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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
Truck owner fined Rs 6.53 lakh for violating traffic rules in Odisha

Truck owner fined Rs 6.53 lakh for violating traffic rules in Odisha

Though the incident happened on August 10, much before the implementation of the new Motor Vehicles Act, it came into light only on Saturday. It is being said that the fines were reportedly levied

Sep 14, 2019, 15:39 PM IST
Man gets death sentence for raping, murdering nine-year-old girl in Odisha

Man gets death sentence for raping, murdering nine-year-old girl in Odisha

The court awarded death penalty to Kalia Manna alias Laba of Gadaharishpur village under Erasama police limits in Jagatsinghpur.

Sep 11, 2019, 13:41 PM IST
Meet Anupriya Lakra, first tribal woman pilot from Odisha's Maoist-hit Malkangiri

Meet Anupriya Lakra, first tribal woman pilot from Odisha's Maoist-hit Malkangiri

Anupriya Lakra has started working in a private airline as a co-pilot and she is likely to fly abroad shortly. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated Anupriya for her achievements and

Sep 10, 2019, 09:26 AM IST
Two encounters took place between police and criminals in Odisha

Two encounters took place between police and criminals in Odisha

An encounter took place on Monday night between the Odisha Police and several criminals in Sambalpur district. At least one of them was injured in the firing with a joint team of Dhanupali Police and

Sep 10, 2019, 08:20 AM IST

Truck driver fined Rs 86,500 under new Motor Vehicles Act

The incident took place on September 3, and the truck was released after the driver Ashok Yadav paid a penalty of Rs 70,000 along with producing some documents.

Sep 09, 2019, 14:02 PM IST
Role reversal: Cops lathi charge people who asked them for documents of PCR van in Bhubaneswar

Role reversal: Cops lathi charge people who asked them for documents of PCR van in Bhubaneswar

It is not clear if the cops did not have the necessary documents or if they chose not to furnish them.

Sep 07, 2019, 15:25 PM IST
Odisha alerts district collectors on possible flooding

Odisha alerts district collectors on possible flooding

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heavy downpour in several districts of the state in the next three days.

Sep 05, 2019, 20:23 PM IST
Bhubaneswar auto driver fined Rs 47,500 for drunk driving, violating various traffic rules

Bhubaneswar auto driver fined Rs 47,500 for drunk driving, violating various traffic rules

A Traffic police near Acharya Vihar on Wednesday levied the penalty on the auto-rickshaw driver and issued him a challan for drunk driving and not carrying documents including his driving licence,

Sep 04, 2019, 16:11 PM IST