Bhubaneswar: Odisha athletes made their presence felt in national-level wushu and karate tournaments recently. Thanks to their highly creditable efforts, Odisha bagged 2 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze medals at the 22nd Junior National Wushu Championship at Patna’s Patliputra Sports Complex. Babulu Munda & Swetarani Mahanta bagged gold, Sumitra Munda & Prem Munda earned […] The post Odisha’s Wushu & Karate players shine in national meets appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of State for Finance Bhagwat K Karad on Saturday instructed all banks and ULBs to work in collaboration with each other to achieve the goals of the PM SVANidhi scheme so that more street vendors can avail the benefits. He was speaking at a regional meeting in Bhubaneswar on the progress of […] The post Union Minister asks banks & ULBs to cover more street vendors under PM SVANidhi appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police has arrested three persons from Odisha and outside for allegedly duping unemployed youths lakhs of rupees on plea of giving employment. According to a release of the Commissionerate Police on Saturday, the three persons were arrested following investigation into a complaint about unauthorised use of his bank. As per the complaint, […] The post 3 fraudsters arrested for duping job seekers in Odisha appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The piped water supply to 16 blocks in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district will be operational from October. This was revealed during the visit of secretary to chief minister (5T) VK Pandian to the district on second day on Saturday. He reviewed the progress of ongoing mega piped water supply schemes and multi village piped water […] The post 16 blocks in Mayurbhanj to get piped water from October appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Ladies Circle (BLC)-12 has donated 100 kg of rice to the Robin Hood Army for onward distribution among poor in rural areas. In order to commemorate BLC 12’s 100th meeting on August 10, the organisation extended help to the Robin Hood Army that has been at the forefront of trying to reduce […] The post Bhubaneswar Ladies Circle extends helping hand appeared first on Dinalipi .
Nayagarh: A girl was rescued as police arrested four persons for allegedly attempting to abduct her at a village in Odisha’s Nayagarh district. The incident took place at Rajpatana when the girl was returning home in a bicycle on Friday. The accused persons stopped her and dragged her inside a vehicle before fleeing the site. […] The post Girl rescued, 4 held for kidnapping bid in Nayagarh appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved Rs 154 crore for flood protection embankment-cum-ring road in Baripada of Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. This was revealed by secretary (5T) to chief miister VK Pandian during a visit to the district on Friday. Speaking at public grievance meetings, he said the chief minister has sanctioned funds for the […] The post CM sanctions funds for projects in Mayurbhanj appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved Rs 2 crore for transformation of the memorial of Odisha’s eminent poet Gangadhar Meher in Bargarh district. Secretary (5T) to chief minister VK Pandian had visited the birthplace of Meher at Barpali during his visit to the district in June. He interacted with the members of the Gangadhar […] The post Naveen approves Rs.2 crore for transformation of Gangadhar Meher memorial appeared first on Dinalipi .
New Delhi: A 39-year-old Mumbai man has been arrested on allegations of molesting more than 20 women during the current year. According to the police, the modus operandi was that the accused portrayed himself as an acquaintance of the male relatives of his victims, using a fake identity to entice them by promising rides to […] The post Mumbai man, who molested 20 women, arrested appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT), which runs bus services in Bhubaneswar, will expand its fleet by introducing 200 electric buses within the next two months, Additional Director General of Police (Crime) and Managing Director, CRUT, Arun Bothra, said. “Currently, 50 electric buses are plying in the city and the CRUT aims to replace […] The post CRUT to add 200 electric buses in 2 months appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Nutana Unnata Abhilasha (NUA) scheme with an outlay of Rs.385 crore, which is aimed at training one lakh youths every year during next 3 years, was among the 19 proposals approved by the Odisha Cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday. The scheme will be implemented in all the 30 districts and […] The post Odisha Cabinet approves 19 proposals, new schemes in the offing appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: In view of state-level parade on Independence Day at Exhibition Ground in Bhubaneswar, the Police Commissionerate has imposed traffic regulations. In a public notice, issued on Friday, Saumyendra Kumar Priyadarsi, Commissioner of Police, said huge congregation is expected at the parade which may cause serious traffic congestion around the Exhibition Ground, Unit III in […] The post Commissionerate Police notifies traffic restrictions on I-Day in Bhubaneswar appeared first on Dinal
Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has ordered for release of funds for implementation of Integrated Management Plan (IMP) of Chilika Lake in Odisha “I am directed to release the second instalment based on the Utilisation Certificates and Physical Progress Report along with photographs submitted by Chilika Development Authority in compliance to […] The post Centre releases funds for conservation & management of Chilka Lake in Odisha appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday gave direction for providing free textbooks to the students of all private and non-aided Odia medium schools across the state. The scheme of providing free textbooks, being taken up under the 5T initiative of the state government, will benefit over five lakh students of around 3,620 private […] The post Naveen orders free textbooks for students of all Odia medium schools appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Over six months after he joined Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) in Hyderabad, veteran tribal leader and former Odisha chief minister Giridhar Gamang, along with his wife and son, appears all set to return Congress. According to sources, his son Sishir met Odisha in charge of Congress A Chellakumar in New Delhi on Wednesday. Talks […] The post Homecoming for former Odisha CM Giridhar Gamang & family! appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The Forest, Environment and Climate Change Department of the Odisha government has issued a set of guidelines for rescue and release of snakes from areas inhabited by humans. In this regard, letters have been issued to the Additional Special Relief Commissioner, PCCF of the Forest Department, PCCF of Wildlife Division, the Managing Director of […] The post Govt. issues guidelines for rescue & release of snakes appeared first on Dinalipi .
New Delhi: Female and single male government employees are eligible for 730 days of childcare leave, Union Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday. “Female government servant and single male government servants appointed to the civil services and posts in connection with affairs of the Union, are eligible for child care leave […] The post Women, single male Govt. employees to get 730 days childcare leave: Centre appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the ‘Mo Jungle Jami Yojana’ on the occasion of the International Day of the World Indigenous Peoples Day. The Chief Minister expressed hope that this scheme will create a milestone in the development of tribals with the active cooperation of all. The objective of the scheme is to […] The post Naveen launches ‘Mo Jungle Jami Yojana’ on World Indigenous Peoples Day appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The World Anthropology Congress (WAC) commenced at Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences Deemed to be University (KISS-DU) here on Wednesday to mark International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. The theme of the Congress – organised by KISS-DU in collaboration with Utkal University, Sambalpur University, University of Delhi and United Indian Anthropology Forum (UIAF) […] The post World Anthropology Congress kicks off at KISS-DU appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: In order to create awareness on Ladies Circle India, the women of Bhubaneswar Ladies Circle 12 on Tuesday launched a Friendship Drive and drove cars from Cafe 16 in Satya Nagar to Janpath here. Founded in 1932, the Ladies Circle India is a social networking organisation for young women aged between 18 and 40. […] The post Friendship Drive by Ladies Circle India appeared first on Dinalipi .
Sambalpur: A man was sentenced to death by a court in Odisha’s Sambalpur district on Wednesday in a triple murder case. His son was also found guilty sentenced to life imprisonment for the crime committed at Lapada village under Mahulpali area of Sambalpur district in 2020. Pronouncing the verdict in the sensational case, the court […] The post Man awarded death penalty, son gets life term for triple-murder in Sambalpur appeared first on Dinalipi .
New Delhi: Citing it as a classic illustration of abuse of the process of law, the Karnataka HC quashed two criminal cases filed against a Bengaluru man by a woman, alleging breach of promise of marriage after being in a relationship for six years. It is not one, two, three, four or five, but six […] The post Woman can’t allege rape after 6 years of consensual sex: Karnataka HC appeared first on Dinalipi .
Cuttack: In a major ruling, the Orissa High Court on Wednesday stayed selection process for recruitment of Assistant Section Officers (ASOs) being undertaken by the Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC). The order was passed by a single-judge bench and the next hearing is posted for September 21, sources said. This came four days after the […] The post HC stays ASO selection process in Odisha, next hearing on Sept 21 appeared first on Dinalipi .
Boudh: Five persons, including a father-daughter duo, were arrested on Tuesday on charges of poaching in Odisha’s Boudh district. Uttam Pradhan and his daughter Sabitri Majhi are residents of Padmatola village, which comes under Sripaju section of Kusanga forest range. According to sources, Kusanga wildlife division foresters searched two locations in the early hours of […] The post Father-daughter duo among 5 arrested for poaching in Boudh appeared first on Dinalipi .
