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Odisha minister gives clarification on govt brochure terming Mahatma Gandhi's death an accident

Odisha minister gives clarification on govt brochure terming Mahatma Gandhi's death an accident

The minister said that the officer responsible for the mistake has been dismissed from service and two others were asked for an explanation. He further added that within a month, a revised booklet

Nov 16, 2019, 18:38 PM IST
Odisha govt booklet describing Mahatma Gandhi`s death as 'accident' sparks row

Odisha govt booklet describing Mahatma Gandhi`s death as 'accident' sparks row

The two-page booklet "Aama Bapuji: Eka Jhalaka" (Our Bapuji: A Glimpse) prepared by state school and mass education department said Mahatma Gandhi died due to accidental reasons on January 30, 1948.

Nov 15, 2019, 16:22 PM IST
Cuttack Bali Yatra extended by a day, to conclude on November 20

Cuttack Bali Yatra extended by a day, to conclude on November 20

The festival `Bali Yatra` which is organised every year in memory of the rich maritime history of the state of Odisha, has been extended by a day, Cuttack district Collector Bhawani Shankar Chayani

Nov 14, 2019, 14:53 PM IST
Cyclone Bulbul: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces relief package for farmers

Cyclone Bulbul: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces relief package for farmers

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced a relief package for farmers who were severely affected due to Cyclone Bulbul which wreaked havoc in the coastal state before over to

Nov 11, 2019, 20:45 PM IST
Cyclone Bulbul: NCMC meets to review relief, restoration work in Odisha, WB

Cyclone Bulbul: NCMC meets to review relief, restoration work in Odisha, WB

A meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) was on Monday held to review the relief and restoration work in the aftermath of cyclone Bulbul over West Bengal and Odisha.

Nov 11, 2019, 17:34 PM IST
Unknown disease claims lives of 6 infants in Odisha's Malkangiri, tension prevails

Unknown disease claims lives of 6 infants in Odisha's Malkangiri, tension prevails

Reportedly, similar symptoms were seen in seven other infants who are currently being examined. The medical team which reached the village yesterday has collected blood samples and sent them to labs

Nov 10, 2019, 16:55 PM IST
Cyclone Bulbul: West Bengal, Odisha to receive heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours; Naval ships standby for rescue operation

Cyclone Bulbul: West Bengal, Odisha to receive heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours; Naval ships standby for rescue operation

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that there will be heavy downpour with high-speed wind 70-80 kmph in the north coastal districts of Odisha. On the other hand, West Bengal government

Nov 09, 2019, 16:47 PM IST
Cyclone Bulbul creates havoc in Odisha coast, triggers heavy rainfall

Cyclone Bulbul creates havoc in Odisha coast, triggers heavy rainfall

With Cyclone Bulbul progressing towards West Bengal coast, it has triggered heavy rainfall coupled with strong wind in the coastal districts on Saturday.

Nov 09, 2019, 12:42 PM IST
Odisha likely to receive heavy rainfall due to cyclone 'Bulbul': IMD

Odisha likely to receive heavy rainfall due to cyclone 'Bulbul': IMD

The IMD also mentioned about the cyclone 'Maha' and said that some places over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat are likely to receive rainfall in the next 24 hours due to its

Nov 08, 2019, 11:13 AM IST
Cyclone Bulbul likely to trigger rainfall in Odisha, alert in 14 districts

Cyclone Bulbul likely to trigger rainfall in Odisha, alert in 14 districts

As per IMD forecast, Cyclone Bulbul may not touch Odisha coast for its landfall. 

Nov 07, 2019, 07:10 AM IST
Deep depression may turn into cyclone 'Bulbul' in Odisha, West Bengal, warns IMD

Deep depression may turn into cyclone 'Bulbul' in Odisha, West Bengal, warns IMD

According to IMD, the deep depression will soon convert into cyclonic storm 'Bulbul', which is likely to move towards west-northwestwards for some more time and then northnorthwestwards, towards West

Nov 06, 2019, 22:51 PM IST
Odisha government suspends forest official over corruption, sexual harassment allegations

Odisha government suspends forest official over corruption, sexual harassment allegations

Debarchan Behera,  Rayagada Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) was accused of sexually harassing a women staff at the workplace. He also has the allegations of corruption/irregularities relating to

Nov 03, 2019, 07:51 AM IST
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces financial aid to childcare bodies

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces financial aid to childcare bodies

The announcement by Naveen Patnaik states that the district Redcross Societies will receive an amount of 10 lakh each for childcare.

Oct 30, 2019, 19:30 PM IST
Don't have any view on fiscal health of any bank: Odisha government issues clarification after RBI expresses concern

Don't have any view on fiscal health of any bank: Odisha government issues clarification after RBI expresses concern

Reserve Bank of India had reportedly expressed concern over Odisha government cautioning its departments against placing deposits with banks.

Oct 26, 2019, 11:33 AM IST
GST fraud of Rs 138 crore busted in Odisha, four arrested

GST fraud of Rs 138 crore busted in Odisha, four arrested

The accused have been identified as Rama Chandra Mallick and Aditya Nayak both partners in Biraja Steel, Dindayal Agarwal, lessee of Biraja Steel, and Atul Bansal. Atul Bansal is the mastermind in

Oct 25, 2019, 20:53 PM IST
IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Odisha from October 23

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Odisha from October 23

According to the IMD weather report, Ganjam, Gajapati, Raigarh, Puri, Kandhamal, Nuapara, and Balangir districts in south Odisha will receive heavy rain. 

Oct 21, 2019, 16:40 PM IST
Massive waterlogging inside Cuttack's SCB Hospital after heavy rains

Massive waterlogging inside Cuttack's SCB Hospital after heavy rains

Several wards of state-run SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, Odisha, witnessed severe waterlogging on Thursday due to poor drainage facility inside the hospital building. Sources told Zee

Oct 17, 2019, 19:08 PM IST
'World's largest' beach cleanliness drive to be held in Puri on Saturday

'World's largest' beach cleanliness drive to be held in Puri on Saturday

To mark the World Cleanup Day, celebrated on September 21 every year, the world's 'largest' cleanliness drive will be organised at a beach in Odisha's Puri on Saturday.

Sep 21, 2019, 08:59 AM IST
Railways, Odisha govt to ink MoU for redevelopment of Bhubaneswar station

Railways, Odisha govt to ink MoU for redevelopment of Bhubaneswar station

The area adjoining Bhubaneswar Railway Station is proposed for development as Railway Station Multimodal Hub (RSMH) Project under Smart City Mission of Government of India. 

Sep 19, 2019, 17:22 PM IST
426 drunk drivers held in 10 days in Odisha

426 drunk drivers held in 10 days in Odisha

The police launched a special drive to detect the drunken driving on the national and state highways.

Sep 16, 2019, 16:47 PM IST