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Pradhan sees deceit in Naveen’s words

 Stepping up campaign for BJP candidate Ashok Panigrahi, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan addressed meetings at Tinkani, Telimal, Agalpur and Roxa in Barpali block a

22 Feb 2018

Who cares for the film stars? 

Does the celebrity shine of film stars leave voters starry-eyed? Can they turn the tide in favour of their parties? Interestingly, Bijepur Assembly segment does not have a cinema hall and Odia films a

22 Feb 2018

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan addressing public meetings on Wednesday | Express
Bijepur development on my watch: Naveen Patnaik

The State Government has launched Parbati Giri Mega LI Project which would irrigate land in the drought-prone block, the CM said. 

22 Feb 2018

Kayakalp Awards presented

 As many as 12 District Headquarters Hospitals (DHHs), seven Sub-Divisional Hospitals (SDHs), 28 Community Health Centres (CHCs), 30 Primary Health Centres (PHCs) and 14

22 Feb 2018

Social media as health awareness promotion tool

 IN a bid to create a robust information dissemination system and public engagement through social media platform, the Health and Family Welfare Department on Wednesday conducted

22 Feb 2018

Rs 3 lakh IHHL fund swindled

 Vigilance sleuths on Thursday detected glaring irregularities in construction of Individual Household Latrines (IHHLs) under Swachha Bharat Mission in Lathikata block of Sundargarh district. 

22 Feb 2018

RSP’s power dependency to end shortly

Power dependency of the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) on the State Government is likely to be fully eliminated in next couple of years. While work is in progress for setting up another 250 Mega

22 Feb 2018

First night trial of  Prithvi-II successful

This was second test of indigenously developed missile in 2 weeks

22 Feb 2018

State Cabinet clears bauxite linkage policy

70 pc saleable stock to be made available for long-term linkage

22 Feb 2018

Jumbo calf carcass found in Khuntuni

 Carcass of an elephant calf was found at Paikarapur village under Khuntuni range of Athagarh forest division in Cuttack on Wednesday morning.S

22 Feb 2018

DGP seeks report, asks SPs to pull up socks

 Director General of Police Dr RP Sharma on Wednesday sought a detailed report from Bargarh SP in the shoes hurling episode at Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s meeting venue in Kumbhari

22 Feb 2018

State seeks paddy quality relaxation without value cut 

Odisha Government has urged the Centre for modification in relaxation allowed in the uniform specification of paddy for kharif marketing season (KMS) 2017-18.State Secretary of Food,

22 Feb 2018

Woman held for land fraud

 A woman was arrested by police on Wednesday for `59 lakh land fraud. The woman, Saraswati Patnaik of Cuttack district, was staying in Unit-V area here and working as a peon in a

22 Feb 2018

BJD, BJP blame game after shoe attack on CM

Mudslinging  and rhetoric between the BJD and the BJP continue unabated over the Tuesday’s shoe attack on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at an election rally at Barpalli in Bargarh distric

22 Feb 2018

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI)
Mahanadi issue was conspiracy against Odisha, foiled: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik 

Patnaik alleged that the BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh had hatched a conspiracy to obstruct flow of water in Mahanadi by constructing projects on upstream of the river.

21 Feb 2018

AP officials visit Kotia villages again

A team of Andhra Pradesh Government officials from Vizianagaram visited the disputed Kotia villages in Koraput district on Tuesday.

21 Feb 2018

Temple City to co-host 8th Theatre Olympics

The Smart City will co-host the 8th Theatre Olympics organised by National School of Drama (NSD) under the aegis of Union Ministry of Culture.

21 Feb 2018

Sahitya Bharati Samman for Satkodi Hota

 The prestigious ‘Sahitya Bharati Samman’ will be conferred on noted writer Satkodi Hota for his research pursuits and outstanding contribution towards the uplift of Odia culture.

21 Feb 2018

Mayurbhanj reaps forest cover gain

There has been a remarkable increase in forest cover in Mayurbhanj district due to systematic management and implementation of Forest Conservation Act.

21 Feb 2018

Infant dies of burns, admin seals hospital

 After  an infant succumbed to critical burn injuries at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar late on Monday, the Sundargarh district administration on Tuesday evening sealed Om Appolo Hospital at

21 Feb 2018

Students of Brahmanagaon residential school in Bangiriposi in front of the Collector’s office on Tuesday | Express
Seeking teachers, students of Odisha's Brahmanagaon school walk 20 km to meet Collector

As per reports, students of the residential school have been facing a lot of difficulties due to absence of teachers.

21 Feb 2018