Bhubaneswar, Sep 3 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday unveiled the Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR)-2015 to attract investment to the state.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 28 : The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has rapped the Odisha government for lack of oversight towards elementary education in the state.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 28 : Unhappy with the house proceedings, Congress members on Friday accused the Odisha speaker of having a "partial approach" towards lawmakers.
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.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 : Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday urged his cabinet colleague and Health Minister J.P. Nadda to send an expert team to a Cuttack hospital, where 33 infants have died in the last seven days.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 : More than one crore people in Odisha are illiterate, School and Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra said on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 24 : As many as 167 Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest Service (IFS) posts are lying vacant in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Monday.
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.
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.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 : The number of registered unemployed youth crossed 30 lakh in Odisha in the last 15 years, but only around 44,100 aspirants got jobs, a minister said on Saturday.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 : An all-party meeting called on Saturday to end the ongoing stalemate in the Odisha assembly unanimously decided that henceforth no member would be allowed to take any banner or placard inside the house.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 : Around 3,500 doctor posts are lying vacant in three government-run medical colleges and other hospitals in Odisha, the Odisha legislative assembly was informed on Friday.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 : Pandemonium continued in the Odisha assembly on Friday as the opposition Congress staged a sit-in to protest the allegedly undemocratic behaviour of some ruling BJD party members in the house.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 20 : The Odisha assembly on Thursday passed the transplantation of human organs resolution which seeks stringent punishment for illegal human organ transplantation and trade in the state.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 20 : Odisha Steel and Mines Minister Prafulla Mallick on Thursday said the state government will request the Centre to facilitate a discussion with Korean steel-maker Posco to set up their USD 12 billion steel mega-plant in Jagatsinghpur district.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 20 : Odisha will hold a roadshow in the national capital to woo foreign embassies and India Inc in a bid to promote the Odisha MSME Trade Fair, 2016.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 : A total of 3,602 farmers killed themselves in Odisha in the past 15 years, the state's Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy said on Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 : Controversial godman Sarathi Baba's son, who went missing after the arrest of his father, was detained by Odisha Crime Branch sleuths in Mumbai, sources said here on Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 : The Odisha assembly on Wednesday witnessed pandemonium and disruptions as both the opposition and ruling party members created ruckus shouting slogans and counter-slogans.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 18 : Around 13 lakh cases are pending in different courts in Odisha, including over 1.7 lakh cases in the state high court, a state minister said on Tuesday.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 18 : The Odisha assembly on Tuesday paid rich tributes to former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and former chief minister Janaki Ballabh Patnaik among others on the first day of the monsoon session.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 17 : A day before Odisha assembly's monsoon session begins, the opposition Congress and the BJP on Monday demanded resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on issues of Sarathi Baba and false implication of former DGP Prakash Mishra.
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, Aug 17 : The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the Odisha government's appeal challenging the Orissa High Court's verdict that quashed a vigilance probe against former state police chief Prakash Mishra.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 : The monsoon session of Odisha assembly beginning on August 18 is likely to be a stormy affair as the opposition Congress and BJP are all set to corner the Naveen Patnaik government over Brahma Paribartan mess and deteriorating law and order situation in the state.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 15 : Fire safety arrangements continue to be poor in a majority of commercial establishments in Odisha, leading to the death of 40 people in 2014, according to official statistics.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 15 : The 69th Independence Day was celebrated with gaiety and enthusiasm across Odisha on Saturday amid tight security.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 : Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India, on Friday signed a MoU with National Buildings Construction Corp Ltd (NBCC) to build a 100-bed medical college at Talcher in Odisha.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 : A team of Odisha police crime branch will visit Hyderabd to probe the alleged sexual escapades of controversial godman Srimad Sarathi alias Sarathi Baba, police said on Friday.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 : The Odisha government on Friday signed an agreement with the Asian Heritage Foundation (AHF) to initiate a project aimed at creating employment and sustainable livelihood opportunities for the unemployed and other marginalised sections of tribal communities.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 : Odisha has rolled out a new fishery policy to increase fish production which would create employment opportunities for over two lakh people, an official said on Friday.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 : The Odisha government on Thursday approved the expansion plans of Bhushan Power and Steel Ltd (BPSL) and Aditya Birla Group-owned Utkal Alumina Ltd.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 : The Odisha cabinet on Thursday approved a Rs.1,500 crore State Capital Region Improvement of Power System that aims to provide a fool-proof and efficient power system in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 : If everything goes right, Odisha's Bhitarkanika National Park would find a place in the World Heritage List, an official said on Thursday.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 12 : Studies came to a grinding halt in as many as 4,000 schools in Odisha as the indefinite strike of at least 40,000 block grant teachers entered its third day on Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 12 : Odisha Industry Minister Devi Prasad Mishra on Wednesday said that the central government will take a call over the USD 12 billion Posco steel project in the state.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday launched "Youth Innovation Fund", an initiative to encourage youth entrepreneurship and innovation in the state.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 10 : The Odisha unit of the BJP on Monday filed police complaints against IPS officer Satish Gajbhiye in 503 police stations, while lawyers boycotted courts against the officer's alleged high-handedness against people demanding action against self-proclaimed godman Sarathi Baba.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 10 : The Odisha government has decided to set up 10 civil courts to deal with crimes against women, state Law Minister Arun Sahu said here on Monday.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 : The Odisha Crime Branch (CB) on Sunday began interrogating controversial godman Sarathi Baba over his alleged financial irregularities and sexual escapades.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 : Hockey India League (HIL) franchise Kalinga Lancers on Sunday retained young Indian players -- Lalit Upadhyay (USD 30,000), Devindar Sunil Walimiki (USD 35,000) and Gurjinder Singh (USD 50,000) -- for the next two editions.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 : A local court in Odisha on Saturday allowed the crime branch to take controversial godman Sarathi Baba on three-day judicial remand while rejecting his bail plea.