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Odisha / The New Indian Express

Odisha sustains agricultural damage as deep depression triggers heavy showers

The national weather forecaster and Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) have indicated the system might not brush coastal Odisha and move towards the West Bengal coast.

5 Dec 2021 5:16 pm
Omicron threat: Quarantine facility for foreign returnees in Bhubaneswar, Jharsuguda

The direction came after it emerged that scores of returnees are not cooperating with the administration for isolation and testing.

5 Dec 2021 4:36 am
Displaced women affected by Dulunga mining project in Sundargarh receive land rights

Nirupama Pradhan (27) who was a victim of the decision, said the district administration had sought clarification about their claims and the government had ruled in their favour.

5 Dec 2021 4:36 am
Noted physicist Trilochan Pradhan passes away at 93

Eminentphysicist and educationist Dr Trilochan Pradhan passed away due to age related ailments in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. He was 93.

5 Dec 2021 4:35 am
Shortage of doctors yet Kalahandi scores high in maternal healthcare

The reason for this has been attributed to poverty, lack of awareness on the importance of maternal and child nutrition and inadequate health services.

5 Dec 2021 4:34 am
Jawad fades, rainfall alert continues for coastalOdisha

Besides, the administration has directed block development officers, tehsildars, nodal officers and headmasters of some schools to monitor the situation.

5 Dec 2021 4:33 am
COVID: Dhenkanal raises guard after cluster outbreak atprivate residential college

The administration had initiated action against the college authorities after it was found that the infected students were allowed to go home instead of being put in isolation.

5 Dec 2021 4:32 am
Cyclone Jawad: Incessant rains submerge crops, Odisha farmers knee deep in trouble

The district received 270 mm rainfall under the influence of the storm till now, with Erasama receiving the highest 76 mm.

5 Dec 2021 4:31 am
BJD Rajya Sabha member seeks information on railway connectivityin Odisha's Mayurbhanj

BJD Rajya Sabha member Mamata Mahanta raised the issue of lack of rail connectivity in Mayurbhanj district in the Parliament recently.

5 Dec 2021 4:30 am
Centre approves 1,567 new anganwadis as against Odisha government'sproposal for7,844 centres: Minister

The State government had submitted a proposal to the Centre seeking its approval for opening of 7,844 new centres.

5 Dec 2021 4:29 am
17 injured as villagers clash with police after the attack onpro-industry leader in Odisha

As per allegations of Prabhat Rout, the pro-industry leader in question, five bike-borne miscreants hurled bombs at his house in Govindpur and fled.

5 Dec 2021 4:28 am
Odisha: Amid Omicron threat, low vaccinationcoverage in Sundargarh raises worry

With the second dose given to only around 6.78 lakh people, only 38 per cent of the eligible population has administered both the doses till now.

5 Dec 2021 4:27 am
High Court seeks report on de-addiction and rehabilitation work done so far in Odisha

The petition seeking Court intervention for setting up of de-addiction centres (DACs) in the State was filed by Kshamanidhi Samal in 2014.

5 Dec 2021 4:26 am
High drama in Odisha Assembly on day four over Mamita murder

Amidst high drama, Congress whip Tara Prasad Bahinipati arrived in the House dressed as a priest to chants of Om Shanti and beating of gongs by other members.

5 Dec 2021 4:25 am
Odisha: Court warns IIC of punitive action for repeatedly defying its orders

Mohanty said the matter has to be carried to higher courts while seeking 30 days to obtain appropriate orders regarding the same.

5 Dec 2021 4:25 am
Three HC benches including of Chief Justices go paperless in Odisha

TheRecord Room Digitisation Centre in HCprovides one-stop solution relating to storage, digitisation, preservation and retrieval of disposed of case records.

5 Dec 2021 4:24 am
Good governance greatest tool oftransformation: CMNaveen Patnaik

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday said good governance is ultimately the greatest tool of transformation which the State government has adopted keeping people at the forefront.

5 Dec 2021 4:23 am
Odisha governmentmulls shutting down school hostels if more COVID cases detected

School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dashsaid provision has been made for visit of medical teams to campuses, wherever required, to check the spread of infection.

5 Dec 2021 4:22 am
Centre warns Odisha over rising COVID cases, drop in tests amid Omicron threat

Odisha has reported 7,445 new cases in a month ending December 4 with a contribution of 2.5 per cent (pc) to the countrys fresh caseload over the past month.

5 Dec 2021 4:22 am
Odisha governmentto promote swimming ecosystem across India

Aiming to develop the sport at the grassroots level, around 20 centres will be established in various districts of Odisha. The existing swimming centers will also be upgraded too.

4 Dec 2021 10:55 pm
Odisha's tryst with 10 cyclones in two decades

After the 1999 disaster, which left over 10,000 people dead, the state had experienced another major calamity in cyclone Phailin.

4 Dec 2021 7:23 pm
Cyclone Jawad shows signs of losing steam, evacuation continues in parts of Odisha

Special Relief Commission Pradeep Jena informed that 688 persons were evacuated to safety, while 14 pregnant women were shifted to hospitals in Puri district.

4 Dec 2021 12:26 pm
Opposition rejects CM Naveen Patnaiks statement on Mamita case

Leader of Congress Legislature Party (CLP) Narasingha Mishra also described the statement as shocking.

4 Dec 2021 10:02 am
Evacuees to undergo rapid antigen test inOdisha

Districts and municipal corporations have been directed to open a control room round-the-clock and designate district and block-level nodal officers for continuous monitoring and supervision.

