Odisha News

Odisha man turns Swachh toilet into home

A man in Jalada village of Odisha`s Rourkela district has been living in a toilet allotted to him by the government since the last three months.

Nov 06, 2017, 00:22 AM IST

Paika Rebellion to be named as First War of Independence: HRD minister

Paika rebellion of 1817 will find a place in the history books as 'the First War of Independence' from the next academic session, HRD Minister said on Monday.

Oct 23, 2017, 17:01 PM IST
Floods swamp 200 villages in Odisha's Mayurbhanj

Floods swamp 200 villages in Odisha's Mayurbhanj

Floods triggered by continuous rainfall swamped more than 200 villages in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district on Saturday.

Oct 22, 2017, 06:11 AM IST
Man, who brutally killed bartender friend, stuffed chopped body parts inside fridge, nabbed

Man, who brutally killed bartender friend, stuffed chopped body parts inside fridge, nabbed

The Delhi Police arrested the prime accused of killing his bartender friend and later hiding his dismembered body inside a fridge in his house. 

Oct 21, 2017, 08:38 AM IST
Heavy rainfall warning in Odisha, Jharkhand for next 24 hours

Heavy rainfall warning in Odisha, Jharkhand for next 24 hours

Odisha, Jharkhand are expected to receive heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours, the India Meterological Department (IMD) said on Friday.

Oct 20, 2017, 17:37 PM IST
Odisha: Eight killed, over 7 injured in massive explosion at cracker unit in Balasore

Odisha: Eight killed, over 7 injured in massive explosion at cracker unit in Balasore

Eight people were killed and over 20 injured due to an explosion at a cracker manufacturing unit in Odisha's Balasore district on Wednesday.

Oct 18, 2017, 19:08 PM IST

Congress leader Lulu Mohapatra's family members join BJP

The daughter and brother of late Congress leader Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra on Saturday formally joined the BJP in presence of senior leaders of the saffron party.

Oct 14, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Odisha: Transgender community stages protest, seeks 5% reservation in polls

Odisha: Transgender community stages protest, seeks 5% reservation in polls

The transgender community, associated with a trust in Bhubaneswar, staged a protest outside the Election Commission office on Tuesday demanding five percent reserved seats in elections .

Oct 11, 2017, 06:37 AM IST

Odisha: Maoists kill tribal man suspecting him to be police informer

Maoists killed a tribal man at a remote village in Malkangiri district suspecting him to be a police informer.

Oct 07, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

Odisha: Anganwadi workers on strike for over 3 weeks

Anganwadi workers and helpers across Odisha are on strike for over three weeks to press for their demands, including regularisation of their services as class three government employees.

Oct 04, 2017, 17:51 PM IST
Newborn dies after nurses attempt C-Section with doctor on phone

Newborn dies after nurses attempt C-Section with doctor on phone

A newborn baby died on Tuesday after nurses at Kendrapara's Sai Hospital attempted a Caesarean surgery on the mother under directions of the doctor on phone.

Oct 04, 2017, 09:29 AM IST

Odisha: Headmaster held for raping student with promise to marry

The headmaster of a state government-run school in Koraput district was arrested allegedly for raping a 14-year-old girl student promising to marry her, the police said on Tuesday.

Oct 03, 2017, 13:43 PM IST
Hundreds of animals sacrificed at Chhatar Jatra in Odisha despite Supreme Court ban

Hundreds of animals sacrificed at Chhatar Jatra in Odisha despite Supreme Court ban

Several animals were sacrificed at the Devi Manikeswari Peetha in Odisha's Kalahandi district on Thursday on the occasion of Chhatar Jatra, despite a ban by the Supreme Court.

Sep 29, 2017, 06:09 AM IST
 16 coaches of goods train derail near Nergundi station in Odisha, rail traffic hit

16 coaches of goods train derail near Nergundi station in Odisha, rail traffic hit

At least 16 coaches of a goods train derailed near Nergundi station in Odisha on Wednesday.

Sep 27, 2017, 07:49 AM IST
Odisha: Rs 1000 for pregnant women to come to hospital

Odisha: Rs 1000 for pregnant women to come to hospital

The programme was launched after a number of incidents of pregnant women being carried on shoulder or cot or walking to reach hospital for delivery came to the fore.

Sep 23, 2017, 22:27 PM IST
CBI arrests retired Orissa High Court Judge

CBI arrests retired Orissa High Court Judge

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested retired Orissa High Court Judge I.M. Quddusi for helping an Uttar Pradesh-based educational trust barred by the government from admitting medical

Sep 21, 2017, 13:12 PM IST

Chit fund scam: CBI interrogates BJD MLA Pravat Biswal

A clash also took place between the police and BJD workers near the CBI office, but there was no report of any injury.

Sep 20, 2017, 19:58 PM IST
Odisha: Nine more persons arrested for violence during hartal

Odisha: Nine more persons arrested for violence during hartal

While one case was regarding beating up of a person and damage to his vehicle, another was in connection with the ransacking of the IOCL office at Chandrasekharpur area here.

Sep 20, 2017, 18:43 PM IST

Odisha likely to receive more rain

Heavy to very heavy rainfall accompanied by strong gusty surface wind is likely to pound Odisha by tomorrow due to formation of a low pressure, even as the state was lashed by rains for the last two

Sep 20, 2017, 14:39 PM IST

Seashore chit fund scam: Odisha BJD MLA sent to 5-day CBI custody

Seashore Group is one of the 44 ponzi companies in Odisha which came under the CBI scanner following a Supreme Court order to probe their finances and transactions.

Sep 19, 2017, 20:20 PM IST

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