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Kalinga Literature Festival To Be Held In Bhubaneswar From December 10-12

Nov 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Kalinga Literature Festival (KLF) will celebrate the festival of letters through discussions on politics, art, films, business, media and sports.

Odisha Covid-19 Figures Settle Around 200 For Second Consecutive Day

Nov 06, 2021 Sandeep Sahu

Odisha on Friday, registered 174 fresh cases, a figure last seen on March 24, 2021 at the beginning of the deadly second wave of the pandemic.


Odisha School Reopening: Classes VI, VII To Resume Soon

Offline classes have already resumed for students of Class VIII to XII in Odisha. Physical classes for students of Class I to VII are likely to reopen after Diwali

Probe On To Unearth Assets Of Odisha’s Crorepati Constable Prasanna Behera

Nov 01, 2021 Sandeep Sahu

The Odisha state vigilance department has pegged the assets unearthed during simultaneous raids at five different premises belonging to Prasanna Behera at a staggering Rs 6.97 crores, which is 221 times more than his known sources of income.


Odisha Lady Teacher Murder Case: Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra Denies Any Role, Protests Continue

The Odisha’s Home Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra has claimed his innocence in the case, while BJP is demanding his resignation.

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23 October, 2021

Lady Teacher Murder Case: Will Odisha Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra Lose His Job?

Sandeep Sahu

It is becoming increasingly clear that local police did their best to botch up the probe into the 23-year-old’s murder from the very beginning.


20 October, 2021

Odisha Minister In The Dock In Lady Teacher Missing Case

Sandeep Sahu

The police arrested the prime accused Gobinda Sahu, who had escaped from the police barrack in Titliagarh, from a sugarcane field in Budhipadar village on Tuesday evening.


15 October, 2021

Covid-19: Odisha's Khordha District Troubling State Govt For Long, More So In Current Festive Season

Sandeep Sahu

Khordha district of Odisha, which consists of the capital Bhubaneswar as well has accounted for nearly 50% of Odisha's daily Covid-19 cases for several weeks now.


04 October, 2021

Junior Hockey World Cup: England Pull Out Of Bhubaneswar Event, Blame India's Travel Rules For UK Nationals

PTI

England Hockey said in a statement that it has informed FIH of its decision to 'unfortunately' withdraw from the November 24-December 5 tournament.


28 September, 2021

Cyclone ‘Gulab’ Weakens, No Respite From Heavy Rains In Odisha

Sandeep Sahu

The Indian Meteorological Department has said there are cyclonic depressions over Bay of Bengal, which would continue to bring down rains in coastal state Odisha for next two weeks.


27 September, 2021

Not Much Impact Of Cyclone Gulab In Odisha: Officials

Outlook Web Bureau

The officials said the situation in the state due to cyclone Gulab remains normal so far.


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26 September, 2021

Cyclone Gulaab Likely To Make Landfall By Midnight, Red Alert In 7 Odisha Districts

Sandeep Sahu

Cyclone ‘Gulaab’ is likely to move westwards and cross the north Andhra Pradesh-south Odisha coast around. Wind speeds could reach 75-85 km/hr, gusting up to 95 km/hr, during landfall.


24 September, 2021

Reporter Dies During Live Coverage Of Elephant Stuck In Odisha River

Sandeep Sahu

The reporter Arindam Das with OTV drowned in Mahanadi river during live coverage of an elephant stuck in the river.


14 September, 2021

3 Dead, Thousands Marooned As Heavy Rainfall Continues In Odisha

Sandeep Sahu

Even as the state continues to grapple with the after effects of torrential rains over the last 48 hours, the IMD has predicted more rains in the state in the days ahead.


13 September, 2021

Deep Depression Crosses Odisha Coast; IMD Warns Of Heavy Rainfall Over Central And West India

Outlook Web Desk

A depression over the Bay of Bengal has intensified into a deep depression and crossed the Odisha coast on Monday morning, bringing heavy rains to the state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD).


11 September, 2021

KLF Announces Titles For Book Awards 2020-21; From Amitav Ghosh To S Jaishankar, Check Out The Full List Here

Outlook Web Desk

The titles selected for the awards include acclaimed writers Amitav Ghosh’s ‘Jungle Nama’ to Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar's ‘The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World’.


10 September, 2021

Odisha Fisherman Nets Super Rare Freshwater Turtle, Rewarded

Outlook Web Desk

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) identifies the Indian peacock softshell turtle as vulnerable.


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09 September, 2021

Man Hangs Himself After Killing His 10-Month-Old Son and Wife

Outlook Web Desk

The 32-year-old man from Odisha's Ganjam district allegedly hanged himself after killing his wife and a 10-month-old son, the police said on Thursday.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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