BJP & Congress term BJD's cry for Odisha Legislative Council as lollipop to dissident leaders

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 13 -- While the setting up of the Odisha Legislative Council or Vidhan Parishad has once again started gathering pace, the state units of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Con... Read More

16 students injured in lightning strike at school in Kendrapara

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 12 -- In a tragic incident, as many as 16 students were injured after lightning struck their classroom at Kudanagari High School under the Garadpur block of Kendrapara district on Sa... Read More

Youth chased, attacked with sharp weapons in Bhubaneswar; hospitalized

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 12 -- Throwing an open challenge to the Commissionerate Police, miscreants attacked a youth with sharp weapons while chasing him near Master Canteen area in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. ... Read More

Love for animals: Odisha villagers observe 10th-day ritual after elephant death, tonsure heads

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 12 -- Setting an example for others, the villagers of Jamuti village in Karanjia sub-division of Mayurbhanj district on Saturday got their heads tonsured while observing the tenth da... Read More

Bars in Bhubaneswar under scanner; engagement of minor girls to invite punishment

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 12 -- With the suicide of Subhalaxmi Sahu acting as a wake-up call, the Excise department has now been in action mode. The department will take stringent action against the bar owner... Read More

Denied entry to palace, Bolangir royal family's daughter-in-law seeks police protection

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 12 -- Apprehending a threat to her life, Adrija Manjari, wife of Arkesh Narayan Singh Deo and daughter-in-law of BJD leader Ananga Udaya Singh Deo, on Saturday reached Bolangir polic... Read More

Fed up with 'govt apathy', villagers lay out pipes to collect drinking water in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 11 -- Despite the implementation of the Odisha government's much-touted Basudha Yojana, safe drinking water is still eluding people in several areas in the state. The case in point ... Read More

Cuttack cops nab two liquor mafia after 'Bollywood-style' chase, seize 1000 litre illicit liquor

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 11 -- In a scene straight out of a Bollywood film, police chased a van occupied by the liquor mafia for some time before intercepting it in Barang area of Cuttack district. Accordin... Read More

Suicide or murder! MMS deepens mystery in girl student Subhalaxmi death case

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 11 -- In a major development in the mystery-shrouded Subhalaxmi Sahu death case, the police have accessed to a video link which suggests that the deceased, whose body was found in a ... Read More

NUA Odisha scheme among 19 key proposals gets state Cabinet nod

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 11 -- The Odisha government on Friday approved 19 key proposals during the state cabinet meeting headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. In the meeting, the Cabinet gave its nod to... Read More