Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Hyder encounter: OHRC issues notices to govt, police

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Taking suo-motu cognizance of the death of gangster S.K. Hyder in a police encounter, Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Monday issued notices to the state government and senior cops.... read..

Puri 1st Indian city with 'drinkable tap water' 24X7

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Now, people in Odisha's temple town Puri can drink water directly from the tap and there is no need to store or filter the water as the facility is available round the clock, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said here on Monday.... read..

Odisha CM inaugurates 'Drink-from-Tap' project in Puri to provide 24 hour quality drinking water

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | July 26, 2021 9:45:15 PM IST
In a bid to provide 24-hour quality drinking water to every household in Puri, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday virtually inaugurated 'Drink-from-Tap' project.... read..

PM praises Odia YouTuber Isaak Munda in his 'Mann Ki Baat'

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Odia daily labour Isaak Munda, who turned to be a YouTuber, in his 79th 'Mann Ki Baat' programme on Sunday.... read..

Odisha CM inaugurates 3 industrial projects worth Rs 436.93 cr

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2021 6:15:07 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday virtually inaugurated three industrial projects worth Rs 436.93 crore.... read..

Asteroid '2008 GO20' will go past earth on July 25, no need to panic: Senior planetarium official

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | July 24, 2021 12:44:55 AM IST
Amid reports that an asteroid of the size of four football fields is hurtling towards earth but will fly past, Dr Suvendu Pattnaik, Deputy Director of Pathani Samanta Planetarium here said that there is no need to panic as the same asteroid has flown pas... read..

Odisha CM asks officials to remain fully prepared for third wave

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday asked officials to remain fully prepared to tackle a possible third wave of Covid-19, which may hit by August end.... read..

Foreign-bound Indian nationals can get Covishield second dose in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
Foreign-bound Indian nationals, who have taken the first dose of Covishield or AstraZeneca vaccine in a foreign country, can now receive the second dose of Covishield in Odisha, state government officials said on Saturday.... read..

Odisha records 747 per cent growth in Brackish water aquaculture

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | July 24, 2021 5:45:10 AM IST
As another achievement in the rural economy, brackish water aquaculture in Odisha marked a stunning growth of 747 per cent in the last ten years with a concomitant increase in the value of seafood exports from the State, said the Odisha Government on Frid... read..

Odisha govt sanctions Rs 2.55 cr ex gratia for kin of journalists died due to COVID-19

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | July 23, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
The Odisha government on Friday sanctioned Rs 2.55 crore for the kin of 17 working journalists who died of COVID-19.... read..

Odisha CM reviews COVID-19 situation in state, preparations for possible third wave

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | July 23, 2021 7:45:00 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday reviewed the COVID-19 situation in the state and preparations for the possible third wave of COVID-19.... read..

Low pressure to bring heavy rain in Odisha till Monday

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
A fresh low pressure area has formed over the northwest Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood and will trigger heavy rainfall in several places in Odisha for five days starting from Thursday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.... read..

Pet cat protects Bhubaneswar family from cobra, stands guard for 30 mins

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | July 22, 2021 8:45:01 AM IST
A pet cat proved that it can be just as good a friend as a dog, when it prevented a cobra from entering the house in Bhubaneswar's Kapileswar.... read..

Odisha: Bahuda Yatra of Lord Jagannath, deities completed

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
The Bahuda Yatra (return journey) of Lord Jagannath and his siblings, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra, to Srimandir in Puri town of Odisha was completed on Tuesday without participation of devotees.... read..

Odisha's revenue collection up by 112.54% in Q1

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Inspite of Covid-19 restrictions, Odisha recorded a growth of 112.54 per cent in revenue collection till June-end of the current financial year 2021-22, officials said here on Tuesday.... read..

Odisha FC appoint Kiko Ramirez as head coach

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Indian Super League (ISL) side Odisha FC have signed Francisco 'Kiko' Ramirez Gonzalez as their new head coach ahead of the eighth season of the tournament.... read..

Odisha govt school lecturer held in case of disproportionate assets worth Rs 1.5 cr

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | July 21, 2021 10:45:19 PM IST
A lecturer in Government Polytechnic School, Bhawanipatna was arrested by Vigilance Directorate in a case of disproportionate assets worth about Rs 1,56,00,567.... read..

Odisha police seize 15 leopard skins in past one year

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
The Special Task Force (STF) under the Crime Branch of the Odisha police has seized 15 leopard skins during the past one year, officials said here on Wednesday.... read..

Instrument Landing System commissioned at VSS airport in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Instrument Landing System (ILS) has become operational at Veer Surendra Sai (VSS) Airport in Jharsuguda of Odisha, officials said on Wednesday.... read..

Odisha's revenue generation increases 112.54 pc by end of June

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | July 21, 2021 1:45:03 AM IST
Beating all adversities of the shutdown and lockdowns caused by COVID-19, the revenue generation from Odisha's own sources by end of June grew to Rs 17,656.70 crores against last year collection of Rs 8,307.54 crores during the same period, marking a grow... read..

15 irrigation projects to be completed in next 2-3 yrs: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said 15 irrigation projects in the state would be completed in the next 2-3 years.... read..

Odisha CM inaugurates Subarnarekha Irrigation Project

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | July 20, 2021 5:14:48 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated Subarnarekha Irrigation Project and released the water through a newly constructed canal system for irrigation of 15,359 hectares of farmland in Mayurbhanj district.... read..

This Bahubali Sevayat of Lord Jagannath was Mr India

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST
Thanks to the pandemic and social media many behind the scene faces have got their chance to bask in the limelight, similar is the case of Anil Gochikar, who has gained popularity as the Bahubali Sevayat or body guard of Lord Jagannath.... read..

Bahuda Yatra: Restrictions imposed in Puri

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, restrictions have been imposed in the pilgrim town of Puri for the smooth conduct of 'Bahuda Yatra' to be held on Tuesday.... read..

BJD MPs meet Piyush Goyal, seek pending rice subsidy of Rs 6,081 cr

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
A delegation of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MPs on Tuesday met Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Piyush Goyal in New Delhi and demanded the release of a pending subsidy of Rs 6,081.45 crore.... read..
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