Bhubaneswar News


Bhubaneswar police arrest four for duping banks of Rs 5 lakh across Odisha

The accused - Niraj Sahu and Yogendra Singh of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh along with Salim Pal and Mukesh Pal of Durgapur in West Bengal had allegedly withdrawn Rs 5 lakh in cash.

published : 27 Sep 2021

Legislature needs to revisit laws, reform them to suit needs of people: CJI Ramana

The constitutional aspirations will never be achieved until the most vulnerable section can enforce their rights, he said.

published : 25 Sep 2021

COVID-19: Bhubaneswar Judicial complex sealed after cluster outbreak

Sources said more than 15 Covid cases were detected from the complex in the recent days following which the BMC sealed the complex to check further spread of the infection. 

published : 25 Sep 2021

Minor boy assaulted in kangaroo court at city slum, three held

The incident took place on September 19 at Salia Sahi when the victim, a resident of Maruti Vihar in the slum, had a scuffle with another local boy.

published : 24 Sep 2021

BMC spells out rules for Durga puja celebration, city pandals to go live 

Puja organisers will have to obtain permission from an officer authorised by the Commissioner of Police.

published : 24 Sep 2021

'Can't cover natural drains': Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation cites NGT order

Municipal Commissioner Sanjay Kumar Singh said that covering storm water drainage channels is not possible as NGT has directed against covering natural drains.

published : 23 Sep 2021

Oscar-winning ‘The Father’ screened to raise awareness on dementia

The film directed by Florian Zeller, gives the audience a view of life through the eyes of an elderly person suffering from dementia.

published : 22 Sep 2021

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation identifies 75 vulnerable points in city drains

However, death of the minor boy in a drainage channel and growing outrage has prompted BMC to chalk out a fresh action plan. 

published : 22 Sep 2021

Bhubaneswar drain death: Many agencies but none accountable

More than it, it has shown that the Housing and Urban Development has hardly bothered itself about the urban flooding which gradually has been emerging as a menace for the city.

published : 21 Sep 2021

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation yet to spend 60 per cent of Rs 110 crore received in 2019

The funds were released by the State government to the civic body in 2019-20 for repair and renovation of 264 internal drains to manage storm water effectively and address waterlogging and flood.

published : 21 Sep 2021

Minor boy swept away in Bhubaneswar drain, body recovered 6 km away

Jyoti Prakash was swept away at about 2 pm on Sunday while he was trying to cross a small culvert on his cycle on his way to tuition classes.

published : 20 Sep 2021

Bhubaneswar zoo begins trial of muzzle bags to de-stress gharials during capture

There are instances when the animal sustains injuries whereas the forest staff also get hurt which is why the traditional methods will be chucked if the trial is successful.

published : 20 Sep 2021

Odisha mineral block auction: Jindal Steel bags Kasia block at 118 per cent premium

JSPL, which was declared as the preferred bidder for Guali iron block in Keonjhar district after offering a highest premium of 144 per cent on March 17, 2020, refused to execute the lease deed.

published : 20 Sep 2021

Two bars sealed, five arrested for keeping Bhubaneswar civic body squad locked in elevator

The BMC enforcement team led by Zonal Deputy Commissioner (South East) Anshuman Rath conducted raids in different bars over violation of night curfew protocol.

published : 20 Sep 2021

15-year-old boy swept away in Bhubaneswar drain, rescue operations on

Open drains in the city have caused a series of deaths, mostly due to drowning, during the monsoon season in the last few years.

published : 19 Sep 2021