Over hundred students from Odisha cheated by private institute

As many as 114 students, who had enrolled themselves in a private institute here for distance Bachelor in Education course, are now stranded in Andhra Pradesh as they were disallowed to sit for an examination following alleged irregularities by the institute.

Boatmen rescue marooned people in Odisha

As people in the flood-affected areas are heaving a sigh of relief following receding water in Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts of Odisha, several incidents of bravery and survival have come to light.

Two held for attacking BDO in Odisha

Two persons have been arrested on the charge of attacking the Block Development Officer (BDO) of Rajkanika in Odisha`s Kendrapara district in his office, police said today.

80 percent voter turnout in Odisha`s nine booths: Repoll

An estimated 80 percent voter turnout was recorded in nine booths under three parliamentary constituencies in Odisha where repolling was held on Friday, official sources said.

Three Congress workers arrested for Odisha post-poll violence

Three Congress workers were arrested from Aul area of Odisha`s Kendrapara district on Sunday in connection with post-poll violence that left a man dead and four injured even as prohibitory orders remained in force in the district.

Congress agent arrested for damaging EVM in Kendrapara

An election agent of opposition Congress party was arrested on charge of damaging EVM in booth-193 of Mulasahi village under Aul Assembly segment in Kendrapara district.

11-day ban on ore-laden truck movement along NH 5 (A)

To ensure smooth polls, the authorities enforced an 11-day ban on movement of ore-laden trucks along NH-5 (A), the key road connecting mineral-rich areas and Paradip port.

Headmistress suspended for food poising of MDM

The headmistress of a government school has been suspended as over 80 students fell ill after eating Mid-Day Meal (MDM) in Kendrapara district.

Deaf and dumb woman raped in Odisha

A 32-year-old deaf and dumb woman has allegedly been raped by a youth here, police said.

Three held in Odisha for defacing Mahatma`s statue

Three persons have been arrested for allegedly vandalising and defacing an statute bust of Mahatma Gandhi here, police said on Thursday.

32-year old woman burnt alive in Kendrapara

A 32-year old woman was burnt alive, allegedly by her husband, in Pattamundai area of Odisha`s Kendrapara district apparently for her failure to bear an offspring.

100 skilled workers from Odisha return from Saudi Arabia

Crackdown on illegal migrants in Saudi Arabia has had a bearing on over one hundred skilled workers from Odisha`s Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts who returned to avoid being hounded.

Seven fishermen held in restricted zone in Odisha

Seven fishermen have been allegedly arrested for intruding into the prohibited breeding zone of endangered marine animals in Odisha.

Proprietor of private health institute sentenced to 2 years

A local court in Jagatsinghpur has sentenced the proprietor of a private health institute to two years of rigorous imprisonment for violating bio-medical waste rules.

Rape and murder accused found juvenile

A local court on Friday found the three young men accused in the much-hyped attempted rape and murder of a minor girl case in Odisha`s Kendrapara district as juvenile delinquents.

Two arrested for smuggling chameleons

Two persons were arrested Wednesday for smuggling exotic species of Indian chameleons at a village in Kendrapara district.

Memories of death revived for Super-cyclone victims in Odisha

Memories of death and destruction caused by October 29-30 super cyclone of 1999 in seaside pockets of Odisha`s Kendrapara district still haunt survivors as they observe the 14th death anniversary of their near and dear ones.

Ersama resident getting ready to face Cyclone `Phailin`

As the sky turns overcast and torrential rains lash Erasama block, Pravati Maity of Jagatsinghpur district is haunted by the painful memories of the 1999 killer cyclone.

Headmaster suspended for misappropriating funds in Odisha

The headmaster of a government-run primary school has been suspended for misappropriating over Rs 5 lakh grant earmarked for school infrastructure development project, official sources said on Wednesday.

Odisha sarpanch unseated by court for having more than two children

Violation of the two-child norm by a Sarpanch in Odisha`s Kendrapara district has cost him his seat.