01 Sep 2015
Bhubaneswar: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will lead a 'Save Farmer March' in Bargarh district during his two-day visit to Odisha to highlight alleged failure of both the Centre and BJD regime in the state in mitigating the plight of peasants.
31 Aug 2015
Bhubaneswar: A self-styled godman and his two sons have been arrested following public outcry over his alleged wrong-doings and an FIR lodged by a social activist, police said today.
31 Jul 2015
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government issued a fresh flood alert in the wake of cyclone 'Komen' which is expected to worsen the flood situation in five districts where three people have died and about 4 lakh people have been affected.
31 Aug 2015
Bhubaneswar: As a part of the Odisha government's initiative to convert Bhubaneswar into a 'Smart City', Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL) has launched 4G high speed Wi-Fi internet services at four locations in the capital city.
26 Aug 2015
Malkangiri: Three Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and a civilian were today killed and six others injured when Naxalities ambushed a patrol of the paramilitary force and triggered a landmine blast in the forest of the district in Odisha.
25 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office is likely to take up the issue of steel giant Posco's proposed USD 10.5-billion integrated steel plant in Jagatsinghpur with the Odisha government and the company officials today.
30 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Cyclonic storm 'Komen' will hit the Bangladesh coast today afternoon, bringing with it heavy rainfall in Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha, the MET department said.
02 Aug 2015
Kolkata: The death toll in West Bengal due to heavy rains and floods crossed 50 on Sunday after seven more deaths, including of four children, were reported from various districts.
22 Aug 2015
Cuttack: A fresh case of sexual abuse has been filed against arrested self-proclaimed godman Sarathi Baba alias Santosh Roul. The case was registered yesterday following a complaint made by an erstwhile woman inmate of his ashram in Kendrapara district, police said.
18 Aug 2015
Berhampur: As many as 3,434 students of government-run residential schools in Kandhamal district of Odisha have tested positive for malaria. "The affected students have been administered drugs. The health officials are keeping a watch on their condition," said Kandhamal District Collector Yamini Sarangi.