Sudarsan Maharana

In body bags and pics, they look for their loved ones

36 hours after the mishap, anguish and anger have taken over grief

10 hours ago

Odisha train crash: In the midst of death, miracle baby survives

The deadliest train mishap in the country on Saturday that claimed about 288 lives also saw some of the most miraculous stories of escape.

04 Jun 2023

Odisha train crash: Families frantically look for their missing kin

Crying uncontrollably, people moved to the accident spot at Bahanaga Bazar Station, Bahanaga School as well as Balasore district headquarters hospital (DHH) seeking the whereabouts of their close ones

04 Jun 2023

"People were groaning in pain, crying for help": Passengers in Odisha train tragedy recount horror

"It was like a small earthquake that we felt seconds before the accident. There was a loud noise and before we could react, our coach had overturned," said 18-year-old Md Nisar. 

03 Jun 2023

Clueless BMC wakes up to drainage issues in capital days before arrival of monsoon

The civic body, however, remains silent on how it is going to deal with flooding in areas where encroachment has drastically reduced the carrying capacity of drains.

28 May 2023

BMC to create network of 3L WGPs to streamline waste management in Odisha

The bidding process for engaging an agency has already been initiated and will be finalised soon, said an official.

15 May 2023

Man-animal conflict in Odisha: Too much pain, too little relief

At least 212 people who have been permanently disabled in elephant attack in the state in last 10 yrs are struggling for survival sans govt support

24 Apr 2023

Loss of trees burns Bhubaneswar’s heart, outskirts get green compensation

As per standard compensatory afforestation plans, at least 78,000 trees must be planted.

20 Apr 2023

Mercury soars, so do power outages in sweltering Bhubaneswar

As peak power demand jumped by 30%, unscheduled power cuts have become the norm making lives miserable

19 Apr 2023

CUO researchers find rare freshwater species in Kolab river in Odisha

The species was named after Dr Laishram Kosygin of the ZSI to honour his remarkable contributions to understanding the taxonomy of Indian freshwater fishes.

16 Apr 2023

Nano satellite for Odisha to track cyclone trend, mangroves

The Silicon Institute and Kristellar Aerospace have signed an MoU to collaborate for the project and set up an aerospace lab on the premises of the former.

15 Apr 2023

75th foundation day of Bhubaneswar: Women lead Capital’s urban growth  journey

The women leadership and women-led development in the capital has been remarkable over the years and is getting bigger and better with time, said mayor Sulochana Das.

13 Apr 2023

75 years of Bhubaneswar and beyond

Chairman of Odisha Skill Development Authority Subroto Bagchi recalled first coming to Bhubaneswar from Koraput at the age of eight.

13 Apr 2023

Tiger reserves do good, but Odisha slips in tiger occupancy

As far as Satkosia is concerned, he said, the state is hopeful of tiger occurrence in the habitat in near future because of the recent conservation measures in the protected area.

10 Apr 2023

Odisha: CHES starts early supply of locally grown mango variety

Early arrival of the locally grown variety possesses great market advantage which in turn facilitates substantial enhancement in the profitability for growers.

07 Apr 2023