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MBBS Student Ifu Mallick Meets CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Ifu Mallick, a medical student of Kandhamal district, met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at his residence here on Friday. After learning that Ifu, who belongs to a poor tribal family, was struggling to arrange for his admission fees and other expenses, the Chief Minister directed the ST & SC Development to immediately provide financial [] The post MBBS Student Ifu Mallick Meets CM Naveen appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 9 Dec 2022 11:51 pm

Odisha: Boy tries to die by suicide after kangaroo court punishment

Bhubaneswar: A 14-year-old boy tried to die by suicide and is fighting for his life after a kangaroo court in Bhubaneswar allegedly made him do sit-ups along with his father and two others, police said on Friday. The incident happened on Thursday in Baramunda in Khandagiri police station area, they said. A meeting was held Get the latest updates in Hyderabad City News , Technology , Entertainment , Sports , Politics and Top Stories on WhatsApp & Telegram by subscribing to our channels. You can also download our app for Android and iOS .

The Siasat Daily 9 Dec 2022 11:41 pm

Newly-Elected Padampur MLA Barsha Singh Bariha Calls On CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Newly-elected Padampur MLA Barsha Singh Bariha along with other leaders met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the latters residence Naveen Niwas here on Friday. Yesterday, the BJD supremo had spoken to Barsha Singh Bariha over the telephone and congratulated her for the spectacular win in the Padampur by-poll. BJDs Barsha Singh Bariha defeated her [] The post Newly-Elected Padampur MLA Barsha Singh Bariha Calls On CM Naveen appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 9 Dec 2022 11:34 pm

Notorious Criminal Nabbed By City Police

Bhubaneswar: Capital police station has arrested a notorious criminal on the charges of assaulting and looting a roadside food vendor. The arrested accused is Biju Naik (25), a resident of Kedarpalli Basti. There are about 27 criminal cases registered against the accused in different police stations of Bhubaneswar. According to police, complainant Saroj Sethi, who [] The post Notorious Criminal Nabbed By City Police appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 9 Dec 2022 11:16 pm

Woman Found Hanging In Bhubaneswar; Reason Unknown

Bhubaneswar: A woman was found hanging inside a house near Goddess Mangala temple at Rasulgarh square in Bhubaneswar on Friday. The body of Muni Nayak (21) has been recovered by police and sent for post-mortem. A resident of Tangi of Khordha, Muni had come to the State Capital in search of Job. However, she failed [] The post Woman Found Hanging In Bhubaneswar; Reason Unknown appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 9 Dec 2022 11:07 pm

KIIT-TBI Start-up Innovation Conclave: Take Up Challenges, Look for Opportunities to Become Successful Entrepreneurs, Opine Experts at

Bhubaneswar: Captains of successful start-ups, entrepreneurs, senior government officials and academic leaders on Friday converged at the KIIT-TBI organised Start-up Innovation Conclave 1.0 and highlighted the need to develop a vibrant ecosystem to promote and encourage budding talents to set up enterprises in the East and North-eastern part of the country. The poster boy of [] The post KIIT-TBI Start-up Innovation Conclave: Take Up Challenges, Look for Opportunities to Become Successful Entrepreneurs, Opine Experts at appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 9 Dec 2022 10:29 pm

Disrespect To Woman Is Reprehensible: CM Naveen Cautions BJP After Padampur Victory

Bhubaneswar: BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday lashed out at the Odisha BJP for disrespecting women after his partys thumping victory in just-concluded Padampur by-poll. Patnaik said he was saddened by the way the Bharatiya Janata Party conducted itself making personal attacks at Barsha Singh Bariha, showing total disrespect towards an educated [] The post Disrespect To Woman Is Reprehensible: CM Naveen Cautions BJP After Padampur Victory appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 9 Dec 2022 7:34 pm

CM Naveen meets crew members of upcoming Hindi web series Jengaburu: A Billion Dollar Curse

