Amarnath Parida

Young Kho Kho player bent on clearing hurdle

Sasmita Nathsharma has always believed that obstacles are meant to be overcome and must not deter a person from reaching the pinnacle of success.

12 Sep 2018

Wheelchair-bound man on mission education

Cruel fate and poverty might have succeeded in crushing his dreams of becoming a doctor or engineer but failed to kill his spirit.

06 Sep 2018

Faecal contamination high in Taladanda canal

 Water of Taladanda canal is neither fit for drinking nor bathing. An analysis by Central Pollution Control  Board (CPCB) has revealed that there is a rise in faecal coliform and total coliform

18 Aug 2018

Oil spill from Indian Oil Corporation again pollutes river Kaudia in Odisha

Following these incidents, thousands of dead fishes were found floating in Kaudia.

25 Jul 2018

Jagatsinghpur starts palm tree plantation drive

In the wake of alarming rise in incidents of lightning strikes, a palm tree plantation drive has been started by the district administration.

24 Jul 2018

Posco office verandah serves as classroom

The School and Mass Education department has done precious little to repair the school or provide  the students, a better environment to study.

19 Jul 2018

Odisha: Here, liquor and fish are offered as ‘prasad’

The ‘bhog’ offered to the deity are liquor and fish to cure her devotees of diseases like epilepsy.

14 Jul 2018

Technician crunch hits free medical tests

District Headquarters Hospital’s pathology laboratory operates for only three to four hours daily

05 Jul 2018

Odisha: Illegal dumping of shrimp waste continues unabated in Port Town

Dumping of prawn and shrimp shell waste collected from processing units in open field near Jatadhari river mouth in Port Town continues unabated causing sever marine pollution.

26 Jun 2018

New species of water strider found

The scientists of Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) have discovered new species of water strider, including marine skaters, from Paradip.

24 Jun 2018

Odisha: Model schools may miss academic session date

Infra work yet to start in many blocks, no land identified in two places, Govt norms deprive hundreds of students to take admission.

12 May 2018

Three years on, cattle insurance benefit eludes farmers in Odisha

At least 30 villagers move Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum against defaulting insurance firms.

14 Feb 2018

Crime graph looked skyward in Jagatsinghpur of Odisha

From tragedy to triumph, 2017 was a mixed bag of emotions. While the year saw the rise of crime rate in the district, villagers of Panchapalli under Erasama block were jubilant after a son of the soil

31 Dec 2017

ASI turns blind eye to Sarala temple cracks

The famous 16th century Sarala Temple of Kanakpur needs immediate attention as cracks have developed in many places of the structure including the sanctum sanctorum.

30 Dec 2017

Fire breaks out in IOCL Paradip Refinery in Odisha

Though no casualty or injury has been reported yet, sources said a pipeline inside the INDMAX Unit of Paradip Refinery caught fire at about 12 noon destroying properties worth crores.

12 Dec 2017