Red menace returns: Maoists bomb forest beat house, put up anti-govt posters in Nuapada

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 25 -- After a brief lull, Red Rebels have made their presence felt once again in Nuapada district. A group of Maoists reportedly threw bombs at a forest beat house at Golabandh villa... Read More

Rayagada DFO under vigilance scanner, raids underway at multiple locations

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 24 -- The Odisha Vigilance sleuths on Thursday raided the properties linked to Rayagada divisional forest officer (DFO) on charges of accumulating assets disproportionate to his know... Read More

Veteran Odia playback singer Pranab Patnaik unwell, hospitalised

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 24 -- Eminent Odia playback singer Pranab Kishore Patnaik is unwell. Presently, he is undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. "He was tested positive for dengue. ... Read More

'Murdered' teen's kin attempt self-immolation outside Naveen Niwas, demand arrest of culprits

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 24 -- Six members of a family, including three women, on Thursday attempted to immolate themselves outside Naveen Niwas, the official residence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, in B... Read More

Woman sub-inspector attempts suicide over suspected love affair in Odisha's Bolangir, critical

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 24 -- A female sub-inspector (SI), identified as Kajal Bag, attempted to end her life at her rented accommodation at Gopabandhu Nagar under Saintala block in Balangir district on Wed... Read More

'We taught him not to miss opportunity to serve nation', says father of Odia scientist involved in Chandrayaan-3 mission

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 24 -- India has made head turns with Vikram, Chandrayan-3's lander setting its foot on the south pole of the moon on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the whole credit fo... Read More

Readers' interest always above party interest: BJD MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 19 -- A day after creating a ripple in the political circle by targeting 5T secretary in his editorial titled 'Janmadinara Anuchinta', Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik... Read More

Action to be taken against distorted Ganesh idols: PoliceCommissioner

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 18 -- This Ganesh Puja stringent action will be taken against puja committees found worshipping distorted idols of the lord. Police Commissioner Saumendra Priyadarshi informed this a... Read More

Berhampur fast losing industrial hub tag as major factories, industries shut down

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 18 -- There was a time when Berhampur City was known as an industrial hub. The roads, lanes and by-lanes were always teeming with industrial activity. While the city was dotted with ... Read More

Officer raj in state short-lived; our strength will increase from 9 to 90: Odisha Congress Chief

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 18 -- In a veiled attack on the 5T secretary, the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Sarat Pattanayak on Friday said that the officers are ruling the state now but it... Read More