Teachers in Odisha flout social distancing norm at Covid test centreDistrict education officer Niranjan Behera, however, stated he was not aware about the instruction to conduct Covid test of teaching and non-teaching staff of schools. Odisha Governor appoints new VCs for six varsitiesProf Sabita Acharya will be the first woman Vice-Chancellor of Utkal University. Covid violators in Odisha cough up Rs 1.84 crore fine in 10 days Even as the threat of a second Covid-19 wave looms in the State, the Odisha Police has continued its crackdown against violators of safety norms. Dhauli needs attention, Bhubaneswar MP to CMA comprehensive development plan for Dhauli, prepared by architectural firm Karan Grover and Associates, is gathering dust since 2005. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on 3-day visit to Odisha from November 25The RSS chief has no other public engagements during his three-day stay here, the sources added. First Lady Sushila Devi no more, bereaved Odisha Governor puts duty firstSushila Devi, wife of Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal, passed away at a private hospital here on Sunday night. She was 73. Satkosia Tiger Reserve no good, send Sundari to Kanha: Madhya Pradesh HCHowever, the tigress would soon return where she belonged after Madhya Pradesh High Court directed that the big cat be withdrawn from Satkosia and shifted to Kanha Tiger Reserve. Odisha FC partners with Khimji in ISLOdisha FC, the professional football club from Odisha, has partnered with Khimji Jewellers for the 7th edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) which commenced on November 20 in Goa. ESMA Act amended: Punishment for inciting strikeThe new provisions of ESMA empower the government to prohibit strikes in essential services like fire services, excise, forest, prison, reforms, electronics and others. BJP chief JP Nadda’s Odisha visit to strengthen party baseNadda will focus on the regions where the BJP failed to win both in Assembly and Lok Sabha polls despite improving the vote share compared to the 2014 elections.