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  • June rainfall deficit drops to 37% June 25, 2022 3:10 am Bhubaneswar: The rainfall deficit in the state during June reduced to 37% as monsoon showers continued at several places, the IMD said on Friday. H R Biswas, regional head of the IMD centre in the city, said hoped the deficit would decrease further with …
  • Khurda among 100 districts in country with over 4 per cent TPR June 23, 2022 2:03 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  Even as new Covid-19 cases dropped marginally in Odisha in the last 24 hours, the steady rise in infections in Khurda has pushed the weekly test positivity rate (TPR) in the district to 4.61 per cent (pc). According …
  • KISS expands its footprints to empower tribal youth June 21, 2022 12:55 pm ANI | Updated: Jun 21, 2022 17:16 IST Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) [India], June 21 (ANI/PRNewswire): It has become a dream run for the Bhubaneswar-based Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS). From a modest institution on the quest for quality education …
  • Monsoon covers whole of Odisha June 21, 2022 1:40 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The south-west monsoon has covered the whole of Odisha on Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said, predicting heavy rainfall in parts of the State for the next four days. The rains have brought much …
  • Odisha's several districts likely to receive heavy rainfall for four days from June 19: IMD June 20, 2022 5:14 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Many districts of the State are likely to witness heavy rainfall over the next four days with the southwest monsoon’s flow towards Odisha set to strengthen from Monday onwards, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) …
  • Odisha gets 50-bedded Maternal and Child care centre at cost of Rs 14.04 crore June 19, 2022 5:26 am Sonepur: The town has got a much needed new 50-bed maternal and child care centre at a cost of Rs 14.04 crore launched by the State's Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari. The inauguration of the centre took place on Wednesday. The town had no such …
  • Odisha minister Niranjan Pujari inaugrates 50-bed maternal and child care centre at Sonepur June 17, 2022 2:40 am By Express News Service SONEPUR: Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari inaugurated a 50-bed maternal and child care centre at Sonepur town on Wednesday. The much-needed health facility of the Health and Family Welfare department has been constructed at a …
  • Tracking Odisha’s missing schoolchildren June 16, 2022 10:49 pm When over 43,000 students failed to turn up for the Class X exam last month, the government ordered an inquiry. Reports on the ground reveal that in the State’s tribal heartland, poor quality of education, shortage of teachers and lack of high schools have …
  • Southwest monsoon arrives in Odisha, likely to hit Jharkhand in 48 hours June 16, 2022 1:02 pm While Odisha has recorded nearly 70 per cent deficient rainfall by 15 June, Jharkhand has recorded a rainfall deficiency of 60 per cent between 1-16 June Representational image. PTI The Southwest Monsoon set in over Odisha on Thursday touching southern …
  • Southwest monsoon arrives in Odisha June 16, 2022 11:37 am Southwest Monsoon set in over Odisha on Thursday touching southern parts of the coastal state, the Indian Meteorological Department said. Though the monsoon usually reaches Odisha between June 10 and June 12, its onset was delayed by at least four days …
  • Odisha officials charged with hiding elephant deaths, Centre seeks report June 16, 2022 5:56 am The environment ministry on Wednesday sought a report from the Odisha government on deaths of elephants , including those cause by poaching in the state. Some of these deaths were allegedly concealed by the state forest department. Environment minister …
  • Monsoon likely to enter Odisha in 48 hrs: IMD June 15, 2022 11:17 am Bhubaneswar, Jun 15 (PTI) The southwest monsoon is likely to make an onset over Odisha during the next 48 hours, the IMD said. Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district and some other places in the southern part of Odisha have already started experiencing pre- …
  • Monsoon to hit Odisha in 48 hrs June 15, 2022 10:22 am Our Bureau, PTI   |   Bhubaneswar   |   Published 15.06.22, 03:45 PM The southwest monsoon is likely to make an onset over Odisha during the next 48 hours, the IMD said. Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district and some other places in the southern part of …
  • IMD: Monsoon likely to enter Odisha in 2 days June 15, 2022 10:21 am BHUBANESWAR:  The southwest monsoon is expected to arrive in Odisha during the next 48 hours, the Meteorological Department (IMD) said.  According to the Bhubaneswar Centre of the IMD's Meteorological Department, pre-monsoon rainfall has already begun …
  • 44.2 deg. C in Sonepur as Odisha boils June 15, 2022 8:51 am Amid forecasts of delayed onset of monsoon, the coastal State continues to bear the brunt of sizzling summer heat as the temperature soared above 40 degrees Celsius in at least 13 places on Tuesday, IMD officials said. Sonepur in western Odisha turned out …
  • Odisha battles huge pendency for second dose of COVID vaccine, over 30 lakh persons due June 13, 2022 2:56 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With a steady rise in COVID-19 cases in the country, Odisha also witnessing a marginal uptick, huge pendency of second does vaccination has become a headache for the State health administration. Sources said more than …
  • Odisha struggling to deal with elephant poaching June 11, 2022 8:39 pm According to the Wildlife Society of Odisha, the State lost 423 pachyderms since 2017-18 According to the Wildlife Society of Odisha, the State lost 423 pachyderms since 2017-18 The Odisha Forest Department has found itself in a tight spot over alleged …
  • 45.3 deg. C in Bolangir as Odisha boils June 10, 2022 2:37 pm Amid forecasts of delayed onset of monsoon, the coastal State continues to bear the brunt of sizzling summer heat as the temperature soared above 40 degree Celsius in at least 16 places on Thursday, IMD officials said. Bolangir in western Odisha turned out …
  • 13 hostel inmates in Cuttack test positive, Covid uptick in Odisha June 10, 2022 12:07 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR/CUTTACK :  At least 13 inmates of a boys’ hostel of the government-run World Skill Centre located near Bamphakuda in Cuttack have tested positive for Covid-19 as Odisha on Thursday reported 31 new cases, the highest …
  • India News | Heatwave Warning for Western Odisha June 7, 2022 2:52 pm Bhubaneswar, Jun 7 (PTI) The Met office warned on Tuesday of a heatwave in parts of western Odisha for the next two days. At least eight weather stations recorded a maximum of over 40 degrees Celsius as the temperature rose by 1-2 degrees in some places, …
  • Heatwave Returns To Northwestern India While Mercury In Odisha Touches 44 Degrees Celcius June 7, 2022 4:18 am Heatwave conditions are likely to prevail over parts of northwest India till Thursday under the influence of dry and warm westerlies blowing from the direction of Pakistan, weather scientists said on Monday. Banda and Fatehgarh in Uttar Pradesh were the …
  • Monsoon unlikely to hit Odisha in next five days June 7, 2022 1:27 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The people of Odisha may have to wait for a couple of days to get respite from the hot and humid conditions as south-west monsoon’s advancement is unlikely to happen until June 11.  South-west monsoon normally reaches …
  • Over 7,000 adolescent girls in Odisha out of school in 2021-22: WCD survey June 7, 2022 1:27 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A survey by the Women and Child Development has traced 7,717 adolescent girls (in the age group of 11 to 14 years) who have dropped out of schools in the 2021-22 academic session.  The highest number of out of school girls …
  • Hunters hired to kill elephants in Boudh June 6, 2022 3:38 am By Express News Service BERHAMPUR: Recovery of carcasses of two tuskers during last week in Baghiapada and Bankamundi reserve forests in Boudh district has brought the focus back on the safety of the gentle giants with rampant poaching continuing unabated …
  • Weather update: Parts of central, NW India continue to reel under severe heatwave; IMD predicts rainfall in THESE states June 6, 2022 3:19 am New Delhi: A severe heat wave has gripped various parts of India with at least sixteen towns and cities in the central and northwest parts of the country recording temperatures of 45 degrees Celsius and above. The mercury touched 47 degrees Celsius on …
  • Eye on 2024 Polls, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Reshuffles Cabinet; New Team Looks at Region, Youth June 5, 2022 5:43 pm Ahead of the 2024 general elections, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday revamped his cabinet, inducting 13 MLAs into the cabinet and appointing eight others as ministers of state (independent charge). The team includes new faces, both younger …
  • CM Naveen Patnaik’s New Team: 13 Cabinet Ministers, 8 Ministers of State Take Oath June 5, 2022 11:32 am The new council of ministers of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took oath of office on Sunday. The council comprises 13 cabinet ministers and eight ministers of state (independent charge). Jagannath Saraka, Niranjan Pujari, Ranendra Pratap Swain, Pramila …
  • Odisha: All Cabinet Ministers, Assembly Speaker Resign to Pave Way for 'Top to Bottom' Reshuffle June 4, 2022 11:53 pm Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has not made any change to his cabinet in the last three years. (Image: News18/File) In a major development in Odisha politics, ministers in the cabinet headed by chief minister Naveen Patnaik have been asked to resign ahead of …
