Maoist activities in Kerala on rise

An alarming increase in the activity of Naxals has been detected by security agencies recently in Kerala where the Left Wing Extremists have started perpetrating violent acts by espousing the cause of tribals.

Rain alert in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With the MET department predicting heavy to medium rainfall in Odisha due to a low pressure formed off Sri Lanka coast, the special relief commissioner today put districts collectors on alert and asked farmers to shift their paddy crop to safe places.

Rain alert in Odisha

With the meteorological department predicting heavy to medium rainfall in Odisha due to a low pressure formed off Sri Lanka coast, the special relief commissioner on Friday put districts collectors on alert and asked farmers to shift their paddy crop to safe places.

Tribal man beheaded in Odisha for practising sorcery

A 62-year-old tribal man was beheaded allegedly by a fellow tribesman in Odisha's Balasore district on the suspicion that he practised sorcery, police said on Friday.

National parties worried over BJD's success in Odisha: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik Friday said that the success of his party in Odisha is a cause of concern for national parties like the Congress and BJP.

BJP opposes rise in petrol, diesel price in Odisha

BJP on Thursday dubbed the hike in price of petrol and diesel by Odisha government as its gift for coming "New year" and announced demonstrations against the same at all district headquarters.

Patnaik announces measures as Odisha Jaundice cases rise

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday announced a slew of measures following an outbreak of jaundice in Odisha's Sambalpur town where 17 people have died since May and 1,547 infected by the disease.

Jaundice cases rise to 1,547 in Odisha town

Twenty-four new cases of jaundice were confirmed Wednesday in Odisha`s Sambalpur town, pushing the total number of the waterborne disease in this district headquarters town to 1,547 since May.

ED attaches Rs 47 crore property of Odisha chit fund firm

The Enforcement Directorate (ED), investigating money laundering by chit fund companies in Odisha, Tuesday attached property valued at Rs.47 crore of Fine Indisales Pvt. Ltd., a chit fund firm operating in the state.

Two doctors suspended, 1 de-panelled for tubectomy operations in Odisha

Odisha government on Tuesday placed two doctors under suspension and de-panelled another doctor in connection with the tubectomy operation allegedly conducted by using a cycle pump at a health camp in Angul district.

Cycle pump sterilisation case: 2 suspended in Odisha

The Odisha government Tuesday suspended two medical officers in connection with the use of a bicycle pump to inflate women's abdomens during sterilisation surgeries in a community health centre (CHC) in Angul district.

3 teenage poachers held, 7 migratory birds carcass found

Wildlife officials arrested three more teenagers engaged in poaching of migratory birds from different villages under Tangi range in Chilika wildlife division.

18 child labourers rescued in Odisha

Eighteen child labourers were rescued in joint raids by different agencies from Bhanjanagar in Ganjam district of Odisha, official sources said on Tuesday.

Cold wave continues in Odisha

A cold wave continued to sweep several parts of Odisha with Phulbani, the administrative headquarters of Kandhamal district, Tuesday recording 3.4 degrees Celsius, the lowest temperature in the state, an official said.

Central University of Orissa to launch MA in Sanskrit

Considering the importance of the ancient language, the Central University of Orissa, Koraput, is all set to launch a new post graduate course in Sanskrit from the next academic session.

Don't stop subsidised foodgrain for APL families: Odisha to Centre

 Odisha has urged the union government not to stop supplying subsidised foodgrain to above poverty line (APL) families till the identification of beneficiaries under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) is completed in the state.

Security beefed up in Kandhamal for peaceful Christmas

Security arrangements have been strengthened and police have intensified patrolling in sensitive Kandhamal district of Odisha to ensure peaceful celebrations on Christmas Day and New Year.

Lovers commit suicide by jumping before train in Odisha

A boy and a girl allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a running train at Osala near Baitarani Road railway station in Jajpur district, GRP officials said on Sunday.

Jaundice death toll rises to 17 in Odisha town

With the authorities confirming Sunday the death of one more patient, the toll from jaundice in Odisha's Sambalpur town since May has risen to 17.

Important books on Netaji to be reprinted

 The working committee of the Netaji Birthplace Museum Trust here has decided to reprint all the priceless books written on Netaji Subash Chandra Bose.