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Noted Odia musician Prafulla Kar passed away; PM, CM condole
Bhubaneswar, April 18 (IANS) Eminent Odia musician and Padma Shri awardee Prafulla Kar passed away here on Sunday night. He was 83.
2022-04-18
Category: India, Orissa,Cinema/Showbiz
Relishing the challenge of playing India on their home turf: England hockey captain
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) The England men's hockey team is relishing the prospect of playing India in India and sharpen their skills for the FIH World Cup next year.
2022-03-30
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Cricket
5-yr-old girl raped in Odisha's Puri; probe on to nab accused
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 (IANS) A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Puri town of Odisha and admitted in a hospital for treatment, police said on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha Open Badminton: Excitement galore amongst players, organisers
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 (IANS) Odisha Open Super 100, the first-ever international badminton tournament, recognised by the Badminton World Federation (BWF), on Odisha soil is all set to start at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Cuttack, on Tuesday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Badminton
Odisha colleges asked to verify PwD certificate of students
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday asked all degree colleges to verify disability certificate of students admitted under the Person with Disability (PwD) quota in the last three academic years.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Odisha: 8,648 nominations filed for Panchayat polls rejected
Bhubaneswar, Jan 23 (IANS) As many as 8,648 nomination papers submitted by candidates for election to various positions in the Panchayati Raj Institutions in Odisha were rejected during scrutiny, officials said on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Covid-19 cases further dip in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Jan 23 (IANS) Daily Covid-19 cases in Odisha dipped to 8,520 on Sunday with test positivity rate (TPR) slipping further to 11.7 per cent.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha: Over 2.29 lakh nomination papers filed for Panchayat polls
Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 (IANS) Over 2.29 lakh nomination papers have been filed by candidates for election to various posts in three tier Panchayat election in Odisha, officials said on Friday.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Odisha reports below 10K Covid cases for 2nd consecutive day
Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, Odisha has reported below 10,000 Covid-19 cases. On Saturday, the state reported 8,845 Covid-19 cases and seven deaths due to the virus, officials said.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Six killed, several hurt in a bus mishap in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 (IANS) At least six persons were killed and several others sustained critical injuries in a bus accident at Bidu Chhak on NH-16 under Soro police limits in Balasore district of Odisha on Saturday.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha registers 9,833 Covid cases, six deaths
Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) Odisha on Friday recorded 9,833 Covid-19 cases taking the active caseload in the state to 89,702.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha poll body urges strict enforcement of Covid guidelines
Bhubaneswar, Jan 20 (IANS) The State Election Commission (SEC) in Odisha on Thursday asked the DGP to ensure strict enforcement of Covid-19 guidelines as it expressed concerns over large public gatherings during the filing of nomination papers by candidates for the panchayat polls.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha gears up to host BWF Odisha Open 2022
Bhubaneswar, Jan 20 (IANS) With just five days left for the 2022 Odisha Open to kick-start, the state government is leaving no stones unturned to host the inaugural edition of the international badminton tournament, which will witness over 300 players from 18 countries vie for the top honours.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Badminton
NABARD sanctions Rs 951 cr to Odisha govt under RIDF
Bhubaneswar, Jan 20 (IANS) The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned Rs 951 crore to the Odisha government under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF), officials said.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Odisha: Police officer, college principal suspended for violation of poll code
Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 (IANS) The Odisha government has suspended a college principal and a Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) on charge of violation of Model Code of Conduct (MMC), which is in force in the state for the ensuing Panchayat election.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Odisha police seizes live pangolin, arrests one
Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 (IANS) The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha police has seized one live pangolin and arrested one wildlife criminal in Bolangir district, police said on Wednesday.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Odisha receives 30K OmiSure kits, to be used in 4 towns
Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 (IANS) The Odisha government has received 30,000 OmiSure testing kits, which will be used on trial run basis in four towns of the state to detect the Omicron variant of Covid-19, an official said on Wednesday.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha SEC announces Rs 30 lakh ex-gratia for Covid-19 deaths during Panchayat poll duty
