The socking incident occured at Sialjodi village under the Golamunda block of Kalahandi district.
Work in both the offices came to a standstill for about three hours as stray cattle invaded office rooms, officials said.
The Odisha government had notified the Government College (Autonomous), Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district as a state university in July last year.
Though the residents of Puri were allowed to cremate bodies at Swargadwar, it remained prohibited for outsiders since mid-April.
The reservation of seats for SC, ST and OBC in the ULB polls will be possible only after necessary amendments to the existing Orissa Municipal Act-1950 and Orissa Municipal Corporation Act-2003, an official said.
When Sahara backed out from sponsoring the national men’s and women’s hockey teams, it was the Odisha government led by Patnaik that decided to sponsor both for the next five years. At that time, many expressed surprise over this move.
Only Puri residents will be allowed to the temple for ‘darshan’ from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the first five days (August 16 to 20), Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) chief administrator Krishan Kumar said.
Jena said that out of the total 30 districts in Odisha, Covid-19 cases are almost negligible in 27 districts. However, the graph is high in districts including Puri, Khordha and Cuttack and the situation is not worsening, he said.
The move comes after the Odisha government had decided on May 29 to include disaster and pandemic management in high school and college curricula.
The Odisha government has been on a spree to shut schools with a low enrolment of students.
A first for Odisha, the blue flag tag, awarded by Copenhagen-based Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), was received by Puri’s Golden beach on October 11 last year.
The deceased has been identified as 62-year-old Jamuna Hansdah, a resident of Balibhol village, Karanjia Sub-divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Sudarshan Gangoi said.
Process to identify a suitable location for development of an airport has been started. All necessary steps are being taken for the airport in the pilgrim city, Behera said.
The incident took place in the morning, when the accused came to Naik’s house in Kuaramal village in an inebriated condition, they said.
The state also recorded 32 COVID-related deaths while 11,881 people recovered from the disease during the same period.
A resolution in this regard was passed at a meeting of the Council of Ministers, chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
“Thank Hon’ble PM Shri @narendramodi ji and Union Health Min. @drharshvardhan ji for the approval to establish PSA oxygen generation plants in another 8 districts of Odisha through the #PMCaresFund,” said Dharmendra Pradhan.
The Annual High School Certificate (HSC), Madhyama and State Open School Certificate examinations which were scheduled to be held from May 3, this year, were cancelled due to COVID-19.
Registering a total of 19 COVID-related deaths on Thursday, the overall death toll in the state went up to 2,140. Currently, the active number of coronavirus cases in Odisha stands at 86,950.