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BJP blames Odisha government for frequent power cuts

Apart from power cuts, people in most parts of the state are suffering due to chronic low voltage electricity caused by delay in installing 500 new sub-stations, BJP said.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik urges Centre to build second bridge over the Brahmani
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik urges Centre to build second bridge over the Brahmani

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday urged the Centre to soon take up construction of a second bridge over the river Brahmani in view of the bad condition of the existing one.

Bhubaneshwar flight returns to Mumbai after 'smoke' in cockpit

An Air India Mumbai-Bhubaneshwar flight was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after take-off.

Bhubaneswar-bound AI flight returns to Mumbai due to suspected smoke

The aircraft made a safe landing. All the passengers are also safe, an Air India spokesperson in New Delhi said.

Odisha under the grip of intense heat wave

The maximum temperature stood at 45 degrees Celsius at Bhawanipatna, Balangir and Titlagarh, making these places the hottest in the state.

BJD govt in Odisha a failure on all fronts: Opposition

"BJD had promised to transform Odisha, but pushed the state backward because of misrule, corruption, neglect of farmers and farm sector and inefficiency for the last 17 years," OPCC president Prasad Harichandan told reporters here.

OHRC seeks report on physical torture of undertrial

The rights panel directed the additional DGP-cum-IG of Prisons to inquire into the matter himself and submit a report to the commission within seven days.

Rose Valley Group chit fund scam: Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay granted bail by Odisha HC
Rose Valley Group chit fund scam: Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay granted bail by Odisha HC

The Odisha High Court on Friday granted bail to Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay, who was arrested for his alleged link with the Rose Valley Group chit fund scam.

Orissa High Court notice to Congress leader in bail recall case

The Orissa High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Congress leader Arindam (Bapi) Sharkel asking him why the bail given to him on April 17 should not be recalled in a murder case.

Stray dog eats infant's corpse inside hospital premises in Odisha, onlookers record incident
Stray dog eats infant's corpse inside hospital premises in Odisha, onlookers record incident

A stray dog was found eating the corpse of an infant boy inside the premises of the sub-divisional hospital of Jeypore in Koraput district here.

Stray dog feeds on infant's corpse inside hospital premises in Odisha

A stray dog was found eating the corpse of an infant boy inside the premises of the sub-divisional hospital of Jeypore in Koraput district here.

Odisha sizzling in summer heat, Balangir hottest

Entire Odisha sizzled today as the blistering heat intensified and Balangir recorded 46.2 degree celsius to remain the hottest place in the state, where five persons have died so far due to sunstroke so far.

Biker killed while performing stunt in Odisha

A 25-year-old biker died while performing a stunt inside a Maut Ka Kuan (Well of Death) show at a fair at Jeypore in Odisha's Koraput district.

Odisha tribal held on charges of raping, killing 72-year-old mother

A tribal has been arrested on charges of raping and murdering his 72-year-old mother under the influence of intoxicants in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, the police said on Sunday.

Eight killed as nor'wester hits south Bengal, heatstroke toll rises to five in Odisha
Eight killed as nor'wester hits south Bengal, heatstroke toll rises to five in Odisha

Another person  on Saturday died of sunstroke in Odisha, taking the death toll this summer to five, while eight persons were killed and 14 injured when a nor'wester hit a number of south Bengal districts.

www.orissaresults.nic.in Odisha CHSE Plus 2 Science Results 2017: +2 Science Annual examination result 2017 declared
www.orissaresults.nic.in Odisha CHSE Plus 2 Science Results 2017: +2 Science Annual examination result 2017 declared

The Council of higher Secondary Education, Odisha, on Friday declared the Class 12 (Plus 2) Science results/CHSE results 2017.

All 30 districts can't be represented in ministry: Patnaik

"We have 30 districts. All 30 districts can't be represented in ministry. There is a limit to the number of ministers you can have," Patnaik told reporters on his return from Delhi after four days.

BJD names spokesperson, ex-minister for Rajya Sabha, speaker's polls

Pradip Kumar Amat had resigned on May 6 as the state Finance Minister, along with nine others, and the Chief Minister had effected a major reshuffle in his cabinet the next day.

 

Odisha: Bonda tribe man forced to pay bribe to doctor for wife's delivery!

A man belonging to the particularly vulnerable tribal groups (PVTG) Bonda tribe has alleged that he has to pay bribe to a doctor at the Malkangiri District Headquarters Hospital, for C-section delivery of his wife.

Blistering heat persists in Odisha, Titlagarh hottest again

Blistering heat persisted in Odisha on Tuesday with Titlagarh regaining its position as the hottest place in the state at 43 degree celsius.

Rahul Gandhi meets Odisha party leaders, revamp on cards

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday held a meeting here with party leaders from Odisha as the organisational revamp in the state unit is imminent following the party's poor performance in zila parishad polls.

SHOCKING! 18-yr-old gang-raped by lover, five friends for four days in Odisha

A woman was allegedly raped by her lover and his five friends for four days at Udala in Mayurbhanj district, police said on Monday. 

10 ministers inducted in Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik's cabinet

Ten ministers including six new faces from the Biju Janta Dal (BJD) party were inducted into the cabinet of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led Odisha government on Sunday.

10 Odisha ministers resign, reshuffle on Sunday

Finance Minister who is likely to resign from his post on Saturday, is tipped to become the Speaker.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to chair cabinet reshuffle tomorrow
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to chair cabinet reshuffle tomorrow

In a major revamp, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is likely to reshuffle his cabinet tomorrow.

Odisha speaker resigns amid speculation of ministry reshuffle

Odisha Assembly speaker Niranjan Pujari on Friday resigned from his position giving rise to speculation that several ministers may resign apparently to pave the way for the reshuffle.

BJD strong enough to counter BJP: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

BJD President and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said his party was strong enough to counter the BJP in the state.

CRPF jawan found dead in Odisha's Balangir, probe underway

A Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF) jawan Sanjay Bagh was found dead under mysterious circumstances here on Thursday.

India successfully test fires Agni-II Ballistic Missile
India successfully test fires Agni-II Ballistic Missile

The Agni-ll Ballistic Missile was successfully test fired on Thursday at 10.22 a.m from A.P.J Abdul Kalam island of Dhamara in Odisha.

Scorching heat back in Odisha; rains in some coastal states

Blistering heat conditions returned in most parts of Odisha after a two-day respite and maximum temperatures crossed the 40-degree mark in many parts of the country, even as some coastal states received rains.