Bhubaneswar: The sleuths of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) have conducted raids at eight places in connection with the Seashore Chit Fund Scam on Friday. The raids were conducted on the residence of former minister and Baramba-Narasighpur BJD MLA Debi Prasad Mishra, former Tourism Director Rabi Narayan Nanda, Avenue Association Pvt Ltd MD Bishnu Mishra,  The post Seashore Chit Fund Scam: CBI Raids Eight Places In Odisha appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
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Bhubaneswar: National Health Mission (NHM) Director, Shalini Pandit on Friday said that Odisha is witnessing a peak in coronavirus cases. She, however, said as over 70 per cent of COVID positive cases in Odisha are in home isolation, it is a matter of relief to all concerned. Some of the senior officers, MLAs, and Ministers  The post 70% COVID positives in home isolation in Odisha: NHM Director Shalini Pandit appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Cuttack: Out of the 492 new COVID-19 positive cases reported today in the district, 325 positive cases belong to Cuttack City, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) informed. As per the CMC, of the 325 new COVID-19 positive cases detected in the city, 79 cases are from Institutional Quarantine among which two are COVID Warriors. Besides,  The post Cuttack City: 325 new COVID-19 positive cases detected, 212 cured appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan has invited applications from government officers and personnel who are interested to provide coaching to students on medical and engineering. Principal Secretary of School and Mass Education Satyabrata Sahu said the officials would be deputed to the department for providing coaching to the students of Adarsha Vidyalaya on various subjects.  The post Adarsha Vidyalaya invites applications from officials to provide coaching to students appeared fi
New Delhi: Multiple National & international award-winning filmmaker Sabyasachi Mohapatras film Sala Budha has been officially selected for the prestigious Indo-German Film week 2020 in Germany, scheduled from 24th to 30th Sep at the historic Babylon Theatre, Berlin. The film will be screened multiple times including one on the opening day of the week-long festival.  The post Filmmaker Sabyasachi Mahapatras Sala Budha to premiere in Germany! appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
PM lauds Railways for achievements in electrification, cleanliness initiatives, introduction of Kisan rail and for elimination of unmanned rail crossings The post PM Modi dedicates historic Kosi Rail Mahasetu to the Nation appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE)-2020 will be conducted between October 12 and 19, informed OJEE director Sudeep Kumar Chand on Friday. The OJEE was scheduled to be held in the first week of May. However, it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation. The entrance examination for all the courses will be  The post OJEE 2020 To Be Held Between October 12 & 19; Deets Inside appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: Around 73% COVID-19 positives in Bhubaneswar are in Home Isolation, informed BMC Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary on Friday. Addressing the media, Chaudhary said: Although testing has been increased, there is no increase in the number of cases. The cases are on a decreasing trend in the past week and the trend is likely to  The post 73% COVID-19 positives in City are in home isolation: BMC Commissioner appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: As many as 305 new COVID-19 positive cases have been detected under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours. As per BMC, of the 305 new COVID-19 positive cases, 90 are Quarantine Cases and all are linked with earlier positive cases. Besides, 215 are Local Contact Cases. This apart, 517  The post 305 new COVID-19 positive cases detected, 517 cured in Bhubaneswar appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has directed collectors of the districts issued Orange and Yellow warnings by the MeT Department to remain alert for any possible incident of flood or landslides. The MeT office, in its latest bulletin, said low pressure is likely to develop over the northeast Bay of Bengal (BOB) and  The post Odisha SRC asks Collectors to stay alert as fresh Low Pressure likely over BOB appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Koraput: The Central Universities Common Entrance Test-2020 (CUCET-2020) is a Joint Entrance Examination for admission to different programmes in 14 Central Universities and 4 State Universities all over the country has been started on 18 September and will continue until 20 September 2020. The examination is being conducted in 141 cities across the country including  The post CUO Admissions 2020-21 in Progress:CUCET-2020 Begins appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today imposed containment zone restrictions in the Bhubaneswar Judicial Complex and District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Lewis Road from September 19 to 25 to contain spread of COVID-19. The civic body decided to declare the area as containment zone after several people in the localities were tested positive for  The post Bhubaneswar Judicial Complex, DLSA Declared Containment Zone appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly
