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The Dalai Lama meets Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , Nov. 20 : Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who is on a two-day tour to Odisha, met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday.

Sardar Singh axed from India's squad for Hockey World League Final
New Delhi , November 17 : Former captain Sardar Singh has been left out of the 18-member Indian men's hockey team for the Odisha Men's Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar 2017, starting on December 1 at the Kalinga Stadium.

Odisha: Old woman's body taken to graveyard in trolley
Baripada (Odisha) , November 10 : The body of a woman, who died at an old age home, was carried in a trolley to the graveyard in Baripada district of Odisha on Thursday.

India Signs Loan Agreement with World Bank for USUSD 119 Million
New Delhi : A Financing Agreement for IBRD loan of USUSD 119 million (equivalent) for the Odisha Higher Education Programme for Excellence and Equity (OHEPEE) Project was signed with the World Bank here today.

Odisha Govt. insensitive towards farmers: Dharmendra Pradhan
Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) , Nov.06 : Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday labeled the Odisha government as murderer while blaming it for the suicides of farmers in the state.

Odisha man turns Swachh toilet into home
Rourkela (Odisha) , Nov 5 : A man in Jalada village of Odisha's Rourkela district has been living in a toilet allotted to him by the government since the last three months.

Hockey India names 35 players for national coaching camp
New Delhi , November 4 : After stamping their supremacy in the continent by winning the prestigious Asia Cup 2017, the Indian men's hockey team will regroup at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru for 18-day national camp ahead of the all-important Odisha Hockey World League Final, which is set ...

Conjoined twins from Odisha critical after marathon surgery: Doctor
New Delhi , Oct 27 : In a rarest of rare case, a pair of conjoined twins from Odisha was successfully separated by doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) after a marathon surgery on Thursday.

Rain expected in districts of Odisha during next 12 hours: ...
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , Oct. 21 : Heavy rains are expected in most districts of Odisha during the next 12 hours, according to the Meteorological Centre Bhubaneswar.

Balasore firecracker explosion: Odisha CM announces ex-gratia of Rs ...
Odisha (Balasor) , October 18 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced ex-gratia of Rs two lakh for the kin of deceased and Rs. 50,000 for those injured in Balasore firecracker explosion.

Bhubaneswar to get Piped Natural Gas supply by 2019
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , October 18 : Odisha will soon be able to use Piped Natural Gas (PNG), an eco-friendly and safe fuel.

Girl gang-raped by six men in Odisha
Bhanjanagar (Odisha) , October 17: A girl was allegedly gang raped by six youths in Bhanjanagar in Ganjam district of Odisha on Monday.

Odisha: Four Maoists involved in villager's murder arrested
Malkangiri (Odisha) October 15 : The Odisha Police on Sunday arrested four Maoists in connection with the murder of a villager.

Medical College Bribery Case: CBI seeks SC to transfer case to ...
New Delhi , Oct 13 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking to transfer the Medical College Bribery Case from Odisha High Court to another High Court.

Odisha: Retired administrative officer arrested for extending undue ...
Cuttack (Odisha) , October 11 : Retired Odisha Administration Services (OAS) officer Pradeep Kumar Hota was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday, under charges of extending undue favours to the Seashore Group in his tenure.

Paryatan Parv Spreads to Every Nook and Corner of the Country
New Delhi : Slowly but surely the festive atmosphere of the Paryatan Parv could be felt across the country. Whether it is Jammu and Kashmir in the North or Kerala down south, from Gujarat to Odisha or entire North East, the festival of tourism has taken all to its grip.

Illegal mining: Odisha Govt. files detailed affidavit before SC
New Delhi , Oct. 8 : The Odisha Government has filed a detailed affidavit in the Supreme Court in connection with the state mining case wherein it has cited the various developmental activities carried out by them through a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) in mining affected areas in the state.

Superstition in name of ritual in Odisha: Roll on Cactus thorns to ...
Odisha , October 4 : In an astonishing ritual practiced in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha, people roll on top of Cactus thorns and whip themselves in order to get their wishes fulfilled by gods and goddesses.

Odisha: Delivery in '3 Idiot' style leads to death of newborn
Odisha , October 4 : In a case of medical negligence, a new-born baby died on Tuesday after nurses in the hospital tried delivering the baby while coordinating with the surgeon over the phone.

Odisha Police arrest contract killer gang
Jajpur (Odisha) , October 3 : The Odisha Police on Tuesday arrested six persons of a gang of inter-state robbers and contract killers? in Jajpur district.

Cultural festival to celebrate Odisha's rich heritage
New Delhi , Sep 29 : In an endeavour to promote Odisha's culture and heritage across its borders, Institute for Promotion and Research on Odisha Culture and Heritage (IPROCH) will be organising a three-day theatre festival.

Medical college scam: Tis Hazari court grants bail to ex- Odisha HC ...
New Delhi , Sept. 27 : A Delhi court on Wednesday granted bail to former Odisha High Court judge Ishrat Masroor Quddusi in connection with the medical college scam.

Two Naxals killed in Odisha's Bargarh region
Bargarh (Odisha) , September 27 : Two Naxals, including a female, were shot dead during a combing operation by Odisha Police in the Bargarh's Salepali Forest region early on Wednesday.

Odisha: Goods train derails in Cuttack, rail traffic affected
Odisha , Sept 27 : 16 coaches of a goods train derailed near Nergundi station in Cuttack early Wednesday morning, affecting the rail traffic bypassing the district.

Malkangiri stone quarry blast: Two dead, one injured
Malkangiri (Odisha) , September 27 : At least two workers were killed and one severely injured following a blast at a stone quarry in the outskirts of the Malkangiri district headquarters in Odisha on Tuesday morning.

Vedanta Limited: Partial Power Plant Closure at Jharsuguda
MUMBAI, Sept. 19, 2017 : Following a breach in the Ash Pond dyke wall at Jharsuguda at the end of August, the State Pollution Control Board, Odisha ('SPCB') on September 13, 2017 served a direction resulting in a temporary closure of three units of 135 MW each of the 1215 MW power plant, and two ...

Former Odisha health minister Syed Mustafiz Ahmed passes away
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , September 11 : Former Odisha health minister Syed Mustafiz Ahmed passed away on Monday after prolonged illness at the age of 75.

Bomikhal flyover collapse: Probe ordered, Rs. 5 lakh ex-gratia ...
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , September 10 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday announced ex-gratia of Rs. 5 lakh for the next kin of people who lost their life in the Railway flyover collapse in Bhubaneswar.

Hockey World League Final: India to take on Australia in opener
Bhubaneswar , Sept 7 : Hosts India will lock horns with current world champions Australia in the opening match of the Odisha Men's Hockey World League (HWL) Final, which is to be held in Bhubaneswar's Kalinga Stadium from December 1 to 10.

BJP to contest Odisha polls alone
New Delhi , Sept 7 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Thursday said that the saffron party will go solo in the next assembly elections in the state.