Robbed Dutch tourist stuck in Puri returns home, police nab thief

Bhubaneswar, March 14 -- The Netherlands national, who was stuck in Puri for over a month now after he was allegedly robbed of his valuables, is finally all set to return home. The Dutch, Anthony Van... Read More

Odisha govt announces 22 new NACs, upgrades Bhanjanagar NAC to Municipality

Bhubaneswar, March 13 -- Odisha government on Wednesday announced the formation of 22 new Notified Area Councils (NAC) in 13 districts of the state. The government also upgraded Bhanjanagar NAC in Gan... Read More

Bhubaneswar sanitation workers put strike on hold after assurance from BMC Mayor

Bhubaneswar, March 13 -- The sanitation workers, who had been on a cease-work strike since Monday, put their protest on hold after another round of discussion with the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporatio... Read More

Rushikulya river mouth readies for mass nesting of Olive Ridleys, no-fishing zone enforced

Bhubaneswar, March 13 -- As the nesting season of Olive Ridley turtles nears, the river mouth of Rushikulya at Bateswar beach in Ganjam is all braced up for the event. After the deep-sea mating proce... Read More

Sambalpur restaurant ordered to cough up Rs 30k for charging GST on Rs 20 mineral water bottle

Bhubaneswar, March 13 -- The Sambalpur District Consumer Court penalised a restaurant at VSS Marg in Sambalpur for charging GST on a packaged drinking water bottle. As per reports, one Sashank Sekhar... Read More

Odisha hikes monthly remunerations, allowances of civic body office bearers

Bhubaneswar, March 13 -- Odisha government on Wednesday announced an increase in the remuneration and allowances of Mayors, Deputy Mayors, Chairpersons, Vice-Presidents, Corporators and Councillors of... Read More

VIMSAR medical students take out march, to launch cease-work strike over pending stipend from Mar 14

Bhubaneswar, March 13 -- The medical students, including the PG students, junior doctors and resident doctors of Veer Surendra Sai Institute Of Medical Science And Research (VIMSAR) at Burla in Sambal... Read More

BJD govt has destroyed education system in Odisha: Chhatra Congress

Bhubaneswar, March 13 -- Alleging wayward education policy, excess and undue compassion for private educational institutes and rising unemployment, the members of Chatra Congress set out a march towar... Read More

No respite from heat soon as temperature will rise in next few days: IMD

Bhubaneswar, March 13 -- The people of Odisha have started to feel the heat as mercury soared in many places of the State, especially in Western Odisha. And there will be no respite from the heat soon... Read More

Odisha to pay Rs 25k per month honorarium to Padma awardees of State

Bhubaneswar, March 13 -- The Odisha government on Wednesday announced to pay Rs 25,000 honorarium to persons who have received Padma awards from the Government of India. The payments will be made as ... Read More