4 Dec 2021 10:00 am
Odisha schools closed in 19 districts ahead of cyclone

The State government announced closure of schools on Saturday in 19 districts likely to be affected by the tropical storm.

4 Dec 2021 9:59 am
Kalahandi Meher Samaj files plea for intervention

While the intervention petition was filed through senior lawyer and BJP spokesperson Pitambar Acharya, Mamitas father Suchandra Meher and brother Bunty had filed their petition on November 13.

4 Dec 2021 9:59 am
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik breaks silence, assures justice for Mamita

The CM also targeted the Opposition political parties and said he was shocked by the manner in which the very sensitive and heinous crime was politicised.

4 Dec 2021 9:58 am
Odisha:Days after wedding, man abandons wife at bus stand, lands in jail

Balichandrapur police on Friday arrested a 22-year-old youth for allegedly abandoning his wife at the bus stand, barely a couple of days after their marriage.

4 Dec 2021 9:54 am
Mass evacuation on cards as Jawad nearsin coastal district Kendrapara

Mass evacuation will begin in the coastal district of Kendrapara as cyclonic storm Jawad is expected to cross the land near Puri on Sunday.

4 Dec 2021 9:52 am
Mahanga double murder: Court reserves verdict

In a petition, Mohanty stated that the matter was referred to State-level officials and the updated case diary will be submitted in the court after taking permission from the higher authorities.

4 Dec 2021 9:49 am
Lack of storage: Jagatsinghpur farmers upset ahead of cyclone Jawad

As advised by the administration, the farmers have lifted their paddy from fields ahead of the cyclone but are now grappling with shortage of storage space.

4 Dec 2021 9:47 am
Treatment of Iraqi national in Odisha opens up medical tourism prospects

Though difficult, the major surgery was conducted on Hassoon with neuro-anesthetist Dr Prasant Behera playing a vital role.

4 Dec 2021 9:43 am
Omicron scare: Incommunicado international returnees worry Odisha

The health authorities warned of stern action against the international travellers if they do not cooperate and if their phones are switched off.

4 Dec 2021 8:51 am
Evacuation plans ready, schools shut as cyclone Jawad knocks

ODISHA government put in place evacuation plans and declared holiday for schools in 19 districts with cyclonic storm Jawad predicted to head towards the State on Sunday.

4 Dec 2021 8:47 am
Mitigation measures in Ganjam

All educational institutions have been asked to cancel classes but teachers and other staff will remain present.

4 Dec 2021 3:24 am
Puri braces for storm impact

The administration has put in place necessary measures to mitigate the impact of cyclone Jawad.

4 Dec 2021 3:21 am
Odisha: Storm forms, suspense brews over track

This could mean once the system approaches the coast of AP and Odisha, it might re-curve in a north-east direction

2 Dec 2021 10:07 am
Mamita murder: BJP demands CBI probe, says Odishapolice not reliable

We reiterate our demand for a CBI probe into the case and ouster of the Minister from the State Cabinet.

2 Dec 2021 10:04 am
Omicron scare: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaikappeals people to remain alert

He also urged the Director General of Police (DGP) to continue the good work done by the police since the first wave.

2 Dec 2021 10:01 am
Covid spike continues in VIMSAR

Total number of infected MBBS students reaches 74 in the medical college

2 Dec 2021 10:01 am
Andhra plans to set up powerplant in Kotia, Odisha unaware

Sources said, officials from New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Ltd.

2 Dec 2021 9:52 am
Yechury slams Modi over vaccine milestone

Yechury was here to inaugurate the partys 22nd State conference at Bartoli near Rourkela.

2 Dec 2021 9:51 am
Survey for Puri-Konark line over: Union Rly Min

The East Coast Railway had conducted the fresh preliminary engineering and traffic survey excluding the prohibitory areas of old alignments following Vaishnaws direction.

2 Dec 2021 9:46 am
NGT seeks reply over Bijli Bandha project

TheEastern Zone Bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has taken suo motu cognisance of the shrinking of British-era pond Bijli Bandha at the district headquarters town.

2 Dec 2021 9:44 am
Villagers-police face-off, demarcation of Mahala disrupted

Irate villagers including women restricted the entry of revenue officials and police personnel, paralysing the demarcation process on the day.

2 Dec 2021 9:36 am
Puri Collector told to make 2 leprosy colonies habitable

The Orissa High Court on Tuesday directed the Puri Collector to complete construction of additional toilets in Sanjayjee and Jibaramjee leprosy colonies in Puri town by December end.

2 Dec 2021 9:16 am
Orissa High Court fixes Jan 24 date for hearing habeas corpus petition by Gitanjali Meher

The Bench, however, directed Parhi to ensure that the affidavit is filed not later than January 10.

2 Dec 2021 9:15 am
Sarpanch dismissed for plantation irregularity in Odisha

Sources said the authorities had granted Rs 9,19,984 to plant trees under the scheme by engaging local workers.

2 Dec 2021 9:14 am
Omicron scare: Odisha govt on toes to track 380 foreign returnees

Two foreign returnees - one from Togo and the other from Sri Lanka who landed on Tuesday tested negative.

2 Dec 2021 9:06 am
Digital classes reach just 22 per cent students inOdisha

At secondary level, the percentage of students who attended live YouTube classes was only 33.52 pc.

2 Dec 2021 9:05 am