Odisha News

BJD MPs walkout of Lok Sabha protesting Polavaram project

 BJD members today walked out of Lok Sabha protesting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley underscoring the Centre's commitment to the Polavaram project, which is being opposed by Odisha.

Man wanted in 14 cases arrested after gun-battle in Odisha, 2 injured

A man, wanted in at least 14 cases and stated to be a close associate of former MLA (Sanakhemundi) Ramesh Jena, was on Friday arrested after a brief exchange of fire in a cashew jungle at Bahadurupeta under Gopalpur police station limit, about 25-km from here, in which he and a police officer were injured.

Severe heat wave warning in coastal Odisha

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday sounded a severe heat wave warning in coastal Odisha for the next 3-4 days.

Indian artist Sudarsan Pattnaik bags gold medal at sand art contest in Moscow
Indian artist Sudarsan Pattnaik bags gold medal at sand art contest in Moscow

Pattnaik won the championship for best composition `Mahatma Gandhi - World Peace`.

8 die of sunstroke as heat wave continues in Odisha

People in Odisha on Wednesday continued to reel under the blistering heat wave as 17 places recorded temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius. The government confirmed the death of eight people due to sunstroke.

Fire breaks out in Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's chamber
Fire breaks out in Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's chamber

A minor fire broke out due to electrical short-circuiting in the chamber of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the state assembly building on Wednesday. No loss of life or damage to documents was reported.

Odisha BSE 10th HSC Results 2016 Results 2016 declared on bse.odisha.nic.in, Orissaresults.nic.in, chseodisha.nic.in
Odisha BSE 10th HSC Results 2016 Results 2016 declared on bse.odisha.nic.in, Orissaresults.nic.in, chseodisha.nic.in

Odisha HSC 10th Result 2016 was declared on orissaresults.nic.in, chseodisha.nic.in and bse.odisha.nic.in at 10 am on Wednesday (April 27).

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Check bse.odisha.nic.in, Orissaresults.nic.in, chseodisha.nic.in for BSE Odisha/Orissa 10th HSC Results 2016/10th Class Matric Board Exam Results 2016 at 10 AM today

Candidates can check their results on the following websites orissaresults.nic.in, chseodisha.nic.in and bse.odisha.nic.in.

Odisha HSC Class 10th Result 2016 to be declared soon; check on www.bseodisha.nic.in
Odisha HSC Class 10th Result 2016 to be declared soon; check on www.bseodisha.nic.in

The Odisha HSC Class 10th Result 2016 will be declared by Board of Secondary Education, Odisha, on Wednesday (April 27).

No respite from heat wave in Odisha

Torrid heat wave conditions continued in Odisha as nine places recorded temperature above 45 degrees Celsius while the toll due to sunstroke has touched 66, officials said.

Odisha earmarks Rs 300 crore for drinking water infrastructure

Earmarking Rs 300 crore for developing infrastructure for supplying potable water in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday directed officials to provide free drinking water to the urban poor.

Compensation announced for Odisha bus accident victims

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced compensation of Rs.2 lakh each for the families of those who died in a bus accident in Deogarh district and free medical treatment for the injured.

25 killed as bus falls into gorge in Odisha

 At least 25 people were killed when a bus carrying over 40 artistes of an opera team fell down a 300-feet gorge in Odisha's Deogarh district on Sunday evening, police said. The toll could go up, rescuers said.

Police foil dacoity bid in Odisha

With the arrest of four members of a gang, police today claimed to have foiled a dacoity bid in Odisha's Ganjam district.

Heatwave woes: 24 lose their lives due to sunstroke in Odisha

With most parts of Odisha burning from the unrelenting heat wave, almost 24 people have lost their lives due to sunstroke in the region.

Schools closed in Odisha, sunstroke toll 19

The Odisha government on Monday announced the closure of schools till April 20 in view of the prevailing heat wave in the state, where 19 deaths due to sun stroke have so far been reported.

Opposition seeks Odisha minister's sacking in chit fund scam

The opposition Congress and BJP on Thursday sought the sacking of Odisha Food Minister Sanjay Dasburma after he was issued notice by the CBI for allegedly accepting a car as gift from a chit fund firm.

High alert in Odisha over intelligence input about entry of three armed terrorists
High alert in Odisha over intelligence input about entry of three armed terrorists

 An alert was sounded across Odisha on Thursday following intelligence input about the entry of three armed terrorists into the country.

Daughter reveals Biju Patnaik's plans to topple the British

Incredible though it may seem, the late Biju Patnaik had plans to print fake currency notes and circulate them across the Indian subcontinent as a means of bringing about the downfall of the British Raj.

Normal life hit as heat wave continues in Odisha

Normal life was hit as heat wave continued to prevail across Odisha with state capital Bhubaneswar recording a maximum temperature of 43.2 degrees Celsius on Wednesday.

Odisha chit fund scam: Minister on CBI scanner

An aide of Odisha's Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Sanjay Dasburma on Wednesday submitted documents relating to a vehicle owned by the minister to the CBI which is inquiring into the multi-crore-rupee chit fund scam in the state.

Odisha readies pioneering plan to combat deadly heat

From stopping work at brick kilns on very hot days to issuing five-day advance warning of heat waves, Odisha is readying a pioneering action plan to prepare for increasingly deadly summer heat, officials said.

80th anniversary of Odisha formation day celebrated

 Utkal Divas, marking the formation of Odisha, was celebrated across the state as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik greeted people on the occasion.

Authorities seize 25 kg of ganja in Odisha, arrest 2

Altogether 25 kg of contraband ganja was seized from two persons in Odisha's Koraput district, police said today.

RESPECT: Padma Shri awardee Haldhar Nag's life journey is truly inspirational! Five things to know
RESPECT: Padma Shri awardee Haldhar Nag's life journey is truly inspirational! Five things to know

Padma Shri awardee Haladhar Nag's life journey is truly inspirational! 

Haldhar Nag - The Class 3 dropout poet is Padma Shri recipient. Know more about him
Haldhar Nag - The Class 3 dropout poet is Padma Shri recipient. Know more about him

Padma Shri Haldhar Nag has contributed to the literary field of Odisha in a great way.

Five poachers taken into custody at Bhitarkanika national park

Five members of an organised deer poaching racket were taken into custody and seized raw spotted deer meat, antlers and hides from the protected mangrove forest areas in Odisha, officials said today.

Wanted Maoist killed in explosion in Koraput

A wanted Maoist was killed after an explosive device he was planting to target security forces in a forest area went off near Kurailpadu village in the district, police said today.

Assailants set 60 houses on fire in revenge arson in Odisha

Around 60 thatched houses, set afire by unidentified persons on Monday, were gutted at Adivasi Sahi of Dadhimacchagadia under Sadar police limits in Odisha's Khurda district, police said.