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Bhubaneswar/Hyderabad, April 26 : It's a dispute that has been simmering for 65 years. The Kotia group of villages on the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border is claimed by both states, and neither is willing to relent. The area comprises 21 villages.
Bhubaneswar, April 26 : A five-year-old girl was raped by two minor boys in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district, police said on Thursday.
Bhubaneswar, April 25 : The Odisha government on Wednesday said it would take a call over the inclusion of petrol and diesel under the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST) when the matter is brought before the GST Council.
Bhubaneswar, April 25 : Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) R.P. Sharma on Wednesday said the increase in sexual assault on women and minor girls was "extremely disturbing and shameful" for any civilized society.
Paradip (Odisha), April 25 : State-owned Paradip Port Trust, which has been focusing on promoting competition and bringing down costs to users, is looking at 17 per cent growth in cargo handling -- touching 120 million tonnes (mt) in 2018-19, according to a top official.
Bhubaneswar, April 24 : Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday requested Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu to set up an airport in Odisha's industrial town Paradip.
Bhubaneswar, April 24 : The Odisha government on Tuesday announced summer vacation in schools from Wednesday in view of the blistering heat wave conditions across the state.
Bhubaneswar, April 24 : The Odisha government on Tuesday hiked the dearness allowance (DA) for state government employees by two per cent.
Bhubaneswar, April 23 : Steel handling at Odisha's Dhamra Port has started with the receipt of the first rack from Tata Steel's Kalinga Nagar plant by the train route, an official statement said on Monday.
Bhubaneswar, April 23 : The opposition Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday created a ruckus in the Odisha Assembly over what they called the "increasing number of rape cases" in the state.
Bhubaneswar, April 23 : Google on Monday said that its "Files Go" app is now available in the Odia language.
Bhubaneswar, April 22 : A six-year-old girl was raped in Odisha's Cuttack district, following which a man has been arrested, police said on Sunday.
Bhubaneswar, April 22 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday asked the BJD workers to make people aware that the BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh and the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre have obstructed the flow of the Mahanadi water into Odisha.
Bhubaneswar, April 21 : Heatwave conditions prevailed in Odisha with 12 places recording maximum temperatures above 40 degree Celsius on Saturday, the met department said.
Mayurbhanj (Odisha) , Apr 21 : As the intense heat condition prevails across Odisha, rural areas in the state are facing an impending water crisis.
Bhubaneswar, April 20 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said his government is committed to provide safety and security to the women and girls of the state.
Bhubaneswar, April 20 : A Class 6 girl student has been allegedly kidnapped and raped for two days by her relative in Odisha's Kalahandi district, police said on Friday.
Balasore (Odisha) , Apr 19 : Satyabhama Behera, President of a self-help group was tied to an electric pole and attacked by locals in Odisha's Balasore district.
Bhubaneswar, April 19 : The Congress on Thursday appointed Niranjan Patnaik as the party's new state unit chief in Odisha where elections are due next year.
New Delhi, April 19 : The Congress on Thursday appointed Niranjan Patnaik as its new state unit chief in Odisha where elections are due next year.
Bhubaneswar, April 19 : A minor tribal girl was raped in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, police said on Thursday.
Malkangiri (Odisha) , Apr. 18 : Charred bodies of three sisters were recovered from a house in Odisha's Malkangiri on Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar, April 18 : Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik joined Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) here on Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar, April 18 : The controversy surrounding the delay in rituals and huge wastage of 'Mahaprasad' in Puri's Jagannath Temple dominated the Odisha assembly for the second consecutive day on Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar, April 18 : Mineral-rich Odisha, aspiring to become a manufacturing hub in India with downstream metal industries, has "learnt from the Posco experience" and prepared a GIS-based land bank of 121,000 acres for various industries, according to a top official.
Bhubaneswar, April 17 : The overall tax generation in Odisha in financial year 2017-18 has shown a growth of around 19 percent against the last financial year, said an official on Tuesday.
Bhubaneswar, April 17 : The oppositions Congress and BJP on Tuesday created a ruckus in the Odisha Assembly over rituals mismanagement in Jagannath Temple in Puri on Monday, following which the Speaker adjourned the house twice.
Bhubaneswar, April 16 : Odisha Police on Monday arrested a man accused of raping a four-year-old girl in Nilagiri area in Balasore district.
Bhubaneswar, April 16 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday requested the Central government to consider setting up an integrated coach factory for aluminium-bodied train sets in the state.
Jharsugida (Odisha) , Apr. 16: Four elephants were run over by a goods train at the Telidihi village of Jharsugida district in the wee hours of Monday.
Bhubaneswar, April 16 : Mohun Bagan coach Sankarlal Chakraborty is still in awe of the "quality displayed by Bengaluru FC" in last editions Federation Cup final.
Bhubaneswar, April 16 : Odisha is planning to roll out a defence manufacturing policy in the next three months, an official said on Monday.
Bhubaneswar, April 16 : The Congress created a ruckus in the Odisha Assembly on Monday over the increasing number of crimes committed against women.
Bhubaneswar, April 16 : Four elephants were killed after a train hit them on a railway track in Odisha's Jharsuguda district on Monday.
Bhubaneswar (Odisha), Apr. 15 : Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday lashed out at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik after he raised objection over the Terms of Reference (TOR) of the 15th Finance Commission.
Bhubaneswar, April 15 : Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said Odisha should not be apprehensive of the performance-oriented parameters set by the 15th Finance Commission.