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday met the crew members of the upcoming Hindi web series Jengaburu: A Billion Dollar Curse, which is being shot in Odisha. Yemi Odanye, Deputy Head of Mission, British Deputy High Commission Kolkata, and National Award Winning Filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda were also present on the occasion. The Chief [] The post CM Naveen meets crew members of upcoming Hindi web series Jengaburu: A Billion Dollar Curse appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 9 Dec 2022 7:29 pm

Youth Stabs Elder Brother To Death On City Outskirts

Balipatna: A 25-year-old youth has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his elder brother to death at Mukundadaspur Harijan Sahi (Balisahi) under Balipatna police station limits on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. According to sources, Jaggu alias Jagannath Bhoi (28), son of late Purunchandra Bhoi, often takes up fights with his family members in an inebriated condition. [] The post Youth Stabs Elder Brother To Death On City Outskirts appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 9 Dec 2022 6:19 pm

Five Lighthouses In Odisha Earmarked For Development Of Tourism On PPP Mode

Bhubaneswar: As many as 65 Lighthouses earmarked for the development of tourism on PPP mode and in Odisha five lighthouses Gopalpur Lighthouse, Puri Lighthouse, Chandrabhaga Lighthouse, Paradip Lighthouse & False Point Lighthouse are identified for development. This information was given by the Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal in a written [] The post Five Lighthouses In Odisha Earmarked For Development Of Tourism On PPP Mode appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 9 Dec 2022 5:56 pm

Met Predicts Rise In Night Temperature In Next 2-3 Days In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: People in several parts of Odisha are likely to heave a sigh of relief from the chilly winter condition as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a rise in night temperature under the influence of the cyclone over Bay of Bengal. Minimum temperature (Night temperature) is likely to gradually rise by 2-3 degree [] The post Met Predicts Rise In Night Temperature In Next 2-3 Days In Odisha appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 9 Dec 2022 5:44 pm

Minor attempts suicide after being punished by a kangaroo court in Bhubaneswar

A cousin andthree other family members too were allegedly forced to join them in the punishment given by the kangaroo court.

The New Indian Express 9 Dec 2022 4:45 pm

Odisha yet to submit complete proposal for establishment of high court benches: Rijiju

Odisha yet to submit complete proposal for establishment of high court benches: Rijiju Odisha government has not yet submitted a detailed proposal for establishment of benches of Orissa High Court including its location in consultation with the HC. Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has not yet submitted a detailed proposal for establishment of benches of Orissa High [] The post Odisha yet to submit complete proposal for establishment of high court benches: Rijiju appeared first on Mangalorean.com .

Mangalorean 9 Dec 2022 4:08 pm

CM Naveen Patnaik States, Odisha Will Never Support Those Who Disrespect Women

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday cautioned the Bharatiya Janata Party that people in his state will never support disrespect towards women Bhubaneswar (Odisha): Biju Janata Dal president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday cautioned the Bharatiya Janata Party that people in his state will never support... The post CM Naveen Patnaik States, Odisha Will Never Support Those Who Disrespect Women appeared first on HW News English .

News View 9 Dec 2022 3:00 pm

Kangaroo Court Justice! Minor Boys Punished For Passing Lewd Comments

Bhubaneswar: In another incident of Kangaroo court justice, two minor boys were forced to kneel down as punishment for allegedly passing lewd comments on some school girls. The incident was reported from Baramunda area under Khandagiri police limits of the state capital city, Bhubaneswar on Thursday. According to reports, the villagers also threatened to socially [] The post Kangaroo Court Justice! Minor Boys Punished For Passing Lewd Comments appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 9 Dec 2022 1:04 pm

Evaluation of Odisha Class 10 Summative Assessment 1 answer sheets begins

Bhubaneswar: The Evaluation of Odisha Class 10 Summative Assessment 1 answer sheets began today. Reportedly, 12,450 evaluators are engaged in evaluation at 56 centres. The evaluation process is scheduled to complete by December 19. The matric summative examinations was conducted November 23 to November 30. This is the first edition of the High School Certificate [] The post Evaluation of Odisha Class 10 Summative Assessment 1 answer sheets begins appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 9 Dec 2022 10:58 am

Bollywood Buzz:Kapil Sharma's film Zwigato has got another achievement, read here to know...

