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Odisha: Policeman's son robs bank, arrested after gunfight

Odisha: Policeman's son robs bank, arrested after gunfight

The son of a policeman allegedly looted a bank in Odisha's Sundargarh district on Tuesday and was arrested soon following a gunfight in which he was injured, an official said.

Nov 10, 2021, 17:43 PM IST
Odisha to reopen schools for Classes 11 and 8 after Durga Puja vacation, details here

Odisha to reopen schools for Classes 11 and 8 after Durga Puja vacation, details here

Schools in Odisha for standard 11 students will commence from October 21 and for Class 8 students on October 25. 

Oct 16, 2021, 08:14 AM IST
BJD's Rudra Pratap Maharathy wins Pipili by-poll by over 20,000 votes

BJD's Rudra Pratap Maharathy wins Pipili by-poll by over 20,000 votes

Ruling BJD candidate Rudra Pratap Maharathy won the Pipili by-poll on Sunday, defeating his nearest rival Ashrit Pattnaik of the BJP by over 20,000 votes, the Election Commission said.

Oct 03, 2021, 19:25 PM IST
Pipili bypoll: BJD candidate Rudra Pratap Maharathy leads by 11,196 votes

Pipili bypoll: BJD candidate Rudra Pratap Maharathy leads by 11,196 votes

Ruling BJD candidate Rudra Pratap Maharathy on Sunday widened his lead over nearest rival Ashrit Pattanayak of the BJP to 11,196 votes at the end of the eleventh round of counting in the Pipili by-

Oct 03, 2021, 15:25 PM IST
Now, Odisha bans sale and use of firecrackers during festive season, details here

Now, Odisha bans sale and use of firecrackers during festive season, details here

In order to curb the spread of infection, Odisha banned the sale and use of firecrackers during the festival season. 

Oct 01, 2021, 08:04 AM IST
Cyclone Gulab weakens into a Deep Depression, rainfall to continue over Andhra Pradesh, Odisha

Cyclone Gulab weakens into a Deep Depression, rainfall to continue over Andhra Pradesh, Odisha

The cyclonic storm is likely to move west-northwestwards and weaken further into a Depression during next six hours, the IMD said in a bulletin released at 3:45 AM.  

Sep 27, 2021, 06:37 AM IST
Cyclone Gulab: Landfall likely mid-night today, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on high alert, NDRF teams on standby

Cyclone Gulab: Landfall likely mid-night today, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on high alert, NDRF teams on standby

According to the India Meteorological Department, the two coastal states will witness rains on Sunday and Monday.

Sep 26, 2021, 06:25 AM IST
India's eastern coast braces for Cyclone Gulab, IMD issues yellow alert for Odisha, Andhra Pradesh

India's eastern coast braces for Cyclone Gulab, IMD issues yellow alert for Odisha, Andhra Pradesh

The cyclonic system has intensified into a 'Deep Depression' and lay centered north and adjoining eastcentral Bay of Bengal, it is likely to intensify into a 'Cyclonic Storm' during the next 12 hours

Sep 25, 2021, 15:49 PM IST
IMD issues yellow alert for cyclone in parts of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha

IMD issues yellow alert for cyclone in parts of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha

The cyclone is likely to cross north Andhra Pradesh and its adjacent south Odisha in the next 12 hours.

Sep 25, 2021, 13:39 PM IST
More rains predicted for Odisha due to low-pressure system over Bay of Bengal

More rains predicted for Odisha due to low-pressure system over Bay of Bengal

A well-marked low pressure area has formed over Bay of Bengal and it is moving towards Odisha coast, as per latest satellite, radar imageries.  

Sep 24, 2021, 18:39 PM IST
Odisha sweetmeat seller poisons 20 stray dogs to death, arrested

Odisha sweetmeat seller poisons 20 stray dogs to death, arrested

The 24-year-old accused confessed that he had given the dogs food laced with poison as he was irritated over their howling at night and the mess they created, a police officer said.

Sep 22, 2021, 22:04 PM IST
Student goes missing after falling into sewer in Bhubaneswar

Student goes missing after falling into sewer in Bhubaneswar

Class 10th student, identified as Jyotirmaya Behera fell into an open sewer in the Sobhagya Nagar area around 2 pm while he was on his way to his tuition riding his cycle.

Sep 20, 2021, 09:27 AM IST
Murder triggers tension in Odisha town, mob sets suspect's house on fire

Murder triggers tension in Odisha town, mob sets suspect's house on fire

A 42-year-old man was allegedly killed in Odisha's Ganjam district on Sunday, provoking a mob to set the house of the murder suspect on fire, police said. The incident happened in Khadala Street in

Sep 19, 2021, 21:29 PM IST
Odisha government to reopen colleges, universities from Monday, check guideline here

Odisha government to reopen colleges, universities from Monday, check guideline here

As per an order issued by the state government, the decision was taken due to "improvement in COVID-19 situation in the state".

Sep 19, 2021, 07:10 AM IST
Heavy rainfall forces 12 Odisha districts to shut schools; Bhubaneswar, Puri see record precipitation

Heavy rainfall forces 12 Odisha districts to shut schools; Bhubaneswar, Puri see record precipitation

The IMD said that the depression over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining Odisha coast intensified into a deep depression and crossed the coast near Chandbali in Bhadrak district on Monday morning.

Sep 13, 2021, 15:32 PM IST
IMD predicts heavy rainfall in 7 districts of Odisha, issues red alert

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in 7 districts of Odisha, issues red alert

"Odisha IMD issues red alert in 7 districts, orange alert in 6 districts, yellow alert in 8 districts for next 24 hours due to heavy rains. There are chances of heavy to very heavy rains in 1-2

Sep 13, 2021, 06:35 AM IST
Heavy rains lash 11 districts of Odisha, yellow alert issued

Heavy rains lash 11 districts of Odisha, yellow alert issued

MeT Department forecast the formation of a fresh depression over the Bay of Bengal around September 11. 'Yellow' warning signal issued for 14 districts.

Sep 07, 2021, 19:31 PM IST
COVID-19 third wave: Odisha govt estimates 1.5 times more daily cases than second wave

COVID-19 third wave: Odisha govt estimates 1.5 times more daily cases than second wave

The Odisha government estimated that among those infected around 12 per cent can be children and adolescents in the age group of 0 to 18 years in the possible third COVID-19 wave. 

Aug 26, 2021, 18:29 PM IST
Odisha: 65-year-old man jumps into wife's funeral pyre, dies

Odisha: 65-year-old man jumps into wife's funeral pyre, dies

An elderly man reportedly jumped into the burning pyre of his wife and was instantly charred to death in Odisha's Kalahandi district.

Aug 26, 2021, 07:18 AM IST
Puri Jagannath temple reopens for devotees following strict COVID guidelines

Puri Jagannath temple reopens for devotees following strict COVID guidelines

Around 50,000 devotees of the Puri municipality area have visited the temple during the past week. Now, devotees from any place can enter the shrine.

Aug 23, 2021, 14:07 PM IST