➡️ Headless Body in Bhubaneswar: Commissioner of police recover missing head of the deceased woman from Bharatpur forest. She has been identified as 28-yr-old Pushpalata Raula of Dhirkut slums in Bhubaneswar. 2 accused arrested.
➡️ Ishwar Chandra Behera who was arrested for his links with ISI gets convicted and awarded life sentence by ADJ court in Balasore.
➡️ Kotia row: Supreme Court accepts the petition filed by Odisha Government; hearing tomorrow.
➡️ 2 close aides of BJP MP from Bhubaneswar, Aparajita Sarangi including her Personal Assistant arrested on charges of beating a man accusing him of pasting missing posters of the Parliamentarian in several places.
➡️ Berhampur SDJM court allows Police to take Abhay Kant Pathak and his son Akash Pathak on one-day remand tomorrow.
➡️ BJD Legislature Party meeting will be held at 5:30 PM on February 17, a day before the Budget Session of the Odisha Assembly.
➡️ Padma Vesha rituals of trinities will be observed on 13th February at the Shree Jagannath Temple, Puri.
➡️ Massive fire breaks out in Angul; property worth lakhs gutted.
➡️ Odisha Footballer Pyari Xaxa selected by All India Football Federation (AIFF) in the Indian senior women’s football team for Turkey Friendlies to be played between February 14 and 24.
➡️ Death toll in Uttarakhand glacier burst rises to 36, 204 persons still missing.
➡️ Uttarakhand: Rescue operation in Tapovan tunnel halted after surge in water level. Around 25-35 people are estimated to be trapped in the tunnel for over four days.
➡️ Maharashtra: Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari denied State Plane to fly to Uttarakhand; Union Minister Ramdas Athawale a asks Maharashtra CM to apologise for insulting Governor.
➡️ CBSE suggests schools to conduct offline examinations for Class 9 and 11 by strictly following COVID 19 safety protocols. Academic Session 2021-22 for class 9th, 11th to begin from April 1.
➡️ Mughal Gardens to open for public from February 13 to March 21 between 10 AM to 5 PM. The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, will open the annual “Udyanotsav” of Rashtrapati Bhavan on February 12, 2021. Entry will be through advance Online Booking only.
➡️ Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh dedicate the water structures in the ‘Jalabhishekam’ programme in Bhopal.
➡️ Tamil Nadu Assembly Election: Polling time extended by one hour, says CEC Sunil Arora.
➡️ Amit Shah sets target for BJP’s social media team to reach out to 2 crore of West Bengal’s 10 crore population before polls.
➡️ No processions or big gatherings on birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on February 19 due to COVID-19 situation.
➡️ Flying of drones prohibited in Kochi from today till 15th February 2021 in view of arrival of PM Modi there on Sunday.
➡️ Flower Petals showered from helicopter on Devotees in Prayagraj on the occasion of Mouni Amavasya.
➡️ Assam Government decides to appoint sprinter Hima Das as Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP); amends integrated sports policy of the State.
➡️ Manasa Varanasi Bags Miss India World 2020 Title
➡️ Vijay Deverakonda & Ananya Panday starrer ‘Liger’ to hit Theatres on September 9.
➡️ US President Joe Biden approves new Executive Order to sanction Myanmar Military leaders.
➡️ Europe’s oldest Nun Sister Andre (117) who survived 1918 Flu Pandemic and both World Wars now beats Covid-19.
➡️ Saudi Woman activist Loujain al-Hathloul freed after nearly 3 years in Jail.
➡️ UAE removes Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash from his post in a cabinet reshuffle.
➡️ Uncrewed Chinese spacecraft successfully enters Mars orbit after a 6-1/2-month journey from Earth.