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1 injured in blast in petrol station in Odisha

One person sustained serious burn injuries following a blast in a petrol filling station here.

Sea water inundates seaside villages in Odisha's Kendrapara

Nearly 700 acre crop fields in the said village were inundated following the tidal ingress.

Decrease of migratory birds in Bhitarkanika National Park

The Bhitarkanika National Park and adjoining wetland areas have witnessed a decrease in the number of migratory birds this winter. The latest figures released by the forest department showed that 1,06,356 feathered species from trans-Himalayan region made a flight towards the Bhitarkanika wetland sites for their winter sojourn this year, while it stood at 1,13,226 last year.

One of two Indians abducted in Libya flees, establishes contact

One of the two Indians, who were abducted in Sirte in war-torn Libya, has managed to flee from captivity and he has established contact with his family in Odisha and one of his friends.

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.

151 infants die in Kendrapara hospitals in 4 months

As many as 151 infants died in different hospitals here between April and July, reflecting a grim infant and child health care situation in Odisha which recently reported an alarming rate of deaths of newborns in Cuttack and Kandhamal.

This controversial godman's ashram has been valued at Rs 4.48 cr

The sprawling Ashram founded by arrested self-proclaimed godman Sarathi Baba alias Santosh Raula in Odisha's Kendrapara district was officially evaluated at Rs 4.48 crore.

Odisha: Probe into Sarathi Baba's activity broadens

 The Odisha crime branch police has broadened its investigation into the activity of arrested godman Sarathi Baba alias Santosh Roul.

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.

Sitaution normal in Kendrapara after of arrest of 'godman'

The situation at Kendrapara returned to normalcy on Saturday, a day after the people and police were locked in a pitched battle on the issue of arrest of the self styled godman Srimad Sarathi Dev.

Controversial godman Srimad Sarathi Baba arrested by Odisha Police

Controversial godman Srimad Sarathi Baba arrested by Odisha Police

Controversial self-styled 'godman' Sarathi Baba was on Saturday arrested by Odisha police on cheating and other charges following violent protests demanding action against him for his alleged escapades.

Protesters, police clash in Odisha; seek Strimad Dev's arrest

The public ire against self-styled godman ​Strimad Sarathi Dev has rocked Odisha's Kendrapara town on Friday as protesters, demanding his immediate arrest, fought a pitched battle with police leading to injury on both sides.

Woman fights back crocodile, escapes from jaws of death in Odisha

A 37-year-old woman from Singiri village under Rajkanika police station limits has shown exemplary courage in staving off an attacking crocodile.

How APJ Abdul Kalam saved HIV affected siblings

While nation mourns the death of the "peoples' president", an orphaned girl from a far flung village of Odisha remembers the gesture of A P J Abdul Kalam towards her HIV positive siblings ten years ago.

Muslims take part in car festival in Kendrapara

For 67-year-old Shaukat Ali, it has become customary to catch a glimpse of the triad of deities - Jagannath, Balabhadra and sister Subhadra - as they emerge out of their temple abode every year.

Odisha girl locked up in classroom, teacher suspended

A six-year-old girl faced a three-hour horrifying ordeal after teachers of a government-run upper primary school left her all alone inside a classroom by locking up the building.

Birds back in Bhitarkanika with the onset of monsoon

With the onset of monsoon, birds have made Bhitarkanika in Odisha's Kendrapara district their temporary abode again.

Man beheads hawker, flees with head

A 30-year-old vegetable hawker was beheaded allegedly by a man after an altercation at Kendrapara in Belpahari area of West Midnapore district on Sunday.

Heatwave condition eases in Odisha; sunstroke kills 35

The sunstroke death toll in Odisha mounted to 35, even as the heat wave conditions eased in the state with the mercury dropping below 40 degree Celsius on Friday.

Heat wave toll climbs to 12 in Odisha, Bhawanipatna sizzles at 46.5 C

Heat wave conditions continued in interior Odisha with Bhawanipatna recording the highest temperature at 46.5 degree Celsius on Thursday, even as the death toll due to sun stroke increased to 12 with a fresh case being reported from Kendrapara district.