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Elaborate security arrangements in place for Deva Snana Purnima in Puri

Bhubaneswar, June 21 -- An elaborate security arrangement has been made by the police administration for the Deva Snana Purnima or the ceremonial bathing of the deities of the Srimandir, to be held in... Read More


Mirabai Chanu aims to become injury free and improve technique ahead of Paris Olympics

Bhubaneswar, June 21 -- Mirabai Chanu is a medal away from becoming the first Indian weightlifter to win two Olympic medals. The Tokyo 2020 silver medallist says success at Paris Olympics will depend ... Read More


T20 World Cup 2024: Senior Pak journalist accuses captain Babar Azam of match fixing

Bhubaneswar, June 20 -- Senior Pakistan journalist Mubashir Luqman has brought allegations of match-fixing against captain Babar Azam after his team crashed out of the T20 World Cup 2024 in the group ... Read More


Gautam Gambhir faces tough competition for Team India head coach post, BCCI may spring a surprise

Bhubaneswar, June 20 -- Former Team India batsman Gautam Gambhir was the frontrunner to replace Rahul Dravid for Team India's head coach post, In fact, he was the only Indian contender for the role. ... Read More


Political slugfest starts in Odisha over hike in paddy MSP

Bhubaneswar, June 20 -- The Central government on Wednesday raised the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for paddy by 5.35% to Rs 2,300 per quintal for 2024-25 Kharif marketing season. However, the situatio... Read More


14-year-old boy accused of triple murder in Odisha's Bhadrak

Bhubaneswar, June 20 -- A 14-year-old minor boy was accused of triple murder at Raimani village in Odisha's Bhadrak district on Thursday. Bhadrak rural police have detained the accused and his questi... Read More


BJP's Surama Padhy becomes Odisha Assembly Speaker

Bhubaneswar, June 20 -- BJP leader Surama Padhy on Thursday assumed charge as the Speaker of Odisha Assembly. She succeeded BJD's Pramila Mallick as the Speaker of the 17th Assembly. Padhy filed her ... Read More


Conjoined twin survivor Jaga healthy, showing interest in studies

Bhubaneswar, June 19 -- Conjoined twin Jaga from Kandhamal is fully fit and healthy following another surgery. As per reports, Jaga is now playing outdoors after coming out of the special cabin of the... Read More


10 blackbucks released into Balukhand Wildlife Sanctuary

Bhubaneswar, June 19 -- The Odisha Forest Department reintroduced a rare species of blackbucks popularly known as 'krushnasara' at the Balukhand Wildlife Sanctuary in the Konark area of the Puri distr... Read More


No decision taken on Puri Ratna Bhandar opening: Odisha Law Minister

Bhubaneswar, June 19 -- In an unprecedented turn of events, Odisha Law Minister Prithiviraj Harichandan on Wednesday refuted claims made by the Superintendent of the Archaeological Survey of India (AS... Read More