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: BJP IT cell head Amit Malviya heaped praises on MP from Odisha’s Puri Pinaki Misra, who spoke on behalf of the BJD in the no-confidence motion debate. The best intervention of the day during the ‘No Confidence Motion’ came from BJD MP Pinaki Misra, he tweeted while quoting a few lines from the […] The post BJP praises BJD MP Pinaki Misra for no-confidence motion debate appeared first on Dinalipi .
New Delhi: The whole of India is eagerly waiting for the release of Rajinikanth starrer ‘Jailer.’ While the film will hit theatres on August 10, it has now been reported that certain offices in Chennai and Bengaluru have declared leave for their employees on Jailer’s release day. As reported by The Economic Times, some offices […] The post Chennai, Bengaluru offices declare holiday, distribute free tickets for ‘Jailer’ appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: In order to combat the problem of intestinal worms among women of reproductive age and children, the Odisha government will launch deworming campaign across state on August 10. Speaking at a presser in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday, Dr Bijay Kumar Panigrahi, Director, Department of Health and Family Welfare, said his department in association with UNICEF […] The post Govt to launch deworming campaign for children & women on Thursday appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The Hirakud Dam authorities in Odisha’s Sambalpur district on Tuesday closed 10 sluice gates in view of less rainfall in the upper catchment areas of the Mahanadi river system. The floodwater is now being discharged through seven sluice gates on the left side of the dam and three sluice gates on the right side […] The post Hirakud closes 10 gates as water inflow decreases; IMD issues yellow alert for 2 days appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The ‘Skilled-in-Odisha: Exhibition-cum-Sale’ showcasing the creative products of the students of ITIs across states has been opened in Bhubaneswar. Organised by the Skill Development and Technical Education department to mark 76th Independence Day, the exhibition at Kharavel Bhawan in the city was opened on Monday and will continue till Friday. It features an array […] The post Skilled-in-Odisha exhibition showcases creative products of ITI Students appeared first on Dinalipi
New Delhi: A day after his Lok Sabha membership was restored as per the directive of the Supreme Court, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was re-allotted his old government bungalow. Gandhi vacated his 12, Tughlaq Lane bungalow in April and shifted to his mother Sonia Gandhis’ residence in the national capital following his disqualification from Lok […] The post Rahul Gandhi gets back official bungalow after being reinstated as Lok Sabha MP appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The ongoing mega piped water supply projects in 7 blocks of Odisha’s Cuttack district will be operational from January next year. This was revealed during a review meeting on the mega projects by Secretary to chief minister (5T) VK Pandian on Tuesday. Pandian visited the district to review the progress of various developmental works […] The post Piped water supply projects in Cuttack’s 7 blocks to be operational next year appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Aadhaar cards are not mandatory for school admissions in Odisha, Commissioner-cum-Secretary School and Mass Education Department Aswathy S said in a letter to all District Education Officers on Tuesday. “The academic season for this year has already been started and admission is also continuing in some schools as per need. It was instructed earlier […] The post Aadhaar card not mandatory for school admission in Odisha appeared first on Dinalipi .
Berhampur: A day after an electricity meter reader was hacked to death by a consumer over an allegedly inflated bill in Odisha’s Ganjam, power distribution company TPSODL on Tuesday announced Rs 16 lakh compensation to the family of the deceased. In a statement, TP Southern Odisha Distribution Limited (TPSODL) said it has also given instruction […] The post Meter reader murder: TPSODL announces Rs.16 lakh compensation, job to family appeared first on Dinalipi .
Cuttack: Justice Subhasis Talapatra was sworn in as the 33rd Chief Justice of Orissa High Court on Tuesday. Governor Ganeshi Lal administered the oath of office to the new Chief Justice in a ceremony on the court premises in Odisha’s Cuttack city. He succeeded Justice Dr S Muralidhar, who demitted office on Monday, Justice Talapatra […] The post Justice Subhasis Talapatra sworn in as 33rd Chief Justice of Orissa HC appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has sanctioned Madhu Babu pension for additional 4.13 lakh applicants at one go. Considering the grievances received during the visit of officials of Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) to districts across the state, and the feedback received from ‘Mo Sarkar’, the Chief Minister has included more people under the social security […] The post Govt. sanctions Madhu Babu pension for additional 4.13 lakh people appeared first on Dinalipi .
