Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation (OMBADC) has received a Rs 1,000 crore fund for development of mining-affected areas in the state, including Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda and Mayurbhanj, said an official on Wednesday. The official said projects worth Rs 900 crore haveMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 21:02 IST
Bhubaneswar: The IMD on Wednesday issued thunderstorm and lightning warning in 18 districts of Odisha. It also cautioned the people in the 18 districts to take shelter in nearby buildings or other safe locations. The districts are Maurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur,More
Published 16-Aug-2017 16:10 IST
Dhenkanal (Odisha): A woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant at a village in Odisha's Dhenkanal district on Wednesday. The elephant attacked the house of 55-year-old Uma Gadnayak at Kankadasoda village under Mahabirod forest range in the early hours on Wednesday, Assistant Conservator ofMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 15:58 IST
Bhubaneswar: At least four labourers were killed and three injured when a heap of coal collapsed on them at Adani Group managed Dhamra port in Odisha's Bhadrak district on Tuesday, witnesses said.
Published 15-Aug-2017 17:00 IST | Updated 07:30 IST
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik suddenly felt unwell while addressing the people at the Independence Day function on Tuesday but officials said he recovered soon after. "The Chief Minister suddenly did not feel well due to humidity. Now he is completely OK and at Naveen Nivas (hisMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 11:35 IST
Berhampur (Odisha): Three differently abled persons, including two women fell ill while standing in the queue at the 'Bhima Bhoi Samartha Sibira' held at Polasara, about 45-km from here in Ganjam district on Monday. The 'Sibira' (camp) was organised by the block development office to identify theMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 21:56 IST
Kendrapara (Odisha): Forest personnel on Monday arrested six fishermen and seized a motorised boat in a fresh crackdown on illegal fishing in Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in Odisha's Kendrapara district. The fishermen were caught by the patrolling unit of the forest department near uninhabitedMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 19:44 IST
Bhubaneswar: While forecasting heavy rainfall in interior parts of the state during next 24 hours, the IMD on Monday issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for 18 districts of Odisha. "Heavy rainfall is likely to occur in one or two places in interior Odisha during the next 24 hours," IMD said inMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 15:50 IST
Bhubaneswar: The deadly swine flu has so far claimed eight lives in Odisha while 103 persons are now affected by the disease in the state, a health official said on Sunday. The official said 16 of 28 samples tested positive for swine flu on Sunday, as the number of affected persons increased to 103.
Published 13-Aug-2017 21:28 IST
Malkangiri: In a shameful incident, a married tribal woman was raped in broad daylight but no one came to her rescue. Rather, some recorded the heinous act on their phones and uploaded it on social media.
Published 13-Aug-2017 17:02 IST | Updated 17:24 IST
Baripada (Odisha): Five farm labourers, including three women, were killed and 12 others seriously injured when a van carrying them overturned in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district on Sunday. The pick-up van, carrying the agriculture workers from Baisinga area, was proceeding towards Udala when it lostMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 16:03 IST
Rourkela: Police on Saturday arrested three members of the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) and seized arms from them. The police arrested the trio after a raid at a house at Gobira near Kuanrmunda. Four of the PLFI members along with the area commander Biswajit Bhagat, were hiding in theMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 19:11 IST
Angul: Contrary to female foeticide and choosing boys over girls, daughters are preferred more than sons by childless couples during adoption, said a report here. The so-called Indian trend seems broken as many couples here can be witnessed adopting a daughter than a son.
Published 12-Aug-2017 18:44 IST
Bhubaneswar: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday flagged off the extension of the Rourkela-Jammu Tawi-Rourkela Express up to Sambalpur through video conferencing from New Delhi.
Published 12-Aug-2017 17:03 IST
Bhubaneswar: The members of the All Odisha LPG Distributors Association on Saturday staged an agitation and stopped gas distribution services for a day protesting arrest of three persons in connection with the death of four members of a family in a fire mishap at Rourkela. About 400 members of theMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 16:51 IST
New Delhi: BJD MP Baijayant Jay Panda on Friday batted for direct election of members to the Rajya Sabha and criticised the veto power given to the upper house of Parliament. The Rajya Sabha was supposed to act as a check against "populist" measures being adopted by the Lok Sabha instead of holdingMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 07:13 IST
Bhubaneswar: Extension of Rourkela-Jammu Tawi-Rourkela Express up to Sambalpur would be flagged off and free Wi-Fi Services introduced at Palasa Station tomorrow. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu will flag off the extension of the express train and inaugurate the Wi-Fi services through videoMore
Published 11-Aug-2017 20:29 IST
Bhubaneswar: The much-awaited tourism project of 'Dhauli' will be inaugurated by chief minister Naveen Patnaik tomorrow. A new bus stand, parking space, a shopping complex and road side illumination will be added to the famous tourist spot.
Published 11-Aug-2017 19:48 IST
Berhampur (Odisha): A woman delivered a baby outside the labour room of MKCG Medical College and Hospital here as she was allegedly denied entry into the room, prompting the authorities to order an inquiry into the matter. The woman was allegedly denied entry into the labour room by the officials ofMore
Published 11-Aug-2017 19:11 IST
Bhubaneswar: A revenue inspector was arrested by anti-graft vigilance wing in Odisha's Sundargarh district for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 5000 from a man for demarcation of land. Acting on a complaint, vigilance sleuths laid a trap and arrested Ajaya Kumar Amat in Birbira Revenue Circle, andMore
Published 11-Aug-2017 16:17 IST | Updated 16:22 IST

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