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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik urges Centre to build second bridge over the Brahmani

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik urges Centre to build second bridge over the Brahmani

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday urged the Centre to soon take up construction of a second bridge over the river Brahmani in view of the bad condition of the existing one.

Odisha Police seizes Rs 1.43 crore in Sambalpur; eight arrested, arms recovered

Odisha Police seizes Rs 1.43 crore in Sambalpur; eight arrested, arms recovered

At least Rs 1.4 crore were seized and eight persons were arrested in Odisha's Sambalpur on Sunday. 

BJD opposes Chhattisgarh's barrage on Mahanadi

 Biju Janata Dal (BJD) members on Wednesday demanded that the central government should take steps to stop construction of a barrage by BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh government on the Mahanadi river, and said the state of Odisha is "shocked" by the development.

Woman drowns daughters over family dispute

The woman identified as Baijayanti Mahali, wife of a Junior Engineer of Bamra Block, Durga Charan Mahali, allegedly drowned her 4-year-old and 2-month-old daughters in the water tank of their government quarter this evening.

Record number of migratory birds arrives in Hirakud Reservoir

Record number of migratory birds arrives in Hirakud Reservoir

The waterfowl census, conducted over the weekend, at the reservoir area recorded arrival of 95,912 birds of 60 species this year, an official of the Wildlife Division said Tuesday.