September 25, 2020 08:09 (IST)
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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.

Cyclone Amphan: PM Modi announces Rs. 500 crore as 'advance assistance' for Odisha

Bhubaneswar/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced Rs. 500 crore as an "advance assistance" for the eastern state of Odisha which was hit by Cyclone Amphan along with West Bengal.

Over 1,33,425 stranded Odias returned to Odisha till May 16: Official

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Over one lakh Odias stranded in other states due to lockdown have returned to Odisha, state Chief Spokesman on Corona Subroto Bagchi said here on Saturday.

Cyclone to hit Odisha coast: Govt alerts 12 districts, deploys NDRF, ODRAF teams

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Odisha government today alerted 12 coastal districts, pre-positioned NDRF, ODRAF and  Fire Services in vulnerable locations in view of a cyclonic storm likely to hit the coast from May 18 to 20 next.

Odisha govt declares martyr status, Rs 50 lakh compensation for health workers dying of COVID-19

Bhubaneswar/UNI: The Odisha government will treat the health personnel who succumb while fighting against Covid-19 as martyrs and hold the funeral ceremony with state honours.

Odisha govt begins swab collection of suspected people in capital city for COVID-19 testing

Bhubaneswar/UNI:The  Odisha government has roped in five schools in the capital city to conduct mass collection of sample swab for COVID-19 testing.