Heatwave toll rises to 21 in Odisha, mercury still high

Death toll due to sun-stroke in Odisha mounted to 21 on Saturday as the searing heatwave remained unabated despite slight respite in the coastal areas with Titlagarh in western region turning the hottest place at 45.4 degrees Celsius.

BJP urges introduction of two new trains in Odisha

Ahead of the presentation of the railway budget in parliament Thursday, Odisha state BJP leaders Monday requested Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to introduce two new trains that will improve rail connectivity in Odisha.

BJD wins Balangir and Titlagarh civic body elections

The ruling BJD on Wednesday swept the two urban local body (ULB) elections at Titlagarh and Balangir, a State Election Commission release said here today.

Heatwave to continue for next 48 hours in Odisha: IMD

A 45-year-old farmer died of sunstroke as Odisha continued to reel under heatwave with the mercury level hovering around 40 degrees celsius in most of the places.

DGM burning: Company declares lock-out

Days after the deputy general manager of a private company was burnt to death by
angry workers at Titlagarh, the company declared a lock-out of the plant on Sunday.