  • Severe Heatwave In Parts Of Odisha, Bolangir Records 45 Degrees Celsius June 4, 2022 5:34 pm Isolated to scattered rain with thunderstorms is likely in Odisha over the next five days. Bhubaneswar: A searing heatwave roasted parts of western Odisha on Saturday even as overcast skies gave some respite to the coastal region from the blazing sun, the …
  • Heatwave singes in Odisha, 45 degC in Bolangir June 4, 2022 4:22 pm Bhubaneswar, Jun 4 (PTI) A searing heatwave roasted parts of western Odisha on Saturday even as overcast skies gave some respite to the coastal region from the blazing sun, the weather office said. At least 13 weather stations recorded a maximum of over 40 …
  • India News | Heatwave Singes in Odisha, 45 DegC in Bolangir June 4, 2022 3:56 pm Bhubaneswar, Jun 4 (PTI) A searing heatwave roasted parts of western Odisha on Saturday even as overcast skies gave some respite to the coastal region from the blazing sun, the weather office said. At least 13 weather stations recorded a maximum of over 40 …
  • Latest News | Sultry Weather in Odisha, 45°C in Titilagarh June 3, 2022 7:26 pm Bhubaneswar, Jun 3 (PTI) Western Odisha turned into a hot cauldron on Friday as searing heat and excessive humidity enveloped the state, the Met office said. The maximum temperature rose by around 1-2 degrees in a few places. Thirteen weather stations saw …
  • India News | CM Naveen Patnaik Virtually Dedicates to People 532 Transformed Govt Schools in 5 Districts June 2, 2022 12:41 am Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], June 2 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched the second phase of the Government School Transformation programme under the 5T initiative, under which as many as 2,908 schools will be transformed with …
  • Odisha CM dedicates 532 transformed high schools to people June 1, 2022 6:56 pm Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched the second phase of the high school transformation programme, dedicating 532 transformed government high schools in five districts of the state to the people. While 1,070 high schools were …
  • In a gap of 2 days 2 jumbos found dead in boudh forest May 28, 2022 9:55 pm Boudh: In a gap of two days Two carcasses of elephants in Boudh Forest Division had left everyone here in distress. Worth mentioning, an ivory-less elephant carcass had been recovered from Bhurkipada forest under Baghiapada section three days ago. An …
  • Sweltering heat conditions ahead: IMD May 28, 2022 2:31 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  Several places in Odisha witnessed a rise in daytime temperature on Friday. According to India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) extended range prediction, the situation is likely to worsen further as Odisha may …
  • Heatwave takes toll on people’s health in Odisha district, worsens water crisis May 25, 2022 11:20 pm BOUDH: In Dakpadar, a village of some 40 odd families in Boudh district of Odisha, a dozen women were seen queuing up near a well to get drinking water in pots. The well gets water from an underground aquifer, but as the water level plummets in summer it …
  • 'Kalbaisakhi' Pummels Odisha, Power Cuts in Some Parts; Orange Alert Issued May 24, 2022 8:02 pm Nor'wester with gusty wind and moderate to heavy rain battered Odisha in the early hours of Tuesday, the Met office said. The maximum temperature fell by around 2-5 degree Celsius at some places and was significantly below normal in many areas in wake …
  • 'Kalbaisakhi' batters Odisha, orange alert for Wednesday May 24, 2022 7:04 pm The maximum temperature fell by around 2-5 degrees Celsius at some places in Odisha The weather office issued an orange alert of heavy rain and thunderstorm for Wednesday The mercury dropped by three notches below average each to settle at 34.2 degrees in …
  • India News | 'Kalbaisakhi' Pummels Odisha, Orange Alert Issued May 24, 2022 3:23 pm Bhubaneswar, May 24 (PTI) Nor'wester with gusty wind and moderate to heavy rain battered Odisha in the early hours of Tuesday, the Met office said. The maximum temperature fell by around 2-5 degree Celsius at some places and was significantly below …
  • Temperature plunges in Odisha after widespread rain May 22, 2022 3:47 pm Odisha experienced pleasant weather on Sunday with overnight rain leading to a considerable drop in the mercury level, the Met office said. The maximum temperature fell by around 2-4 degrees at most places and was significantly below normal in many areas. …
  • POSCO court sentences youth to 25-year jail May 21, 2022 10:11 pm Boudh: A special court of POSCO, Boudh, sentenced to 25 years of imprisonment to the accused after hearing a kidnap and rape case of a minor of Kantamal here on Thursday. The accused is Rukesh Dipa (21) of Gunduchitara village under Kantamal police limits …
  • India News | Mercury Down by Several Notches in Odisha May 19, 2022 2:59 pm Bhubaneswar, May 19 (PTI) Odisha experienced pleasant weather in many areas on Thursday as overcast skies and moderate rain overnight brought the temperatures down, the Met office said. The mercury fell by around 2-4 degrees at some places, but the …
  • India News | Heat Spell Likely in Odisha from Next Week May 18, 2022 3:12 pm Bhubaneswar, May 18 (PTI) A spell of intense heat may grip Odisha again from next week as the mercury is set to surge by several notches, the Met office said on Wednesday. The state is likely to witness rain accompanied by thunderstorms and gusty winds for …
  • India News | Heat Scorches Western Odisha, 43.1 DegC in Bolangir May 17, 2022 4:48 pm Bhubaneswar, May 17 (PTI) Western Odisha was scorched on Tuesday as many towns in the region recorded temperatures of over 40 degrees Celsius, the weather office said. The mercury rose by around 1-3 degrees in some places, while the humidity was over 75 …
  •  Odisha records 47 per cent deficit rainfall May 17, 2022 5:36 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the spectre of climate change has begun to hang precariously over the country with unprecedented heatwave sweeping across the north, while the north-east is battling floods and rainfall, Odisha too is witnessing …
  • India News | Marginal Drop in Mercury in North India, Heatwave Conditions to Ease Further over Next Few Days May 16, 2022 5:45 pm New Delhi, May 16 (PTI) Large swathes of north India witnessed a marginal drop in maximum temperatures on Monday and the weather department said thunderstorms and rain in parts of the region over the next few days are likely to bring further respite from …
  • PRI, SHG members will ensure improvement in school enrollment: Odisha minister Samir Ranjan Dash May 15, 2022 2:57 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With around 30 per cent students not turning up for classes, the School and Mass Education department has asked collectors to devise location specific strategy to check dropouts. School and Mass Education Minister Samir …
  • Vulnerable witness deposition centres have key role in ensuring justice: Orissa HC chief justice May 15, 2022 2:57 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Vulnerable witness deposition centres (VWDCs) are now available in all the 30 districts of the State after its opening in 15 more districts on Saturday.The Orissa High Court's VWDC scheme was notified and enforced on …
  • To ensure attendance of all students in classrooms, Odisha to plan strategy May 14, 2022 9:38 pm Bhubaneswar: Concerned over the absence of nearly 30 per cent of enrolled students from schools in the current academic session, the Odisha School and Mass Education department has asked district collectors to devise a strategy to bring back students who …
  • Govt to launch drive to woo school dropouts May 14, 2022 7:35 pm Expressing concern over the abysmally low attendance of students after the Covid-19 pandemic in the State, the School and Mass Education (S & ME) Department on Saturday   announced that it has come up with a strategy to bring back the school …
  • 30% students didn’t return to schools after pandemic, Odisha govt finds May 14, 2022 7:57 am Bhubaneswar, May 14 (PTI) With about 30 per cent of students not returning to schools as classroom teaching resumed after a gap of two years due to the pandemic, the Odisha government has asked the district collectors to work for bringing them back. …
  • Govt devises strategy to bring dropout students to mainstream May 13, 2022 6:47 pm BHUBANESWAR: The school and mass education department has devised a micro level strategy to bring the dropout students back to classrooms and to make the students and parents aware regarding the benefits of education. On analysis of the daily attendance …
  • CM approves govt takeover of Talcher medical college May 13, 2022 2:15 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR/ANGUL : The logjam over operationalisation of the Mahanadi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (MIMSAR) at Talcher has finally come to an end with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday approving in- …
  • ITI in proposed model college to curb migration in Balangir May 11, 2022 5:31 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In order to arrest the migration of youths in Balangir, the department of Higher Education (DHE) has decided to allow the opening of an industrial training institute (ITI) on the premises of the model degree college …
  • India News | Heat Singes Western Odisha May 8, 2022 3:33 pm Bhubaneswar, May 8 (PTI) The mercury hovered above 40 degrees Celsius in western Odisha with Bolangir town recording the maximum temperature in the state at 42.3 degrees Celsius, the Met office said. Twelve weather stations recorded a temperature of 40 …
