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Odisha rural polls: BJD wins 743 of 829 Zilla Parishad seats; BJP, Congress bite dust
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Odisha rural polls: BJD wins 743 of 829 Zilla Parishad seats; BJP, Congress bite dust

BJD won the Odisha panchayat elections, securing 87.20 per cent of the Zilla Parishad zones by winning 743 of the 829 seats

Noted social activist Shanti Devi dies at 88 in Odisha; President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Modi extend condolences
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Noted social activist Shanti Devi dies at 88 in Odisha; President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Modi extend condolences

Shanti Devi began social work at an early age and founded the Seva Samaj ashram at Gunupur in Odisha. She worked towards the education of tribal girls

Khudiram Bose birth anniversary: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Minister Hardeep Singh Puri pay tribute
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Khudiram Bose birth anniversary: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Minister Hardeep Singh Puri pay tribute

This year marks the 132th birthday of Shaheed Khudiram Bose. On the occasion, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu paid tribute to the "patriotism and indomitable courage" that were showcased by Bose and stated that his sacrifice inspired the youth of the country to fight for independence

BJD retains Pipili assembly constituency in Odisha as Rudra Pratap Maharathy wins by margin of 20,196 votes
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BJD retains Pipili assembly constituency in Odisha as Rudra Pratap Maharathy wins by margin of 20,196 votes

The by-election was necessitated following the death of sitting BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy in October last year.

Cyclone Gulab: Landfall complete, cyclonic storm intensity unchanged; two dead, one missing in AP
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Cyclone Gulab: Landfall complete, cyclonic storm intensity unchanged; two dead, one missing in AP

As per the IMD the system is now likely to move westward and weaken into deep depression

Odisha to host Men's Hockey Junior World Cup in November-December
Sports

Odisha to host Men's Hockey Junior World Cup in November-December

Odisha CM said Hockey India had recently approached the Odisha government to support them for the Men's Junior World Cup to be held in two months time.

Odisha government to continue sponsoring Indian hockey over coming decade, says Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik
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Odisha government to continue sponsoring Indian hockey over coming decade, says Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

Patnaik made the announcement at a felicitation ceremony that was held for the hockey players shortly after their arrival in Odisha.

Odisha government to spend Rs 693.35 crore on building 89 multi-purpose indoor stadiums
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Odisha government to spend Rs 693.35 crore on building 89 multi-purpose indoor stadiums

The decision in this regard was taken at the state cabinet meeting, presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

'A very special call': After hockey bronze at Tokyo Olympics, PM dials Team India | Watch
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'A very special call': After hockey bronze at Tokyo Olympics, PM dials Team India | Watch

PM Modi spoke to Indian men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh and head coach Graham Reid, wishing them on winning the bronze medal at Tokyo Games.

Odisha government nominates sprinter Dutee Chand for Khel Ratna
Sports

Odisha government nominates sprinter Dutee Chand for Khel Ratna

Apart from Dutee, the Odisha government also sent five other recommendations to the sports ministry, said an official in Bhubaneswar.

Odisha govt orders probe into 'spurious' COVID-19 medicines in Bhubaneswar, 5 other districts
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Odisha govt orders probe into 'spurious' COVID-19 medicines in Bhubaneswar, 5 other districts

Officials said that 'spurious' tablets of Favipiravir were seized in Bolangir, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Rourkela and Bhubaneswar districts on 11 June

BJP, BJD engage in blame game after Odisha features among bottom five states of NITI Aayog's SDG Index
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BJP, BJD engage in blame game after Odisha features among bottom five states of NITI Aayog's SDG Index

BJP MP Aparajita Sarangi and BJD Rajya Sabha member Amar Patnaik accused each other of misleading people over the development projects undertaken in the state

Odisha to start online classes in colleges, varsities from 1 June; hostels to remain closed
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Odisha to start online classes in colleges, varsities from 1 June; hostels to remain closed

The Odisha Higher Education Department had earlier announced summer vacations from 5 May to 31 May

Cyclone Yaas: Amit Shah reviews preparations with West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh CMs
India

Cyclone Yaas: Amit Shah reviews preparations with West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh CMs

The Union Home Minister also said that units of the Indian Coast Guard, the Navy, Army and Air Force have been kept on standby to help in relief operations

Odisha government announces literary awards in memory of eminent Odia writer Manoj Das
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Odisha government announces literary awards in memory of eminent Odia writer Manoj Das

Manoj Das, an eminent Indian author who wrote both in Odia and English language, passed away at the age of 87 on 2 April.

Summer vacation for higher education institutions in Odisha begins today as state enters lockdown
India

Summer vacation for higher education institutions in Odisha begins today as state enters lockdown

An education department order, however, stated that viva-voce and interviews of PhD and other research scholars will be held on scheduled dates

Odisha suspends vaccination in five districs due to shortage, says unable to give second dose to 45 plus
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Odisha suspends vaccination in five districs due to shortage, says unable to give second dose to 45 plus

Keeping in view the prevailing shortage of vaccines, the state government is not sure whether it can start the third phase of vaccination from 1 May

Students demand cancellation of Odisha Class 10 exam, stage protest outside Naveen Patnaik’s residence
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Students demand cancellation of Odisha Class 10 exam, stage protest outside Naveen Patnaik’s residence

Amid a rise in COVID-19 cases, the state board had put exams on hold but did not clarify if they will be held later or cancelled

Amid surge in coronavirus cases, Odisha govt seals border with Chhattisgarh
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Amid surge in coronavirus cases, Odisha govt seals border with Chhattisgarh

Official sources said the COVID-19 situation in Nuapada district, bordering Chhattisgarh, has been categorised as 'critical'

Odissi dancer Laxmipriya Mohapatra passes away at 86; CM Naveen Patnaik pays tributes, announces state funeral
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Odissi dancer Laxmipriya Mohapatra passes away at 86; CM Naveen Patnaik pays tributes, announces state funeral

Mohapatra is credited with being the first woman to perform Gotipua, a precursor of Odissi, on stage.