New Delhi: At least 15 couples in and around Kolkata who got married during the Covid lockdown will have to “get married again” because their marriage registration certificates have errors that cannot be rectified. The errors are so bad that the couples could face legal problems if they don’t get their marriages annulled and remarried. […] The post Errors in Certificate: 15 Kolkata couples who tied knot during COVID asked to remarry appeared first on Dinalipi .
Kokrajhar (Assam): A young Odisha FC side succumbed 0-1 to the sprightly Indian Army in their Durand Cup opener at the SAI Stadium here on Monday. Liton Shil scored the matchwinner in the Group F encounter three minutes before half-time from a quick counter-attack. Liton was flashed the red card and sent off for a […] The post Odisha FC lose Durand Cup opener against 10-man Army team appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government plans to take up development of three major temples in Balangir district. Secretary to chief minister (5T) VK Pandian directed the district administration to prepare a master plan for development of the temples on the second day of his visit to Balangir on Monday. He visited the Samalei Temple at Balangir, Jogeswar […] The post Govt to take up development of 3 major temples in Balangir appeared first on Dinalipi .
New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was on Monday, reinstated to the Parliament following a stay on his conviction in a criminal defamation case over his ‘Modi surname’ remark. Gandhi will be back in the Lok Sabha, representing his constituency Wayanad. Following the restoration of his membership, the Congress said it would like him to […] The post Rahul Gandhi reinstated as Lok Sabha MP after SC relief appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: In order to facilitate participation of young voters in electoral process, the Odisha government has directed the universities and colleges to launch a drive for their enrolment. In a letter to the Registrars of universities and principals of government, non-government aided and private colleges on Monday, the Higher Education department has instructed to start […] The post Govt directs universities & colleges to launch voters’ enrolment drive appeared first on Dinalipi .
New Delhi: NDA partner Kuki People’s Alliance (KPA) has withdrawn support from the N Biren Singh government in Manipur, PTI reported. The Kuki People’s Alliance has two MLAs in the Manipur Assembly. KPA’s decision to walk out of the ruling alliance comes at a time when the government headed by Biren Singh continues to be […] The post Manipur Violence: Kuki Party Withdraws Support From BJP-Led State Govt. appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW), Bhubaneswar, on Sunday arrested two more persons for their alleged involvement in a bank fraud case amounting to nearly Rs 8 crore.The accused have been identified as Samaresh Ranjan Das and Hemanta Panda. While Das is a suspended Civil Supplies Inspector and Panda is the Secretary of Smruti Multi-Purpose […] The post After Banker, 2 More Arrested In Rs 8-Cr SBI Loan Fraud In Odisha appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stone for the redevelopment of 508 railway stations, including 25 in Odisha, as part of the Amrit Bharat Station Scheme via video conferencing. The ambitious project is estimated to cost is Rs 24,470 crore. “Around 1300 major railway stations in India will now be developed […] The post PM Modi launches rly station revamp work; 25 in Odisha to be redeveloped appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government targets to operationalise the ongoing mega piped water supply scheme in Balangir district from December, 2024. This was revealed during the visit of secretary to chief minister (5T) VK Pandian to the district on Sunday. The scheme is implemented with a cost of Rs 1,020 crore in Patnagarh, Titlagarh, Saintala, Gudvela, […] The post Piped water supply scheme to be operational in Balangir next year appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The Buxi Jagabandhu Bidyadhar (BJB) Autonomous College in Bhubaneswar hosted a 3-day international seminar-cum-workshop on “People, Culture and Living Heritage”. The inaugural day of the seminar, organised by Post-Graduate Department of Anthropology, Sociology, Social Work of the college in its campus on Sunday, started with address by convener Prof Itishree Padhee and Principal of […] The post BJB College Hosts International Seminar On Culture & Heritage In Bhubaneswar appear
