Stray dog carries body of newborn baby on govt hospital campus in Odisha, police start investigation

The unfortunate incident happened in the Bhadrak district headquarter government hospital on Monday (March 15). According to the reports, a stray dog was spotted carrying the body of a newborn baby in its mouth and running inside the campus of the government hospital.

Mar 17, 2021, 10:57 AM IST

Cyclone Amphan approaches Odisha coast — States likely to be hit after it makes a landfall

Cyclone Amphan, which has intensified into an extremely super cyclone, is all set to make the landfall on Wednesday afternoon. The cyclone is rapidly moving towards the coasts of West Bengal and Bangladesh and is expected to make a landfall on May 20. At the time of the landfall, Cyclone Amphan is expected to carry wind speed of 155-165 kmph, gusting to 185 kmph. The states of Odisha and West Bengal have been on high alert. Union Home Minister Amit Shah has assured all possible help to bo both states to deal with the situation arising out of its movement. 

May 19, 2020, 15:23 PM IST

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Odisha for next 48 hours

The weather department stated that many districts in Odisha may receive light to moderate rainfall, whereas some interior places may receive heavy to very heavy rainfall. 

Aug 12, 2019, 19:27 PM IST

Bhadrak Lok Sabha Constituency of Odisha: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Bhadrak Lok Sabha Constituency of Odisha.

Apr 19, 2019, 18:37 PM IST

Bhadrak Lok Sabha Constituency

Bhadrak Lok Sabha constituency covers seven assembly segments – Soro, Simulia, Bhandaripokhari, Bhadrak, Basudevpur, Dhamnagar and Chandabali.

Apr 19, 2019, 18:18 PM IST

Internet services suspended in Odisha town ahead of Ram Navami

The district administration in Odisha's Bhadrak on Saturday suspended internet services for next two days in a bid to maintain law and order during Ram Navami celebrations.

Mar 24, 2018, 21:13 PM IST

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik visits violence-hit Bhadrak as situation improves

As the violence-hit town turned near normal, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today visited Bhadrak and promised stern action against those responsible for violence and full compensation to all who suffered loss.

Apr 12, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

Curfew relaxed in violence-hit Bhadrak town in Odisha

With a gradual improvement in the situation in trouble-torn Bhadrak town in Odisha, the administration on Monday relaxed curfew for six hours even as social media platforms remained blocked.

Apr 10, 2017, 16:03 PM IST

Curfew relaxed for six hours in Bhadrak, social media blocked

Curfew was relaxed for six hours here on Monday even as social media platforms remained blocked in the area and probe stepped up against rumormongers and into alleged abusive remarks on Hindu deities that triggered violence in the town.

Apr 10, 2017, 14:46 PM IST

Curfew re-imposed in Bhadrak as crime branch begins probe

Curfew has been re-imposed in Bhadrak region as the Odisha Police's crime branch today began its probe into the recent violence.

Apr 09, 2017, 15:38 PM IST

370 test positive for dengue in Odisha

A total 370 people have tested positive for dengue in Odisha as the state govenrment urged people today not to panic over the spread of the disease.

Sep 14, 2015, 21:52 PM IST

Odisha to set up 51 new courts

 In its bid to give speedy justice to the people in the state, the Odisha government today decided to set up 51 new courts including ten civil judge courts (senior division) to deal with cases related to crimes against women.

Aug 10, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

CBI searches Odisha chit fund firm offices

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday conducted simultaneous searches at 12 places in Odisha in connection with a chit-fund scam.

Jul 07, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

Rain alert in four Odisha districts, 423 houses damaged

With IMD predicting heavy precipitation in interior and northern Odisha, the state government on Monday issued alerts in four districts as pounding rain left 423 houses damaged in Malkangiri district and affected road connection at many places.

Jun 22, 2015, 17:32 PM IST

India's missile interceptor fails test

India's ballistic missile interceptor failed on its tenth test on Monday, being unable to reach its target, a senior defence official said.

Apr 07, 2015, 09:11 AM IST

Odisha govt directed to pay damage for infant death

 National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the Odisha government to pay Rs three lakh damage to a woman who lost her newborn child in a government hospital a year ago due to alleged medical negligence.

Nov 04, 2014, 14:30 PM IST

People evacuated from marooned areas in Odisha

A large number of people were evacuated from areas marooned due to breaches in Baitarani river embankment in Odisha`s Jajpur and Bhadrak districts on Tuesday.

Jul 22, 2014, 17:55 PM IST

BJP suspends 3 leaders, blames BJD for defeat in urban polls

The Odisha Unit of BJP has suspended three members of the party`s state executive for alleged indiscipline and indulging in anti-party activities.

Sep 28, 2013, 16:40 PM IST

Odisha declares 314 villages in four districts drought-hit

Odisha government on Monday declared 314 villages spread over four districts as drought-affected.

Feb 18, 2013, 18:26 PM IST