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Massive waterlogging inside Cuttack's SCB Hospital after heavy rains

Several wards of state-run SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, Odisha, witnessed severe waterlogging on Thursday due to poor drainage facility inside the hospital building. Sources told Zee Media at the surgery and radio-diagnosis department of the hospital were flooded following a heavy spell of rain that lashed the city on Thursday evening.

Oct 17, 2019, 19:08 PM IST

Pregnant woman dies in labour as ambulance runs out of fuel in Odisha

A pregnant woman belonging to Mayurbhanj district in Odisha died due to severe labour pain after the ambulance in which she was being shifted to a hospital ran out of fuel.

Oct 05, 2019, 22:11 PM IST

'World's largest' beach cleanliness drive to be held in Puri on Saturday

To mark the World Cleanup Day, celebrated on September 21 every year, the world's 'largest' cleanliness drive will be organised at a beach in Odisha's Puri on Saturday.

Sep 21, 2019, 08:59 AM IST

Railways, Odisha govt to ink MoU for redevelopment of Bhubaneswar station

The area adjoining Bhubaneswar Railway Station is proposed for development as Railway Station Multimodal Hub (RSMH) Project under Smart City Mission of Government of India. 

Sep 19, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

Deshhit: Know top 20 Deshhit news of today

This segment of Zee News brings to you top 20 news stories of the day. Watch this video for more information.

Sep 11, 2019, 20:28 PM IST

Man gets death sentence for raping, murdering nine-year-old girl in Odisha

The court awarded death penalty to Kalia Manna alias Laba of Gadaharishpur village under Erasama police limits in Jagatsinghpur.

Sep 11, 2019, 13:41 PM IST

Truck driver fined Rs 86,500 under new Motor Vehicles Act

The incident took place on September 3, and the truck was released after the driver Ashok Yadav paid a penalty of Rs 70,000 along with producing some documents.

Sep 09, 2019, 14:02 PM IST

IMD issues red alert for parts of Maharashtra, MP; PM Narendra Modi's Nagpur visit cancelled

"Extremely heavy rains" are also likely at over Goa, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Assam, Meghalaya, Karnataka and Kerala, accordind to the department.

Sep 07, 2019, 09:20 AM IST

Odisha alerts district collectors on possible flooding

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heavy downpour in several districts of the state in the next three days.

Sep 05, 2019, 20:23 PM IST

Bhubaneswar auto driver fined Rs 47,500 for drunk driving, violating various traffic rules

A Traffic police near Acharya Vihar on Wednesday levied the penalty on the auto-rickshaw driver and issued him a challan for drunk driving and not carrying documents including his driving licence, vehicle insurance, the pollution certificate apart from using the vehicle without permit.

Sep 04, 2019, 16:11 PM IST

Delhi Dynamos confirm relocating base to Odisha

Dynamos had earlier spent five seasons in Delhi as the base, but with this move, the team will be playing its home matches in Odisha.

Aug 31, 2019, 21:24 PM IST

Chhattisgarh, Odisha likely to receive heavy rainfall: IMD

The weather forecasting agency also predicted heavy downpour over Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Gujarat, Coastal Karnataka, Kerala and Mahe.

Aug 29, 2019, 10:54 AM IST

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