Bhubaneswar: Cyber police have arrested a software engineer for allegedly duping a trader of Rs 2 lakh in Bhubaneswar. As per reports, the accused, Siddharth Panigrahi alias Sagar of Rathagadasahi in Nayagarh, is a BTech in computer science. He has several fake accounts in social media and websites. A few days back, Sagar called the […] The post Techie held for duping shop owner of Rs.2 lakh in Bhubaneswar appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah on Saturday advised the party leaders of Odisha to strengthen the party organisation at booth level and fight against corruption. Speaking to media persons in Bhubaneswar, BJP’s state president Manmohan Samal said Shah, who is on a two-day visit to Odisha, had lunch with the […] The post Amit Shah calls upon BJP leaders to fight against corruption in Odisha appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday hailed Odisha for always supporting the Central government in the ongoing battle against left-wing extremism (LWE). The Home Minister, who arrived in Bhubaneswar on Friday night on a two-day Odisha visit, also praised the state for setting a new benchmark in disaster management. Shah, who inaugurated and […] The post Amit Shah showers praise on Odisha & Naveen Patnaik, know why appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday inaugurated and laid foundation stone for several National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) projects in the state. Both the leaders inaugurated the 4-laning of Kamakhyanagar-Duburi section of NH-53 on EPC (Procurement and Construction) mode, sources said. The foundation stone was also […] The post Amit Shah & Naveen launch several NH projects in Odisha appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The people of New Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) were panicked by an earthquake on Saturday night. As per reports, the tremor was also felt in border areas of Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab at 9.30 pm. Its intensity measured 5.8 on the Richter scale, according to National Centre for Seismology (NCS). Following […] The post New Delhi, Punjab, J&K shaken by earthquake appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: A young girl was found hanging in a room of a hotel in Bhubaneswar on Saturday evening. According to sources, the girl, identified as Subhalaxmi Sahu of Kuabagh Sahi in Bhadrak district, had checked into the hotel, located near Laxmisagar Square on Cuttack-Puri road in the city, at around 3.30 am. She booked a […] The post Girl found hanging in hotel room in Bhubaneswar appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: As part of the national project Mama Earth, BLC 12 along with BRT 53 launched a nationwide plantation drive. As many as 20 mango saplings were planted at Adruta Senior Citizens Home here on Saturday. “We understand the importance of trees in combating climate change and enhancing the overall well-being of our planet. As […] The post Plantation drive launched appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has directed all field level health officials in the state to stay alert and prepared for facing any emergency arising out of flash flood and possible outbreak of waterborne diseases. Public Health Director Dr Niranjan Mishra sent a comprehensive guideline to Chief District Medical and Public Health Officers (CDM & PHOs) […] The post Govt asks field health officials to stay prepared for flood emergency appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday appointed Subroto Bagchi as the Chief Advisor to the government for Institutional Capacity Building across all Civil Services Training Institutions of the state. Bagchi, who had stepped down from the post of chairman of Odisha Skill Development Authority (OSDA) on June 29, has been given the rank and […] The post Subroto Bagchi appointed as Chief Advisor for institutional capacity building with Cabinet Minister rank appeared first on Dinalip
