuttack. According to the IMDs latest bulletin, light to moderate rain is very likely to occur over some parts of the districts like [] The post Seven Odisha Dists To Witness Rainfall In Next 3 Hrs appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 5 Aug 2022 1:51 pm

Man Critical In Road Mishap In Outskirts Of Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A man sustained critical injuries in a road mishap in Raghunathpur area on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Friday morning. The identity of the injured person is yet to be ascertained. According to reports, the incident occured after a town bus dashed against a man leaving him critically injured. Following the incident, the irate [] The post Man Critical In Road Mishap In Outskirts Of Bhubaneswar appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 5 Aug 2022 1:34 pm

CBI Arrests Four A Day After Conducting Raids On Mahima Mishra

Bhubaneswar: A day after conducting raids at several locations linked to industrialist Mahima Mishra, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested four persons in connection with an alleged bribery case of over Rs 25 lakh. The arrestees identified as the Chief Mechanical Engineer of Paradip Port Trust (Odisha), Saroj Kumar Das, contractor Sumant Rout and [] The post CBI Arrests Four A Day After Conducting Raids On Mahima Mishra appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 5 Aug 2022 1:30 pm

Ganjam School PET Under Vigilance Scanner

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths have conducted simultaneous searches at 13 places associated with a Physical Education Teacher (PET) at Jarada area of Ganjam district on the allegation of acquisition of disproportionate assets on Friday. The PET has been identified as Danardan Sahu of Sri Dibyasimha Bidyapitha at Jayantipur in the district. Separate vigilance teams led by [] The post Ganjam School PET Under Vigilance Scanner appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 5 Aug 2022 12:23 pm

Odisha sanctions 11 investment proposals of Rs 2,253cr

BHUBANESWAR: The government of Odisha has approved 11 investment proposals valued Rs 2,253.15 crore which will generate employment opportunities for 3,817 people, officials said on Thursday, August 5. A number of industrial projects from varoius industries, including steel, food processing, infrastructure, oil and gas, downstream aluminium, information technology, and electronic system designing and manufacturing, have been approved by the state level single window clearance authority (SLSWCA), which is led by Chief Secretary S.C. Mahapatra. According to Hemant Sharma, senior secretary for industries, the units will stimulate economic activity in their respective regions by creating a large number of indirect employment possibilities because the majority of the proposals are from the industrial and downstream sectors. The Fedders Electric and Engineering Limited's proposal to build an iron ore beneficiation facility in the Sundargarh area for Rs 533.25 crore has been approved by the government. The panel also endorsed Envirocare Infrasolution Pvt Ltd's proposal to build a pellet beneficiation and ferro alloy facility in Sundergarh at an investment of Rs 520 crore. Similarly, Adani Enterprises Limited has proposed to invest Rs 500 crore in the construction of a data center delivering cloud hosting services in the Khurda district. The SLSWCA of Odisha also agreed with this suggestion. During the meeting, the government among others approved an investment proposal from Arya Iron and Steel Company Pvt Ltd for Rs 175.75 crore. The top secretary has requested that the respective departments actively facilitate the approved units' quick execution. RBIs MPC hikes policy rate by 50 bps to counter inflation RBI MPC meet Updates: Repo rate hike on the cards Entities in rush to raise funds via CP ahead of RBI Policy

News Track 5 Aug 2022 11:57 am

Petrol and diesel prices in Odisha on August 5

Bhubaneswar: The prices of petrol and diesel remained unchanged in Odisha and other parts of the country. In State capital Bhubaneswar, a litre of petrol is selling at 103.19 while the cost of diesel is 94.76. Both the prices have remained unchanged over the last day. Similarly, petrol and diesel prices have remained firm at [] The post Petrol and diesel prices in Odisha on August 5 appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 5 Aug 2022 8:52 am

Min pledges adoption in his constituency

Labour minister Srikant Sahu has assured of the adoption of two minor children, a three-year-old girl and a 10-year-old boy, who were orphaned after their daily wager father drowned in a village pond on July 29. Their mother had died about 15 days before their father.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 8:33 am

Tough competition awaits entry into Plus II

The high scores secured by students across boards have become a cause of concern in getting a seat in premier colleges for Plus II this year. Many students have scored between 90-95%.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 8:33 am

we Need to play together as a team, says Coach ahead of saff u20 final

India U20 head coach Shanmugam Venkatesh mentioned that it would be a special occasion for the team to appear in the SAFF U20 Championship at Kalinga Stadium against Bangladesh on August 5. Both teams finished as top two after the round robin league.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 8:33 am

