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

NGT's jolt to Tampara lake beautification project in Odisha's Ganjam

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 11 -- The Tampara Lake Beautification Project underway in Ganjam district on behalf of the Odisha government has suffered a jolt as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the... Read More

Woman's death during tumour surgery sparks tension in Bhadrak, kin cry medical negligence

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 11 -- Tension flared up at Salandi Hospital in Bhadrak after a woman died while a tumour was being operated out on Thursday night. The deceased has been identified as Sanjulata Patr... Read More

Naba Das murder: Charge-sheet mentions Naba Das as witness; senior advocate smells conspiracy

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 9 -- The charge-sheet in the high-profile murder case of Naba Das filed by the Odisha Police Crime Branch in a court in Jharsuguda district against accused Gopal Das is once again in... Read More