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday declared Hepatitis “B” and Hepatitis “C” as notifiable diseases with immediate effect. The Health and Family Welfare department in a notification asked all healthcare facilities in the state to take immediate steps for notification of the Hepatitis (Hepatitis-B and Hepatitis-C) cases at the earliest. In exercise of the powers […] The post Hepatitis declared as a notifiable disease in Odisha appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Even though Odisha has now got a respite from rain fury on Friday, over 4.11 lakh people in 21 districts have been affected by heavy downpour over the last few days and the resultant flood in different parts of the state. A situation report released by the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) […] The post Rain & flood fury hits 4.11 lakh people in 21 dists, claims 2 lives appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Coming under attack from Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for supporting the Bill to replace the Delhi Services Ordinance in Parliament, the BJD clarified its stand on the issue. Speaking in Lok Sabha on Thursday, BJD’s Parliamentary Party leader Pinaki Mishra said Article 239 AA gives Delhi a peculiar and special position as […] The post BJD clarifies support to Delhi Service Bill, says fight against BJP & Cong to continue in Odisha appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: To further improve the patient care delivery system in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday approved a 30 per cent increase in the daily diet allowance given to indoor patients admitted to state-run hospitals. According to official sources, the daily diet allowance per bed in hospitals has been increased from Rs 85 to […] The post Naveen approves 30% hike in daily diet allowance for patients in Odisha hospitals appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has appointed Siba Prasad Samantaray as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bhubaneswar Metro Rail Corporation (BMRC) for a period of one year. Samantaray previously worked as East Coast Railway’s Chief Project Director (Bridge Works). Special Secretary of Housing and Urban Department, Prasanna Kumar Sarangi, has also been appointed as the […] The post Siba Prasad Samantaray appointed as CEO of Bhubaneswar Metro Rail Corporation appeared first on Dinalipi
Bhubaneswar: Amid possibility of medium scale flood in the areas under Mahanadi river system in Odisha, the discharge from Mundali barrage has remained constant since 4 pm on Thursday. According to the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), the water level of Mahanadi was 94.20 ft in upstream and 91.80 ft in downstream at 5 pm. The […] The post Floodwater discharge crosses 9.1 lakh cusec at Mundali in Cuttack appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: More than 750 villages in Odisha have been affected by flood caused by major rivers following continuous rains for the last three days. In a release on Thursday, the Special Relief Commissioner said the low-lying areas along rivers Baitarani, Brahmani and Mahanadi have faced flood-like situation after the incessant heavy rains. These rivers are […] The post 15 dists face flood situation: Odisha SRC appeared first on Dinalipi .
Chandigarh: Special Investigation Teams (SITs) will be formed to probe 44 cases of communal violence registered in Nuh and Gurugram, the Haryana Police said two days after the riots. The toll went up to six on Wednesday as Bajrang Dal functionary Pradeep Sharma (32) succumbed to injuries at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital. In all, 116 people […] The post Haryana communal clashes: SITs to probe 44 cases, cow vigilante Monu Manesar’s role in violence appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The CID-CB and the Hotel & Restaurants Owners’ Association (HROA) have decided to make collaborative efforts to curb cyber frauds in hotel booking. At a meeting of senior officers of CID-CB and officer bearers of the HROA in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday, the ways to prevent and detect of such crimes were explored. In the […] The post Crime Branch & HROA to check cyber frauds in hotel booking appeared first on Dinalipi .
Puri: Five members of a gang of robbers were arrested and some crude bombs and weapons seized from them near Mangalaghat in Odisha’s Puri town on Wednesday. The arrest was made by a patrolling team of Sadar police when the gang members were planning a robbery in the town. Two crude bombs, swords, iron rods, […] The post 5 robbers of notorious gang arrested, bombs seized in Puri appeared first on Dinalipi .
Keonjhar: Heavy rain triggered by a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal has created a flood-like situation in Odisha’s Keonjhar district with water level in rivers, rivulets, canals and nullahs continuing to rise menacingly. While river Baitarani is flowing above the danger level at Anandpur, flood water of Singhpur Bainga Nullah inundated many places […] The post Heavy rain snaps Rourkela-Suakati road link with floodwater submerging bridges appeared first on Dinalipi .
