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Polls to Patkura Assembly seat in Odisha on July 20, results on July 23

Polls to Patkura Assembly seat in Odisha on July 20, results on July 23

The Patkura Assembly seat under Kendrapara parliamentary constituency in Odisha will go to polls on July 20, a notification issued by the Election Commission of India (ECI) said on Thursday.

Jul 05, 2019, 07:36 AM IST
Jagannath Rath Yatra begins Thursday; Home Minister Amit Shah offers prayers

Jagannath Rath Yatra begins Thursday; Home Minister Amit Shah offers prayers

Thousands of devotees arrived in Puri for the nine-day annual Jagannath Rath Yatra.

Jul 04, 2019, 07:45 AM IST
Stop the Polavaram project as it will cause 'permanent injury' to Odisha: Naveen Patnaik writes to PM Modi

Stop the Polavaram project as it will cause 'permanent injury' to Odisha: Naveen Patnaik writes to PM Modi

"If the project is allowed to be completed before the resolution of all the pending cases, it will cause permanent injury to the interest of the state of Odisha and its people," Patnaik said in a

Jul 02, 2019, 08:58 AM IST
Odisha government puts all districts on alert due to forecast of heavy rain

Odisha government puts all districts on alert due to forecast of heavy rain

"Under its influence, enhanced rainfall activity is very likely over the districts of Odisha," Director of IMD, Bhubaneswar H R Biswas said.

Jun 29, 2019, 21:30 PM IST
Padma Shri has become a curse for me: 'Canal Man Of Odisha' Daitari Naik

Padma Shri has become a curse for me: 'Canal Man Of Odisha' Daitari Naik

Naik said that Padma Shri has now become a curse for him as it has snatched his source of livelihood.

Jun 25, 2019, 16:41 PM IST
64 people died, over 1.4 lakh hectare crop area affected in Odisha due to Fani: Govt

64 people died, over 1.4 lakh hectare crop area affected in Odisha due to Fani: Govt

As many as 64 people had died and over 1.4 lakh hectare crop area affected due to cyclone Fani in Odisha, the Home Ministry said on Tuesday.

Jun 25, 2019, 14:57 PM IST
IndiGo airplane makes emergency landing after passenger's unruly behaviour in Odisha

IndiGo airplane makes emergency landing after passenger's unruly behaviour in Odisha

A Guwahati-bound flight from Hyderabad made an emergency landing at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here on Sunday after a passenger allegedly indulged in unruly behaviour on board.

Jun 23, 2019, 20:06 PM IST
OJEE 2019 results declared at ojee.nic.in; Check list of OJEE 2019 toppers

OJEE 2019 results declared at ojee.nic.in; Check list of OJEE 2019 toppers

In the OJEE 2019 results, Pradeep Kumar Kampa has emerged topper in MBA, while Smitarani Choudhury had topped in MCA course.

Jun 19, 2019, 13:45 PM IST
Watch: Man rescues 12-feet long cobra snake from Odisha

Watch: Man rescues 12-feet long cobra snake from Odisha

The King cobra snake was rescued by a man on Wednesday from a CRPF camp in Seshakhal of the district. 

Jun 16, 2019, 00:29 AM IST
3 of family killed as truck rams into house in Odisha

3 of family killed as truck rams into house in Odisha

Three members of a family were killed on Saturday after a sand-laden truck rammed into their house in Koraput district in the early hours, police said.

Jun 15, 2019, 14:28 PM IST
Naveen Patnaik meets PM Narendra Modi, seeks Rs 5,000 crore assistance package

Naveen Patnaik meets PM Narendra Modi, seeks Rs 5,000 crore assistance package

The assistance package sought by Patnaik is meant for carrying out rehabilitation and restoration work after Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc in Odisha in late April.

Jun 11, 2019, 11:57 AM IST
4 killed, 10 injured as wall collapses in Odisha

4 killed, 10 injured as wall collapses in Odisha

Trading activities were underway when a portion of the boundary wall suddenly caved in, killing four people on spot -- all of them were vendors, police said.

Jun 09, 2019, 13:44 PM IST
Puri beach to become Asia's first with Blue Flag certification

Puri beach to become Asia's first with Blue Flag certification

The tag is given to environment-friendly and clean beaches which are equipped with amenities of international standards for tourists.

Jun 06, 2019, 12:50 PM IST
 Several areas in Odisha likely to witness rainfall in next 24 hours: IMD

Several areas in Odisha likely to witness rainfall in next 24 hours: IMD

These are pre-monsoon thunderstorms. Officials also said that rainfall will increase in Odisha after June 6 and that there are no chances of the heat wave in the region.

Jun 03, 2019, 20:07 PM IST
Naveen Patnaik takes oath as Odisha CM for the fifth time

Naveen Patnaik takes oath as Odisha CM for the fifth time

Naveen Patnaik is one of the longest-serving chief ministers in the country.

May 29, 2019, 11:04 AM IST
Naveen Patnaik to take oath as Odisha CM on Wednesday for record 5th time

Naveen Patnaik to take oath as Odisha CM on Wednesday for record 5th time

Naveen Patnaik, 72, is one of the longest-serving chief ministers in the country.

May 29, 2019, 09:02 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik invites PM Narendra Modi to his swearing-in ceremony

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik invites PM Narendra Modi to his swearing-in ceremony

Invitations have also been sent to leaders of different political parties in the state. However, the invite to the prime minister is significant as Odisha CM Patnaik had during election campaign

May 27, 2019, 21:26 PM IST
Odisha Governor invites Naveen Patnaik to form govt after he stakes claim

Odisha Governor invites Naveen Patnaik to form govt after he stakes claim

Patnaik's BJD has won 112 of the 146 seats in the recently concluded assembly polls in Odisha.

May 26, 2019, 18:08 PM IST
BJD chief Naveen Patnaik to be sworn-in as Odisha CM on May 29

BJD chief Naveen Patnaik to be sworn-in as Odisha CM on May 29

Patnaik continued his grip over Odisha with his party, BJD, winning 112 Assembly seats in the 147-member House. 

May 26, 2019, 07:25 AM IST
Meet Chandrani, youngest MP to Lok Sabha from Odisha

Meet Chandrani, youngest MP to Lok Sabha from Odisha

Chandrani Murmu, a 25-year-old engineering graduate, has been elected on a Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ticket from Keonjhar Lok Sabha seat, reserved for scheduled tribes. At the age of 25 years and 11

May 25, 2019, 22:30 PM IST