January 18, 2021 12:01 (IST)
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No need for Covid negative report to enter Shri Jagannath temple in Puri

Puri/UNI: Sri Jagannath temple and district administration on Sunday resolved to lift the mandatory production of Covid negative report as a precondition for the entry of devotees into the temple.

Jagannath temple administration initiates process to open temple for devotees

Puri/UNI: Sri Jagannath temple which remained out of bounding for devotees since March 20 to contain the spread of coronavirus will be likely to be opened after four weeks.

Senior Congress leader Gurupada Nanda passes away

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Senior Congress leader and former Rourkela MLA Gurupada Nanda passed away while undergoing treatment in a private hospital in Odisha's Cuttack on Tuesday. He was 77.

Low pressure to trigger heavy rains in Odisha for five days: MET

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Odisha  government today issued yellow and orange warning to all districtst to meet any eventuality in view of heavy rains predicted for the next five days.

Servitors oppose opening of Jagannath temple in Puri

Puri/UNI: Almost all the servitors of Sri Jagannath Temple in Odisha's Puri on Monday opposed the opening of the temple for the devotees, at a virtual conference of the temple Chief Administrator Krishna Kumar held to seek their views on the issue.

Naveen Patnaik announces slew of packages for flood-hit people of Odisha

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced a slew of packages for the people affected by the current floods in some major rivers and Mahanadi river system in Odisha.

Odisha: Security personnel recover huge arms ammunition from four Maoist camps

Bhubaneswar/UNI: The Security forces have recovered huge quantities of live ammunition, empty cartridges and camp articles from four Naxal camps in a row during anti-Naxal operation in Gandhamardan Reserve Forest in Bolangir District.

Odisha: Two Maoists killed in encounter identified

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Two armed Maoists including a woman who were killed during an exchange of fire between security personnel and the ultras in Tmudibandh Police Station area of Kandhamal District in the last week of July, have been identified.

Odisha: Four armed Maoists killed

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Four armed Maoists cadres including two female cadres of BGN division were killed during an exchange of fire with the security forces inside Sirla forest under Tumudibandha Police Station limit of Kandhmal district today.

Police officer dismissed for gang-raping a minor tribal girl in Odisha

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Odisha Director General of Police Abhay today dismissed former Biramitrapur Police Station IIC Anand Chandra Majhi from service for his alleged involvement in the gang-rape of a minor tribal girl at Biramitrapur Police Station area in Sundergarh district and then forcing her to undergo abortion.

Puri Gajapati appeals Odisha CM to approach Apex court to permit Rath Yatra in Puri

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Puri King Gajapati Divyasingh Dev today urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to approach the Supreme court for partial modification of its order and permit the  Rath Yatra only at Puri.

Supreme Court stays Rath Yatra in Puri over Covid-19 spread

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the annual Rath Yatra in Odisha's Puri fearing the further spread of pandemic Novel Coronavirus, media reports said.

Odisha registers highest ever spike of 173 covid positive cases, tally surged to 2781

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Odisha today registered highest ever spike in covid cases as 173 new infections were detected during the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 2781.

Covid cases spike to a record high of 129 in Odisha; Tally rises to 1948

Bhubaneswar/UNI: The covid  positive cases in Odisha spiked to a record  high of 129, taking the total  tally to 1948 on Sunday.

Migrant passenger travelling in Shramik Special delivers a baby

Bhubaneswar/UNI: A migrant lady passenger of Shramik Special express today delivered a female child at Titilagarh.