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Free USG, ECG for pregnant women in Ganjam

As part of this move, the district administration signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with 18 diagnostic centres in the district.

9 Aug 2022 5:20 am
Diarrhoea outbreaks in Laxmipur district of Odisha

Diarrhoea has reportedly claimed one life and affected at least 18 others in several villages of Laxmipur block.

9 Aug 2022 5:20 am
Odisha mangets 20 years rigorous imprisonment for raping minor

A 46-year-old man was sentenced to 20 years rigorous imprisonment by Additional District Judge (ADJ)-cum- Special Judge, POSCO Court, Phulbani Sanjit Kumar Behera on Monday.

9 Aug 2022 5:18 am
Rakhis from Puri for Baladevjew

The rakhis were received by Kendrapara municipality chairperson Sarita Sahoo and MLA Sashibhusan Behera.

9 Aug 2022 5:18 am
Hati river flooding spells trouble in Junagarh

In Talmala, Sahajkana, Mankadsola under Junagarh block and Biripur, Matikhal of Kalampur block, most of the paddy cultivation has been submerged due to flooding of Hati.

9 Aug 2022 5:17 am
Two MCL staffers drown in Hirakud dam reservoir

Bodies of two employees of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), Burla were recovered from Hirakud dam reservoir here on Monday.

9 Aug 2022 5:16 am
Fake loan of Rs 48 crore, Puri fishermen bamboozled

Fishermen from Puris Chandrabhaga, Konark and Penthakata have alleged of being victimised by fraudsters for a loan of `48 crore which they had not taken but was now on them.

9 Aug 2022 5:15 am
Engineering student goes missing in Derjang dam

According to sources, the youngster Bibhanshu Hota was part of a four-member group of students which went to Derjang project site for picnic from NALCO area.

9 Aug 2022 5:15 am
Three landslides in Dakri ghat keep Kawdias stranded

Road between Ramgiri and Gupteswar yet to be cleared for traffic as rains continue

9 Aug 2022 5:13 am
Construction workers stuck in gushing water in Odisha rescued

Administration sources said, the district received 1015.5 mm rainfall on Monday.

9 Aug 2022 5:13 am
Odisha aims to build 300 check dams this year

Besides, water can also be used for drinking water projects, he said and added that this will also help in creating a green environment and checking soil erosion.

9 Aug 2022 5:09 am
BJP to form govt in Odisha in 2024: Amit Shah

The political landscape of the country has changed after Modi became Prime Minister winning majority seats.

9 Aug 2022 5:06 am
Special drive against helmetless riders on highways in Odisha from August 16

In an attempt to reduce number of deaths due to road accidents, the State Transport Authority (STA) has planned to launch a two-week-long special drive against helmetless riding in Odisha.

9 Aug 2022 5:03 am
Amit Shah visits Netaji birth place in Cuttack, Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar

Shah was given a rousing welcome at several places in Cuttack city by BJP leaders and workers along the route leading to the indoor stadium.

8 Aug 2022 4:39 pm
Odisha BJP MP alleges inappropriate reception to Amit Shah by the state government

The Bhubaneswar parliamentarian sought appropriate instruction by the Chief Minister's Office to ensure that such actions are not repeated.

8 Aug 2022 4:15 pm
CM Naveen Patnaik urges centre to make Odisha special focus state

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday urged the Centre to make Odisha a special focus state and allocate funds for disaster proofing.

8 Aug 2022 8:32 am
14 elephantsfell to poaching in last five years: Odisha government

On July 25, the High Court expressed dissatisfaction over the counter affidavit filed by the wildlife wing and directed the personal appearance of the Chief Conservator of Forests.

8 Aug 2022 8:32 am
Odisha handlooms department rewards weavers societies for high sales

Three more societies - Padmanavapur WCS Ltd Berhampur, Sadarthana WCS Ltd and Khordha WCS Ltd Khurda - were felicitated with memento and a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh.

8 Aug 2022 8:25 am
Odishas tourism looks up but Diamond Triangle awaits visitors

Tourism industry stakeholders blamed an absolute lack of facilities and amenities at the sites.

8 Aug 2022 8:22 am
Odisha: Third phase of Taladanda canal work from Nuabazar to Kiribati to start soon

As many as four bridges will be constructed within the 7 km stretch canal road to facilitate local residents for communication.

8 Aug 2022 8:22 am
Short supply of covid vaccines hits booster coverage in Odisha

The Health department officials admitted that the shortage of vaccines has hit the precaution dose drive in rural parts of the State after the free dose for the 18-59 years age group.

8 Aug 2022 8:19 am
Show of strength by BJD, BJP awaits AmitShahs visit to Odisha

The BJP on its part will organise receptions for Shah at various places before he reaches the indoor stadium for the function

8 Aug 2022 8:13 am
BJP urges Odisha government to ensure 27 per cent quota for OBCs

The saffron party which has been agitating over the issue accused the State government of deliberately denying the OBCs their rights.

8 Aug 2022 8:11 am
'Implement Witch Hunting Act, stop sorcery': NHRC directs Odisha government

Acting on a petition filed by rights activist and SC lawyer Radhakanta Tripathy, the apex human rights watchdog has asked the Chief Secretary to regularly monitor the implementation of the act.

8 Aug 2022 8:08 am
Odisha's Jhadabandh villagers seek protection from witchcraft, Gangpur Police in bind

Sources said the administration even organised a health camp and conducted health check-up of all the students of Garudeswar school.

8 Aug 2022 8:04 am
HMV driving training institute to be functional soon in Odisha's Sundargarh

The upcoming facility will help enhance the HMV driving skills of applicants of the mining districts of Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Jharsuguda and Angul and nearby Sambalpur, Bargarh and other districts.

