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63-year-old widow in Odisha's Cuttack wills her house, jewellery to loyal rickshaw-puller

India, Nov. 14 -- A 63-year-old widow in Cuttack city of Odisha has made a will bestowing her landed properties, including the house where she lives in the name of a rickshaw-puller who has been loyal... Read More


Remittances barely improving lives of Odisha migrant workers' families: Survey

India, Nov. 13 -- The living condition of migrant workers' families from western Odisha districts has not improved much despite the remittances sent home, generated from labouring in brick kilns or co... Read More


Odisha questioned about sex racket allegations in Kalahandi School

India, Nov. 13 -- The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has asked the police chief of Odisha's Kalahandi district to probe and submit a report within 3 days into allegations o... Read More


Odisha questioned about sex racket allegations at Kalahandi School

India, Nov. 13 -- The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has asked the police chief of Odisha's Kalahandi district to probe and submit a report within 3 days into allegations o... Read More


NCPCR steps in, asks Odisha SP to probe sexual exploitation charge in Kalahandi school

India, Nov. 13 -- The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has asked Odisha's Kalahandi district police chief to probe allegations of sexual exploitation of minor girls in a publ... Read More


Orissa HC says Congress-proposed 6-hour bandh is illegal

India, Nov. 12 -- A day before the Congress in Odisha called for a 6-hour bandh demanding the resignation of minister of state for home Dibya Shankar Mishra in the murder case of Kalahandi woman schoo... Read More


CEO of Odisha's top govt IT agency falls victim to cybercrime

India, Nov. 12 -- The chief executive officer of Odisha's e-governance agency on Thursday fell victim to cybercrime when someone hacked into his WhatsApp account and duped his friends of Rs.7 lakh fak... Read More


'Official who threw out rRs.r20 lakh cash arrested, has rRs.r14.9 crore assets': Odisha vigilance

India, Nov. 10 -- A 53-year-old deputy manager with the state-run Odisha State Police Housing and Welfare Corporation Limited was arrested by vigilance officials on Wednesday on charges of amassing di... Read More


'Official who threw out rRs.r20 lakh cash arrested, has rRs.r14.9 crore assets'

India, Nov. 10 -- A 53-year-old deputy manager with the state-run Odisha State Police Housing and Welfare Corporation Limited was arrested by vigilance officials on Wednesday on charges of amassing di... Read More


Odisha: EC acquits 22 BJD MLAs over office-of-profit charges

India, Nov. 10 -- The Election Commission has ruled that 22 Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLAs in Odisha, who were appointed as chairpersons of district planning committees and special development councils an... Read More