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Govt project work damaged heritage site of Puri temple, ASI informs HC

Bhubaneswar, May 10 -- A state construction agency might have destroyed the archaeological remains around the 12th century Jagannath temple in Puri by carrying out deep excavations to build a corridor... Read More


43,000 Odisha students miss Class 10 exam. Govt asks officials to figure why

India, May 9 -- Odisha on Monday asked all district education officers of the State how more than 43,000 students who enrolled for the annual high school certificate examination (Class 10) did not app... Read More


Ex-soldier who threw acid on 17-yr-old girl gets 14 years. He almost got away

India, May 9 -- A sacked Indian Army jawan who threw acid on a 17-year-old college student in 2009 after her family turned down his marriage proposal was sentenced to serve 14 years in prison by a wom... Read More


Asani intensifies into severe cyclonic storm, to pass by 100 km from coast on May 11

India, May 9 -- Cyclonic storm Asani brewing over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a severe cyclonic storm on Sunday evening as it lay 880km away from Puri coast and continued to move at a speed of ... Read More


Odisha woman, son borrowed money to bet on IPL matches, lost. Died by suicide: Cop

India, May 8 -- A 55-year-old woman and her 22-year-old son in Rayagada district of Odisha died by suicide after losing money in betting on matches of the ongoing mega cricketing event, Indian Premier... Read More


64 school students in 2 Odisha hostels test Covid-19 positive

India, May 8 -- At least 64 students in Rayagada district of Odisha have tested positive for Covid-19, the highest number of cases reported on a single day in about two months, prompting the health de... Read More


Cyclone Asani: Odisha ready to evacuate 7.5 lakh if needed, says top official

India, May 8 -- The first cyclonic storm of 2022 over Bay of Bengal was formed on early Sunday morning as it lied 1020 km away from Puri coast while moving with a speed of 16 kmph, India Meteorologica... Read More


Cyclone Asani: Odisha prepared for any emergency situation, says govt

India, May 8 -- The first cyclonic storm of 2022 over Bay of Bengal was formed on early Sunday morning as it lied 1020 km away from Puri coast while moving with a speed of 16 kmph, India Meteorologica... Read More


Cyclone likely to miss Odisha-Andhra coast, set to change course on May 10

India, May 7 -- There is little likelihood of the cyclonic storm that is forming on the Bay of Bengal of hitting either the Odisha or Andhra Pradesh coast as it is expected to re-curve and change path... Read More


NGT directs Vedanta to pay Rs.25cr for expanding plant without clearance

Bhubaneswar, May 7 -- The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Ltd to pay Rs.25 crore for expanding the capacity of its alumina refinery and captive power plant in t... Read More