Odisha's Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary to reopen from Oct 2

Barang, Sept. 30 -- The Chandaka-Dampara Elephant Sanctuary on outskirts of Bhubaneswar will reopen for visitors from October 2 on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. The wildlife reserve will be opened ... Read More

Hathras gang-rape victim cremated, police deny coercion; SIT formed for probe

Hathras, Sept. 30 -- A 19-year-old Dalit woman from Hathras, who died in a Delhi hospital after sustaining grievous injuries during an alleged gang rape, was cremated early Wednesday in her village am... Read More

Over8.5 lakh migrants returned to Odisha during COVID-19 pandemic; Rs 9 cr paid to ECoR

Bhubaneswar, Sept. 30 -- Over 8. 5 lakh migrants have returned to Odisha so far during the COVID-19 pandemic, informed Rural Development and Labour Minister Susanta Singh during the proceedings of the... Read More

WHO praises Odisha's fight against COVID-19

Bhubaneswar, Sept. 30 -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has lauded the Odisha Government's effective governance and community-based strategies in the fight against COVID-19. The UN agency has hi... Read More

Rain likely in these Odisha places for two days

Bhubaneswar, Sept. 30 -- Many districts of Odisha are likely to experience rainfall today and tomorrow, the Regional Meteorological Centre forecasted. Here's the weather forecast for two days: Septe... Read More

MHA issues guidelines for reopening of more activities; cinema halls, schools to reopen

New Delhi, Sept. 30 -- The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) today issued new guidelines for opening up of more activities in areas outside the Containment Zones. In these guidelines, which will come int... Read More

Collectors in Odisha asked to monitor situation closely following heavy rain forecast

Bhubaneswar, Sept. 30 -- As the weathermen today predicted a possible low pressure over northwest and adjoining westcentral Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast during next 48 hours, Special Relief Commissi... Read More

Odisha Govt offices in Twin City to work with 50% staff in Oct

Bhubaneswar, Sept. 30 -- The General Administration and Public Grievance Department today directed all State government offices except essential services and offices in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack to func... Read More

Bhubaneswar adds another 369 COVID-19 cases to its tally; nearly 80% local contacts

Bhubaneswar, Sept. 30 -- Bhubaneswar city added 369 new COVID-19 positive cases to its tally in the last 24 hours. With fresh cases, the total number of COVID cases now stands at 21,895 in the State c... Read More

Odisha BJP forms managing committees for bypoll

Bhubaneswar, Sept. 30 -- The Odisha unit of BJP today formed managing committees for Balasore Sadar and Tirtol bypoll scheduled to be held on November 3. Following a directive issued by the BJP State... Read More