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Adrift at sea for 28 days, Andaman man finally reaches shore

Bhubaneswar, Oct. 27 -- The sleepy coastal village of Khirisahi in Odisha was suddenly astir on Friday when a battered boat washed ashore with a man who could barely walk. Amrit Kujur, 49, of Shaheed ... Read More


US senator writes to India about 'persecution' of Odisha pastor in child sexual harassment case

India, Oct. 27 -- Several months after the owner of a shelter home for children in Odisha's Dhenkanal district was arrested amid allegations of sexual harassment by inmates, a US senator has written t... Read More


RBI ombudsman for northeastern states commits suicide in Odisha

India, Oct. 26 -- A 52-year-old general manager of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) from Odisha and working in Assam's Guwahati was found hanging in a hotel room in the eastern state's Jajpur district,... Read More


After 28 days and 2 storms, Andaman man washed ashore in Odisha, friend didn't survive the ordeal

India, Oct. 26 -- The sleepy coastal village of Khirisahi in Odisha was suddenly astir on Friday when a battered boat washed ashore with a man who could barely walk. Amrit Kujur, 49, of Shaheed Dweep ... Read More


Odisha to prepare its coastal management plan by December

India, Oct. 21 -- With its coast turning more vulnerable due to frequent natural disasters and a rise in population along the coast, the Odisha government will revise its Coastal Zone Management Plan ... Read More


Odisha govt gives control of Govardhan Math to Puri's Shankaracharya

India, Oct. 21 -- The Odisha government late Monday evening decided to hand over the control of the Govardhan Math to Puri's Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati by taking it out of the purvie... Read More


From lifting iron ore to practising on the field: Odisha tribal woman chases her cricket dreams

India, Oct. 20 -- Early this week, 17-year-old Yashasvi Jaiswal from Mumbai hit the headlines after he scored a double century against Jharkhand in a Vijay Hazare Trophy match. While working towards ... Read More


Odisha govt brings all ambulances under a single helpline for road accident victims

India, Oct. 19 -- The Odisha government in order to underscore the need for strengthening 'golden hour' management with standard operating procedure for first 48 hours of free treatment, ordered to br... Read More


In Odisha's first robotic restaurant, two humanoids to serve customers

India, Oct. 17 -- A restaurant in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday opened its doors to customers claiming to be the first eatery in eastern India where two indigenously developed robots will serve customers. ... Read More


RSS shakhas growing at fastest rate since 2010, getting younger too: Vaidya

India, Oct. 16 -- The growth of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has been the fastest-ever since 2010 with nearly 20,000 new shakhas (RSS camps) added over the last 9 years, a senior RSS office-bearer said... Read More