Kapil Sharma's film 'Zwigato' is now going to premiere at the 27th International Film Festival of Kerala. Kapil Sharma starrer Zwigato has added another feather to its cap after its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and its Asian premiere at the Busan International Film Festival. Applause Entertainment and Nandita Das' Zwigato will now premiere in India at the 27th International Film Festival of Kerala. The film will be screened as the opening film in the Kaleidoscope section of the festival. Written and directed by Nandita Das, the film stars Kapil Sharma as a delivery food rider. Along with Kapil Sharma, the film also stars actress Shahana Goswami, who plays his wife. Set in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, the film depicts the struggle of an ordinary family in the aftermath of the Covid pandemic. 27th International Film Festival will be organized from December 9 to December 16 in Trivandrum, Kerala.

Kalam Times 9 Dec 2022 8:46 am

Odisha: From 30,000 in 2019, Congress votes shrink to just over 3,000

The back-to-back defeats of the Congress in Dhamnagar and Padampur byelections, held in November and December, brought to the fore massive erosion of its vote share as compared to the 2019 assembly elections.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:45 am

Padampur bypoll: BJP bid to insult Barsha Singh Bariha painful, says Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik here on Thursday said the way a section of BJP leaders humiliated grieving BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha, in the run-up to Padampur bypoll, was painful and thats the reason he personally campaigned for her.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:44 am

Work on engg facility to begin soon

The foundation stone of Odishas first common facility centre (CFC) for Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Engineering Cluster will be laid at Indranipatna Industrial Estate, Choudwar, in Cuttack district on Friday.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:44 am

LSD affects 6,340 animals in 17 districts

The state has reported 6,340 cases of lumpy skin disease (LSD) in cattle from 17 districts. Within eight days, around 4,500 more cases have been officially reported. Ganjam district has reported the highest cases of LSD followed by Bargarh and Balasore.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:44 am

Tabla maestro breathes his last

Noted tabla maestro Pandit Umesh Chandra Kar died at his residence in Bhubaneswar on Thursday. He was 71. He was suffering from heart ailments for the past few months. Former principal of Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya, Kar was a prominent figure in the Hindustani classical music arena.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:44 am

Padampur win sets BJD tone for 24

Its resounding victory in Padampur has propelled the ruling BJD to an advantageous position, at least in perception, as political parties begin preparations for the 2024 simultaneous Lok Sabha and state assembly elections while the narrative of change by BJP after its Dhamanagar victory

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:44 am

Results of OCS prelims out

The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) on Thursday published the results of Odisha Civil Services Preliminary Examination, 2021. As many as 5,296 candidates, including 1749 women, have been selected for the Main written examination.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:43 am

Tabla maestro Kar breathes his last

Noted tabla maestro Pandit Umesh Chandra Kar died at his residence in Bhubaneswar on Thursday. He was 71. He was suffering from ailments related to the heart for the past few months.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:43 am

Odisha bypoll result: BJD trounces arch-rival BJP by 42,000 votes in Padampur

The 29-year-old Barsha got 1.20 lakh votes or 58% of the more than 2 lakh votes polled.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 7:46 am

Odisha: Lecturer moonlights as porter to pay teachers at coaching centre

Patro, who has been working as a registered porter since 2011, said his life changed after the outbreak of Covid-19.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 6:49 am

Congress gets humiliating defeat in Padampur bypoll in Odisha; vote share nosedives

Back-to-back defeats of the Congress in Dhamnagar and Padampur byelections, held in November and December, brought to the fore massive erosion of its vote share as compared to the 2019 assembly elections.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 12:24 am

Odisha: Farmers' issues drive BJP, BJD to drawing board in Padampur bypoll

When BJPs Padampur bypoll candidate Pradip Purohit returned without filing his nomination on November 14 in solidarity with the plight of a group of agitating farmers, the party created a buzz by raising the farmer issue as its key agenda to win the hearts of cultivators, who constitute a sizeable portion of the electorate.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 11:10 pm

Legends like Ajit Pal Singh were our inspiration, says former India forward Jagbir Singh

Legends like Ajit Pal Singh were our inspiration, says former India forward Jagbir Singh With less than 40 days to go for the FIH Odisha Hockey Mens World Cup Bhubaneswar Rourkela 2023, the anticipation to witness the worlds best hockey players in Odisha is only increasing by each passing day. New Delhi: With less [] The post Legends like Ajit Pal Singh were our inspiration, says former India forward Jagbir Singh appeared first on Mangalorean.com .

