The demand was made by Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) media cell chief Ganeswar Behera and SP state president Rabi Behera.
India conducted successful test of ‘Pralay’ ballistic missile, which is solid-fuel, battlefield missile developed by Defence Research Development Organisation. It is based on Prithvi Defence Vehicle from the Indian ballistic missile programme.
The Joint Secretary of Ministry of Home Affairs, Saurav Ray-led central team was divided into three units and Odisha government informed them about the damage done by Cyclone Jawad.
Cyclone Jawad according to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) is likely to weaken further into a depression by the time it reaches Puri in Odisha in the next 24 hours.
According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), the cyclone is likely to lose it's strength and continue to move north-northeastwards along the Odisha coast before entering West Bengal.
Dibya Shankar Mishra is alleged to have been involved the murder of Kalahandi lady teacher Mamita Meher.
The Odisha’s Home Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra has claimed his innocence in the case, while BJP is demanding his resignation.
Using fake number and Facebook account, the same Pakistani woman who had entrapped 5 Chandipur employees, got a Class IV staff of MES Jodhpur to extract sensitive information.
A delegation of elected representatives from 17 villages in the disputed Kotia area in Odisha's Koraput district has accused the state government of ‘harassment' and sought help from Andhra Pradesh.
Though there has been no confirmation from Majhi, who was the MP from Nabarangpur from 2009-14, sources close to him say he is set to join the BJD.
Ever since he contested the bypolls to the Aska parliamentary seat, which had fallen vacant after the demise of his father Biju Patnaik, in 1997, the BJD supremo has always trounced his rivals.
It informed that distribution companies would now be required to undertake quarterly energy accounting through a certified energy manager within sixty days. It must provide detailed information on consumption and consumption patterns among different categories of consumers.
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.
The officials said the situation in the state due to cyclone Gulab remains normal so far.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to chief ministers of both Odisha and Andhra Pradesh and assured them of all possible support from Centre.
'As per the latest meteorological observations, the cloud bands have touched the coastal regions and thus the landfall process has commenced over north coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining south coastal Odisha,' the IMD said in a statement.
India Meteorological Department has predicted the formation of a cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal, following which districts of Odisha have been put on high alert.
The reporter Arindam Das with OTV drowned in Mahanadi river during live coverage of an elephant stuck in the river.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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