Villagers in Odisha's Malkangiri take on Maoists, kill one for opposing road construction

India, Jan. 26 -- For the first time ever, villagers at Janturai village in the Swabhiman Anchala area in Odisha's Malkangiri district killed a Maoist late Saturday night after a face-off over the con... Read More

1 dead, 2 injured as roof of under-construction structure at Bhubaneswar airport collapses

India, Jan. 25 -- One person was crushed to death and two others were injured when the roof of an under-construction building to link two terminals of the international airport in Odisha's Bhubaneswar... Read More

Odisha Chief Minister on temple run, Opposition says it is for political mileage

India, Jan. 23 -- Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik seems to be on a temple run. Early this week, Patnaik had visited the famous Maa Samaleswari temple in western district of Sambalpur to offer his... Read More

HC directs HI to let Odisha play nationals

Bhubaneswar, Jan. 22 -- Orissa High Court directed Hockey India to allow Odisha men's and women's teams to participate in the senior nationals after the team was barred from participating over not pro... Read More

Orissa High Court directs Hockey India to allow Odisha teams to participate in championships

India, Jan. 21 -- Orissa High Court today directed Hockey India to allow Odisha men's and women's team to participate in the senior national (A division) championships after the team was barred from p... Read More

Odisha teacher suspended after video of him thrashing students goes viral

India, Jan. 20 -- A school teacher in Odisha was suspended on Monday after a video of him thrashing several students of his school while making them kneel down went viral. In the video, the teacher, ... Read More

146 dolphins sighted in Chilika lake's annual census, populating new areas

India, Jan. 20 -- In what could be a sign of the fast-improving ecosystem of Odisha's Chilika lake, India's largest brackish water lagoon, endangered Irrawaddy Dolphins are now populating newer areas ... Read More

Railway station PM Modi inaugurated last year in Odisha gets only two passengers a day

India, Jan. 16 -- A railway station inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Odisha's Bolangir district gets just about two passengers everyday, an RTI application has revealed. "The Bolangir-B... Read More

Odisha rehabilitation policy revision to increase one-time assistance next week

India, Jan. 13 -- Odisha is considering aligning its Resettlement and Rehabilitation Policy with the Consumer Price Index, which is likely to result in a significant increase to the current maximum li... Read More

Odisha plans police helpline for women facing sexual harassment

India, Jan. 12 -- With violence against women on the rise in Odisha, the state police are now planning to start a call centre-based project in which victims of sexual harassment and other non-heinous ... Read More