Bhubaneswar records 40.1 degree Celsius

Mercury level in Odisha's state capital here crossed 40 degree Celsius, the highest in the season this year, Met office sources said.

Naveen Patnaik bats for net freedom

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said any move to dilute Internet freedom would cause economic loss to the booming IT industry and it might affect the poor as several services to them were delivered through the Internet.

Surveillance in Odisha district after bird flu in Andhra Pradesh

Surveillance has been intensified in poultry firms of Ganjam district following outbreak of bird flu in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

5 villagers return, Odisha DGP dubs them as "militia"

 Five of the 11 villagers, allegedly abducted by Maoists three days ago, on Thursday returned to their villages in Mathili area of Odisha's Malkangiri district even as DGP Sanjeev Marik described them as "militia" and "sympathiser" of red rebels.

Maoists free five of kidnapped people in Odisha

The Maoists have released five of the 11 people they abducted on April 13 in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said on Thursday.

Maoists set free five of 11 people kidnapped in Odisha

The Maoists have released five of the 11 people they abducted on April 13 in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said on Thursday.

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile

India on Thursday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile, with a range of over 3,000 km, from a base in Odisha, an official said.

BJP leader arrested for wielding sword in religious procession

Senior BJP leader Jayanarayan Mishra was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly wielding a sword in violation of prohibitory orders by the administration during Hanuman Jayanti celebrations here, an official said.

Skeletal remains of giant size croc to be preserved in Odisha
Skeletal remains of giant size croc to be preserved in Odisha

Bhitarkanika National Park authorities in Kendrapara district have decided to preserve the skeletal remains of an 18.5 feet long male crocodile, one of the giant size crocs in Bhitarkanika.

Boy sacrificed in Kendrapara

In a case of human sacrifice, an eight-year-old boy was killed allegedly by an occultist at Gokhapada village in Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Maoists abduct seven tribals in Odisha

Seven tribals, including a village head and a former block chairperson, were abducted by Maoists in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said on Tuesday.

High alert in Maoist-hit districts post-Chhatisgarh attack

 In the wake of a series of Naxal attacks on securitymen in neighbouring Chhattisgarh, a high alert was on Tuesday sounded in Maoist-hit districts of Odisha, particularly in the southern region.

Four skilled workers of Odisha return from strife-torn Yemen

 Stranded in war zones of Yemen for over several days, four skilled personnel from Odisha's Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara have made a safe return to their villages.

Tea seller spreading message of conservation of water

 A tea-seller from Kharagpur is on a month-long mission to spread the message of protection of environment and conservation of water.

Three women die after surgery in Odisha

Three women died in Odisha's Sambalpur district five hours after surgery was conducted on them in a state-run medical college and hospital, said an official on Saturday.

Odisha: Man sells 2-month-old son to buy medicine for wife

Unable to purchase medicine for his sick wife, a tribal man allegedly sold his two-month-old baby boy to a woman for Rs 700 in Malkangiri district of Odisha.

Man sales two-month-old son to buy medicine for wife in Odisha

Unable to purchase medicine for his sick wife, a tribal man allegedly sold his two-month-old baby boy to a woman for Rs 700 in Malkangiri district of Odisha.

Nuclear-capable Dhanush missile successfully test-fired

India on Thursday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 km from a naval ship off the Odisha coast.

'Saakshar Bharat' being launched in Odisha

A total 16 districts in Odisha, including Ganjam are being be brought under 'Saakshar Bharat', a programme to promote adult education in the second phase.

Nine states share intel on controlling Maoist-related probs

 Senior police officers of nine Left Wing Extremism (LEW) hit states on Wednesday gathered to discuss ways to tackle Maoist-related problems.