Odisha News

Court sentences 'Godman' Gadadhar Goswami to 10-year imprisonment

 A local court has sentenced a self-styled Godman to 10-year imprisonment for rape and seven-year jail to two others.

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Bse.odisha.nic.in Annual HSC Examination Results 2015, Orissa Matric Class 10 Results 2015 declared on orissaresults.nic.in

The BSE Odisha Class 10th Results 2015 was declared on May 6 (Wednesday) by the Board of Secondary Education. 

Now, buy milk products online in Odisha!

Odisha plans to go in for online marketing of milk and milk products prepared by the Orissa State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation Limited (OMFED), an official said on Monday.

Minor reshuffle in Odisha administration

Odisha government on Saturday effected a minor administrative reshuffle after giving its nod to five IAS officers to apply for central deputation.

Seven persons killed, five injured in Odisha accidents

At least seven persons, including two women were killed and five others critically injured in two separate road accidents in Bhadrak and Mayurbhanj districts of Odisha, the police said on Saturday.

Odisha govt hikes minimum wages for daily labourers

Odisha on Friday hiked to Rs 200 the minimum wages for daily labourers engaged in various industries and other construction activities in the state.

Odisha launches free medicine scheme

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched `Niramaya`, a scheme under which 570 different medicines will be provided free in government hospitals.

Sabyasachi Panda resumes hunger strike in Odisha jail

Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda has relaunched hunger strike in the circle jail here - third time in a month, while Dandapani Mohanty, imprisoned for alleged involvement in Naxal activities is undergoing treatment at hospital after undertaking fast.

300 people from Odisha stranded after landslide in Uttarakhand

About 300 people from Odisha were among many pilgrims standard at a place between Joshimath and Govindghat along the Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway since April 28 last due to a landslide followed by heavy rains at Vishnuprayag in Uttarakhand.

Odisha govt announces Rs 5 cr for Nepal quake victims

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced Rs 5 crore assistance for the earthquake victims in Nepal.

Man beats up wife for refusing to pay for liquor in Odisha

A woman was seriously injured after husband allegedly beat her up for refusing to give him money to buy liquor at a village in Jajpur district, the police said today.

18 mining leases extended, Odisha govt tells HC

Odisha government has decided to extend the lease validity period of 18 iron and manganese ore mines which were closed since May last year following a Supreme Court order.

Reservation ratio of SC, ST students raised by Odisha government

Odisha government on Wednesday raised the reservation ratio for students belonging to schedule tribe and scheduled caste in educational institutions to 38.75 per cent from 20 per cent.

Arms seized from Odisha forest

Security forces seized weapons hidden by the Maoists inside a forest in Odisha's Sundargarh district, police said on Wednesday.

Odisha govt to install CCTV, GPS in all state buses

Alarmed at the spurt in crimes against women, the Odisha government has decided to equip the state buses with CCTV cameras and Global Positioning System.

Odisha govt to install CCTV, GPS in all buses

Alarmed at the spurt in crimes against women, the Odisha government has decided to equip the state buses with CCTV cameras and Global Positioning System.

BMC asks contractors to complete work in 3 months

Following delay  in construction of houses under Integrated Housing and Slum Development Project (IHSDP), Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BMC) authorities have directed the contractors to complete the work in next three months.

Odisha administration to compile registry of migrant workers

With Kendrapara district witnessing exodus of skilled manpower, the administration has decided to carry out a comprehensive door-to-day survey to prepare a registry of migrant workers to ensure their evacuation during exigencies like Nepal quake.

Wood of Lord Jagannath's idol identified in Odisha

The "daru" (neem tree) for making Lord Jagannath idol has been identified at a Odisha district, a Jagannath temple administration official said on Wednesday.

Month-long Thakurani festival comes to an end in Odisha

Month-long Thakurani festival in Berhampur town came to end with the deity, Maa Budhi Thakuarani returning to own temple.

Odisha to invest Rs.1,000 crore for tribals' development

 Odisha plans to invest around Rs.1,000 crore in the next two years to improve the living standards vulnerable tribal groups in the state, officials said on Monday.

Odisha to ascertain number of plumbers stranded in Nepal

Amid reports of plumbers from Kendrapara district of Odisha being stranded in quake-ravaged Nepal, the state authorities have dispatched teams to various villages of the district to ascertain the number of such people.

Mild tremors felt in Odisha

Mild tremors were felt again on Sunday in various parts of Odisha, including Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.

Fresh tremors jolt Odisha

Fresh tremors jolted several parts of Odisha on Sunday, triggering panic among people as the aftershocks came a day after a powerful earthquake rocked Nepal and several parts of India.

Odisha: Height of bridges over Dhobijor Nullah to be raised

 In order to ensure smooth flow of sewage during rainy season, the height of the bridges over Dhobijor Nullah carrying the sewage of Sambalpur city in western Odisha will be raised soon, officials said on Sunday.

Artist creates sand-art to raise awareness about earthquake victims

 Sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik created a sand-art piece with the slogan, "help the earthquake victims", to raise awareness about the Nepal earthquake here on Saturday.

Tremors felt in Odisha as earthquake hits Nepal

Tremors were felt in several parts of Odisha following a severe earthquake in many parts of East and North India triggering panic among the people.

Man shot dead in Odisha

 A 27-year-old man was shot dead by unidentified persons at Marshaghai area of Odisha's Kendrapara district, triggering tension in the areas, police said on Saturday.

Puri Shankaracharya criticises Odisha Govt

The Shankaracharya of Govardhan peeth Swami Nischalananda Saraswati has expressed his anguish for not being "consulted" by the Odisha Government for the ongoing preparation for the famous Nabalakebara festival of Lord Jagannath.

Tree for carving Subhadra idol identified in Odisha

The sacred neem tree (Daru) to carve out the idol of goddess Subhadra has been identified in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district, Suresh Mohapatra, chief of the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), said on Friday.