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Odisha dengue cases rise to 249
Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 : The number of dengue cases in Odisha this year has risen to 249 with 60 new cases being reported in the past two days, an official said Friday.
Man kills wife in Odisha over delay in serving tea
Bhubaneshwar, Aug 22 : A 56-year-old-man killed his wife in Odisha's Dhenkanal district as she delayed serving him tea, police said Friday.
Maoist fear keeps Odisha villagers from home
Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 : At least 18 tribal families have been staying away from their homes in Odisha's Nuapada district for the last one and half years due to the fear of attack by Maoists, police said Thursday.
Probe begins into Odisha student's suicide
Bhubaneswar, Aug 20 : A probe has been initiated into the suicide of a tribal woman student a week ago in Odisha's Gajapati district after she did not get her stipend released from the authorities for more than a year, an official said Wednesday.
Central government to seek report on Odisha student's suicide
Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 : The central government will seek a detailed report from Odisha on allegations that a tribal woman student committed suicide after failing to get her stipend released from the state authorities for more than a year, a union minister said Tuesday.
Odisha ordered to pay Rs.3 lakh for girl's death in school
Bhubaneswar, Aug 18 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the Odisha government to pay a compensation of Rs.3 lakh to the family of a minor girl who died in a school mishap last year, a petitioner said Monday.
Odisha official transferred over girl's suicide
Bhubaneswar, Aug 17 : A senior government official in Odisha was transferred in the state after his name figured in a tribal woman's suicide note, an official said Sunday.
Odisha chit fund scam: CBI raids AT Group at fifty locations
Bhubaneshwar, Aug 16 : 25 teams of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided about 50 locations in Odisha in connection with the chit fund operations of the Artha Tatwa (AT) Group.
PM announces compensation for Odisha flood victims
Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the deaths in the recent floods in Odisha and sanctioned compensation for those who died in the calamity, an official statement said Saturday.
Naveen Patnaik calls for economic diversification
Bhubaneswar, Aug 15 : Economic diversification is necessary for disaster prone Odisha which often faces floods and cyclones, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said here Friday.
122 villages still remain marooned in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 : As many as 122 villages are still marooned in Odisha even as the flood situation improved significantly with no river flowing above the danger mark, an official said Thursday.
Odisha man held for harassing woman
Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 : The Odisha Police crime branch Wednesday arrested a man for opening a fake Facebook account in the name of a woman and for harassing and pressurising her to marry him.
Odisha floods kill 46, hit 3.5 million
Bhubaneswar, Aug 12 : The floods triggered by continuous rains have disrupted the lives of over 3.5 million people in 23 of Odisha's 30 districts with the number of deaths rising to 46, the authorities said Tuesday.
Odisha floods: 294 villages still marooned
Bhubaneswar, Aug 12 : More than 3.3 million people in 294 villages in Odisha remain marooned even after flood water began to recede and all the rivers were flowing below the danger level, officials said Tuesday.
Flood death toll in Odisha rises to 45, 4.8 lakh persons still ...
Bhubaneswar, Aug.11 : Floods brought on by the rising waters of the Mahanadi River in Odisha have so far claimed 45 lives and left a further 4.8 lakh persons marooned in 460 villages of the state.
Flood affected Odisha villagers seek relief
Keonjhar (Odisha), Aug. 10 : Though the Baitarani River is flowing below its danger mark and water has started receding in many rivers, hundreds of villages in Keonjhar district are still marooned and cut off from the main stream.
Odisha floods toll rises to 45
Bhubaneswar, Aug 10 : The flood situation continued to remain grim in parts of Odisha with the toll reaching 45 Sunday, an official said.
Tata Steel shuts ferro alloys plant in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 : Indian steel giant Tata Steel Friday said it has shut down its 50,000 tonnes per annum ferro alloys plant in Odisha due to unavailability of raw material.
Odisha flood situation improves but toll rises
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 : The death toll in the Odisha floods rose to 37 Friday even as situation improved in most parts of the state, an official said.
Odisha CM releases sand art coffee-table book
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday released a coffee-table book on sand art published by internationally acclaimed sand sculptor Sudarsan Pattnaik.
Odisha floods kill 35, affect 1.8 mn
Bhubaneswar, Aug 7 : The floods triggered by heavy rains in the past week have affected nearly 1.8 million people in Odisha with the death toll rising to 35, an official said Thursday.
Toll in Odisha floods rises to 34
Bhubaneswar, Aug 7 : With the situation continuing to remain grim in flood-hit Odisha, the toll in the inundation so far has risen to 34, an official said Thursday.
Odisha floods kill 27, hit nearly a million
Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 : Floods triggered by heavy rain in the past week have hit nearly a million people in Odisha, with the number of deaths rising to 27, an official said Wednesday.
Saradha scam: CBI conducts raids in Odisha
New Delhi, Aug 6 : The CBI Wednesday conducted raids at three locations in Odisha in connection with West Bengal's Rs.10,000-crore Saradha chit fund scam, officials said.
Odisha flood toll rises to 23
Bhubaneswar, Aug 5 : The death toll in the Odisha flash floods caused by rain rose to 23 Tuesday, an official said.
Centre issues flood warning in Keonjhar
New Delhi, Aug 5 : The union ministry of water resources Tuesday warned of a "high flood situation" in Keonjhar district of Odisha where the Baitarani river is flowing at a level higher than usual.
Heavy rain displaces thousands in Odisha town
Bhubaneswar, Aug 3 : Heavy rain in an Odisha town has forced thousands of people to take shelter in relief camps after rain water flooded streets and homes Sunday, an official said.
10 held in Odisha for torturing old woman
Bhubaneswar, Aug 3 : At least 10 people were arrested for torturing an old woman last week for alleged witchcraft in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, police said Sunday.
Bhitarkanika park opens for visitors
Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 : The Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha which was closed for three months to facilitate crocodile breeding and nesting reopened for visitors Friday, an official said.
Woman kills sons, self after quarrel with husband
Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 : A woman in Odisha killed her two minor sons before hanging herself to death after a quarrel with her husband over some trivial matter, police said Friday.