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Depression over Bay of Bengal, MeT warns of heavy rainfall, rough sea in parts of Odisha

With the well marked low pressure concentrating into a depression over Bay of Bengal, IMD on Wednesday warned of very heavy rainfall coupled with gusty surface wind and rough sea in some areas of Odisha during the next 24 hours.

BSF recovers huge cache of explosives hidden by Maoists in Odisha

BSF recovers huge cache of explosives hidden by Maoists in Odisha

A huge cache of explosives hidden by Maoists under a culvert was seized by BSF personnel from Boipariguda area of Odisha's Koraput district, officials said today.

Bhubaneshwar railway station gets Google's free wifi

Google has launched its wifi service at Bhubaneswar railway station, Now the passengers can enjoy the high-speed internet with any cost.

Uber kicks off uberAUTO service in Bhubaneswar

Uber kicks off uberAUTO service in Bhubaneswar

Uber, the smartphone app that matches riders with drivers, today launched uberAUTO in the state capital Bhubaneswar, coinciding with the state's formation day - Utkal Divas.

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.

About 1.5 lakh AIIMS patients benefited from ORS: Govt

About 1.5 lakh patients have benefited from the online registration system (ORS) which was launched in AIIMS in New Delhi last year, the government on Friday said.

Amit Shah to attend farmer's convention in Odisha

Amit Shah to attend farmer's convention in Odisha

A day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to Bargarh in Odisha, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah will on Saturday visit the state today to attend the farmer`s convention.

Another hoax call; GoAir flight makes emergency landing after bomb scare

Another hoax call; GoAir flight makes emergency landing after bomb scare

A Bhubaneswar-Mumbai bound GoAir flight had to make an emergency landing early Saturday in Nagpur after a bomb scare.

Wheeler Island is now Abdul Kalam Island

Wheeler Island is now Abdul Kalam Island

In a tribute to late APJ Abdul Kalam, the Odisha government on Friday named the Wheeler Island after the former president.

SJTA suspends priest after devotee mounts Lord Jagannath's chariot

 The Shri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has placed a priest under suspension and served a show cause notice to another for allegedly helping a women devotee mount the chariot of Lord Jagannath before the ceremonial 'Pahandi' (procession) to Sri Gundicha Temple on Tuesday.

Monsoon hits Odisha ahead of scheduled arrival

The south-west monsoon touched the Odisha coast ahead of its scheduled arrival, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday.

Shocking: Bhubaneshwar Police thrashed by Lady Don

In the capital of Odisha, Bhubaneshwar, after an intervention of the state police to stop an attempt to set a man on fire on the command of a woman, who is regarded as the supreme head of the locality, the public thrashed the police out of the area.

Heritage walk for conservation

Heritage walk for conservation

 Aiming to create awareness on proper conservation of heritage sites, people from all spheres including students, folk artists and leaders took part in a heritage walk here.

Anil Kakodkar resigns as chairman of board of governors of IIT-B

Nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar has resigned as the chairman of the board of governors of IIT Bombay apparently because of differences with the Ministry of Human Resource Development over selection of some IIT directors.

CBI files chargesheet against BJD MP in chitfund scam

CBI on Thursday filed charge sheet against Lok Sabha MP Ram Chandra Hansdah of Biju Janata Dal and seven others including two companies in connection with chit funds scam related to Nabadiganta Capital company.

Aam Aadmi Party activists hold rally in Bhubaneshwar

Enthused by victory in Delhi polls, Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday took out a 'Parivartan Yatra' (march for change) here in an efforts to strengthen and expand its base in Odisha and to emerge as an alternative force.

Corruption spread top to bottom in BJD regime: OPCC

In a scathing attack on the BJD government in Odisha, new state Congress President Prasad Harichandan on Sunday said that corruption has spread from top to bottom during its 14-year rule.

Hockey Champions Trophy: Pakistan to outwit India with ‘9/11′ strategy

Pakistan hockey team has devised a rather controversially-titled 9-11 strategy to outwit India in the Champions Trophy semifinals at the Kalinga Stadium, in Bhubaneshwar on Saturday.

46 percent conviction in corruption cases: Naveen Patnaik

Claiming that its Special Court Act has been yielding positive results, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said conviction rate in the corruption cases has reached a record 46 per cent this year.

Heavy rains lash parts of Odisha, over 45,000 people evacuated

With Cyclone Hudhud set to hit the coast in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, heavy rains coupled with high-speed wind lashed several parts of south Odisha where over 45,000 people have been evacuated from vulnerable areas to safety.