  • Over 1 lakh trees to be felled for proposed coal mining in Odisha May 5, 2022 10:55 am The Union Coal Ministry has sought to rush through the forest diversion process for proposed opencast coal mining, which would require the felling of more than one lakh standing trees in a reserve forest and cause significant disturbance to elephant …
  • Coping with heatwave: How Odisha villages use natural measures May 4, 2022 6:06 pm Concretisation and extreme heat have rendered traditional cooling methods ineffective Heatwaves that have swept parts of the country have made life difficult, especially for people in the villages who cannot afford air conditioning. Traditional cooling …
  • Rain respite as IMD rings system bell in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack May 4, 2022 2:03 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Breaking the spell of a seemingly unending heat wave, evening showers brought much-needed relief to the citizens of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack along with several other parts of the State on Tuesday. Heavy to moderate …
  • Odisha built its fight against Left Wing Extremism brick by brick May 3, 2022 7:44 pm Express News Service From a Naxal hotbed that lay between a critical junction of Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to a State that has pushed Left Wing Extremism (LWE) to the fringes and ushering in development in areas that were long under the hold of the …
  • Odisha's Boudh sizzles at 44.5 degC, second-highest temp in India May 3, 2022 6:14 pm Bhubaneswar, May 3 (PTI) Boudh recorded the second-highest temperature in the country on Tuesday as parts of Odisha boiled in the blazing sun, with 18 weather stations recording a maximum of 40 degrees Celsius or more, the Met office said. Light to …
  • Odisha lays road to child marriage-free society May 3, 2022 4:00 pm By Express News Service Till four years ago, seeking education or a life beyond marriage was difficult for many minor girls in rural Odisha. Blame it on poverty and societal pressure, child marriages had become an undisputed norm. Not any more though. With …
  • India News | Squall, Rain Breather for Parts of Odisha May 2, 2022 6:10 pm Bhubaneswar, May 2 (PTI) Parts of Odisha simmered under the the scorching sun on Monday even as several districts heaved a sigh of relief having experienced rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms, the Met office said. The maximum temperature rose by around …
  • Heavy Rainfall Hits Bengaluru; Delhi Reels Under Heatwave, Min Temperature 25.8 Degrees Celsius May 1, 2022 5:23 am Heavy rainfall hit several parts of Karnataka capital Bengaluru, including Frazer Town, Shivajinagar, Chandra Layout, Vijayanagar, and Hosahalli, on Sunday. But, up north, national capital Delhi continued to reel under heatwave conditions with the minimum …
  • Odisha goes for 6-9 am teaching timing in schools amid record heat. Details here May 1, 2022 4:23 am As Odisha swelters under intense heatwave, the state announced on Saturday its decision to reschedule the timing of teaching hours in all schools. The new teaching timings will be from 6 am to 9 am and will come into effect from Monday. As per the …
  • Low pressure likely to form over Bay of Bengal next week, to bring rains in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh April 30, 2022 12:44 pm Odisha and Andhra Pradesh is likely to experience light to moderate rainfall next week as a low-pressure area is likely to be formed over South Andaman Sea and neighborhood around 4 May under the influence of a cyclonic circulation, the India …
  • Respite from heat wave: IMD predicts fall in Odisha's day temperature, LoPAR in sight April 30, 2022 2:50 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The seething cauldron that Odisha has turned into under the prolonged spell of an intense heat wave may expect some respite with the weatherman predicting a fall in day temperature from Sunday. The India Meteorological …
  • Heatwave singes Odisha as Boudh records season's highest 45 deg C for 2nd straight day April 29, 2022 4:25 pm Bhubaneswar, Apr 29 (PTI) The searing heatwave enveloped parts of Odisha with Boudh town recording the season's highest 45 degrees Celsius for the second consecutive day on Friday and the mercury level crossing 40 degrees C at 25 places, the …
  • Odisha sizzles as Boudh records 45 deg C April 28, 2022 7:32 pm Normal life in Odisha was affected on Thursday as the mercury level increased to the season's highest 45 degreess Celsius at Boudh and as many as eight places recorded the maximum temperature at 44 degrees C or above. The IMD issued a warning of severe …
  • Sizzling Hot: Heatwave in 7 States Over Next 3-5 Days, Temperature to Soar by 2 Degrees April 28, 2022 7:57 am If you thought Wednesday was cruelly hot, wait! Maximum temperatures are set to rise by about 2 degrees Celsius very likely over most parts of northwest India during next three days. India Meteorological Department (IMD) said: “Heatwave conditions would …
  • Maximum Temperature Breaches 40 Degrees In Odisha Amid Heatwave April 27, 2022 7:59 pm Odisha Weather: The mercury shot up to 43 degrees Celsius or more in 11 weather stations. Bhubaneswar: Odisha sweltered in the blazing sun on Wednesday as a searing heatwave engulfed parts of the state for the third successive day and the maximum …
  • 24 places in Odisha record temperature above 40-degree C April 27, 2022 5:54 pm Intense heatwave conditions continued to prevail across Odisha with the mercury crossing the 40-degree Celsius mark at as many as 24 places across the state on Wednesday, the met department said. According to a bulletin of the Bhubaneswar Meteorological …
  • Heat wave alert for nine districts in Odisha April 27, 2022 3:22 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As Odisha continues to bear the brunt of summer since the last one week, the office of Special Relief Commissioner on Tuesday alerted nine districts to be particularly watchful till April 30. The districts are Angul, …
  • India News | Odisha Simmers in Heatwave, 44.5 DegC in Boudh April 26, 2022 6:23 pm Bhubaneswar, Apr 26 (PTI) Odisha drooped on Tuesday as heatwave roasted parts of the state with the mercury crossing 40 degrees Celsius in 22 places, the weather office said. The blistering heatwave scorched parts of Sambalpur, Subarnapur, Angul, …
  • Heatwave Warning In Parts Of Maharashtra, Rajasthan For Next Few Days; Yellow Alert In Delhi. Full Forecast Here April 26, 2022 9:34 am Jaipur: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted heatwave conditions in several parts of India – from Maharashtra to Odisha and West Bengal to Rajasthan over the next few days. The IMD in its bulletin said gradual rise in maximum …
  • Heatwave Hits Odisha, Delhi Could Be Next April 26, 2022 9:27 am A man quenches his thirst on a hot summer day at Connaught Place in New Delhi, April 24, 2022. Photo: PTI/Kamal Singh Bhubaneswar and New Delhi: According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that heatwave conditions are unlikely …
  • FAQ | Heatwave Grips India: Which Parts Will Experience Extreme Heat? April 26, 2022 9:23 am “In Mumbai, the maximum temperature is expected to rise by a degree, while the humidity while the humidity would be as high as 80-90 per cent. We have also issued a heatwave warning for the next two-three days in parts of North Madhya Maharashtra, …
  • Heatwave Warning in Parts of Maharashtra For Next 2 Days, No Relief For Delhi | Latest on Weather April 26, 2022 8:55 am The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted heatwave conditions in several parts of India – from Maharashtra to Odisha and Bengal over the next few days. As per IMD definition, a heat wave is when the temperature of any place crosses 40 …
  • Weather update: Yellow alert issued for Delhi, Odisha shuts schools due to severe heatwave– Read full forecast April 26, 2022 4:23 am New Delhi: As days of relief from intense heat are over, many regions in India have started recording searing temperatures again. While Odisha has closed schools in the wake of a sweltering heatwave, the maximum temperature in Delhi and many other parts …
  • Government shuts schools, anganwadis till April 30 in Bhubaneswar April 26, 2022 2:15 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR : With Odisha reeling under scorching heat, the State government on Monday suspended classes in all government, aided, private schools and anganwadis for five days from April 26 to 30. The announcement was made by the …
  • Odisha sears under intense heat, classes suspended for 5 days in all schools April 25, 2022 7:18 pm Odisha continued to be under the grip of a sweltering heat wave on Monday, prompting the state government to suspend classes of all schools for five days from Tuesday. Several districts bore the brunt of the blistering heat, including Cuttack, Khurda, …
  • India News | Odisha Sears Under Intense Heat, Classes Suspended for 5 Days in All Schools April 25, 2022 5:04 pm Bhubaneswar, Apr 25 (PTI) Odisha continued to be under the grip of a sweltering heat wave on Monday, prompting the state government to suspend classes of all schools for five days from Tuesday. Several districts bore the brunt of the blistering heat, …
  • Extreme heatwave sears eastern India; IMD predicts hotter days ahead April 25, 2022 5:01 pm Several states like Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar and Chhattisgarh have been reporting temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius for the past few days Several parts of eastern India including states like Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar and Chhattisgarh have been sizzling …