Keonjhar's 'tree man' on a drive to increase green cover

A retired bank employee has been working to increase green cover in Keonjhar district for the past six years by using his pension money. He has set up a nursery at Janghira under Harichandanpur block which houses more than 2 lakh saplings of more than 30 varieties of plants.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 8:05 am

Odisha: Animal sacrifice resumes at Kendrapada temple

After a two-year Covid-induced hiatus, around 200 animals, including 100 goats, were sacrificed to please the goddess of Ma Jagulei temple in Kendrapada's Garadapur village on Gouri Panchami.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 8:02 am

Bid to make Gajapati child-marriage free

The Gajapati administration has decided to rope in traditional community and religious leaders to ensure the tribal-dominated district becomes child marriage free by the end of the year.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 8:01 am

Odisha: Bandh over bad road hits normal life in Rairakhol

Normal life was paralysed for six hours in Rairakhol NAC starting 6 am on Thursday following a bandh over the poor condition of NH-55 from Rairakhol to Sambalpur.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 7:59 am

ASI awaits Puri temple admn nod for repair work

The archaeological survey of India (ASI) has sought the permission of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) for early repair of the shrine's sanctum sanctorum (garbha gruha) after a huge chunk of lime plaster came off its roof and crash-landed on Tuesday night.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 7:57 am

Odisha: Man gets 12-year rigorous imprisonment for minor girl's rape

A 37-year-old man was sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for 12 years by a special Pocso (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) fast-track court in Mayurbhanj district's Baripada on Thursday for raping a minor girl.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 7:52 am

Odisha govt identifies over 26k acres for compensatory afforestation

As several development projects initiated by various government departments involve diversion of forest land, the state revenue department has identified more than 26,496 acres of degraded forest land for the purpose of compensatory afforestation.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 7:47 am

Odisha: Man killed by villagers in 'witch hunt'

A man in his mid-sixties was allegedly killed by fellow villagers on suspicion of practising sorcery in a remote village in Rayagada's Kashipur block on Wednesday night.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 7:44 am

Odisha: Iron ore despatch hit, may affect revenue

Even as the state government has recorded growth in collecting mining revenue in the first four months (April-July) of the 2022-23 financial year, a sharp fall in despatch of iron ore has been witnessed, which may hamper the earnings from the sector in future, industry experts said.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 7:40 am

Odisha: Villagers tie woman, youth to trees, thrash them for 'illicit affair'

A 38-year-old married woman and her 32-year-old lover were thrashed after being tied to two trees allegedly for their illicit affair by locals in Jagulleipada under Derabishi police station in Kendrapada district on Thursday.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 7:36 am

Odisha: 6 kill selves in separate cases

Six persons, including a couple, allegedly died by suicide at different places in Ganjam district on Wednesday.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 7:34 am

BJP slams govt over CAG findings

The BJP on Thursday came down heavily on the state government over the recent findings of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) and alleged that its report exposed corruption and financial irregularities.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 7:31 am

Odisha: Weekend low pressure over Bay to trigger rain from Friday

The Met department on Thursday said a fresh low pressure area will form over the Bay of Bengal during the weekend, trigerring chances of widespread rain in the state for four to five days.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 7:27 am

ED attaches 2.16 crore assets of ponzi firm

The ED on Thursday attached properties worth Rs 2.16 crore belonging to Nava Diganta Capital Services Limited, a chit fund company that allegedly cheated several investors in the state of crores of rupees.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 7:24 am

Bhubaneswar: A month after ban, plastic products flood markets

It has been more than a month that a complete ban on single-use plastic had been imposed across the country. But the state capital, which was one of the six places in Odisha where the ban had been introduced four years back, continue to use it.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 7:21 am

Low pressure to form around Aug 7, rains to intensify in Odisha

Widespread rainfall is expected between August 6 and 10 and heavy rainfall is likely to occur at a few places in Odisha during the same period, said a Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre scientist.

The New Indian Express 5 Aug 2022 2:45 am

Nandankanan tigers' melanistic gene pool found at 3 more zoos in country

The Nandankanan Zoological Park here, the first in the country to have zoo-born melanistic tigers, boasts of such a gene pool at three other zoos in Ranchi, Chennai and Indore.

The Times of India 4 Aug 2022 9:24 am

Wage scheme benefited over 6L

The state housing and urban development department has implemented around 45,000 projects across all the 115 urban local bodies under the Mukhyamantri Karma Tatpara Abhiyan (MUKTA), an urban wage employment programme, benefitting more than six lakh workers.

The Times of India 4 Aug 2022 8:36 am