Bhubaneswar, Jan 18 (IANS) As Covid-19 situation continues to prevail in Odisha, the State Election Commission (SEC) has announced Rs 30 lakh ex-gratia for Covid-19 death of any person engaged in Panchayat election duty in the state.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha records 11,086 fresh Covid cases
Bhubaneswar, Jan 18 (IANS) Odisha on Tuesday registered 11,086 fresh Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of active cases in the State to 80,914.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Orissa,National
Odisha logs over 10K Covid cases for 5th day
Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 (IANS) For the fifth consecutive day, Odisha has registered over 10,000 Covid-19 cases as 10,489 persons were found infected with the virus during the past 24 hours.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Noted social worker Shanti Devi passes away, PM condoles
Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 (IANS) Eminent social worker and Padma Shri awardee Shanti Devi passed away at her residence in Gunupur of Odisha's Rayagada district on Sunday night, family sources said.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Odisha CM's intervention sought on coal supply to industries
Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 (IANS) The Odisha Assembly of Small and Medium Enterprises (OASME) has sought intervention of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for adequate supply of coal to local captive power plant (CPP)-based industries.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Odisha logs 11,177 Covid cases; 3 deaths
Bhubaneswar, Jan 16 (IANS) Odisha on Sunday reported 11,177 new Covid-19 cases including 1,016 minors, the state Information and Public Relation department said.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha reports over 10k Covid cases for third consecutive day
Bhubaneswar, Jan 15 (IANS) For the third consecutive day, Odisha recorded over 10,000 Covid cases on Saturday.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha govt issues draft reservation list for 107 ULBs
Bhubaneswar, Jan 15 (IANS) Moving a step forward in conduct of election to urban local bodies (ULBs), the Odisha government on Saturday issued draft reservation list for the post of chairpersons of 107 municipalities and Notified Area Councils (NACs) of the State.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Odisha registers 10,273 Covid cases, four deaths
Bhubaneswar, Jan 14 (IANS) Odisha on Friday recorded 10,273 Covid-19 cases taking the active caseload in the state to 53,171.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Queen's Baton for Commonwealth Games 2022 arrives in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Jan 14 (IANS) The Queen's Baton for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, to be held in Birmingham from July 28-August 8, arrived here in Odisha on Friday.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Daily Covid cases breach 10K mark in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Jan 13 (IANS) The Covid-19 cases in Odisha crossed the 10,000 mark on Thursday as the state registered 10,059 fresh cases during the last 24 hours.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Vehicle dealers in Odisha must display price chart in showrooms
Bhubaneswar, Jan 13 (IANS) The State Transport Authority (STA) in Odisha has asked all the automobile dealers to mandatorily display details of payment to be made by the purchaser for each category of vehicle in their showrooms, officials said.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy,Politics
Popular Odia actor Mihir Das passes away at 63
Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) Veteran Odia film actor Mihir Das (63) passed away on Tuesday while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Cuttack, family sources said.
2022-01-11
Category: India, Orissa,Cinema/Showbiz
Odisha reports 8,778 Covid cases; TPR increases to 11.76%
Bhubaneswar, Jan 12 (IANS) With passing of each day, Covid infection rate is touching new high in Odisha. The state has reported 8,778 fresh Covid cases on Wednesday taking the active caseload to 35,242.
2022-01-12
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha issues guidelines for Panchayat polls in view of Covid situation
Bhubaneswar, Jan 12 (IANS) In view of prevailing Covid-19 situation, the Odisha government on Wednesday issued guidelines for Panchayat elections in the state.
2022-01-12
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Odisha Cabinet raises upper age limit in govt jobs
Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) The Odisha Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday decided to raise the maximum age limit for entry in government services for a period of three years starting from 2021.
2022-01-11
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Panchayat election in Odisha to be held in five phases from Feb 16
Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) Election to three-tier Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) in Odisha will be held in five phases starting from February 16, said State Election Commissioner Aditya Prasad Padhi here on Tuesday.
2022-01-11
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
NABARD pegs Odisha's credit potential for 2022-23 at Rs 1.34 lakh cr
Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has projected Odisha's credit potential for the financial year 2022-23 at Rs 1,34,665 crore, officials said here on Tuesday.
