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Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020


Oct 22, 2020 00:58
Earlier, the opposition BJP too had accused the BJD MLA of blowing off the river embankment in flood-affected Jajpur district with dynamite seeking stringent action against him. BJP state general secretary Lekhasri Samantsinghar had alleged that the 300-feet breach in the embankment of the Kelua River was deliberately created. read more
Sep 02, 2020 14:39
The flood has affected at least 1.4 million people across 20 districts of the state, but the districts of Jajpur, Kendrapara and Khurda have been the worst hit. read more
Sep 01, 2020 16:12
BJP state general secretary Lekhasri Samantsinghar alleged that the 300-feet breach in one of the embankment of Kelua river was deliberately created by blowing it off using dynamite. read more
Aug 28, 2020 23:18
Odisha special relief commissioner Pradeep Jena said 39 units of National Disaster Response Force, Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force and Fire Services have been stationed in 11 districts. read more
Jul 18, 2020 15:47
The maximum of 182 fresh cases were reported from Ganjam, the worst-hit district by the coronavirus pandemic, 121 from Khurda, 38 from Cuttack, 35 from Bargarh, 22 each from Jagatsinghpur, Nabarangpur and Mayurbhanj, 20 from Sambalpur, 19 from Jajpur, 18 from Sundergarh, 13 from Balasore and 11 from Nayagarh. read more
Jul 16, 2020 08:13
On an average, 60 witchcraft-related murders have taken place annually since 2010 across Odisha. read more
May 20, 2020 22:56
In Ganjam, almost all the cases have been reported at quarantine centres populated by migrant workers from Surat read more
Apr 27, 2020 16:38
Naveen Patnaik was the first chief minister to declare a statewide lockdown on March 24 before Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the 21-day lockdown read more
Apr 06, 2020 00:41
From 21 cases till Saturday, the number of positive cases surged to 39 on Sunday as 16 cases were reported from Bomikhal area of the city that has been declared as a containment zone since Friday night with entry and exit points sealed. read more
Apr 05, 2020 19:06
Earlier in the day, Odisha chief secretary Asit Tripathy said that community transmission of the disease is yet to happen in Odisha due to the lockdown and social distancing measures undertaken. The chief secretary said the 48-hour shutdown in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Jajpur would come to an end on 8 pm Sunday, but advised people against going out en masse afterwards. read more
Jan 21, 2020 21:54
Police in Jajpur district said Tulasi Bari succumbed to her injuries after she was brutally beaten up and had rice gruel thrown on her by her in-laws in Shankakula village. read more
Dec 30, 2019 22:37
The idea of making a special glass came to the teenager’s mind when he saw visually-impaired people of his village wear dark glasses, but it did not help them. read more
Dec 05, 2019 23:24
Makarand Mahant, a temporary teacher of Balia primary school under Lembo panchayat in Sukinda area of Jajpur district was dismissed after a video of his forcing the students to kneel down outside the school went viral. read more
Nov 22, 2019 22:45
Biswal, the in-charge panchayat extension officer (PEO) of Haridaspur gram panchayat of Jajpur district, was found hanging from the ceiling of a guesthouse run by the husband of local sarpanch on October 16. read more
Oct 26, 2019 05:28
Police in Jajpur district said Ashish Ranjan Samal, who worked as the banking ombudsman of the northeastern states, had come to meet his mother at his native village Naraharipur on October 23. read more