In Odisha, 244 Covid-19 patients recovered on Sunday as per the report produced by the Health and Family Department. As per the sources, the total number of recovered cases in Odisha is now 3,26,210.

Over 35 Bird Species Recognized at Balasore’s Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary

As per the sources, over 35 species of bird are identified at Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary in Balasore. With the starting of the annual bird census on Sunday, three forest officials under the Assistant Conservator of Forest carried out in three different places, namely Khumkut, Bugalibandha and Rissia dam.

One More ATM Loot Case in Dhenkanal

In Dhenkanal, one person has been arrested in connection with an ATM loot case at Nimabahali Square. As per the sources, the accused had broken and had opened SBI ATM at Nimabahali Square on Dec 14 and 15 and had looted Rs. 26.56 lakhs of cash. Four persons have been arrested by police in this connection, and one is absconding.

30Kg Ganja Seized in Cuttack

On Sunday around 30kg of Ganja worth Rs 3 lakhs was seized by the Excise Intelligence & Enforcement Bureau in Cuttack. Two persons, including a woman have been arrested in this connection. The accused are identified from Bidanasi and Kisna Nagar area of the district. A four-wheeler has also been seized from their possession.

Girl Falls into River during Picnic in Sundargarh

On Sunday, a young girl went missing after falling into the river while taking selfies during the picnic at Kanakund in the Sundargarh district. As per the report, the girl is identified as Anupama Prajapati, daughter of Anand Prajapati in the Rajgangpur area. She had gone with her friends to Kanakund for a picnic where the incident took place.

Regular Classes for UG and PG Students from Jan 11

As per the report, the Department of Higher Education today announced the commencement of classroom teaching in universities and colleges from January 11, for the academic year 2020-21 for final year undergraduate and postgraduate students after the long gap due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Gangrape in Keonjhar, Four Arrested

The police have arrested four persons in Keonjhar for gang-raping a minor girl from Jalananda village in Anandpur. The 17-year-old girl was staying with her widowed mother in the village. As per the report, the involved accused were identified as Meda Naik, Balia Naik, Kuna Naik, and Chugulu Naik. Further investigation on this matter is underway..