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Odisha plans industrial hub at Dhamra port
Bhubaneswar, Sep 3 : The Odisha government decided on Thursday to prepare a master plan for comprehensive development of a industrial hub including an industrial park, and fishing harbour at Dhamra port in Bhadrak district.
Piyush Goyal visits Talcher Coalfields of MCL in Odisha
New Delhi, Sept 3 : Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC)for Coal, Power and New and Renewable Energy on Thursday inspected the mining operations at Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Limited in Talcher , Angul district, Odisha.
Odisha unveils new industrial policy
Bhubaneswar, Sep 3 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday unveiled the Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR)-2015 to attract investment to the state.
Danish man says Odisha godman cheated him of Rs.2 crore
Bhubaneswar, Sep 2 : A Danish national on Wednesday accused self-styled godman Swami Shankarananda Giri of Odisha of cheating him of over Rs.2 crore.
Trade unions' strike hits Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 2 : The day-long nation-wide strike called by central trade unions affected normal life in many parts of Odisha on Wednesday as transport services came to a grinding halt.
Odisha godman case handed over to Crime Branch
Bhubaneswar, Sep 1 : The Odisha government on Tuesday handed over the probe of the Trahi Achyut Ashram case to the Crime Branch of the police to investigate into the allegations against Sura baba and his two sons.
Opposition cites Odisha CM's indifference over infant's deaths
Bhubaneswar, Sep 1 : Opposition parties in Odisha on Tuesday trained their guns at Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for not visiting Sishu Bhawan even after 52 infant deaths were reported at the referral hospital in the past two weeks.
Experts sent to Odisha for 'Sishu Bhawan' suggest improvements
New Delhi, Aug 31 : An expert's team sent by the union health ministry to Odisha following the death of children at Cuttack's Sishu Bhawan has made suggestions for improving competence and preparedness to deal with the critical cases.
Odisha godman's arrest sparks violence
Bhubaneswar, Aug 31 : Locals clashed with police personnel on the outskirts of the Odisha capital on Monday after a self-styled godman was arrested and charged with sexually exploiting a woman.
Odisha: Shrinking Battlefront
Research Assistant, Institute for Conflict Management: Three Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and a civilian were killed and six BSF personnel, including an Assistant Commandant, were seriously injured in a Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) ambush at Palangarai ghat (ferry point) on ...
Congress blames Odisha Govt. for infant deaths in Cuttack
Bhubaneswar, Aug.31 : Congress leader Shrikant Jena on Monday blamed the Odisha Government for infant deaths at Sishu Bhawan in Cuttack.
Odisha police arrest another godman, his two sons
Bhubaneswar, Aug 31 : 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 on Monday.
Odisha government criticised over infant deaths case
Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 : The Odisha unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday criticised the state government over the death of at least 49 infants in Sishu Bhawan in Cuttack in the last 10 days.
Reliance Jio launches 4G service in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 : 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, it was announced here on Saturday.
Drought-like situation looms large in Odisha: Minister
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 : A drought-like situation looms large in Odisha as the state has received 11.5 percent less rainfall this year, a minister said here on Saturday.
Over 5,900 infant deaths in Odisha Sishu Bhawan
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 : It seems Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Post Graduate Institute of Paediatrics, popularly known as Sishu Bhawan, Cuttack, is a virtual death trap as more than 5,900 infants have died while undergoing treatment in the last five years.
CAG raps Odisha government over elementary education
Bhubaneswar, Aug 28 : The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has rapped the Odisha government for lack of oversight towards elementary education in the state.
Odisha opposition legislators unhappy with speaker
Bhubaneswar, Aug 28 : Unhappy with the house proceedings, Congress members on Friday accused the Odisha speaker of having a "partial approach" towards lawmakers.
Odisha discusses Bengal move for staking claim to 'rasogolla'
Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 : The ruling BJD members on Thursday raised in the assembly the issue of West Bengal taking steps to formally stake claim to the sweet "rasogolla" as their invention, dubbing the move as an attempt to hijack the heritage of Odisha.
Over 1 crore illiterate people in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 : More than one crore people in Odisha are illiterate, School and Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra said on Thursday.
Odisha CM condemns Maoist attack on security personnel
Bhubaneswar, Aug 26 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has condemned Wednesday's Maoist attack that left three BSF personnel and one civilian dead in the state's Malkangiri district.
Odisha for long-term relationship with Britain
Bhubaneswar, Aug 26 : Maintaining that the British government has over the years partnered with Odisha in several key achievements across sectors, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday batted for a long-term relationship with Britain.
Odisha wants PM-level meeting to resolve Posco issue
Bhubaneswar, Aug 26 : Odisha has decided to hold a meeting at the prime ministerial level to facilitate the setting up of the USD 12 billion Posco steel project after a tripartite meeting to resolve the issue remained inconclusive.
Three troopers killed in Odisha Maoists blast
Bhubaneswar, Aug 26 : At least three troopers were killed and six injured on Wednesday when Maoists exploded a landmine in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police sources said.
Technical team to probe Odisha infant deaths
Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 : A four-member technical team has been set up to inquire into the deaths of at least 27 infants at a paediatrics hospital in Cuttack, a minister said on Tuesday.
Law and order in Odisha under control: CM
Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said the law and order situation in his state was peaceful barring a few stray incidents.
No one to be spared in Sarathi baba case: Odisha government
Bhubaneswar, Aug 24 : As the Odisha assembly debated the Sarathi baba issue, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh on Monday said no one involved in the case would be spared.
21 infants dead in 4 days, Odisha rights panel seeks report
Bhubaneswar, Aug 24 : The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Monday directed the state health department to submit an inquiry report into the death of 21 infants in four days in a hospital in Cuttack.
Odisha Congress chief whip hints at quitting
Bhubaneswar, Aug 23 : Congress chief whip in the Odisha assembly Tara Prasad Bahinipati on Sunday indicated that he might quit from his post after the ongoing monsoon session of the state legislature.
Odisha to crack down on onion hoarders
Bhubaneswar, Aug 23 : The Odisha government on Sunday asked district collectors to crack down on hoarders following a public outcry due to the skyrocketing prices of onion and pulses.