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Bhubaneswar: The Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) on Thursday said it has clocked the highest-ever hot metal production of 11,243 ton for a single day on December 12. The previous record in hot metal production was 11,087 ton for April 2, RSP said in a release.
Published 14-Dec-2017 19:56 IST
Kendrapara (Odisha): Forest personnel have arrested 19 fishermen from Olive Ridley turtle concentration zones at Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary in Odisha's Kendrapara district. With this, the number of people arrested for sneaking into the prohibited sea territory has risen to more than 200 since lastMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 15:15 IST
Cuttack: The police on Wednesday arrested a 35-year-old woman here for beating up her four-year-old niece with a broom. The woman was arrested under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, police said.
Published 14-Dec-2017 09:57 IST
Bhubaneswar: Fifty-two MLAs of the 147-member Odisha Legislative Assembly have criminal charges, of whom 41 legislators have declared serious criminal cases against themselves, according to an analysis done by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
Published 14-Dec-2017 07:55 IST
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution to urge the Centre in setting up a tribunal for resolving the Mahanadi water dispute between the state and Chhattisgarh. The resolution was moved by government chief whip Amar Prasad Satpathy and was passed through a voiceMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 07:44 IST
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, whose social media following has been rising steadily, on Wednesday launched an innovative Social Media Grievance Handling Mechanism that the state government hopes will rejuvenate the government-public interface. The government said it would createMore
Published 13-Dec-2017 17:47 IST
Keonjhar (Odisha): At least four persons were killed and six others injured when the auto-rickshaw carrying them collided head-on with a truck in Keonjhar district on Wednesday, police said. The accident took place on NH-49 near Dangapani when some labourers from Danla village were on their way toMore
Published 13-Dec-2017 15:27 IST | Updated 20:13 IST
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday wrote another letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the third since November, urging him to set up a tribunal in connection with the Mahanadi water row. The letter, in which Patnaik expressed surprise at the Centre's changed stance onMore
Published 13-Dec-2017 08:41 IST
Bhubaneswar: Amid a walk out by Opposition BJP, the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill allowing the state government an additional expenditure of Rs 9,828.56 crore from its consolidated fund during this fiscal. The Odisha Appropriation (No 2) Bill, 2017, introduced by state FinanceMore
Published 13-Dec-2017 07:55 IST
Bhubaneswar: Opposition Congress on Tuesday came down heavily on the BJD government in Odisha and the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre, accusing them of misleading people to garner votes. "Both the governments have betrayed the people of India by making false promises just to get votes. TheyMore
Published 13-Dec-2017 07:54 IST
Berhampur (Odisha): A teacher in a government-run school in Odisha's Ganjam district was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly outraging the modesty of two Class VII girl students. The assistant teacher in Gahangu upper primary school, was arrested on the basis of complaints lodged by the girls, bothMore
Published 12-Dec-2017 20:29 IST
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has spent more than Rs 26.55 crore towards airfare of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and other ministers in three years. The state's Parliamentary Affairs Minister B K Arukha, said in a written reply to BJP member Dilip Ray, in the Assembly on Tuesday. He said theMore
Published 12-Dec-2017 17:42 IST
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly on Monday witnessed repeated adjournments after question hour as the members of ruling BJD and Opposition Congress and BJP created pandemonium over Mahanadi and farmers issues. Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat, however, managed to pass the supplementary budget of 39 departmentsMore
Published 11-Dec-2017 18:59 IST
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said the Maoist situation in at least eight districts of the state continues to "remain challenging" even as there has been a substantial improvement in the situation in other districts. In a written reply to Congress member Naba KishoreMore
Published 11-Dec-2017 16:34 IST
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Police has registered 93 cases related to circulation of "objectionable" videos of women till November 30 this year. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, while replying to a written question by Congress member Tara Prasad Bahinipati in the assembly, said 93 victims have approachedMore
Published 11-Dec-2017 16:18 IST
Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said it is not true that the Centre has rejected Odisha's demand for constituting a tribunal to resolve the Mahanadi river water row with Chhattisgarh. Some people are spreading disinformation claiming that the Centre has refused to set up theMore
Published 11-Dec-2017 07:12 IST
Baripada (Odisha): The headmaster of a government-run school was arrested on Monday on the charge of sexually harassing a girl student in Bangiriposhi area of Odisha's Mayurbhanj district. Tapas Kumar Giri (50), the headmaster of Andola Government Primary School, was arrested for alleged sexualMore
Published 11-Dec-2017 19:56 IST
Berhampur (Odisha): A former chairperson of an urban local body in Ganjam district has been arrested for allegedly conspiring to eliminate a man involved in his business partner's killing, police said. Accused Surya Polai, ex-chairperson of Aska Notified Area Council (NAC), was arrested in thisMore
Published 11-Dec-2017 15:31 IST
Malkangiri (Odisha): Maoists on Sunday killed a tribal man, suspecting him to be a police informer, in Odisha's Malkangiri district, a police officer said. The incident happened at a remote village under Ralegada panchayat in Chitrakonda area, the officer said.
Published 10-Dec-2017 19:05 IST
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off national carrier Air India's Bhubaneswar-Bangkok flight from the Biju Patnaik International Airport on Sunday. Air India's new flight is the second direct international service from the Odisha capital.
Published 10-Dec-2017 20:54 IST

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