New Delhi, April 15 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday appointed three new AICC secretaries for Odisha, which will go to polls next year.
Bhubaneswar, April 15 : A four-year-old girl was raped by a youth in Odisha's Balasore district, police said on Sunday.
Bhubaneswar, April 14 : Odia New Year, also known as Maha Bisuba Sankranti or Pana Sankranti, is being celebrated on Saturday across the state. The new Odia almanac comes into effect on this day.
Kalahandi (Odisha) , Apr. 13 : Two people were killed and nearly 30 others were injured after a bus fell off a bridge here on Thursday.
Bhubaneswar, April 13 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday sought the personal intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure that the 15th Finance Commission uses the population data of the 1971 census instead of that of 2011 while making its recommendations.
Bhubaneswar, April 13 : A court in Odisha's Rayagada district on Friday sentenced nine persons to death for murdering three of a family in 2016 on suspicion of practising sorcery.
Bhubaneswar, April 13 : An infant was among two people killed on Friday when a bus in which they were travelling fell into a 30-feet deep gorge near Kalahandi in Odisha, police said. Thirty others were injured.
Bhubaneswar, April 12 : The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Thursday seized 'ganja' valued at Rs 1.8 crore here.
Bhubaneswar, April 12 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday requested the Centre to allot four coal mines of the state to Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) instead of Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) for the smooth operation of the mines.
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , Apr 11 : The Kalinga Nagar branch of State Bank of India adopted a village in Purba Medinipur district of the state to familiarise the residents with cashless transactions.
Bhubaneswar, April 11 : The second phase of Odisha Assembly's budget session began on a stormy note on Wednesday as the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) members created a ruckus over Mahanadi water dispute with Chhattisgarh.
Bhubaneswar, April 10 : Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday sought the cooperation of Odisha government to upgrade the Stone Sculpture Training Institute in Konark to international standards.
Bhubaneswar, April 10 : The Bharat Bandh being observed by various groups protesting caste-based reservation affected normal life in several parts of the state on Tuesday.
Koraput (Odisha) , Apr. 9 : Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday took stock of the situation at Kotia Grama Panchayat in Koraput district on the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border.
Bhubaneswar, April 10 : In the eighth seizure of smuggled gold at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here within a fortnight, the Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the Customs on Monday seized a haul of the precious metal worth Rs 22.03 lakh.
Mumbai, April 9 : The Indian Railways on Monday apologized for the freak incident when the Ahmedabad-Puri Express rolled down for several kms on Saturday, endangering the lives of hundreds of passengers.
Koraput (Odisha) , Apr 09 : In the wake of the reports of intrusion activities by Andhra Pradesh government in Koraput district, the Odisha government will soon be sending a team of officials here to take a stock of the situation.
Bhubaneswar, April 9 : Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who hails from Odisha, on Monday said that the state will give a befitting reply to Andhra Pradesh over the border dispute through developmental works.
Bhubaneswar, April 8 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday sought the intervention of Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar for reconsideration of AICTE's decision to debar admissions into two premier diploma institutions in the state.
Titlagarh (Odisha) , Apr 8 : A major train accident was averted when coaches of Ahmedabad-Puri express rolling down towards Kesinga side in Odisha's Titlagarh was stopped by putting wooden blocks on the track late on Saturday.
Bhubaneswar, April 8 : Passengers of the Ahmedabad-Puri express had a narrow escape when its coaches rolled down without any engine for a few kilometres due to non-application of skid brakes in Odisha's Titlagarh.
Bhubaneswar, April 7 : The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Saturday staged demonstrations at various petrol pumps across Odisha protesting against the hike in prices of petrol and diesel.
Bhubaneswar, April 6 : An 18-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped by three persons in Odisha's Kalahandi district, and the accused also filmed the incident and uploaded the video in social media, police said on Friday.
Bhubaneswar, April 6 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday dismissed BJP President Amit Shah's allegations that the state government had neglected the state's western parts.
Bhubaneswar, April 5 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said BJP President Amit Shah is exaggerating that his party would win more than 120 seats in the 2019 assembly elections.
Balangir (Odisha) , Apr. 5 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Thursday criticised the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for not working for the welfare of people of Odisha.
Bhubaneswar, April 5 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Thursday said that the party's win in Odisha would outshine that of Tripura.
Bhubaneswar, April 4 : A team on Wednesday inspected the 'Ratna Bhandar' or treasury at the Jagannath temple in Puri and came across cracks in the wall and roof of the structure, an official said on Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar, April 4 : Former Union Minister and Congress leader Chandrasekhar Sahu joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha on Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar, April 4 : BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday slammed Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, saying he has failed to carry out development work in the state.
Bhubaneswar, April 3 : A 10-member team will on Wednesday inspect the 'Ratna Bhandar' (treasury) of the 12th century Jagannath temple in Puri after a gap of 34 years, an official said on Tuesday.
Bhubaneswar, April 3 : BJP President Amit Shah will arrive here on Wednesday for a two-day visit to Odisha, with his party gung-ho over it and ruling Biju Janata Dal saying it will have no impact on state politics.
Bhubaneswar, April 2 : Over 6.23 lakh household toilets have been constructed in Odisha during 2017-18 fiscal, an official said on Monday.
Sambalpur (Odisha) , Apr 2 : Amidst the ongoing protests against the Supreme Court's ruling on the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Protection Act, protesters on Monday disrupted rail traffic in Odisha's Sambalpur.
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