  • Odisha Schools To Remain Closed Till April 30. Check Details April 25, 2022 3:21 pm New Delhi: All schools including government and private in Odisha will remain closed for the next five days from Tuesday to April 30. In an order issued by the Odisha government, it said schools across the state will remain closed from April 26 (Tuesday) …
  • Bhubaneswar sizzles under 43.3 degree Celsius, jump of 11 degree Celsius in six hours April 25, 2022 11:31 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In flat six hours' time, Bhubaneswar saw mercury rise by a whopping 11 degree Celsius on Sunday. It has been that kind of a summer for the Capital city. From 32.6 degree Celsius at 8:30 am, day temperature continued …
  • Heatwave to Return in Delhi This Week; Temp Scorches Bengal, Odisha's Bhubaneswar Sizzles at 41.7 DegC April 25, 2022 9:12 am Delhi is bracing for another searing heatwave with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting the maximum temperature to touch the 44-degree mark. Partly cloudy weather kept the mercury below the 40-degree mark at most places in the national …
  • Man held for smuggling live pangolin in Odisha April 25, 2022 7:01 am The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha police has arrested a wildlife criminal for smuggling one live pangolin Boudh district, police said on Monday. According to police officials, a team of STF with help of forest officials conducted a raid near Bagharpur …
  • Sizzling Odisha: 26 places hit 40°C+ April 25, 2022 6:17 am Sonepur hottest at 43.8°C, Bhubaneswar close; state asks people to keep indoors during the day Odisha sizzled April 24, 2022 with the India Meteorological Department recording temperature above 40 degrees Celsius at 26 of the eastern state’s 37 weather  …
  • Odisha reels under intense heat, Bhubaneswar at 43.3 degC April 24, 2022 3:32 pm Bhubaneswar, Apr 24 (PTI) Intense heat scorched Odisha on Sunday with state capital Bhubaneswar recording a maximum temperature of 43.3 degrees Celsius, which was five notches higher than the normal, weather officials said. Twenty-eight places in the …
  • India News | Heatwave Scorches Odisha, Bhubaneswar Records Season's Highest of 41.7 DegC April 23, 2022 6:12 pm Bhubaneswar, Apr 23 (PTI) Odisha turned into a hot cauldron on Saturday with 21 places recording temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius, weather officials said. State capital Bhubaneswar recorded the season's highest of 41.7 degrees Celsius, while …
  • Odisha Police solemnises marriage of two surrendered Maoists April 23, 2022 6:30 am Bhawanipatna (Odisha), Apr 23 (PTI) After baying for each other’s blood for long, policemen erupted in joy as two surrendered Maoists tied the knot in Odisha’s Kalahandi district. The Bhawanipatna reserve police premises wore a festive look on Friday with …
  • Odisha police play host as former naxalites tie the knot April 22, 2022 5:40 pm State police helped in the rehabilitation of Ramdas and Kalamdei after their surrender State police helped in the rehabilitation of Ramdas and Kalamdei after their surrender After a decade of living in the forests of Odisha and Chhattisgarh and exchanging …
  • Boudh RTO official held November 18, 2021 5:15 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  An Assistant Programmer of the Boudh RTO Office was arrested on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, for forgery and manipulation of records. The accused Ranjan Kumar Das was found involved in fraudulent activities during an …
  • Odisha: Boudh 1st district with no active Covid +ve case October 3, 2021 6:02 pm
  • Odisha: Zero infection in Nuapada and Boudh, rest record 1,833 cases July 26, 2021 5:51 am
  • Odisha STF seizes leopard hide in Boudh district, poacher arrested July 21, 2021 4:40 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested a poacher and seized a leopard hide and one single barrel muzzle loading (SBML) gun from his possession. Poacher Hara Rana of Gochhangi village in …
  • Watch: Child trapped between rocks rescued in Odisha’s Boudh September 3, 2020 11:57 am Sep 03, 2020, 03:21PM ISTSource: ANIA five-year-old child rescued by State Fire Service personnel in Odisha’s Boudh. He got trapped in the gap between two rocks in a stream. Later, he was taken to Purunakatak Community Health Centre for his health …
  • Boudh villages submerged as heavy rains lash Odisha August 29, 2020 2:50 am By Express News Service BERHAMPUR:  Low-lying areas in Boudh district have been inundated by floodwater of Mahanadi river following heavy rains since the last two days. Though the rains have stopped, water from Mahanadi has submerged many villages and …
  • Carcass of elephant found in Odisha's Boudh June 18, 2020 6:20 am By Express News Service BERHAMPUR: Days after two elephants were found dead in Keonjhar district, carcass of a tusker with bullet wounds was found in Mundeswar reserve forest under Madhapur forest range in Boudh on Wednesday. Locals of Dakapadar village …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launches Rs 114 crore worth projects for Boudh district January 3, 2020 4:27 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As New Year gift for the people of Boudh, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday inaugurated and laid foundation stone for 27 infrastructure projects worth Rs 114 crore. Naveen launched the projects through video …
  • Eye on 2024 elections, central BJP leadership reviews constituencies June 28, 2022 12:43 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With focus on general elections in 2024, the national leadership of the BJP has started collecting information on “weak” and “very weak” parliamentary constituencies of the State, where the party lost by slender margin or …
  • Kolkata: Police arrest anti-Agnipath demonstrators near CM Mamata's home June 18, 2022 6:53 pm By PTI KOLKATA: Police on Saturday afternoon clashed with agitating members of the All India Democratic Students Organisation (AIDSO) and All India Democratic Youth Organisation (AIDYO) when they tried to block roads protesting against the Centre's …
  • Bihar suspends trains amid Agnipath row June 18, 2022 5:21 pm Security personnel detain social media people covering Bihar Bandh, called to protest against Centres Agnipath scheme, in Patna, Saturday PTI Picture Our Bureau And PTI   |   Patna, Calcutta, Ranchi   |   Published 18.06.22, 09:53 PM As protests against …
  • Watch video: 'Country will bleed but won't let Agnipath scheme happen,' says Jharkhand Congress MLA Irfan Ansari June 18, 2022 3:58 pm As the protests against Centre's Agnipath scheme countinue across the country, Jharkhand Congress MLA on Saturday said that India will bleed but wont allow the scheme to come in action. The government announced the Agnipath scheme on Tuesday to recruit …
  • Agnipath Scheme: Youth Protests Enter 4th Day, Demand for Roll-Back Gathers Steam June 18, 2022 2:11 pm New Delhi:  Protests by angry youth, most of them Army aspirants, spread to more states and entered the fourth day on Saturday, with a successful shutdown in Bihar. The protesters, some of whom also indulged in violence, were unrelenting in their demand …
  • India News | Agnipath: Protestors Continue to Attack Railway Properties in Bihar, Demonstrate in WB, Odisha June 18, 2022 2:01 pm Patna/Kolkata/Bhubaneswar/Ranchi, Jun 18 (PTI) Protestors continued to target railway properties in Bihar and West Bengal on Saturday to vent their ire against the Agnipath defence recruitment scheme disrupting train services in the eastern …
  • Aspirant runs 60 km, anti-Agnipath protest spreads in Odisha June 18, 2022 1:38 pm An aspirant for an Armed Forces job ran 60 km in Nabarangpur as a mark of his opposition to 'Agnipath' on Saturday and a large number of agitators sat in dharna near the revenue divisional commissioner's office in Berhampur in Ganjam district …
  • India News | Aspirant Runs 60 Km, Anti-Agnipath Protest Spreads in Odisha June 18, 2022 12:12 pm Bhubaneswar, Jun 18 (PTI) An aspirant for an Armed Forces job ran 60 km in Nabarangpur as a mark of his opposition to 'Agnipath' on Saturday and a large number of agitators sat in dharna near the revenue divisional commissioner's office in …
  • Odisha: Youth runs 60km to oppose new scheme June 17, 2022 10:20 pm BHUBANESWAR: In a novel protest against the Centre’s Agnipath scheme, Naresh Biswas (23), an Army job aspirant, ran 60 km from Nabarangpur collector’s office to the Umerkote Biju Patnaik stadium. He completed the run in five hours and 26 minutes on Friday. …
  • South-west monsoon sets in over Delhi June 17, 2022 3:00 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The south-west monsoon has arrived in Odisha, covering Malkangiri, Koraput and Nabarangpur and some parts of Nuapada, Kalahandi and Rayagada districts on Thursday. In the last 24 hours, light to moderate rainfall/ …
  • Odisha: Monsoon sets foot in state, covers 6 districts June 16, 2022 11:27 pm BHUBANESWAR: The much-awaited southwest monsoon set foot in the state on Thursday bringing rain in some coastal pockets and pulling down the mercury level by several notches. The rains covered Koraput, Malkangiri and Nabarangpur districts fully, while …
  • Southwest monsoon reaches Odisha: IMD June 16, 2022 10:25 am The southwest monsoon on Thursday advanced into some parts of southern Odisha and will further cover some more districts in next two to three days, the Bhubaneswar Centre of IMD said on Thursday. “The southwest monsoon has set in over Odisha today. It …
  • Showers bring down temperature levels in Odisha June 16, 2022 2:21 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The daytime temperature dipped in many parts of Odisha on Wednesday under the influence of pre-monsoon showers. Nabarangpur received 46.2 mm rainfall, Nayagarh 31 mm and Daringbadi 26 mm between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm on …
