Odisha News


Set up panel for leprosy patients: Orissa HC

The ‘umbrella scheme’ included programmes for their daily needs of care and treatment, skill development and rehabilitation of the cured leprosy patients.

published : 8 minutes ago

Cops book Sanjay, Pranab under SC/ST Atrocity Act  

Case registered under sections 143, 149, 354 of IPC and SC/ST Act

published : 9 minutes ago

Anganwadi worker death: Spurning love suspected  

Kotpad police on Monday detained a 30-year-old man for allegedly killing a married woman for spurning his advances. 

published : 12 minutes ago

Villagers block highway demanding basic amenities

The protestors withdrew the stir after police and local officials reached the spot and assured them of needful action at the earliest. 

published : 13 minutes ago

After SCB, VIMSAR in queue to start online ticketing for OPDs  

Sources said a budget of Rs 25 lakh has been allocated by the State government and the process has already started with hospital authorities floating a tender for the purpose.

published : 13 minutes ago

Slack enforcement gives rise to roadside eateries   

Worrying is the fact that over 90 per cent such hotels do not adhere to basic hygiene and sanitation.  Most of these eateries reportedly do not possess food license to operate food stalls.

published : 14 minutes ago

Aska factory mishap: Stir after one dies

Sources said, on May 16, two labourers engaged in distillery unit of the industry complex were grievously injured after a blower pipe burst.

published : 20 minutes ago

JSL inks pact to promote education in stainless steel tech

Chairman of SCTEVT and Industries Secretary Hemant Sharma said the collaboration will enhance the learning experience of both students and faculties.

published : 21 minutes ago

Thundershower activity in Odisha brings down mercury

The India Meteorological Department has issued thunderstorm with lightning warning for few of the districts on Monday.

published : 20 hours ago

Truck terminals along highways to curb mishaps in Odisha

The STA said out of 5,081 accident fatalities last year, nearly 25 per cent were due to collision of vehicles with illegally parked trucks on the highways.

published : 21 hours ago

DIMTS and IIT Delhi to conduct road safety audit in Odisha

As directed by the Supreme Court Committee on Road Safety, the audit team will carry out the assessment in three states including Odisha.

published : 21 hours ago

Entrepreneurs to boost fish output in Hirakud

Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, who visited Sambalpur recently reviewed the progress of cage fish culture in Hirakud reservoir.

published : 21 hours ago

Orissa High Court rejects JSW plea on quashing GST demand

As per the provisions of GST law, JSW Steel Limited was eligible to avail ITC of Rs 1,510 crore towards payment of output tax liability.

published : 21 hours ago

Redevelopment of SCB Medical College and Hospital put on the fast track

The premier medical college will be redeveloped as an AIIMS-plus institution with 5,000 beds in two phases at an estimated investment of around Rs 5000 crore.

published : 21 hours ago

Odisha: Funds, manpower enough, sanitation services far from good

There is no dearth of funds, manpower, resources and logistics, even then, sanitation services in Rourkela Smart City leave much to be desired in recent days. 

published : 21 hours ago