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.

Minor Odiya girls sold by parents, police begins search

Two minor girls from Odisha were allegedly sold by their parents to two persons in Madhya Pradesh, following which a police team has been sent to the state to trace the girls.

Govt okays setting up of 6 new IIMs
Govt okays setting up of 6 new IIMs

In good news for MBA aspirants, the government Wednesday cleared the proposal for the setting up of six new IIMs in the country, which will start offering courses from the coming academic session itself.

Heatwave toll mounts to 41 in Odisha

Heatwave-like conditions prevailed in parts of Odisha as the mercury level shot up further while the sunstroke death toll rose to 41.

Centre seeks clarification from Odisha Govt on IIM proposal

The Centre on Friday sought to know from the Odisha government about the facilities available for setting up of an IIM in Sambalpur.

Odia film actor shot at

Yesteryear's Odia film actor Shantiswarup Mishra was shot at by an unidentified person in his house at Sambalpur.

Tremors felt in Odisha

Tremors were felt in most parts of Odisha on Tuesday triggering panic among the people who rushed out of the buildings.

Odisha: Height of bridges over Dhobijor Nullah to be raised

 In order to ensure smooth flow of sewage during rainy season, the height of the bridges over Dhobijor Nullah carrying the sewage of Sambalpur city in western Odisha will be raised soon, officials said on Sunday.

Prohibitory order imposed in Sambalpur town

Keeping in view the ensuing Hanuman Jayanti festival, prohibitory orders have been in Sambalpur town in Odisha to ward off any threat to religious harmony, an official said on Tuesday.

Professor held for sexually harassing PhD scholar

A professor of Sambalpur University was on Monday arrested for allegedly sexually harassing and assaulting a PhD scholar.

Rourkela to house XIM's second campus in Odisha

Two days after strongly recommending Sambalpur as the venue of the proposed Indian Institute of Management (IIM), the state government on Wednesday decided to locate the second campus of Xavier Institute of Management (XIM) at Rourkela.

Man killed during confrontation with armed dacoits in Odisha

A man was killed during a confrontation with armed dacoits at Patrapali village under in Bargarh district, the police said Tuesday.

Steps to contain jaundice in Odisha

With jaundice creating havoc in west Odisha city of Sambalpur, Berhampur Municipal Corporation has initiated steps to contain the spread of the disease.

Odisha jaundice toll jumps to 19

Bhubaneswar: Two more deaths due to jaundice were confirmed in Odisha's Sambalpur town Friday, taking the toll from the water-borne disease to 19.

Odisha jaundice toll jumps to 19

Two more deaths due to jaundice were confirmed in Odisha's Sambalpur town Friday, taking the toll from the water-borne disease to 19.

Two maoists arrested in Sambalpur

 Two maoists, allegedly involved in several offences, were arrested during a special operation by security forces in Naktideula area of Odisha's Sambalpur district, police said today.

Comprehensive transportation plan for Sambalpur

Sambalpur: In a bid to improve the traffic scenario here which has already been accorded the status of a municipal corporation, a comprehensive transportation plan will be prepared shortly.

Sambalpur to get traffic police station soon

 In a bid to ensure smooth movement of vehicles and prevent traffic snarl, a traffic police station will be set up in this western Odisha city soon.

Kalam urges students to set their goal
Kalam urges students to set their goal

Noting that education aims to produce good human beings with skill and expertise, former president APJ Abdul Kalam on Saturday asked students to set their goal and work hard with perseverance to achieve it.

Odisha to set up open university at Sambalpur

In an apparent bid to pacify the ongoing agitation demanding establishment of an IIM in western Odisha, the state government on Saturday announced setting up an open university at Sambalpur.