ONI Bureau: — Odia director & screenwriter Sisir Mishra selected for this year’s prestigious Padma Shri awards.
— Prabasi Odias in Mumbai stage protest against Odisha CM who is in the city to launch photo biography of Biju Patnaik – ‘Tall Man’.
— Angry mob vandalise registration counter at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar after being denied free t-shirts & helmets for a Cyclothon tomorrow.
— Fire in Rayagada CRPF Godown Guts files, assets; no casualties reported.
— NHRC team to visit Odisha on Feb 5 to probe into Kunduli gang rape and suicide case.
— OSAP jawan held on rape charge in Gajapati.
— Chhattisgarh: One police jawan injured in an encounter between police and naxals in Bijapur’s Pamer area.
— HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar & EAM Sushma Swaraj launch ‘Exam Warriors’, a book written by PM Modi for students.
— Alok Kumar Pateria appointed as ADG, CISF reviewed the passing out parade of 55th Batch of 2118 Constable/trainees at CISF RTC Deoli, Rajasthan.
— Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan expands his Council of Ministers; inducts three new members.
— CBI arrests GST Commissioner and eight others in bribery case in Kanpur.