Bhubaneswar: Under the ambitious The Urban Learning Internship Programme (TULIP)_ an innovative initiative of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and Ministry of Human Resources Development_ fresh graduates will now get an opportunity to work with the various projects of Bhubaneswar Smart City. The fresh graduate should not have crossed more than 18 months  The post Bhubaneswar Smart City seeks fresh professionals for TULIP internship appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Mumbai: A 1995 Amul poster on two of actor Urmila Matondkars movies, Masoom and Rangeela, is being shared as a recent one. This comes in the backdrop of actor Kangana Ranauts remarks against Matondkar. Amul, the dairy honcho has now come under fire for a 1995 cartoon featuring Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar. The cartoon has  The post Urmila Matondkars Masoom 1995 poster by Amul re-surfaces appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
New Delhi: Google has taken down the Paytm app from the Play Store. Meanwhile, other apps like Paytm for Business, Paytm mall, Paytm Money, and a few more are still available for download. Commenting on the matter Paytm states, Paytm Android app is temporarily unavailable on Googles Play Store for new downloads or updates. The  The post Paytm removed from Google Play Store over gambling concerns appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Mumbai: Bigg Boss 14 will be hosted by Salman Khan and will premiere on October 4. Amidst various speculations, here are some celebrities who are expected to enter the house this season. 1. Neha Sharma (Actor and model) View this post on Instagram Hello August!! . . . - @abheetgidwani Hair me Makeup  The post List Of Possible Bigg Boss 14 Participants Here appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Melbourne: Australia is about to increase the number of citizens allowed to return home each week to 6,000 as it manages to get new COVID-19 infections under control. Scott Morrison, the prime minister of Australia, has said his government will increase the number of citizens allowed to return home each week. The countrys weekly limit  The post Australia to ease border limits as it prepares to allow more citizens home appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: As the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) turned its focus on Seashore chit fund scam in Odisha, officials reached the residence of former Odisha minister & BJD leader Debi Mishra in this connection. CBIs probe into the multi-thousand crore chit fund scam has turned the public attention again. The CBI, probing the multi-crore Seashore  The post Seashore chit fund scam: CBI reaches Ex-minister Debi Mishras residence appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: Sundargarh police successfully nabbed a person stated to be associated with PLFI gangs and Jharkhand Badsah Group. Acting on a tip-off, SP Sundargarh directed a police team to conduct a search operation in Kadobahal village of the district. Accordingly, intelligence-based reinforcement of DVF team also organized for cordon and search operation. During this, cops  The post Sundargarh police nab notorious criminal, seize arms & ammunition appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia
New Delhi: Samsung Galaxy M51 will go on sale in India today for the first time. The smartphone will be available through Amazon, Samsung.com, and select retail stores in the country in Celestial Black and Electric Blue colour options at 12pm (noon) today. Samsung Galaxy M51 price in India starts at Rs. 24,999 for the  The post Samsung Galaxy M51 Sale Today For First Time! appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Cuttack: The first phase of cut-off marks for admissions to various Plus II colleges in the state has been published on Friday. The cut-off marks of all the colleges have been made available on the official website https://samsodisha.gov.in/Juniorweb.aspx. The highest cut off percentage in the Arts stream was set by Ravenshaw (Junior) College with 72.5  The post Odisha: First Phase Cut-Off Marks For Plus Two Admissions Out, Details Here appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
New York: Robert Pattinson has been cleared to begin shooting for The Batman after his positive COVID-19 test brought production on the comic book movie to a standstill. Following a hiatus for COVID 19 quarantine precautions, filming has now resumed on The Batman in the UK, a Warner Bros. spokesperson said in a statement via  The post Robert Pattinson receives clearance to be back on The Batman sets appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: Odisha has reported 13 more Covid-19 deaths in the past 24 hours. This was informed by the Odisha Health & Family Welfare Department today. With this, the death toll in the state rose to 682. Details: 1. A 25-year-old male of Bargarh district. 2. An 82-year-old male of Bolangir district. 3. A 49-year-old  The post 13 More COVID Deaths In Odisha, Toll Mounts To 682 appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: Odisha has reported 4180 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, informed the State Information & Public Relations department today. With this, the total tally of the state reached 1,71,341. Covid-19 Report For 17th September: New Positives Cases: 4180 In quarantine: 2466 Local contacts: 1714 District Wise Cases: Angul: 155 Balasore: 133 Bargarh:  The post COVID Update: Odisha Reports 4180 New Cases appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Tourism is planning another venture of Marine Drive Eco-Retreat festival including luxurious camping stays at five different locations in the state. Apart from Konark, the festival will be held at Satkosia, Bhitarkanika, Daringbadi and Hirakud, government sources said. A tender has been floated for the development and promotion of the project. A tender  The post Eco Retreat Fest Now At Five Locations In Odisha! appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
