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Why is it auspicious to touch the rope of chariot during the Rath Yatra—Know here

Why is it auspicious to touch the rope of chariot during the Rath Yatra—Know here

Here's the significance of touching the rope of Rath!

Hot conditions in most parts of country, rains in northeast

Hot conditions in most parts of country, rains in northeast

Delhi witnessed a hot and sunny day but a duststrom in the evening brought the mercury down marginally, bringing some relief to the residents.

DNA: 60 Dalit students from Bihar threaten to commit suicide

Sixty Dalit students from Bihar, who are studying engineering in Orissa, have threatened to commit suicide after the Bihar government allegedly stopped paying their stipends to the college, and the students were forced to leave the institution.

Self-infecting corruption becomes economic terror, says SC

The Supreme Court Thursday said corruption is a self-infection, which has developed resistance to all sorts of curbs and controls, to becomes an economic terror as it upheld validity of the Orissa and Bihar Special Court Act providing for speedy trial of public servants accused of alleged graft and for confiscation of their properties earned illegally.

`Witch` killings haunt India`s remote villages

As he recovers in a children`s shelter in eastern India, 17-year-old Ganita Munda is haunted by the sound of his family`s screams as a witch-hunting gang killed them in their home.

Organized inter-state gangs behind killings of elephants

Organized inter-state gangs behind killings of elephants

Expressing concern over the recent spate of poaching of elephants in southern India, a global wildlife monitoring network has said organised inter-state poaching gangs were behind the killings of tuskers in the forests of Western Ghats.

Torrential rains affects life in Rajasthan and Gujarat

With Monsoon setting over in many parts of the country, incessant rains have swollen many rivers and created flood-like situation in the states of Gujarat and Rajasthan.

Who performed the last rites of Lord Krishna?

Let's try to find out yet another mystery associated with Lord Krishna.

BJP seeks intervention of rights panel over Odisha arrests

The BJP in Odisha on Wednesday moved the Odisha State Human Rights Commission (OHRC) against the arrest of 114 people, including 63 women, who were demanding the shifting of a bridge site from their village in Keonjhar district.

Senior Congress leader Giridhar Gamang, son formally join BJP in Bhubaneswar

Former Odisha Chief Minister Giridhar Gamang and his son Sishir Gamang on Thursday formally joined the BJP at the state party headquarters here in the presence of central ministers and Odisha leaders.

Odisha continues to reel under intense heat

An intense heat wave continued to sweep most parts of Odisha on Monday with the industrial town of Angul recording the highest temperature in the state at 47 degrees Celsius, officials said.

Jamia VC given additional charge of University of Orissa

Incumbent vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia University, Talat Ahmed, has been assigned the additional charge of VC of Central University of Orissa, Koraput.

Assam, Orissa win in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Assam, Orissa win in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

 Assam defeated Bengal by 18 runs while Orissa beat Tripura by 34 runs in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (East Zone) here.

Odisha steps up measures to prevent swineflu

In a bid to prevent spread of swineflu by migrant workers, health officers of Odisha's Ganjam district will keep track of their return, mainly from Gujarat where the disease has affected many.

Five must do things in Puri, Orissa

Five must do things in Puri, Orissa

Orissa is a state full of beautiful temples and is a history buff's paradise. And a must visit place in the state is Puri. Here are five things you must do there:

Orissa HC orders for panel to monitor jaundice

Orissa High Court has directed the state government to form a high-level committee under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary to monitor the situation arising out of the spread of jaundice in the state.

Blame game over rejection of Odisha tableau for Republic day parade

The Congress and the BJP Monday blamed the Odisha government over the rejection of the state tableau for this year`s Republic Day parade at New Delhi, while the ruling BJD termed the rejection as `unfortunate`.

Odisha on high alert after threat of terror attack

The Odisha government has put all 30 districts in the state on high alert after intelligence agencies warned of attacks by Pakistan-based militant groups.

Central University of Orissa to launch MA in Sanskrit

Considering the importance of the ancient language, the Central University of Orissa, Koraput, is all set to launch a new post graduate course in Sanskrit from the next academic session.

Cockfights turns into gambling activity in Kendrapara

Cockfights, an old traditional bloody game, have turned into a major gambling activity in several villages of Odisha`s Kendrapara district.