2022-01-11
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
Odisha govt prohibits congregations on Makar Sankranti
Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) Amid surge in Covid-19 cases in the state, the Odisha government has prohibited congregation at river banks, ghats, sea shore and other water bodies on Makar Sankranti or Pongal (January 14), said a government order on Tuesday.
2022-01-11
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
About 17.52 lakh to get precaution dose in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Jan 10 (IANS) Amid surge in Covid-19 infections in the state, administering of booster or precautionary dose of Covid-19 vaccine to health and frontline workers, and people aged 60 and above with co-morbidities began in Odisha on Monday, officials said.
2022-01-10
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha CM launches 13 industrial projects worth Rs 2359 cr
Bhubaneswar, Jan 10 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched 13 industrial projects worth Rs 2359.29 crore, which will create employment opportunities for over 3,200 persons in the state.
2022-01-10
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
Odisha logs 4,714 new Covid cases
Bhubaneswar, Jan 9 (IANS) Odisha on Sunday reported 4,714 fresh Covid-19 cases taking the active case load in the state to 16,117.
2022-01-09
Category: India, Orissa,National
Odisha: Collectors asked to visit all Covid hospitals
Bhubaneswar, Jan 9 (IANS) As the Covid cases in Odisha are rising day by day, the state government has asked all collectors to personally visit all Covid hospitals in their respective districts and ensure availability of all required arrangements.
2022-01-09
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Odisha reports 3,679 new Covid cases; active caseload rose to 11,663
Bhubaneswar, Jan 8 (IANS) The Covid infection rate in Odisha is on an upward trend and the graph is touching new heights on each passing day.
2022-01-08
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
14 new Omicron cases take Odisha's tally to 75
Bhubaneswar, Jan 8 (IANS) A total of 14 persons tested positive for Omicron in Odisha on Saturday, officials said.
2022-01-08
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha reports 2,703 Covid cases, Health Minister tests positive
Bhubaneswar, Jan 7 (IANS) Odisha on Friday reported 2,703 fresh Covid-19 cases, which is 42 per cent more than the infections reported the previous day.
2022-01-07
Category: India, Orissa,National
Colleges, varsities and hostels to remain closed in Odisha from Jan 10
Bhubaneswar, Jan 7 (IANS) After closing down schools, the Odisha government on Friday ordered the closure of all colleges, universities and hostels from January 10.
2022-01-07
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Jagannath temple to remain closed for devotees from Jan 10
Bhubaneswar, Jan 7 (IANS) With the steep rise in Covid-19 cases in Odisha, the Jagannath temple in Puri will remain closed for devotees from January 10 (Monday) to January 31, it was decided on Friday.
2022-01-07
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Odisha police seizes two leopard skins; two arrested
Bhubaneswar, Jan 6 (IANS) The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha police has seized two leopard skins and arrested persons involved in the illegal trade in Mayurbhanj district, police officials said here on Thursday.
2022-01-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha's Covid trajectory rises, 1,897 fresh cases detected
Bhubaneswar, Jan 6 (IANS) Odisha's Covid-19 graph saw an upward tick with the state recording 1,897 fresh cases on Thursday.
2022-01-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Breach of PM's security unacceptable in a democracy: Odisha CM
Bhubaneswar, Jan 6 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Thursday it is the duty of every government to provide fool-proof security to the Prime Minister of the country and anything contrary to it is unacceptable in a democracy.
2022-01-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Covid cases in Odisha rise by 78% in one day
Bhubaneswar, Jan 5 (IANS) Odisha reported 1,216 fresh Covid-19 cases, which is 78.82 per cent more than the cases reported on Tuesday.
2022-01-05
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha cabinet decides to amend Shri Jagannath Temple Act
Bhubaneswar, Jan 5 (IANS) The Odisha cabinet on Wednesday decided to amend the Shri Jagannath Temple Act, 1954 for the immediate settlement of Jagannath land-related issues.
2022-01-05
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics