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Union Cabinet expansion: Ex-IAS officer Ashwini Vaishnaw takes oath as Cabinet Minister

Union Cabinet expansion: Ex-IAS officer Ashwini Vaishnaw takes oath as Cabinet Minister

Ashwini Vaishnaw, a Rajya Sabha MP for Odisha, was among those who were administered the oath of office and secrecy by President Ram Nath Kovind. Before entering the world of politics, Ashwini

Jul 07, 2021, 19:13 PM IST
Odisha fisherman catches 7-foot-long python in net, forest department rushes to rescue

Odisha fisherman catches 7-foot-long python in net, forest department rushes to rescue

A fisherman from Kalahandi district's Golamunda village caught a python in his fishing net on Saturday (July 3) morning, following which a team from the forest department rushed to the spot to rescue

Jul 05, 2021, 13:46 PM IST
Odisha requests Centre to allocate 17 lakh vaccine doses not lifted by private hospitals

Odisha requests Centre to allocate 17 lakh vaccine doses not lifted by private hospitals

Odisha is losing a huge quantity of vaccines allocated for private hospitals in the state as the centre distributed the vaccines in the ratio of 75:25 between the government and the private

Jul 02, 2021, 23:16 PM IST
Odisha extends partial lockdown till July 16, check new guidelines here

Odisha extends partial lockdown till July 16, check new guidelines here

The Odisha government has divided the 30 districts into A and B categories on the basis of the test positivity rate (TPR).

Jul 01, 2021, 08:54 AM IST
Odisha minister clarifies students' admission queries over class 10 results

Odisha minister clarifies students' admission queries over class 10 results

The minister said, in previous years, the number of seats in many schools was accordingly increased, ranging from 10-20 per cent, whenever the seats got exhausted.

Jun 28, 2021, 23:59 PM IST
Odisha BSE result 2021 to be announced today, here's steps to check your marksheet

Odisha BSE result 2021 to be announced today, here's steps to check your marksheet

“After being approved by the Examination Committee, the results of all the above three examinations will be published from the BSE (Board of Secondary Education) head office at Cuttack at 4 pm,” an

Jun 25, 2021, 11:05 AM IST
Odisha BSE result 2021: Odisha board to declare class 10 results today, check details here

Odisha BSE result 2021: Odisha board to declare class 10 results today, check details here

Odisha Board for HSC Class 10 exam 2021 will be declared on June 25, 2021 at bseodisha.ac.in and bseodisha.nic.in.

Jun 25, 2021, 10:40 AM IST
Odisha to launch Pneumonia vaccine under universal immunization programme on June 30

Odisha to launch Pneumonia vaccine under universal immunization programme on June 30

The Immunization Programme will benefit nearly 8 lakh young children annually in the State and help in reducing risk of morbidity & mortality due to pneumonia and meningitis.

Jun 25, 2021, 08:13 AM IST
Odisha BSE class 10 board exam result to be announced on June 25

Odisha BSE class 10 board exam result to be announced on June 25

The results will be placed before the examination committee of the Board at 1 pm for approval. After being approved by the committee, the results of all three examinations will be published from the

Jun 24, 2021, 23:14 PM IST
COVID-19 inoculation coverage crosses one crore mark in Odisha

COVID-19 inoculation coverage crosses one crore mark in Odisha

The total number of COVID-19 vaccines administered in Odisha has crossed the one crore mark.

Jun 22, 2021, 06:55 AM IST
Odisha extends COVID-19 lockdown for 2 weeks, weekend shutdowns to continue

Odisha extends COVID-19 lockdown for 2 weeks, weekend shutdowns to continue

The Odisha government today allowed the sweet shops to open on the condition that these will only provide parcels. Street vendors selling food items in Category A districts, where the positivity rate

Jun 16, 2021, 18:20 PM IST
Raja Parba: Odisha's festival that celebrates menstruation and womanhood

Raja Parba: Odisha's festival that celebrates menstruation and womanhood

Raja Parba or Mithuna Sankranti, a 3-day festival to honour womanhood is celebrated across Odisha. Mother earth is believed to be menstruating during this period and preparing herself for the coming

Jun 14, 2021, 10:57 AM IST
Odisha Police Recruitment 2021: Vacancies for Sub-Inspector post, first time transgenders can apply too

Odisha Police Recruitment 2021: Vacancies for Sub-Inspector post, first time transgenders can apply too

Odisha Police Recruitment Board, State Police Headquarters, Cuttack has invited applications for the recruitment of Odisha Police Sub-inspector for 447 posts. 

Jun 13, 2021, 12:21 PM IST
Odisha government orders probe into 'fake' COVID-19 medicine circulation

Odisha government orders probe into 'fake' COVID-19 medicine circulation

The government of Odisha initiated an investigation against the circulation of 'fake' COVID-19 medicines and decided to take legal action against the same.

Jun 13, 2021, 09:22 AM IST
Odisha allows recruitment of transgenders in police services

Odisha allows recruitment of transgenders in police services

The Odisha Police Recruitment Board sought online applications from men, women and transgender people for the appointment of sub-inspectors and constables (communication). 

Jun 13, 2021, 06:43 AM IST
Monsoon to reach Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha by June 15, predicts IMD

Monsoon to reach Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha by June 15, predicts IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the southwest monsoon has further advanced into more parts of central Arabian Sea, entire coastal Karnataka, Goa, some parts of Maharashtra and most

Jun 06, 2021, 09:09 AM IST
Odisha CHSE Board Class 12 exams 2021 cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Odisha CHSE Board Class 12 exams 2021 cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

"Students' lives are more important than any exam," the CM said while confirming that Odisha CHSE Board Class 12 exams 2021 have been cancelled.

Jun 04, 2021, 13:37 PM IST
Crowdfunding raises Rs 60 lakh for Odisha’s techie, airlifted to Chennai for COVID-19 treatment

Crowdfunding raises Rs 60 lakh for Odisha’s techie, airlifted to Chennai for COVID-19 treatment

Amrit Pradhan, a 24-year-old software engineer of Odisha, was airlifted to Chennai’s Apollo Hospital on Thursday (June 3). He contracted COVID-19 infection, pneumonia and septicaemia in the lungs. 

Jun 04, 2021, 08:49 AM IST
Cyclone Yaas caused infrastructure damage of Rs 610 crore in Odisha

Cyclone Yaas caused infrastructure damage of Rs 610 crore in Odisha

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday (June 3, 2021) reviewed the damage caused by cyclone Yaas in the state and the ongoing restoration work in the affected areas.

Jun 03, 2021, 15:06 PM IST
'Need to be prepared for possible third wave of infection', Odisha Health Minister writes to Dr Harsh Vardhan

'Need to be prepared for possible third wave of infection', Odisha Health Minister writes to Dr Harsh Vardhan

Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das stated that India is witnessing a decreasing trend in new COVID positive cases and we need to be prepared for a possible third wave of infection. 

Jun 01, 2021, 15:47 PM IST