Balasore gets a Jagannath temple

Odisha's Balasore city now boasts a Jagannath Temple on the lines of the one in Puri. The temple has come up in a three-acre area with the main tower rising above the inner sanctum that houses the deities.

Nuke-powered long-range ballistic missile Agni-IV test-fired off Odisha coast

Nuke-powered long-range ballistic missile Agni-IV test-fired off Odisha coast

Nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile Agni-IV was fired from a test range off the Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the armed forces.

Drought-like situation in 12 Odisha districts

 Odisha Revenue Minister Bijoyshree Routary on Wednesday said that 12 districts in the state are facing a drought-like situation and have suffered more than 33 percent crop loss.

370 test positive for dengue in Odisha

A total 370 people have tested positive for dengue in Odisha as the state govenrment urged people today not to panic over the spread of the disease.

Odisha school headmaster suspended for Vajpayee condolence

 Odisha government today suspended a school headmaster for conducting a condolence meeting for former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee based on false information.

Man gets life term for killing father in Odisha

A man has been sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment by a local court for killing his father following a quarrel in Balasore district a year ago.

Odisha to set up 51 new courts

 In its bid to give speedy justice to the people in the state, the Odisha government today decided to set up 51 new courts including ten civil judge courts (senior division) to deal with cases related to crimes against women.

Father, son beheaded for property dispute in Odisha

 A tribal man and his son were beheaded allegedly by some unidentified assailants at Salabani in Balasore district on Sunday.

Rain alert in four Odisha districts, 423 houses damaged

With IMD predicting heavy precipitation in interior and northern Odisha, the state government on Monday issued alerts in four districts as pounding rain left 423 houses damaged in Malkangiri district and affected road connection at many places.

Tremors felt in Odisha

Tremors were felt in most parts of Odisha on Tuesday triggering panic among the people who rushed out of the buildings.

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.

Nuclear-capable Dhanush missile successfully test-fired

India on Thursday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 km from a naval ship off the Odisha coast.

Odisha man shares defence information with ISI, held

Amid threat of a possible terror attack, Odisha Police Friday arrested a man for allegedly sharing information about the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Balasore district with Pakistani spy agency ISI.

Two chitfund company officials held in Odisha

Two officials of a chitfund company were arrested in Balasore district on Monday for allegedly duping depositors of about Rs 13 crore, the police said.

Nuclear-capable Agni-II missile test fired

India on Sunday successfully test-fired its medium-range nuclear-capable Agni-II missile with a strike range of more than 2000 km from the Wheeler Island off Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the Army.

N-capable Nirbhay cruise missile successfully test-fired

N-capable Nirbhay cruise missile successfully test-fired

India on Friday successfully test-fired the indigenously developed sub-sonic long-range cruise missile 'Nirbhay' from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur.

Subarnarekha river on the rise,1.63 lakh people still marooned in Odisha

Rising waters in Subarnarekha river on Wednesday inundated vast areas in Odisha`s Balasore district.

BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully test-fired

India on Tuesday successfully test-fired the advanced version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Odisha coast.

Noted Oria poet Brajanath Rath passes away

Eminent poet of Oria literature and social activist Brajanath Rath on Saturday passed away following a prolonged illness at his residence here, family sources said.

Pinaka, Mark 2 rockets test fired

For the second time in two days, India`s indigenously developed advanced version of Pinaka, Mark-2 rockets were successfully test fired from a multi-barrel rocket launcher from a defence base at Chandipur, about 15 km from here.