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Protestors clash with police near proposed JSW plant site in Odisha, several injured

Protestors clash with police near proposed JSW plant site in Odisha, several injured

Villagers claimed at least 40 protestors, including children and elderly people, were injured as the Odisha police baton-charged them, while an official said the personnel of the force were also

Jan 14, 2022, 22:25 PM IST
Odisha's Ganjam shuts religious places till Jan 31 after massive spike in COVID cases

Odisha's Ganjam shuts religious places till Jan 31 after massive spike in COVID cases

 Rituals can be conducted by the staff in the places of worship by following COVID-19 precautionary measures

Jan 08, 2022, 20:39 PM IST
Odisha announces additional COVID curbs, shuts colleges, varsities from January 10

Odisha announces additional COVID curbs, shuts colleges, varsities from January 10

The authorities of colleges, universities and technical education institutions will have to take all appropriate measures for conducting online classes, the order by Odisha govt said. 

Jan 07, 2022, 20:04 PM IST
Odisha reports its first Omicron death, country's second

Odisha reports its first Omicron death, country's second

The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday had confirmed the first death due to the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 in Rajasthan. 

Jan 07, 2022, 12:03 PM IST
Odisha imposes more COVID-19 restrictions as infections surge- Check guidelines here

Odisha imposes more COVID-19 restrictions as infections surge- Check guidelines here

The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) P.K. Jena made the announcement of the additional restrictions that will continue till February 1 (5 a.m.) and will come into effect from January 7 (5 a.m.). 

Jan 06, 2022, 08:07 AM IST
Odisha withholds decision to reopen schools for Classes 1 to 5 amid COVID-19 spike

Odisha withholds decision to reopen schools for Classes 1 to 5 amid COVID-19 spike

School and Mass Education Minister S R Dash, in a statement, said the decision was taken after officials visited various primary schools across the state and held discussions with the stakeholders.

Jan 02, 2022, 12:37 PM IST
Christmas 2021: Award-winning sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates Santa Claus' sand sculpture with 5,400 roses, pics go viral

Christmas 2021: Award-winning sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates Santa Claus' sand sculpture with 5,400 roses, pics go viral

"Hope this will set a new world record," Pattnaik said.  

Dec 25, 2021, 13:21 PM IST
OPSC Recruitment 2021: Apply for 335 Post Graduate Teacher posts on opsc.gov.in

OPSC Recruitment 2021: Apply for 335 Post Graduate Teacher posts on opsc.gov.in

OPSC Recruitment 2021: Interested candidates can apply on the official OPSC website at opsc.gov.in. 

Dec 20, 2021, 19:24 PM IST
‘Agni P’, new generation ballistic missile, successfully test-fired by DRDO

‘Agni P’, new generation ballistic missile, successfully test-fired by DRDO

The 'Agni P' is a two-stage canisterised solid-propellant ballistic missile with dual redundant navigation and guidance system. 

Dec 18, 2021, 13:05 PM IST
Odisha Police Recruitment 2021: Apply for several Assistant Sub-inspector posts, details here

Odisha Police Recruitment 2021: Apply for several Assistant Sub-inspector posts, details here

Odisha Police Recruitment 2021: The application process will commence on December 13, 2021 at 9 am and end on January 2, 2022. 

Dec 12, 2021, 19:26 PM IST
Cyclone Jawad: Heavy rains lash parts of Odisha, Puri beaches vacated as precaution

Cyclone Jawad: Heavy rains lash parts of Odisha, Puri beaches vacated as precaution

Ganjam, Khurda, Puri, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur received heavy to very heavy rainfall.

Dec 05, 2021, 15:38 PM IST
Cyclone Jawad to hit Odisha in afternoon; Puri witnesses 'moderate' rainfall, NDRF teams on alert

Cyclone Jawad to hit Odisha in afternoon; Puri witnesses 'moderate' rainfall, NDRF teams on alert

The cyclonic storm lay centered about 130 km SSE of Gopalpur at 5:30 AM. 

Dec 05, 2021, 06:26 AM IST
Cyclone Jawad likely to weaken into deep depression by the time it makes landfall

Cyclone Jawad likely to weaken into deep depression by the time it makes landfall

“It is likely to weaken gradually and move northwards during the next 12 hours and then north-northwards along the Odisha coast, reaching close to Puri as a deep depression,” the IMD said.

Dec 04, 2021, 12:41 PM IST
Cyclone Jawad: Indian Navy ramps up rescue operations, Odisha shuts schools ahead of landfall

Cyclone Jawad: Indian Navy ramps up rescue operations, Odisha shuts schools ahead of landfall

The Andhra Pradesh government has evacuated over 54,008 people from three districts ahead of Cyclone Jawad landfall. The Odisha government has ordered to keep the schools closed in 19 districts of

Dec 04, 2021, 06:32 AM IST
Cyclone Jawad: Odisha government issues guidelines for safety, puts 14 districts on alert

Cyclone Jawad: Odisha government issues guidelines for safety, puts 14 districts on alert

The Odisha Government prohibited fishing activities within the territorial waters along the entire coastline of Odisha State and Chilika lake by all types of fishing vessels and have put over 14 

Dec 03, 2021, 06:49 AM IST
IMD issues Red alert for 4 districts of Odisha, predicts heavy rainfall

IMD issues Red alert for 4 districts of Odisha, predicts heavy rainfall

Wind speed in coastal areas would be around 60-80 kmph from Dec 4 afternoon. IMD advised people in affected areas to remain indoors as there is a possibility of landslides in hilly areas.

Dec 02, 2021, 16:56 PM IST
Cyclone Jawad threat: East Coast Railway cancels 95 trains till December 4

Cyclone Jawad threat: East Coast Railway cancels 95 trains till December 4

In view of the cyclonic storm hitting Odisha, ECoR said 95 mail and express trains originating from different places and passing through the region have been cancelled from December 2-4. 

Dec 02, 2021, 16:38 PM IST
Odisha COVID-19 unlock: Cinema halls, auditoriums allowed to reopen, check full SOPs here

Odisha COVID-19 unlock: Cinema halls, auditoriums allowed to reopen, check full SOPs here

Odisha has allowed cultural gatherings, programmes including melodies, orchestra, jatra, opera, dances-classical, folk with strict adherence to coronavirus protocols. 

Nov 20, 2021, 15:27 PM IST
Odisha, Andhra to experience heavy rainfall next week: IMD

Odisha, Andhra to experience heavy rainfall next week: IMD

IMD had issued a yellow warning for south-coastal Odisha on Wednesday and the coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh are likely to receive moderate rainfall. 

Nov 13, 2021, 15:46 PM IST
Odisha COVID-19 unlock: Schools to reopen for classes 6, 7 from November 15

Odisha COVID-19 unlock: Schools to reopen for classes 6, 7 from November 15

Odisha Class 6 and 7 students will have the option to either attend physical or virtual classes from November 15. 

Nov 10, 2021, 20:46 PM IST