New Delhi: CSK will get their campaign underway in the IPL 2020 against Mumbai Indians on September 19 in what will be the tournament opener before locking horns with winners of the inaugural season Rajasthan Royals on September 22. The clash will begin at 7.30 p.m IST and it will take place in the absence  The post IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Tomorrow appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
New Delhi: Apple has announced that it will be launching its first online store in India on September 23. The information was revealed by the company through various channels, with the companys CEO, Tim Cook, also taking to Twitter to share the information. Apple has confirmed that the store will offer its entire range of  The post Apple online store to launch in India on Sept 23 appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
New Delhi: Indias Covid-19 tally surged to 5,214,677 after 96,424 new cases and 1,174 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours from across the country, according to the Union health ministry on Friday. The death toll in India due to the novel coronavirus pandemic has risen to 84,372, the Union Health Ministry has said.  The post Indias Covid-19 tally surges past 5.2 million with 96,424 new cases appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: In a major crackdown, excide officials and police seized a huge cache of ganja from a car in Bharatpur area. Cops also nabbed one person in this connection. According to available information, the seizure took place today morning when the officials intercepted the Bolero in Bharatpur area. Following a thorough search, officials found several  The post Huge cache of ganja stuffed in cars secret chamber seized appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Ukraine: Amid mass protests demanding the resignation of Belarus president, Alexander Lukashenko announced he was putting troops on high alert and closing the countrys borders with Poland and Lithuania. We are compelled to withdraw our troops from the streets, have half our army on guard and close our state border with the West, first of  The post Belarus president Lukashenko closes some borders, puts military on alert appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: Over 48,000 samples were tested for COVID-19 in Odisha as the state government continues to focus on improving the testing rate in the state to control coronavirus. The State conducted 48,146 tests in the last 24 hours. This was informed by the State Health & Family Welfare Department today. As per data: Antigen: 39,628  The post Odisha Conducts 48,146 COVID-19 Tests In 24 Hours appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Chandigarh: Farmers in Punjab will protest against the central governments three farm-related bills by staging a three-day rail roko agitation across the state from September 24-26. Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee general secretary Sarwan Singh Pandher stated that, We have decided to hold a rail roko agitation from September 24 to 26 in the state against  The post Farm bills: Punjab farmers announce rail roko agitation from Sept 24 to 26 appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police seized brown sugar worth more than Rs 10 lakh in Cuttack and arrested a youth in this connection. The accused has been identified as Kartik Das alias Ghunga. According to reports, Chauliaganj Sub Inspector Truptimayee Sahu along with her team was patrolling Jagatpur market premises when they intercepted a youth over  The post Brown Sugar Seized, One Held In Cuttack appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
New Delhi: Actress Rakul Preet Singh moved court alleging a media trial in a drug investigation related to Sushant Singh Rajput case. Following this, the Delhi High Court issued notices to the Information & Broadcasting ministry, Prasar Bharati, News Broadcasters Association (NBA) and Press Council of India (PCI) on Thursday. It was earlier reported that  The post Drug Angle: Rakul Preet Singh moves HCalleging a media trial appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: The Directorate of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha will publish a merit list of first selection for admission into Plus II courses in various streams today. The first cut off mark will be published at 11.00 am on website of Student Academic Management System (SAMS) https://samsodisha.gov.in/Juniorweb.aspx. The admission of candidates selected today will be held  The post First Cut Off Mark For Odisha Plus II Admission To Be Out Today appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia
Bengaluru: Ashok Gasti, a BJP Rajya Sabha member from Karnataka, passed away due to COVID-19, a hospital confirmed on Thursday. The 55-year-old was critically ill and was admitted to Manipal Hospital. Manish Rai, the hospitals director, said in a statement that the MP died at 10.31 PM. The hospital said the Rajya Sabha member was  The post BJPs Ashok Gasti Passes Away Of COVID-19 appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: As many as 19 shops in the Capital City of Bhubaneswar were closed for violating COVID-19 guidelines relating to social distancing. DCP Umashankar Dash said the enforcement squad seized the business concerns during verification. Besides, dozens of denizens were fined for not adhering to social distancing and mask using norms. Police personnel engaged to  The post Shops closed, several fined for Covid guidelines violations in Bhubaneswar appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia
