The discussion committee for the Puri Jagannath Temple has set up a meeting to discuss all the 12 proposals set by the Supreme Court for re-opening of the Puri temple. After this discussion, there will surely be a verdict that might give a sigh of relief to the devotees.
Tomorrow, 19th August is expected to experience a low pressure with heavy rainfall in major sectors of the state
The state is experiencing a cloudy climate, and most parts of the state are already under heavy rainfall. As per the weather forecast team, there is a chance of low pressure on 19th August that will result in heavy rainfall in most parts of the state. Yellow warning is given to some of the districts of Odisha.
Malkangiri Situation under Control as the Water Level on the Streets is Deteriorating
After the rain has stopped, the flood situation in Malkangiri is under control, but still, due to the floodwaters being released from the Hirakud Dam, some parts are still affected, and the rescue teams are working to help the citizens come to safe places.
Farmers are Under Chaos after Heavy Rainfall in Bhadrak & Dhenkanal
Due to heavy rain, the farmers of Dhenkanal and Bhadrak are worried as acres of farming lands are drowned in rainwater. The farmers are worried about their crops getting destroyed due to this rainwater clogging.
The State Has Crossed the Mark of Conduction over 10 Lakh COVID tests
The state has achieved a milestone of completing over 10 lakh COVID tests by recording the highest test count of 50000+ in a day on 17th August 2020. This ensures that the state is on a correct path to find the affected patients on a high count to treat them as soon as possible.
The Schools are planning to reopen from the month of September with certain guidelines imposed
The schools are preparing to re-open from September 1 with a new syllabus and pattern. The authorities are waiting for the September guidelines to impose on this decision. As per the plan, the students from class 10th to 12th will be allowed to come to school initially, after which the effects will be implemented slowly.
GST Fraud Mastermind of Rourkela, Odisha Caught for doing a big scam
Rourkela GST Fraud mastermind started a fake company and created a GST invoice for companies to make a fraud of worth Rs. 712 crores. He is now caught by police and is taken to jail for this undeniable crime.