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Odisha Flood: 17 dead, 1.4 million people affected as situation improves

India, Aug. 30 -- The flood situation in Odisha improved considerably on Sunday even as the floodwaters affected 1.4 million people in 20 districts leaving 17 dead. Among the casualties, was a minor ... Read More


6 arrested for raping 14-year-old in Odisha. She is 6 months pregnant

India, Aug. 29 -- The Odisha police have arrested six persons on charges of raping a minor tribal girl several times over the last seven months. The victim is now pregnant. Police officials in southe... Read More


Odisha withdraws decision to link monthly pension with Aadhaar

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 29 -- The Odisha government on Friday withdrew its earlier decision of making Aadhaar verification mandatory for people were availing monthly social security pension from August. Th... Read More


Odisha faces flood-like situation, NDRF and Rapid Action Force on standby

India, Aug. 28 -- With water level continuing to rise in major rivers of the state, including Mahanadi, Brahmani and Subarnarekha, a medium to large scale flood is expected in coastal Odisha even as f... Read More


NEET, JEE 2020: Odisha govt to make transportation and accommodation provisions for 37000 candidates

India, Aug. 28 -- On a day when ministers of 6 state governments including Maharashtra, Bengal, Punjab and Rajasthan filed a review petition stating that SC did not consider safety of students writing... Read More


Odisha civil services (Main) 2019 exam postponed to November due to Covid-19 pandemic

India, Aug. 28 -- The Odisha Public Service Commission on Friday announced postponing the Odisha Civil Services (Main) written examination to November due to the restrictions imposed by the state gove... Read More


Odisha tribal set to come back home 30 years after he left for work

India, Aug. 27 -- A 65-year-old tribal of Odisha who had left his home more than three decades ago in search of livelihood would come back to his village in Gajapati district on Friday after a man in ... Read More


Naveen Patnaik dials PM Modi to seek postponement of NEET, JEE exams

India, Aug. 27 -- Two days after he wrote to Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal seeking postponement of National Eligibility cun Entrance Test and Joint Entrance Examination (Main), Odisha chie... Read More


HC allows woman to live in with same-sex partner in Odisha's Jajpur

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 26 -- The Orissa High Court allowed a 24-year-old woman to live with her same-sex partner after the latter's family members reportedly separated them and tried to get her married to ... Read More


HC allows woman to live-in with same-sex partner

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 26 -- The Orissa High Court allowed a 24-year-old woman to live with her same-sex partner after the latter's family members reportedly separated them and tried to get her married to ... Read More