Mangalorean 8 Dec 2022 10:44 pm

Whose Construction Site Is This? Who Is The Mischief Monger? Is BDA Aware?

Bhubaneswar: A construction site in Bomikhal area of the city has reportedly put a board of leading Odia daily Pragativadi and building a high-rise tower under the brands name. While Pragativadi feigns any association with the said site, now the question arises Who, Why and How someone has started construction work by using the name [] The post Whose Construction Site Is This? Who Is The Mischief Monger? Is BDA Aware? appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 8 Dec 2022 10:19 pm

CM Naveen Thanks Padampur For BJDs Victory In By-Poll; Reveals Why He Joined Campaign Trail

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has thanked the voters of Padampur for BJDs thumping victory in the by-poll. BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha defeated nearest rival Pradeep Purohit of BJP by a margin of 42,679 votes today. Addressing the people, the BJD chief Dear brothers and sisters of Padampur, I thank you all for [] The post CM Naveen Thanks Padampur For BJDs Victory In By-Poll; Reveals Why He Joined Campaign Trail appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 8 Dec 2022 9:34 pm

Odisha Govt Creates 11,292 New Posts of Nursing Officers

Bhubaneswar: To augment the technical manpower and provide better healthcare services, the Odisha Government has created 11,292 new posts of Nursing Officers in the State. The decision has been taken to fill up the newly created posts in phases. Accordingly, the Government issued a direction on 08.12.2022 to the Director, Nursing for filing of requisition [] The post Odisha Govt Creates 11,292 New Posts of Nursing Officers appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 8 Dec 2022 8:41 pm

Cases of lumpy skin disease in cattle on rise in Odisha

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 6:12 pm

Padampur Bypoll: BJD Supremo Congratulates Barsha Singh Bariha For Spectacular Win

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister & BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik has congratulated his party candidate Barsha Singh Bariha for her landslide victory in the Padampur bypoll. Patnaik spoke to Barsha Singh Bariha over the telephone and congratulated her for the spectacular win in the Padampur bypoll. BJDs Barsha Singh Bariha defeated her nearest rival, BJPs Pradip [] The post Padampur Bypoll: BJD Supremo Congratulates Barsha Singh Bariha For Spectacular Win appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 8 Dec 2022 5:51 pm

FIR against actress Varsha Priyadarshini for duping Rs 30,000 from a woman in pretext of arranging a job

An FIR was filed against actress Varsha Priyadarshini and her associate Ayushi at Saheednagar Police Station in Bhubaneswar in a cheating case. Kalyani Nayak filed the FIR alleging that Varsha and Ayushi on the pretext of arranging a job for her in a jewellery shop, duped her of Rs 30,000. According to Kalyani, the accused duo went unreachable after taking the money. Varsha is the wife of MP Anubhav Mohanty. Till now the actress has not commented in the matter. For more news and updates stay tuned to ETimes.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 4:27 pm

Four new turfs laid for 2023 FIH mens hockey World Cup

To make the 2023 FIH men's hockey World Cup a successful marquee event, four new turfs have been laid in the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar and Birsa Munda Stadium in Rourkela.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 4:20 pm

Newly-laid Hockey Pitches All-set For Action At FIH Odisha Hockey Mens World Cup 2023

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the FIH Odisha Hockey Mens World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela, four new pitches have been laid and all-set for action in the state-of-the-art venues at Kalinga Hockey Stadium, Bhubaneswar, as well as the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela. The main pitch in the Kalinga Stadium as well as the practice pitch has [] The post Newly-laid Hockey Pitches All-set For Action At FIH Odisha Hockey Mens World Cup 2023 appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 8 Dec 2022 2:45 pm

