Odisha News


Newly-married couple die within hours of each other in Odisha's Harekrishnapur village

Sources said that Dillip Naik was returning home from his workplace at Gondia when he met with an accident on NH-55 at Biswanathpur.

published : 20 hours ago

Odisha has 8th highest active cases of COVID in country despite drop in daily caseload

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that although six are 'states of concern', the Centre is continuously monitoring the situation in states having more than 50,000 active cases.

published : 20 hours ago

Odisha rural polls: Parties join forces for Kotia panchayat, decide to put up consensus candidates

The meeting also decided that all candidates for the posts will be selected from Kotia panchayat for which the selection will be done by January 25.

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Odisha panchayat elections: Sibling rivalry talk of town this poll season

BJD MLA from Patna and chairman of the district planning board Jagannath Naik's brother Satyabrata Naik has entered the poll arena as a BJP candidate for the Zilla Parishad (ZP) member post.

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Odisha MSME body seeks CM Naveen Patnaik's help as coal crisis deepens

The CPPs are getting 40 to 50 pc of the required coal supplies since August 2021, creating a backlog of over 1,500 coal rakes, as most of the available coal rakes are being diverted away from CPPs.

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NABARD sanctions Rs 951 crore loan for Odisha

The roads with a combined length of 1,434 km will improve connectivity for 9.92 lakh people in 959 villages.

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No one should be barred from contesting panchayat polls: Odisha Election Commissioner

The State Election Commission issued fresh guidelines apprehending a large gathering of supporters of contestants for the ensuing panchayat elections on the last day of filing nominations.

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Odisha Higher Education department asks colleges to settle land for getting grants

Secretary of the department Saswat Mishra asked the principals of the government and aided non-government degree colleges to pursue the matter with the local tehsildars.

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Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh's Odisha unit to protest privatisation of NALCO

Privatisation of NALCO will pave way for retrenchments and exploitation of the marginalised sections of the State and make the jobs of the regular employees uncertain, he said.

published : 20 hours ago

Parts of Odisha to receive rainfall for four days from Friday

Despite the ongoing La Nina phase, the State has witnessed only a five-day cold wave period since December last year, which should normally be 15 days by the end of January.

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Odisha Zilla Parishad polls: BJD accuses BJP candidate Sasmita Pati of violating election code

Describing this as a serious violation of model code of conduct, the BJD leaders urged the Commission to take strict action against her. 

published : 21 hours ago

Orissa HC seeks report on violence over proposed JSW mega steel project at Dhinkia

The court directed the Jagatsinghpur Collector to submit a status report after one of the lawyer petitioners Kshirod Kumar Rout filed a fresh affidavit that was based on his visit to Dhinkia.

published : 21 hours ago

Pending Ama Gaon Ama Bikash projects spell poll trouble

Against this backdrop, many candidates are now in a tough spot as they feel that local resentment will reflect in the votes and impact their prospects. 

published : 21 Jan 2022

Two youths killed in mishap

Two youths died after their bike collided with an unidentified vehicle on the Biju Express Highway near Barandapata within Komna police limits here on Thursday.

published : 21 Jan 2022

Woman hacked to death by cousin near police station

Kumari was on way to lodge a complaint when she was killed

published : 21 Jan 2022