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VIMSAR principal's office properties attached over unpaid dues of retrenched staff

India, Jan. 23 -- The official car of the principal of a leading government medical college and hospital in western Odisha, and two buses, numerous furniture, several computers and computer peripheral... Read More


11 killed, 30 injured in two separate road mishaps in Odisha

India, Jan. 23 -- At least 11 persons were killed and more than 30 injured in two separate road mishaps in Odisha on Saturday after a coal-laden truck hit a bus from its rear while a SUV carrying memb... Read More


Explained: The protest against JSW steel project in Odisha

India, Jan. 23 -- More than 12 years after it signed a memorandum of understanding with Odisha government to build the largest integrated steel plant in India, Korean steelmaker Posco had to abandon i... Read More


In Odisha's Sonepur, 5 of bridegroom's party killed in head-on collision with truck

India, Jan. 22 -- Five members of a bridegroom's party including a father-daughter duo were killed and five others seriously injured when the SUV they were travelling in collided head on with a truck ... Read More


Five of a bridegroom's party die in Odisha road accident

India, Jan. 22 -- Five of a bridegroom's party including a father-daughter duo were killed and five others seriously injured when the SUV they were travelling collided head on with a truck on a bridge... Read More


Farmland in Odisha's Sambalpur contaminated by breach in slurry pond

India, Jan. 22 -- Several acres of farmland near an integrated steel plant in the western Odisha district of Sambalpur were submerged in iron ore slurry after the tailing pond wall was breached on Thu... Read More


Orissa high court asks for status report on violence in Dhinkia steel plant site

India, Jan. 22 -- The Orissa high court on Thursday asked the state's home department to submit a status report on the ground situation in Dhinkia village, the proposed site of a 13.2 million tonne pe... Read More


Union minister thrashed us with chair, say 2 Odisha officials; he calls it a ploy

India, Jan. 21 -- Two Odisha government officials on Friday accused Odisha MP and union minister Bishweswar Tudu of assaulting them with a chair because they didn't bring an official file with them to... Read More


In Odisha, over 10,000 villages are now free from child-marriage

India, Jan. 18 -- Even as the debate over a hike in the age of marriage for girls from 18 years to 21 years rages in the country following the introduction of the Prohibition of Child Marriage(Amendme... Read More


Odisha to open 5000 playschools near Anganwadi centres to build foundation for primary classes

India, Jan. 18 -- The Odisha school and mass education department plans to start playschools in 5000 elementary schools near Anganwadi centres in the state from the coming academic year of 2022-23. Th... Read More