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Cong, SP Want Quota Provision For OBCs Before Holding Rural Polls

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The demand was made by Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) media cell chief Ganeswar Behera and SP state president Rabi Behera.

India Conducts Successful Test Of ‘Pralay’ Ballistic Missile Off Odisha Coast

Dec 22, 2021 PTI

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.


Cyclone Jawad: Six Member Central Team Reviews Odisha’s Affected Districts

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 Weakens; Relief To Andhra Pradesh, Odisha And West Bengal

Dec 04, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.


Sigh Of Relief For Odisha, Andhra As Cyclone ‘Jawad’ Likely To Weaken: IMD

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.

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12 November, 2021

Odisha Congress Holds Peaceful Hartal, Demands BJD Minister's Resignation In Lady Teacher's Murder Case

Sandeep Sahu

Dibya Shankar Mishra is alleged to have been involved the murder of Kalahandi lady teacher Mamita Meher.


30 October, 2021

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

Sandeep Sahu

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


28 October, 2021

Pakistan Spy Case: Rajasthan Police Seek Help From Odisha Crime Branch In Espionage Probe

Sandeep Sahu

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.


26 October, 2021

Why A Delegation Of Odisha Villagers Met Andhra Pradesh Collector Seeking Protection From 'Harassment'

Sandeep Sahu

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.


22 October, 2021

Prominent Odisha Tribal Leader Pradeep Majhi Quits Congress, Set To Join Naveen Patnaik’s BJD

Sandeep Sahu

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.


16 October, 2021

Naveen Patnaik@76: The CM Who Never Lost an Election

Sandeep Sahu

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.


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11 October, 2021

Power Ministry Mandates Energy Accounting Among DISCOMs

Saptaparno Ghosh

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.


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.


26 September, 2021

Cyclone Gulab: PM Modi Assures Support To Odisha, Andhra Pradesh

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to chief ministers of both Odisha and Andhra Pradesh and assured them of all possible support from Centre.


26 September, 2021

IMD Warns As Cyclone Gulab's Landfall Process Begins

Outlook Web Desk

'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.


25 September, 2021

Cyclone Gulab: NDRF Deploys 18 Rescue Teams To Odisha, Andhra Pradesh

Outlook Web Desk

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.


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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.


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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