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Appalling! Odisha witnesses death of 393 elephants in 5 years

Appalling! Odisha witnesses death of 393 elephants in 5 years

As per a recent report, as many as 393 elephants have died in the past five years in Odisha, confirmed forests and environment minister Bikram Keshari Arukh.

Odisha: Daughters dismantle own roof top to collect wood for mother's funeral

After the shocking incident of Dana Majhi who carried his dead wife`s body for 10 kms in Odisha`s Kalahandi district, another tragic incident has surfaced in the state where daughters had to dismantle the roof of their home to collect wood for their mother`s funeral.

AAP hopes to emerge as alternative in 2019 Assembly polls in Odisha

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday claimed Odisha remained backward because of BJD's misrule in last 17 years and said the party would emerge as an alternative in the state in 2019 Assembly elections.

Odisha rejects centre's proposal for expert panel on Mahanadi issue

Odisha rejects centre's proposal for expert panel on Mahanadi issue

"We reject the proposal as it does not stop the construction by the Chhattisgarh government," Odisha CM said.

Three die in rain-related incidents in Telangana; heavy rains in Odisha

Three die in rain-related incidents in Telangana; heavy rains in Odisha

According to an IMD report, a low pressure area lies over Telangana, south Chhattisgarh and Vidarbha region.

Congress blames Patnaik for Mahanadi river water dispute

Congress today said it would support the Odisha government to protect the state's interest in the Mahanadi water dispute with Chhattisgarh but blamed Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for the situation.

About 52,000 primary schools have no teacher per class in Odisha

About 52 thousand government primary and upper primary schools functioning under the School and Mass Education Department in Odisha have no teacher for each class and above 41 thousand schools have no room for each class.

Odisha govt to conduct OSSTET for teachers' recruitment

Odisha govt to conduct OSSTET for teachers' recruitment

The state government has formulated guidelines for OSSTET which would be conducted by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE).

Indian Oil, GAIL to take 49% stake in Adani Group's Dhamra LNG project

Indian Oil, GAIL to take 49% stake in Adani Group's Dhamra LNG project

State-owned refiner Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) and gas utility GAIL India Ltd Wednesday signed pacts to take 49 percent stake in Adani Group's Rs 6,000-crore Dhamra LNG project in Odisha.

Odisha Assembly session begins on stormy note

The monsoon session of the Odisha Assembly began on a stormy note on Wednesday with ruling BJD legislators raising slogans against the central government over the Mahanadi river water dispute.

Test-firing of Barak-8 missile to continue for second day

The test-fire of new long-range surface-to-air ballistic missile Barak-8 will continue on the second day on Wednesday from Integrated Test Range launch pad at Chandipur off Odisha coast.

Six electrocuted, over 20 injured as bus touches live wire in Odisha

At least six persons were electrocuted and over 20 injured when a bus came in contact with a live wire in Odisha's Dhenkanal district on Tuesday.

India sucessfully test fires long range surface-to-air missile

In a bid to galvanise its air defence capabilities, India today successfully test fired a new, long range surface-to-air missile jointly developed with Israel from a defence base off Odisha coast.

Police special drive in Odisha in view of Panchayat polls

With panchayat polls approaching in Odisha, the police are gearing up by launching a special drive to put anti-socials in Berhampur, Boudh, Ganjam, Gajapati and Kandhamal behind bars, as a first step.

Odisha mulls moving SC on Mahanadi water dispute with Chhattisgarh

The Odisha government is mulling to approach the Supreme Court for setting up of a tribunal under the law on inter-state water disputes to resolve the Mahanadi dispute with Chhattisgarh, an official statement said on Saturday.

Mahanadi water issue: Tripartite meeting between Centre, Odisha, Chhattisgarh to be held today

Mahanadi water issue: Tripartite meeting between Centre, Odisha, Chhattisgarh to be held today

The tripartite meeting between the Centre, Odisha and Chattisgarh over the Mahanadi water issue will be held in the national capital on Saturday.

Mahanadi water issue: Naveen vows to fight at tripartite meet

 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today vowed to fight for the rights of the people at the tripartite meeting scheduled to be held in New Delhi tomorrow on the Mahanadi water issue.

Naveen Patnaik dedicates 1100 check dams to Odisha farmers

 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today set a target of providing irrigation facility to additional 10 lakh hectares of land in the state by 2019 as he dedicated 1,100 check dams at a function here.

Ravenshaw Varsity acts tough on erring students

Acting tough, the authorities of Ravenshaw University today suspended one of their students for two years and three others for two semesters.

Gopalganj hooch tragedy not failure of prohibition: Nitish Kumar

 Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today refused to term the recent hooch tragedy in Gopalganj, in which 18 persons died, as "failure of prohibition", saying such incidents have happened in states where there was no ban on liquor.