8 Aug 2022 8:01 am
Odisha rains: Pounding rain leaves one dead, rivers swellin south and west of state

Sources said the water level in rivers of the district is on the rise after rainfall intensity increased from Sunday morning.

8 Aug 2022 8:00 am
Odisha: Former sarpanch, threeothers fined for using machines in MGNREGA projects

On charges of violating Section 25 of the MGNREG Act, the ombudsman for Jagatsinghpur Ramesh Chandra Behera imposed a fine of Rs 1,000 each on a former sarpanch of Ayara and three other officials.

8 Aug 2022 7:56 am
Odisha farmers feel fertiliser shortage pinch during Kharif cultivation season

The fate of a large number of farmers hangs in balance as fertiliser has become a scarce commodity during the cultivation season of kharif paddy.

8 Aug 2022 7:55 am
MCA graduate's hard work bears dragon fruits in Odisha's Dhankauda

Though I am an MCA graduate, I had helped my father on farms so that was nothing new to me, narrates the successful farmer.

8 Aug 2022 7:49 am
Rs 11.86 lakh worth CCTVs defunct in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur

A senior officer of Jagatsinghpur Municipality informed that a Bhubaneswar-based agency was awarded tender for installation of CCTVs.

8 Aug 2022 7:46 am
Rs 1.5 crore worth kendu leaves smuggled from Chhattisgarh, stashed in Malkangiri district

A team from Chhattisgarh with help of police and forest staff of Malkangiri raided two kendu leaf stockyards of private traders in the last 24 hours.

8 Aug 2022 7:43 am
Dumping of debris goes on unabated in Cuttacks residential areas

The CMC had also identified four places near Krushak Bazar, Sati Chaura waste management centre, a vacant place near Upar Deula Sahi Transit House andCentral School at Nuapada for dumping.

8 Aug 2022 7:39 am
Odisha's Vyasanagar municipality to construct vending zone for120 street vendors facing eviction threats

The State government has sanctioned Rs 1.64 crore for construction of the new vending zone. Construction work has already started and would be completed in six months, informed Rout.

8 Aug 2022 7:39 am
Odisha hikes allowance of home guards

The Odisha government on Sunday announced 38 per cent hike in the duty call up allowance for home guards working under the state police.

8 Aug 2022 7:30 am
Odisha transport departmentand DMET launch gap analysis in trauma centres

Transport officials said that 60 per cent to 70 per cent of lives of persons injured in road accidents can be saved if neurological treatment is provided to them on time at the trauma care centres.

8 Aug 2022 7:24 am
Odisha to construct another iconic Rajaswa Bhavanalong the lines of Krushi Bhavan

The new facility will have various revenue offices and revenue courts in a single cluster to enable the public to access the service more conveniently.

8 Aug 2022 7:19 am
CM Patnaik to press special category state for Odisha at NITI meet

The governing council meeting of the NITI Aayog to be held at the national capital on August 7, will be presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

7 Aug 2022 6:24 am
Aim is to make BPIA world-class green, carbon-neutral airport

We are preparing to carry out the re-carpeting of the runway, and the project is expected to commence in December 2022.

7 Aug 2022 6:21 am
On top of world in Odisha's Bonda Hill, Karma writes exam record and fate

A student of Scheduled Tribe & Scheduled Caste Development (SSD) department-run Higher Secondary School at Govindpalli, Karma scored 82.66 per cent in the annual examination,

7 Aug 2022 6:20 am
Striking chords of devotion

Singer Abhilipsa Panda whose bhajan Har Har Sambhu has gone viral on social media, wants to attract the Gen-X to the devotional music genre, writes Diana Sahu.

7 Aug 2022 6:14 am
Jajpurs artisans showcase terracotta craft heritage at UNESCO Creative CitiesNetwork workshop

The district is home to over 3,500 weavers, craftspersons and artistes besides, art forms like Tassar handloom, terracotta, golden grass and stone sculpting.

7 Aug 2022 6:13 am
National Law University Odishato launch BA specialisation degree

The programme has been designed in accordance with the parameters of The National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF).

7 Aug 2022 6:13 am
Heavy rainfall warningin Odisha for next 4 days:IMD

Heavy rainfall is expected to occur at one or two places in Nayagarh, Khurda, Puri, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara and 14 other districts on Sunday.

7 Aug 2022 6:08 am
Moquim urges corporators to work towards Cuttacks development

Moquim stated that the Cuttack Municipality was turned into a municipal corporation in 2003 with the amendment of Odisha Municipal Act-1950.

7 Aug 2022 6:07 am
Odisha accounts for 5 pc of new Covid cases nationally

While 10 districts have reported an increase in cases, four districts - Sonepur, Sambalpur, Boudh and Sundargarh have recorded more than 10 pc weekly positivity.

7 Aug 2022 6:03 am
Paradip Port Trust bribery case: CBI arrests Orissa Stevedores limited director

However, the repair work of the conveyor belt was carried out at the cost of the ports resources which resulted in huge financial benefit to the OSL.

7 Aug 2022 6:03 am
Tehsildar, excise teamconducting a raid on an illicit liquor attacked by villagers in Odisha'sBudhighati

Illegal liquor is rampant in the area and proliferated right under the nose of the administration which has emboldened the mafia. In the past, a similar attack was reported on a raiding party.

7 Aug 2022 6:00 am
Amit Shah on two-day visit to Odisha

He will meet the State leaders and functionaries of the party at the State BJP headquarters here before the book reading programme.

7 Aug 2022 5:59 am
Upgrade railway stations, run more trains:Dhenkanal MP Mahesh Sahoo

The memorandum stated that the railways should take up more development in these two industrial districts which have remained neglected for a long time.

7 Aug 2022 5:55 am