As part of this move, the district administration signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with 18 diagnostic centres in the district.
Diarrhoea has reportedly claimed one life and affected at least 18 others in several villages of Laxmipur block.
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.
The rakhis were received by Kendrapara municipality chairperson Sarita Sahoo and MLA Sashibhusan Behera.
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.
Bodies of two employees of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), Burla were recovered from Hirakud dam reservoir here on Monday.
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.
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.
Road between Ramgiri and Gupteswar yet to be cleared for traffic as rains continue
Administration sources said, the district received 1015.5 mm rainfall on Monday.
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.
The political landscape of the country has changed after Modi became Prime Minister winning majority seats.
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.
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.
The Bhubaneswar parliamentarian sought appropriate instruction by the Chief Minister's Office to ensure that such actions are not repeated.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday urged the Centre to make Odisha a special focus state and allocate funds for disaster proofing.
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.
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.
Tourism industry stakeholders blamed an absolute lack of facilities and amenities at the sites.
As many as four bridges will be constructed within the 7 km stretch canal road to facilitate local residents for communication.
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.
The BJP on its part will organise receptions for Shah at various places before he reaches the indoor stadium for the function
The saffron party which has been agitating over the issue accused the State government of deliberately denying the OBCs their rights.
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.
Sources said the administration even organised a health camp and conducted health check-up of all the students of Garudeswar school.
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.
Sources said the water level in rivers of the district is on the rise after rainfall intensity increased from Sunday morning.
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.
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.
Though I am an MCA graduate, I had helped my father on farms so that was nothing new to me, narrates the successful farmer.
A senior officer of Jagatsinghpur Municipality informed that a Bhubaneswar-based agency was awarded tender for installation of CCTVs.
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.
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.
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.
The Odisha government on Sunday announced 38 per cent hike in the duty call up allowance for home guards working under the state police.
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.
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.
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.
We are preparing to carry out the re-carpeting of the runway, and the project is expected to commence in December 2022.
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,
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.
The district is home to over 3,500 weavers, craftspersons and artistes besides, art forms like Tassar handloom, terracotta, golden grass and stone sculpting.
The programme has been designed in accordance with the parameters of The National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF).
Heavy rainfall is expected to occur at one or two places in Nayagarh, Khurda, Puri, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara and 14 other districts on Sunday.
Moquim stated that the Cuttack Municipality was turned into a municipal corporation in 2003 with the amendment of Odisha Municipal Act-1950.
While 10 districts have reported an increase in cases, four districts - Sonepur, Sambalpur, Boudh and Sundargarh have recorded more than 10 pc weekly positivity.
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.
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.
He will meet the State leaders and functionaries of the party at the State BJP headquarters here before the book reading programme.
The memorandum stated that the railways should take up more development in these two industrial districts which have remained neglected for a long time.