  • Business News | INKDEW National Litfest Ends in High Note June 15, 2022 12:51 pm Odisha [India], June 15 (ANI/PNN): AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV INKDEW NATIONAL LITFEST was celebrated with gaiety at Open-air Pandal, Damanjodi, Odisha from June 11 to 13 2022. As per schedule, the LITFEST became the cynosure for all, as the morning of …
  • Monsoon likely to enter Odisha in 48 hrs: IMD June 15, 2022 11:17 am Bhubaneswar, Jun 15 (PTI) The southwest monsoon is likely to make an onset over Odisha during the next 48 hours, the IMD said. Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district and some other places in the southern part of Odisha have already started experiencing pre- …
  • Monsoon to hit Odisha in 48 hrs June 15, 2022 10:22 am Our Bureau, PTI   |   Bhubaneswar   |   Published 15.06.22, 03:45 PM The southwest monsoon is likely to make an onset over Odisha during the next 48 hours, the IMD said. Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district and some other places in the southern part of …
  • IMD: Monsoon likely to enter Odisha in 2 days June 15, 2022 10:21 am BHUBANESWAR:  The southwest monsoon is expected to arrive in Odisha during the next 48 hours, the Meteorological Department (IMD) said.  According to the Bhubaneswar Centre of the IMD's Meteorological Department, pre-monsoon rainfall has already begun …
  • Odisha battles huge pendency for second dose of COVID vaccine, over 30 lakh persons due June 13, 2022 2:56 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With a steady rise in COVID-19 cases in the country, Odisha also witnessing a marginal uptick, huge pendency of second does vaccination has become a headache for the State health administration. Sources said more than …
  • Delayed monsoon spells misery for farmers of Odisha's Nabarangpur district June 13, 2022 2:56 am By Express News Service UMERKOTE: The delay in arrival of monsoons has not augured well for farmers in Nabarangpur district, with most of them yet to sow seeds for kharif cultivation due to deficit rainfall so far this year. There are nearly two lakh …
  • 45.3 deg. C in Bolangir as Odisha boils June 10, 2022 2:37 pm Amid forecasts of delayed onset of monsoon, the coastal State continues to bear the brunt of sizzling summer heat as the temperature soared above 40 degree Celsius in at least 16 places on Thursday, IMD officials said. Bolangir in western Odisha turned out …
  • Naveen checkmates BJP's Hindutva juggernaut in Odisha June 9, 2022 8:56 am The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s ambition to become an alternative to the Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha seems to be gradually shattering, putting its 'look east' campaign in jeopardy. In the five Assembly bypolls in …
  • Over 7,000 adolescent girls in Odisha out of school in 2021-22: WCD survey June 7, 2022 1:27 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A survey by the Women and Child Development has traced 7,717 adolescent girls (in the age group of 11 to 14 years) who have dropped out of schools in the 2021-22 academic session.  The highest number of out of school girls …
  • Odisha cabinet reshuffle: 21 ministers sworn in, 9 retained, 11 dropped  June 6, 2022 4:53 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday gave shape to his new Council of Ministers with 21 ministers taking the oath of office at a ceremony held at Lok Seva Bhawan here. Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal administered the …
  • Government urged not to shift Indravati project office June 6, 2022 3:38 am By Express News Service UMERKOTE: Once the fountainhead of prosperity, the Indravati river has long since turned into a reason of despair for people affected by the irrigation project in Nabarangpur district. Crying foul over alleged government neglect for …
  • 30,000 tribal kids to learn coding in Odisha's Nabarangpur June 5, 2022 12:05 am
  • Odisha Police seize Rs 1.22 crore assets owned by three ganja traders June 3, 2022 4:07 am By Express News Service UMERKOTE: Nabarangpur police on Wednesday attached properties worth Rs 1.22 crore of three ganja traders of BS Padar Banuaguda village within Umerkote police limits. The traders, Subhas Bisoi and his two sons Subir and Rama Chandra, …
  • Weather update: IMD predicts very heavy rainfalls, thunderstorm in THESE states - Full forecast here June 2, 2022 5:55 am New Delhi: The southwest monsoon has begun to make its presence felt down-south. The southwest monsoon having marked its arrival in parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. However, the residents of North India will have to wait until the end of June to …
  • Rains predicted in State in 48 hrs June 1, 2022 6:41 pm : The Regional Office of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) here on Wednesday predicted rainfall in several parts of the State over next 48 hours and issued yellow warning for 22 districts. The yellow warning was issued for Baleswar, Bhadrak, Jajpur …
  • India News | Chhattisgarh: Father-son Duo Held for Smuggling Diamonds Worth over Rs 50 Lakh June 1, 2022 5:16 pm Gariaband, Jun 1 (PTI) A 48-year-old man and his son were arrested for allegedly smuggling rough diamonds worth over Rs 50 lakh in Chhattisgarh's Gariaband district on Wednesday, police said. Also Read | WhatsApp Bans Over 16.6 Lakh Bad Accounts in …
  • Displaced people of Indravati hydro-electric plant feel cheated May 30, 2022 8:48 pm Nabarangpur: Though the Indravati Hydro-electric Power plant has introduced Nabarangpur district at home and abroad but today, the it has become a tragedy for people. Project displaced people have complained that the project administration is not …
  • Civil supplies godown turns school in Nabarangpur May 30, 2022 11:41 am By Express News Service UMERKOTE: Amid the hype over the Odisha government’s school transformation programme, a primary school in Nabarangpur’s Jharigaon block is running from a warehouse of the Civil Supplies department for the last eight years. In …
  • India News | Mercury Level Touches 44°C in Odisha's Deogarh May 25, 2022 6:44 pm Bhubaneswar, May 25 (PTI) The maximum temperature shot up to 44 degrees Celsius in Deogarh town of western Odisha on Wednesday even as moderate to heavy rain battered the southern region of the state, the Met office said. The maximum temperature rose by …
  • FIR lodged against 2 ruling BJD leaders after Nabarangpur court order May 24, 2022 12:51 am BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Police on Saturday registered a case against two senior Biju Janata Dal leaders Pranab Prakash Das and Sanjay Das Burma on charges of causing hurt and allegedly misbehaving with some Dalit and tribal women in Nabarangpur district …
  • PM Modi in Japan highlights: PM concludes address to Indian diaspora May 23, 2022 9:05 am PM Modi will attend the Quad Summit 2022 on Tuesday. He will also hold bilateral meets with leaders of fellow Qaud member states: US President Joe Biden, Japanese premier Fumio Kishida and newly sworn in Australian PM Anthony Albanese. Prime Minister …
  • Highlights: President Kovind accepts Anil Baijal's resignation, Vinai Kumar Saxena to be new Delhi Lt Governor May 23, 2022 2:46 am Breaking news HIGHLIGHTS - May 23, 2022: Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour Check the latest news from India and around the world with Hindustan Times. Updated on May 24 …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dedicates 7 power projects worth Rs 450 crore May 22, 2022 3:48 am Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], May 22 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday virtually inaugurated 6 high-power grid substations in Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Kendujhar, and Khordha districts and a 220 KV double circuit …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates 7 power projects worth ₹450 crore May 22, 2022 3:35 am Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik virtually inaugurated 6 high-power grid substations at an investment of ₹450 crore. The power projects have been launched in Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Kendujhar, and Khordha districts and a 220 KV …
  • Patnaik inaugurates 7 power projects worth Rs 450 crore May 22, 2022 1:27 am Bhubaneswar, May 21 (PTI) Chief minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday inaugurated 7 power projects in different districts developed at a cost of Rs 450 crore. The projects include high power grid sub-station in Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Keonjhar, Khurda …
  • India News | Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Dedicates 7 Power Projects Worth Rs 450 Crore May 22, 2022 1:12 am Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], May 22 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday virtually inaugurated 6 high-power grid substations in Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Kendujhar, and Khordha districts and a 220 KV double circuit …
  • India News | Mercury Down by Several Notches in Odisha May 19, 2022 2:59 pm Bhubaneswar, May 19 (PTI) Odisha experienced pleasant weather in many areas on Thursday as overcast skies and moderate rain overnight brought the temperatures down, the Met office said. The mercury fell by around 2-4 degrees at some places, but the …
  • Thunderstorms in State till May 19 May 14, 2022 7:35 pm The Regional Office of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) here on Saturday forecasted rains and thunderstorms for several districts in the State for next five days.   The weather office issued yellow warning of thunderstorm till May 19 morning. …
