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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik greets former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Naveen Patnaik greeted Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 93rd birthday.

Dec 25, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
Cyclonic rain damages over 33 percent crops in three Odisha districts

Cyclonic rain damages over 33 percent crops in three Odisha districts

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has sanctioned over Rs 770 lakh for revival of 529 lift irrigation projects 

Dec 23, 2017, 20:35 PM IST
Watch: Odisha man ruthlessly beats up dog with belt

Watch: Odisha man ruthlessly beats up dog with belt

In yet another instance of brutality against animals, a man in Odisha was allegedly caught on camera, thrashing a dog here in Bhubaneshwar.

Dec 20, 2017, 17:21 PM IST
Restrictions on entry of devotees into sanctum sanctorum of Jagannath temple

Restrictions on entry of devotees into sanctum sanctorum of Jagannath temple

The instruction in this regard was given by the Law Department to the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA).

Dec 16, 2017, 19:58 PM IST
Woman gives birth in drain after hospital 'denies admission'

Woman gives birth in drain after hospital 'denies admission'

A woman in Koraput gave birth in a drain near a hospital's canteen in Koraput in Odisha after allegedly being denied admission.

Dec 16, 2017, 15:58 PM IST
Headmaster rapes 6-yr-old student at school campus in Odisha, gets thrashed by people

Headmaster rapes 6-yr-old student at school campus in Odisha, gets thrashed by people

The victim is a class 6 student and was allegedly assaulted by the accused for over a month. 

Dec 13, 2017, 08:11 AM IST
Heavy rainfall predicted in Odisha, government puts collectors on alert

Heavy rainfall predicted in Odisha, government puts collectors on alert

The Odisha government on Friday asked the District Collectors and departments concerned to keep close watch over the situation as the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted heavy downpour

Dec 08, 2017, 22:10 PM IST

Tribal youth fight child marriage menace in Odisha district

Raimati Saunta of Gomokapadar village in Odisha's Koraput district had set an example for her peers five years ago when she refused to tie the knot at the tender age of 14.

Dec 06, 2017, 14:06 PM IST
Akash missile tested with indigenous radio frequency seeker

Akash missile tested with indigenous radio frequency seeker

Akash missile was successfully test fired on Tuesday with an indigenous radio frequency seeker from the Launch Complex-III at Integrated Test Range at Chandipur.

Dec 05, 2017, 21:42 PM IST
Girl molested by group of men in broad daylight, video goes viral

Girl molested by group of men in broad daylight, video goes viral

As seen in the video, the miscreants also thrashed a youth who was accompanying the girl.

Dec 05, 2017, 14:55 PM IST
Odisha: Rains expected from next week

Odisha: Rains expected from next week

A low-pressure area which has formed over the south Andaman sea is likely to trigger rainfall in several parts of Odisha from December 7, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday.

Dec 03, 2017, 16:55 PM IST
46 taken ill as chlorine gas leaks in Odisha hospital

46 taken ill as chlorine gas leaks in Odisha hospital

The victims were admitted to the casualty ward of the hospital for treatment.

Nov 30, 2017, 00:15 AM IST
Odisha: Chlorine gas leak in hospital campus, 40 ill

Odisha: Chlorine gas leak in hospital campus, 40 ill

Fire brigade personnel said at least three gas-filled cylinders were kept inside the pump house and the compressed gas leaked from one of the damaged cylinder. 

Nov 29, 2017, 20:19 PM IST
Odisha Assembly winter session begins on stormy note

Odisha Assembly winter session begins on stormy note

The winter session of the Odisha Assembly began on a stormy note on Tuesday.

Nov 28, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
Rawat hails Army Air Defence College for modern facilities

Rawat hails Army Air Defence College for modern facilities

Rawat is on a two-day visit to the Gopalpur Military Station.

Nov 26, 2017, 19:26 PM IST
Odisha: 14 bogies of goods train derails in Jagatsinghpur

Odisha: 14 bogies of goods train derails in Jagatsinghpur

At least 14 bogies of a coal laden goods train derailed near Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district on Friday.

Nov 24, 2017, 18:19 PM IST
Goods train derails in Odisha, second derailment today

Goods train derails in Odisha, second derailment today

14 bogies of a goods train carrying coal derailed near Jagatsinghpur in Odisha on Friday.

Nov 24, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

Odisha issues advisory against circulation of obscene videos

In a bid to check the growing cases of circulation of objectionable pictures and videos on various social networking platforms, the Odisha Police on Wednesday issued an advisory against it.

Nov 22, 2017, 21:29 PM IST

Odisha to seek GI tag for 'Jagannath Rasagola': Minister

The Odisha government has decided to seek a Geographical Indication (GI) tag for 'Jagannath Rasagola' and not 'Odishara Rasagola' as was decided earlier after it lost a bitter battle with West

Nov 22, 2017, 14:30 PM IST

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