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NIT Rourkela professor and wife found dead at residence, cops suspect suicide

Soon after receiving the information, police officials rushed to the spot and broke into the house.

Aug 17, 2019, 16:50 PM IST

Hirakud Dam: The world's longest earthen dam is struggling for survival

Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari has alerted the state and central government in a press meet at Bhubaneswar.

Aug 14, 2019, 20:47 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

Incessant rains creates flood situation across India

Incessant rains have wreaked havoc and triggered flooding across India, particularly in states of Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Assam, Odisha and other eastern parts of India. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 10, 2019, 18:16 PM IST

27 dead due to floods in Maharashtra, over 2 lakh people evacuated

The rain continued to lash across several states as southwest monsoon thundered, throwing normal life out of gear.

Aug 08, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

Depression over northwest Bay of Bengal likely to intensify in next 24 hours

The ministry said that light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places and isolated extremely heavy falls (>=20cm) is very likely over Odisha on Auguts 6 and 7.

Aug 06, 2019, 15:47 PM IST

IMD predicts heavy rains in Odisha, five districts put on alert

In a letter, the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has directed Collectors of Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, and Nuapada to closely monitor the situation as it may create a flood-like situation in these districts.

Aug 03, 2019, 07:55 AM IST

Heavy rains in several states likely, IMD issues red alert in 8 districts of Odisha

Heavy rainfall is expected to lash several states across the country over the next 48 hours, the India Meteorological Department said in a statement on Tuesday morning.

Jul 30, 2019, 12:29 PM IST

Sweet victory for Odisha as Rasagola gets GI tag

Years after West Bengal clinched the geographical indication (GI) tag for 'Banglar Rasogolla', it is celebration time for Odisha, which had also staked a claim on the origin of its own version of the syrupy sweet, and has finally obtained the GI tag for 'Odisha Rasagola'.

Jul 29, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

Odisha: BJD's Sabitri Agarwalla wins from Patkura Assembly constituency

Agarwalla, the wife of deceased BJD leader Bed Prakash Agarwalla, won by a huge margin of over 17,920 votes. 

Jul 24, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

Rath Yatra 2019: Know the importance of touching the chariot rope during the festival

The festival holds prime importance in the Eastern side of the country where Rath Yatra is the most revered celebration time. Lakhs of devotees throng Puri, just to catch a glimpse of their favourite Lord riding the chariot.

Jul 18, 2019, 07:49 AM IST

Experts remove rod pieces lodged inside cobra in Odisha

A team of experts belonging to Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) conducted a successful surgery to remove two pieces of iron rod from a cobra on Thursday. 

Jul 12, 2019, 23:57 PM IST

Rath Yatra 2019: Ever noticed Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra's chariots are different?

The three chariots carrying Lord Jagannath, brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra are different in size and other detailing.

Jul 12, 2019, 19:03 PM IST

Rath Yatra 2019: The legend behind unfinished hands of Lord Jagannath's idol in Puri temple

The idols of Lord Jagannath depicts the Lord embodying features of a large, square-shaped head, big eyes and unfinished limbs. 

Jul 11, 2019, 19:08 PM IST

Odisha artist creates record for making smallest Lord Jagannath's chariot

Artist Satya Maharana has created a miniature version of Nandighosa-- Lord Jagannath's chariot for Rath Yatra. The creation has got an entry into the India Book of Records and International Book of Records for being the smallest of its kind.

Jul 07, 2019, 18:15 PM IST

Jagannath Rath Yatra 2019: Everything you need to know

A sea of devotees gathered at the town of Puri in Odisha for the annual nine-day Jagannath Rath Yatra that began today. Lakhs of people converged in Puri for a glimpse of Lord Jagannath. Watch full video to know more.

Jul 04, 2019, 18:32 PM IST

PM Modi, President Kovind extend greetings on Jagannath Rath Yatra occasion

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday extended greetings to the people on the occasion of Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra.

Jul 04, 2019, 10:36 AM IST

Rath Yatra 2019: Sudarsan Pattnaik's sand art on chariot festival is all about peace, joy and happiness—Pic inside

During the month of Asadha in June or July, the presiding deities—Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra are taken from their Puri temple to Bada Danda and complete the distance of almost 3 km to Shri Gundicha Temple on huge chariots respectively.

Jul 04, 2019, 10:29 AM IST

Puri: Devotees in large number arrive to attend world famous Jagannath Rath Yatra

Final touches have been given to the preparations for Jagannath Rath Yatra in Odisha's Puri that will commence today. Devotees in large number have gathered in Odisha's coastal city. Watch this video to know more.

Jul 04, 2019, 10:10 AM IST

Man's best friend: Pet dog saves family from cobra attack in Odisha's Malkangiri

A dog is man's best friends - a phrase everyone is familiar with. Its loyalty towards family, and instinct to protect them is often lauded. And Gehli is an exemplary proof of this.

Jun 28, 2019, 11:51 AM IST