  • ITI in proposed model college to curb migration in Balangir May 11, 2022 5:31 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In order to arrest the migration of youths in Balangir, the department of Higher Education (DHE) has decided to allow the opening of an industrial training institute (ITI) on the premises of the model degree college …
  • 64 students test Covid positive in Rayagada May 8, 2022 2:38 am By Express News Service BERHAMPUR:  As many as 64 students studying in two different schools in Rayagada district have tested positive for Covid-19. While 44 students reside in Block 1 Hostel in Kotlaguda under Anwesha scheme, 20 are from Hatamuniguda …
  • BDO, MLA spar over corruption slur during strike May 7, 2022 2:15 am By Express News Service JEYPORE: In a high voltage drama, a lady block development officer (BDO) got into a spat with Jeypore MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati after he sought an explanation for her alleged corrupt activities during a Congress strike in …
  • State of the art ICU bed facility launched in Tamenglong May 6, 2022 12:13 am State-of-the-art ICU bed facility launched in Tamenglong Tamenglong, May 05, 2022 Dr. Felix B Kamei (MS, District Hospital Tamenglong), Darshan Mahajan (Content & Communication Lead, Mission ICU), Maanoj Shah (Co-founder, Mission ICU), Armstrong Pame, …
  • Oppn camps in Odisha seek BJD MLA's resignation over sexual exploitation charges May 5, 2022 5:54 pm Opposition BJP and the Congress on Thursday demanded immediate arrest of ruling BJD's Jharigaon MLA Prakash Majhi over allegations of sexually exploiting a woman. Majhi, a lawmaker from Nabarangpur and brother of MP Ramesh Majhi, came in the eye of the …
  • Rain respite as IMD rings system bell in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack May 4, 2022 2:03 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Breaking the spell of a seemingly unending heat wave, evening showers brought much-needed relief to the citizens of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack along with several other parts of the State on Tuesday. Heavy to moderate …
  • Odisha built its fight against Left Wing Extremism brick by brick May 3, 2022 7:44 pm Express News Service From a Naxal hotbed that lay between a critical junction of Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to a State that has pushed Left Wing Extremism (LWE) to the fringes and ushering in development in areas that were long under the hold of the …
  • Odisha lays road to child marriage-free society May 3, 2022 4:00 pm By Express News Service Till four years ago, seeking education or a life beyond marriage was difficult for many minor girls in rural Odisha. Blame it on poverty and societal pressure, child marriages had become an undisputed norm. Not any more though. With …
  • Odia newspaper Pragativadi launches golden jubilee celebrations May 1, 2022 3:44 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Vernacular daily Pragativadi on Saturday launched its year long golden jubilee celebrations. The newspaper was launched by its founder Pradyumna Bal in 1973. On the occasion, Governor Ganeshi Lal unveiled the golden …
  • Biju Expressway hits funds roadblock April 30, 2022 3:57 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: One of the major projects of the State government, the Biju Expressway is languishing due to want of adequate budgetary support. The project, announced in the 2014 election manifesto of the ruling BJD, was supposed to …
  • Odisha: Bothra back in Crime Branch saddle as government effects major IPS rejig April 30, 2022 2:50 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Faced with a disturbing rise in crime incidents in recent years and a strident onslaught by the Opposition on the issue, the State government has once again had to fall back on super cop Arun Bothra to strengthen the …
  • Sanjeeb Panda new Intelligence chief, Arun Bothra to head Crime Branch in Odisha April 29, 2022 2:04 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Government on Friday appointed senior IPS officer Sanjeeb Panda as the new Director of Intelligence while Arun Bothra was posted as chief of the Criminal Investigation Department-Crime Branch (CID-CB) of the …
  • Odisha: Patnaik seeks reports from BJD district observers on urban, rural poll performance April 24, 2022 12:01 pm Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has asked leaders of the ruling BJD not to be complacent over its spectacular performance in the recently concluded rural and urban elections and sought reports on why his party had lost around 10 per cent of seats in …
  • Naveen seeks report on poll defeat from observers April 24, 2022 2:48 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik on Saturday asked district observers to submit reports on the reasons behind the party’s defeat in several places in panchayat and urban local body (ULB) elections and …
  • All set for Rs 2800 crore Malkanagiri-Bhadrachalam rail line April 22, 2022 4:06 pm Malkanagiri (Odisha): Union Minister of Railways and Communication and Information Technology Ashwini Vaishnaw discussed the Malkanagiri – Bhadrachalam Rail Line Project with Railway officials and public representatives at Malkanagiri here on Friday. The …
  • Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw in Odisha, Reviews Progress of Projects in Malkangiri April 22, 2022 12:47 pm Union Communications, Electronics and Information Technology and Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw inaugurated the Visakhapatnam-Koraput-Visakhapatnam Daily Passenger Special on Friday as part of his one-day visit to Odisha. Earlier in the day, Vaishnaw …
  • Raipur-Visakhapatnam NH looks at timely completion by 2024 April 19, 2022 1:42 am By Express News Service UMERKOTE:  The district administration is upbeat about the progress of the Raipur-Visakhapatnam National Highway as construction work has picked up pace after cent per cent land acquisition was completed two years back.  Being …
  • Earthquake of magnitude 3.4 hits Kishtwar in Jammu & Kashmir today April 18, 2022 3:05 pm The National Center for Seismology on Monday said that an earthquake of magnitude 3.4 on the Richter scale occurred today in the Kishtwar region of Jammu and Kashmir. The earthquake, with a depth of 10 km, jolted the region at 12.59 pm today. The National …
  • Change in design casts shadow over Jeypore-Nabarangpur rail line project’s progress April 17, 2022 1:34 am By Express News Service UMERKOTE: The change in design of the proposed Jeypore-Nabarangpur rail line, just when the land acquisition was almost over, has fuelled a growing scepticism over progress of the project. With a new sketch reportedly being prepared …
  • Odisha: Specialist doctors flown to Nabarangpur for health camp April 16, 2022 11:22 am
  • Covid vaccination of teenagers in Odisha slows down, 58 per cent double jabbed April 16, 2022 1:03 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The fear of Covid-19 fourth wave notwithstanding, the vaccination of teenagers has slowed down in Odisha as around 58 per cent (pc) of the eligible beneficiaries of 15-18 years age group have been administered both the …
  • Heat wave conditions intensify in Odisha April 16, 2022 1:03 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The heat is on a relentless rise in Odisha taking more and more parts of the State in its grip. As many as 16 places in the State recorded 40 degree Celsius or more on Friday with Baripada being the hottest at 43.4 …
  • 3 Odisha girls who died by suicide were upset over refusal of permission to visit night fair April 15, 2022 8:39 pm A week after three girls, including two minors of Nabarangpur district, were found hanging from a tree in a case of a suicide pact, police on Friday said curbs on their movement by their family members had led to their decision to die together. Two tribal …
  • Mild earthquake felt in Odisha's Ganjam dist; April 15, 2022 7:37 pm By IANS April 15, 2022 16:35 IST Visuals from Ladakh after recent earthquake tremors An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt in Odisha's Ganjam district on Friday, Met department officials said. The earthquake with epicentre in …
  • Orissa HC orders reinstatement of physically challenged teacher April 15, 2022 1:07 pm Cuttack, Apr 15 (PTI) The Orissa High Court has ordered the reinstatement of a differently-abled junior teacher, who was disengaged from service on charge of faking his disability certificate while joining as a 'Sikshya Sahayak' on April 29, 2011. …
  • Moderate intensity quake hits Odisha’s Nayagarh district April 15, 2022 1:07 pm Bhubaneswar, Apr 15 (PTI) An earthquake of moderate intensity hit Daspalla town in Odisha’s Nayagarh district on Friday, officials said. Sources in Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) office said the earthquake was of 3.5 magnitude quake. The National Centre …
  • Odisha hit by 3.5 magnitude earthquake April 15, 2022 12:47 pm Picture used for representational purpose only BHUBANESWAR: Earthquake of magnitude 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt near Ganjam at 11.19am on Friday. Tremors were felt twice at some places in Nayagarh district along with Boudh and Kandhamal districts, …
  • Moderate intensity quake hits Odisha’s Nayagarh April 15, 2022 12:01 pm An earthquake of moderate intensity hit Daspalla town in Odisha’s Nayagarh district on Friday, officials said. Sources in Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) office said the earthquake was of 3.5 magnitude. The National Centre of Seismology said the …
  • Odisha HC orders to reinstate differently-abled teacher April 15, 2022 1:13 am By Express News Service CUTTACK:  The Orissa High Court has quashed the disengagement of a differently-abled teacher on grounds of the authenticity of his disability certificate. Santosh Kumar Padhi of Kokodaguda School in Nabarangpur was disengaged from …
