As per the Meteorological Department, the monsoon has returned from the State. The State is recording a fall in temperature in several parts. Kandhamal is witnessing a temperature fall below 15 degrees Celsius. Several other parts of Odisha are also witnessing a mild decrease in temperature and fog appearing in the morning.

A Herd of Elephant Destroys Acres of Crops in Bonai

A herd of 22 elephants has created havoc in the Kadadiha area of the Koida range. As per the reports, 22 elephants have entered the villages of the Kadadiha area. The elephants entered into the cropland as well. They destroyed acres of crops and created an uproar amongst the people. The forest administration is yet to take action.

Villagers Catch Illegal Transmit, and Sale of Rice Meant for PDS Distribution

The rice supplied by the government in PDS distribution is now sold illegally. These grains are given to the people below the poverty line. But earlier today, the people of Malkangiri village have caught a truck loaded with PDS rice that was up for selling illegally. The villagers have handed over the truck along with the driver to the police for further action.

OCS Written Exam Postpones Amidst Covid-19

OCS- the written exam conducted by OPSC has been postponed. The OPSC has announced this recent news. As per the reports, the exam was to be held in November. But seeing the Covid-19 situations in the State, OPSC has postponed the OCS written exams to December. The exam will commence from 7th December to 31st December. 

Nephew Kills the Maternal Uncle and Disposes of the Body in a Pond

A tragic incident has taken place in Rourkela, where two brothers have killed their maternal uncle as revenge for their father’s death. The incident took place in Biramitrapur Police limits under the Sundergarh district; the accused have been identified as Bicky Kujur and Aman Kujur of Girja Toli village. The deceased has been identified as Ballan Barua.

Festivity Grips Kendrapara as Maa Gajalaxmi Puja Arrives

After Durga Puja, the festive season will continue with Maa Gajalaxmi Puja and Kali Puja in several parts of the State. Kendrapara is now glooming with the preparations of Maa Gajalaxmi Puja. This region celebrates this Puja with all the excitement. But this time, the Puja would be different. The government has made it clear to prohibit people’s gathering at Puja mandap.

Mother and Son’s Dead Body found in a Well in Godi Pada Village of Jankia

In an astonishing incident, the dead bodies of mother and son have been recovered from a well in Godipada village of Jankia Khordha. The NDRF team has arrived at the place and recovered the bodies after the villagers made a complaint. The cops have initiated the investigation to find out the reason behind the death.