Odisha News


40 fall sick after eating at marriage reception in Odisha's Rourkela

A college girl undergoing treatment at RGH said all the affected persons had taken non-vegetarian food at the feast.

published : 26 Nov 2021

Three detained for sand mining in Odisha

Locals objected to the matter and took it to the notice of the Jajpur sub-collector last week following which the raid was conducted.

published : 26 Nov 2021

Two more super-speciality courses at Odisha' s AIIMS

The initiative will pave way for introduction of super-speciality DM/MCh courses in the two departments with two seats each per year subject to approval of the academic committee.

published : 26 Nov 2021

Covid-19 hits tuberculosis case notification in Odisha

Professor in the department of Community Medicine Dr E Venkat Rao said poor compliance from private healthcare sector led to underestimation of the disease burden.

published : 26 Nov 2021

Odisha Police seeks to confiscate drug dealers' properties

Khurda Police received information that Somnath and his father had amassed huge movable and immovable assets through the crime proceeds obtained by selling brown sugar and ganja.

published : 26 Nov 2021

Journalists attacked by District Headquarters Hospital guards in Odisha

The victims filed an FIR in the matter in Angul police station on the day and a counter FIR was also filed by the guards against the scribes. 

published : 26 Nov 2021

CBI conducts searches in Odisha, Uttarakhand in Rs 140-crore loan fraud case

"Searches were conducted at the property of the accused in Cuttack and in Dehradun. Further investigation is continuing," said a CBI officer.

published : 25 Nov 2021

Bhubaneswar 8th worst in crime against women: NITI Aayog report

At least 170.6 women in one lakh have experienced some form of crime in Bhubaneswar, as per the Sustainable Development Goals Urban Index, 2021-22 report released by NITI Aayog.

published : 25 Nov 2021

Odisha government forms panel to take up issues with Andhra Pradesh

The committee has been formed as per the decision taken at the meeting between Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his Andhra Pradesh counterpart YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on November 9.

published : 25 Nov 2021

Criticise the influential, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s advice to media

Presenting the Odisha Journalism Award 2021 to six journalists from the State at an event in New Delhi, Pradhan said regional media has emerged as a major contributor in highlighting local news.

published : 25 Nov 2021

‘Fake farmers’ in Odisha caught by remote sensing app

Inspection of around 6,000 suspected plots using satellite images to locate paddy and non-paddy plantations led to the revelation that 1,465 registrations that were made to sell paddy were fake.

published : 25 Nov 2021

BJP leader, 2 others held for egg attack on Odisha CM Naveen Parnaik’s car

BJP workers led by Yuva Morcha Puri town president Jayant Das had hurled eggs on CM Naveen Patnaik's car near Hospital Square.

published : 25 Nov 2021

Odisha Water Resources department, UNICEF join hands for better water management

The endeavour aims at engaging with the community on sustainable water management, equity in water distribution, water conservation and women as principal stakeholders in water governance.

published : 25 Nov 2021

NGT against non-forestry activity in Bhubaneswar's Ekamra Kanan

NGT’s East Zone Bench had constituted the joint committee after a petition, filed by Sushanta Kumar Jena of Bhubaneswar, sought permission for the construction of a high-rise building at Ekamra Kanan.

published : 25 Nov 2021

Probe launched into sterilisation surgery row at Aul health centre

Photos showing the women lying on the hospital floor writhing in pain after surgery on Monday went viral on social media, sending the health authorities into a tizzy.

published : 25 Nov 2021