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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.

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.

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. 

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.

Four killed in road mishap in Odisha's Mayurbhanj

Two youths died on the spot at Kainsari bridge on Badasahi-Betanati road when their bike rammed into a speeding tractor this morning.

DHE Odisha +3 Admission Third Selection List 2017 released at dheodisha.gov.in
DHE Odisha +3 Admission Third Selection List 2017 released at dheodisha.gov.in

The Department of Higher Education (DHE) Odisha has released DHE Odisha +3 Admission Third Selection List 2017 on Tuesday.

DHE Odisha +3 Admission Third Selection List 2017 to be released today; check dheodisha.gov.in
DHE Odisha +3 Admission Third Selection List 2017 to be released today; check dheodisha.gov.in

The Department of Higher Education (DHE) Odisha will release DHE Odisha +3 Admission Third Selection List 2017 on Tuesday.

MeT department issues heavy rainfall warning for Odisha, raises red alert for next 24 hours
MeT department issues heavy rainfall warning for Odisha, raises red alert for next 24 hours

Heavy rainfall warning has been issued in Odisha raising a red alert for the next 24 hours. According to the MeT department, the heavy pouring is caused due to a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal.

Raging flood waters wash away massive rail bridge in Odisha's Rayagada - WATCH
Raging flood waters wash away massive rail bridge in Odisha's Rayagada - WATCH

A railway bridge on Saturday has been washed away in fierce flow of Nagavali River in Odisha's Rayagada.

Odisha seeks army, IAF help in flooded areas

The Chief Minister said while the situation is being closely monitored by senior officials, the Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force, Central Reserve Police Force and fire services units have been rushed to expedite rescue operations.

DHE Odisha +3 admission second list released; check dheodisha.gov.in
DHE Odisha +3 admission second list released; check dheodisha.gov.in

The Department of Higher Education (DHE) on Wednesday released the second first selection list for Degree (+3) admissions.

DHE Odisha +3 admission second selection list to be released today on dheodisha.gov.in
DHE Odisha +3 admission second selection list to be released today on dheodisha.gov.in

The Department of Higher Education (DHE) is expected to release the second first selection list for Degree (+3) admissions.

Man forced to play gong around 13 villages as wife didn't cast vote in Sarpanch's favour; 52 people booked
Man forced to play gong around 13 villages as wife didn't cast vote in Sarpanch's favour; 52 people booked

A man in Odisha's Ragudiapada village knew little that he would face a tough time over his wife's refusal to cast a vote in a strongman's favour. 

  Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile, capable of engaging multiple targets, successfully test-fired
Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile, capable of engaging multiple targets, successfully test-fired

The indigenously developed QRSAM short range missile was successfully test-fired on Monday.

Odisha receives 4% deficit rainfall in June

"Odisha got an average rainfall of 207.9 mm during June against the normal rainfall (Long Term Average) of 216.5 mm, registering a deficit of four per cent," said the Special Relief Commissioner`s (SRC) office.

Implementation of GST should be smooth: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

The GST was launched in Parliament at the stroke of midnight, much like the solemn function which marked the country's independence.

DHE Odisha +3 admission first selection list released; check dheodisha.gov.in
DHE Odisha +3 admission first selection list released; check dheodisha.gov.in

The admission process of the applicants selected in the first round will culminate on July 03, 2017.

Odisha shocker: Four home guards forced to 'kneel down' over improper uniform

Reserve Inspector Ashok Kumar Sethi made the personnel kneel down for two minutes after finding them improperly dressed.
 

Odisha: One worker killed, four injured as gas tank bursts

All the injured were admitted to the local hospital for treatment.

Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra: Odisha's Puri abuzz with pilgrims

A heavy downpour in Puri did not prevent devotees from joining up for annual Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra on Sunday.

Odisha raises Odisha Swift Action Force to deal with crisis situation

This new OSAF will meet the challenge at the time of need," Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said.

 

International Yoga Day observed in Odisha

The International Yoga Day was enthusiastically observed across Odisha on Wednesday, with thousands taking part in several events.

Odisha: Denied ambulance by hospital, father carries dead body of infant in hands in Malkangiri
Odisha: Denied ambulance by hospital, father carries dead body of infant in hands in Malkangiri

Yet another case of administrative apathy, this time in Odisha, came to fore when a man was compelled to carry the dead body of his infant in his hand. 

Support UNESCO to develop Chilika as World Heritage site: Dharmendra Pradhan

UNESCO has also proposed to set up a world class conservation centre with climate change observatory and state-of-art data and monitoring facilities.

BJP leader urges CWC to act on Mahanadi river dispute

Senior BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra on Saturday urged the Central Water Commission (CWC) to facilitate an agreement between Odisha and Chhattisgarh for proper sharing of the Mahanadi river water.

Amit Shah's visit to Odisha rescheduled

BJP Odisha unit president Basanta Panda said that Amit Shah's presence in Delhi was important during the nomination process for the presidential election.
 

Throw eggs, I'll make omelet: Babul Supriyo to BJD, Congress workers
Throw eggs, I'll make omelet: Babul Supriyo to BJD, Congress workers

Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Thursday ridiculed the ruling BJD and the opposition Congress in Odisha and said he would make omelet if eggs were hurled at him.

Daily wager's son clears JEE (Advanced) in Odisha

Bikash Das, who belongs to a family that comes below the poverty line, has secured 582 rank in the SC category, and is now eligible for a seat in the IIT.

Father carries daughter's corpse on stretcher in Odisha
Father carries daughter's corpse on stretcher in Odisha

A father carried the dead body of her minor daughter on the district medical stretcher to his village, in perhaps yet another shameful incident.

DHE Odisha +2 first cut off marks released; check dheodisha.gov.in
DHE Odisha +2 first cut off marks released; check dheodisha.gov.in

The Department of Higher Education (DHE) Odisha has released the first phase cut off list for admissions into +2 courses in colleges.