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Endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles  back in Odisha

Endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles back in Odisha

Endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles, which were tagged for the purpose of studying their migration pattern, have reappeared for mass nesting in Odisha.

Odisha registers 7.94% growth, 82 lakh people cross BPL

Odisha has registered a gross state domestic product (GSDP) growth rate of 7.94 per cent in 2016-17 against the national average of 7.1 per cent, besides registering a big reduction in the rate of poverty.

BJD, BJP accuse each other of nexus with Cong in rural polls

The ruling BJD in Odisha and opposition BJP accused each other of having an unholy nexus with the Congress in the state Panchayat elections.

Uproar in Odisha Assembly on panchayat poll violence

The Odisha Assembly today witnessed uproar when opposition Congress and BJP demanded a discussion on the violence during the three-tire panchayat elections which ended on February 21.

Wake-up and reconnect with people: Naveen Patnaik to BJD MLAs

Ruling BJD president Naveen Patnaik today asked party MLAs not to be disheartened by the trends emerging from the Odisha Panchayat elections and take it as a wake-up call.

Odisha: Polling underway for final phase of three tier Panchayat Elections

Odisha: Polling underway for final phase of three tier Panchayat Elections

Polling is currently underway for the fifth and final phase of three-tier Panchayat polls in 26 districts of Odisha.

Odisha: Endangered Olive Ridley turtles lay record 3.55 lakh eggs in a week, number may go up

Odisha: Endangered Olive Ridley turtles lay record 3.55 lakh eggs in a week, number may go up

Over 3,55,000 eggs have been laid by Olive Ridley sea turtles within a week of mass nesting in Rushikulya river mouth of Ganjam coast, which is an all-time record. 

Odisha panchayat polls: 76% voter turnout recorded in 4th phase

Odisha panchayat polls: 76% voter turnout recorded in 4th phase

"The fourth phase of panchayat polls ended peacefully in the state, excluding some minor disturbances," Senapati said.

Odisha panchayat elections, repolling in 36 booths

Odisha panchayat elections, repolling in 36 booths

State Election Commission had announced repolling in 62 wards under 24 gram panchayat under 14 blocks spread over 11 district, an SEC statement said.

75 % turnout in third phase of Odisha Panchayat polls

The third round of Panchayat elections in Odisha ended peacefully today with a 75 per cent turnout across 65 blocks in the state.

Third phase records 75% voter turnout in Odisha panchayat polls

Third phase records 75% voter turnout in Odisha panchayat polls

The third phase of polls recorded 75 per cent voter turnout in which Sonepur district recorded highest with 86 per cent.

Odisha Civil Service 2015 exam results declared

Odisha Civil Service 2015 exam results declared

Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) selected these candidates in pursuant to an advertisement in 2015.

Odisha Panchayat elections: 73 percent turnout in second phase

Odisha Panchayat elections: 73 percent turnout in second phase

Barring stray incidents, the second phase of the three-tier panchayat polls concluded peacefully across Odisha on Wednesday with 73 percent voter turnout.

Odisha Panchayat polls: Two dead, several injured in clashes

At least two persons died, several others were injured and three vehicles were torched in pre and post poll violence during the ongoing panchayat elections in Odisha.

Centenarian casts vote in Odisha Panchayat polls

Panchayat elections will be held in five phases in Odisha on February 13, 15, 17, 19 and 21 respectively.

Arrangements in place for 1st phase Panchayat polls in Odisha

Arrangements in place for 1st phase Panchayat polls in Odisha

All arrangements have been made for the first phase polling of the three-tier panchayat elections in Odisha, scheduled to begin at 7 am tomorrow, the State Election Commission (SEC) said today.

Campaign ends for 1st phase of Odisha panchayat polls

Campaign ends for 1st phase of Odisha panchayat polls

The polling for the first phase of panchayat elections would be held on February 13. The polls are scheduled to be held in five phases.

In major breakthrough, India successfully tests ballistic missile interception

In major breakthrough, India successfully tests ballistic missile interception

With this, India has achieved a significant milestone in the direction of developing a two-layered Ballistic Missile Defence system.

Probe begins into Odisha landmine blast

The Odisha Police on Thursday began probe into the landmine blast in Koraput district, in which at least eight policemen and five others were injured.

Odisha blast toll rises to 8

The body of Odisha State Armed Police official Tulasiram Majhi, who went missing after the blast, was found on Thursday morning.