Odisha News


Pandemic worsens plight of the disabled

The restrictions on public movement are adding to their plight as tourist places, temples, traffic intersections, bus stands and railway stations wear a deserted look.

published : 31 Jul 2020

Lower Suktel funds reverted to Govt treasury

However, an official said reverting of funds meant for projects is a normal process the money can be sanctioned again if required.

published : 31 Jul 2020

COVID-19: Four-day shutdown in Malkangiri towns

The shutdown is needed to contain the virus spread and carry out effective contact tracing.

published : 31 Jul 2020

Missing youths found hanging in Chhendipada

Bodies of two boys and a girl were found hanging from a tree in Balikudia forest near Balipata village within Chhendipada police limits here on Thursday.

published : 31 Jul 2020

Road washed away by gushing canal water

Sona Soren of Gadubhanga said water from a canal under the project inundated vast tracts of farmland.

published : 31 Jul 2020

Haemophilia no barrier for this covid warrior

The bleeding disorder tries to bog him down, but his steadfast devotion and sincerity keeps him going at a crucial time when the city is witnessing a surge in positive cases.

published : 31 Jul 2020

Plasma bank ready at Ispat General Hospital

Till Thursday, the Steel City alone accounted for 845 of the total 1,298 positive cases reported from Sundargarh district.

published : 31 Jul 2020

Determination key to success for farmer’s son

Sourav Kumar of Ambadola village in Habaspur panchayat has proved persistence can overcome almost any challenge.

published : 31 Jul 2020

Revenue staff face lockdown frustration

Locals detain additional tehsildar, staff for sealing a medicine store on charge of violating social distancing norm

published : 31 Jul 2020

Bindu Sagar water for Ram Mandir ‘Bhumi Puja

A group of social activists sent a container of water from Bindu Sagar to Ayodhya for ‘Bhumi Pujan’ ceremony of Ram Mandir to be held on August 5.

published : 31 Jul 2020

Congress left with only three office-bearers in Odisha

Factional fight in the State unit has also affected functioning of the frontal organisations.

published : 31 Jul 2020

Plea in Orissa HC seeks recognition for same-sex relationship

Petitioner alleged her partner was abducted by her family members for marriage; Court asks Jajpur SP to ascertain wishes of the woman

published : 31 Jul 2020

Odisha case growth faster than high burden states

With an average of 1,291 cases a day in last nine days, Odisha is among the nine states that have been witnessing faster growth.

published : 31 Jul 2020

Use ‘social vaccine,’ tests to go up to 20K a day: Govt

From the first one lakh tests in 10 weeks to the last one lakh in 10 days, the State has conducted more than five lakh tests

published : 31 Jul 2020

BJP fixes Ganjam Covid fatality blame on BJD

The situation remains grim despite deployment of additional doctors and officers to handle the situation.

published : 31 Jul 2020