Orissa

Madhya Pradesh's Kolaras, Mungaoli bypoll results 2018: Updates

Madhya Pradesh's Kolaras, Mungaoli bypoll results 2018: Updates

Congress candidate Brijendra Singh Yadav won in Mungaoli by defeating BJP rival Bhai Sahab Deshraj Singh Yadav and in Kolaras, Congress party's Mahendra Singh Yadav defeated BJP's Devendra Kumar Jain.

Feb 28, 2018, 09:53 AM IST

Rajya Sabha adjourned prematurely for the day due to lack of quorum

The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims), 2016, which was pased by the Lok Sabha in March this year, could not be deliberated upon as the House had to be adjourned prematurely.

Jul 21, 2017, 20:20 PM IST
'Artificial eggs' made out of 'plastic' found in Orissa school; This is how you can identify fake eggs

'Artificial eggs' made out of 'plastic' found in Orissa school; This is how you can identify fake eggs

With similar cases now being reported more often, it is very important that one knows how to identify artificial eggs.

Jun 30, 2017, 21:12 PM IST

Rose Valley chit fund scam: Court rejects Sudip Bandyopadhyay's bail plea

A local court here on Saturday rejected the bail plea of TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay.

Feb 04, 2017, 16:21 PM IST
Woman beheaded, teenaged children hacked to death in Orissa's Balasore

Woman beheaded, teenaged children hacked to death in Orissa's Balasore

A woman was beheaded while her teenaged children and a relative were hacked to death by unidentified assailants in a village in Balasore district, police said.

Jan 28, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

Mob beats couple for 'killing neighbours using black magic' in Jharkhand, sets house on fire

A mob beat to death an elderly couple accused of witchcraft in eastern India, police said Saturday, the second such killing in the region in two weeks.

Dec 17, 2016, 18:46 PM IST
Sudarsan Pattnaik's green Ganesha sand art is unmissable! PICS inside

Sudarsan Pattnaik's green Ganesha sand art is unmissable! PICS inside

Famous Indian sand artist Susarsan Pattnaik has once again produced a marvel! Just as the nation is gripped in the festive fervour of 10-day long Ganpati festival, the sand artist has made some great environment-friendly Ganpati.

Sep 05, 2016, 17:16 PM IST
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!

Jul 14, 2016, 13:43 PM IST
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.

Apr 22, 2016, 22:23 PM IST

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

Feb 03, 2016, 23:09 PM IST

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.

Dec 11, 2015, 00:25 AM IST

`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.

Sep 20, 2015, 09:58 AM IST
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.

Aug 31, 2015, 17:10 PM IST

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.

Jul 31, 2015, 13:24 PM IST

Who performed the last rites of Lord Krishna?

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

Jul 21, 2015, 09:48 AM IST

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.

Jul 16, 2015, 00:38 AM IST

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.

Jun 18, 2015, 19:47 PM IST

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.

May 25, 2015, 21:56 PM IST

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.

May 20, 2015, 15:53 PM IST
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.

Mar 25, 2015, 22:54 PM IST