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Cold wave grips Odisha; Phulbani records 5.8 deg C

Dinalipi Bureau- January 16, 2021

Bhubaneswar: Cold wave conditions returned to Odisha as the mercury fell below the 10 degree Celsius-mark in at least five places on Saturday, officials said. ... Read More

Odisha registers 81 pc vaccination on first day of immunisation drive

Dinalipi Bureau- January 16, 2021

Bhubaneswar: Odisha registered 81 per cent vaccination on the first day of immunisation drive against Covid-19, official sources here said. Out of the targeted 16,314 ... Read More

2 BDOs, one JE suspended for corruption in toilet scheme

Dinalipi Bureau- January 16, 2021

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government on Saturday suspended two block development officers (BDOs) and one junior engineer (JE) on charges of corruption in the Individual Household Latrines ... Read More

Odisha reports 178 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

Dinalipi Bureau- January 16, 2021

Bhubaneswar: Odisha reported 178 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, taking its tally to 3,33,127, a Health department official said. One more person died of the ... Read More

Covid-19 vaccination drive begins in Odisha

Dinalipi Bureau- January 16, 2021

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 vaccination drive began at 161 sites spread across 30 districts of the State on Saturday. Biranchi Nayak, 51, a sweeper in Capital ... Read More

Only police personnel to take part in R-Day celebrations in Odisha

Dinalipi Bureau- January 15, 2021

Bhubaneswar: Only police personnel will participate in the ceremonies on Republic Day this year in Odisha to discourage large gatherings in the wake of the ... Read More

Dolphin population in Chilika Lake rises to 156

Dinalipi Bureau- January 15, 2021

Bhubaneswar: After emerging as the favourite destination of migratory birds, the Chilika Lake has also turned out to be a safe haven for rare Irrawaddy ... Read More