Odisha News


Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik begins virtual rally, seeks Tirtol votes for BJD aspirant

 They have extended their full support to the development agenda of the BJD government in different elections. 

published : 19 hours ago

After 32-year-long struggle, Odisha lecturer gets salary arrears four months before retirement

The High Court had earlier in 2018 directed the department to clear the dues of Basant Kumar Sahoo, a lecturer in Physics at Rajsunakhala College in Nayagarh district.

published : 19 hours ago

Odisha Assembly winter session to begin before December 31

As per rules of procedure, the Assembly shall have not less than three sessions with a minimum of 60 sitting days in a calendar year.

published : 19 hours ago

New housing complex in Kalahandi wallows due to Odisha government's neglect

The complex is now in a dilapidated state with many portions of the buildings getting damaged. The boundary wall is broken and the entire area covered with wild shrubs.

published : 20 hours ago

Silver plating of Puri's Sri Jagannath temple to start in 10 days

Four-inch thick teak wood would be used for reconstruction of the door while silver plating design is to be finalised in the next meeting scheduled on November 9.

published : 20 hours ago

21 years on, Odisha's super cyclone keeps haunting kin of victims

Parbati makes ends meet by fishing in the nearby creeks. Around 22 residents of Panikia lost their lives on that fateful day 21 years back. 

published : 20 hours ago

Odisha man faces cop cruelty for not wearing mask, helmet, suffers serious damage to eye

A 28-year-old man was thrashed by cops for not wearing helmet and mask causing serious damage to one of his eyes, in Baripada town on Tuesday. 

published : 21 hours ago

Odisha's Similipal National Park to reopen for tourists from November 1

Park deputy director Jagyandatta Pati said a maximum 35 four-wheelers will be allowed to enter the park from Kaliani gate in Jashipur block daily.

published : 21 hours ago

Ammunition dump of Maoists unearthed along Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border

Malkangiri SP Rishikesh D Khilari on Wednesday said, based on an intelligence input, an anti-Naxal operation was launched by security forces near Gunamamudi village near Bhimaram forest.

published : 21 hours ago

Baby girl 'sold' by mother for Rs 15,000 rescued in Odisha's Sambalpur

 A newborn girl allegedly sold by her mother for `15,000 was rescued by police and childline officials on Wednesday.

published : 21 hours ago

Flu rise amid mercury dip adds to COVID-19 worry in Odisha's Koraput

Over 500 cases of common cold or influenza are being reported daily in Jeypore DHH, MCH and other hospitals.

published : 21 hours ago

Child marriage attempt foiled in Odisha's Khurda

While the minor girl belongs to Dimiripatna village under Nayagarh, the 25-year-old youth hails from Lokeswarpur village in Khurda district.

published : 21 hours ago

Odisha government approves eight projects worth Rs 257 crore for OMBADC districts

Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy directed the secretaries of departments concerned to workout weekly monitoring plan for expeditious implementation of the projects in the mineral-bearing districts.

published : 21 hours ago

Man sustains injuries after attack by two miscreants in Bhubaneswar

The victim Satyanarayan Mishra had come out of his house at 6 am to pluck flowers when the motorcycle bound miscreants attacked him with a sharp weapon.  

published : 21 hours ago

Odisha, rest of India to experience colder winter this time amid fight against COVID-19

The temperature is likely to start dipping in Odisha from the second week of November, Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre scientist Umasankar Das said on Wednesday.

published : 21 hours ago
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