One of the most important days of the Hindu religion, Kartik Purnima, is being celebrated on Monday. On this occasion, people worship Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi with full devotion. It is also known as Deva-Deepawali or Deva-Diwali. It also an auspicious festival for Jain and Sikh communities as the day is celebrated as Guru Nanak Dev’s birth anniversary.

In Odisha, 11 Places Recorded with Temperature below 15 Degree Celsius

In the last 24 hours, 11 places were recorded with temperatures below 15 degrees Celsius as per the report given by Meteorological Centre. The Sonepur is recorded as the coldest town in the state with 9 degrees Celsius. And other states like Balangir, Cuttack, Keonjhar, Baripada Phulbani, and Angul are also mentioned in the list.

The Low Pressure over South Andaman Sea will not be going to Affect Odisha

Odisha will have no impact from the depression that is well marked over South Andaman and some areas of southeast Bay of Bengal. As per the sources, there is no such weather injunction from the meteorological centre. Heavy fall is going to affect places like Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, and Karaikal.

Senior Officers are being Engaged for the Paddy Procurements for 2020-21

Twelve senior officers are assigned to handle the procurement of paddy by the food and cooperative department for 12 significant districts. According to sources, such a step is taken by the department to regulate the distribution of tokens to farmers in districts properly. The officers are responsible for supervising the process and ensure it is fair and neat.

An Objection made by Forest’s Department for Boundary Division in Bhitarakanika

The proposal of the forest department regarding the division of the boundary in Bhitarakanika National park in Kendrapada district raised an exclamation. According to some ministers, the demarcation will affect local people as their locality will fall within that demarcated area. A speaker of a ruling party raises the issue.

The Annual Census for Crocodile in Bhitarakanika will Start from 5th January

The Saltwater crocodile’s annual census will start from 5th January and continue till 14th January, which will be performed by ten teams with nine boats to enumerate the crocodiles in twenty-seven bays and rivers in nearby areas and within the enclosure. So, for the safety purpose of the tourists, the park will remain closed during this day.

In Three Days, the COVID Recoveries Dive into Two Hundred

As per the health care department, the recovery rates of the Covid patients are coming down steadily. The numbers of the recovered patients are dived into 200 in the last three days. 707 and 802 recoveries were recorded on Friday and Sunday. As per the sources, Maximum recoveries cases are from Khurda and Cuttack Districts.