  • India News | Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Reviews Welfare Programmes in Odisha's Dhenkanal April 14, 2022 2:34 am Dhenkanal (Odisha) [India], April 14 (ANI): Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday visited the Public Distribution System (PDS) Center in Dhenkanal district in Odisha and reviewed various welfare programmes sponsored by the Central government. At …
  • Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan reviews welfare programmes in Odisha's Dhenkanal April 14, 2022 1:51 am Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday visited the Public Distribution System (PDS) Center in Dhenkanal district in Odisha and reviewed various welfare programmes sponsored by the Central government. At the PDS centre, Pradhan interacted with …
  • Odisha: BJD, BJP Clash over Union Ministers' Visit to 10 Aspirational Districts April 13, 2022 11:22 pm The visit of 10 Union ministers to 10 districts of Odisha, where the Aspirational Districts Programme has been launched, has stirred up a political controversy. The 10 Union ministers will review the implementation of different Central schemes at Nuapada, …
  • India News | Union Ministers to Visit Ten Aspirational Districts of Odisha to Review Developmental Projects April 13, 2022 2:16 am Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], April 13 (ANI): As many as ten Union Ministers will be visiting aspirational districts of Odisha to review the progress of various developmental projects undertaken by the central government till April 20. Union Minister of …
  • Three Odisha girls found hanging from tree in suicide pact April 10, 2022 10:16 pm In an apparent case of a suicide pact, three girls, who were close friends of each other, were found hanging from a tree in Nabarangpur district on Saturday evening even as police continued to look for the reason behind the act. Officials said the girls, …
  • BJD holds meet to chalk out Nabarangpur urban local body election plans February 28, 2022 11:51 pm By Express News Service UMERKOTE: With an impressive lead in the rural elections, the BJD is eying a similar victory for the upcoming urban polls in Nabarangpur by starting to hold preparatory meetings in the district. On Monday, the ruling party held a …
  • Odisha: 3 poll personnel killed, 25 injured as bus overturns in Nabarangpur February 19, 2022 10:46 am 3 village guards on panchayat election duty killed, 25 others injured as bus overturns The incident happened at Sorispadar village near Mokia in Papadahandi block, Odisha Bus with 45 village guards was on way to Kosagumuda block for deployment in for 3rd …
  • 3 gram rakhis die in road mishap in Odisha's Nabarangpur February 19, 2022 2:41 am By Express News Service UMERKOTE: Three gram rakhis died after a bus carrying 40 security personnel met with an accident near Papadahandi on Friday evening. The mishap also left 20 others injured. The injured were admitted in Papdahandi community health …
  • Minor boy from Odisha's Nabarangpur district rescued from Haryana January 31, 2022 4:19 am By Express News Service UMERKOTE: A minor boy from Kharapadihi village in Nabarangpur district, who went missing while going to Chhattisgarh in search of work, was rescued by Chandahandi police from Haryana on Saturday.  Pradeep Majhi (14) was handed over …
  • Odisha: Nabarangpur girl gets national Bal Puraskar January 25, 2022 8:56 am
  • It’s Majhi vs Majhi in Nabarangpur as BJD grapples with factionalism January 25, 2022 3:18 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as scrutiny of nomination papers is over and the final list of candidates is set to be published on Tuesday, the ruling BJD finds itself in a tough spot in Nabarangpur district due to acute factionalism among its …
  • Staff crunch plagues Adarsha Vidyalayas in Odisha's Nabarangpur district October 26, 2021 5:45 am Express News Service UMERKOTE:  Adarsha Vidyalayas (AV), introduced with the aim to foster quality English-medium education for children from lower-income families, are battling staff shortage in Nabarangpur district affecting students’ education and …
  • Former Nabarangpur MP Pradeep Majhi quits Congress, may join BJD October 22, 2021 5:43 am
  • Ex-Nabarangpur MP quits Congress, may join BJD October 22, 2021 5:07 am
  • Four held with smuggled pangolin in Nabarangpur October 20, 2021 9:15 am
  • Poor rains and irrigation bane for Nabarangpur farmers in Odisha July 25, 2021 4:55 am By Express News Service UMERKOTE: With kharif season underway, farmers across Nabarangpur are a distressed lot as inadequate rainfall and irrigation have affected transplantation and subsequent activities in the district. According to the meteorological …
  • Nabarangpur farmers allege black marketing of fertiliser July 13, 2021 2:27 am By Express News Service UMERKOTE: Farmers in Nabarangpur district facing the challenges of the pandemic have alleged that the Regional Cooperative Marketing Societies in the district have failed them in supplying fertilisers. As a result, they are being …
  • Evicted families to be rehabilitated by Nabarangpur administration July 7, 2021 8:15 am By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA/UMERKOTE:  The dispute between 35 migrant families from Nabarangpur living in the Sahajkhol reserve forest in Kalahandi and villagers of Gotomunda, was amicably settled by the administrations of both districts at …
  • Odisha: For Nabarangpur farmers, fertilisers are a big deal  July 3, 2021 9:02 am By Express News Service UMERKOTE: As the State witnesses widespread protests over paddy procurement woes, Nabarangpur is reeling under another farm crisis - fertlisers have either vanished from many parts of the district or being sold at exorbitant prices. …
  • Tribals in Odisha's Nabarangpur district take forest route to 'escape' COVID vaccination June 21, 2021 4:44 am By Express News Service UMERKOTE: Tribals of remote villages in Nabarangpur district are running away from their homes to avoid being vaccinated for COVID-19. Misinformation about vaccines on social media appears to be prompting them to hide in the forests …
  • Tribals make merry, defy Covid curbs in Odisha's Nabarangpur June 6, 2021 4:46 am By Express News Service UMERKOTE:  The video of tribals throwing Covid restrictions to the wind during Balijatra festivities in Kanchamal village under Kosagumuda block here, has raised concerns of virus spread among locals in Nabarangpur. Residents in the …
  • Nabarangpur districtto get RT-PCR lab within a week: Chief Secretary June 1, 2021 5:48 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The new RT-PCR laboratory sanctioned by the State government for Nabarangpur district recently will be made operational within a week and the district headquarters hospital (DHH) would have an oxygen plant within four …
  • In 2 Nabarangpur blocks, docs are lone rangers May 12, 2021 4:45 am By Express News Service UMERKOTE:  With Covid-19 cases on the rise, Nabarangpur MP Ramesh Chandra Majhi has written to the Additional Chief Secretary of Health department PK Mohapatra seeking an increase in the number of ICU beds and ventilators at the …
  • Odisha: Nabarangpur to set up five hospitals close to Chhattisgarh April 28, 2021 6:47 am
  • Night curfew in Odisha's Nabarangpur from today March 25, 2021 8:14 am By Express News Service NABARANGPUR: To stem the spread of Covid-19, night curfew will be imposed in Nabarangpur district from March 25, till further orders. Announcing this on Wednesday, Collector Ajit Kumar Mishra said the curfew will be observed from 8 …
  • Coronavirus fear grips Odisha's Nabarangpur March 22, 2021 2:25 pm By Express News Service NABARANGPUR: Amid the continuing spike in coronavirus cases in the State, Nabarangpur has reported 10 cases in less than a month, taking the total tally in the district to 5,954. Four people of Chaunriaguda village tested positive …
  • Nabarangpur, Kandhamal among top five aspirational districts September 4, 2020 6:09 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Two districts of Odisha figured among the top five most-improved aspirational districts in NITI Aayog’s Delta Ranking for July 2020, a report of which was released at New Delhi. Nabarangpur and Kandhamal have emerged as …
  • Nabarangpur villagers revive defunct well May 12, 2020 1:51 am Koraput: Residents of a remote village in Nabarangpur district have utilised the lockdown to build a water distribution system from scratch, beginning with the revival of a defunct well. Always faced with acute shortage of water in summer, the residents of …
  • Minor girl ‘gang-raped’, murdered in Odisha's Nabarangpur district December 15, 2019 5:17 am By Express News Service NABARANGPUR : A 16-year-old tribal girl, who had gone missing from home on Friday night, was allegedly found murdered after gang-rape in Gumundoli village in Nabarangpur district on Saturday.  Villagers found her dead body on the …
  • CM Naveen Patnaik launches pilot project to aid Nabarangpur farmers August 29, 2019 4:36 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to improve the socio-economic condition of farmers, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched a multi-dimensional farm-based scientific and technology intervention pilot project in tribal-dominated …
  • Red hideout busted in Kalahandi June 27, 2022 3:47 am Bhubaneswar: Huge quantities of Maoist paraphernalia, empty cartridges and IEDs were recovered from a camp following a gun battle in Mundamaska reserve forest of Kalahandi district on Sunday morning. The recovery comes three days after neighbouring Nuapada …