BJD leading in Odisha's Padampur bypoll

BHUBANESWAR : The Naveen Patnaik-led BJD is in the lead with 15,541 votes over the BJP, which is the party's closest challenger, in the by-election for the Padampur Assembly seat in Odisha's Bargarh district. After eight rounds of counting, Barsha Singh Bariha of the BJD garnered 43,691 votes, while Pradip Purohit of the BJP received 28,150. Satya Bhusan Sahu, a candidate for the Congress, is in third place with just 1,634 votes. In terms of percentage, the BJD has received 57.8% of the ballots that have been counted so far, followed by the BJP with 37.2% and Congress with just 2.2%. At RMC Godown in Padampur, counting has been taking place since 8 a.m. under strict security. 14 tables will total the votes from 319 booths in each round. For the byelection, 23 rounds of counting will take place, according to an Election Commission representative. On December 5, a by-election was held. After the BJD's first defeat since 2009 in Dhamnagar, it gains significance. AAP setting National Party, Gujarat Results Come in: Manish Sisodia 'People of Gujarat are kicking every lie of Kejriwal': Kapil Mishra Congress got 'majority' in Himachal trends, will it be able to form the govt?

News Track 8 Dec 2022 1:08 pm

Odisha bypoll: Trends show BJD ahead of BJP in Padampur

Overcoming initial confusion regarding its candidate with too many aspirants from Barihas clan besides outsiders, the BJD deployed a senior leader each for the 55-odd panchayats and Padampur township for micro-management.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 11:37 am

Neglected by kids, elderly man ties knot with 65-year-old in Odisha

Saktipada Mishra is 70 years old and had become all alone ever since his wife passed away in 2017. His two sons stay elsewhere while his two daughters have been married. It was becoming difficult for Mishra to carry on with life till he met Tejaswani Mandal. The 65-year-old was going through a similar predicament ever since her husband died four years back.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 11:08 am

Doctors treat man under mobile phone light, probe ordered in Kendrapada

A probe was ordered on Wednesday into reports claiming that a patient was treated by doctors in cell phone torchlight on Tuesday night for want of electricity in the CHC at Marshaghai in Kendrapada district.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 11:02 am

Farmers prodded to grow chillies sans pesticides in Odisha

The district administration has given around 6.5 lakh seedlings to the farmers of tribal-dominated Kuchinda block of the district to promote pesticide residue-free chilli farming. The step has been initiated to encourage the farmers to take up high-quality chilli farming and help them get good profit on their produce.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 10:59 am

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik offers help to student working on farm to fund studies

Till the other day, Ifu Mallick was running from pillar to post, working as a farm hand and construction labourer to fund his dream of becoming a doctor. But all that changed on Wednesday morning after a call arrived from the state government and a Cuttack-based social organisation, offering him help to finance his studies.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 10:36 am

Berhampur institute suspends seven students for ragging

Seven students of Khallikote Higher Secondary School here on Wednesday were suspended permanently from the campus for ragging a Plus II first year girl student last month.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 10:32 am

BMC earns natl award for sludge mgmt

The smart citys faecal sludge and septage management was adjudged the best by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industries (Ficci) and Indian Sanitation Coalition (ISC) on Wednesday.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:40 am

After early hiccups, students show improvement in writing

As the pandemic is on the wane, the problems borne out of it seem to be diminishing as well.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:40 am

IMD: 8 dists may get light rain on weekend

Eight south Odisha districts are likely to receive light to moderate rain on Saturday and Sunday, the IMD said on Wednesday. The districts are Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam, Kalahandi, Kandhamal and Nabarangpur.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:40 am

Civic body sets 250cr revenue target this fiscal

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has targeted to mop up over Rs 250 crore in annual revenue in the current financial year, up by Rs 100 crore from the amount collected in 2021-22.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:40 am

