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Murder plan goes wrong after petrol bomb explodes on plotter in Odisha

In a twist of luck, a 30-year-old man sustained severe burn injuries on Sunday after his self-made petrol bomb, meant to murder an agent who owed him money, exploded.

3 hours ago

Olive Ridley turtles arrive at Gahiramatha in Kendrapara | Express
Tagged Olive Ridley turtles come back for nesting in Odisha

There is every possibility of more tagged turtles turning up to lay eggs.

12 hours ago

Budget hike for Family Planning stressed

FPAI president Umesh Aradhya says 59 per cent of births have interval of less than 36 months while 24 per cent births are third or more order and 6.3 per cent are in the age group of 15 to 19 years.

23 hours ago

Union Minister Jual Oram at Rourkela Head Post Office on Saturday | Express
Rourkela gets Passport Seva Kendra

Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram on Saturday inaugurated a Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) on the premises of Rourkela Head Post Office, solving the problem of long wait for passport.

26 Feb 2017

Homoeo doctors find a novel way to protest

Expressing anguish over government apathy, hundreds of homoeopathic doctors in Angul vowed to protest in a different manner.

26 Feb 2017

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Tagged Olive Ridleys return to Gahiramatha for nesting

3,35,099 turtles laid eggs on the Gahiramatha beach, the world’s largest rookery of sea turtles

26 Feb 2017

14 seats for BJD in Sundargarh

THE results of 34 of 35 ZP seats in Sundargarh district were announced on Saturday. The BJP bagged 13 ZP seats, while the ruling BJD settled for 14 seats.

26 Feb 2017

BJP finishes last in Koraput

THE ruling BJD emerged victorious in Koraput district. While the party won 24 seats out of the total 29, Congress managed to bag just four and BJP could win only one seat (Borrigumma zone) in the thre

26 Feb 2017

BJP workers in a jubilant mood in Sambalpur on Saturday | Express
BJP celebrates show with Vijay Diwas

Only solace for BJD was Boudh where 6 party nominees were declared winners

26 Feb 2017

NREGS fails to reach women with disabilities

SECURING livelihood has never been an easy task for women with disabilities in rural areas despite implementation of several government schemes.

26 Feb 2017

Sewerage plants in all DHHs soon

The State Government has planned to construct sewerage treatment plant (STP) at the district headquarters hospitals (DHHs) following a directive of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

26 Feb 2017

Governor Dr SC Jamir handing over certificate to a student during convocation of Ravenshaw University | EXPRESS
Governor urges students to be trailblazers

Governor Dr SC Jamir on Saturday advised the students of Ravenshaw University to build a successful career and set goals in life.

26 Feb 2017

Slums turn underbelly of drug trade for youths in Capital City

The drug trade remains a major headache for the police in the Capital City despite persistent operations against it.

26 Feb 2017

Bangladeshis held for drug peddling

Two Bangladesh nationals were arrested for allegedly peddling drugs near schools in Begur police limits. 

26 Feb 2017

Minister of State, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan | PTI
Dharmendra Pradhan defends PM Narendra Modi on his poverty remark

Dharmendra Pradhan slammed the ruling BJD and opposition Congress for misinterpreting Narendra Modi's statement on Odisha.

25 Feb 2017

Congress claims it is still strong at the grassroots level in Odisha

Despite its worst ever performance in the panchayat polls, the OPCC claimed that the party is still strong at the grassroots level.

25 Feb 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi | PTI
Congress, BJD stall proceedings in assembly over Narendra Modi's poverty remark on Odisha

Dash was supported by other ruling party legislators, including Priyadarshi Mishra who were on their feet criticising the Prime Minister's statement.

25 Feb 2017

Centre asks State to get cracking on health plans

Health Ministry expresses concern over tardy progress of schemes, directs four eastern States including Odisha to expedite execution.

25 Feb 2017

Poll violence: Odisha BJP at Rajnath’s door against BJD

The BJP has complained against four officials, including three in the Chief Minister’s Office and another senior police official.

25 Feb 2017

Private bus owners threaten protest

Buses of a particular company were halted on Friday by locals who alleged that a passenger was looted in one of these vehicles on Thursday.

25 Feb 2017

Jaundice puts Cuttack administration on toes

Officials visited the worst-affected Bangali Sahi and Matha Sahi along with officials of Public Health Engineering Organisation (PHEO) to take stock of the situation.

25 Feb 2017