Chandigarh: Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, an MP of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), one of the BJPs oldest allies, resigned from the Narendra Modi Cabinet on Thursday. Terming the two agriculture marketing reform Bills passed by the Lok Sabha on Thursday as anti-farmer legislation, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MP and Food Processing Minister Harsimrat  The post Harsimrat Badal Quits PMs Cabinet As Farm Bills Clear Lok Sabha appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
New Delhi: Delhis air quality has improved on Friday morning as overall AQI plunges to 114, according to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR). The citys overall Air Quality Index (AQI) docked at 114 at 6 am on Friday. The corresponding figure stood at 136 on Thursday morning. The Central Pollution  The post Delhis air quality improves as overall AQI plunges to 114 appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to everyone to wear masks, maintain Do Gaj Ki Doori to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Thanking people for their birthday wishes, PM Modi urged them to strictly maintain social distancing, avoid visiting crowded places and improve immunity to keep themselves safe from COVID. PM Modi took  The post Want Do Gaj Ki Doori as my birthday gift from you: PM Modi appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
New Delhi: Coronavirus cases in Delhi are likely to see a surge over the next few days as the rate of testing grows multi-fold, Health Minister Satyendar Jain has said. Jain said the jump in cases should not be seen as a cause of concern as identification of patients will help in isolating them. He  The post Number of containment zones up in Delhi as COVID cases rise appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
New Delhi: The government said finance ministry wont make expenditure projections for next two years due to non reliable GDP estimates in the wake of COVID-19. A finance ministry report said it will not be possible to obtain reliable projections of GDP growth at this time due to the continuing impact of coronavirus pandemic on  The post Reliable GDP growth projections not possible for COVID: Finance Ministry appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Mumbai: The ban on large gatherings will continue till September 30 for COVID 19, but there will no new restrictions, Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray said. The restrictions in Mumbai under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure or CrPC have been in place in the city since the lockdown began in March. They were  The post COVID Curbs in Mumbai extended till September 30 appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Barang: Three bears have died in 17 days in Nandankanan Zoological Park (NZP) in Bhubaneswar. This has raised serious concern among wildlife lovers. Reports said in August a 32-year-old Himalayan Black Bear Chulu had died, while on September 16 an eight-year-old sloth bear named Debashish had lost its life. Within 24 hours, another female sloth  The post Nandankanan Zoological Park Loses Another Sloth Bear appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: Dr. Gitanjali Batmanabane, Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar donated livelihood tool kits to 21 Persons with Disabilities (PwDs), who have been trained by National Career Service Centre for Differently Abled (NCSCDA), Bhubaneswar. Four multi-functional sewing machines, 8 welding kits, 3 mobile repairing kits, 3 AC repairing kits, 3 electrical kits  The post AIIMS Bhubaneswar Director donates livelihood tool kits to 21 PwDs of NCSCDA appeared fi
Jharsuguda: Tanuja Baghe, the former Indian women football team goalkeeper, was appointed as Sports Coordinator at JMD Company, a Vedantas associate company. Tanuja will work for the development of sports in the state. She will get Rs 20,000 per month as salary, company sources said. Chhavi Nath Singh, Vedantas Jharsuguda CEO, handed her the appointment  The post Woman footballer Tanuja Baghe appointed as Sports Coordinator by Vedanta appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Chennai: Social Welfare Corporation Anguk Zen Center in South Korea, headed by the Venerable Abbot, Subul Sunim, in an exceptional gesture of humanitarian support and solidarity between the two nations, donated one lakh health masks for free distribution to aid Indias fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation was coordinated by K-Art International Exchange Association  The post South Korea donates 1 Lakh masks to TVS Motor Company for free distribution appeared first on Pragativadi: Le
Cuttack: Out of the 389 new COVID-19 positive cases reported today in the district, 257 positive cases belong to Cuttack City, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) informed. As per the CMC, of the 257 new COVID-19 positive cases detected in the city, 81 cases are from Institutional Quarantine among which three are COVID Warriors. Besides,  The post Cuttack City: 257 new COVID-19 positive cases detected, 145 cured appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .
Bhubaneswar: Puri MLA Jayanta Kumar Sarangi has gone into self-isolation after being tested positive for COVID-19. The legislator has informed this through social media on Wednesday. The MLA has requested all who have come in contact with him to get tested to ascertain if they have tested positive for the deadly disease. He also advised  The post Puri MLA Jayanta Sarangi tests positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Pragativadi: Leading Odia Dailly .