Cuttack: Floodwater from the Mahanadi River entered Maa Bhattarika Temple in Badamba area of Odisha’s Cuttack district on Wednesday. The river has been swelling following incessant rain for the past three days under the influence of a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal. As the floodwater submerged the temple premises and the water level […] The post Floodwater enters Bhattarika temple in Cuttack, deity shifted appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The deep depression over Gangetic West Bengal, which triggered heavy downpour over Odisha for last three days, weakened into a depression on Wednesday. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the deep depression moved westwards with a speed of 20 kmph, weakened into a depression over Jharkhand and lay centred at 5.30 pm about […] The post Deep depression weakens into depression, rainfall intensity to decrease from tomorrow appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched a first-of-its-kind initiative in the region – the E-Audio Guided Tour at Kalabhoomi Museum in Bhubaneswar. A presentation of Odisha Crafts Museum, this e-audio tour is available in three languages – Odia, Hindi, and English. The audio guide serves as a personal companion, guiding guests through […] The post Naveen launches e-audio guided tour at Kalabhoomi appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has ordered the inclusion of 50 more categories of unorganised workers in the welfare scheme of the Odisha Unorganised Workers’ Social Security Board Welfare Scheme. The significant step has been taken to enhance the welfare of workers engaged in the unorganised sector in the state by expanding the coverage of […] The post Odisha includes 50 more categories of unorganised workers in social security scheme appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The Rama Devi Women’s University (RDWU) and Diverseus Society Trust (DST) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on July 24 for the skilling of diverse candidates, including visually impaired students, for a period of two years. The MoU was signed by Registrar of RDWU Shyamali Mohapatra and Trustee DST Archana Mishra in the presence […] The post RD University inks pact with Diverseus Society for skilling of students appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair called on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. He met the Chief Minister at his residence Naveen Niwas in the state capital. Both the leaders discussed on the economic development and growth of Odisha and the future perspectives, according to a release from the Chief […] The post Former British PM Tony Blair meets Naveen in Bhubaneswar appeared first on Dinalipi .
Cuttack: President Droupadi Murmu graced and addressed the convocation of National Law University Odisha at Cuttack on Wednesday and urged students to remain steadfast in observing the Constitutional ideals. Speaking on the occasion, the President advised students to be sensitive to the priorities of the nation and make conscious efforts to contribute to those national […] The post NLU Odisha Convocation: President Droupadi Murmu advises students to deliver justice to needy appeared first on D
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government delegation, which is now in the Silicon Valley USA, engaged in a series of discussions with high-ranking officials of multiple leading business organisations on Wednesday. In the first focused meeting of the day, the delegation visited the manufacturing site of Sanmina Corporation and met its Co-founder and Chairman-cum CEO Jure Sola, […] The post Odisha delegation steps up efforts in US for investment appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Leveraging the direct flight connectivity with Thailand, Odisha Tourism conducted its second leg of international tourism promotional campaign with a roadshow in Bangkok, Thailand. The Tourism Roadshow organised in association with FICCI, witnessed more than 130 tour and travel operators from Thailand networking with tourism industry stakeholders of Odisha, an official press release said […] The post Odisha’s heritage takes centre stage in tourism roadshow at Bangkok appeared fi
Bhubaneswar: President Droupadi Murmu arrived in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday evening on 3-day visit to Odisha. President Murmu was received by Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on her arrival at Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar. As per schedule, the President will begin her visit with an interaction with a group of […] The post President Droupadi Murmu arrives in Bhubaneswar on 3-day visit to Odisha appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) has approved 8 industrial projects worth around Rs 1,250 crore in different districts of Odisha. The projects were approved at 120th meeting of the SLSWCA, presided by Chief Secretary Pradeep Kumar Jena in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. The projects are expected to create employment opportunities for 3,640 […] The post Odisha’s Single Window Authority approves 8 industrial projects worth Rs.1,250 crore appeared first on Dinalip
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has signed an MoU with the University of California, Berkeley in research, impact assessment of schemes, entrepreneurship and exchange of academic publication. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed during the visit of high-level delegation from Odisha to the university. As per the pact, Odisha government and the university will collaborate […] The post Odisha signs MoU with University of California to enhance research ecosystem appeared first on Di
New Delhi: At a time when the bilateral relations between India and Pakistan are nearly frozen over the Kashmir issue and cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan, love, it seems, is flowering and knows no borders. After Seema Ghulam Haider, a Pakistani mother of four sneaked into India to live with Sachin Meena, a Hindu man […] The post Cross-Border Love: Indian Woman travels to Pakistan to meet her Facebook friend appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: The candidates, who had appeared at the main written examination for Junior Engineer (Civil) posts, on Monday protested leak of question paper and demanded stern action against those responsible for it. Hundreds of aspirants staged a dharna in front of the office of the Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC), which conducted the examination, in […] The post Question Paper Leak: JE civil aspirants stage protest, demand impartial probe appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Back-to-back low pressures in Bay of Bengal are likely to trigger heavy rainfall across Odisha till August 3. According to a bulletin of SOA’s Centre for Environment and Climate (CEC) in Bhubaneswar on Monday, a low pressure area is likely to form over west central Bay of Bengal and adjacent north west bay off […] The post Fresh low pressure likely to trigger heavy rain till Aug 3 appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: In its effort to improve health services in the state, the Odisha government has initiated the step for appointment of over 7,000 doctors to newly created posts. In a letter to Odisha Pubic Service Commission (OPSC) on Monday, Sahalini Pandit, secretary, Health and Family Welfare department has asked to start the process for recruitment […] The post Govt asks OPSC to start process for appointment of over 7K doctors appeared first on Dinalipi .
