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Bhubaneswar hottest city in India for 4th day in a row

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 27 -- For the fourth day in a row, Bhubaneswar continued to be the hottest city in India as it recorded a maximum day temperature of 40.6 degrees Celsius on Saturday. The city set a ... Read More


Odisha CM tables resolution on development of corridor around Puri temple

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 27 -- Days after the BJD and the BJP sparred on draft heritage bylaws on the 12th century Jagannath temple of Puri, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday presented a resol... Read More


Former BJD MLA arrested for assaulting and robbing tourists

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 24 -- A former Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Debendra Kanhar and one of his associates were arrested in Odisha's Kandhamal district on Wednesday for allegedly thrashing and looting a gro... Read More


Odisha woman arrested for marrying multiple men through different Aadhaar ID

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 24 -- A 32-year-old woman of Odisha's Sundargarh district has been arrested by police in Kalahandi district on charges of marrying multiple men and duping them. Kalahandi superinten... Read More


Suspect in rape case that ousted a CM finally held

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 23 -- After 22 years, Odisha Police have arrested the third and the last accused in a gang rape case that triggered state-wide outcry and led to the ouster of then Congress chief min... Read More


Odisha presents rRs.r1.7 lakh cr budget with focus on agriculture, health

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 23 -- Odisha finance minister Niranjan Pujari on Monday presented the state budget for 2021-22 with an outlay of Rs.1,70,000 crore, about 26 per cent higher than the previous year, w... Read More


Orissa HC lawyer fined rRs.r500 for not wearing neck band during hearing

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 21 -- An advocate of Orissa high court has been asked to pay a fine of Rs.500 for not wearing a neck band while appearing in a case through video conferencing in an order dated Febru... Read More


Odisha's per capita income to decline by over 2% due to Covid-19

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 20 -- After growing by about 115 per cent in the last 8 years, Odisha's per capita income is likely to plunge by 2.3 per cent in the current fiscal due to the economic slowdown trigg... Read More


'Every action of an elected govt should not be politicised': Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 20 -- Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday said every action of an elected government is being seen from a political angle while every crime is politicised. The chief min... Read More


Odisha: 16 held for stir against coal trucks emitting smoke

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 19 -- Sixteen tribal activists and villagers of Sundargarh district are in jail for the past 4 days for allegedly protesting against the expansion of a mines operated by state-owned ... Read More