Odisha News


15 lakh devotees expected if Puri Rath Yatra returns to normal mode

After two years of Covid-induced separation of sorts, devotees may once again gather to witness the grand Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his divine siblings this year. 

published : 06 May 2022

Orissa HC to hear jail issues on holiday

Court has scheduled the PIL on May 21, a day after summer vacations commence

published : 06 May 2022

Woman murdered for ‘resisting rape’ in Larkipali

She had gone to relieve herself in a field, just 200 metres from her house at Larkipali

published : 06 May 2022

Subarnarekha port project protestors detain Tata staff 

The Vitamati Surakhya Samiti (VSS), workers of Congress and local residents have been opposing the project at Chowmukh.

published : 06 May 2022

Ojan Utsav to monitor growth in children

To strengthen monitoring of existing interventions for making Odisha malnutrition free, the State government has decided to roll out Ojan Utsav under the Mission Poshan 2.0 this month. 

published : 06 May 2022

Committee formed to probe excess sand mining carried out on Budhabalanga river bed

With increasing allegations of rampant sand mining being carried out on Budhabalanga river bed at Madhuban, an inquiry committee comprising additional tehsildar,

published : 06 May 2022

14-hour railway line block in Jharsuguda affects train services

Led by Brajrajnagar Citizen Committee and supported by clubs, civil groups, and members of political parties, the protest continued from 6 am till 8 pm.

published : 06 May 2022

Fake liquor racket busted, 7 arrested

Excise officials busted a fake liquor racket at Deulbandh within Town police limits and arrested seven persons in this connection on Thursday. 

published : 06 May 2022

Sal tree branches replace iron rods in Mayurbhanj anganwadi centre! 

The villagers also alleged poor quality of construction work which have led to cracks even before the building is ready.

published : 06 May 2022

Pradhan seeks hike in wage of mining workers

The Minister who hails from Talcher requested Joshi to implement the recommendations of the high power committee for the contractual workers.

published : 06 May 2022

Boat capsize in Chilika lake: One missing, 11 rescued 

Among the 11 tourists were three women and a minor from Remuna in Balasore who had gone to have Kalijai darshan.

published : 06 May 2022

Man injured in bear attack in Kodopali

Panic gripped Kodopali under Dharambandha panchayat here after a villager was attacked by a bear in the local forest on Thursday.

published : 06 May 2022

KIIT University hosts 20th MANLIBNET convention

The 20th MANLIBNET convention, a joint initiative of KIIT Deemed-to-be-University and Management Libraries Network, was inaugurated on Thursday.

published : 06 May 2022

Boyanika to diversify products  

For this purpose, young weavers of the over 600 weavers cooperative societies empanelled under Boyanika will be trained.

published : 06 May 2022

Villagers stall bid of opposition party leaders to enter Dhinkia village

Say entry is restricted to maintain peace, block Dhinkia-Patana road by staging a sit-in.

published : 05 May 2022