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Odisha: National Security Guard to examine security arrangements at Jagannath Temple
Odisha: National Security Guard to examine security arrangements at Jagannath Temple

Senior NSG officials are slated to undertake a visit to the seaside pilgrim town of Puri shortly to inspect and review the security arrangements in the 12th century shrine, a senior official said.

Heavy rainfall likely in Odisha in next 24 hours

Odisha is likely to further receive heavy rainfall.

Odisha Assembly session begins on September 7

The 8-day Monsoon Session of the Odisha Assembly will begin on September 7, during which the opposition is set to corner the government which plans to table several bills.

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.

Odisha swine flu toll rises to six

The deceased hailed from Tirtol area in Jagatsinghpur.

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).

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.

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.

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.

IMD forecast heavy rainfall in Odisha

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

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

No chance of going back to NDA fold, says BJD

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

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 has been sent to Baliapal.

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.