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Odisha celebrates I-Day despite Maoist-threats

Odisha celebrates I-Day despite Maoist-threats

Undeterred by the Maoists` threat, Odisha celebrated the 70th Independence Day amid gaiety and camaraderie with much patriotic fervour on Tuesday.

Aug 15, 2017, 11:01 AM IST

Odisha swine flu toll rises to six

The deceased hailed from Tirtol area in Jagatsinghpur.

Aug 11, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
DHE Odisha 2017 +3 degree admission: Second phase merit list 2017; check dheodisha.gov.in

DHE Odisha 2017 +3 degree admission: Second phase merit list 2017; check dheodisha.gov.in

The Department of Higher Education (DHE), Odisha is expected to announce the second phase of the selection merit list on August 11 (Friday).

Aug 11, 2017, 13:47 PM IST

IMD forecast heavy rainfall in interior Odisha

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday forecast heavy rainfall in interior Odisha in the next 24 hours with the southwest monsoon active across the state.

Aug 10, 2017, 16:31 PM IST

Odisha cabinet approves land, property rights to slum dwellers

The Odisha cabinet on Tuesday approved granting land rights to slum dwellers living in municipalities and Notified Area Councils (NACs) and property rights to those living in municipal corporations.

Aug 08, 2017, 18:48 PM IST

Odisha to open 30 new courts for speedy disposal of pending cases

The Odisha government has decided to open 30 new courts for speedy disposal of pending cases, Law Minister Pratap Jena said on Saturday.

Aug 05, 2017, 20:28 PM IST

IMD forecast heavy rainfall in Odisha

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday forecast heavy rainfall across Odisha in the next 24 hours.

Aug 05, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

Widow gang-raped in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, three held

A widow was allegedly forcibly taken away from her house in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district and gang-raped, police said on Wednesday.

Aug 02, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

Bhitarkanika National Park reopens for tourists in Odisha

A nearly 145 sq km stretch of the national park, with its vast expanse of mangrove cover and wetland spots, is an ideal eco-tourism destination for camping and trekking. 

Aug 01, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

Flood situation grim in Odisha's Jajpur, Kendrapara districts

The flood situation in Odisha's Jajpur and Kendrapara districts continued to be grim on Monday, said officials.

Aug 01, 2017, 07:07 AM IST

Odisha: Two minors fall prey to superstition, branded with hot iron

The baby was immediately taken to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Special New-born Care Unit (SNCU) in Keonjhar medical hospital.

Jul 31, 2017, 21:30 PM IST

Flood situation in Odisha's Jajpur, Kendrapara districts grim

Seven person had lost their lives in the floods with three deaths reported in Jajpur district and two each in Kalahandi and Malkangiri districts.

Jul 31, 2017, 18:00 PM IST
Viral video: Odisha teacher, standing with stick, makes students clean her scooter — Watch

Viral video: Odisha teacher, standing with stick, makes students clean her scooter — Watch

A teacher's "teachable moment" was exposed in Odisha after a video that captured her commanding her students to wash her two-wheeler was made public. 

Jul 29, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

BJP seeks ED probe into BJD's poll funding

A state BJP delegation met ED Joint Director Madhab C. Mishra here and sought the probe into what they claimed were hawala transactions by the BJD and its President Naveen Patnaik.

Jul 28, 2017, 16:28 PM IST

No chance of going back to NDA fold, says BJD

BJD on Thursday ruled out any possibility of forging an alliance with BJP.

Jul 28, 2017, 00:35 AM IST

North Odisha likely to escape a major flood: SRC

At least eight gram panchayats in Baliapal block, 21 panchayats in Bhograi block, 18 panchayats in Jaleswar block and 10 villages in Basta block have been affected due to the flood. One team of ODRAF

Jul 26, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

Odisha to set up AWS, ARG for better drought management

Odisha government on Monday decided to set up around 6,500 Automatic Weather Stations and Automatic Rain Gauges.

Jul 24, 2017, 20:08 PM IST
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik directs implementation of anti-graft policy

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik directs implementation of anti-graft policy

Sources said the Vigilance Department has already received 560 complaints against corruption in rural housing schemes.

Jul 24, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
Hospital apathy! Family carries pregnant woman on bamboo shaft  for 16 km in Odisha- Read the heart wrenching story

Hospital apathy! Family carries pregnant woman on bamboo shaft for 16 km in Odisha- Read the heart wrenching story

Earlier also due to lack of ambulance facility in village, a pregnant woman was brought on stretcher, but her child died in womb. 

Jul 24, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

Flood alert in six Odisha districts as IMD predicts heavy rain

Heavy downpour in the catchments could trigger flood in Baitarani, Subarnarekha, Budhabalanga and Brahmani rivers, a senior official said.

Jul 23, 2017, 23:07 PM IST

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