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.

Protesting lawyers torch police vehicle in Bhubaneshwar

Members of the Bhubaneswar Bar Association torched a police vehicle in Odisha while they were protesting against the brutal attack on a lawyer by the police.

Special train between Chennai and Bhubaneshwar

Southern Railway will run a special train between Chennai Central and Bhubaneshwar tonight to help stranded passengers due to disruption in services following cyclone Phailin.

Phailin leaves trail of destruction, cyclone intensity weakens

Severe cyclonic storm `Phailin`, which forced the evacuation of over eight lakh people, left a trail of destruction in coastal areas of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh and disrupted communication lines before weakening considerably on Sunday.

`Phailin` cripples wheels between Bhubaneshwar and coastal areas

The panic triggered by impending onslaught of Cyclone `Phailin` in coastal areas of Odisha has crippled all vehicular movement on National Highway 5 which connects the state capital to Gopalpur, the projected landfall site.

Woman raped in moving bus in Odisha

In another horrifying rape case, a tribal girl was allegedly raped in a moving bus.

Shah Commission team in Odisha for mining lease verification

A team of Justice MB Shah Commission of enquiry arrived on a five-day visit to Odisha to verify the ongoing survey.

Bhubaneswar airport gets new Rs 145 crore terminal

Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Tuesday inaugurated a new Rs 145 crore domestic terminal at the Biju Patnaik airport in Bhubaneswar, an official said.

Crorepati Class-IV employee under vigilance scanner

A class-IV employee of Odisha Government has been found to be a crorepati possessing huge property .

Rathayatra: A festival of secularism and harmony

The annual Ratha Yatra of Lord Jagannath of Puri on Tuesday signifies secularism and harmony while also demonstrating similarities between celestial beings and mortals.

Combing operation on to trace abducted police officer

A massive combing operation was launched on Thursday to trace a police officer allegedly abducted by Maoists in Orissa`s Keonjhar district.

Poachers kill elephant for ivory in Orissa

Poachers shot dead an elephant and brutally hacked around its tusks to extract ivory in the Redhakhol Forest Range in Sambalpur district of Orissa, forest officials said Sunday.

Govt doctors call off strike in Orissa

Hours after launching an
indefinite cease-work demanding improved promotion prospects,
government doctors in Orissa on Sunday called off their agitation
following an appeal by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and
subsequent talks with the authorities.