Odisha News


Yet another agitation as ArcelorMittal starts work in Paradip

Displaced villagers of Udayabat in Paradip staged demonstration protesting construction of a boundary wall at the ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel Limited project site on Jan 13.

published : 15 Jan 2022

Veer Surendra Sai University levies grade point deduction, fine on six students for ragging

The students will have to submit an undertaking stating that they will refrain from indulging in any unlawful activities on the university campus in the future, the college notice read.

published : 15 Jan 2022

1.6 kg gold ornaments stolen from SBI in Koraput

Though the theft took place around two months back, it came to light after Laxmipur police detained a person in this connection on January 13.

published : 15 Jan 2022

Sans roads and public transport, Malkangiri's Gurupriya bridge fails to breach divide

A reality check revealed that despite the presence of Gurupriya bridge, villagers of four panchayats take a 4-5 hour arduous motor launch journey through Balimela reservoir to reach Chitrakonda

published : 15 Jan 2022

Millets in Sundargarh see low production, procurement target despite increased funding

Results suggest that there has been no groundwork but superficial publicity by private agencies of DMF and with the target set for procurement, people in the know say.

published : 15 Jan 2022

Civil Court complex in Cuttack sealed

The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on Friday declared the Civil Court complex as micro-containment after detection of several fresh Covid-19 cases.

published : 15 Jan 2022

Betel vine demolition: Odisha's Dhinkia Villagers clash with cops, face baton-charge

Four leaders of Jindal Pratirodh Sangram Samiti arrested for illegal assembly

published : 15 Jan 2022

Amid Covid waves, Odisha has spent only 29% of  health funds 

While economists have expressed doubts over utilisation of the rest two-third of the capex allocation in the next three months, the slow pace of utilisation has left the Finance Department disgruntled

published : 15 Jan 2022

Private schools, coaching centres in Cuttack throw Covid caution to wind

While schools are conducting 'doubt-clearing sessions' in person after obtaining undertakings from parents and guardians, coaching classes continue to operate unchecked by flouting all restrictions.

published : 15 Jan 2022

Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology takes action against six senior students for ragging

The fine amount should be deposited by the parents in the account of Dean, Students' Welfare by January 31, 2022.

published : 14 Jan 2022

Protestors clash with Odisha Police near proposed JSW plant site; many injured

The government has planned to allot land to JSW for its Rs 55,000 crore project from various villages, barring Dhinkia.

published : 14 Jan 2022

Suresh Mahapatra gets 6-month extension as Odisha Chief Secretary

Mahapatra, who was due to retire on February 28 this year, will now remain as the Chief Secretary of Odisha till August end.

published : 14 Jan 2022

BJP outlines corruption, OBC quota as Odisha Panchayat poll planks  

After a two-day churning of the state BJP leadership with district functionaries, the saffron party decided to go to the people with issues over which it had launched state-wide agitation last year.

published : 14 Jan 2022

Orissa HC sets aside Rs 2,045 crore demand notice to Sarda Mines

It further specified that a reasoned order will be passed thereon not later than March 7, 2022 and communicated to SMPL not later than March 11, 2022. 

published : 14 Jan 2022

Age relaxation not applicable for Odisha government posts whose recruitment process has started

Odisha cabinet had approved a proposal to enhance the upper age limit of all government jobs from 32 years to 38 years to give ample chance to candidates to participate in recruitment examinations.

published : 14 Jan 2022