Odisha News


Odisha to be data-hub soon

The project is scheduled to be completed in 24 months and will irrigate 8,182 hectares of land in Mayurbhanj district.

published : 29 Mar 2022

Single window authority clears 12 investment projects

LMB Congimerate and Rourkela Sponge LLP have also proposed to set up ethanol plants in Sundargarh district with investments of Rs 148 crore and Rs 135 crore respectively.

published : 29 Mar 2022

Gulmaki makes history, becomes 1st Muslim woman to head municipality 

However, BJD ignored the demand following which Gulmaki filed nomination as an Independent candidate. 

published : 29 Mar 2022

Poor Malkangiri’s stinking rich engineer: Vigilance sleuths find Rs 1.36 crore cash 

Demand for a high-level probe into all bills passed by the engineer in favour of contractors.

published : 29 Mar 2022

ROB project: Prohibitory orders clamped, 200 protestors detained

On Monday as part of a mass demonstration, a large crowd gathered at the spot and reportedly tried to stop work when police swung into action. 

published : 29 Mar 2022

Three girls hurt in bomb explosion

Sources said some miscreants might have put the country bomb inside the polythene bag and thrown it into the pond.

published : 29 Mar 2022

Renew tokens, lift paddy, demand agitating farmers

Earlier, Collector Parul Patwari had sought an inquiry into the reasons behind lapse of tokens and delay in procurement.

published : 29 Mar 2022

Trade union stir evokes mixed response on day 1

In Sundargarh, banking and transportation services were largely affected even as the strike evoked mixed response across the district.

published : 29 Mar 2022

Bhadrak's Gulmaki Dalawzi Habib makes history, becomes first Muslim woman to head a municipality in Odisha

In the history of Odisha, there had never been a Muslim woman helming the top post of any municipality. That changed last week when she won the election to the chairperson post of Bhadrak town.

published : 28 Mar 2022

Prime accused in murder of cameraman Manas Swain nabbed after evading cops for 45 days

Police said initial investigation suggests Manas was murdered as he was in possession of a memory chip having some sensitive content related to a few high profile people

published : 28 Mar 2022

National spokesperson of BJP Aparajita blames Odisha leadership for BJP debacle

She accuses BJD of using money and muscle power to win the polls

published : 28 Mar 2022

Varsities cancel exams for Bharat bandh in Odisha

Revised dates for the examinations will be notified later, said officials of both the universities.

published : 28 Mar 2022

Prime Minister Modi praises Odisha’s green warrior Rahul for clean-up drive

Terming him as a Swachhagrahi, Modi said, Rahul goes to the pilgrimage sites in Puri early in the morning every Sunday, and clears the plastic garbage there.

published : 28 Mar 2022

Star-studded National Para Athletics Championships set to begin today in Odisha

They will compete in multiple events across 12 disciplines in 185 categories.

published : 28 Mar 2022

Posing threat to old bridge over Budhabalanga river in Odisha , JCBs lift sand unabated 

Local residents alleged that sand lifting has been going on with the help of JCB machines, which are not allowed near the columns of the bridge due to the threat they pose.

published : 28 Mar 2022