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Odisha Parba to showcase state's socio-cultural ethos in Delhi
Bhubaneswar, Feb 25 : Odisha Parba will once again bring to life the socio-cultural ethos of the coastal state in the heart of the national capital, an official said on Sunday.

Budget session of Odisha Assembly from March 20
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 : The budget session of Odisha Assembly will commence from March 20, an official notification said on Saturday.

President to dedicate Biju museum in Odisha
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, Feb 24 : President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Odisha to dedicate Anand Bhawan Museum and Learning Centre to the people of the state, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Saturday.

Bijepur bypoll in Odisha records 72pc voter turnout
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 : Around 72 per cent of the voters exercised their franchise in the bypoll to Bijepur Assembly seat in Odisha's Bargarh district on Saturday, an Election Commission official said.

Attack on Odisha Minister's brother: Injured driver dies
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 : One of the four persons who received injuries in the attack on Odisha Labour Minister Sushant Singh's brother has died while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Cuttack, police said on Saturday.

Odisha applies for GI tag for 'Odishara Rasagola'
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 : Finally, the Odisha government on Friday filed an application for Geographical Indication (GI) tag to stake claim for "Odishara Rasagola".

India test-fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile 'Dhanush'
Balasore (Odisha) , Feb. 23 : India on Friday successfully test-fired the nuclear-capable surface-to-surface 'Dhanush' ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 km from a naval ship off Odisha coast.

Odisha Minister's kin attacked ahead of bypoll
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 : Odisha Labour Minister Susanta Singh's brother and three of his associates were attacked by a group of unidentified men in Bargarh district, police said on Friday.

Campaigning for Bijepur bypoll in Odisha ends
Bhubaneswar, Feb 22 : The high-pitched campaigning for the February 24 bypoll for the Bijepur Assembly seat in Odisha's Bargarh district came to an end on Thursday with all political parties making last-ditch efforts to woo the voters.

Gujarat industrialists invited for Make in Odisha Conclave
Bhubaneswar, Feb 22 : The Odisha government on Thursday organized an investment promotion roadshow in Ahmadabad to showcase the advantages of investing in the state, while also inviting Gujarat-based industrialists to participate in Make in Odisha Conclave 2018.

India test-fires Prithvi II off Odisha coast
Bhubaneswar, Feb 21 : India on Wednesday successfully test-fired nuclear-capable medium range surface to surface missile Prithvi-II off the Odisha coast, defence sources said.

OMC to provide bauxite to Vedanta in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Feb 21 : The Odisha Cabinet on Wednesday amended a long-term linkage policy to facilitate Vedanta company to source bauxite from the Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) to run a refinery and smelter plants in the state.

Shoes hurled at Odisha CM: Pradhan lashes out at BJD for blaming BJP
Bargarh (Odisha) Feb 21 : Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday condemned the shoe attack on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, and also lashed out at Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for blaming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for orchestrating the attack.

Odisha cabinet approves Rs 912.38 cr piped water projects
Bhubaneswar, Feb 21 : The Odisha Cabinet on Wednesday approved piped water projects worth Rs 912.38 crore to be implemented in mining-affected areas and other districts.

CEC seeks report on shoe hurling at Naveen Patnaik
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, Feb 21 : The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) on Wednesday sought a report from the Odisha State Election Commissioner (SEC) on the incident of shoe hurling at Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during a by-election campaign in Bargarh district on Tuesday.

Shoes at Patnaik: Accused claims he was instigated
Bargarh (Odisha) , Feb. 21 : Kartik Meher, the accused arrested for throwing shoes at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday averred that he was instigated to react.

Campaigning for Bijepur by-poll in Odisha gains momentum
Bhubaneswar, Feb 20 : Campaigning for the by-poll to the Bijepur assembly constituency in Odisha's Bargarh district has gained momentum, with political parties leaving no stone unturned to ensure the victory of their candidates.

Shoes hurled at Odisha CM during by-poll campaign
Bhubaneswar, Feb 20 : An unidentified youth on Tuesday hurled two shoes at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during his campaign for the by-poll in Bijepur assembly constituency of Bargarh district.

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni-II
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , Feb. 20 : The Strategic Forces Command (SFC) on Tuesday test-fired Agni II medium-range nuclear-capable missile from Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast.

Naveen Patnaik wants to purchase votes in Bijepur bypoll: Dharmendra ...
Bijepur (Odisha) Feb. 20 : Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik forcibly wants to purchase polls in Bijepur bypoll.

Cabinet approves adjudication of Mahanadi water dispute
New Delhi, Feb 20 : The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday approved the proposal for adjudication of the dispute on the Mahanadi river water between Odisha and Chhattisgarh.

Quality control lab for marine products in Odisha to address export ...
Bhubaneswar, Feb 19 : A state of the art quality control laboratory to check traces of antibiotics in shrimps and other marine products was inaugurated here on Monday.

India test fires Agni II missile off Odisha coast
Bhubaneswar, Feb 20 : India on Tuesday test-fired its indigenously developed intermediate range ballistic missile Agni II from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast.

Odisha for collaboration with UN agencies on SDGs
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday proposed to strengthen institutionalised monitoring framework for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in collaboration with the United Nations agencies.

Odisha reiterates demand for special category status
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 : Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday reiterated the demand for special category status for Odisha and revision of coal royalty for the benefit of the state.

Rupani inaugurates Air Odisha maiden flight in Gujarat
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Feb. 17 : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Saturday launched the inaugural flight of Bhubaneswar-based airline Air Odisha in Ahmedabad.

Patnaik seeks singular entity for railways in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Feb 16 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday requested the Centre to consider expanding the jurisdiction of East Coast Railway (ECoR) to cover all parts of Odisha under one zone.

Naveen Patnaik rules out alliance with BJP
Bhubaneswar, Feb 16 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday rubbished speculations of the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) striking an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Odisha invites European nations to partner in Make in Odisha ...
Bhubaneswar, Feb 15 : The Odisha government on Thursday invited European nations to be partner countries in Make in Odisha Conclave to be held in November this year.

Odisha announces 5-year sponsorship of national hockey teams
New Delhi, Feb 15 : Odisha will sponsor the national men's and women's hockey teams for the next five years -- in a first-of-its-kind association, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced on Thursday.