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G20: Dharmendra Pradhan reviews Education Working Group meeting to be held in Bhubaneswar

Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan and minister of state for education Annapurna Devi on Friday reviewed the preparations of the upcoming third Education Working Group Meeting scheduled to be held in Bhubaneswar themed on the future of work.

24 Mar 2023 11:45 pm
Battlefield is ready. We'll register victory in 2024: Odisha BJP president Manmohan Samal

BJP national president J P Nadda on Thursday appointed former minister Manmohan Samal as the party's Odisha president. Manmohan speaks to Debabrata Mohapatra on his plans.

24 Mar 2023 2:56 pm
Ex-minister Manmohan Samal becomes Odisha BJP president

Ahead of next year's general elections, the BJP on Thursday appointed former minister Manmohan Samal (64) as the party's state president as it looks to wrest control of Odisha from the BJD, which has been in power since 2000. Samal would replace Samir Mohanty, whose three-year tenure had come to an end on January 16.

24 Mar 2023 10:50 am
24 Mar 2023 8:29 am
Shravanabelagola Jain Mutt pontiff in Karnataka passes away at 73

Swasthishri Jagadguru Charukeerthi Bhattaraka Swami, pontiff of the renowned Shravanabelagola Mutt in Karnataka, passed away on Thursday. He was 73.

24 Mar 2023 4:35 am
'Non-Hindu' man from West Bengal held for forcibly entering Puri Jagannath temple

We arrested him on charges of flouting the temples norms and hurting religious sentiments. His intention of forcibly entering the temple is being investigated. We have seized his mobile phone for verification, a senior police officer said.

24 Mar 2023 12:02 am
Manmohan Samal replaces Samir Mohanty as BJP Odisha president

The appointment of Samal, who has already served two stints as party president, came as a surprise for many amid speculations about possible extension of Mohantys tenure till the end of the 2024 elections.

23 Mar 2023 10:13 pm
No power tariff hike in Odisha for financial year 2023-24

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) on Thursday while pronouncing its order said power tariff will not be hiked for the financial year 2023-24. Retail supply tariff for the upcoming fiscal has remained unrevised during the last two years.

23 Mar 2023 8:18 pm
Speeding SUV runs over 3 students in Subarnapur

Three students were killed and another suffered grievous injuries after being run over by a speeding SUV near Saradhapali Chhack under Subarnapur police limits in Subarnapur district on Wednesday.

23 Mar 2023 11:42 am
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee prays, offers flag at Puri temple; to meet CM Naveen Patnaik today

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who arrived in Puri on Tuesday as part of her three-day Odisha tour, offered prayers at the Jagannath Temple, Puri, on Wednesday. The shrine's senior servitor, Jagannath Swain Mohapatra, conducted the puja for her.

23 Mar 2023 11:39 am
Bhubaneswar to get two new police stations, PMU, law & order unit

In a bid to improve policing in Bhubaneswar, the state government has decided to set up two new police stations, establish a project management unit (PMU), and separate investigation from law and order duties.

23 Mar 2023 12:47 am
Mamata Banerjee offers prayers at Puri temple; servitor prays to shield her from CBI, ED

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who reached Puri on Tuesday as part of her 3-day Odisha tour, offered prayers at Puri Jagannath temple on Wednesday. The shrines senior servitor and Mamatas close confidante, Jagannath Swain Mohapatra, conducted a puja for her and prayed to protect her from the CBI and ED.

23 Mar 2023 12:42 am
Chatriput-Maligura section doubling work on KK line gets operational

A small section of 6.9km rail line between Chatriput and Maligura stations in Koraput district under the Waltair railway division of the East Coast Railway (ECoR), on Wednesday, received authorization for the operation of train movement.

22 Mar 2023 11:17 pm
Odisha to spend Rs 717 crore to give free rice to 2.96 crore people

Food supplies minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak on Wednesday told state assembly in a written reply that Odisha government will spend around Rs 717.4 crore for the year 2023-24 to provide 5kg rice to 2.96 crore beneficiaries under the national food security act (NFSA) and the state food security scheme (SFSS).

22 Mar 2023 10:36 pm
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee reaches Odisha, to meet aveen Patnaik tomorrow

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee reached Odisha on Tuesday as part of her three-day state visit during which she will pay obeisance to Lord Jagannath in Puri and also meet her Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik, at the latter's residence.

22 Mar 2023 12:32 pm
New tech at Puri temple to track criminals & prevent stampedes

The state government has decided to use artificial intelligence (AI)-based facial recognition technology at Jagannath temple in Puri for criminal tracking and preventing stampedes at the world famous shrine.

22 Mar 2023 11:48 am
Jumbos kill 669 in Odisha over 5 years: Pradip Amat

On an average, 133 people died every year in elephant attacks between 2017 and 2022, a significant rise from the 90-100 deaths reported between 2010-2016.

22 Mar 2023 11:44 am
Mom & dad abandon kid in Balasore

A couple, who was out shopping, reportedly abandoned their eight-year-old son at Dahisadha Square in Soro town of Balasore district on Monday evening. As per preliminary report, the boy and his parents had gone to Soro market for shopping

22 Mar 2023 11:40 am
Odisha got Rs 54 crore to clean up 3 cities, 4 towns that are highly polluted: Pradip Amat

Three cities - Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela - and four towns - Balasore, Angul, Talcher and Kalinganagar - have been reporting high air pollution.

22 Mar 2023 11:35 am