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Selection panel recommends two names for Lokayukta members

Bhubaneswar, March 19 -- The Lokayukta selection committee, headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, today zeroed on two members and recommended their names to the Governor for approval. The committe... Read More


Kajal, first transgender to contest Odisha Assembly polls

Bhubaneswar, March 17 -- "For people like me, the public is my family," said Kajal Nayak, a transgender, who will be the first in the 'other' gender category to contest the Assembly/ Lok Sabha polls i... Read More


Odisha: Security at Bhubaneswar airport stepped up again on fresh advisory

Bhubaneswar, March 2 -- The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) - the paramilitary force that is responsible for security at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Odisha capital - has ... Read More


Odisha professor sacked for speaking against war with Pakistan on TV over Pulwama attack

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 25 -- An Assistant Professor of a city-based prominent private university had to lose her job for making a statement during a live television debate against India going to war with P... Read More


Odisha: Bhubaneswar airport set to clock 4 million passengers

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 5 -- The Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA), one of the fastest growing airports in the country, is set to achieve a whopping four million annual passenger traffic mark in the... Read More


Meet an Odia brain behind Train 18, India's fastest and engineless train

Bhubaneswar, Jan. 16 -- Train 18, billed as India's fastest train, is no doubt a big achievement for the Indian Railways so far. But, at the same time, the making of the country's first engine-less tr... Read More


Odia scholar calls B-Towners clicking selfie with Modi 'a bunch of cowards'

Bhubaneswar, Jan. 11 -- Odisha-born academician Professor Ashok Swain, who is known for speaking his mind over a range of sensitive issues, has termed the Bollywood actors posing for a group selfie wi... Read More


Odisha Youth Cong threatens to stop release of 'The Accidental Prime Minister'

Bhubaneswar, Dec. 27 -- Alleging incorrect portrayal of various characters in the upcoming Bollywood movie "The Accidental Prime Minister", the Odisha unit of Youth Congress threatened to stall the re... Read More