Results today, all eyes on Padampur

Political parties and people in Odisha are eagerly awaiting the outcome of much-hyped Padampur byelection on Thursday, which will be interpreted as the states mood ahead of the simultaneous Lok Sabha and state assembly elections due in less than one and half years in 2024.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:40 am

Tight security in place for counting day

Security has been tightened in Padampur for counting of votes on Thursday. Police are on their toes in the wake of high-octane campaigns and slugfest between the BJD and BJP in the run-up to the bypoll.The counting process is scheduled to start at 8 am at RMC Market Yard, Padampur.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:40 am

1 dead Maoist identified: Police

Police on Wednesday identified one of the women Maoist, who died in an encounter with security forces in Kandhamal district on Tuesday.She is Kamala, the area committee member of the CPI (Maoist) Kandhamal-Kalahandi-Boudh-Nayagarh division and belongs to Chhattisgarh.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:40 am

Odisha Wins Three National Awards in ISC-FICCI Sanitation Awards 2022

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Odisha has won three National awards in the prestigious Annual India Sanitation Coalition (ISC)-FICCI Sanitation Awards 2022 which were declared today at the awards function held at New Delhi. Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) was awarded with the Best Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (FSSM) Model Urban, and Ms. Sasmita Barik, a Swachha [] The post Odisha Wins Three National Awards in ISC-FICCI Sanitation Awards 2022 appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Dec 2022 10:31 pm

Kandhamal MP demands withdrawal of GST on Kendu leaf

Samanta raised the issue during the Zero Hour in the Lower House, the first day of the winter session of the Parliament. He said the 18 percent GST is not only affecting the livelihood of the Kendu leaf pluckers but also the implementation of the social security and welfare schemes meant for them.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 9:00 pm

Girl, 11, Kept As Domestic Help, Assaulted, Abandoned On Road In Odisha

In a horrific case of torture and child labour in Odisha's capital Bhubaneswar, an 11-year-old girl was assaulted in Nayapalli while she was illegally employed as a house help.

NDTV 7 Dec 2022 8:13 pm

Odisha Issues SOP For Organising Annual Sports Activities at School Level On Eve of Hockey World Cup

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha School Education Programme Authority (OSEPA) has issued a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the preparation of plan for organising Annual Sports Activities at the School Level on the eve of FIH Odisha Mens Hockey World Cup 2023. Anupam Saha, IAS, State Project Director, OSEPA, has intimated all District Education Officer-Cum-DPCs, SS, in [] The post Odisha Issues SOP For Organising Annual Sports Activities at School Level On Eve of Hockey World Cup appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Dec 2022 7:45 pm

Padampur By-Poll: Counting Of Votes To Start At 8 AM, All Arrangements In Place, Says Odisha CEO

Bhubaneswar: The counting of postal votes for by-poll to Padampur Assembly Constituency will start at 8 am on Thursday (Dec 8) and the entire process is likely to be completed by evening. All arrangements are ready for smooth and transparent counting of votes cast in the December 5 Padampur by-poll in Odisha, said state Chief [] The post Padampur By-Poll: Counting Of Votes To Start At 8 AM, All Arrangements In Place, Says Odisha CEO appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Dec 2022 7:00 pm

Odisha Govt Sanctions Fund To MBBS Student Ifu Mallick To Continue Studies

Bhubaneswar: Extending a helping hand to a meritorious student from Kandhamal district, Ifu Mallick, who has cleared NEET, the Odisha Government has sanctioned Rs 62,950 towards the expenses for pursuing 1st year of MBBS course in Saheed Lakshman Nayak (SLN) Medical College and Hospital in Koraput district. After Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik came to know [] The post Odisha Govt Sanctions Fund To MBBS Student Ifu Mallick To Continue Studies appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Dec 2022 5:28 pm

South Odisha To Witness Rain On Dec 10, 11

Bhubaneswar: The Meteorological Centre on Wednesday predicted light to moderate rain in several parts of south Odisha on December 10 and 11 under the influence of Deep depression that is likely to concentrate into a cyclone over Bay of Bengal. The districts which are likely to report downpour are Ganjam, Gajapati, Malkangiri, Kandhamal, Rayagada and [] The post South Odisha To Witness Rain On Dec 10, 11 appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Dec 2022 2:48 pm

