Odisha govt to bring new film policy before March 2024; producer Sanlisha calls off strike

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 28 -- The Odisha government will come up with a new film policy before March 2024. A decision in this regard was taken at an important meeting under the chairmanship of Secretary of ... Read More

Odisha to observe zero road fatality week again in December

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 28 -- With road accident fatalities on the rise in the state, the state government has decided to observe zero fatality week once more from December 1 to 7. Buoyed up by the encoura... Read More

China's H9N2 commonly circulating virus, no need to panic: Odisha Public Health Director

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 28 -- The H9N2 virus causing respiratory illness among children in China is not a new virus and it has never been detected in Odisha, said Public Health Director, Dr Niranjan Mishra ... Read More

Health centre in Odisha 'flouts' norms, conducts 78 female sterilisation ops in a day

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 27 -- In an alleged gross violation of the government guideline, female sterilisation operations were performed on as many as 78 women at Chandbali Community Health Centre (CHC) in B... Read More

Odisha BJP, Congress sharpen attacks on BJD after VK Pandian joins party

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 27 -- At a time when the permutations and combinations are taking place in the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) following the formal joining of bureaucrat-turned-politician VK Pandian, t... Read More

Bali Yatra: Women visitors should refrain from wearing jewellery to avoid snatching, says Cuttack DCP

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 27 -- The Commissionerate Police has made elaborate arrangements for the safety and security of the visitors coming to Bali Yatra, one of the country's largest open-air fairs that ki... Read More

Bali Yatra: Visitors relish 'Dahi Bara and Aloo Dum' on first day of fair in Cuttack

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 27 -- Historic Bali Yatra has kick-started at the Gadagadia Ghat of the Mahanadi river bed in Cuttack City on Monday on the occasion of Kartika Purnima. From the very first day of t... Read More

Bali Yatra 2023: Know how this historic 10-day-long extravaganza got its name

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 26 -- One of the biggest fairs in Odisha, Bali Yatra is held at Gadagadia Ghat of the Mahanadi river in Cuttack city. Lakhs of visitors visit this historic ten-day-long extravaganza.... Read More

Kartika Purnima and its importance in Odisha: Here's a sneak peek

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 26 -- The day of Kartika Purnima is regarded as the most auspicious day and is observed differently in different parts of the state. It is celebrated 15 days after Diwali. While the ... Read More

BJP National VP Jay Panda expresses concern over mismanagement at Puri Srimandir

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 26 -- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Vice President Baijayant 'Jay' Panda on Sunday expressed his deep concern over the 'mismanagement' in the darshan system in place at Puri ... Read More