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Boy drowns during immersion in river Kharasrota

A boy drowned in river Kharasrota near Mirzapur ghat under Kuakhia police limits in Jajpur district while taking part in the immersion ceremony of Ganesh…

08 Sep 2016

Three killed in road mishap on National Highway 16 near Bhubaneswar

In a tragic incident, three persons were killed after their motorcycle was hit by a truck on National Highway 16 here on Wednesday. The mishap took place…

08 Sep 2016

BSNL's new plan to expand landline reach in Odisha

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on Wednesday introduced a new promotional unlimited broadband combo plan 249 to expand its landline network in the…

08 Sep 2016

10+2 fails to learn CBSE lesson on teaching hours

When the Higher Education Department decided to separate Plus Two from Plus Three and bring it under the purview.

08 Sep 2016

Groups clash during Ganesh idol immersion in Banki

Tension flared up at Kalapathar and Dhalapathar markets in Banki following a group clash over idol immersion procession of Lord Ganesh on Wednesday afternoon.While…

08 Sep 2016

Odisha AT chief 's police escort suspended

A constable of the Police Commissionerate has been suspended on charges of dereliction of duty on Wednesday.

08 Sep 2016

Mock tsunami drill takes place at coastal villages in Odisha

Mock tsunami drills were conducted in all 328 tsunami-prone coastal villages of the State to create awareness.

08 Sep 2016

CHSE yet to get Odisha Govt nod for Plus-two first year exam

Examination in the first year was recommended by the Higher Education department’s fact finding committee.

08 Sep 2016

Toilet construction takes a backseat in Capital City

Though four years have passed since Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) started building public toilets.

08 Sep 2016

Nuakhai cheer cut short due to less rainfall, Odisha farmers gear up to migrate

Nuakhai  celebration is over and the crop season has not been good due to inadequate rainfall.

08 Sep 2016

Online FIR test for Odisha cops after Supreme Court order

No system in place under which FIRs can be made available on the web.

08 Sep 2016

Bhawanipatna station struggles to be on 'AIR' due to staff shortage

Acute shortage of staff has affected the functioning of All India Radio, Bhawanipatna. Set up in 1993.

08 Sep 2016

Cargo operations at Paradip Port remain unaffected despite workers strike

The strike called by DLR and contractual workers of Paradip Port Trust (PPT) had no impact on cargo operation in Paradip Port as a majority of the employees…

08 Sep 2016

Flood damage comes to fore as water recedes from Balasore

Even as Subarnarekha and Jalaka started receding on Wednesday, flash flood in both the rivers has affected at least 38 villages in three northern blocks…

08 Sep 2016

Mahandi row: Naveen proposes September 17 for tripartite meet

The uncertainty over the next tripartite meeting on the contentious Mahanadi water sharing issue came to an end today.

07 Sep 2016

Dogs feast on dumped dead body in Bargarh

Dignity to the dead seems to have become a mere motto and the Supreme Court directive on the issue thrown to the wind.

07 Sep 2016

Two assaulted, burnt to death over sorcery in Chudangapur village

At least seven persons of Chudangapur village here were arrested by Adaba police for allegedly assaulting two persons.

07 Sep 2016

Ganesh puja begins with fervour in Jharsuguda

The 10-day-long Ganesh puja began with religious fervour and gaiety across the district on Monday.

07 Sep 2016

West Odisha celebrates Nuakhai with religious fervour

Nuakhai, the agrarian mass festival, was celebrated across Western Odisha with religious fervour on Tuesday.

07 Sep 2016

Superstitions continue in Odisha, Child branded with hot iron again

Incidents of children being branded by traditional healers are not new in Odisha

07 Sep 2016

Punam to Panchami, acid burns only women

It was in 2000 when the first case of acid attack in Odisha was reported from Kalahandi district. Three teenagers had thrown acid on Punam Singhal while…

07 Sep 2016