Nuapada: Security forces have seized a large amount of explosives including chocolate bombs from a Maoist camp in a reserve forest of Odisha’s Nuapada district. Nuapada district SP GR Raghavendra told the media that the personnel of SOG, DVF and CRPF, during a joint combing operation, came across a Maoist camp in Patadaraha reserve forest […] The post Maoist camp busted, chocolate bombs seized in Nuapada appeared first on Dinalipi .
Sambalpur: The Central government has initiated steps for GI tag to Odisha’s Sambalpuri handloom products. This was revealed by Roop Rashi, Textile Commissioner, Ministry of Textiles at an event of Indian Institute of Management in Sambalpur on Saturday. The event was organised on the occasion of valedictory function of the Small Business Management Training Programme […] The post Sambalpuri handloom products to get GI tag soon appeared first on Dinalipi .
Balangir: Beer worth lakhs of rupees was destroyed as a container truck carrying a consignment of the alcoholic beverage caught fire in Odisha’s Balangir district on Sunday. As per reports, the truck was carrying the beer cans in crates in the container from Sri City in Andhra Pradesh to a brewery company’s plant at Belapada […] The post Beer worth Rs.10 lakh destroyed as truck container catches fire in Balangir appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: A 7-member high-level delegation of Odisha government has left for USA on 10-day visit to seek investment in electronics and IT sector. The delegation visiting the US includes Minister of Electronics and IT Tusadrkanti Behera, MP Sujit Kumar, development commissioner Anu Garg, 5T secretary VK Pandian, principal secretary of IT department Manoj Mishra, sports […] The post High-level delegation of Odisha Govt leaves for USA to seek investment in IT sector appeared first on Dinalipi
Bhubaneswar: To streamline traffic movement on the busy Cuttack-Puri state highway, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has notified the area under the Bomikhal road overbridge (ROB) as a parking lot. Bhubaneswar Mayor Sulochana Das told the media that the parking lot under Bomikhal flyover is among the newly-approved one. “On-street parking was not feasible here […] The post Space under Bhomikhal flyover designated as parking lot appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Four retired bureaucrats — former IAS officers Panchanan Dash and Biswanath Acharya and ex-OAS officers Ravindra Nath Mishra and Uddhab Kar — joined the Congress in presence of OPCC president Sarat Pattanayak and party’s state in-charge A Chellakumar in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. Former Odisha chief secretary Bijay Patnaik, who was formally inducted into the […] The post 4 former bureaucrats join Congress in Odisha appeared first on Dinalipi .
New Delhi: Ahead of the India vs Pakistan clash at the 2023 ODI World Cup in Ahmedabad, the prices of hotel rooms for a night in the city have shot up 20 times the normal fare. The astronomical prices and unavailability of rooms have led traveling fans to turn to a unique alternative: hospitals that […] The post Fans booking hospital beds in Ahmedabad ahead of India vs Pakistan ODI World Cup clash appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhubaneswar: Achieving a new milestone in his political career, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has now broken the enviable record of West Bengal’s Jyoti Basu as the second-longest-serving CM in the country. 76-year-old Naveen, who heads the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), has ruled the state for 23 years four months and 17 days as […] The post Naveen surpasses Jyoti Basu’s record as second longest-serving CM appeared first on Dinalipi .
Bhawanipatna: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police arrested a wildlife smuggler and recovered three leopard skins, three deer skins, and other materials from his possession in Odisha’s Kalahandi district on Saturday. The accused was arrested following a raid by the STF personnel at the Sripali Chhaka under M Rampur Police Station here. The […] The post Odisha STF arrests wildlife criminal, seizes leopard & deer skins in Kalahandi appeared first on Dinalipi .