  • Odisha: Maoist hideout busted in Kalahandi June 26, 2022 11:32 am A Maoist hideout has been busted in Odisha's Kalahandi district, and arms and ammunition have been seized, police said on Sunday. BHAWANIPATNA: A Maoist hideout has been busted in Odisha's Kalahandi district, and arms and ammunition have been …
  • Naxal hideout busted in Kalahandi June 26, 2022 9:51 am A Maoist hideout has been busted in Odisha's Kalahandi district, and arms and ammunition have been seized, police said on Sunday. The action came after a Naxal camp was busted by the special operations group (SOG) and the district voluntary force of …
  • Odisha: Naxal camp busted in Kalahandi district, two IEDs recovered June 24, 2022 5:46 am Odisha Police busted a Naxal camp, on Thursday, during a search operation launched in the M Rampur area in the Kalahandi district. According to the police’s official statement, during the search operation, a group of CPI (Maoist) cadre started firing from …
  • Odisha sees Covid spike, 73 test positive  June 24, 2022 1:27 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  Odisha saw a big spike in new Covid cases as 73 people tested positive in last 24 hours pushing the active cases to cross 300. This was the highest single-day tally since April. The cases went up by around 40 per cent …
  • Sacrifice of CRPF jawans will not go waste: IG June 23, 2022 11:35 pm By Express News Service NUAPADA:  Following the Maoist ambush in Patdhara Reserve Forests under Boden block in the district, in which three CRPF jawans were martyred, IG (Operations), Amitav Thakur visited the district to review the situation and …
  • Odisha ambush an attempt to revive LWE violence along Odisha-CG border? Forces on alert June 23, 2022 10:10 am The recent ambush of three CRPF personnel and looting of their weapons by Naxals in Odisha are being seen by security officials as an attempt to ''rekindle'' Maoist insurgency in ''silent'' areas where the forces have begun …
  • Bodies of three martyred CRPF jawans handed over to kin June 23, 2022 12:09 am By Express News Service NUAPADA:  Bodies of the three CRPF jawans martyred in the Maoist ambush in Patdhara reserve forest under Boden block were handed over to their respective families on Wednesday. Postmortem of the martyred jawans - assistant sub …
  • Odisha: Maoist-made mortar recovered from ambush site in Nuapada district June 22, 2022 10:13 pm In what can be called a rare operational practice by Left-wing extremists (LWE) in Odisha, a used shell of a locally made mortar was recovered at the site of Maoist ambush that killed three CRPF commandos in Patdhara forest of Nuapada district on Tuesday. …
  • Major Naxal attack on CRPF convoy, 3 jawans martyred June 22, 2022 11:05 am Raipur: A Naxal attack has been carried out on the CRPF Road Opening Party at the Chhattisgarh-Odisha border in which 3 soldiers have been martyred. The attack on the ROP party of CRPF 19 battalion was carried out in Nuapada district of Odisha. According …
  • Bhubaneswar: 20 lakh for kin of martyr killed in Maoist ambush June 22, 2022 7:06 am Three CRPF commandos were killed by armed maoists in Patdhara reserve forest on Tuesday BHUBANESWAR: Soon after news of the ambush spread, Nuapada superintendent of police, Pratyush Diwakar and senior officers of CRPF reached the incident site. "More …
  • Morning Digest | Droupadi Murmu is NDA’s presidential pick; Uddhav govt. wobbles as Sena rebels camp in Surat, and more June 22, 2022 4:36 am Tribal woman Droupadi Murmu is NDA’s Presidential BJP president J.P. Nadda announced that former Jharkhand Governor and tribal leader Droupadi Murmu will be the BJP-led NDA’s candidate for the upcoming presidential polls. Profile | The importance of being …
  • Top 10 | ABP LIVE Morning Bulletin: Top News Headlines from 22 June 2022 to Start Your Day June 22, 2022 4:03 am ABP News bring you the top 10 headlines to kick start your day and stay on top of the most important news updates from India and around the World. Here are the top news and stories in entertainment, sports, technology, gadgets genre from 22 June 2022: 3 …
  • Bhubaneswar: 3 CRPF men killed in Maoist ambush in Nuapada forest June 22, 2022 3:21 am BHUBANESWAR: Armed Maoists killed three commandos of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) deep inside Patdhara reserve forest area in Nuapada district on Tuesday afternoon. Those killed in the ambush, set up by the guerrillas near the Sunabeda wildlife …
  • CRPF men walk into Maoist trap, 3 killed June 22, 2022 1:18 am BHUBANESWAR: A three-year lull in Maoist-engineered violence in Odisha’s Nuapada district ended on Tuesday with an ambush that left three CRPF commandos, two of them officers, dead and an unspecified number of personnel injured. The assailants had been …
  • 3 CRPF men killed June 21, 2022 10:19 pm Press Trust of India Bhubaneswar Three CRPF personnel were killed in a Maoist attack in Odisha’s Nuapada district on Tuesday, the police said. The incident happened around 2.30 p.m. in Patadhara reserve forest near Sahajpani village in Bheden block, they …
  • Odisha: 3 CRPF personnel killed in Maoist ambush in Nuapada district June 21, 2022 8:09 pm Odisha news: At least three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in a Maoist attack in Odisha's Nuapada district, on Tuesday. They were part of a road opening party when they came under attack around, the CRPF said. The deceased …
  • India News | Odisha Govt Announces Ex-gratia of Rs 20 Lakh Each to Kin of CRPF Troops Killed in Naxal Attack June 21, 2022 8:05 pm Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], June 21 (ANI): The Odisha government on Tuesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 20 lakh each to the kin of the three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel who were killed in a Maoist attack in Nuapada district. The Odisha …
  • 3 CRPF Personnel Killed In Naxal Attack In Odisha's Nuapada, CM Expresses Grief June 21, 2022 6:41 pm New Delhi: Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were martyred in an ambush on a security post by Naxals in Odisha's Nuapada district on Tuesday, said police as reported by news agency PTI. The deceased have been identified as Assistant …
  • Odisha: Three CRPF personnel killed in Maoist ambush, say officials June 21, 2022 6:36 pm Three Central Reserve Police Force personnel were killed in an ambush by Maoists in Odisha’s Nuapada district on Tuesday, officials told PTI. The attack took place around 2.30 pm in Patadhara Reserve Forest near Sahajpani village when the security …
  • Three CRPF personnel martyred in Naxal attack in Odisha's Nuapada June 21, 2022 6:23 pm Three CRPF personnel were killed in a Maoist attack in Odisha's Nuapada district on Tuesday, police said. The incident happened around 2.30 pm in Patadhara Reserve Forest near Sahajpani village in Bheden block, they said.   "Unfortunately, three …
  • Three CRPF Personnel Killed In Maoist Attack In Odisha June 21, 2022 5:30 pm Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were on Tuesday killed in a Maoist ambush in Odisha's Nuapada district, according to officials. The deceased include a jawan and two assistant sub-inspector rank personnel of the CRPF.  The Maoist …
  • 3 CRPF Personnel Killed in Maoist Ambush at Nuapada District, Odisha CM Expresses Grief June 21, 2022 5:06 pm Three CRPF personnel were killed in a Maoist attack in Odisha’s Nuapada district on Tuesday, police said. The incident happened in Patadhara Reserve Forest in Bheden block when the CRPF personnel were going from one camp to another, they said. “ …
  • Three CRPF Officers Killed in Maoist Attack in Odisha June 21, 2022 3:58 pm Bhubaneshwar: Three members of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed in a sudden suspected Maoist attack at Bhainsadani in Odisha’s Nuapada district on Tuesday. The personnel have been identified as Assistant Sub-inspectors Shishu Pal Singh …
  • Maoists kill 3 CRPF personnel June 21, 2022 3:53 pm The incident happened in Patadhara Reserve Forest in Bheden block when the CRPF personnel were going from one camp to another Representational Picture of CRPF personnel File Picture Our Bureau And PTI   |   New Delhi, Bhubaneswar   |   Published 21.06.22, …
  • India News | Odisha: Three CRPF Troops Killed in Naxal Attack June 21, 2022 3:34 pm Naupada (Odisha) [India], June 21 (ANI): Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in a Maoist attack in Odisha's Nuapada district on Tuesday afternoon, the force said. The CRPF personnel were part of a road opening party when …
  • Odisha: 3 CRPF Officers Killed in Naxal Attack June 21, 2022 3:14 pm New Delhi: Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officers were killed in a Maoist ambush at a security post in Odisha’s Nuapada district on Tuesday, officials said. The deceased include a cadet and two assistant sub-inspector rank officers of the CRPF. …
  • Three CRPF jawans killed in Maoist attack in Odisha's Nuapada June 21, 2022 2:45 pm By PTI NEW DELHI/ BHUBANESWAR: Three CRPF personnel were killed in a Maoist attack in Odisha's Nuapada district on Tuesday, police said. The incident happened in Patadhara Reserve Forest in Bheden block when the CRPF personnel were going from one …
  • Odisha: 3 CRPF personnel killed in Maoist attack June 21, 2022 1:53 pm Three CRPF personnel were killed in a Maoist ambush BHUBANESWAR: Three commandos of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed in Maoist ambush in Patdhara reserve forest area, close to Sunabeda wildlife sanctuary in Nuapada district on Tuesday …
  • India News | Odisha: 3 CRPF Personnel Killed in Naxal Attack June 21, 2022 1:26 pm New Delhi, Jun 21 (PTI) Three CRPF personnel were killed in a Maoist ambush at a security post in Odisha's Nuapada district on Tuesday, officials said. The deceased include a jawan and two assistant sub-inspector rank personnel of the Central Reserve …