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Farmers in Odisha continue to be the poorest: Govt surveys

India, Sept. 21 -- Despite a separate budget for agriculture from 2012-13 and around Rs.9,000 crore cash assistance to millions of farmers under the Kalia scheme since January 2019, farmers in Odisha ... Read More


Farmers in Odisha continue to be the poorest

India, Sept. 21 -- Despite a separate budget for agriculture from 2012-13 and around Rs.9,000 crore cash assistance to millions of farmers under the Kalia scheme since January 2019, farmers in Odisha ... Read More


22-month-old child in Odisha undergoes lung washing procedure at AIIMS

India, Sept. 19 -- A 22-month-old girl from Odisha has become the youngest patient in the country to successfully undergo a lung washing procedure after she was diagnosed with a rare disease in which ... Read More


Odisha plans to develop dams areas into learning and recreational spots

India, Sept. 18 -- Odisha plans to develop the area around big dams like Hirakud dam to places of learning and recreation spots with museums, audiovisual shows, guided tours, boating and camping facil... Read More


Orissa HC rejects plea on raising height of Durga idol to 4 feet, says move will not affect sanctity

India, Sept. 18 -- The Orissa High Court on Friday rejected the petition filed by a puja committee of Cuttack town seeking relaxation in capping of the height of Durga idol at 4 feet observing that th... Read More


Odisha stations 46 disaster response teams as flood situation turns grim

India, Sept. 17 -- Odisha government has stationed 46 teams of Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and Odisha Fire Service teams to flood-hit Balasore, ... Read More


Maoist from Andhra escapes during police encounter at Odisha's Malkangiri

India, Sept. 17 -- Three days after senior Maoist cadre Dubashi Shankar was arrested from Boipariguda area of Koraput district, another senior Maoist managed to escape during an encounter with the pol... Read More


Odisha: 6 dead in flooding after heavy rains, medium flood expected in Mahanadi

India, Sept. 16 -- Six persons including a 3-year-old have died in Odisha due to heavy rainfall in most parts for the last three days. Triggered by the depression formed over Bay of Bengal, 153 mm of ... Read More


Odisha tops in cases of assault on women with intent to disrobe: NCRB

India, Sept. 16 -- For the seventh year in a row, Odisha has topped the states in cases of "assault or use of criminal force on women with intent to disrobe" as per the National Crime Records Bureau (... Read More


Excess rainfall in September result of climate change in Odisha, say experts

India, Sept. 15 -- While rains in Odisha over the last 3 days have broken most records amid excess rainfall in 11 districts following a low pressure area over Bay of Bengal, experts are concerned over... Read More