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The Orissa High Court has asked the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) and district authorities to ensure that no devotee is allowed to enter the sanctum sanctorum of the shrine. "Darshan of the deities in the temple by the devotees, including VIPs, shall be allowed only up to Bhitar Katha," the ...
The Supreme Court has granted bail to RTI activist Jayanta Kumar Das, who had in 2016 complained to then Chief Justice of India T S Thakur, accusing two sitting judges of the Orissa High Court of wrongdoings, leading to an in-house inquiry against them. Das was in custody since August 8 for allegedly ...

The Orissa High Court topped the list of criminal contempt, with 104 cases pending while the Allahabad High court led in civil cases, with a pendency of 25,370 cases. Under the Contempt of Courts Act, judges of high courts and the Supreme Court can suo motu or on the basis of petitions initiate contempt ...
Bhubaneswar, April 11: Odisha remained by and large peaceful in 2017, particularly with no terrorist activity being reported from anywhere in the state. However, 17 cases of communal discord and 52 Left-wing extremism related incidents were reported statewide, and Maoist influence remained a ...
department at its meetings held April 7 and as per Section 8 of the Orissa Conduct of Examination Act 1988, a lecturer, senior lecturer and reader assigned evaluation shall not refuse, save under circumstances beyond his control to do the work, he pointed out. As per Section 9 of the Act there is provision ...
After spending more than eight months in jail, RTI activist Jayant Kumar Das, on whose complaint two sitting judges of Orissa High Court are facing in-house inquiry for committing irregularities, is set to come out as the Supreme Court has granted bail to him. This is the second case in which he was arrested ...

Puri: The Orissa High Court directed the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) recently to ban devotees' entry into the Srimandir sanctum sanctorum ('Garvagruha') while hearing a PIL on the renovation of the Jagamohan. Devotees as well as researchers claimed that the HC order has put an end ...
SUNDARGARH: A delegation of Indian bishops went to the Christian places of worship vandalized over Easter in the district of Sundargarh, in Orissa. The prelates were welcomed by a crowd of priests, nuns and local faithful. On behalf of the Indian Bishops' Conference (CBCI), the bishops expressed their ...
Bhubaneswar: The Tourism department has recorded a promotional video on the tourist spots of western Odisha to attract visitors to these sites. The video has views of several tourist spots and heritage sites of Sambalpur, Bargarh and Bolangir districts. It was recently released on the Facebook page of ...
Bhubaneswar: The state government has failed to achieve the target set for construction of pucca houses under various rural housing schemes for 2017-18 fiscal. According to official report, the state has completed construction of 5,11,507 houses against the target of 10,01,066 during the last financial year.

Commenting on the offbeat format of Mettle Meet, Tathagata Satpathy, Editor of Dharitri and Orissa Post, said Mettle Meet is designed to put to test the logical and analytical skills of the participants. Mugging up GK books, therefore, would not be of much help to aspiring participants. He said Orissa Post's ...
BJD MP from Balasore RK Jena had earlier asked whether coal-bearing states like Orissa had requested for a larger share of the coal cess as they have to bear the environmental cost of the same; however, the Centre seemed to evade the question in the Lok Sabha. The MP had also asked the Centre if ...
Monkeys often enter and ransack homes in Orissa and other parts of India, usually looking for food. They aren't shy creatures and are well known petty thieves. They have been known to attack humans, but a police official told the BBC that the Saturday incident was believed to be the first of its kind in India ...
Finance Minister Shasibhusan Behera had presented a budget of Rs 1.20lakh crore for FY 2018-19, while a new legislation 'The Orissa Municipal Laws (Amendment) Bill 2018' allowing the state government to invoke anti-defection measures in civic bodies during no-trust voting was passed during the ...
Bhubaneswar: The preliminary rounds of Mettle Meet 2018, Orissa Post's flagship quiz contest, proved beyond all conceivable doubt that the craze for ... Highlighting Mettle Meet's objective of boosting the spirit of quizzing in the state, Tathagata Satpathy, Editor, Dharitri and Orissa Post, observed the contest ...
Nayak continues: “By 1938, there were eleven Gandhi Seva Sangha centres in Orissa and one of them was the Seva Kutir at Beraboi started by Krupasindhu Hota in 1934. Krupasindhu Hota translated Gandhian ideals into action. The three-roomed ashram housed people like Sunamani Devi, Binodini Devi ...
Mohanty was speaking at a seminar in the national capital organised by the Orissa Forum here. ... Referring to the 'Penguin Food Guide to India' article titled 'Feeding the Divine' where the origin of rasagola has been traced to Orissa, Mohanty claimed that the sweetmeat was later commercialised and ...
BJD MP from Balasore RK Jena had earlier asked whether coal-bearing states like Orissa had requested for a larger share of the coal cess as they ... the Centre if coal-bearing states like Orissa had opposed the move to give the entire proceeds of the cess to GST compensation funds besides asking for ...
CUTTACK Condemning the move by some opposition parties to bring in an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, lawyers of Orissa high court have decided to boycott court proceedings on Thursday. The boycott decision was taken at a meeting of the Orissa High Court Bar ...


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