After a long halt due to COVID-19 pandemic, the light and sound show at Konark temple is all set to resume again from today. This is certainly considered great news for the tourists, especially those in Odisha. It is going to be a 40-minute show presenting the proud heritage of Odisha. The price of the tickets for the show have been fixed at Rs 50.
Naveen Patnaik Urges Modi to Provide Houses under PMAY to Fani Affected Families
Odisha CM has urged India’s Prime Minister through writing a letter to provide houses to the families that were affected due to cyclone Fani. CM Patnaik has urged about providing houses as per Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awaas Yojana (PMAY). Moreover, CM has cited in the letter about identifying 7.87 lakh houses that are properly geo-tagged and verified with Aadhaar as well in Fani affected districts.
COVID-19 Positive Tally Reaches 3,24,796 in the Past 24 Hours, with More 407 Positive Cases being Found
Odisha has witnessed 407 more COVID positive cases in the last 24 hours. This makes the total tally reaching 3,24,796. This information has been obtained through the State Health Department. Among the frontrunners, 60 positive cases have been found in Angul, 62 in Sundargarh, 25 in Cuttack, 26 in Sambalpur, and 46 in Khurda.
COVID-19 Death Toll Reaches 1820, with 5 New Cases in Odisha
A total number of deaths in Odisha due to COVID-19 has reached 1820. Reportedly, 5 more people have succumbed to death in the past 24 hours. This includes a 57 years female from Angul, 65 years male from Balasore (with hypertension), 44 years old from Bolangir, 72 years old from Cuttack, and a 65 years man Sundargarh (with hypertension).
Gold Prices Witnessed Little Hike in Bhubaneswar
Gold price has witnessed a spike in Bhubaneswar. As per the latest report on Wednesday, the cost of 10 gram gold of 22-carat has remained at INR 48,210. The cost of 24-carat gold has been reported to be INR 50,400, for 10 grams. The 24 carat gold price remains highest in Delhi at INR 52,320.
Crime Branch ADG Soumendra Priyadarshi to Appear before High Court in Connection with Bhubaneswar Minor Gangrape Case
Regarding Bhubaneswar minor gangrape case, Mr Soumendra Priyadarshi, the ADG, Crime Branch is going to appear before the Odisha High Court today. However, Mr Priyadarshi will appear through video conferencing. Noteworthy here is that the High Court had asked Mr Priyadarshi and the DGP to appear on 18th November.
Clash over Land Dispute Leads to a Man Get Critically Injured, being Attacked by Neighbour in Balasore
A man has been attacked by his neighbours over a land dispute in Balasore. The incident has occurred in Nachinda village that falls under Kamarda police territory. Reportedly, the concerned person called Sridhar Nag (along with his two sons) has sustained severe injury being attacked by neighbour Gouranga Nanda during their clash over a land dispute.