Depression Over BoB Intensifies Into Deep Depression

Bhubaneswar: A depression over Bay of Bengal intensified into a deep depression on Wednesday, said India Meteorological Department (IMD). As per the latest bulletin by the IMD, the system is likely to further intensify into cyclone by today evening Though the system will have no direct impact on Odisha, some parts in southern districts of [] The post Depression Over BoB Intensifies Into Deep Depression appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 7 Dec 2022 1:24 pm

Odisha: Dharna in New Delhi for separate Hirakhand state

More than a 100 people, including women, from western Odisha under the aegis of Sambalpuri Bhasha Sanskruti Parishad and Hirakhand Samukhya on Tuesday staged a dharna at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi demanding the inclusion of Sambalpuri language in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution besides a separate Hirakhand state.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 10:32 am

Holistic effort reqd to curb malnutrition

Odisha is trying to reduce malnutrition and stunting, which it hopes to achieve in the coming years, chief secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra said on Tuesday while attending a national level conclave on childhood stunting in India.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:38 am

World War Two weapons seized from Maoists

Are the Maoists using weapons dating back to World War Two now?A top Odisha police official said seizure of two US-made carbine 30M1 rifles, used from the WWII days to the Korean and Vietnam wars and beyond, from four dead Naxals in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh on November 26, has

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:38 am

BJD backs womens quota, passage of revised NJAC bill

The Naveen Patnaik-led BJD wants the Centre to bring a revised National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Bill by addressing the Supreme Courts concern and pass the womens reservation Bill in the winter session of Parliament.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:38 am

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation moves 700 stray bulls to shelters ahead of hockey World Cup

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has relocated 706 stray bulls to animals shelters at Jamukoli and Jatni in the past two weeks to end bovine menace in the city ahead of the Mens Hockey World Cup.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:38 am

Holistic plan reqd to reduce malnutrition

Odisha is trying to reduce malnutrition and stunting, which it hopes to achieve in the coming years, chief secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra said on Tuesday while attending a national level conclave on childhood stunting in India.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:37 am

Dont show kids in poor light for funds: NCPCR to NGOs

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has issued letters to all non-governmental organisations (NGOs) asking them not to use photos, videos and any such material that showcases vulnerable children in deplorable condition in order to seek funding.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:37 am

Odisha: MBBS student takes up farm work to fund studies

Ifu Mallick always wanted to be a doctor. Son of daily wagers from Bagramila village in tribal-dominated Kandhamal district, he would see the problem tribals like him faced to fund medical expenses and wanted to serve them in future.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:37 am

BJD back womens quota, passage of revised NJAC bill

The Naveen Patnaik-led BJD wants the Centre to bring a revised National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Bill by addressing the Supreme Courts concern and pass the womens reservation Bill in the winter session of Parliament.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:37 am

Odisha: 2 Maoists killed in Kandhamal encounter

Two women Maoists were killed in an encounter with the district volunteer forces and the special operation group in Malikeri jungle under Gochhapada police limits in Kandhamal district on Tuesday.Police are yet to identify the duo.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:37 am

HC to cops: Be gentle with complainants

The Orissa high court on Tuesday asked Odisha Police to ensure that police stations receive all the complaints which are filed, give acknowledgement receipts to complainants and be polite to them.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:37 am

Odisha: Have evidence against bigwigs, claims Archana Nag

Archana Nag, the alleged mastermind in the high-profile honey-trap and extortion racket, on Tuesday threatened to expose before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) bigwigs and warned that her statement to the ED will trigger political upheavals in the state. I will not spare anyone.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:37 am

Avoid early morning walks in winter

Doctors have warned morning walkers of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack of health hazards as air pollutants mixed with fog have turned the air quality of the twin cities from poor to severe. Pulmonologists said the primary pollutant in the two cities is PM2.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:36 am

