Odisha govt decides to regularise encroachment of govt land worth rRs.r4000 cr

India, Nov. 24 -- In a major SOP to around 2000 high schools and colleges, the Odisha cabinet on Tuesday decided to regularise encroachment of all such institutions on government lands worth Rs.4000 c... Read More

Odisha man says 63 chickens died due to 'loud music'; complaint filed

India, Nov. 24 -- The queer case of a wedding and 63 funerals is playing out at Kandagaradi village in Odisha's Balasore district, leaving local police bemused. The wedding was that of Ramachandra Pa... Read More

Odisha's tribal cannabis growers set conditions for not growing the crop

India, Nov. 23 -- Amid massive exercise by the Odisha government to destroy cannabis plantations across the states, around 1000 tribals in 35 villages of the erstwhile Maoist hotbed of Swabhiman Ancha... Read More

Odisha poultry farm owner alleges loud DJ music killed 63 of his birds

India, Nov. 23 -- The owner of a poultry farm in Odisha's Balasore district has alleged that at least 60 broiler chickens in his farm died due to loud music coming from a bridegroom party that came to... Read More

5 injured while escaping half tranquillised elephant during radio collaring

India, Nov. 23 -- Odisha forest department's maiden attempt at radio collaring a wild tusker that had caused much destruction in villages of Khurda district was halted on Monday morning after five for... Read More

6 inmates escape Odisha juvenile home after attacking guard

India, Nov. 22 -- Six juvenile inmates of an observation home at Berhampur city in Odisha's Ganjam district escaped early Monday morning after attacking a guard on the premises, officials said. The i... Read More

Odisha court seeks call details of law minister's aides in double murder case

India, Nov. 21 -- A Cuttack court on Saturday asked the Odisha police to submit call detail records of three accused including two aides of law minister Pratap Jena, who was under scanner in the case ... Read More

Opposition's uproar continues on Odisha schoolteacher murder case, CM refuses to blink

India, Nov. 21 -- Questioning the silence of chief minister Naveen Patnaik on the issue of alleged proximity of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) minister Dibya Shankar Mishra with the accused in the Mamita Meher... Read More

Three Odisha poachers electrocuted by livewire placed for hunting wild boars

India, Nov. 20 -- Three poachers who had laid livewire traps for hunting wild boars were electrocuted by the same wires on Saturday in two separate incidents in Odisha. In Boudh district, the bodies ... Read More

Odisha HC orders Rs.10L aid to rape survivor

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 20 -- In a case of gang rape, the Orissa High Court slammed a lower court's order which denied the survivor's plea to terminate her unwanted pregnancy. It observed that the lower cou... Read More