Bhubaneswar News

Utkal University’s MBA students allege ragging by seniors, outsiders

In aletter to the Vice-Chancellor, they alleged that first year student was asked to kneel down by third semester students and some others were directed by the non-students to address them as 'sir'

published : 27 Nov 2021

BJD faces flak from Opposition over attack on Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi

Strongly condemning the attack, State unit president of BJP Sameer Mohanty said Thursday’s incident has proved that women are not safe in Odisha under the BJD rule.

published : 27 Nov 2021

Bhubaneswar man lands behind bars for marrying two women

On receiving complaints from both the women, two separate cases were registered against Jena.

published : 25 Nov 2021

Bhubaneswar 8th worst in crime against women: NITI Aayog report

At least 170.6 women in one lakh have experienced some form of crime in Bhubaneswar, as per the Sustainable Development Goals Urban Index, 2021-22 report released by NITI Aayog.

published : 25 Nov 2021

Toddler recovers from 70 per cent burns, celebrates birthday with doctors  

Bedanshu was brought to the hospital after a pot of boiling water had accidentally overturned on him and he suffered extensive burns on his face, both upper and lower extremities and trunk.

published : 24 Nov 2021

Darted jumbo charges at forest team, five injured

The tranquilisation will remain suspended for the time being and will be assessed at a later stage, said a press release from Khurda forest division.

published : 23 Nov 2021

ICDS worker arrested with Rs 80,000 bribe in Bhubaneswar

On receiving the complaint, the Vigilance officers laid a trap, nabbed Harshamani with the cash. 

published : 23 Nov 2021

Structures near Bhubaneswar's Tarini temple demolished

A joint enforcement team of BSCL, BMC and BDA demolished the structures on the 5,000 square feet area of Maa Tarini temple on the Master Canteen-Ram Mandir stretch of Janpath.

published : 23 Nov 2021

Capital ranked 144, Silk City cleanest at 56  

We will improve further and come back with flying colours,” said BMC additional commissioner Laxmikant Sethi. 

published : 21 Nov 2021

Custodian of Osakothi heritage

Even in the face of modernity, Digapahandi’s Laxmidhar Mohapatra continues to paint Osakothi murals to keep the unique art form alive in Ganjam, writes Diana Sahu

published : 21 Nov 2021

348 Bhubaneswar slums to be revamped as ‘Adarsh colonies’

This apart, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation officials said, steps are being taken to set up community toilets in each ward to improve the city’s sanitation.

published : 20 Nov 2021

CPI (Maoist) shifts focus to Odisha-Chhattisgarh border

The death of Central Committee member Milind Teltumbde and the arrest of Prashant Bose (or Kishan Da) within months of the demise of Akkiraju Harigopal has changed the scenario.

published : 20 Nov 2021

Counter terror mock drill held at Bhubaneswar railway station

The mock drill was jointly conducted by personnel of RPF, GRP, Special Operations Group (SOG), Commissionerate of Police, Traffic police and fire service. 

published : 19 Nov 2021

Odisha varsity team to address infertility in Nandankanan animals

The team comprising veterinary doctors of medicine, gynaecology and surgery visited the zoo to check the infertility problem of lioness Radha and others, and off-feed and dullness in pangolins.

published : 18 Nov 2021

BJP and Congress hit out at BJD over Odisha's OBC reservation

Opposition threatens to take the issue of 27 per cent OBC reservation to National Commission for Backward Classes  

published : 18 Nov 2021