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Odisha orders mandatory home isolation for travelers from THESE COVID-19-hit states

Odisha orders mandatory home isolation for travelers from THESE COVID-19-hit states

People coming to Odisha from COVID-hit regions like Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh will have to undergo mandatory week-long home isolation. The state government

Feb 28, 2021, 19:03 PM IST
Rarest of rare: Baranga gang-rape accused nabbed after 21 years

Rarest of rare: Baranga gang-rape accused nabbed after 21 years

Bibekananda Biswal alias Biban, the main accused in the case, was held from Aamby Valley in Lonavala in Maharashtra after nearly 21 years. He was working there as a plumber under the fake identity of

Feb 23, 2021, 14:05 PM IST
Odisha directs officials to ensure strict implementation of COVID-19 guidelines

Odisha directs officials to ensure strict implementation of COVID-19 guidelines

The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) of Odisha on Sunday (February 21) directed all the district collectors, superintendents of police and municipal commissioners to ensure strict implementation of

Feb 21, 2021, 20:52 PM IST
High time country gets out of election mode: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik at NITI Aayog meet

High time country gets out of election mode: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik at NITI Aayog meet

Naveen Patnaik said that the elections are an essential feature of a democracy. Odisha CM said, "However, the hallmark of a mature democracy is that once elected, Government are meant to work for

Feb 20, 2021, 16:04 PM IST
31 teachers, students test positive after school reopens for class 10, 12

31 teachers, students test positive after school reopens for class 10, 12

Schools reopened for students of Class 10 and 12 in Odisha on January 8 after remaining closed for over 9 months due to the COVID pandemic. 

Jan 11, 2021, 07:58 AM IST
Odisha boy appeals transport dept to change bus timings for school, gets this response

Odisha boy appeals transport dept to change bus timings for school, gets this response

A school boy in Odisha requests for a change in bus timing on his route to school as he was getting late almost everyday, the transport department's answer wins the internet.  

Jan 09, 2021, 18:51 PM IST
Nearly months since lockdown, schools reopen in Odisha for students of classes 10, 12

Nearly months since lockdown, schools reopen in Odisha for students of classes 10, 12

After a gap of about nine months, schools across Odisha re-opened their classrooms on Friday to students who would shortly be appearing for their board examination, amid strict adherence to COVID-19

Jan 08, 2021, 16:40 PM IST
Four workers die due to gas leak in Rourkela Steel Plant in Odisha

Four workers die due to gas leak in Rourkela Steel Plant in Odisha

"According to a preliminary report, the four workers died due to emission of carbon monoxide gas from the unit," the officials said.

Jan 06, 2021, 16:24 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi's big gift to Odisha, lays foundation of new Sambalpur IIM Campus

PM Narendra Modi's big gift to Odisha, lays foundation of new Sambalpur IIM Campus

PM Modi also said innovation, integrity and inclusion had emerged as key mantras in the field of management.

Jan 02, 2021, 12:25 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of permanent campus of IIM-Sambalpur in Odisha today

PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of permanent campus of IIM-Sambalpur in Odisha today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the permanent campus of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Sambalpur, on January 2 at 11 am via video-conferencing.

Jan 02, 2021, 06:37 AM IST
Odisha becomes 7th state to complete ease of doing business reforms

Odisha becomes 7th state to complete ease of doing business reforms

So far, 10 states have implemented the One Nation One Ration Card System, 7 states have done ease of doing business reforms, and 2 states have done local body reforms. 

Dec 30, 2020, 22:11 PM IST
Cold wave in Odisha continues, Phulbani town records 5.3 degrees Celsius

Cold wave in Odisha continues, Phulbani town records 5.3 degrees Celsius

Odisha continued to remain under the grip of a cold wave with Phulbani in Kandhamal district recording the lowest temperature on Sunday at 5.3 degrees Celsius, the weather office said.

Dec 28, 2020, 00:22 AM IST
Odisha to provide free COVID-19 vaccine for healthcare workers

Odisha to provide free COVID-19 vaccine for healthcare workers

The Odisha government on Thursday said Covid-19 vaccine will be provided to healthcare workers and other frontline workers free of cost in the state.

Dec 17, 2020, 15:12 PM IST
Odisha to allow partial reopening of schools for classes 9-12 from November 16

Odisha to allow partial reopening of schools for classes 9-12 from November 16

Cinema halls, swimming pools, entertainment complexes, theatres, auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places will continue to remain shut.

Oct 31, 2020, 16:41 PM IST
By-polls to Balasore, Tirtol constituencies in Odisha on Nov 3; results on Nov 10

By-polls to Balasore, Tirtol constituencies in Odisha on Nov 3; results on Nov 10

As per the election schedule, October 16 will be the last date of nominations, scrutiny of nominations is scheduled on October 17 and October 19 will be the last date for withdrawal of candidature. 

Oct 10, 2020, 06:29 AM IST
BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy passes away at 65 due to COVID-19 infection

BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy passes away at 65 due to COVID-19 infection

Maharathy was 65-years-old and he was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.

Oct 04, 2020, 08:43 AM IST
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik seeks classical status for Odissi music

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik seeks classical status for Odissi music

He said that  Odissi music has all the requisite and exclusive characteristics to be recognised as classical music.  

Sep 26, 2020, 11:50 AM IST
SAMS Odisha HSE Plus two admission 2020: First merit list out; check samsodisha.gov.in

SAMS Odisha HSE Plus two admission 2020: First merit list out; check samsodisha.gov.in

The second merit list of SAMS Odisha Plus Two Admission 2020 is likely to be out on October 3.

Sep 19, 2020, 11:51 AM IST
SAMS Odisha HSE Plus 2 admission merit list out at samsodisha.gov.in; Check here

SAMS Odisha HSE Plus 2 admission merit list out at samsodisha.gov.in; Check here

SAMS Odisha HSE Plus 2 admission: The students who got them registered to participate in the admissions process can check their names on the first selection merit list.

Sep 18, 2020, 16:18 PM IST
Restart Shramik Special trains from Odisha to Gujarat, other states: Dharmendra Pradhan to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Restart Shramik Special trains from Odisha to Gujarat, other states: Dharmendra Pradhan to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has written to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, for the resumption of "Shramik Special" trains from Odisha to Gujarat, Karnataka, and Maharashtra, for migrant workers

Sep 08, 2020, 20:27 PM IST