Odisha News


Electrification of rail lines in Odisha on fast-track

An East Coast Railway official said works of both the projects are going on war-footing and the electrification of railway lines is expected to be completed by end of December.

published : 16 Nov 2019

Critically-ill youth from Odisha seeks CM’s help to trace father

Hemant Kumar Routray, a hardware trader, went missing from Raghunathpur Bazaar in September.

published : 16 Nov 2019

Paddy procurement fails to take off in Odisha's Sambalpur

Many farmers had brought their paddy to the market yards but were left dejected when they saw there was no arrangement in place for procurement.

published : 16 Nov 2019

Odisha youth held for posting obscene photos of woman

One of the victim’s friends noticed the obscene photos and informed the woman who later lodged a complaint with the local police.

published : 16 Nov 2019

Two snatchers nabbed in Odisha; stolen gold ornaments worth Rs 30 lakh seized

They were identified as Rabindra Nayak (27) of Gobinda village, Deepak Jena (22) of Kundei and Deepak Rana (30) of Singarpur.

published : 16 Nov 2019

Cancer screening moves at snail’s pace in Odisha's Ganjam district

Ironically, though the administration observed the World Diabetes Day with fanfare on Thursday, the Health wing of the district does not have data about the number of diabetes patients in Ganjam.

published : 16 Nov 2019

Post cyclone 'Bulbul', mandis open in Odisha's Ganjam but farmers worried

While the untimely rains had affected paddy harvesting, fear of distress sale looms large among farmers in the district.

published : 16 Nov 2019

Bandhs hit normal life in Odisha's Sinapali town

The Sinapali Nagarika Committee alleged that despite meeting the eligibility criteria, Sinapali is yet to be given the NAC status due to administrative apathy.

published : 16 Nov 2019

Tribal girls in Odisha's Koraput to lead campaign against child marriage

These girls would visit various blocks and spread awareness among people about the ills of child marriage and the need for educating girls.

published : 16 Nov 2019

Cashew growers in Odisha's Sundargarh aim at long term gains

Cashew cultivation is slowly but steadily going up in Sundargarh district with farmers opting for the high  value cash crop as a long term investment.

published : 16 Nov 2019

Sleepless nights for farmers in Odisha's Deogarh as jumbos feast on crops

Straying of elephants into villages is not new in the district as most of them are located close to forests but this time, more number of elephants are entering human habitations in search of food.

published : 16 Nov 2019

After polygraph test, Odisha priest held for murder of disciple

Informing this to mediapersons, SP M Sandip Sampad said there was past rivalry between Chouban and Bhujbal over carrying out rituals in the temple.

published : 16 Nov 2019

11 persons hurt in stray dog attack at Odisha's Pandigaon village

While the condition of the three among them, including the minors, is serious, eight others are undergoing  treatment at Dharamgarh community health centre.

published : 16 Nov 2019

Deanding probe on panchayat oficer death, BJP stages black gag protest in Odisha Assembly

Members of the Opposition will continue the silent protest inside House till a case is registered against accused in the death of panchayat extension officer Smitarani.

published : 16 Nov 2019

Odisha government to submit damage report of cyclone 'Bulbul' in a week

The State Government will submit cyclone damage assessment report to the Centre along with the demand for Central assistance for Bulbul-hit districts by end of next week.  

published : 16 Nov 2019