Odisha: World War II weapons seized from Maoists

Are the Maoists using weapons dating back to World War II now?A top Odisha police official said seizure of two US-made carbine 30M1 rifles, used from the WWII days to the Korean and Vietnam wars and beyond, from four dead Naxals in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh on November 26, has

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:36 am

Jagadish Prasad Naik, DN Group Chairman Shares his Views on Recently Concluded Make in Odisha Conclave 2022

The Group has now diversified into Education, Retail, Hospitality & Seafood export sectors. In the hospitality sector, the Group has partnered with Indian Hotels Company Limited (Taj Group) for the operational 5-star Hotel, Vivanta-Bhubaneswar, the first-of-its-kind hotel in Odisha. The group has also forayed into the education sector with the setting up of The DN Wisdom Tree Global School, a CBSE school with a unique holistic curriculum and pedagogy. Working on the broader arena, Mr. Naik's vision is to synergise human talent with the latest technological know-how and other resources inclusively and sustainably that can play an important role in driving Odisha's progress and development. In the coming years, the Group has planned more premium hospitality and health projects in the State.

News Voir 6 Dec 2022 5:16 pm

BMC plans one non-veg vending zone for 2 wards

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday decided to create one designated meat and fish vending zone for every two wards to accommodate vendors evicted from the roadside.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:40 am

Group plans 13-day cycling tour to promote ecotourism

To create a pedalling corridor in Odisha landscape that will ultimately boost ecotourism, local employment and lead to economic uplift, Tour-de-Kalinga, a community pedalling campaign, will begin from Bhubaneswar on December 11.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:40 am

Every 2 wards in city to get a non-veg vending zone

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday decided to create one designated meat and fish vending zone for every two wards to accommodate vendors evicted from the roadside.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:40 am

New guest brings fresh hopes for Debrigarh

Days after a Royal Bengal Tiger was spotted at the Debrigarh wildlife sanctuary after five years, its authorities are now eyeing to develop it into a tiger reserve.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:39 am

ED gets court nod to take Archana on 7-day remand

A court on Monday granted permission to the enforcement directorate (ED) to take Archana Nag on seven-day remand for questioning in the honey-trap case.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:39 am

Naveen: Konark may host a G20 meeting next year

Konark, a Unesco world heritage site, may host a key G20 meeting, chief minister Naveen Patnaik hinted on Monday. I have heard that Konark may be on the agenda, Naveen responded to a media query on possibilities of Odisha hosting any G20 meeting.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:39 am

1st freight train leaves Paradip terminal

The East Coast Railway on Monday flagged off the first freight train carrying fertilizers from Paradip after completion of a freight terminal under the Centres Gati Shakti initiative.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:39 am

Quake off Puri coast, no impact on state

An earthquake of 5.1 magnitude on the Richter scale was detected in the Bay of Bengal around 8.30 am on Monday.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:39 am

Kalahandi students to don spl uniforms

Students of Kalahandi University, Bhawanipatna, will wear uniform made up of Habaspuri handloom from the new year. Ace fashion designer Sujit Meher has designed the uniform. On Monday, the design was unveiled by vice-chancellor Sanjay Kumar Satapathy and Meher.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:39 am

New guest brings fresh hope for Debrigarh

Days after a Royal Bengal Tiger was spotted at the Debrigarh wildlife sanctuary after five years, its authorities are now eyeing to develop it into a tiger reserve.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:39 am

Hockey World Cup trophy to tour 14 states

The last leg of the tour will be in Rourkela before finally returning to Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar where the finals will be played on January 23, 2023.

The New Indian Express 6 Dec 2022 6:20 am

ED gets 7-day remand of Odisha honey-trap kingpin Archana Nag

A court here on Monday granted permission to the enforcement directorate (ED) to take Archana Nag, kingpin of the alleged honey-trap and sextortion racket, on 7-day remand for interrogation.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 12:08 am

Orissa high court asks DGP to explore e-FIR of crime against women

The Orissa high court on Monday directed the Odisha director general of police (DGP) to explore the feasibility of introducing an e-FIR system, particularly in cases relating to crime against women.

The Times of India 5 Dec 2022 11:58 pm