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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.

Odisha: Women activists protesting against wine shop beaten up by ...
Odisha , Sep 7 : Women activists in a village in Odisha were recently beaten up by the police while protesting against a wine shop in the district.

Amit Shah meets party workers in Bhubaneswar; plans to set up ...
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , September 6 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Wednesday began his three-day visit to Odisha to persuade the party workers and leaders to help achieve the party's goal of securing 120 out of 147 seats in the 2019 Assembly poll.

Dharmendra Pradhan visits Odisha for first time after Cabinet ...
Puri (Odisha) , Sep 6 : Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visited Odisha for the first time after the Cabinet reshuffle and met Jagadguru Swami Nishchalananda Saraswati on Guru Purnima.

Amit Shah to start 110-day nationwide tour from Odisha today
New Delhi , Sep 6 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah will begin his three-day visit to Odisha tomorrow as part of a 110-day nationwide tour to strengthen the party's hold in the states.

Patnaik's 'New Odisha' pitch is an illusion: Dharmendra Pradhan
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , Aug 22 : Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday hit out at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and said that the latter is befooling the people by ensuring them a better future for the state.

Odisha Govt, FICCI join hands to promote culture, tourism
New Delhi, Aug 22: In a bid to boost Odisha's culture and tourism, the Government of Odisha, in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), will organise the first ever Odisha Travel Bazaar in October in Bhubaneshwar.

Odisha block grant protests: Dharmendra Pradhan urges govt. to arrive ...
Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) , August 20 : Five days into the protests against the block grant system in Odisha, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan urged the state government to listen to what the agitating teachers have to say and arrive at a proper solution for the betterment of the education sector in ...

Muzaffarnagar accident: Odisha announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for ...
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) , Aug 20 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday announced compensation of Rs five lakh to the next kin of Odia passengers who lost their lives in the Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express derailment tragedy.

Muzaffarnagar train derailment: Odisha CM announces ex gratia for ...
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) , Aug 19 : Expressing deep condolences at the loss of life in the derailment of six coaches of the Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express which took place near Khatauli railway station in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday ...

Petroleum Minister meets Odisha CM on 18th August 2017 in New Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 18: A meeting was held between the Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri Naveen Patnaik and Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today in Odisha Bhawan in New Delhi.

Pradhan, Odisha CM hope for 'amicable' solution to IOCL-Odisha Govt. ...
New Delhi , August 18 : We are hoping for a positive outcome that will be in favour of both the parties, said MoS for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, after meeting Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here on Friday, to find a solution to the tax dispute between the Odisha Government ...

'Fine after nimbu pani': Odisha CM after falling sick during I - Day ...
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , August 15 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik suddenly fell unwell while attending the Independence Day celebrations today at Mahatma Gandhi Marg.

SC likely to pass judgement in Odisha mining case
New Delhi , August 2 : The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce the judgement in Odisha mining case, where the NGO Common Cause had filed the petition seeking a directive to put a stop on the illegal mining in the state, today.

BJP's Odisha delegation meets EC to disqualify CM Patnaik
New Delhi , Jul 27 : An Odisha Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by party leader Sambit Patra on Thursday met the Election Commission seeking to disqualify Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik as MLA over alleged irregularities in the Biju Janta Dal (BJD) election-funding.

BJD Donation row: BJP, Congress demand impartial enquiry
Bhubaneswar (Odisha), July 23: Following reports emerging of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) receiving huge cash donations from anonymous sources in a dubious manner, leader of the Opposition in the Odisha Assembly Narasingha Mishra on Sunday dubbed it as a clear case of 'corruption' and demanded an ...

BJD extends support to opposition Vice Presidential nominee ...
Bhubneshwar (Odisha) , July 18 : Odisha Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Pattnaik extended his support to Opposition Vice Presidential nominee GopalKrishna Gandhi on Tuesday.

Odisha backward courtesy inefficient BJD: Amit Shah
Jajpur (Odisha) , July 5 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Wednesday, while guaranteeing of making Odisha the best state in the country, said the backwardness of the state is due to the inefficiency of the State Government.

Kerala: Domestic help raped, impregnated by businessman
Trivandrum (Kerala) ,July 5 : A Kerala business man, Pillai, 53, was arrested for allegedly raping an Odisha lady, who was his domestic help.

BJP committed to bring change in Odisha: Amit Shah
Behrampur (Odisha) , July 04 : Setting the tone for the forthcoming Assembly elections in Odisha which will go to polls in 2019, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Tuesday said the saffron party is concerned to bring change in the state and is committed for the upliftment of the ...

Successful flight test of short-range missile off Odisha coast
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , July 3 : The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Monday developed short-range Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM), which successfully flight tested from Integrated Test Range (ITR) Chandipur's Odisha Coast.

Odisha: New Kalinga stadium to host 22nd AAC
Kalinga (Bhubaneshwar) , July 02 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the new Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar yesterday, which will host the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships (ACC) from July 5-9.

95-member Indian squad for Asian Athletics C'ships 2017
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar , June 29 : India have entered a strong 95-member squad, including 47 women, for the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship to be held at the refurbished Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from July 5 to July 9.

Odisha shocker: Four home guards forced to 'kneel down' over improper ...
Mayurbhanj (Odisha) , June 28: In a bizarre incident, four Home Guards, including a female cop were asked to kneel down with their hands up in punishment for wearing improper uniform in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district.

AFI goes social for 22nd Asian Athletics Championship
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , June 28 : Odisha is ready and raring to host the prestigious 22nd Asian Athletics Championships at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar.

Balasore gears up for Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra
Balasore (Odisha) , June 22 : Balasore city in Odisha is all set to witness the annual Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra from the majestic Emami Jagannath Temple on June 25.