After a proper inspection in Cuttack, Sudhanshu Sarangi, Police Commissioner has informed the during the 2020 Durga Puja celebration, the height of idols would not exceed 4 feet. Previously, the state government had also issued a notice restricted the height to 4 feet, and after that, around 25 puja committees moved the Odisha High Court.

Ashok Sahu, Senior Odisha BJP Leader Passes Away

Former IPS officer and senior state BJP leader, Ashok Sahu, died at 68 at his residence located in Cuttack. As per the family source, the reason behind his death is prolonged illness. He was ailing for the past few months after a brain stroke. In the year 2003, he took his voluntary retirement and joined BJP.

Another ILD Opened by Adani Dhamra Port

Another ILD- Integrated Livestock Development Centre has been opened by Adani Dhamra Port in the Bhadrak. As per the report, the new unit will cater to Balimund, Karanpali, and Panchutikri panchayats in the districts. The company is now planning to open another unit at Jagula, which will cover Bansada, Jagula, and Dhamra.

Odisha Police Enhances COVID-19 Enforcement in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar

After the direction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Odisha Police has decided to deploy 50 more police officers as well as five platoons of armed police personnel to strictly enforce COVID-19 guidelines in the twin city. Bhubaneswar has divided into three zones, and each zone will be controlled by a DCP level officer.

Eco Retreat Expands to Five New Locations

After the massive success of the Konark eco-retreat festival, the State Tourism Department has now decided to organize more events at four different locations. As per the report, the new exotic locations would be Hirakud, Daringbadi, Bhitarakanika, and Satkosia, along with Konark. The event will be held from 1st December 2020 to 28th February 2021.

First Cut Off Mark for Plus II Admission Releases Today

As per the fresh report, the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education has published the first selection merit list for Plus II admission today. The first cut off mark has published on the website of SAMS-Student Academic Management System. As per the report, the first phase admission process will begin from 21st September and will continue till 26th September.

COVID-19 Takes Another Doctor’s Life

While the COVID-19 condition in the state is getting severe with time, the virus has taken another frontline COVID warrior life as Dr. Nikunj Bihari Das died at Ashwini Hospital in Cuttack while undergoing treatment. He was the Assistant Professor at Hitech Medical College & Hospital’s Department of Medicine. He got affected by virus during his duty.