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Saradha chit fund scam: CBI raids 30 locations in Bengal, Odisha

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 18:23

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted by the CBI for the investigation of the `Chit Fund scam` cases on Thursday conducted searches in 10 locations in West Bengal and 20 locations in Odisha.

12 villages cut-off due to landslide in Odisha

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 15:54

Landslide in Odisha, triggered by heavy downpour, has cut-off about a dozen villages on the Bonda hills in Malkangiri from the district headquarters for the last four days, district officials said.

BMC launches awareness programme on dengue and malaria

BMC launches awareness programme on dengue and malaria

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:15

Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BMC) has launched an awareness programme to arrest the spread of vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria.

Ganjam schools to educate students about road safety

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 11:52

In a bid to create awareness about traffic rules, Ganjam district administration in Odisha has asked schools to open road safety clubs for students and educate them about rules and safety norms.

55 dengue cases detected in Odisha, 1 dead so far

55 dengue cases detected in Odisha, 1 dead so far

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 20:15

At least one person has so far died and 55 others tested positive to dengue virus this year following which the Odisha government made provision of free blood test in three state-run medical college hospitals and seven other places, official sources said Wednesday.

Heavy rains pound Odisha

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 14:36

Rains pounded several parts of Odisha Wednesday under the influence of a well marked low pressure area over northwest Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood.

Odisha inks pact for second airport in state

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 14:22

The Odisha government signed a pact with the Airport Authority of India for developing the state`s second airport in the district headquarters town of Jharsuguda, an official said.

Gokul Chandra Pati likely to be new Odisha chief secretary

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 17:08

Senior IAS officer Gokul Chandra Pati is likely to take over as the new chief secretary of Odisha with the Union government allowing his return to the state cadre.

NHRC issues showcause notice to Odisha in scribe assault case

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 16:59

The National Human Rights Commission has issued a showcause notice to Odisha Government asking why monetary relief of Rs 25,000 would not be recommended to be paid to a Bhubaneswar-based journalist, who was unlawfully assaulted by police.

Girl dies in mishap on Mahanadi bridge, lover jumps into river in Odisha

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 16:08

In a tragic incident which took place on Mahanadi bridge here, a girl was killed in a two- wheeler accident following which her lover, who was unable to bear the loss, jumped into the swollen river and is feared drowned.

Gokul Chandra Pati likely to be new Odisha chief secretary

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 16:06

Senior IAS officer Gokul Chandra Pati is likely to take over as the new chief secretary of Odisha with the Union government allowing his return to the state cadre.

NHRC issues showcause notice to Odisha in scribe assault case

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 15:59

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a showcause notice to Odisha Government asking why monetary relief of Rs 25,000 would not be recommended to be paid to a Bhubaneswar-based journalist, who was unlawfully assaulted by police.