Bhubaneswar: In a bid to ensure safety of tourists visiting the state, Odisha government has decided to open tourist cells in some selected police stations.
The special cell would be
Bhubaneswar: A rights panel has ordered Odisha to conduct a probe into allegations that two homeless children carried corpses from railway tracks and dissected them for doctors, an official
Bhubaneswar: Odisha revenue and disaster management minister Bijayshree Routray has landed in trouble after his doctor wife was allegedly found misusing government land allotted for the purpose
Bhubaneswar: The Congress on Wednesday that internal conflict within the party led to its dismal performance in the elections this year.
"Most of the district presidents in their feed
Bhubaneswar: Odisha's southern and coastal districts are likely to experience heavy rainfall in view of a low pressure being created in the Bay of Bengal, a Met office bulletin said here on
Bhubaneswar: The Centre on Wednesday assured the Odisha government that it will support the state government's efforts to streamline mining, steel, and labour and employment sectors.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha's southern and coastal districts are likely to experience heavy rainfall in view of a low pressure being created in the Bay of Bengal, a Met office bulletin said here
Bhubaneswar: Opposing possible changes in the Land Acquistion, Resettlement and Rehabilitation Act, 2013, social activist Medha Patkar on Tuesday warned the NDA government of a tough resistance
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday wrote to Union Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari seeking inclusion of the state for financial aid from World Bank, Japan
Koraput: A gram panchayat technical assistant (GPTA) and her husband were arrested and produced in Jeypore special vigilance court for allegedly demanding Rs 34,000 as bribe.
The GTPA Rashmita
Berhampur: At least 10 primary and upper primary schools in Odisha`s Ganjam district with a student strength of less than five will be closed down.
There are two such schools each in Aska and
Baripada: A tribal woman was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district today, police said here.
Two motorbike borne masked youths fired three rounds from close
Berhampur: As many as 30 girls, including minors, have been rescued from the clutches of traffickers in Odisha`s Ganjam and Kandhamal districts, police said on Sunday.
While 24 girls,
Berhampur: The body of a suspected rape victim with her legs tied with clothes and head covered with grass was recovered from Balisahi in Ganjam district, police said on Saturday.
The body of the
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government Saturday signed an agreement for preparation of a detailed project report (DPR) for the metro rail services between Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.
The agreement was
Bhubaneswar: A 17-year-old girl was gang-raped and murdered in Odisha`s Ganjam district, police said Saturday.
The barbaric incident took place near Balisahi village, about 170 km from
Bhubaneswar: Opposition Congress on Friday accused Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of shielding BJD leaders who allegedly grabbed above 100 acre of forest land on the outskirt of the state capital
Bhubaneswar: The number of dengue cases in Odisha this year has risen to 249 with 60 new cases being reported in the past two days, an official said Friday.
"The number of dengue
Kendrapara (Odisha): As many as 114 students, who had enrolled themselves in a private institute here for distance Bachelor in Education course, are now stranded in Andhra Pradesh as they were
Bhubaneshwar: A 56-year-old-man killed his wife in Odisha`s Dhenkanal district as she delayed serving him tea, police said Friday.
The incident took place Wednesday at Guhalipal village,
Bhubaneswar: With the opposition BJP accusing the ruling BJD leaders of illegal land acquisition, the Odisha government on Thursday asked the Divisional Forest Officer to probe into the matter
Bhubaneswar: Welcoming the Centre`s decision of revising mineral royalty, the Odisha government on Thursday demanded arrears for the state.
"We are happy that the Centre has revised the
Bhubaneswar: At least 18 tribal families have been staying away from their homes in Odisha`s Nuapada district for the last one and half years due to the fear of attack by Maoists, police said
New Delhi: The union cabinet Wednesday approved provision of mobile phone services at 2,199 locations in 10 states affected by Left-wing extremism.
The states are Andhra Pradesh, Bihar,
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon