Seven colleges damaged in Cyclone Hudhud

Seven colleges in three southern Odisha districts have been damaged in cyclone Hudhud.

Life limping back to normalcy in Odisha's Hudhud hit zone

Life was limping back to normalcy in Odisha's four worst hit tribal districts after Cyclone Hudhud moved to Chhattisgarh as Odisha government on Monday said the storm damaged about 80,000 houses, power infrastructure and roads besides claiming three lives.

Probe begins into Odisha student`s suicide

A probe has been initiated into the suicide of a tribal woman student a week ago in Odisha`s Gajapati district after she did not get her stipend released from the authorities for more than a year, an official said Wednesday.

Govt transfers collector following student`s death

Amid criticism over suicide of a tribal nursing student at R Udayagiri in Gajapati due to alleged delay in getting stipend for her study, Odisha Government today transferred the district Collector, official sources said.

Bank officer arrested for duping traders in Odisha

A private bank executive officer was arrested on the charge of duping several traders of Paralakhemundi in Gajapati district of nearly Rs 52 lakh, police said Tuesday.

Two more medical colleges to come up in Odisha

The Odisha government said two more medical colleges would be set up in PPP mode in tribal-dominated Rayagada and Gajapati districts.

Three persons killed, injured in lightning strike in Odisha

Three persons, including a woman, were killed and four injured when lightning hit them at a village in Odisha`s Gajapati district, police said Thursday.

Joint survey begins for Bansadhara river project

Engineers from Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and the Central Water Commission (CWC) have started a survey to study the impact of the proposed Katragadda project over the river Bansadhara in Gajapati district.

Odisha intensifies operation to nab top Maoist

Odisha Police have intensified their operation to nab the state`s most wanted Maoist Sabyasachi Panda, two days after gunning down five of his alleged supporters in Gajapati district, officials said.

Five Maoists killed in encounter in Odisha

Five Maoists were killed in a fierce encounter with security forces in a forest on the border of Odisha`s Ganjam and Gajapati districts on Wednesday.

Naveen’s welfare programmes for Kandhamal, Gajapati

The Orissa government
today urged the Centre for a special poverty alleviation
programmes on the lines of the KBK plan for other backward
districts of Orissa.