Phagu Dasami: Six-day-long Dolotsav begins at Puri Srimandir

Bhubaneswar, March 19 -- Phagu Dashami, celebrated on the 10th day of the bright fortnight of Phalguna (Phalguna Shukla Dasami), marks the beginning of the six-day long Dola Purnima festival at the Sr... Read More

No leeway for red-light jumpers in Bhubaneswar anymore, violators to be forwarded to court

Bhubaneswar, March 19 -- In a bid to curb traffic violators, particularly red-light jumpers, the Bhubaneswar Traffic Police has launched a special drive to act tough on them. From now on, commuters j... Read More

Social media craze turns tragic after train runs over youth shooting Reels in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, March 19 -- In a tragic incident, a youth lost his life after getting hit by a train near Sabira railway station in Balasore on Monday evening. The deceased has been identified as Akshay... Read More

VinFast lauds India's new EV policy, likely to launch several premium-quality E-SUVs in Country

Bhubaneswar, March 19 -- Vietnamese electric vehicle (EV) maker VinFast on Monday said the Centre's recent announcement of new EV policy would create competencies, upskilling and set up a robust suppl... Read More

Black Rose Sinking: CBI affidavit reveals Odisha govt's reluctance to hand over probe

Bhubaneswar, March 19 -- The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) submitted an affidavit with the Orissa High Court on Tuesday in connection to the sensational MV Black Rose sinking case. In the aff... Read More

Marine patrolling team attacked by fishermen fishing in prohibited area in Kendrapara

Bhubaneswar, March 19 -- Some fishermen fishing illegally in the prohibited areas of Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary in Kendrapara allegedly attacked forest department officials on Tuesday. The incident ... Read More

Railway station contractual sanitation workers stage dharna at Khordha Road

Bhubaneswar, March 18 -- Contractual sanitation workers employed by a third party vendor at Khordha Road railway station have been on dharna in front of the station for the last four days. They have ... Read More

Norwester with hailstorm likely to pound Odisha on March 19, 20; orange warning issued

Bhubaneswar, March 18 -- The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued an 'orange warning' for thunderstorm with lightning and gusty surface winds reaching up to 40 to 50 kmph in some d... Read More

Truck owners observe Keonjhar bandh protesting railway project connecting Gandhamardan mine

Bhubaneswar, March 18 -- The truckers of Keonjhar on Monday observed a 24-hour bandh in the district demanding cancellation of the railway project connecting Gandhamardan B Mines operated by the OMC. ... Read More

Puri Srimandir fund over Rs 39 crore deposited in 2 nationalised banks

Bhubaneswar, March 18 -- The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) in Puri deposited the Srimandir fund amounting to Rs 39.22 crore in nationalised banks on Monday. As per reports, the funds w... Read More