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High alert in Odisha after Army's cross-LoC strikes
Bhubaneswar, Sep 30 : The Odisha Police has sounded high alert across the state in view of Indian Army's surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC), said a senior police official on Friday.

4 railway officials suspended for Odisha train accident
Bhubaneswar, Sep 30 : Four railway workers were suspended for their gross negligence which led to the train accident in Odisha, an official of the East Coast Railway (ECoR) said on Friday.

One killed, 22 injured in Odisha train accident
Cuttack, Sep 29 : One person was killed and 22 passengers were injured when a passenger train rammed into a stationary goods train near Odisha's Cuttack railway station on Thursday evening.

Patnaik has not visited CM's grievance cell since 2008
Bhubaneswar, Sep 29 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik did not attend the CM's grievance cell since 2008, said a minister on Thursday.

Odisha clears two investment proposals worth Rs 224 cr
Bhubaneswar, Sep 29 : The Odisha government on Thursday approved two proposals with an investment of Rs 224 crore.

Liquor shops doubled in Odisha in 15 years
Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 : Even as various social organisations in Odisha call for total prohibition in the state, the number of liquor shops has doubled in the past 15 years, a minister said on Wednesday.

Odisha gets fewer foreign tourists
Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 : The inflow of foreign tourists to Odisha is showing a declining trend. But the number of domestic tourists has gone up marginally.

393 elephants died in Odisha in 5 years
Bhubaneswar, Sep 27 : As many as 393 elephants have died in the past five years in Odisha, Forests and Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh said on Tuesday. The minister did not elaborate how the pachyderms died.

Odisha to implement roof-top solar projects in major cities
Bhubaneswar, Sep 27 : The Odisha government has planned to implement roof-top solar projects across all major cities in the state, a minister said on Tuesday.

Ruckus over Mahanadi water continues in Odisha Assembly
Bhubaneswar, Sep 27 : The ruckus in the Odisha Assembly and halting of proceedings continued on Tuesday over the Mahanadi water issue, according to media reports.

Odisha government rapped for laxity in coastal security
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 : The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has rapped the Odisha government for failing to achieve the objective of securing the state's coastline.

Odisha fails to collect Rs 2,754.20cr from industries
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 : The Odisha government has failed to collect about Rs 2,754.20 crore in revenue from the industrial units operating in the state, the Odisha Finance Minister said on Monday.

Odisha rejects centre's proposal for expert panel on Mahanadi issue
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday rejected the central government's proposal to set up an expert committee to look into the Mahanadi water sharing dispute.

Odisha cracker factory explosion claims 6 lives
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 : The death toll in the cracker factory explosion in Odisha's Nayagarh district increased to six on Saturday, with four persons succumbing to burn injuries.

Odisha assembly debates on Mahanadi water dispute
Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 : After two days of disturbance, the Odisha assembly on Friday discussed the Mahanadi water sharing issue and came down heavily on Chhattisgarh for its "unilateral" construction activities over the river.

Dana Majhi did not seek help to take wife's body: Odisha government
Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 : The Odisha government has disputed the claim of Dana Majhi that he was denied a hearse or an ambulance to take his wife's body to his village in Kalahandi district.

Odisha: About 52,000 primary schools have no teacher per class
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Sept. 23 (ANI): About 52 thousand government primary and upper primary schools functioning under the School and Mass Education Department in Odisha have no teacher for each class and above 41 thousand schools have no room for each class.

Odisha attracts Rs 1.61 lakh crore investment in two years
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 : The Odisha government has attracted about Rs 1.61 lakh crore investment in last two years, the state assembly was told on Thursday.

Congress seeks President's intervention in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 : With Odisha assembly proceedings disrupted for the second day, main opposition Congress on Thursday sought the intervention of President Pranab Mukherjee citing constitutional breakdown in the state.

This Odisha villager has a goldmine of autographed images, letters ...
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 : Priyabrat Biswal lives in a small village in Odisha but this hasn't come in the way of his building up a veritable treasure trove of autographed images and letters from the Who's Who of the world -- 600 and counting.

Liquor consumption personal affair, can't ban it: Odisha Government
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 : The state government on Wednesday said the total prohibition of liquor demanded by several organisations in Odisha is "unrealistic" as consumption of liquor is a personal affair.

SC issues notice to Centre, Odisha over iron ore sharing between ...
New Delhi [India], Sept. 21 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre and the Odisha Government Odisha and sought a detailed reply of the iron ore sharing contract between Sarda Mines and Jindal Steel and power Limited (JSPL) within two months.

Odisha Assembly session begins on stormy note
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 : The monsoon session of the Odisha Assembly began on a stormy note on Wednesday with ruling BJD legislators raising slogans against the central government over the Mahanadi river water dispute.

Monsoon Session of Odisha assembly to commence today
Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) [India], Sept. 21 : The Monsoon Session of the Odisha Assembly is set to begin today.

Test-firing of Barak-8 missile to continue for second day
Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) [India], Sept. 21 : The test-fire of new long range surface-to-air ballistic missile Barak-8 will continue on the second day today from Integrated Test Range launch pad at Chandipur off Odisha coast.

Monsoon session of Odisha Assembly to begin on a stormy note
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 : The monsoon session of the Odisha Assembly is set to begin on a stormy note on Wednesday with the opposition parties -- the Congress and the BJP -- preparing to step up attack on the ruling BJD on the floor of the house.

India successfully test-fires Barak-8 missile
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 : India on Tuesday successfully test-fired the Barak-8 long-range surface-to-air nuclear-capable ballistic missile, jointly developed with Israel, from a defence test facility off the Odisha coast.

Odisha seeks early decision on compensation for CST loss
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday reiterated the demand for an immediate decision by the Centre on compensation for loss of states' share in the Central Sales Tax (CST) for 2013-14 to 2016-17.

India successfully test fires Barak-8 missile
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 : India on Tuesday successfully test-fired the Barak-8 surface-to-air missile, jointly developed with Israel, from a defence test facility off the Odisha coast.

India test-fires long-range missile Barak-8,developed with Israel
Chandipur-on-Sea,Odisha, Sept 20 : : India on Tuesday test-fired a new long -range surface-to-air missile (MRSAM) Barak-8 from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur-on-sea, on the Odisha coast, media reports said.

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