Sunstroke toll mounts to 25 in Odisha, temperature drops

The sunstroke death toll in Odisha on Monday mounted to 25 even as the mercury level fell in all places with the highest temperature of the day being recorded at 40.2 degree Celsius in the state capital Bhubaneswar.

Jaundice returns to haunt Cuttack civic body

Despite claims made by district administration and local civic body for last three months to check spread of jaundice in city, the waterborne disease again returned to haunt as at least 25 patients have tested positive to the disease here recently.

Archaeologists unearth Iron Age skeleton in Odisha
Archaeologists unearth Iron Age skeleton in Odisha

A team of archaeologists and historians have unearthed a human skeleton, thought to be dating back to the early Iron Age, from Talagada village in Odisha’s Cuttack district on Wednesday.

Women's safety app 'Mo Sathi' launched in Odisha
Women's safety app 'Mo Sathi' launched in Odisha

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched 'Mo Sathi', a women's safety app for the women in Odisha's twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.

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.

Mild tremors felt in Odisha

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

Naveen's visit to Cuttack in chopper draws criticism

 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flying to Ravenshaw University in Cuttack, barely 25 km from Bhubaneswar, on Wednesday drew criticism from different quarters with the opposition Congress describing it as "expensive".

Evaluation of Matric exam papers in Odisha from Tuesday

 After the fortnight-long Matriculation examination in Odisha conducted by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) ended earlier this week, the Board is all set to begin evaluation of answer sheets from Tuesday.

New High Court judge takes oath in Odisha

Justice Sujit Narayan Prasad was sworn in as an additional judge of Orissa High Court on Thursday.

Eight acquitted in transporter's murder case in Cuttack

A trial court here has acquitted eight persons, who were accused of the murder of a bus owner at Badambadi bus terminus here in January 2012.

4.6 million to be tested for diabetes in Odisha

The Odisha government has decided to this year examine all people aged above 30 for diabetes in the state's 10 districts.

Commissionerate Police in Odisha to launch app for women

Taking a cue from Delhi Police, the Commissionerate Police in Odisha's twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack is all set to launch a mobile application which will help the women in distress.

Odisha registers first swine flu death

 Odisha on Sunday registered the first swine flu casualty with the death of a 42-year-old male patient at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, Health Secretary Arati Ahuja said.

CBI raid across 14 locations of a chit fund company in Odisha

 CBI sleuths on Saturday conducted raids across 14 locations against Micro Finance Limited, one of the 44 chit fund companies under the scanner of the central investigating agency.

Odisha HC grants bail to chitfund accused on health grounds

The Orissa High Court Thursday granted conditional bail to arrested chit fund scam accused Ranjan Das on health grounds as he wishes to go outside the state for oral cancer treatment.

Nation-wide 'Chetna Yatra' by Netaji lovers

A 'Chetna Yatra', which would cover over 1500 kms, would be launched tomorrow by followers of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose from his birthplace here to Imphal, the place where he fought the British in a bid to free the country.

Left wing extremism to be discussed in police conference in Cuttack

Cuttack: Left wing extremism, law and order and crime against women and child would be discussed among other topics at a two-day senior police officers' conference to start here tomorrow.

13 child labourers rescued from Cuttack

Thirteen child labourers, engaged in hotels, liquor shops and construction sites, were rescued by the Cuttack district Child Welfare Committee (CWC) with the help of police, a CWC member said on Thursday.

Newspaper owner's bail plea hearing ends, verdict reserved

The Orissa High Court on Wednesday completed hearing on the bail application of newspaper owner Madhu Mohanty, arrested in connection with the multi-crore chit fund scam in Odisha, and reserved its verdict.

Ensure devotees' safety during Puri temple mega ritual

Orissa High Court has asked the state government to make proper and foolproof arrangements for every devotee to pay obeisance to the deities at Jagannath Temple in Puri during Nabakalebar festival next year.